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Remember the days when summer TV meant only reruns? We’re glad they’re gone, too, especially with the launch of two new ABC shows Expedition Impossible and Combat Hospital. Checking-in to these series through our apps or our site can earn you stickers. Combat Hospital premieres tonight at 10/9, while Expedition Impossible stars on Thursday night at 9/8c. GetGlue and ABC

Set in a military hospital in Afghanistan, Combat Hospital is a medical drama where the stakes are high. The doctors in the Kandahar war zone don’t just carry stethoscopes; they carry guns. The series makes its premiere tonight at 10/9c.

The setting for Expedition Impossible is equally far flung–Morocco–but this reality show is more about adventure. Thirteen teams of three people each will compete to win cash as they travel across the beautiful country, contending with each other–and the camels they have to ride. Expedition Impossible premieres Thursday at 9/8c.

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Good morning and good day to you.  As Summer sweeps by (it’s the final week of July…whaaaa?), here’s a few tips from GetGlue: be sure to savor the moments, drink lots of water, and check out this week’s Guru Giveaways as you too may be a winner.

While we won’t be coming to your house with balloons, a giant check and a zombie Ed McMahon, you will still get some cool, readable swag for free and who doesn’t love free stuff. This week’s prizes include the latest in Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Underworld series and a fun book on grammar.

As it is every week, last week’s winners are still winning this week and this week’s winners are below:

Waking The Witch, by Kelley Armstrong

In the eleventh volume of her Women of the Underworld series, Armstrong introduces a new heroine, 21-year-old witch Savannah Levine. Levine sets off to investigate a trio of murders featuring paranormal overtones, but the action takes a dark turn when her powers become unreliable.

Everything Is Going To Be Great, by Rachel Shukert

Rachel Shukert’s second set of essays finds the 20-something humorist roving through Europe having landed a small role in a traveling play. Her witty observations have earned many plaudits from critics and earned her comparisons to David Sedaris and Sloane Crosley.

City Of Veils, by Zoe Ferraris

Ferraris returns to the site of her debut novel, the acclaimed Finding Nouf, sending desert guide Nayir Sharqi and forensic scientist Katya Hijazi off to solve the case of the death of a brash and unconventional Saudi woman and the disappearance of the American contractor with whom she was having an affair. Ferraris novel serves both as a taut thriller and as an examination of the role of women in Middle-Eastern society.

The Glamour Of Grammar, by Roy Peter Clark

Well-established as one of the great writing coaches (and as a superb author on the subject), Roy Peter Clark has a world of fun in his latest treatise - this one a tome that succeeds in uncovering the joy and elegance hiding in the English language. Clark blends humor with an authoritative hand, re-revealing the charm writers derive from making language dance.
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A young man in Ghana dribbles a ball on a dusty field in anticipation of his home country’s World Cup campaign. Audrey Hepburn strolls down a Manhattan boulevard. A literary agent on the rise descends into the bowels of addiction hell. Meanwhile, a young boy follows an enchanted owl on a chilling journey. With summer about to spread its wings (well, over one half of the sphere), this week’s Guru Giveaways run the gamut of emotions and worlds.  They’re below.

As usual, last week’s books are still finding homes with winning Glue Gurus and the Wolfman still beckons…

The Owl Keeper, by Christine Brodien-Jones

In this fantasy for ages 10 and up, when a mysterious force comes to town, young Maxwell Unger must rediscover his courage and his passion for life through the wondrous stories his now-gone grandmother used to tell.

Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man, by Bill Clegg

From the outside, Bill Clegg had an impressive life, from his promising gig as a literary agent to his abiding boyfriend. However, the tendrils of addiction are powerful, and he loses it all on a two month crack bender illustrated in his debut memoir.

Africa United, by Steve Bloomfield

The 2010 World Cup, held in South Africa, features an unprecedented six teams from Africa. Steve Bloomfield’s exquisitely timed travelogue elegantly illustrates the distinct power soccer has over the continent’s culture and politics.

Fifth Avenue, 5 AM, by Sam Wasson

In his second book on the topic of the iconic 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Sam Wasson focuses on the movie’s star, Audrey Hepburn, whose turn as Holly Golightly hinted at the modern on-the-go, have-it-all urban woman — ubiquitous little black dress and all.


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object_new_releaseHey, this is Kimber with your new releases this week. The weather may be cold for most of you, but that’s all the more reason to enjoy what’s hot in music, movies, books, and video games. From a literary vacation through the Old West to a steamy trip to hell, there’s something for everyone in our roundup of some of the eye-catching releases hitting theaters, shelves, and websites this week.

To make sure you don’t miss the latest updates, be sure to follow our Twitter feed @GetGlue.

Fiction: A Dark Matter by Peter Straubdark-matter-peter-straub

Peter Straub’s newest horror novel has been getting the kind of reviews normally reserved for literary darlings, not your typical genre fiction. But with near-effusive quotes from the likes of Michael Chabon, Lorrie Moore, and Stephen King,  A Dark Matter is poised to put your mind in gear and your hairs on end. The novel features the differing viewpoints of four people looking back on a horrific event in their past, which had deadly, lasting consequences.

