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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 Susane Colasanti
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Topics: Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Anxiety disorders --...
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by Smith, Haywood, 1949-
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Cruel, small-town banker Howell Whittington has a stroke sitting up in church, and when he wakes up, he's transformed and wants nothing more than to be a real husband, which scares his proper, repressed wife Elizabeth to death. Setting out to right past wrongs, he blackmails the town's baddies into doing the right thing by threatening to foreclose on their mortgages. A hilarious story of marriage and love and second chances
Topics: Married people, Bankers, Small cities, Midlife crisis, Life change events, Humorous fiction
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by Greg Rucka
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Topic: Bodyguards -- Fiction
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by Dessertine, Rebecca; Reed, David; Kripke, Eric
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After losing their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force and being taught by their father how to kill it, Sam and Dean Winchester hunt for Lucifer in a small town in South Dakota. There they meet Don--an angel with a proposition who sends them Don sends them on a mission to uncover the secret Satan never wanted them to find out
Topics: Winchester, Sam (Fictitious character), Winchester, Dean (Fictitious character), Paranormal...
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by Frewin Jones
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Topics: Princesses -- Fiction, War -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Saxons -- Fiction, Wales -- History -- To...
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by Templeton, Karen
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"He'd never really had a place to call his own ... But the broken-down ranch in front of him was the closest he'd ever come. Now, pregnant widow Emma Manning was struggling to keep it, her children and herself going. She could use a hand. Well, that was all burned-out musician Cash Cochran could spare. He'd never had a woman to call his own, either ... That was painfully obvious to Emma as soon as Cash knocked on her door. And though, with her ever-growing brood and her money pit of a...
Topics: Ranchers, Widows, Musicians, FICTION, Musicians, Ranchers, Widows
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by Paula Marantz Cohen
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Topics: Mystery, Historical mystery novels, Serial murder investigation, Fiction
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by Keiko Kasza
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Topics: Worry -- Fiction., Picnicking -- Fiction., Raccoon -- Fiction., Ducks -- Fiction.
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by Uri Shulevitz
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Sailors -- Fiction, Imagination -- Fiction
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by Miller, Linda Lael; Ross, JoAnn
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Stories previously published between 2005 and 2007
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Short Stories -- Anthologies, Literature & Fiction -- Short Stories...
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by Alt, Madelyn; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A carnival has rolled into Stony Mill, and Maggie joins in the revelry but comes across a construction worker arguing intensely with a young woman. Later that day, the woman is found dead, and fingers point to the worker: Ty Bennett. Ty was part of the construction crew that unexpectedly unearthed a buried cellar--along with something supernatural--during the demolition of a local church. Now it's up to Maggie to uncover the dark spiritual energy leaking into their town before it spoils...
Topics: Murder, Witches, Carnivals, Paranormal fiction
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by Lisa Patton
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Topics: Women -- Southern States -- Fiction, Hotelkeepers -- Fiction, Bed and breakfast accommodations --...
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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Danger stalks Lucas Davenport at work and all too close to home when petty thief and paraplegic Randy Whitcomb targets Lucas's pretty fourteen-year-old adopted daughter and a young man with the .50 caliber sniper rifle and the right-wing-crazy background roams through the city filled with the most powerful politicians on earth . .
Topics: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Mystery fiction
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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 Crusie, Jennifer; Mayer, Bob, 1959-
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When Mary Alice Brannigan comes home to Ohio to restore the Dreamland amusement park, she doesn't expect to fall in love with a clown. Nor does she expect to find that she's the newest recruit in the Guardia, an elite team of demon fighters formed centuries before to guard the five Untouchables, the most powerful demons in the history of the world, now imprisoned right there in Dreamland
Topics: Demonology, Amusement parks, Humorous fiction, Love stories
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by Alfonsi, Alice; Berendsen, Dan; Greenwald, Todd J
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The Russos are headed to the Caribbean for a family vacation, and Alex is less than thrilled. And her parents have decided that there will be no magic allowed on the trip! Alex is bored and conjures up a little magic with disastrous results. Her parents have now completely forgotten they ever met. Alex and her brothers, Justin and Max, have only forty-eight hours to find the magical Stone of Dreams, which has the power to reverse the spell. Will they find the stone and save their family in time?
Topics: Magic, Brothers and sisters, Vacations, Parents, Wizards, Spells (Magic), Magic rocks, Child...
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by Darren Shan
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Topics: Werewolves, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Demonology, Horror stories
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Topics: Wolves -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, National parks and...
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by Elizabeth Hand
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Topics: Rimbaud, Arthur, -- 1854-1891 -- Fiction, Space and time -- Fiction, Runaways -- Fiction, Art --...