Geek in the Morning: Tuesday January 5, 2016

Originally posted 2016-01-05 08:00:35.


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Geeky News! 

Great Books in 2015 

Activision Blizzard acquires Major League Gaming

Michael Bay will direct Transformers 5

Rocky Horror Picture Show TV news! 

Daredevil Season 2 will premiere the same day as Batman vs Superman!  

WoW – Legion News

Freebies and Sales!

PlayStation’s final holiday sale! 

Releasing Today! 

Books (from Bookreporter):

New Hardcover Releases January 5th –

  • Alive, Alive Oh!: And Other Things That Matter by Diana AthillMemoir, Nonfiction
  • After the Crash by Michel BussiFiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense,Thriller
  • Blackout by David RosenfeltFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp by Ben RawlenceHistory, Nonfiction
  • Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles by Jon WilkmanHistory, Nonfiction
  • Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds by Pamela Rotner SakamotoHistory, Military, Nonfiction
  • Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha HuntFiction, Gothic, Horror
  • NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football by Johnny AnonymousMemoir, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Ed TarkingtonComing of Age, Crime, Family, Fiction,Suspense, Thriller
  • Passenger 19: A Jammer Davis Thriller by Ward LarsenAdventure, Fiction, Suspense,Thriller
  • Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author by Herman WoukAutobiography, Military, Nonfiction, Religion
  • Shame and Wonder: Essays by David Searcy Collection, Essays, Literary, Memoir
  • Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie KondoInspirational, Nonfiction, Self-Help
  • Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson by Juan F. ThompsonMemoir, Nonfiction
  • The Cinematic Legacy of Frank Sinatra by David WillsEntertainment, Nonfiction,Photography
  • The Cyclops Initiative: A Jim Chapel Mission by David WellingtonFiction, Military,Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth by Karen BrananFamily, History, Nonfiction
  • The First Order by Jeff AbbottFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places, from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley by Eric WeinerMemoir, Nonfiction, Travel
  • The Guest Room by Chris BohjalianFiction
  • The Gun written by Fuminori Nakamura, translated from the Japanese by Allison Markin PowellFiction,Suspense, Thriller
  • The Past by Tessa HadleyFamily Life, Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction, Psychology
  • The Root of All Evil by Roberto CostantiniFiction, Mystery, Police Procedural
  • The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir by Ruth WarinerMemoir, Nonfiction, Religion
  • War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight For New Guinea, 1942-1945 by James P. DuffyHistory, Military, Nonfiction

New Paperback Releases January 5th –

  • Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War by Brian Matthew JordanHistory, Nonfiction
  • Waterloo: Wellington, Napoleon, and the Battle that Saved Europe byGordon CorriganHistory, Nonfiction
  • A List of Things That Didn’t Kill Me: A Memoir by Jason SchmidtMemoir, Nonfiction,Young Adult 14+
  • A Pleasure and a Calling by Phil HoganFiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller,Suspense, Thriller
  • A Slant of Light by Jeffrey LentFiction, Historical Fiction
  • American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity byChristian G. AppyHistory, Nonfiction
  • Angels Burning by Tawni O’DellFiction, Mystery, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller
  • Black River by S. M. HulseFiction, Western
  • Blood on Snow by Jo NesbøFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation by Dean JobbHistory, Nonfiction, True Crime
  • Every Day I Fight by Stuart Scott with Larry PlattMemoir, Nonfiction
  • First Frost by Sarah Addison AllenFiction, Women’s Fiction
  • House of Eight Orchids by James ThayerFiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller
  • Inside the O’Briens by Lisa GenovaFiction, Women’s Fiction
  • Man at the Helm by Nina StibbeFiction
  • Silent Creed: A Ryder Creed Novel by Alex KavaAdventure, Fiction, Suspense, ThrillerStars Over Sunset Boulevard by Susan MeissnerFiction, Historical Fiction, Women’s Fiction
  • The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction
  • The Daylight Marriage by Heidi PitlorFiction
  • The Devil You Know by Elisabeth de MariaffiFiction, Literary Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • The Empty Throne by Bernard CornwellAdventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher ScottonFiction
  • The Sweetheart by Angelina MirabellaFiction, Historical Fiction
  • The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II by Jan Jarboe RussellHistory, Nonfiction
  • Truth or Die by James Patterson and Howard RoughanFiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson and Gavin KoviteFiction
  • What Was Mine by Helen Klein RossAdventure, Fiction, Parenting, Women’s Fiction
  • World Gone By by Dennis LehaneFiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Manga: (From Otaku Calendar!)

Releases for January 5th –

      • A Certain Scientific Accelerator Volume 2 (Manga) US
      • Blue Exorcist Volume 14 (Manga) US
      • Honey So Sweet Volume 1 (Manga) US
      • Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You Volume 23 (Manga) US
      • Kiss of the Rose Princess Volume 8 (Manga) US
      • Merman In My Tub Volume 2 (Manga) US
      • My Love Story!! Volume 7 (Manga) US
      • Naruto (3-in-1 Edition) Volume 13 (Manga) US
      • Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring (Manga) US
      • Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 19 (Manga) US
      • Nisekoi: False Love Volume 13 (Manga) US
      • One-Punch Man Volume 4 (Manga) US
      • Senran Kagura: Skirting Shadows Volume 3 (Manga) US
      • The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 3 (Manga) US
      • Twin Star Exorcists Volume 3 (Manga) US
      • World Trigger Volume 8 (Manga) US
      • Yo-kai Watch Volume 3 (Manga) US


Coming soon to theaters January 5th –

      • Sherlock: The Abominable Bride – NR
Coming to DVD January 5th –
  • Sicario – R
  • The Walk – PG
  • The Visit – PG-13
  • The Green Inferno – R
  • Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse – R
  • Sleeping With Other People – R
  • Experimenter – PG-13
  • Love – NR
  • Deathgasm – NR
  • Watch Phoenix Rise – NR

Have a geeky day!

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