Thursday, March 24, 2011

New this week (3/23/11):

All Good Things
A love story and a murder mystery set against the backdrop of a New York real estate dynasty in the 1980s. The story was inspired by the story of Robert Durst, scion of the wealthy Durst family. Durst was suspected, but never tried, of murdering his wife who disappeared in 1982 and was never found.

Black Swan
A psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet. An insecure ballet dancer wins the lead in Swan Lake but slowly loses her grip on sanity when a seductive newcomer is out to steal her role.

Fair Game
A suspense-filled glimpse into the dark corridors of political power, a riveting action-thriller based on the autobiography of real-life undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame, whose career was destroyed and marriage strained to its limits when her covert identity was exposed.

Love Finds a Home
When Belinda's pregnant friend Annie comes to stay and Annie's meddlesome mother-in-law gives Belinda unwanted advice about her medical practice, Belinda looks to a higher power for strength, wisdom, and diplomacy. The final chapter in the Love comes softly series.

Made in Dagenham
In 1968, the female workers at the Ford Dagenham car plant, walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. Their actions played a major role in the battle for equal pay, both nationally and internationally.

During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse.

French Riviera (914.49 FRE)
Cote d'Azur features beautiful beaches, amazing landscapes, immense cultural relics and luxury which has made it a symbol of the high life, being the millionaire's holiday resort for more than 100 years. Menton is famous for its Lemon Festival, and it also has the best climate. The tiny duchy of Monaco is hallmarked by Monte Carlo casinos and the Formula-1 Grand Prix, while the Saint Jean peninsula has the highest rate of aristocrats and celebrities per square meter.

The Greek Islands (914.95 GRE)
Tour the jewels of the Greek Islands including Corfu, Crete, Rodos, Kos, Patmos, Santorini, Ios, Myconos, Delos, Naxos, Paros, and Tinos.

Michoacan Mexico (917.237 COM)
Michoacan has great colonial cities, ancient crafts and spectacular natural events. In Sierra Chincua 40 million butterflies sleep on top of each other in the winter to save energy. In spring they wake up and mate. All males die after mating. Females travel 3000 miles back to Canada to drop their eggs and also die. This alone is worth a visit! Morelia is a UNESCO World Heritage site with 1000 historic buildings. At Villa Montana' spa compulsive travelers can de-stress with a special chocolate bath.

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