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Khalid, Zain

Summary: "In 1990, three boys are born, unrelated but intertwined by circumstance: Dayo, Iseul, and Youssef. They are adopted as infants and live in a shared bedroom perched atop a mosque in one of Staten Island's most diverse and precarious neighborhoods, Coolidge. The three boys are an inseparable if conspicuous trio: Dayo is of Nigerian origin, Iseul is Korean, and Youssef indeterminately Middle...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHA

Whitney, Phyllis A.

Summary: In 1861 seventeen-year-old Abbie Garrett, living on Staten Island with her Southern mother and Yankee father, finds herself drawn firmly into the growing conflict between the North and the South with the arrival of her cousin Lorena from Charleston and the return from Atlanta of the two McIntyre brothers, the elder of whom has always had a special place in Abbie's heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gross, Andrew

Summary: While driving along a suburban back road, Hilary Blum, who's just lost her job and whose deadbeat husband has left her alone to care for her son with Asperger's, witnesses a freakish accident. A car ahead of her careens down a hill and slams into a tree. Stopping to help, she discovers the driver dead--and a satchel stuffed with a half a million dollars. That money could prevent her family's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M GRO

Rozan, S. J.

Summary: The secrets of a group of childhood friends unravel in this haunting thriller by Edgar Award winner S. J. Rozan. Set in New York in the unforgettable aftermath of September 11, Absent Friends brilliantly captures a time and place unlike any other, as it winds through the wounded streets of New York and Staten Island...and into a maze of old crimes, damaged lives, and heartbreaking revelations....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROZ

Wiseman, Ellen Marie

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Sage Winters always knew her sister was a little different even though they were identical twins. They loved the same things and shared a deep understanding, but Rosemary--awake to every emotion, easily moved to joy or tears--seemed to need more protection from the world. Six years after Rosemary's death from pneumonia, Sage, now sixteen, still misses her deeply. Their mother perished in a car...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIS

Gross, Andrew

Summary: A determined mother becomes entangled in a murderous conspiracy to keep a twenty-year-old secret buried in this blistering thriller, set during the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, from Andrew Gross, the New York Times bestselling author of 15 Seconds and No Way Back While driving along a suburban back road, Hilary Cantor, who's just lost her job and whose deadbeat husband has left her to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2014

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Wiseman, Ellen Marie

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Sage Winters always knew her sister was a little different even though they were identical twins. They loved the same things and shared a deep understanding, but Rosemary -- awake to every emotion, easily moved to joy or tears -- seemed to need more protection from the world. Six years after Rosemary's death from pneumonia, Sage, now sixteen, still misses her deeply. Their mother perished in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

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Loehfelm, Bill.

Summary: Blackmailed by her backhanded ex-husband, Portia Townsend is enlisted in a plot to overthrow the Turkish sultan. With little choice, she turns to Gareth Lowell, the man she used to love before he coldly belittled her. Gareth would have no problem rejecting Portia's plea under normal circumstances. But this time, Gareth has no say in the matter and together, they must navigate the cruel streets...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOE

Jimenez, Claire

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "The Ramirez women of Staten Island orbit around absence. When thirteen year old middle child Ruthy disappeared after track practice without a trace, it left the family scarred and scrambling. One night, twelve years later, oldest sister Jessica spots a woman on her TV screen in Catfight, a raunchy reality show. She rushes to tell her younger sister, Nina: This woman's hair is dyed red, and she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2023

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Maazel, Fiona

Summary: Meet Phil Snyder: new father, nursing assistant at a cutting-edge biotech facility on Staten Island, and all-around decent guy. Trouble is, his life is falling apart. His wife has betrayed him, his job involves experimental surgeries with strange side effects, and his father is hiding early-onset dementia. Phil also has a special talent he doesn't want to publicize--he's a mind reader and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Maazel 2017

Gino, Alex

Summary: Middle school student Sam is comfortable with their nonbinary identity, and their family has accepted it too (as long as they do their homework and chores), so when their history teacher assigns as a project coming up with a proposal for the new statue honoring a historical Staten Islander (there is a contest involved) they and their friend TJ decide to focus on Alice Austen, a lesbian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GIN

Summary: Raising kids can be tough. It's even harder when they're really raising you! 30-something couple Sean and Claudia deal with their three children as well as Sean's judgmental father and his carefree brother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2011

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

Summary: The misadventures of three generations of the Finnerty family living in Staten Island, N.Y.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Irish Catholic couple Sean and Claudia Finnerty live in Staten Island, New York, with their three children, Lily, Jimmy, and Henry. They get into all sorts of trouble, usually because of Sean's brother, Eddie, who's got connections all over town. Sean and Eddie's father, Walt, often drops by and shares in the disaster. Most adventures are later recalled and they find out exactly what happened,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2006

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

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