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Wells, Benedict

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Benedict Wells, a sweeping, heartbreaking novel of friendship, memory, and the lives we never get to live. At eleven years old, Jules Moreau loses his parents in a tragic accident, and in an instant, his childhood is shattered. Leaving a comfortable home in Munich and holidays in the south of France far behind, he and his siblings, Marty and Liz, are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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Kostakis, Will

Summary: Ryan the swimmer, Harley the rebel, and Miles the nerd, have nothing in common except their friendship with Isaac. When Isaac dies unexpectedly, the boys must come to terms with their grief and the impact Isaac had on each of their lives. Eventually they realize there may be more tying them together than just their shared best friend.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KOS

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

Rice, Luanne

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Emily has six siblings, but she was also close to her best friend, Lizzie Porter, who died nearly a year ago, and she is still grieving; but Lizzie's family are also grieving, so much so, that they use Lizzie's younger sister, Chloe, as a lure and kidnap Emily, forcing her to dress, talk, and act like Lizzie, and threatening to go after Emily's family if she does not become the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION RIC

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RIC

Ahern, Cecelia

Summary: "Seven years after her husband's death -- six since she read his final letter -- Holly Kennedy has moved on with her life. When Holly's sister asks her to tell the story of the "PS, I Love You" letters on her podcast -- to revisit the messages Gerry wrote before his death to read after his passing -- she does so reluctantly, not wanting to reopen old wounds. But after the episode airs, people...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AHE

Buckhanon, Kalisha

Summary: "On a cold December evening, Autumn Spencer's twin sister Summer walks to the roof of their shared Harlem brownstone and is never seen again, the door to the roof is locked, and no footsteps are found. Faced with authorities indifferent to another missing woman, Autumn must pursue answers on her own, all while grieving her mother's recent death. With her friends and neighbors, Autumn pretends...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUC

Chappell, Connie

Summary: When Callie MacCallum sews her first quilt after the death of her lover Jack Sebring, she doesn't realize she'll be drawn into a Sebring family battle between wife and daughter-in-law. She simply wants to fulfill her promise to Jack to visit their cabin in the West Virginia mountains, where their long love affair was safely hidden. Instead, her emotionally reminiscent trip becomes crowded with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rose Writing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Bentley, Ray

Summary: Jack Garrison lost his wife and their only child in a car accident ... and thereafter lost his faith. In this dramatic novel, the thirty-three-year-old skeptic experiences the mysterious wonder of being caught up in visions, dreams, and real life experiences. Readers journey with Jack throughout the Holy Land ... and also globally, from his home in London to the furthest corners of the world....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Salem Books, an imprint of Regnery Faith 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bentley 2018

Clegg, Bill.

Summary: "On the eve of her daughter's wedding, June Reid's life is completely devastated when a shocking disaster takes the lives of her daughter, her daughter's fiancé, her ex-husband, and her boyfriend, Luke--her entire family, all gone in a moment. And June is the only survivor. Alone and directionless, June drives across the country, away from her small Connecticut town. In her wake, a community...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Davis, Dana

Summary: I've got seven days to come clean to my new dad. Seven days to tell the truth... For sixteen-year-old Tiffany Sly, life hasn't been safe or normal for a while. Losing her mom to cancer has her a little bit traumatized and now she has to leave her hometown of Chicago to live with the biological dad she's never known. Anthony Stone is a rich man with four other daughters--and rules for every...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DAV

McKinnon, Hannah Mary

Summary: When Josh's longtime partner, Grace, dies in a tragic accident, he is left with a mess of grief and full custody of her seven-year-old son, Logan. Wanting to do right by Logan, Josh begins the process of becoming his legal guardian, something that Grace always brushed off as an unnecessary formality. But now Josh begins to wonder whether there were more troubling reasons for Grace's reluctance...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Hemmings, Kaui Hart.

