Beach Reads

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How the one-armed sister sweeps her house : a novel

How the one-armed sister sweeps her house : a novel

by Jones, Cherie
Alternate Title: How the 1-armed sister sweeps her house
Length: 278 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Abused women Fiction.
  • Criminals Fiction.
  • Marriage Fiction.
  • Interpersonal relations Fiction.
  • Crime Barbados Fiction.
  • Social classes Barbados Fiction.
  • Resorts Barbados Fiction.
  • Island life Fiction.
  • Islands Fiction.
  • Barbados Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 0316536989
ISBN: 9780316536981

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Here we are

Here we are

by Swift, Graham
Length: 195 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Magicians Fiction.
  • Entertainers Fiction.
  • Theaters Fiction.
  • Brighton (England) Fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9780525658054
ISBN: 052565805X

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Little bookshop of murder

Little bookshop of murder

by Blackburn, Maggie
Alternate Title: Little book shop of murder
Length: 329 pages ;
Subjects:

  • College teachers Fiction.
  • Bookstores Fiction.
  • Islands Fiction.
  • Threats Fiction.
  • North Carolina Fiction.
  • Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN: 1643854380
ISBN: 9781643854380

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The patron saint of pregnant girls

The patron saint of pregnant girls

by Hegi, Ursula
Length: 274 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Pregnant women Fiction.
  • Mothers Fiction.
  • Circus Fiction.
  • Maternity homes Fiction.
  • Ocean waves Fiction.
  • Children Death Fiction.
  • Female friendship Fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 1250156823
ISBN: 9781250156822

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The weekend

The weekend

by Wood, Charlotte
Length: 262 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Older women Fiction.
  • Death Fiction.
  • Female friendship Fiction.
  • Interpersonal relations Fiction.
  • Self-realization in women Fiction.
  • Self-perception Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 9780593086438
ISBN: 0593086430

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A walk along the beach : a novel

A walk along the beach : a novel

by Macomber, Debbie
Length: 310 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Sisters Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Love stories.
ISBN: 0399181369
ISBN: 9780399181368

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Summer at the Comfort Food Café

Summer at the Comfort Food Café

by Johnson, Debbie
Length: 347 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Coffee shops Fiction.
  • Romance fiction.
ISBN: 9780008150259
ISBN: 0008150257

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Summer darlings

Summer darlings

by Foster, Brooke Lea
Length: 358 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Nannies Fiction.
  • Rich people Fiction.
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) Fiction.
ISBN: 9781982115029
ISBN: 1982115025

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Summer at Firefly Beach

Summer at Firefly Beach

by Hale, Jenny
Length: 272 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Beaches Fiction.
  • Families Fiction.
  • Romance fiction.
ISBN: 1538701359
ISBN: 9781538701355

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A week at the shore

A week at the shore

by Delinsky, Barbara
Length: 406 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Families Fiction.
  • Homecoming Fiction.
  • Beaches Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Rhode Island Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 1250119510
ISBN: 9781250119513

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Love on Beach Avenue

Love on Beach Avenue

by Probst, Jennifer
Length: 298 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Weddings Planning Fiction.
  • Wedding supplies and services industry Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Romance fiction.
ISBN: 9781542015912
ISBN: 154201591X

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Small days and nights

Small days and nights

by Doshi, Tishani
Length: 261 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Sisters Fiction.
  • Down syndrome Fiction.
  • Puducherry (India) Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 1324005238
ISBN: 9781324005230

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Sea monsters : a novel

Sea monsters : a novel

by Aridjis, Chloe
Length: 205 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Teenagers Fiction.
  • Runaway teenagers Fiction.
  • Fathers and daughters Fiction.
  • Hippies Fiction.
  • Beaches Mexico Fiction.
  • Mexico History 1970-1988 Fiction.
  • Bildungsromans.
ISBN: 9781948226776
ISBN: 1948226774

