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Mothers and daughters

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    Hearon, Shelby
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    Ellen Marshall is in her second marriage, now the mother of a 12-year-old son with her first husband Franklin and a four-year-old daughter with her current husband John. Ellen is growing tired of John's constant need for everyone's...

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    Thayne, RaeAnne
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    Olivia Harper is unfulfilled at work and in her love life. When she hears that her mother Juliet has been injured in a car accident, she has no choice but to pack up her life and head home to beautiful Cape Sanctuary on the Northern...

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    Chiaverini, Jennifer
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    Sylvia Bergstrom Compson resolves to find several heirloom quilts that have vanished. Traveling far and wide, she discovers fascinating truths about her mother, who died when Sylvia was only a child.

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    Ivory, Judith
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    Accepting the challenge to convert brash, handsome, incorrigible Mick Tremore into a gentleman in only six weeks, Lady Edwina Bollash is concerned less with her abilities than with resisting the man's considerable charms.

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    Moyes, Jojo
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    The only place Suzanna Peacock finds comfort is her shop, which provides a haven for the misfits in town. But she is forced to confront events of the past and her family that have been haunting her for so long. And she discovers that...

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    VINE, Barbara
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    Kerstin Kvist didn't quite know what to expect when she took up a job with the Cosway family at their odd, almost grand, house, Lydstep Old Hall, deep in the Essex countryside. All that mattered to her was that it was near London...

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    Koh, EJ
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    Eun Ji finds a box of letters from her mother, seeking forgiveness for leaving her and her brother to return Korea years ago. How do words articulate the ways that distance can shape love?

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    Ferrante, Elena
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    Leda, a middle-aged divorcée, is alone for the first time in years when her daughters leave home to live with their father. Her initial, unexpected sense of liberty turns to ferocious introspection following a seemingly trivial...

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    Roy, Zoë S.
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    The Long March Home tells the story of three generations of women. Agnes, a young Canadian goes to China as a missionary, and falls in love with a Chinese medical student. Growing anti-western sentiment forces her to return...

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    O'Brien, Edna
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    From her hospital bed in Dublin, the elderly Dilly awaits the visit of her daughter, Eleanora, from London. The epochs of her life pass before her; she also retraces Eleanora's precipitate marriage to a foreigner, which alienated mother...

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    Kim, Nancy Jooyoun
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    Margot Lee's mother isn't returning her calls. It's a mystery to twenty-six-year-old Margot, until she visits her childhood apartment in Koreatown and finds her mother dead under suspicious circumstances. The discovery...

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    Rivers, Francine
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    Set in the 1850s Smoky Mountains, Rivers tells the gripping tale of a girl who's desperate to remove the guilt of her sister's death and anxious to absolve her departed grandmother of sins. While seeking the elusive Sin Eater, she...

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    Georges, Karoline
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    "'In this singular story dedicated to the mother, the narrator creates an avatar to counter her pain of living. Karoline Georges manages to combine the real and the virtual around the complexity of family ties. The author...

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    Janowitz, Brenda
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    In Paris, 1958, Grace Kelly's royal wedding dress is still all the rage in fashion circles. Rose, a seamstress at a famous atelier, has just been entrusted with sewing another gown in its image. But when Rose finds herself in love...

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    Marlatt, Daphne
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    Winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poery Prize
    Finalist for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award

    “You remember — what is it you remember? / the feel of home, that moment of coming into your body. . . ”

    So...

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    Cochrane, Mick
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    Eighth-grader Molly's ability to throw a knuckleball earns her a spot on the baseball team, which not only helps her feel connected to her recently deceased father, who loved baseball, it helps in other aspects of her life, as well.

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    Bowman, Erin
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    Mallory Estate is the last place twelve-year-old Piper Peavey wants to spend her summer vacation. The grounds are always cold, the garden out back is dead, a mysterious group of children call the property home, and there's a rumor...

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    Bird, Sarah
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    A single mom and her seventeen-year-old daughter learn how to let go in that precarious moment before college empties the nest.

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    Azam, Alec, Harris, Neil Patrick
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    Ever since Kalagan's recent appearance in Mineral Wells, the Magic Misfits know that a showdown with the vicious magician is imminent. But first, can Ridley Larsen finally master her temper and put her magic to good use?

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    Robertson, David
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    Peopled with unforgettable characters and told from multiple points of view, this is a novel where spirits are alive, forgiveness is possible, and love is the only thing that matters. Alice is a single mother raising her three young...

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