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Summary: "A stunning collection of original, terrifying fiction from a unique cast of master storytellers. Jason Blum invited an impressive group of authors, filmmakers, and screenwriters to envision a city of their choosing. and to let their demons run wild. Taken together, the provocative stories in The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares: The Haunted City create the unforgettable cityscape of a new world of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blumhouse Books/Doubleday 2015

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Schwartz, Joanne (Joanne F.)

Summary: Throughout his day, a young boy thinks of his father who is working in the coal mine that is located underneath the ocean.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SCH

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCH

Hicks, Faith Erin

Summary: Every time it is invaded the City gets a new name, but to the natives in is the Nameless City, and they survive by not letting themselves get involved--but now the fate of the City rests in the hands of Rat, a native, and Kaidu, one of the Dao, the latest occupiers, and the two must somehow work together if the City is to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HIC

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

Harris, Joanne

Summary: A young widow opens a chocolate shop in a French village, transforming its normally austere inhabitants into unabashed sensualists. The event coincides with Lent, and the villagers' rejection of traditional self-denial angers the parish priest who declares war. A first novel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Hunter, Erin.

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "In the aftermath of the Big Growl the destroyed his city, a Lone Dog named Lucky must find a way to work with other dogs in order to survive in this frightening new world"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC HUN

Simmons, Dan.

Summary: Horror story about a group of Midwestern boys stalked by an ancient evil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

Watson, Tom

Summary: While admiring the view of the city from his friend Edith's apartment, Stick Cat notices that Hazel, the bagel maker, is in danger across the alley, and he devises a plan to rescue her.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WAT

Bolender, Mirah

Summary: The sequel to Bolender's City of Broken Magic--a fast-paced, adventure fantasy. Amicae, City of Sweepers, survived the Falling Infestation which nearly destroyed it thanks to the efforts of Laura and Okane. While the ancient monsters have been beaten back for the moment, new and more monstrous dangers face them in the form of belligerent bureaucracy, dangerous gangs, grasping Sweepers bent on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: TOR 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOL

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: The story was that Eli Patterson had died in a gunfight, but Mike Shevlin knew it couldn’t be true: the man who’d been like a father to him had been a Quaker. But when Shevlin rides back to Rafter Crossing to uncover the truth, he finds that the quiet ranching community has become a booming mining town. Newfound wealth has not made Rafter a peaceful place, however, and the smell of fear and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES LAM

Bennett, Robert Jackson

Summary: "Having narrowly saved the metropolis of Tevanne from destruction, Sancia Grado and her allies have turned to their next task: sowing the seeds of a full-on magical-industrial revolution. If they succeed, the secrets behind scriving--the art of imbuing everyday objects with sentience--will be accessible to all of Tevanne's citizens, much to the displeasure of the robber-barons who've hoarded...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2020

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Bybee, Catherine

Summary: "Some kids inherit a family business; Jo Ward inherited a badge. Once voted Most Likely to End Up in Jail, the town wild child has become sheriff-- hell-bent on uncovering the truth about her father's mysterious death. Life is quiet in rustic River Bend, but Jo longs for something beyond her small hometown and the painful memories it holds. All that keeps her sane is the support of her best...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BYB

Avi

Summary: Asterel races against time to locate a token which will prevent the Kurbs from freezing the city.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 AVI

Kessler, Leonard P.

Summary: Mr. Pine paints all new signs fro Little Topwn then loses his glasses, creating chaos after the signs become mixed up.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Purple House Press 1961

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KES

Wingate, Lisa

Summary: Daily, Texas, has never really been known for much until Amber Anderson becomes a finalist on a television singing show. The producers want to stage a surprise concert for one of the final episodes--only everyone in town seems to know the secret. And paparazzi are arriving. And word from Hollywood is that Amber has disappeared with a bad-boy actor. Can anything go right in this tumbleweed town?...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WIN

Nesbo, Jo

7 holds on 4 copies

Summary: A mechanic from a rural mountain village finds the limits of his family loyalties tested when his entrepreneur brother announces plans to revitalize the community through a hotel project that becomes increasingly overshadowed by greed and dangerous secrets.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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Light, Steve

Summary: In the heart of the city, among the taxis and towers, a small boy travels uptown and down, searching for his friend. Readers will certainly spot the glorious beast, plus an array of big-city icons they can count. Is the dragon taking the crosstown bus, or breathing his fiery breath below a busy street? Maybe he took a taxi to the zoo or is playing with the dogs in the park.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LIG

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LIG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LIG

Child, Lee

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Jack Reacher has extended his thumb and hit the pavement. His plan is to follow the autumn sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road in rural New Hampshire, deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? and takes the detour. At the same...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CDA Fiction Chi

Phillips, Gin.

Summary: Witnessing what she believes to be the murder of an infant in a Depression-era Alabama mining town, a nine-year-old girl and her civic-minded family subsequently struggle with the darker side of their racially torn community.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hawthorne Books & Literary Arts 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PHI

Reeve, Philip

Summary: In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, Tom and Hester hope that the ice city of Anchorage will reach the rumored haven of the Dead Continent--America--before the savage Huntsmen of Arkangel find them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Allan, Barbara.

Summary: Brandy Borne finds her return home met with mayhem and murder when her mother, a larger-than-life actress and gossip, is swindled out of some priceless antiques by Clint Carson who then winds up dead, making Brandy the prime suspect.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Bybee, Catherine

Summary: Voted Most Likely to Succeed, Melanie Bartlett ended up anything but. The down-on-her-luck single mom wants a complete do-over. With her family long gone from River Bend, strong, independent Mel is as surprised as anyone to end up in the quaint small town she once called home. But with her friends, Jo and Zoe, by her side, and a comfortable room at Miss Gina's quirky bed-and-breakfast, she just...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BYB

Sawyer, Kim Vogel

Summary: "At the age of twenty-four, postmistress Grace Cristler has all but given up hope of finding a husband among the narrowing group of eligible men in her town of Fairland, Kansas. But when her uncle decides to retire from the pulpit, Grace is responsible for corresponding with the new preacher set to take his place. She can't deny the affection growing in her heart for Reverend Rufus Dille--a man...

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Publisher / Publication Date: WaterBrook 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SAW

Sawyer, Kim Vogel

Summary: "At the age of twenty-four, postmistress Grace Cristler has all but given up hope of finding a husband among the narrowing group of eligible men in her town of Fairland, Kansas. But when her uncle decides to retire from the pulpit, Grace is responsible for corresponding with the new preacher set to take his place. She can't deny the affection growing in her heart for Reverend Rufus Dillea man...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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

Hicks, Faith Erin

Summary: "Kaidu and Rat have only just recovered from the assassination attempt on the General of All Blades when more chaos breaks loose in the Nameless City: deep conflicts within the Dao nation are making it impossible to find a political solution for the disputed territory of the City itself. To complicate things further, Kaidu is fairly certain he's stumbled on a formula for the lost weapon of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HIC

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

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