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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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Miller, Sarah Elizabeth

Summary: In this novel authorized by Little House Heritage Trust, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, resilient, and loving pioneer woman as never before--Caroline Ingalls, "Ma" in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House books. In the frigid days of February, 1870,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Graham, Winston

Summary: Valentine Warleggan's paternity still poisons the atmosphere, and his financial and marital troubles form a major narrative strand set firmly against the saga's familiar background of Cornwall. Meanwhile, Bella Poldark's desire for a musical career takes her to stages in London and France, where she is involved with rival suitors. Her widowed older sister, Clowance, must also choose between two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan 2008

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McPhee, Martha

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Summary: "On a winter day in 1910, at a train station in Ohio, two girls wait in the cold with their mother to begin a new life in the West. Tommy, the eldest, feels responsible for her sister, and in the years to come, as their mother campaigns for women's suffrage and teaches in one-room schoolhouses across Montana, she takes care of Katherine: trapping animals, begging, keeping house, cooking, while...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2020

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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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Cao, Xueqin

Summary: Beloved by generations of Chinese readers, The Dream of the Red Chamber is China's touching equivalent of the Romeo & Juliet story. In addition to being a tale of star-crossed lovers, this epic novel also follows the story of five generations of one Chinese family giving modern readers a multi-layered dramatic plot to get lost in at the same time as it offers up key insights into Chinese culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Pub. 2010

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McCorkle, Jill

Summary: "Lil and Frank married young, having bonded over how they both lost a parent when they were children. Over time, their marriage grew and strengthened, with each still wishing for so much more understanding of the parents they'd lost prematurely. Now, after many years in Boston, they have retired in North Carolina. There, Lil, determined to leave a history for their children, sifts through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Attenberg, Jami

Summary: "If I know why they are the way they are, then maybe I can learn why I am the way I am," says Alex Tuchman of her parents. Now that her father is on his deathbed, Alex--a strong-headed lawyer, devoted mother, and loving sister--feels she can finally unearth the secrets of who Victor is and what he did over the course of his life and career. (A power-hungry real estate developer, he is, by all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ATT

Gross, Andrew

Summary: "Following up The One Man and The Saboteur, Gross's next historical thriller brings to life the drama of the birth of organized crime in 1930s New York City from the tale of one family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRO

Wilson, Kevin

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Summary: Lillian and Madison were unlikely, yet inseparable friends at their boarding school. Then Lillian had to leave the school unexpectedly in the wake of a scandal, and they have barely spoken since. Years later, Lillian gets a letter from Madison pleading for her help. Madison's twin stepkids are moving in, and she wants Lillian to be their caretaker. However, there's a catch: the twins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Dev, Sonali

Summary: Dr. Trisha Raje is San Francisco's most acclaimed neurosurgeon. But that's not enough for the Rajes, her influential immigrant family who achieved power by making its own non-negotiable rules: never trust an outsider, never do anything to jeopardize your brother's political aspirations, and never, ever, defy your family. Trisha has been guilty of breaking all the rules, but finally has a chance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEV

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Dev 2019

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

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 Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rosnay 2018

Farah, Nuruddin

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FAR

Arudpragasam, Anuk

Summary: "In the last months of the Sri Lankan Civil War, Dinesh's world has contracted to an evacuee camp, where he measures his days by shells that fall like clockwork. Alienated from language, home, and family, he is brought back to life by an unexpected proposal from an old man in the camp that Dinesh marry his daughter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ARU

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

Conley, Susan

Summary: When Elsey's husband, Lukas, hands her a brochure for a weeklong mountain retreat, he is really giving her an ultimatum: Go, or we're done. Once a successful painter, Elsey set down roots in China after falling for Lukas, the tall, Danish MC at a warehouse rave in downtown Beijing. Now, with two young daughters and unable to find a balance between her identities as painter, mother, and wife,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Conley 2018

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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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

Vanderah, Glendy

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Summary: A mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. When a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin, barefoot and covered in bruises, Joanna enlists the help of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

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Steel, Danielle

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Summary: "Saint Ambrose Prep is a place where the wealthy send their children for the best possible education, with teachers and administrators from the Ivy League, and graduates who become future lawyers, politicians, filmmakers, and CEOs. Traditionally a boys-only school, Saint Ambrose has just enrolled one hundred and forty female students for the first time. Even though most of the kids on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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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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

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