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My Librarian Susanne: Shy Saints and Accidental Heroes

Plainsong
Plainsong By Haruf, Kent (Book - 1999 ) FICTION HARUF Available in some locations

Annotation:Two bachelor ranchers take on the responsibility of taking care of a pregnant teenage girl not knowing what to expect- but wanting to do it exactly right.

The Free
The Free A Novel By Vlautin, Willy (Book - 2014 ) FICTION VLAUTIN 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 11 on 16 copies

Annotation:What do you do when life becomes desperate and unbearable? Do you go on digging yourself deeper and deeper or do you reach out to those around you?

Breathing Lessons
Breathing Lessons By Tyler, Anne (Book - 1998 ) FICTION TYLER 1998 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Its tough when you are Maggie Moran and you are certain that your son will fall in love and live happily ever after-but what if that doesn't happen? Yet you are so sure that it will. It has to- doesn't it? A great story full of eccentric characters who you may recognize as members of your own family.

Breathing Lessons
Breathing Lessons (DVD - 2003 ) DVD Drama BREATHING Available in some locations

Annotation:Its tough when you are Maggie Moran and you have a certainty that your son will fall in love and live happily ever after-but what if that doesn't happen? Yet you are so sure that it will. It has to- doesn't it? A great story full of eccentric characters who you may recognize as members of your own family. Stars Joanne Woodward and James Gardner

Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned
Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned By Mosley, Walter (Downloadable Audiobook )

Annotation:Thirty years ago Socrates Fortlow murdered a man and woman in cold blood. Now he is out of prison, living in a cramped two-room apartment in an abandoned building in Watts, scavenging bottles and delivering groceries for a supermarket. The tough, brooding ex-con is determined to understand the violence and anarchy in the world around him--and in his own soul.

Lottery
Lottery By Wood, Patricia (Large Print - 2007 ) LGE-TYPE FICTION WOOD All copies in use Availability details

Annotation: With an IQ of 76, Perry L. Crandall he has always been an easy mark. Before his grandmother died, she taught him whom to trust. This becomes a crucial skill when he wins the multimillion-dollar jackpot. and his family moves in on his fortune, his fate, and his few true friends,

Case Histories
Case Histories A Novel By Atkinson, Kate (Book - 2005 ) MYSTERY ATKINSON 2005 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 4 on 6 copies

Annotation:Kicked off the police force, unlucky in love and haunted by the death of his sister and brother, Jackson Brodie is just trying to make sense of it all. But there is always someone lost, someone hurt, someone who needs his help.

Saint Maybe
Saint Maybe By Tyler, Anne (Book - 1996 ) FICTION TYLER Available in some locations

Annotation:Saints don't always start out to be a saint- often like Ian, they are just trying to make up for past mistakes by doing the best for those they in their care.

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Not all heroes wear tights and a cape- or rescue babies and puppies from burning buildings. The heroes and saints in these books keep trying, keep living, keep caring, no matter what life hands them. Sometimes they may lose hope, but they never quit trying to inspire it in others.


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