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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Summary: Three separate stories about love in Puerto Rico: a man accidentally reveals his brother's extra-marital affair to his sister-in-law when he mistakes her grief over the death of her grandmother for distress about the infidelity. The next story revolves around a man whose love for a bus driver drives him to take her and the bus passengers hostage until she consents to marriage. In the final...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Searching for steady work, Charlie Banks views his chronic unemployment as a kind of spiritual trial. But day work and selling a few catfish can't sustain a family of five. While his wife, Andais, works to support them with dignity, Charlie finds comfort for his wounded sense of manhood in an affair that threatens his marriage and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BLE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "One of the ineffably lovely domestic sagas made by Yasujiro Ozu at the height of his mastery, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice is a sublimely piercing portrait of a marriage coming quietly undone. Secrets and deceptions strain the already tenuous relationship of a childless, middle-aged couple, as the wife's city-bred sophistication bumps up against the husband's small-town simplicity, and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Phoenix, Michèle

Summary: Torn between her husband's calling and her son's well-being, Lauren must find the stillness in the midst of life's greatest storm. It was supposed to be an exhilarating life--reaching primitive tribes in remote regions of Nepal. But after two years in Kathmandu, the calling that upended the Coventry family's world has galvanized Sam, while miring Lauren in isolation and disillusion. Their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC PHO

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHT

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

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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MAC

Summary: "Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand 'ecstasy' just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Haddon, Mark

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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

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

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

Paris, B. A.

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Stone, Victoria Helen

Summary: "For days, all of Denver, Colorado, has worried over the fate of a missing child, little Tanner Holcomb. Then, a miracle: handsome, athletic Johnny Bradley finds him, frightened but unharmed, on a hiking trail miles from his wealthy family's mountain home. In a heartbeat, his rescuer goes from financially strapped fitness trainer to celebrated hero. The heat of the spotlight may prove too much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EPH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EPH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ephron 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

Yerkovich, Milan.

Summary: Identify the source of missteps in your marriage-and learn exactly what you can do about it! Tired of arguing with your spouse over the same old issues? Longing for a marriage with less conflict and more intimacy? Struggling under a load of resentment? In How We Love, relationship experts Milan and Kay Yerkovich draw on the powerful tool of attachment theory to show how your early life...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: christianaudio.com 2015

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Baer, Judy.

Summary: Three sisters reunite in the sleepy town after their father's death and turn the family home into a charming bed-and-breakfast. Here the sisters rekindle old memories, rediscover their childhood bonds, revel in the blessings of friendship and meet fascinating guests along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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

Bartolomeo, Christina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Goldsmith, Olivia.

Summary: Three thirty-something wives, Angela, Michelle, and Jada, band together to transform themselves from victims to victors when their lives and marriages are destroyed by their duplicitous husbands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Green, Jane

Summary: Marrying a divorced father of two, Andi finds herself struggling to gain her stepdaughters' acceptance while preserving family peace in the face of daily dramas and competitions for her husband's attention.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Green 2012

Holsinger, Bruce W.

2 holds 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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOL

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

Jones, Sandie

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Believing she has finally achieved happiness in her second marriage, children and best friendship with the most loyal woman she has ever known, Alice turns suspicious when her husband and best friend start disappearing for extended times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

McEwan, Ian.

Summary: When Nobel prize-winning physicist Michael Beard's personal and professional lives begin to intersect in unexpected ways, an opportunity presents itself in the guise of an invitation to travel to New Mexico. Here is a chance for him to extricate himself from his marital problems, reinvigorate his career, and very possibly save the world from environmental disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McEwan 2010

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