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Charaipotra, Sona

Summary: The youngest doctor in America, an Indian-American teen makes her rounds -- and falls head over heels -- in the contemporary romantic comedy Symptoms of a Heartbreak. Fresh from med school, sixteen-year-old medical prodigy Saira arrives for her first day at her new job: treating children with cancer. She's always had to balance family and friendships with her celebrity as the Girl Genius -- but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2019

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Patterson, James

Summary: Axi Moore is a good girl. When Axi invites her best friend, Robinson, with whom she's secretly in love, to come with her on a cross country road trip, she's finally breaking all the rules. They soon find that, however far they run, they can't escape the heartbreaking troubles that brought them together in the first place.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2014

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

Minot, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIN

Green, John

Summary: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Hendriks, Jenni

Summary: "Steve Stevenson is a jerk. That might not be a cool thing to say about someone with cancer, but it's true. Yeah, he throws legendary parties and is the most popular guy in school, but he also loves humiliating pranks and Cardi B, and he doesn't recycle. Worst of all, he's dating Kaia - the girl of nice guy Cam's dreams. But when a desperate Kaia asks Cam to help her raise money to pay for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2020

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

Summary: Inspired by personal experiences, an original story about friendship, love, survival, and finding humor in unlikely places. Two best friends' lives change when one of them is diagnosed with cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FIF

Kuipers, Alice

Summary: Claire and her mother are running out of time, but they don't know it. They rarely find themselves in the same room at the same time, and it often seems that the only thing they can count on are notes to each other on the refrigerator door. When home is threatened by a crisis, their relationship experiences a momentous change. Forced to reevaluate the delicate balance between their personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2007

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

Kuipers, Alice

Summary: Claire and her mother are running out of time, but they don't know it. They rarely find themselves in the same room at the same time, and it often seems that the only thing they can count on are notes to each other on the refrigerator door. When home is threatened by a crisis, their relationship experiences a momentous change. Forced to reevaluate the delicate balance between their personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KUI

Green, John

Summary: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: YA PA FIC GRE

Quade, Kirstin Valdez

5 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "From an award-winning storyteller comes a stunning debut novel following a New Mexican family's extraordinary year of love and sacrifice. It's Holy Week in the small town of Las Penas, New Mexico, and thirty-three-year-old unemployed Amadeo Padilla has been given the part of Jesus in the Good Friday procession. He is preparing feverishly for this role when his fifteen-year-old daughter Angel...

Format: text

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

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

Heley, Veronica.

Summary: After 24 years, she's learning the truth that was hidden from her as a child. Now the fate of many people depends on what she will do with it. At the age of four, Araminta "Minty" Cardale was exiled from Eden Hall on the wings of a scandal. Twenty years later, summoned by her half-sister, she has returned to see her dying father. But her hopes of a warm family welcome are shattered, and she is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

Gardner, Kati

Summary: Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory; her mother, the conservatory's artistic director, has made all the decisions for her. But Cason has been hiding an injury, and now she's undergoing chemotherapy. Davis Channing survived cancer, but his drug addiction nearly killed him. He's doing community service at the hospital, and has been sober for six months. Then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2018

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

Woods, Sherryl.

Summary: Single mother, business executive, and breast cancer survivor Hannah Matthews, struggling to cope with her ornery grandmother and her daughter's unexpected pregnancy, finds her life further complicated by an old flame's return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WOODS

Patterson, Dave

Summary: A young altar boy questions his impoverished family's hard-line Catholic beliefs in the face of his father's weapons-plant job, his mother's diagnosis with cancer, and a peer's struggles against the pressures of growing up too fast.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Reed, Amy Lynn.

Summary: Evie is living on borrowed time. She was diagnosed with terminal cancer several months ago and told that by now she'd be dead. Evie is grateful for every extra day she gets, but she knows that soon this disease will kill her. Until, miraculously, she may have a second chance to live. All Evie had wanted was her life back, but now that she has it, she feels like there's no place for her in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2015

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Doyle, Roddy

Summary: "Jimmy Rabbitte of The Commitments returns in the triumphant new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author The distinct wit and lively, authentic dialogue that are the hallmarks of Roddy Doyle's fiction are on a full display as he reintroduces Jimmy Rabbitte in this follow-up to his beloved debut novel The Commitments. In the 1980s Jimmy Rabbitte formed the Commitments, a ragtag, blue-collar...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Doyle 2014

Lovegrove, James

Summary: Months after Inara leaves Serenity, Mal and the crew finally learn the reason for her sudden departure: she is dying of a terminal illness. It is Kiehl's Myeloma, a form of cancer that's supposedly incurable, and Inara has very little time left. In hopes of a cure, the Serenity crew must infiltrate a notorious Alliance prison planet and rescue a disgraced and incarcerated scientist. -- adapted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2021

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Pulkkinen, Riikka

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PUL

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: There's a new shop on Seattle's Blossom Street--a flower store called Susannah's Garden, right next door to A Good Yarn. Susannah Nelson, the owner, has just hired a young widow named Colette Blake. A couple of months earlier, Colette had abruptly quit her previous job--after a brief affair with her boss. To her dismay, he's suddenly begun placing weekly orders for flower arrangements! Susannah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Macomber

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: There's a new shop on Seattle's Blossom Street--a flower store called Susannah's Garden, right next door to A Good Yarn. Susannah Nelson, the owner, has just hired a young widow named Colette Blake. A couple of months earlier, Colette had abruptly quit her previous job--after a brief affair with her boss. To her dismay, he's suddenly begun placing weekly orders for flower arrangements! Susannah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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

Diamant, Anita.

Summary: Kathleen Levine, a longtime resident of Gloucester, Massachusetts, is maternal and steady, a devoted children's librarian, a convert to Judaism, and mother to two grown sons. When her serene life is thrown into turmoil by a diagnosis of breast cancer at fifty-nine, painful past secrets emerge and she desperately needs a friend. Forty-two-year-old Joyce Tabachnik is a sharp-witted freelance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIA

Farrell, Richard

Summary: "The suspenseful story of a woman with terminal cancer who is the sole survivor of a plane crash, and the young NTSB agent who is sent to investigate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

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Garner, Helen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC Gar

Bly, Mary

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: While vacationing on Elba, Shakespearian scholar Lizzie Delford, who received a devastating diagnosis, meets a sardonic chef named Dante, his battered dog Lily, and his 12-year-old daughter Etta, who is desperate for a mother, and wonders if it is right to fall in love when time is short.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2021

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

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