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Mr. Nobody

Mr. Nobody

by Steadman, Catherine
Alternate Title: Mister Nobody
Length: 348 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Women psychiatrists Fiction.
  • Psychiatric hospitals Fiction.
  • Psychological fiction.
  • Detective and mystery fiction.
  • Thrillers (Fiction)
ISBN: 9781524797683
ISBN: 1524797685

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Dominicana

Dominicana

by Cruz, Angie
Length: 322 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Immigrants Fiction.
  • Families Fiction.
  • New York (N.Y.) Fiction.
  • Bildungsromans.
ISBN: 125020593X
ISBN: 9781250205933

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It's hot in the Hamptons : a novel

It's hot in the Hamptons : a novel

by Peterson, Holly
Alternate Title: It is hot in the Hamptons
Length: 371 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Married women Fiction.
  • Adultery Fiction.
  • Revenge Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Hamptons (N.Y.) Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
  • Romance fiction.
ISBN: 0062913581
ISBN: 9780062913586

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A stranger on the beach

A stranger on the beach

by Campbell, Michele
Length: viii, 341 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Married people Fiction.
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Fiction.
  • Adultery Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Stalking Fiction.
  • Murder Fiction.
  • Thrillers (Fiction)
ISBN: 1250202531
ISBN: 9781250202536

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The Nantucket Inn

The Nantucket Inn

by Kelley, Pamela M.
Length: iv, 245 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Widows Fiction.
  • Families Fiction.
  • Bed and breakfast accommodations Fiction.
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.) Fiction.
ISBN: 0991243536
ISBN: 9780991243532

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A beach wish : a novel

A beach wish : a novel

by Noble, Shelley
Length: 369 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Family secrets Fiction.
  • Families Fiction.
  • Mothers Death Fiction.
  • Self-realization in women Fiction.
ISBN: 9780062675989
ISBN: 0062675982

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Honestly, we meant well

Honestly, we meant well

by Ginder, Grant
Alternate Title: We meant well
Length: 308 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Families Fiction.
  • Greece Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
  • Humorous fiction.
ISBN: 9781250143150
ISBN: 1250143152

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The islanders : a novel

The islanders : a novel

by Moore, Meg Mitchell
Length: 417 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Islands Fiction.
  • Interpersonal relations Fiction.
  • Small cities Fiction.
  • Secrecy Fiction.
  • Families Fiction.
  • Authors Fiction.
  • Divorced women Fiction.
  • Mothers and daughters Fiction.
  • Restaurateurs Fiction.
  • Islands Social conditions Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 0062840061
ISBN: 9780062840066

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Cape May

Cape May

by Cheek, Chip
Length: 248 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Newlyweds Fiction.
  • Beaches Fiction.
  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Nineteen fifties Fiction.
  • Cape May (N.J.) Fiction.
ISBN: 9781250297150
ISBN: 125029715X

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The pisces : a novel

The pisces : a novel

by Broder, Melissa
Length: 270 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Mermen Fiction.
  • Love stories.
  • Humorous fiction.
ISBN: 9781524761554
ISBN: 1524761559

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The perfect couple : a novel

The perfect couple : a novel

by Hilderbrand, Elin
Length: 471 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Weddings Fiction.
  • Murder Fiction.
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.) Fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 9780316375269
ISBN: 0316375268

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The beach house

The beach house

by Monroe, Mary Alice
Length: 471 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Mothers and daughters Fiction.
  • Loggerhead turtle Fiction.
  • South Carolina Fiction.
  • Love stories.
ISBN: 9780778330677
ISBN: 0778330672

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The endless beach

The endless beach

by Colgan, Jenny
Length: xi, 393 pages :
Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Scotland Fiction.
ISBN: 006285111X
ISBN: 9780062851116

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The husband hour

The husband hour

by Brenner, Jamie
Length: 360 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Widows Fiction.
  • Motion picture producers and directors Fiction.
  • Grief Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 0316394904
ISBN: 9780316394901

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A good country : a novel

A good country : a novel

by Khadivi, Laleh
Length: 239 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Iranian American teenagers Fiction.
  • Iranian Americans Fiction.
  • Radicalization Fiction.
  • Coming of age Fiction.
  • FICTION / Literary.
  • FICTION / Coming of Age.
  • Bildungsromans.
ISBN: 9781632865847
ISBN: 163286584X

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Beach cocktails : favorite surfside sips and bar snacks.

Beach cocktails : favorite surfside sips and bar snacks.

Alternate Title: Favorite surfside sips and bar snacks
Alternate Title: Favorite surf side sips and bar snacks
Length: 288 pages :
Subjects:

  • Cocktails.
ISBN: 0848752198
ISBN: 9780848752194

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Driving Miss Norma : one family's journey saying "yes" to living

Driving Miss Norma : one family's journey saying "yes" to living

by Bauerschmidt, Tim
Alternate Title: One family's journey saying "yes" to living
Alternate Title: 1 family's journey saying "yes" to living
Length: 239 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :
Subjects:

  • Bauerschmidt, Norma Travel.
  • Bauerschmidt, Tim Travel.
  • Liddle, Ramie Travel.
  • Terminally ill Biography.
  • Mothers and sons.
  • Families Travel United States.
  • Recreational vehicles United States.
  • Older women United States Biography.
  • Cancer Patients United States Biography.
  • Quality of life Philosophy.
  • Travel Psychological aspects.
  • United States Description and travel.
ISBN: 0062664328
ISBN: 9780062664327

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Almost missed you

Almost missed you

by Strawser, Jessica
Length: xi, 304 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Mothers of kidnapped children Fiction.
  • Runaway husbands Fiction.
  • Parental kidnapping Fiction.
  • Secrecy Fiction.
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women.
  • Psychological fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
  • Suspense fiction.
ISBN: 9781250107602
ISBN: 1250107601

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Swimming lessons

Swimming lessons

by Fuller, Claire
Length: 350 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Marriage Fiction.
  • Spouses Fiction.
  • Marital conflict Fiction.
  • Books Fiction.
  • Missing persons Investigation Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 1941040519
ISBN: 9781941040515

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Death on Nantucket

Death on Nantucket

by Mathews, Francine
Length: 274 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Folger, Merry (Fictitious character) Fiction.
  • Murder Investigation Fiction.
  • Women detectives Fiction.
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British.
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths.
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.) Fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 9781616957377
ISBN: 1616957379

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The beach trees

The beach trees

by White, Karen
Length: 403 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Self-realization in women Fiction.
  • Women artists Fiction.
  • Family secrets Fiction.
  • Missing persons Fiction.
  • Biloxi (Miss.) Fiction.
  • New York (N.Y.) Fiction.
ISBN: 9780451233073
ISBN: 0451233077

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Beach blues : a novel

Beach blues : a novel

by DeMaio, Joanne
Length: 413 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Friendship Fiction.
  • Connecticut Fiction.
ISBN: 1532874693
ISBN: 9781532874697

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As close to us as breathing : a novel

As close to us as breathing : a novel

by Poliner, Elizabeth
Length: 358 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Sisters Fiction.
  • Jewish women Fiction.
  • Life change events Fiction.
ISBN: 9780316384148
ISBN: 0316384143

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Marry, kiss, kill

Marry, kiss, kill

by Flett-Giordano, Anne
Length: 297 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Murder Investigation Fiction.
  • Santa Barbara (Calif.) Fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 1938849493
ISBN: 9781938849497

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Beach town

Beach town

by Andrews, Mary Kay
Length: viii, 434 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships Fiction.
  • Motion picture locations Fiction.
  • Love stories.
ISBN: 1250065933
ISBN: 9781250065933

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Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach

by Wax, Wendy
Length: x, 453 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Dwellings Remodeling Fiction.
  • Dwellings Conservation and restoration Fiction.
  • Female friendship Fiction.
  • Reality television programs Fiction.
  • Family secrets Fiction.
  • South Beach (Miami Beach, Fla.) Fiction.
  • Florida Miami Beach South Beach.
ISBN: 9780515154283
ISBN: 0515154288

