Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Grossman, Lev.

Summary: Intellectually precocious high school senior Quentin Coldwater escapes the boredom of his daily life by reading and re-reading a series of beloved fantasy novels set in an enchanted land called Fillory. Like everybody else, he assumes that magic isn't real--until he finds himself unexpectedly admitted to a very secret, very exclusive college of magic in upstate New York.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC GRO

Grossman, Lev.

Summary: As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Godwin, Gail.

Summary: Sparking enthusiasm for a play about the founding of their North Carolina mountains Catholic girls' school, a charismatic ninth grader and her recently orphaned best friend set in motion a series of events that have decades-long ramifications.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GOD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Godwin 2009

Monroe, Mary Alice

Summary: At Cara Rutledge's home on Isle of Palms, everything is comfortingly the same, yet rife with painful memories. Only through reconnecting with family, friends, and the rhythms of the lowcountry can Cara release the hold of the past and open herself to the possibility of a new love, career, and hope for the future. Meanwhile, her niece Linnea, a recent college graduate who doesn't know where her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

O'Brien, Tim

Summary: Old friends share memories of the past, current regrets, and future plans as they gather on a July weekend for the thirtieth reunion of Darton Hall College's class of 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OBR

Shteyngart, Gary

Summary: In a very near future, a functionally illiterate America is about to collapse. But don't tell that to poor Lenny Abramov, the thirty-nine-year-old son of an angry Russian immigrant janitor, proud author of what may well be the world's last diary, and less-proud owner of a bald spot shaped like the great state of Ohio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHT

Levine, Sara.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When a college graduate with a history of hapless jobs (ice cream scooper; gift wrapper; laziest ever part-time clerk at the Pet Library) reads Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island, she is dumbstruck by the timid design of her life. ... Convinced that Stevenson's book is cosmically intended for her, she redesigns her life according to its core values: boldness, resolution,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEV

Brooks, Geraldine.

Summary: The narrator of Caleb's Crossing is Bethia Mayfield, growing up in the tiny settlement of Great Harbor amid a small band of pioneers and Puritans. Restless and curious, she yearns after an education that is closed to her by her sex. As often as she can, she slips away to explore the island's glistening beaches and observe its native Wampanoag inhabitants. At twelve, she encounters Caleb, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Lee, Min Jin.

Summary: "Goodbye, Columbus meets the novels of Amy Tan in this American story of class, society and identity that marks the debut of a new voice in fiction"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Brooks, Geraldine.

Summary: Once again, the author takes a remarkable shard of history and brings it to vivid life. In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. Upon this slender factual scaffold, she has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure. The narrator of the story is Bethia Mayfield, growing up in the tiny settlement of Great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brooks 2011

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

Summary: "A young woman's fate hinges on the choice she makes after bumping into an old flame; in alternating chapters, two possible scenarios unfold--with stunningly different results"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Lee

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SMI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Silver, Charlotte.

Summary: Charlotte Silver dazzles with a ruefully funny coming-of-age novel that follows two recent Bennington grads who are determined to make it in the Big Apple. "Bennington College, founded in 1932 as a suitable refuge for the wayward daughters of good families, maintains its saucy reputation for attracting free spirits. There, acres outnumber students, the faculty is composed of fading hippie and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Talley, Liz.

Summary: For a good part of Daphne Witt’s life, she was a supportive wife and dutiful mother. Now that she’s divorced and her daughter, Ellery, is all grown up, Daphne’s celebrating the best part of her life, a successful career, and a flirtation with an attentive hunk fifteen years her junior…who happens to be her daughter’s ex-boyfriend. Ellery is starting over, too. She’s fresh out of college. Her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Montlake Romance 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: Fiction Tal

Monroe, Mary Alice

Summary: "Continuing the saga of her bestselling Beach House series, Mary Alice Monroe weaves together a tale of the struggles and triumphs of the historic Rutledge family of Charleston, South Carolina. Beautifully wrought and rich with keen insight, this is an illuminating tale of continuance, resilience, and one family's enduring love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MON

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION MON

Reid, Taylor Jenkins

Summary: "Hannah Martin's life isn't shaping up into much of anything. Since graduating college eight years ago, she has lived in six different cities and held countless meaningless jobs ... She takes up residence in her best friend Gabby's guest room. Along with Gabby and Gabby's husband Mark, [she goes] out to a bar where they meet up with some of [their] old friends, including Hannah's high school...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION REI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Reid 2015

Rakoff, Joanna Smith

Summary: Like The Group, Mary McCarthy's classic tale about coming of age in New York, Joanna Smith Rakoff 's richly drawn and immensely satisfying first novel details the lives of a group of Oberlin graduates whose ambitions and friendships threaten to unravel as they chase their dreams, shed their youth, and build their lives in Brooklyn during the late 1990s and the turn of the twenty-first century....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Grossman, Lev.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Quentin and his friends are now the kings and queens of Fillory, but the days and nights of royal luxury are starting to pall. After a morning hunt takes a sinister turn, Quentin and his old friend Julia charter a magical sailing ship and set out on an errand to the wild outer reaches of their kingdom. Their pleasure cruise becomes an adventure when the two are unceremoniously dumped back into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRO

Summary: Contains four full-length examinations and strategies for mastering the verbal, math, and essay sections of the exam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 378.166 GRE