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Ewing, Amy

Summary: The Jewel means wealth, the Jewel means beauty--but for Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Born and raised in the Marsh, Violet finds herself living in the Jewel as a servant at the estate of the Duchess of the Lake. Addressed only by her number--#197--Violet is quickly thrown into the royal way of life. But behind its opulent and glittering façade, the Jewel hides its cruel and brutal truth,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Jensen, Louise

Summary: Kat and her husband Nick have tried everything to become parents, and are on the point of giving up. Then a chance encounter with Kat's childhood friend Lisa gives Kat and Nick one last chance to achieve their dream. But Kat and Lisa's history hides dark secrets. And there is more to Lisa than meets the eye. As dangerous cracks start to appear in Kat's perfect picture of happily-ever-after, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bookouture 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P JEN

Malladi, Amulya

Summary: In trendy Silicon Valley, Priya has everything she needs; a loving husband, a career, and a home. But the one thing she wants most is the child she's unable to have. In a Southern Indian village, Asha doesn't have much. She and her husband can barely keep a tin roof over their heads. But she wants a better education for her gifted son. Pressured by her family, Asha reluctantly checks into the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: The plans of four women--including a college student egg donor, a working-class surrogate mother, a wealthy woman, and her stepdaughter--are thrown into turmoil when the wealthy woman's husband suddenly dies and names the stepdaughter the unborn baby's guardian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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Michaels, Fern.

Summary: It's an unseasonably cold Thanksgiving at the mountaintop retreat where the Sisterhood has gathered. They are ready to face their next challenge--dismantling a highly successful illegal baby selling ring.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Michaels 2009

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: The plans of four women--including a college student egg donor, a working-class surrogate mother, a wealthy woman, and her stepdaughter--are thrown into turmoil when the wealthy woman's husband suddenly dies and names the stepdaughter the unborn baby's guardian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Weiner 2011

Weiner, Jennifer.

Summary: 43-year-old India Bishop turns to technology for the newborn she wants. After the union of her husband's sperm and a Princeton senior's "pedigree" egg is implanted into the womb of a working-class surrogate, a new life begins to grow. But matters are complicated when India's husband dies, making his 23-year-old daughter the legal guardian of the unborn child. Now four diverse women must somehow...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: CDA Fiction Weiner

Ewing, Amy.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Violet, a poor girl from the outer city, finds forbidden romance and uncovers brutal secrets when, after three years of training, she is purchased by a royal family as a surrogate mother for royal children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC EWI

Beck, Haylen

Summary: "Libby needs a break. Three years ago her husband split, leaving her to raise their infant son Ethan alone as she struggled to launch her writing career. Now for the first time in years, things are looking up. She's just sold her first novel, and she and Ethan are going on a much-needed vacation. Everything seems to be going their way, so why can't she stop looking over her shoulder or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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Mallery, Susan

Summary: Mria's Synopsis: The California sunshine's not quite so bright for three sisters who get dumped in the same week... Finola, a popular LA morning-show host, is famously upbeat until she's blindsided on live TV by the news that her husband is sleeping with a young pop sensation who has set their affair to music. While avoiding the tabloids and pretending she's just fine, she's crumbling inside,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

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Atwood, Margaret

42 holds on 14 copies

Summary: "In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades. When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her--freedom, prison or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ATW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Syal, Meera

Summary: "A novel about a forty-eight-year-old woman, Shyama, whose decision to use a surrogate mother from India in order to have a child with her younger boyfriend causes her life to intersect with Mala's, a young girl trapped in an oppressive marriage in a rural village in India who dreams of escape"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Strauss and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SYA

Richards, Emilie

Summary: Childless Kendra and husband Isaac accept an offer from Kendra's younger sister- single mom Jamie- to conceive and carry a child for them. But when a medical crisis threatens Jamie's health she learns that the most difficult choice in her life is yet to come

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Malladi, Amulya

Summary: In trendy Silicon Valley, Priya has everything she needs; a loving husband, a career, and a home. But the one thing she wants most is the child she's unable to have. In a Southern Indian village, Asha doesn't have much. She and her husband can barely keep a tin roof over their heads. But she wants a better education for her gifted son. Pressured by her family, Asha reluctantly checks into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAL

Bird, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIR

Atwood, Margaret

5 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades. When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her--freedom, prison or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC ATW

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC ATW

Atwood, Margaret

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: This sequel to The Handmaid's Tale picks up the story fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: "In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades. When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her--freedom, prison or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 0000

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC ATW

Brown, Karma

Summary: "Hannah and Kate became friends in the fifth grade, when Hannah hit a boy for looking up Kate's skirt with a mirror. While they've been close as sisters ever since, Hannah can't help but feel envious of the little family Kate and her husband, David, have created complete with two perfect little girls. She and Ben have been trying for years to have a baby, so when they receive the news that she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Brown 2016

Ramos, Joanne

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Ensconced within a Hudson Valley retreat where expectant birth mothers are given luxurious accommodations and lucrative rewards to produce perfect babies, a Filipino immigrant is forced to choose between a life-changing payment and the outside world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RAM

Ward, Amanda Eyre

Summary: Brilliant heart surgeon Suzette Kendall is stunned when Hyland, her husband of fifteen years, admits his yearning for a child. Suzette has always feared passing along the genes that led her mother to a mental institution. But Hyland proposes a different idea: a baby via surrogate. Dorrie is a young woman struggling to find the money to go to college. When she sees an advertisement to be a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cohen, Julie

Summary: "After years of watching her best friends Ben and Claire try for a baby, Romily has offered to give them the one thing that they want most. Romily expects it will be easy to be a surrogate. She's already a single mother, and she has no desire for any more children. But Romily isn't prepared for the overwhelming feelings that have taken hold of her and which threaten to ruin her friendship with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION COH