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Kaur, Jasmin

Summary: "The six sections of the book explore what it means to be a young woman living in a world that doesn't always hear her and tell the story of Kiran as she flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter, Sahaara, while living undocumented in North America. Delving into current cultural conversations including sexual assault, mental health, feminism, and immigration, this narrative of...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mapson, Jo-Ann.

Summary: After leaving her no-good rodeo boyfriend, Mary Madigan ends up in Oklahoma Creek where she meets journalist Rick, pregnant Phoebe, and HIV-positive Ness, all of whom join forces to help, comfort, and love each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAP

Bain, Donald

Summary: Sleuth Jessica Fletcher investigates a series of "accidents" that befall figure skating hopeful Christine Allen and her pairs partner and coach, after one of the trio is found dead at the arena.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Obsidian 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAI

Green, Jane

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Evvie, Maggie, and Topher have known each other since college. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Now years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and none of them ever found the lives they wanted - the lives they dreamed of when they were young and everything seemed possible. Evvie starved herself to become a supermodel but derailed her career by sleeping with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Gre

Bain, Donald

Summary: "Jessica Fletcher investigates a friend's murder and a dangerous dating service in the latest entry in this USA Today bestselling series... Jessica Fletcher takes up the cause of her good friend Barbara "Babs" Wirth after Babs' husband Hal suffers a fatal heart attack that Jessica has reason to believe was actually murder. At the heart of her suspicions lies a sinister dating site Hal had used...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2018

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Hawkins, Paula

Summary: A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Haw

Haines, Carolyn.

Summary: Sarah Booth Delaney is both a Southern lady and a skilled detective, but her latest case takes her into the murky world of New Orleans where motives for murder, and a list of suspects, are numerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAI

Summary: A darkly luminous new anthology collecting the most terrifying horror stories by renowned female authors, presenting anew these forgotten classics to the modern reader.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Crafts, Hannah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Crafts

Hunter, Stephen

Summary: "Bob Lee Swagger is in love--with a woman who died 70 years ago. Ludmilla "Mili" Petrova was a great Russian sniper in World War II until she disappeared on a mission and was virtually erased from history. When Kathy Reilly of the Washington Post encounters a brief mention of Petrova in an old Russian propaganda magazine, she begins building a story around the legendary female sniper, who was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HUN

Mullen, Caitlin

Summary: Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind the Sunset Motel, just west of town. Only one person even knows they're there. Meanwhile, Clara, a young boardwalk psychic, struggles to attract clients for the tarot readings that pay her rent. When she begins to experience very real and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MUL

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Evanovich, Janet

Summary: "Reluctantly agreeing to babysit a professional grave robber's pet boa constrictor, Stephanie Plum is embroiled in a bizarre series of crimes that escalate from the violation of stolen corpses to the murder of a homeless man." --

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC EVA

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Evanovich 2017

Graham, Heather

Summary: "Wrapping up a normal day at the office, criminal psychologist Kieran Finnegan is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant into her arms and then flees, only to be murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street. Who was the woman? Where did the baby come from? Kieran can't stop thinking about the child and the victim, so her boyfriend, Craig Frasier, does what any good special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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O'Shaughnessy, Kathy

Summary: "Who was the real George Eliot? Marian Evans is a scandalous figure, living in sin with a married man, George Henry Lewes. She has shocked polite society, and women rarely deign to visit her. In secret, though, she has begun writing fiction under the pseudonym George Eliot. As Adam Bede's fame grows, curiosity rises as to the identity of its mysterious writer. Gradually it becomes apparent that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribe Publications 2019

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Herman, Michelle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MacAdam/Cage Pub. 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HER

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hester Prynn, a young woman in Puritan Massachusetts, publicly bears the burden of her sin of adultery while her husband secretly exacts his revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1986

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Haw

Cather, Willa

Summary: Life on the divide was a struggle for the pioneering Bergson family. Alexandra, both tough as nails and tender as a budding blossom, faces and conquers the harsh realities of early settlers in Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD J Fiction Grimes 2015

Drabble, Margaret

Summary: Receiving the two-hundred-year-old memoir of a Korean crown princess from an anonymous sender, Oxford student Barbara Halliwell reads about the princess's life and finds profound changes occurring within her present-day London home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The newest installment in the beloved and best-selling series. In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe. But even "Miss 97 Per Cent" can't quite meet all the demands of running a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCall Smith 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is moving to the fall! In the latest book in the beloved best-selling series of mysteries set in Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M MCC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: fiction McCall-Smith 2013

Chevalier, Tracy

Summary: 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 2008

Meier, Leslie.

Summary: When her friend Sue asks her to help plan her daughter's wedding to Internet millionaire Ron Davitz, Lucy Stone gladly offers her assistance, but is confronted with murder when the groom is found floating next to his yacht.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MEI

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