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The beach quilt

The beach quilt

by Chamberlin, Holly
Length: 408 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Pregnant teenagers Fiction.
  • Families Fiction.
  • Quilting Fiction.
  • Maine Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 9780758275363
ISBN: 0758275366

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Booty bones

Booty bones

by Haines, Carolyn
Length: 355 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Delaney, Sarah Booth (Fictitious character) Fiction.
  • Women private investigators Mississippi Fiction.
  • Murder Investigation Fiction.
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths.
  • Mississippi Fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 9781250046130
ISBN: 1250046130

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Summer house with swimming pool : a novel

Summer house with swimming pool : a novel

by Koch, Herman
Length: 387 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Physicians Fiction.
  • Medical ethics Fiction.
  • Medical novels.
ISBN: 0804138818
ISBN: 9780804138819

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The girls of August

The girls of August

by Siddons, Anne Rivers
Length: 223 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Female friendship Fiction.
  • Women Psychology Fiction.
  • Beaches South Carolina Fiction.
  • Vacation homes South Carolina Fiction.
  • Vacation rentals South Carolina Fiction.
  • South Carolina Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 9780446527958
ISBN: 0446527955

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Footprints in the sand

Footprints in the sand

by Clark, Mary Jane Behrends
Length: 371 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Bakers Fiction.
  • Women detectives Fiction.
  • Weddings Fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 0062135449
ISBN: 9780062135445

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The cottage at Glass Beach : a novel

The cottage at Glass Beach : a novel

by Barbieri, Heather Doran
Length: 302 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Self-realization in women Fiction.
  • Mothers and daughters Fiction.
  • Adultery Fiction.
  • Politicians' spouses Fiction.
  • Marital conflict Fiction.
  • Islands Fiction.
  • Scandals Fiction.
  • Maine Fiction.
  • Psychological fiction.
ISBN: 0062107968
ISBN: 9780062107961

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Maine : a novel

Maine : a novel

by Sullivan, J. Courtney.
Length: 388 p. ;
Subjects:

  • Women Family relationships Fiction.
  • Family secrets Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
  • Maine Fiction.
  • Humorous fiction.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York : 2011.
ISBN: 0307595129
ISBN: 9780307595126

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Folly Beach

Folly Beach

by Frank, Dorothea Benton
Length: x, 358 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Widows Fiction.
  • Folly Beach (S.C.) Fiction.
ISBN: 0061961272
ISBN: 9780061961274

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The silver boat

The silver boat

by Rice, Luanne
Length: 289 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Sisters Fiction.
  • Irish American families Fiction.
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) Fiction.
  • Domestic fiction.
ISBN: 0670022500
ISBN: 9780670022502

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Sand sharks

Sand sharks

by Maron, Margaret
Length: 291 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Knott, Deborah (Fictitious character) Fiction.
  • Women judges Fiction.
  • North Carolina Fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
ISBN: 0446196118
ISBN: 9780446196116

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Beach trip : a novel

Beach trip : a novel

by Holton, Cathy.
Length: 406 p. ;
Subjects:

  • Female friendship Fiction.
  • Reunions Fiction.
  • Women college graduates Fiction.
  • Outer Banks (N.C.) Fiction.
  • Humorous fiction.
Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York : 2009.
ISBN: 9780345505996
ISBN: 0345505999

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Moon Shell Beach : a novel

Moon Shell Beach : a novel

by Thayer, Nancy
Length: 299 p. ;
Subjects:

  • Female friendship Fiction.
  • Divorced women Fiction.
  • Homecoming Fiction.
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.) Fiction.
Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York : 2008.
ISBN: 9780345498182
ISBN: 0345498186

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Beach road

Beach road

by Patterson, James
Length: 390 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Attorney and client Fiction.
  • Trials (Murder) Fiction.
  • Rich people Fiction.
  • East Hampton (N.Y.) Fiction.
  • Legal stories.
ISBN: 9780316159784
ISBN: 0316159786

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The island

The island

by Graham, Heather
Length: 376 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Missing persons Fiction.
  • Islands Fiction.
ISBN: 9780778322832
ISBN: 0778322831

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