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O'Connor, Tara

Summary: "Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. Becoming more and more popular with each entry into the book, her old life, including her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 OCO

Berquist, Emma

Summary: "Keep together. Keep your eyes open. Keep your wits about you. The desert is unkind in the best of times. And the decade since the Civil War has been anything but the best of times for Daisy Wilcox-- call her Willie-- and her family. This tense, heart-pounding alternate history about a young woman fighting to survive the unthinkable will keep fans of 'Westworld' and 'The Walking Dead'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Miller, Tom

Summary: "In World War I America, magic and science have blended into an extraordinary art. Eighteen-year-old Robert Weekes, a practitioner of empirical philosophy--an arcane, female-dominated branch of science used to summon the wind, shape clouds of smoke, heal, and even fly--dreams of becoming the first male in an elite team of flying medics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MIL

Stirling, S. M.

Summary: The first novel in a brand-new alternate history series where Teddy Roosevelt is president for a second time right before WWI breaks out, and on his side is the Black Chamber, a secret spy network watching America's back. In 1912, just months before the election, President Taft dies suddenly, and Teddy Roosevelt wastes no time in grabbing power as he wins another term as president. By force of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Turtledove, Harry

Summary: "A novel of a world dominated by a prosperous and democratic Middle East--and under threat from the world's worst trouble spot--[Europe]"--Jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUR

Clark, P. Djèlí

Summary: "Creeper, a scrappy young teen, is done living on the streets of New Orleans. Her sights are set on securing passage aboard Captain Ann-Marie's smuggler airship Midnight Robber, earning the captain's trust using a secret about a kidnapped Haitian scientist and a mysterious weapon he calls the Black God's Drums. But Creeper keeps another secret close to her heart-- Oya, the African orisha of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2018

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

Harris, Charlaine

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Gunnie Lizbeth Rose has been hired by a pair of Russian sorcerers as both their local guide and muscle through the small towns of East Texas as they search for a distant relative of an infamous sorcerer, Rasputin, whose bloodline can help save their emperor-in-exile as an ever-increasing number of assassins tries to stop them. Time is middle 20th century.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Llc 2018

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

Harrow, Alix E.

Summary: "In the late 1800s, three sisters use witchcraft to change the course of history in Alix E. Harrow's powerful novel of magic and the suffragette movement. In 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Redhook 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Caine, Rachel

Summary: Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealousy guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny. Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. But Jess and his friends have a bargaining chip: the knowledge to build...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Caine, Rachel

Summary: The corrupt leadership of the Great Library has fallen. But with the Archivist plotting his return to power, and the Library under siege from outside empires and kingdoms, its future is uncertain. Jess Brightwell and his friends must come together as never before, to forge a new future for the Great Library . . . or see everything it stood for crumble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2020

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

Khoury, Raymond

Summary: Istanbul, 1683: Mehmed IV, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, is preparing to lay siege to Vienna, capital of the Holy Roman Empire, when a mysterious visitor arrives in his bedroom, naked, covered in strange tattoos, to deliver a dangerous, world-changing message. Paris, 2017: Ottoman flags have been flying over the great city for 300 years, ever since its fall, along with all of Europe, to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Caine, Rachel

Summary: "The unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone and Paper and Fire unite to save the Great Library of Alexandria from itself in this electrifying adventure in the New York Times bestselling series. Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealousy guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny ... Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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

Winters, Ben H.

Summary: "It is the present-day, and the world is as we know it: smartphones, social networking and Happy Meals. Save for one thing: the Civil War never occurred. A gifted young Black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement, working as a bounty hunter for the US Marshall Service. He's got plenty of work. In this version of America, slavery continues in four...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

Khoury, Raymond

Summary: "Istanbul, 1683: Mehmed IV, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, is preparing to lay siege to Vienna, capital of the Holy Roman Empire, when a mysterious visitor arrives in his bedroom--naked, covered in strange tattoos--to deliver a dangerous, world-changing message. Paris, 2017: Ottoman flags have been flying over the great city for three hundred years, ever since its fall--along with all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHO

Grant, Michael

Summary: The most terrible war in human history. Millions are dead; millions more are still to die. The Nazis rampage across Europe and eye far-off America. The green, untested American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled--the armed forces of Nazi Germany. But something has changed. A court decision makes females subject to the draft and eligible for service. So in this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRA

Chess, K

Summary: "Wherever Hel looks, New York City is both reassuringly familiar and terribly wrong. As one of the thousands who fled the outbreak of nuclear war in an alternate United States--and alternate timeline, somewhere across the multiverse--she finds herself living as a refugee in our own not-so-parallel New York. The slang and technology are foreign to her, the politics and art unrecognizable. While...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Bolander, Brooke

Summary: Early in the twentieth century, a group of female factory workers in Newark, New Jersey, slowly died of radiation poisoning. Around the same time an Indian elephant was deliberately and publicly put to death by electricity in Coney Island. These are matters of historical fact. Now these two tragedies are intertwined in a dark alternate history of rage, radioactivity, and wrongs crying out to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOL

Skye, Evelyn.

Summary: Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are the only enchanters in Russia, and when the Ottoman Empire and the Kazakhs threaten to attack, the tsar wants a powerful enchanter by his side, and as an advisor for the prince, Pasha. He initiates the Crown's Game, a duel of magical skill, and the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2016

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

Ruby, Laura

Summary: It was only a few days ago that Tess Biedermann, Theo Biedermann, and Jaime Cruz, along with a mysterious figure from the past, managed to survive an assault on the location of the latest clue in the Morningstarr cipher -- and, in the process, made a shocking discovery about their own connection to this one-hundred-sixty-year-old enigma. Now the friends are divided. Tess and Theo have no idea...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Khoury, Raymond

Summary: "Istanbul, 1683: Mehmed IV, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, is preparing to lay siege to Vienna, capital of the Holy Roman Empire, when a mysterious visitor arrives in his bedroom-naked, covered in strange tattoos-to deliver a dangerous, world-changing message. Paris, 2017: Ottoman flags have been flying over the great city for three hundred years, ever since its fall-along with all of Europe-to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KHO

Flint, Eric

Summary: In 1636 France, King Louis sends his expectant wife, Queen Anne, into seclusion to keep her safe, while France's foreign enemies as well as traitors within the court make their move, forcing factions both inside and outside of the country to choose sides.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Flint, Eric

Summary: Catapulted two thousand years into the past by a cosmic force, the crew and passengers of a cruise ship struggle to survive in Egypt during the war-torn years of the Ptolemaic era.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Levine, David D.

Summary: Arabella's wedding plans to marry Captain Singh of the Honorable Mars Trading Company are interrupted when her fiancé is captured by the French and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp on swampy Venus. Now, Arabella must find passage to an enemy-controlled planet in the middle of a war, bribe or fight her way past vicious guards, and rescue her Captain.To do this she must enlist the help of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEV

Anderson, Taylor

Summary: Commander Matt Reddy and his crew are afraid it may finally be the end of the USS Walker. Ever since their ship was transported to another world, and they became embroiled in a deadly conflict between the Lemurians and the vicious Grik, the Walker has been taking a pounding. With Walker out of commission for repairs, Reddy takes command of a different ship and joins a desperate battle to block...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ACE 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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