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Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Gracie the pig has a part in a movie with with Tilda Swinetune, the champion swim racer and movie star, but she is upset when she realizes she is just a stunt double--however a small change in the script makes her able to do that and also fulfill her dream with a part of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE QUA

Tingle, Chuck

Summary: "Bury Your Gays is a heart-pounding new novel from USA Today bestselling author Chuck Tingle about what it takes to succeed in a world that wants you dead. Misha knows that chasing success in Hollywood can be hell. But finally, after years of trying to make it, his big moment is here: an Oscar nomination. And the executives at the studio for his long-running streaming series know just the thing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nightfire, Tor Publishing Group 2024

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Nesbet, Anne

Summary: It's 1914, and twelve-year old Darleen Darling has the most exciting job in the world - she gets to dangle from cliffs and stop moving trains and soar through the sky in runaway balloons! Yes, that's right: Darleen is a hero and a star - in the make-believe world of the movies. But Darleen's fictional adventures collide with reality when a fake kidnapping intended as a publicity stunt becomes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NES

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NES
1 available in Battle of the Books Display, Call number: J FIC NES

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC NES

Tremblay, Paul

13 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "In June 1993, a group of young guerilla filmmakers spent four weeks making Horror Movie, a notorious, disturbing, art-house horror flick. The weird part? Only three of the film’s scenes were ever released to the public, but Horror Movie has nevertheless grown a rabid fanbase. Three decades later, Hollywood is pushing for a big budget reboot. The man who played “The Thin Kid” is the only...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

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Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Despite complaints from fellow Drone Academy member Parker, Howard To, sixteen, uses his drone to try to stop the stalker using a similar device to spy on Howard's idol, a famous actress.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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White, Kiersten

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Thirty years after a tragic accident shut down production of the classic children's program Mister Magic, the five surviving cast members have done their best to move on. But just as generations of cultishly devoted fans still cling to the lessons they learned from the show, the cast, known as the Circle of Friends, have spent their lives searching for the happiness they felt while they were...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHI

Hicks, Faith Erin

Summary: It should have been a night of triumph for Alix's hockey team. But her mean teammate Lindsay decided to start up with her usual rude comments and today Alix, who usually tries to control her anger, let it finally run free. Alix lashes out and before she knows it, her coach is dragging her off Lindsay, and the invitation to the Canada National Women's U18 Team's summer camp is on the line. She...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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Bhuiyan, Tashie

Summary: Determined to win the student film competition, Mina makes a deal with indie film star Emmitt Ramos, and as they spend time together and NYC starts to feel more like home than ever before, she wonders if winning is worth losing everything.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BHU

Taylor, Justin

Summary: "A raucous and wickedly smart satire of Hollywood, toxic fandom, and our chronically online culture, following a washed-up actor on his quest to revive the cult TV drama that catapulted him to teenage fame David Crader is a has-been. A former child actor from the hit 90s teen drama Rev Beach, he now rotates between his new roles as deadbeat dad, part-time alcoholic, and occasional videogame...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2024

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Michaelides, Alex

3 holds on 13 copies

Summary: Spending Easter with Lana Farrar, a reclusive ex-movie star and one of the most famous women in the world, on her idyllic private Greek island, her guests, concealing hatred and desire for revenge, become trapped when the night ends in violence and murder.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2024

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

James, Miranda

Summary: The theater department at Athena is putting on a play by a fledgling playwright with local connections. Charlie's son-in-law, Frank Salisbury, will be calling the directorial shots, and his daughter, Laura, will be taking on the lead female role. Luke Lombardi, the guest artist, is someone she knew in Hollywood. The older male actor - whose career in film has been on the wane - arrives with a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JAM

James, Miranda

Summary: "Charlie Harris has sworn off investigating murder and mayhem after a recent close call. Instead, he's delighted to cheer on his daughter, Laura, who's starring in a production of Careless Whispers. The theater department at Athena College is debuting the play written by a fledgling playwright with local connections and Charlie's son-in-law, Frank Salisbury, will be calling the directorial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAM

Winkler, Henry

Summary: Now that Buddy Burger has faced Citizen Cruel and become a fan favorite on his sitcom, will he be able to hide his secret identity from his swarms of fans while also avoiding an evil parrot and the Supreme Leader himself?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC WIN

Patchett, Ann

2 holds on 8 copies

Summary: In the spring of 2020, Lara's three daughters return to the family's orchard in Northern Michigan. While picking cherries, they beg their mother to tell them the story of Peter Duke, a famous actor with whom she shared both a stage and a romance years before at a theater company called Tom Lake. As Lara recalls the past, her daughters examine their own lives and relationship with their mother,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD FIC PAT

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Colbert, Brandy

Summary: Told from multiple points of view, Ardith and Hollis Blackwood's lives are upended when their great-grandmother, legendary actress Blossom Blackwood, passes away, and family secrets emerge.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COL

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COL

Saunders, Kate

Summary: "In the spring of 1853, private detective Laetitia Rodd receives a delicate request from a retired actor, whose days on the stage were ended by a theatre fire ten years before. His great friend, and the man he rescued from the fire, Thomas Transome, has decided to leave his wife, who now needs assistance in securing a worthy settlement. Though Mrs. Rodd is reluctant to get involved with the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAU

Clark, Mary Jane Behrends.

Summary: After a painful breakup and too few acting gigs in Manhattan, Piper Donavan returns home to Hillwood, N.J., where she's assisting her mother, Terri, at the family bakery, the Icing on the Cupcake. Piper is pleased to be preparing the cake for the upcoming wedding of her friend Glenna Brooks, the star of A Little Rain Must Fall ... but then a cyanide poisoning of one of Glenna's co-stars and her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CLA

Langer, Adam

Summary: Evanston, Illinois, 1982. A group of students at a magnet high school meet to audition for the spring play. Declan, an experienced senior, is confident he'll get his first-choice role, but when the capricious, charismatic drama director casts Franklin, an unknown underclassman-and the two are seen alone at the director's house-a series of events that will haunt the cast for years begins to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: With the help of a writer, a young woman seeks to confront her childhood past and learn the truth about the infamous night when her mother was murdered.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2011

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Stilton, Thea

Summary: " While on vacation in Greece, the Thea Sisters make friends with a company of actors who are rehearsing for a play that's about to open. When an actress sprains her ankle, Colette ends up standing in for her! But suddenly, right before the performance, the lead actor goes missing. Can the mouselets find him in time for the show to go on?" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED STI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STI

Krishnaswami, Uma

Summary: Eleven-year-old Dini loves movies, and so when she learns that her family is moving to India for two years, her devastation over leaving her best friend in Maryland is tempered by the possibility of meeting her favorite actress, Dolly Singh.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KRI

Fields, Jan

Summary: From the beginning Jack thinks there is something sinister about the old Dareville Community Theater, where his father is the new caretaker--and that is before the ghost of the actor Victor Dare tells him he must solve the mystery of the actor's disappearance or be haunted forever.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE FIE

O'Connor, Joseph

Summary: "Henry Irving is Victorian London's most celebrated actor and theater impresario. He has introduced groundbreaking ideas to the theater, bringing to the stage performances that are spectacular, shocking, and always entertaining. When Irving decides to open his own London theater with the goal of making it the greatest playhouse on earth, he hires a young Dublin clerk harboring literary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OCO

Ware, Ruth

5 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Lyla Santiago and Nico Reese have been dating for more than two years, and she's beginning to feel like their relationship may be hitting a wall; she loves him, but his main focus at 28 is on his acting career, while, at 32, scientist Lyla is starting to dream about settling down. When Nico pleads with her to join him on a new reality TV show, One Perfect Couple, Lyla views it as an opportunity...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC WAR

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