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Norriss, Andrew.

Summary: "Floyd is a teenage tennis prodigy. Since he was little, all he's ever known is the routine of training, of matches, of working hard to rise to the top. But something strange is happening. Floyd is being followed by a boy whom no one else can see. And Mike will go to all lengths to make himself heard. Floyd will discover that finding out what Mike wants will changes the course of his entire...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NOR

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NOR

Lo, Malinda.

Summary: In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King's Huntress whom she loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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

Krauss, Nicole

Summary: One of America's most important novelists (New York Times), the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The History of Love, conjures an achingly beautiful and breathtakingly original novel about personal transformation that interweaves the stories of two disparate individuals, an older lawyer and a young novelist, whose transcendental search leads them to the same Israeli desert....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRA

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Carey, Peter

Summary: The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial. Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in southeastern Australia. Together they enter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Mills, Claudia.

Summary: Afraid he will always be an outsider like ex-planet Pluto, nine-year-old Oliver finally shows his extremely overprotective parents that he is capable of doing great things without their help while his class is studying the solar system.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Mills 2010

Carlson, Melody.

Summary: Two look-alike, discontented seventeen-year-olds--one a sophisticated city girl and the other an Amish farm girl--decide to trade lives for a week.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2011

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

Grossman, Nancy

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Eliza, an Amish girl, goes to work for an "English" family as a nanny to two young children, and must then choose between two entirely different ways of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2012

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

Goldblatt, Mark

Summary: Julian Twersky isn't a bully. He's just made a big mistake. So when he returns to school after a weeklong suspension, his English teacher offers him a deal: if he keeps a journal about the incident that got him and his friends suspended, he can get out of writing a report on Shakespeare. Julian jumps at the chance. And so begins his account of life in sixth grade--lurking in the background,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2013

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

Springer, Nancy.

Summary: After fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes seeks the missing Duquessa Del Campo in the seedy underbelly of nineteenth-century London, she finally reaches an understanding with her brothers Sherlock and Mycroft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

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

Lövestam, Sara

Summary: "The Elegance of the Hedgehog meets The Perks of Being a Wallflower in this novel celebrating being a little bit odd, finding your people, and the power of music to connect us For Steffi, going to school everyday is an exercise in survival. She's never fit in with any of the groups at school, and she's viciously teased by the other girls in her class. The only way she escapes is through her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

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

Hill, Nathan

Summary: "An epic novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hill 2016

Harwood-Jones, Markus

Summary: "On the surface, Romeo has it all: success on the basketball court, a group of good friends, the companionship of the beautiful Rosie. Deep down, he knows something is wrong: All he feels for Rosie is friendship, and all he feels for his friends' intolerance is guilt. Everything changes when he meets the openly gay Julian at a party and finds himself sharing a kiss with him. In spite of their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers 2018

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

Frangello, Gina.

Summary: When Mary revisits Europe to find out what went wrong on an earlier trip with her friend, Nix, she experiences an awakening in her sexual, spiritual and emotional life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Frangello 2014

Greenwood, T. (Tammy)

Summary: When he stumbles upon Ricky, a young Navajo man, beaten and dying in the newly fallen snow, part-time history professor Ben Bailey questions everything in his life, including his relationship with his fiancée Sara, and decides to discover the truth about Ricky's death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRE

Otto, Shawn Lawrence.

Summary: "From the screenwriter of the Oscar-nominated House of Sand and Fog, a fierce, elegant, page-turning novel about race, money, and the American Dream JW is a small-town banker. His specialty: teaching other bankers in towns near Indian reservations how to profit from casino deposits without exposing themselves to risk. His problem: having lost his son in a car accident a year ago, JW is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2014

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St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: "Sabine is the most mercurial woman Peter Thorpe has ever known. Such is his desire for her that he overturns his whole life--his disillusioned merchant-banker's life--and leaves everything behind, not caring that his lover is of no fixed address, nor that his search for her will take him to the beating heart of New Ageism in northern California. Each of his fellow seekers is in hot pursuit of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador/Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Chanani, Nidhi

Summary: Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri's mom avoids these questions and the topic of India is permanently closed. For Pri, her mother's homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she finds a mysterious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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Forna, Aminatta

Summary: A fox makes its way across London's Waterloo Bridge. The distraction causes two pedestrians to collide - Jean, an American studying the habits of urban foxes, and Attila, a Ghanaian psychiatrist there to deliver a keynote speech. In this delicate tale of love and loss, of cruelty and kindness, Aminatta Forna asks us to consider the interconnectedness of lives, our co-existence with one another...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2018

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Glass, Julia

Summary: When the revered children's book author Mort Lear dies accidentally at his Connecticut home, he leaves his property and all its contents to his trusted assistant, Tomasina Daulair, who is moved by his generosity but dismayed by the complicated and defiant directives in his will. Tommy knew Morty for more than four decades, since meeting him in a Manhattan playground when she was twelve and he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GLA

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GLA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GLA

Roy, Arundhati

Summary: "A richly moving new novel--the first since the author's Booker Prize-winning, internationally celebrated debut, The God of Small Things, went on to become a beloved best seller and enduring classic. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness transports us across a subcontinent on a journey of many years. It takes us deep into the lives of its gloriously rendered characters, each of them in search of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROY

Wolitzer, Meg

Summary: The kind of creativity that is rewarded at age fifteen is not always enough to propel someone through life at age thirty; not everyone can sustain, in adulthood, what seemed so special in adolescence. The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. The friendships endure and even prosper, but also underscore the differences in their fates, in what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Wolitzer

Carr, Robyn

Summary: For Sierra Jones, Sullivan's Crossing is meant to be a brief stopover. She's put her troubled past behind her but the path forward isn't yet clear. A visit with her big brother Cal and his new bride, Maggie, seems to be the best option to help her get back on her feet. Not wanting to burden or depend on anyone, Sierra is surprised to find the Crossing offers so much more than a place to rest...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CAR

Mallery, Susan.

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Summary: "After nearly a decade as a sous-chef in a trendy eatery, Jenna is desperate for a change. She's supported her ex-husband's dreams for so long that she can't even remember her own. Until she sees a for-lease sign near her parents' home and envisions her very own cooking store Her crash course in business is aided by a streetwise store manager and Jenna's adoptive mother. But just as she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P MAL

Roth, Philip.

Summary: "Published together for the first time as the author intended, Nemeses is a quartet of novels whose terrain is the human body and whose subject, the common experience that terrifies us all"--Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT