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Langsdorf, Julie

Summary: A turf war between neighbors leads to a small-town crisis in this hilarious, addictive, and sharply observant debut novel. The White Elephant looms large over the quaint suburban town of Willard Park: a gaudy, newly constructed behemoth of a home, it soars over the neighborhood, dwarfing the houses that surround it. When owner Nick Cox cuts down Allison and Ted Millers' precious red maple--in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LAN

Duffy, Erin

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Claire thought she had everything a woman was supposed to want: a loving husband, a newborn son, a beautiful home in the suburbs. Then she walked in on her husband canoodling with their Realtor in their newly renovated kitchen, and in an instant, her perfect life came crashing down. With her marriage headed for divorce, Claire knows it's time to stop feeling sorry for herself. But how can she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUF

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUF

Hartnett, Sonya

Summary: With their father, there is always a catch. Colt Jenson and his younger brother Bastian have moved to a new, working-class suburb. The Jensons are different. Their father, Rex, showers them with gifts, toys, bikes, all that glitters most and makes them the envy of the neighbourhood. To Freya Kiley and the other local kids, the Jensons are a family from a magazine, and Rex a hero, successful,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Coben, Harlan

Summary: "When Grace Lawson picks up a newly developed set of family photographs, she finds a picture from at least twenty years ago. In the photo are five people: four that she has never seen before and one who very much resembles her husband. Though he denies that he is the man in the photo, Jack drives away later on that night without an explanation, taking the photograph with him. In the days that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Williams, Joy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Knopf 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Orwell, George

Summary: From the Publisher: George Bowling, the hero of this comic novel, is a middle-aged insurance salesman who lives in an average English suburban row house with a wife and two children. One day, after winning some money from a bet, he goes back to the village where he grew up, to fish for carp in a pool he remembers from thirty years before. The pool, alas, is gone, the village has changed beyond...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Brace 1950

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORW

Summary: Four suspense novels of the 1940s. These four stories examine isolated crimes within society that not only breed murder but destructive suspicions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOM

Ephron, Hallie.

Summary: Ivy and David Rose, happily married high school sweethearts and expecting their first child, are plunged into a growing web of suspicion when a young, pregnant high school classmate disappears and David's past is exposed in this tale of obsession.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPH

Perrotta, Tom

Summary: A group of young suburban parents, including a stay-at-home dad, a former feminist, and an over-structured mom, finds its sleepy existence shattered when a convicted child molester moves back into town and two of the parents have an affair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Ashe, Penelope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barricade Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ASH

Perrotta, Tom

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Coben, Harlan

Summary: An ordinary snapshot causes a suburban mother's world to unravel in an instant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Coben

Wilson, Sloan

Summary: This largely autobiographical modern classic is Sloan Wilson's searing indictment of a society that had just begun to lose touch with its citizens. At once a scathing critique of corporate culture, a story of a young man confronting his past and future with honesty, and a testament to the enduring power of family and the importance of taking responsibility for one's own life. Universally...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2010

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

Yates, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: P Yat

Blauner, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS BLA

Ellis, Bret Easton.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Becoming a best-selling novelist and wealthy celebrity while still in college, only to have his fame disintegrate in a sea of booze and drugs, the narrator gets a new chance at life, but his new life unravels after a series of grotesque murders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Eugenides, Jeffrey.

Summary: In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them--along with Callie's failure to develop--leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls. In fact, she is not really a girl at all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2002

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Braff, Joshua

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

McCann, Richard.

Summary: With the breadth and cumulative force of a novel, this book presents ten interwoven stories of an American family in the post-World War II suburbs of Washington, D.C., a world of identical brick houses and sunstruck, treeless lawns, a world of initial hopefulness from which shame and loss have seemingly been banished. This is the story of two adolescent brothers whose father has suddenly died,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Eugenides, Jeffrey.

Summary: Calliope's friendship with a classmate and her sense of identity are compromised by the adolescent discovery that she is a hermaphrodite, a situation with roots in her grandparent's desperate struggle for survival in the 1920s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EUG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EUG

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Eugen

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION EUG

Prose, Francine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRO

Erian, Alicia.

Summary: Sent to live with her strict Lebanese father in Texas upon the outbreak of the Gulf War, Arab-American teen Jasira endures racial taunts from her new classmates and enters into a dangerously exploitative relationship with a bigoted Army reservist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERI

McMillan, Terry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC MCM

Benedict, Elizabeth.

Summary: Successful New York City psychotherapist Eric Lavender feels confident that he's a confirmed bachelor. Then he meets sexy divorce attorney Colleen O'Brien Golden. In a whilrwind of change, Eric finds himself married and enjoying his new suburban life with Colleen and a daughter. But when he begins to probe Colleen's unspoken past, events swiftly take a shocking twist. Suddenly Eric is arrested...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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