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Rowell, Rainbow

Summary: The story is supposed to be over. Simon Snow did everything he was supposed to do. He beat the villain. He won the war. He even fell in love. Now comes the good part, right? Now comes the happily ever after... What he needs, according to his best friend, is a change of scenery. He just needs to see himself in a new light. That's how Simon and Penny and Baz end up in a vintage convertible,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

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

Kennedy, Randy

Summary: 1970s, in the Texas panhandle. Troy Falconer returns home after years of working as a solitary car thief to help his younger brother, Harlan, search for his wife, who has run away with the little money he had. When they steal a station wagon for the journey, the brothers accidentally kidnap Martha Zacharias, a Mennonite girl asleep in the back of the car. Martha turns out to be a stubborn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEN

McBride, Amber

Summary: A debut YA novel-in-verse by Amber McBride, Me (Moth) is about a teen girl who is grieving the deaths of her family, and a teen boy who crosses her path. Moth has lost her family in an accident. Though she lives with her aunt, she feels alone and uprooted. Until she meets Sani, a boy who is also searching for his roots. If he knows more about where he comes from, maybe he'll be able to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MCB

Erickson, Steve

Summary: "When the Twin Towers suddenly reappear in the Badlands of South Dakota, twenty years after their fall, nobody can explain their return...the towers seem to sing, even as everybody hears a different song. A rumor overtakes the throng that someone can be seen in the high windows of the southern structure. On the ninety-third floor, Jesse Presley, the stillborn twin of the most famous singer who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

Evans, Richard Paul

Summary: Chicago celebrity and successful pitchman Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane cash. But thanks to a remarkable twist of fate, he's very much alive and ready for a second chance at life - and love. Narrowly escaping death has brought Charles some clarity: the money, the fame, the fast cars - none of that was making him happy. The last time he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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

Anderson, James

Summary: "A trucker sets out to protect an abandoned child in the Utah desert...Winter has come to Route 117, a remote road through the high desert of Utah trafficked only by eccentrics, fugitives, and those looking to escape the world. Local truck driver Ben Jones, still in mourning over a heartbreaking loss, is just trying to get through another season of treacherous roads and sudden snowfall without...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Luiselli, Valeria

Summary: "From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. A mother and father set out with their kids from New York to Arizona. In their used Volvo--and with their ten-year-old son trying out his new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LUI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Luiselli 2019

Coombs, Amelia Diane

Summary: Florie's OCD and her mother's worrying have kept her from a lot of things, like having an after-school job and getting her driver's license. Now she's taking a gap year after high school, and her best friend Kacey is headed to college in Portland in the fall. Winning tickets to see her favorite true crime podcast's live show in California gives her the opportunity leave small-town Washington...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2022

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

Reedus, Norman

Summary: Three different personal quests with eerily parallel outcomes. Jack spent his life amassing wealth, but after losing his family, he has no one to share it with. Alone with his demons and a backpack, he heads to South America. After thrashing his dog-abusing boss, Hunter learns of his father's death in a mysterious fire. Biker buddies Nugget and Itch ride with him from North Carolina to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Carlson, Melody

Summary: It's official: Brynna Phillips is done with men. They only break your heart. But just when she makes this declaration, her friend Jan convinces Brynna to join her on a camping vacation in Sonoma Wine Country. As they wind their way toward their destination, spanking-new mini camper in tow, Brynna recalls her teenage camp romance with a boy named Leroy. How can it have been nearly 30 years ago?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Arikawa, Hiro

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "A life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice, The Travelling Cat Chronicles shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy. We take journeys to explore exotic new places and to return to the comforts of home, to visit old acquaintances and to make new friends. But the most important journey is the one that shows us how to follow our hearts... An instant international...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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Evans, Richard Paul

Summary: "From #1 New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans, the dramatic conclusion in the riveting Broken Road trilogy--a powerful redemption story about finding happiness on a pilgrimage across iconic Route 66"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION EVA

Rutledge, Lynda

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "'Few true friends have I known and two were giraffes . . . ' Woodrow Wilson Nickel, age 105, feels his life ebbing away. But when he learns giraffes are going extinct, he finds himself recalling an unforgettable experience he cannot take to his grave. It's 1938. The Great Depression lingers. Hitler is threatening Europe, and world-weary Americans long for wonder. They find it in two giraffes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC RUT

Stilton, Thea

Summary: Taking a road trip to San Jose along Route 66 while stopping in Chicago, St. Louis, and other iconic cities, the Thea Sisters are dismayed to learn that an unknown saboteur has wiped a special video game project off of a programmer friend's computer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Stone, Nic

Summary: "How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma: Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED. Fasten Your Seatbelt: G'ma's never conventional, so this trip won't be either. Use the Green Book: G'ma's most treasured possession. It holds history, memories, and most important, the way home. What Not to Bring: A Cell Phone: Avoid contact with Dad at all...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group 2020

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

McKenzie, Elizabeth

Summary: "Penny Rush has problems. Her marriage is over; she's quit her job. Her mother and stepfather went missing in the Australian outback five years ago; her mentally unbalanced father provokes her; her grandmother, Dr. Pincer, keeps experiments in the refrigerator and something worse in the woodshed. But Penny is a virtuoso at what's possible when all else fails. There will be a road trip in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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Abe, Julie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ellie's summer plans to shed her wallflower persona are upended when she is forced to go on a road trip to the Magical Retailers' Convention with her former best friend Jack, but what starts out as a punishment turns into an opportunity to find forgiveness and possibly love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2022

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

Youngson, Anne

Summary: Eve left her thirty-year career to become a Free Spirit. Sally waved goodbye to her indifferent husband and two grown-up children. Anastasia, a defiantly independent narrowboat-dweller, is suddenly landlocked and vulnerable. Before they quite know what they've done, Sally and Eve agree to drive Anastasia's narrowboat on a journey through the canals of England, as she awaits a life-saving...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC YOU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Youngson 2021

Glaser, Karina Yan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Vanderbeekers depart Harlem to celebrate their dad's birthday. But their surprise road trip turns rocky when the younger kids try to keep their family from ever facing change.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Van Eerden, Jessie

Summary: "Frankie is an orphan (or a reluctant wife). Mave is an autodidact (or the town pariah). Nan is an artist (or the town whore). Each separately haunted, Frankie, Mave, and Nan - with a hound in tow - set out in an Oldsmobile Royale for Abiquiú and the desert of Georgia O'Keeffe, seeking an escape from everything they've known.Frankie records the journey in letters to her aunt Mave's dead lover,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dzanc Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: Lewis Madigan is young, gay, out of work, and getting antsy when he's roped into providing end-of-life care for his insufferable homophobic neighbor, Chester Wheeler. Lewis doesn't need the aggravation, just the money. The only requirements: run errands, be on call and put up with a miserable old churl no one else in Buffalo can bear. After exchanging barbs, bickering, baiting, and pushing...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Towles, Amor

Summary: "The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2022

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: FIC TOW (BOOK CLUB KIT 8 paperbacks)

Towles, Amor

4 holds on 10 copies

Summary: "The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TOW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Towles 2021

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Elsie Lavender and Homer Hickam (the father of the author) were high school classmates in the West Virginia coalfields, graduating just as the Great Depression began. When Homer asked for her hand, Elsie instead headed to Orlando where she sparked with a dancing actor named Buddy Ebsen (yes, that Buddy Ebsen). But when Buddy headed for New York, Elsie's dreams of a life with him were crushed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

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