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168 Results
A spool of blue thread : a novel —Tyler, Anne.

"It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons,...

An ordinary life —Prowse, Amanda, author.

Christmas Eve, 2019. Ninety-four-year-old Molly lies in her hospital bed. A stroke and a fall may have broken her body--but her mind is alive with memories. London, 1940s. Molly is a bright young woman, determined to hel...

The great glorious goddamn of it all : a novel —Ritter, Josh, author.

From singer-songwriter Josh Ritter, a lyrical, sweeping novel about a young boy's coming-of-age during the last days of the lumberjacks. In the tiny timber town of Cordelia, Idaho, ninety-nine year old Weldon Applegate r...

How Lulu lost her mind : a novel —Gibson, Rachel, author.

"Lou Ann Hunter's mother, Patricia, has always had a passionate nature, which explains why she's been married and divorced five times and spooned enough male patients to be ousted from three elderly care facilities. She ...

A spool of blue thread [a novel] —Tyler, Anne.
Large Print
2015
Availability: 1 of 2

"It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons,...

The house at Riverton : a novel —Morton, Kate, 1976-

Grace Bradley went to work at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a girl, before the First World War. For years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford family, most particularly the two daughters, H...

The leisure seeker

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

The red address book —Lundberg, Sofia, 1974- author.
Book Club
2019
Availability: 0 of 1

"Meet Doris, a 96-year-old woman living alone in her Stockholm apartment. She has few visitors, but her weekly Skype calls with Jenny--her American grandniece, and her only relative--give her great joy and remind her of ...

The one hundred years of Lenni and Margot a novel —Cronin, Marianne.
Large Type
2021
Availability: 6 of 8

Determined to leave a mark on the world even though they are in the hospital and their days are dwindling, unlikely friends, seventeen-year-old Lenni and eighty-three-year-old Margot, devise a plan to create one hundred ...

City of girls a novel —Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969-
Large Print
2019
Availability: 16 of 18

In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a fla...

When all is said —Griffin, Anne, 1969- author.

"If you had to pick five people to sum up your life, who would they be? If you were to raise a glass to each of them, what would you say? And what would you learn about yourself, when all is said? At the bar of a grand h...

How Lulu lost her mind : a novel —Gibson, Rachel, author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 1 of 4

"Lou Ann Hunter's mother, Patricia, has always had a passionate nature, which explains why she's been married and divorced five times and spooned enough male patients to be ousted from three elderly care facilities. She ...

The red address book —Lundberg, Sofia, 1974- author.

"Meet Doris, a 96-year-old woman living alone in her Stockholm apartment. She has few visitors, but her weekly Skype calls with Jenny--her American grandniece, and her only relative--give her great joy and remind her of ...

The red address book —Lundberg, Sofia, 1974- author.
Large Print
2019
Availability: 3 of 4

"Written with love, told with joy. Very easy to enjoy."--Fredrik Backman, author of A Man Called Ove The global fiction sensation--publishing in 28 countries around the world--that follows 96-year-old Doris, who writes d...

City of thieves a novel —Benioff, David.
Book Club
2008
Availability: 0 of 1

When Lev Beniov sees a dead German paratrooper on his street, he looks to see what is on the soldier's body. Unfortunately, he is caught and jailed. In jail, he meets a soldier named Kolya, who is in trouble for desertio...

The house at Riverton —Morton, Kate, 1976-
Large Print
2008
Availability: 1 of 5

Grace came to serve in the house of the Ashbury family as a girl. She left as a young woman, after the presumed suicide of a famous young poet at the property's lake. Though she has dutifully kept the family's secrets fo...

The one hundred years of Lenni and Margot : a novel —Cronin, Marianne, author.

"Seventeen-year-old Lenni Pettersson lives on the Terminal Ward at the Glasgow Princess Royal Hospital. Though the teenager has been told she's dying, she still has plenty of living to do. Joining the hospital's arts and...

The forgotten home child —Graham, Genevieve, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2020
Availability: 1 of 1

2018. At ninety-seven years old, Winnifred Ellis knows she doesn't have much time left, and it is almost a relief to realize that once she is gone, the truth about her shameful past will die with her. But when her great-...

The Blue Bottle Club —Stokes, Penelope J.
Large Print
2012
Availability: 2 of 3

Four friends gathered in a cold, dusty attic on Christmas day to make a solemn pact. "Our dreams for the future," they whispered, placing tiny pieces of paper into a shimmering blue bottle. But that event happened in the...

The last letter from Juliet —Hudson, Melanie (Fiction writer), author.

"'This is a note to yourself, Juliet. You must keep the memories alive, because once upon a time you told a man called Edward Nancarrow that you would, and it's important to keep that promise.' A daring WWII pilot who gr...

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