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Cortese, Katie

Summary: A girl afflicted with pyrokinesis tries to control her fire-starting long enough to go to a dance with a boy she likes. A woman trapped in a stalled marriage is excited by an alluring ex-con who enrolls in her YMCA cooking class. A teen accompanies her mother, a prestigious poet, to a writing conference where she navigates a misguided attraction to a married writer -- who is, in turn, attracted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Shteyngart, Gary

Summary: When his dream of the perfect marriage, the perfect son, and the perfect life implodes, a Wall Street millionaire takes a cross country bus trip in search of his college sweetheart and ideals of youth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

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

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: "Nichole, a woman in her early thirties, is recovering from a broken heart after learning her husband was having an affair and separating from him. The twist is that her mother-in-law, Leanne, is the one who told her that her son was cheating. Leanne has looked the other way for decades as HER own husband cheated, and can't bear to see her son repeating the same pattern. In telling Nichole, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MAC

Haddon, Mark

Summary: Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, Christopher is autistic. Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him. Routine, order and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FICTION Haddan

Monroe, Mary Alice.

Summary: In this tale that explores the themes of class, women's rights and domestic abuse in the 1970s American South, the author returns to her classic Southern setting in the Isle of Palms with the sequel to her novel The Beach House. She weaves together issues of class, women's rights, and domestic abuse set in the tumultuous South during the 1970s as she tells the story of Olivia, "Lovie" Rutledge,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MON

McEwan, Ian

Summary: Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home--a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse--but John's not here. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCE

Reisman, Nancy

Summary: "During a vacation in Rome, the Murphy family experiences a life-altering tragedy. In the immediate aftermath, James, Nora, and their children find solace in their Massachusetts coast home, but as the years pass the weight of the loss disintegrates the increasingly fragile marriage and leaves its mark on each family member. Trompe l'Oeil seamlessly alternates among several characters' points of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REI

Gutcheon, Beth Richardson.

Summary: The owner of a high-end dress shop on Manhattan's Upper East Side, Loviah "Lovie" Walker must find a way to bridge the chilly gulf between her two closest friends, which was the result of a perceived slight from decades ago that led to tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GUT

Shteyngart, Gary

Summary: Myopic, narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his 3-year-old-son's diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search of a simpler, more romantic life with his old college sweetheart, whom he hasn't seen or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHT

Ephron, Delia

Summary: "An electrifying novel about marriage and deceit from bestselling author Delia Ephron that follows two couples on vacation in Siracusa, a town on the coast of Sicily, where the secrets they have hidden from each other are exposed and relationships are unraveled. New Yorkers Michael, a famous writer, and Lizzie, a journalist, travel to Italy with their friends from Maine--Finn, his wife Taylor,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPH

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EPH

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EPH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ephron 2016

McEwan, Ian

Summary: "Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home--a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse--but John's not here. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb. Told from a perspective unlike any other, Nutshell is a classic tale...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McEwan 2016

Kitamura, Katie M.

Summary: "A mesmerizing, psychologically taut novel about a marriage's end and the secrets we all carry. A young woman has agreed with her faithless husband: it's time for them to separate. For the moment it's a private matter, a secret between the two of them. As she begins her new life, she gets word that Christopher has gone missing in a remote region in the rugged south of Greece; she reluctantly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KIT

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: Her seemingly idyllic life shadowed by a dark secret, sophisticated New York wife and mother Faith Madison experiences painful memories at her stepfather's funeral and finds support and a new career through old friend Brad Patterson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Tyler, Anne.

Summary: Marrying quickly during World War II after falling in love at first sight, a mismatched couple discovers that their different personalities and approaches to life are taking a toll on their relationship and their family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TYL

Williams, John Edward

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Holsinger, Bruce W.

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "This deliciously sharp novel captures the relentless ambitions and fears that animate parents and their children in modern America, exploring the conflicts between achievement and potential, talent and privilege. Set in the fictional town of Crystal, Colorado, The Gifted School is a keenly entertaining novel that observes the drama within a community of friends and parents as good intentions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Holsinger 2019

Picoult, Jodi

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Cassie Barrett, a world-renowned anthropologist, wakes up in a graveyard and doesn't know who she is. Taken in for a few days by William Flying Horse, a Native American police officer, she waits for her life to reappear. When Hollywood heartthrob Alex Rivers shows up to claim her as his wife, she is stunned but still doesn't remember anything.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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

Basran, Gurjinder

Summary: Grief is a creature of many faces as Simran discovers when her mother, the lynchpin of her family, dies. Faced with the disintegration of her marriage and her estrangement from her own daughter, she struggles to make sense of her world and how things have come to be. With her mother’s death, Simran is haunted by memories and questions for which she has no answers. As the life she has carefully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAS

Black, Baxter

Summary: Lick is down on his luck working on a ranch in the remote Nevada desert with Al Bean, an ornery old cowboy. Into their lives crashes Teddie Arizona, a woman of mystery who crawls out of the wreckage of her plan with a $500,000 secret and her husband's henchmen on her trail to retrieve the money.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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

Black, Baxter

Summary: A down-on-his-luck former rodeo champion, Luck is working in the remoate Nevada desert with fellow cowboy Al Bean when Teddie Arizona, a gorgeous siren with the henchmen of her "husband" F. Rank Pantaker in hot pursuit, arrives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Patrick, Phaedra

Summary: In the quiet village of Noon Sun, Benedict Stone lives out the stagnant life of an unhappily married jeweler, until the daughter of his estranged brother arrives from America and turns his whole life upside down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PAT

Fuller, Claire

Summary: "Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband Gil about the truth of their marriage, but instead of giving them to him, she hides them in the thousands of books he has collected over the years. When Ingrid has written her final letter she disappears from a Dorset beach, leaving behind her beautiful but dilapidated house by the sea, her husband, and her two daughters"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Fuller 2017

Green, Jane

Summary: "Grace and Ted Chapman. Literary power couple. Ted is considered "the thinking man's John Grisham" and Grace, his wife of twenty years is beautiful, stylish, carefree. All of this is on the surface. Beneath, what no one sees, is Ted's rages. His mood swings. And the precarious house of cards that their lifestyle is built upon. When Ted's longtime assistant and mainstay leaves, the house of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRE

Harrison, A. S. A.

Summary: Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater; she lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds; she likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps; she has nothing left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P HAR