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Green, Amy Lynn

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Epstein, Jennifer Cody

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EPS

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPS

Greenwald, Lisa

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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Adkins, Mary

Summary: After his friend, Iris, dies from a terminal illness at age thirty-three, PR genius Smith Simonyi teams up with Iris' sister, Jade, to make Iris' final request--to get her blog posts published as a book--a reality.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ADK

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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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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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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAG

Straczynski, J. Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Stone, Nic

Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STO

Reay, Katherine

Summary: When an anonymous benefactor offers to put Samantha Moore through school, with the stipulation that she write frequent letters to him on her progress, Sam finds safety in the letters as her program and her peers force her to confront her past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2013

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Dunn, Mark

Summary: Recounts what happens when the citizens of an island must rely on all their ingenuity to communicate in an increasingly limited language when the goverment progressively bans letters from the alphabet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MacAdam/Cage Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Kluger, Steve.

Summary: A boy describes growing up Jewish in a mainly Catholic neighborhood in 1930s Brooklyn. The story is told in letters to a celebrated baseball player with whom the boy has struck up a correspondence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLU

Schumacher, Julie

Summary: Enduring budget cuts at his small liberal arts college, literature professor Jason Fitger despairs of his writing ambitions and imposed role in a star pupil's would-be opus while writing wryly comic, passive-aggressive letters to students and colleagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Shriver, Lionel.

Summary: Two years ago, Eva Khatchadourian's son, Kevin, murdered seven of his fellow high-school students, a cafeteria worker, and a popular algebra teacher. Because he was only fifteen at the time of the killings, he received a lenient sentence and is now in a prison for young offenders in upstate New York. Telling the story of Kevin's upbringing, Eva addresses herself to her estranged husband through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHR

Wilder, Effie Leland.

Summary: Old age through the eyes of Hattie McNair a resident of a retirement home, chronicling the daily activities, relationships and ailments. By the author of Out to Pasture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

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