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Markovits, Benjamin.

Summary: "A work of supreme control and complicated emotional subterfuge, YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE LIKE THIS is the breakout novel for one of Amerca's great young fiction writers. A book that uses the framework of our present reality to build it's own world, it blurs the line between fiction and nonfiction in the best way, and asks urgent, unforgettable questions about the future of our once great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Cartaya, Pablo

Summary: Save the restaurant. Save the town. Get the girl. Make Abuela proud. Can thirteen-year-old Arturo Zamora do it all or is he in for a BIG, EPIC FAIL? Nothing beats summertime in Miami. For Arturo, this means playing basketball until dark, sipping mango smoothies, and keeping cool under banyan trees. And maybe a few shifts as junior lunchtime dishwasher at Abuela's restaurant. Maybe. But this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gross, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.38 GRO

Carl, JoAnna

Summary: "When a house near Lee and Joe's home goes up for sale, the couple teams up with Lee's aunt and uncle, Nettie and Hogan, to buy it, remodel it, and resell it for a sweet profit. But after the owners of the house, the Baileys, accept their offer, a local developer, Richard 'Spud' Dirk, suddenly swoops in with a higher one, and it seems their dreamsmight be snatched away. But when a long-hidden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Morrissey, Di.

Summary: When Sydney corporate wife Holly Jamieson turns forty-five she shocks her husband by buying an old house in The Bay with plans to transform it into a charming B & B. What began as a gesture of independence changes her life. Holly soon discovers that beneath its tranquil surface, The Bay is a whirlpool of passions and conflict. It was once a whaling town, then a sleepy resort that became trendy,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Noble, Trinka Hakes

Summary: In this creative nonfiction book, Gordy and Ira, one African-American and one German-Jewish, who live in Depression-era Detroit, bond over a shared interest in boxing as America awaits the rematch between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NOB

Knowlton, Christopher

Summary: "Christopher Knowlton, author of Cattle Kingdom and former Fortune writer, takes an in-depth look at the spectacular Florida land boom of the 1920s and shows how it led directly to the Great Depression"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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Shine, Neal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.34 SHI

Philp, Drew

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "A young writer's sincere search (with his dog) for an authentic life--buying a ruined house in Detroit for $500, fixing it up nail by nail, and, in the process, participating in the grassroots rebirth of the city itself."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PHILP, DREW PHI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B PHILP PHI

Leonard, Peter

Summary: After an altercation with his superiors in Harlan County, Kentucky, Deputy US Marshal, Raylan Givens is offered two choices. He can either retire or finish his career on the fugitive task force in the crime-ridden precincts of Detroit. Acting on a tip, Raylan and his new partner, deputy marshal Bobby Torres arrest Jose Rindo, a destructive and violent criminal. Rindo is also being pursued by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harper, Evelyn Allen.

Summary: The restless leg syndrome that kept Michigan real estate agent Molly Allen awake much of the night sent her on nightime walks through her neighborhood, making her a possible witness to the two vicious murders in McGuire's Alley. The police want to know what she heard. The murderer wants her dead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CRQ Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAR

Harper, Evelyn Allen.

Summary: Now married to detective Mitch Hatch, real estate agent Molly Allen is pregnant with twins. Then ex-convict Sammy the Grunt returns to the little northern Michigan town with revenge in his heart and mayhem, murder, and the strong scent of cologne in his wake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BookLocker.com, Inc. 0000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAR

Cartaya, Pablo

Summary: "Funny and poignant, The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora is the vibrant story of a family, a striking portrait of a town, and one boy's quest to save both, perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Children's Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CAR

Springstubb, Tricia.

Summary: Fox Street means everything to Mo Wren, who is nearly eleven, and so she is very upset when a land developer offers to buy her father's house, especially since she has not yet found the fox she is sure lives in the nearby ravine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Springstubb 2010

Medlicott, Joan A. (Joan Avna)

Summary: Hannah Covington leads the struggle to protect her town from developers, Amelia becomes involved with a charming older man, and Grace and Bod decide to open a teahouse together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Willett, Marcia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Harper, Evelyn Allen

Summary: The search for a four-leaf clover turns deadly, leading the staff of Allen Real Estate into the mystery of two bodies in a ditch along a logging road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BookLocker.com, Inc. 0000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Harper 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAR

Koss, Amy Goldman

Summary: Ten-year-old Kailey launches an art protest to keep a developer from spoiling the cove and its tide pools that are special to her and her family and friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Publications 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGT K

Owens, Sharon

Summary: When their quaint Victorian pub is threatened by plans for a shopping mall, Jack and Lily Beaumont, their employees, and their loyal patrons work to either save the pub or to make the most of the time that remains before it is torn down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Walker, David J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Fowler, Christopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOW

Harnetiaux, Trish

Summary: "There are only a few rules in a White Elephant gift exchange: 1) Everyone brings a wrapped, unmarked gift. 2) Numbers are drawn to decide who picks first. 3) Gifts don't need to be pricey--and often they're downright tacky.But things are a little different in Aspen, Colorado, at the office holiday party for the real estate firm owned by Henry Calhoun and his wife Claudine. Each Christmas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bruckheimer, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRU