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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 Cowell, Cressida
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Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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by John Green (1977- )
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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Topics: Polygamy, Wives, Families, Fiction
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by Nelson, Jandy
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In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician
Topics: Grief, Death, Sisters, Musicians
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by Suzanne Collins
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Robert Jordan
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by Dodd, Christina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Prim and proper lady's companion Emma Chegwidden throws caution to the winds when she unexpectedly ends up in the arms of the mysterious Reaper, a dangerous masked man on a mission of vengeance who rides under cover of darkness
Topics: Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) -- Dodd, Christina, Romance -- Historical, Women household...
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by Kim, Young; Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
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When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Comics &...
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by Riordan, Rick
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Glossary, p. 555-7
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Child, Lee
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Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2009
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Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Retired military personnel, Witnesses, Assassins, Winter...
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by Eloisa James
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Topics: Social life and customs, Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by Francine Rivers
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In the tradition of Norman Mailer's "The Naked and the Dead" and James Jones's "The Thin Red Line," Marlantes tells the powerful and compelling story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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by Mary Balogh
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Policewomen, Serial murderers, Rich people, Contests,...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topics: Malory family (Fictitious characters), Aristocracy (Social class), Betrothal, Heiresses, Love-hate...
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Topics: East and West, Modern Civilization, Western Civilization, Comparative civilization
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by Dashner, James, 1972-
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Sequel to: The maze runner
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction, Fantasy
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by Roberts, Nora
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Includes excerpt from: Vision in white
Topics: Female friendship, Weddings
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by Laurens, Stephanie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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He races to complete their mission against escalating odds--his task made more perilous when he loses his heart. She's determined to defy convention and live a solitary life--until she tastes the reckless pleasure found only in his arms. Drawn together by fate, united by fiery passion, they pursue their shared destiny...one they'll live to see only if they unmask the Black Cobra
Topics: Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( L ) -- Laurens, Stephanie, Romance -- Historical, Cults, Assassins,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by Stephen King.
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by Joyce, Brenda
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Once a lady, she has given up everything to take care of her sisters and her wastrel father. Now, Alexandra Bolton sews the clothing of those who were once her peers to make ends meet. Yet her life is about to forever change ... He is the most powerful peer in the realm--and the most sought after bachelor. Yet the Duke of Clarewood has rejected the crème de la crème of society for over a decade. But when he first sees Alexandra, he is instantly intrigued--and he offers her a scandalous...
Topics: Secrets, Man-woman relationships
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by Flynn, Vince, 1966-2013
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Follow Mitch Rapp, as he takes on his first explosive counterterrorism assignment
Topics: Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character), Terrorism, Intelligence officers, Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious...
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by Kagawa, Julie
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"Meghan Chase has a secret destiny--one she could never have imagined. Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school or at home. When a dark stranger begins watching her from afar, and her prankster best friend becomes strangely protective of her, Meghan senses that everything she's known is about to change. But she could never have guessed the truth--that she is the daughter...
Topics: Teenage girls, Fairies, Kings and rulers, Fathers and daughters, Teenage girls, Magic, Fathers and...
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by Lauren Kate
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by Steel, Danielle
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In this heartfelt and incisive new novel, Danielle Steel celebrates the virtues of unconventional beauty while exploring deeply resonant issues of weight, self-image, sisterhood, and family
Topics: Young women, Overweight women, Self-realization in women, Parent and child
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Someone wants to kill Vinnie, but who? The list is long, and it's up to Stephanie to whittle it down to one
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Women bounty hunters
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle"--Cover
Topics: Arcane Society (Imaginary organization), Psychic ability, Blessing and cursing
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by Evanovich, Janet
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Originally published: New York : Scribner, ©1996
Topics: Plum, Stephanie (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Private investigators, Bounty hunters,...
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by David Platt
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Topics: Christian life -- United States, Christianity and culture -- United States, American Dream --...
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Includes afterword by the author (p. [381]-387)
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Authors, A-Z -- ( K ) -- Koontz, Dean, Literature & Fiction --...
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by Rivers, Francine, 1947-
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
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A full-color guide that provides complete access to the Cahill's most deeply-buried secrets and lays bare each hidden fact, concealed strategy, top agent, lost founder, secret base and hushed-up scandal of the Clue hunt as well as providing information about all five branches of history's most notorious family, including the elusive Madrigals
Topics: Family secrets, Code and cipher stories, Family secrets, Family secrets
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by Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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"A ROC book."
Topics: Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Condie, Allyson Braithwaite
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All her life, Cassia has never had a choice. The Society dictates everything: when and how to play, where to work, where to live, what to eat and wear, when to die, and most importantly to Cassia as she turns 17, whom to marry. When she is Matched with her best friend Xander, things couldn't be more perfect. But why did her neighbor Ky's face show up on her match disk as well?
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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Dolores Mission and Homeboy Industries -- God, I guess -- Dis-grace -- Compassion -- Water, oil, flame -- Slow work -- Jurisdiction -- Gladness -- Success -- Kinship
Topics: Boyle, Greg, Church work with juvenile delinquents, Christian life
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by Quinn, Julia, 1970-
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Sebastian Grey is a devilishly handsome rogue with a secret. Annabel Winslow's family voted her the Winslow most likely to speak her mind and the Winslow most likely to fall asleep in church. Sebastian's uncle is the Earl of Newbury, and if he dies without siring an heir, Sebastian inherits everything. Lord Newbury has decided that Annabel is the answer to all of his problems. Annabel does not want to marry Lord Newbury, especially when she finds out he once romanced her grandmother
Topics: Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction
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by Roberts, Nora
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2009
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( R ) -- Roberts, Nora, Romance -- Romantic...
