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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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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,...
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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-749) and index
Topics: Philanthropists, Historical - U.S., Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography,...
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by Hosseini, Khaled
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An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also...
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Topics: Male friendship, Social classes, Betrayal, Boys
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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 Stephen R. Covey
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Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Success, Satisfaction, Vocation
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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
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896, Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912, World's Columbian Exposition...
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by Abraham (Spirit); Hicks, Esther, 1948-; Hicks, Jerry
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This book, which presents the teachings of the nonphysical entity Abraham, will help you learn how to manifest your desires so that you're living the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve. You'll come to understand how your relationships, health issues, finances, career concerns, and more are influenced by the Universal laws that govern your time-space-reality and you'll discover powerful processes that will help you go with the positive flow of life.--From publisher description
Topic: Spirit writings
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Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, c1994
Topic: Conversation
Source: inlibrary
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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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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Multidiscipline sports, Reference works, Athletic Training And Conditioning, Sports &...
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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 Laurens, Stephanie
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Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2003
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Topics: Cynster family (Fictitious characters), Murder
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Topics: Nobility, Stablehands
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by Woodiwiss, Kathleen E
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Topic: Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
Topics: Mate selection, Religion - Marriage & Family, Love / Sex / Marriage, Christian Life, Religion,...
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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 Samantha James
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Topics: Homeless persons -- Fiction., London (England) -- Fiction.
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by Gordon, Lucy
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"The Italian brothers."
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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 Harrison, Lisi
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A bet about wardrobes between the wealthy Massie and middle-class Claire results in a testing of old friendships, a forging of new ones, and a change for the student body at Octavian Country Day School
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Clothing and dress, Middle schools, Schools, Friendship, Cliques...
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by Jeffries, Sabrina
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Topics: Young women, Nobility, Americans, Arranged marriage
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by Balogh, Mary
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Includes indexes
Topics: Success, Character, Achievement, Character
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by Stilton, Geronimo; Dami, Elisabetta
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"English translation ... by Edizioni Piemme S.p.A."--Title page verso
Topics: Stilton, Geronimo, Geronimo Stilton (Fictitious character), Mice, Vacations, Journalists, Humorous...
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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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Pigeon is an unflinching and hilarious look at a child's potential for mischief. In a plain palette, with childishly elemental line drawings, Willems has captured the essence of unreasonableness in the very young
Topics: Pigeons, Bus drivers, Pigeons, Bus drivers
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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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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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by Phillips, Delores, 1950-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: Teenage girls, Poor families, Single mothers, Mothers and daughters, African American girls,...
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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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Topics: Millionaires, Millionaires
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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 Deveraux, Jude
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When Darci Monroe is enlisted by the FBI to help locate the missing father of undercover agent Jack Rose, she doesn't realize that her attraction to Jack will lead her into an era long past
Topics: Psychic ability, Monroe, Darci (Fictitious character)
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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 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 Samantha James
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Topic: London (England) -- Fiction.
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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 and index
Topics: Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis, Genetics (non-medical), Hebrew language, Evolution, New...
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by Steel, Danielle
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When her daughter Pip is only eleven, a terrible accident plunges Ophelie Mackenzie into unconsolable grief. Then, on a foggy summer day, on a beach near San Francisco, Pip meets painter Matt Bowles, who is reminded of his own daughter before his bitter divorce. When Matt offers to teach Pip how to draw, Ophelie is at first wary, but Matt's steady kindness helps her to realize how much joy he has brought them
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Loss (Psychology), Artists, Girls
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by Feehan, Christine. Dark hunger; Shayne, Maggie. Awaiting moonrise; Holly, Emma. Night owl; Knight, Angela. Seduction's gift
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Dark hunger / Christine Feehan -- Awaiting moonrise / Maggie Shayne -- The night owl / Emma Holly -- Seduction's gift / Angela Knight
Topic: Vampires
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by Pierce, Tamora
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Originally published: U.S.: Atheneum, 1993; London: Scholastic, 1994
Topics: Daine (Fictitious character), Wolves
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by Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000; Michaelis, David; Marschall, Richard; Groth, Gary; Keillor, Garrison
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Vol. 1 includes: The life and times of Charles M. Schulz / by David Michaelis, and, An interview with Charles M. Schulz / by Rick Marschall and Gary Groth
Topics: Comics & Cartoons, Comics & Graphic Novels / Comics & Cartoons, Comics & Graphic...
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by Guhrke, Laura Lee
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She must resist the attention of a shameless rogue...Even if she desires more than anything the pleasure of his kiss
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by Roberts, Nora
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Published by arrangement with The Berkley Publishing Group, a member of the Penguin Group (USA) Inc
Topics: Women, Mythology, Celtic, Gods, Celtic, Large type books, Gods, Celtic, Large type books,...
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by Leigh, Lora
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Topics: Erotica - General, Fiction, Fiction - Adult, Erotic stories
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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 Isaac Asimov
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Topics: Robots -- Fiction, Science fiction, American
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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 Rose, Karen, 1964-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Warner forever."
Topics: Serial murderers, Murder, Homicide investigation, Women teachers
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by Howell, Hannah
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Kidnapped by her family's ancestral enemy, Storm Eldon finds herself a willing captive of Highland warrior Tavis MacLagan's tender caresses and gentle kisses. Reissue
Topic: Historical romance
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by Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992
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"A Byron Preiss Visual Publications, Inc. book."
Topics: Robots, Science fiction, American
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by Medeiros, Teresa, 1962-
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Topics: Blind, Nobility, Nurses
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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Physicians, Nurses, Nurses, Physicians
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by R. A. Salvatore
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Topic: Drizzt Do'Urden (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
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by London, Julia
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"Pocket star books romance"--Spine
Topics: American Light Romantic Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Historical, Romance -...
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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 Nair, Anita
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Topics: Single women, Women travelers, Railroad travel, Women
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by Wick, Lori
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Topics: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945,...
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by Gordon Livingston
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Topics: Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Self-Help, Normative Ethics, Psychology, Personal Growth - General,...
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by James, Stephanie
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Trespassing on a secluded mountain retreat leads Professor Brenna Llewellyn into the arms of Ryder Sterne
Topics: Women college teachers, Mountain resorts, Large type books
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by Mercedes Lackey
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Topic: Fantasy fiction, American
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by Carr, Allen, 1934-2006
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Topics: Smoking cessation, Nicotine addiction
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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 Seton, Anya; Gregory, Philippa
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A novel
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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,...