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Bain, Andrea

Summary: "Being single sucks! Well, that's what everyone says, anyway. In pretty much every culture, single women over the age of twenty-nine are seen as lonely, miserable, undesirable, and cat-crazy. Family members, friends, heck, even perfect strangers ask, "When are you going to get married?" After too many "how to land a spouse" guides, it's time to change the narrative on what it means to be a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dundurn 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 BAI

Andersen, Sarah (Sarah C.)

Summary: Containing illustrated personal essays on the author's real-life experiences with anxiety, career, relationships and other adulthood challenges, this collection of the hugely popular, world-famous Sarah's Scribbles comics are perfect for those of us who boast bookstore-ready bodies and Netflix-ready hair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 AND

Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)

Summary: After a career on the rodeo circuit, Ben Sterling longs to settle down on his farm and start a family like his brothers. He's searched all over for the woman of his dreams. Yet the only one to spark his interest is the new owner of the local cafe. Getting her attention, however, won't be easy. Sissy Sue Bentley has worked hard to make it on her own, and she doesn't need another man in her life....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In the fourth season the girls are tentatively edging toward maturity as they take on new personas in new worlds. As the season begins, Hannah leaves New York to attend the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop in the hopes of becoming a more serious writer, while confronting uncertainty in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, back in New York, Marnie pursues a music career while balancing her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Freewheeling to San Francisco, Mary Ann Singleton quickly realizes just how far from Cleveland she really is. Moving into a funky house at Twenty-eight Barbary Lane where her landlord welcomes her with a joint, Mary Ann befriends the other residents and finds a good-natured home amid the drugs, drama, and debauchery. Based on Armistead Maupin's beloved novel, the Peabody Award-winning PBS...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TAL

Belden, Emily

Summary: "Twentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules-- until Chicago's most sought-after, up-and-coming culinary genius, Benji Zane, walks into her world and pulls her into his. The only thing more renowned than Benji's mouthwatering masterpieces and equally luscious good looks? His struggle with addiction and his reckless tendency to live life on the edge, no matter the havoc he wreaks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2018

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Hartman, Saidiya V.

Summary: "A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. Free love, common-law and transient marriages, serial partners, cohabitation outside of wedlock, queer relations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HAR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Green 2016

Thayer, Nancy

Summary: Every summer since college, twenty-nine-year-old Jenny has traded the familiarity of the Midwest for the allure of Nantucket. Now an established university professor in Kansas City, she finds herself caught between two lifestyles and two very different men. She chooses Nantucket and the glamorous life she associates with it, unaware that the summer will take an unexpected turn, and she will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: CD FIC THA

Nyhan, Loretta

Summary: Paige Moresco found her true love in eighth grade and lost him two years ago. Since Jesse's death, she's been sleepwalking through life, barely holding on for the sake of her teenage son, Trey. As Paige stares at her neglected lawn, she knows she's hit rock bottom. So she does something entirely unexpected: she begins to dig. As the hole gets bigger, Paige decides to turn her entire yard into a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC NYH

Kendrick, Beth

Summary: "Brighton Smith doesn't do outrageous. As an insurance actuary, it's her job to assess risk and avoid bad investments. But when her fiancé calls to confess he's married someone else on a whim ("I looked at her and I just knew!"), she snaps. That night, at a local bar, Jake Sorenson--hot, rich, and way out of her league--buys Brighton a cocktail. At midnight, she kisses him. And by dawn, they're...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KEN

Kendrick, Beth.

Summary: "After growing up in privilege and marrying into money, Lila Alders has gotten used to the good life. But when her happily-ever-after implodes, Lila must return to Black Dog Bay, the tiny seaside town where she grew up. She's desperate for a safe haven, but everything has changed over the past ten years. Her family's fortune is gone-and her mother is in total denial. It's up to Lila to take...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KEN

Summary: London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRI

Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE GRE

Higashimura, Akiko

Summary: "Sex in the city. When it finally seems like Rinko has caught a break, it disappears almost as quickly--thanks, once again, to Key. Meanwhile, Kaori finds out that she's not the only one her ex is cheating on his girlfriend with, and Koyuki learns her married boyfriend's wife may not be as estranged as she seemed. And yet, faced with the relentless void of loneliness, the three continue to make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TOK

Higashimura, Akiko

Summary: "Turns out, sex isn't everything. After a misspent night with a hot model (and a little too much booze), Rinko wakes up feeling more depressed than ever, unable to shake her growing suspicion that, at 33, she's doomed to be forever alone. Her friends Kaori and Koruki think they have found cosmopolitan bliss in an unavailable ex and a married man, but the daylight only brings increasingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TOK

Hunter, Denise

Summary: "From the bestselling author of The Convenient Groom (now a beloved Hallmark Original movie) comes a heartfelt story of family secrets, forgiveness, and unexpected romance. Following a painful betrayal, Maddy Monroe's love life is a wreck, and her restaurant career is in shambles. When her grandmother goes missing, she and her estranged sisters converge at the family beach house in Sea Haven,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Metz, Melinda

Summary: Jamie Snyder is thirty-four and single, but not ready to mingle. She's ready to celebrate the year for herself, and MacGyver, of course. MacGyver is an adorable tabby with a not-so-adorable habit of sneaking out at night and stealing things from the neighbors. He's still the only male Jamie trusts-and the only companion she needs. But MacGyver knows his human is lonely. He can smell it. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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

Novak, Brenda.

Summary: After learning that she needs a liver transplant and that her time may be limited, Callie Vanetta decides to move out to her late grandparents' farm, which hasn't worked in years. Callie fears that making the farm operational may be too much work; but things look up when a handsome, mysterious stranger offers to trade work for shelter. What initially seemed like an ideal temporary situation...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Higashimura, Akiko

Summary: "Turns out, sex isn't everything. After a misspent night with a hot model (and a little too much booze), Rinko wakes up feeling more depressed than ever, unable to shake her growing suspicion that, at 33, she's doomed to be forever alone. Her friends Kaori and Koyuki think they have found cosmopolitan bliss in an unavailable ex and a married man, but the daylight only brings increasingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TOK

Thayer, Nancy

Summary: Every summer since college, twenty-nine-year-old Jenny has traded the familiarity of the Midwest for the allure of Nantucket. Now an established university professor in Kansas City, she finds herself caught between two lifestyles and two very different men. She chooses Nantucket and the glamorous life she associates with it, unaware that the summer will take an unexpected turn, and she will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

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Weldon, Fay

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "1922. Vivien is twenty-four and a spinster. She wears fashionably droopy clothes, but she is plain and--almost worse--intelligent. At nearly six feet tall, she is known unkindly by her family as "the giantess." Fortunately, Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man's...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUR

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