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Carter, Brooke

Summary: "In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Logan uses her camera to work through the grief of losing her mother."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC CAR

Steel, Danielle

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Paige Watts is the ultimate stage mother. The daughter of Hollywood royalty, Paige channels her own acting dreams into making her daughter, Emma, a star. By the age of nine, Emma is playing a central role in a hit TV show. Then everything is shattered by unforeseeable tragedy. Now Emma is living with her aunt Whitney, who had chosen a very different path than her sister. Whitney was always the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FICTION STE

Raney, Deborah

Summary: "At twenty-nine, Phylicia Chandler put her life on hold to care for her dying mother with her sisters, Joanna and Britt. Now Mom is gone and their father stuns them all by running off with a woman young enough to be their sister. Life is moving forward all around her, but Phylicia feels stuck--until her father's protégé, Quinn Mitchell, presents the sisters with an intriguing business...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gilead Publishing, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION RAN

Ryan, Renee

Summary: "Having grown up on the mean streets of nineteenth-century London, Caroline St. James is used to fighting to survive. So when her beloved mother suddenly dies, the scrappy twenty-two-year-old sails to New York to settle the family score with her grandfather who had turned a cold shoulder to her mother's suffering"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Vijay, Madhuri

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse across the Indian subcontinent as she reckons with her past, her desires, and the tumultuous present. In the wake of her mother's death, Kalyani, a privileged and restless young woman from Bangalore, sets out for a remote Himalayan village...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VIJ

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VIJ

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Abbott, Jeff.

Summary: After finding his mother murdered, documentary filmmaker Evan Casher discovers that every aspect of his life has been fabricated and that he is being targeted by a ruthless organization of killers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2005

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

Cameron, Sophie

1 hold on 2 copies

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Jordan-Lake, Joy

Summary: "Told in alternating tales at once haunting and redemptive, A Tangled Mercy is a quintessentially American epic rooted in heartbreaking true events examining the harrowing depths of human brutality and betrayal, and our enduring hope for freedom and forgiveness." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION JOR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAS

Bernhard, Susan

Summary: "When the spring thaw of a frozen Minnesota lake brings about shocking revelations that lead to violence, 15-year-old Wes Ballot embarks on a search for his missing father, the truth about his mother's death and a future he must claim for himself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION BER

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: "The Palmer sisters couldn't be more different. Karen, the eldest, is the responsible one the one who got the grades, married the perfect guy, and has two wonderful, high-achieving children. Cassie is the rebellious one, who got pregnant right after high school and married the wrong man, despite her family's misgivings. And Nicole is a free, creative spirit, who's always been indulged and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Macomber 2015

Roth, Ann

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Walton, K. M. (Kathleen M.)

Summary: When their mother dies, two very different brothers become even more distant, but when their father's alcoholism sends him into liver failure, the two boys must come face-to-face with their demons--and each other--if they are going to survive an uncertain future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2017

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

Logelin, Matthew.

Summary: Matt Logelin writes a courageous and searingly honest memoir about the first year of his life following the birth of his daughter and the death of his wife.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 155.937 LOGELIN, MATTHEW LOG

Fabiaschi, Abby

Summary: When a devoted wife and mother commits suicide and then begins meddling from beyond the grave, her husband and teenaged daughter are forced to reconsider their understanding of family.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAB

Summary: Stanley Phillips is a sad, disconnected man unable to tell his young daughters that their mother, a soldier, has died in Iraq. Instead, he takes the girls on a road trip, where their innocent charm helps him rediscover a healing joy he thought he'd lost forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GRA

Clipston, Amy.

Summary: After returning to the Amish community she once belonged to when she hears of her mother's death, Miriam Lapp is forced to face the people who rejected her and overcome a test of her faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Clipston 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P CLI

Smolens, John.

Summary: Samuel Xavier Adams is stunned to learn that his long-absent father, a shadowy employee of the U.S. government, had been seen coming out of his mother's hospital room shortly before she died, and embarks on a quest to uncover his father's secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Smolens 2002

Oates, Joyce Carol

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ontario Review Press 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OAT

Logelin, Matthew.

Summary: Matt and Liz Logelin had the perfect life: high school sweethearts who were happily married with a new home in Los Angeles and a baby on the way. But just a day after their daughter was born, Liz suffered a pulmonary embolism and died. Grief-stricken, Matt attempted to cope with the new responsibilities of a single father. In need of support, Matt returned to a blog he and his wife started...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2011

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Hyde, Elisabeth.

Summary: When Diana Duprey, a female doctor and director of the Center of Reproductive Choice, is found murdered two weeks before Christmas, the crime threatens to reveal the small Colorado town's long-buried secrets and animosities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. A. Knopf 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HYD

Mander, Marina

Summary: "An utterly compelling, heartbreaking novel that introduces a revelatory young voice to the U.S. market. Meet Luca, a curious young boy living with his mother, a taciturn woman who "every now and then tries out a new father." Luca keeps to himself, his cat, Blue, and his words--his favorite toys. One February morning his mom doesn't wake up to bring him to school, so Luca--with a father who's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mander 2014

Smucker, Shawn

Summary: "When tragedy shakes young Samuel Chamber's family, his search for answers entangles him in the midst of an ancient conflict and leads him on an unexpected journey to find the Tree of Life" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION SMU

Maron, Margaret.

Summary: A woman is left with the task of clearing out the house of her deceased grandmother--whose murder remains unsolved, which makes her question whether her mother's death was really a suicide. If not, can she escape her family's killer?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M MAR