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  • A reluctant queen [downloadable ebook] / the love story of Esther

    A reluctant queen / the love story of Esther2011

    by Joan Wolf

    (1,541)

    Summary: She was a simple girl faced with an impossible choice. He was a magnificent king with a lonely heart. Their love was the divine surprise that changed the course of history. The beloved story of...  more »

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  • Lincoln in the bardo : a novel

    Lincoln in the bardo : a novel2017

    by George Saunders

    (120,398)

    Summary: On February 22, 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln was laid to rest in a marble crypt in a Georgetown cemetery. That very night, shattered by grief, Abraham Lincoln arrives at the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SAUNDERS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Victoria [CD book]

    Victoria2016

    by Daisy Goodwin (read by Anna Wilson-Jones)

    (23,415)

    Summary: Less than a month after her eighteenth birthday, Alexandrina Victoria is roused from bed with the news that her uncle William IV has died and she is now Queen of England. The men who run the country...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F GOODWIN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Caroline : Little House, revisited

    Caroline : Little House, revisited2017

    by Sarah Elizabeth Miller

    (9,112)

    Summary: "In the frigid days of February, 1870, Caroline Ingalls, her husband Charles, and their little girls, Mary and Laura, leave the familiar comforts of the Big Woods of Wisconsin and head west to settle...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MILLER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Varina : a novel

    Varina : a novel2018

    by Charles Frazier

    (10,547)

    Summary: "Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F FRAZIER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Christmas bells [large print]

    Christmas bells2015

    by Jennifer Chiaverini

    Series: Elm Creek Quilts Series

    (2,683)

    Summary: Jennifer Chiaverini chronicles the events of 1863, when the peace of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's family circle was suddenly, tragically broken, cutting even deeper than the privations of wartime....  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F CHIAVERINI

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Christmas bells : a novel

    Christmas bells : a novel2015

    by Jennifer Chiaverini

    Series: Elm Creek Quilts Series

    (2,683)

    Summary: "Jennifer Chiaverini celebrates Christmas, past and present, with a story inspired by the classic poem, Christmas Bells, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow."-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: F CHIAVERINI

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The terranauts

    The terranauts2016

    by T. Coraghessan Boyle

    (4,802)

    Summary: Sealed inside a glass enclosure designed as a prototype for a possible off-Earth colony, eight Terranauts in the 1990s Arizona desert test their skills in five biome environments that they must protect from skeptics who would sabotage the mission.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BOYLE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Caught

    Caught2012

    by Margaret Peterson Haddix

    Series: Missing Series - #5

    (5,876)

    Summary: When Jonah and Katherine travel to early 1900s Switzerland and Serbia to return Albert Einstein's daughter, Lieserl, to history, her mother Mileva grasps entirely too much about time travel and has no intention of letting her daughter go.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F HADDIX

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The story collector

    The story collector2018

    by Kristin O'Donnell Tubb

    (575)

    Summary: A fictional account of eleven-year-old Viviani Joffre Fedeler, who was born and raised in the New York Public Library, and her older brothers and best friend Eva, who all try and find out if the library is haunted.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F TUBB

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wars of the Roses [Playaway] : Margaret of Anjou

    Wars of the Roses : Margaret of Anjou2015

    by Conn Iggulden

    Summary: "The brilliant retelling of the Wars of the Roses continues with Margaret of Anjou, the second gripping novel in the new series from historical fiction master Conn Iggulden. As Traitors Advance...A...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F IGGULDEN

    Location: Adult Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mrs. Lincoln's rival [large print]

    Mrs. Lincoln's rival2014

    by Jennifer Chiaverini

    (3,109)

    Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Jennifer Chiaverini, reveals the famous First Lady's very public social and political contest with Kate Chase Sprague,...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F CHIAVERINI

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mrs. Lincoln's rival [Playaway] : a novel

