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Picoult, Jodi

Summary: All her life, 13-year old Anna has helped her sister fight leukemia. Anna has provided platelets, bone marrow, and even stem cells to ensure Kate's survival. But when their parents ask her to donate a kidney, Anna has had enough. She enlists the aid of a lawyer and announces her intention to sue for control of her own body.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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Mukherjee, Neel

Summary: What happens when one attempts to exchange the life one is given for something better? Five characters in very different circumstances-- from a domestic cook in Mumbai, to a vagrant and his dancing bear, to a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in the city-- find out the meanings of dislocation and the desire for more.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Chen, Kirstin

Summary: After reporting his grandmother's actions to local authorities, Ah Liam and his family attempt to flee their home on Drum Wave Islet to escape the Communist Party's investigation and punishment of their family's disloyalty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

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Farah, Nuruddin

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A Somalian couple's tranquil life abroad in Oslo is irrevocably transformed by the arrival of their jihadist son's widow and children, who respectively retreat into strict religion and hunger for freedoms in a new homeland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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Watts, Stephanie Powell

Summary: "JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high school sweetheart, Ava. But as he reenters his former world, where factories are in decline and the legacy of Jim Crow is still felt, he's startled to find that the people he once knew and loved have changed just as much as he has. Ava is now married and desperate for a baby, though she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Watts

Brewer, Killian B.

Summary: When Marcus Sumter, a short order cook with dreams of being a chef, inherits a house in small town Marathon, Georgia, he leaves his big city life behind. Marcus intends to sell the house to finance his dreams, but a group of lovable busybodies called the Do Nothings, a new job at the local diner, the Tammy Dinette, and a handsome mechanic named Hank cause Marcus to rethink his plans. Will he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlude press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Harris, Rosie

Summary: "Now in her seventies and widowed for the past three years, Mary Wilson never expected to find love again. But when a kindly stranger helps her home with her shopping and she invites him in for a cup of tea, it marks the start of a slow-burning friendship. Mary's affection for Bill grows steadily, despite his failing health and repeated attempts to interfere by her scheming daughter-in-law. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishing 2018

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. The daughter and granddaughter of prominent Manhattan lawyers, Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything: top schools, elite social circles, the perfect...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2018

Mallery, Susan.

Summary: Buying one of the famed Three Sisters Queen Anne houses on Blackberry Island, Dr. Andi Gordon, deciding that both her life and home are in need of some major renovations, forms an unbreakable bond with her neighbors--two very different women who are dealing with their own struggles.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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Maynard, Frances

Summary: "Elvira Carr believes in crisp schedules, clear guidelines, and taking people at face value. She lives at home with her overbearing mother, who has deemed her unfit to interact with the rest of society. But when her mother has a stroke, Ellie is suddenly forced to look after herself. She quickly comes up with an ingenious way of coping with the world: the seven social rules spreadsheet....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2017

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Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: Paris. The Malegarde family gathers to celebrate Paul's 70th birthday, and his 40th anniversary with Lauren. Photographer Linden Malegarde is home from the US; he has grown distant from his blunt older sister Tilia. The family members fight to keep their unity, figuratively drowning under the weight of their secrets. And as the rains fall, The Seine overflows its banks and floods the city. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS
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Waldman, Ayelet.

Summary: When a woman lawyer's recent marriage is turned upside down by her preschool-age stepson, the situation is further complicated by the death of her newborn daughter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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

Tyler, Anne

Summary: When Willa Drake gets a call telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot, she drops everything to look after this woman. But the impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

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

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Vogt, Beth K.

Summary: It's been ten years since Payton Thatcher's twin sister died in an accident. Payton has reinvented herself as a partner in a successful party-planning business and is doing just fine-- as long as she manages to hold her memories and her family at arm's length. With her middle sister Jillian's engagement, Payton's party-planning skills are called into action, which means working alongside her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2018

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Raverat, Anna

Summary: " You can learn a lot about a husband by reading his e-mail--sometimes, too much Kate, a senior executive at a multinational hotel company, has devoted her life to her job and her family. Catering to the needs of others comes easily to her, but now, after ten years of marriage and two children, Kate discovers e-mails from her husband to another woman. Forced to take a long look at her marriage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REV

Hepworth, Sally

Summary: Small, perfect towns often hold the deepest secrets. Such is the case for Essie and her family. When a new woman moves next door to Essie, she is an immediate object of curiosity in this neighbourhood. As the two women grow closer and Essie's friends disapprove, it starts to become clear that Isabelle's choice of neighbourhood was no accident. And that her presence might bring even more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HEP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hepworth 2018

Thrasher, Travis

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Darren and Heather Turner share a passion for serving God, family and country. When Darren is deployed to Iraq as an army chaplain, Heather vows to serve military families back home as she cares for the couple's three young children. Darren knows he's overseas to support the troops in their suffering as their chaplain. What he doesn't know is how he will get through his own dark moments. And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION THR

Chamberlain, Diane

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: "When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970 and there seems to be little that can be done. But her brother-in-law, a physicist, tells her that perhaps there is. Hunter appeared in their lives just a few years before--and his appearance was as mysterious as his past. With no family, no friends, and a background shrouded in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Fielding, Joy.

Summary: Fifty-year-old Marcy Taggart's husband has left her for another woman. Devastating as that may be, it hardly compares to the death of her 21-year-old daughter, Devon, in a canoeing accident. Her body was never found in the icy waters of Georgian Bay, and as a result Marcy has never fully accepted her death. Now, in Ireland, Marcy yet again thinks she sees her daughter casually strolling past...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: Henry Dunbar, the once all-powerful head of a global media corporation, is not having a good day. In his dotage he hands over care of the corporation to his two eldest daughters, Abby and Megan, but as relations sour he starts to doubt the wisdom of past decisions. Now imprisoned in Meadowmeade, an upscale sanatorium in rural England, with only a demented alcoholic comedian as company, Dunbar...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Kingsbury, Karen

Summary: From their first meeting, to their stunning engagement and lavish wedding, to their happily-ever-after, Noah and Emily Carter were meant to be together. Theirs is a special kind of love and they want the world to know. More than a million adoring fans have followed their lives on Instagram since the day Noah publicly proposed to Emily. But behind the carefully staged photos and encouraging...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Howard Books 2018

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kingsbury 2018

Stegner, Wallace

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Summary: "Called a "magnificently crafted story ... brimming with wisdom" by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication in 1987, established itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century. Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples who move between Vermont and Wisconsin, it is a work of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2002

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Antalek, Robin.

Summary: The children of a once-brilliant playwright and a struggling actress, the four Haas siblings grew up in chaos -- raised in an environment composed of neglect and glamour in equal measure. When their father dies, they must depend on their intense but fragile bond to remember what it means to be family despite years of anger and hurt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANT

Hay, Ashley

Summary: "From the author of the highly acclaimed The Railwayman's Wife, called a "literary and literate gem" by Psychology Today, comes an emotionally resonant and profound new novel of two families, interconnected through the house that bears witness to their lives. When Elsie Gormley leaves the Brisbane house in which she has lived for more than sixty years, Lucy Kiss and her family move in, eager to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAY