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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 Searles, John
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Returning home to live with his mother, who is still grieving over the death of her younger son, Ronnie, Philip Chase learns that Ronnie's former girlfriend is pregnant with Ronnie's child--despite the fact that Ronnie died five years earlier
Topics: Popular American Fiction, Fiction - General, Fiction, General, Fiction / General, Psychological,...
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by Cussler, Clive
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Originally published: New York: Dodd, Mead, 1975
Topics: Pitt, Dirk (Fictitious character), Shipwrecks, International intrigue, Suspense fiction, American,...
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by Roth, Philip
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Vote for Lindbergh or vote for war -- Loudmouth Jew -- Following Christians -- The stump -- Never before -- Their country -- The Winchell riots -- Bad days -- Perpetual fear
Topics: Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974, Presidents, Presidents, Jews, Jewish families,...
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by Jayne Castle
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Topics: Women archaeologists -- Fiction, Museums -- Employees -- Fiction
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by Crystal, David, 1941-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-560) and indexes
Topics: English language, English language, English language, English language, English language, English...
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by Higgins, Jack, 1929-
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An attempt on the life of the U.S. president during a visit to Manhattan is the first step in a plot involving the recruitment of a network of terrorists, and it is up to Blake Johnson and Sean Dillon to uncover the mastermind behind it all
Topics: Dillon, Sean (Fictitious character), Terrorism, Intelligence officers, Suspense fiction
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by Connie Mason
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Topics: Pirates -- Fiction., Large type books.
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Presents a collection of tales of danger, hardship, and adventure in the Old West
Topics: Short stories, L'amour, Louis - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction - Western, Westerns - Louis...
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by Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992
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Topic: Science fiction
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by Mather, Anne
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Topics: Spanish (Language) Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Spanish: Adult Fiction,...
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by Authors mixed
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Topics: Cynster family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction., Hampshire (England) -- Fiction.
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by Jordan, Nicole
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Topics: Romance, Romance - Historical, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Historical, Romance - Adult,...
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by Byeway Books (Firm)
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Topic: English language
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by Jim Butcher
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Topics: Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Wizards -- Fiction
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by Follett, Ken
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A missing canister containing a deadly virus forms the center of a storm that traps Stanley Oxenford, director of a medical research firm, and a violent trio of thugs in a remote house during a Christmas Eve blizzard
Topics: Pharmaceutical industry, Animal rights activists, Security consultants, Hazardous substances,...
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by Kenneth Oppel
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Topics: Airships -- Fiction, Pirates -- Fiction, Imaginary creatures -- Fiction, Fantasy
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by Leigh, Lora
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Topics: Erotica - General, Fiction, Fiction - Adult, Erotic stories
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by Isaac Asimov
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Topics: Robots -- Fiction, Science fiction, American
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by Williams, Tad
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To be completed in 3 v. Cf. publisher's Web site
Topics: Magic, Magic-Fiction, Magic
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by Erin Hunter
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Topics: Cats -- Juvenile fiction, Feral cats -- Juvenile fiction
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by Yoshiko Uchida
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Topics: Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile fiction., World War,...
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by Hood-Stewart, Fiona
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Topics: Romance, Fiction, Rich people, Arranged marriage, Large type books
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by Lackey, Mercedes; Mallory, James
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: Fantasy fiction
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by Caren Lissner
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Topic: Young women -- Fiction.
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by Nix, Garth
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"First published in 1995 by HarperCollins Publishers, Australia."--Title page verso
Topics: Science Fiction / Fantasy (Young Adult), Fiction - General, Fiction, Fantasy - Epic, Fiction /...
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by Lori Foster
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Topics: Teachers -- Fiction., Soldiers of fortune -- Fiction., Rich people -- Fiction., Kidnapping --...
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by Anthony Browne
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction
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by Clancy, Tom, 1947-; Rovin, Jeff; Pieczenik, Steve R
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When Op-Center's budget is cut, General Mike Rodgers finds himself out of a job until he is propositioned by a Senator Donald Orr, who, making a run for president as the head of his own third party, needs a military advisor, but his new position comes with a high price - murder
Topics: Adventure stories, Suspense fiction
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by London, Julia
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"Pocket star books romance"--Spine
Topics: American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Historical, Romance -...
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by Laura Kinsale
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Topics: Love stories., England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
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by Mercedes Lackey
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Topics: Fantasy fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - Series, Fiction / Fantasy /...