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by Keith Richards
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Topics: Rolling Stones, Rock musicians, Biography
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by Sparks, Nicholas
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"When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down...
Topics: Young women, Secrecy, Man-woman relationships, Families, Fiction, FICTION, Families, Man-woman...
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The problem of extreme complexity -- The checklist -- The end of the master builder -- The idea -- The first try -- The checklist factory -- The test -- The hero in the age of checklists -- The save
Topics: Medical care, Soins médicaux, Lists, Listes, Clinical Competence, Emergency Medicine, Intensive...
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by Sabrina Jeffries
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Topics: Gambling, Man-woman relationships, Inheritance and succession, Fiction
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by Ellen Hopkins
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Topics: Novels in verse, Drug abuse -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction,...
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by Abulhawa, Susan
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Previously published in 2006 under title: The scar of David
Topics: Palestinian Arabs, Arab-Israeli conflict, Refugees, Palestinian Arab, Historical fiction
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by Deveraux, Jude
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The second book in the multi-generational Edilean series, Days of gold is a sweeping romance set in 1766 Scotland. Angus McTern, the laird of the clan, is captivated by Edilean Talbot. When she needs help, he tries to intervene, and is accused of kidnapping and theft. To avoid being prosecuted, they escape to America, and overcome almost insurmountable obstacles, finding a love as wild and free as the land itself
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) --...
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by Heidi W. Durrow
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Trials (Murder), Rich...
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by Leigh, Lora; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Jonas Wyatt takes responsibility for his personal assistant, Rachel, and her child when he discovers that Rachel is destined to become his mate, but he refuses to claim her until she loves him for who--and what--he is
Topics: Supernatural, Erotic stories
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by Cussler, Clive; Blackwood, Grant
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by Burrowes, Grace
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"Gayle Windham, Earl of Westhaven, is the first legitimate son and heir to the Duke of Moreland. To escape his father's inexorable pressure to marry, he decides to spend the summer at his townhouse in London, where he finds himself intrigued by the secretive ways of his beautiful housekeeper ... Anna Seaton is a beautiful, talented, educated woman, which is why it is so puzzling to Gayle Windham that she works as his housekeeper. As the two draw closer and begin to lose their hearts to...
Topics: Secrecy, Inheritance and succession, Man-woman relationships, Inheritance and succession, Man-woman...
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by Portis, Charles; Tartt, Donna. aft
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First published in 1968
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Topics: Teenage girls, Fathers, United States marshals, Outlaws, Revenge, Western stories, Humorous fiction
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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It is the week before Christmas. A tanking economy has prompted Dr. Kay Scarpetta - despite her busy schedule and her continuing work as the senior forensic analyst for CNN - to offer her services pro bono to New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. In no time at all, her increased visibility seems to precipitate a string of unexpected and unsettling events. She is asked live on the air about the sensational case of Hannah Starr, who has vanished and is presumed dead. Moments later...
Topics: Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law), Forensic pathologists, Women...
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by Winters, Rebecca; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Greeks, Twins, Brothers
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Mark Nolan's happy-go-lucky bachelorhood is interrupted by the death of his sister and his subsequent guardianship of her six-year-old daughter, Holly, who is traumatized into muteness and desperately seeking a maternal figure. Enter Maggie Collins, a toy shop owner who lost her own husband to cancer
Topics: Family secrets, Brothers and sisters, Secrecy, Siblings, Christmas
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by Harvey, Steve, 1956-; Millner, Denene
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"More relationship advice in this much anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times Bestseller and international sensation, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man"--
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Men, Mate selection, SELF-HELP / General
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by Singh, Nalini, 1977-
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"A Guild Hunter novel"--Cover
Topics: Vampires, Angels, Angels, Vampires, Angels
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"A Roc book."
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Topics: Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards, Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards
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by Forman, Gayle, author
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Originally published: New York : Dutton Books, ©2009
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Nora Roberts
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Bakers -- Fiction, Businesswomen -- Fiction, Weddings -- Fiction,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Even the most die-hard baseball fans don't know the true story of William "Blockade Billy" Blakely. He may have been the greatest player the game has ever seen, but today no one remembers his name. He was the first--and only--player to have his existence completely removed from the record books. Even his team is long forgotten, barely a footnote in the game's history. Every effort was made to erase any evidence that William Blakely played professional baseball, and with good...
Topic: Murder
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by Baldacci, David
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Topics: Women journalists, International relations
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by Hennessy, Kathryn; Smithsonian Institution
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Includes index
Topic: Natural history
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[This is] a uniform, five-volume edition of The collected stories of Philip K. Dick
Topics: Science fiction, American, Short stories, American
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by Mary Balogh
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by Stilton, Geronimo; Ferrario, Giuseppe; Brusco, Federico; Grassini, Valentina, 1981-; Sacchi, Chiara
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"English translation ... by Atlantyca S.p.A."--Title page verso
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Karate, Detective and mystery stories, Journalists, Mystery and detective...
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by Way, Margaret; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"The daughter of a humble ranch hand, Skye McCory grew up dreaming of dating Keefe McGovern, heir to the famous McGovern cattle empire and way out of her league. Now a high-flying lawyer, Skye is back and not afraid to tell Keefe how she feels. But the words die on her lips when a long-kept secret is revealed: Skye and Keefe coming together would blow their families apart." - Taken from the title page verso
Topics: Bachelors, Australians, Ranches, Cattle, Women lawyers
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by Jayne Ann Krentz
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by Hauf, Michele
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Series statement from author's "Dear Reader" statement, p. [6]
Topics: Vampires, Werewolves, Man-woman relationships
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Topics: United States. Dept. of Defense, Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law),...
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by Hunter, Madeline
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"Jove historical romance."
Topics: Fathers, Nobility, Scandals, Nobility