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Coe, Jonathan.

Summary: A social satire on Britain today. The narrator is a writer hired to do the biography of a prominent upper-class family. In the process, he finds the family represents everything that is wrong with the country, from Hilary, the yellow journalist, to Thomas, the inside trader, to Henry, the hypocritical medicare reformer, and so up and down the family tree.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COE

Brontë, Emily

Summary: A graphic novel adaptation of the tragic story of Catherine and Heathcliff, the star-crossed lovers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 BRO

Smith, Dodie

Summary: The story of 17-year-old Cassandra and her family, who live in not-so-genteel poverty in a ramshackle old English castle. Over six turbulent months, she fills three diaries with sharply funny yet poignant entries and manages to find herself hopelessly in love. By the time she pens her final entry, she has "captured the castle" and the heart of the reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2003

Lessing, Doris

Summary: A self-satisfied couple intent on raising a happy family is shocked by the birth of an abnormal and brutal fifth child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LES

Webb, Katherine

Summary: After the death of their grandmother, Erica Calcott and her sister Beth return to Storton Manor in Wiltshire, England, where they, while sorting through her things, decide to discover what really happened to their cousin Henry whose disappearance tore the family apart so that the past can be laid to rest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P WEB

Case, Alison A.

Summary: In a reimagining of life at Wuthering Heights through the eyes of the Earnshaws' loyal servant, young Nelly Dean suffers heartache and betrayals at the hands of those she cherishes most and discovers what it is to know true sacrifice after a new heir is born.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CASE

Alison, Rosie.

Summary: s Hitler prepares to invade Poland, many children are evacuated from London to escape the impending Blitz. Torn from her mother, eight-year-old Anna Sands is relocated with other children to a large Yorkshire estate. This title tells a story of love, loss and complicated loyalties, combining a narrative with subtle psychological observation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALI

Dean, Anna.

Summary: Visiting Bellfield Hall to comfort her niece, who has been seemingly abandoned by her wealthy fiance, Miss Dido Kent investigates the possibly related death of a young woman, a situation that is complicated by surprising secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEA

Mason, Meg

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Pushing away her devoted husband, a once-successful writer moves back into her bohemian childhood home, where she struggles to come to terms with the mental illness that has overshadowed her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Haig, Matt

Summary: The Radleys are vampires, but they confront many of the same challenges any human family faces--a husband pining for his youthful exploits, a wife dwelling on her first "love," and children grasping for their place in the family and the world. But when one child makes a mistake that can't be undone, family life is thrown into chaos as everyone tries to help with damage control.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Graham, Winston

Summary: The eleventh novel in the legendary Poldark saga Cornwall, 1815: Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons - and travel to Paris with his family, as an "observer" of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well with an exhilarating round of balls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Summary: Based on the novel by R.F. Delderfield, this follows the fortunes of Paul Craddock, a former soldier who purchases a run-down Devon estate. Set between the Boer War and the outbreak of World War I, the miniseries depicts the end of an era, as England moves into the modern age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HOR

Vine, Barbara

Summary: Faith Severn investigates the mystery of a family murder that her family tries it's best to forget.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1914, with World War I approaching, polar explorer Seamus Finnegan tries to forget Willa, a passionate mountain climber, as he marries a beautiful young woman back home in England.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Williams, Kate

Summary: "Alive with rich characters and evoking love, loss, and one woman's surprising strength during the tumult of the 1920s and 30s, the new novel in the "Storms of War" trilogy brings this acclaimed series to a dramatic conclusion"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Graham, Winston

Summary: Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life in this third novel of the Poldark series. Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain Poldark vents his grief by inciting impoverished locals to salvage the contents of a ship run aground in a storm—an act for which British law proscribes death by hanging. Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, and despite their stormy marriage,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

De Bernières, Louis.

Summary: In the brief golden years of the Edwardian era the McCosh sisters--Christabel, Ottilie, Rosie and Sophie--grow up in an idyllic household in the countryside south of London. On one side, their neighbors are the proper Pendennis family, recently arrived from Baltimore, whose close-in-age boys--Sidney, Albert and Ashbridge--shake their father's hand at breakfast and address him as "sir." On the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction de Bernieres 2015

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: Collects five novels in which British author Edward St. Aubyn follows the life of a character named Patrick Melrose from child abuse to heroin addiction and recovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2012

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: In 1914, with World War I approaching, polar explorer Seamus Finnegan tries to forget Willa, a passionate mountain climber, as he marries a beautiful young woman back home in England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

Trollope, Joanna.

Summary: Returning to his wife and daughters after a tour of duty in Afghanistan, British major Dan Riley struggles to adjust back to civilian life while his family evaluates the difficult sacrifices they must make to support him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Publishing 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Macdonald, Malcolm

Summary: John Stevenson is a just a foreman when a near-fatal accident brings young Nora Telling into his life. Her nimbleness of mind and his power of command enable them to take over the working mill and rescue it from catastrophe. Together with their friends the Thorntons-who are troubled by a marriage mismatched in passion-they are willing to risk any dare, commit themselves to any act of cunning on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Aslam, Nadeem.

Summary: The disappearance of Jugnu and Chanda turns tragic when Chanda's brothers are arrested for their murders and the families struggle to reconcile their Islamic faith and the crime's impact on their families.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ASL

Kinsella, Sophie

Summary: "From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella, an irresistible story of love and empowerment about a young woman with a complicated family, a handsome man who might be "the one," and an IOU that changes everything. Fixie Farr has always lived by her father's motto: "Family first." But ever since her dad passed away, leaving his charming kitchen supply store in the hands of his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kinsella, Sophie

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: "From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella, an irresistible story of love and empowerment about a young woman with a complicated family, a handsome man who might be "the one," and an IOU that changes everything. Fixie Farr has always lived by her father's motto: "Family first." But ever since her dad passed away, leaving his charming kitchen supply store in the hands of his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION KIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kinsella 2019

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