Summary: Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were "lady detectors" in this charming historical mystery. Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, "detecting is reading between the lines--it's seeing what is not there."
Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ELL
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL
Summary: As the Mother-Daughter Book Club reads Jane Eyre, the girls and some of their mothers are involved in some serious competitions, Becca finds romance when the Wyoming pen pals come for a visit, and a wedding brings the British Berkeley brothers and even Stinkerbelle to Concord.
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 2012
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FRE
Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHO
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHO
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHU
Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Shoemaker
Summary: Though poor, plain, and unconnected, Charlotte Bronte posses a deeply passionate side which she reveals only in her writings. It is the pages of her diary where Charlotte exposes her deepest feelings and desires--and the truth about her life, its triumps and shattering disappointments, her family, the inpiration behind her work, her scandalous secret passion for the man she can never have--and...
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAM
Summary: After the death of her siblings, Charlotte has few people she can trust, and feels more alone than ever. While visiting London, Charlotte goes on a tour of Bedlam, where she is sure she recognizes a struggling Mr. Slade, her long-missing ex-lover, strapped to one of the stretchers. Of course, she starts digging, and soon finds herself trying to reveal a secret that high-powered men would, and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW
Summary: Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend, but the world's most celebrated female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses. Friends Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney prove this wrong, thanks to their investigations into a wealth of surprising collaborations, such as the friendships between George Eliot and Harriet Beecher Stowe or Virginia...
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MID
Summary: While on a camping trip with her class, Hélène, who as the target of bullies is forced to sleep in the "outcasts" tent, finds hope in "Jane Eyre," an encounter with a fox, and the arrival of Géraldine, an extroverted classmate.
Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 BRI
Summary: "A groundbreaking biography that places an obsessive, unrequited love at the heart of the writer's life story, transforming her from the tragic figure we have previously known into a smoldering Jane Eyre. Famed for her beloved novels, Charlotte Brontë has been known as well for her insular, tragic family life. The genius of this biography is that it delves behind this image to reveal a life in...
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRONTE, CHARLOTTE HAR
Summary: A plain, independent-minded governess finds romance and a terrifying secret working at the home of the mysterious Mr. Rochester.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA JAN
Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR
Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS
Summary: "The entrancing story of the Brontë sisters' childhood imaginary world. Four children: Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne have invented a world so real and vivid that they can step right into it. But can reality be enough, when fiction is so enticing? And what happens to an imaginary world when its creators grow up? Plots are spiraling, characters are getting wildly out of hand, and a great...
Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GRE
Summary: Upon learning that she has been falsely accused of plagiarism, the normally mild-mannered Charlotte Brontë sets off for London to clear her name. But when she unintentionally witnesses a murder, Charlotte finds herself embroiled in a dangerous chain of events that forces her to confront demons from her past.--From publisher description.
Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2008