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Conklin, Tara

19 holds on 6 copies

Summary: When she is asked about the inspiration behind her iconic work, renowned poet Fiona Skinner recounts the summer her family spent in a middle-class Connecticut town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION CON

Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 1958

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Berenson, Laurien.

Summary: "The dog days of summer have just begun, and Melanie Travis is looking forward to savoring each lazy afternoon. School's out, her son's at camp, even her rambunctious Standard Poodle is taking a break from the show ring. And where better to enjoy herself than at her Aunt Peg's Fourth of July barbecue attended by members of Connecticut's most elite kennel clubs? It sounds ideal, until an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Berenson, Laurien.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: On a sunny afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut, PI Rick Van Lam’s Vietnam-vet mentor and partner, Jimmy, and Jimmy’s old army pal, Ralph, are attacked as they walk down a city sidewalk. Ralph is killed, and Jimmy, backing up, is struck by a car. While the battered Jimmy is under the care of Rick’s landlord and friend, Gracie, where an improbable romance seems to be blooming, Rick finds himself...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: Rick van Lam is bui doi , "a child of dust," as the Vietnamese scornfully called a mixed-blood kid whose father was an unknown American GI. But Rick was lucky-in time he was sent to America. And he's ended up in Hartford, Connecticut, where he's made a life as a private eye after leaving a career as a cop at the NYPD. Rick is also teaching a part-time course at Farmington College where brainy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Weisberger, Lauren

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. A successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood stars, she cut her teeth as assistant to legendary fashion editor Miranda Priestly in New York. But with Snapchatting millennials stealing her clients, Emily needs to get back in the game -- and fast. She holes up at the home of her oldest friend Miriam in the upscale suburb of Greenwich. And when...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Weisberger 2018

Kies, Thomas

Summary: It's a crime scene worthy of Hieronymus Bosch, so shocking and so senseless it challenges the local law and intrigues veteran reporter Geneva Chase whose career may be dying alongside that of her small town newspaper.The Sheffield Post headline shouts, "Cops Call Murder Scene 'Slaughterhouse." On the scene, Genie spurs the Deputy Police Chief to tell her quietly, "Six bodies...all nude...hacked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: In 1965, a year after Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family's horse farm, a baby centaur is born and the family, already under scrutiny because Arianne's six-year-old brother has birth defects, struggles to keep the colt a secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC YOL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: J Fiction Yolen 2014

Rice, Luanne

Summary: Mathilda (Tilly), fourteen, and Ruth Anne (Roo), sixteen, are sisters and best friends in Connecticut, but when Roo crashes her car while texting she is confined to a hospital bed with "locked-in syndrome," aware of her surroundings, but apparently comatose--and Tilly must find a way to communicate with her sister, while dealing with her own sense of guilt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Fitzpatrick, Huntley.

Summary: "17-year-old Gwen Castle is a working-class girl determined to escape her small island town, but when rich-kid Cass Somers, with whom she has a complicated romantic history, shows up, she's forced to reassess her feelings about her loving, complex family, her lifelong best friends, her wealthy employer, the place she lives, and the boy she can't admit she loves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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

Donovan, Rebecca

Summary: In the affluent town of Weslyn, Connecticut, where most people worry about what to be seen in and who to be seen with, Emma Thomas would rather not be seen at all. She's more concerned with feigning perfection- pulling down her sleeves to conceal the bruises, not wanting anyone to know how far from perfect her life truly is. Without expecting it, she finds love. It challenges her to recognize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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

Matson, Morgan.

Summary: Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Porter, Emily gives them a try.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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Constantine, Liv

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Some women get everything. Some women get everything they deserve. Amber Patterson is fed up. She's tired of being a nobody: a plain, invisible woman who blends into the background. She deserves more--a life of money and power like the one blond-haired, blue-eyed goddess Daphne Parrish takes for granted. To everyone in the exclusive town of Bishops Harbor, Connecticut, Daphne--a socialite and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins publishers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD B

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandpiper 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPE

Baratz-Logsted, Lauren

Summary: As Katie's father and Drew's mother vie for the Presidency, the sixteen-year-olds start--and end--a romance, but the press finds out, both candidates' poll numbers rise, and the two are asked to flaunt their former relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Buyea, Rob.

Summary: Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their lives are changed for the better by "rookie teacher" Mr. Terupt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUY

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Buyea 2010

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly.

Summary: "After heartbreaking betrayal, Carley is sent to live with a foster family and struggles with opening herself up to their love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HUN

Estes, Eleanor

Summary: The adventures of the Moffat children living in Cranbury, Connecticut in the early twentieth century as they create a museum, participate in their sister's wedding, and try to buy a trolley car.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC EST

Fitzpatrick, Huntley

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Gwen Castle is determined to escape her small island town, but when Cass Somers shows up, she's forced to reassess her feelings about her family, her friends, her employer, and the boy she can't admit she loves.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Constantine, Liv.

Summary: Some women get everything. Some women get everything they deserve. Amber Patterson is fed up. She's tired of being a nobody: a plain, invisible woman who blends into the background. She deserves more--a life of money and power like the one blond-haired, blue-eyed goddess Daphne Parrish takes for granted. To everyone in the exclusive town of Bishops Harbor, Connecticut, Daphne--a socialite and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2017

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Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Since she was a little girl, Emma Grant has always loved romance. So it's really no surprise that she has found her calling as a wedding florist. She gets to play with flowers every day and work with her three best friends in the process. She couldn't ask for a better job, and on the surface, Emma's love life seems to be thriving.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1986

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SPE