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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 Cowell, Cressida
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Topics: Vikings, Dragons, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Dragons, Dragons, Vikings
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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 Lincoln Peirce
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Topics: Human behavior, Middle school, Middle schools, Comic books, strips, Behavior, Schools, Fiction, Big...
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by Rick Riordan
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Topics: Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Monsters -- Fiction, Animals, Mythical -- Fiction, Camps -- 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
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Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Comics &...
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by Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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Topics: Polygamy, Wives, Families, Fiction
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2008
Topic: Horror fiction
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
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Includes afterword by the author (p. [381]-387)
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Authors, A-Z -- ( K ) -- Koontz, Dean, Literature & Fiction --...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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The passionate story of a maid of honor at Queen Victoria's court who is forced to wed the royal spy who seduced her--by mistake
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( L ) --...
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by Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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by Brown, Peter
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Topics: Gardening -- Fiction, City and town life -- Fiction
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by Dick, Philip K
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[This is] a uniform, five-volume edition of The collected stories of Philip K. Dick
Topics: Science fiction, American, Short stories, American
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by Bargellini, Demetrio, 1973-; Fungo, Gianluigi; McGuinness, Nanette
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Translation of: Il segreto della Sfinge
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Action & Adventure, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Bagshawe, Tilly; Sheldon, Sidney. Master of the game
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Sequel to Sidney Sheldon's Master of the game
Topics: Corporations, Families, Domestic fiction
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by Marlon James
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Topics: Slaves -- Fiction, Jamaica -- Fiction
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by Authors mixed
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Topics: Sisters, Soldiers, Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by John Flanagan
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Topics: Insurgency -- Fiction, Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction, Cults -- Fiction, War -- Fiction,...
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by Abulhawa, Susan
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Previously published in 2006 under title: The scar of David
Topics: Palestinian Arabs, Arab-Israeli conflict, Refugees, Palestinian Arab, Historical fiction
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by Ellen Hopkins
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Topics: Novels in verse, Drug abuse -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction,...
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by Feehan, Christine
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Dominic of the Dragonseeker Carpathians is on a desperate mission in the heart of enemy territory when he crosses paths with Solange Sangria, the last of the jaguar people, who is trying to save shape-shifting women from her murderous father
Topics: Romance -- Fantasy, Futuristic & Ghost, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Vampires, Shapeshifting
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by Alyson Noël
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Topics: Psychic ability -- Fiction, Immortality -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction
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by Vikas Swarup
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Topics: Rich people -- Crimes against -- India -- Fiction, India -- Fiction
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by Deveraux, Jude
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The second book in the multi-generational Edilean series, Days of gold is a sweeping romance set in 1766 Scotland. Angus McTern, the laird of the clan, is captivated by Edilean Talbot. When she needs help, he tries to intervene, and is accused of kidnapping and theft. To avoid being prosecuted, they escape to America, and overcome almost insurmountable obstacles, finding a love as wild and free as the land itself
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) --...
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by Moran, Michelle
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Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Cleopatra, Queen, consort of Juba II, King...
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by Castle, Kendra Leigh
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Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Prologue; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Acknowledgments; Excerpt: Call of the Highland Moon; Excerpt: Dark Highland Fire; About the Author; Back Cover
Topics: Werewolves, FICTION, FICTION / Romance / Paranormal, Fantasy, Werewolves
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by Lasky, Kathryn
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Abandoned by his pack, a baby wolf with a mysterious mark on his deformed paw survives and embarks on a journey that will change the world of the wolves of the Beyond
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Topics: Wolves, Courage, Wolves, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Courage, Wolves, Wolves, Courage
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by Patterson, James
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- World Literature -- United States -- African American, Mystery &...
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by Leigh, Lora
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"St. Martin's Paperbacks romantic suspense"--Spine
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Romance -- Romantic Suspense, Intelligence officers
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Thrillers -- Suspense, Trials (Murder), Rich...
