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Taken —Stone, Lisa, author.

"Have you seen Leila? 8-year-old Leila Smith has seen and heard things that no child should ever have to. On the Hawthorn Estate, where she lives, she often stays out after dark to avoid going home. But what Leila doesn'...

The glass castle

Chronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family. A remarkable story of unconditional love. A young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father, found t...

Leaving November : a clayburn novel —Raney, Deborah.

Daughter of the town drunk, Vienne Kenney returns home after failing the bar exam. This time her high school crush, Jackson Linder, is the one with a crush on her, but Vienne discovers that Jack is fresh out of rehab and...

The falls —Walters, Eric, 1957-

Fifteen-year-old Jay Hunter has one goal in life--to get out of Niagara Falls--but everything begins to change when his mother reveals a remarkable family history.

Shuggie Bain a novel —Stuart, Douglas, 1976- author.
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The heartbreaking story of addiction, sexuality, and love features a young boy with a secret who struggles to take care of his alcoholic mother in 1980s Scotland.

The beckoners —Mac, Carrie, 1975-

When Zoe moves to a new town, she finds the line between victim and tormentor is easily crossed.

Shuggie Bain —Stuart, Douglas, 1976- author.

"Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh "Shuggie" Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher's war on heavy industry has put husbands and s...

The life we bury : a novel —Eskens, Allen, 1963-

"College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads t...

The porcupine of truth —Konigsberg, Bill, author.

Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a b...

The butcher boy

With a temperamental father and a suicidal mother, a bright young Dublin boy grows increasingly demented and homicidal. Moving in and out of insane asylums, he kills off neighbors who sully the name of his family, while ...

The loner —Cox, Josephine.

A young boy leaves home when his mother has an unfortunate accident, and tries to make a life for himself. However, he always wishes he was back at home.

The doctor's house : a novel —Beattie, Ann.

The unsettling story, told in three voices, of a woman obsessed with her philandering brother and the women he loves and leaves.

How to make a wish —Blake, Ashley Herring, author.

"A small town pianist ponders a new life away from her embarassing mother when a beautiful girl shows up and changes everything"-- Provided by publisher.

The alcoholic's daughter —Sherman, David, 1951- author.

"The Alcoholic's Daughter, a story of a man's quandary living with a celebrated woman who in the privacy of their life manifests dozens of personality disorders brought on by growing up with a hard drinking, abusive fath...

Dirty liar —James, Brian, 1976-

Benji leaves everything behind to go live with his father and stepmother in Portland.

Dare to fall —Maskame, Estelle, author.

Still dealing with the repercussions of her own family's tragedy, Mackenzie Rivers abandons her almost boyfriend, Jaden, and his twin sister, Dani, after their parents are killed in a car accident.

Gone —McMann, Lisa.

While eighteen-year-old Janie ponders her future with Cabe, knowing that her being a dream-catcher means eventual blindness and crippling, she encounters her past as the father she never knew is hospitalized with brain t...

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