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Ward, Jesmyn

Summary: Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously tormented and comforted by visions of her dead brother, which only come to her when she's high; Mam is dying of cancer; and quiet, steady Pop tries to run the household and teach...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Belden, Emily

Summary: "Twentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules-- until Chicago's most sought-after, up-and-coming culinary genius, Benji Zane, walks into her world and pulls her into his. The only thing more renowned than Benji's mouthwatering masterpieces and equally luscious good looks? His struggle with addiction and his reckless tendency to live life on the edge, no matter the havoc he wreaks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P BEL

Lamott, Anne.

Summary: Rosie Ferguson is seventeen and ready to enjoy the summer before her senior year of high school. But as the school year draws to a close, there are disturbing signs that the life Rosie claims to be leading is a sham, and that Elizabeth's hopes for her daughter to remain immune from the pull of the darker impulses of drugs and alcohol are dashed. Now, Elizabeth is forced to confront the fact...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lamott, Anne.

Summary: Rosie Ferguson is seventeen and ready to enjoy the summer before her senior year of high school. But as the school year draws to a close, there are disturbing signs that the life Rosie claims to be leading is a sham, and that Elizabeth's hopes for her daughter to remain immune from the pull of the darker impulses of drugs and alcohol are dashed. Now, Elizabeth is forced to confront the fact...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lamott, Anne.

Summary: Rosie Ferguson is seventeen and ready to enjoy the summer before her senior year of high school. She's smart, athletic, and beautiful--everything her mother, Elizabeth, and stepfather, James, hoped she would be. But as the school year draws to a close, there are disturbing signs that the life Rosie claims to be leading is a sham, and that Elizabeth's hopes for her daughter to remain immune from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lam

Crowley, Aleister

Summary: "Written by Aleister Crowley after years of personal study and experimentation with drugs, The diary of a drug fiend tells the story of young Peter Pendragon and his lover Louise Laleham and their adventures traveling through Europe in a cocaine and heroin haze"--Cover p. [4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weiser books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

Swinson, Kiki.

Summary: Having no regards for people, their property and even her own life, Faith Simmons has done everything from selling off her life's fortune, to selling her body, and stealing, all because of her sweet addiction for The Candy Shop. Looking back ten years, who would have ever thought that this well-respected and very well paid thirty-one year old assistant principal for a performing arts school...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melodrama Publishing 2007

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Blackstock, Terri

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Lance Covington finds the abandoned baby of a drug addict, he is accused of kidnapping, and his mother Barbara looks for help from her old lover, Kent Harlan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BLA

Cole, Courtney

Summary: "Reminiscent of the beloved novels by Mary Kubica and Jodi Picoult comes a chilling portrayal of a son's addiction and its harrowing effects on both him and his mother from New York Times bestselling author Courtney Cole. There comes a time when offering your life for your child's doesn't work, when you realize that it'll never be enough. The cold needle in his warm vein was a welcome comfort...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Mulhauser, Travis

Summary: Braving a northern Michigan blizzard to search for her missing meth-addicted mother, Percy James stops by the cabin of two drug addicts and flees with their endangered baby, triggering a dangerous race from the elements and a band of desperate criminals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Mulhauser 2016

Moore, Liz

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "A suspense novel that also looks at the anatomy of a Philadelphia family rocked by the opioid crisis and the relationship between two sisters--one, suffering from addiction, who has suddenly gone missing amid a series of mysterious murders; the other a police officer who patrols the neighborhood from which she disappeared: a story about the formidable ties between place, family, and fate" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Nguyen, Viet Thanh

4 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "The astonishing sequel to The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, The Committed follows the "man of two minds" as he comes to Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing. No longer in physical danger, but still inwardly tortured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC NGU

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Earle, Steve.

Summary: Wracked by guilt and addiction ten years after administering a fatal morphine overdose to Hank Williams, Doc Ebersole performs illegal medical services in the red-light district of San Antonio before meeting a young Mexican immigrant who seems to heal others with her touch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EAR

Magariel, Daniel

Summary: "A riveting and emotionally harrowing debut about two young brothers and their physically and psychologically abusive father--One of the Boys is 160 perfect, stunning pages by a major new talent. The three of them--a twelve-year-old boy, his older brother, their father--have won the war: the father's term for his bitter divorce and custody battle. They leave their Kansas home and drive through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAG

Bogosian, Eric.

Summary: "This novel is about five suburbanites whose lives intersect in one violent and life-altering night at the local mall."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOG

Coben, Harlan

Summary: "You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing guitar in Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is living on the edge, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You don't stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. And you do the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION COB

Coben, Harlan

Summary: "You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing guitar in Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is living on the edge, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You don't stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. And you do the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION COB

Hashimi, Nadia.

Summary: Adopting the custom of bacha posh in 2007 Kabul, which allows her to dress and be treated as a boy, attend school and chaperone her sisters until she is of marriageable age, Rahima, the daughter of a drug-addicted father, discovers that she is not the first in her family to adopt this unusual custom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

Beagin, Jen

Summary: Mona is almost 24, cleaning houses to get by, emotionally adrift. Handing out clean needles to drug addicts, she falls for a recipient who proceeds to break her heart in unimaginable ways. Always just under the surface are her memories of growing up in a chaotic, destructive family from which she's trying to disentangle herself. The story of her journey toward a comfortable place in the world...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEA

Lichtman, Johannes

Summary: Prompted by his drug addiction and latest dismissal to relocate to 2015 Sweden, creative-writing instructor Jonas Anderson volunteers to teach Swedish to Middle Eastern refugees, including one who challenges his views about making a difference.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIC

Swinson, David

Summary: Working as a vigilante robbing drug dealers after achieving hard-won sobriety, retired cop-turned-private investigator Frank Marr is drawn back into the world of police corruption to prove an old friend's innocence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWI

Robb, J. D.

Summary: In this gritty and gripping new audiobook in the number one New York Times best selling series, Eve Dallas fights to save the innocent and serve justice to the guilty on the streets of New York.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Robb 2019

Clifford, Joe

Summary: "At an AA meeting, handyman and part-time investigator Jay Porter meets a recovering addict who needs his help. In the midst of another ... northern New Hampshire winter, Amy Lupus' younger sister, Emily, has gone missing from the Coos County Center, the newly opened rehab run by Jay's old nemeses, Adam and Michael Lombardi. As Jay begins looking into Emily's disappearance, he finds that all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oceanview Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI

McKinty, Adrian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCK

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