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Green, Amy Lynn

Summary: "In this epistolary novel from the WWII home front, Johanna Berglund is forced to return to her small Midwestern town to become a translator at a German prisoner of war camp. There, amid old secrets and prejudice, she finds that the POWs have hidden depths. When the lines between compassion and treason are blurred, she must decide where her heart truly lies"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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Lowry, Mary Pauline

Summary: "Meet Roxy. She's a sometimes vegan, always broke artist with a heart the size of Texas and an ex living in her spare bedroom. Her life is messy, but with the help of a few good friends and by the grace of the goddess Venus she'll discover that good sex, true love, and her life's purpose are all closer than she realizes. Bridget Jones penned a diary; Roxy writes letters. Specifically: she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: "Joshua and Lauren are the perfect couple. Newly married, they're wildly in love, each on a successful and rewarding career path. Then Lauren is diagnosed with a terminal illness. As Lauren's disease progresses, Joshua struggles to make the most of the time he has left with his wife and to come to terms with his future- a future without the only woman he's ever loved. He's so consumed with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HIG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Higgins 2021

Ryan, Jennifer (Jennifer L.)

Summary: As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Faye, Lyndsay

Summary: "Beloved adventuress Irene Adler teams up with her former adversary in a near-deadly inquiry into a room full of eerily stopped grandfather clocks. Learn of the case that cemented the lasting friendship between Holmes and Inspector Lestrade, and of the tragic crime which haunted the Yarder into joining the police force. And witness Stanley Hopkins's first meeting with the remote logician he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

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Greenwald, Lisa

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Summary: With a Valentine's Day dance, snooping parents, and way too many secrets, these four BFFs have a lot to deal with in the seventh book in this hilarious series told entirely in text messages, emojis, and passed notes, perfect for fans of Invisible Emmie and the Dork Diaries series. It's no secret that Victoria's mom can be OTT overprotective! But lately her anxiety has been too much to handle....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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Epstein, Jennifer Cody

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Summary: East Village, 1989. Things had never been easy between Ava Fisher and her estranged mother Ilse. Too many questions hovered between them: Who was Ava's father? Where had Ilse been during the war? Why had she left her only child in a German orphanage during the war's final months? But now Ilse's ashes have arrived from Germany, and with them, a trove of unsent letters addressed to someone else...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EPS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPS

Leali, Michael

Summary: "Amos Abernathy lives for history. Literally. He's been a historical reenactor nearly all his life. But when a cute new volunteer arrives at his Living History Park, Amos finds himself wondering if there's something missing from history: someone like the two of them. Amos is sure there must have been LGBTQ+ people in nineteenth-century Illinois. His search turns up Albert D. J. Cashier, a Civil...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEA

Straczynski, J. Michael

Summary: "Nick Hornby meets Chuck Palahniuk in this powerful, provocative, and heartfelt epistolary novel from New York Times bestselling and award-winning author J. Michael Straczynski. Life has other plans for a group of strangers who want to end it all on a cross-country road trip, but then bond in ways they never could have imagined"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR

Underwood, Deborah

Summary: When Jupiter notices a planet circling a far star, he enlists the other planets in our solar system to send a letter, but soon there is a disagreement on which, exactly, is the exoplanet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE UND

Hulin, Rachel

Summary: "A brilliant, hilarious, endlessly inventive debut, Hey Harry, Hey Matilda is the story--told entirely in emails--of fraternal twins Harry and Matilda Goodman as they fumble into adulthood, telling lies and keeping secrets, and finally confronting their complicated twin-ship"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUL

Lehmann, Matthias

Summary: "Karl Kling's story is one of revelations, and these he has addressed in a letter to his daughter, Hella, who had disowned Karl many years ago. Karl's letter is a cri de coeur from a father to a daughter he never really got to know, and he comes clean to her about his failed marriages, his fractured family relations--and his love for men. Taking place between the end of World War II and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LEH

Straczynski, J. Michael

Summary: Mark Antonelli, a failed young writer looking down the barrel at thirty, is planning a cross-country road trip. He buys a beat-up old tour bus. He hires a young army vet to drive it. He puts out an ad for others to join him along the way. But this will be a road trip like no other: His passengers are all fellow disheartened souls who have decided that this will be their final journey. Upon...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC STR

Lacey, Josh

Summary: Eddie is looking forward to a fun-filled birthday party, but when his Uncle Morton sends a special birthday surprise, chaos erupts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in J Series, Call number: JE FIC LAC

Hayes, Suzanne

Summary: Two women forge a friendship during World War II through their letters to each other, allowing them to survive the loneliness and uncertainty of waiting on the home front and giving them the courage to face the battles raging in their very own backyards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hayes 2013

Pagán, Camille

Summary: "No new people: that's Annie Mercer's vow. It's bad enough that her boss sabotaged her chemistry career and her best friend tried to cure her with crystals. But after her fiancé, Jon, asks for space while he's gallivanting around Paris, Annie moves in with her mother in East Haven, Michigan, and decides she needs space too--from everyone. Yet when Harper moves in next door, Annie can't help but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAG

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: Joshua and Lauren are the perfect couple. Then Lauren is diagnosed with a terminal illness. As Lauren's disease progresses, Joshua struggles to make the most of the time he has left with his wife. He's so consumed with finding a way to avoid the inevitable ending that he never imagines his life after Lauren. But Lauren has a plan to keep her husband moving forward. A plan hidden in the letters...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Doretta Schwartz used to be so happy and passed her positive attitude along to friends in several letters she wrote each month. But that all changed the day she learned of her fiancé's death and a heavy weight of depression fell upon her. Feeling empty, she puts away her letter writing and won't even respond to calls from friends. William's twin brother, Warren, is also grieving his loss, while...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRU

Dunn, Gaby

Summary: Ava and Gen, best friends, are heading off to their first semesters of college on opposite sides of the country. They stay in touch with texts and emails, documenting their weird roommates, self-discovery, coming out, and mental health. As each changes and grows into her new life, will their friendship survive the distance?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: "One man's search for the truth about one of the most intriguing urban legends ever--the modern bogeyman, Slender Man--leads him down a dark, dangerous path in this creepy supernatural fantasy that will make you question where the line between dark myth and terrifying reality begins. Lauren Bailey has disappeared. As friends at her exclusive school speculate on what happened and the police...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SLE

Stewart, Amy

Summary: The U.S. has finally entered World War I is and Constance is chasing down suspected German saboteurs and spies for the Bureau of Investigation while Fleurette is traveling across the country entertaining troops with song and dance. Meanwhile, at an undisclosed location in France, Norma is overseeing her thwarted pigeon project for the Army Signal Corps. When Aggie, a nurse at the American field...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Cleave, Chris.

Summary: Distraught over the deaths of her husband and son in a suicide bombing at a London soccer match, a woman writes a letter to Osama bin Laden to persuade him to abandon his terror campaign.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

McGill, Bernie

Summary: A proud, uncompromising woman, Harriet's great passion is collecting butterflies and pinning them under glass; motherhood comes no easier to her than her role as mistress of her remote Irish estate. When her daughter dies, her community is quick to judge her, and Harriet will not stoop to defend herself. But her journals reveal a more complex truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCG

Shaffer, Mary Ann.

Summary: London, January 1946, emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. She finds it in a letter from a man she's never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb. As Juliet and her new correspondent exchange letters, Juliet is drawn into the world of this man and his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2008

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

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

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

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