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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 Child, Lee
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Originally published: 2009
Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Suicide bombers, Terrorism, Suspense fiction
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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"Newly introduced by the author"--Cover
Topics: Horror & ghost stories, Horror - General, Fiction, Fiction - Horror, Horror, Fiction / Horror,...
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"Year 2"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Orphans, Wizards, Magic, Schools, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Determination...
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by Sapkowski, Andrzej; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Sequel to:The last wish
Topics: Assassins, Fantasy fiction, Polish
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by Jeff Kinney
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Topics: Humorous stories, Middle schools, Diaries, JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories, Family life,...
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by Cowell, Cressida
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Book number taken from cover
Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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by Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary, ill
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"Year 6"--Spine
Topics: Wizards, Magic, Schools, Potter, Harry (Fictitious character), Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and...
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by Sheldon, Sidney
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In Paris, Washington, and at a breathtaking villa in Greece, an innocent American becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal, in this paperback reissue of Sheldon's #1 bestseller.
Topics: Capitalists and financiers, Married women, Americans, Fiction, Protected DAISY, Accessible book,...
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by Martin, George R. R
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"A Bantam Spectra book"--T.p. verso
Topics: Seven Kingdoms (Imaginary place), Fantasy fiction
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by McNaught, Judith
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Abducted from her covent school, headstrong Scottish beauty Jennifer Merrick does not easily surrender to Royce Westmoreland, Duke of Claymore
Topic: Historical fiction
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by Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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by Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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Topics: Historical fiction, Love stories
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by Lori Wick
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Topic: Princes -- Fiction
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by Musil, Robert, 1880-1942
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Translation of: Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften
Topic: German fiction
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355 pages ; 22 cm
Topics: {u'11': u'Korean American teenagers', u'13': u'Infatuation', u'12': u'Dating (Social customs)',...
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by Hinds, Gareth, 1971-; Homer. Odyssey
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Retells, in graphic novel format, Homer's epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Classics by Age, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Lowry, Lois
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Lowry's unforgettable tale introduces 12-year-old Jonas, who is singled out by the Community to be trained by The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of true pain and pleasure. Now it's time for Jonas to receiver the truth
Topic: Science fiction
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by Arundhati Roy
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Topics: Social classes -- Fiction, Twins -- Fiction, Large type books, India -- Fiction
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by Julie Anne Peters
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction., Lesbians -- Fiction., High schools -- Fiction., Schools --...
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by Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007
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Rand al'Thor is the Dragon Reborn - able to touch the One Power, but unable to control it. Rand knows only that he must face the Dark One in a battle to the death. Ahead of him lies the next great test for...the Dragon Reborn.
Topics: Fiction - Fantasy, Fantasy, Fantasy - Epic, Fantasy - Series, Fiction / Fantasy / Epic, Rand...
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by McNaught, Judith
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Topics: Fugitives from justice, Women teachers, Kidnapping, Love stories, English fiction, United States
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by Robert Jordan
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Topic: Rand al'Thor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
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by Garwood, Julie
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Scottish chieftains Ramsey Sinclair and Brodick Buchanan, help the beautiful Gillian fight for her home, her family, and her father's reputation
Topics: Historical fiction, Love stories, Love stories, Historical fiction
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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 Clancy, Tom, 1947-
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652 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: World War III -- Fiction, Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction
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Topics: Autism -- Fiction., Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Fiction., England -- Fiction.
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by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988
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Warrior, lover, and scholar, Kerbouchard boldly sweeps through the castles, villages, and galleys of twelfth-century Europe, in an adventure that takes him from the shores of Brittany to the steppes of Russia
Topics: Historical, Historical - General, Non-Classifiable, Fiction - Historical, Western stories,...
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by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Topics: Romance - Fantasy, Fiction / Romance / Fantasy, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Gothic
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by Bianchin, Helen
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"Wedlocked!"--Cover
Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance,...
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by Sara Craven
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Topics: Romance: Modern, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance - General, Fiction / Romance / General
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by Child, Lee
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Topics: Women, Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Serial murders, Veterans, Mystery fiction
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by Lowry, Lois
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Lowry's unforgettable tale introduces 12-year-old Jonas, who is singled out by the Community to be trained by The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of true pain and pleasure. Now it's time for Jonas to receiver the truth
Topic: Science fiction
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by Quick, Amanda
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Madeline Deveridge is all too aware of the whispers behind her back, the rumors that she dispatched her husband to the next world and concealed her crime. But Madeline has a far more pressing problem than being called the Wicked Widow. She fears that she and her beloved aunt are being haunted!
Topics: Widows, Romantic suspense fiction, Regency fiction
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by Clare, Cassandra; Rosamilia, Mike, book designer; Margaret K. McElderry Books, publisher; Simon and Schuster, Inc., publisher
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Topics: Demonology, Magic, Young women, Brothers and sisters, Vampires, Good and evil, Supernatural,...
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Includes preview of author's: Lover eternal
Topics: Romance - General, Romance - Paranormal, Horror - General, Horror Fiction, Science Fiction And...
