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Beazley, Lisa

Summary: "What would happen if the intimate secrets you shared with your sister suddenly went viral? Sisters Cassie and Sid Sunday have not done a bang-up job of keeping in touch. In their defense, it hasn't been easy: Life veered in sharply different directions for the once-close sisters. Today, beautiful and bighearted Sid lives an expat's life of leisure in far-off Singapore, while harried,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BEA

Chickering, V. C.

Summary: "Recently divorced, 40-something single-mom, Lucy, is lonely, bored and craving physical connection. So, when her trusted long-time married friend, Nancy, begs Lucy to sleep with her husband to save her marriage, Lucy goes for it. It's such a success, the two friends invent a town-wide underground barter system whereby Nancy's married girlfriends sub-contract Lucy's divorcee friends to sleep...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Rivers, Francine

Summary: The first in an epic two-book saga, this sweeping story explores the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters as each woman is forced to confront her faulty but well-meaning desire to help her daughter find her God-given place in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Riv

Buntin, Julie

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "An electric debut novel about love, addiction, and loss; the story of two girls and the feral year that will cost one her life, and define the other's for decades. Everything about fifteen-year-old Cat's new town in rural Michigan is lonely and off-kilter, until she meets her neighbor, the manic, beautiful, pill-popping Marlena. Cat, inexperienced and desperate for connection, is quickly lured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bun

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Buntin 2017

Benton, Janet

Summary: "In 1883 Philadelphia, Quaker schoolteacher Lilli de Jong finds herself faced with a seemingly impossible task: how can she keep her infant daughter after being cast out by her family, abandoned by her fiancé, and rejected by society? After the unexpected death of her beloved mother, a prominent Quaker in their Germantown community, Lilli de Jong's once-orderly life becomes increasingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Parker, Miriam (Miriam Rebecca)

Summary: Hannah is finally about to have everything she ever wanted. With a high-paying job, a Manhattan apartment, and a boyfriend about to propose, all she and Ethan have to do is make it through the last couple of weeks of grad school. But when, on a romantic weekend trip to Sonoma, Hannah is spontaneously offered a marketing job at a family-run winery and doesn't immediately refuse, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

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Parker, Miriam (Miriam Rebecca)

Summary: "On a romantic weekend trip to Sonoma, Hannah is spontaneously offered a marketing job at a family-run winery and impulsively takes a leap of faith, abandoning her dream job and life. Crackling with humor and heart, this is the journey of one woman shedding expectations in order to claim her own happy ending"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC PAR

Goodman, Allegra.

Summary: "...a novel about getting and spending, and about the substitutions we make when we can't find what we're looking for..." --inside cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Allen, Sarah Addison.

Summary: Willa Jackson of Walls of Water, North Carolina, has lately learned that an old classmate--socialite do-gooder Paxton Osgood--of the very prominent Osgood family, has restored her family's Blue Ridge Madam home to its former glory, with plans to open a top-flight inn. But when a skeleton, found buried beneath the lone peach tree on the property is found, Willa and Paxton must confront the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ALL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Allen 2011

Allen, Sarah Addison.

Summary: Willa Jackson's family was once a family of means in Walls of Water, North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Madam which was built by her great-great-grandfather and now is being turned into an inn by Willa's former classmate Paxton Osgood after years standing as a lonely monument of misfortune and scandal. Willa and Paxton form an unlikely friendship when a skeleton is found beneath the property's lone...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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

Preston, Caroline.

Summary: "For her graduation from high school in 1920, Frankie Pratt receives a scrapbook and her father's old Corona typewriter. Despite Frankie's dreams of becoming a writer, she must forgo a college scholarship to help her widowed mother. But when a mysterious Captain James sweeps her off her feet, her mother finds a way to protect Frankie from the less-than-noble intentions of her unsuitable beau. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Preston 2011

Schwarz, Christina.

Summary: Feeling restless in spite of her accomplishments and imminent marriage, Trudy is ostracized by her late nineteenth-century Milwaukee community when she falls in love with an enigmatic man and relocates to a California lighthouse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Bauermeister, Erica.

