Here are the top five Netflix rentals for Bronxville at the moment:
- Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey – Bronxville’s going highbrow with this British TV drama.
- True Grit – The Coen Brother’s Oscar-nominated remake of the John Wayne classic, starring Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon.
- No Strings Attached - Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher star in the Ivan Reitman comedy.
- Black Swan – Locals like their Natalie, as she also stars in this dark ballet-themed thriller.
- The Dilemma – Vince Vaughn and Kevin James prove that not everything popular around here is a Masterpiece.
Womrath Books hasn’t updated its website yet, but the posted best-sellers in their window include:
- In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson – The “Devil in the White City” author takes on life in Berlin during the rise of the Nazis.
- Something Blue, by Emily Giffin – The follow-up book to Giffin’s first novel, Something Borrowed, which was recently adapted for screen and starred Kate Hudson.
- Throne of Fire, by Rick Riordan – Local tweens are stocking up for summer reading.
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot – How a tissue sample taken from a poor African-American woman, became the basis of a slew of medical breakthroughs. This one looks fascinating.
- Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan -- This book's popularity is beginning to fade, but remains in the top five for yet another week