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Forna, Namina

Summary: The blood ceremony will determine whether Deka will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs. But on the day of the ceremony her blood runs gold, the color of impurity. A mysterious woman comes to her with a choice: stay in the village and submit to her fate, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Reynolds, Jason

Summary: Soon after his mother's death, Matt takes a job at a funeral home in his tough Brooklyn neighborhood and, while attending and assisting with funerals, begins to accept her death and his responsibilities as a man.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Dekker, Rachelle

Summary: "Like all citizens since the Ruining, Carrington Hale knows the importance of this day. But she never expected the moment she'd spent a lifetime preparing for--her Choosing Ceremony--to end in disaster. Ripped from her family, she'll spend her days serving as a Lint, the lowest level of society. She knows it's her duty to follow the true way of the Authority. As Carrington begins this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DEK

Setterfield, Diane

Summary: Killing a bird with his slingshot as a boy, William Bellman grows up a wealthy family man unaware of how his act of childhood cruelty will have terrible consequences until a wrenching tragedy compels him to enter into a macabre bargain with a stranger in black.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SET

Lehrer, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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

Whitten, Hannah

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red has one purpose-to be sacrificed to the Wolf in the Wood in the hope he'll return the world's captured gods. Red is almost relieved to go. Plagued by a dangerous power she can't control, at least she knows that in the Wilderwood, she can't hurt those she loves. Again. But the legends lie. The Wolf is a man, not a monster. Her magic is a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2021

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Harris, Robert

Summary: "From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy--a chilling and dark new thriller unlike anything Robert Harris has done before. 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artifacts--coins, fragments of glass, human bones--which the old parson...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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

Lehrer, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEH

Harris, Robert

Summary: 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts--coins, fragments of glass, human bones--which the old parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death? Fairfax becomes determined to discover the truth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Smith, Jennifer E.

Summary: Hadley and Oliver fall in love on the flight from New York to London, but after a cinematic kiss they lose track of each other at the airport until fate brings them back together on a very momentous day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poppy 2012

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

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

Smith, Dan

Summary: 13-year-old Oskari is sent into the cold wilderness on an ancient test of manhood. He must survive armed only with a bow and arrow. But instead, he stumbles upon an escape pod from a burning airliner: Air Force One. Terrorists have shot down the President of the United States. The boy hunter and the world's most powerful man are suddenly the hunted, in a race against a deadly enemy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Cleeves, Ann

Summary: In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. Once loved and cherished, the day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up in, he lost his family too. Now, as he turns and walks away again, he receives a call from one of his team. A body has been found on the beach nearby: a man...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2019

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

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: While her undertaker husband practices the art of making victims of the untamed American west presentable and dignified after death, a woman devotes her time to safeguarding her marriage in the face of local challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EST

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Estleman

Radish, Kris.

Summary: Katherine Givens befriends the four other women who, through the unexpected circumstance of their recently deceased friend Annie Freeman's last will and testament, are about to share a life-affirming road trip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC RAD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Radish

Straub, Peter

Summary: Old friends try to come to grips with the darkness of the past--a secret ritual that left behind a gruesomely dismembered body--and find themselves face-to-face with the evil they helped create.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR

Jackson, Shirley

Summary: A collection of two of the author's tales exploring a world of horror and the macabre featuring the haunting story of a small town's yearly ritual of evil.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN JAC

Sofer, Dalia

Summary: "Set in Iran and New York City, Man of My Time tells the story of Hamid Mozaffarian, who is as alienated from himself as he is from the world around him. After decades of ambivalent work as an interrogator with the Iranian regime, Hamid travels on a diplomatic mission to New York, where he encounters his estranged family and retrieves the ashes of his father, whose dying wish was to be buried...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SOF

Bujold, Lois McMaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eos 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUJ

Williams, Niall

Summary: "Change is coming to Faha, a small Irish parish that hasn't changed in a thousand years. For one thing, the rain is stopping. Nobody remembers when it started; rain on the western seaboard is a condition of living. But now - just as Father Coffey proclaims the coming of the electricity - the rain clouds are lifting. Seventeen-year-old Noel Crowe is idling in the unexpected sunshine when Christy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Cockey, Tim

Summary: Libby, a former flame of Hitchcock Sewell, has returned to town with her two children, but minus one husband and one nanny. Libby's husband has been accounted for-she left him back in Annapolis. However, the nanny, Sophie, is truly missing. As soon as Hitch starts to nose around, Sophie turns up-literally-in the Severn River. She's quite dead, and just a little bit pregnant. The police suspect...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COC

Arudpragasam, Anuk

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "A young man journeys into Sri Lanka's formerly war-torn north, and into a country's soul, in this searing novel of love and the legacy of war from the award-winning author of The Story of a Brief Marriage. "The closest we seem to get to the present are those brief moments we stop to consider the spaces our bodies are occupying, the warmth of the sheets in which we wake, the scratched surface...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth, an imprint of Random House 2021

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Brown, Margaret Wise

Summary: When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Gilbert, David

Summary: The funeral of Charles Henry Topping on Manhattan's Upper East Side would have been a minor affair (his two-hundred-word obit in The New York Times notwithstanding) but for the presence of one particular mourner: the notoriously reclusive author A. N. Dyer, whose novel Ampersand stands as a classic of American teenage angst. But as Andrew Newbold Dyer delivers the eulogy for his oldest friend,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Revolutionizing traditional mortuary practices, Richard Connable develops a method of preserving the human dignity of the deceased. His wife Lucy struggles to keep their marriage whole as she stands by his side and supports him while he builds a reputation and becomes the premier undertaker for the rich and powerful. But when Richard is called from retirement to discretely disguise the suicide...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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