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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by John J. Ratey
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Topics: Exercise, General, Health & Fitness / Exercise, Health & Fitness, Consumer Health, Mind and...
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by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Topics: Romance - Fantasy, Fiction / Romance / Fantasy, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Gothic
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by Clare, Cassandra; Rosamilia, Mike, book designer; Margaret K. McElderry Books, publisher; Simon and Schuster, Inc., publisher
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Topics: Demonology, Magic, Young women, Brothers and sisters, Vampires, Good and evil, Supernatural,...
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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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Originally published in Australia by Random House Australia Children's Books, 2006, under title Oakleaf bearers
Topics: Heroes, War stories, Heroes, War, Fantasy
Includes index
Topics: Buffett, Warren, Financial statements, Business enterprises, Corporations, Investment analysis,...
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by Way, Gerard, author; Bá, Gabriel, artist; Stewart, Dave, artist; Piekos, Nate, letterer
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"This volume reprints the comic book series The Umbrella Academy: apocalypse suite, issues #1-#6, and the story from the 2008 Free Comic Book Day book, published by Dark Horse Comics. This volume also includes The Umbrella Academy short story originally featured on darkhorse.com."--Title page verso
Topics: Heroes, Robots, Graphic novels, Heroes, Robots, Graphic novels, Heroes, Robots
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
Topics: Mystery fiction, Rich people, Police
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by Dowd, Siobhan
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When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together--Ted with his brain that is "wired differently" and impatient Kat--to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim
Topics: Asperger's syndrome, Missing children, Meteorology, Brothers and sisters, Cousins, Asperger's...
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by James, Eloisa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Looking for adventure in her life, Harriet, the Duchess of Berrow, dresses as a man and accompanies other nobles to the estate of Lord Justinian Strange, where he hosts a rollicking fete that would mean scandal to any proper lady. When the two finally meet, they fall in love, but can he see past all her disguises?
Topics: Passing (Identity), Man-woman relationships
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-165) and index
Topics: Internet industry, High technology industries, Information technology
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by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968; Shillinglaw, Susan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxi]-xxxiii)
Topics: Grocery trade, Conduct of life
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Haven Travis is the rebellious heiress of a wealthy oil family. But as Haven marries a man the Travises disapprove of, her life is set on a new and dangerous path. Two years later, when Haven returns to town, she is determined never to fall for the wrong man again. And Hardy Cates, an enemy of her family, is the last person she needs darkening her door
Topic: Rich people
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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Topics: Literary, Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - General, School shootings, High school students,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near
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Topics: Mythology, Greek, Labyrinths, Camps, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Mythology,...
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by Mead, Richelle
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While Rose is coping with the darker effects of being shadow-kissed, her relationship with Dimitri is finally taking off, and when he disappears during a Strigoi attack on St. Vladimir's Academy, she must make a terrible choice
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes
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by Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey
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Introduction -- The last lecture -- Really achieving your childhood dreams -- Adventures ... and lessons learned -- Enabling the dreams of others -- It's about how to live your life -- Final remarks -- Acknowledgments
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Christine Feehan
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Topic: Vampires -- Fiction
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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by Leigh, Lora
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Topics: Single women, Brothers, Twins, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
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by McKibben, Bill; Gore, Albert, 1948-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: American Prose, Ecology, Nature, Nature/Ecology, Essays, Reference, Nature / Essays, Ecocriticism,...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Gathered around the Pagan Stone three boys set in motion a force bent on destruction that threatens their childhood town of Hawkins Hollow until years later they meet again with three equally determined women to find a way to use the Stone to stop the murder and mayhem
Topics: Friendship, Blessing and cursing, Demonology, Spiritual warfare, Precognition, Occult fiction
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by Roberts, Nora; Roberts, Nora. Blithe images
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First impressions -- Blithe images
Topics: Rich people, Carpenters, Neighbors, Models (Persons), Man-woman relationships
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Lemurs -- Juvenile fiction, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Fairies -- Juvenile fiction, Space and time...
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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It's Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford, the very proper and beautiful daughter of Lady and Lord Blandford. His chiseled good looks and imposing physique are sure to impress the lady in waiting and, if it weren't for his shocking American ways and wild reputation, her hand would already be guaranteed. Before the courtship can begin, Rafe realizes he must learn the rules of London society. But when four former...
Topics: Mate selection, Americans, Aristocracy (Social class)
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by Michael Scott
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Topics: Flamel, Nicolas, -- d. 1418 -- Juvenile fiction, Machiavelli, Niccolò, -- 1469-1527 -- Juvenile...
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"A 22-volume, highly illustrated, A-Z general encyclopedia for all ages, featuring sections on how to use World Book, other research aids, pronunciation key, a student guide to better writing, speaking, and research skills, and comprehensive index"--Provided by publisher
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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by James, Eloisa
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by Way, Gerard; Bá, Gabriel; Stewart, Dave
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"This volume reprints the comic book series The Umbrella Academy: apocalypse suite, issues #1-#6, and the story from the 2008 Free Comic Book Day book, published by Dark Horse Comics. This volume also includes The Umbrella Academy short story originally featured on darkhorse.com"--T.p. verso
Topics: Heroes, Robots
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by Roberts, Nora; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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As the madness, which happens for seven days every seven years, prepares to descend upon the town of Hawkins Hollow, three men bound by blood and three woman bound by ancestry to a demon join forces to stop the terror from beginning again
Topics: Legal stories, Telepathy, Spiritual warfare, Friendship, Blessing and cursing
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by McEwan, Ian
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Originally published: Great Britain : Jonathan Cape, 2007
Topics: Fiction / Literary, Literary, Fiction, Fiction - General, Virginity, Intimacy (Psychology), Married...
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from Running hot, p.[372]-387
Topics: Women journalists, Tabloid newspapers, Missing persons
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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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"Published in Australia by Random House Australia Children's Books ; first published in the United States of America by Philomel Books"--T.p. verso
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by French, Tana
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Six months after the events of In the Woods, Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to recover. She's transferred out of the murder squad and started a relationship with Detective Sam O'Neill, but she's too badly shaken to make a commitment to him or to her career. Then Sam calls her to the scene of his new case: a young woman found stabbed to death in a small town outside Dublin. The dead girl's ID says her name is Lexie Madison--the identity Cassie used years ago as an undercover...
Topics: Women detectives, Murder
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by Mead, Richelle
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While on a school skiing trip, guardian-in-training Rose faces everything from misunderstandings between friends to fights among factions of Moroi as reports of horrific Strigoi attacks raise tensions, ultimately leading Rose and some of those closest to her into a battle that teaches her much about life, death, and love
Topics: Vampires, Skis and skiing, Interpersonal relations, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes,...
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Rev. copyright. Originally published: Santa Rosa, Calif.: Mountain of Love/Elite, 2005
Topics: Cytology, Molecular biology, Genetic psychology, Psychophysics
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by Uria, Fernando
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While on vacation at Cangrejos Beach, Rafael and Virginia find a hand in the sand which sends them searching for answers to solve the crime
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Topics: Detectives, Murder, Detectives, Murder, Detectives, Asesinato
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by Barbery, Muriel, 1969-; Anderson, Alison
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"2007 French booksellers prize"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Apartment concierges, Apartment dwellers
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by Mercier, Pascal, 1944-; Harshav, Barbara, 1940-
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"First published in the German language in 2004 by Carl Hanser Verlag"--T.p. verso
Topics: Teachers, Teachers, Self-realization, Lateinlehrer, Reise, Arzt, Widerstand, Salazarismus
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by Quick, Amanda
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Teaming up with wealthy and handsome Anthony Stalbridge, who suspects prominent society figure Elwin Hastings of hiding dangerous secrets, Louisa Bryce of late-Victorian London investigates her beliefs about Hastings's criminal activities
Topics: Women booksellers, Antiquarian booksellers, Suicide
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by Shaffer, Mary Ann; Barrows, Annie
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Maps on lining papers
Topics: Women authors, Book clubs (Discussion groups)
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Topic: Psychic ability
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by Richardson, Kat
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A Greywalker with the ability to negotiate the shadowy realm between the living world and the paranormal, private detective Harper Blaine investigates the appearance of zombies roaming the underground beneath Seattle
Topics: Blaine, Harper (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- Washington (State)...
