How to Find That Book You've Spent Years Looking For

Between libraries, the web, and rare book stores, near-forgotten books are easier than ever to find.


| November-December 2003



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Searching for a book you remember reading as a child, college student, or happy dropout, but haven't seen anywhere since? On the Web, there are now numerous ways to expand your hunt beyond Amazon. Abebooks is a consortium that connects you to thousands of used-book stores around the world. Another search site is the Berkeley-based Bookfinder.com. You can also search a growing number of individual stores online, including the Portland-based Powells and Bolerium Books in San Francisco, which specializes in rare books on labor issues and radical history.


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Meanwhile, your local library can be a great help, too, thanks to a practice called interlibrary loan. Libraries across the country will lend you books and other materials, creating a vast collection that's easy for you to access. Here's how: If you don't find what you're looking for in your library's catalog, ask a librarian to locate it elsewhere in the huge national loan network. Tell the pros as much about the book as you can. Title and author are most important, but publisher and publication date (or even a good guess at it) can be helpful too. They'll do the rest.

AmberKohaku
12/15/2017 3:51:08 PM

Hello~! So I only remember some scattered details from this book I read. I THINK it was YA but I'm honestly not sure. Any help is most appreciated! -Main character is a young female woman (of course) -She shares some vague destiny to save a kingdom -Towards the beginning of the book, she escapes from an arranged marriage -The theme is heavily influenced by Hindu culture -She becomes Queen of some kind of realm similar to Hades? -It is also somewhat influenced by the Persephone/Hades myth -The young woman ends up saving her love from an evil lady who steals his memories/emotions Thanks!


AmberKohaku
12/15/2017 3:50:31 PM

Hello~! So I only remember some scattered details from this book I read. I THINK it was YA but I'm honestly not sure. Any help is most appreciated! -Main character is a young female woman (of course) -She shares some vague destiny to save a kingdom -Towards the beginning of the book, she escapes from an arranged marriage -The theme is heavily influenced by Hindu culture -She becomes Queen of some kind of realm similar to Hades? -It is also somewhat influenced by the Persephone/Hades myth -The young woman ends up saving her love from an evil lady who steals his memories/emotions


AmberKohaku
12/15/2017 3:50:29 PM

Hello~! So I only remember some scattered details from this book I read. I THINK it was YA but I'm honestly not sure. Any help is most appreciated! -Main character is a young female woman (of course) -She shares some vague destiny to save a kingdom -Towards the beginning of the book, she escapes from an arranged marriage -The theme is heavily influenced by Hindu culture -She becomes Queen of some kind of realm similar to Hades? -It is also somewhat influenced by the Persephone/Hades myth -The young woman ends up saving her love from an evil lady who steals his memories/emotions


Mslvoe
12/15/2017 1:15:09 AM

Hi everyone. Im looking for historical/medieval story about heroin's parents brutally killed and her brother has lost voice after seeing their parents being slaughter. They hiding somewhere in the castle and later was found by hero. Heroin's brother got his voice back after seeing some incident. Please help me.


sydney
12/14/2017 11:05:08 PM

Looking for a book about a princess who can hunt. The book it's green with the blue eyed princess on it. The princess runs into the woods and shoots a wolf who ends up being a little boy who becomes her friend.


sydney
12/14/2017 11:05:05 PM

Looking for a book about a warrior princess who goes Into the woods and shoots a werewolves in the leg. It is based off of mid evil times. It is green with the princess with a bow on it.


Jammielynn
12/14/2017 8:51:09 PM

I am looking for a book i read years ago. I have no memory of the title title or author. It is about a group of teens that go for a ride and end up getting hit by a drunkbdrunk driver on a bridge who happens an important city official. I have googled every thing I could think of and checked with book stores. If anyone has any other ideas please let me know. Thank you , jammie


Jammielynn
12/14/2017 8:50:52 PM

I am looking for a book i read years ago. I have no memory of the title title or author. It is about a group of teens that go for a ride and end up getting hit by a drunkbdrunk driver on a bridge who happens an important city official. I have googled every thing I could think of and checked with book stores. If anyone has any other ideas please let me know. Thank you , jammie


Margaret
12/14/2017 7:24:05 PM

looking for a book for my mom about a man who gets willed three children with an old friend who happens to be in rehab... they were best friends of the parents... Anyone know it???


pari1881
12/14/2017 7:11:29 AM

Hi i read book when i was 11 but can't seem to remember the name. Its a story about a poor girl who lives in a village where everyone avoids ocean at night cause one girl disappeared. But she follows a voice to the ocean/sea, then she is taken to an underwater kingdom by a mermaid to marry the prince. She would become the princes and have everything but she chooses her family instead and comes back home. I remember the story kind of. Help me if you know.


pari1881
12/14/2017 7:11:26 AM

Its a story about a poor girl who is warned not to follow the voice coming from the sea/ocean. But she follows it and is taken by the mermaid to a underwater kingdom for her to marry the prince. She can have everything but chooses to return to her family instead. I read this book when i was 11 but can't seem to remember the name of the book. Help please


Kay
12/14/2017 12:14:22 AM

Looking for a chapter book, written between the 50s-70s, I think. It's about a boy and his mother living in a big city. He does odd jobs in order to buy a Christmas tree for his mom.


bailey1223
12/13/2017 4:27:01 PM

Im looking for a novel about a girl who has a really beautiful step sister. The only other thing I remember about the book is that throughout it she won't jump on the rope swing, but at the end she finally does. For teens, I read it in 2014


hildi
12/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

I am looking for a romance book between 1980-1990. The story about a girl who gets stranded on a snowy mountain and stays with the person who rescued her overnight. She goes back to the NYC where she lives with her invalid husband. Years later she meets the man that rescued her at some kind of meeting or party. Husband dies later and the two marry.


ryce95
12/13/2017 1:47:26 PM

Looking for a series of books that I believe are from the 70’s. Each book was an anthology of sorts; two-three stories contained within. A few of the stories I remember: A story about a school fight, named “Egghead and...” A story about a man trapped in an elevator while robots are taking over. A story about a couple stranded in a raft on the ocean, who keep the raft in their living room after their rescue, as a reminder. A story about a group of people trapped in a high-rise during a fire. I adored these books, and I would love to find and buy them. Any ideas?


Debbie
12/13/2017 11:34:49 AM

Looking for a literature set book that was read to 5th graders 4 years ago. Kids can remember that part of the plot involved a boy looking for his sister and she ends up in the garage and they end up looking for him


amrbooks
12/13/2017 7:49:59 AM

I’m looking for a book that was published about 7-9 ish years ago. I really don’t remember much about it, it was a romance novel that took place primarily in a forest. And the woman was some sort of royalty. That’s really all i can seem to remember.


daffodilhvn
12/13/2017 7:20:21 AM

there’s this book i read years ago. there’s a boy, a ghost (who might be his father, i think so but i’m not sure) and a skeleton horse. the ghost goes into the boys room and they travel to the dead realm. as they’re walking through, they see the horse and befriend it i think. but the ghost can’t fly, and then he learns to. the boy becomes a ghost while in the ghost realm i think. he learns to fly too. i can’t really remember what happens next. i know the title involves words surrounding death and all, and it would be greatly appreciated if someone actually knows what i’m talking about. i read it in 7th grade and i remember the book being a comic type, like a graphic novel.


austengirl89
12/13/2017 1:13:20 AM

I'm looking for a Christian fiction book. It was set in the West (American I think, but could've been Canada). The book starts with the woman preparing her husband's body for a funeral, because he was gored by a bull. She soon marries the foreman to keep the ranch running. I don't know the title or author, my friend told me about this book.


sarahosseini
12/12/2017 11:50:32 PM

@Belladonna Looking for Alaska by John Green


cora
12/12/2017 8:53:19 PM

This book is kind of old...but a young adult girl goes to a house that has a swamp near/around it...I can’t remember much more. I read it in junior high. But I remember the book being old


Henutt
12/12/2017 8:39:00 PM

I'm looking for an Children's book written between the 40's and 60's. About the Christian meaning of the Christmas Tree. 8.5 x 11 size with a picture of an little girl in a nightgown, putting the star on top of the tree. The story tells of the symbolism of the star, ornaments, garland, candles etc. Any ideas?


s_david
12/12/2017 7:52:18 PM

Looking for a book series of friends who run a radio station in a lighthouse and solve mysteries


cwbytx
12/12/2017 1:51:33 AM

Looking for a book.Her parents ran a hotel. they have gone off on a trip and passed. now the kids have to live with uncle and aunt now run the hotel.


Johnna-Mae Vargas
12/12/2017 1:37:07 AM

searching for a romantic novel about a girl who sends a boy(neighbor or stepbrothers friend) to prison for rape when in reality her step brother is the one who is raping her. then when the boy gets out he kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in the basement on and island. a bad storm comes and she ends up getting out with the guy and falls in the water. however she is terrified of water (I think she almost drowned in the family pool) the guy pulls her out of the water and onto the boat and thats where the book ends


princess
12/12/2017 12:10:31 AM

Looking for a book that my teacher read to me in like 94/95 about a scottish/irish/english farmer and all I can remember was there was a little boy and he wet himself.


Belladonna
12/12/2017 12:09:30 AM

YA Fiction. It's part of a trilogy. Maybe more. I could've sworn it was called "Searching for Alice" but obviously not since that doesn't come up. It's about a high school guy who writes a lot in his journal. He meets a girl in his class who does the same thing. They bond over it and out of nowhere, she disappears. Before vanishing, she leaves her notebook for him. It's full of somewhat mysterious things (it didn't seem fantasy related) and he tries to use it to figure out what happened to her. Thoughts? Much appreciated.