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by Flynn, Vince
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Topics: Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character), Terrorism, Intelligence officers, Minnesota literature (Fiction)
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by Garth Nix
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Topics: Greed -- Fiction., Space and time -- Fiction., Magic -- Fiction., Asthma -- Fiction.,...
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by Stephen R. Donaldson
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Topic: Covenant, Thomas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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by Hoag, Tami
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Newspaper woman Elizabeth Stuart tries to overlook the snobby attitude of the citizens of Still Creek, but circumstances take a turn for the worse when she becomes a murder suspect
Topics: Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths, Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Mystery/Suspense,...
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Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, ©2003
Topics: Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Fiction - General, Fiction, Historical - General, War & Military,...
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by Julie Anne Peters
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Topics: Transsexuals -- Fiction., Brothers and sisters -- Fiction., Identity -- Fiction., Family problems...
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by Hawkins, Karen
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Desperate to escape a prophesied marriage, Devon St. John, the latest member of his family to possess the St. John Talisman Ring that draws its holder into unexpected matrimony, seeks refuge in Scotland, only to fall for Katherine Macdonald, a beautiful young woman who, assisted by seven hulking Scotsmen, creates stained glass of magical beauty
Topics: Recluses, Historical fiction
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by Rice, Lisa Marie
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Topics: Erotic fiction, Fantasy, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Adult, Erotica - General, Fiction /...
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by M. C. Beaton
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Topics: MacBeth, Hamish (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Police -- Scotland -- Highlands -- Fiction,...
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by Jacqueline Winspear
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Topics: Women private investigators -- England -- London -- Fiction., Young women -- Crimes against --...
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by Coulter, Catherine
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Summoned back from a weekend trip when a prominent judge is murdered, FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock tackle a case during which numerous Washington power brokers are targeted
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sherlock, Lacey (Fictitious character), Savich,...
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by Christine Feehan
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Topics: Attempted assassination -- Fiction., Rain forests -- Fiction., Large type books.
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Topic: Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
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by Sara Donati
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Topics: Scottish Americans -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction, United States -- History -- War of 1812...
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by Takaya, Natsuki
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"This book is printed "manga-style" in the authentic Japanese right-to-left format"--Colophon
Topics: Orphans, Magic, Comic books, strips, etc, Teenage girls, Teenagers, Orphans, Secrets, Zodiac,...
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by Foster, Lori, 1958- Some like it hot; Denison, Janelle. One Wilde weekend; McCarthy, Erin, 1971- Blue crush; Davidson, MaryJanice. My thief; Perrin, Kayla. Hot and bothered; Leigh, Morgan. Murphy's law
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Some like it hot / Lori Foster -- One Wilde weekend / Janelle Denison -- Blue crush / Erin McCarthy -- My thief / MaryJanice Davidson -- Hot and bothered / Kayla Perrin -- Murphy's law / Morgan Leigh
Topics: Romance fiction, American, Erotic stories, American, Beaches, Resorts, American fiction, American...
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by Kathryn Lasky
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Topics: Owls -- Fiction., Fantasy.
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by Karen Kingsbury
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Topic: Adoption -- Fiction
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by Armstrong, Kelley
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On the eve of her marriage, Elena Michaels learns that her fiance has been concealing his secret life as a werewolf, and, as a bonus, he has made her into one also
Topics: Werewolves, Canadian fiction, Horror stories, Canadian, Women journalists, Women werewolves,...
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by L. E. Modesitt
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Topic: Corus (Imaginery place) -- Fiction.
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by Palahniuk, Chuck
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Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2003
Topics: General, Fiction, Fiction - Psychological Suspense, Psychological, Suspense, Fiction / General,...
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by Steve Alten
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Topics: Sharks -- Fiction., Galleons -- Fiction., Carcharocles megalodon -- Fiction., Reality television...
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by John Katzenbach
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Topics: Psychiatric hospital patients -- Fiction., Nurses -- Crimes against -- Fiction., Psychiatric...
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by Rodda, Emily
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The evil Shadow Lord has been banished, but famine still stalks Deltora, and only monsters thrive. As the starving people weaken, Lief, Jasmine and Barda discover a terrible secret. The Enemy left the seeds of death behind him. Four vile creations of sorcery called the Four Sisters are hidden in the land. They are slowly killing it while the Shadow Lord gloats, awaiting his triumphant return. The companions must find the deadly Sisters and destroy them. Their only clue is a fragment of an...
Topics: Dragons, Dragons, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic
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by Foster, Lori, 1958- Good with his hands; McCarthy, Erin, 1971- Miss extreme congeniality; Leigh, Morgan. Last call
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Good with his hands / by Lori Foster -- Miss extreme congeniality / by Erin McCarthy -- Last call / by Morgan Leigh
Topics: Erotic stories, American, American fiction, American fiction, Erotic stories, American
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by Foster, Lori, 1958-
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Determined to find the perfect woman, Bruce Kelly, who makes a living by helping people who are down on their luck, gets more than he bargained for when his search leads him to Cyn Potter, a brazen beauty who is his polar opposite
Topic: Romance fiction
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by Raymond E. Feist
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Topics: Orphans -- Fiction., Soldiers -- Fiction., Midkemia (Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
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by Suzanne Collins
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Topics: Friendship -- Fiction., Brothers and sisters -- Fiction., Animals -- Fiction., Fantasy.
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by Larry Niven
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Topics: Ringworld (Imaginary place) -- Fiction., Life on other planets -- Fiction., Space warfare --...
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by Dickey, Eric Jerome
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Former convict Driver's efforts to right the wrongs in his life are compromised by an expensive secret and a past affair with his boss's troublesome wife
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Married women, Ex-convicts, Chauffeurs, Secrecy, Suspense...
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by Jacques, Brian; Curless, Allan, :, illustrator
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Originally published: New York : Philomel Books, ©1995
Topics: Animals, Fantasy, Redwall Abbey (Imaginary place), Badgers, Mice, Rats, Heroes and heroines,...
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by Masashi Kishimoto
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Topics: Ninja -- Fiction., Pariahs -- Fiction., Competition (Psychology) -- Fiction.
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by Grisham, John
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Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c2001
Topics: Christmas stories, American, Christian fiction, Christian life
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by Mitchell, David (David Stephen)
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Recounts the connected stories of people from the past and the distant future, from a nineteenth-century notary and an investigative journalist in the 1970s to a young man who searches for meaning in a post-apocalayptic world
Topics: Fate and fatalism, Reincarnation, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy
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by Ahern, Cecelia, 1981-
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Holly has always depended on her husband's practical advice to keep her going and despairs when she loses him to brain cancer, until a package arrives filled with advice for carrying on with her life without her beloved husband
Topics: Loss (Psychology), Widows, Grief, Psychological fiction
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by Zoey Dean
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction., High schools -- Fiction., Schools -- Fiction., Substance abuse...
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by Deborah Ellis
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Topics: Orphans -- Malawi -- Juvenile fiction., Children of AIDS patients -- Malawi -- Juvenile fiction.,...
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Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - General, Fiction / Fantasy / General, Fantasy...
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by Charles Stross
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Topics: Geeks (Computer enthusiasts) -- Fiction, Intelligence service -- Fiction, Office politics --...
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by Randle, Kevin D., 1949-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Interplanetary voyages, Science fiction, American
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by Stewart, Paul, 1955-; Riddell, Chris
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Twig, a young sky pirate captain, is the only one who can save the floating city of Sanctaphrax from the Mother Storm
Topics: Fantasy, Fantasy fiction
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by Bujor, Flavia; Coverdale, Linda
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Prologue -- Jade -- Amber -- Opal -- Paris: present day -- Prophecy of the Stones -- Three enemies meet -- Unwanted guest -- Message for Opal -- Gates of Nathyrnn -- Bookseller -- Adrien of Rivebel -- Paris: present day -- Rebellion! -- Nameless One -- Death -- Ghibduls -- Paris: present day -- Fairytale -- Good vs. evil -- Ghibduls' prisoners -- Nalyss -- Paris: present day -- Chosen One -- Seal of Darkness -- No way out -- Dark horseman -- Paris: present day -- Nameless One's past -- Raptors...
Topics: Teenage girls, Knights and knighthood, Magic, Prophecies, French fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy
Includes index
Topic: Fiction
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by Butcher, A. J
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"First published in Great Britain by Atom in 2003" --T.p. verso
Topics: Spies, Interpersonal relations, Virtual reality, Boarding schools, Schools, Adventure and...