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American Libraries

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 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 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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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 Samantha James
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Topics: Homeless persons -- Fiction., London (England) -- Fiction.
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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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"A Harvest book."
Topics: Erotic stories, American, Fiction, FICTION, Erotic stories, American
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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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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 Hamilton, Diana
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Topics: Revenge, Seduction, Spaniards, English fiction
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by Samantha James
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Topic: London (England) -- Fiction.
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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 Leigh, Lora
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Topics: Erotica - General, Fiction, Fiction - Adult, Erotic stories
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by Canavan, Trudi
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"You want to know the truth." Sonea has learned much since she was but a penniless urchin possessing an awesome untapped ability. She has earned the grudging respect of her fellow novices and a place in the Magicians' Guild. But there is much she wishes she had never learned -- what she witnessed, for example, in the underground chamber of the mysterious High Lord Akkarin ... and the knowledge that the Guild is being observed closely by an ancient fearsome enemy. Still, she dares not...
Topics: Magicians, Guilds, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Guilds, Magicians
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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 Holt, Cheryl, 1954-
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Topics: Historical fiction, Love stories
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by R. A. Salvatore
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Topic: Drizzt Do'Urden (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
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by Mercedes Lackey
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Topic: Fantasy fiction, American
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Winter Santiaga, the daughter of one of Brooklyn's most powerful drug czars, uses her own weapons--including sex and an aggressive attitude--to stay on top, after her father's empire is threatened by a drug war
Topics: General, Fiction, Fiction - General, Fiction / General, Action & Adventure, African American...
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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 Seton, Anya; Gregory, Philippa
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Topics: General & Literary Fiction, Historical fiction, Romance, of Gaunt,, John, 20th Century American...
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by Mary Higgins Clark
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Topics: Women journalists -- Fiction, Cancer -- Research -- Fiction, Missing persons -- Fiction,...
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by Feehan, Christine
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This sultry and suspenseful follow-up to "Shadow game" focuses on the exploits of GhostWalker Nicolas Trevane, who sets out to rescue Dahlia Le Blanc, a government operative with astonishing telekinetic talents, from her secluded residence in the Louisiana bayou. Nicolas's mission is fraught with danger. Not only is Dahlia emotionally unstable (she can make objects go up in flames when she's particularly upset), she's also been targeted by a traitor who has hired mercenaries to kill...
Topics: Psychokinesis, Assassins, Occult fiction, Romantic suspense fiction, Love stories
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Topics: Nobility -- Fiction., Sisters -- Fiction., Britons -- Fiction., Great Britain -- History -- To 1066...
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This book is about the inexplicable and violent death of Hawaiian Airlines pilot Chris Northon in a lonely campground in Wallowa County, Oregon
Topics: True Crime / Espionage, Oregon, Homicide, True Crime, Wallowa County, Murder - General, Fiction,...
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by Windham, Ryder. New hope; Windham, Ryder. Empire strikes back; Windham, Ryder. Return of the Jedi; Lucas, George; Kasdan, Lawrence; Brackett, Leigh
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"Lucas books."
Topics: Science fiction, American, Star Wars fiction
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by Stover, Matthew Woodring
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"A Del Rey book."
Topics: Science Fiction - Star Wars, Science Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Science Fiction, Science Fiction -...
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by Mortimer, Carole
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187 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: Legal stories, Singers -- Fiction, Women farmers -- Fiction, Real estate development -- Fiction,...
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by Taylor, Mildred D; MILDRED D. TAYLOR
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Performed by Lynn Thigpen
Topics: AFRICAN AMERICANS, FICTION
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by Morpurgo, Michael
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Single-parent families, Poverty, Soldiers, People with mental disabilities, World War, 1914-1918,...
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by Nix, Garth
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Abhorsen-In-Waiting Lirael and Prince Sameth, a Wallmaker, must confront and bind the evil spirit Oranis before it can destroy all life
Topics: Fantasy, Fantasy fiction
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by Simon, Francesca; Ross, Tony
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Horrid Henry eats a vegetable -- Horrid Henry's underpants -- Horrid Henry's sick day -- Horrid Henry's thank you letter
Topics: Fiction, Picture books, Children: Grades 3-4, Children's stories, English, Horrid Henry (Fictitious...
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by Reichs, Kathy
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Forensic anthropologist, Temperance Brennan, is in Montreal to testify as an expert witness at a trial. She should be going over her notes, instead she's digging in the basement of a pizza parlour. Not much fun considering the rats and the skeletonised earthly remains of three young women. When and how did they die?
Topics: Brennan, Temperance (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law), Brennan, Temperance...
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by Johnston, Joan, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2003
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction - Romance, Fiction, Fiction / Romance / General, General,...
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by Teresa Southwick
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Topics: Inheritance and succession -- Fiction., Kidnapping -- Fiction., Marriage -- Fiction.
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by Hamilton, Laurell K; Hamilton, Laurell K. Blood upon my lips; Davidson, MaryJanice. Dead girls don't dance; Wilks, Eileen, 1952- Originally human; York, Rebecca. Burning moon
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Topics: Vampires -- Fiction, Horror tales, American
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by Howard, Linda, 1950-
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If you sense someone's watching you from afar, or if you feel a shadow other than your own at your back. Follow your instincts....your're in danger. It's a job that makes a killing. Effeicient, professional, and without apology, Lily Mansfield is a hired assassin, working as a contract agent for the CIA. Her targets are the powerful and corrupt, those who can't be touched by the law
Topics: Intelligence officers, Undercover operations, Women murderers, Murder for hire, Assassins, Revenge,...
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Short stories by Scottish women authors
Topics: English fiction, Scottish fiction, Short stories, Scottish, Women
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Topics: Love stories (Non-fiction), Miniature books
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by McDaniel, Lurlene
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Jordan Starling enters the eighth grade after an uneventful summer. To compete with one of the popular girls, she makes up a summer romance. The only problem is the "romance" was with Ryan, the son of her mother's best friend. Now, Ryan's parents have split up and Ryan and his mom are coming to live with the Starlings
Topics: Social Issues - General, Love & Romance, Friendship, Juvenile Fiction, Children's 12-Up -...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Spanish: Adult Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Suspense, Thrillers, Fiction /...
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by Patrick Jones
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction., Dating violence -- Fiction., Emotional problems -- Fiction.,...
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by Brennan, Caitlin
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Gifted with a magical horse sense, Valeria disguises herself as a boy and is called to the Mountain of the gods where she endures many trials to become a Rider with the help of a barbarian prince, but when her secret is revealed, she loses everything until she gets one last chance to prove herself
Topics: Horses, Fantasy fiction, American
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118 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Handmaid's tale, Fantasy fiction, Canadian -- History and criticism
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by Westbrook, Robert; Naim, Omar; Lion's Gate Films
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"Now a major motion picture from Lions Gate Films"--Cover
Topics: Science fiction, Suspense fiction
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by Kristin Billerbeck
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Topics: Women lawyers -- Fiction., Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction., Commitment (Psychology) --...
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by Sherman, David; Cragg, Dan
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"A Del Rey book."
Topics: Marines, Life on other planets, Science fiction
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by Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941
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ix, 378 p. : 21 cm
Topics: Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Mrs. Dalloway, Parties -- Fiction, Married women -- Fiction, London...
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by Sharon Creech
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Topics: Best friends -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Running -- Juvenile fiction,...
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xxx, 222 pages ; 20 cm
Topic: Women -- Fiction