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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 Park, Barbara; Brunkus, Denise, illustrator
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Originally published: New York : Random House, ©2000
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Topics: School field trips, Farms, Fear, School field trips, Farms, Fear, Farms, Fear, School field trips
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by Aciman, André
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Topics: Teenage boys, Gay teenagers, Authors
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by Byrne, Rhonda
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The secret revealed -- The secret made simple -- How to use the secret -- Powerful processes -- The secret to money -- The secret to relationships -- The secret to health -- The secret to the world -- The secret to you -- The secret to life
Topic: New Thought
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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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Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex ... and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl
Topics: Murder, Gambling and crime, Wilderness areas, Gambling and crime, Murder, Race relations,...
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Bishop T.D. Jakes offers inspired advice for women who want to enrich their relationships -- with themselves, their men and their God
Topics: Women, Women, Christian women, Christian women, Marriage
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by Ben Carson
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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,...
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by Darren Hardy
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Topics: Leadership, Success, Self-help techniques
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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 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 Sanderson, Brandon
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
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Topic: Fantasy
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by Byrne, Rhonda
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What is the power? -- The power of feelings -- Feeling frequencies -- The power and creation -- Feeling is creation -- Your life ? : your choice -- Keys to power -- The power to money -- The power to relationships -- The power to health -- The power and you -- The power to life
Topic: Control (Psychology)
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by Krentz, Jayne Ann
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Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2008
Topics: Psychic ability, Psychic ability
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by Jones, Diana Wynne
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Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl
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Topic: Fantasy
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by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
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Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression.
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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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 Rowling, J. K; GrandPré, Mary
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Sequel to: Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban
Topics: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary place), Wizards, Magic, Schools
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by Simone Elkeles
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by De Reyna, Rudy, 1914-
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Includes index
Topics: Drawing, Drawing
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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 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 Robert T. Kiyosaki
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Topics: Investments -- United States., Finance, Personal -- United States., Finance, Personal., Investments.
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by Stephen King
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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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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by Toni Morrison
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Truman Capote
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Topics: Murder -- Kansas -- Case studies., Large type books.
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by Stephen King
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-293)
Topics: Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-, Sheeran, Frank, Gangsters, Mafia, Teamsters
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by Abdel-Fattah, Randa
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Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style
Topics: Hijab (Islamic clothing), Muslims, High schools, Islam, Clothing and dress, Schools, Muslims, High...
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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 Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-
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Originally published: Novato, Calif. : Presidio Press, 1981
Topics: Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923-, United States. Marine Corps. Regiment, 5th. Battalion,...
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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 Dobson, James C., 1936-
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Dr. Dobson addresses the phenomenon of disrespect in marital relationships. He examines the most devastating conflicts occurring between husbands and wives--infidelity, alcoholism, wife beating, emotional indifference, etc.--and offers practical advice for the partner who wants desperately to hold the marriage together
Topics: Religious aspects, Religion, Conduct of life, Love / Sex / Marriage, Spouses, Religious life,...
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by Garwood, Julie
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Forced to choose a husband from among a group of Norman nobles, Nicholaa--a Saxon held captive in William the Conqueror's court--chooses the fierce warrior Royce, a man with a tender heart
Topics: Anglo-Saxons, Normans
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by Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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Topics: Historical fiction, Love stories
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by Oke, Janette, 1935-
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Sequel: When tomorrow comes
Topics: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Brothers and sisters, Police, Mounted police
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by Bugliosi, Vincent; Gentry, Curt, 1931-2014
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Includes index
Topics: True Crime, Murder - General, Case studies, Nonfiction - True Crime / Espionage, True Crime /...
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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 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 Hart, Megan
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"An erotic novel."--Cover
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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by Lowell, Elizabeth, 1944-
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Returning home triumphant from the Crusades, Dominic le Sabre is determined to claim the bride promised to him by the king, but the high-born Celtic beauty is equally determined to resist him
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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 Banks, Iain
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Topics: Spy stories, Space warfare, Space warfare, Spy stories
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by Segal, Erich, 1937-2010
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Topics: Medical students, Physicians, Medical education
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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 Woods, Teri
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"Gena"--Cover
Topics: African Americans, Drug dealers, Revenge, African Americans, Drug dealers
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Explains and provides step-by-step instructions on how to draw manga-style terror and eeriness, covering scary faces, monsters, ghosts, spirits, devils, fantasy creatures, exorcists, and demon hunters
Topics: Art techniques & principles, Comic book & cartoon art, Technique, Figure drawing, Art, Art...
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by Rivers, Francine, 1947-
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Topics: Church history, Women slaves
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"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
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Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
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by Dodson, Bert
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Bibliography: p. 222
Topic: Drawing
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by Esmeralda Santiago
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Topics: Santiago, Esmeralda -- Childhood and youth, Puerto Ricans -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography, Puerto...
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by Roberts, Nora; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"The beginning of an all new romantic trilogy -- first time in print"-- P. [1] of cover
Topic: Friendship
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by Lucy Christopher
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by Peirce, Lincoln; Peirce, Lincoln. Big Nate. Selections
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Collects sixth-grader Nate Wright's adventures with his best friends, Francis and Teddy, exchange student, Artur, and annoying teacher's pet, Gina
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Topics: Big Nate (Fictitious character), Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Cartoons and comics,...
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Topics: Autism -- Fiction., Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Fiction., England -- Fiction.
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by Riordan, Rick
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Glossary, p. 555-7
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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by McNaught, Judith
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The story of Alexandra Lawrence, an artless country girl, and her tempestuous marriage to Jordan Townsende, the rich and powerful Duke of Hawthorne
Topic: Manners and customs
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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by Jordan, Robert
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: Rand al'Thor (Fictitious character)
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by Neels, Betty
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Originally published: 2001
Topic: Large type books
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by Sonnenblick, Jordan
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"Includes 'After words' bonus features"--Cover
Topics: Leukemia, Brothers, Self-realization, Middle schools, Schools, Leukemia, Brothers,...
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-438) and index
Topics: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955, Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962, Quantum theory, Reality, Quantum theory,...
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1977
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Topics: African American women, African American women
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by Kleypas, Lisa
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Includes an excerpt from: Sugar daddy (p. [361]-376)
Topics: Wealth, Social classes, Brothers and sisters
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by Omartian, Stormie
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Building on the success of The Power of a Praying® Wife, Stormie offers this guide to help husbands pray more effectively for their wives. Packed with real-life examples and refreshing honesty regarding her own marriage, The Power of a Praying® Husband encourages men to lovingly intercede for their wives in every area
Topics: Religious life, Religion, Husbands, Religion - Marriage & Family, Christian Life - Love &...
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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 Lindsey, Johanna
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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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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 Julie Garwood
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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 Karrine Steffans
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Topics: Steffans, Karrine, -- 1978-, Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography,...