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Brotherton, Rob

Summary: "In Suspicious Minds, Rob Brotherton explores the history and consequences of conspiracism, and delves into the research that offers insights into why so many of us are drawn to implausible, unproven and unproveable conspiracy theories. They resonate with some of our brain's built-in quirks and foibles, and tap into some of our deepest desires, fears, and assumptions about the world,"--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 302 BRO

Merlan, Anna

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump, previously outlandish ideas suddenly attained legitimacy. Trump himself is a conspiracy enthusiast: from his claim that global warming is a Chinese hoax to the accusations of “fake news,” he has fanned the flames of suspicion. But it was not by the power of one man alone that these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Summary: Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the Freemason organization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 366.1 DVD Mysteries 2009

Fink, Joseph

Summary: This includes the episodes from season two of the podcast, in which we witness a totalitarian takeover of Night Vale that threatens to forever change the town and everyone living in it, and offers both an entertaining reading experience as well as a valuable reference guide to past episodes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: When Hazel Nash was six years old, her father taught her: mysteries needed to be solved. Hazel's father is Jack Nash, the host of America's favorite conspiracy TV show, The House of Secrets. Now, years later, Hazel wakes up in the hospital and remembers nothing. She's told she's been in a car accident that killed her father and injured her brother. Then a man from the FBI shows up, asking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Meltzer 2016

Walker, Jesse

Summary: Presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 Walker 2013

Wiehl, Lis W

Summary: "How far would a candidate go to become President of the United States? In covering the presidential election campaign, star newsmaker Erica Sparks notices that favored candidate Senator Mike Ortiz seems dependent on his wife to an unnatural degree. Celeste Ortiz is a brilliant and glamorous billionaire who--along with her best friend and confidant Lily Lau--has engineered her husband's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIE

Wiehl, Lis W.

Summary: "What if it turns out that the newsmakers are actually making the news happen? Television reporter Erica Sparks has just landed her dream job at Global News Network. Beautiful, talented, and ambitious, Erica grew up dirt poor, worked her way through Yale,and is carrying a terrible secret. She moves to Manhattan to join GNN, leaving Jenny, her adored 7-year-old daughter, in the custody of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIE

Godfrey, Daniel

Summary: In the race to control renewable power, an energy giant stumbles on a controversial technology: the ability to transport matter from the deep past. Their biggest secret is New Pompeii, a replica city filled with Romans, pulled through time just before the volcanic eruption. Nick Houghton doesn't know why he's been chosen to be the company's historical advisor. He's just excited to be there....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

Klingele, Lindsey

Summary: What's going on in Bone Lake, Michigan? Penny Hardjoy's conspiracy theorist father has gone missing-- and other people are turning up dead in the woods. Penny's an aspiring journalist, and the deeper she digs, the weirder things start to get. Men in black suits stroll around Main Street. Chunks of Penny's memory go missing. She teams up with the nerdy boy next door and the town's star...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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

Butterworth, Alex.

Summary: "The World That Never Was" is a thrilling history of the rise of anarchism, told through the stories of several violent revolutionaries and the secret police who pursued them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 335.83 BUT

Lang, Heidi

Summary: "When otherworldly forces descend on their town of Whispering Pines, conspiracy theorist Rae, who's searching for her lost father, and Caden, who's haunted by the ghost of his brother, must band together to save their home"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2020

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

Marrs, Jim.

Summary: Draws on historical, scientific, and cultural records to present evidence that the Earth once hosted prehistoric civilizations using technologies that may have originated from non-humans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.9 MAR

Peterfreund, Diana

Summary: Determined to prove her conspiracy theorist father's beliefs about lost Cold War technology, Gillian, her skeptical brother, and their friends journey to the ruins of a vast doomsday bunker before they are confronted by dangerous adversaries.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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

Sunstein, Cass R.

Summary: A collection of Cass R. Sunstein's most controversial essays, touching on an array of issues, from marriage equality and conspiracy theories to animal rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.9 SUN

Ngo, Andy

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Summary: An account, including interviews with former members and people who have been attacked, of the history and tactics of the anti-fascist group Antifa.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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Vásquez, Juan Gabriel

Summary: A man who was arrested for attempting to steal a suit belonging to a murdered politician from a Columbian museum sets of a series of public fixations on conspiracy theories, assassinations, and the country's historical secrets.

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAS

Israel, Steve

Summary: Meet Morris Feldstein, a pharmaceutical salesman living and working in western Long Island who loves the Mets, loves his wife Rona, and loves things just the way they are. He doesn’t enjoy the news; he doesn’t like to argue. Rona may want to change the world; Morris wants the world to leave him alone. Morris does not make waves. But one day Morris is seduced by a lonely, lovesick receptionist...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ISR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Israel 2015

Konda, Thomas Milan

Summary: In this sweeping book, Thomas Milan Konda traces the country’s obsession with conspiratorial thought from the early days of the republic to our own anxious moment. Conspiracies of Conspiracies details centuries of sinister speculations—from antisemitism and anti-Catholicism to UFOs and reptilian humanoids—and their often incendiary outcomes. Rather than simply rehashing the surface...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2019

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Ventura, Jesse.

Summary: In this explosive account of wrongful acts and ensuing cover-ups, Jess Ventura offers a different side to the stories we've all heard and read about in the history books. He takes a look at the wide gap between what the government knows and what is revealed to the American people. He will look closely at the theories that have been presented over the years and examine the truth as well as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 VEN

Rivkin, Jennifer

Summary: Provides information about UFOs, including where they have been spotted, conspiracy theories, and possible explanations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 001.9 RIV

Bugliosi, Vincent.

Summary: An analysis of JFK's assassination and its surrounding conspiracy theories draws on forensic evidence, key witness testimonies, and other sources to explain what really happened and why conspiracy theories have become so popularized.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 BUG

Summary: This third season offers viewers an aggressive, humorous collection of taboo topics using the duo's trademark humor, knowledge of carnival tricks, as well as hidden cameras, and blatant confrontation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PEN

Linde, Barbara M.

Summary: Area 51 is a military base located in Nevada, though it has some questionable lore attached to its reputation. It's said to be the site of alien dissections, clandestine aircraft testing, and numerous covert government programs. The US government denied for many years that it even existed, which didn't stifle any of the rumors. This engrossing book presents what is known about the facility, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 001.9 LIN

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