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White, Elizabeth

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: After being forced to re-enter the workforce in her mid-fifties, the author describes how to survive the new normal of being financially insecure at an advanced age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Summary: This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Pl II

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PLA NOT RATED

MacAlister, Katie.

Summary: Joy Randall's Top 5 Tips for Vampire Hunters: Location, location, location. Vampires won't be caught dead (ha!) in places like discos, ten-minute lube shops, or Switzerland. Remember, if you wouldn't be there, neither would a bloodsucker. Trust your eyes. You know the handsome, annoyingly arrogant, self-assured man in the shadows with long hair and a cleft in his chin? He's your vampire. No...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Brower, Kate Andersen.

Summary: A remarkable history with elements of both In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America's First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2015

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Link, Mardi.

Summary: Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: the memoir of a woman who, after ending her nineteen-year marriage, staves off a perpetually empty bank account, saves her century-old farmhouse from foreclosure with the help of her three young sons, and reclaims her life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 630.92 LIN

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LINK, MARDI JO Lin

Plain, Belva.

Summary: Septuagenarian Iris Stern questions her beliefs about what it means to be a woman and a wife when her daughter's marriage crumbles, an event that is complicated by the revelation of a dark family secret.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PLA

Carpenter, Novella

Summary: Urban and rural collide in this wry, inspiring memoir of a woman who turned a vacant lot in downtown Oakland into a thriving farm.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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Gillies, Isabel

Summary: A Year and Six Seconds is the true story of New York Times bestselling memoirist Isabel Gillies's valiant yet bumbling efforts to pick herself up after her husband leaves her for another woman--and of how she stumbles upon true love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GILLIES, ISABEL Gil

MacDonald, Betty Bard.

Summary: As the children plan a birthday party for Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, the loveable problem solver, with her trunk full of magic and her animal friends in tow, offers cures for such common conditions as watching too much television and the fear of trying new things.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

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MacDonald, Betty Bard.

Summary: Contains a collection of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle stories, describing how she lives in a upside-down house that is always filled with the smell of freshly baked cookies and her backyard of buried treasure.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MRS

Plain, Belva.

Summary: Though Iris Stern considers herself a modern woman, with a successful academic career and a happy marriage, she still holds steadfast to her old-fashioned sensibilities. But as the mother of three adult children, each with their own lives and burdens to bear, she often finds those sensibilities called into question when confronted with the choices her children have made.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Delinsky, Barbara.

Summary: When a white couple gives birth to a baby with distinctly black features, a family is thrown into turmoil.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: She's a woman with a plan Susannah Simmons has a five-year plan to succeed in her career. And it doesn't include falling in love with her next-door neighbor! Nate Townsend is undeniably attractive, but he seems to lack ambition. He stays home baking cookies and flying kites while Susannah struggles up the corporate ladder. She resents the way he questions her values?and makes her question them,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Enterprises, Limited 1990

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Meier, Leslie

Summary: When her part-time reporting gig gives Lucy the opportunity to attend a Boston newspaper conference, she looks forward to the vacation from domestic bliss. But upon leaving Tinker's Cove, she quickly discovers that alone time can be kind of... lonely. But when Luther Read, head of a nearly bankrupt newspaper dynasty, suddenly drops dead, Lucy discovers something to take her mind off of being...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2016

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Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Summary: During a student exchange program, seventh-graders Ivy June and Catherine share their lives, homes, and communities, and find that although their lifestyles are total opposites they have a lot in common.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD NAY

Richards, Susan

Summary: A memoir about the life-giving power of caring for an animal. One day, after waking up hung-over for nine years, Susan Richards realized she was an alcoholic. Here, she chronicles how her horse, Georgia, kept her steady and focused as she slowly overcame her urge to drink and learned how to love again.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 RICHARDS, SUSAN Ric

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: When a city woman meets a country man? Rorie Campbell has a pleasant, predictable life in San Francisco, where she's seeing a pleasant, predictable man. Then, while she's on vacation, her car breaks down on an Oregon country road, and horse rancher Clay Franklin comes to her rescue. Rorie soon discovers that a city girl can fall in love with a country man. And the other way around? But Clay has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Enterprises, Limited 1990

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Ross, Ann B.

Summary: Shortly after the death of her husband, a wealthy Southern widow is visited by an impoverished young woman with a small boy. A mistress? A son? Julia Springer can't believe it, only to discover that the whole town has known for years. But she will rise to the occasion when the boy is kidnaped.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sellers, Heather

Summary: At her twentieth high school reunion, author and creative writing professor Heather Sellers discovered that she had inherited illness: face-blindness. In a normal brain, a series of processes in the fusiform face area allow people to recognize old faces. But in Sellers' case, these processes do not occur. Here, Sellers recounts how she has coped with her condition.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Sellers 2010

Shalvis, Jill

Summary: After losing her sister in a devastating car accident, chef Quinn Weller is finally getting her life back on track. She appears to have it all: a loving family, a dream job in one of LA's hottest eateries, and a gorgeous boyfriend dying to slip an engagement ring on her finger. So why does she feel so empty, like she's looking for a missing piece she can't find?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Schaefer, Elizabeth

Summary: Thirty years after defeating the Empire, the Alliance faces a new threat from Kylo Ren and his army of stormtroopers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE LEG

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCH

Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton

Summary: A young girl finds a way to tame the winds besieging an old man who lives on a hill above her village.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E SCA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC SCA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SCA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCA