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McLain, Paula

Summary: After meeting and falling in love while she covered the Spanish Civil War in Madrid, Martha Gellhorn is forced to choose between her marriage to Ernest Hemingway and her career as a war correspondent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

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

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When their favorite author fails to arrive as scheduled to speak at the local library, the Alden children investigate how he could board a train and never be seen again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 2006

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

McLain, Paula

Summary: "In 1937, twenty-eight-year-old Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War and becomes drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in the devastating conflict. It's the adventure she's been looking for and her chance to prove herself a worthy journalist in a field dominated by men. But she also finds herself unexpectedly--and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MCL

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: Carrie Slayton, a big-city society-page columnist, longs to write more serious news stories. So her editor hands her a challenge: She can cover any topic she wants, but only if she first scores the paper an interview with Finn Dalton, the notoriously reclusive author. Living in the remote Alaskan wilderness, Finn has written a megabestselling memoir about surviving in the wild. But he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Stine, R. L.

Summary: Zackie Beauchamp wants to be a famous horror author, but even he is frightened when everything he writes on the old typewriter he found in a burned-out antique store starts to come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Stine 1997

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC EVA

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow took solace in the mystery stories she read with her devoted father--and soon she was writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, violent, complex crime stories that reflected skill and imagination far beyond her years. After her father's early death, at fourteen Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House 2017

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4 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

Klise, Kate.

Summary: In this story told mostly through letters, Noah Breth's feuding children come to Ghastly, Illinois, to follow a trail of limericks to their inheritance, while Seymour tries to convince Iggy and Olive to let him keep Mr. Breth's dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2011

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

Abrahams, Peter

Summary: A young woman who hopes to give up her bartending job to become a successful writer, Ivy Seidel falls under the spell of Vance Harrow, convicted for a terrible crime, while teaching writing to inmates at a maximum security prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Setterfield, Diane.

Summary: A compelling emotional mystery about family secrets and the magic of books and storytelling. A dying writer bids a young bookshop assistant to write her biography.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA SET

Howe, James

Summary: Bunnicula strikes again!: When Bunnicula the rabbit starts acting strangely, the Monroe dogs and cat renew their suspicions that he is a vampire.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2009

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Theroux, Paul.

Summary: Explores creative genius and fame through the life of a writer whose search for a muse has led him into dangerous and destructive places.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THE

Setterfield, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Set

McLain, Paula.

Summary: Meeting through mutual friends in Chicago, Hadley is intrigued by brash "beautiful boy" Ernest Hemingway, and after a brief courtship and small wedding, they take off for Paris, where Hadley makes a convincing transformation from an overprotected child to a game and brave young woman who puts up with impoverished living conditions and shattering loneliness to prop up her husband's career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2011

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McLain 2011

Griffiths, Andy

Summary: Andy and Terry must get past their differences to save their story ideas from a herd of spy cows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

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

McLain, Paula.

Summary: Portrays the love affair and marriage between Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Mowrer from their Chicago meeting in 1920 to their lives during the Jazz Age in Paris, but as Ernest struggles to find his literary voice, Hadley tries to define herrole in their relationship as wife, friend, and muse.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MCL

Fowler, Therese

Summary: A tale inspired by the marriage of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald follows their union in defiance of her father's opposition and her abandonment of the provincial finery of her upbringing in favor of a scandalous flapper identity that gains her entry into the literary party scenes of New York, Paris and the French Riviera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Fowler 2013

Brown, Helen

Summary: "The windows rattle. The roof leaks. Every surface cries out to be stripped, painted, or polished. But for writer Lisa Trumperton, the dilapidated manor house that once belonged to her great-grandfather is far more than the sum of its battered parts. It's the chance for a new start on her own terms. The fact that it's in the Melbourne countryside of her Australian homeland, far from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2016

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P BRO

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Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Fowler, Therese.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Zelda Sayre meets Lieutenant Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald at a country club dance. Fitzgerald isn't rich or settled, and he wants, of all things, to be a writer in New York. No matter how wildly in love they may be, Zelda's father firmly opposes the match. But when Scott finally sells his first novel, Zelda defies her parents to board a train to New York and marry him in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2013

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

McLain, Paula.

Summary: In this fictional memoir, Hadley Hemingway chronicles the life and career of her husband, famed twentieth century writer Ernest Hemingway. Through Hadley's unique perspective, listeners get a behind-the-scenes look into the personal lives of the Lost Generation writers, including Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo)

Summary: Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father's cult-classic novels with the help of his best friend, Cade Hernandez, and first love, Julia, until Julia moves away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014

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

Gael, Juliet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAE

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset)

Summary: Alroy Kear, commissioned to write a biography of literary lion Edward Driffield, faces a dilemma when h uncovers evidence of Driffield's somewhat less-then- respectable first wife, Rosie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAU