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Juwayriyah, Umm.

Summary: Iman Johnson, an Muslim American left home a decade ago as a teenager to follow a street hustler who promised her the world. When that world became too much to endure, she returned to her mother's doorstep in Pittsburgh seeking refuge. Will her Muslim family and community welcome her back, or has too much time and too many secrets built up between them? Iman must find the strength to face her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: As Sabr Publications 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JUW

Baxter, Charles

Summary: "From National Book Award finalist and "one of our most gifted writers" (Chicago Tribune), Charles Baxter, a timely and unsettling new novel about the people drawn to and unmoored by a local activist group more dangerous than it appears. Brettigan's son, a once promising actor, has gone missing, and despite the fact that his wife, Alma, knows he left on purpose, she has been searching for him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAX

Andrews, Ilona

Summary: "Mercenary Kate Daniels knows all too well that magic in post-Shift Atlanta is a dangerous business. But nothing she's faced could have prepared her for this. Kate and the former Beast Lord Curran Lennart are finally making their relationship official. But there are some steep obstacles standing in the way of their walk to the altar. Kate's father, Roland, has kidnapped the demigod Saiman and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ACE 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Andrews

Van Alst, Theodore C.

Summary: "Growing up in a gang in the city can be dark. Growing up Native American in a gang in Chicago is a whole different story. This book takes a trip through that unexplored part of Indian Country, an intense journey that is full of surprises, shining a light on the interior lives of people whose intellectual and emotional concerns are often overlooked. This dark, compelling, occasionally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Roby, Kimberla Lawson

Summary: Raven Black is bouncing back after her very public divorce from Dillon. He's done everything he can to discredit her, but she's learned from her mistakes and him. In fact, she's become her ex-husband in more ways than one and is slowly but surely leading those connected to her down a terrible path of destruction. Playing with the lives of innocent people has dire consequences, the kind that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Roby, Kimberla Lawson

Summary: "Two years ago, to everyone's surprise, Dillon Whitfield Black, the secret son of Reverend Curtis Black, boldly moved back home, married a woman named Raven, decided he was going to become a minister and then founded a church right in the center of his living room. Today he's pastor of an 1000-plus-member congregation, and new members are joining weekly. Sadly, behind closed doors, Dillon is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

McKinney, L. L. (Leatrice L.)

Summary: "This isn't the Wonderland you remember. The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew. Life in real-world Atlanta isn't always so simple, as Alice juggles an overprotective mom, a high-maintenance best...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint, a part of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

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Ice-T

Summary: Twenty years ago, Marcus "Crush" Casey was the leader of the Vicetown Kings, the most powerful crime syndicate in New York City. Then he was betrayed by his second-in-command and sent to prison. Now he's back on the streets and he needs to take back everything he lost-- find the friend who betrayed him and killed his only son; keep the cops at bay; and resist the one woman he knows he can't have.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ICE

McKinney, L. L. (Leatrice L.)

Summary: Continues the dark adventures of Alice, whose efforts to save her Wonderland friends are complicated by a Nightmare-summoning poet's schemes to raise the dead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2019

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Mozley, Fiona

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Pungent, steamy, insatiable Soho; the only part of London that truly never sleeps. Tourists dawdling, chancers skulking, addicts shuffling, sex workers strutting, punters prowling, businessmen striding, the homeless and the lost. Down Wardour Street, ducking onto Dean Street, sweeping into L'Escargot, darting down quiet back alleyways, skirting dumpsters and drunks, emerging on to raucous main...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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Swinson, Kiki

Summary: Misty Heiress steals drugs from a pharmacy, just trying to help her cousin in constant pain, but the plan snowballs into dealing opioids and Misty and her cousin Jillian are in real trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dafina Books/Kensington Publishing Corp. 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWI

Tambakis, Anthony

Summary: Ray Parisi is in trouble. Fired from his anchor job at ESPN after one too many public humiliations, he is holed up in a motel and in desperate need of a break. His ex-wife is shacking up with another guy in his old house, a Cambodian bookie wants to kill him, and he's wanted by the New York State Police. A few days before the Fourth of July, he unexpectedly receives an inheritance from his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION TAM

Thomas, Angie

2 holds on 8 copies

Summary: Maverick feels strongly about family ties, making choices he feels necessary to help support his mom while his King father serves time, and leave him literally holding his son in a doctor's waiting room after he gets paternity test results back and his babymomma ghosts. Now the child he's raising is impacting the lives of his family and his girlfriend, and the gang life he led to support them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: YA FIC THO

Swinson, Kiki

Summary: "A former journalist with a knack for unraveling dirty secrets, Khloé Mercer figures if she's going to risk her life, she might as well make big money as a private investigator. But this reckless newbie needs a major case to make her name - and really show she can handle Norfolk, Virginia's toughest streets ... When a narcotics detective's widow needs someone to investigate her disgraced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DAFINA, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SWI
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

A'zayler.

Summary: Beautiful and educated, with just enough Atlanta street smarts to give her a sexy edge, pre-school teacher Eden Brooks has a dream life. Her high school sweetheart-turned-husband Jerrico makes it complete. As a homicide detective, Jerrico's devoted to keeping her safe. But seductive new detective Yasmary Ortega is one danger Eden never saw coming. And when Jerrico shocks Eden by leaving her,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dafina Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AZA

Souljah

Summary: A sequel to "The Coldest Winter Ever" continues the gritty experiences of Winter Santiaga, out of prison and determined to pay back her enemies, rebuild her father's empire, and get her man Midnight back into her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books, Atria 2021

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SOU
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Roby, Kimberla Lawson

Summary: "It's been four years since twenty-eight-year old Alicia Black, daughter of Reverend Curtis Black, divorced her second husband, the most womanizing and corrupt man she has ever known. Since then, Alicia has been dating her first husband, Phillip Sullivan, a wonderfully kind and true man of God whom she'd hurt terribly by cheating on him. Alicia has worked hard to prove herself worthy of his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Hamilton, Laurell K.

Summary: While visiting Florida for her friend and fellow U.S. marshal Edward's wedding, Micah uncovers a horrific new form of lycanthropy and Anita faces a strange power unlike any she's ever encountered.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

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

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

Summary: Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood from becoming unrecognizable. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons, even as her older sister, Janae, starts to fall for the charming Ainsley. She especially...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ZOB

Lethem, Jonathan.

Summary: "A dazzling novel from one of our finest writers--an epic yet intimate family saga about three generations of all-American radicals At the center of Jonathan Lethem's superb new novel stand two extraordinary women. Rose Zimmer, the aptly nicknamed Red Queen of Sunnyside, Queens, is an unreconstructed Communist and mercurial tyrant who terrorizes her neighborhood and her family with the ferocity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LET

Askaripour, Mateo

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "For fans of Sorry to Bother You and Wolf of Wall Street: a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young black man who accidentally impresses a CEO while serving his Starbucks order, catapulting him into the opportunity of a lifetime-a shot at stardom as the lone black salesman at an eccentric, mysterious, and wildly successful startup where, he will soon learn, nothing is as it seems"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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Weber, Carl

Summary: When he graduates with his law degree, handsome and charismatic Langston Hudson is ready to hit the ground running as a lawyer with his family's firm, but a routine traffic stop during a night out with his friends quickly derails his plans and turns his world upside down. Langston and his friends are arrested after officers find half a million dollars' worth of drugs in his car. When Jacqueline...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corporation 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB

Hamilton, Laurell K.

Summary: Heir to the throne of Faerie, Private Investigator Meredith Gentry faces unforeseen enemies and must summon magical powers to battle the evil that threatens to devour her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAM

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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