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Richmond, Lori

Summary: With the schools closed and his babysitter sick, Bunny accompanies his mother to work--but he finds waiting in her office with nothing to do or eat a bore so he goes exploring (what could possibly go wrong?).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RIC

Pearson, Allison

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PEA

Casares, Whitney

Summary: "Learn how to thrive--not just survive-- as a modern mom. You love your kids. You're proud of your professional accomplishments. You have hobbies and friends. And you're tired. So tired. Working moms often feel like they're failing on many different fronts. But what if there was a guide to reenvisioning, reprioritizing, and restructuring to build a vibrant, intentional life? As a practicing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Academy of Pediatrics 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8743 CAS

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Summary: Janet King, a senior crown prosecutor, returns to work after maternity leave to find her workplace even more demanding than when she left. She quickly becomes involved in a high-profile and controversial case, and makes several enemies in her search for the truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JAN

Forman, Gayle

Summary: Meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Surprised to discover that her recuperation seems to be an imposition on those who rely on her, Maribeth does the unthinkable: she packs a bag and leaves. But, as is so often the case, once she gets to where she's going, she sees her life from a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION FOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Forman 2016

Sherry, Maureen

Summary: A whip-smart and funny novel told by a former Wall Street insider who reveals what it's like for a working woman to balance love, ambition, and family in a world of glamorous excess, outrageous risk-taking, and jaw-dropping sexism. In 2008, Isabelle--a self-made, thirty-something Wall Street star--appears to have it all: an Upper West Side apartment, three healthy children, a handsome husband,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Bakst, Dina

Summary: Provides practical tips for navigating the workplace while pregnant or being a new parent, covering such topics as morning sickness, maternity leave, and discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 BAK

Summary: Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late in this baby's-eye view comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LOO

Summary: Better Things is the story of Sam Fox (Pamela Adlon), a single mother and working actor with no filter, raising her three daughters, Max (Mikey Madison), Frankie (Hannah Alligood) and Duke (Olivia Edward) in Los Angeles. She also looks after her mother, Phil (Celia Imrie), an English expatriate with questionable faculties who lives across the street. Whether she's struggling to keep her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Cohen, Elisabeth

Summary: "A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut--The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life. Shelley Stone might be a little overwhelmed. She runs the company Conch, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

Himes, Leigh

Summary: "In this irresistible debut novel, a freak accident allows a wife and mother to explore the alluring alternative of the Road Not Taken. Abbey Lahey is a married, harried working mother of two, struggling to make ends meet in a blue-collar suburb of Philadelphia. When a tumble down a Nordstrom escalator lands her in an alternate reality, Abbey finds herself happily married to the one who got...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HIM

Lublin, Joann S

Summary: "Wall Street Journal reporter, author of Earning It, and Power Mom Joann Lublin reveals how boomer and millennial women navigate the emotional and professional challenges of careers and families through the generations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 LUB

Schulte, Brigid

Summary: "Can working parents in America--or anywhere--ever find true leisure time? According to the Leisure Studies Department at the University of Iowa, true leisure is "that place in which we realize our humanity." If that's true, argues Brigid Schulte, then we're doing dangerously little realizing of our humanity. In Overwhelmed, Schulte, a staff writer for The Washington Post, asks: Are our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.44 SCH

Turner, Jessica N.

Summary: At the end of each day, many working moms are exhausted and stretched too thin. But this does not have to be the norm! Turner shows working moms how to establish clear work boundaries that will help them discover more flexibility and develop home management solutions. By identifying your core values, you'll be able to re-invest in your marriage, your friendships, your family-- and develop a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.8 TUR

Summary: In a crowded South London apartment building, Penny, a working mom, struggles to keep her wayward daughter, her lazy son and her disillusioned partner on the right path.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: Janet is seconded from a case of psychological abuse in the armed services to head up a Royal Commission into gun crime. Conscripting solicitors Richard and Lina, and the ambitious Owen Ramsey, Janet trades the rarefied atmosphere of mahogany courtrooms, wigs, and gowns for plain clothes and a community hall. There, she and her team focus on the murder of 25-year-old Hani Akvan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JAN

Summary: Orna is the mother of three children whose husband is struggling to open a restaurant. To help support her family, Orna lands a job with a former army superior who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna tries to balance work and her home life, she experiences escalating sexual harassment from her boss. A pattern of predatory behavior ultimately brings her career and marital...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOR

Cash, Wiley

Summary: Ella May Wiggins, a young mother desperately trying to hold her family together with the paltry nine dollars a week she earns from the textile mill two miles away, makes up her mind to join the labor union--a decision that will have lasting consequences for her children, her friends, her town, and all that she loves. Intertwining myriad voice, Cash brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Pearson, Allison

Summary: Kate Reddy is facing her 50th birthday. Her children have turned into impossible teenagers; her mother and in-laws are in precarious health; and her husband is having a midlife crisis that leaves her desperate to restart her career after years away from the workplace. Once again, Kate is scrambling to keep all the balls in the air in a juggling act.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Pearson 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PEA

Piazza, Jo

Summary: "From Jo Piazza, the bestselling author of The Knock Off, How to Be Married, and Fitness Junkies, comes an exciting, insightful novel about what happens when a woman wants it all--political power, marriage, and happiness--but isn't sure just how much she's willing to sacrifice to get it. Charlotte Walsh is running for Senate in the most important race in the country during a midterm election...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIA

Summary: Janet confronts a hornet's nest of illegal gambling, organized crime and money laundering while tracking the tragic death of a young sports star. What begins as a spot betting investigation soon unmasks the elite professional sportsmen and women, and their connection to the shadowy underbelly of performance enhancing drugs, match fixing, kickbacks and ultimately murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JAN

Forman, Gayle

Summary: For every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead of going home to make dinner, for every woman who has ever dreamed of boarding a train to a place where no one needs constant attention--meet Maribeth Klein, a harried working mother who's so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn't even realize she's had a heart attack. Afterward, surprised...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Being a full-time mom, business owner and relationship juggler sets Christine Campbell spinning every which way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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Summary: Single working mom Christine Campbell is getting along better with New Christine. Christine struggles to hold it together with various romances, her brother plans for a new focus in life, the meanies at school continue to harass Christine, and she gets a crush on her son's fourth grade teacher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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

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