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Hilderbrand, Elin

Summary: "On a perfect June day, Vivian Howe, author of thirteen beach novels and mother of three nearly grown children, is killed in a hit-and-run car accident while jogging near her home on Nantucket. She ascends to the Beyond where she's assigned to a Person named Martha, who allows Vivi to watch what happens below for one last summer. Vivi also is granted three 'nudges' to change the outcome of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HIL

Hilderbrand, Elin.

Summary: "On a perfect June day, Vivian Howe, author of thirteen beach novels and mother of three nearly grown children, is killed in a hit-and-run car accident while jogging near her home on Nantucket. She ascends to the Beyond where she's assigned to a Person named Martha, who allows Vivi to watch what happens below for one last summer. Vivi also is granted three 'nudges' to change the outcome of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIL

Oates, Joyce Carol

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When a powerful parent dies, each of his adult children reacts in startling and unexpected ways, and his grieving widow in the most surprising way of all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OAT

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: "This novel provides an examination of contemporary America through the prism of a family tragedy: when a powerful parent dies, each of his adult children reacts in startling and unexpected ways, and his grieving widow in the most surprising way of all. Stark and penetrating, it's an exploration of psychological trauma, class warfare, grief, and eventual healing."--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Oates 2020

Buchanan, Rowan Hisayo

Summary: '"This brilliant debut novel by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is cause for celebration."--Lorrie Moore. Written in startlingly beautiful prose, Harmless Like You is set across New York, Berlin, and Connecticut, following Yuki Oyama, a Japanese girl fighting to make it as an artist, and Yuki's son Jay who, as an adult in the present day, is forced to confront the mother who abandoned him when he was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Wright, Jason F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WRI

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "A senior partner at a prestigious New York law firm, Kate Morgan couldn't be prouder of her three grown children. Tamara, Anthony, and Claire all went to great schools, chose wonderful career paths, and would have made their father proud. A single mother for years after the death of her husband, Kate keeps a tight rein on her family, her career, and even her own emotions, never once asking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Steel 2019

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Enduring her late husband's death by embracing strict self-discipline to secure her career and the prospects of her children, a prestigious Manhattan attorney is confronted by astonishing secrets and an out-of-wedlock baby.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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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 FIC STE

Enright, Anne

Summary: "Spanning thirty years, [this book] tells the story of Rosaleen, matriarch of the Madigans, a family on the cusp of either coming together or falling irreparably apart. As they grow up, Rosaleen's four children leave the west of Ireland for lives they could have never imagined in Dublin, New York, and Mali, West Africa. In her early old age, their difficult, wonderful mother announces that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENR

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "A senior partner at a prestigious New York law firm, Kate Morgan couldn't be prouder of her three grown children. Tamara, Anthony, and Claire all went to great schools, chose wonderful career paths, and would have made their father proud. A single mother for years after the death of her husband, Kate keeps a tight rein on her family, her career, and even her own emotions, never once asking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

Wright, Jason F.

Summary: Luke Millward is a man who does not know he is lost. His girlfriend loves him, his career is going well, and every night he falls asleep knowing that his life is good and meaningful. Only when the past reveals its twisted smile in a phone call and a disconnected voice asks him to come find his father in post-Katrina New Orleans is Luke compelled to find out what kind of man he truly is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WRI

Barnhardt, Wilton.

Summary: Presiding over her family and its legacy of masterpiece Civil War art, North Carolina society maven Jerene Jarvis Johnston takes increasingly haphazard steps to protect her grown children from their own heedlessness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Barnhardt 2013

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: The story of a long-widowed proprietor of a top flight haute couture resale shop and her four adult children, who, in their search to find the right partners for themselves, encounter and struggle with some very difficult and modern problems facing young people today.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 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

Baldacci, David

Summary: "Will Robie is the government's most professional, disciplined, and lethal assassin. He infiltrates the most hostile countries in the world, defeats our enemies' advanced security measures, and eliminates threats before they ever reach our shores. But now, his skills have left him. Sent overseas on a critical assignment, he fails, unable to pull the trigger. Absent his talents, Robie is a man...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BAL

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAL

Kallos, Stephanie.

Summary: This novel is a portrait of three siblings who have lived in the shadow of unresolved grief since their mother's disappearance when they were children. Everyone in Emlyn Springs knows the story of Hope Jones, the physician's wife whose big dreams for their tiny town were lost along with her in the tornado of 1978. For Hope's three young children, the stability of life with their preoccupied...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kallos 2009

Crouch, Katie.

Summary: In the spring of 1985, Hannah's father disappeared, and was presumed drowned. Now she has returned to Charleston, and encounters rivals and ghosts from her past, as she sets out to discover what really happened to her father so long ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

Baldacci, David

Summary: When his father is charged with murder and refuses to do anything to prove his innocence, Will Robie returns as an outsider to his hometown of Cantrell, Mississippi--where is he is met with distrust--to conduct his own investigation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Baldacci 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY Bal

Crouch, Katie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CRO

Moore, Beth

Summary: Jillian Slater hadn't seen her father or his mother in almost 20 years until, on the news that her father had finally drunk himself to death, Adella Atwater, the manager of her grandmother's apartment house, calls and says Jillian's expenses would be paid if she'd fly in to New Orleans for the burial. What Adella didn't tell her was that the apartment house bears the dead weight of a long and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Moore 2016

Center, Katherine

Summary: When her estranged, ailing mother asks her to move to Boston, firefighter Cassie Hanwell becomes the only woman in her new firehouse, where she faces discrimination, low funding, and her unwanted attraction to a fellow firefighter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Cen

Rice, Luanne.

Summary: A series of letters reveals the emotional odyssey and evolution of one couple's relationship as they fall in love, confront the loss of an adult child, and struggle to rediscover who they each are and what they mean to each other in the wake of the tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub./Gale Cengage Learning 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC RIC

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Yovanoff, Brenna

Summary: "Don't miss this gripping, emotional prequel to the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things! The never-before-told backstory of the beloved Dig Dug maven, Max Mayfield, written by New York Times bestselling author Brenna Yovanoff. This must-read novel, based on the hit Netflix series, Stranger Things, explores Max's past--the good and the bad--as well as how she came to find her newfound sense of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Pyper, Andrew.

Summary: During a visit to Venice, Professor David Ullman -- one of the world's leading authorities on demonic literature -- witnesses a terror in a tiny attic room. Then his 11-year-old daughter Tess disappears before his eyes. Now he will go to any length to find his daughter and confront an unspeakable darkness along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PYP

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