Skip to main content

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.



rss RSS

More right-solid
More right-solid
More right-solid
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Published
Creator
Books to Borrow
by Patterson, James, 1947-; Paetro, Maxine
texts
eye 484
favorite 2
comment 0
"Detective Lindsay Boxer's long awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a teenage girl is badly injured left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found. Lindsay discovers that not only is there no trace of the criminals, but that the victim may be keeping secrets as well. At the same time, Assistant District Attorney Yuki Castellano is prosecuting the biggest case of her life, a woman who has been accused of...
Topics: Women detectives, Public prosecutors, Teenage girls, Husbands, Missing children, Large type books,...
Books to Borrow
by King, Stephen, 1947-
texts
eye 656
favorite 8
comment 0
Jake Epping is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. He receives an essay from one of the students-- a gruesome, harrowing first person story about the night 50 years ago when Harry Dunning's father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a hammer. Harry escaped with a smashed leg, as evidenced his crooked walk. Not much later, Jake's friend Al, who runs the local diner,...
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by George Orwell
texts
eye 1,390
favorite 12
comment 0
Topics: Totalitarianism -- Fiction., Large type books., London (England) -- Fiction.
Books to Borrow
by Crawford, Isis
texts
eye 96
favorite 0
comment 0
Originally published: New York : Kensington Books, c2009
Topics: Simmons, Bernie (Fictitious character : Crawford), Simmons, Libby (Fictitious character), Caterers...
Books to Borrow
by Anne Perry
texts
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Villages -- Fiction, Large type books, Ireland -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Perry, Anne
texts
eye 89
favorite 1
comment 0
Heading for a rural village to replace the local vicar who is away on holiday, Dominic and Clarice Corde are stunned when they discover the corpse of the murdered vicar stashed in the cellar and launch an investigation to find a killer
Topics: General, Fiction, Fiction - General, Christmas stories, Large type books, Clergy
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 36
favorite 2
comment 0
"Unabridged"--T.p. verso
Topics: Child, Julia, Child, Paul, 1902-1994, Child, Julia, Child, Paul, 1902-1994, McCarthy, Joseph,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Kinkade, Thomas, 1958-2012; Spencer, Katherine
texts
eye 20
favorite 1
comment 0
Emily is building a relationhip with her daughter whom she gave up for adoption 20 years ago. As they both navigate affairs of the heart, you will witness the healing power of love
Topics: Cape Light (Imaginary place), City and town life, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Wick, Lori
texts
eye 646
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Goolrick, Robert, 1948-
texts
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Marriage, Family secrets, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 103
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Love stories, Christian fiction, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Macomber, Debbie
texts
eye 56
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Angels, Prayer, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Wynne-Jones, Tim
texts
eye 174
favorite 1
comment 0
"Thorndike Press large print The literacy bridge young adult"--T.p. verso
Topics: Large type books, Memory, Mothers, Family problems, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Thomas, Abigail
texts
eye 54
favorite 0
comment 0
Author Abigail Thomas must learn to live without her husband who was institutionalized with a catastrophic brain injury following an automobile accident. How she built a new life and a new family composed of three dogs is the premise of this book
Topics: Thomas, Abigail, Authors, American, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Shreve, Anita
texts
eye 24
favorite 0
comment 0
Gathering to attend a wedding in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, seven former classmates find the reunion marked by the death of a spouse, a traumatic past event, a shocking secret, and health issues
Topics: Fiction, Fiction - General, General, Fiction / General, Literary, Large type books, Weddings,...
Books to Borrow
by Le Carré, John, 1931-
texts
eye 106
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Tour guides (Persons), British, College teachers, Male friendship, Philanthropists, Billionaires,...
Books to Borrow
by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-
texts
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
"Thorndike Press large print Basic series"--T.p. verso
Topics: Serial murderers, Serial murders, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Stafford, Clay; Palmer, Ruth, ill; Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
texts
eye 103
favorite 1
comment 0
Huck is Civilized -- Tom's gang -- Fishhooks -- Boot prints -- Dear ol' pap -- Cabin -- Finding Jim -- Our island -- Floating house -- Disguise -- Wreck -- Kings and Frenchmen -- In the Fog -- White Lie -- Missing Cairo -- Fallen Duke -- Lost King -- Raft scenes -- Church camp meeting -- Acting -- Getting information -- Grand performance -- Hiding in the room -- Hiding the money -- Revealing the fraud -- Another Plan -- Real uncles -- Digging up the Truth -- Royal pains -- Jim is stolen --...
