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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 Rainbow Rowell
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by Higashino, Keigo, 1958-; Smith, Alexander O
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Topic: Fiction
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by Walter, Aarron; Spool, Jared M. aui
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Make your users fall in love with your site via the precepts packed into this brief, charming book by MailChimp user experience design lead Aarron Walter. From classic psychology to case studies, highbrow concepts to common sense, Designing for Emotion demonstrates accessible strategies and memorable methods to help you make a human connection through design.
Topics: A Book Apart, Aarron Walter, web design, Web sites, Benutzerfreundlichkeit, Gestaltung, Web-Seite
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by Johanna Lindsey
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Topics: Mistaken identity, Fiction
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by Evans, Richard Paul
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"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
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Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
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by Kate, Lauren
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Prequel to: Fallen and Torment
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Ruta Sepetys
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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 Trump, Donald, 1946-; Kiyosaki, Robert T., 1947-
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Includes index
Topics: Success in business, Leadership, Creative ability in business, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurship,...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-438) and index
Topics: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955, Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962, Quantum theory, Reality, Quantum theory,...
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by Philippa Gregory
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by Jim Butcher
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Topics: Harry Dresden (Fictitious character), Wizards, FICTION / Fantasy / General, Fiction
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by Stephanie Laurens
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Topics: Kidnapping, Man-woman relationships, Cynster family (Fictitious characters), Fiction
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by David J. Linden
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Topics: Pleasure, Neuropsychology, Physiological aspects
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by Milburne, Melanie
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"Larger print"--Cover
Topics: Heirs, Divorce, Families, Divorce, Families, Heirs
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by David Eagleman
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Topics: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General, Brain, Subconsciousness
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by Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), 1963-; Simon, William L., 1930-
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Includes index
Topics: Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), 1963-, Computer hackers, Computer crimes, Computer security,...
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by Lucas, Jennie; Hewitt, Kate; Lucas, Jennie. Count's secret child; Hewitt, Kate. Sandoval baby
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The count's secret child: "Theo St. Raphael summoning Carrie to his castle means only one thing to her--he's finally ready to accept their baby son. So as she walks up the grand steps, the last thing she expects is to discover that all Theo wants is her back in his bed--and a paternity test!"--Publisher
Topics: Single mothers, Birthfathers, Aristocracy (Social class), Single fathers, Nannies, Pregnancy,...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Everyone blamed Emily Arundell{u2019}s accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her. On April 17th she wrote her suspicions in a letter to Hercule Poirot. Mysteriously, he didn{u2019}t receive the letter until June 28th by which time Emily was already dead
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Iyengar, Sheena
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-325) and index
Topics: Choice (Psychology), Decision making, Choice (Psychology), Decision making
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Previous ed.: 2007
Topics: Test of English as a Foreign Language, English language, English language, English language
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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: Man-woman relationships, Criminal investigation, Paranormal fiction, Police
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"Miss Linnet Berry Thrynne is a beauty. Naturally, she's betrothed to a beast. ... Linnet has no idea of the danger posed to her heart by a man who may never love her in return. If she decides to be very wicked indeed, what price will she pay for taming his wild heart?"--Publisher's description
Topic: Nobility
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by Houck, Colleen
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"Splinter."
Topics: Tiger, Blessing and cursing, Immortality, Orphans, Circus
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by Lars Kepler
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Topics: Murder victims, Boys, Children of murder victims, Identification, Hypnotists, Murderers, Fiction
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by Clive Cussler
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Topics: Treasure troves, Fiction
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by Garfield, Simon
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"First published in Great Britain in 2010 by Profile Books"--Title page verso
Topics: Type and type-founding, Graphic design (Typography)
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After she betrays her identical twin, Jessica Wakefield longs for forgiveness, but Elizabeth moves from Sweet Valley, California, to New York City and searches for the perfect revenge
Topics: Wakefield, Elizabeth (Fictitious character), Wakefield, Jessica (Fictitious character), Sisters,...
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by Stilton, Geronimo; Battan, Alessandro, 1974-
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Interest age level: Ages 7-10
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Topics: Stilton, Thea, Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Sisters, Exchange of persons programs, Theft, Flowering...
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by Brian Selznick
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Topics: Museums, Families, American Museum of Natural History, Deaf, Fiction, Runaways, People with...
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Topics: Millionaires, Billionaires, Man-woman relationships, Infants, Fiction
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by Horenstein, Henry
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Includes index
Topics: Photography, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOGRAPHY, Photography, Digitale Fotografie
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by Riordan, Rick
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Carter Kane and his sister must prevent the chaos snake Apophis from breaking free in a few days' time or the world will come to an end. To have any chance of battling these Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra
Topics: Mythology, Egyptian, Brothers and sisters, Voyages and travels, Magic, Mythology, Egyptian,...
