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Lee, Mackenzi

Summary: Henry "Monty" Montague was bred to be a gentleman. His passions for gambling halls, late nights spent with a bottle of spirits, or waking up in the arms of women or men, have earned the disapproval of his father. His quest for pleasures and vices have led to one last hedonistic hurrah as Monty, his best friend and crush Percy, and Monty's sister Felicity begin a Grand Tour of Europe. When a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Kirwan, Anna.

Summary: In 1829, nine-year-old Victoria begins a journal chronicling her life as an English princess. Includes information on the reign, marriage, and family life of Queen Victoria and English civilization during that period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KIR

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Shoemaker

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: A diary account of thirteen-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington, D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family. Includes a historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y DA

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Summary: Douglas Deeds, a fifteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his travels by wagon train as a member of the ill-fated Donner Party, which became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC PHI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PHI

McMorris, Kristina

9 holds on 4 copies

Summary: 2 CHILDREN FOR SALE The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impossible choices. For struggling reporter Ellis Reed, the gut-wrenching scene evokes memories of his family's dark past. He snaps a photograph of the children, not meant for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2018

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Slate, Joseph.

Summary: A farmer rescues the Liberty Bell from the British in his big wagon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M. Cavendish 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC SLA

Summary: An anthology of historical fiction and fantasy short stories features a diverse array of daring heroines making their way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals to face down everything from murderers to marriage proposals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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Dybek, Nick

Summary: "A sweeping, romantic, and profoundly moving novel, set in Europe in the aftermath of World War I and Los Angeles in the 1950s, about a lonely young man, a beautiful widow, and the amnesiac soldier whose puzzling case binds them together even as it tears them apart. In 1921, two young Americans meet in Verdun, the city in France where one of the most devastating battles of the war was waged....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DYB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DYB

Aiken, Ginny.

Summary: "When socialite Emma Crowell stops the carriage on the way to Portland to 'exercise' her fussy poodle, she does not expect to become stranded in the woods in decidedly unsuitable attire. The pair of men who find her decide to take her back to their cave, where they've hidden sheep they rustled. When rancher Peter Lowery arrives, furious, to retrieve his property and discovers Emma, he does the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Dekker, Ted

Summary: "A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. Step back in time to the year of our Lord...A.D. 30. The outcast daughter of one of the most powerful Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is called on to protect the very people who rejected her....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DEK

Harman, Patricia

9 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Masih, Tara Lynn

Summary: "A riveting story of courage and strength in the face of Nazi terror ... about Hanna, a young Jewish girl, age 14, from a small Ukrainian village and how she and her family survived the Holocaust and eventually emigrated to America."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandel Vilar Press 2018

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Sands, Kevin

Summary: Christopher Rowe is shipwrecked in Devonshire, where children are disappearing and a ghost is suspected, but even Tom and Sally's arrival may not cure his amnesia in time to help.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

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

Moran, Michelle

Summary: "From the international bestselling author of Rebel Queen and Nefertiti comes a captivating novel about the infamous Mata Hari, exotic dancer, adored courtesan, and, possibly, relentless spy. Paris, 1917. The notorious dancer Mata Hari sits in a cold cell awaiting freedom...or death. Alone and despondent, Mata Hari is as confused as the rest of the world about the charges she's been arrested...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

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Balogh, Mary

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh returns to Regency England in the second novel of her Horsemen Trilogy, a tale of unforgiven sins and unforgettable passion... Moira Hayes hadn't seen Kenneth Woodfall in nearly eight years. Nor did she want to see this man who stirred such feelings of anger in her. After all, their families had been rivals since their great-grandfathers' day. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAL

Tanabe, Karin

Summary: "During the turbulent months following the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, twenty-one-year-old Emi Kato, the daughter of a Japanese diplomat, is locked behind barbed wire in a Texas interment camp, the victim of misfortune and America's new policies of fear. Plagued by fence sickness, her world changes when she meets Christian Lange, whose German-born parents were wrongfully arrested for...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TAN

Trigiani, Adriana

Summary: The movie business is booming in 1935 when twenty-one-year-old Loretta Young meets thirty-four-year-old Clark Gable on the set of The Call of the Wild. Though he's already married, Gable falls for the stunning and vivacious young actress instantly. Far from the glittering lights of Hollywood, Sister Alda Ducci has been forced to leave her convent and begin a new journey that leads her to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TRI

Thorland, Donna

Summary: "The acclaimed author of Mistress Firebrand and The Turncoat continues "her own revolution in American historical romance"* with another smart, sexy, swashbuckling novel set during the American Revolution. Manhattan and the Hudson River Valley, 1778. The British control Manhattan, the Rebels hold West Point, and the Dutch patroons reign in feudal splendor over their vast Hudson River Valley...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Wood, Naomi.

Summary: Based upon actual love letters and telegrams, describes fictionalized accounts of the lives and thoughts of each of Ernest Hemingway's four wives, describing what it was like to be loved by the adventurous novelist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P WOO

Allende, Isabel.

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

Brackston, Paula.

Summary: "When the sixth Duke of Radnor dies, his hapless son, Freddie, takes on his title, but it is his daughter, Lilith, who inherits his role as Head Witch of the Lazarus Coven. Raised as a witch, instructed in the art of necromancy, Lilith faces a daunting future, for the coven is threatened by a powerful group of sorcerers, the Sentinels. Nicholas Stricklend, a powerful force in the British...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRA

Crandall, Susan

Summary: "From the bestselling and award-winning author of Whistling Past the Graveyard comes an adventure tale about two daredevils and a farm boy who embark on the journey of a lifetime across America's heartland in the Roaring Twenties. Set in the rapidly changing world of 1920s America, this is a story of three people from very different backgrounds: Henry "Schuler" Jefferson, son of German...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Crandall 2015