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Silber, Joan

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 Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION 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

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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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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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOD

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lodato 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GIF

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIN

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POR

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: 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

Moyes, Jojo.

2 holds on 1 copy

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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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, Call number: FIC GIF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIF

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gif

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Giffin 2010

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

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 GRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Greathead 2018

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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Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Widowed Sarah Turner has her hands full, raising three young children, tending the lock on the canal, baking bread, and washing clothes for boatmen. Although she's not looking for love, she's vowed not to lose her heart to a boatman. Yet she didn't count on meeting Captain Elias Brooks. Will she follow her heart where it leads or accept the proposal of a handsome land-loving blacksmith?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barbour Pub. 2010

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Crais, Robert

Summary: "It seemed like a simple case--before the bodies starting piling up. Investigator Elvis Cole and his partner, Joe Pike, take on the deadliest case of their lives in the new masterpiece of suspense from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. When single mother Devon Connor hires private investigator Elvis Cole, it's because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she's afraid he's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M CRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY CRA

Stewart, Leah

Summary: "Ninety-year-old Margaret Riley is content hiding from the world. Stoic and independent, she rarely leaves the Tennessee mountaintop where she lives, finding comfort in the mystery novels that keep her company, that is, until she spots a woman who's moved into the long-empty house across the pond. Jennifer Young is also looking to hide. On the run from her old life, she and her four-year-old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Stewart 2015

Carr, Robyn.

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Casey, Kathryn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Delinsky, Barbara

12 holds on 9 copies

Summary: ""A first-rate storyteller who creates believable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors," (The Boston Globe), Barbara Delinsky presents a captivating new novel about a woman whose unexpected reunion with her estranged family forces her to confront a devastating past. One phone call is all it takes to lure Mallory Aldiss back to her family's Rhode Island beach home. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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Mallery, Susan.

Summary: Susan Mallery presents the first novel in the Blackberry Island series.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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

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