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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 Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-
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Growing up in a wealthy Nigerian home under the domain of a harsh, demanding, and tyrannical father, Kambili and her brother, Jaja, find new happiness during a visit to their Aunty Ifeoma outside the city, but as Kambili enjoys her newfound freedom and falls in love for the first time, the country begins to fall apart under a military coup
Topics: Teenage girls, Children of the rich, Brothers and sisters, Fathers and daughters, Religious...
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by Tartt, Donna
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favorite 10
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Richard Papen had never been to New England before his nineteenth year. Then he arrived at Hampeden College and quickly became seduced by the sweet, dark rhythms of campus life -- in particular by an elite group of five students, Greek scholars, worldly, self-assured, and at first glance, highly unapproachable
Topics: Teacher-student relationships, College students, Classicists, Murder, College stories, Papen,...
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by Huether, Sue E; McCance, Kathryn L; Barnette, Philip
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eye 1,598
favorite 63
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"[CD companion includes]: key terms matching exercices, interactive algorithm exercices, answers to the Quick Check questions in the text, chapter summaries, critical thinking questions and answers, glossary of terms related to pathophysiology" --p. [iv]
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Topics: Physiology, Pathological, Nurses, Pathology, Disease, Physiology, Pathophysiologie Pathologie...
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favorite 9
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 805-904)
Topics: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Statesmen, Scientists, Inventors, Printers, Large type books
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eye 1,268
favorite 20
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Includes collections from Out of Boneville, The Great Cow Race, Eyes of the Storm, The Dragonslayer, Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border, Old Man's Cave, Ghost Circles, Treasure Hunters, Crown of Horns
Topic: Comic books, strips, etc
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by Toni Morrison
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eye 1,247
favorite 8
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-293)
Topics: Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-, Sheeran, Frank, Gangsters, Mafia, Teamsters
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by Emoto, Masaru, 1943-
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Using high-speed photography, Dr. Masaru Emoto demonstrates that crystals formed in frozen water reveal changes when specific, concentrated thoughts are directed toward them. Water that flows from clear springs or has been exposed to loving words shows brilliant, complex, and colorful snowflake patterns, while polluted water, or water exposed to negative thoughts, forms incomplete, asymmetrical, dull-colored patterns. Since humans and the earth are composed mostly of water, these findings have...
Topics: Water, Water quality, Anthroposophy
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eye 1,156
favorite 26
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-749) and index
Topics: Philanthropists, Historical - U.S., Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography,...
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by J.J. Viljoen; P. Amakali; M.J. Namuandi
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Topics: Ndonga, Engels
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by Bordwell, David; Thompson, Kristin, 1950-
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"The international edition is not available in North America"--T.p. verso
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Hopkins, Ellen
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Kristina Georgia Snow is the perfect daughter, gifted high school junior, quiet, never any trouble. But on a trip to visit her absentee father, Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul - her life
Topics: Cocaine abuse, Drug abuse, High schools, Schools, Family problems, Pregnancy, Drug abuse,...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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The final argument -- Prologue. Roont -- Part I. Todash. The face on the water -- New York groove -- Mia -- Palaver -- Overholser -- The way of the eld -- Todash -- Part II. Telling tales -- The pavilion -- Dry twist -- The priest's tale (New York) -- The priest's tale continued (highways in hiding) -- The tale of gray dick -- Gran-pere's tale -- Nocturne, hunger -- Took's store: the unfound door -- The priest's tale concluded (unfound) -- Part III. The wolves -- Secrets -- The dogan, part 1 --...
Topics: King, Stephen - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - Dark/Horror,...
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by Roberts, Gregory David
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Previous edition: Little, Brown, 2004
Topics: Modern fiction, Fiction, Fugitives from justice, Organized crime
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by Adobe Systems Inc.
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Includes index
Topics: Adobe Audition, Music, Sound
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by Goines, Donald, 1937-1974
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favorite 11
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Pages [299]-319 contain a special preview of White man's justice, black man's grief by the author
Topics: Prostitution, African American criminals
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Includes a discussion guide (p. [283-298])
Topics: Women, Multiple personality, Man-woman relationships
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Baird, Jacqueline
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Another tale about a selfish and egotistical tycoon, who thinks they can bed any woman he wants and there will be no consequences. Ah! The stupidity of mankind!