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by Lynsay Sands
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by Houck, Colleen
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After battling the villanous Lokesh, Kelsey and the Indian princes Ren and Kishan return to India, where Kelsey learns that Ren has amnesia, and five cunning dragons try to keep the trio from breaking the curse that binds them
Topics: Tiger, Blessing and cursing, Amnesia, Dating (Social customs), Immortality, Orphans
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by Deveraux, Jude; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from Scarlet nights
Topics: Women painters, Fugitives from justice
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by Stilton, Thea; Battan, Alessandro, 1974-
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"Original title: Grosso guaio a New York"--T.p. verso
Topics: Stilton, Thea, Stilton, Thea, Mice, Journalists, Schools, Mice, Journalists, Schools, Teachers,...
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Originally published: G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2009
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Topics: Women private investigators, Psychic ability, Dreams, Blessing and cursing, Women detectives,...
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by Sands, Lynsay; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"The fairy tale courtship did not turn into a happily-ever-after ... not until her husband dropped dead, that is. He had been horrible enough to Christiana during their short marriage, and she was not going to allow the traditional period of mourning to ruin her sisters' debuts as well. So she decides to put him on ice and go on as if nothing's happened ... Until the real earl appears. Richard Fairgrave had every intention of confronting his villainous twin who had robbed him of his name...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Brothers, Widows
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by P. D. James
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Topics: Fitzwilliam Darcy (Fictitious character), Elizabeth Bennet (Fictitious character), Fiction
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by Candace Camp
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Topics: Burglary investigation, Social life and customs, Man-woman relationships, Aristocracy (Social...
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"Previously published in the U.K. as The Santorini marriage bargain"--Title page verso
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Employees, Marriage, Employees, Man-woman relationships, Marriage
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students-- a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced his crooked walk. Not much later, Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner,...
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963,...
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by Lee, Miranda
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"British billionaire Warwick Kincaid likes to take risks -- though they don't include marriage and children. Twelve months is his limit when it comes to relationships. Warwick asks beautiful Australian receptionist Amber Roberts to move into his luxury Sydney penthouse, and she dares to hope he might have changed ... . But after they've been together ten months Warwick starts to act cold and withdrawn. Is Amber's time up, just like the women before her? The chemistry between them remains...
Topics: Billionaires, Receptionists, British, Billionaires, British, Receptionists, Man-woman relationships
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by Penny, Louise
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Police, Murder, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character),...
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Berkley Sensation book"--T.p. verso
Topics: Intelligence service, Man-woman relationships, Witnesses, Homicide
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by Flynn, Vince
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Includes preview of American assassin by Vince Flynn
Topics: Conspiracies, Rapp, Mitch (Fictitious character)
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by Janet Evanovich
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Topics: Stephanie Plum (Fictitious character), Women bounty hunters, Fiction
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by Feehan, Christine; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jove paranormal romantic suspense"--Spine
Topics: Parapsychologists, Paranormal fiction
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"A fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life. In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up." Most of us tend to think of the second half of life as largely about getting old, dealing with health issues, and letting go of life, but the whole thesis of this book is exactly the...
Topics: Spiritual formation, Spirituality
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by Robb, J. D., 1950-
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Topics: Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Police
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by Chesney, Marion, author
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Topics: Young women, Confectioners, Romance fiction, FICTION, Manners and customs, Romance-language...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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After Honor Gillette is visited by Lee Coburn, a suspected murderer seeking a valuable object that Honor's late husband left behind, they find themselves running from the FBI and untangling a web of corruption and depravity
Topics: Hostages, Fugitives from justice, Fugitives from justice, Hostages, Large print books
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by Anna Campbell
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Revenge, Fiction
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When Piper Kerman was sent to prison for a ten-year-old crime, she barely resembled the reckless young woman she'd been when she committed the misdeeds that would eventually catch up with her. Happily ensconced in a New York City apartment, with a promising career and an attentive boyfriend, she was suddenly forced to reckon with the consequences of her very brief, very careless dalliance in the world of drug trafficking. Kerman spent thirteen months in prison, eleven of them at the infamous...
Topics: Kerman, Piper, Federal Correctional Institution (Danbury, Conn.), Women prisoners, Reformatories...
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by Hoag, Tami
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Four-year-old Haley Fordham, witnessed the murder of her brutally slashed and mutilated mother. To protect their fragile witness, the police call in Anne Leone, child advocate. But when one loose thread begins to unravel the shroud of lies behind the case, a truth more terrible than anyone could have imagined is revealed--a truth that will put Anne and Haley directly in the sights of a killer
Topics: Single mothers, Child witnesses
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by Anne McCaffrey
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Topics: Pern (Imaginary place), Space colonies, Life on other planets, Fiction, Dragons
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by Ranney, Karen; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Though she possesses remarkable talents and astonishing insight, Veronica MacLeod knows nothing about the man who appears from nowhere to prevent her from committing the most foolish and desperate act of her life. Recently named Lord Fairfax of Doncaster Hall, the breathtaking, secretive stranger agrees to perform the one act of kindness that can rescue the Scottish beauty from scandal and disgrace--by taking Veronica as his bride. Journeying with Montgomery Fairfax to his magnificent...
Topics: Scandals, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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by Wroblewski, Luke
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Our industry’s long wait for the complete, strategic guide to mobile web design is finally over. Former Yahoo! design architect and co-creator of Bagcheck Luke Wroblewski knows more about mobile experience than the rest of us, and packs all he knows into this entertaining, to-the-point guidebook. Its data-driven strategies and battle tested techniques will make you a master of mobile—and improve your non-mobile design, too!
Topics: A Book Apart, Luke Wroblewski, mobile design, Mobile computing, Application software, Web sites,...
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by Howell, Hannah
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"When Lorelei Sundun first finds Sir Argus Wherlocke in her garden, she's never heard of the mysterious Wherlocke clan--or their otherworldly abilities. That changes the moment she watches Argus--the most tantalizing man she's ever seen--disappear before her very eyes. What she's witnessed should be impossible. But so should falling in love with a man she's only just met... Pursued by a madman intent on harnessing the Wherlockes' talents as weapons, Argus meant to seek help from his...
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Topics: Paranormal fiction, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Paranormal fiction
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by Hunter, C. C
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Sixteen-year-old Kylie Galen thinks her misbehavior in the wake of her grandmother's death and her parents' separation are the reasons she has been sent to Shadow Falls Camp, but learns it is a training ground for vampires, werewolves, and other "freaky freaks," of which she may be one
Topics: Supernatural, Camps, Interpersonal relations, Ability, Family problems, Galen, Kylie (Fictitious...
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by Wilbur A. Smith
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Topics: Piracy, Oil industries, International relations, Hijacking of ships, Fiction
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by Roberts, Nora
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Montana wildfire fighter Rowan has a strict rule: never get romantically involved with anyone she works with. But the moment she meets new recruit Gull Curry that rule is severely tested. And when it becomes clear that someone blames Rowan for her jump partner's death, and is determined to get revenge, Rowan finds that she needs Gull's help and support more than ever
Topics: Women fire fighters, Wildfire fighters, Smokejumpers, Revenge
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by V. C. Andrews
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by Stockman, Steve, 1958-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247) and filmography (p. 243-247)
Topics: Video recording, Video recordings, Digital cinematography, Video recording, Video recordings,...
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by Sarah Dessen
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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 Collins, Jackie
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Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010
Topics: Upper class, Murder, Murder, Upper class
Includes index
Topics: Television programs, Mass media and propaganda, Popular culture, Liberalism, SOCIAL SCIENCE /...
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by Scott, Michael, 1959-
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Fifteen-year-old Josh has chosen to side neither with his twin sister Sophie nor with the Alchemyst, Nicholas Flamel, but rather to fight alongside Dr. John Dee and the mysterious Virginia Dare, while the immortal Machiavelli and Billy the Kid follow the Elders' plans to set loose the monsters of Alcatraz on San Francisco and trigger the end of the humani race
Topics: Flamel, Nicolas, d. 1418, Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527, Dee, John, 1527-1608, Flamel, Nicolas,...
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PART I : The importance of the mind. The mind is the battlefield -- A vital necessity -- Don't give up! -- Little by little -- Be positive -- Mind-binding spirits -- Think about what you're thinking about -- -- PART II : Conditions of the mind -- -- When is my mind normal? -- A wandering, wondering mind -- A confused mind -- A doubtful and unbelieving mind -- An anxious and worried mind -- A judgmental, critical and suspicious mind -- A passive mind -- The mind of Christ -- -- PART III :...
Topics: Thought and thinking, Spiritual warfare
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by Beaton, M. C., author
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Topics: Nobility, Man-woman relationships, FICTION / Romance / General, Man-woman relationships, Nobility
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by V. C. Andrews
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Topics: Teenage girls, Fiction
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by Quick, Amanda
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2010
Topics: Secret societies, Psychic ability, Secret societies, Psychic ability
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by Sandford, John
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Topics: Private investigators, Serial murder investigation, Serial murders, Lucas Davenport (Fictitious...
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Companion book to: The Celestine prophecy
Topics: Religious tolerance, Spiritual life