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Abrahams, Peter

Summary: A young woman who hopes to give up her bartending job to become a successful writer, Ivy Seidel falls under the spell of Vance Harrow, convicted for a terrible crime, while teaching writing to inmates at a maximum security prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABR

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Summer Desserts: When love-resistant dessert chef Summer Lyndon develops a taste for her delectable boss, Blake Cocharan, her legendary willpower is put to the ultimate test. Second Nature: Getting an exclusive interview with notoriously reclusive horror writer Hunter Brown was all Celebrity magazine reporter Lee Radcliffe ever wanted. And when Hunter agrees to the interview on the condition...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

London, Jack

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LON

Flanagan, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLA

Groot, Tracy

Summary: Three young Confederates and an entire town come face-to-face with Andersonville Prison's atrocities and learn the cost of compassion, when withheld and when given.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Pub 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Kupperberg, Paul.

Summary: "Evil genius Lex Luthor is out to capture a deep space probe, which has gathered a large kryptonite meteor! But Superman has been kept busy protecting the city from a rash of crazy crimes. Can the super hero prevent Luthor from getting his hands on the deadly rock?"--Unedited summary from book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KUP SPINDLE

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: Carrie Slayton, a big-city society-page columnist, longs to write more serious news stories. So her editor hands her a challenge: She can cover any topic she wants, but only if she first scores the paper an interview with Finn Dalton, the notoriously reclusive author. Living in the remote Alaskan wilderness, Finn has written a megabestselling memoir about surviving in the wild. But he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Setterfield, Diane.

Summary: A compelling emotional mystery about family secrets and the magic of books and storytelling. A dying writer bids a young bookshop assistant to write her biography.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA SET

Kershaw, Alex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5451 KER

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Story of men who tunneled to escape a German prisoner-of-war camp. Learn about the planners, task leaders, and key players of the escape from Stalag Luft III"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 940.54 YOM

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAR

Setterfield, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Set

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Setterfield

Keneally, Thomas.

Summary: "Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame. Alice is a young woman living on her father-in-law's farm on the edge of an Australian country town, while her husband is held prisoner in Europe....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Summary: When U.S. fighter pilot Dieter Dengler escapes death after being shot down over one of the most intense front lines in the Vietnam War, his troubles were just beginning. He is taken captive by the Vietnamese Army and is forced to endure a harrowing stint in a Vietnamese prison camp. Dengler and a small band of his fellow captives stage a death-defying escape. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment [distributor] 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RES

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: "Carrie Slayton is a successful gossip columnist, but her dream is to become a serious journalist. Finnegan Dalton is a notorious recluse whose book about living in the Alaskan wilds skyrocketed to the top of the New York Times bestseller list. Recognizing a golden opportunity, Carrie uses a little guile in tracking down Finn's whereabouts in the snowy Alaskan wilderness outside of Fairbanks,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION MAC

Clayton, Meg Waite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Cla

Clayton, Meg Waite.

Summary: Five young California homemakers forge a bond of friendship that sustains them through the turbulent 1960s and beyond. Meeting weekly, the Wednesday Sisters share a love of writing, literary classics, and the Miss America Pageant--in a moving testament to the mysterious link between friends.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Czuchlewski, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CZU

Roberts, Nora

Summary: Two stories about finding love, and never letting go. In Rules of the Game, Brooke is dying to deflate professional baseball player Parks Jones' ego. In Second Nature, reporter Lee gets an interview with the reclusive horror writer Hunter Brown.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ROB

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: When their favorite author fails to arrive as scheduled to speak at the local library, the Alden children investigate how he could board a train and never be seen again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC WAR

Summary: General Irwin, a respected three-star tactician whose career ends in disgrace when he's court martialed and sent to a maximum security military prison, The Castle. Irwin quickly butts heads with the facility's autocratic warden, Colonel Winter, who runs his command with an iron fist, even killing prisoners when he deems it necessary. Irwin rallies his fellow convicts into a rag-tag army and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER LAS

Clayton, Meg Waite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: Carrie Slayton, a big-city society-page columnist, longs to write more serious news stories. So her editor hands her a challenge: She can cover any topic she wants, but only if she first scores the paper an interview with Finn Dalton, the notoriously reclusive author. Living in the remote Alaskan wilderness, Finn has written a megabestselling memoir about surviving in the wild. But he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAC

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT