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Leth, Kate

Summary: Liv Holme is not exactly thrilled to be moving to a new town with her mother. After all, high school can be brutal, even more so when you're a fifteen-year-old, bisexual goth. But Liv is determined to be who she is, bullies or not. Still, being the new kid and the only out student brings her a lot of unwelcome attention, and Liv flounders in her search for community. The only person who makes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2023

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 LET

Jung, Jessica

Summary: Rachel Kim is at the top of her game: Girls Forever is now the number-one K-pop group in the world, and her viral airport styling attracts the attention of fashion's biggest names. The only thing that's missing is love, but in this world, falling in love can cost you everything. When Rachel literally falls head over heels into Alex's lap on a crowded metro, she's tempted to give up her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

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Tolhurst, Laurence

Summary: "GOTH is an entertaining and engaging historical memoir of the genre of Goth music and culture, exploring creative giants like The Cure, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus, Joy Division, and many more great bands that offered a place of refuge for the misfits of the 80s and ever since. Written by Lol Tolhurst, co-founder of The Cure, this book offers a fascinating deep dive into the movers and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 TOL

Coyle, McKayla

Summary: Do you ever feel gross, chaotic, underappreciated, or like you don't fit in? You might be a goblin! That means that your imperfections and idiosyncrasies are the most awesome things about you, and you can build a more harmonious life by accepting and honoring them. Coyle shows you how to take inspiration from the frogs, fungi, moss, rocks and dirt that goblins love. She includes life advice for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2023

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Kasher, Moshe

Summary: "After bottoming out, being institutionalized, and getting sober all by the tender age of fifteen, Moshe Kasher found himself asking: OK, so what else is out there? Over the ensuing decades, he found his way to the answer: a lot. From his current vantage point as a successful stand-up comic, Kasher looks back on his years careening from subculture to subculture, and he immerses readers in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2024

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Summary: For goth girl, Cassie, fitting into a new school and neighborhood isn't easy, but she entertains herself by playing tricks on the "popular" kids and her little brother, Max. As Halloween approaches, Cassie's search for scares leads her to a mysterious Halloween store and an unusual book. When Max begs her to read the book to him, she gives in and disregards the warning about not reading the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Goth is the subculture that never dies, influencing mainstream fashion, TV, movies, and alternative rock music. Goth: Vamps and Dandies is a startling visual history of this dark strand of pop culture. Written with a razor-sharp insider's eye, and drawing on a rich photographic archive that spans the 25-year history of the scene, it vividly evokes the past, present and future of Goth. Via a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plexus 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.1 BAD

Westover, Tara

Summary: Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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2 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 WESTOVER, TARA WES

Cho, Kat

Summary: Instead of going to prom, Elena Soo wants to spend her time saving the local community center. She is determined to keep her priorities straight even when her childhood best friend Robbie Choi, who is now a K-pop superstar, returns to make good on their old pact to go to prom together. But Robbie is nothing like the sweet, goofy boy she remembers-- and he comes with hordes of screaming fans,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2022

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

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: "Character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day--and yet we barely think of them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.5 LAS

Ratcliffe, Amy

Summary: "Being a fan is a big deal. Whether it's comics, video games, podcasts, cosplay, books, films, or something else, there are so many ways to share and celebrate with the things that you love. So, it's high time for a guide to help young fans navigate the world of fandom and its many flourishing communities--from fan works to cosplay, gaming, podcasting, and more!"--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Kids 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.487 RAT

Summary: Pigeons do somersaults in mid-flight, and there is a subculture of men in South Central L.A. devoted to this phenomenon as a competitive sport.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIG

Westover, Tara

Summary: Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. Her father distrusted the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JC Lattès 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 WES

Summary: Prepare yourself for a terrifying onslaught of monstrous man-eating Graboid, flying Ass-Blasters, and heat-seeking Shriekers in this complete collection of all Seven movies in the Tremors franchise. Throughout the years and may International locations, the Graboids have evolved and become ever more menacing and deadly. Only the gonzo survivalist Burt Gummer (Michael Gross) can stop them all....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2020

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

Cheng, Linda

Summary: Disgraced teen idol Sunny, comes face to face with Candie, her former bandmate, and the demons of their shared past when the two enter a K-pop competition that devolves into a deadly nightmare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2023

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

Westover, Tara

Summary: Cómo una educación puede salvar una vida. "Podéis llamarlo transformación. Metamorfosis. Falsedad. Traición. Yo lo llamo una educación." Nacida en las montañas de Idaho, Tara Westover ha crecido en armonía con una naturaleza grandiosa y doblegada a las leyes que establece su padre, un mormón fundamentalista convencido de que el final del mundo es inminente. Ni Tara ni sus hermanos van a la...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lumen 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 WES

Contents: Watch your step / Bobby Parker -- Hot rod / King Curtis -- The Party stomp / The Egyptians -- I like it like that pt. 2 / Chris Kenner -- Burnt toast and black coffee / Mike Pedicin -- It's your voodoo working / Charles Sheffield -- Too young / Dale Cunningham -- Stop knockin' / Juanita Nixon -- The Town I live in / McKinley 'Soul' Mitchell -- If you gotta make a fool of somebody / James Ray --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mojo 2018

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MOJ

Summary: Directed by Richard Linklater, presents a day in the life of a loose-knit Austin, Texas, subculture populated by eccentric and overeducated young people. Shooting on sixteen mm for a mere $3,000, writer-producer-director Linklater and his crew of friends threw out any idea of a traditional plot, choosing instead to create a tapestry of over a hundred characters, each as compelling as the last.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY COMEDY SLA

Summary: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TAN

Garrels, Anne

Summary: "Portrait of the mid-size city of Chelyabinsk and how it is faring in the new Russia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 947 GAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 GAR

Giuffre, Katherine Anne

Summary: The Drunken Spelunker’s Guide to Plato is based on Plato’s Allegory of the Cave from The Republic. In this novel, the Cave is a dank basement bar in the small Southern town of Waterville, overflowing with cheap beer, good blues, and local oddballs. There’s Vera, the tough but tender owner; Pancho, the philosophical piano tuner; Billy Joe, the former rising star back home after a stop in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John F. Blair, Publisher 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIU

Gutfeld, Greg.

Summary: "Behind every awful, dangerous decision lurks one evil beast: the Cool. From politics to the personal, from fashion to food, from the campus to the locker room, the desire to be cool has infected all aspects of our lives. At its most harmless, it is annoying. At its worst, it is deadly, on a massive scale. The Cool are the termites of life, infiltrating every nook and cranny and destroying it...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.602 GUT

Kotler, Steven

Summary: Hard to say when the human species fractured exactly. Harder to say when this new talent arrived. But Lion Zorn is the first of his kind--an empathy tracker, an emotional soothsayer, with a felt sense for the future of the we. In simpler terms, he can spot cultural shifts and trends before they happen. It's a useful skill for a certain kind of company. A unique blend of cutting-edge technology...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOT

Philp, Drew

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "A young writer's sincere search (with his dog) for an authentic life--buying a ruined house in Detroit for $500, fixing it up nail by nail, and, in the process, participating in the grassroots rebirth of the city itself."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PHILP, DREW PHI

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