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Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson

Summary: "An overlooked pianist who finally receives fraught success after decades of disappointment. An elusive dancer whose fiancé is desperate to untangle her untimely death. A mysterious patient who is comatose after a violent accident. These are the three women who animate Olaf Olafsson's brilliantly rendered One Station Away. Magnus, a New York neurologist -- son to one, lover to another, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLA

Woolf, Virginia

Summary: A poignant portrayal of the thoughts and events that comprise one day in a woman's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Stevens, Chevy.

Summary: Captured by a psychopath posing as an interested house buyer, realtor Annie spends a brutally traumatic year in captivity in a remote mountain cabin and recounts her experiences and dramatic escape to her therapist while agonizing over the ongoing police search for her captor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ste

Machado, Carmen Maria

Summary: Contains short stories about the realities of women's lives and the violence visited upon their bodies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MAC

Hooper, Kim

Summary: "Emily Morris got her happily-ever-after earlier than most. Married at a young age to a man she loves passionately, she is building the life she always wanted. But when her mother-in-law becomes chronically ill, enormous stress threatens her marriage. Emily watches helplessly as the devotion Drew once showed her is transferred to his ailing mother. When she's thrust into an enforced caretaker...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

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Shepard, Karen

Summary: Karen Shepard's Kiss me someone is inhabited by women who walk the line between various states: adolescence and adulthood, stability and uncertainty, selfishness and compassion. They navigate the obstacles that come with mixed-race identity and instabilities in social class, and they use their liminal positions to leverage power. They employ rage and tenderness and logic and sex, but for all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

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Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Summary: When her husband drops her for a younger woman, Molly Redwine of Atlanta--mother of two adult children and a woman accustomed to comfort--thinks it is the end of the world. But as she recuperates in Martha's Vineyard, Molly discovers other reasons for living--lots of people need her--and gradually she regains confidence and happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SID

Taylor, Sara

Summary: "A stirring and ambitious debut that traces the history and future of a small group of islands off the coast of Virginia through the lives of generations of the women who live there" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Stevens, Chevy.

Summary: After months of research, Sara locates her birth mother -- only to be met with horror and rejection. Then she discovers the devastating truth: Her mother was the only victim ever to escape a killer who has been hunting women every summer for decades. But Sara soon realizes the only thing worse than finding out about her father is him finding out about her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Olsen, Rena

Summary: "In this powerful psychological suspense debut, when a woman's life is shattered, she is faced with a devastating question: What if everything she thought was normal and good and true. wasn't? Clara Lawson is torn from her life in an instant. Without warning, her home is invaded by armed men, and she finds herself separated from her beloved husband and daughters. The last thing her husband...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLS

Carty-Williams, Candice

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Summary: "'[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking.'--Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You; Bridget Jones's Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place. Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2019

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D'Erasmo, Stacey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DER

Franzen, Jonathan

Summary: "A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother-- her only family-- is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue who her father is, why her mother has...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Franzen, Jonathan

Summary: "A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young. Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother--her only family--is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue who her father is, why her mother has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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Harman, Patricia

Summary: When Clara's life takes a nosedive, she realizes she hasn't been tending to her own needs and she runs away to start over in a place where no one knows her or about the mess she left behind in West Virginia. She learns that no matter how far you run, you can never truly hide from your past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of Harpercollins 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Harman 2017

Keyes, Marian.

Summary: Surviving an illness that kept her hospitalized for months, Stella Sweeney discovers that a successful book has been published about her case that compels her to relocate to New York and pursue a career as a self-help memoirist.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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

Moggach, Lottie.

Summary: Leila, a sheltered young misfit, discovers an online chat forum where she feels accepted and falls under the spell of the website's charismatic founder, who entices her into assuming the stolen identity of a glamorous but desperate woman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2013

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Moggach, Lottie.

Summary: Leila comes across the website Red Pill, and believes she has finally found others like her. A chat forum for ethical debates, Red Pill is the perfect outlet for Leila, a sheltered girl who has trouble bonding with other girls at school. As Leila finds her voice, she attracts the attention of website founder Adrian. Adrian invites Leila to become part of ''Project Tess,'' centered around a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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

Watson, S. J. (Steven J.)

Summary: When Julia learns that her sister has been violently murdered, she must uncover why. Becoming involved with a dangerous stranger online, she starts losing herself ... losing control ... perhaps losing everything. Her search for answers will jeopardize her marriage, her family, and her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY WAT

Freiman, Lexi

Summary: "A wildly irreverent take on the coming-of-age story that turns a search for belonging into a riotous satire of identity politics. Starting at a prestigious private Australian girls' school, fifteen-year-old Ziggy Klein is confronted with an alienating social hierarchy that hurls her into the arms of her grade's most radical feminists. Tormented by a burgeoning collection of dark, sexual...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.

Summary: Deaf Dana Halter is falsley arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, auto theft, and passing bad checks, while William Wilson has been living a blameless life of criminal excess at her expense. Dana and her boyfriend Bridger set out to track him down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Kingsbury, Karen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Kin

Kingsbury, Karen.

Summary: Maggie Stovall is trapped inside a person she's spent years carefully crafting. Now the truth about who she is--and what she's done--is bursting to the surface and sending Maggie into a spiral of despair. Will Maggie walk away from her ten-year marriage and her responsibility as a foster mother in her desperate desire to escape the mantle of depression that is cloaking her? Or will she allow...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Publishers 2006

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Praag, Menna van.

Summary: "A magical debut about an enchanted house that offers refuge to women in their time of need Distraught that her academic career has stalled, Alba is walking through her hometown of Cambridge, England, when she finds herself in front of a house she's never seen before, 11 Hope Street. A beautiful older woman named Peggy greets her and invites her to stay, on the house's usual conditions: she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION PRA