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Lawrence, Mark

Summary: "The international bestselling author of the Broken Empire and the Red Queen's War trilogies begins a stunning epic fantasy series about a secretive order of holy warriors ... At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Lore, Pittacus.

Summary: In a Spanish convent, seventeen-year-old Marina longs to join forces with her fellow Loriens to prepare for battle with the Mogadorians who destroyed their home planet, while in the United States, John, Six, and Sam elude authorities who think John is a terrorist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC LOR

Avi

Summary: As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Avi 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AVI

Domet, Sarah

Summary: "In the vein of The Virgin Suicides, a dazzling debut novel about four girls inexplicably named Guinevere, all left by their parents to be raised by nuns"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOM

Lawrence, Mark

Summary: As a young girl, Nona Grey was saved from the noose by the Abbess of Sweet Mercy. But behind the convent's walls she learned not a life of prayer and isolation, but one of the blade and the fist. Now she will serve as the convent's fiercest protector as the emperor moves to destroy the last bastion that stands against him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

De Blasi, Marlena.

Summary: Krakow, 1931. A baby girl is born out of wedlock, and deposited at a remote convent in the French countryside. Amandine is raised by her governess, Solange. As global war looms, the two flee toward Solange's childhood home, and begin a perilous, years-long odyssey across Occupied France-- and deeper into the treacheries of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEB

De Blasi, Marlena.

Summary: Deemed an illegitimate child by her royal Polish family, Amandine is abandoned as a baby at a French convent. As she grows, Amandine struggles to accept her orphaned state. She longs to put together the missing pieces of her identity, but as WWII engulfs Europe, her time to find answers may be running short.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

LaFevers, Robin

Summary: Hoping to find an ally from the convent of Saint Mortain and Death's Vengeance on Earth, Sybella instead discovers Genevieve has also been misled and misused by the former abbess. They form an uneasy trust born of desperation to combat enemies at the French court. Genevieve may have been a fool, but she's no coward, and will do whatever it takes to ensure her queen's-- and Sybella's-- safety....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Haeger, Diane.

Summary: Rome, 1520. The Eternal City is in mourning. Raphael Sanzio, beloved painter and national hero, has died suddenly at the height of his fame. His body lies in state at the splendid marble Pantheon. At the nearby convent of Sant'Apollonia, a young woman comes to the Mother Superior, seeking refuge. She is Margherita Luti, a baker's daughter from a humble neighborhood on the Tiber, now an outcast...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

LaFevers, Robin.

Summary: Annith's worst fears are realized when she discovers that, despite her lifelong training to be an assassin, she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever shut up in the convent of Saint Mortain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC LAF

Avi

Summary: As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lawrence, Mark

Summary: "The international bestselling author of the Broken Empire and the Red Queen's War trilogies begins a stunning epic fantasy series about a secretive order of holy warriors ... At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Avi

Summary: As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD AVI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Avi 2010

Jones, Darynda.

Summary: "Charley Davidson has enough going on without having to worry about twelve hellhounds hot on her trail. She is, after all, incredibly pregnant and feeling like she could pop at any moment. But, just her luck, twelve deadly beasts from hell have chosen this time to escape onto our plane, and they've made Charley their target. And so she takes refuge at the only place she thinks they can't get to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Shinn, Sharon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Freeman, Philip

Summary: "In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdre embarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent's patron saint. In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive. When the bones of Brigid go missing from their church, the theft threatens to destroy all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Dunant, Sarah.

Summary: The year is 1570, and in the convent of Santa Caterina, in the Italian city of Ferrara, noblewomen find space to pursue their lives under God's protection. But any community, however smoothly run, suffers tremors when it takes in someone by force. And the arrival of Santa Caterina's new novice sets in motion a chain of events that will shake the convent to its core.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Meconis, Dylan.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When her sister seizes the throne, Queen Eleanor of Albion is banished to a tiny island off the coast of her kingdom, where the nuns of the convent spend their days peacefully praying, sewing, and gardening. But the island is also home to Margaret, a mysterious young orphan girl whose life is upturned when the cold, regal stranger arrives. As Margaret grows closer to Eleanor, she grapples with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books US, a division of Candlewick Press 2019

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Lore, Pittacus.

Summary: The aliens must come together because their power is in numbers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Gerritsen, Tess.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Gerritsen

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GER

Battle, Lois.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Salazar, Alicia

Summary: Camila and her Papa enter a televised baking competition, but trying to do everything herself results in a mess so Papa helps to bake strawberry-iced cake pops that could make them sta

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clarke, Hannah Abigail

Summary: As a witch, lesbian, and lifelong outsider, Sideways Pike has had a hard time making friends. But when the three most popular girls pay her to cast a spell at their Halloween party, Sideways gets swept into a new clique. The unholy trinity are sugar-coated rattlesnakes, and now-- unbelievably-- Sideways' best friends. The four form a ferocious and powerful coven. They plan parties, cast curses...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Erewhon Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Salazar, Alicia

Summary: "A video contest is the perfect way for Camila to become a star. To enter, she must make a video that explains what her city, Los Angeles, means to her. But Los Angeles is so big-how will she decide what to talk about? As Camila works on her video, she realizes that there's one special thing that makes her city feel like home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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