Belladonna
12/12/2017 12:09:26 AM

YA Fiction. It's part of a trilogy. Maybe more. I could've sworn it was called "Searching for Alice" but obviously not since that doesn't come up. It's about a high school guy who writes a lot in his journal. He meets a girl in his class who does the same thing. They bond over it and out of nowhere, she disappears. Before vanishing, she leaves her notebook for him. It's full of somewhat mysterious things (it didn't seem fantasy related) and he tries to use it to figure out what happened to her. Thoughts? Much appreciated.


cedar-wood
12/11/2017 11:18:28 PM

Im looking for a book that i read about 2 years ago. a girl has a heart disease and her mother is trying to get her to undergo surgery to have a defibrillator implanted. the girl is allowed to go to school for a week before hand and shares a locker with a dude and she falls for a guy either called toby or tony. they later find out that toby's dad is a pharmacist and the meds her mother gives her aren't vitamins but they reacted with the medication that she was taking for her heart condition, which was what was giving her the heart condition? also, throughout the book she was having nightmares about a baby crying and then she finds out that it was a memory of a twin she didn't remember and she was remembering her mother smothering him to death. idk but if anyone knows the title id appreciate it :)


orchidflame
12/11/2017 5:09:41 PM

I’m looking for the non fiction equivalent to a fiction book called Skullduggary Pleasant.


Diane
12/11/2017 2:42:26 PM

Seeking a book from the 1950s/60s about a young girl who goes to live with relatives after her father disappears. There’s an elevator in the house but she’s forbidden to use it. She receives a scroll in the mail from her father with clues. She and a friend use the scroll to find out what happened to her father. Based on my memory of its location in the children's section of the public library, the author's last name probably began with a letter in the back half of the alphabet. Thanks!


nataliegill
12/11/2017 1:01:09 PM

Dbrae Look at the Ana Strong Chronicles it does sound similar


nataliegill
12/11/2017 12:59:22 PM

Searching for a book and movie about a girl who wanted to read men books but it their society she couldn't because she was a woman. So when her dad died she cuts her long hair and poses as a man she goes off to school and meets this guy who she falls in love with then she ends up getting married with a woman that the guy loves he finds out and i think they get together but i don't remember. can someone help me!!! i know its a movie


mcast56
12/11/2017 12:07:37 PM

I read a book a few years back. It was about three college students one of them being a girl and the other two boys and it basically tells each persons story. The girl likes the rich cocky boy that throws party and has sex with everyboy. And she meet the other guys who’s friends with the cocky one. They meet one day that her and her roommate went partying and they got drunk. She fell and hit her head on his dorm door. He let her in to take care of her and let’s her sleep on his bed. The next morning she was confused of why she was there and she was surprised he didn’t sleep with her. She becomes friends with him so she can get closer to the cocky boy. They end up having sex when they were high. Then towards the end she gets pregnant by the friend but she still doesn’t really like him because from the beginning she was just using him to get closer to the cocky guys. The friend promised her to take care of her and the baby and got a second job but she ends up leaving him. Thats all I can remember but I want to read it again. Thank you to anybody who can help.


xxeddie1xx
12/11/2017 1:11:01 AM

Searching for a book about a young girl who is abducted by a man with a van and tied to a mattress, she is raped constantly and creates an imaginary world where she talks to animals. She soils herself as she is never untied. I also recall a part in the book where either the same girl that has been kidnapped or possibly a different girl is with a bf out by a shed or something and he wants to have sex but she's on her period but he says he doesn't mind the blood and they have sex. Thanks to anyone that can help!


PureJoy
12/11/2017 12:18:23 AM

TG: Fame, the first book in the Firstborn series, by Karen Kingsbury.


PureJoy
12/11/2017 12:17:27 AM

KatieJoy: Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan.


booklover101
12/10/2017 1:23:28 PM

theres a book i read about 4-5 years ago, i remember it being described as a book that is similar to books of sophie kinsella. it starts off where a girl with a normal job who has a sister into fashion or media or somesort, has a work party whom she invites the other sister to, she then meets a man there, and later on they go back to her place, she is still a virgin although they are in their twenties or thirties, and they have a dreadful night as things dont go to planned, howverr they keep contact and soon engage a relationship, he’s rich and handsome and a playboy but he does stay loyal to her and the whole book then goes through their relationship and they do end up together happily, i just cant remember the name


Dbrae
12/9/2017 10:35:37 PM

About 6-7 years ago i read this book about a young girl who is attacked by a man and she slowly turns into a vampire. She runs away from home in the middle of the night and ends up finding other vampires that sort of take her under their wing and help her. She also breaks into some building where a man catches her. Throughout the book she pretty much falls in love with him and I think she ends up having to fight the guy who turned her into a vampire. But i can't remember the title or the author! Sound familiar to anyone?


KatieJoy
12/9/2017 4:47:37 PM

This is an old book, at least 25 years. I read it as a kid. It was a larger book, all black and white illustrations. I'm drawing a blank on the name, something about a journey maybe? It's about a man on a journey and as he continues his backpack or "burden" gets larger and larger. He has to get through all these obstacles, it's one of those "life leason" type books.


TG
12/9/2017 11:53:46 AM

A book for my mother. She remembers a man comes back to town estranged from family, to visit sick parent in hospital. On way out of town see sign for community play, goes in to see it. Meets women and they begin a relationship.


Avidreader
12/9/2017 10:35:41 AM

Hey I read a book about a girl who could timetravel back to a certain era once she had an item from that era....any ideas?


Avidreader
12/9/2017 10:30:55 AM

There’s a book I read where a girl can touch things from an era and gets transported back to that era. From what I remember it was really good


daddyslittlegirl
12/8/2017 5:50:08 PM

a book on wattpad about werewolves had a scene where the girl almost got poisoned but her mate threw the cup out the window and they find out her best friend was poisoned instead


daddyslittlegirl
12/8/2017 5:50:06 PM

I read a book on wattpad a few months ago and I really wanted to read it but forgot the title. The only scene I remember is towards the end, and the girl is about to get poisoned but her mate throws the drink out the window and they find out her best friend got poisoned instead.


Tonymike1123
12/8/2017 10:47:43 AM

All I know about it is it's about a boy who stays late after school, and ends up getting transported to another world. He gets a lightning like mark on his body, and can speak to animals, all this in a medieval style era. The boy makes friends with a snake that's super deadly and spits acid while imprisoned, after he escapes he then makes friends with some wolfs in a mountain.


Tonymike1123
12/8/2017 10:47:41 AM

All i know about the book, is that its about a boy who gets sent to another world and ends up with a lightning style mark on him. He can talk to animals and ends up making friends with a snake that can spit acid, and some wolfs.


Shalinisharma
12/8/2017 10:27:47 AM

A few years ago I read a book on mills and boon free read which starts as hero again forgets his anniversary and heroine in a fit of anger packs all the food goes to hero office and dumps all the food in his lap,she also thinks hero is having an affair with his ex wife


SHIELDThor
12/8/2017 1:02:44 AM

A few years ago, I read a book from the Amazon lending library. The protagonist was a girl who ran away from home and had a relationship with slave who had been freed (or his parents had). She gets pregnant and hides in the upstairs of a town lady who runs a bakery. When the baby is born, she has to run away again and ends up being kidnapped by a man who rapes her. (I promise it's better than it sounds 😂)


SHIELDThor
12/8/2017 1:02:41 AM

A few years ago, I read a book from the Amazon lending library. The protagonist was a girl who ran away from home and had a relationship with slave who had been freed (or his parents had). She gets pregnant and hides in the upstairs of a town lady who runs a bakery. When the baby is born, she has to run away again and ends up being kidnapped by a man who rapes her. (I promise it's better than it sounds 😂)


SHIELDThor
12/8/2017 1:02:34 AM

A few years ago, I read a book from the Amazon lending library. The protagonist was a girl who ran away from home and had a relationship with slave who had been freed (or his parents had). She gets pregnant and hides in the upstairs of a town lady who runs a bakery. When the baby is born, she has to run away again and ends up being kidnapped by a man who rapes her. (I promise it's better than it sounds 😂)


saladin
12/7/2017 10:51:49 PM

Book about a guy from a rural town I think that is captured with the rest of his town, and given wristbands and a brain implant. And if either one are removed it will kill him. But he finds a way to pull out the implant and cut the wristband simultaneously to free himself from the new society, and begins a revolution against the government. He also is regularly meeting with a psychiatrist from this civilization that he slowly brings over to his side. Was read this book by a teacher in 2001.


saladin
12/7/2017 10:48:24 PM

Book about a guy from a rural town I think that is captured with the rest of his town, and given wristbands and a brain implant. And if either one are removed it will kill him. But he finds a way to pull out the implant and cut the wristband simultaneously to free himself from the new society, and begins a revolution against the government. He also is regularly meeting with a psychiatrist from this civilization that he slowly brings over to his side. Was read this book by a teacher in 2001.


saladin
12/7/2017 10:48:21 PM

Book about a guy from a rural town I think that is captured with the rest of his town, and given wristbands and a brain implant. And if either one are removed it will kill him. But he finds a way to pull out the implant and cut the wristband simultaneously to free himself from the new society, and begins a revolution against the government. He also is regularly meeting with a psychiatrist from this civilization that he slowly brings over to his side. Was read this book by a teacher in 2001.


readerxo
12/7/2017 9:05:58 PM

All i remember is the scene of this book. It definitely is a series though. The scene I remember is the man character leaving the art studio carrying boxes and the main guy helps her. Somewhere after that there ends up being a shootout causing her to run back inside and him going in to save her which they get glass all over them with the shooting. She's either a teacher with kids using her art or the owner... H'e is either in police related work or a fighter...?


readerxo
12/7/2017 9:05:52 PM

All i remember is the scene of this book. It definitely is a series though. The scene I remember is the man character leaving the art studio carrying boxes and the main guy helps her. Somewhere after that there ends up being a shootout causing her to run back inside and him going in to save her which they get glass all over them with the shooting. She's either a teacher with kids using her art or the owner... H'e is either in police related work or a fighter...?


MrsHipp
12/7/2017 8:06:18 PM

Looking for a book about a girl who plays in band and is not so popular tutoring a jock from a rich family. I remember he has a muscle car and at one point they drive out to the country to look at a house his dad is trying to sell. His friends all laugh about this girl and I think he was dating a cheerleader but broke up with her. In the end the band tutor and jock end up together. She leaves for a (band) camp and he promises to write her and be waiting for her return. Help!!!


