Summary: Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously tormented and comforted by visions of her dead brother, which only come to her when she's high; Mam is dying of cancer; and quiet, steady Pop tries to run the household and teach...
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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2017
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CD-BK FICTION WARD
Summary: "A riveting and emotionally harrowing debut about two young brothers and their physically and psychologically abusive father--One of the Boys is 160 perfect, stunning pages by a major new talent. The three of them--a twelve-year-old boy, his older brother, their father--have won the war: the father's term for his bitter divorce and custody battle. They leave their Kansas home and drive through...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Magar
Summary: "You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing guitar in Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is living on the edge, frightened, and clearly in trouble. You don't stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home. She runs. And you do the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019
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Summary: Braving a northern Michigan blizzard to search for her missing meth-addicted mother, Percy James stops by the cabin of two drug addicts and flees with their endangered baby, triggering a dangerous race from the elements and a band of desperate criminals.
Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Mulhau
Summary: "Jesus' Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a breakneck-paced debut novel about love, war, bank robberies, and heroin. Cleveland, 2003. A young man is just a college freshman when he meets Emily. They share a passion for Edward Albee and ecstasy and fall hard and fast in love. But soon Emily has to move home to Elba, New York, and he flunks out of school and joins the army. Desperate to keep their...
Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2018
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Walker
Summary: America, 2036. Powerful magnate Hiroshi Nakamura needs ex-cop Nick Bottom's services, and, in particular, his memories. As head of the original investigation into the murder of Nakamura's son, Bottom's flashbacks hold the key to solving what was the toughest case of his career. But as Nick delves deeper, the harder it becomes to trust those around him. And when he uncovers a connection to his...
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Call number: SCI FIC Simmon
Summary: A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward's first novel since her National Book Award-winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward gives us an epochal story, a journey through...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Ward
Summary: Frank Marr knows crime in Washington, DC. A decorated former police detective, he retired early and now ekes a living as a private eye for a defense attorney. Frank Marr may be the best investigator the city has ever known, but the city doesn't know his dirty secret. A long-functioning drug addict, Frank has devoted his considerable skills to hiding his usage from others. But after accidentally...
Publisher / Publication Date: Mullholland Books / Little, Brown and Company 2016
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Swins
Summary: "In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls, with the Reverend...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2014
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION King
Summary: Struggling with the demands of her job, distant husband, spoiled daughter and Alzheimer's patient father, Allison becomes addicted to painkillers and lands in rehab, where amid fellow inpatients she confronts incompatible recovery techniques, barely trained counselors and her own denial.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014