Gurus of items related to Dark Matter (including Rashomon, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and Mr. King himself) have the opportunity to win a free copy of Straub’s chilling, thought-provoking novel. Go to A Dark Matter for the full list, and be sure to learn more about becoming a guru.

Also new in fiction books this week: Brava, Valentine by Adriana Trigiani, Midnight House by Alex Berenson, and more.  See them all at Fiction New Releases.

to-hell-on-a-fast-horse-mark-lee-gardnerNonfiction: To Hell on a Fast Horse: Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and the Epic Chase to Justice in the Old West by Mark Lee Gardner

Sam Peckinpah put a counterculture spin on the history of the famous sheriff and infamous outlaw in his 1973 film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, but author Mark Lee Gardner delves into the history of the pair for this historical investigation. Gardner himself is exactly what you want a Western historian to be: a genial, mustachioed writer who wears a cowboy hat on his head and his infectious love for the 19th century on his sleeve.

To Hell on a Fast Horse chronicles the cinema-worthy story of Billy the Kid (aka William Bonney) and his pursuer, Sheriff Pat Garrett, who knew each other before the law came between them. Gardner’s book promises to reveal all the excitement of their interactions, including the Kid’s notorious escape from a New Mexico courthouse in broad daylight.

Also new in nonfiction books this week: The Power of Half by Kevin and Hannah SalwenAbout a Mountain by John D’Agata, and more. See them all at Nonfiction New Releases.

valentines-day-movieMovies in Theaters: Valentine’s Day

Sure to make women swoon (and their poor boyfriends groan), Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day seems to star every actor imaginable. Marshall regulars Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, and Hector Elizondo are present, of course, but the cast also includes Bradley Cooper, Jessicas Biel and Alba, Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Garner, Jamie Foxx, and a flurry of other recognizable names and faces. Rumored exes Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner also star in their own mini-plot that should have fans flocking.

Valentine’s Day is set to follow in the high-heeled footsteps of last year’s hit He’s Just Not That Into You by incorporating numerous small stories into one big movie that features people at all stages of love. It’s a strategy likely to pay off with many viewers, from those sitting next to their significant others on a Valentine’s Day date to those enjoying a girls night out.

Also new in theaters this week: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, The Wolfman, and more. See them all at Movies in Theaters.

hot-chip-one-life-standMusic: One Life Stand by Hot Chip

With One Life Stand, indie electro-pop practitioners Hot Chip continue the ascent they began with their breakout album, The Warning. Though that release and its follow-up, Made in the Dark, were full of driving, danceable beats, the British group slows things down for their latest record. Tracks like “Slush” and “Alley Cats” seem better suited to winding down than getting down, but those eager for the previous album’s energy aren’t out of luck.

“Hand Me Down Your Love” and the title track are irresistibly infectious, and much of the album features ’80s-influenced sounds that will have all but the most stoic of listeners moving. Surely a set of club-ready mixes will follow, and they’ll bolster this already-strong release.

Also new in music this week: Soldiers of Love by Sade, Haywire by Josh Turner, and more. See them all at Music New Releases.

New on DVD: A Serious Mana-serious-man-poster

It’s hard to predict what the Coen brothers will do next. After their dark thriller No Country for Old Men, they segued to the violent, chaotic comedy Burn After Reading. Their latest film, an Oscar nominee for Best Picture, finds the fraternal filmmakers somewhere in between. A Serious Man follows the Job-like plight of Larry Gopnik, played brilliantly by Broadway vet Michael Stuhlbarg, as he struggles to survive as every imaginable calamity befalls him.

With its largely unknown principle cast, A Serious Man doesn’t feature any of the normal Coens collaborators, such as George Clooney or John Goodman. However, their trademark black humor, rambling dialogue, and knack for character-actor casting are intact, ensuring that loyal fans — and possibly Oscar voters — are along for the ride.

Also new on DVD this week: Bronson, The Time Traveler’s Wife, and more. See them all at New on DVD.

dantes-inferno-game-box-artworkVideo Games: Dante’s Inferno

It’s hard to imagine who wouldn’t be at least a little intrigued by Dante’s Inferno, the video-game adaptation of the epic poem that some still remember from high school reading assignments (or the CliffsNotes). Designed for Xbox 360, PS3, and PSP, the game should appeal to literary fans as well as gamers, but its proud M rating (for blood and gore, intense violence, nudity, and sexual content) means it’s probably not for the kiddies. Something tells me Dante himself would have wanted it that way.

A trip through the circles of hell may not seem like an ideal way to spend an afternoon, but Dante’s Inferno is garnering plenty of attention in the gaming world. Last year, Universal bought the movie rights, which is pretty impressive since the actual game isn’t being released until this week.

Also new in video games this week: Bioshock 2, Star Ocean: The Last Hope, and more. See them all at Video Game New Releases.


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We have Glue-d even more of your favorite sites! Glue now supports:

Books: BOMC2
Artists: eMusic
Movies: Apple
Restaurants: Gayot
Video Games: 1Up

Additionally Glue now supports a bunch of categories on Entertainment Weekly: MoviesTV Shows, Books, and Music.

Enjoy! If there are other sites you would like to see Glue support, please let us know by either commenting below or tweeting the phrase at the bottom of this page.

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