WorldCat Identities

White, Karen

Works: 51 works in 286 publications in 1 language and 8,663 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Biography  Case studies  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  History  Romance fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.M1464, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Karen White
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to parents her marvelous cures for such common children's diseases as Won't-Put-Away-Toys-itis, Answerbackism, and Fighter-Quarrelitis
Beachcombers : [a novel] by Nancy Thayer( Recording )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Fox, the baby of her family, sends her sister Abbie urgent emails begging her to return home to Nantucket. Their middle sister, Emma, has taken to her bed, emotionally devastated after the loss of her high-powered stockbroker's job and a shockingly unexpected break-up with her fiancé. Also, Lily is deeply worried that Marina, the beautiful, enigmatic woman renting their guesthouse, has set her sights on the sisters' widowed father, Jim
Family tree by Barbara Delinsky( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dana Clarke has finally achieved the stability she has craved in her marriage to a man from an old New England family, but when her daughter is born with African-American traits in her appearance, her family life is thrown into turmoil
Picking cotton : our memoir of injustice and redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino( Recording )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In July of 1984 in Burlington, North Carolina, Jennifer Thompson was raped in her own bed by an armed assailant. Not two months later, Thompson identified Ronald Cotton as the attacker, who was tried and sentenced to life in prison. However, after eleven years behind bars, Cotton was found innocent through DNA testing. Some time later, the two met and forged an unlikely friendship
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven families are helped out by Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic cures when they are faced with thought-you-saiders, tattletales, bad table manners, interrupters, heedless breakers, never-want-to-go-to-schoolers, and wadde-I-doers
Animal magnetism : my life with creatures great and small by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the author's friendships with numerous animals includes descriptions of such companions as her grandmother's rascal parrot, a courageous Doberman, and her "co-author" tiger cat, Sneaky Pie
Dead by morning by Beverly Barton( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The darkest sins? He begins his work just before dawn, wielding a knife with the precision of a surgeon. Cunning and meticulous, he's always in control. Mercy is not an option. Will always? Maleah Perdue is tough, outspoken, and completely dedicated to her work at the Powell Security Agency. But her fearless exterior shatters when a madman begins killing her colleagues one by one, mimicking a notorious serial killer already behind bars. Working alongside top profiler Derek Lawrence, Maleah will do anything to find the murderer, even if it means playing a psychopath's twisted mind games. Come to light. No one connected to the agency is safe. No one is beyond suspicion. For as Maleah and Derek piece together the clues, they uncover a chilling legacy of lies and brutal vengeance?and a killer who has been hiding in plain sight all along
Mystery Writers of America presents The blue religion : new stories about cops, criminals, and the chase by Michael Connelly( Recording )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen original stories about riveting showdowns between cops and criminals
Be happy without being perfect : [how to break free from the perfection deception] by Alice D Domar( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Do you have trouble going to bed at night when there's a mess in the kitchen? Do you think you would be happier if only you could lose weight, be a better parent, work smarter, reduce stress, exercise more, and make better decisions? You're not perfect. But guess what? You don't have to be. All of us struggle with high expectations from time to time. But for many women, the worries can become debilitating-- and often, we don't even know we're letting unrealistic expectations color our thinking. The good news is, we have the power to break free from the perfectionist trap-- and internationally renowned health psychologist, Dr. Alice Domar can show you how. BE HAPPY WITHOUT BEING PERFECT offers a way out of the self-imposed handcuffs that this thinking brings, providing concrete solutions, practical advice, and action plans that teach you how to: Assess your tendency toward perfectionism in all areas of your life ; Set realistic goals ; Alleviate the guilt and shame that perfectionism can trigger ; Manage your anxiety with clinically proven self-care strategies ; Get rid of the unrealistic and damaging expectations that are hurting you-- for good! BE HAPPY WITHOUT BEING PERFECT is your key to a happier, calmer, and more enjoyable life"--Publisher's web site
First women : the grace and power of America's first ladies by Kate Andersen Brower( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most underestimated, and challenging, positions in the world, the First Lady of the United States must be many things: an inspiring leader with a forward-thinking agenda of her own; a savvy politician, skilled at navigating the treacherous rapids of Washington; a wife and mother operating under constant scrutiny; and an able CEO responsible for the smooth operation of countless services and special events at the White House. Kate Andersen Brower draws on a wide array of untapped, candid sources, from residence staff and social secretaries to friends and political advisers, to tell the stories of the ten remarkable women who have defined that role since 1960
