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Lewis, Marjorie Herrera

Summary: "In Marjorie Herrera Lewis's debut historical novel the inspiring true story of high school teacher Tylene Wilson--a woman who surprises everyone as she breaks with tradition to become the first high school football coach in Texas--comes to life. Football is the heartbeat of Brownwood, Texas. Every Friday night for as long as assistant principal Tylene Wilson can remember, the entire town has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEW

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION LEW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lewis 2018

Robinson, Maggie

Summary: "Lady Adelaide Compton has recently (and satisfactorily) interred her husband, Major Rupert Charles Cressleigh Compton, hero of the Somme, in the family vault in the village churchyard. Rupert died by smashing his Hispano-Suiza on a Cotswold country road while carrying a French mademoiselle in the passenger seat. With the house now Addie's, needed improvements in hand, and a weekend house party...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M FIC ROB

Bloom, Amy

Summary: "Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign. Having grown up worse than poor in South Dakota and reinvented herself as the most prominent woman reporter in America, "Hick," as she's known to her friends and admirers, is not quite instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. But then, as her connection with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: A charismatic and ambitious businessman in Victorian England faces the tragic ruin of everything he has worked to achieve before a royal summons gives him a chance to prove his talents.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2018

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Graham, Winston

Summary: The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of a stranger from the sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the children of Ross and Demelza, Stephen's advent is the key to a new world-- one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Morris, Heather

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and...

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

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Stockwin, Julian

Summary: November 1807. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd must sail to Lisbon to aid the Portuguese Royal Family's evacuation in the face of Napoleon's ruthless advance through Iberia. In the chaos of the threatened city an old passion is reawakened when he meets Persephone Lockwood, a beautiful and determined admiral's daughter from his past. But the Royal Family's destination is Brazil, Perspehone's England,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Frantz, Laura

Summary: Lady Elizabeth "Liberty" Lawson, daughter of the British lieutenant governor of the Virginia Colony, seems to have her life in order. But colonial Williamsburg is a powder keg on the verge of exploding, and her fiance's cousin Noble Rynallt carries the flame of revolution in his heart. Will she stay true to her English roots, or side with Noble and the radical revolutionaries?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2017

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Carey, Edward

Summary: In 1761 a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village in Switzerland. After the death of her parents, she is apprenticed to an eccentric wax sculptor and whisked off to the seamy streets of Paris, where they meet a domineering widow and her quiet, pale son. Together, they convert an abandoned monkey house into an exhibition hall for wax heads, and the spectacle becomes a sensation....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Graham, Winston

Summary: "Cornwall, 1798-1799. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament--his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza. His old feud with George Warleggan still flares--as does the illicit love between Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother. Before the new century dawns, George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Graham, Winston

Summary: The eleventh novel in the legendary Poldark saga Cornwall, 1815: Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons - and travel to Paris with his family, as an "observer" of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well with an exhilarating round of balls...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Ackerman, Sara

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Hawaii, 1944. The Pacific battles of World War II continue to threaten American soil, and on the home front, the bonds of friendship and the strength of love are tested. Violet Iverson and her young daughter, Ella, are piecing their lives together one year after the disappearance of her husband. As rumors swirl and questions about his loyalties surface, Violet believes Ella knows something....

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Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P ACK

Gleason, Colleen

Summary: With the Confederate Army firing on Fort Sumter, the Civil War has begun--and an invasion of Washington, DC, from Secessionist Virginia seems imminent. As the population evacuates, the President is in desperate need of men to defend the capital. Lincoln's trusted aide, Adam Speed Quinn, and Quinn's old friend from the Bloody Kansas conflict, Senator Jim Lane, hastily assemble a motley crew of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLE

Vargas Llosa, Mario

Summary: One day Enrique, a high-profile businessman, receives a visit from Rolando Garro, the editor of a notorious magazine that specializes in salacious expos©♭s. Garro presents Enrique with lewd pictures from an old business trip and demands that he invest in the magazine. Enrique refuses, and the next day the pictures are on the front page. Meanwhile, Enrique's wife is in the midst of a passionate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Vargas Llosa 2018

Grady, Wayne

Summary: Virgil Moody vows to never be like his father, a slaveowner. He moves from Savannah to New Orleans and takes Annie with him. While he comes to think of her as his wife, she reminds him they'll never be equal. When their son Lucas is taken from them, Moody will travel through a country on the brink of civil war searching for Lucas, while trying to reconcile his past sins.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Canada 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Tully, Daniela

Summary: "Suspenseful and compelling, Daniela Tully's Hotel on Shadow Lake is at once an intricate mystery, an epic romance, and a Gothic family saga. When Maya was a girl in Germany, her grandmother was everything to her: teller of magical fairy tales, surrogate mother, best friend. Then, shortly after Maya's sixteenth birthday, her grandmother disappeared without a trace, leaving Maya with only...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUL

Hand, Cynthia

Summary: Refusing a job with the Society for the Relocation of Wayward Spirits, Jane Eyre heads to Thornfield Hall to work as a governess for Mr. Rochester.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Graham, Winston

Summary: The sixth book in the legendary Poldark saga Cornwall, 1795: Although Ross Poldark - now something of a war hero - seems secure in his hard won prosperity, a new dilemma faces him in the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer for his wife Demelza. All four women - the four swans - whose lives touch Ross' face a crisis in these years. For his wife Demelza, his old love Elizabeth, for his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Ryan, Shawna Yang

Summary: The unexpected arrival of Richard Fong's wife, along with two other women from China, brings complications for Richard as he struggles to combine his two lives and decide if he wants to be with his wife, the local woman he has fallen for, or the prostitute he has been visiting.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

Harman, Patricia

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAR
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAR

Baker, Jo

Summary: From the best selling author of 'Longbourn', comes a stunning new novel that follows an unnamed writer, Samuel Beckett, whose life and extraordinary literary gift are permanently shaped in the forge of war.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Thomas, Will

Summary: "At the request of Her Majesty's government, private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker agrees to take on his least favorite kind of assignment--he's to provide security for a secret conference with the French government. The conference is to take place on the private estate of Lord Hargrave on a remote island off the coast of Cornwall. The goal of the conference is the negotiation of a new treaty with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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Smith, Martin Cruz

Summary: In a suspenseful World War II love story set against the beauty, mystery, and danger of occupied Venice in 1945, a fisherman finds a young woman floating in the lagoon and chooses to protect the Jewish woman rather than hand her over to the Nazis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC SMI