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Mothers and daughters

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    Razzell, Mary
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    While the rest of the world anticipates a victorious end to the Second World War, sixteen-year-old Sheila Brary finds life in a remote British Columbia outport suffocating and isolating. A household full of brothers, a philandering...

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    IHIMAERA, Witi
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    Stroppy teenager Skylark O'Shea is on holiday with her mother at a town on the coast. But all is not what it seems. What is the threat facing the town and the birds of the forest? Where do the two old charismatic Maori women Hoki...

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    Mallery, Susan
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    Sophie Lane returns to Blackberry Island, determined to rebuild, until small-town life reveals a big problem: she can't grow unless she learns to let go. As much as she adores her husband and sons, Kristine wants something for...

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    Yates, Maisey
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    They might not have it all together, but this summer, as three women confront their mothers' deepest secret in order to reconnect and rebuild themselves as a family, they'll discover that together, they might still have it all...

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    Friddle, Mindy
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    When her husband dies on the eve of their impending European vacation, housewife Emma Hanley watches her dreams of world travel vanish even as she becomes more immersed in the lives of her two living children.

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    Gowda, Shilpi Somaya
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    Secret Daughter, a first novel by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, explores powerfully and poignantly the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity, and love through the experiences of two families—one Indian, one American—and the child that...

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    Lavery, John
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    No writer in Canada today is more in love with the English, and French, languages than John Lavery. That love is gloriously requited. In inventive, incantatory prose, Sandra Beck, his long-awaited first novel, paints a very unusual...

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    STEEL, Danielle
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    At eleven, Pip MacKenzie's life has already been touched by tragedy - a terrible accident that plunged her mother, Ophelie, into inconsolable grief. But on a foggy summer day, on a beach near San Francisco, Pip meets someone who...

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    Wood, Jane Roberts
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    Three weeks after Mary Lou's husband dies, her 14-year-old daughter runs away. Nearly paralyzed with grief, Mary Lou stays grounded through her job at the Dairy Queen. Then one day, she signs up for a single-parenting class. Armed with...

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    Rose, Connie Barnes
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    Over the years Trish and Ray have forged a stable family life, despite a rocky beginning almost twenty years earlier — living with their friends on a communal farm that ended badly. Now they are all coming to terms with life in their...

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    Agnew, Marion
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    Most people think Alzheimer's Disease is the same as memory loss, if they think about it at all. But most people prefer to ignore it, hoping that if they ignore it hard enough, it will go away. That was certainly Marion Agnew'...

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    Tullson, Diane
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    Fourteen-year-old Libby didn't want to go on a year long sailing adventure with her mother and her stepfather, Duncan, and she isn't about to let them forget it. Traveling through the Red Sea, Libby causes them to be late and make a...

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    Ifueko, Jordan
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    Tarisai longs for the warmth of a family. But her mother's plans for her include a magical command that Tarisai kill the crown prince once she gains his trust. Can Tarisai resist being made a pawn?

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    Joseph, Danielle
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    I, Cassia Bernard, do solemnly swear to find pure red—my passion—this summer. Dad's passion is art. When he's painting, no one can reach him, not even me. My mom's passion was the ocean. She said the ocean allows you to see whatever you...

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    Bentley, Tyrone
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    With a drug addict mother and a drug lord father, Aphtan learns how to fend for herself at an early age. Being the princess of an empire has its perks-until her father gets arrested. From stealing clothes and food to committing fraud,...

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    Linden, Dianne
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    13-year-old Nell Mackelwain has to share her mother, a Canadian peacekeeper, with the world, when she just wants her home in Edmonton, helping her deal with the bullies at school.

    Nell's trying to be understanding about her...

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    Ostermiller, Dori
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    New England landscape painter-turned-teacher Sylvia Sandon becomes fascinated by the father of one of her students. But she's torn between her desire for this man and her desire to keep her family together.

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    Ellis, Sarah
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    Winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the Violet Downey Book Award When Megan finds out why her mother is acting so odd, she is shocked and overwhelmed. Suddenly she is expected to welcome a new half-sister as part of the family....

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    Krakauer, Renate
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    Only by Blood is a novel of search for roots, mother-daughter love and family reconciliation. A Polish woman receives puzzling news from her mother just before she dies. She wants to fulfill her mother's last wishes, but has...

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    Morgan, Sarah
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    For sisters Samantha and Ella Mitchell, Christmas is their most precious time of the year. But this year, they'll be buying presents for the most unexpected guest of all, their estranged mother.

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