Geek in the Morning: Tuesday February 2, 2016


Originally posted 2016-02-02 08:00:02.

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Books (from Bookreporter):

New Hardcover Releases February 2nd –

  • The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt by Eric BurnsHistory, Nonfiction
  • While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man’s Descent into Madness by Eli SandersNonfiction, Social Sciences, True Crime
  • A Friend of Mr. Lincoln by Stephen HarriganFiction, Historical Fiction, Literary
  • A Voice from the Field by Neal GriffinFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne JohnsonFiction, Humor
  • Breakdown: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan KellermanFiction, Mystery, Suspense,Thriller
  • Brotherhood in Death by J. D. RobbFiction, Romance, Suspense, Thriller
  • Dog Love by Ann DeVitoArt, Nonfiction, Pets
  • Missing Pieces by Heather GudenkaufFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Robert B. Parker’s Blackjack by Robert KnottFiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery,Western
  • Saving Jason by Michael SearsFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Sweetgirl by Travis MulhauserFiction
  • The Art of War by Stephen CoontsAdventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family by Gail Lumet BuckleyHistory, Memoir, Nonfiction
  • The Cellar by Minette WaltersFiction, Horror, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense,Thriller
  • The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia Bell-ScottHistory, Nonfiction, Politics
  • The Flood Girls by Richard FifieldFiction
  • The Forgetting Time by Sharon GuskinFiction
  • The God’s Eye View by Barry EislerFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Good Liar by Nicholas SearleFiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann MartelFiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
  • The Killing Forest by Sara BlaedelCrime, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Photographer’s Wife by Suzanne JoinsonFiction, Historical Fiction
  • The Vegetarian by Han KangFiction, Literary, Psychological Thriller
  • Wicked Sexy Liar – Audiobook written by Christina Lauren, read by Deacon Lee and Olivia StrongFiction, Romance
  • The Yid by Paul GoldbergFiction, Historical Fiction
  • This Was Not the Plan by Cristina AlgerFamily Life, Fiction
  • Youngblood by Matt GallagherFiction, Military

New Paperback Releases February 2nd –

  • Lincoln’s Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America by Brian McGintyHistory, Nonfiction
  • After Birth by Elisa AlbertFiction
  • An Undisturbed Peace by Mary GlickmanFiction, Historical Fiction
  • Balm by Dolen Perkins-ValdezFiction, Historical Fiction
  • Bettyville: A Memoir by George HodgmanMemoir, Nonfiction
  • City of Savages by Lee KellyFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Cuba Straits: A Doc Ford Novel by Randy Wayne WhiteAdventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Disclaimer by Renée Knight Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller
  • Discontent and Its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London by Mohsin HamidEssays, Nonfiction
  • Empire: The Chronicles of the Invaders, Book 2 by John Connolly and Jennifer RidyardAdventure, Fiction, Science Fiction
  • Friction by Sandra BrownFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Funny Girl by Nick HornbyFiction, Historical Fiction
  • In Wilderness by Diane ThomasFiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller
  • Long Way Down by Michael SearsFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Of Irish Blood by Mary Pat KellyFiction, Historical Fiction
  • Paris, He Said by Christine SneedFiction
  • Pretty Baby by Mary KubicaFiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller
  • Publishing: A Writer’s Memoir by Gail GodwinMemoir, Nonfiction
  • Remembrance: A Mediator Novel by Meg CabotFiction, Paranormal Romance, Romance
  • Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley by Charlotte GordonBiography, History, Nonfiction
  • The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought by David AdamHistory, Memoir, Nonfiction, Science
  • The Paris Winter by Imogen RobertsonFiction, Historical Fiction
  • Tiny Little Thing by Beatriz WilliamsFiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance
  • Water from My Heart by Charles MartinFiction
  • Where All Light Tends to Go by David JoyFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Wicked Sexy Liar by Christina LaurenFiction, Romance

anga: (From Otaku Calendar!)

Releases for February 2nd – 

  • Assassination Classroom Volume 8 (Manga) US
  • Behind the Scenes!! Volume 1 (Manga) US
  • Bleach (3-in-1 Edition) Volume 14 (Manga) US
  • Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma Volume 10 (Manga) US
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 2–Battle Tendency Volume 2 (Manga) US
  • Kamisama Kiss Volume 20 (Manga) US
  • Kiss Him, Not Me 3 (Manga) US
  • Magika Swordsman and Summoner Volume 3 (Manga) US
  • Maid-sama! (2-in-1 Edition) Volume 3 (Manga) US
  • Monster Musume Volume 8 (Manga) US
  • My Hero Academia Volume 3 (Manga) US
  • One Piece Volume 77 (Manga) US
  • QQ Sweeper Volume 2 (Manga) US
  • School Judgment Volume 1 (Manga) US
  • So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5 (Manga) US
  • Toriko Volume 32 (Manga) US
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! (3-in-1 Edition) Volume 5 (Manga) US

Movies:

Coming to DVD February 2nd –

  • The Last Witch Hunter
  • Suffragette
  • Our Brand Is Crisis
  • Man Up
  • Truth
  • Freeheld
  • Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet
  • Big Stone Gap
  • Breathe
  • Extraordinary Tales
  • Bleeding Heart
  • Batman: Bad Blood
  • Hellions

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I am a 29 year old from Pennsylvania. I am married to a wonderful husband and we have two children both named after super heroes! A girl who is 4 and a boy who is 1. Most of my time is spent working, being a mom, and gaming.