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Montgomery, Candice

Summary: On the day Torrey officially becomes a college freshman, he gets a call that might force him to drop out before he's even made it through orientation: the bee farm his beloved uncle Miles left him after his tragic death is being foreclosed on. Torrey would love nothing more than to leave behind the family and neighborhood that's bleeding him dry. But he still feels compelled to care for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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

Albom, Mitch

Summary: Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom's beloved novel, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran- turned-amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie's journey to heaven taught him that every life matters. Now, in this magical sequel, Albom reveals Annie's story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Egan, Jennifer.

Summary: Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs, confront their pasts in this story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Egan 2011

Rosenblatt, Roger

Summary: An aging poet contemplates the later chapters of his life while avoiding trips to the neurologist, spending time with his grandson, and falling for a blind woman less than half his age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Louis, Édouard

Summary: "An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working-class town in Picardy. "Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again. Today I'm really gonna be a tough guy." Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOU

Burgess, Anthony

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

Nadzam, Bonnie.

Summary: "Lamb" traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle-aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAD

Tropper, Jonathan.

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Summary: Judd Foxman is thrown together with his dysfunctional family when his father dies, while at the same time coping with his wife's infidelity and the end of his marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TRO

Ford, Richard

Summary: Author Richard Ford illuminated the zeitgeist of an entire generation through the divinings and wit of his now-famous literary chronicler, Frank Bascombe. Here, in Let Me Be Frank With You, Ford returns with four deftly linked stories narrated by the iconic Bascombe. Now sixty-eight, and again ensconced in the well defended New Jersey suburb of Haddam, Bascombe has thrived -- seemingly if not...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC FOR

Roth, Philip.

Summary: Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

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Ford, Richard

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Summary: Ford reinvents Bascombe in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In four richly luminous narratives, Bascombe attempts to reconcile, interpret and console a world undone by calamity. It is a moving and wondrous and extremely funny odyssey through the America people live in at this moment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

Himmelman, John

Summary: Blah! Mr. Raisin is a bit of a grump. He lives all alone in a little house, and he likes it that way just fine. One day, a mysterious basket appears on Mr. Raisin's doorstep. When he opens it up, it seems there's nothing inside... until he notices a floating dog bobbing along his ceiling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HIM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HIM

Rocha, Lucas

Summary: When Victor finds himself getting tested for HIV for the first time, he can't help but question his entire relationship with Henrique, the guy he has-had-been dating. See, Henrique didn't disclose his positive HIV status to Victor until after they had sex, and even though Henrique insisted on using every possible precaution, Victor is livid. That's when Victor meets Ian, a guy who's also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Push 2020

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

Dunbar, Helene

Summary: "Michael Sterling disappeared from his Maine town five years ago. Everyone assumed he was kidnapped. The truth is worse--he ran away and found the life he always dreamed of. Now, at seventeen, he's Sean Woodhouse. And he's come "home," to the last place he wants to ever be, to claim the small inheritance his grandparents promised him when he graduated high school, all so he can save Trip, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2018

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

McLarty, Ron.

Summary: Working as a quality control inspector at a toy factory in Rhode Island, friendless alcoholic Smithy Ide considers himself a loser until a tragic event prompts him to set off on an epic cross-country bicycle journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Wilson, John Morgan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Apelfeld, Aharon

Summary: "Erwin doesn't remember much about his journey across Europe when the war finally ended--and with good reason. He spent most of it asleep, carried by other survivors as they emerged from their hiding places or were liberated from the camps and traveled by train, truck, wagon, or on foot to the shores of Naples, where they filled the refugee camps and wondered what was to become of them. As he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schocken Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC APP

Coccia, Paul

Summary: "In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Theo enters a cooking contest and catches the eye of a celebrity restaurant owner."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2019

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

Ford, Richard

Summary: In the fall of 2000, with the results of the presidential election still hanging in the balance, Frank Bascombe confronts the perils of Thanksgiving as he contends with health, marital, and family issues and works as a realtor at the Jersey shore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Dickey, Eric Jerome

Summary: "A professional job turns personal for jet-setting contract killer Gideon in this sexy, thrilling page-turner by New York Timesbestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey. As a hit man from the time he was very young, money, women, and danger have always ruled Gideon's life; but for the first time, the job is taking its toll. Neither Gideon nor the city of Buenos Aires has recovered from the mayhem...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Hollinghurst, Alan.

Summary: 20-year-old Nick Guest moves into an attic room in the Notting Hill home of the Feddens. An innocent in matters of politics and money, he becomes caught up in the Feddins' world: its grand parties, its surprising alliances, its parade of monsters both comic and menacing. In an era of endless possibility, he finds himself able to pursue his own private obssession with beauty--a prize as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL

Owen, James A.

Summary: Three young men are entrusted with the Imaginarium Geographica, an atlas of fantastical places to which they travel in hopes of defeating the Winter King whose bid for power is related to the First World War raging in the Real World.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OWE

McLarty, Ron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION McLarty

Bellow, Saul.

Summary: A suffering and persecuted intellectual, Moses E. Herzog passively accepts the disasters of his private and public affairs in an effort to survive modern civilization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEL

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