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Turnage, Sheila.

Summary: Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Turnage 2012

Belden, Emily

Summary: "Twentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules-- until Chicago's most sought-after, up-and-coming culinary genius, Benji Zane, walks into her world and pulls her into his. The only thing more renowned than Benji's mouthwatering masterpieces and equally luscious good looks? His struggle with addiction and his reckless tendency to live life on the edge, no matter the havoc he wreaks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P BEL

Springstubb, Tricia.

Summary: When eleven-year-old Mo's mother dies in an accident and Mo's devastated father deals with the loss by moving the family to a new town and starting a new life as the owner of a sports bar, Mo must leave her much loved neighborhood on Fox Street to live in an apartment above the "cursed" Corky's Tavern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Springstubb 2011

Morrill, Lauren

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Beck rediscovers herself while working with a group of misfits at the local pizza parlor where she was born.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2021

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Pacton, Jamie

Summary: "Working as a Wench--i.e., waitress--at a cheesy medieval-themed restaurant in the Chicago suburbs, Kit Sweetly wishes she could be a Knight like her brother. She has the moves, is capable on a horse, and desperately needs the raise that comes with knighthood, so she can hold a spot at her dream college and help her mom pay the mortgage. Company policy allows only guys to be Knights. So when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2020

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

Summary: Scooby-Doo and the gang find out if the pizza place is really haunted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2000

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Sur 2000

Ockler, Sarah.

Summary: Hudson Avery gave up a promising competitive ice skating career after her parents divorced when she was fourteen years old and now spends her time baking cupcakes and helping out in her mother's upstate New York diner, but when she gets a chance at a scholarship and starts coaching the boys' hockey team, she realizes that she is not through with ice skating after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2012

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

Chim, Wai

Summary: "Anna Chiu has her hands full. When she's not looking after her brother and sister or helping out at her father's restaurant, she's taking care of her mother, whose debilitating mental illness keeps her in bed most days. Her father's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could be a normal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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O'Nan, Stewart

Summary: Managing a failed seafood restaurant in a run-down New England mall just before Christmas, Manny DeLeon coordinates a challenging final shift of mutinous staff members, an effort that is complicated by his love for a waitress, a pregnant girlfriend, and an elusive holiday gift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ONA

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

Seltzer, Eric

Summary: In this entertaining Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read, the diner dogs who work at the Bow Wow diner fetch tea and coffee and love belly rubs as they serve all the hungry customers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2021

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Brewer, Killian B.

Summary: When Marcus Sumter, a short order cook with dreams of being a chef, inherits a house in small town Marathon, Georgia, he leaves his big city life behind. Marcus intends to sell the house to finance his dreams, but a group of lovable busybodies called the Do Nothings, a new job at the local diner, the Tammy Dinette, and a handsome mechanic named Hank cause Marcus to rethink his plans. Will he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlude press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Le, Loan

Summary: High school seniors Bảo and Linh, whose feuding families own competing Vietnamese restaurants, conceal their budding romance, as well as Linh's desire to become an artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2021

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Hart, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Cavender, Chris.

Summary: When snooty Judson Sizemore breezes into Timber Ridge, North Carolina, to open an upper-crust pizza parlor near A Slice of Delight, Eleanor and Maddie Swift's biggest worry is that their beloved restaurant's days are numbered--until they hear that Judsonhas met a most gruesome end.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAV

Gaffney, Patricia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Robbed of his teaching career and reputation by a student's false accusations, Jack St. Bride is struggling to rebuild his life, but fresh accusations of rape by teenage girls from his former school threaten to destroy him once again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

Brite, Poppy Z.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI

Flagg, Fannie.

Summary: Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is a now-classic novel about two women: Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age, and gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode, who is telling her life story. Her tale includes two more women, the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLA

Mehran, Marsha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEH

Mapson, Jo-Ann.

Summary: In a tale spanning four generations of the Moon family, matriarch Gammy Bess limits her kind nature to the days on which she wins at bingo, Allegra drives her daughter Mariah crazy with protest rallies, and twelve-year-old Lindsay struggles with her highIQ.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Manansala, Mia P.

9 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "The first book in a new culinary cozy series full of sharp humor and delectable dishes-one that might just be killer.... When Lila Macapagal moves back home to recover from a horrible breakup, her life seems to be following all the typical rom-com tropes. She's tasked with saving her Tita Rosie's failing restaurant, and she has to deal with a group of matchmaking aunties who shower her with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2021

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Colbert, Brandy

Summary: Raised by a workaholic father who is a restauranteur, Yvonne, eighteen, faces difficult choices about love, her training as a violinist, college, and career as high school graduation draws near.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brite, Poppy Z.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI

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