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by Kathleen Grissom
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Topics: Indentured servants -- Fiction, Slaves -- Fiction, Plantation life -- Southern States -- Fiction
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by Wong, David
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This may be the story of John and David, a drug called soy sauce, and other-worldly beings invading the planet. Or, it may be the story of two beer-drinking friends who live in an unnamed Midwestern town and only think something horrific is going on. But the important thing is, according to the narrator, "None of this is my fault."
Topics: Quakers, Science fiction
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by Läckberg, Camilla, 1974-; Murray, Steven T
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Includes a reading group guide
Topics: Police, City and town life, Murder, Suspense fiction, Murder, Police, Police, Suspense fiction
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by Janet Tashjian
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Topics: Summer -- Fiction, Secrets -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Books and reading -- Fiction,...
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by John Flanagan
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Topics: Heroes -- Fiction, War -- Fiction, Fantasy
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by Simons, Paullina, 1963-
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Originally published: United Kingdom : HarperCollins, 2003
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy...
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by Catherine Fisher
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Topics: Fantasy, Prisons -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Fiction, Arranged marriage -- Fiction
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by Patterson, James, 1947-
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Detective Alex Cross pursues the most ruthless killer he's ever encountered -- to a land of sheer terror and back. It's the worst crime scene Alex Cross has ever seen, and then more killings, each one more ruthless than the last, quickly follow. After one death comes terrifyingly close to home, Alex realizes he's chasing a horrible new breed of killer. Digging deeper into the case, Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, uncover a shocking Washington, D.C., underworld: a gang of...
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Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, African American psychologists -- Fiction,...
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by Salvatore, R. A., 1959-
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"A Dungeons & Dragons book"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic & Wizards, Teens --...
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by D'Lacey, Chris
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Topics: Dragons, Paranormal fiction, Good and evil, Authors, Supernatural, Authorship, Good and evil,...
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by Balogh, Mary
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In glittering Regency England a desititute widow stands accused of murdering her husband and must now barter her beauty in order to survive. With seduction in mind, she sets her sights on Stephen Huxtable, the irresistibly attractive Earl of Merton and London's most eligible bachelor
Topic: London (England) -- Fiction
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Ford Prefect (Fictitious character), Arthur Dent (Fictitious character), Interplanetary voyages,...
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by M. C. Beaton
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Topics: Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- Fiction, Brides --...
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by Kenneth Oppel
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Topics: Experiments, Chimpanzees, Habits and behavior, Human-animal communication, History, Fiction
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by Orwell, George, 1903-1950
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"A Plume/Harcourt Brace book."
Topics: Totalitarianism -- Fiction., Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction., Totalitarianism
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by Bertrice Small
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Topics: Marriages of royalty and nobility -- Fiction, Scotland -- History -- 1057-1603 -- Fiction
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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
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This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt. Everest
Topics: Mallory, George, 1886-1924, Historical fiction, English, Soldiers, Men, Family
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by Steel, Danielle
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Follows the lives and fortunes of Coco Barrington and her mother, a best-selling author, and her sister, Jane, a successful Hollywood producer, as they approach new relationships and important changes in their lives
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Women's Fiction -- Mothers & Children, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- (...
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by Michaels, Fern
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Adult
Topics: Female friendship, Adventure fiction
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by C. J. Sansom
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Topics: Shardlake, Matthew (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- England -- Fiction, Great...
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by Kamila Shamsie
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Topics: Pakistanis -- Fiction, Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Fiction, New York...
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by Small, Bertrice; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Love stories, Fantasy fiction
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by Madeline Hunter
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Topics: Courtesans, Man-woman relationships, Landlord and tenant, Legacies, Fiction
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by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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Topics: Self-esteem -- Fiction, Psychotherapy -- Fiction, Alcoholism -- Fiction, Emotional problems --...
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by Smith, L. J. (Lisa J.); Smith, L. J. (Lisa J.). Hunter; Smith, L. J. (Lisa J.). Chase; Smith, L. J. (Lisa J.). Kill
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"These titles were originally published individually by Pocket Books"--Title page verso
Topics: Teenagers, Board games, Horror tales, American, Young adult fiction, American, Teenagers, Board...
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by Scarrow, Alex
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Rescued from imminent death, teens Maddy, Liam, and Sal join forces in 2001 Manhattan to correct changes in history made by other time travelers, using a "time bubble" surrounding the attack on the Twin Towers to hide their journeys
Topics: Time travel, Space and time, Environmental protection, September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,...
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by Colm Tóibín
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Topics: Irish -- United States -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) --...
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by Janne Teller
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Topics: Meaning (Philosophy) -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction
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by Banks, Iain, 1954-2013
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Topics: Women soldiers, Assassins, Science fiction
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by Sands, Lynsay
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When enforcer Eshe d'Aureus is charged to investigate the untimely deaths of the vampire Armand's three wives, she begins to fall reluctantly in love with him, and puts herself in danger in the process
Topics: Vampires, Paranormal romance stories, Romance fiction, Love stories, Paranormal romance stories,...
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by Kami Garcia
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Topics: Psychic ability, Love, Supernatural, Fiction
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by Miller, Linda Lael
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( M ) --...
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by Sophie Kinsella
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Topics: Young women -- Fiction, Shopping -- Fiction, Debt -- Fiction, Bloomwood, Becky (Fictitious...
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by Gordon Korman
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Topics: Football -- Fiction, Alzheimer's disease -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction,...
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by Cabot, Meg
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Originally published: New York : HarperTrophy, 2005, c2004. 1st HarperTrophy ed
Topics: American fiction, High schools, Interpersonal relations, Conduct of life, Actors
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by Jason Shiga
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Topics: Science fiction, Plot-your-own stories, Graphic novels
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Big-city homicide detective J.P. Beaumont and small-town sheriff/mom Joanna Brady join forces once again to solve a case involving a series of murders--six young women wrapped in tarps, doused with gasoline, and set on fire; and one elderly caretaker run over and left to die
Topics: Birmingham, Kenneth L. - Memorial, Brady, Joanna (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Beaumont, J. P....
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by Sparks, Nicholas
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Movie tie-in
Topics: Soldiers, Long-distance relationships, Film novelizations, Romance fiction, Romance-language...
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by Katie Alender
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Topics: Demoniac possession -- Fiction, Haunted houses -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction,...
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by Lorenzo Chiavini
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Topics: Mice, Fiction, Mountaineering
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by Andy McDermott
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Topics: Women archaeologists -- Fiction, Atlantis (Legendary place) -- Fiction, Geographical myths --...
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by Angie Sage
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Topics: Apprentices -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Wizards -- Fiction, Genies -- Fiction, Fantasy
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by Sparks, Kerrelyn
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"Vanda Barkowski is in trouble. As the owner of a hot nightclub, she's more unconventional than most of her fellow vampires, and if some think her a little out of control, then so be it. But after three former employees filed a complaint about her temper, Vanda is sentenced to an anger management class. Worse, Phil Jones agreed to be her sponsor. Phil, the mortal who is forbidden to her. If Vanda knew who or what Phil really is, she'd reconsider her attraction to him, for his true nature...
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Romance -- Vampires, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Vampires, Romance...
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by Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-
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Talbot Bingham is a renowned architectural genius who, with his formidable wife, Priscilla, creates an architectural community. When he dies unexpectedly in the middle of their tenth wedding anniversary celebration, the devastated Priscilla is left keeper of the flame of Talbot's genius. Going through her husband's archives, she comes unexpectedly upon a pile of neatly tied letters, and the shocking secret of her husband's intimate lifea discovery that shatters the foundation of her soul and...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Erotica, Compulsive behavior
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by John Ringo
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Topic: Life on other planets -- Fiction
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by Advaita Kala.
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Topics: Women -- India -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, India --...