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by Henley, Virginia
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"Dell mass mkt. reissue : December 2008."-- T.p. verso
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by J. K. Rowling
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Topics: Wizards -- Juvenile fiction., Magic -- Juvenile fiction., Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and...
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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Originally published as a trade pbk. in 2004 by the same publisher; the current edition includes "A Reader's Club Guide."
Topics: Ghost, Suspense, Fiction / General, General, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Abenaki...
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by Ward, J. R. (Jessica Bird); Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topic: Vampires
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by Ghosh, Amitav
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"Originally published in 2008 by John Murray (Publishers), Great Britain"--T.p. verso
Topics: Schooners, Voyages and travels, Sailors, Travelers, Social classes, Opium trade
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Includes index
Topics: Berrett Koehler, business, Conflict management, Interpersonal conflict, Peace
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by Daniel H. Pink
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Topics: Careers - General, Business & Economics / Careers, Business & Economics, Careers / Job...
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by Scalzi, John, 1969-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates Book."
Topics: Science Fiction - General, Fiction / Science Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - Science Fiction,...
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by Butler, Octavia (Octavia Butler)
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Title from eBook information screen
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Seth Godin
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Topic: Leadership
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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The death of a prominent businessman in 2060 New York prompts Lieutenant Eve Dallas to seek assistance from her billionaire husband, an investigation that proves complicated when clues suggest that the killer had been known by the victim's family
Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Police, Policewomen, Businessmen, Rich people, Dallas, Eve...
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by Quinn, Julia; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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by Balogh, Mary; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Dell historical romance"--Spine
Topic: Aristocracy (Social class)
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by Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
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Retelling of the Mahabharata
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by Thornton, Sarah
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-265) and index
Topics: Art, Art, Art, Art auctions, Art criticism, Kunsthandel, Kunstveilingen, Tentoonstellingen,...
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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Summoned by Lucas Davenport to investigate a pair of murders in which the victims are found with lemons in their mouths, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers struggles to find a connection that could prevent additional killings
Topics: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character), Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Government investigators
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by Linda Howard
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Topic: Large type books
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by Stine, R. L.
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RL4, 008-012
Topics: Monsters, Amusement parks, Puppets, Horror stories, Amusement parks, Puppets and puppet plays,...
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by Quick, Amanda
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Topics: Relics, Hypnotists, Secret societies
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by Radley, Tessa
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Topics: Millionaires, Mistresses
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by Francisco Jiménez
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by Laurens, Stephanie
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Penelope Ashford, Portia Cynster's younger sister, has grown up with every advantage --wealth, position, and beauty. Yet Penelope is anything but a typical ton miss --forceful, willful and blunt to a fault, she has for years devoted her considerable energy and intelligence to directing an institution caring for the forgotten orphans of London's streets. But now her charges are mysteriously disappearing. Desperate, Penelope turns to the one man she knows who might help her--Barnaby Adair.--From...
Topic: Cynster family (Fictitious characters)
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by Baldacci, David
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Topic: International relations
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by Abercrombie, Joe
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The King of the Union lies on his deathbed, the peasants revolt, and the nobles scramble to steal his crown. No one believes that the shadow of war is about to fall across the heart of the Union. Only the First of the Magi can save the world, but there are risks
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by Gayle Callen
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Topics: Romance - Historical, Fiction / Romance / Historical, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction -...
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by Jackson, Lisa
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Originally published: New York : Kensington Books, 2007
Topics: Mystery fiction, Serial murders
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by Cox, Maggie
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Topic: Love stories
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-324)
Topics: Sheff, David, Sheff, Nic, Drug abuse, Methamphetamine abuse, Children of divorced parents,...
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PDF is also available from the publisher .
Topics: Copyright, Copyright and electronic data processing, Copyright, Cultural industries
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by Elizabeth Scott
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Topics: Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings, Social Issues - Sexual Abuse, Social Issues - Violence,...
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by Salvatore, R. A., 1959-
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"Forgotten realms."
Topics: Fiction / Fantasy / General, Fantasy - General, Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Drizzt...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Reprint. Originally published: Doubleday, c1989
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by Alec Greven
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Topics: Boys -- Psychology -- Juvenile literature, Girls -- Psychology -- Juvenile literature, Self-esteem...