Summary: "The highly anticipated follow-up to the critically-acclaimed bestseller THE DESCENDANTS ("Audaciously comic" -The New Yorker), a novel about a mother grieving her son's death in a Colorado resort town who is faced with another shock-the appearance of astrange girl carrying a secret that will change their lives irrevocably. "--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEM

Miller, Sue

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Derailed by the sudden passing of her husband of thirty years, an artist on the brink of a gallery opening struggles to pick up the pieces of her life before discovering harrowing evidence of her husband's affair.

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MIL

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

Rodriques, Elias

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Having forged a new identity as a gay man in New York, Daniel Henriquez returns to the floodlands where he went to high school, to mourn Aubrey, the self-identified "redneck" girl he loved back then. His track team buddies-Twig, a long-distance runner; Desmond, a sprinter; Des's girlfriend, Egypt; and Jess, Aubrey's best friend-help him reckon with who they are to him, and he to them....

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Umrigar, Thrity N.

Summary: Tehmina Sethna's beloved husband has died this past year and she is visiting her son, Sorab, in his suburban Ohio home. Now Tehmina is being asked to choose between her old, familiar life in India and a new one in Ohio with her son, his American wife, and their child. A middle-aged Parsi woman, Tehmina is also confronted with another choice: whether to live in America as a stranger or as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC UMR

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Dermansky, Marcy

Summary: When Leah's former boss and mentor, Judy, dies in an accident and leaves Leah her red sports car, Leah takes off to San Francisco to claim the car, revisiting past lives and loves in a self she abandoned years ago.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DER

Lee, Linda Francis.

Summary: Sandy Portman and Emily Barlow seem to lead a perfect life. Sandy is a successful businessman from an old-money family, and Emily, beautiful and smart, is quickly gaining respect in her career as a book editor. But Sandy is keeping a few secrets from Emily, and is hit by a car and killed before he has a chance to reveal the truth. In a Dickensian turn of events, he's given an otherworldly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Smith, James Bryan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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

Ansay, A. Manette.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: LP FIC ANS

Samson, Polly.

Summary: "It's August 1997 and Julian is lost in a medicated haze of grief. His partner, Julia, has removed all traces of herself from Firdaws, their beautiful riverside home, while all that remains of their three-year-old daughter is a single shoe. Unable to work, Julian succumbs to memories: of Julia, of their daughter's illness, and of his childhood at Firdaws. As the summer days grow hotter,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAM

Gersen, Hannah

Summary: "The heart of Friday Night Lights meets the emotional resonance and nostalgia of My So-Called Life in this moving debut novel about tradition, family, love, and football. As the high school football coach in his small, rural Maryland town, Dean is a herowho reorganized the athletic program and brought the state championship to the community. When he married Nicole, the beloved town sweetheart,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow Paperbacks 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GER

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P GER

Carr, Robyn

Summary: "Sable--Her bestselling novels have made her a star, but the woman who has everything, in fact, has nothing but a past she is desperate to hide. Elly--The intellectual who has hidden herself within the walls of academia, afraid to admit she is tired of being alone. Barbara Ann--The talent behind twenty-six romance novels wakes up one day to discover she's lost control of her career, her sanity...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2019

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Petterson, Per

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Rouda, Kaira Sturdivant

Summary: Jane Harris lives in a sparkling home in an oceanfront gated community in Orange County. It's a place that seems too beautiful to be touched by sadness. But exactly one year ago, Jane's oldest daughter, Mary, died in a tragic accident and Jane has been grief-stricken ever since. It's time for Jane to reclaim her life and her family. Yet as she reemerges into the world, it's clear her family has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Strout, Elizabeth.

Summary: In the small town of West Annett, Maine in the 1950's, the minister Tyler Caskey is still grieving two years after the death of his wife. One daughter, Jeannie is sent upstate to live with his overbearing mother. The other Katherine has become antisocial. Tyler turns to his housekeeper Connie Hatch when her teacher suggests Katherine speak to the school counselor. This starts gossip about...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2006

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

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