June 2017 – New Arrivals

Dear readers, here are some of the new arrivals at the library@esplanade in June. For more titles, do visit our library or browse our catalogue.

(All summaries and covers are from publishers/catalogue unless otherwise stated)



The Eagle Huntress
Director: Otto Bell   
Call No.: Others 305.235082 EAG-[ART]
Rating: PG
Formats available: DVD/ Blu-Ray
Follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.

The Beauty Inside
Director: Jong-Yeol Baek
Call No.: Others 791.4372 BEA -[ART]
Rating: PG13
Formats available: DVD
Every morning, Woo-jin wakes up in a different body. His age, gender, and nationality may change, but the one constant in his life is Yi-soo – the woman he loves. She knows his secret, and loves him anyway. With every transformation, Woo-jin has to figure out how to return to his own body and reunite with Yi-soo.


Director: Doron Paz, Yoav Paz
Call No.: English 791.4372 JER -[ART]
Rating: M18
Formats available: DVD
Two American girls on vacation follow a mysterious and handsome anthropology student on a trip to Jerusalem. The party is cut short when the trio are caught in the middle of a biblical apocalypse. Trapped between the ancient walls of the holy city, the three travelers must survive long enough to find a way out as the fury of hell is unleashed upon them.

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Call No.: Others 791.4372 ELL -[ART]
Rating: M18
Formats available: DVD/Blu-Ray
Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle’s life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game–a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

The Whole Truth

Director: Courtney Hunt
Call No.: English 791.4372 WHO-[ART]
Rating: NC16
Formats available: DVD/Blu-Ray
Defense attorney Richard Ramsay takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter really was comes to light. While Ramsay uses the evidence to get his client acquitted, his new colleague Janelle tries to dig deeper.

The Eyes of My Mother
Director: Nicolas Pesce
Call No.: English 791.4372 EYE -[ART]
Rating: M18
Formats available: DVD/Blu-Ray
In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be unfazed by death. But after a shocking event shatters their idyllic life, the young girl must cope with the nightmarish repercussions that echo into adulthood. As she matures, it becomes clear that this beautiful but dangerous young woman has some very peculiar desires.



Uncharted / The Piano Guys

Creator(s): Piano Guys (Musical group), Arranger of music, Composer
Call No.: English 786.2163 PIA -[ART]
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard, [2016]
Format: Music Score, Piano solo / Optional Violin
Matching folio to the Piano Guys’ 2016 release featuring 11 new tracks. This songbook features piano solo arrangements with an optional pull-out violin part.

Titles include: Fight Song/Amazing Grace • A Sky Full of Stars • Hello/Lacrimosa • Okay • Themes from Pirates of the Caribbean • Celloopa • Jungle Book/Sarabande • Holding On • Can’t Stop the Feeling • Uncharted

The James Horner collection

Creator(s): James Horner, Composer
Call No.: English 782.421542 HOM -[ART]
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard, [2016]
Format: Music Score for voice and piano, or piano solo. Staff notation; Chord symbols; Guitar chord diagrams.
The late James Horner composed music for over 100 films, winning two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.

This collection features 20 themes from iconic movies such as Apollo 13, A Beautiful Mind, Braveheart, Legends of the Fall, and Titanic arranged for piano, voice and guitar: Becoming Spider-Man • Cocoon (Theme) • Courage Under Fire (Theme) • Theme from Field of Dreams • I See You (Theme from Avatar) • The Land Before Time – End Credits • My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from Titanic) • Somewhere Out There • Star Trek® II – The Wrath of Khan • Then You Look at Me • Where Are You Christmas? • and more.

La La Land : music from the motion picture soundtrack / music by Justin Hurwitz ; lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Creator(s): Justin Hurwitz, Composer; Benj Pasek, Lyricist; Justin Paul, Lyricist
Call No.: English 782.14 HUR -[ART]
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard, [2017]
Format: Music Score, Piano/Vocal/Guitar
Written and directed by Damien Chazelle, La La Land tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.

This matching folio features 10 piano/vocal/guitar arrangements from the award-winning soundtrack featuring original songs by Justin Hurwitz with lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

The Real Pop Book : Volume I, C instruments

Call No.: Others 782.42164 REA -[ART]
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard, [2016]
Format: Music Score
The Real Book series isn’t just for jazzers anymore! This collection features over 200 pop mainstays of modern repertoire laid out in the favored Real Book style.

Songs include: Addicted to Love • All She Wants to Do Is Dance • American Pie • Bad Day • Billie Jean • Bohemian Rhapsody • Bridge over Troubled Water • Cat’s in the Cradle • Clocks • Dancin’ in the Moonlight • Every Breath You Take • Eye of the Tiger • Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) • Hallelujah • Hey Jude • Hey, Soul Sister • Hotel California • I Will Remember You • Imagine • Jar of Hearts • Leaving on a Jet Plane • Let It Go • Losing My Religion • Love Shack • Piano Man • Roar • Rolling in the Deep • Some Nights • Start Me Up • Summer of ’69 • Tears in Heaven • You’re So Vain • You’ve Got a Friend • and more!


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