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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 Orwell, George, 1903-1950
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"A Plume/Harcourt Brace book."
Topics: Totalitarianism -- Fiction., Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction., Totalitarianism
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by David Wellington
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Topics: Caxton, Laura (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Vampires -- Fiction
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by Ying Chang Compestine
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Topics: Ghosts -- Fiction, Cookery, Chinese -- Fiction, Family life -- China -- Fiction, Short stories,...
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by Vera B. Williams
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Topics: Chairs -- Fiction, Babies -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction
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by Garrison Keillor
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Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction
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by Miller, Linda Lael
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( M ) --...
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by Kozak, Harley Jane, 1957-
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Wollie goes undercover in a media-training company suspected of video piracy. When a dead body appears on the company's property, she's caught up in a conspiracy that goes way beyond some stolen DVDs
Topics: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths, Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,...
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by Clare O'Donohue
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Topics: Quiltmakers -- Fiction, Quilting -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
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by Annika Thor
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Topics: Jews, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, World War, 1939-1945, Sisters, Islands, Refugees, History
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by Kristin Walker
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Dating (Social...
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by Bettye Griffin
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Topics: Divorced women -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction
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by Green, Tim
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Topics: Women lawyers -- Fiction, Illegal aliens -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Legislators -- United States...
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by Osterlund, Anne
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Aerin Renning and Dane Madousin struggle as incoming students at the most exclusive academy in the Universe, both hiding secrets that are too painful to reveal, not realizing that those very secrets link them together
Topics: Science fiction, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools, Emotional problems, Fathers, Schools,...
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by Cecily Von Ziegesar
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Topics: Teenage girls, Juvenile fiction, Christmas stories, Fiction, Interpersonal relations, Boarding...
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by Toni Buzzeo
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Topics: Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Lost and found possessions -- Fiction
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by Garret Freymann-Weyr
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Topics: Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Stepfamilies -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction
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by Buxbaum, Julie
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Rushing to assist the family of her murdered best friend, Ellie consoles reclusive widower Greg and nurtures eight-year-old Lucy, who has stopped speaking
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Murder victims' families, Americans, Best friends, Grief,...
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by Banks, Iain, 1954-2013
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Topics: Women soldiers, Assassins, Science fiction
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by Gennifer Choldenko
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Topics: United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California -- Juvenile fiction, United States...
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by Teri Woods
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Topics: African Americans -- Fiction, Robbery -- Fiction, Drug dealers -- Fiction, Philadelphia (Pa.) --...
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by Donna Jo Napoli
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Topics: Prejudices -- Fiction, Italian Americans -- Fiction, Uncles -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction,...
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by Advaita Kala.
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Topics: Women -- India -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, India --...
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by Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955-
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Maisie Dobbs must catch a madman before he commits murder on an unimaginable scale
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Mystery & Thrillers -- Mystery --...
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by Taylor, Patrick, 1941-; Donnelly, Terry
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Topics: Girls, Country life, Mythology, Celtic, Girls, Country life, Celtic mythology, Pastoral fiction,...
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by Eoin Colfer
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Topics: Ford Prefect (Fictitious character), Arthur Dent (Fictitious character), Interplanetary voyages,...
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by Keith Donohue
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Topics: Widows -- Fiction, Girls -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction
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by Elizabeth Nunez
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Topics: West Indians -- Fiction, Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Fiction, Caribbean Area -- Fiction
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by Cynthia Rylant
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Topics: Theater -- Fiction, Stage fright -- Fiction
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by Daniel Nayeri
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Topics: Characters in literature, Ability, Governesses, Schools, High schools, Soul, Fiction
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by Donna Ball
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Farmhouses -- Conservation and restoration -- Fiction, Shenandoah...
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by Wiggs, Susan; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Updated from original publication Dancing on air published by HarperCollins, 1996."--t.p. verso
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Historical, Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( W ) -- Wiggs,...
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by S. J. Bolton
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Topics: Women veterinarians -- Fiction, Herpetologists -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
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by Hernandez, Treasure
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At head of cover title: Urban books presents
Topics: African Americans, Urban fiction, Street life, African Americans, Street life, Urban fiction,...
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by Katie Alender
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Topics: Demoniac possession -- Fiction, Haunted houses -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction,...
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by Don Bruns
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Topics: Sound recording industry, Arson, Fiction
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by Gaile Parkin
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Topics: African women -- Fiction, Women cooks -- Fiction, Bakers -- Fiction, Bakeries -- Fiction, Family...
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by Lowry, Rich; Korman, Keith
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Topics: Spy stories, Political fiction
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by Robin Cruise
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Topics: Growth -- Fiction, Grandfathers -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction
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by Tamar Myers
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Topics: Yoder, Magdalena (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Pennsylvania Dutch Country (Pa.) -- Fiction
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by Lili St. Crow
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Topics: Supernatural -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Psychic ability -- Fiction, Werewolves -- Fiction,...
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by Kaye, Marilyn
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"Tough rebel Jenna Kelley secretly dreams of a conventional life with normal parents. When her mother ends up in rehab, Jenna is shocked by the sudden reappearance of her long-lost dad. Jenna can usually read anyone's mind, but this stranger is a total mystery. Before long, streetwise Jenna finds herself walking straight into danger ..."--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Telepathy, Extrasensory perception, Families, Teenagers, Middle school students, Paranormal...
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by Ann Stamos
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Topics: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Fiction, Immigrants -- United States --...
