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Moshfegh, Ottessa

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Summary: "From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a shocking and tender novel about a young woman's efforts to sustain a state of deep hibernation over the course of a year on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our narrator should be happy, shouldn't she? She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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Jensen, Louise

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Summary: Her Saturday night started normally. Recently separated from her husband, Ali has been persuaded by her friends to go on a date with a new man. She is ready, she is nervous, she is excited. She is about to take a step into her new future. By Sunday morning, Ali's life is unrecognisable. She wakes, and she knows that something is wrong. She is home, she is alone, she is hurt and she has no...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bookouture 2018

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Thompson, Lisa (Lisa Anne)

Summary: Nate and his mother are escaping from his emotionally abusive step-father, Gary, but the run-down and abandoned cottage in the woods that his mother takes them to does not seem like much of a refuge; but when his mother goes off to buy provisions and does not come back Nate is left alone (except for his imaginary friend Sam) and afraid--until a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION THO

Modiano, Patrick

Summary: In the stillness of his Paris apartment, Jean Daragane has built a life of total solitude. Then a surprising phone call shatters the silence of an unusually hot September, and the threatening voice on the other end of the line leaves Daragane wary but irresistibly curious. Almost at once, he finds himself entangled with a shady gambler and a beautiful, fragile young woman, who draw Daragane...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Boston 1642: Imprisoned for the crime of adultery, young wife Hester Prynne is condemned on her release to bear a public display of her shame - a scarlet letter 'A' stitched upon her dress. For the sake of her baby daughter Pearl, the product of her illicit liaison, she determines to weather the scorn of her Puritan community with defiance and dignity. Meanwhile, her husband is resolved to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Publications 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hawthorne 2015

Kubica, Mary

Summary: Jessie Sloane applies to college after years of caring for her ailing mother. But her social security number raises a red flag, exposing a shocking detail putting Jessie at the center of a bizarre mystery. Unable to sleep, Jessie questions everything she knows until she can't tell what's real.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Moshfegh, Ottessa

Summary: An electrifying first collection of short stories from the author of Eileen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Slaughter, Karin

Summary: Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father--Pikeville's notorious defense attorney--devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Zane.

Summary: "New York Times" bestselling author Zane brings readers a tale of a woman with a split personality: one that fears men--and one that can't get enough of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ZAN

Avdic, Asa

Summary: "A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state. The year is 2037, and on the tiny island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a forty-eight-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position with the totalitarian Union of Friendship. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic bureaucrat with a nine-year-old daughter she rarely sees and a secret that haunts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AVD

Jameson, Hanna

Summary: An American academic is stranded at a Swiss hotel as the world descends into nuclear war, along with twenty other survivors, who become obsessed with identifying a murderer in their midst after the body of a young girl is discovered in one of the hotel's water tanks.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Ignatieff, Michael.

Summary: A woman's decline and death from Alzheimer's disease, told by her philosopher son, chronicling its impact on the family: a heart attack for the father, depression for the one son, a marriage breakdown for the other. Lots of reflections on the process of aging and dying, including the thought that having inherited her genes he, too, may end that way. By the author of Aysa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGN

Torné de la Guardia, Gonzalo

Summary: "The American debut of a highly acclaimed young Spanish writer: a darkly funny, acerbic novel about love -- and the end of love -- and how hard it can be to let go. There's a lot about Joan-Marc that his estranged second wife doesn't know -- but which henow sets out to tell her. He begins with the failure of his first marriage to an American woman named Helen, describing a vacation they took...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOR

White, Stephen

Summary: Forest fires are reducing chunks of the Boulder Valley to tinder and ash; Colorado clinical psychologist Alan Gregory's colleague and close friend, still recovering from a terrible trauma, appears to be approaching a psychological breakdown; and new evidence in an old case causes Alan to reexamine decisions he made in the past, putting his entire career at risk.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2012

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

Young, Hester.

Summary: "From a unique new talent comes a fast-paced debut, introducing a heroine whose dark visions bring to light secrets that will heal or destroy those around her. When New York journalist and recently bereaved mother Charlotte "Charlie" Cates begins to experience vivid dreams about children--visions of injured children, dead children--she's sure that she's lost her mind. Yet these are not the...

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION YOU

Clarke, Brock.

Summary: Therapist Dr. Pahnee, hired by young Miller Le Ray's mother, finds his own reality unraveling as he tries to deal with a patient dedicated to telling the truth who is unable to distinguish between fact and fiction, while grappling with his own growing attraction to the boy's mother.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Hooper, Kim

Summary: "Emily Morris got her happily-ever-after earlier than most. Married at a young age to a man she loves passionately, she is building the life she always wanted. But when her mother-in-law becomes chronically ill, enormous stress threatens her marriage. Emily watches helplessly as the devotion Drew once showed her is transferred to his ailing mother. When she's thrust into an enforced caretaker...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HOO

Johansen, Iris.

Summary: Iris Johansen sets her readers' pulses racing once again in this relentless psychological thriller of a young woman caught in a maze of secrets and stalked by a merciless killer. The countdown begins the moment you open this riveting novel that only grows more electrifying as the pages turn, more exciting as time runs out.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

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

Murakami, Haruki

Summary: "...the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MUR

Chaon, Dan

Summary: "In 1983, Dustin Tillman's family--his parents and his aunt and uncle--were murdered in a shocking massacre. His foster brother, Rusty, was convicted of the crime, in a trial that was steeped in the "Satanic Cult" paranoia of the 1980s. Thirty years later, Rusty's conviction is overturned, and suddenly Dustin, now a psychologist, must question whether his testimony that imprisoned his brother...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: In the wake of Adam's death, Delia and her baby are endangered by Seǫr Bovio, Adam's father, who will do anything to gain control of his grandson, and Delia finds herself trapped in the battle of her life for her own safety and that of her son.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction And

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Andrews 2009

Miller, Sue

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on CD 2001

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

Quinn, Anna

Summary: Nora Brown teaches high school English and lives a quiet life in Seattle with her husband and six-year-old daughter. But one November day, moments after dismissing her class, a girl's face appears above the students' desks and terror rushes through Nora's body. Twenty-four hours later, while on Thanksgiving vacation, the face appears again. Shaken and unsteady, Nora meets with neurologists and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Robotham, Michael

Summary: "Why would a man serving a long prison sentence escape the day before he's due to be released? Audie was sentenced to ten years for a Texas robbery in which four people died, including two members of his own gang. Seven million dollars have never been recovered from the robbery, and everybody believes Audie knows where the money is. For a decade Audie has been beaten, stabbed, and threatened by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB