Register for Summer Reading Club
Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Todd, Terrie

Summary: "Winnipeg, 1942. War widow Maggie Marshall finds it hard to grieve for her abusive husband. But when Charlotte, the unwed pregnant teen in her care runs away, Maggie's childhood friend Reverend Reuben Fennel is happy join Maggie in her pursuit to Fort William to find Charlotte though it may cost him his job and his reputation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

O'Reilly, Brian

Summary: Managing sudden widowhood and joblessness by cooking bounteous and sumptuous feasts that she shares with her neighbors, Angelina D'Angelo is offered a job as cook for a retiree and his elderly sister and finds her culinary talents winning her a circle of friends and protectors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2011

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Wiggs, Susan

Summary: An accomplished photographer, widow, and mother, Camille Palmer is content with the blessings she's enjoyed. When her aging father asks her to go with him to his native France, she has no idea that she's embarking on an adventure that will shake her complacency and utterly transform her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Farah, Nuruddin

Summary: A Somalian couple's tranquil life abroad in Oslo is irrevocably transformed by the arrival of their jihadist son's widow and children, who respectively retreat into strict religion and hunger for freedoms in a new homeland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FAR

Tyler, Anne

Summary: When Willa Drake gets a call telling her that her son's ex-girlfriend has been shot, she drops everything to look after this woman. But the impulsive decision will lead Willa into uncharted territory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brown, Sandra

Summary: In Bittersweet rain, Caroline Dawson survived the town gossips and the slow death of her husband, Roscoe Lancaster, the richest man in the county and her senior by three decades. But she fears she might not survive her husband's son. Who says he wants to settle his father's estate ... but what he really wants is to settle the score with Caroline.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brillance Audio 2004

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: Jewish Brooklyn widow Bertha Jacoby and Japanese businessman Koichi Asano develop an unlikely relationship when they meet in Tokyo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAJ

Summary: Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Du 3

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Durrells 2018

Summary: Mrs. Palfrey, an elegant, genteel widow, came from Scotland to London to take up residence at the Claremont Hotel. Though she had high hopes for the cosmopolitan pleasures of living in a big city, she is soon filled with a sense of uneasiness and gloom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Westlake Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MRS

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: In these stories, Ramsay runs away from relatives, Bob is raised by dogs and Dorinda does housework for distant relatives, and Wenda and her woodchuck companion need to find a way to outsmart Widow Wallop.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATW

Balogh, Mary

Summary: Sir Benedict Harper, a wounded veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, finds an unexpected ally in widow Samantha McKay, who is attempting to escape her oppressive in-laws and needs his help in claiming a house she has inherited in Wales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell, 2014. 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Balogh, Mary

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh comes the first novel in the Horsemen trilogy, a scandalous romance of yearning passion and dangerous desires ... In the country visiting his twin brother, Viscount Rawleigh longs for a little diversion and beautiful young widow Catherine Winters seems like easy prey. But Rex's target is a lady of virtue, and when she roundly rejects his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BAL

Balogh, Mary

Summary: After her husband's passing, Elizabeth Overfield decides that she must enter into another suitable marriage. That, however, is the last thing on her mind when she meets Colin Handrich, Lord Hodges, at the Westcott Christmas house party. She simply enjoys his company as they listen to carolers on Christmas Eve, walk home from church together on Christmas morning, and engage in a spirited...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Blaedel, Sara

Summary: "Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen. Until unexpected news rocks her quiet existence: Her father--who walked out suddenly and inexplicably on the family more than three decades ago--has died. And he's left her something in his will: his funeral home. In Racine, Wisconsin....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

Burrowes, Grace

Summary: A widowed duchess falls in love with a bookish gentleman, but the enemies that drove her from London threaten her new romance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BUR

Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Summary: Returning to Folly Beach, her childhood home, newly widowed Cate Cooper, whose late husband's financial exploits have left her homeless and broke, discovers that it is possible to go home again and discover the person she was meant to become.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2011

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Harris, Rosie

Summary: "Now in her seventies and widowed for the past three years, Mary Wilson never expected to find love again. But when a kindly stranger helps her home with her shopping and she invites him in for a cup of tea, it marks the start of a slow-burning friendship. Mary's affection for Bill grows steadily, despite his failing health and repeated attempts to interfere by her scheming daughter-in-law. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishing 2018

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Hugo, Lynne

Summary: After losing her husband, Harold, and her beloved grandson, Cody, within the past year, Louisa has two choices. She can fade away on her Indiana family farm, where her companionship comes courtesy of her aging chickens and an argumentative cat. Or, she can concoct A Plan. Louisa, a retired schoolteacher who's as smart, sassy, and irreverent as ever, isn't the fading away type. The drunk driver...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kleypas, Lisa

Summary: Beautiful young widow Phoebe, Lady Clare, has never met West Ravenel but she knows one thing: he's a mean, rotten bully. In boarding school, he made her late husband's life a misery, and she'll never forgive him for it. But when Phoebe attends a family wedding, she encounters a dashing stranger who sends a jolt of attraction through her. And he is none other than West Ravenel.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Raney, Deborah

Summary: "Five years after her husband's death in Afghanistan, Bree Whitman struggles with wanting to find love again without throwing her late husband's family back into grieving"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Abby O'Hurley, the widow of a notorious race car champion, hides her past from arrogant biographer Dylan Crosby, and professional dancer Maddy O'Hurley shows ruthless businessman Reed Valentine the importance of love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ross, Ann B.

Summary: When Miss Julia is named executrix of Miss Mattie Freeman's estate, she finds the task complicated when a young man claiming to be Mattie's great-nephew arrives and demands to stay in her apartment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Snelling, Lauraine.

Summary: "A recent widow from Norway settles with her children in the early 1900s community of Blessing, North Dakota, where her growing friendships with two men in the community bring her to a challenging choice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SNE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Snelling2015

Summary: The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ALL