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by L'Engle, Madeleine
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With Meg Murray's help, the dragons her six year-old brother saw in the vegetable garden play an important part in his struggle between life and death
Topics: Science fiction, Fantasy, Brothers and sisters, Sick, Fantasy
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by Coelho, Paulo; Costa, Margaret Jull
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Previously published in hardcover: New York : HarperCollins, 2004
Topics: Brazilian Novel And Short Story, Fiction - General, Fiction, General, Fiction / General, Literary,...
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by Potok, Chaim
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The novelist records the anguish and triumphs of a young painter as he emerges into the great world of art and rejects all else
Topics: Jewish families, Young men, Artists, Jews, Jewish fiction, Religious fiction, Jews, Adolescence
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by Porter, Jane, 1964-
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Topics: Romance: Modern, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General,...
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by Agatha Christie
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories
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by Graham, Lynne
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"Original hardcover edition published in 1991 by Mills & Boon Limited"--Title page verso
Topics: Non-Classifiable, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Regency, Single mothers
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topic: Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction
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by Deveraux, Jude
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Topics: Love stories, Historical fiction
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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 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 Lindsey, Johanna
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A master storyteller who spins romantic fiction like no other, Johanna Lindsey weaves together endearing characters, enthralling adventure, and pulsating passion to create stories that touch the hearts of her readers
Topics: Historical fiction, Historical fiction
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by Jacqueline Susann
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction., Women -- Drug use -- Fiction., Motion picture industry -- Fiction.,...
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by Roberts, Nora
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Previously published individually by Silhouette Books in 1983 and 1984
Topics: Romance fiction, Man-woman relationships
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by Rick Riordan
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Topics: Hera (Greek deity), Gaia (Greek deity), Greek Mythology, Juvenile fiction, Roman Mythology,...
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by Megan Hart
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Topics: Erotica - General, Romance - Adult, Fiction / Romance / Adult, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance:...
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by Mather, Anne
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Topics: Romance: Modern, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General,...
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by Paolini, Christopher
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In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves and monsters
Topics: Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic, Juvenile Fiction / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic, Juvenile...
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by Jordan, Penny; Jordan, Penny Blackmail; Jordan, Penny Caged tiger
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Blackmail / Penny Jordan. Originally published: 1982 -- The caged tiger / Penny Jordan. Originally published: 1982
Topic: Fiction in English 1945- Texts
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Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General,...
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by Coulter, Catherine
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In Night Fire, Arielle Leslie is a sixteen year old forced to wed Pairsley Cochrane,a sadistic old man who abuses her
Topic: Romance fiction
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by Graham, Lynne, 1956-
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Topics: Romance, Romance - General, Fiction - Romance, Large type books, Fiction
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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When Gervase Frant, Seventh Earl of St. Erth, returns at last from Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcoming homecoming. Only Theo, a cousin even quieter than himself, is there to greet him and when he meets his stepmother and young half-brother he detects open regret that he has survived the wars
Topics: Regency novels, Romance fiction, Detective and mystery stories
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by Roberts, Nora
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Born in fire -- Born in ice -- Born in shame
Topics: Romance fiction, American, Love stories, American
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by Laurie Halse Anderson
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Topics: Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction, Social isolation -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Juvenile...
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Topics: Romance - Historical, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Fiction / Romance / Historical,...
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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"St. Martin's Paperbacks historical romance"--Spine
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( K ) --...
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by Lee, Miranda
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Topics: Romance - Contemporary, Non-Classifiable, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance:...
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by Julie Garwood
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Topic: Great Britain -- History -- John, 1199-1216 -- Fiction
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by James, Julia
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"Bedded by ... blackmail, forced to bed ... then to wed?"
Topics: Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance - Contemporary, Fiction /...
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by Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951
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Topic: Science fiction
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by Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992
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Humanity has found the ultimate way to fix its own mistakes, make them never happen. In this book, a group of men that lives outside of time, the "Eternals", modify time. Harlan Andrews, a low ranking technician, is loyal to the idea that unites all Eternals: it is better to change time to help the many, even if it means hurting the few. That is, until he learns that the woman he has fallen in love with, Noys, will be eliminated in a soon to occur time change. So, violating the...
Topic: Science fiction
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by Monroe, Lucy, 1967-
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Principe Tomasso Scorsolini needs to marry. He has had enought of gold diggers, and his innocent assistant Maggie would be the perfect wife. Maggie is not sure what her new duties will be
Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance - Contemporary, Fiction / Romance / General,...
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by Catherine Anderson
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Topics: Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado -- Fiction., Colorado -- Fiction.
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by Kenney, W. P. (William Patrick), 1933-
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Includes bibliographical references (page 107)
Topics: General, Study Aids, Study Guides, Fiction, History and criticism
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by George Orwell
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Topics: Domestic animals -- Fiction., Totalitarianism -- Fiction., London (England) -- Fiction.
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by Neels, Betty
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Topics: Romance - General, Non-Classifiable, Religious - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance:...
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by Taormino, Tristan, 1971-; Levin, Jenifer
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Topics: Erotic fiction, Literature of special Lesbian interest, Short stories, Fiction - Adult, American...
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Topics: Romance, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Large type books
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by Coulter, Catherine
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"Originally published in a somewhat different version in a Signet edition"--T.p. verso
Topics: Romance fiction, Historical fiction
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by Jordan, Penny
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Topics: Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Large Print, Large type books