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Darraj, Susan Muaddi

Summary: Farah's little brother is in the hospital with a heart problem that needs surgery, so her parents send sixth-grader Farah off to stay with her grandmother in a retirement condo in Florida; Sitti Fayrouz does not speak much English, has a lot of rules, and does not understand Farah's interest in geology, so Farah is not happy with the move--but despite being the only child in the community,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DAR

Osman, Richard

Summary: It's the following Thursday. Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. He's made a big mistake and he needs her help. His story involves stolen diamonds, a violent mobster and a very real threat to his life. As bodies start piling up, Elizabeth enlists Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron in the hunt for a ruthless murderer. And if they find the diamonds...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

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Osman, Richard

14 holds on 13 copies

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2022

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McKinney-Whetstone, Diane

Summary: The Gen--short for Sexagenarian--is an upscale fifty-five-plus community located in the bucolic suburbs of Philadelphia. Main character Cynthia befriends the Gen's two other Black residents, Bloc and Tish, as well as Lavia, who everyone assumes is from India. They regularly convene to smoke weed, line dance, and debate politics and philosophy as the wine goes down like silk. Their camaraderie...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Manaster, Tracy.

Summary: "Two young professionals working in a retirement community discover that one of their residents is hiding her grandson in her unit. Word spreads quickly, and in the midst of their own personal struggles, they must find the best solution for this problem"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyrus Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAN

Osman, Richard

3 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Elizabeth, Joyce, Ron, and Ibrahim - the Thursday Murder Club - are still riding high off their recent real-life murder case and are looking forward to a bit of peace and quiet at Cooper's Chase, their posh retirement village. But they are out of luck. An unexpected visitor - an old pal of Elizabeth's (or perhaps more than just a pal?) - arrives, desperate for her help. He has been accused of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books, Viking 2021

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Osman, Richard

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: . It is an ordinary Thursday, and things should finally be returning to normal. Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A local news legend is on the hunt for a sensational headline, and soon the gang are hot on the trail of two murders, ten years apart. To make matters worse, a new nemesis pays Elizabeth a visit, presenting her with a deadly mission: kill...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

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Moggach, Deborah.

Summary: When Dr. Ravi Kapoor's cousin sets up a retirement home in India, Ravi's father-in-law is one of its first guests, but what the renovation lacks in promised amenities and luxury, it makes up for in adventure, stunning beauty, and unexpected love.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOG

Sawyer, Corinne Holt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

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

Denton, Lauren K.

Summary: Lily Bishop wakes up one morning to find a good-bye note and divorce papers from her husband on the kitchen counter. Having moved to Alabama for his job only weeks before, Lily is devastated, but a flyer at the grocery store for a hair stylist position in a local retirement community provides a refuge while she contemplates her next steps. Rose Carrigan built the small retirement village of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEN

Groen, Hendrik

Summary: "Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn't planning to be buried any time soon. Granted, his daily strolls are getting shorter because his legs are no longer willing and he has to visit his doctor more than he'd like. Technically speaking he is...elderly. But surely there is more to life at his age than weak tea and potted geraniums? Hendrik sets out to write an exposé: a year...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GRO

Groen, Hendrik

Summary: Everyone's favorite octogenarian is back and, together with his pals in the Old-But-Not-Dead Club, he is more determined than ever to wreak havoc and turn a twinkly eye on the brighter side of life. After a year spent mourning the death of his beloved friend Eefje, Hendrik may be older and a little more wobbly, but his youthful appetite for mischief hasn't diminished. When fears arise that the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Thorne, Sally

Summary: A spoiled, tattooed rich man reluctantly agrees to become an assistant to two casually exploitative nonagenarians before unexpectedly catching the eye of the property's serious-minded manager.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

McCorkle, Jill

Summary: The residents, staff and neighbors of the Pine Haven retirement center, from twelve-year-old Abby to eighty-five-year-old Sadie, share some of life's most profound discoveries. What they eventually learn about themselves and one another will transform them all.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Simone, Gail.

Summary: Tranquilty is like any other town in American, except for one fundamental difference-it's the town where super-powered beings go in order to retire and raise families.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wildstorm 2008

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SIM

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SIM

Dorsey, Tim.

Summary: Serge and Coleman are back on the road, ready to hit the next stop on their list of obscure and wacky points of interest in the Sunshine State. This time, Serge's interest is drawn to one of the largest retirement villages in the world-also known as the site of an infamous sex scandal between a retiree and her younger beau that rocked the community.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Dorsey 2019

Michener, James A. (James Albert)

Summary: Set in the Palms, a Florida retirement center, Recessional follows several residents over the course of a year as their individual narratives - humorous, moving, or sometimes triumphant - unfold. Chris Mallory reluctantly relinquishes his driver's license at the age of ninety, but refuses to hang up his dancing shoes. The Palm's five self-appointed elders, all once outstanding in their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 1994

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

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