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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

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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

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

Segovia, Sofía

3 holds on 1 copy

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

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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

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 Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEP

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

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

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

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BET

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

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIB

Toro, Guillermo del

Summary: This is the novel of the idea that inspired the motion picture. An other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of the Cold War-era United States circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOR

Bertino, Marie-Helene

3 holds on 2 copies

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

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Yolen, Jane

Summary: A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a little house in the wood: a house that walks about on chicken feet and is inhabited by a fairy tale witch. In finding Baba Yaga, Natasha finds her voice, her power, herself. -- adapted from back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2018

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

Ruiz Zafón, Carlos

Summary: "The internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author returns to the magnificent universe he constructed in his bestselling novels The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel's Game, and The Prisoner of Heaven in this riveting series finale--a heart-pounding thriller and nail-biting work of suspense which introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RUI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC RUI

Bauermeister, Erica

Summary: "Emmeline lives an enchanted childhood on a remote island with her father, who teaches her about the natural world through her senses. What he won't explain are the mysterious scents stored in the drawers that line the walls of their cabin, or the origin of the machine that creates them. As Emmeline grows, however, so too does her curiosity, until one day the unforeseen happens, and Emmeline is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC BAU

Key, Watt

Summary: Adam says he can't remember where he was for the two months he went missing in a Florida swamp. That's not true. He does remember. The truth: He was driving with his parents, and the car crashed when his father swerved to avoid colliding with a giant Sasquatch-like creature standing in the highway. Haunted by his parents' disappearance and hounded for claiming to have seen Bigfoot, Adam sets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2020

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

Rainsford, Sue

Summary: Ada and her father, touched by the power to heal illness, live on the edge of a village where they help sick locals—or “Cures”—by cracking open their damaged bodies or temporarily burying them in the reviving, dangerous Ground nearby. Ada, a being both more and less than human, is mostly uninterested in the Cures, until she meets a man named Samson. When they strike up an affair, to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2020

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Webber, Heather S.

14 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Blue Bishop has a knack for finding lost things. While growing up in charming small-town Buttonwood, Alabama, she's happened across lost wallets, jewelry, pets, her wandering neighbor, and sometimes, trouble. No one is more surprised than Blue, however, when she comes across an abandoned newborn baby in the woods, just south of a very special buttonwood tree. Sarah Grace Landreneau Fulton is at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gowar, Imogen Hermes

Summary: "... One September evening in 1785, Jonah Hancock hears an urgent knocking on his front door near the docks of London. The captain of one of Jonah's trading vessels is waiting eagerly on the front step, bearing shocking news. On a voyage to the Far East, he sold the Jonah's ship for something rare and far more precious: a mermaid. Jonah is stunned--the object the captain presents him is brown...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GOW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gowar 2018

Lackey, Mercedes

Summary: "Deeply depressed Olivia, whose parents are divorcing, is ripe for manipulation. And swimming star Blake is looking for someone just like her. Although her friend tries to warn her, Olivia falls for his ploys and accepts an invitation to go to the Adirondack resort camp of Lake Endor with him and his family. But all is not as it seems at the hundred year old resort. Not only does Olivia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAC

Serpell, Namwali

Summary: On the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the majestic Victoria Falls, there was once a colonial settlement called The Old Drift. Here begins the epic story of a small African nation, told by a mysterious swarm-like chorus that calls itself man's greatest nemesis. The tale? A playful panorama of history, fairytale, romance and science fiction. The moral? To err is human.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SER

Lang, Ruth Emmie

Summary: Raised by wolves after being orphaned in childhood, Weylyn Grey, a man with astonishing powers, is evaluated by the people who care or wonder about him, including a woman who falls in love with him after he saves her from an angry wolf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION LAN

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