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by Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the...
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Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
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by Jamie McGuire
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Fiction
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by Kinney, Jeff; Kinney, Jeff, book designer, cover designer; Beckerman, Chad, cover designer; Amulet Books, publisher
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"Book design by Jeff Kinney ; Cover design by Chad W. Beckerman and Jeff Kinney."--T.p. verso
Topics: Wit and humor, Juvenile, Humorous stories, Summer, Diaries, Vacations, Video games, Mothers and...
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by Cunningham, Michael, 1952-
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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Book Award (American Library Association), 1999
Topics: Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, Women, Man-woman relationships, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction
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Gift of William A. Gosling
Topics: Maturation (Psychology), Families, Friendship, Diaries, Humorous stories, Maturation (Psychology),...
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A Valentine's Day dance at Greg's middle school has turned his world upside down until an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the dance and leaves his best friend Rowley the odd man out
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Topics: Middle schools, Schools, Valentine's Day, Dance parties, Best friends, Friendship, Family life,...
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Gift of William A. Gosling
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Topics: Maturation (Psychology), Families, Friendship, Diaries, Humorous stories, Maturation (Psychology),...
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by Evans, Richard Paul
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"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
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Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
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by Ferrante, Elena, author; Goldstein, Ann, 1949- translator
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The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the embodiments of a nation undergoing momentous change. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells...
Topics: Friendship, Friendship
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by James, E. L
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Originally published: Australia : Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House, 2011
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Peirce, Lincoln; Peirce, Lincoln. Big Nate. Selections
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Collects sixth-grader Nate Wright's adventures with his best friends, Francis and Teddy, exchange student, Artur, and annoying teacher's pet, Gina
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Topics: Big Nate (Fictitious character), Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Cartoons and comics,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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Demi-god Percy Jackson and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their camp. But first Percy will discover a secret that makes him wonder whether being claimed as Poseidon's son is an honor or a cruel joke
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Camps, Friendship, Fathers and sons, Poseidon (Greek deity), Hades (Greek deity),...
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Stephanie Laurens
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Topics: Kidnapping, Man-woman relationships, Cynster family (Fictitious characters), Fiction
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by Nora Roberts
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Topics: Female friendship -- Fiction, Bakers -- Fiction, Businesswomen -- Fiction, Weddings -- Fiction,...
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"A vacation in Milan sounds ideal to Lily Parisi. Her world was rocked to its core when she found her fiance cheating on her, but now she is determined to get on with her life - on her own! But not for long ... She bumps into someone she knows - Alessandro del Mare - and her plans come a little undone ... Darkly, smolderingly enigmatic, Alessandro has long wanted Lily but never pursued her. He's always kept his cool. However, now that Lily - the prize he's always wanted - is in his reach,...
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships
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by Roberts, Nora
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Includes excerpt from: Vision in white
Topics: Female friendship, Weddings
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by Quinn, Julia, 1970-; James, Eloisa; Brockway, Connie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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In a Regency novel told in three parts by three different authors, Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Briarly, throws the party of the season at his sister's country home, with the aim of finding a suitable wife
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Parties
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Considering she didn't like him very much he seemed to pop up in her life quite often. And now since she was in debt and had a large house to maintain, it seemed the only solution when the doctor offered to move in as a tenant
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Physicians, Landlord and tenant, Landlord and tenant, Man-woman...
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Greg Behrendt knows that the one thing harder than realizing he's not that into you is finding the courage to walk away from the relationship. Complete with a workbook to help you put the crazy down on paper and not take it out into the world, this is a manual for getting over Mr. Wrong and reclaiming your inner Superfox. In the first few days or weeks after a breakup, you need to recognize that some things can't and shouldn't be fixed, especially that loser who dumped you or forced you to dump...
Topics: Sex Relations, Self-Help, Love / Sex / Marriage, Interpersonal Relations, Love & Romance,...
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by Balogh, Mary
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Includes excerpt from: Then comes seduction
Topics: Widows, Aristocracy (Social class), Man-woman relationships
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by Hannah, Kristin
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"A novel"--Jacket
Topics: Best friends, Friendship in adolescence, Female friendship, Nineteen seventies, Best friends,...
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by Foster, Lori, 1958-
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Includes bonus features
Topics: Birthdays, Man-woman relationships, Contemporary, Birthdays, Man-woman relationships
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Book 1 in series
Topics: Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries, Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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My best friend shops for a wedding dress -- I play dodgeball with cannibals -- We hail the taxi of eternal torment -- Tyson plays with fire -- I get a new cabin mate -- Demon pigeons attack -- I accept gifts from a stranger -- We board the Princess Andromeda -- I have the worst family reunion ever -- We hitch a ride with dead confederates -- Clarisse blows up everything -- We check in to C.C.'s Spa & Resort -- Annabeth tries to swim home -- We meet the sheep of doom -- Nobody gets the...
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Camps, Friendship, Fathers and sons, Poseidon (Greek deity), Hades (Greek deity),...
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries, Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Diaries,...
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by Trenton Lee Stewart
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Topics: Science fiction, School & Education, Science Fiction / Fantasy (Young Adult), Juvenile Fiction,...
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by Peirce, Lincoln; Peirce, Lincoln. Big Nate. Selections
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Collects sixth-grader Nate Wright's adventures with his best friends, Francis and Teddy, exchange student, Artur, and annoying teacher's pet, Gina
Topics: Big Nate (Fictitious character), Middle schools, Friendship, Schools, Cartoons and comics,...
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by Russell, Rachel Renée
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Topics: Skating, Contests, Money-making projects for children, Animal shelters, Friendship, Schools, Middle...
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by Riordan, Rick
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After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Mythology, Greek, Camps, Friendship, Fathers and sons, Poseidon (Greek deity),...
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by Roberts, Nora
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"America's Publisher of Contemporary Romance."
Topics: Pregnant women, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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by Cunningham, Michael, 1952-
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A trio of stories around the writer, Virginia Woolf. In the first, set in 1923, Woolf is writing her novel, Mrs. Dalloway. The second story is on a woman reading the novel in 1949 Los Angeles, while the third is on a woman in present-day New York who has been nicknamed Mrs. Dalloway by her boyfriend
Topics: Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, Women, Man-woman relationships, Terminally ill
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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"--Cover
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Criminal investigation, Paranormal fiction, Police
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by Nora Roberts
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Bed and breakfast accommodations, Brothers, Fiction
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by Sachar, Louis, 1954-
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As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself
Topics: Newbery Medal, Juvenile delinquency, Homeless persons, Friendship, Treasure-trove
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by Sonnenblick, Jordan
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After being assigned to perform community service at a nursing home, sixteen-year-old Alex befriends a cantankerous old man who has some lessons to impart about jazz guitar playing, love, and forgiveness
Topics: Self-perception, Friendship, Nursing homes, Guitar, Musicians, Family problems
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by Westerfeld, Scott
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Sequel: Pretties
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Teenage girls, Beauty, Personal, Friendship
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by Stephens, Susan, 1949-
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"The wild, unpredictable polo champion, Nacho Acosta, is restoring his sprawling Argentinian vineyard and he needs a sommelier who can match his exacting tastes-- Without her sight, Grace's other senses have been heightened. In spite of her inexperience, it's made her perfect for the job, and it's not just the wine that has her mouth watering! Nacho is expecting meek and vulnerable, but what he gets is fiery independence"--Page 4 of cover
Topics: Polo players, Sommeliers, Man-woman relationships, FICTION, Man-woman relationships, Polo players,...
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by Russell, Rachel Renee
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When scholarship student Nikki Maxwell, whose father is the school exterminator, decides to enter the talent show at her expensive private school, her nemesis MacKenzie threatens to reveal Nikki's status to the rest of the school
Topics: Talent shows, Friendship, Popularity, Middle schools, Schools, Diaries
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Science fiction
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by Harvey, Steve, 1956-; Millner, Denene
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"More relationship advice in this much anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times Bestseller and international sensation, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man"--
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Men, Mate selection, SELF-HELP / General
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by John Flanagan
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Topics: JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General, Pirates, Adventure and adventurers, JUVENILE...
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-255) and index
Topics: Love / Sex / Marriage, Self-Help, General, Interpersonal Relations, Love & Romance, Self-Help /...
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by McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967
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"A Mariner book."
Topics: Teenage girls, Suicide victims, Friendship, Racism, Deaf
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by John Flanagan
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Topics: Fantasy, Courage, Pirates, Adventure and adventurers, Friendship, Seafaring life, Fiction
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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 Candace Camp
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Topics: Burglary investigation, Social life and customs, Man-woman relationships, Aristocracy (Social...
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by Patterson, James, 1947-; Paetro, Maxine
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When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, Lindsay Boxer discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco's most untouchable criminals. Then she's called next to the most bizarre crime scene she's ever witnessed: two bodiless heads elaborately displayed in the garden of a world-famous actor
Topics: Women detectives, Murder, Police corruption, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships,...
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by Banks, Maya; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Berkley Sensation book"--T.p. verso
Topics: Intelligence service, Man-woman relationships, Witnesses, Homicide
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by Kingsbury, Karen
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In the fourth and final chapter of the series, Bailey's planning her dream wedding to Brandon Paul in Los Angeles, but doubts are wracking her mind. Did she make the right choice in choosing Brandon, or should she return home to Bloomington, Indiana, and be with Cody Coleman, her first love?
Topics: Actors, Young women, Coaches (Athletics), Man-woman relationships, First loves, Weddings, Choice...
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by Dodd, Christina; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"A Signet Select book."
Topics: Romance -- Authors, A-Z -- ( D ) -- Dodd, Christina, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Paranormal...
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by Lowry, Lois
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"A Yearling book."
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Friendship
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by Robards, Karen
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Lady Elizabeth, the youngest and most headstrong of the three Banning sisters, has been engaged three times, and has most scandalously broken off all three engagements. Neil Severin is a wicked rogue, black of heart and black of reputation. A man of no morals, devoid of compassion, he is a government-sanctioned assassin. When circumstances most unexpectedly throw the two together, Beth's life is in danger and Neil finds himself in the unexpected role of hero, racing to save her before it's too...
Topics: Sisters, Man-woman relationships
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by Russell, Rachel Renee
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Nikki's diary describes a frightful Halloween, on which she helps with her sister's ballet class party at the same time she is Brandon's date for their middle school Halloween dance, where she has promised to spend the evening with her two best friends
Topics: Parties, Halloween, Friendship, Popularity, Middle schools, Schools, Diaries
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by Setterfield, Diane
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When her health begins failing, the mysterious author Vida Winter decides to let Margaret Lea, a biographer, write the truth about her life, but Margaret needs to verify the facts since Vida has a history of telling outlandish tales
Topics: Recluses as authors, Women authors, Female friendship
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by Patterson, James, 1947-; Paetro, Maxine
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Healthy patients are dying of unknown causes in a San Francisco hospital, and the Women's Murder Club decides to investigate the hospital's personnel. They discover a hospital administrator determined to shield the hospital's reputation
Topics: Women detectives, Medical personnel, Women in the professions, Female friendship, Medical fiction
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by Hollinghurst, Alan
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"First published in the United States by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2004."--T.p. verso
Topics: Novel, Fiction - General, Fiction, Gay, Literary, Fiction / General, General, University of Oxford,...
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With a bit of last summer's sand in the pockets, the Traveling Pants and the Sisterhood that wears them embark on their 16th summer. Bridget: Impulsively sets off for Alabama, wanting to both confront her demons about her family and avoid them all at once. Lena: Spends a blissful week with Kostos, making the unexplainable silence that follows his visit even more painful. Carmen: Is concerned that her mother is making a fool of herself over a man. When she discovers that her mother borrowed the...
Topics: Jeans (Clothing), Female friendship, Pants
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by Howell, Hannah
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"When Lorelei Sundun first finds Sir Argus Wherlocke in her garden, she's never heard of the mysterious Wherlocke clan--or their otherworldly abilities. That changes the moment she watches Argus--the most tantalizing man she's ever seen--disappear before her very eyes. What she's witnessed should be impossible. But so should falling in love with a man she's only just met... Pursued by a madman intent on harnessing the Wherlockes' talents as weapons, Argus meant to seek help from his...
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Topics: Paranormal fiction, Man-woman relationships, Man-woman relationships, Paranormal fiction
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by Enoch, Suzanne; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"St. Martin's Paperbacks historical romance"--spine
Topics: Widows, Man-woman relationships
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by Brashares, Ann
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, Reincarnation, Memory
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by Palmer, Diana
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When Special Forces Officer Winslow Grange returns home to Texas, he must employ all of his training to help a former associate from South America while trying to avoid Peg Larson, the daughter of his ranch foreman who is a distraction he cannot afford
Topics: United States. Army. Special Forces, United States. Army. Special Forces, Man-woman relationships,...
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by Powers, Kevin
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In the midst of a bloody battle in the Iraq War, two soldiers, bound together since basic training, do everything to protect each other from both outside enemies and the internal struggles that come from constant danger
Topics: Iraq War (2003-2011), Soldiers, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Soldiers, Soldiers, Iraq War, 2003-2011,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods
Topics: Mythology, Greek, Mythology, Greek, Camps, Friendship, Fathers and sons, Poseidon (Greek deity),...
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by Cunningham, Michael, 1952-
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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Book Award (American Library Association), 1999
Topics: Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, Women, Man-woman relationships, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction
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by Steel, Danielle
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Three daunting bachelors embark on a journey to the Mediterranean where they face women who challenge their deepest relationship phobias, sparking big changes in the once-carefree trio that just might put an end to their carousing days
Topics: Bachelors, Man-woman relationships, Male friendship
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by Palmer, Diana
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304 pages ; 25 cm
Topics: United States. Army. Special Forces -- Fiction, United States. Army. Special Forces, Man-woman...
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by Coulter, Catherine
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Topics: Murder, Law enforcement, Man-woman relationships
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by Nora Roberts
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Topics: Wedding supplies and services industry -- Fiction, Weddings -- Planning -- Fiction, Female...
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by Camp, Candace
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When someone abducts Damaris Howard from the city streets, Alec Stafford must stake more than his reputation to rescue her. Finding out who's behind a dangerous plot plunges Alec and Damaris together in an intimacy that melts their well-guarded reserve, proving that true love's rich rewards may just be worth the risks
Topic: Man-woman relationships
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by Nick Hornby
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Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Sound recordings -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction
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by Barbara Cartland
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Topics: Cowboys, Ranches, Man-woman relationships, Ranchers, Fiction
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Thirty-eight-year-old widow Anne Marie Roche, the owner of a successful Seattle bookstore, creates a list of twenty wishes, and, while acting upon her wishes, encounters an eight-year-old girl named Ellen who helps her complete her list--with unexpected results
Topics: Loss (Psychology), Female friendship
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by Stephens, S. C
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Sequel: Effortless
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Friendship, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Betrayal
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by Madeline Hunter
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Topics: Courtesans, Man-woman relationships, Landlord and tenant, Legacies, Fiction