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Green, John

Summary: "Hazel, 16 ans, est atteinte d'un cancer. Son dernier traitement semble avoir arrêté l'évolution de la maladie, mais elle se sait condamnée. Bien qu'elle s'y ennuie passablement, elle intègre un groupe de soutien, fréquenté par d'autres jeunes malades. C'est là qu'elle rencontre Augustus, un garçon en rémission, qui partage son humour et son goût de la littérature. Entre les deux adolescents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nathan 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD FRENCH GRE

Green, John

Summary: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

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Matson, Morgan.

Summary: "Taylor Edwards' family might not be the closest-knit--everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled--but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor's dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all together at their old lake house in the Pocono Mountains. Crammed into a place much smaller and more rustic than they are used to,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers 2012

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Barclay, Linwood

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Summary: When tech millionaire Miles Cookson learns the kids born of his sperm bank donations could inherit the terminal disease he was just diagnosed with, he searches for them. But when he finds one, he learns that the other potential heirs to his fortune are vanishing. Is another heir erasing rivals? Or is it something more sinister?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2021

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Genova, Lisa.

Summary: "From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova comes a powerful new novel that does for Huntington's Disease what her debut Still Alice did for Alzheimer's. Joe O'Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Genova, Lisa.

Summary: Patrol officer Joe O'Brien is third-generation Irish in Charlestown. A tough cop with a soft interior, a loving wife and four adult children, Joe is diagnosed with Huntington's disease. As Joe's symptoms worsen and he's eventually stripped of his badge and more, Joe struggles to maintain hope and a sense of purpose, while his daughter Katie and her siblings must find the courage to either live...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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

MacDonald, Patricia J.

Summary: "Ever since her best friend Molly was murdered fifteen years before, Blair Butler has returned to her small hometown in the Pocono mountains as seldom as possible. Now she has been summoned home to see her terminally ill sister one last time--only for Celeste to make a shocking deathbed confession. Is it really true that the wrong man has spent fifteen years in jail for a crime he didn't...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: A dying man's clairvoyant prophesies about his grandson, Jimmy Tock, reveal five terrifying and horrific events, occuring on five different days at different periods in his life, that will turn the young man's world upside down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Koontz

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: Young American fashion designer Evan Hughes embarks on a journey to London to find Emma Harte, an odyssey that brings to life a previously unrevealed part of Emma's life during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRA

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: With his bestselling blend of nail-biting intensity, daring artistry, and storytelling magic, Dean Koontz returns with an emotional roller coaster of a tale filled with enough twists, turns, shocks, and surprises for ten ordinary novels. Here is the story of five days in the life of an ordinary man born to an extraordinary legacy--a story that will challenge the way you look at good and evil,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2004

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

McKenzie, Catherine

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Jennifer Barnes never expected the shocking news she received at a routine doctor's appointment: she has a terminal brain tumour-and only six weeks left to live. While stunned by the diagnosis, the forty-eight-year-old mother decides to spend what little time she has left with her family-her adult triplets and twin grandsons-close by her side. But when she realizes she was possibly poisoned a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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Higgins, Kristan

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Summary: "Twelve letters. That's what Lauren decides to leave her husband when she finds out she's dying. Twelve letters to see him through the first year without her, and to lead him on a heartrending, beautiful, often humorous journey to find happiness again inthe new novel from New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

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

Avery, Lara

Summary: When a rare genetic disorder steals away her memories and then her health, teenaged Sammie records notes in a journal to her future self, documenting moments great and small.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION AVE

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

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: Jimmy Tock comes into the world on the very night his grandfather leaves it. Rudy Tock spends long hours walking the corridors between the expectant fathers' waiting room and his dying father's bedside. When Josef Tock suddenly sits up in bed and speaks for the first and last time since his stroke, he says that there will be five dark days in the life of his grandson-each occurring at different...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2004

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Schneider, Robyn

Summary: Two teenagers with a deadly disease fall in love on the brink of a cure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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

Shipman, Viola

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "The Hope Chest is a deeply emotional novel about three people who have seemingly lost all hope until one woman's heirloom hope chest is rediscovered in the attic, along with its contents and secrets. Mattie is a fiercely independent woman battling ALS; Don, her deeply devoted husband is facing a future without his one true love; and Rose, their struggling caregiver, is a young, single mother...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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Godwin, Gail

Summary: "When the dean of Lovegood Junior College for Girls decides to pair Feron Hood with Merry Jellicoe as roommates in 1958, she has no way of knowing the far-reaching consequences of the match. Feron, who has narrowly escaped from a dark past, instantly takes to Merry and her composed personality. Surrounded by the traditions and four-story Doric columns of Lovegood, the girls - and their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

McPartlin, Anna

Summary: "Here is a truth that can't be escaped: for Mia "Rabbit" Hayes, life is coming to and end. Rabbit Hayes loves her life, ordinary as it is, and the extraordinary people in it. She loves her spirited daughter, Juliet; her colorful, unruly family; the only man in her big heart, Johnny Faye. But it turns out the world has other plans for Rabbit, and she's okay with that. Because she has plans for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McPartlin 2015

Lewis, Beverly

Summary: In the seemingly ordinary Amish home of Grace Byler, secrets abound. Why does her mother weep and wander deep in the night? And why does her father refuse to admit something is dreadfully wrong? Then, in one startling moment, the quiet life Grace has known is irrevocably altered, leaving her to question all she has been taught about love, family, and commitment. - Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEW

Hannah, James

Summary: He has all kinds of everyday joy in his life - he's young, he's in love, he has friends who promise to stand by him if life ever goes wrong. Then one day, life does go wrong. He makes a mistake, and it's big and unforgiveable. Now time is running out, and his life is falling apart. But he's going to put it back together again. His own way. This is a story about how far love must stretch to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Inc 2016

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McCullers, Carson

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1961

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Ream, Ashley

Summary: "'Ashley Ream has an absolutely astounding voice--she is one of the most compelling, sharpest writers working today. The 100 Year Miracle is already one of my favorite novels of 2016--Gillian Flynn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl.' Once a century, for only six days, the bay around a small Washington island glows like a water-bound aurora. Dr. Rachel Bell, a scientist studying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REA

Shaw, Johnny.

Summary: Jack Veeder is dying. Soon. And that impending event brings his son Jimmy back to the Imperial Valley of southern California just north of the Calexico/Mexicali border. Jimmy hopes he can spend what time his father has left laughing and reminiscing. But Jack's got one dying request. He needs Jimmy to find a Mexican prostitute named Yolanda. Enlisting the help of his boyhood friend Bobby Maves,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Encore 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Brewer, Sonny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

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