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Smith, Haywood

Summary: When Pru, the black sheep of the Red Hat Club, falls of the wagon, "the girls" stage a hilarious kidnapping in Vegas to help their childhood friend clean up her act.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Hawkins, Paula

Summary: Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She's even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life -- as she sees it -- is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Hawkins 2015

Kalesniko, Mark.

Summary: A graphic novel in which Alex Kalienka wakes up one morning and realizes he has forgotten to fulfill his lifelong dreams and sets out to change his life for the better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KAL

Moretti, Kate

Summary: Fifteen years ago, Lilith Wade was arrested for the brutal murder of six women. After a death row conviction, media frenzy, and the release of an unauthorized biography, her thirty-year-old daughter Edie Beckett is just trying to survive out of the spotlight. She's a recovering alcoholic with a dead-end city job and an unhealthy codependent relationship with her brother. Edie also has a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MOR

Moretti, Kate

Summary: "Fifteen years ago, Lilith Wade was arrested for the brutal murder of six women. After a death row conviction, media frenzy, and the release of an unauthorized biography, her thirty-year-old daughter Edie Beckett is just trying to survive out of the spotlight. She's a recovering alcoholic with a dead-end city job and an unhealthy codependent relationship with her brother. Edie also has a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Ward, Jesmyn.

Summary: Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION MOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Moore 2016

Gosling, Victoria

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: That summer, there were four of them, all on the cusp of adulthood: Andy, her boyfriend Marcus, her best friend Peter, and Em, whiling away the hours in a deserted manor house with a rich, sordid history. Sorely without the ambition and opportunities that her friends have always counted on, Andy finds herself terrified of a future that will take them all down very different paths. Her newfound...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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Goudge, Eileen.

Summary: Colin McGinty's grandfather, a famous artist, is best known for his haunting portrait Woman in Red, which happens to be of Alice Kessler's grandmother. In a tale that weaves the past with the present, we come to know the story behind the portrait, of a forbidden wartime romance between William McGinty and Eleanor Styles, and a deadly secret---one that is about to be unburied, as the ghost of an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

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

Rorke, Robert

Summary: "Nicky Flynn is coming of age in 1970's Brooklyn, riding into his sophomore year at St. Michaels, the last hurrah of the Diocesan school system. A budding young actor, Nicky is at once sensitive, resiliant, exasperated, and keenly observant - especially when it comes to his father, Patrick. Undeniably enigmatic, and coasting on vanity, charm, and desperation, "Himself," as Nicky calls his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROR

Ames, Jonathan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AME

Gardner, Lisa

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Frankie Elkin is a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will--searching out missing people the world has stopped looking for. When the police have given up and the public no longer remembers, Frankie starts looking. A new case brings her to Mattapan, a Boston neighborhood with a rough reputation. She is searching for Angelique...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP M GAR

Lovell, Susan B.

Summary: "Nestled in the safe haven of The Sandpiper, a white-shingled cottage perched above the endless blue of Lake Michigan, Nina Judd has always been the guardian angel of the three Cameron women. Ellie Cameron, widowed mother. Kate, her perfect older daughter. Jamie, the screw-up. Kate and Jamie are sisters bound in loyalty by a secret oath--two bright young women full of life and promise until...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KRisSCroSS Press 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P LOV

Box, C. J.

Summary: Cody Hoyt, while a brilliant cop, is an alcoholic struggling with two months of sobriety when his mentor and AA sponsor Hank Winters is found burned to death in a remote mountain cabin. At first it looks like the suicide of a man who's fallen off the wagon, but Cody knows Hank better than that. Sober for fourteen years, Hank took pride in his hard-won sobriety and never hesitated to drop...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillian Audio 2011

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Block, Lawrence.

Summary: After a childhood friend is shot down while attempting to atone for past sins, Scudder is drawn into a murder investigation that threatens to upset his path toward recovery--and get him killed in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Co. 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLO

Rash, Ron

Summary: Estranged for decades after a turbulent 1969 summer spent with a free-spirited redhead, two brothers are forced by a shocking reminder to confront the past events that divided them. 1969. Eugene and his brother, Bill meet Ligeia, a sexy, free-spirited redhead from Daytona Beach banished to their small North Carolina town until the fall. Ligeia's raw sensuality and rebellious attitude draw...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAS

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Orange, Tommy

Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxedrene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 0000

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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

Orange, Tommy

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxedrene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ORA

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC ORA

Box, C. J.

Summary: Cody Hoyt, while a brilliant cop, is an alcoholic struggling with two months of sobriety when his mentor and AA sponsor Hank Winters is found burned to death in a remote mountain cabin. At first it looks like the suicide of a man who's fallen off the wagon, but Cody knows Hank better than that. Sober for fourteen years, Hank took pride in his hard-won sobriety and never hesitated to drop...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M BOX

Stuart, Douglas

1 hold on 11 copies

Summary: "Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh "Shuggie" Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher's war on heavy industry has put husbands and sons out of work, and the city's notorious drugs epidemic is waiting in the wings. Shuggie's mother Agnes walks a wayward path: she is Shuggie's guiding light but a burden for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020

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5 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

Block, Lawrence.

Summary: New York private detective and recovering alcoholic Matthew Scudder is already struggling with his sobriety when his friend and fellow AA member Jack Ellery is found murdered. Now the only thing keeping Scudder from the bottle is his obsession with finding the culprit.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Block 2011

Block, Lawrence.

Summary: New York private detective and recovering alcoholic Matthew Scudder is already struggling with his sobriety when his friend and fellow AA member Jack Ellery is found murdered. Now the only thing keeping Scudder from the bottle is his obsession with finding the culprit.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD M BLO

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