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Fawkes, Glynnis

Summary: "A graphic novel biography of Charlotte Brontë, following her and her siblings from childhood to the publication of Jane Eyre"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney - Hyperion 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FAW

Thompson, Laura

Summary: Nancy Mitford was, in the words of her sister Lady Diana Mosley, “very complex.” Her highly autobiographical early work, the biographies and novels of her more mature French period, her journalism, and the vast body of letters to her family, to friends such as Evelyn Waugh, and to the great love of her life, Gaston Palewski, all tell an intriguing story. Drawing from these, as well as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MITFORD, NANCY THO

Santoni, Manuela

Summary: "Before she was the beloved author of Pride and Prejudice and other classic novels, Jane Austen was a young woman wrestling with society's expectations and challenges of the heart. Her own story involves choices that changed literary history--and perhaps even the choice to walk away from love. This graphic imagining of Jane Austen's youth includes her creative awakening and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 921 AUS

Summary: An original comedy series that takes a modern look at love and happiness through two people who haven't been successful with either. After a whirlwind courtship and devastating break-up, Jimmy and Gretchen struggle to move on while constantly being pulled back toward one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV YOU

Summary: The young Jane Austen wishes to be a writer. Her mother thinks otherwise. Although she is offered many marriage proposals she accepts none until the mischevious Thomas Lefroy shows up and turns her world around. At first she finds him ignorant and self centered but as she gets to know him, they start to flirt and eventually fall in love. Thomas' relatives disagree with the match and threaten to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD B

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BEC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEC

Kelley, True.

Summary: Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was-- ? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress. He also wrote books and screenplays for adults. Entertaining and readable, this biography has 80 black-and-white illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DAH

Summary: The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ma

Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Presents a short biography of the author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White," two early masterpieces of mystery and detection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COLLINS, WILKIE ACK

Benedict, Marie

Summary: In December 1926, Agatha Christie goes missing. Investigators find her empty car on the edge of a deep, gloomy pond, the only clues some tire tracks nearby and a fur coat left in the car—strange for a frigid night. Her World War I veteran husband and her daughter have no knowledge of her whereabouts, and England unleashes an unprecedented manhunt to find the up-and-coming mystery author. Eleven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BEN Book Club Kit (8 paperbacks)

Byrne, Paula.

Summary: The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things offers a startlingly original look at the revered writer through a variety of key moments, scenes, and objects in her life and work. Going beyond previous traditional biographies which have traced Austen's daily life from Steventon to Bath to Chawton to Winchester, Paula Byrne's portrait-organized thematically and drawn from the most up-to-date...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Flynn, Kathleen

Summary: "Perfect for fans of Jane Austen, this engrossing debut novel offers an unusual twist on the legacy of one of the world's most celebrated and beloved authors: two researchers from the future are sent back in time to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLY

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Flynn 2017

Summary: In the second hilarious season of this audacious and witty comedy series, music biz PR rep Gretchen and struggling novelist Jimmy move in together. As domestic and career challenges take their toll on the cynical couple, Gretchen's depression inspires her to stalk her more together neighbors. And a visit from Jimmy's trashy, unsupportive family proves that for all his faults, Jimmy's the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV YOU

Summary: After a whirlwind courtship and rough post-cohabitation period, Season Three finds Jimmy (Chris Geere) and Gretchen (Aya Cash) trying to keep the good times rolling while confronting the F- word ... "family". Meanwhile, Edgar (Desmin Borges) searches for therapy to combat his PTSD, and Lindsay (Kether Donohue) faces a big decision in this original comedy series that takes a modern look at love...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV YOU

Pliscou, Lisa

Summary: Colorful illustrations introduce the life and achievements of the nineteenth century novelist, revealing how her refusal to settle for the status quo led her to create some of the world's most beloved works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 AUS

Summary: Meet Gretchen and Jimmy. She's a cynical PR rep for rappers and he's a narcissistic British novelist. Impressed by each other's bad behavior at Jimmy's ex-girlfriend's wedding, they begin what they swear is a casual sexual relationship, until it turns out to be more than that.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV YOU

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author. Although Jane Austen's works were first published anonymously and brought her little personal recognition, today they are rarely out of print and have inspired movies, television shows and mini-series, literary anthologies, and many other adaptations all around the world. Her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB AUSTEN SPINDLE

Forrester, Viviane.

Summary: Winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt award for biography, this remarkable portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work. Forrester's biography draws on revelations about the author that often remain buried and carefully applies them to a narrative of her development and influence. Virginia Woolf: A Portrait blends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WOOLF, VIRGINIA WOO

Forsyth, Frederick

Summary: "From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever--his own"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORSYTH, FREDERICK FOR

Lively, Penelope

Summary: "Penelope Lively has always been a keen gardener. This book is partly a memoir of her own life in gardens, and an exploration of gardens in literature and of other writers and their gardens"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LIVELY, PENELOPE LIV

Pollack, Pam

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 DIC

Thompson, Laura

Summary: "It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. A brilliant and award winning biographer, Laura Thompson now turns her sharp eye to Agatha Christie. Arguably the greatest crime writer in the world, Christie's books still sell over four million copies each year--more than thirty years after her death--and it shows no signs of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B CHRISTIE THO

Thompson, Laura

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Review 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MITFORD, NANCY THO

Ware, Ruth.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware's suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. Leonora, known to some as Lee and others as Nora, is a reclusive crime writer, unwilling to leave her "nest" of an apartment unless it is absolutely necessary. When a friend she hasn't seen or spoken to in years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery/Scout Press 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M WAR

Summary: Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotswe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.087 LIN

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