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Michaels, Fern.

Summary: Demanding horse trainer Nealy Clay Littletree risks permanent damage to her relationship with her daughter, Emmie, when she doubts Emmie's ability to run the family business competently, unaware of the more important personal troubles that Emmie is trying to handle secretly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

Townsend, Jacinda.

Summary: Two friends from the mountains of eastern Kentucky try to retain their friendship when one of them is invited to play the Apollo with a jazz group while the other sinks lower in her poor, backward, backwoods life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOW

Moyes, Jojo

44 holds on 10 copies

Summary: "Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2019

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Hoffman, Beth.

Summary: Teddi Overman found her life's passion for furniture in a broken-down chair left by the side of the road in rural Kentucky. Learning to turn other people's castoffs into beautifully restored antiques, she eventually opens her own shop in Charleston. Teddi builds a life surrounded by remarkable friends and finds love in the most surprising way, but nothing can alleviate the uncertainty she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Moyes, Jojo

12 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2019

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Knight, Mary, (E. Mary)

Summary: Curley Hines has lost his father, mother, and brother to coal mining, and now he lives with his grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Wonder Gap, Kentucky--but when the mining company prepares to destroy their mountain he must use the words his grandfather has taught him to save Red Hawk Mountain, even if it means losing the life he loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KNI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KNI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KNI

Berry, Wendell

Summary: Seven Kentucky stories set in the 1940s and featuring farmer Ptolemy Proudfoot and his schoolteacher wife, Miss Minnie. In The Solemn Boy, they invite a couple of hobos to a meal, while Nearly to the Fair comprises Proudfoot's amusing reflections on travel by car. By the author of What Are People For?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantehon Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Wall, Carolyn D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Trade Paperbacks 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAL

Bruckheimer, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRU

Mary-Todd, Jonathan.

Summary: When a bullet knocks Malik and the Captain's hot-air balloon out of the sky, landing them in the Kentucky wilderness, they are chased by man-hunters who believe hunting the weak is their post-apocalyptic duty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Koryta, Michael.

Summary: For years a lighthouse at the top of Blade Ridge has lit up the surrounding woods. When the lighthouse keeper is found dead strange things begin happening to people and animals in the area. Deputy Sheriff, Kevin Kimble, and Big Cat Santuary director, Audrey Clark, set out to discover the evil forces moving through the area.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOR

Martinez, Jessica

Summary: Mo is not only eighteen-year-old Annie's best friend, he is the one who helps her cope with the loss of her older sister, so when he learns he must leave Kentucky and return to Jordan with his family, Annie suggests a shocking alternative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Jones, Holly Goddard.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Emily Houchens doesn't have many friends. She finds more comfort playing make-believe in the woods near her house in Roma, Kentucky, than with her classmates, who find her strange and awkward. When she happens upon a dead body hidden in the woods one day, she decides not to tell anyone about her discovery -- a choice that begins to haunt her. Susanna Mitchell has always been...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP MYS JON

Berry, Wendell

Summary: In the latest installment in Wendell Berry's long story about the citizens of Port William, Hannah Coulter remembers. Her first husband, Virgil, was declared "missing in action" shortly after the Battle of the Bulge, and after she married Nathan Coulter about all he could tell Hannah about the Battle of Okinawa was "Ignorant boys, killing each other." The community was stunned and diminished by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shoemaker & Hoard 2004

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McCafferty, Barbara Taylor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Robards, Karen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

Berry, Wendell

Summary: For more than fifty years, in eight novels and fortytwo short stories, Wendell Berry (b. 1934) has created an indelible portrait of rural America through the lens of Port William, Kentucky, one of the most fully imagined places in American literature. Taken together, these novels and stories form a masterwork of American prose: straightforward, spare, and lyrical. Now, for the first time, in an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Thomas, Leah

Summary: Kalyn, living under a pseudonym, and Gus, who has cerebral palsy, get caught in an uproar in Samsboro, Kentucky as the truth about the brutal murder of Gus's father by Kalyn's comes to light.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC THO

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: "Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically. The leader, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Combs, Sarah

Summary: Spending the summer before her senior year at a camp for gifted and talented students, Gloria struggles with the recent loss of her grandmother while trying to meet new friends and make the best of her new circumstances.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION COM

Crum, Shutta.

Summary: One summer day on her great-grandparents' Kentucky farm, a squabble with her cousin Melvin spurs Brenda Gail to begin choosing the moments that will become her own special song made of memories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CRU

Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Summary: In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: While staying with her Aunt Millie in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky in the summer of 1934, Kit tries to discover who is sabotaging a visiting folklore researcher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AG Ern

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC ERN

Gabhart, Ann H.

Summary: "When a young woman's plans for her future fall apart at the close of World War II, she discovers new purpose as a midwife in the hills of Kentucky--and a possible chance at new love"--

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GAB