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Musso, Guillaume

Summary: Paris, un atelier d'artiste caché au fond d'une allée verdoyante. Madeline l'a loué pour s'y reposer et s'isoler. À la suite d'une méprise, cette jeune flic londonienne y voit débarquer Gaspard, un écrivain misanthrope venu des États-Unis pour écrire dans la solitude. Ces deux écorchés vifs sont contraints de cohabiter quelques jours. L'atelier a appartenu au célèbre peintre Sean Lorenz et...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: XO Editions 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 MUS FRENCH

Vreeland, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VRE

Dunant, Sarah.

Summary: In the declining years of the rule of the Medici over Renaissance Florence, an atmosphere of enlightenment and sophistication prevailed; gorgeous art, relaxed mores, and intellectual freedom were the order of the day. But the puritan ideologue Savonarola began to exert ever more control over the city, and was turning it, bit by bit, into a totalitarian theocratic city-state, burning art and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Mujica, Barbara Louise.

Summary: Presents a fictionalized account of the tumultuous marriage between artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera as seen through the eyes of Frida's sister, Cristina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUJ

Lowell, Joanna

Summary: "When an artist and a duke cross paths in the bustling London slums, an unlikely love story begins and their lives will be forever changed. Royal Academy painting student Lucy Coover quickly comes to the aid of the naked drunkard she stumbles upon one evening in the Shoreditch slums. If only she could banish his lovely form from her dreams as easily. Instead, she finds herself compelled to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LOW

Wolff, Isabel.

Summary: At thirty-five, Gabriella Graham--"Ella" to her family and friends--has already made a name for herself as a successful portrait artist in London. She can capture the essential truth in each of her subjects' faces--a tilt of the chin, a glint in the eye--and immortalize it on canvas. This gift has earned Ella commissions from royals and regular folks alike. Ella realizes that there is so much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

Rogerson, Margaret

Summary: Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel's paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron--Rook, the autumn prince--she makes a terrible mistake. She paints...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ROG

Bolander, Brooke

Summary: Early in the twentieth century, a group of female factory workers in Newark, New Jersey, slowly died of radiation poisoning. Around the same time an Indian elephant was deliberately and publicly put to death by electricity in Coney Island. These are matters of historical fact. Now these two tragedies are intertwined in a dark alternate history of rage, radioactivity, and wrongs crying out to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOL

Heller, Joseph.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner Paperback Fiction 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

Christopher, Ben

Summary: They say the show must go on--but in the case of Broadway's next sensation, A Touch of Squalor, someone's out to make sure the show never opens. And when threats don't do the trick, a straight razor to the throat just might.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Subterranean Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLO

Wiseman, Beth

Summary: "Naomi Byler cooks meals for the guests at The Peony Inn, where Amish sisters and owners of the inn Esther and Lizzie love her like a granddaughter. She's as happy there as a young woman can be, considering that her fiancé, Thomas, has left her to court someone else. She knows she'll get over the love of her life in due time, but she assumes marriage will never be a part of her future. Amos...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIS

Gilbert, Elizabeth

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: " A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed. In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery. Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Chessman, Harriet Scott.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Partners 2002

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

Gilbert, Elizabeth

Summary: Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker--a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia. Born in 1800, Henry's brilliant daughter, Alma (who inherits both her father's money...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GIL

Wiseman, Beth

Summary: Naomi Byler cooks meals for the guests at The Peony Inn, where Amish sisters and owners of the inn Esther and Lizzie love her like a granddaughter. She's as happy there as a young woman can be, considering that her fiancé, Thomas, has left her to court someone else. She knows she'll get over the love of her life in due time, but she assumes marriage will never be a part of her future. Amos...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Grey, Iona

Summary: "An unforgettable historical about true love found and lost and the secrets we keep from one another from an award-winning author Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing. Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying on just the right side of scandal, all while running from the life her parents would choose for her. Lawrence Weston is a penniless painter who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Hickey, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Flanagan, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2002

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Edwards, Cassie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McCafferty, Keith

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In the wake of Fourth of July fireworks, Hyalite County Sheriff Martha Ettinger and her deputy investigate a horrific scene at the Palisades cliffs, where a herd of bison have fallen to their deaths. Victims of blind panic caused by the pyrotechnics, or a ritualistic hunting practice dating back thousands of years? The person who would know is beyond asking, an American Indian man found dead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an impring of Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Mystery McC

Vreeland, Susan.

Summary: A novel set against the backdrops of Rome, Florence, and Genoa recreates the life of Artemisia Gentileschi, whose search for love, forgiveness, and wholeness through her art led to her fame as a painter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VRE

Klaussmann, Liza

Summary: A tale based on the real-life inspirations for Fitzgerald's Tender Is the Night finds expats Sara and Gerald Murphy sharing freewheeling days, hosting parties and hiding heartbreaking secrets in the 1920s French Riviera.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLA

Schuyler, Nina

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: Annie Marlow has been through the worst. Rocked by tragedy, she heads to the one place that makes her happy: Oceanside in the Pacific Northwest, the destination of many family vacations when Annie was a teenager. Once there, Annie begins to restore her broken spirit, thanks in part to the folks she meets: a local painter, Keaton, whose large frame is equal to his big heart--and who helps Annie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MAC

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