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Works: 38,018 works in 43,011 publications in 1 language and 486,523 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Young adult works  Domestic fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Children's audiobooks 
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Room a novel by Emma Donoghue( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed in the kidnapper's yard. The sociopath, whom Jack has dubbed Old Nick, visits at night, grudgingly doling out food and supplies. But Ma, as Jack calls her, proves to be resilient and resourceful--and attempts a nail-biting escape
Fall of giants by Ken Follett( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fates of five interrelated families-- American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh-- as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. Thirteen-year-old Billy Williams enters a man's world in the Welsh mining pits. Gus Dewar finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. Brothers Grigori and Lev Peshkov embark on radically different paths when their plan to immigrate to America falls afoul. Billy's sister Ethel, a housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts, takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German embassy in London
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having survived the Hunger Games twice before, Katniss Everdeen is lucky to be alive. However, she is far from safe. With the Capitol and President Snow blaming her for the strife plaguing District 12, Katniss must sacrifice herself to protect her loved ones
The help by Kathryn Stockett( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time when the civil rights movement is in full force, three women, Minny, Aibileen, and Skeeter, start a movement that puts them all at risk. They show the town that, whether black or white, women can unite
If you ask me (and of course you won't) by Betty White( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal account by the popular actress shares stories from her decades in Hollywood while offering her lighthearted perspectives on topics ranging from sex and aging to animal welfare and television
Bossypants by Tina Fey( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time, one of the most powerful and beloved women in entertainment takes her writing talent to the pages of a book. From her disastrous honeymoon cruise to the oversold joys of breastfeeding, Fey puts her unique and endlessly funny mark on modern life, love, marriage, and motherhood. Tina Fey, one of the most powerful and beloved women in entertainment, brings sharp wit and uncanny observational skill to everything she does, from television to major motion pictures
The book thief by Markus Zusak( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incredible young adult novel about how a young girl's love of books helps a community survive World War II and the Holocaust. It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. Set during World War II in Germany, this groundbreaking novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist--books. This is an unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul
The lost hero by Rick Riordan( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself
Unbroken [a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption] by Laura Hillenbrand( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, while World War II raged on in the Pacific Theater, Lieutenant Louis Zamperini survived a deadly plane crash in the middle of the ocean. Zamperini had a troubled youth, yet honed his athletic skills and made it all the way to the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. However, what lay before him was a physical gauntlet unlike anything he had encountered before: thousands of miles of open ocean, a small raft, and no food or water
The lightning thief by Rick Riordan( )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus (Percy) Jackson is the son of Poseidon and a mortal woman. Labeled just another difficult youth, he has been in six schools in as many years. But trouble is brewing between the gods. Soon Percy, aided by a satyr and a daughter of Athena, sets out to find a missing thunderbolt that started all the trouble
Water for elephants [a novel] by Sara Gruen( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932. When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands in town after endless town. A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. It is there that he meets Marlena, the beautiful young star of the equestrian act, who is married to August, the charismatic but twisted animal trainer. He also meets Rosie, an elephant who seems untrainable until he discovers a way to reach her
Game of thrones by George R. R Martin( )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Song of Ice and Fire, Book One: As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R.R. Martin's stunning series is destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction. In a time long forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons off balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. As the cold returns, sinister forces are massing beyond the protective wall of the kingdom of Winterfell. To the south, the king's powers are failing - his most trusted advisor mysteriously dead and enemies emerging from the throne's shadow. At the center of the conflict, the Starks of Winterfell hold the key: a reluctant Lord Eddard is summoned to serve as the king's new Hand, an appointment that threatens to sunder both family and kingdom
Explosive eighteen by Janet Evanovich( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephanie's seatmate on Flight 127 from Hawaii never returned to the plane after the L.A. layover. Now he's dead, in a garbage can, waiting for curbside pickup. His killer could be anyone. The FBI, the fake FBI, and guns-for-hire are all looking for a photograph the dead man was supposed to be carrying. Only one other person has seen the missing photograph--Stephanie Plum
The son of Neptune by Rick Riordan( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percy is confused. When he awoke from his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight. Somehow, Percy manages to make it to a camp for half-bloods. The only thing he can recall from his past is another name: Annabeth... Hazel is supposed to be dead. When she lived before, she was an obedient daughter, even when her mother was possessed by greed. But that was the problem -- when the Voice took over her mother and commanded Hazel to use her "gift" for an evil purpose, Hazel couldn't say no... Frank is a klutz. His grandmother says he is descended from heroes, but his bulky physique makes him feel like an ox, especially in front of Hazel, his closest friend at camp. He trusts her completely -- enough to share the secret he holds close to his heart
The girl who kicked the hornet's nest [a novel] by Stieg Larsson( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisbeth Salander, who's slated to stand trial for the murders of three individuals, remains in the intensive care unit at a Swedish hospital. Calling on the aid of journalist Mikael Blomkvist, Lisbeth prepares to fight for her innocence and provide testimony against the corrupt politicians who forced her into her current predicament. In her preparation, she also maps her plan for revenge
Abraham Lincoln : vampire hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the hidden life of the 16th U.S. president, who was actually a vampire hunter, obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth and near-death of the nation
The great fossil enigma : the search for the conodont animal by Simon J Knell( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Jay Gould borrowed from Winston Churchill when he described the conodont animal as a ""riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma."" This animal confounded science for more than a century. Some thought it a slug, others a fish, a worm, a plant, even a primitive ancestor of ourselves. The list of possibilities grew and yet an answer to the riddle never seemed any nearer. Would the animal that left behind these miniscule fossils known as conodonts ever be identified? Three times the animal was ""found, "" but each was quite a different animal. Were any of them really the one? Simon J
Witch & wizard by James Patterson( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sister and brother, along with thousands of young people, have been kidnapped and either thrown in prison or turned up missing after accusations of witchcraft were made against them, and the ruling regime will do anything in order to suppress life and liberty, music and books
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a speech therapist who successfully converts an untutored flower girl into a darling of high society
Secret lives of ants by Jae C Choe( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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