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern,...
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Topics: Jameson, Jenna, Motion picture actors and actresses, Pornographic films
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by Hill, Napoleon, 1883-1970; Cornwell, Ross, 1945-
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"The original version, restored and revised."
Topics: Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919, Success in business
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by Quinn, Julia; Ryan, Mia; Enoch, Suzanne; Hawkins, Karen; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Mills & Boon, 2003
Topics: Arranged marriage, Billionaires, Young women, English, Illegitimate children
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favorite 4
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Topic: Sex in the workplace
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by Balogh, Mary
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A Dell book
Topic: Nobility
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by Dessen, Sarah
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The summer following her father's death, Macy plans to work at the library and wait for her brainy boyfriend to return from camp, but instead she goes to work at a catering business where she makes new friends and finally faces her grief
Topics: Grief, Death, Caterers and catering, Interpersonal relations, Grief, Teenagers and death, Caterers...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Multidiscipline sports, Reference works, Athletic Training And Conditioning, Sports &...
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by Cussler, Clive
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"A Dirk Pitt novel"--Cover
Topics: Pitt, Dirk (Fictitious character), Parent and adult child, Marine biologists, Marine engineers,...
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by Baird, Jacqueline
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Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Mills & Boon, 2003
Topics: Millionaires, Italians, Arranged marriage, Caterers and catering
Topics: Mate selection, Religion - Marriage & Family, Love / Sex / Marriage, Christian Life, Religion,...
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In her diary, middle school student Jamie Kelly describes her life at home and at school, including her attempts to triumph over her nemesis, the beautiful and popular Angeline
Topics: Humorous stories, Middle schools, Diaries
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by Cussler, Clive; Dirgo, Craig
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Clive Cussler debuted his new series, The Oregon Files, with the incredible adventure of Golden Buddha. Now he follows that triumph with Sacred Stone, a rollicking new tale featuring the enigmatic captain of The Oregon, Juan Cabrillo. In the remote wastes of Greenland, an ancient artifact possessing catastrophic radioactive power is unearthed. But the astounding find puts the world at risk. Caught between two militant factions bent on wholesale slaughter, Juan Cabrillo and his network of spies...
Topics: Terrorism, Mercenary troops, Ship captains, Meteorites
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by Gordon, Lucy
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"The Italian brothers."
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by Stilton, Geronimo
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RL3
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Stilton, Geronimo, Mice, Animals, Christmas, Humorous stories, Stilton, Geronimo...
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary
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Sequel to: Harry Potter and the goblet of fire
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Jeffries, Sabrina
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Topics: Young women, Nobility, Americans, Arranged marriage
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by Lee, Miranda
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Balogh, Mary
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by Jordan, Penny
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Topics: Princes, Inheritance and succession
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by Graham, Lynne, 1956-
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Vivien has mistakenly accused her husband of infidelity and has left him. She later realizes her mistake and tries to win her husband back. He wants to play hardball, however, and won't take her back unless she agrees to be his mistress
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern,...
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by Mortimer, Carole; Spencer, Catherine; Hamilton, Diana
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Topics: Love stories, Christmas stories
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Includes indexes
Topics: Success, Character, Achievement, Character
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by Clancy, Tom, 1947-; Michaels, David
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"Based on Ubi Soft's bestselling game, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell"--P. [4] of cover
Topic: Intelligence officers
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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Sylvester, Duke of Halford, is a polished bachelor who has stringent requirements for his future wife. But when he is encouraged to consider Phoebe Marlow as a bride, Sylvester is taken aback by the coltish woman who seems to resent him ..
Topics: Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction
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"English translation ... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--T.p. verso
Topics: Mice, Animals, Stilton, Geronimo (Fictitious character), Mice, Animals, Pyramids, Journalists,...
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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by Sands, Lynsay; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Leisure historical romance"--Spine
Topic: Love stories
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"A Harvest book."
