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Silber, Joan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "One of our most gifted writers of fiction returns with a bold and piercing novel about a young single mother living in Harlem, her eccentric aunt, and the decisions they make that have unexpected implications for the world around them. Reyna knows her relationship with Boyd isn't perfect, yet she sees him through a three-month stint at Riker's Island, their bond growing tighter. Kiki, now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIL

Waxman, Abbi

Summary: "Young widow Lilian Girvan can't see the garden for the weeds... It's been three years since her husband was killed in a car accident and Lilian is still getting used to being sane--after that one early breakdown. She's happy just being able to get her two girls to school every morning, keep her illustrating job, and catch up on her favorite TV shows with her sister. She's not exactly in a rut;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

Higgins, Kristan

Summary: Emma London never thought she had anything in common with her grandmother Genevieve London. The regal old woman came from wealthy and bluest-blood New England stock, but that didn't protect her from life's cruelest blows: the disappearance of Genevieve's young son, followed by the premature death of her husband. But Genevieve rose from those ashes of grief and built a fashion empire that was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mallery, Susan

Summary: Ellen and Unity make the Friendship List, an agenda of daring activities, to convince their families they're doing just fine. But they soon realize that their guidebook might actually be making them just fine.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2020

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MAL

Lodato, Victor

Summary: "Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still whisper about. He only knows that his father is gone, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear: not even the line between the living and the dead. In order to save her son, Lucy...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lodato 2017

Pinter, Jason

Summary: "On the surface, Rachel Marin is an ordinary single mother; on the inside, she's a fierce, brilliant vigilante. After an unspeakable crime shatters her life, she changes her identity and moves to a small town in Illinois, hoping to spare her children from further trauma...or worse. But crime follows her everywhere. When the former mayor winds up dead, Rachel can't help but get involved. Where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2020

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Wilson, Susan

Summary: A worried mom takes her daughter to a new town to get a fresh start by opening a bed & breakfast, where the daughter bonds with a rescued pit bull who helps mother, daughter and his owner recover from trust issues to build a family together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Wilson 2017

Giffin, Emily.

Summary: When plastic surgeon Nick Russo takes the case of a six-year-old burn victim, he becomes attracted to the boy's mother, Valerie. As his relationship with Valerie grows, Nick's marriage to Tessa, a well-educated professor turned housewife, starts to fall apart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD FIC Giffin

Giffin, Emily.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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

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

Henderson, Julietta

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Twelve-year-old Norman Foreman and his best friend, Jax, are a legendary comedic duo in waiting, with a plan to take their act all the way to the Edinburgh Fringe. But when Jax dies, Norman decides the only fitting tribute is to perform at the festival himself. The problem is, Norman's not the funny one. Jax was. There's also another, far more colossal objective on Norman's new plan that his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

Moyes, Jojo.

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Summary: A moving tale of heartbreak, friendship, and the healing power of love set on the English coast.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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Hamer, Kate.

Summary: Eight-year-old Carmel has always been different--sensitive, distracted, with an heart-stopping tendency to go missing. Her mother Beth, newly single, worries about her daughter's strangeness, especially as she is trying to build a new life for the two of them. When she takes Carmel to a local festival, her worst fear is realized: Carmel disappears into the crowd. Unable to accept the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hamer 2016

Porter, Jane

Summary: "Love was given to all, except herself. Kit Brennan has always been the most grounded of her sisters. A Catholic school English teacher for seventeen years and a constant giver, her decisions have been sound--just not very satisfying. Her fortieth birthday is right around the corner, causing Kit to consider some wilder notions, like skipping right past the love and marriage to raising a child...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POR

Giffin, Emily.

Summary: Nick Russo, pediatric plastic surgeon and husband of Tessa, a stay-at-home mom, is called in to treat a six-year-old burn victim; but as he becomes involved in the case, he also finds himself attracted to the child's mother, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIF

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gif

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Giffin 2010

French, Nicci

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In this new heart-pounding standalone from the internationally bestselling author that People calls "razor sharp," a single mother suspects her young daughter has witnessed a horrible crime when she draws a disturbing picture--but the deadly path to unravel the truth could cost her everything. Maybe Tess is overprotective, but passing her daughter off to her ex and his new young wife fills her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Williams, Ian

Summary: "Felicia, a nineteen-year-old student from a Caribbean family, and Edgar, the lazy-minded and impetuous heir of a wealthy German family, meet by chance when their ailing mothers are assigned the same hospital room. After the death of Felicia's mother and the recovery of Edgar's, Felicia drops out of high school and takes a job as caregiver to Edgar's mother. The odd-couple relationship between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Europa Editions 2020

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Greathead, Kate

Summary: "A tender, witty debut novel about a single mother raising her daughter among the upper crust of New York City society in the late twentieth century from a nine-time Moth StorySLAM champion. Laura hails from the Upper East Side of Manhattan, born into old money, drifting aimlessly into her early thirties. One weekend in 1981 she meets Jefferson. The two sleep together. He vanishes. And Laura...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Greathead 2018

Deese, Nicole

Summary: "After many failed matchmaking schemes, Lauren is committed to one goal - becoming a mother. But to satisfy the adoption agency's requirements, she must remain single, which proves to be a problem when Joshua appears. With an impossible decision looming, she will have to choose between two deep desires."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEE

Carr, Robyn.

Summary: Professional athlete Blake Smiley, who has come to Thunder Point to focus on his training, is distracted by his new neighbor, Lin Su Simmons, and her teenage son, Charlie, who are in desperate need of his help.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Ng, Celeste

Summary: En Shaker Heights, una tranquila y próspera zona residencial de Cleveland, todo está planeado, desde el trazado de las carreteras, hasta el color de las casas, incluso el éxito de la vida futura de sus vecinos. Nadie encarna mejor este espíritu que Elena Richardson, cuya vida se rige por un principio fundamental: jugar siempre dentro de las reglas sociales. Cuando Mía Warren -una artista...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alba Editorial 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC NG

Keyes, Marian.

Summary: Claire thinks her life is over when her husband leaves her on the same day their daughter is born, so she decides to start over at her parent's home in Dublin, and while she is there she learns that the end of her marriage was the start of her new life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEY

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAI

Michaels, Fern

Summary: "On his thirty-fifth birthday, Jake St. Cloud inherits a fortune--and learns the whereabouts of his mysterious half-brother. On her deathbed, Selma St. Cloud revealed that Jake had a sibling, a product of his father's affair. At last, Jake is in a position to track down Alex Rosario and make amends for their father's past neglect. At least, that's the plan. When their initial meeting goes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MIC

Mallery, Susan.

Summary: Skye Titan's wealthy father thinks he can still dictate his daughter's choice in men. Now widowed and a single mother, Skye isn't the yes-girl she once was. Especially since the love of her life is back in Texas after eight long years. He won't like the answers to the questions he's asking. About why she left him at the altar. And about her eight-year-old daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HQN 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAL

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