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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

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

Summary: "DJ's love triangle may finally be resolved, but not without a few hitches. Kimmy makes a life-changing decision and goes the extra mile for Stephanie. Kimmy's ex-hubby Fernando makes a sweet real-estate purchase, becoming the household's newest ex-roommate. Ramona and "Chillaxin" Jackson start high school, 9-year-old Mighty Max lives life with characteristic flair, and baby Tommy auditions for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fu 4

Summary: "DJ's love triangle may finally be resolved, but not without a few hitches. Kimmy makes a life-changing decision and goes the extra mile for Stephanie. Kimmy's ex-hubby Fernando makes a sweet real-estate purchase, becoming the household's newest ex-roommate. Ramona and "Chillaxin" Jackson start high school, 9-year-old Mighty Max lives life with characteristic flair, and baby Tommy auditions for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fu 3

Summary: The laughs are back in the second season with DJ, Stephanie and Kimmy Gibbler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fu 2

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: "Learn about diversity in a gentle manner through the eyes of a second grader Lenny. Join him as he shadows his classmates for a special report on the Students of the Week. Through innocent, simple questions, Lenny discovers his new friends' families aren't all that different from his own."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Summary: Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late in this baby's-eye view comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LOO

Summary: Lauren is a single mom and workaholic who is finally spending the holidays with her son at her childhood home. All she wants for Christmas is time to work on nabbing a big promotion, but her plans are interrupted when she meets Ben, a single dad. Ben needs Lauren's help in keeping a secret from his daughter, a Christmas gift in the shape of an adorable Corgi puppy! As Lauren and Ben spend more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY VER

Summary: Better Things is the story of Sam Fox (Pamela Adlon), a single mother and working actor with no filter, raising her three daughters, Max (Mikey Madison), Frankie (Hannah Alligood) and Duke (Olivia Edward) in Los Angeles. She also looks after her mother, Phil (Celia Imrie), an English expatriate with questionable faculties who lives across the street. Whether she's struggling to keep her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Austin, Nefertiti

Summary: "When Nefertiti Austin, a single African-American woman, decided to adopt two black children through the foster system, she was unprepared for the fact that there is no place for black women in the 'mommy wars.' Austin set off on her path with no place to seek guidance from others who looked like her or shared her experience. She soon realized that she would not only have to navigate skepticism...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AUSTIN, NEFERTITI AUS

Summary: Nell's a newly single mom who wants this Christmas to be extra - special for her two kids. It turns out to be special, indeed, but it's not what she had in mind. Everything that can go wrong does go wrong. Chaos reigns in this entertaining comedy, and the notion of 'family' takes on a whole new meaning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Hall Of Fame Productions 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday O

Felicien, Perdita

Summary: "A raw and affecting memoir about a mother and daughter who beat the odds together. Perdita Felicien's story is woven into her mother's like an intricate braid. To understand Perdita's story, you must know Catherine's. Catherine is larger than life. At seventeen years old, she is determined and tenacious, and longing to experience a better life. But she is also pregnant with her second child,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Canada 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 FEL

Summary: Sue works in a library; her son Daniel eats chips and listens to Metallica. When his father and stepmother cancel his summer plans to visit them in Florida at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in the unassuming battleground of their suburban home as they each reckon with private tragedies, and pursue their passions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Single mom Maggie is trying to maintain the balance of being devoted to son Jordan while having a career. Jordan needs help at school and meets Casey, a tutor. They quickly bond, and Casey becomes more like a father figure. What he wishes most, however, is for his mom to find happiness and love again at Christmas. With the help of faith and fate, Maggie discovers anything is possible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Channel 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Ma

Putnam, David

Summary: "Pushed to his emotional limit, Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputy Bruno Johnson struggles to hold his family together while immersed in his unrelenting career. His daughter, Olivia, is a teen mom to twin toddlers; her common-law husband, Derek Sams, is a thug; and one of their little boys has disappeared under his care. The overwhelming intensity demanded of Bruno on this personal level is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oceanview Publishing 2021

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Chbosky, Stephen

Summary: Single mother Kate Reese is on the run. Determined to improve life for her and her son, Christopher, she flees an abusive relationship in the middle of the night with Christopher at her side. Together, they find themselves drawn to the tight-knit community of Mill Grove, Pennsylvania. It's as far off the beaten track as they can get. Just one highway in, one highway out. At first, it seems like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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Steel, Danielle

Summary: It all starts with a fall from a ladder, in a firehouse in New York City. The firehouse has been converted into a unique Manhattan home and studio where renowned photographer Madison Allen works and lives after raising three children on her own. But the accident, which happens while Maddie is sorting through long-forgotten personal mementos and photos, results in more than a broken ankle. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Stella, an uncouth, lower-class woman, marries wealthy, well-bred Stephen Dallas to escape her poor surroundings. When their class differences lead to divorce, she undergoes a self-sacrificing struggle to give their daughter a better life, away from her damaging influence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STE

French, Nicci

4 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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Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Summary: Brooke is a divorced single mom, financially strapped, living with her mother, and holding tight to the one thing that matters most: her two-year-old daughter, Etta. Then, in a matter of seconds, Brooke's life is shattered when she's carjacked. Helpless and terrified, all Brooke can do is watch as Etta, still strapped in her seat, disappears into the Los Angeles night. Miles away, Etta is found...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Hyde

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Steel, Danielle

Summary: Loving three different men throughout her lifetime, Isabelle, a single mother and art consultant, examines the bonds she shares with her three daughters, before an unexpected twist of fate brings a past secret to light.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: After following his dreams to go on tour, Trace returns to an uncertain future with Abby. Kevin plans a special outing with Sarah. Though happy with her own relationship with David, running his family's inn together does not meet Jess's expectations. Fresh off penning a national bestseller, Bree meets with potential producers for a new play. Meanwhile, Mick discovers one of his contractors has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ch 4

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: A typical afternoon in the park turns into a nightmare for single mom Karla Dyson when her son suddenly disappears. Without a cell phone and knowing she has no time to wait for police help, Karla jumps in her own car and sets off in pursuit of the kidnappers. Karla will stop at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD KID

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD KID RATED R

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ki

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