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Honeyman, Gail.

Summary: Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Honey

Honeyman, Gail.

Summary: "Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. That, combined with her unusual appearance (scarred cheek, tendency to wear...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Honey

Shipman, Viola

Summary: "Iris Maynard lost her husband in World War II, her daughter to illness and, finally, her reason to live. Walled off from the world for decades behind the towering fence surrounding her home, Iris has built anew family ... of flowers. Iris propagates her own daylilies and roses while tending to a garden filled with the heirloom starts that keep the memories of her loved ones alive. When Abby...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graydon House 2020

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Durrow, Heidi W.

Summary: After a family tragedy orphans her, Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., moves into her grandmother's mostly black community in the 1980s, where she must swallow her grief and confront her identity as a biracial woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Durrow

Halpern, Sue

Summary: "People are drawn to libraries for all kinds of reasons. Most come for the books themselves, of course; some come to borrow companionship. For head librarian Kit, the public library in Riverton, New Hampshire, offers what she craves most: peace. Here, no one expects Kit to talk about the calamitous events that catapulted her out of what she thought was a settled, suburban life. She can simply...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Halp

Monroe, Mary Alice

Summary: It's been sixteen years since Caretta "Cara" Rutledge has returned home to the beautiful shores of Charleston, South Carolina. Over those years, she has weathered the tides of deaths and births, struggles and joys. And now, as Cara prepares for her second wedding, her life is about to change yet again. Meanwhile, the rest of the storied Rutledge family is also in flux. But as excitement over...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Monroe

Flett, Julie

Summary: When a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of nature and art. As the seasons change, can the girl navigate the failing health of her new friend? Acclaimed author and artist Julie Flett's textured images of birds, flowers, art, and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Flett

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