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Moshfegh, Ottessa

Summary: "From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a shocking and tender novel about a young woman's efforts to sustain a state of deep hibernation over the course of a year on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our narrator should be happy, shouldn't she? She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Moshfegh

Jensen, Louise

Summary: Her Saturday night started normally. Recently separated from her husband, Ali has been persuaded by her friends to go on a date with a new man. She is ready, she is nervous, she is excited. She is about to take a step into her new future. By Sunday morning, Ali's life is unrecognisable. She wakes, and she knows that something is wrong. She is home, she is alone, she is hurt and she has no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bookouture 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P JEN

Jackson, Shirley

Summary: Four seekers have come to the ugly, abandoned old mansion: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of the psychic phenomenon called haunting; Theodora, his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a lonely, homeless girl well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the adventurous future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2010

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Green, Cass

Summary: Despite Melissa's outwardly glamorous and successful life, she needs her neighbor Hester's help. But taking help from Hester might not be such a good idea for a woman with as many secrets as Melissa.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fielding, Joy

Summary: "A shooting lays bare the secrets harbored by five families in a sleepy suburban cul-de-sac in this riveting psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of All the Wrong Places"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIE

Moshfegh, Ottessa

Summary: An electrifying first collection of short stories from the author of Eileen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Slaughter, Karin

Summary: Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father--Pikeville's notorious defense attorney--devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Jameson, Hanna

Summary: An American academic is stranded at a Swiss hotel as the world descends into nuclear war, along with twenty other survivors, who become obsessed with identifying a murderer in their midst after the body of a young girl is discovered in one of the hotel's water tanks.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Boston 1642: Imprisoned for the crime of adultery, young wife Hester Prynne is condemned on her release to bear a public display of her shame - a scarlet letter 'A' stitched upon her dress. For the sake of her baby daughter Pearl, the product of her illicit liaison, she determines to weather the scorn of her Puritan community with defiance and dignity. Meanwhile, her husband is resolved to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Publications 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hawthorne 2015

Davies, Katharine.

Summary: "By turns comic and moving, The Madness of Love is a deftly woven tale of mistaken identity, bold moves, and unrequited desires. Valentina, a clerk in a London bookstore, is still reeling after her twin brother broke a childhood promise and ran off without her to exotic lands. When she cuts her hair, masquerades as a gardener to the melancholic Leo, and moves to the remote seaside town of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

Gardiner, Meg

Summary: Two serial killers are locked in a twisted rivalry. To stop the brutal slayings, FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix will risk everything to end their warped competition and bring an unstoppable killer to justice.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD FIC GAR

Gazi, Leesa

Summary: Two sisters are at lifelong odds with each other, their mother, and themselves, and as every hour becomes more twisted than the last, they are all pushed to their breaking point.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: C FIC GAZ

Golding, William

Summary: This much-acclaimed debut novel uses a group of shipwrecked children to show the strengths and weaknesses of adult society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alianza Editorial 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GOL

Oates, Joyce Carol

Summary: "From literary icon Joyce Carol Oates comes a brand-new collection of haunting and, at times, darkly humorous mystery and suspense stories. These are tales of psyches pushed to their limits by the expectations of everyday life--from a woman who gets lost on her drive home to her plush suburban home and ends up breaking into a stranger's house, to a first-person account of a cloned 1940s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC OAT

Kelley, Ceece

Summary: "A guardian angel sibling sends a well-wishing message to the newest addition of their family. But how is it delivered? Filled with whimsical illustrations and a touch of magic, Rainbow Letters celebrates rainbow babies--children born after pregnancy or infant loss--while capturing the beauty of life and beyond."--Amazon website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soaring Kite Books 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEL

Jackson, Tiffany D.

Summary: "When legendary R&B artist Korey Fields spots Enchanted Jones at an audition, her dreams of being a famous singer take flight. Until Enchanted wakes up with blood on her hands and zero memory of the previous night. Who killed Korey Fields? Before there was a dead body, Enchanted's dreams had turned into a nightmare. Because behind Korey's charm and star power was a controlling dark side. Now...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC JAC

Modiano, Patrick

Summary: In the stillness of his Paris apartment, Jean Daragane has built a life of total solitude. Then a surprising phone call shatters the silence of an unusually hot September, and the threatening voice on the other end of the line leaves Daragane wary but irresistibly curious. Almost at once, he finds himself entangled with a shady gambler and a beautiful, fragile young woman, who draw Daragane...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOD

Thompson, Lisa (Lisa Anne)

Summary: Nate and his mother are escaping from his emotionally abusive step-father, Gary, but the run-down and abandoned cottage in the woods that his mother takes them to does not seem like much of a refuge; but when his mother goes off to buy provisions and does not come back Nate is left alone (except for his imaginary friend Sam) and afraid--until a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION THO

Kubica, Mary

Summary: Jessie Sloane applies to college after years of caring for her ailing mother. But her social security number raises a red flag, exposing a shocking detail putting Jessie at the center of a bizarre mystery. Unable to sleep, Jessie questions everything she knows until she can't tell what's real.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Blake, Matthew

Summary: What if your nightmares weren't really nightmares at all? We spend an average of 33 years of our lives asleep. But what really happens, and what are we capable of, when we sleep? Anna Ogilvy was a budding twenty-five-year-old writer with a bright future. Then, one night, she stabbed two people to death with no apparent motive-and hasn't woken up since. Dubbed "Sleeping Beauty" by the tabloids,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BLA

Ray, Elka

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Summary: When single mom Jo Dykstra was at her lowest, her childhood friend Dana McFarlane helped her out big-time. So, when Jo gets a frantic late-night call from Dana, sobbing and desperate for help, it feels like a chance to help her friend in return. The last thing Jo expects to see when she arrives at Dana's oceanfront mansion is her friend's husband dead, sprawled face down on the floor. Dana...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: "FBI Special Agent Pendergast is pitted against his most personal foe: His brother, Diogenes, has planned a horrendous crime and is framing Pendergast for a series of terrible murders."--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRE

Hillier, Jennifer.

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Summary: "From the author of the acclaimed suspense novels Creep and Freak and whom Jeffery Deaver has praised as a "top of the line thriller writer," The Butcher is a high-octane novel about lethal secrets that refuse to die--until they kill again. A rash of grisly serial murders plagued Seattle until the infamous "Beacon Hill Butcher" was finally hunted down and killed by police chief Edward Shank in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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Ignatieff, Michael.

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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

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