Summary: Six women gather to celebrate their friend Kate's recovery from cancer, where she strikes a bargain with them: to celebrate her new lease on life, she'll do the one thing that's always terrified her, but if she does, each of them will also do one thing that they'd find difficult.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAU

Mukherjee, Bharati.

Summary: Taken under the wing of an expat teacher for her ambition and talent, Anjali Bose hopes to escape unfavorable prospects and falls in with a crowd of young people in Bangalore, where she endeavors to confront her past and reinvent herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MUK

Allen, Sarah Addison.

Summary: The Blue Ridge Madam was built by Willa Jackson's great-great-grandfather during Walls of Water's heyday. It now stands as a lonely monument to misfortune and scandal. But Willa has lately learned that socialite do-gooder Paston Osgood has restored the Madam to her former glory and plans to open a top-notch inn. Could the troubled past finally be laid to rest? When a skeleton is found buried...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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

Porter, Jane

Summary: "In the wake of a tragedy that tore her life down to the foundations, Dr. Alison McAdams has lost her way. So when she's summoned to Napa to care for her ailing father, she's not sure she has anything to offer him--or anyone else. What Ali finds in Northern California wine country is a gift--an opportunity to rest, and distance from her painful memories. Most unexpectedly, she finds people who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION POR

Brown, Eleanor

Summary: "Madeleine is trapped-- by her family's expectations, by her controlling husband, and by her own fears-- in an unhappy marriage and a life she never wanted. From the outside, it looks like she has everything, but on the inside, she fears she has nothing that matters. In Madeleine's memories, her grandmother Margie is the kind of woman she should have been-- elegant, reserved, perfect. But when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2016

Beazley, Lisa

Summary: "Two sisters share the surprising highs and cringe-worthy lows of social media fame, when their most private thoughts become incredibly public on the Internet"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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

McCullough, Colleen

Summary: "Returning to the sweeping romantic saga, Colleen McCullough presents a new major work: the story of four unforgettable sisters navigating work, love, and their dreams in 1920s Australia. Because they are two sets of twins, the four Latimer sisters are as close as can be. They are famous throughout New South Wales for their beauty, wit, and ambition, but as they step into womanhood, they are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCullough 2014

Franson, Sally

Summary: Once a book-loving English major, Casey Pendergast lands a job at a top ad agency that highly values her ability to tell a good story. When her hard-to-please boss assigns her to a top-secret campaign that pairs literary authors with corporations hungry for upmarket cachet, Casey is both excited and skeptical. As she crisscrosses America, wooing her former idols, she's shocked at how quickly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Hurley, Blair

Summary: "Nicole has become sexually and emotionally entangled with her mentor. To break free, she must retrace her entire life's journey--from her strict Irish Catholic upbringing to her drug-fueled year as a teenage runaway. Even as she reinvents herself in New York City, her master's intoxicating voice pursues her, whispering dangerously in her ear. Somehow, he knows everything. A hypnotic and daring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUR

White, Karen (Karen S.)

Summary: It has been thirteen years since Georgia left her family home on the coast of Florida, and nothing much has changed except that there are fewer oysters and more tourists. She finds solace in seeing her grandfather still toiling away in the apiary where she spent much of her childhood, but encountering her estranged mother and sister leaves her rattled. Seeing them after all this time makes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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

Owens, Lisa

Summary: "In the tradition of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary and Allison Pearson's I Don't Know How She Does It comes a wise and laugh-out-loud debut novel that captures a young generation trying not to have it all, but to figure out what it all means. Claire has just resigned from her job without a plan for her next move. As she struggles to explain herself to friends and family, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Dial Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OWE

Blau, Jessica Anya

Summary: "From the beloved author of The Summer of Naked Swim Parties and The Wonder Bread Summer comes the jaw-dropping story of Lexie James, a counselor at an exclusive New England prep school, whose search for happiness lands her in unexpectedly wild trouble. Lexie James escaped: after being abandoned by her alcoholic father, and kicked out of the apartment to make room for her mother's boyfriend,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA