The latest releases in music, movies and books bring the amazing to life.
After eight years, Metallica is finally surprising all their die-hard fans with a new album: Hardwired… to Self-Destruct. The iconic heavy metal band has been rockin’ out and headbanging their way through more than three decades of rock ‘n’ roll glory. Their 11th studio album includes two discs, with a third disc deluxe edition of what the band is calling “the next phase of our journey as Metallica.”
In J.K. Rowling’s growing wizarding world, the new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them introduces Newt Scamander as he arrives for a meeting with an important official at the Magical Congress of the United States of America in 1926. When a number of dangerous creatures escape from a magically expanding briefcase, the American wizarding authorities go after Newt, threatening to add strain to magical and non-magical relations.
Disney’s latest animated movie, Moana, brings the South Pacific and its unique folklore to life. Spirited teenager and born navigator, Moana, embarks on an epic adventure across the ocean in search of a fabled island. During her journey in ancient Oceania in the South Pacific, she teams up with her hero and once mighty demi-god.
Ross Tibbett’s book, The Walker, is a sci-fi tale set in Gulfport, Florida. The story opens after Jennifer’s husband dies tragically and a strange visitor arrives to help with her out-of-control Labrador dogs. The quiet giant appears to be a godsend, but soon Jennifer notices her loyal Labradors are changing in disturbing ways. While a rain storm rages outside, Jennifer’s neighbours go missing, and the shocking conspiracy surrounding her husband’s death unravels. Jennifer fights to keep her baby safe from a madman bent on upgrading the human race and the dog walker, who’s not what he seems. The world hangs in the balance amidst this twisted thriller packed with obsession.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ross Tibbetts grew up in Gulfport, Florida, but has lived in the Cayman Islands on and off his whole life thanks to his Cayman Brac roots. Tibbetts relocated to Grand Cayman in 2004 after college and met his German wife, Selina. They have two young children. His friends and family encouraged him to start writing after sharing stories at nighttime gatherings after Hurricane Ivan. You can purchase his book at Books & Books at Camana Bay. For more information, visit facebook.com/novelsbyrosstibbetts.