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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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Mar 25, 2020 Lucy Christopher
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Mar 23, 2020 Kalogridis, Jeanne
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Originally published in hardcover in 2009
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Topics: Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589, Catherine de...
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Mar 23, 2020 Stead, Rebecca
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As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1970s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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Mar 23, 2020 Roberts, Nora
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Includes excerpt from: Vision in white
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Topics: Female friendship, Weddings
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Mar 22, 2020 Nora Roberts
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Bakers -- Fiction, Businesswomen -- Fiction, Weddings -- Fiction,...
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Mar 19, 2020 Josh Neufeld
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Topics: Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc, Hurricane...
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Mar 14, 2020 Graham, Lynne, 1956-
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Topics: Mistresses, Bachelors, Mate selection, Italians, Man-woman relationships
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Mar 14, 2020 Anderson, Catherine (Adeline Catherine)
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"A Signet Book."
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Topics: Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships, Comanche Indians, Man-woman relationships
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Mar 14, 2020 Kleypas, Lisa
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"St. Martin's Paperbacks historical romance"--Spine
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( K ) --...
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Mar 14, 2020 Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction, Fantasy
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Mar 7, 2020 Chase, Loretta Lynda, 1949-
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"Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That's the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years in the exotic east, she's shockingly adept in the sensual arts. She knows everything a young lady shouldn't and nothing she ought to know. She's a walking scandal, with no hope of a future-- unless someone can civilize her. Lucien de Grey, the Duke of Marchmont, is no knight in shining armor. He's cynical, easily bored, and dangerous to...
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Topics: Nobility, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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Mar 4, 2020 Shinn, Sharon
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Zoe Ardelay, chosen to become the king's fifth wife, is a coru prime ruled by the elemental sign of water. She must return to the palace, not as an unwilling bride for the king, but a woman with power in her own right. But as Zoe unlocks more of the mysteries of her blood--and the secrets of the royal family--she must decide how to use her great power to rise above the deceptions and intrigue of the royal court
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Topics: Magic, Magic
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Mar 2, 2020 Geronimo Stilton
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Feb 2, 2020 Copeland, Stewart
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Includes discography (p. [323]-324) and filmography (p. 325-329)
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Topics: Copeland, Stewart, Police (Musical group), Rock musicians
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Jan 20, 2020 Maya Banks
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Topic: Sexual dominance and submission -- Fiction
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Jan 14, 2020 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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Jan 6, 2020 Pastan, Amy; Smithsonian Institution
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At head of title: Eyewitness
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Topics: Presidents' spouses, Women
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Dec 13, 2019 Zane
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Includes a "Readers club guide."
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Topics: African Americans, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Erotic stories
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-294) and index
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Topics: Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936, Keller, Helen, 1880-1968, Teachers of deafblind people
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Nov 5, 2019 Laura Anne Gilman
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Nov 2, 2019 Schraff, Anne E
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When Kevin Walker transfers to Tubman High after the death of his mother, he decides to keep his painful past a secret and remain a loner to avoid the scrutiny of others. But his star turn on the track team brings him attention and friends who may betray his trust
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading...
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Oct 26, 2019 Osborne, Frances
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Originally published: London : Virago, 2008
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Topics: Sackville, Idina, Women, Women, Colonists, Women colonists
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Oct 2, 2019 Niffenegger, Audrey
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When Elspeth Noblin dies, she leaves everything to the 20-year-old American twin daughters of her own long-estranged twin, Edie. Valentina and Julia, as enmeshed as Elspeth and Edie once were, move into Elspeth's London flat and through a series of developing relationships a crisis develops that could pull the twins apart
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Topics: Sisters, Spiritual life
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Sep 24, 2019 Southwick, Teresa
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"Three nannies in one month was more than overwhelmed single father Jason Garrett could handle. But from the moment Maggie Shepherd picked up his infant son, Jason know he'd found what he was looking for. He needed a mother for Brady; the orphaned nanny needed a place to call home. And he had the perfect solution..."--p.[4] of cover
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nannies, Single fathers
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Aug 27, 2019 Kowal, Mary Robinette, 1969-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Women, Mate selection, Sisters, Magic, Sisters
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Aug 22, 2019 Butcher, Jim, 1971-
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"A Roc book."
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Topics: Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards, Dresden, Harry (Fictitious character), Wizards
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Jun 26, 2019 Portis, Charles; Tartt, Donna. aft
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First published in 1968
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Topics: Teenage girls, Fathers, United States marshals, Outlaws, Revenge, Western stories, Humorous fiction
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Jun 14, 2019 Kinsella, Sophie
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Topics: Young women, Ghost stories, Treasure troves
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Ages 8-12
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Topics: Mason, Joseph, 1807-1883, Audubon, John James, 1785-1851, Mice, Human-animal relationships,...
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May 14, 2019 Francine Rivers
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Apr 26, 2019 Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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Topics: Polygamy, Wives, Families, Fiction
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Mar 23, 2019 Lauren Dane
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Feb 13, 2019 Cinda Williams Chima
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Topics: Fantasy, Wizards -- Fiction, Princesses -- Fiction
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Jan 29, 2019 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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Jan 7, 2019 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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Dec 2, 2018 Novak, Brenda; Novak, Brenda. Dundee Christmas; O'Brien, Kathleen. We need a little Christmas; Bliss, Karina. Kiss me, Santa
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A Dundee Christmas: "A woman seeking refuge in a strange town during a snowstorm is taken in by a man who helps her discover that home is where the love is"--Publisher
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Topics: Christmas stories, American, Romance fiction, American, Christmas stories, New Zealand, Romance...
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Nov 10, 2018 Carriger, Gail
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Alex Award
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Topics: Tarabotti, Alexia (Fictitious character), Vampires, Werewolves, Etiquette
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Nov 7, 2018 Andrew Morton
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Nov 5, 2018 King, Stephen, 1947-
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Oct 29, 2018 Child, Lee
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Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2009
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Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Retired military personnel, Witnesses, Assassins, Winter...
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Oct 12, 2018 Hunt, Angela Elwell, 1957-
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Includes bibliographic resources
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Topics: Trials (Murder), Women lawyers, Socialites
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Oct 12, 2018 Garth Nix.
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Sep 22, 2018 Mary Monroe
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Topics: African American women executives -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, African American...
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"Live Through This"--as emotionally wrenching and ultimately redemptive as David Sheff 's "Beautiful Boy"--follows Gwartney's frantic effort to recover her beautiful, intelligent daughters from their lives on the street
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Topics: Runaway teenagers, Teenage girls, Mothers and daughters
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Sep 4, 2018 Rosenberg, Joel C., 1967-
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As the apocalyptic leaders of Iran call for the annihilation of Israel and the U.S., CIA operative David Shirazi is sent into Tehran with one objective: use all means necessary to disrupt Iran's nuclear weapons program, without leaving American fingerprints and without triggering a regional war. A native Farsi speaker whose family escaped from Iran in 1979, he couldn't be better prepared for the mission. But none of his training has prepared Shirazi for what will happen next. An obscure...
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Topics: Spy stories, Intelligence officers, Nuclear warfare, Prophecy, Suspense fiction, Christian fiction
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Aug 24, 2018 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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Jun 9, 2018 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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Jun 4, 2018 Dreyer, Eileen
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"Olivia Grace has secrets that could destroy her. One of the greatest of these is the Earl of Gracechurch, who married and divorced her five years earlier. Abandoned and disgraced, Grace has survived those years at the edge of respectability. Then she stumbles over Jack on the battlefield of Waterloo, and he becomes an even more dangerous secret. For not only is he unconscious, he is clad in an enemy uniform. But worse, when Jack finally wakes in Olivia's care, he can't remember how he...
