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Milford, Kate

Summary: In 1810, Lucy Bluecrowne, twelve, is bored living ashore with her stepmother and half brother until two nefarious strangers identify her little brother as the pyrotechnical prodigy they need for their evil plan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MIL

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Deeply in love, Christophe and Joy Lammenais built Chateau Lammenais into a small but renowned Napa Valley winery and an idyllic home where they raised their beloved daughter, Camille, who takes on increasing responsibilities for the estate they all treasure. But after Joy's early death from breast cancer just after Camille's graduation from Stanford, a lonely Christophe soon falls prey to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Steel 2017

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: This You Choose adventure is told from three different perspectives--White Snow is a secret agent in Good Prince's army, looking for a computer with secret codes for a bomb; Mrs. White desperately searches for her runaway daughter Snow; and Charming, towed by his seven loyal sleddogs, goes to rescue his friend and mentor Meteorologist Snow-White, who is trapped in a raging blizzard in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2018

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

Acton, Vanessa

Summary: Mel, seventeen, has always wondered about her father, but is surprised to learn he is a member of the Evonian nobility and that he wants her to visit him and his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2018

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

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

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: When a drought tests the commitment of a mail-order bride from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2004

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

Meyer, Marissa

Summary: Princess Winter, admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, teams up with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, to defeat Queen Levana and find their happily ever afters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MEY

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MEY

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Ius, Dawn

Summary: A modern-day reimagining of the story of Lizzie Borden, casting her as a shy seventeen-year-old whose blackouts become worse after her father and stepmother try to prevent her from studying to be a chef.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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

Bashardoust, Melissa

Summary: "At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone--has never beat at all, in fact, but she'd always thought that fact normal. She never guessed that her father cut out her heart and replaced it with one of glass. When she moves to Whitespring Castle and sees its king for the first time, Mina forms a plan: win the king's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC BAS

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

Bradman, Tony

Summary: Cinderella's wicked stepmother wants to make amends for her past by helping people, but she has trouble finding the perfect place--until she opens the Fairy Tale Clinic for Recovering Villains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2014

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Loewen, Nancy

Summary: A humorous retelling of the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, told from the witch's point of view--who rescues the children from their wicked stepmother, and teaches them food art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC LOE

Price, Sarah

Summary: ""Be kind and have faith." Ella Troyer strives to abide by her mother's final words, although life in the small Amish town of Echo Creek isn't always easy. Her new stepmother, Linda, treats her coldly, and her two stepsisters, Drusilla and Anna, delight in gossip and laziness. After her father's death, Ella's stepsisters are free to attend youth singings while Ella stays at home to manage the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PRI

Patchett, Ann

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Patchett, Ann

88 holds on 28 copies

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Moyer, Marsha.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOY

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her family's vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and château modeled after Christophe's ancient family estate in his native Bordeaux. Camille has had a perfect childhood, safe in her parents' love. After graduating from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2017

San Souci, Robert D.

Summary: In this fairy tale, loosely based on English and Scottish lore, feisty Princess Rosamond, who prefers good books to good looks, risks her throne and all her wealth to save her father's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction San Souci 2004

Kelly, Erin Entrada.

Summary: Abandoned by their father and living in poverty with their heartless stepmother in Louisiana, two sisters from the Philippines, twelve-year-old Sol and six-year-old Ming, learn the true meaning of family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: JFIC KEL

Meyer, Marissa.

Summary: Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as Levana believes her to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

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

Elkeles, Simone.

Summary: Told from two viewpoints, Derek Fitzpatrick, kicked out of boarding school, must move with his stepmother to her childhood home in Illinois, where he meets Ashtyn Parker, who may be able to achieve her dream of a football scholarship with bad boy Derek'shelp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co 2013

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

Bunting, Eve

Summary: While still grieving for her mother and unable to accept her stepmother, a girl clings to the memories represented by forty-three buttons on a string.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BUN

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Summary: Alice's second year of high school is full of change, her dad is marrying her seventh grade English teacher, her brother moved out, and she finally gets her drivers license.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2010

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

Braswell, Liz/ Dokey, Cameron

Summary: In "Snow," Jessica flees to London when her jealous stepmother turns murderous; and in "Beauty Sleep," Aurore encounters Oswald, whom she has replaced as the king's heir, a year before a magical curse will send her into a century-long sleep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2015

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

Capote, Truman

Summary: In this semiautobiographical coming-of-age novel, thirteen-year-old Joel Knox, after losing his mother, is sent from New Orleans to live with the father who abandoned him at birth. But when Joel arrives at Skully's Landing, the decaying mansion in rural Alabama, his father is nowhere to be found.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAP

Green, Jane

Summary: Marrying a divorced father of two, Andi finds herself struggling to gain her stepdaughters' acceptance while preserving family peace in the face of daily dramas and competitions for her husband's attention.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Green 2012