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Mejia, Tehlor Kay

Summary: At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their society: running a husband's household or raising his children. Both paths promise luxury. Daniela Vargas is the top student, but her pedigree is a lie she must keep up or be sent back to the strife of the lower class. But then she is asked to spy for a resistance group fighting for equality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dabos, Christelle

Summary: "Plain-spoken, headstrong Ophelia cares little about appearances. Her ability to read the past of objects is unmatched in all of Anima and, what's more, she possesses the ability to travel through mirrors, a skill passed down to her from previous generations. Her idyllic life is disrupted, however, when she is promised in marriage to Thorn, a taciturn and influential member of a distant clan....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2018

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

Shiwasu, Yuki

Summary: "Takane is suddenly confronted with a major crisis when his grandfather, the chairman of the Takaba Group, strips him of his wealth! When Takane instantly goes from being super rich to penniless, how will Hana deal with a dejected Takane who has lost everything?"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 TAK

Fisher, Catherine

Summary: To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

Bybee, Catherine

Summary: "Blake needs a wife in order to keep his inheritance and offers Samantha ten million dollars for a one year marriage contract. It was a marriage contract the planned for everything ... except falling in love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Bybee 2016

Shiwasu, Yuki

Summary: Hana has to continue to pretend to be her sister after Takane's grandfather expresses his desire to meet Takane's prospective marriage partner! But Hana's totally out of her element at a party hosted by the Takaba Group, the largest conglomerate in Japan! Just how the heck is she supposed to pull this off?!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 TAK

Summary: After her sister dies in childbirth, a young orthodox Jewish woman's family pressures her to marry her brother-in-law rather than entering into an arranged marriage with a man closer to her age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FIL

De la Cruz, Melissa

Summary: In an alternative past where the Franco-British Empire controls the world's only source of magic, Princess Marie-Victoria, heir to the throne, and Aelwyn Myrddyn, a bastard mage, rekindle their childhood friendship as they plot to save Marie from a loveless, political marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: Y FICTION DEL

Ellis, Janet

Summary: In the wake of the death of her infant brother in eighteenth-century London, nineteen-year-old Anne Jaccob is determined to marry a butcher's apprentice, no matter what her ailing mother and uncaring father think.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: DVD FIC ELL

Khan, Sabina

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Rukhsana Ali is looking forward to going to Caltech and getting away from her conservative Muslim parents' expectation that she will marry, especially since she is in love with her girlfriend Ariana--but when her parents catch her kissing Ariana, they whisk Rukhsana off to Bangladesh and a world of tradition and arranged marriages, and she must find the courage to fight for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC KHA

Mead, Richelle

Summary: "Tamsin Wright is unstoppable. She must become the Glittering Court's diamond: the girl with the highest test scores, the most glamorous wardrobe, and the greatest opportunities to match with an elite suitor in the New World. Training alongside other girls in the Glittering Court, Tamsin immerses herself completely in lessons about etiquette, history, and music--everything a high-society wife...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Salerni, Dianne K.

Summary: Returning to her hometown of Catawissa, Pennsylvania, in 1867 to marry a man she has never met, seventeen-year-old Verity Boone gets caught up in the a mystery surrounding the graves of her mother and aunt and a dangerous hunt for Revolutionary-era gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Rahul and Simran fall in love while travelling in Europe on an inter-rail holiday. Simran's father, settled in London for twenty-two years, is determined that his daughter should marry a family friend, back in their homeland of rural Punjab. All his plans undergo serious revision once the family travels to India and Rahul also shows up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Yash Raj Films 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BRA

Summary: "The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing viewers in its characters' customs and beliefs, the film chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IXC

Summary: "[H]andsome young Tariq is about to marry Bilquis, eldest daughter of a prominent and powerful judge. But as he wanders the ancient city of Sana'a late one night, he spots a beautiful young woman dancing in the street and falls madly in love with her. Before long, the young groom must choose between following his heart and protecting his family's honor."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NEW

Garber, Stephanie.

Summary: Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their ruthless father. Now Scarlett's father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the legendary, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over. But this year, Scarlett's long-dreamt-of invitation finally arrives. With the help...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Lalli, Sonya

Summary: One devoted modern girl + a meddlesome, traditional grandmother = a heartwarming multicultural romantic comedy about finding love where you least expect it Raina Anand may have finally given in to family pressure and agreed to let her grandmother play matchmaker, but that doesn't mean she has to like it--or that she has to play by the rules. Nani always took Raina's side when she tried to push...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LAL

Michaelis, Antonia.

Summary: Sold to be the eighth wife of a rich and cruel merchant, Safia, also called Raka, tries to escape her fate by telling stories of Farhad the thief, his companion Nitish the white tiger, and their travels across India to retrieve a famous jewel that will save a kidnapped princess from becoming the bride of a demon king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2008

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Shiwasu, Yuki

Summary: "Hana's usual family Christmas celebration gets canceled, so she feels a bit sad about the prospect of spending Christmas Eve alone. Takane decides to ask Hana out to dinner for the night, but then a beautiful medical school student named Rino shows up declaring her love for Takane! Does this mean Hana has a love rival?!"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 TAK

Springer, Nancy.

Summary: While fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes endeavors to save her friend Lady Cecily Alistair from an unwelcome arranged marriage, she meets with some assistance from her older brother, Sherlock, and interference by the eldest, Mycroft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPR

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

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Summary: Jay is a man with a secret who travels from Britain to Pakistan to attend a wedding, armed with duct tape, a shotgun, and a plan to kidnap the bride-to-be. Despite his cool efficiency, the plot quickly spirals out of control, sending Jay and his hostage on the run across the border and through the railway stations, back alleys, and black markets of New Delhi, as all the while attractions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Dabos, Christelle

Summary: "When Ophelia is promoted to Vice-storyteller by Farouk, the ancestral Spirit of Pole, she finds herself unexpectedly thrust into the public spotlight. her gift--the ability to read the secret history of objects--is now known by all, and there can be no greater threat to the nefarious denizens of her icy adopted home than this. Beneath the golden rafters of Pole's capitol, she discovers that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2019

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Grey, Zane

Summary: From a master storyteller of Old West adventures comes this novel of romance and redemption. Zane Grey, author of Riders of the Purple Sage, introduces Hell-Bent Wade, a gunfighter with a shadowy past. Wade arrives at a Colorado homestead where a young woman is being pressured into matrimony. Rancher Bill believes that marriage to Columbine, his foster daughter, will steady his wild and unruly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Western, Call number: Western Grey 2014

Hodge, Rosamund

Summary: Betrothed to the demon who rules her country and trained all her life to kill him, seventeen-year-old Nyx Triskelion must now fulfill her destiny and move to the castle to be his wife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HOD