MrsHipp
12/7/2017 8:06:15 PM

Looking for a book from the 80's about a not so popular girl who was in band and she was asked to tutor a popular jock (can't remember the sport but it was not football) he had a muscle car and his family had money. They fell in love and at the end of the book she left to go to camp but he promised to write her letters. Help!!!


Fmaiden
12/7/2017 2:32:27 PM

A comic book that starts out with a story about a rat and a scorpion trying to cross a river and cuts to a prison full of villains that are talking about a "rumor" that all of the super heroes being taken out, and it cuts to another villain breaking them free to save the world from aliens trying to steal all of earth's water. The story follows a villainess named "femme fatal" who's powers are bad luck that mostly afflict herself. The story end with her kissing a guy, him taking all of her bad luck and blowing up the alien ship with it.


rachelizare
12/7/2017 12:28:41 PM

I’m looking for a series. In the first book, a girl that lives on top of a Chinese restaurant goes to school. Her friend owns a blog and she has a lot of followers. She has a crush on this guy that I think is on the swimming team. Her class goes on a field trip but weird things start to happen. They get attacked but then everyone forgets except for the girl.


Jmariex
12/7/2017 11:36:55 AM

Been looking for a book for around 6 years now! From what i can remember it is based on a woman from when her parents die and she goes to live with her horrible auntie or relative, when she dies and the woman is an adult she goes back to the chalet/farm and is reunited with childhood male friend then falls in love with a man who is either selling or lives in the childhood home. they have children and move into a house or flat and as time passes he turns on her and sets the house on fire and is full of secrets


Jmariex
12/7/2017 11:36:53 AM

I have been looking for a book now for over 6 years! From what I can remember it is based on a woman who when her parents die she lives with her horrible auntie. She lives there until she dies then goes back to her childooh home either a chalet or farm as an adult. She meets her childhood friend and also falls in love with the man who is at her childhood home either who lives there or is selling it. they move away have children and he turns horrible on her. He sets a house on fire. i think it is set in france!


Elizaeth098765
12/7/2017 10:29:01 AM

I read this book awhile ago and i need to read it again its so good. I remember that there is this one girl and shes afraid that her hand won't get asked for before some big celebration happens where everyone weds at the same time. Her brother is the only thing she has left but her brother already has a wife who is pregnant. He sends her to the sisters because her hand isn't asked for. Her parents or at least one of them has some type of disease and it makes them act like zombies. They have these zombie like people caged out by some fence thing that surrounds the town making it safe. The fence is electrified so that villagers wont touch it but little do they know that it isn't on all the time. While she is being kept in the sisters church a guy comes in and stays their and she is responsible for praying to him and she gets feelings for him. Something goes wrong and the fenced out people get in and they take over. They have this emergency thingy where they get on a certain place and then it goes high into the air but she doesn't make it. She decided to go into a place where its in between the fences is an opening that you can go into safely but only people who are qualified can go into it. She takes a kid. They find some empty towns and i remember that someone dies. Their is one zombie in particular that i remember i think they call i the red zombie or something its wearing red and it is faster and more intelligent. Plss help


Elizaeth098765
12/7/2017 10:28:59 AM

I read this book awhile ago and i need to read it again its so good. I remember that there is this one girl and shes afraid that her hand won't get asked for before some big celebration happens where everyone weds at the same time. Her brother is the only thing she has left but her brother already has a wife who is pregnant. He sends her to the sisters because her hand isn't asked for. Her parents or at least one of them has some type of disease and it makes them act like zombies. They have these zombie like people caged out by some fence thing that surrounds the town making it safe. The fence is electrified so that villagers wont touch it but little do they know that it isn't on all the time. While she is being kept in the sisters church a guy comes in and stays their and she is responsible for praying to him and she gets feelings for him. Something goes wrong and the fenced out people get in and they take over. They have this emergency thingy where they get on a certain place and then it goes high into the air but she doesn't make it. She decided to go into a place where its in between the fences is an opening that you can go into safely but only people who are qualified can go into but she goes in and some others too. She takes a kid. They find other towns which are empty. Someone ends up dying and they are left behind. Someone is infected but not all know. They find a code that they follow on the ground. There is one zombie in particular that i remember i think its called like the red zombie or something. It's fast and its smarter than the others. pls helpppp


Urbanwitch
12/6/2017 5:50:12 PM

Book about a group of teens on summer break who explore a tunnel and are killed by huge dogs at the end. Some romance and sex, read in the 1980s


MizCece
12/6/2017 3:40:23 PM

Trying to find out the names of 2 books in a series (may be more now) I believe the word Crow was in the title. They were written by a girl in Foster care in California about her life, moving around, etc. Thanks!


MizCece
12/6/2017 3:40:20 PM

Looking for the name of a series of 2 books written by a girl who was moved around in foster care in California I believe. I thought they had the word crow in the title, but not certain.


reddiemimi
12/6/2017 12:16:08 PM

Trying to locate an historical romance novel from the 70s or 80s where the lead lady has a pet raven named Omen.


reddiemimi
12/6/2017 12:16:05 PM

trying to find an historical romance novel from the 70's or 80's where the main woman character has a pet raven named Omen.


jaycee
12/6/2017 9:29:54 AM

Tryin to find a book about a girl who watches her niece as payment to stay with her sister. On days her sister kicks her out, she stays with her guy best friend who is in love with her. He thinks that they are meant to be, but she only sees him as a friend. While he waits for her to come around he dates other girls. He aquires a roommate that she falls in love with. One thing I remember is that she's obsessed with a soda, I think it's Mexican, and that he keeps his fridge stocked with it.


uwu
12/6/2017 1:16:58 AM

bobby desantis, i think the book you are looking for is called surviving the applewhites


uwu
12/6/2017 1:16:54 AM

bobby desantis, i think the book you are looking for is surviving the applewhites


lilp1101
12/6/2017 12:33:19 AM

trying to find a urban fiction book about a girl who graduates school starts a rec or youth program, falls for a basketball player who turns out to be dealing drugs. Also her father was a killer or assassin who trained her on how to use a gun and shows up in the book with her half brother.


lilp1101
12/6/2017 12:33:02 AM

trying to find a urban fiction book about a girl who graduates school starts a rec or youth program, falls for a basketball player who turns out to be dealing drugs. Also her father was a killer or assassin who trained her on how to use a gun and shows up in the book with her half brother.


kaylaostolaza
12/5/2017 11:03:24 PM

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kaylaostolaza
12/5/2017 11:03:21 PM

Searching desperately for a book i read in the 8th grade. I believe it was a series or trilogy. It was set in canada for the most part and about a teenaged native indian girl. She had a white boyfriend with blue/green eyes. The thing was she was some kind of mutant involved in something called "project genesis" or the "genesis project". She was created this way by people doing this to other children. She found out about this and met a group of people like her. Then she found out she had a twin brother and he had powers too, i think they were speed related. This would be classified as young adult fiction. Please help! This is a desperate need.


Oldmanharris86
12/5/2017 10:14:23 PM

Drama Plot is Oldest son has to take care of all his siblings because his mother killed his father. He is a virgin until he starts a sexual relationship with some hot neighbor/mom. All i remember.


Oldmanharris86
12/5/2017 10:11:18 PM

Western Two guys robbed a bank with Jesse James and leave to Texas. Along the way they meet an older man and blonde women. The older guy trys to kill them but the 2 guys get away and the blonde kills the guy she was forced to be with. She takes off to travel with the 2 guys and she is pregnant. Anybody know this book?


Oldmanharris86
12/5/2017 10:10:32 PM

Western Start with two guys who just robbed a bank with jesse james and they have decided to take there money and go to Texas. They meet a blonde along the way and get in a fight with the guy that she is with. The blon kills the guy she was firced to be with and leaves with the two guys. She is also pregnant. Any ideas on title of this book?


Johnna-Mae Vargas
12/5/2017 3:13:59 PM

Trying to find this books. A girl has a crush on her step brothers best friend. However step brother is forcing her to have sex with him. Something happens and she accuses step brothers friend of rape. He gets arrested and goes to jail. When he gets out he kidnaps her to an island because she is afraid of water. Does anyone know what this book is?


LokinaMyrrn
12/5/2017 7:24:03 AM

A book where the main villian attacks the main character's mother (among other people) and was on the brink of death, so the mv transferred his spirit into the mc (who was a baby back then) and the mc's mom used a dagger to carve a warning in the ice that reads "Kill the baby" or something. The mc's father finds out, so keeps the mc away from magic and things. But when the mc grows up, he is permitted into a mgic school, where he has to apply. SO he goes and tries to fail the tests, but passes them with flying colors instead. Later on in the school, he goes through a lot of adventures, and his teacher is some kind of mysterious, dark, type of guy. Later on, one of his friends goes missing in a blizzard (did I forget to mention that their school might be in a snowy mountian?) so the mc and a freidn or two goes to find him, only to find that the missing kid was either the son of or is a servant under the mv. The man revels what happened on the night of his mom's murder and how the mc is really the mv. I read this book back in June, so it shouldn't be too new.


LokinaMyrrn
12/5/2017 7:24:01 AM

A book where the main villain attacks the main character's mother (among other people) and was on the brink of death, so the mv transferred his spirit into the mc (who was a baby back then) and the mc's mom used a dagger to carve a warning in the ice that reads "Kill the baby" or something. The mc's father finds out, so keeps the mc away from magic and things. But when the mc grows up, he is permitted into a magic school, where he has to apply. SO he goes and tries to fail the tests, but passes them with flying colors instead. Later on in the school, he goes through a lot of adventures, and his teacher is some kind of mysterious, dark, type of guy. Later on, one of his friends goes missing in a blizzard (did I forget to mention that their school might be in a snowy mountain?) so the mc and a friend or two goes to find him, only to find that the missing kid was either the son of or is a servant under the mv. The man revels what happened on the night of his mom's murder and how the mc is really the mv. I read this book back in June, so it shouldn't be too new.


LokinaMyrrn
12/5/2017 7:23:56 AM

A book where the main villain attacks the main character's mother (among other people) and was on the brink of death, so the mv transferred his spirit into the mc (who was a baby back then) and the mc's mom used a dagger to carve a warning in the ice that reads "Kill the baby" or something. The mc's father finds out, so keeps the mc away from magic and things. But when the mc grows up, he is permitted into a magic school, where he has to apply. SO he goes and tries to fail the tests, but passes them with flying colors instead. Later on in the school, he goes through a lot of adventures, and his teacher is some kind of mysterious, dark, type of guy. Later on, one of his friends goes missing in a blizzard (did I forget to mention that their school might be in a snowy mountain?) so the mc and a friend or two goes to find him, only to find that the missing kid was either the son of or is a servant under the mv. The man revels what happened on the night of his mom's murder and how the mc is really the mv. I read this book back in June, so it shouldn't be too new.


LokinaMyrrn
12/5/2017 7:23:54 AM

A book where the main villain attacks the main character's mother (among other people) and was on the brink of death, so the mv transferred his spirit into the mc (who was a baby back then) and the mc's mom used a dagger to carve a warning in the ice that reads "Kill the baby" or something. The mc's father finds out, so keeps the mc away from magic and things. But when the mc grows up, he is permitted into a magic school, where he has to apply. SO he goes and tries to fail the tests, but passes them with flying colors instead. Later on in the school, he goes through a lot of adventures, and his teacher is some kind of mysterious, dark, type of guy. Later on, one of his friends goes missing in a blizzard (did I forget to mention that their school might be in a snowy mountain?) so the mc and a friend or two goes to find him, only to find that the missing kid was either the son of or is a servant under the mv. The man revels what happened on the night of his mom's murder and how the mc is really the mv. I read this book back in June, so it shouldn't be too new.


Whendoelynn
12/5/2017 3:58:37 AM

I'm looking for a book about a girl who is taken in by a woman. I don't remember if it was a relative or not. She is taught about herbs and when she becomes of age her body is covered in a mud and herb mixture that makes her feel weak. She cannot move her body but the woman helps her to fly on a broom or branch of some sort.


Nysa
12/5/2017 2:10:37 AM

Bobby Desantis! I know that book you’ve been searching for. Read it in the sixth grade. It’s called “Surviving the Appleswhites”.


Feelingrandi
12/5/2017 1:38:31 AM

Book about boys in a behavioral school as kids, one is a psychopath and becomes a killer in the future. The boys run into each other years later in college and the psychopathic one becomes obsessed with the other. He starts acting controlling and manipulative and eventually kidnaps him. He holds him prisoner, chained up in a dungeon he made. The guy refuses to join in his psychotic violent plans, and later on in life they meet yet again. This time the sane man has a wife and child. His insane classmate torments him by talking to his child and he fears for the safety of his family. The psycho eventually mails him a box containing the blade he used to behead a dog when they were children, and then kidnaps his family. The two men standoff, meeting at the school they both went to as kids, where they'd first met. Only one lives, the good one. But, in the aftermath he is mentally destroyed and holds a gun in his mouth regularly, biting down so hard it cracks his teeth, but he just can't pull the trigger.


Feelingrandi
12/5/2017 1:38:15 AM

Book about boys in a behavioral school as kids, one is a psychopath and becomes a killer in the future. The boys run into each other years later in college and the psychopathic one becomes obsessed with the other. He starts acting controlling and manipulative and eventually kidnaps him. He holds him prisoner, chained up in a dungeon he made. The guy refuses to join in his psychotic violent plans, and later on in life they meet yet again. This time the sane man has a wife and child. His insane classmate torments him by talking to his child and he fears for the safety of his family. The psycho eventually mails him a box containing the blade he used to behead a dog when they were children, and then kidnaps his family. The two men standoff, meeting at the school they both went to as kids, where they'd first met. Only one lives, the good one. But, in the aftermath he is mentally destroyed and holds a gun in his mouth regularly, biting down so hard it cracks his teeth, but he just can't pull the trigger.


Feelingrandi
12/5/2017 1:38:12 AM

Book about boys in a behavioral school as kids, one is a psychopath and becomes a killer in the future. The boys run into each other years later in college and the psychopathic one becomes obsessed with the other. He starts acting controlling and manipulative and eventually kidnaps him. He holds him prisoner, chained up in a dungeon he made. The guy refuses to join in his psychotic violent plans, and later on in life they meet yet again. This time the sane man has a wife and child. His insane classmate torments him by talking to his child and he fears for the safety of his family. The psycho eventually mails him a box containing the blade he used to behead a dog when they were children, and then kidnaps his family. The two men standoff, meeting at the school they both went to as kids, where they'd first met. Only one lives, the good one. But, in the aftermath he is mentally destroyed and holds a gun in his mouth regularly, biting down so hard it cracks his teeth, but he just can't pull the trigger.


laluwa
12/4/2017 10:26:45 PM

Book I read when I was a teen. Babysitter gets kidnapped along with the two children she is watching a little girl and boy. They end up escaping in the end by climbing from the attic onto the roof and then throwing a beehive in the attic with the kidnappers. There are a few scenes with like two dogs she tries to win over and befriend.


laluwa
12/4/2017 10:26:42 PM

Book I read when I was a teen. Young babysitter gets kidnapped with the two kids she is watching a boy and girl. There is some scenes with dogs and in the end they escape by throwing a beehive in the attic and trapping the kidnappers in there and then hiding in the roof till the cops come.


bobby desantis
12/4/2017 12:36:42 PM

trying to find a book about an edgy teenager who was taken in by a rural family. at first he did not like his family or their lifestyle but as time went on they began to grow on him. i specifically remember a chapter where he gelled his hair up into spikes. his spiked hair is on the cover of the book. please help, thanks


bobby desantis
12/4/2017 12:36:40 PM

been searching for a book about a troubled kid who was taken in by a rural family. he was edgy and did not like his farm lifestyle family at first, but as time went on they began to grow on him. i specifically remember the kid on the cover with his hair spiked up. please up help, thanks


TashaK
12/4/2017 12:26:48 PM

Searching for an old historical romance book. The heroine is a widow who is an heiress and all she wants is a child. Her father is trying to force her to marry a man of his choosing so that he can get control of her wealth and lands. She is kidnapped by a man that her father absolutely loath. She stays as a guest in his home until he finds out what her father is planning. He is a well-known seducer. Both stay clear of one another during her captivity with only accidental meetings between them. On her last last of captivity he goes to tell her he will be returning her home and apologizes for kidnapping her. They end up sleeping together and she leaves in the morning. After a while it is well-known that she is pregnant and the news reaches him. He goes to kidnap her to marry her and she willingly goes and marries him. They fall in love with each other but that happiness is interrupted when someone frames him for murder which is actually revealed to be the heroine's father.


TashaK
12/4/2017 12:26:46 PM

Searching for a historical romance. The heroine is an heiress that is widowed and all she wants is to have a child. Her father wants to force her to marry someone of his choosing so that he can get control of her money and lands. She is kidnapped by a Lord that her father absolutely loath. During her captivity she stays as his guest until he gets what he wants from her father. The hero is a well-known seducer, but he stays away from her to avoid seducing her. On the last night of her captivity he goes to her rooms to apologize for kidnapping her and they end up sleeping together. She leaves the next morning. A couple of months later it is known throughout her household she is pregnant and the news gets back to him. He goes to kidnap her again to marry her and she willingly goes and marry him. All is well until suddenly he is framed for murder and persecuted to be killed by unknown parties that actually turned out to be her father's doing.


momail17
12/3/2017 11:04:29 PM

Searching for a young adult mystery novel set in NYC in the late 50’s early 1960’s. The heroine is a NY Yankee fan and has a dog named DiMaggio. The antagonist is looking for a buried treasure and his last name is Daily.


TenleyScout
12/3/2017 2:04:02 PM

I am looking for a children's book that I read many years ago. I do not have much to go on, but what I remember is that it is about a girl who is adopted by people who run a magical zoo and the parents who adopted the main character lost their real daughter in an accident. There was also something about a boy who worked on the farm, and the main character liked him.


TenleyScout
12/3/2017 2:03:49 PM

I am looking for a children's book that I read many years ago. I do not have much to go on, but what I remember is that it is about a girl who is adopted by people who run a magical zoo and the parents who adopted the main character lost their real daughter in an accident. There was also something about a boy who worked on the farm, and the main character liked him.


TenleyScout
12/3/2017 2:03:47 PM

I am looking for a children's book that I read many years ago. I do not have much to go on, but what I remember is that it is about a girl who is adopted by people who run a magical zoo and the parents who adopted the main character lost their real daughter in an accident. There was also something about a boy who worked on the farm, and the main character liked him.


