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Roux, Madeleine

Summary: Although Louisa and her friends moved to London to escape Coldthistle House, Louisa knows she must return to find the gateway between worlds and to fight her father's evil influence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: Sixth-grader Theo leaves everything behind to live with his Uncle Chester, a Vietnam War veteran and loner, in Destiny, Florida, but he is drawn to play the piano in Miss Sister's dance school and soon makes friends with the feisty Anabel, a baseball fanatic who invites Theo to help solve a mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCA

D'Lacey, Chris.

Summary: When college student David Rain rents a room in an unusual boardinghouse full of clay dragons, he has no idea that they, along with some lively squirrels, will help jumpstart his writing career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2007

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DLA

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DLA

Flake, Sharon

Summary: In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her Aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport in room 204 is really a vampire--or something else entirely.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FLA

Webb, Wendy (Wendy K.)

Summary: After a devastating loss, Brynn Wilder escapes to Wharton, a tourist town on Lake Superior, to reset. Checking into a quaint boardinghouse for the summer, she hopes to put her life into perspective. In her fellow lodgers, she finds a friendly company of strangers. But in this inviting refuge, where a century of souls has passed, a mystery begins to swirl. Alice knows things about Brynn, about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB

Fagan, Deva

Summary: After twelve-year-old Lark, determined to escape her squalid life, steals a magical sword from the Royal Museum, she reluctantly becomes the next Nightingale, destined to vanquish an ancient evil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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

Summary: After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears, Kit sets out to solve the mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD KIT

Waxman, Abbi

Summary: "A young woman moves to Los Angeles to escape her life and discovers she doesn't have to leave all of herself behind to make a fresh start, from USA Today bestselling author Abbi Waxman. When Laura Costello moves to Los Angeles, hoping to finally get away from her overprotective family, she doesn't expect to be homeless after a week. (She's almost certain she didn't start that fire . . ....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

Moore, Beth

Summary: Jillian Slater hadn't seen her father or his mother in almost 20 years until, on the news that her father had finally drunk himself to death, Adella Atwater, the manager of her grandmother's apartment house, calls and says Jillian's expenses would be paid if she'd fly in to New Orleans for the burial. What Adella didn't tell her was that the apartment house bears the dead weight of a long and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Moore 2016

Downing, David

Summary: In April 1938, a man calling himself Josef Hofmann arrives at a boarding house in Hamm, Germany, and lets a room from the widow who owns it. Fifty years later, Walter Gersdorff, the widow's son, who was eleven years old in the spring of 1938, discovers the carefully hidden diary the boarder had kept during his stay, even though he should never have written any of its contents down. What Walter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Summary: In a novel that celebrates friendship and the bonds between women, two friends leap to the aid of a third when her daughter suffers a terrible accident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Koryta, Michael.

Summary: When Arlen Wagner awakens on a train one hot Florida night and sees death's telltale sign in the eyes of his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only 19-year-old Paul Brickhill believes him, and the two abandon the train, hoping to escape certain death. They continue south, but are soon stranded at the Cypress House--an isolated Gulf Coast boarding house run by the beautiful Rebecca...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOR

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Medlicott, Joan.

Summary: When the illegitimate daughter of Amelia's late husband suddenly arrives with her young granddaughter, Amelia initially rejects the family, but is unable to ignore the child's resemblance to Amelia's own deceased daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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

Dallas, Sandra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

d'Lacey, Chris

Summary: David Rain is faced with the most perilous task yet when Gwilanna returns, this time determined to resurrect the dragon Gawain on the ice cap of the Tooth of Ragnar, unless David and her friends can stop her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC D'LA

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DLA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION D'LA

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2006

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

D'Lacey, Chris.

Summary: While researching the existence of dragons for an essay that could win him a trip to the Arctic, Chris opens himself to the possibility that a great, ancient treasure exists there, guarded by bears, and that he has some role in its protection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC D'LA

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DLa

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Summary: Grace, Amelia, and Hannah decide that the last thing they want to do is live out their lives in a group home, and so, to the dismay of their children, they pool their resources and move to Covington, North Carolina, and new lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Dallas, Sandra.

Summary: Her protective instincts brought out by Emma, who was sent to New Mexico to marry a man she has never met, Addie French takes her new friend under her wing, and the pair begins unfolding secrets, hatching schemes, and questioning everything they once believed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2002

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Snelling, Lauraine

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Summary: "Delphinium Nielsen and her sisters have accomplished much in the past year, traveling west and settling in Nebraska. They are on their way to building a garden in dedication to their mother and working against the forces of nature to make their farm thrive. However, none of that can mask their concern that they are quickly running out of money. Del's work teaching in their booming town offers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2022

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

Roberts, Michèle

Summary: 2011: When Madeleine loses her job as a lecturer, she decides to leave her riverside flat in cobbled Stew Lane, where history never feels far away and move to Apricot Place. Yet here too, in this quiet Walworth cul-de-sac, she senses the past encroaching: a shifting in the atmosphere, a current of unseen life. 1851: Joseph Benson has been employed by Henry Mayhew to help research his articles...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: Owner of a struggling art gallery and newly separated from her boyfriend, Francesca Thayer does the math and then the unimaginable. She puts out an advertisement for boarders, and soon her Greenwich Village house becomes a whole new world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2011

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Vreeland, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VRE

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