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Meant to be : a novel

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"A restless golden boy and a girl with a troubled past navigate a love story that may be doomed before it even begins, in this irresistible new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted and The Lies That Bind. The Kingsleyfamily is American royalty, beloved for their military heroics, political service, and unmatched elegance. In 1968, after Joseph S. Kingsley, Jr. is killed in a tragic accident, his charismatic son inherits the weight of that legacy. But Joe III is a freespirit-and a little bit reckless. Despite his best intentions, he has trouble meeting the expectations of a nation, as well as his exacting mother, Dottie. Meanwhile, no one ever expected anything of Cate Cooper. She, too, grew up fatherless-and after her mother remarried an abusive man, she was forced to fend for herself. After being discovered by a model scout at age sixteen, Cate decides that her good looks might be her ticket out of the cycle of disappointment that her mother has always inhabited. Before too long, Cate's face is appearing in magazines and on billboards. Yet, she has always felt like a fraud, faking it in a world to which she's never truly belonged. When Joe and Cate unexpectedly cross paths one afternoon, their connection is instantand intense. But can their relationship survive the glare of the spotlight and the so-called Kingsley Curse? In a beautifully written novel that captures a gilded moment in American history, Emily Giffin tells the story of two young people searching for belonging and identity, as well as the answer to the question: are certain love stories meant to be?"--

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  • 49 of 63 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

3 current holds with 63 total copies.

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Ardsley Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
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31000151287664
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02/06/2023
Bedford Hills Free Library GIFFIN (Text)
New Book
31003151439574
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Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
New Fiction
31036150996673
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Bronxville Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
Fiction
31004151842148
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Chappaqua Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
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31005500438280
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Croton Free Library FICTION/GIFFIN (Text)
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31006151886884
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Dobbs Ferry Public Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31007151424940
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Eastchester Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
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31008152446684
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
Fiction
31009154860559
Checked out
02/22/2023
Greenburgh Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
Fiction
31009154921906
Checked out
02/15/2023
Harrison Public Library GIFFIN, E. (Text)
Express Item
31010300286020
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Harrison Public Library GIFFIN, E. (Text)
New Fiction
31010300286343
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01/25/2023
Harrison West Harrison Branch Library GIFFIN, E. (Text)
New Fiction
31010400121267
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Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
New Book
31011151417227
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Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library FICTION GRIFFIN (Text)
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31011151417078
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Hendrick Hudson Free Library GRIFFIN, EMILY (Text)
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31016151801411
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Irvington Public Library FIC GIFFIN, E (Text)
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31012154570855
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John C. Hart Memorial Library GIFFIN (Text)
New Fiction
31030300002425
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02/16/2023
John C. Hart Memorial Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31030300002433
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John C. Hart Memorial Library GIFFIN (Text)
Fiction
31030300002441
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John C. Hart Memorial Library GIFFIN (Text)
New Fiction
31030300002458
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02/13/2023
Katonah Village Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
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31013151938491
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Larchmont Public Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31014153026988
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Larchmont Public Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31014153026996
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Mamaroneck Public Library District FICTION (Text)
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31015152603842
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Mount Kisco Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
New Fiction
31017100245346
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02/07/2023
Mount Pleasant Branch Library FIC GIFFIN (Text)
New Book
31024250821595
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Mount Pleasant Branch Library FIC GIFFIN (Text)
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31024250821603
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Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC GIFFIN (Text)
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31024153895613
Checked out
02/23/2023
Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC GIFFIN (Text)
Fiction
31024153895621
Checked out
02/22/2023
Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC GIFFIN (Text)
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31024153895647
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Mount Pleasant Public Library FIC GIFFIN (Text)
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31024153895662
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Mount Vernon Public Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31018155458016
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Mount Vernon Public Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31018155458024
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New Rochelle Public Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31019156644166
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02/25/2023
North Castle Public Library FIC GIF (Text)
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31001152128048
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North White Plains Branch FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
Fiction
31001250778603
Checked out
02/25/2023
Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
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31021101867512
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Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
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31021153596910
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Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
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31025152534152
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Pound Ridge Library District FIC GIFFIN (Text)
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31026151054077
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Purchase Free Library GIFFIN (Text)
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31027150608764
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Purchase Free Library NEW GIFFIN (Text)
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31027150636724
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Rye Free Reading Room FICTION GRIFFIN (Text)
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31028153396332
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Rye Free Reading Room FICTION GRIFFIN (Text)
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31028153396357
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Scarsdale Public Library FICTION (Text)
New Fiction
31029154128013
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02/14/2023
Somers Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
Fiction
31031152018543
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 : ROMANTIC NOVEL
Somers Library FICTION GIFFIN (Text)
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31031152018550
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The Field Library GIFFIN, E. (Text)
Fiction
31022152329873
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Town of Pelham Public Library GIFFIN (Text)
New Fiction
31023151251621
Checked out
02/10/2023
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