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Barron, Mia

Works: 93 works in 273 publications in 1 language and 10,782 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Biography  Religious fiction  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  College stories  Horror films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3566.I372, 813.54
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Publications about Mia Barron
Publications by Mia Barron
Most widely held works by Mia Barron
Sing you home : [a novel] by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
Max and Zoe's marriage, stressed by infertility problems and miscarriages, is finally destroyed by a stillborn baby. After their divorce, Max moves in with his brother and sister-in-law, Reid and Liddy, and backslides into self-destructive drinking, while Zoe devotes herself to music therapy turns into love and marriage. Max, meanwhile, converts to an evangelical brand of Christianity that pits him against Zoe when she asks Max for permission to use their frozen embryos
The nest : a novel by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
It is a warm, funny, and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives. Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point after an ensuing accident endangers the Plumbs' joint trust fund, which they are months away from finally receiving. The Plumb siblings have been counting on the money to solve a number of self-inflicted problems. Brought together as never before, Leo, Melody, Jack, and Beatrice must grapple with old resentments, present-day truths, and the significant emotional and financial toll of the accident, as well as finally acknowledge the choices they have made in their own lives. Sweeney brings a remarkable cast of characters to life to illuminate what money does to relationships, what happens to our ambitions over the course of time, and the fraught yet unbreakable ties we share with those we love
Rahab's story by Ann Burton( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Shorn of her hair, stripped of her clothes, and cast out of her father's house, Rahab now scavenges the streets. Desperate for food, she's soon welcomed by the sisterhood of the House of Palms, a bordello. But after encountering two Israelite spies, Rahab makes a risky, life-altering choice
I smile back ( visu )
2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next activity. However, just beneath the facade lie depression and disillusionment that send her careening into a secret world of reckless compulsion. Only very real danger will force her to face the painful root of her destructiveness
A gate at the stairs : [a novel] by Lorrie Moore( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
As the United States begins gearing up for war in the Middle East, twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin, the Midwestern daughter of a gentleman hill farmer has come to a university town as a college student, her brain on fire with Chaucer, Sylvia Plath, Simone de Beauvoir. As the year unfolds and she is drawn deeper into each of these lives, her own life back home becomes ever more alien to her: her parents are frailer; her brother, aimless and lost in high school, contemplates joining the military. Tassie finds herself becoming more and more the stranger she felt herself to be, and as life and love unravel dramatically, even shockingly, she is forever changed
A homemade life : stories and recipes from my kitchen table by Molly Wizenberg( file )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Author of the internationally famous blog, Orangette, Molly Wizenberg recounts a life with the kitchen at its center. From her mother's pound cake, a staple of summer picnics during her childhood in Oklahoma, to the eggs she cooked for her father during the weeks before his death, food and memories are intimately entwined
Underground by Kat Richardson( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Seattle's homeless are turning up dead and mutilated, and zombies have been seen stalking the Underground. Harper Blaine, walker of the shadowy line between the living and the dead, sets out to find the source, and soon comes to realize she's tangling with an ancient evil
Vanished by Kat Richardson( file )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Seattle PI Harper Blaine delves into her own past and makes some shocking discoveries. It seems that before her father committed suicide, he had witnessed some bizarre supernatural events. With barely any time to process this new info, Harper is pressured by a group of vampires into an investigation in London--where old foes and more revelations await
That summer by Sarah Dessen( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
During the summer of her divorced father's remarriage and her sister's wedding, fifteen-year-old Haven comes into her own by letting go of the myths of the past
Labyrinth by Kat Richardson( file )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Treading the thin line between the living and the dead, PI Harper Blaine is on a search for a valuable clue about her past when her killer is himself murdered. To find his ghost, she will have to navigate many supernatural dangers--but the chance to shed new light on her previous life and her father's murder is too hard for Harper to pass up
13, Rue Thérèse by Elena Mauli Shapiro( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Trevor Stratton is an American academic working in Paris who discovers a keepsake box dated back to the Great War. The box, Trevor discovers, belonged to a piano teacher named Louise Brunet. Inside it are mementos that give Trevor clues to Louise's life, including the love she lost in the war and her affair with a neighbor. Mesmerized, Trevor begins to imagine what life was like for the mysterious Frenchwoman
My latest grievance by Elinor Lipman( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Frederica Hatch finds her comfortable world transformed by Laura Lee French, a new college dorm mother and former Rockette who had once been married to Frederica's father
Then she found me : a novel by Elinor Lipman( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
April Epner teaches high school Latin, wears flannel jumpers, and is used to having her evenings free. Bernice Graverman brandishes designer labels, favors toad-sized earrings, and hosts her own tacky TV talk show: Bernice G! But behind the glitz and glam, Bernice has followed the life of the daughter she gave up for adoption thirty-six years ago. Now that she's got her act together, she's aiming to be a mom like she always knew she could. And she's hurtling straight for April's quiet little life
Tales of the otherworld by Kelley Armstrong( file )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Have you ever wondered how lone wolf Clayton Danvers finally got bitten by the last thing he ever expected: love? Or how the hot-blooded bad-girl witch Eve Levine managed to ensnare the cold, ruthless corporate sorcerer Kristof Nast in one of the Otherworld's most unlikely pairings? Now, Otherworld readers can share these moments with some of their favorite characters--as well as catching welcome glimpses into the minds of some of the lesser-known players
The view from Penthouse B by Elinor Lipman( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
"Unexpectedly widowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still mourning her husband when her sister Margot invites her to join forces as roommates in Margot's luxurious Village apartment. For Margot, divorced amid scandal, it's a chance to shake Gwen out of her grief and help make ends meet. To further this effort she enlists a third boarder, the handsome Anthony. The arrival of Margot's paroled ex in the apartment downstairs creates complications, and the chance for all sorts of unexpected forgiveness"--Container
Bad mother : [a chronicle of maternal crimes, minor calamities, and occasional moments of grace] by Ayelet Waldman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Best-selling author Ayelet Waldman delivers a humorous, encouraging look at the nearly impossible--and often thankless!--job of mothering
Amnesiac ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a man who wakes up in bed after an accident, suffering from memory loss. He begins to suspect that his wife may not be his real wife and soon finds himself a prisoner in the house
Sing you home : a novel by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Zoe Baxter is finally pregnant after a 10-year struggle with fertility problems. When she loses the baby, she and her husband Max soon divorce. In time, she falls in love with another woman, and they decide to try for a child using Zoe and Max's frozen embryos. But Max's new pastor is vehemently opposed to the "homosexual agenda."
A certain age : a novel by Beatriz Williams( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Full of the glamour, wit, and delicious twists that are the hallmarks of Beatriz Williams's fiction and alternating between Sophie's spirited voice and Theresa's vibrant timbre, it is a beguiling reinterpretation of Richard Strauss's comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, set against the sweeping decadence of Gatsby's New York
The song remains the same by Allison Winn Scotch( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Waking up in the hospital as one of two survivors of a horrifying plane crash, Nell struggles to recover from her ensuing amnesia with the help of family, friends, and memory-jogging music before realizing that the stories she is being told do not feel accurate
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