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Taddeo, Lisa

Summary: Joan has spent her life enduring the cruel acts of men. But when one commits shocking violence in front of her, she searches for the one person alive who can help her make sense of the past and forge the power to strike back.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Aitken, Molly

Summary: "A spellbinding, deeply felt debut novel--haunting and poignant, soaring and gorgeously wrought--about motherhood, freedom, and our own power to shape our destinies. Oona grew up on the island of Inis: a wind-blasted rock off the coast of Ireland where the men went out on fishing boats and the women tended sheep; where the only book was the Bible; and where girls stayed at home until they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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Taddeo, Lisa

Summary: Joan has spent a lifetime enduring the cruelties of men. But when one of them commits a shocking act of violence in front of her, she flees New York City in search of Alice, the only person alive who can help her make sense of her past. In the sweltering hills above Los Angeles, Joan unravels the horrific event she witnessed as a child--that has haunted her every waking moment--while forging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TAD

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC TAD

Ellmann, Lucy

Summary: "Peeling apples for tartes tatin, an Ohio mother wonders how to exist in a world of distraction and fake facts, besieged by a tweet-happy president and trigger-happy neighbors, all of them oblivious to what Dupont has dumped into the rivers and what's happening at the factory farm down the interstate--not to mention what was done to the land's first inhabitants. A torrent of consciousness,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Biblioasis 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL

Greenwood, T. (Tammy)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Anshaw, Carol

Summary: A lesbian therapist in Chicago whose live-in lover disappears tracks her down in Morocco, only to find a different woman, a shock that puts her power of perception in question. If she could misread a lover for so long--a therapist's worst fear--perhaps she hardly knows her own mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ANS

Howatch, Susan.

Summary: High-powered London attorney Carter Graham's perfect life with her new husband is shattered by the revelation of her husband's secret ties to the occult and the Nazis, and an increasingly desperate Carter seeks aid from Nick Darrow, the mysterious head of St. Benet's Healing Center, as she struggles to come to terms with her own life and marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Reardon, Lisa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Reardon 2000

Siddons, Anne Rivers

Summary: "Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SID

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Siddons 2014

Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Summary: "Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2014

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

Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Summary: Every August, four women gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SID

Birch, Carol

Summary: London had the best freaks, always had. The Egyptian Hall, the Promenade of Wonders, the Siamese twins, pinheads, midgets, cannibals, giants, living skeletons, the fat, the hairy, the legless, the armless, the noseless, London had seen it all. In the Hall of Ugliness the competition was stiff. But noone had ever seen anything quite like Julia . . . Pronounced by the most eminent physician of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BIR

DeMarco, Kathleen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEM

Hurston, Zora Neale.

Summary: A novel about black Americans in Florida that centers on the life of Janie and her three marriages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial Classics 1998

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUR

Nolan, Megan

Summary: The female narrator falls completely into the power of a male writer. When he suddenly rejects her, she resolves to hang on to him and his love at all costs...even if it destroys her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Kasischke, Laura

Summary: "Jiselle, a young flight attendant has just settled into a fairy tale life with her new husband and stepchildren. But as a mysterious new illness spreads rapidly throughout the country, she begins to realize that her marriage, her stepchildren, and their perfect world are all in terrible danger."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Kasischke 2017

Gornick, Lisa

Summary: "A collection of linked short stories tracking an ensemble of interconnected characters from 1961 to the present, from the author of Tinderbox"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOR

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Summary: Stories about women for women. The collection is divided into such categories as Initiation and Righteous Rage. The stories range from rape and murder, to women using brains and guile to have their way with men.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

French, Nicci.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRA

Hilderbrand, Elin.

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Celebrity chef Deacon Rowe is struggling with addiction, depression and not one, but two scandals. As summer nears, he travels to the idyllic Eastern bluff of Nantucket, where he takes his own life. In the shocking wake of Deacon's suicide, his first wife and childhood sweetheart, Laurel Rowe, sets out to gather Deacon's far-flung family--including Deacon and Laurel's son, and Deacon's other...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HIL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HIL

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

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