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Summary: The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TRU

Harris, Charlaine.

Summary: Sookie Stackhouse, a waitress with a talent for reading minds, comes to the aid of Eric, a sexy vampire with amnesia, as she tries to save him from whoever took his memory and who now wants his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAR

Finneyfrock, Karen.

Summary: "Starbird has spent the first sixteen years of her life on a commune in the woods of Washington State. When she gets her Calling to become a waitress at the farm's satellite restaurant in Seattle, it means leaving behind the only place she's ever known and entering the World Outside"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: Another supernatural force has come to light in Bon Temps, witchcraft, and life for its residents will never be the same. Sookie finds herself entangled in a love triangle, torn between a vengeful Bill, the new Vampire King of Mississippi, and Eric, who's not the former Viking he once was. Led by a charismatic witch named Marnie, who threatens to let no one living or dead stand in her way, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment, [2012] 2012

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TRU

Taylor, Nicole M.

Summary: The town of Our Lady of the River's Mouth is a dead end for Frannie--nineteen years old and already a lifer at the diner. Frannie reaches her breaking point when a transient friend of hers vanishes the very same day that another body turns up. Our Lady is Frannie's home, and damned if she's going to let a sick murderer turn it into their personal dumping ground. Our Lady of the River's Mouth is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Epic Press 2017

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

Summary: "In this final season, an initial battle between raging Hep-Vamps and their Bon Temps prey sets the stage for a season-long series of hair-rasing denouements for Sookie, Bill, Eric, Jason, Sam, Alcide, Tara and their human/vampire allies and adversaries. In the end, some of True Blood's most beloved figures will meet cruel fates, while others will cheat death (true and otherwise) to forge...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Lisa is the last person some would expect to find in a highway-side 'sports bar with curves,' but as general manager at Double Whammies, she has come to love the place and its customers. An incurable den mother, she nurtures and protects her girls fiercely, but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction. Double Whammies sells a big, weird American fantasy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Season six introduces several jarring storylines. As "Billith" comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging from a pool of blood at the end of season five, Louisiana governor Truman Burrell declares open season on vampires, replete with novel anti-vamp weapons and high-tech internment camp. Sookie and Jason steel themselves for an encounter with the killer of their parents; the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Ten-year-old Paul slowly begins to realize that his mother is an addict and, with the help of a local waitress, tries to rescue his mother from her boyfriend/dealer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indican Pictures 2006

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

Ginsberg, Debra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.95 GIN

Morgan, Sarah

Summary: Playboy Prince Casper adds a simple waitress to his collection of sexual conquests, only to face serious consequences for his actions. It seems that Holly is now pregnant with their love child, and by royal command, they are to be married. Innocent and naive, Holly is treated to the wedding of a lifetime--but the prince promises to make her wedding night even more unforgettable.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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

Murray, Paul

Summary: "While marooned at his banking job in the bewilderingly damp and insular realm known as Ireland, Claude Martingale is approached by a down-on-his-luck author, Paul, looking for his next great subject. Claude finds that his life gets steadily more exciting under Paul's fictionalizing influence; he even falls in love with a beautiful waitress. But Paul's plan is not what it seems--and neither is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUR

Ward, Amanda Eyre

Summary: Caroline Winters' family broke apart after the disappearance of her five-year old sister, but now, fifteen years later, she has seen someone who looks like her sister and she sets out on a journey to find her.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MacAdam/Cage 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Summary: When neurotic Greg is implicated in his business partner's death, witness Marcey helps him dispose of the corpse, but quickly begins to regret it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2018

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

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ALI

Summary: A successful fashion photographer learns that he has a brain tumor that will soon kill him. Hiding his diagnosis, he alienates his family and his boyfriend. During a stay with his grandmother his vulnerability is met with a big heart and sound advice. A chance encounter with a roadside café waitress results in an unusual bargain that provides a happy, playful dimension to the proceedings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TIM

Citra, Becky

Summary: Murder, mayhem, mystery--the St. Alice Hotel is shaping up to be more than a summer job for Charlotte. It's 1908, and 16-year-old Charlotte O'Dell is forced to move away from her great Aunt Ginny in Victoria, and live and work at the St. Alice Hotel in order to make enough money to finish school. Her unruly red hair instantly makes her a new friend in Lizzie, though her equally fiery...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coteau Books 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC CIT

Damrosch, Phoebe

Summary: Damrosch, former waiter at the New York City restaurant Per Se, details her career as a waiter, describing the intimate workings of restaurant table service at its best. Tales of critics and celebrities spice up the memoir with a few tips on how to earn a waiter's respect sprinkled throughout.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.95092 DAM

Harris, Charlaine.

Summary: Driving home from work, barmaid and telepath Sookie Stackhouse discovers vampire and area sheriff Eric on the side of the road missing his shirt, his shoes and his memories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Johnson, Jane

Summary: Fleeing a personal trauma, Kate Fordham goes to the city of Granada, the ancient capital of the Moors in Spain, scraping by with an unfulfilling job in a busy bar. One day she finds a scrap of paper hidden in the glorious gardens of the Alhambra. It is a message from another era, undiscovered since before the Fall of Granada in 1492, when the city was surrendered to Queen Isabella and King...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JOH

Kokoris, Jim.

Summary: Drifting through life on his good looks and his wife's money, apathetic Chicago attorney Sam finds his world shattered by a violent incident and journeys to the side of a television personality nun in the hope of acquiring forgiveness and spiritual peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOK

Summary: If Misaki Ayuzawa didn't already have enough problems being the first female student council president of the formerly all-male Seika High School and carrying on a secret double life as a waitress at a local maid cafe by night, the fact that she may be starting to have feelings for Usui, the first boy to discover her dual life, has pushed her nerves to the breaking point. Now she has to deal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentai Filmworks 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME MAI

Arduser, Lora.

Summary: Provides practice tips, tricks, and techniques on wait staff training ; Learn how to give consistently excellent service that bring guests back ; Distinguish your restaurant from the rest with great service techniques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Pub. Group 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.95 ARD

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan)

Summary: Beautiful widow Joan Medford reluctantly works as a waitress to regain custody of her young son and considers relationships with a seductive con artist and a wealthy but unwell older man who proposes an unconventional marriage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hardcase Crime 0000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAI