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Stephens, Olivia

Summary: After sneaking out against her mother's wishes, Artie Irvin spots a massive wolf--then watches it don a bathrobe and transform into her mom. Thrilled to discover she comes from a line of werewolves, Artie asks her mom to share everything--including the story of Artie's late father. Her mom reluctantly agrees. And to help Artie figure out her wolflike abilities, she recruits some old family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kao Studios

Summary: Although he was assigned female at birth, Max is your average trans man trying to get through high school as himself. But on top of classes, crushes, and coming out, Max's life is turned upside down when his mom reveals an eons old family secret: he's descended from a long line of Magical Girls tasked with defending humanity from a dark, ancient evil! With a sassy feline sidekick and loyal gang...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 MAG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 THE

Mejia, Tehlor Kay

Summary: On the other side of Medio's border wall, the oppressed class fights for freedom and liberty, sacrificing what little they have to become defenders of the cause. Carmen Santos is one of La Voz's best soldiers: she spent years undercover, but now, with her identity exposed and the island on the brink of a civil war, Carmen returns to La Voz's headquarters. There she must reckon with her beloved...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Warner, Helen

Summary: Every year they have met up for a vacation, but their time away is much more than just a bit of fun. Over time, it has become a lifesaver, as each of them struggles with life's triumphs and tragedies. Sophie, Emily, Amy and Melissa have been best friends since they were girls. They have seen each other through everything--from Sophie's private fear that she doesn't actually want to be a mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION WAR

Sternberg, Julie

Summary: "Ten-year-old Celie's grandmother has moved in with her family, and Granny's forgetfulness is starting to worry Celie. In the meantime, she can tell her parents are keeping secrets, but she can't talk to her best friend Lula or her sister Jo, because they're both keeping secrets, too! Why is Lula not sharing with Celie? Who is Jo texting all the time? And what is Celie supposed to do when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Highlights 2015

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

Lynch, Christina

Summary: "Newly married [in 1956], Scottie and Michael are seduced by Tuscany's famous beauty. But the secrets they are keeping from each other force them beneath the splendid surface to a more complex view of Italy, America, and each other. When Scottie's Italian teacher--a teenager with secrets of his own--disappears, her search for him leads her to discover other, darker truths about herself, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

Taylor, Jordyn

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Alice is spending the summer in Paris, but she isn't there for pastries and walks along the Seine. When her grandmother passed away two months ago, she left Alice an apartment in France that no one knew existed. An apartment that has been locked for more than seventy years. Alice is determined to find out why the apartment was abandoned and why her grandmother never once...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Vogt, Beth K.

Summary: It's been ten years since Payton Thatcher's twin sister died in an accident. Payton has reinvented herself as a partner in a successful party-planning business and is doing just fine-- as long as she manages to hold her memories and her family at arm's length. With her middle sister Jillian's engagement, Payton's party-planning skills are called into action, which means working alongside her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VOG

Devlin, Calla

Summary: "The three Babcock sisters must travel to a Mexican clinic across the border so their mother, ill with leukemia, can receive alternative treatments. The sisters' world is about to shatter under the weight of an incomprehensible betrayal. . . an illness far more insidious than cancer that poisons their home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Devlin 2016

Stiefvater, Maggie

Summary: All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's death. She doesn't believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2016

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

Wells, Benedict

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Benedict Wells, a sweeping, heartbreaking novel of friendship, memory, and the lives we never get to live. At eleven years old, Jules Moreau loses his parents in a tragic accident, and in an instant, his childhood is shattered. Leaving a comfortable home in Munich and holidays in the south of France far behind, he and his siblings, Marty and Liz, are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEL

Grant, Sofia

Summary: When Katie Garrett gets the unexpected news that she's received an inheritance from the grandmother she hardly knew, it couldn't have come at a better time. She flees Boston-- and her increasingly estranged husband-- and travels to rural Texas, where she's greeted by her distant cousin Scarlett. Friendly, flamboyant, eternally optimistic, Scarlett couldn't be more different from sensible Katie....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRA

Politano, Joanna Davidson

Summary: When Aurelie Harcourt's father dies in debtor's prison, he leaves her just two things: his wealthy family, whom she has never met, and his famous pen name, Nathaniel Droll. Her new family greets her with apathy and even resentment. Only the quiet houseguest, Silas Rotherham, welcomes her company. When Aurelie decides to complete her father's unfinished serial novel, writing the family into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POL

Zusak, Markus

Summary: Upon their father's return, the five Dunbar boys, who have raised themselves since their mother's death, begin to learn family secrets, including that of fourth brother Clay, who will build a bridge for complex reasons, including his own redemption.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ZUS

Riley, Lucinda.

Summary: "From #1 internationally bestselling author Lucinda Riley, an epic story of family secrets, love, and betrayal set in Imperial India, a magnificent English country house in the 1920s, and that same house today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

Summary: The family and friends of prominent Danish patriarch Helge Klingenfeldt gather at his country estate to celebrate his sixtieth birthday. Two months prior to this event, Helge's daughter committed suicide. Her twin brother, Christian, makes a birthday toast that brings a barrage of family secrets out into the open.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CEL

McPherson, Catriona

Summary: Jessie Constable has learned the hard way to always keep herself safe. But meeting Gus King changes everything. Before she knows it, Jessie is sleeping at Gus's house, babysitting his kids, becoming a part of his family. And yet, she can't ignore the unsettling questions. Who does she keep seeing from the corner of her eye? Why are strange men threatening her? Most importantly, what really...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midnight Ink 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCP

Gurnah, Abdulrazak

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Abbas has never told anyone about his past--before he was a sailor on the high seas, before he met his wife Maryam outside a Boots in Exeter, before they settled into a quiet life in Norwich with their children, Jamal and Hanna. Now, at the age of sixty-three, he suffers a collapse that renders him bedbound and unable to speak about things he thought he would one day have to."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2014

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Bullough, Tom

Summary: A complex family with a tortured secret, the Hamers live on a large homestead in Radnorshire, Wales. Idris, the unbending patriarch and tyrant of the family, is a man suspicious of any change. Etty, his indomitable wife, is a woman born into a world unequipped to deal with her. Oliver, their only son, is a junior boxing champion turned hellraising local legend. A novel concerned both with the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUL

Johnson, Nancy

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: It's 2008, and the inauguration of President Barack Obama ushers in a new kind of hope. Ruth Tuttle, an Ivy-League educated Black engineer, is married to a kind and successful man who is eager to start a family, but Ruth is uncertain. She knows that to move forward she must make peace with the past. Returning home to her Indiana factory hometown, she finds it plagued by racism, unemployment,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

O'Connor, Carlene

Summary: "Former New Yorker and interior designer Tara Meehan is eagerly anticipating the grand opening of her architectural salvage shop Renewals in her newly adopted home of Galway. She's in the midst of preparations when heiress Veronica O'Farrell bursts in to announce she's ready for some renewal of her own. To celebrate one year of sobriety, she's invited seven people she wronged in her drinking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2022

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Trigiani, Adriana

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Summary: Matelda, the Cabrelli family's matriarch, has always been brusque and opinionated. Now, as she faces the end of her life, she is determined to share a long-held secret with her family about her own mother's great love story: with her childhood friend, Silvio, and with dashing Scottish sea captain John Lawrie McVicars, the father Matelda never knew. . . . In the halcyon past, Domenica Cabrelli...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

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Wilkerson, Charmaine

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Summary: "In this moving debut novel, two estranged siblings must set aside their differences to deal with their mother's death and her hidden past--a journey of discovery that takes them from the Caribbean to London to California and ends with her famous black cake. In present-day California, Eleanor Bennett's death leaves behind a puzzling inheritance for her two children, Byron and Benny: a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

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