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Citra, Becky

Summary: "A YA novel about discovering family secrets. Rachel and her little sister, Jane, are spending the summer with strangers: their grandparents. Up until their mom's death a few months ago, she didn't even know they existed. When their last remaining uncle decides they can't spend the summer in Vancouver, they are packed off to the family ranch in the BC interior. But her new-found family isn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2022

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life. Once a bestselling author, she now pours all her energy into renovating a Victorian house nestled in the foothills of rural New England. Six years ago, she lost her young son to cancer, and her marriage dissolved. She stopped writing. It was only when she bought the old house that Melissa found a purpose, and came alive as she made it beautiful again....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Golding, Melanie

Summary: While investigating the brutal attack on Gregor, a seemingly single man, DS Joanna Harper discovers that her estranged daughter Ruby is somehow involved in this case that is steeped in Celtic mythology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Chen, Kevin

Summary: "Keith Chen, the second son of a traditional Taiwanese family of seven, runs away from the oppression of his village to Berlin in the hope of finding acceptance as a young gay man. The novel begins a decade later, when Chen has just been released from prison for killing his boyfriend. He is about to return to his family's village, a poor and desolate place. With his parents gone, his sisters...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2022

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Ahmed, Nawaaz

Summary: "Raised in India, Seema is the beloved daughter of a commanding, erudite, Romantic-poetry-loving doctor father who cut her off when she came out to him as a lesbian. Now living alone in San Francisco, estranged from her African American ex-husband, Seema is one week away from delivering a baby boy, Ishraaq. Ishraaq's arrival has brought to Seema's side, for the first time in 15 years, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2021

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AHM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AHM

Johnstone, Carole

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Returning to her gothic childhood home in the wake of her estranged twin's disappearance, Cat uncovers long-held secrets involving her sister's left-behind clues and a mysterious treasure hunt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner, an imprint of Simon and Schuster 2021

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Cruz, Angie

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "From the beloved author of Dominicana, a GMA Book Club Pick and Women's Prize Finalist, an electrifying and indelible new novel about a woman who has lost everything but the chance to finally tell her story. Write this down: Cara Romero wants to work. Cara Romero thought she would work at the factory of little lamps for the rest of her life. But when, in her mid-50s, she loses her job in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRU

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

Deb, Sopan

Summary: "From a New York Times reporter and memoirist Sopan Deb comes a heartwarming and charmingly funny debut novel about a box in the attic that leads one Bengali-American family down a path toward rediscovering family love, even when splintered. Shantanu Das is living in the shadows of his past. In his 60s, he finds himself iced out of his traditional Bengali community after an uncouth divorce from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEB
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

De Veer, Elizabeth

Summary: Of three sisters, Riley has long been estranged from the family. Alex and Colleen are determined to reconcile with Riley. But the more they try to find their missing sister, the more they fear they may find only secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Adams, Taylor

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Three months ago, Lena Nguyen's estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge sixty miles outside of Missoula, Montana, and jumped two hundred feet to her death. At least, that is the official police version. But Lena isn't buying it. Now she's come to that very bridge, driving her dead twin's car and armed with a cassette recorder, determined to find out what really happened by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

Nnuro, DK

Summary: "America is seen through the eyes and ambitions of three characters with ties to Africa in this gripping novel"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Tang, Belinda Huijuan

Summary: Tang Yitian has been living in America for almost a decade when he receives an urgent phone call from his mother: his father has disappeared from the family's rural village in China. Though they have been estranged for years, Yitian promises to come home. When Yitian attempts to piece together what may have happened, he struggles to navigate China's impenetrable bureaucracy as an outsider, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Thayne, RaeAnne

Summary: "As the older sibling to identical twins Violet and Lily, Cami Porter was always the odd sister out. The divide grew even wider when their parents split up--while the twins stayed in Cape Sanctuary with their free-spirited mother, Rosemary, fourteen-year-old Cami moved to LA with her attorney father. Nearly twenty years later, when Cami gets the terrible news that Lily has drowned saving a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC THA

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Two brave women, estranged sisters, get the chance to connect and right the wrongs of the past, turning wrenching loss into reconnection and a family reunited after bringing dark secrets into the light.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

McGlothlin, Kristin

Summary: In order to play more music in the future, Gwilym first has to deal with the past. Thriteen-year-old Gwilym Duckworthy's favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. It's a day he spends with his family and friends, playing football and taking part in a scavenger hunt. He is thankful for his good life. But this year, our of the blue, his mom calls him, wanting to reconnect, which forces Gwilym to deal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bird Upstairs 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCG

Hicks, Deron R.

Summary: "No matter how dangerous his adventures have been, Art has always been able to count on his best friend, Camille. Now that Camille is meeting her estranged father, Art wants to be there for her--which means going to London. But Camille's history professor father, renowned for expertise in British legend, is missing. When they visit his apartment, Art and Camille find a long-missing object that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2021

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

Green, Tim

Summary: Jalen DeLuca can analyze and predict almost exactly what a pitcher is going to pitch, but without the statistics he has on the pro players, Jalen finds success to be extremely challenging, especially with all the extra drama of his mom coming back into his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Companyt 2021

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

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