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by John Meaney
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Topics: Zombies -- Fiction, Police -- Crimes against -- Fiction
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by Stuart MacBride
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Topics: McRae, Logan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Police -- Scotland -- Aberdeen -- Fiction, Aberdeen...
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by Dan Waddell
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Topics: Police -- England -- London -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
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by Laura Anne Gilman
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Topics: Magic -- Fiction, Demonology -- Fiction
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by Katy Moran
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, War -- Fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History...
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by Patricia Hubbell
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Topics: Stories in rhyme, Boats and boating -- Fiction
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by Nick Bruel
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Topics: Worms -- Fiction, Caterpillars -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction
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by Steven M. Forman
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Topics: Ex-police officers -- Fiction, Retirees -- Fiction, Widowers -- Fiction, Boca Raton (Fla.) --...
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by Skye, Christina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"American travel expert Kiera Morissey is adept at getting in and out of tight spots. But when a deathbed promise brings Kiera back to Draycott Abbey, she meets rugged Scotsman Calan MacKay, and her life is changed forever. For fifteen years, changed by turns to a swift creature of night, Calan has used his deadly strength and speed to protect. But he wakes with bruises on his body and blood on his hands. And Kiera may be the key to getting his life back. Calan stirs emotions in Kiera that...
Topics: Draycott Abbey (Imaginary place), Man-woman relationships, Werewolves, Paranormal fiction
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by DiAnn Mills
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Topics: Undercover operations -- Fiction, Intelligence service -- Fiction
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by McDaniel, Lurlene
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Topics: Assisted suicide, Friendship, Brothers and sisters, Cancer, Young adult fiction, Suicide, Siblings,...
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by Authors mixed
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Topics: City and town life -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Kansas -- Fiction
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by Colm Tóibín
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Topics: Irish -- United States -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) --...
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by Christopher Fowler
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Topics: Bryant, Arthur (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, May, John (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,...
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by Suzanne Williams
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Topics: Bull riding -- Fiction, Brothers -- Fiction
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by Kamila Shamsie
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Topics: Pakistanis -- Fiction, Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Fiction, New York...
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by Service, Pamela F; Gorman, Mike, ill
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Young alien agent Zack, surly Galactic Patrol Cadet Vraj, and shy human camper Opal team up to find some Duthwi eggs before they hatch and cause a planetwide disaster, while the Gnairt who were smuggling the eggs try to retrieve them
Topics: Extraterrestrial beings, Camps, Smuggling, Science fiction, Humorous stories, Extraterrestrial...
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by Stewart, Sean, 1965-; Weisman, Jordan; Brigg, Cathy
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Cathy, who is now living in St. Louis, Missouri, is searching for answers to her father's death from an apparent heart attack. She learns from a fortune teller that her father was murdered, and at the same time she must join Emma, Pete, Victor, and Jun to defeat the evil Liu if they are to have a chance to live a peaceful life
Topics: Adventure stories, Immortality, Fortune-tellers, Immortality, Interpersonal relations, Chinese...
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by Jeff Struecker
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Topics: Undercover operations -- Fiction, Spy stories, Adventure stories, Christian fiction
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by Fielding, Joy
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The story of an ambitious journalist whose foray into the mind of a killer puts her own family in jeopardy
Topics: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers -- Authors, A-Z -- ( F ) -- Fielding, Joy,...
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by Tammi Sauer
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Topics: Talent shows -- Fiction, Ability -- Fiction, Chickens -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Fiction,...
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by Jason F. Wright
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Topic: Church charities -- Fiction
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by Lethem, Jonathan
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A searing portrayal of Manhattanites wrapped in their own delusions, desires and lies. Chase lives off residuals earned as a child star, living a life of cloistered ease, until a pop critic with a conspiratorial counter cultural savvy forces him to confront the answer to several mysteries tightly intertwined within the tragic fabric of the city itself
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Literary, Celebrities, Critics
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by Gina Buonaguro
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Topics: Married women -- Italy -- Fiction, Americans -- Italy -- Fiction, Italy -- History -- Allied...
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by Joseph Delaney
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Topics: Apprentices -- Fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Greece -- Fiction
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by Isla Morley
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Topics: Daughters -- Death -- Fiction, Life change events -- Fiction, Bereavement -- Fiction, South Africa...
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by Sophie Kinsella
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Topics: Young women -- Fiction, Shopping -- Fiction, Debt -- Fiction, Bloomwood, Becky (Fictitious...
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by 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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by Chance, Karen
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"An Onyx book."
Topics: Palmer, Cassie (Fictitious character), Clairvoyants, Vampires, Clairvoyants, Palmer, Cassie...
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As Sasha investigates a series of murders, she finds herself caught in a web of danger and deception--and it will take everything she's got to stay alive. Original
Topics: Literature & Fiction -- Genre Fiction -- Horror -- Dark Fantasy, Literature & Fiction --...
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by Lynch, Chris
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In a future where electronic surveillance has taken the place of love, a veterinarian is putting computer chips in animals to control them, and those creatures choose young Zane, who understands their speech, to release captives and bring them to a technology-free safety zone
Topics: Human-animal communication, Dogs, Animal rescue, Veterinarians, Technology, Electronic...
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by Schreiber, Ellen
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Includes a preview of the fifth book of the Vampire kisses series, The Coffin Club
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror -- Science...
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by Darren Shan
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Topics: Demonology -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Werewolves -- Fiction, Horror stories