Everything that rises must converge by Flannery O'Connor( Recording )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of nine short stories by Flannery O'connor, first published posthumously in 1965. The flawed characters of each story are fully revealed in apocalyptic moments of conflict and violence that are presented with comic detachment
Unfinished business : women, men, work, family by Anne-Marie Slaughter( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within four days of its publication in the July/August 2012 issue of the Atlantic, Slaughter's "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" became the most-read feature in the magazine's history, and Slaughter emerged as a major voice in the debate about women in the workplace. Instead of having it all, she wants us to strive for work-life balance and gender equality in the office and at home
Nobody but you : a Cedar Ridge novel by Jill Shalvis( Recording )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third book in the Colorado-set Cedar Ridge series from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis! Sometimes you can go home again ...After an overseas mission goes wrong, Army Special Forces officer Jacob Kincaid knows where he must go to make things right: back home to the tiny town of Cedar Ridge, Colorado. All he needs to scrub away his painful past is fresh mountain air, a lakeside cabin, and quiet solitude. But what he discovers is a gorgeous woman living on a boat at his dock. Sophie Marren has nowhere else to go. She's broke, intermittently seasick, and fighting a serious attraction to the brooding, dishy, I'm-too-sexy-for-myself guy who's now claiming her dock. Something about Jacob's dark intensity makes her want to tease-and tempt-him beyond measure. Neither one wants to give any ground ... until they realize the only true home they have is with each other
How to raise your adult children : because big kids have even bigger problems by Gail Parent( Recording )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As new patterns emerge in the lives of young adults, parents find that their grown children have bigger problems than they did just a few years ago. Whether confronting the question of setting a curfew for a college kid at home or paying for a forty-year-old daughter's wedding, two 'been there, done that' moms give advice with an edge on a variety of emotionally and financially perilous situations
The winter vault by Anne Michaels( Recording )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1964, a newly married Canadian couple settle into a houseboat on the Nile just below Abu Simbel. They met on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, witnessing the construction of the Seaway as it swallowed towns, homes, and lives. Now, at the edge of another world about to be inundated, they create their own world. But when tragedy strikes, they return to separate lives in Toronto: Avery to school to study architecture; and Jean into the orbit of Lucjan, a Polish émigré artist whose haunting tales of occupied Warsaw pull her further from Avery but offer her the chance to assume her most essential life
The Lean : [a revolutionary (and simple!) 30-day plan for healthy, lasting weight loss] by Kathy Freston( )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you've ever dieted, you've undoubtedly worked very hard to achieve results?only to experience the disappointment of having the pounds creep back on. But now wellness expert Kathy Freston lets readers in on her secret: losing weight doesn't have to be difficult, and it can last
Still life with elephant : [a novel] by Judy Reene Singer( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neelie Sterling is happy with her veterinarian husband, Matt until she gets a call from one of his colleagues telling her that shes pregnant with Matts baby. She travels with a group including her husband, to Zimbabwe to rescue a badly injured elephant, in hopes of winning back her husband
Sexual offences, consent, and sentencing by Roy Walmsley( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study, based on a sample of those convicted of indictable sexual offences in England and Wales in 1973."
Delta Belles by Penelope J Stokes( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delta Belles are reunited to perform at their 25-year college reunion. Delta's pastor husband was murdered, is angry with God, twin sisters, Lacy and Lauren haven't spoken in years, and Rae Dawn has had overwhelming losses
My kind of wonderful by Jill Shalvis( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unexpected and undeniable...Bailey Moore has an agenda: skiing in the Rockies, exploring castles in Europe, ballroom dancing in Argentina. Now that she has a second lease on life, she's determined not to miss a thing. What she doesn't realize is that item number one comes with a six-foot-one ski god hot enough to melt a polar ice cap. She doesn't want to miss out on him either, but Hudson Kincaid isn't the type of guy to love and let go. And as gorgeous as Cedar Ridge is, she's not planning to stick around.As head of ski patrol at his family's resort, Hud thinks he's seen it all. But never has he run into someone like Bailey. She might look delicate, but her attitude is all firecracker. And her infectious joy touches something deep within him that he's been missing far too long. Now he'll just have to convince Bailey to take a chance on her biggest adventure yet--something rare and all kinds of wonderful
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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
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White, Karen Olivia

English (159)

Beachcombers : [a novel]Family treePicking cotton : our memoir of injustice and redemptionMrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magicAnimal magnetism : my life with creatures great and smallDead by morningMystery Writers of America presents The blue religion : new stories about cops, criminals, and the chaseBe happy without being perfect : [how to break free from the perfection deception]