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Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: "The prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and inventive novel. Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale of a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe. Perdita Lee may appear to be your...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Oyeyemi 2019

Rushdie, Salman.

Summary: "Once upon a time, in a world just like ours, there came "the time of the strangenesses." Reason receded and the loudest, most illiberal voices reigned. A simple gardener began to levitate, and a powerful djinn -- also known as the Princess of Fairyland -- raised an army composed entirely of her semi-magical great-great-great-grandchildren. A baby was born with the ability to see corruption in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rushdie 2015

Blackwell, Elizabeth Canning.

Summary: "A Gothic retelling of the real story behind the legend of Sleeping Beauty"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Teller, Danielle

Summary: "In the vein of Wicked, The Woodcutter, and Boy, Snow, Bird, a luminous reimagining of a classic tale, told from the perspective of Agnes, Cinderella's "evil" stepmother. We all know the story of Cinderella. Or do we? As rumors about the cruel upbringing of beautiful newlywed Princess Cinderella roil the kingdom, her stepmother, Agnes, who knows all too well about hardship, privately records...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Teller 2018

Forsyth, Kate

Summary: After Margherita's father steals parsley from the walled garden of the courtesan Selena Leonelli, he is threatened with having both hands cut off, unless he and his wife relinquish their precious little girl. Selena is the famous red-haired muse of the artist Tiziano, first painted by him in 1512 and still inspiring him at the time of his death. She is at the center of Renaissance life in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel)

Summary: "In the Tale of The Fall of Gondolin are two of the greatest powers in the world. There is Morgoth of the uttermost evil, unseen in this story but ruling over a vast military power from his fortress of Angband. Deeply opposed to Morgoth is Ulmo, second in might only to Manwë, chief of the Valar: he is called the Lord of Waters, of all seas, lakes, and rivers under the sky. But he works in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION TOL

Dawson, Delilah S.

Summary: "Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom, a hero, the Chosen One, was born...and so begins every fairy tale ever told. This is not that fairy tale. There is a Chosen One, but he is unlike any One who has ever been Chosened. And there is a faraway kingdom, but you have never been to a magical world quite like the land of Pell. There, a plucky farm boy will find more than he's bargained for on his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Dawson 2018

Cunningham, Michael

Summary: "Fairy tales for our times from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours A poisoned apple and a monkey's paw with the power to change fate; a girl whose extraordinarily long hair causes catastrophe; a man with one human arm and one swan's wing; anda house deep in the forest, constructed of gumdrops and gingerbread, vanilla frosting and boiled sugar. In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUN

Shields, Sharma.

Summary: "A dark, fantastical, multi-generational tale about a family whose patriarch is consumed by the hunt for the mythical, elusive sasquatch he encountered in his youth. Eli Roebuck was nine years old when his mother walked off into the woods with "Mr. Krantz," a large, strange, hairy man who may or may not be a sasquatch. What Eli knows for certain is that his mother went willingly, leaving her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holt Paperbacks 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHI

Adelmann, Maria

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Summary: "In present-day New York City, five women meet in a basement support group to process their traumas. Bernice grapples with the fallout of dating a psychopathic, blue-bearded billionaire. Ruby, once devoured by a wolf, now wears him as a coat. Gretel questions her memory of being held captive in a house made of candy. Ashlee, the winner of a Bachelor-esque dating show, wonders if she really got...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Gifford, Elisabeth.

Summary: "In 1860, Alexander Ferguson, a newly ordained vicar and amateur evolutionary scientist, takes up his new parish, a poor, isolated patch on the remote Scottish island of Harris. He hopes to uncover the truth behind the legend of the selkies--mermaids or seal people who have been sighted off the north of Scotland for centuries. He has a more personal motive, too; family legend states that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIF

Tan, Sue Lynn

Summary: "An enthralling debut fantasy inspired by the legend of Chang'e, the Chinese moon goddess, in which a young woman's quest to free her mother sets her on a dangerous path and pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm. Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, unaware that she is being hidden from the feared Celesial Emperor who exiled her mother for stealing the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAN

Harun, Adrianne.

Summary: " The seductive and chilling debut novel from the critically acclaimed author of The King of Limbo In isolated British Columbia, girls, mostly native, are vanishing from the sides of a notorious highway. Leo Kreutzer and his four friends are barely touched by these disappearances-until a series of mysterious and troublesome outsiders come to town. Then it seems as if the devil himself has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Duclos-Yourdon, Jamie

Summary: "When Froelich disappears from his permanent perch atop a giant ladder, his nephew embarks on a madcap quest to find him in this nineteenth century adventure novel, set in a reimagined Pacific Northwest landscape inhabited by resolute young women who outwit their guardians, skittish Civil War veterans, hungry clouds, and a few murderers, all seeking their own versions of the American dream"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forest Avenue Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUC

Silver, Marisa

Summary: In an unnamed country at the beginning of the last century, a child called Pavla is born to peasant parents. Her arrival, fervently anticipated and conceived in part by gypsy tonics and archaic prescriptions, stuns her parents and brings outrage and scorn from her community. Pavla has been born a dwarf, beautiful in face, but as the years pass, she grows no farther than the edge of her crib....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Summary: "Sometimes things come to people out of the blue and seemingly for a reason. The Anishinaabe word for this is nigika. The stories contained in this collection reached Howard Webkamigad nearly eighty years after they were recorded, after first being kept in their original copper wire format by the American Philosophical Society and later being converted onto cassettes and held by Dr. James...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 OTT

Beck, Glenn.

Summary: "Bestselling author Glenn Beck re-tells the story of Santa Claus, imagining him at the first Christmas and casting him as a guardian for the infant and adult Jesus"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions, Marcury Radio Arts 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEC

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1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: FIC BEC

Oyeyemi, Helen.

Summary: "From the prizewinning author of Mr. Fox, the Snow White fairy tale brilliantly recast as a story of family secrets, race, beauty, and vanity. In the winter of 1953, Boy Novak arrives by chance in a small town in Massachusetts, looking, she believes, for beauty-the opposite of the life she's left behind in New York. She marries a local widower and becomes stepmother to his winsome daughter,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OYE

Bledsoe, Alex.

Summary: "Long Black Curl: a brand-new tale in Alex Bledsoe's acclaimed urban fantasy series, where magic is hidden in plain sight and age-old rivalries simmer just beneath the surface In all the time the Tufa have existed, only two have ever been exiled: Bo-Kate Wisby and her lover, Jefferson Powell. They were cast out, stripped of their ability to make music, and cursed to never be able to find...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLE

Irving, Washington

Summary: "The Headless Horseman faces off with Ichabod Crane in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story of enduring popularity that takes place at the time of the American Revolution. "Rip Van Winkle," another traditional favorite from the same historic period, tells the tale of man who fell asleep for 20 years and found his small town in the Catskill Mountains much changed by the time he awakened....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Canterbury Classics 2015

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

Yoda, Hiroko.

Summary: "Ninja Attack! introduces dozens of unforgettable real-life ninja straight out of the annals of Japanese history--many of whom are all but unknown outside their home country. Ninja masters. Solo assassins and operatives. Femme fatales as deadly as they were sexy. Swordfighters out of legend. And the Shogun and warlords who commanded them. Each individual is profiled with a full-page manga-style...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 355.548 YOD

Caramagna, Joe

Summary: Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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