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Alvarez, Julia.

Summary: In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx. The sisters all hit their strides in America, adapting and thriving despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice. But Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country. Making matters worse, the girls--frequently embarrassed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALV

Egan, Jennifer.

Summary: Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs, confront their pasts in this story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Egan 2011

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Three lone wagons on the California Trail become trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by a sudden snowstorm. Stuck in tight quarters with others makes Cynthia Cooper reevaluate her reasons for being engaged to fellow-traveler Walter Prentice. When a widowed father heading to a California ranch and a gold prospector both show an interest in Cynthia, she has to reconsider here dreams for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Holiday Fiction, Call number: FICTION BRU

Locascio, Lisa

Summary: Roxana Olsen has always dreamed of going to Paris, and after high school graduation finally plans to travel there on a study abroad program--a welcome reprieve from the bruising fallout of her parents' divorce. But a logistical mix-up brings Roxana to Copenhagen instead, where she's picked up at the airport by Søren, a twenty-eight year old guide who is meant to be her steward. Instantly drawn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOC

Anderson, Laurie Halse.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc. 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AND

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Anderson 2009

Brunstetter, Wanda E

Summary: "In 1850, three lone wagons on the California Trail become trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains by a sudden snowstorm. Stuck in tight quarters with others forces Cynthia Copper to question her engagement to a near stranger and to reconsider her dreams for marriage alongside her responsibility to care for her mother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BRU

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Pru Dunning has a successful boyfriend, a thriving career, and a truly comfortable life. But then the strange voicemails start. Scarletta, as the woman calls herself, seems to know Pru, although Pru certainly doesn't know her. Pru begins to investigate, but carefully, because if anyone found out about these lewd, threatening messages--filled with details that no stranger could possibly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

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

Austen, Jane

Summary: "Emma, perhaps the most technically accomplished of all of Austen's novels, is also, after Pride and Prejudice, her most popular one. Its numerous film and television adaptations testify to the world's enduring affection for the headstrong, often misguided Emma Woodhouse and her many romantic schemes. Like the previous volumes in Harvard's celebrated annotated Austen series, Emma: An Annotated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Austen 2012

Hinojosa, Stacy

Summary: Stacy was raised by wolves. She's never needed humans to survive and, from what she sees of humans, they're dangerous and unpredictable. For as long as she can remember, Stacy's pack of six powerful, playful wolves have been her only family. Together, Stacy's pack patrols the forest to keep other animals safe, relying on her wits and each wolf's unique abilities to accomplish risky rescue...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD JFIC HIN

McBride, Eimear

Summary: A young Irish drama student in 1990s London makes new friends, establishes a place for herself, and seeks to shed her plain-girl identity before entering a whirlwind affair with an older man who changes her in unexpected ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCB

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: After the death of her parents, April Taylor flees north to take a job looking after Mrs. Westington's deaf granddaughter, Echo, until the arrival of the girl's mother and her drug-dealing boyfriend puts both girls' lives in deadly danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Andrews

Donovan, Rebecca

Summary: In the affluent town of Weslyn, Connecticut, where most people worry about what to be seen in and who to be seen with, Emma Thomas would rather not be seen at all. She's more concerned with feigning perfection- pulling down her sleeves to conceal the bruises, not wanting anyone to know how far from perfect her life truly is. Without expecting it, she finds love. It challenges her to recognize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DON

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DON

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: An unhappy and overweight adolescent, April Taylor struggles to cope with the desertion and death of her father, the suicide of her mother, her new life with her lesbian sister, and her doubts about her own sexual orientation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Star Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Wingate, Lisa.

Summary: When Iola Anne Poole, an old-timer on Hatteras Island, passes away in her bed at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds eighty-one carefully decorated prayer boxes, one for each year, spanning from Iola's youth to her last days. Hidden in the boxes is the story of a lifetime, written on random bits of paper.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Murphy, Monica

Summary: "About to start college and trying his best to make his sister proud, Owen Maguire is stunned when his mother waltzes back into their lives four years after having abandoned them, as if shes never left. Owen doesn't want to deal with the situation, but finds his mother a burden he can't shake. Hes afraid all those old bad habits of his will come back tenfold...until he meets a girl who's ready...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MUR

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: "Three girls from different worlds with one thing in comon: they were born to be wild. Robin . . . with a mom who's more absorbed in her singing career than in her own daughter, Robin's left to her own devices when the two move to Nashville. That's where her mom hopes to strike gold--and where Robin finds nothing but trouble. Teal . . . this rich girl will do anything to get her parents'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Andrews

Amis, Martin.

Summary: "From one of England's most renowned authors, an unforgettable new novel that provides a searing portrait of life-and, shockingly, love-in a concentration camp. Once upon a time there was a king, and the king commissioned his favorite wizard to create amagic mirror. This mirror didn't show you your reflection. It showed you your soul-it showed you who you really were. The wizard couldn't look...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AMI

Shoemaker, Sarah

Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Shoemaker

Humphreys, Helen

Summary: A young woman gardner Gwen Davis flees to the Devon countryside where she will be in charge of a Land Army group of young girls who are to plant food crops on a country estate. At the estate along with the girls a regiment of Canadian soldiers live and form friendships, etc. Gwen comes to know herself and others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beeler Large Print 2003

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

Shoemaker, Sarah

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHU

Brontë, Charlotte

Summary: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer, who has a terrible secret.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2008

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Gray, Alexandra.

Summary: Ten men lays bare the the rules of sex, class and power in the twenty-first century dating game.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio Books 2007

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

Delbanco, Francesca.

Summary: A young woman who pens an advice column by day and struggles to become an actor by night illuminates the complex manners and social customs of Manhattan in this novel of fame, sex, love, ambition, and friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

Erwin, Sherri Browning.

Summary: Jane Slayre, our plucky demon-slaying heroine, a courageous orphan who spurns the detestable vampyre kin who raised her, sets out on the advice of her ghostly uncle to hone her skills as the fearless slayer she's meant to be. When she takes a job as a governess at a country estate, she falls head-over-heels for her new master, Mr. Rochester, only to discover he's hiding a violent werewolf in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERW