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Cooper, Thomas

Summary: "Florida, circa 1980. Reed Crowe, the eponymous Florida Man, is a middle-aged beach bum, beleaguered and disenfranchised, living on ill-gotten gains deep in the jungly heart of Florida. When sinkholes start opening on Emerald Island, not only are Reed Crowe's seedy businesses--a moribund motel and shabby amusement park--endangered but so are his secrets. Crowe, amateur spelunker, begins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Pan, Emily X. R.

Summary: Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: when her mother committed suicide, she turned into a bird and flew to her native Taiwan. On her journey to find her mother, Leigh must face her family's past and move towards a future of forgiveness and love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

García Márquez, Gabriel

Summary: The internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed novel offers a rich and brilliant chronicle celebrating the endless variety of life in the mythical Latin America town of Macondo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial Classics 1998

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Segovia, Sofía

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "From the day that old Nana Reja found a baby abandoned under a bridge, the life of a small Mexican town forever changed. Disfigured and covered in a blanket of bees, little Simonopio is for some locals the stuff of superstition, a child kissed by the devil. But he is welcomed by landowners Francisco and Beatriz Morales, who adopt him and care for him as if he were their own. As he grows up,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AmazonCrossing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEG

Aboulela, Leila

Summary: "When Salma, Moni, and Iman-friends and active members of their local Muslim Women's group-decide to take a road trip together to the Scottish Highlands, they leave behind lives often dominated by obligation, frustrated desire, and dull predictability. Each wants something more out of life, but fears the cost of taking it. Salma is successful and happily married, but tempted to risk it all when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ABO

Hetherington, Nydia

Summary: "Born into a post-war circus family, our nameless star was unwanted and forgotten, abandoned in the shadows of the big top. until the bright light of Serendipity Wilson threw her into focus. Now an adult, haunted by an incident in which a child was lost from the circus, our narrator, a tightrope artiste, weaves together her spellbinding tales of circus legends, earthy magic and folklore, all in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quercus 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HET

Cameron, Sophie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Ten days after Jaya Mackenzie's mum dies, angels start falling from the sky. Smashing down to earth at extraordinary speeds, wings bent, faces contorted, not a single one has survived. Hysteria mounting with every Being that drops, Jaya's father uproots the family to Edinburgh intent on catching one alive. But Jaya can't stand this obsession and, struggling to make sense of her mother's sudden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Oyeyemi, Helen

Summary: "When Otto and Xavier Shin declare their love, an aunt gifts them a trip on a sleeper train to mark their new commitment-- and to get them out of her house. Setting off with their pet mongoose, Otto and Xavier arrive at their sleepy local train station, but quickly deduce that The Lucky Day is no ordinary locomotive. Their trip on this former tea-smuggling train has been curated beyond their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC OYE

Reyes, Dolores

Summary: Set in an unnamed slum in contemporary Argentina, Eartheater is the story of a young woman who finds herself drawn to eating the earth--a compulsion that gives her visions of broken and lost lives. With her first taste of dirt, she learns the horrifying truth of her mother's death. Disturbed by what she witnesses, the woman keeps her visions to herself. But when Earth-eater begins an unlikely...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollins 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REY

Hudson, Genevieve (Genevieve Katherine)

Summary: "A queer coming-of-age told with magical realism, Boys of Alabama guides us through 16-year-old Max's first year in America. Conflicted about leaving Germany, Max is in awe of his new 'home' - here, the heat is thick, the food is grossly delicious, and football and religion--seemingly intertwined--permeate everything. While his parents don't know what to make of an American South pining for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUD

Van Niekerk, Colleen

Summary: South Africa, 1994. Against a backdrop of apartheid and racial violence, Yolanda Petersen returns to the land of her youth at the behest of her mother. While there Yolanda longs to reconnect with her estranged daughter, Ingrid, the product of an illegal mixed-race affair with a white man. But Ingrid is missing, and as Yolanda quickly discovers, she isn't the only woman in Cape Town desperate to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little a 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Roanhorse, Rebecca

Summary: "In the holy city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration and renewal, but this year it coincides with a solar eclipse, a rare celestial event proscribed by the Sun Priest as an unbalancing of the world. Meanwhile, a ship launches from a distant city bound for Tova and is set to arrive on the solstice. The captain of the ship, Xiala, is a disgraced Teek whose song can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Roanhorse 2021

Miller, Alice

Summary: "On the eve of World War I, Georgie Hyde-Lees-on her own for the first time-is introduced to the acclaimed poet W. B. Yeats at a soirée in London. Although Yeats is famously eccentric and many years her senior, Georgie is drawn to him, and when he extends a cryptic invitation to a secret society, her life is forever changed. A shadow falls over London as zeppelins stalk overhead and bombs bloom...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIL

Burstein, Deror

Summary: In a Jerusalem both ancient and modern, where the First Temple squats over the populace like a Trump casino, where the streets are literally crawling with prophets and heathen helicopters buzz over Old Testament sovereigns, two young poets are about to have their lives turned upside down. Struggling Jeremiah is worried that he might be wasting his time trying to be a writer; the great critic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

Depestre, René

Summary: "Takes place primarily during carnival in 1938 in the Haitian village of Jacmel. A beautiful young French woman, Hadriana, is about to marry a Haitian boy from a prominent family. But on the morning of the wedding, Hadriana drinks a mysterious potion and collapses at the altar. Transformed into a zombie, her wedding becomes her funeral. She is buried by the town, revived by an evil sorcerer,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC DEP

Córdova, Zoraida

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Perfect for fans of Alice Hoffman, Isabel Allende, and Sarah Addison Allen, this is a gorgeously written novel about a family searching for the truth hidden in their past and the power they've inherited, from the author of the acclaimed and "giddily exciting" (The New York Times Book Review) Brooklyn Brujas series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Briggs, Patricia

Summary: "Shapeshifting mechanic Mercy Thompson will face a threat unlike any other. . . . I am Mercedes Athena Thompson Hauptman. My only "superpowers" are that I turn into a thirty-five-pound coyote and I can fix Volkswagens. But I have friends in odd places and a pack of werewolves at my back. It looks like I'm going to need them. Centuries ago, the fae dwelt in Underhill-until she locked her doors...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ACE 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: "From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate. Set against the backdrop of Argentina's Dirty War and infused with magical realism, The Blue Line is a breathtaking story of love and betrayal by one of the world's most renowned writers and activists. Ingrid Betancourt, author of the New York Times bestselling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BET

Roanhorse, Rebecca

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic. A god will return when the earth and sky converge under the black sun In the holy city of Tova. The winter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROA

Sathian, Sanjena

Summary: "An Indian-American serio-comic and magical realist epic love story about the perils of ambition, tracing the mysterious alchemy of its characters' transformation from high school in an Atlanta suburb through young adulthood in the Bay Area"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Sathian 2021

Araghi, Ali

Summary: "As a child living in his family's apple orchard, Ahmad Torkash-Vand treasures his great-great-great-great grandfather's every mesmerizing world. On the day of his father's death, Ahmad listens closely as the seemingly immortal elder tells him the tale of a centuries-old family curse . . . and the boy's own fated role in the story. Ahmad grows up to suspect that something unseen must be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARA

Dibben, Damian

Summary: Tomorrow, a 217-year-old dog, is searching for his lost master. He has traveled through the courts and battlefields of Europe-- and through the centuries-- in search of the man who granted him immortality. Befriending both animals and humans, Tomorrow falls in love only once, and gains insight into both the strength and frailties of the human spirit. But danger stalks his path, and in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIB

Bertino, Marie-Helene

Summary: "The week of her wedding, the bride is visited by a bird she recognizes as her dead grandmother because of the cornflower blue line beneath her eyes, her dubious expression, and the way she asks: What is the Internet? Her grandmother is a parakeet. She says not to get married. She says: Go and find your brother. In the days that follow, the bride's march to the altar becomes a wild and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Szabo, Rose

Summary: Returning to Maine after years at boarding school, Eleanor Zarrin barely remembers her monstrous family, but she sets off a series of events that could destroy them all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers 2021

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