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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

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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

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC LOR

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Lore 2011

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

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

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOM

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

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Lawrence, Mark

Summary: "From Mark Lawrence, the international bestselling author of the Broken Empire Trilogy, comes the second novel in a dazzling fantasy series set in a dying world. The searing tale of a young woman on the path to becoming the empire's fiercest warrior. BREAKOUT NEW TRILOGY: This new trilogy is not only Mark's best work of his already-acclaimed career, but has everything fans of George R. R....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 2018

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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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M DE B

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

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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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC AVI

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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

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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

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

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Shinn, Sharon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Lore, Pittacus.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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

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

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Lore 2012

Gerritsen, Tess.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS GER

Battle, Lois.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

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

Schmidt, Rebecca L.

Summary: When the biggest party of the year is organized to celebrate the king's birthday, Macy becomes discouraged by royal duties that prevent her from participating in a competition between the Nexo Knights and the Tighty Knighties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2017

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Enderle, Adrienne

Summary: Dandy is already worried about the fifth grade spelling bee, because his family has a history of winning--and once it starts, things keep going wrong, and his best friend Malcolm realizes that the contest is being haunted and the boys need to find out why and banish the specter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

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