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Dixon, Heather

Summary: Confined to their dreary castle while mourning their mother's death, Princess Azalea and her eleven sisters join The Keeper, who is trapped in a magic passageway, in a nightly dance that soon becomes nightmarish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Meier, Leslie

Summary: "Lucy doesn't know what to expect as she arrives on a private Maine island owned by eccentric billionaire Scott Newman, only that the exclusive experience should make for a very intriguing feature story. An avid environmentalist, Scott has stripped the isolated property of modern conveniences in favor of an extreme eco-friendly lifestyle. A trip to Holiday Island is like traveling back to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MEI

Bain, Donald

Summary: "Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Larsen, Ward

Summary: "Jammer Davis has spent most of his life investigating aircraft accidents. When a small regional jet disappears over the jungles of Colombia, it is a tragedy like dozens of others he has seen...but for one terrible detail--his young daughter, who was enroute to a semester abroad in South America, is listed on the passenger manifest. A distraught Davis rushes to Bogotá and bulls his way into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oceanview Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAR

McCann, Colum

Summary: "Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of intractable conflict that colors every aspect of their daily lives, from the roads they are allowed to take to the schools their daughters, Abir and Smadar, each attend. Theirs is a life in which children from both sides of the wall throw stones at one another. But their worlds shift irreparably when ten-year-old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Bain, Donald

Summary: "Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Bain 2014

Swindle, Renée.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWI

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

Pochoda, Ivy

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "In West Adams, a rapidly changing part of South Los Angeles, they're referred to as these women. These women on the corner... These women in the club... These women who won't stop asking questions... These women who got what they deserved... Ivy Pochoda creates a kaleidoscope of loss, power, and hope featuring five very different women whose lives are steeped in danger and anguish. They're...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POC

Patterson, James

Summary: Former SAS soldier David Shelley was part of the most covert operations team in the special forces. Now settling down to civilian life in London, he has plans for a safer and more stable existence. But the shocking death of a young woman Shelley once helped protect puts those plans on hold. The police rule the death a suicide but the grieving parents can't accept their beloved Emma would take...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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Diamond, Elizabeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Diamond 2009

Summary: Louder Than Words is inspired by true events and tells the poignant story of grieving parents who used the unexpected death of their young daughter as inspiration to build a world class children's hospital. The hospital not only keeps their daughter's memory alive, but has also gone on to help thousands of children and their families, eventually becoming the template for all children's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Identity Films 2014

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Morley, Isla.

Summary: Abbe Deighton is the independent-spirited wife of a minister in Hawaii. Abbe isn't a native Hawaiian. She grew up in a broken home in turbulent apartheid South Africa, seeing things she shouldn't have seen--and still doesn't entirely understand. But she is trying to put them behind her, working to enjoy her life in her leaky house on a Honolulu hillside, with a precocious three-year-old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: Felix is at the top of his game as artistic director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he's staging a Tempest like no other: not only will it boost his reputation, it will heal emotional wounds. Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Atwood 2016

Citkowitz, Evgenia

Summary: A year has passed since Catherine and Michael Hall lost their teenage daughter in a car accident, leaving them and their sixteen-year-old son, Rowan, reeling in the aftermath of the tragedy. After Rowan escapes to boarding school, Catherine withdraws from her life as a successful London gallerist to Hamdean, an apartment in a Georgian country manor, where she and Michael had hoped to spend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CIT

Dahl, Alex

Summary: "Two mothers. Two daughters. One heart. When Alison's beloved daughter Amalie drowns, her world turns impenetrably dark. Alison tries to hold it together throughout the bleak fall, but in the darkest days of the Norwegian winter she completely falls apart. In another family, Amalie's passing is a new beginning. After years of severe health problems, young Kaia receives a new heart on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAH

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: "Our greatest literary innovator and beloved novelist has reimagined Shakespeare's final, great play of magic and illusion. Entertaining, gripping, emotionally rich and wise, Hag-Seed is an homage to a master, positioned for the fall celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death. 'It's got a thunderstorm in it. And revenge. Definitely revenge.' Felix is at the top of his game as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Kingsbury, Karen

Summary: Two sorrowful years have passed since the terrible car accident that took the life of John Baxter's daughter, Erin, along with her husband and three of their four daughters. But this year John has invited a stranger for dinner, Kendra Bryant, the transplant recipient who now has Erin's heart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: CDA Fiction Kin

Bowman, Akemi Dawn

Summary: Rumi Seto plans to spend her life writing music with her younger sister, Lea. When Lea dies in a car accident, her mother sends Rumi to live with her aunt in Hawaii while she deals with her own grief. Struggling with the loss of her sister, abandoned by her mother, and without music in her life, Rumi turns to the friendship of a teenage surfer named Kai, and an eighty-year-old named George...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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

Sparks, Nicholas.

Summary: Three years ago, Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller was crushed to learn that her parents were getting a divorce and that her father was moving from New York City to Wilmington, North Carolina. Now, seventeen-year-old Ronnie is still bitterly detached from her father. However, when she is sent to Wilmington to reconnect with him over summer vacation, she discovers that he has moved on with his life and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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

Smiley, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2001

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

Bijan, Donia

Summary: "When Noor returns to her native Iran for the first time in thirty years, with her very American daughter, Lily, so much about her homeland is different. But Café Leila--the restaurant Noor's family has run for three generations--hasn't changed. A neighborhood café in Tehran is at the center of this powerful and transporting story of love, family, friendship, and homecoming told against the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIJ

Vijay, Madhuri

Summary: "Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse across the Indian subcontinent as she reckons with her past, her desires, and the tumultuous present. In the wake of her mother's death, Kalyani, a privileged and restless young woman from Bangalore, sets out for a remote Himalayan village...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VIJ

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VIJ

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VIJ

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