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OverDrive, Inc

Works: 52,141 works in 58,133 publications in 1 language and 509,174 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Fantasy fiction 
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Classifications: PZ7.R4829, [FIC]
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Room a novel by Emma Donoghue ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 730 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Higgins attempts to transform an unkempt London flower girl into a society belle
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 641 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
If you ask me (and of course you won't) by Betty White ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 635 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
Fall of giants by Ken Follett ( )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The host : a novel by Stephenie Meyer ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie Stryder's body didn't expect her to refuse to relinquish possession of her mind
Explosive eighteen by Janet Evanovich ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 569 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 help by Kathryn Stockett ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, but Constantine has disappeared and no one will tell Skeeter where she has gone. Aibileen is a black maid, a wise, regal woman raising her seventeenth white child
The girl who kicked the hornet's nest by Stieg Larsson ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After taking a bullet to the head, Lisbeth Salander is under close supervision in intensive care. If and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders and one attempted murder. With the help of her friend, journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. On her own, she will plot revenge against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life. Once a victim herself, Salander is now ready to fight back
The litigators [a novel] by John Grisham ( )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The incomparable master of the legal thriller takes us deeper into the labyrinth that is the American justice system, always drawing us in with an irresistible hook, pulling the thread of tension tighter and tighter, and then knocking us out with a conclusion that's never "by the book."
Water for elephants [a novel] by Sara Gruen ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 539 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, drifters, 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. -Publisher description
Bossypants by Tina Fey ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 537 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 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors
The lightning thief by Rick Riordan ( )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
War horse by Michael Morpurgo ( )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joey the horse recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival as a cavalry horse during World War I, and his reunion with his beloved master
Messenger by Lois Lowry ( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand
The son of Neptune by Rick Riordan ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 521 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
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 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared--Lt. Louis Zamperini. Captured by the Japanese and driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor
Witch & wizard by James Patterson ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 515 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
The battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near
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