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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAN

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: When every kid in town auditions for a television talent show, Nancy, Bess, and George must uncover who is sabotaging the auditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED NDCB 10

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2020

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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...

Format: text

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

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

McCarthy, Cori

Summary: In Ireland with her brother during the filming of a movie based on her grandmother's wildly popular Elementia trilogy, Iris, seventeen, decides to shut down production and end the annoying craze.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

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

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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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC CLA

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?" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION STI

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Stilton 2014

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC STI

Mandel, Emily St. John

Summary: One snowy night Arthur Leander, a famous actor, has a heart attack onstage during a production of "King Lear." Jeevan Chaudhary, a paparazzo-turned-EMT, is in the audience and leaps to his aid. A child actress named Kirsten Raymonde watches in horror as Jeevan performs CPR, pumping Arthur's chest as the curtain drops, but Arthur is dead. That same night, as Jeevan walks home from the theater, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit SF MAN 2014

Evansley, Alex

Summary: While filming a movie based on a bestselling book series, teen hearthrob Teddy Sharpe, twenty, falls in love with the books' author, eighteen-year-old Bennett Caldwell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swoon Reads 2018

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

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.

Format: text

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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Roberts, Nora.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Cilla, a former child star who has found more satisfying work as a restorer of old houses, has come to her grandmother's Shenandoah Valley farmhouse, tools at her side, to rescue it from ruin. In the attic, she finds a cache of unsigned letters suggesting that her grandmother was pregnant when she died and that the father was a local married man. When Cilla becomes the target of a series of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Roberts 2008

Parks, Brad

Summary: Award-winning author Brad Parks delivers "a perfect piece of entertainment" (Steve Berry), a deliciously tense novel of thrills, twists, and deceit that will keep readers riveted. Struggling stage actor Tommy Jump knows he has to stop chasing applause and start chasing greenbacks. But then he's offered the role of a lifetime: $150,000 for a six-month acting gig. With a newly pregnant fiancée...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Roth, Philip.

Summary: "Published together for the first time as the author intended, Nemeses is a quartet of novels whose terrain is the human body and whose subject, the common experience that terrifies us all"--Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: "Frank and Joe Hardy are assigned to pose as extras on the set of the an upcoming teen movie, Deathstalker. The star, an ingenue named Anya, believes that someone is out to get her--and she's got proof. Someone tried to burn down her trailer! The Undercover Brothers need to get to the bottom of the arson, and other mayhem surrounding the filming of the hit comic book."--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DIX

Cornwell, Bernard

Summary: When a priceless manuscript goes missing, suspicion falls on Richard Shakespeare, the estranged brother of the famous author, forcing him down a perilous path through London.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Cornwell 2018

Nicholls, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NIC

Josselsohn, Barbara Solomon

Summary: Iliana Passing, wife, mother, and former acclaimed journalist, gave up her career to start a family. Almost fifteen years later, despite how much she loves her husband and kids, she can't help wondering how she ended up with a life spent carpooling and running errands. Ready to get back into the journalism game, Iliana searches for an exciting lead. When she discovers that Jeff Downs, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: CD MP3CD FIC JOS

Krulik, Nancy E.

Summary: While a movie is being filmed in Cherrydale, Katie switches into Rosie Moran, a world renowned child actress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2003

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

Mandel, Emily St. John

Summary: "An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, from the author of three highly acclaimed previous novels. One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Parker, Robert B.

Summary: When infamous actor Jumbo Nelson is accused of rape and murder, the Boston PD calls on Spenser to make heads or tails of the case. Although the evidence is mounting against Jumbo, Spenser makes a break when he teams up with Jumbo's bodyguard, Zebulon Sixkill, and uncovers some secrets involving the murder victim.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M PAR

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