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Hepinstall, Kathy

Summary: "The laugh-out-loud story of a girl determined to keep up with her aging, crazy-as-a-fox mother and learn the truth of her mother's long-secret past...Willow Havens is ten years old and obsessed with the fear that her mother will die. Her mother, Polly, is a cantankerous, take-no-prisoners Southern woman who lives to shoot varmints, drink margaritas, and antagonize the neighbors--and she sticks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

Burke, James Lee

Summary: On its surface, life in Houston in the 1950s is as you'd expect: stoic fathers, restless teens, drive-in movies, and souped-up Cadillacs. But underneath lies a world shifting under high school junior Aaron Broussard's feet. There's a class war between the 'haves' and the 'have-nots' as well as a real war, Korea, happening on the other side of the world. It is against this backdrop that Aaron...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: Billy and Boyd Parham are two boys living in New Mexico on the cusp of unimaginable events in the years before the Second World War. First comes a trespassing Indian and the dream of wolves running wild among cattle. Billy traps a she-wolf, intending to restore it to the mountains of New Mexico. But when he returns, he finds everything he left behind utterly transformed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McLean, Felicity

Summary: Tikka Malloy was eleven and one-sixth years old during the long hot summer of 1992, living in an Australian suburb with her sister and their three best friends. That summer was when the Van Apfel sisters, Ruth, Hannah, and the beautiful Cordelia, mysteriously disappeared. Did they just run far away from their harsh, evangelical parents, or were they taken?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2019

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Marshall, Catherine

Summary: "In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the resilient people of the region, with their fierce pride, their dark superstitions, their terrible poverty, and their yearning for beauty and truth. But her faith will be severely challenged by trial and tragedy, by the needs and unique strengths of two...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2017

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Cantor, Joanna

Summary: When 22-year-old Olivia learned that her mother had only months to live, she pulled up roots, leaving Vassar and her career plans far behind to be with her mother for her last days. And yet, just four months after her mother's death, everyone in Olivia's family already seems ready to move on. Her brothers are settled comfortably in careers and families of their own; her father has already...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Hoyle, McCall

Summary: The accident caused Sophie's dad to walk out of her life, and left her older sister, Meredith, barely able to walk at all. Sophie is trying to keep the family business running, get accepted to veterinary school, and protect her mom and sister from another disaster. But when a hurricane forms off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks and heads right toward their island, Sophie realizes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blink 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Novak, Ali

Summary: When her triplet sister Cara is diagnosed with leukemia, eighteen-year-old Stella puts her deams on hold to move home and be with her family, but when she starts spending time with the lead singer of Cara's favorite band, will Stella resent him for taking her attention away from her sister--or will he help Stella find the courage to live her own life?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Everhart, Donna

Summary: "In 1969 Alabama, eleven-year-old Dixie Dupree learns that the family she once believed was happy has deep fractures and records everything in her diary in this coming-of-age story about mothers and daughters, the guilt and pain that pass between generations, and the truths that are impossible to hide, especially from ourselves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EVE

Carrasco, Jesús

Summary: "A searing dystopian vision of a young boy's flight through an unnamed, savaged country, searching for sanctuary and redemption--from one of Europe's bestselling literary stars. A young boy has fled his home. He's pursued by dangerous forces. What lies before him is an infinite, arid plain, one he must cross in order to escape those from whom he's fleeing. One night on the road, he meets an old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Fordham, Fred

Summary: The explosion of racial hate in an Alabama town is viewed by a little girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 FOR

Graham-Felsen, Sam

Summary: Boston, 1992. David Greenfeld is one of the few white kids at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Middle School. Everybody clowns him, girls ignore him, and his hippie parents won't even buy him a pair of Nikes, let alone transfer him to a private school. Unless he tests into the city's best public high school--which, if practice tests are any indication, isn't likely--he'll be friendless for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRA

Gingras, Charlotte

Summary: A young outsider starts making graffiti to express herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2018

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

Austin, Lynn N.

Summary: Set in Chicago during the time of the World's Fair, this is the story of Violet Hayes whose search to find her mother exposes the young woman to the world about her--from high society to the poor immigrant families; from the suffragette movement to the security of a suitable marriage match. As Violet contemplates what course her life will take, she will discover the missing parts of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2007

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Austin, Lynn N.

Summary: Set in Chicago during the time of the World's Fair, this is the story of Violet Hayes whose search to find her mother exposes the young woman to the world about her--from high society to the poor immigrant families; from the suffragette movement to the security of a suitable marriage match. As Violet contemplates what course her life will take, she will discover the missing parts of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION AUS

Owens, Delia

5 holds on 43 copies

Summary: "Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two men that will break her isolation open. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

5 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OWE
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OWE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Owe

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Wilson, Martin

Summary: When fourteen-year-old Sam Walsh returns home after three years in the custody of his kidnapper, his older sister Beth and childhood friend Josh must deal with their survivors' guilt, their memories of what really happened the day Sam disappeared, and with the fact that Sam is not the boy they remember, but a troubled teen struggling to re-adapt to normal life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brody, Jessica

Summary: When Ali Collins's estranged father passes away and leaves her his only prized possession-- a 1968 Firebird convertible-- it reminds her too much of all her father's unfulfilled promises. A buyer three hundred miles up the Pacific coast is offering enough money for the car to save her childhood home from foreclosure. There's only one problem: she has no idea how to drive a stick shift. But her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Christian, Claire

Summary: Since Ava lost Kelly, things haven't been going so well. Even before she gets thrown out of school for shouting at the principal, there's the simmering rage and all the weird destructive choices. The only thing going right for Ava is her job at Magic Kebab. Which is where she meets Gideon. Skinny, shy, anxious Gideon. A mad poet and collector of vinyl records with an aversion to social media....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Text Publishing Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Owens, Delia

Summary: "Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two men that will break her isolation open. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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Doyle, Brian

Summary: "On the last day of summer, a young college grad moved to Chicago and rented a small apartment on the north side of the city, by the lake. This is the story of the five seasons he lived there, during which he meets gangsters, gamblers, policemen, a brave and garrulous bus driver, a cricket player, a librettist, his first girlfriend, a shy apartment manager, and many other riveting souls, not to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOY

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: "From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate. Set against the backdrop of Argentina's Dirty War and infused with magical realism, The Blue Line is a breathtaking story of love and betrayal by one of the world's most renowned writers and activists. Ingrid Betancourt, author of the New York Times bestselling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BET

Liardet, Frances

Summary: In the disorderly evacuation of Southampton, England, newly married Ellen Parr finds a small child asleep on the backseat of an empty bus. No one knows who little Pamela is. Ellen professed not to want children with her older husband, and when she takes Pamela into her home and rapidly into her heart, she discovers that this is true: Ellen doesn't want children. She wants only Pamela. Three...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

George, Alex

Summary: "From the author of the "lyrical and compelling" (USA Today) novel A Good American comes a powerful story of two friends and the unintended consequences of friendship, loss, and hope. For Robert Carter, life in his coastal Maine hometown is comfortably predictable. But in 1976, on his first day of eighth grade, he meets Nathan Tilly, who changes everything. Nathan is confident, fearless,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction George 2017