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Topics: Divorced women, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Amnesiacs, Secrecy
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Apr 18, 2018 Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
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Topics: Traffic accidents, Paranormal fiction, Juvenile fiction, Ghosts, Supernatural, Fiction
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Feb 11, 2018 Rankin, Ian
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"A Reagan Arthur book."
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Topic: Art thefts
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Jan 16, 2018 Stuart Neville
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Topics: Assassins -- Fiction, Northern Ireland -- Fiction
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Sep 22, 2017 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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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web
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Topics: Berrett Koehler, business, Organizational sociology, Organizational behavior, Leadership, Power...
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topic: Mnemonics
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Oct 17, 2012 Robin Palmer
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Topics: Documentary films -- Fiction, Popularity -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, High...
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- Ann Dee Ellis
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Topics: Depression, Mental -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Mothers -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction
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- Dana Reinhardt
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Topics: Brothers -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction, Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Fiction, Walking --...
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- Gavin, Jamila
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Twelve-year-old Nettie's sheltered and privileged life changes after her beloved tutor mysteriously disappears and Nettie, aided by the son of a household employee, begins to learn the truth about her father, whose wealth began with trafficking in illegal aliens
Topics: Wealth, Family life, Household employees, Bulgarians, Illegal aliens, Spies, Organized crime,...
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Topics: Dahl, Roald, Authors, English
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- Price, Kalayna; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Roc Book"
Topics: Women private investigators, Witches, Police, Magic, Murder, Paranormal fiction
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- Stoffels, Karlijn
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In this meditation on various kinds of love, Mee travels across the country to the court of the Princess Esperanza, singing the life stories of some of the people he meets
Topics: Love, Voyages and travels
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Topics: Revenge -- Fiction, Cancer -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Mexican Americans...
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In September 1973, as the school year begins in his depressed Ohio town, high-school senior Kurt Shoemaker determines to be "normal," despite his chaotic home life with his volatile, alcoholic mother and the deep loyalty and affection he has for his friends in the therapy group dubbed the Madman Underground
Topics: Emotional problems, Friendship, Alcoholism, Mothers and sons, High schools, Schools, Ohio, Coming...
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- Rich, Naomi
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Raised within the strict religious confines of the Community of the Book, Alis flees from an arranged marriage to the much older Minister of her town and her life takes a series of unexpected twists before she returns to accept her fate
Topics: Arranged marriage, Runaways, Religion, Assertiveness (Psychology)
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- Elizabeth Partridge
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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- Kathryn Fitzmaurice
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Topics: Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Forgiveness -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Fiction, Conduct of life --...
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- O'Brien, Patrick
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Topic: Life on other planets
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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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- Louis Sachar
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Topics: Bridge (Game) -- Fiction, Uncles -- Fiction, Blind -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- Fiction,...
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- Gibson, William, 1948-
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007
Topic: Intelligence service
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- Charles Stross
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Topic: Short stories, American
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- Carlyle, Liz
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"Miss Zoë Armstrong is beautiful, charming rich--and utterly unmarriageable. So, while she may be the 'ton's' most sparkling diamond, her choice of husbands looks more like a list of London's most unsavory fortune hunters. Since a true-love marriage seems impossible, Zoë has accepted--no, embraced--her role as society's most incomparable flirt and mischiefmaker ... until in one reckless, vulnerable moment, her future is shattered. Stuart Rowland, the brooding Marquess of Mercer, has...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Nobility, Man-woman relationships, Nobility
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- Brown, Monica, 1969-; Gutierrez, Rudy, ill; Gayesky, Fernando, trl
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Ages: 4-8
Topics: Pelé, 1940-, Pelé, 1940-, Soccer players, Soccer players, Spanish language materials, Jugadores...
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Topic: Parkinson's disease -- Popular works
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- Morrison, Mary B
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Includes excerpt from: Married on Mondays by HoneyB
Topics: African American women, Ex-prostitutes