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Mackintosh, Clare

Summary: Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter Anna is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unable to comprehend why they chose to end their lives. Now with a young baby herself, she feels her mother's presence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as Anna...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Davies, Nicola

Summary: A young boy and his family are trying to overcome the loss of his father. The natural world becomes part of the healing process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graffeg 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAV

Gruen, Sara.

Summary: A novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands in town after endless town. A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

House, Silas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ginsburg, Melissa

Summary: "For fans of Megan Abbott and Laura Lippman, Melissa Ginsburg's The House Uptown is an emotional coming-of-age novel about a young girl who goes to live with her eccentric grandmother in New Orleans after the death of her mother. Ava, 14 years old and totally on her own, has still not fully processed her mother's death when she finds herself on a train heading to New Orleans, going to stay with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC GIN

Wells, Benedict

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Benedict Wells, a sweeping, heartbreaking novel of friendship, memory, and the lives we never get to live. At eleven years old, Jules Moreau loses his parents in a tragic accident, and in an instant, his childhood is shattered. Leaving a comfortable home in Munich and holidays in the south of France far behind, he and his siblings, Marty and Liz, are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEL

Cohen, Jon

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "When you climb a tree, the first thing you do is to hold on tight...Thirty-four-year-old Harry Crane works as an analyst for the US Forest Service. When his wife dies suddenly, he is unable to cope. Leaving his job and his old life behind, Harry makes his way to the remote woods of northeastern Pennsylvania's Endless Mountains, determined to lose himself. But fate intervenes in the form of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COH

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC COH

Blackstock, Terri

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BLA

Jones, Vanessa

Summary: "Nettie Delaney hasn't been able to sing a note since her mum died. This wouldn't be a problem if she wasn't now attending Dukes, the most prestigious performing arts college in the country, with her superstar mother's shadow hanging over her. Nettie has her work cut out for her and everyone is watching. But one night, in an empty studio after college, Nettie finds herself suddenly singing, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. 2020

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

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Two sisters mourn their father's death after his plane crashes on a flight to the Dominican Republic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Zinna, Diane

Summary: "Lauren Cress teaches writing in the international program at a small college outside of Washington, D.C. In the classroom, she is poised, smart, and kind, well-liked by her students and colleagues. But in her personal life, Lauren is troubled and isolated. Still grappling with the sudden death of her parents ten years earlier, she exists at a remove from everyone around her, frozen in time as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Zinna 2020

House, Silas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Rous, Emma

Summary: "An addictive, highly commercial suspense novel featuring a grand estate, terrible secrets, and a young woman who bears witness to it all. If V.C. Andrews, Kate Morton, and Lexie Elliot had a love child, Emma Rous and THE AU PAIR would be it. Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother Danny were born in the middle of summer at their family's estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rous 2019

Ulysse, Katia D

Summary: "No one was prepared for the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, taking over a quarter-million lives, and leaving millions of others homeless. Three thousand miles away, Jacqueline Florestant mourns the presumed death of her parents, while her husband, a former US Marine and combat veteran, cares for their three-year-old daughter as he fights his own battles with acute PTSD. Horrified...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ULY

Ishiguro, Kazuo

Summary: "England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in Old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Now, as the world lurches towards total war, Banks realizes that the time has come for him to return to the city of his childhood and at last...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ISH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ishiguro 2000

Dionne, Karen

Summary: "For a decade and a half, Rachel Cunningham has chosen to lock herself away in a psychiatric facility, tortured by gaps in her memory and the certainty that she is responsible for her parents' deaths. But when she learns new details about their murders, Rachel returns, in a quest for answers, to the place where she once felt safest: her family's sprawling log cabin in the remote forests of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DIO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIO

Dionne, Karen

Summary: "Two generations of sisters try to unravel their tangled relationships between nature and nurture, guilt and betrayal, love and evil"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC DIO

Mackintosh, Clare

Summary: "In the newest psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You, Clare Mackintosh brings us a gripping story about how those who love us never really leave us... Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her parents'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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McKinnon, Hannah Roberts

Summary: "Wendell Combs is as local as they come. Born and raised in the small town of Saybrook, Connecticut, his venture into the larger world was met with heartbreak. Now, middle-aged and a confirmed bachelor, he seeks solitude from his tour of duty as a soldier back in his hometown, working as head caretaker for wealthy Alan Lancaster's forty-acre estate, White Pines, a place he has come to love for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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Searles, John

Summary: Struggling with the loss of her parents, who helped haunted souls find peace, Sylvie Mason pursues the mystery, moving closer to the truth of what happened that night as she comes to terms with her family's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M SEA

Cameron, Claire

Summary: "A powerfully suspenseful story narrated by a young girl who must fend for herself and her little brother after a brutal bear attack. While camping with her family on a remote island, five-year-old Anna awakes in the night to the sound of her mother screaming. A rogue black bear, 300 pounds of fury, is attacking the family's campsite, pouncing on her parents as prey. At her dying mother's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Bakopoulos, Natalie

Summary: "A captivating and transporting travel novel, Scorpionfish reveals how what we leave behind may be exactly what we've been looking for all along. After the unexpected deaths of her parents, young academic Mira returns to her childhood home in Athens. On her first night back, she encounters a new neighbor, a longtime ship captain who has found himself, for the first time in years, no longer at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bakopoulos 2020

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Nicole 'Coco' Martin is destined to have it all. As the only child of doting and successful parents, she has been given every opportunity in life. Having inherited her mother's stunning beauty and creativity, along with her father's work ethic and diligence, she has the world at her feet. Her graduation from Columbia is fast approaching, and with it the summer job of her dreams working at a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2020

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Ignatieff, Michael.

Summary: A woman's decline and death from Alzheimer's disease, told by her philosopher son, chronicling its impact on the family: a heart attack for the father, depression for the one son, a marriage breakdown for the other. Lots of reflections on the process of aging and dying, including the thought that having inherited her genes he, too, may end that way. By the author of Aysa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGN

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