Topics: Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character), Fugitive slaves, Male friendship, Boys, Large type books,...
Books to Borrow
by Patterson, James, 1947-
texts
eye 1,271
favorite 4
comment 0
The first book in the Alex Cross series
Topics: Cross, Alex (Fictitious character), Police, African American police, Police psychologists, Private...
Books to Borrow
by Danziger, Paula, 1944-2004; Ross, Tony
texts
eye 140
favorite 0
comment 0
Entering fourth grade, Amber faces some changes in her life as her best friend moves away and her parents divorce
Topics: Brown, Amber (Fictitious character), Friendship, Divorce, Schools, Large type books
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 432-456)
Topics: Adams family, Adams, John, 1735-1826, Adams, John, 1735-1826, Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, Adams,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Doughty, Louise, 1963-
texts
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Women journalists, Villages, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Johansen, Iris
texts
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
When Jason Hayes hears Daisy Justine's spectacular voice, he vows to win her over, for both the lead role in his new musical and for a place in his heart
Topics: Women singers, Composers, Large type books, Composers, Large type books, Women singers
Books to Borrow
by Landvik, Lorna, 1954-
texts
eye 133
favorite 0
comment 0
From the initial formation of The Freesia Court Book Club and over the course of the next thirty years, five women in small-town Minnesota share the events, triumphs, tragedies, hardships, joys, and sorrows of their lives
Topics: Female friendship, Housewives, Book clubs (Discussion groups), Large type books, Book clubs, Large...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Bell, Ted
texts
eye 71
favorite 0
comment 0
"Thorndike Press large print basic"--T.p. verso
Topics: Diplomats, Terrorism, Intelligence officers, Serial murders, Assassins, Revenge, Large type books,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Anne Perry
texts
eye 60
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: English Historical Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Mystery/Suspense, Suspense,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Jack Higgins
texts
eye 112
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Diaries -- Fiction., Johnson, Blake (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,...
Books to Borrow
by Bernikow, Louise, 1940-
texts
eye 13
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Pets, Fiction, Biography / Autobiography, Dogs - General, Women, Romance - General, Bernikow,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 2,091
favorite 22
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 805-904)
Topics: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Statesmen, Scientists, Inventors, Printers, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Michaels, Fern
texts
eye 48
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Friendship, Revenge, Marriage, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Brunstetter, Wanda E
texts
eye 18
favorite 1
comment 0
Relive the glory of a Pennsylvania canal town through the eyes of those who ministered to the needs of the workers. Betsy Nelson reluctantly returns to her childhood home to care for her failing father, a faithful minister who served the town for years. William Covington, a confirmed bachelor, comes to town to become the new pastor and set aside the luxuries of his birth for service to God. Can Betsy and William find common ground on which to work together for the better of the townspeople?
Topics: Clergy, Children of clergy, City and town life, Large type books, Children of clergy, City and town...
Books to Borrow
by Coulter, Catherine
texts
eye 132
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sherlock, Lacey (Fictitious character), Savich,...
Books to Borrow
by Robb, J. D., 1950-
texts
eye 364
favorite 0
comment 0
With help from her husband, Roarke, Lt. Eve Dallas investigates a double murder, a tax evasion and money laundering scheme in a high profile accounting firm, a missing person, and a mysterious death while planning a baby shower for her friend, Mavis
Topics: Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Mystery/Suspense, Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Coulter, Catherine
texts
eye 82
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Television actors and actresses, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Anne Perry
texts
eye 117
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Pitt, Thomas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Prostitutes -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Murder --...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Kinkade, Thomas, 1958-; Spencer, Katherine, 1955-
texts
eye 57
favorite 0
comment 0
"Nestled in New England, Cape Light is a seaside hamlet where folks still enjoy a strong sense of community, and everybody knows everybody's business. But the many inhabitants of Cape Light have their share of hidden dreams, desires, and doubts as well." -- Back cover
Topics: Cape Light (Imaginary place), City and town life, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Kinkade, Thomas, 1958-2012; Halpern, Katherine Spencer
texts
eye 44
favorite 0
comment 0
"A Parachute Press book."
Topics: City and town life, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Patterson, James, 1947-
texts
eye 132
favorite 0
comment 0
When Gary Soneji, a prison escapee, joins forces with the enigmatic "Mr. Smith," psychologist-detective Alex Cross' life hangs in the balance, and it is up to serial killer expert Thomas Augustine Pierce to step in before it is too late
Topics: Psychological, Suspense, Fiction - Psychological Suspense, Cross, Alex (Fictitious character),...
Books to Borrow
by Tawni O'Dell
texts
eye 35
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Coal mines and mining -- Fiction., Ukrainian Americans -- Fiction., Football players -- Fiction.,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Edna Buchanan
texts
eye 50
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Police -- Florida -- Miami -- Fiction., Cold cases (Criminal investigation) -- Fiction., Large type...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Patterson, James, 1947-
texts
eye 186
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Women private investigators, Teenage pregnancy, Good and evil, Prophecies, Catholics, Ex-nuns,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Plain, Belva
texts
eye 44
favorite 0
comment 0
The owner of a New England glassworks company, widow Cassie Wright struggles to raise her surviving child, Gwen, in the face of unbearable tragedy, but as Gwen blossoms into an independent young woman, dissention drives the two apart, until Gwen has her own child, a little girl who reunites the estranged family
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Adopted children, Married people, Families, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Luanne Rice
texts
eye 74
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Parent and adult child -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction,...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Anne Perry
texts
eye 179
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Monk, William (Fictitious character) -- Fiction., Police -- England -- London -- Fiction., Large...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Morgan, Kathleen, 1950-
texts
eye 87
favorite 0
comment 0
"Abigail Stanton's whole life was rooted in her faith, which she clings to solely to survive. After losing her husband and son, Abby sets out alone, bereft and heartsick, to discover what God wants her to do. When He leads her to Conor MacKay's doorstep, though, the very foundation of her beliefs shift." -- Back cover
Topics: Women pioneers, Married women, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Brett, Simon
texts
eye 56
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Paris, Charles (Fictitious character), Actors, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Johansen, Roy
texts
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Large type books, Serial murders, Parapsychologists, Detective and mystery stories
Books to Borrow
by Linda Howard
texts
eye 533
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Malliet, G. M., 1951-
texts
eye 55
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: University of Cambridge, Murder, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Clark, Mary Higgins; Clark, Carol Higgins
texts
eye 67
favorite 0
comment 0
Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster/Scribner, 2000
Topics: Large type books, Reilly, Regan (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Kidnapping
Books to Borrow
by Clark, Mary Higgins; Clark, Carol Higgins
texts
eye 57
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Chistmas, Police, Large type books, Detective and mystery stories, Kidnapping, Mothers and daughters
Books to Borrow
by Lindsay, Jeffry P
texts
eye 67
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Forensic scientists, Vigilantes, Serial murderers, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Stuart Woods
texts
eye 275
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Barrington, Stone (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- New York (State) --...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Johansen, Iris
texts
eye 287
favorite 4
comment 0
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan zeros in on the kidnapper and serial killer who years earlier abducted and murdered her seven-year-old daughter, Bonnie
Topics: Duncan, Eve (Fictitious character), Facial reconstruction (Anthropology), Women sculptors, Missing...
Includes index
Topics: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Manned space flight, Ground support...
Books to Borrow
by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010
texts
eye 139
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Women private investigators, Runaway teenagers, Randall, Sunny (Fictitious character), Large type...
Books to Borrow
by Jance, Judith A
texts
eye 137
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: Reynolds, Ali (Fictitious character), Police recruits, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Kellerman, Jonathan
texts
eye 36
favorite 0
comment 0
When psychologist Alex Delaware first saw Lauren Teague, she was a sullen teenager with the usual problems: bad grades at school, and a moody, uncommunicative relationship with her parents. Then years later comes a shock: at a bachelor party for a fellow doctor, Delaware finds himself uncomfortably watching two strippers going through a degrading display -- and one of them is Lauren Teague
Topics: Delaware, Alex (Fictitious character), Sturgis, Milo (Fictitious character), Police, Psychologists,...
Books to Borrow
by McMurtry, Larry
texts
eye 87
favorite 0
comment 0
Tasmin and her family find themselves under arrest in Mexican Santa Fe, from which they are led on the terrifying "Dead Man's Walk" to Vera Cruz, while Jim Snow, accompanied by Kit Carson, journeys to New Orleans
Topics: Sagas, Westerns - General, Historical - General, Mcmurtry, Larry - Prose & Criticism, Fiction -...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 99
favorite 0
comment 0
"A Stone Barrington novel"--T.p. verso
Topics: Barrington, Stone (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001
texts
eye 55
favorite 0
comment 0
Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, 1975
Topics: Mind, body, spirit: disciplines & techniques, Large Print, Life, Large type books, Life -...
Books to Borrow
by Copeland, Lori
texts
eye 145
favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Mail order brides, Women pioneers, Large type books
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Jo-Ann Mapson
texts
eye 10
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Women -- Alaska -- Fiction., Female friendship -- Fiction., Large type books., Alaska -- Fiction.
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Weiner, Jennifer
texts
eye 72
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Housewives, Suburban life, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Reichs, Kathy
texts
eye 103
favorite 0
comment 0
"52641"--Page 4 of dust jacket
Topics: Large type books, Brennan, Temperance (Fictitious character), Americans, Forensic anthropology,...
Books to Borrow
by Plain, Belva
texts
eye 45
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Large type books, Werner family (Fictitious characters), Love stories
Books to Borrow
by Plain, Belva
texts
eye 33
favorite 0
comment 0
Continues the Werner family saga. Iris, the daughter of Anna and Paul, sees her fragile marriage falter and Paul, consumed by a lifelong secret, still longs for the family he has lost
Topics: Large type books, Werner family (Fictitious characters), Love stories
Books to Borrow
by Griffin, W. E. B; Butterworth, William E. (William Edmund)
texts
eye 170
favorite 0
comment 0
Mexican drug cartels are shooting up the streets of Laredo and El Paso. Somali pirates are holding three U.S. tankers for ransom. The President of the United States is fed up and has what he thinks is a pretty bright idea -- to get hold of Colonel Charley Castillo and his merry band and get them on the case. Unfortunately, that will be difficult. Everybody knows that the President hates Castillo's guts and has just had him forcibly retired from the military. Castillo's men are scattered far and...
Topics: United States. Army. Delta Force, Castillo, Charley (Fictitious character), Special operations...
Books to Borrow
by Mary B. Morrison
texts
eye 93
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: African American women -- Fiction., Large type books.
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Macomber, Debbie; Stone, Katherine, 1949-; Dyer, Lois Faye
texts
eye 75
favorite 0
comment 0
5-B Poppy Lane / Debbie Macomber -- Liberty Hall / Lois Faye Dyer -- Apple orchard / Katherine Stone
Topics: Romance: Modern, Romance - Anthologies, Fiction - Romance, Fiction, Romance - Contemporary, Large...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Plain, Belva
texts
eye 44
favorite 0
comment 0
Tina, newly married and starting medical school in New York, discovers that her relationship with her loving father has been built on a terrible lie
Topics: Fathers and daughters, Young women, Large type books, Fathers and daughters-Fiction, New York...
Books to Borrow
by Michaels, Fern
texts
eye 81
favorite 0
comment 0
Darby Lane and Russell Gunn had been inseparable friends from their early years in the Horseshoe, their wonderful Baton Rouge neighborhood of Southern comforts and childhood fancies, all the way through to graduate-school dreams and beyond. Then the unthinkable happens: a tragic accident takes Russ's life, and Darby's world is shattered. Returning to the Horseshoe in utter despair, Darby clings to the only family she's ever known: the three wily and colorful aunts who raised her. Her long...
Topics: Fathers and sons, Families, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Michaels, Fern
texts
eye 54
favorite 0
comment 0
Originally published by Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Corp
Topics: Female friendship, Large type books, Female friendship, Large type books
Books to Borrow
by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
texts
eye 148
favorite 0
comment 0
Topics: Large type books, Horror tales, Fiction - General, Large Print, General, Adventure stories, Large...
Source: removedNEL
Books to Borrow
by Berg, Elizabeth
texts
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Recently widowed Helen Ames and her twenty-seven-year-old daughter Tessa discover that money has disappeared in several big withdrawals from the Ames' retirement savings. What Helen's husband did with all their money turns out to be provocative, revelatory--and leads Helen and her daughter to embark on new adventures, and change
Topics: Widows, Mothers and daughters, Parent and adult child, Large type books