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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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Nov 1, 2010 Siddhartha Mukharjee
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Oct 5, 2010 Christopher Pike
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Sep 28, 2010 Patricia Briggs
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Sep 7, 2010 Michelle Bardsley
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Aug 24, 2010 Suzanne Collins
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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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Aug 3, 2010 Deborah Cooke
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Apr 1, 2010 Kelly O'Connor McNees
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Mar 30, 2010 Fox, Michael J.
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Topics: Biographies & Memoirs -- Arts & Literature -- Entertainers, Biographies & Memoirs --...
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Mar 30, 2010 Richelle Mead
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Topic: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Contemporary
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Mar 1, 2010 Madeline Hunter
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Mar 1, 2010 M. William Phelps
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Topics: Nonfiction -- True Accounts -- Murder & Mayhem, Nonfiction -- True Accounts -- True Crime
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2010 Lockwood, Cara
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In this humorous story, cafe owner Constance Plyd starts seeing dead people after she's hit on by her murdered ex-husband at his own funeral. Fortunately for Constance, irresistibly sexy sheriff Nathan Garrett wants to believe that a card-carrying demon in a black suit killed Jimmy in the garage. But when the Devil and would-be mother of the Antichrist descend on Crockett County, Texas, and Constance finds herself at the center of a hellish battle with plenty of supernatural support (including...
Topics: Women, Spirits, Demonology, Good and evil
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2010 Goodnight, Linda
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"Steeple Hill inspirational romance"--Spine
Topics: Small cities, Single fathers, Single women, Secrecy, Redemption
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Includes index
Topics: Flour Bakery + Cafe, Baked products, Cooking, Baking
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2010 Straub, Peter, 1943-
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The incomparable master of horror and suspense returns with a powerful, brilliantly terrifying novel that redefines the genre in original and unexpected ways.The charismatic and cunning Spenser Mallon is a campus guru in the 1960s, attracting the devotion and demanding sexual favors of his young acolytes. After he invites his most fervent followers to attend a secret ritual in a local meadow, the only thing that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body and the shattered souls of all who were...
Topics: High school students, Psychic trauma, Rites and ceremonies, Good and evil, Nineteen sixties, High...
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2010 Rick Sanchez
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2010 Teems, David
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Dog owners, Dogs
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2010 Feldman, Jean R., 1947-; Karapetkova, Holly
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"Tune: I had a little turtle."
Topics: Science, Songs, JUVENILE NONFICTION, SCIENCE, SCIENCE, Science
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2010 Carson, Jana; Westerman, Johanna, ill
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During the Revolutionary War, a young boy volunteers for a dangerous misson. Betsy Ross has finished a new flag for General Washington. The flag might help to rally the freezing soldiers camped with Washington in Valley Forge. But British troops are everywhere and anyone trying to deliver the flag may be captured and shot as a spy. Could a boy make a journey without getting caught? Ben sets out in a blinding snow storm in an effort to bring the flag, and new hope, to Valley Forge
Topics: Washington, George, 1732-1799, Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836, Washington, George, 1732-1799, Ross, Betsy,...
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2010 Murray, Martine
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When seventeen-year-old, small-town Australian girl Manon Clarkeson leaves home in the middle of the night, wearing her mother's long, inappropriate red silk dress and riding her bike, she is heading for Melbourne, not exactly sure what she is looking for but not wanting to stay at home alone with her father anymore
Topics: Runaways, Emotional problems, Family problems, Mothers, Brothers and sisters, Grief
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2010 Thacker, Cathy Gillen
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"Gearing up to be a single father to his newly adopted son could be the toughest job Nate Hutchinson has ever taken on. That's why the self-made millionaire hired makeover expert Brooke Mitchell to turn his lonely bachelor estate into a real home and provide him with some much-needed parenting advice.As a widow with a son of her own, Brooke's heart goes out to Nate's new charge and to the sexy CEO who's trying to be the best dad he can be. But temporarily living under the same roof with...
Topics: Single fathers, Love stories
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Animal behavior, Human behavior, Decision making
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2010 Chafets, Zeʼev
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Includes index
Topics: Limbaugh, Rush H, Radio broadcasters, Conservatives
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When Denis Lipman returns to the East End of London with his new American wife, she declares each year's trip has to be enjoyed. Against his will our expat becomes a tourist in his homeland renting quaint cottages, visiting outrageous relatives, meeting quirky locals, and discovering the English countryside isn't so bad after all
Topics: TRAVEL, Manners and customs, Travel
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2010 Kathryn R. Wall
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2010 Thayer, Terri; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Berkley Prime Crime mystery"--Spine
Topics: Women artisans, Murder, Handicraft
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2010 Kastner, Debra
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"Steeple Hill inspirational romance"--Spine
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2010 Hank Phillippi Ryan
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2010 Lisa Bork
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2010 Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
Originally published: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2010. With new afterword
Topics: Edwards, John, 1953 June 10-, Young, Andrew (Andrew Aldridge), 1966-, Hunter, Rielle, United...
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Topics: Feiler, Bruce S, Bones, Father figures, Children of cancer patients
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Includes index
Topics: Unidentified flying objects, Conspiracies, Government information
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2010 Taylor, D. J. (David John), 1960-
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Originally published: 2009
Topics: Actresses, Family secrets
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2010 García, Cristina, 1958-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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2010 Tim F. LaHaye
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2010 Schonberg, Marcia
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Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index
Topics: Animal communities, Plant communities, Zoology, Botany, Animal communities, Botany, Plant...
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"With Central Coast, Yosemite, Los Angeles, and San Diego"--Cover
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2010 Rayne, Sarah
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Topics: Novelists, English, Country homes
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2010 Beamer, Amelia
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A California party turns bad when the spread of a brain-eating STD leaves roommates Kate and Michael struggling to deal with a houseful of zombies. Oblivious Oakland authorities ignore the escalating crisis as aggressively promiscuous and ravenous zombies keep popping up. Finally, the desperate friends make a plan to flee to a zombie-proof haven while fearing that some of their acquaintances may already be infected
Topics: Zombies, Sexually transmitted diseases
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2010 Sedia, E. (Ekaterina)
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A collection of short horror stories that involve werewolves, including selections from Peter Bell, Amanda Downum, Laura Anne Gilman, Carrie Vaughn, C.E. Murphy, Erzebet YellowBoy, and others
Topics: Werewolves, Short stories, American, Short stories, American, Werewolves
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2010 Obermeier, Barbara; Padova, Ted; ebrary, Inc
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"9 books in 1."
Topics: Image processing, Photography
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2010 Smith, William
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2010 Laura Marie Altom
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Twins, Widows, Single mothers, Air pilots, Fiction
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2010 Graves, Paula; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Romantic Suspense"--Spine
Topics: Sheriffs, Bachelors, Man-woman relationships
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965, Redner, Lewis...
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2010 Howard, Evan Drake, 1955-
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Topic: Christian antiquities
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Recounts two-time women's motocross champion Ashley Fiolek's life-long deafness, her triumph over adversity, her rise to the top of her sport and how her family and Christian faith helped her get there
Topics: Fiolek, Ashley, Women with disabilities, Women with disabilities, Women motorcyclists, Deaf women,...
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2010 Thomas Randall
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2010 Muir, Nancy, 1954-
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Includes index
Topics: Laptop computers, Computers and older people
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2010 Levine, Laura, 1943-
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Originally published: 2009
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery -- Women Sleuths, Austen, Jaine...
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2010 Reynolds, Abigail
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Previous published as Pemberley by the sea in 2008 by Sourcebooks Landmark
Topics: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, Women marine biologists, Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character), Darcy,...
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2010 McKibben, Bill
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Climatic changes, Global warming, Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric, Environmental degradation, Nature
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2010 McDermott, Andy; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Originally published: Great Britain : Headline Publishing, 2008
Topics: Women archaeologists, Assassins, Swords
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2010 Beecroft, Simon
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Includes index
Topics: Space warfare, Good and evil
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2010 Laura Joffe Numeroff
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2010 Theroux, Paul
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When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is sufficiently intrigued to pursue the story. Who is the dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel room, how and why did he die?
Topics: Travel writers, Americans, Americans, Travel writers
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2010 Newt Gingrich
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2010 Tatjana Soli
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Topics: Teenage girls, Mothers and daughters
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2010 Cathleen Davitt Bell
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Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Wyoming -- Fiction, Camps -- Fiction, Family life -- Wyoming --...
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2010 Weber, Carl, 1964-
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Topics: African Americans, Overweight women, Sisters
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2010 DK Publishing
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Introduces children to music history, profiling the musical instruments, styles, and traditions of cultures around the world
Topics: World music, Music, World music, Music, Music, Music, World music
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2010 Ferrarella, Marie
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"Silhouette special edition."
Topics: Reporters and reporting, Physicians, Fertility clinics, Fertility clinics, Physicians, Reporters...
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2010 Nikki Grimes
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2010 Vincenzi, Penny
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Wartime is never easy, and Grace Bennett and her two friends are doing the best they can. Forbidden Places reveals the stories of one young woman who is widowed after only five years of marriage, a wife who rethinks her feelings after witnessing disturbing changes in her husband, and a woman who wonders if the war will free her from a brutal marriage
Topics: Married women, Marriage, World War, 1939-1945, Psychological fiction
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Self-care, Health, Medicine, Preventive, Medical screening, Medical technology
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2010 Page, Jeremy, 1969-
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Topics: Life change events, Self-actualization (Psychology)
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2010 McInerny, Ralph, 1929-2010
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"Mysteries set at the University of Notre Dame"--P. facing t.p
Topics: University of Notre Dame, Knight, Roger (Fictitious character), Knight, Philip (Fictitious...
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2010 Farrell, Charles J.D.
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2010 Ellis, Robert, 1954-
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Punished by her superiors following the explosive end to her previous case, Detective Lena Gamble realizes that she has been set up for another fall when she is assigned the case of an unidentified victim whose body has been dismembered and tossed into a dumpster
Topics: Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery, Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department, Policewomen, Young...
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2010 Claire Seeber
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2010 L. E. Modesitt
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Includes index
Topics: Quick and easy cooking, Entertaining