Topics: Erotic stories, American, Fiction, FICTION, Erotic stories, American
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by Brackett, Nathan, 1968-; Hoard, Christian (Christian David)
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Previously published as: Rolling Stone album guide
Topics: Popular music, Sound recordings
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"With 30 pages of Halloween games and costumes!"--Cover
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Halloween, Mice, Journalists, Humorous stories, Games, Handicraft, Games,...
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Topics: Millionaires, Millionaires
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Contains a practical guide about money and investing and how to make the right choices that lead to financial freedom including advice on managing assets and debts
Topics: Finance, Personal, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Wealth, Finance, Personal, Entrepreneurship,...
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by Alexander, Victoria; Carlyle, Liz; James, Eloisa; Maxwell, Cathy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; Liz Carlyle
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The trouble with Charlotte / Victoria Alexander -- Much ado about Twelfth night / Liz Carlyle -- A fool again / Eloisa James -- Nightingale / Cathy Maxwell
Topic: Love stories, American
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by Mortimer, Carole
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favorite 3
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Originally published: Richmond, Surrey : Mills & Boon, 2004
Topics: Women farmers, Architects, Family farms
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by Hamilton, Diana
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Topics: Revenge, Seduction, Spaniards, English fiction
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by Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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Topic: Love stories
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by James, Eloisa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Previews of four upcoming Avon publications: p. [355]-376
Topic: Nobility
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by Kiedis, Anthony; Sloman, Larry
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"For a musician who has spent the better half of his life either intoxicated or on a drug high, Kiedis, the lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, has produced a surprisingly detailed account of his life. Raised in the 1960s and '70s by a drug dealer father who first introduced his preteen son to drugs by mashing them into bananas, the high school delinquent and UCLA dropout seemed destined for a life of rabble-rousing until his high school band-cofounded by close friends Michael...
Topics: Kiedis, Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers (Musical group), Rock musicians
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by Georgette Heyer
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by Metzger, Barbara; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Escort services, Missing persons
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by Fox, Susan, 1952 Apr. 22-
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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What happens to love after the wedding? -- Keeping the love tank full -- Falling in love -- Love language #1: words of affirmation -- Love language #2: quality time -- Love language #3: receiving gifts -- Love language #4: acts of service -- Love language #5: physical touch -- Discovering your primary love language -- Love is a choice -- Love makes the difference -- Loving the unlovely -- Children and love language -- A personal word -- The first love languages profile for husbands -- The first...
Topics: Marriage, Communication in marriage, Love, Interpersonal Relations, Love, Spouses
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by Dodd, Christina. Lady and the tiger; Laurens, Stephanie. Melting ice; Bradley, Celeste. Wedding knight; LaFoy, Leslie. Proposition
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The lady and the tiger / by Christina Dodd -- Melting ice / by Stephanie Laurens -- Wedding knight / by Celeste Bradley -- The proposition / by Leslie LaFoy
Topic: Romance fiction
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by Ali, Monica, 1967-
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Originally published: London : Doubleday, 2003
Topics: Young women, Women immigrants, Bangladeshis, Bangladeshis, Women immigrants, Young women,...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Originally published separately by Silhouette Books, 1995, as The return of Rafe MacKade and The pride of Jared MacKade
Topic: Love stories
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [222]-225)
Topic: Young women
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by Christopher Hart
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Topics: Comic book & cartoon art, Drawing & drawings, Human figures depicted in art, Vocational...
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974; Stuart, Anne (Anne Kristine)
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Kenyon, Sherrilyn, 1965-
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"A Dark-Hunter novel"--Cover
Topic: Vampires
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by Thomas, Jodi
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Topics: Arranged marriage, Women pioneers, Revenge, Arranged marriage, Revenge, Women pioneers
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Previously published: I'm not supposed to be here. Minnesota : Eggshells Press, 2002
Topics: Reiland, Rachel, Borderline personality disorder, Borderline personality disorder, Borderline...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Originally published separately by Silhouette Books, 1982, as Song of the West and 1983, Her mother's keeper
Topic: Romance
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by Winters, Rebecca
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Topic: Millionaires
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by Maxwell, Cathy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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by Pike, Christopher, 1954-
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First Point Thriller printing, September 2004
Topics: Horror stories, Mystery and detective stories