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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: Early in the Great War, men left Britain's factories in droves to enlist. Struggling to keep up production, arsenals hired women to build the weapons the military urgently needed. "Be the Girl Behind the Man Behind the Gun," the recruitment posters beckoned. Thousands of women-cooks, maids, shopgirls, and housewives-answered their nation's call. These "munitionettes" worked grueling shifts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Chiaverini

Follett, Ken

Summary: "The Spinning Jenny was invented in 1770, and with that, a new era of manufacturing and industry changed lives everywhere within a generation. A world filled with unrest wrestles for control over this new world order: A mother's husband is killed in a work accident due to negligence; a young woman fights to fund her school for impoverished children; a well-intentioned young man unexpectedly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Follett

Follett, Ken

Summary: "The spinning jenny, a device that reduced the amount of work required to produce cloth, was patented in 1770 and a new era of industry changed lives everywhere. A world filled with unrest wrestles for control over this new world order: A mother's husband is killed in a work accident; a young woman fights to fund her school for impoverished children; a young man unexpectedly inherits a failing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2023

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Follett

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Crown

George, Elizabeth

Summary: On compassionate leave after the murder of his wife, Thomas Lynley is called back to Scotland Yard when the body of a woman is found stabbed and abandoned in an isolated London cemetery. While Lynley works on the case in London, his former colleagues Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata follow the murder trail south to the New Forest--and to an outcome that is both tragic and shocking.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY George

Gregory, Philippa.

Summary: A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Gregory

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: A prequel to "Casino Royale" follows the mysterious demise of Agent 007 in the French Riviera underworld and the emergence of new agent, James Bond.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Horow

Hand, Cynthia

Summary: On the eve of her marriage to a stranger, sixteen-year-old Lady Jane Grey is swept in a conspiracy to usurp the throne from her cousin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Hand

George, Elizabeth

Summary: When an adolescent boy is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, New Scotland Yard acting superintendent Thomas Lynley and his colleagues tie the crime to a series of killings but find the case complicated by racial issues. Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley takes on the case of his career. When it comes to spellbinding suspense and page-turning excitement, New York Times bestselling author...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY George

Summary: Ambitious and acclaimed series from The Queen writer Peter Morgan offers a comprehensive look at the adult life and reign of Elizabeth II over a projected six-season arc. The fifth season follows Elizabeth from the early to late '90s, as the fraying union of Charles and Diana ultimately came to separation, and John Major saw his tenure as prime minister end with the election of Tony Blair.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Crown 5

Raúl the Third

Summary: "Little Lobo and his friends are excited for the out-of-this-world book festival the Guadalupian Library hosts every year! Everyone has a special book they're looking for, but there's so much to see and do first. From cookbook demonstrations and comics workshops to mask making and language classes, this library has something for everyone. Can Little Lobo, Bernabé, Kooky Dooky, Coco Rocho, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: SPANISH JE Raulthethird

Follett, Ken

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dell 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Foll

Cornwell, Bernard

Summary: Britain, early 10th century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over. Æthelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Æthelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Æthelred....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Corn

Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Chevalier

Summary: Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Crown 4

Todd, Charles

Summary: A peaceful Welsh village is thrown into turmoil when a terrified boy stumbles on a body in a nearby river. The man appears to have fallen from the canal aqueduct spanning the valley. But there is no identification on the body, he isn't a local, and no one will admit to having seen him before. With little to go on, the village police turn to Scotland Yard and Inspector Ian Rutledge for help.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Todd

Grossman, Lev

Summary: "Collum, a brilliantly gifted young knight from the provinces, arrives at Camelot two weeks after the Battle of Camlann, hoping to compete for a spot on the Round Table. But he finds the city empty, King Arthur dead, and the Table destroyed. The remaining six knights aren't the mighty heroes, the legends, like Lancelot and Gawain and Tristram and Galahad. These are the survivors, a grab-bag of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2024

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1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: FANTASY Grossman

Benedict, Marie

Summary: "Rosalind Franklin knows if she just takes one more X-ray picture-one more after thousands-she can unlock the building blocks of life. Never again will she have to listen to her colleagues complain about her, especially Maurice Wilkins who'd rather conspire about genetics with James Watson and Francis Crick than work alongside her. Then it finally happens-the double helix structure of DNA...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Benedict

Robuck, Erika

Summary: "A heart-stopping new novel, based on the extraordinary true stories of an American socialite and a British secret agent whose stunning acts of courage collide in the darkest hours of WWII, from the bestselling author of The Invisible Woman. Two women, two countries. Nothing in common but a call to resist. 1940. In a world newly burning with war, and in spite of her American family's wishes,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Robuck

Winspear, Jacqueline

Summary: "London, 1945: Four adolescent orphans with a dark wartime history are squatting in a vacant Belgravia mansion - the owners having fled London under heavy Luftwaffe bombing. Soon after a demobilized British soldier, ill and reeling from his experiences overseas, takes shelter with the group, Maisie Dobbs visits the mansion on behalf of the owners. Maisie is deeply puzzled by the children's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2024

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Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Summary: "As the frightening impact of World War II creeps closer and closer to her door, eleven-year-old Ada learns to manage life on the home front"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Bradley

Summary: In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Victoria Seas 1

Perry, Anne

Summary: "Not far from the grounds of Wyndham Hall, the body of MI6 agent John Repton is found, killed while surveilling the members of a household with alleged ties to fascists who threaten the security of the country, as Hitler's control spreads across Europe. Elena Standish is assigned the case, thanks to her new connection to the Wyndham family: her older sister, Margot, is being courted by Lady...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2023

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYSTERY Perry

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