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Hollis, Rachel

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Summary: Rachel Hollis is sounding a wake-up call. She knows that many women have been taught to define themselves in light of other people--whether as wife, mother, daughter, or employee--instead of learning how to own who they are and what they want. With a challenge to women everywhere to stop talking themselves out of their dreams, Hollis identifies the excuses to let go of, the behaviors to adopt,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Leadership, an imprint of HarperCollins 2019

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2015

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2018

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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...

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

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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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...

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

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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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2016

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Maynard, Frances

Summary: "Elvira Carr believes in crisp schedules, clear guidelines, and taking people at face value. She lives at home with her overbearing mother, who has deemed her unfit to interact with the rest of society. But when her mother has a stroke, Ellie is suddenly forced to look after herself. She quickly comes up with an ingenious way of coping with the world: the seven social rules spreadsheet....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2017

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Anam, Tahmima

Summary: "From the award-winning, nationally bestselling author of A Golden Age and The Good Muslim comes a lyrical, deeply moving modern love story about belonging, migration, tragedy, survival, and the mysteries of origins. On the eve of her departure to find the bones of the walking whale--the fossil that provides a missing link in our evolution--Zubaida Haque falls in love with Elijah Strong, a man...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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Corlett, Anne

Summary: "All Jamie Allenby ever wanted was space. Even though she wasn't forced to emigrate from Earth, she willingly left the overpopulated, claustrophobic planet. And when a long relationship devolved into silence and suffocating sadness, she found work on a frontier world on the edges of civilization. Then the virus hit ... Now Jamie finds herself dreadfully alone, with all that's left of the dead....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

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Lansens, Lori.

Summary: Mary Gooch was once young and slender and carefree. But with each passing year she's accumulated an excess of pounds and worries. On the eve of her 25th wedding anniversary, her handsome husband does not come home. Shocked out of her inertia, Mary boards a plane for the first time and begins a desperate search. With a surge of energy that she hasn't felt in years, Mary fights for her husband...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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Fishman, Zoe

Summary: "A poignant breakout novel about a single mother who inherits a beautiful beach house in Sag Harbor--with a caveat--she must take care of the ornery elderly woman who lives in it who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Together they embark on a path to forgiveness, acceptance, and a life-changing friendship"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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Nathan, Amy Sue

Summary: Teddi Lerner left her hometown years ago, but Shayna persuaded "Aunt Tee" to return to Chance, Ohio, to photograph her father's wedding. Even though it's been six years since Shay's mother, Celia, died, Teddi can hardly bear the thought of her best friend's husband marrying someone else. As Teddi looks through her viewfinder, nothing in her small town looks the same. That's when she truly sees...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2017

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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...

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

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Busquets, Milena

Summary: A literary tsunami * that is taking the world by storm already sold in over 30 countries about one unforgettable woman s search for a meaningful life Blanca is forty years old and motherless. Shaken by the unexpected death of the most important person in her life, she suddenly realizes that she has no idea what her future will look like. To ease her dizzying grief and confusion, Blanca turns to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2016

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Gilmore, Susan Gregg.

Summary: "Leona befriended Emmalee, taught her to sew, and offered a home to the unwed mother. When Leona dies tragically, Emmalee decides to honor her by making her a beautiful funeral dress. While half the town rallies behind her, others try to take her child from her. Emmalee will learn she has more strength that she thought possible"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2014

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Campbell, Rebecca

Summary: Follow what lights you up, and you'll light up the world. Light Is the New Black is a guidebook for a new breed of women who are here to be bright lights in the world - modern-day lightworkers, who agreed to be here at this time in history. In order to thrive in this new age, everything we do must be an authentic expression of who we truly are. Light Is the New Black will guide you back home to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House Publishing 2015

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Chan, Claudia

Summary: From an inspiring voice in the movement for gender equality, a practical guide to achieving success through a new kind of leadership--rooted in purpose and activism for social change.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Life Long 2017

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Metz, Chrissy

Summary: As Kate Pearson on the television show This Is Us, Metz presents a character that viewers see themselves in, no matter what they look like or where they come from. Now she shares her story, and shows how she has applied the lessons she learned from both setbacks and successes. She offers practical applications of her insights, blending love and experience. Metz encourages us all to claim our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MET

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McCullough 2014