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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...

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

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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...

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

Morris, Heather

5 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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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

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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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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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Ackerman, Sara

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 Fiction, Call number: FIC ACK

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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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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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Hesse, Monica

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

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

Harman, Patricia

5 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Three lone wagons on the California Trail become trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by a sudden snowstorm. Stuck in tight quarters with others makes Cynthia Cooper reevaluate her reasons for being engaged to fellow-traveler Walter Prentice. When a widowed father heading to a California ranch and a gold prospector both show an interest in Cynthia, she has to reconsider here dreams for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press 2018

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: FICTION BRU

Quinn, Julia

Summary: She was in the wrong place... Fiercely independent and adventurous, Poppy Bridgerton will only wed a suitor whose keen intellect and interests match her own. Sadly, none of the fools from her London season qualify. While visiting a friend on the Dorset coast, Poppy is pleasantly surprised to discover a smugglers' hideaway tucked inside a cave. But her delight turns to dismay when two pirates...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC QUI

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Camden, Elizabeth

Summary: "In 1898, an abandoned mansion overlooking the Hudson River Valley proves a refuge and resource for Sophie van Riijn in her volunteer work for the Weather Bureau until Quentin Vandermark, a long-lost heir of the estate, shows up"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2015

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Quick, Amanda

Summary: Calista Langley operates an exclusive "introduction" agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now, a dangerously obsessed individual has begun sending her trinkets and gifts suitable only for those in deepest mourning -- a black mirror, a funeral wreath, a ring set with black jet stone. Each is engraved with her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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Harris, Robert

Summary: Guy Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Rikard von Holz is on the staff of the German Foreign Office--and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. The two men were friends at Oxford in the 1920s, but have not been in contact since. Now, when Guy flies with Chamberlain...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

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Arnaldur Indridason

Summary: "A man is found murdered in a small apartment in Reykjavík, shot in the head with a pistol. The police's attention is immediately drawn to the foreign soldiers who are on every street corner in the summer of 1941. So begins officers Flóvent and Thorson's investigation, which will lead them down a path darker than either of them expected, and force them to reckon with their own demons"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2018

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Arnaldur Indridason

Summary: "A deeply compassionate story of old crimes and their consequences, The Shadow District is the first in a thrilling new series by internationally bestselling author Arnaldur Indridason. THE PAST In wartime Reykjavik, a young woman is found strangled in 'the shadow district', a rough and dangerous area of the city. An Icelandic detective and a member of the American military police are on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: HOT TITLE

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Follett, Ken

Summary: A half-century love affair between a man in service to Elizabeth I and a woman on the opposing side of England's religious divide is challenged by violent ideological power shifts, torn loyalties and the queen's circle of spies.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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