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Lacey, Catherine

Summary: "The story of a young woman who takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan, hurtling herself into the unknown, testing fate by hitchhiking, tacitly being swept into the lives of strangers and sleeping in fields, forests or public parks"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Moyes, Jojo

Summary: Suppose your life sucks. A lot. Your husband has done a vanishing act, your teenage stepson is being bullied and your math whiz daughter has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you can't afford to pay for. That's Jess's life in a nutshell -- until an unexpected knight-in-shining-armor offers to rescue them. Only Jess's knight turns out to be Geeky Ed, the obnoxious tech millionaire whose...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

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

Fountain, Carrie

Summary: "It's senior year, and Miranda Black's best friend, Syd, has run away--suddenly and inexplicably, leaving behind nothing but a pink leopard print cell phone with a text message from the mysterious HIM. Everyone wants to know why Syd left, but the truth is, Miranda has no idea. When Miranda's mother abandoned her as a child, Miranda had found shelter in her friendship with Syd, who wore her own...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2018

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

Garza, Kimberly

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Summary: Carly Castillo has only ever known Albacore Avenue. Abandoned as a child by her Filipina mother and Mexican-American father, Carly returns each morning from her nursing shift to the house she shares with her grandmother, Magdalena. But when Magdalena slips into dementia, Carly begins to imagine a life elsewhere. Jess Rivera, her boyfriend and all-star shortstop turned seaman, treasures the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAR

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

Kiesling, Lydia

Summary: In Lydia Kiesling's debut novel, we accompany Daphne, a young mother on the edge of a breakdown, as she flees her sensible but strained life in San Francisco for the high desert of Altavista with her toddler, Honey. Bucking under the weight of being a single parent--her Turkish husband is unable to return to the United States because of a "processing error"--Daphne takes refuge in a mobile home...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

Brennan, Allison

Summary: "Investigative reporter Max Revere has cracked many cases, but the one investigation she's never attempted is the mystery from her own past. Her mother abandoned her when she was nine, sending her periodic postcards, but never returning to reclaim her daughter. Seven years after the postcards stop coming, Martha Revere is declared legally dead, with no sign of what may have happened to her....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M BRE

English, Talley

Summary: A novel about a girl on the cusp of her teenage years, who is growing up faster than she ever hoped she would. When Teagan's father abruptly abandons his family and his farm, Teagan finds herself wading through the wreckage of what was once an idyllic life, searching for something--or someone--to hold on to. What she finds is Ian, short for Obsidian: the magnificent but dangerously headstrong...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENG

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