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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 Mikos, Ken; Smith, Cheri; Lentz, Ella Mae
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DVDs contain no audio
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Topics: American Sign Language, American Sign Language
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by Sanderson, Brandon
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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Topic: Fantasy
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A Junior Library Guild selection
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Topics: Middle schools, Schools, Families, Diaries, Middle schools, Schools, Family life, Diaries, Humorous...
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Through different eyes -- The gatekeepers -- Stairway to heaven -- Why do you hide from me? -- Elijah -- Absorbing the pain of others -- A creature without a soul -- The intermediary -- The angel of death -- The bombers -- The angel of mother's love -- Country cottage -- Telling Joe -- I never knew I had a guardian angel -- The power of prayer -- The tunnel -- Three knocks on the window -- Isn't Lorna lucky-- -- "I'm here, I'm here--here I am!" -- The golden chain -- I need some...
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Topics: Byrne, Lorna, Women mystics, Religious biography
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by John J. Ratey
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Topics: Exercise, General, Health & Fitness / Exercise, Health & Fitness, Consumer Health, Mind and...
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by Cashore, Kristin
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"Houghton Mifflin Harcourt"
Topics: Good and evil, Good and evil, Fantasy, Fantasy, Women warriors, Nobility, Uncles, Magic, Violence,...
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by Collins, Suzanne
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In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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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 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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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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Originally published in Australia by Random House Australia Children's Books, 2006, under title Oakleaf bearers
Topics: Heroes, War stories, Heroes, War, Fantasy
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by Way, Gerard, author; Bá, Gabriel, artist; Stewart, Dave, artist; Piekos, Nate, letterer
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"This volume reprints the comic book series The Umbrella Academy: apocalypse suite, issues #1-#6, and the story from the 2008 Free Comic Book Day book, published by Dark Horse Comics. This volume also includes The Umbrella Academy short story originally featured on darkhorse.com."--Title page verso
Topics: Heroes, Robots, Graphic novels, Heroes, Robots, Graphic novels, Heroes, Robots
Includes index
Topics: Buffett, Warren, Financial statements, Business enterprises, Corporations, Investment analysis,...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
Topics: Mystery fiction, Rich people, Police
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by Dowd, Siobhan
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When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together--Ted with his brain that is "wired differently" and impatient Kat--to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim
Topics: Asperger's syndrome, Missing children, Meteorology, Brothers and sisters, Cousins, Asperger's...
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by James, Eloisa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Looking for adventure in her life, Harriet, the Duchess of Berrow, dresses as a man and accompanies other nobles to the estate of Lord Justinian Strange, where he hosts a rollicking fete that would mean scandal to any proper lady. When the two finally meet, they fall in love, but can he see past all her disguises?
Topics: Passing (Identity), Man-woman relationships
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-165) and index
Topics: Internet industry, High technology industries, Information technology
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by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968; Shillinglaw, Susan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxi]-xxxiii)
Topics: Grocery trade, Conduct of life
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by Roberts, Nora
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Attracted to a talented police lieutenant who serves as Savannah's top hostage negotiator, Duncan Swift endeavors to become a part of Phoebe MacNamara's solitary life in both her personal and professional arenas
Topic: Hostage negotiations
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Haven Travis is the rebellious heiress of a wealthy oil family. But as Haven marries a man the Travises disapprove of, her life is set on a new and dangerous path. Two years later, when Haven returns to town, she is determined never to fall for the wrong man again. And Hardy Cates, an enemy of her family, is the last person she needs darkening her door
Topic: Rich people
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by Picoult, Jodi, 1966-
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Topics: Literary, Fiction / General, Fiction, Fiction - General, School shootings, High school students,...
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"Harlequin presents, 2705."
Topics: Billionaires, Single women
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by Riordan, Rick
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When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near
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Topics: Mythology, Greek, Labyrinths, Camps, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Mythology,...
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by Mead, Richelle
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While Rose is coping with the darker effects of being shadow-kissed, her relationship with Dimitri is finally taking off, and when he disappears during a Strigoi attack on St. Vladimir's Academy, she must make a terrible choice
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes
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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 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: Accident victims, Supernatural
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by Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-
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"Megan Tingley books."
