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Connelly, Michael

Summary: Renée Ballard returns to Hollywood Station from working the night beat. She finds a stranger rifling through old file cabinets-- retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but then checks into the case herself. Bosch is investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Patterson, James

Summary: Junior's pet humans are going on a trip, leaving him at a horrible place where he's forced to eat vegetables for dinner. Junior decides he has to break out, or at least get hamburger on the menu.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Williams, Maiya.

Summary: Moving to Hollywood with his academic parents, eleven-year-old Mitch feels like an outsider in his school where everyone has connections to the powerful and famous in the entertainment industry, until he is cast in a soda commercial that launches a popular catchphrase.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2010

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

Patterson, James

Summary: As the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic finals near, Jamie faces a whirlwind of attention at school and in the media and the fame starts to go to his head, but in Hollywood with Uncle Frankie, some of his fellow comedians quickly show him what competition and pressure are all about.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAT

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Brockway, Robert

Summary: "There are angels, and they are not beneficent or loving. But they do watch over us: they watch our lives unfold, analyzing us for repeating patterns and redundancies. When they find them, the angels simplify those patterns and remove the redundancies, and the problem that is 'you' gets solved. Carey doesn't much like that idea. As a punk living in New York City, 1977, Carey is sick and tired...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: "Bela Lugosi's Frankenstein screen test puts Valentino in the picture for murder. Everyone knows the Frankenstein monster was played by Boris Karloff. His portrayal is so famous that the play Arsenic and Old Lace was filled with Karloff/monster jokes--even when the part of the monstrously deformed villain was played by another actor. But before Karloff's memorable portrayal, another famous...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Forge Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EST

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Estleman 2013

Connelly, Michael

Summary: Renée Ballard catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Against orders and her own partner's wishes, Ballard works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Noxon, Christopher

Summary: "Christopher Noxon's debut novel Plus One is a comedic take on bread-winning women and caretaking men in contemporary Los Angeles. Alex Sherman-Zicklin is a mid-level marketing executive whose wife's fourteenth attempt at a TV pilot is produced, ordered to series, and awarded an Emmy. Overnight, she's sucked into a mad show-business vortex and he's tasked with managing their new high-profile...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prospect Park Books 2015

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Evans, Harriet

Summary: "From international favorite and bestseller Harriet Evans, an absorbing and intriguing new novel about a famous modern-day actress whose fate becomes entwined with that of a glamourous movie star from the 1950s who vanished many years earlier"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

Meissner, Susan

Summary: "In this new novel from the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life, two women working in Hollywood during its Golden Age discover the joy and heartbreak of true friendship. Los Angeles, Present Day. When an iconic hat worn by Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind ends up in Christine McAllister's vintage clothing boutique by mistake, her efforts to return it to its owner take her on a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEI

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: With the help of a writer, a young woman seeks to confront her childhood past and learn the truth about the infamous night when her mother was murdered.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2011

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Semple, Maria.

Summary: Violet Parry is living the quintessential life of luxury in the Hollywood Hills with David, her rock-and-roll manager husband, and her darling toddler, Dot. She has the perfect life--except that she's deeply unhappy. David expects the world of Violet but gives little of himself in return. When she meets Teddy, a roguish small-time bass player, Violet comes alive, and soon she's risking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2008

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Kellerman, Jonathan

Summary: The legend of the Golem of Prague has endured through the ages: a creature fashioned by a sixteenth-century rabbi to protect his congregation, now lying dormant in the garret of a synagogue. But the Golem is dormant no longer.... Detective Jacob Lev as been assigned to a Special Projects squad he didn't even know existed, and sent to a murder scene far up in the hills of Hollywood Division....

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2014

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kellerman 2014

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O'Hara, John

Summary: Already a frequent contributor of well-crafted stories to The New Yorker when he turned to the larger canvas of the novel, John OHara wrote with unusual acuity about the power of status and class in American life. His reputation as a novelist rests largely on four extraordinary books published from 1934 to 1940. These early novels, like those of his contemporaries Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2018

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Lane, Byron

Summary: "A hilariously heartfelt novel about living life at full force, and discovering family when you least expect it, influenced in part by the author's time as Carrie Fisher's beloved assistant. Charlie Besson is about to have an insane job interview. His car is idling, like his life, outside the Hollywood mansion of Kathi Kannon. THE Kathi Kannon, star of stage and screen and People magazine's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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Landvik, Lorna

Summary: "No one steps up to life's banquet, holds out her tray, and orders, "Grief, please!" Yet as a child, Candy Pekkala was served a heaping helping of it. But every buffet line has a dessert section, and when a cousin calls with a Hollywood apartment to sublet, it seems though Candy is finally offered something sweet. It's good-bye to Minnesota and hello to California, where a girl who has always...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

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Lochte, Dick.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 1985

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Haines, Carolyn.

Summary: "Southern gal Sarah Booth Delaney packs up her hound dog and her P.I. business and sets off for Hollywood to take a shot at stardom. No stranger to acting, she aces the screen test for a racy remake of the movie Body Heat alongside leading man Graf Miliau. The chemistry between them is undeniable, and why not? Graf has already starred in one of Sarah's previous affairs and is well on his way to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAI

Michaels, Fern.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2003

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Kanon, Joseph.

Summary: Hollywood, 1945. Ben Collier has just arrived from wartorn Europe to find that his brother, Daniel, has died in mysterious circumstances. Why would a man who has everything choose to kill himself?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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Kanon, Joseph.

Summary: Having returned from war-torn Europe in 1945 and discovered the mysterious death of his brother, Daniel, Ben Collier delves into the seedy world of the movie business to discover the truth behind Daniel's death.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Enright, Anne

Summary: This is the story of Irish theatre legend, Katherine O'Dell, as written by her daughter Norah. It tells of early stardom in Hollywood, of highs and lows on the stages of Dublin and London's West End. Katherine's life is a grand performance, with young Norah watching from the wings. But this romance between mother and daughter cannot survive Katherine's past, or the world's damage. As Norah...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Kinsella, Sophie.

Summary: "Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) newly arrived in Hollywood and starry-eyed. She and her two-year-old daughter, Minnie, have relocated to L.A. to join Becky's husband, Luke, who is there to handle PR for famous actress Sage Seymour. Becky can't wait to start living the A-list lifestyle, complete with celebrity sightings, yoga retreats, and shopping trips to Rodeo Drive. But she really hopes to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

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Black, Teri Bailey

Summary: "1938. The Golden Age of Hollywood. Palm trees and movie stars. Film studios pumping out musicals, westerns, and gangster films at a furious pace. Everyone wants to be a star--except society girl and aspiring astronomer Kate Hildebrand, who'd rather study them in the night sky. She's already famous after a childhood tragedy turned her into a newspaper headline. What she craves is stability. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC BLA

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