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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 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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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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by Grossman, Lev
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As a senior in high school Quentin Coldwater became preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. After graduating from college and being admitted into a highly exclusive, secret society of magic in upstate New York, he makes a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin's fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined for his childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth...
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Science Fiction & Fantasy -- Fantasy -- Magic &...
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by Jeffries, Sabrina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"At eighteen, Charlotte Page made a life-altering mistake. She wronged a man in an impulsive act that she came to deeply regret, though it led her to her present life as Mrs. Charlotte Harris, owner of Mrs. Harris's School for Young Ladies. Unbeknownst to her, that man is now her anonymous benefactor, the mysterious 'Cousin Michael.' His masquerade began as preparation for a devastating revenge, but became a labor of love. Now Charlotte desperately needs his help. Can he save her from...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Private schools
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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by Riordan, Rick
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The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy Jackson's sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leads an army of young demigods to stop Kronos in his advance on New York City, while the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster, Typhon
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Fate and fatalism, Monsters, Animals, Mythical, Titans (Mythology), Jackson,...
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by Craven, Sara, 1938-
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"Orphan Marisa was raised by the wealthy Santangeli family. Their only demand was that she marry their son.... Italian billionaire and renowned playboy Lorenzo Santangeli is expecting to receive his money's worth from his innocent wife on their wedding night. But Marisa flees--how can she share a bed with the man who married her solely to produce an heir? Lorenzo vows to bring his virgin bride home--you do not say no to a Santangeli! Once she's back she'll be his completely, and he is...
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Topics: Billionaires, Orphans, Forced marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Mistresses, Bachelors, Mate selection, Italians, Man-woman relationships
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by Patterson, James, 1947-
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The first book in the Alex Cross series
Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Police, African American police, Police psychologists, Private...
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by Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-294) and index
Topic: Evolution (Biology)
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by James L. Swanson
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Laurie Halse Anderson
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Topics: Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction, Social isolation -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Juvenile...
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by Kate, Lauren
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Topics: Paranormal fiction, Reformatories, Schools, Romance fiction, Reincarnation, Angels, Love,...
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by Amanda Quick
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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 Putney, Mary Jo
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Battered by the sea, Adam remembers nothing of his past, his ducal rank, nor the shipwreck that almost claimed his life. However, he's delighted to hear that the golden-haired vision tending his wounds in his wife. But Mariah Clarke has a secret--and a passion begun in fantasy has become dangerously real and completely irresistible
Topics: Amnesia, Mistaken identity, Husbands and wives
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"Revised 3rd edition"--Jacket
Topics: Finance, Personal, Debt, Personal finance, Finance, Personal, Personal finance, Debt
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by Castle, Jayne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle"--p. [1] of cover
Topics: Psychics, Psychic ability, Supernatural, Man-woman relationships
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by Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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by Flynn, Gillian, 1971-
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For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on that fateful night twenty-five years ago, now she is not so sure as, piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started--on the run from a killer
Topics: Children of murder victims, Families, Juvenile homicide, Brothers and sisters
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by William R. Forstchen
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Silhouette Desire, #1960"--Spine
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Pregnancy, Marriage
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by Camp, Candace
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An expert matchmaker, but unable to find her own husband, Lady Francesca Haughston decides to help the Duke of Rochford, who broke her heart years earlier, find the perfect wife, which leads to a temptation that could result in scandal
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Balogh, Mary. Handful of gold; Cornick, Nicola. Season for suitors; Courtney, Milan. This wicked gift
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A handful of gold: Not only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart--the most precious gift of all
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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Topics: Billionaires, Princes, Waitresses, Virginity, Pregnancy
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by Maya Banks
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Greek hotel magnate Chrysander Anetakis's former mistress was pregnant? And had amnesia? That meant Marley Jameson didn't remember betraying him by selling company secrets. Or that he'd thrown her out of his life. So he told her a little white lie: they were engaged. Then he swept her away to his Greek island to await the birth of his baby and enjoy her sudden devotion before tossing her out. But he didn't count on Marley regaining her memory so soon
Topics: Impostors and imposture, Pregnant women, Mistresses, Brothers, Amnesia
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by Morgan, Sarah, 1948-
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"Previously published in the U.K. as The Vasquez mistress."
Topics: Mistresses, Pregnant women, Man-woman relationships
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by Maxwell, Cathy
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"She'll be his perfect wife ... Preoccupied with fighting Napoleon and making love to his mistress, Brian Ranson has ignored his wife since their wedding. But now that he's become the Earl of Wright, he's ready to fetch his bride back to London. He's shocked to find she's become a bold, beautiful woman, exactly the kind he lusts after ... and she wants nothing to do with him. Gillian, Lady Wright, is desperate to seize the love she's been denied ... but not with her rakish husband! So she...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Man-woman...
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by Marlon James
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Topics: Slaves -- Fiction, Jamaica -- Fiction
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by Mintzberg, Henry; Books24x7, Inc
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web
Topics: Berrett Koehler, business, Management
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by Fungo, Gianluigi; Babboni, Mirko
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Translation by Nanette McGuinness
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Action & Adventure, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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Topics: Orphans, Aunts, Italians, Billionaires
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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Topic: Love stories
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"Niccolo D'Alessandro has never seen eye to eye with spirited redhead Daniella Bell. So he's shocked to discover that the mystery woman he's just made love to after a Venetian-style masked party was Dani! Their night together was the most amazing of Dani's life, but with a failed marriage behind her she never wants to wed again. But Niccolo has other ideas.... When Dani announces she's pregnant with his baby, the uncompromising Italian has only one demand: she will become his...
Topics: Billionaires, Pregnancy, Man-woman relationships
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Includes index
Topics: Kuklinski, Richard, Serial murderers, Serial murders
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by Ranney, Karen
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"When Douglas Eston arrives at the home of the Duke of Herridge, he expects to leave with an investment--not a wife! With his brilliant ideas attracting attention all over London, Douglas does not need to rely on the duke. But when he meets Lady Sarah Baines, the stubborn beauty whose virtue her father would willingly sell, Douglas finds himself utterly entranced and desperate to protect her. Lady Sarah Baines always knew her father was cruel. But this time he's gone too far. Demanding...
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Historical, Arranged marriage
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"Historical romance"--Spine
Topics: Missing persons, Abandoned children, Man-woman relationships
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by Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974
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"She wasn't looking for love ... Her beauty rivaled only by her sensibility, Ventia Lanyon is nearly resigned to spinsterhood, thanks to the enormous amount of responsibility she inherited with a Yorkshire estate, an invalid brother and the lackluster efforts of two wearisomely persistent suitors. Then she meets her neighbor, the infamous Lord Damerel, a charming rake shunned by polite society--exactly the type of man that a woman of quality should stay away from. He wasn't looking for...
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Feehan, Christine
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When Elle Drake, the telepathic youngest of seven sisters, fails to arrive in the coastal town of Sea Haven, Sheriff Jackson Deveau, who has loved Elle for years, must race against time to discover what has happened to her
Topics: Women singers, Sisters, Women, Telepathy
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by Russell, Rachel Renée
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Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes in her diary of her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school, then of finding her place after she gives up on being part of the elite group
Topics: Popularity, Friendship, Artists, Schools, Diaries, Jugendbuch, Tagebuchroman, Freundschaft,...
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by Hoyt, Elizabeth, 1970-
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"After seven years in hellish captivity, Raynaud St. Aubyn busts into his ancestral home half mad with fever, demanding his due. Can this wild man truly be the last earl's son, thought murdered by Indians? Beatrice Corning is the niece of the present earl and a proper English miss. Yet she has a secret: No real man has ever excited her more than the handsome youth in a certain portrait. Now, suddenly, he's here, in the flesh--and luring her into his bed. Only Beatrice can see past...
Topics: Aristocracy (Social class), Inheritance and succession
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by Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-, Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-, Medical students, Interns (Medicine), Residents...
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by Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...
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by Waters, Sarah, 1966-
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Mode of access: Internet
Topic: Ghost stories
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Alex Richardson has the ultimate playboy lifestyle, flitting from one long-legged woman to the next. So why would he want short, curvaceous Bel? Alex needs a convenient wife and Bel is his first-choice bride! Shocked at his proposal, Bel has doubts about his crazy plan. Then Alex gives her a taste of just how hot they can be together, leaving Bel begging him to finish what he started, on their wedding night!
Topics: Marriage, Man-woman relationships
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Presents a nine-step inspirational guide to help readers achieve a successful and fulfilling life
Topics: Self-actualization (Psychology), Success
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Includes preview of The chief ranger by Rebecca Winters (p. [185]-187)
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Greeks
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"An imperfect match. Brodick McJames is an earl in name only. To secure his clan's future he needs an English wife. Mary Stanford, daughter of the Earl of Warwickshire, will suit perfectly. He's never met her, but what matter? She'll grace his bed eventually, and once she bears his child he need see her no more. Anne Copper looks just like her noble half-sister, but she was born illegitimate, and can never forget it. The best she can hope for is to stay a serving girl in her own father's...
Topics: Deception, Illegitimate children, Inheritance and succession, Clans
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by Martin, Kat
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"After years abroad, Royal has returned to Bransford Castle to find his father dying and the family treasury nearly empty. Then the old duke wrests a final promise from his guilt-ridden son: that Royal will marry heiress Jocelyn Caulfield and restore the estate to its former glory. However, it is not his fiancée who quickens Royal's pulse, but rather her beautiful cousin Lily Moran. Penniless Lily knows that nothing can come of their undeniable attraction--but there is a way she can help...
Topics: Arranged marriage, Man-woman relationships, Arranged marriage, Man-woman relationships, Manners and...
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Topics: Rugby football players, Fashion designers, Revenge, Billionaires
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Topic: African Americans
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by Balogh, Mary
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Originally published: New York : Signet, 1993
Topics: Prostitutes, Mistresses, Bachelors, Aristocracy (Social class), Manners and customs, Prostitution,...
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by Wahida Clark
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Topic: African American criminals -- Fiction
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Miss Christiana Daventry will do whatever it takes to keep from being thrown out on the streets--even accept the insufferably attractive Lord Braybrook's proposition!
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Joyce, Brenda
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Virginia Hughes is determined to rebuild her homeplace. She sails to England alone, hoping to convince her uncle to lend her the funds. Instead she finds herself kidnapped by the notorious Devlin O'Neill
Topic: Pirates
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by Moran, Michelle
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"Target book club pick."
Topics: Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt, active 14th century B.C, Akhenaton, King of Egypt, Queens, Kings and...
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by Hunter, Madeline; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Only a desperate mission could bring Leona Montgomery face-to-face with the scoundrel whose dangerous sensuality once sent her fleeing from his arms. But she has underestimated Christian, Marquess of Easterbrook. As irresistible as ever, his past swathed in mystery, Christian has his own plans for the woman he has waited seven years to claim. Yet once desire reignites, bringing a dangerous secret into the open, Leona will find herself bound to the seductive nobleman in ways she could...
Topics: Nobility, Family secrets, Man-woman relationships
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by L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988; Tuska, Jon
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"Big medicine," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrilling western" (1/48). "Trail to pie town," under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "West" (2/48). "McQueen of the Tumbling K" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Thrillin western" (12/47). "Showdown on the Hogback" under the byline Jim Mayo, first appeared in "Giant western" (8/50)
Topics: Ranchers, Revenge, Short stories, American, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life,...
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Is this person hiding anything? -- Thumbs up or down: does he like it or not? -- Is she confident or just trying to play it cool? -- How are things-- really? -- Gauging interest levels : is he interested, or are you wasting time? -- Ally or saboteur : whose side is she really on? -- Emotional profile : learn how safe, stable, and sane a person is -- S.N.A.P. is not based on personality types -- The primary colors of thought -- How and why we think what we do -- The impact of self-esteem : the...
Topics: Interpersonal communication, Social perception, Truthfulness and falsehood, Interpersonal...
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by RZA (Rapper); Norris, Chris
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Autobiography of "RZA, founder of the Wu-Tang Clan and hip-hop's most exalted wise man"--Front cover jacket
Topics: RZA (Rapper), RZA, Rap musicians
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by Harrison, Lisi
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"Poppy."
Topics: Friendship, Cliques (Sociology), Charity, Conduct of life, Middle schools, Schools
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by Iggulden, Conn
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Second in a series on the mighty Mongol conqueror who sets out to unify an entire continent under his rule. In this volume, he sets his sights on Yenking (modern day Beijing, China). Follows "Genghis : birth of an empire" ; continued by "Genghis : bones of the hills."
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Literature & Fiction -- World...
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by Tomine, Adrian, 1974-
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A graphic novel in which Ben Tanaka tries to salvage his failing long-term relationship with Miko Hayashi, who suspects Ben is more attracted to white women, an accusation that cause their personal and political problems to reach a boiling point
Topics: Comics & Graphic Novels -- Graphic Novels, Comics & Graphic Novels -- Publishers -- Drawn...
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by St. John, Cheryl
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Includes questions for discussion
Topics: Clergy, Widows, Widowers, Marriage, Man-woman relationships
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Brain, Brain
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Includes excerpt (p. [180]-185) from A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Billionaires, Infants
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by Moran, Michelle
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Includes Reader's group guide
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Nefertari, Queen, consort of Ramses II,...
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by Foster, Lori, 1958-; Foster, Lori, 1958- Outrageous; Foster, Lori, 1958- Riley
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Outrageous, copyright 1997 ; Riley, copyright 2003
Topics: Romance -- Contemporary, Undercover operations, Self-defense, Man-woman relationships
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Topics: Billionaires, Single fathers, Nannies
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by Jackson, Brenda (Brenda Streater)
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Includes preview of A daughter's trust by Tara Taylor Quinn (p. [183]-186)
Topics: Ranchers, Rich people, Social workers, Ranchers, Rich people, Social workers