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Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Vampires, High schools, Schools, Vampires, High schools, Schools,...
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by Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey
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Introduction -- The last lecture -- Really achieving your childhood dreams -- Adventures ... and lessons learned -- Enabling the dreams of others -- It's about how to live your life -- Final remarks -- Acknowledgments
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Kleypas, Lisa; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Kev Merripen has secretly longed for the beautiful, well-bred Winnifred Hathaway ever since her family rescued him from the brink of death. Now a charming, ruthless suitor has his sights set on Win, and Kev must confront a grave secret about his past--or lose the only woman he's ever lived for
Topic: Romanies
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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by Christine Feehan
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Topic: Vampires -- Fiction
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"The Sicilians"-- P. [4] of cover
Topic: Vendetta
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by Quick, Amanda
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Originally published: London: Orion, 1995
Topics: Romance - Regency, Fiction / Romance / Historical, Romance - Historical, Fiction, Fiction -...
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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Greeks, Billionaires, Waitresses, Virginity
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by Leigh, Lora
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Topics: Single women, Brothers, Twins, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
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Topics: Billionaires, Greeks, Arranged marriage
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Topics: Inheritance and succession, Billionaires, Guardian and ward
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Topics: Businessmen, Millionaires, Interior decorators, Virginity, Marriage
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [unpaged]) and index
Topics: Sustainable buildings, Sustainable architecture, Constructions durables, Architecture durable
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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It's Christmastime in London and Rafe Bowman has arrived from America for his arranged meeting with Natalie Blandford, the very proper and beautiful daughter of Lady and Lord Blandford. His chiseled good looks and imposing physique are sure to impress the lady in waiting and, if it weren't for his shocking American ways and wild reputation, her hand would already be guaranteed. Before the courtship can begin, Rafe realizes he must learn the rules of London society. But when four former...
Topics: Mate selection, Americans, Aristocracy (Social class)
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by Roberts, Nora
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Gathered around the Pagan Stone three boys set in motion a force bent on destruction that threatens their childhood town of Hawkins Hollow until years later they meet again with three equally determined women to find a way to use the Stone to stop the murder and mayhem
Topics: Friendship, Blessing and cursing, Demonology, Spiritual warfare, Precognition, Occult fiction
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by Roberts, Nora; Roberts, Nora. Blithe images
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First impressions -- Blithe images
Topics: Rich people, Carpenters, Neighbors, Models (Persons), Man-woman relationships
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Lara's beloved restaurant is in crisis, and only her dark, brooding stepbrother, Wolfe, can help. He demands that in exchange for money, Lara must become his convenient wife
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Topics: Restaurateurs, Stepbrothers, Arranged marriage
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by Bechdel, Alison, 1960-
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Includes index
Topics: Lesbians, Comic books, strips, etc
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Topics: Greeks, Billionaires, Women gardeners, Married people
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by Michael Scott
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Topics: Flamel, Nicolas, -- d. 1418 -- Juvenile fiction, Machiavelli, Niccolò, -- 1469-1527 -- Juvenile...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Includes an excerpt from: No choice but suduction
Topic: Arranged marriage
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Lemurs -- Juvenile fiction, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Fairies -- Juvenile fiction, Space and time...
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by McKibben, Bill; Gore, Albert, 1948-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: American Prose, Ecology, Nature, Nature/Ecology, Essays, Reference, Nature / Essays, Ecocriticism,...
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by Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)
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Loretta Simpson, a prisoner of the Comanches since the brutal murder of her parents at their hands, fights her attraction to Hunter, a Comanche warrior who believes she is the golden-haired maiden who is to fulfill his tribe's sacred prophecy
Topic: Comanche Indians
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by Baird, Jacqueline; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Marriage, Extortion, Revenge, Billionaires
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by Morey, Trish
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Topics: Kings and rulers, Arranged marriage, Virginity
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by Way, Gerard; Bá, Gabriel; Stewart, Dave
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"This volume reprints the comic book series The Umbrella Academy: apocalypse suite, issues #1-#6, and the story from the 2008 Free Comic Book Day book, published by Dark Horse Comics. This volume also includes The Umbrella Academy short story originally featured on darkhorse.com"--T.p. verso
Topics: Heroes, Robots
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by James, Eloisa
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by Roberts, Nora; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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As the madness, which happens for seven days every seven years, prepares to descend upon the town of Hawkins Hollow, three men bound by blood and three woman bound by ancestry to a demon join forces to stop the terror from beginning again
Topics: Legal stories, Telepathy, Spiritual warfare, Friendship, Blessing and cursing
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by McEwan, Ian
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Originally published: Great Britain : Jonathan Cape, 2007
Topics: Fiction / Literary, Literary, Fiction, Fiction - General, Virginity, Intimacy (Psychology), Married...
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Includes excerpt from Running hot, p.[372]-387
Topics: Women journalists, Tabloid newspapers, Missing persons
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by Balogh, Mary; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Dell book."
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Shannay did not tell her billionaire husband that she carried his child, but four years after their marriage collapsed, he has found out the truth and followed her to her self-imposed exile in Australia, determined to reunite their shattered family
Topics: Divorced people, Daughters, Billionaires
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"A 22-volume, highly illustrated, A-Z general encyclopedia for all ages, featuring sections on how to use World Book, other research aids, pronunciation key, a student guide to better writing, speaking, and research skills, and comprehensive index"--Provided by publisher
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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by Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
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"Published in Australia by Random House Australia Children's Books ; first published in the United States of America by Philomel Books"--T.p. verso
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by French, Tana
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Six months after the events of In the Woods, Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to recover. She's transferred out of the murder squad and started a relationship with Detective Sam O'Neill, but she's too badly shaken to make a commitment to him or to her career. Then Sam calls her to the scene of his new case: a young woman found stabbed to death in a small town outside Dublin. The dead girl's ID says her name is Lexie Madison--the identity Cassie used years ago as an undercover...
Topics: Women detectives, Murder
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Sent to America with his mother when his father's powerful empire is attacked, underworld lieutenant Midnight draws on his African intelligence and Muslim mindset to protect those he loves and reclaim his wealth and way of life
Topics: African American men, Gangsters
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Topics: Architects, Widows, Lookalikes
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Topics: Inheritance and succession, Arranged marriage, Billionaires
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When powerful Italian billionaire Gianluca Palladio glimpses the wanton woman underneath the prim exterior of his headhunter, Aisling, he is determined to have her as his own, with unexpected results
Topics: Billionaires, Italians, Businesswomen, Pregnancy
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"First North American publication 2008"--Title page verso
Topics: Romance - General, Fiction / Romance / General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern,...
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Topics: Businessmen, Young women, Dwellings, Virginity, Revenge, Marriage
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by Howard, Linda, 1950-; Jones, Linda Winstead. Haunted; Barton, Beverly. Sanctuary
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"The Raintree trilogy now in one exciting volume"--Cover
Topics: Paranormal fiction, Man-woman relationships, Fantasy fiction, American, Romance fiction, American,...
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by Mead, Richelle
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While on a school skiing trip, guardian-in-training Rose faces everything from misunderstandings between friends to fights among factions of Moroi as reports of horrific Strigoi attacks raise tensions, ultimately leading Rose and some of those closest to her into a battle that teaches her much about life, death, and love
Topics: Vampires, Skis and skiing, Interpersonal relations, High schools, Schools, Magic, Social classes,...
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Topics: Billionaires, Inheritance and succession, Stepsisters, Revenge
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Rev. copyright. Originally published: Santa Rosa, Calif.: Mountain of Love/Elite, 2005
Topics: Cytology, Molecular biology, Genetic psychology, Psychophysics
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by Neels, Betty
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"May08"--Spine
Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Modern, Romance - Adult, Fiction / Romance / General, Romance...
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Topics: Billionaires, Italians, Extortion
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Topics: Waitresses, Businessmen, Italians, Marriage
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by Uria, Fernando
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While on vacation at Cangrejos Beach, Rafael and Virginia find a hand in the sand which sends them searching for answers to solve the crime
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Topics: Detectives, Murder, Detectives, Murder, Detectives, Asesinato