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Mink, Meesha.

Summary: "From one of the most daring voices in urban fiction comes a sexy new novel about a modern-day Foxy Brown who goes undercover in a dangerous quest for revenge. Naeema "Queen" Cole takes care of herself. From the death of her parents when she was just eleven years old to when she found herself pregnant and alone at sixteen, Naeema has had to make her own way in the world. She gave up her son...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIN

Roth, Philip.

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. Not only had Lindbergh, in a nationwide radio address, publicly blamed the Jews for selfishly pushing America toward a pointless war with Nazi Germany, but, upon taking office as the thirty-third...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2004

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Endy.

Summary: The dust has settled from havoc that took place In My Hood. No one thought there'd be anyone left standing, but out of the ashes emerges Nettie, a street-smart diva on a fearless mission to create one of the illest crews The Brick City has seen in decades. But she doesn't plan on falling head over heels for Wild, a local bad boy. Now playing the position as his ride-or-die chick, Nettie is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melodrama Publishing 2007

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Roth, Philip.

Summary: Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

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Parks, Brad

Summary: Rushing to scoop the story of a local policeman's death, Newark investigative journalist Carter Ross doubts the official suicide ruling and resolves to uncover the truth when his inquiries are repeatedly blocked.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M PAR

Parks, Brad

Summary: "When he hears residents of a Newark neighborhood are getting sick--and even dying--from a strange disease, investigative reporter Carter Ross dives into the story--so deep he comes down with the illness himself. With even more motivation to track down the source of the disease, Carter soon hits upon a nearby construction site. But when the project's developer is found dead, and his mob ties...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Roth, Philip.

Summary: "Published together for the first time as the author intended, Nemeses is a quartet of novels whose terrain is the human body and whose subject, the common experience that terrifies us all"--Publisher description.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Queally, James

Summary: "All favors come with a cost, and after using what little favors he has in the Newark PD to get his private investigators license, former crime reporter Russell Avery finds himself paying. He spends his days reluctantly keeping sideways cops out of the crosshairs of the Internal Affairs department. Until Keyonna Jackson, a social justice activist, presents him with a troubling video: a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Polis Books 2020

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Parks, Brad

Summary: Gathering information for a heroic piece about the hit-and-run death of his newspaper carrier, reporter Carter Ross risks his reputation to investigate the victim's sister's claim that the death was not accidental.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Charles, Tami

Summary: "In 1984 Newark, Beatriz Mendez navigates romance, gang culture, and her family's past. After her gang-leader brother is killed, Beatriz gives up her dreams of dancing in order to run the gang. But her eyes are reopened to her dream of a career in dance when the school brainiac asks her to compete in a dance competition with him--but will the gang let her go?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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

Charles, Tami

Summary: It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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

Brendler, Carol.

Summary: In 1938, fourteen-year-old Cece, an aspiring radio actress, encounters lies, secrets, and hoaxes both at home and in the studio where she is transcribing the script for Orson Welles's "War of the Worlds" broadcast.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Brendler 2013

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