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Weiner, Jennifer

Summary: "In a modern day fairy tale about first romance and lasting love, a wealthy girl and a poor boy meet late one night in an ER waiting room. Although only eight at the time, they never stop thinking about that chance encounter that changed the course of both of their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: Honor Holland has just been unceremoniously rejected by her lifelong crush. And now--a mere three weeks later--Mr. Perfect is engaged to her best friend. But resilient, reliable Honor is going to pick herself up, dust herself off, and get back out there...or she would if dating in Manningsport, New York, population 715, wasn't easier said than done. Charming, handsome British professor Tom...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: MP3CD FIC HIG

Swanson, Peter

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Summary: "A dark and devious literary suspense novel about a random encounter, sex, and a conversation that quickly turns to murder--a modern reimagining of Patricia Highsmith's classic Strangers on a Train--from the author of The Girl with a Clock for a Heart"--

Format: text

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

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Weiner, Jennifer

Summary: "From the "hilarious, heartbreaking, and insightful" (The Miami Herald) bestselling author Jennifer Weiner comes a sweeping, modern day fairy tale about first romance and lasting love. When the love you love is the one who got away... Rachel Blum and Andy Landis are just eight years old when they meet late one night in an ER waiting room. Born with a congenital heart defect, Rachel is a veteran...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WEI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Weiner 2015

Blatchley, Barbara

Summary: "Most of us, no matter how rational we think we are, have a lucky charm, a good-luck ritual, or some other custom we follow in the hope that it will lead to a good result. Is the idea of luckiness just a way in which we try to impose order on chaos? Do welive in a world of flukes and coincidences, good and bad breaks, with outcomes as random as a roll of the dice-or can our beliefs help change...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2021

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Kunzru, Hari

Summary: Shattered when their autistic son disappears during a family vacation to the California desert, Jaz and Lisa Matharu organize searches from a remote town near the Pinnacles rock formation and bond with a sequence of eccentric locals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KUN

Busch, Christian

Summary: "Good luck isn't just chance, it can be learned and leveraged, and The Serendipity Mindset explains how to use serendipity to make life better at work, at home-everywhere. Most of us think that the important decisions and events in our lives happen by chance, that they're out of our control. Often we think that successful people-and successful companies and organizations-are simply luckier than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 BUS

Meyers, Morton A.

Summary: A look at the role of serendipity in major medical and scientific breakthroughs of the twentieth century explains how chance led to the discovery of such medical advances as penicillin, chemotherapy drugs, X-rays, Valium, and Viagra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.9 MEY

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: Rachel Blum and Andy Landis are just eight years old when they meet one night in an ER waiting room. Born with a congenital heart defect, Rachel is a veteran of hospitals, and she's intrigued by the boy who shows up alone with a broken arm. He tells her his name. She tells him a story. After Andy's taken back to a doctor and Rachel's sent back to her bed, they think they'll never see each other...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

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

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: What if the perfect match is a perfect surprise? Honor Holland has just been unceremoniously rejected by her lifelong crush. And now--a mere three weeks later--Mr. Perfect is engaged to her best friend. But resilient, reliable Honor is going to pick herself up, dust herself off, and get back out there -- or she would if dating in Manningsport, New York, population 715, wasn't easier said than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HIG

Higgins, Kristan.

Summary: After Honor Holland agrees to a marriage of convenience to help British professor Tom Barlow stay in the country, she begins to wonder if there isn't something more between them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2013

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

Pasricha, Neil.

Summary: Focusing on both tangible pleasures and simple experiences, Pasricha provides a contemporary take on everyday inspiration that skips the typical Chicken Soup for the Soul fare: "When you push the button for the elevator and it's already there," ("Ding!"); "When the boss goes out of town" ("Who's up for a three-hour lunch?"); "Peeling that thin plastic film off new electronics" ("Welcome to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books/G. P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.607 PAS

Willems, Mo

Summary: A series of events, some seemingly very insignificant, lead to a young girl attending a life-changing concert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books For Children 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E WIL

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WIL

Anchorsong.

Contents: Correlate -- Resistance -- Ancestors -- Mindscape -- Foreign River -- Majesty -- Rasgueado -- Serendipity -- Testimony -- Ensemble -- Awake.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tru Thoughts Records 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC ANC

Mates Of State

Contents: Palomino -- Maracas -- Sway -- Unless I'm led -- Total serendipity -- Basement money -- At least I have you -- Desire -- Change -- Mistakes.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Barsuk 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MAT

Summary: The New York City police special victims unit investigates a number of sex crimes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAW

Hoare, Philip.

Summary: Navigating between human and natural history and between science and myth, chronicles the author's journey through the oceans to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts, and to seek encounters with animals and people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4092 HOA

Contents: Getting beyond the postcard -- Light : early, late, and in between -- Faces and places -- Local attractions and unexpected delights -- Interiors and exteriors, high and low -- Storytelling and serendipity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 770 ART

Summary: Chance plays an enormous role in many major scientific discoveries. In this program, host David Suzuki explores three serendipitous, or chance, findings in medical, technological, and paleontological research. Segment one focuses on Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming, who stumbled upon penicillin when his poor housekeeping allowed mold to start growing on a petri dish of bacteria....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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