    Mrs. Lincoln's rival : a novel2014

    by Jennifer Chiaverini

    Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Jennifer Chiaverini, reveals the famous First Lady's very public social and political contest with Kate Chase Sprague,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F CHIAVERINI

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Conqueror [CD book] : a novel of Kublai Khan

    Conqueror : a novel of Kublai Khan2012

    by Conn Iggulden

    Series: Conqueror Series

    (9,543)

    Summary: Tells the story of the rise of Kublai Khan to take over his grandfather Genghis Khan's empire, as well as China, in a novel that focuses on the brutal competition between Kublai and his three brothers.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F IGGULDEN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Khan [CD book] : empire of silver

    Khan : empire of silver2011

    by Conn Iggulden

    Summary: The three surviving sons of Genghis vie for the crown while striving to protect their father's empire and establish independent legacies, agendas marked by efforts to build a city in the wilderness,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F IGGULDEN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The queen's fool : a novel

    The queen's fool : a novel2004

    by Philippa Gregory

    Series: Tudor Series

    (89,539)

    Summary: In 1553, Hannah Green, a young Jewish girl, flees to London to escape the Spanish Inquisition and catches the attention of Robert Dudley, who plans to use her talents for observation and second sight.

    BOOK

    Call #: F GREGORY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last kind words saloon [Playaway] : a novel

    The last kind words saloon : a novel2014

    by Larry McMurtry (read by Carine Montbertrand )

    Summary: Traces the rich and varied friendship of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday from the town of Long Grass to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver, then to Mobetie, Texas, and finally to Tombstone, Arizona,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F MCMURTRY

    Location: Adult Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Last Kind Words Saloon : a novel

    The Last Kind Words Saloon : a novel2014

    by Larry McMurtry

    (3,271)

    Summary: Traces the rich and varied friendship of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday from the town of Long Grass to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver, then to Mobetie, Texas, and finally to Tombstone, Arizona,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MCMURTRY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule : a novel

    Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule : a novel2015

    by Jennifer Chiaverini

    (3,353)

    Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln's Rival imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general's wife and the First Lady, yet who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CHIAVERINI

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule [large print]

    Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule2015

    by Jennifer Chiaverini

    (3,353)

    Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln's Rival imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general's wife and the First Lady, yet who...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F CHIAVERINI

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Invention of wings

    Invention of wings2015

    by Sue Monk Kidd

    (262,324)

    Summary: "The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KIDD

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule [Playaway]

    Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule2015

    by Jennifer Chiaverini (read by Christina Moore )

    Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker and Mrs. Lincoln's Rival imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, beloved as a Civil War general's wife and the First Lady, yet who...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F CHIAVERINI

    Location: Adult Playways

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Alias Grace [large print]

    Alias Grace1997

    by Margaret Eleanor Atwood

    (110,026)

    Summary: "It's 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F ATWOOD

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The lady in the tower

    The lady in the tower1986

    by Jean Plaidy

    Series: Queens Of England Series

    (4,287)

    Summary: The story of Anne Boleyn, who so bewitched King Henry VIII that he put aside his wife to make Anne his bride.

    BOOK

    Call #: F PLAIDY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sutton

    Sutton2012

    by J. R Moehringer

    (9,042)

    Summary: A fictionalized account of Willie Sutton, one of the most notorious criminals in American history, traces his life, his doomed romance with his first love, and his surprise pardon on Christmas Eve in 1969.

    BOOK

    Call #: F MOEHRINGER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The aviator's wife [CD book] : a novel

    The aviator's wife : a novel2013

    by Melanie Benjamin (read by Lorna Raver )

    (66,919)

    Summary: For much of her life, Anne Morrow, the shy daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has stood in the shadows of those around her, including her millionaire father and vibrant older sister, who...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F BENJAMIN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Circling the sun [CD book] : a novel

    Circling the sun : a novel2015

    by Paula McLain (read by Katharine McEwan )

    (69,877)

    Summary: "Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F MCLAIN

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The secret chord [CD book] : a novel

    The secret chord : a novel2015

    by Geraldine Brooks (read by Paul Boehmer)

    (15,122)

    Summary: Based on the story of King David, traces his journey from an obscure shepherd to a hero and king before his fall.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F BROOKS

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Circling the sun : a novel

    Circling the sun : a novel2015

    by Paula McLain

    (69,877)

    Summary: "Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MCLAIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The taming of the queen

    The taming of the queen2015

    by Philippa Gregory

    (24,158)

    Summary: "A riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII's sixth wife Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name. Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GREGORY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Einstein's dreams

    Einstein's dreams2004

    by Alan P Lightman

    (31,285)

    Summary: A fictional work in which a twenty-six-year-old Albert Einstein, working in a patent office in Switzerland, imagines possible worlds in which time works differently as he formulates his theory of relativity.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F LIGHTMAN

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • The revenant : a novel of revenge

    The revenant : a novel of revenge2015

    by Michael Punke

    (39,767)

    Summary: The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Trapping beaver, they contend daily with the threat of Indian tribes turned warlike over the white...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F PUNKE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral

    Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral2015

    by Mary Doria Russell

    Series: Doc Novels (Mary Doria Russell)

    (5,076)

    Summary: This was America in 1881: a deeply divided nation; vicious politics; a shamelessly partisan media; a president loathed by half the populace. On October 26, when Doc Holliday and the Earp brothers...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F RUSSELL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The stargazer's sister : a novel

    The stargazer's sister : a novel2016

    by Carrie Brown

    (1,050)

    Summary: William Herschel rescues his sister Caroline from a life of drudgery in Germany and brings her to England and a world of music making and stargazing. Lina serves as William's assistant and the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BROWN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A friend of Mr. Lincoln

    A friend of Mr. Lincoln2016

    by Stephen Harrigan

    (539)

    Summary: "The novel opens in 1832 in the Black Hawk War, when Micajah (Cage) Weatherby--an imaginary character--and Lincoln meet. Afterwards Cage musters out to Springfield, Illinois, where he becomes part of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HARRIGAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The arrangement

    The arrangement2016

    by Ashley Warlick

    (833)

    Summary: "An irresistible novel about food, desire, and the real-life love triangle between M.F.K Fisher, her husband, and the man she left him for--the true love of her life Los Angeles, 1934. Mary Frances...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WARLICK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel

    The Swans of Fifth Avenue : a novel2016

    by Melanie Benjamin

    (27,932)

    Summary: Of all the glamorous stars of New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. Her flawless face regularly graces the pages of Vogue, and she is celebrated and adored for her ineffable...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BENJAMIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Carrying Albert home [large print] : the somewhat true story of a man, his wife, and her alligator

    Carrying Albert home : the somewhat true story of a man, his wife, and her alligator2015

    by Homer H Hickam

    (4,241)

    Summary: The New York Times best-selling author of Rocket Boys reimagines the story of his parents, who struggle to care for, and then return home a pet alligator given to them by his mother's former paramour, dancer Buddy Ebsen.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F HICKAM

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sisi : empress on her own : a novel

    Sisi : empress on her own : a novel2016

    by Allison Pataki

    Series: Sisi Novels

    (6,254)

    Summary: "In imperial Vienna, where the court halls buzzed with waltzes and champagne, as well as temptation, rivals, and cutthroat intrigue, the intensely personal tale of Empress Sisi unraveled. Infamously...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F PATAKI

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Georgia : a novel of Georgia O'Keefe

    Georgia : a novel of Georgia O'Keefe2016

    by Dawn Clifton Tripp

    (4,797)

    Summary: In 1916, Georgia O'Keeffe is a young, unknown art teacher when she travels to New York to meet Stieglitz, the famed photographer and art dealer, who has discovered O'Keeffe's work and exhibits it in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F TRIP

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details