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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 Davidson, MaryJanice; Hauf, Michele; Greiman, Lois; Logan, Leandra
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Tall, dark, and not so faery. Scarlett is not your typical faery. At six feet, four inches tall, she's an unlikely candidate for a match made in heaven. But when she ventures to Cannon Falls, Minnesota, on royal orders to survey its extraordinary residents, she stumbles upon the one man who just may measure up to size
Topics: Romance fiction, American, Fairies, Paranormal fiction, Fairies, Romance fiction, American,...
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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 Green, Tim
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Topics: Women lawyers -- Fiction, Corruption -- Fiction
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by Olmstead, Robert
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The year is 1916. The enemy, Pancho Villa, is elusive. The terrain is unforgiving, the intense heat and dust both relentless and overpowering. Through the mountains and across the long dry stretches of Mexico, Napoleon Childs, an aging cavalryman, leads an expedition of inexperienced horse soldiers on seemingly fruitless searches. Napoleon has weathered the storms of battle with a toughness that has become like a second skin, with the Rattler, a horse who's as flinty and seasoned as he. But...
Topics: Villa, Pancho, 1878-1923, United States. Army, Soldiers, Revolutionaries, Cavalry, Historical...
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by Jessica Conant-Park
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Topics: Carter, Chloe (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Cooks -- Fiction, Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction
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by Adams, John Joseph, 1976-
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Topic: Science fiction, American
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by Philip Reeve
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Topics: Science fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Technology -- Fiction, Foundlings --...
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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 Willis, Connie
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This book collects 12 stories from one of science fiction's most decorated authors. Although the stories are thematically unrelated, an undercurrent of mortality weights many of the tales with a powerful sense of humanity's frailties
Topics: Science fiction, American, Fiction, FICTION, LITERARY CRITICISM, Science fiction, American
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by Mark Teague
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Topics: Fire departments -- Fiction, Fire extinction -- Fiction
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by Chloe Neill
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Topics: Juvenile fiction, Boarding schools, Vampires, Fiction
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by Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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The savage Vord are on the march, and Gaius Octavian, first lord of Alera, must lead his legions to the Calderon Valley to stand against them--using all of his intelligence, ingenuity, and furycraft to save their world from eternal darkness
Topics: Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy, Imaginary places, Imaginary wars and battles
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by Michael Cadnum
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Topics: Robbers and outlaws -- Fiction, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Fiction
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by Stephen Baxter
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Topics: Floods -- Fiction, Climatic changes -- Fiction, End of the world -- Fiction
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Topics: Overweight persons -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Self-perception -- Fiction, High schools --...
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by Moore, Christopher
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Topics: Fools and jesters -- Fiction, Lear, King (Legendary character) -- Fiction, Britons -- Fiction,...
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by Barbara D'Amato
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Topics: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence -- Fiction, Security consultants -- Fiction,...
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by Doctorow, Cory
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Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, 2010
Topics: Teens -- Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy, Teens -- Science 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 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
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by Cook, Robin, 1940-
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A series of unexplained deaths in foreign hospitals sends Jennifer Hernandez, an idealistic UCLA medical student, on a desperate search for answers about her grandmother's sudden death. With the discovery of other unexplained deaths followed by hasty cremations, Jennifer reaches out to her mentor, New York City medical examiner Dr. Laurie Montgomery, who has her own deep connection to Jennifer's grandmother
Topics: Women medical students, Grandmothers, Hospitals, Medical tourism, Forensic pathologists, Death,...
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by Sue Margolis
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Topic: Florists -- Fiction
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by Davida Hurwin
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Topics: Hate -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction, Homosexuality -- Fiction, Punk culture -- Fiction, Family...
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by Simon R. Green
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Topic: Drood, Eddie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction