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Petterson, Per

Summary: "[A] tale of two men whose accidental meeting one morning recalls their boyhood thirty-five years ago. Back then, Tommy was separated from his sisters after he stood up to their abusive father. Jim was by Tommy's side through it all. But one winter night, a chance event on a frozen lake forever changes the balance of their friendship. Now, Jim fishes alone on a bridge as Tommy drives by in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Petterson 2015

Hepinstall, Kathy

Summary: "The laugh-out-loud story of a girl determined to keep up with her aging, crazy-as-a-fox mother and learn the truth of her mother's long-secret past...Willow Havens is ten years old and obsessed with the fear that her mother will die. Her mother, Polly, is a cantankerous, take-no-prisoners Southern woman who lives to shoot varmints, drink margaritas, and antagonize the neighbors--and she sticks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEP

Petterson, Per

Summary: Two men meet by accident on a bridge early one morning. Once they were best friends but Tommy and Jim haven't seen each other for 35 years. Back then, Tommy and his sister were abandoned by their mother and later by their abusive father, and Jim, who lived alone with his religious mother, went to high school and became a socialist. Then one winter, Jim started to doubt whether he was deserving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. By now, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DIC

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: After escaping the trauma of the Umbrella Lady's home, thirteen-year-old Saffron Faith Anders is determined to find the father who abandoned her all those years ago. But when she finds him in a nearby town, Saffron is shocked to discover that he has married a woman he clearly had been involved with before her mother's death. Worse, her father insists Saffron pretend to be his niece so he can...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Teir, Philip.

Summary: On the surface, the Paul family are living the liberal, middle-class Scandinavian dream. Max Paul is a renowned sociologist and his wife Katriina has a well-paid job in the public sector. They live in an airy apartment in the centre of Helsinki. But look closer and the cracks start to show. As he approaches his sixtieth birthday, the certainties of Max's life begin to dissolve. He hasn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anansi International 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEI

Grisham, John.

Summary: When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Gilbert, Kelly Loy

Summary: Knowing that the friendships she depends on will change when her parents split up, Beth witnesses a private act of violence in her crush's home before forging a pact with her friends to offer support in the face of a life-altering decision.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster/BFYR 2020

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GIL

Whitaker, Chris

Summary: Duchess Day Radley is a thirteen-year-old self-proclaimed outlaw. Rules are for other people. At school the other kids make fun of her torn clothes and messy hair. But let them throw their sticks, because she'll throw stones. Duchess might be tough, but she's really just trying to survive. She is the fierce protector of her five-year-old brother, Robin. She is the parent to her mother, Star, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WHI 9 Discs

Fisher, Tarryn

Summary: Juno was wrong about the Crouch family. She thought that they had the perfect life. But after overhearing a chilling conversation, she knows this could be her chance to make a few things right.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2020

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

Audrain, Ashley

Summary: "A tense, page-turning psychological drama about the making and breaking of a family, about a woman whose experience of motherhood is nothing at all what she hoped for--and everything she feared. Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting, supportive mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But in the thick of motherhood's exhausting early days, Blythe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUD

Fisher, Tarryn

Summary: "Before moving in with the Crouch family, Juno thought Winnie and her husband, Nigel, had the perfect marriage, the perfect son - the perfect life. Only now that she's living in their beautiful house, she sees the cracks in the crumbling facade are too deep to ignore. Still, she isn't one to judge. After her grim diagnosis, the retired therapist simply wants a place to live out the rest of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2021

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Fisher, Tarryn

Summary: An off-kilter narrator witnesses the slow unraveling of a couple's strained marriage that erupts in unexpected ways, in a chilling tale of domestic suspense.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FIS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Fisher 2020

Trollope, Joanna

Summary: Why on earth, after all you've been through, all you've survived, all you've achieved, why do you want to get married?' Rose Woodrowe has just got engaged to Tyler Masson - a wonderful, sensitive man who is head-over-heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn't the first time for either of them, and their five grown-up children have strong opinions on the matter . . . Like Rose's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mantle 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Trollope 2018

Schweblin, Samanta

Summary: "Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications; they leave your pulse racing and the line between the real and the strange blurring."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Walsh, M. O. (Milton O'Neal)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A man reflects on the summer of his fourteenth year, where in Baton Rouge he fell in love with a golden-haired girl across the street before an unspeakable crime shattered illusions in his seemingly idyllic neighborhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WAL

Berg, Elizabeth

Summary: "Nola McCollum is the most desirable girl in Arthur's class, and he is thrilled when they become friends. But Arthur wants far more than friendship. Unfortunately, Nola has a crush on the wrong Moses, Arthur's older brother, Frank, who is busy pursuing his own love interest and avoiding the boys father, a veteran with a drinking problem and a penchant for starting fights. When a sudden tragedy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2023

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Adams, Michelle

Summary: "In the vein of Ruth Ware's In a Dark, Dark Wood comes a novel of psychological suspense from debut author Michelle Adams, where a woman returns to her family's home to learn the truth and escape her sister's influence If you knew my sister, you'd run, too .... First there was the Robert Kneel incident. Then what happened to Margot Wolfe. And now she's found me again. Dr. Irini Harringford was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

Carpenter, Emily

Summary: "Althea Bell is still heartbroken by her mother's tragic, premature death--and tormented by the last, frantic words she whispered into young Althea's ear: Wait for her. For the honeysuckle girl. She'll find you, I think, but if she doesn't, you find her. Adrift ever since, Althea is now fresh out of rehab and returning to her family home in Mobile, Alabama, determined to reconnect with her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CAR

Robinson, Eden

Summary: Everyone knows a guy like Jared: the burnout kid in high school who sells weed cookies and has a scary mom who's often wasted and wielding some kind of weapon. Jared does smoke and drink too much, and he does make the best cookies in town, and his mom is a mess, but he's also a kid who has an immense capacity for compassion and an impulse to watch over people more than twice his age, and he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Canada 2018

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McMillan, Terry.

Summary: "Family ties are tested and transformed in the new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back With her wise, wry, and poignant novels of families and friendships-Waiting to Exhale, Getting to Happy, and A Day Late and a Dollar Short among them-Terry McMillan has touched millions of readers. Now, in her eighth novel, McMillan gives...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mcmillan 2013

Mallery, Susan

Summary: Finley McGowan is determined that the niece she's raising is loved and wanted. Finley reacted to her chaotic childhood by walking the straight and narrow. Her sister Sloan went the other way. Now Sloane is back, and she says that she wants a relationship with her daughter. She says she's changed, but Finley's heart has been burned once too often for her to trust easily.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MAL

Muñoz Ledo, Norma

Summary: Susi tiene 16 años, una mejor amiga, un primer amor, un papá ausente, una mamá con quien pelea, un aspirante a padrastro al que odia, una abuela amorosa y cuatro mascotas a quienes considera sus hijos. Un día, la vida de Susi da un vuelco inesperado: su madre sufre un accidente y el diagnóstico del médico {u2014}fractura hendida de cráneo{u2014} se traduce como ?Por el momento, está en coma?....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Editorial Santillana 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH MUN

McCauley, Stephen

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "After a lifetime of kindly taking care of his irresistible but impossible sister and her wonderful daughter, Tom is finally ready to put himself first. Naturally, that's when his phone rings. His niece, Cecily—the real love of Tom’s life, as his boyfriend reminded him when moving out—is embroiled in a Title IX investigation at the college where she teaches that threatens her career and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2024

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