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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC FRA

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

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

Green, Jane

Summary: "Eight years ago, Emma Montague left behind the strict confines--and rather dull boyfriend--of her upper-crust English life and moved to New York City, where she immediately found success in finance. But her soulless, cutthroat, all-consuming job was another life she didn't want. Answering an ad on Craigslist, Emma finds a tiny beach cottage in the small town of Westport, Connecticut. It needs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Green 2016

Palmieri, Jennifer

Summary: Offers an open letter to the first woman president, and all women striving to achieve something, containing forward-thinking advice and inspiration for future women leaders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 PAL

Redfearn, Suzanne

Summary: "Needing to escape her abusive marriage, Hadley flees with her two kids, knowing it might be her only chance. A woman who can't even kill a spider, Hadley soon finds herself pushed to the limits as she fights to protect her family. Grace, new mother of baby Miles, desperately wants to put her rough past behind her for good, but she finds it impossible when her path crosses with Hadley's, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2021

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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...

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

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "After a carefree childhood, Mary Margaret Kelly came of age in the shadow of grief. Her father, a dashing daredevil Air Force pilot, died when she was nine. Maggie saw her mother struggle to put their lives back together. As the family moved from one city to the next, her mother warned her to beware of daredevil men and avoid risk at all cost. Following her mother's advice, and forgoing the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: "Power Play takes readers into the boardrooms and playgrounds of top tier corporate America, exploring the costs of great power through the intersecting stories of three indelible women: a high-powered CEO, a long-time 'corporate wife,' and an aspiring artist struggling to raise a family with an absentee father. The lives of three women are linked in ways that none could have imagined. Fiona...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2014

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

Harrel, Lindsay

Summary: "Lindsay Harrel presents a powerful story of healing, forgiveness, and finding the courage to write your own story. A year after the death of her abusive fiance, domestic violence counselor Sophia Barrett finds returning to work too painful. She escapes to Cornwall, England--a place she's learned to love through the words of her favorite author--and finds a place to stay with the requirement...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAR

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

Green, Jane

Summary: Eight years ago, Emma Montague left behind the strict confines, and rather dull boyfriend, of her upper-crust English life and moved to New York City, where she immediately found success in finance. But her soulless, cutthroat, all-consuming job was another life she didn't want. Answering an ad on Craigslist, Emma finds a tiny beach cottage in the small town of Westport, Connecticut. It needs...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Forman, Gayle

Summary: For every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, for every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention--meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Afterward, surprised...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Jacobs, Liska

Summary: A trip to Italy reignites a woman's desires to disastrous effect in this dark ode to womanhood, death, and sex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Forman, Gayle

Summary: Meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Surprised to discover that her recuperation seems to be an imposition on those who rely on her, Maribeth does the unthinkable: she packs a bag and leaves. But, as is so often the case, once she gets to where she's going, she sees her life from a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Forman 2016

Awad, Mona

Summary: "ALL'S WELL is about Miranda Fitch whose life is a waking nightmare after an accident ruins her acting career, and leaves her with chronic back pain, a failed marriage, and a deepening dependence on painkillers and alcohol. On the verge of losing her job as a college theater director, Miranda lives out her broken dreams through an upcoming production of Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AWA

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC AWA

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: A high-powered CEO and mother of two, a mom who gave up a promising law career, and a struggling artist and mother with an absent husband are forced to reevaluate their sacrifices and beliefs when they confront the realities of power and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steel 2014

Dodd, Christina

Summary: Kellen Adams suffers from a yearlong gap in her memory caused by a gunshot wound to the head. But she's discovering the truth, and what she learns changes her life, her confidence, her very self.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2019

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

Harrison, Lisi

Summary: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Clique series comes a novel about the importance of friendship, and, of course, the pleasure of a dirty book. M.J. Stark's life is picture-perfect--she has her dream job as a magazine editor, a sexy doctor boyfriend, and a glamorous life in New York City. But behind her success, there is a debilitating sense of loneliness. So when her boss...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Stewart, Mariah

Summary: The first in an "all-new series, The Hudson Sisters, following a trio of reluctant sisters as they set out to fulfill their father's dying wish. In the process, they find not only themselves, but the father they only thought they knew. When celebrated and respected agent Fritz Hudson passes away, he leaves a trail of Hollywood glory in his wake--and two separate families who never knew the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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

Tsabary, Shefali

Summary: "Dr. Shefali Tsabary was 44 years old when she had an epiphany: the only person stopping her from harnessing her inner power was herself. Awoken to the patriarchal forces that shape female consciousness, Dr. Shefali dedicated her life to inspiring women to take back their power and liberate themselves mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. A Radical Awakening not only lays out a path to heal a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 TSA

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