JB
12/3/2017 11:50:22 AM

I am looking for a book about these 3 siblings, 2 brothers and a sister, who move in with their mother and there is this circle of sugar that sorrounds their house because there are these gremlin looking monsters. I remember that one of the brothers name is jared


JB
12/3/2017 11:50:19 AM

I am looking for a book about 3 siblings, 2 brothers and a sister, who move in with their mother. There is a circle that sorrounds the house and there are these gremlin looking monsters in the book. I remember one of the brothers name was Jared.


taymas421
12/3/2017 3:29:04 AM

I am looking for a book about a boy who meets another boy and they become friends it is pretty normal both boys have sisters who they like to prank but one day a prank where the boys rig up a fake ghost off an overpass goes wrong and the other boy's(not the main character) sister dies in a car crash he then goes into a depression and tries to kill himself. Some other detail to note the other boy (not the main character)his dad is abusive. pretty big plot point.


osinouris
12/3/2017 1:03:11 AM

I am looking for a book about a boy who grew up in a fort being trained by knights who were thought to be dead. He was training to be the emperors/kings assassin. He goes through looking for the one knight he didn't kill to find out what his orders mean. He picks up a friends (girl,boy/mage) and goes on a journey. In the second book he joins a tournament in which he wins, he wears a scary mask during the tournament.


osinouris
12/3/2017 1:02:26 AM

I am looking for a book about a boy who grew up in a fort being trained by knights who were thought to be dead. He was training to be the emperors/kings assassin. He goes through looking for the one knight he didn't kill to find out what his orders mean. He picks up a friends (girl,boy/mage) and goes on a journey. In the second book he joins a tournament in which he wins, he wears a scary mask during the tournament.


osinouris
12/3/2017 1:01:35 AM

I am looking for a book about a boy who grew up in a fort being trained by knights who were thought to be dead. He has no idea how to actually deal with people, only what he read from books. He was training to be the emperors/kings assassin. He goes through looking for the one knight he didn't kill to find out what his orders mean. He picks up a friends (girl,boy/mage) and goes on a journey. In the second book he joins a tournament in which he wins, he wears a scary mask during the tournament.


osinouris
12/3/2017 1:01:32 AM

I am looking for a book about a boy who grew up in a fort being trained by knights who were thought to be dead. He was training to be the emperors/kings assassin. He goes through looking for the one knight he didn't kill to find out what his orders mean. He picks up a friends (girl,boy/mage) and goes on a journey. In the second book he joins a tournament in which he wins, he wears a scary mask during the tournament.


ahunterclan
12/2/2017 6:03:00 PM

I'm looking for a children's book - probably read it when I was 8-10 in the late 70's. Was not a new book then - was in the library. About talking animals and maybe a child? travelling in the back of a moving van with furniture. Any help appreciated. ahunterclan@internode.on.net


Brad Gettelfinger
12/2/2017 2:15:55 PM

When I was in grade school in the mid 1960’s I read a children’s science fiction book the started my love for the genre. It was in Clarksville, Indiana at the little library extension next door to my father’s hardware store during summer reading program. Thanks he Book was about a little boy who finds a steange ball in a field. The ball responds to the bot’s thoughts. It can get larger, smaller, change colors and fly. It comes when he calls it much like a pet. The book ends when a space traveler arrives with his son and retrieves the ball the space boy lost during their visit to Earth. I read and reread this book but have no idea the title or if it is still in n print. Would love to buy copies for my grandsons. Thanks, Brad


Tarek
12/2/2017 12:32:23 AM

I'm looking for an old novel. It was either old Mexico or old Spain. It was about a noble young Knight who kills another at a moment of irrational impulse for insulting him. His priest orders him to live in disguise as a commoner for three months with the help of another noble man who is under almost the same conditions and they get mixed up with the resistance on their way. Of course he is following the girl he saw at a party that night and loved her at 1st glance. If you could tell me the name of the novel or the author that would be great.


Tarek
12/2/2017 12:32:02 AM

I'm looking for an old novel. It was either old Mexico or old Spain. It was about a noble young Knight who kills another at a moment of irrational impulse for insulting him. His priest orders him to live in disguise as a commoner for three months with the help of another noble man who is under almost the same conditions and they get mixed up with the resistance on their way. Of course he is following the girl he saw at a party that night and loved her at 1st glance. If you could tell me the name of the novel or the author that would be great.


Tarek
12/2/2017 12:32:00 AM

I'm looking for an old novel. It was either old Mexico or old Spain. It was about a noble young Knight who kills another at a moment of irrational impulse for insulting him. His priest orders him to live in disguise as a commoner for three months with the help of another noble man who is under almost the same conditions and they get mixed up with the resistance on their way. Of course he is following the girl he saw at a party that night and loved her at 1st glance. If you could tell me the name of the novel or the author that would be great.


megan.dd
12/1/2017 12:13:02 PM

I'm looking for a book about a group of four friends who are rapist, but one falls in love and leaves, his friends then make him give his baby away! The wife searches and finds her, but she is then raped and murdered. She later finds out her husband was part of it the whole time. She then falls in love with a colleague who was helping her? Any ideas?


megan.dd
12/1/2017 12:13:00 PM

I'm looking for a book about a group of four friends who are rapist, but one falls in love and leaves, his friends then make him give his baby away! The wife searches and finds her, but she is then raped and murdered. She later finds out her husband was part of it the whole time. She then falls in love with a colleague who was helping her? Any ideas?


Brick
12/1/2017 4:07:52 AM

Help! I cant think of this books name for the life of me all I can remember is its about a teenager maybe 15. The school teacher moves away (or something happens to her) so tis younger girl starts teaching. This girls brother has to help her drive the family truck. My mom read my brother and me this book when I was 3 and we were camping so I don't remember much thats about all.


Brick
12/1/2017 4:07:35 AM

Help! I cant think of this books name for the life of me all I can remember is its about a teenager maybe 15. The school teacher moves away (or something happens to her) so tis younger girl starts teaching. This girls brother has to help her drive the family truck. My mom read my brother and me this book when I was 3 and we were camping so I don't remember much thats about all


Brick
12/1/2017 4:07:32 AM

Help! I cant think of this books name for the life of me all I can remember is its about a teenager maybe 15. The school teacher moves away (or something happens to her) so tis younger girl starts teaching. This girls brother has to help her drive the family truck. My mom read my brother and me this book when I was 3 and we were camping so I don't remember much thats about all.


Brick
12/1/2017 4:07:04 AM

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Brick
12/1/2017 4:07:03 AM

Help! I cant think of this books name for the life of me all I can remember is its about a teenager maybe 15. The school teacher moves away (or something happens to her) so tis younger girl starts teaching. This girls brother has to help her drive the family truck. My mom read my brother and me this book when I was 3 and we were camping so I don't remember much thats about all.


Brick
12/1/2017 4:06:28 AM

Help! I cant think of this books name for the life of me all I can remember is its about a teenager maybe 15. The school teacher moves away (or something happens to her) so tis younger girl starts teaching. This girls brother has to help her drive the family truck. My mom read my brother and me this book when I was 3 and we were camping so I don't remember much thats about all.


Brick
12/1/2017 4:06:26 AM

Help! I cant think of this books name for the life of me all I can remember is its about a teenager maybe 15. The school teacher moves away (or something happens to her) so tis younger girl starts teaching. This girls brother has to help her drive the family truck. My mom read my brother and me this book when I was 3 and we were camping so I don't remember much thats about all.


Nomad
11/30/2017 6:34:16 PM

i'm looking for a book that ends with "he kissed me and I kissed him back". It is about a girl, her sister, and the sisters boyfriend.


Nomad
11/30/2017 6:34:13 PM

i'm looking for a book about a girl, her sister and her sister's "boyfriend", the girl and the boyfriend get together at the end and the line is- "And he kissed me, and I kissed him back"


Textohaulic
11/30/2017 1:19:21 AM

I am trying to find a book -- it might have been a novella, or a long-ish short story -- about two young women traveling by ship from England to India during the British Raj. One of them is the narrator, who is traveling to India to join her father, a high-ranking colonial officer stationed there. The other girl, whom the narrator admires and looks up to, is very elegant and a little mysterious. Her name might be something like Hester or Esther, and I think her last name is Keene. I am not sure about the name. Anyway, this mysterious girl, as it turns out, is of mixed race (Eurasian) ancestry. This was revealed only near the end of the story. When they reach India, her biological mother comes to greet her and she is an Indian (or anglo-Indian) woman of lower class status. The clerk at the dock assumes the woman is the girl's servant. The girl disappears with the woman. The narrator tries but fails to find her ever again. Unfortunately I don't remember the title or author. The racial prejudice issues are written about sensitively but without being heavy handed. It's primarily a tale about young friendship and unfortunate societal obstruction of it. The story has a lot of YA appeal, as far as I recall (I was pretty young when I read it, so I am guessing the publication date is no later than the 1980s, although it might have actually been written much earlier, as in, during the actual British colonial era ). I have Indian ancestry and have traveled to India many times, so it's possible that I read it on one of my trips there and that the book is/was published in India. But it's pretty clear the writing is from an English perspective. I hope someone else knows this story! Thank you all so much for this site!


Textohaulic
11/30/2017 1:19:18 AM

I am trying to find a book -- it might have been a novella, or a long-ish short story -- about two young women traveling by ship from England to India during the British Raj. One of them is the narrator, who is traveling to India to join her father, a high-ranking colonial officer stationed there. The other girl, whom the narrator admires and looks up to, is very elegant and a little mysterious. Her name might be something like Hester or Esther, and I think her last name is Keene. I am not sure about the name. Anyway, this mysterious girl, as it turns out, is of mixed race (Eurasian) ancestry. This was revealed only near the end of the story. When they reach India, her biological mother comes to greet her and she is an Indian (or anglo-Indian) woman of lower class status. The clerk at the dock assumes the woman is the girl's servant. The girl disappears with the woman. The narrator tries but fails to find her ever again. Unfortunately I don't remember the title or author. The racial prejudice issues are written about sensitively but without being heavy handed. It's primarily a tale about young friendship and unfortunate societal obstruction of it. The story has a lot of YA appeal, as far as I recall (I was pretty young when I read it, so I am guessing the publication date is no later than the 1980s, although it might have actually been written much earlier, as in, during the actual British colonial era ). I have Indian ancestry and have traveled to India many times, so it's possible that I read it on one of my trips there and that the book is/was published in India. But it's pretty clear the writing is from an English perspective. I hope someone else knows this story! Thank you all so much for this site!


charlotte
11/30/2017 1:01:49 AM

I just joined and I am not looking for a book that I remember but I am looking for a book that would interest my grandmother. She turned 98 today and we spent a long time talking about life after death and whether or not she will be reunited with her husband who passed 20 years ago. She is losing her faith that there is anything after death and I want to spark her imagination and hope by sending her a book that revolves around a similar tale. She loves to read and I would love to give her this great gift.


maideuis
11/30/2017 12:41:22 AM

Looking for a funny book. Letters were involved. The protagonist goes to Europe to look for family after the holocaust. Would have been within the last ten years


maideuis
11/30/2017 12:40:37 AM

Looking for a book. Very funny- letters are featured between two people. The protagonist goes to Europe to look for family that he thought died in the holocaust. Would have come out in the last ten years


genesissss
11/30/2017 12:23:16 AM

I'm trying to find a book, I don't remember the title, author, or even the characters. But there was this on part of the book where this guy goes crazy and tries to kill a girl in a fire he started in an old house bc she didn't want him and there were pictures of her and her friend, who died when someone shot up the outside wall of her room, on the ground burning too, but this other guy runs in and saves her.


Cosette
11/29/2017 4:51:04 PM

A customer came in looking for a book, no idea of title or author (other than that she's British and contemporary). Centers around a group of friends who were in school together when one of the children was murdered. Now they're in three or four couples, one single man and a femme' fatal. The get together for a weekend in the village (countryside?) and it all comes out who may be the murderer. Couples split and reform etc. Any ideas? She thinks it was written maybe in the past 10 years??


Cosette
11/29/2017 4:51:01 PM

A customer came in yesterday looking for a book. No idea of the title or author (other than that she's British and contemporary). The book follows three or four couples, a single man and a femme fatal who were all schoolmates when another schoolmate was killed. Apparently they all get back together in the village (countryside?) and it comes out who the murderer likely was. couples split and reform. Any ideas?


JDean
11/29/2017 5:39:34 AM

Hi, I am trying to find the name of a book I read at school. It was a semi-fantasy novel set in recent times where the main character, a young girl I think, went to live on a farm in Ireland (not sure if it was Northern or Eire) and she started to see odd thin. The potatoes in the house started to go rotten, and I think she saw ghosts of people who died in the Irish Potato Famine. She found out there was a grave pit nearby and I think that the story was about her trying to put the spirits to rest. I cannot remember any names or the title, or author. Can anyone help? Thanks


sammmmmg
11/29/2017 1:18:52 AM

I’m trying to find a book my fourth grade class read back in ‘99/‘00. What I remember is a man had gone missing and a kid was new to that town. I think there’s a part where he woke up and he sees the silhouette of the man who’d gone missing. And he says something about them having the same eyes...? If anyone remembers anything like this, pls help me out!


motorscooter2012
11/28/2017 8:10:25 PM

Im trying to find this book about people born with powers their powers are based on location the rare locations only the wealthy can afford and this one boy was poor but he was born in space so he has to go all his life hiding his powers so people won’t find out cause it’s against the law but one day his mother goes missing so he attends a special school which he soon finds out has ties to his mother


motorscooter2012
11/28/2017 7:56:38 PM

This book is about a boy with powers but in this world powers your born with are determined by the place you’re born only the wealthy can afford the rarest places this boy is poor but somehow he was born in space so he has to live his life hiding his powers cause it’s against the law but one day his mother goes missing so he goes to this special school where he soon learns has ties to his mother


mgreek515
11/27/2017 10:59:15 PM

This book has a mermaid in it and she gets put in a barrel of water or alcohol, I know she is preserved at one point in the book. Someone is obsessed with her, and the museum she gets stored in ends up burning down at the end. I swear the authors name or last name starts with S. The mermaid has red hair. I have been trying to figure this out for YEARS. I believe the book was a New York Times Bestseller. Any help appreciated!!!!!


h729b
11/27/2017 8:08:44 PM

A man from New York goes to Australia where he meets a very feisty Australian local. They fall in love and he sets up a tent and a picnic for her on his final day in Australia. After he leaves and out of rebellion, she finds another local and they travel the beaches together. The chase the waves around the world but eventually they get robbed. Her friend is also mugged in california. Because her friend was mugged, they go to see a shady dealer to sell off some things for cash. She gives him something the man she fell in love with had given her. She finds out that it was the shady dealers employees that had mugged her friend and ended up getting his phone back. He then convinces her to go see the guy she fell for in New York. Once there she finds out that he is involved with another. At some point she meets his family they do not approve of her. In one of the later books, he proposes and the engagement ring is a diamond with two dolphins circling it. Her brother also ends up being her father. Her dad had gotten another her (who he loved) pregnant but I cant remember what happened to her. Because they lived in a small town, teen pregnancy was looked down upon so his mother acted like hers. I believe there are three books. PLEASE help


hannahcb79
11/27/2017 8:07:41 PM

I cannot seem to remember the name of this book! A guy goes to australia and falls in love with a local girl. On one of his last days there, he makes a picnic and sets up a tent for them to camp in on his final night. He goes back to New York. She is heartbroken and sets off to travel to every beach she can with another local australian. Eventually they end up on a beach where they get robbed and she has deal with a shady dealer. Her friend gets mugged and the muggers happen to work for the dealer. She ends up getting her friends phone back. Her friend convinces her to go back to New York to see him (the guy she fell in love with in Australia). Her visit ends up not being a great surprise as he is involved with another woman. She sees them embrace with her own eyes in New York. I seem to remember so much yet I cannot seem to find this book! I read it years ago and it was so infatuating! MUST FIND.


nkeonyelu45
11/27/2017 7:34:46 PM

I read this book in 1983, "How to be the King;s kid". I forgot the name of the author but it is a real life story. A christian book, biography of an Engineer who was an alcoholic, chain -smoker and drug abuser. His habit became so bad that he lost everything in his life. His wife was very violent and insane and was in a psychiatrist hospital. He joined the Alcoholic Anonymous and before long gave his life to Jesus Christ. His life got turned around that God used him to do many miracles. He brought many people to God through" Word of Knowledge". He got his job back and excelled. He was able to solve a lot of technical problems in the Aeronautic world that others could not solve cause God was showing him how to in dreams and real life.He talked a lot about the power of forgiveness. I will like to have a copy of that book. Elizabeth Ibekwe


nkeonyelu45
11/27/2017 6:58:03 PM

I am looking for this book that I read in 1983' It is a christian book. life story of an engineer who was a chain-smoker, drug abuser and an alcoholic. He was so into drugs that he lost his job. His wife was in a mental institution. However he joined Alcoholic Anonymous and that was where he eventually he became a christian; His life got turned around and he became a vessel in God's hand. God used him to heal many sick people including his crazy wife. God was showing him in dreams and in actual life about people and things. He became well known in his career performing feats and doing miracles; The title is "How to be the King"s Kid". I think. I can't remember the Author.


squidsquabble
11/27/2017 2:16:18 PM

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squidsquabble
11/27/2017 2:14:34 PM

I'm looking for a book I read a long time ago. It's about a boy that meets a girl on summer break and falls in love with her, then at the end she's murdered by her father. Any ideas? Thanks!


sheafraser
11/27/2017 2:14:31 PM

I'm trying to find a book I read a long time ago. It's about a boy that meets a girl on summer break and falls in love with her, then at the end she gets murdered by her father. Any ideas? Thanks!


plantamurag
11/27/2017 8:57:25 AM

I'm trying to find a children's book that I read during my childhood. It's about monsters who go through this paint machine and get painted their favorite color so they can blend in with that color in the environment. For example one of the monsters picks the color purple to go live in the purple flower field. But one little monster can't decide which color he wants to be painted so at the end of the book he gets painted rainbow colors so he can blend in with I think different colored flowers.


mindy.ji
11/26/2017 6:41:23 PM

It’s a book about a stay at home Mom who has drifted away from her husband in the last few years. So she leaves him and takes their toddler son to pursue writing. Her writing becomes successful and is being made into a movie. She’s on set at the movie and she meets the director/actor (can’t remember which one) and they fall in love. If you know it, please tell me I’ve been trying to find it for ages.


bandrews74686
11/26/2017 6:28:01 PM

Would like to read this book now that I am older was real young when I read this book..about .a girl I think is around 14 is being bartered by her father to and old man so she runs away and ends up in a cemetery sleeps there and then breaks into a house to steal food or anything she can sell gets caught the man brings her back to her father after awhile..can't remember if she ran away again...the book was really old it had this funny paper in parts of the book...


lchardonnayy
11/26/2017 12:55:58 PM

Im trying to find a book that i read when i was in the 5th grade it was a really good book and im trying to find it the cover of the book was red black white a little bit of grey and i think it had a girl on the front of it i remember the girl didnt really have a good relationship with her family so she started exploring the house i believe it was her grandmothers house and she meets a ghost thats a boy and she helps him find out who killed him or how he died at one point i believe they were getting close to finding out and they got trapped in a room and water was filling the room up it was something like that i would really like your help i loved to read back then and then i started to hate now im trying to get back into it but i have to find this story.


cassandra.john72
11/26/2017 12:20:24 PM

I'm trying to find a book about twin girls who were separated at birth and both lives completely different lives until one dies and the other is brought to her sisters town and everyone thinks she's her (the one who died) but she has to find out how her sister died without blowing her cover, I'm really bad at explaining things I'm sorry 😂


karmboyd
11/26/2017 8:01:20 AM

Daughter to dead mafia father is kept and abuse in order to protect her sister meets 2 yong boy of another mafia family years later she is promised to Mary the one son. Her family plan kill off the other family while they fall in Love I believed it Russian mob not sure but they end up in the states I think also might be a series any help?


baker1995
11/25/2017 11:37:31 PM

I unfortunately can't remember the title of the book, the author, or even character names. However, I do remember the two main characters meet at a party, talk, and then cross paths again a couple years later. The guy is now dating the other main character's friend, which is how they meet up again. I believe the two characters become next door neighbors and when the guy's girlfriend dies (of heart problems during pregnancy) the other girl steps in to help with the baby. I can't remember the title of this book and it is driving me mad. I would really like your help. Thank you.


catey.payne95
11/25/2017 11:37:28 PM

I unfortunately don't know the name or the author of the book. However, I know a girl meets a guy at a party, they talk but then they don't meet again until the guy is dating one of the girl's friend. I think they two end up being next door neighbors later. I also remember that the guy's wife (girl's friend) dies during pregnancy from heart problems and then the original girl helps out with the baby. I can't seem to remember this book and would really like your help. Thank you.


samantha brown
11/25/2017 8:12:28 PM

I'm trying to find a book I most likely read in middle school (I'm in my junior year of high school now). So basically in the book, there's a young girl who lives with her Grandmother and mother in a small apartment. The young girl ends up in trouble one day at school (can't remember why) but it makes her late getting home and it angers her mother. Also, there is a woman the young girl talks to who is a tattoo artist or is just covered in tattoos and the girl's grandma forbids her to talk to her. One day a young couple moves in upstairs and the man has songs that play on his radio. The man and the young girl become close and he kisses her while he is drunk one day in his apartment. Unfortunately, later on in the novel, the same man rapes the little girl (ew). Someone help me find this story.


brownsamantha640
11/25/2017 8:12:25 PM

I'm trying to find a book about this young girl who lived with her mother and grandmother. The girl went to a private school and always got into trouble and ended up getting detention after school which made her late getting home which pretty much pissed off her mom. This girl talks to a woman who has tattoos even though her grandma strongly forbids it. Above the young girl's home, a young couple moves in and they seem very happy. While the young girl gets to know the man he one day becomes drunk and kisses the girl. Finally, this leads to the man raping her in the woods by what I remember it saying dog kennels. I really want to find this book.


brownsamantha640
11/25/2017 8:12:15 PM

I'm trying to find a book about this young girl who lived with her mother and grandmother. The girl went to a private school and always got into trouble and ended up getting detention after school which made her late getting home which pretty much pissed off her mom. This girl talks to a woman who has tattoos even though her grandma strongly forbids it. Above the young girl's home, a young couple moves in and they seem very happy. While the young girl gets to know the man he one day becomes drunk and kisses the girl. Finally, this leads to the man raping her in the woods by what I remember it saying dog kennels. I really want to find this book.


inayams13
11/25/2017 4:01:00 PM

im trying to find this romance that i read in high school, its about this group of criminals that were brought in by the police to help them with some case because they were really good at what they did. the main girl was really good at escaping places really quickly and i dont remember what the main guy did but they fell in love and the girl was looking for her father i think. and she had pink hair and was very claustrophobic


inayams13
11/25/2017 3:59:59 PM

im trying to find this romance that i read in high school, its about this group of criminals that were brought in by the police to help them with some case because they were really good at what they did. the main girl was really good at escaping places really quickly and i dont remember what the main guy did but they fell in love and the girl was looking for her father i think. and she had pink hair and was very claustrophobic


aria
11/25/2017 1:20:00 PM

I am looking for book about young (about 4th grader age?) autistic girl whose mother died. Father is grieving, taking care of her. She refers to others as, “the person”. Encouraged by guidance counselor to make a friend, she befriends a young mentally challenged boy.


aria
11/25/2017 1:18:58 PM

I am looking for book about young (about 4th grader age?) autistic girl whose mother died. Father is grieving, taking care of her. She refers to others as, “the person”. Encouraged by guidance counselor to make a friend, she befriends a young mentally challenged boy.


aria
11/25/2017 1:15:24 PM

Aria I am looking for book about young (about 4th grader age?) autistic girl whose mother died. Father is grieving, taking care of her. She refers to others as, “the person”. Encouraged by guidance counselor to make a friend, she befriends a young mentally challenged boy.


aria
11/25/2017 1:09:53 PM

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aria
11/25/2017 1:07:25 PM

Looking for fiction book about young autistic girl, maybe a 4th grader, whose mother has died and father is taking care of her. The girl refers to other people as, “the person”. Her school guidance counselor encourages her to make a friend, and she befriends a mentally challenged young boy.


ariapen
11/25/2017 1:07:18 PM

I am looking for title/author of fiction book about young autistic girl (maybe 4th grade in age?) whose mother has died and father is taking care of her. She refers to other people as, “the person”. She has a guidance counselor who encourages her to made a friend. She befriends a mentally challenged boy. Anyone know this book?


abnormalvirus001
11/25/2017 1:58:00 AM

I'm trying to find a book I read in elementary school. There's a girl and this guy named Guy who has a baby named Bo. Bos mom didn't want anything to do with him so Guy kept him. I don't remember the main character name or the name of the girl who wants the baby. I remember that they lived on a dock and had a house boat. Guy eventually leaves to protect Bo.


certifiedwaffle
11/24/2017 1:43:06 PM

I’m trying to remember a book I read back in high school, it’s a book about a woman set in medieval times who goes on a journey (can’t remember the reason why) she’s hurt by a bear trap and struggles along the journey and meets a guy she ends up falling in love with, at the end of the book she finds out she’s royalty and inherits a castle. This is super vague but those are the biggest things I remember. The book may have had Sword in the title and it was part of a series. The cover had a woman on it with reddish hair and she was wearing a green dress.


sabrinz
11/24/2017 1:08:03 AM

Okay I’m trying to find a silly little book I Rwanda in grade school about a girl in school who was a daredevil/girly who username to get in trouble for day dreaming in class it was a series and it wasn’t written in diary form not the amelia books it was for a young audience it seemed and every book in the series wasn’t pink and floppy


sabrinazmalik96
11/24/2017 1:07:54 AM

I’m trying to find this silly book I read in grad school it wasn’t a series about this daredevil girly girl who loved pink and she always got in trouble for day dreaming in class and it wasn’t written as her diary it wasn’t amelia it was for a younger audience and all the books were pink and floppy


darceykyle87
11/22/2017 4:08:27 PM

Alright. I'm trying to remember the name of a book or the series it's from. I believe it's a supernatural cozy mystery about a woman who moves to a new place and I think she takes over like a Wiccan shop. I don't think she ever knew her mom but her mom was from this town. The coven is 3/4 older women and one of them is murdered on her way home, possibly after a date. The dead woman is still with the coven as a ghost and they (and the new young woman who is the main character) are trying to find out who killed her. I remember there is a hatch/door in the floor of the shop that is a cave or hollowed out area by water. Any help would be great.


mira
11/22/2017 2:52:56 PM

There was non-fiction book , the writer is a women .. She wrote about getting old, that she has so many chairs, her house is clattered and she decided to learn how to stand up on her head she is 60... The book was reflection of her life and the meaning of the life... Don't remember the author or the title of the book...


mira.ness
11/22/2017 2:52:52 PM

There was non-fiction book , the writer is a women .. She wrote about getting old, that she has so many chairs, her house is clattered and she decided to learn how to stand up on her head she is 60... The book was reflection of her life and the meaning of the life... Don't remember the author or the title of the book...


athena.pinheiro
11/22/2017 7:23:21 AM

Looking for a book where a girls dad dies on her fourth birthday, her best friend which is a twin dies, her best friends twin is a boy that has a crush on her but is cold hearted to her.They are in high school they have to work together to make a cake and they continuelsly fight, and he goes to her house once.


vivi
11/21/2017 7:46:08 PM

Erotic or romance of a young artist who is obsessed with redheads. He restores a historic hotel who used to belong to a man who marries a young virgin bride so he can dominate her. They share several moments together before they die in a kitchen fire. Years layer the young artist meets a redheaded girl at one of his party's and invites her to spend the week with him. During their time together they play out scenes of which the girl starts feeling a presence. She discovers that the more intimate they become, the more they feel the presence. They decide to perform a seance to reunite the two ghost . During the time spent together, the artist and redhead fall in love but he won't admit his feelings for her. She leaves and he can't live without her. He agrees to let her dominate him to prove his love to her.


vianey.martinez02
11/21/2017 7:46:04 PM

Looking for a book about a guy who buys a hotel and restores it only to find out that it is being haunted by the ghost of a couple who died in a fire there in the hotels kitchen. He is an artist who is obsessed with redheads and is also dominant. He has rooms of different colors and plays out scenes with the redhead he invites to spend the week with. They slowly start feeling the presence of the ghost and figure out who they are. He ends up falling in love with the girl and realizes the only way to prove his love is to allow her to dominate him.


csearle
11/21/2017 8:06:50 AM

young adult book about a highschool boy who plays baseball and he doesn't get along with his mother and she dies of cancer, it won a National book award


sleepysheep32
11/20/2017 11:52:51 PM

Young adult book about two young girls living in a community. There fathers work for the government on a project during war time. Their schools are in trailers.


ashley.5394
11/20/2017 11:52:44 PM

There are two young girls who are living in a community where their fathers are working for the government during war time. Their schools are in trailers and their houses are made from a certain material. This is a young adult book.


pixie1230
11/20/2017 9:27:32 PM

There's this book I've been looking for. There was a butterfly with torn wings in the cover and what I remember was that there was a girl who shaved off her head and got into trouble so she had to go to a homeless shelter and there she met a girl who knows how to speak but doesn't. She also met a boy at the shelter that she became good friends with. One day, the girl who doesn't speaks mom told the bald girl that they were in a abusive home and that his dad did something I forgot. I couldn't remember the clear details but at prom, The bald girl and her shelter boy friend went together and saw her ex trying to rape his new girlfriend or something like that so they called the police. Please help me even though my explaining is horrible.


pixie1230
11/20/2017 9:27:28 PM

There's this book I've been looking for. There was a butterfly with torn wings in the cover and what I remember was that there was a girl who shaved off her head and got into trouble so she had to go to a homeless shelter and there she met a girl who knows how to speak but doesn't. She also met a boy at the shelter that she became good friends with. One day, the girl who doesn't speaks mom told the bald girl that they were in a abusive home and that his dad did something I forgot. I couldn't remember the clear details but at prom, The bald girl and her shelter boy friend went together and saw her ex trying to rape his new girlfriend or something like that so they called the police. Please help me even though my explaining is horrible.


pixie1230
11/20/2017 9:27:24 PM

There's this book I've been looking for. There was a butterfly with torn wings in the cover and what I remember was that there was a girl who shaved off her head and got into trouble so she had to go to a homeless shelter and there she met a girl who knows how to speak but doesn't. She also met a boy at the shelter that she became good friends with. One day, the girl who doesn't speaks mom told the bald girl that they were in a abusive home and that his dad did something I forgot. I couldn't remember the clear details but at prom, The bald girl and her shelter boy friend went together and saw her ex trying to rape his new girlfriend or something like that so they called the police. Please help me even though my explaining is horrible.


pixie1230
11/20/2017 9:27:14 PM

There's this book I've been looking for. There was a butterfly with torn wings in the cover and what I remember was that there was a girl who shaved off her head and got into trouble so she had to go to a homeless shelter and there she met a girl who knows how to speak but doesn't. She also met a boy at the shelter that she became good friends with. One day, the girl who doesn't speaks mom told the bald girl that they were in a abusive home and that his dad did something I forgot. I couldn't remember the clear details but at prom, The bald girl and her shelter boy friend went together and saw her ex trying to rape his new girlfriend or something like that so they called the police. Please help me even though my explaining is horrible.


juliagarrison99
11/20/2017 1:20:54 PM

trying to find this book where a girl meets this guy who is actually not supposed to be in the town but he has a scar behind his ear where he removed his tracker. so they fall in love and she tells her friend about it and her friend like disowns her? and then there’s this scene where the main character and the boy are at the party and the police come in and chase everyone out and the girl gets her arm bitten by one of the dogs and they have to hide out in a shed till they can leave. and also it’s like the first book in a series. and i remember at the end of the first book the girl had run away from the compound and governmwnt and has hidden out in the woods till she finds a group of outcasts who are living underground.


hamma
11/20/2017 10:37:19 AM

I am trying to remember the title of a book about girl given up by father after priest lies after they are in the wine cellar together. she is then sent to orphanage spends days in solitary confinement sees ghosts punished cruelly another girl comes in pregnant and has a baby. The baby dies in a fire.


a
11/20/2017 2:28:23 AM

So I've been trying to find this book for the past week and the book that comes up is Unwind and i know it's not that because the description of Unwind doesn't match up with what i remember from this book. So i read this book a little over a year ago and i can't remember the name of it or the characters names but from what i can remember the main character is a girl and it's based on in the future and the people live in this in enclosed type area except for the others there are people who live outside the enclosed area and they live like wild animals, anyways in the book the kids in the enclosed area are supposed to go to this place called the "Harvest" where they get to eat as much food as they want but for the main character it doesn't happen that way. In the book the main character gets to finally go to the "Harvest" when i think she was 16 years old but when she gets there it's not what she thought it was. I know this is a terrible way to describe the bits and pieces of a book but if anyone knows what book i'm talking about please let me know.


a
11/20/2017 2:25:46 AM

So I've been trying to find this book for the past week and the book that comes up is Unwind and i know it's not that because the description of Unwind doesn't match up with what i remember from this book. So i read this book a little over a year ago and i can't remember the name of it or the characters names but from what i can remember the main character is a girl and it's based on in the future and the people live in this in enclosed type area except for the others there are people who live outside the enclosed area and they live like wild animals, anyways in the book the kids in the enclosed area are supposed to go to this place called the "Harvest" where they get to eat as much food as they want but for the main character it doesn't happen that way. In the book the main character gets to finally go to the "Harvest" when i think she was 16 years old but when she gets there it's not what she thought it was. I know this is a terrible way to describe the bits and pieces of a book but if anyone knows what book i'm talking about please let me know.


a
11/20/2017 2:25:11 AM

So I've been trying to find this book for the past week and the book that comes up is Unwind and i know it's not that because the description of Unwind doesn't match up with what i remember from this book. So i read this book a little over a year ago and i can't remember the name of it or the characters names but from what i can remember the main character is a girl and it's based on in the future and the people live in this in enclosed type area except for the others there are people who live outside the enclosed area and they live like wild animals, anyways in the book the kids in the enclosed area are supposed to go to this place called the "Harvest" where they get to eat as much food as they want but for the main character it doesn't happen that way. In the book the main character gets to finally go to the "Harvest" when i think she was 16 years old but when she gets there it's not what she thought it was. I know this is a terrible way to describe the bits and pieces of a book but if anyone knows what book i'm talking about please let me know.


amfanning99
11/20/2017 2:25:03 AM

So I've been trying to find this book for the past week and the book that comes up is Unwind and i know it's not that because the description of Unwind doesn't match up with what i remember from this book. So i read this book a little over a year ago and i can't remember the name of it or the characters names but from what i can remember the main character is a girl and it's based on in the future and the people live in this in enclosed type area except for the others there are people who live outside the enclosed area and they live like wild animals, anyways in the book the kids in the enclosed area are supposed to go to this place called the "Harvest" where they get to eat as much food as they want but for the main character it doesn't happen that way. In the book the main character gets to finally go to the "Harvest" when i think she was 16 years old but when she gets there it's not what she thought it was. I know this is a terrible way to describe the bits and pieces of a book but if anyone knows what book i'm talking about please let me know.


angietodd18
11/20/2017 2:21:07 AM

Trying to find a book I read in 9th grade history class. It’s set in India, in a poor farming area. It’s mostly about a young woman who is married, living in a hut with a dirt floor. It explains her daily struggles. It reveals how important having many children is. It tells how she goes in secret to a doctor for treatment because she hasn’t gotten pregnant again since her first child , I think, five years earlier. I don’t remember much more. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Angela Crowder


mrsimonsays
11/19/2017 10:32:53 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a book for a Christmas present for a friend of mine. There is very little I remember about it, only that it's a Children's book that's dark and illustrated. Here's what I know about the plot. It a boy who either gets lost or kidnapped, but the kidnappers find out that he’s a great dancer and start to make him perform dances in front of people and on stages. That’s really all I got - that’s not much, I know. Oh, and for some reason it stands out in my mind as a book that was very similar to “In A Dark Room and Other Scary Stories” by Alvin Schwartz — this was an illustrated kids book that was dark and strange. That’s all I got. Thank you! And good luck solving this mystery! I really really appreciate it. - Simon


flamingoshoe
11/19/2017 10:32:50 PM

Hi everyone - so I'm trying to find this book that I know very little about as a Christmas present for a friend. I know it was a kids book, illustrated. And strange. Here’s all I know about the plot It a boy who either gets lost or kidnapped, but the kidnappers find out that he’s a great dancer and start to make him perform dances in front of people and on stages. That’s really all I got - that’s not much, I know. Oh, and for some reason it stands out in my mind as a book that was very similar to “In A Dark Room and Other Scary Stories” by Alvin Schwartz — this was an illustrated kids book that was dark and strange. That’s all I got. Thank you! And good luck solving this mystery! I really really appreciate it. - Simon


flamingoshoe
11/19/2017 10:32:36 PM

Hi everyone - so I'm trying to find this book that I know very little about as a Christmas present for a friend. I know it was a kids book, illustrated. And strange. Here’s all I know about the plot It a boy who either gets lost or kidnapped, but the kidnappers find out that he’s a great dancer and start to make him perform dances in front of people and on stages. That’s really all I got - that’s not much, I know. Oh, and for some reason it stands out in my mind as a book that was very similar to “In A Dark Room and Other Scary Stories” by Alvin Schwartz — this was an illustrated kids book that was dark and strange. That’s all I got. Thank you! And good luck solving this mystery! I really really appreciate it. - Simon


bobqatz
11/19/2017 9:52:27 PM

Probably published paperback late 1950's early 1960's. A young woman returns home to clear up her father's affairs, becomes increasingly convinced that her stepmother -- whom she detests -- has murdered him. End being possibly murdered herself. Seems to me that auther's name was Halliday, but apparently not Brett Halliday, as I can find no record of any such novel under his name.


bobqatz
11/19/2017 9:51:14 PM

Probably published early 1960's. Young woman returns home for father's funeral, Increasingly convinced stepmother -- whom she dislikes intensely -- murdered him. Attempts to find proof, ends up possibly being murdered herself.


gdobrinski
11/19/2017 8:18:27 PM

I am trying to find a old sci fi book about a man who is teleported to the far future to save the last city on earth that is dying. He discovers that he has mental powers and saves the city by allowing destroyer machine waiting outside of a force field protecting the city to destroy it No idea of the author or name of the book. I have been trying to find it for years.


gdobrinski
11/19/2017 8:18:15 PM

I am trying to find a old sci fi book about a man who is teleported to the far future to save the last city on earth that is dying. He discovers that he has mental powers and saves the city by allowing destroyer machine waiting outside of a force field protecting the city to destroy it No idea of the author or name of the book. I have been trying to find it for years.


amberred119
11/19/2017 6:50:57 PM

I’m looking for a book about a young girl who gets sick and her neighbor is an old man. She tells the man she will die when the last leaf falls off the tree out side her window. So he went out and painted a leaf on the wall. She got better but he ended up dying from Pneumonia


kathleengonzales
11/19/2017 9:42:11 AM

Looking for a book...I read about 7 or 8 years ago it's about a woman who works as a secretary or something in a large city loses her apartment and ends up renting a uhaul and living in it. She starts dating someone she works with maybe her boss? Even though she lives out of a rental truck she is still really put together always wearing the cutest outfits to work. There's a lot of description of sex in the story, I don't know if she's addicted or not. The cover I remember had a pair of women's legs on it with either red or black heels, white background....


nessa.sroufe
11/19/2017 8:05:29 AM

It was actually a movie that I am assuming came from a book that is like to read. It started off with a girl celebrating her birthday and her grandma gave her a ring and weird things started to happen. Ice spikes started falling from the sky and killed her grandma and it was an adventure to survive and she eventually got a book to help her stop it. An ice took over the town and it froze a police man's brother or partner. Her grandpa owned a shop and his seat belt wouldn't unfasten when they were driving. The movie starts to end when the girl and her dad are on a mountain with the bad guy in it as they try to get the book back. Thanks


allanah
11/19/2017 3:22:07 AM

Trying to find a book about a teen girl who lives in Japan I believe and she lives with her mum and sister and bad spirits (yokai) keep showing up trying to attack her and in the end of the book the girl and her best friend go to the high school at night to have a big battle off with the main bad spirit who appears as a beautiful women but is evil inside and out . I read this book a few years back but honestly can't remember what it is called . Please help!


allanahmcdermott
11/19/2017 3:22:01 AM

Looking for a book about a teen girl who lives with her mum and sister I believe and I think it's set in Japan but bad spirits (yokai) keep showing up and in the end the main baddie and the teen girl and her best friend have a massive battle off in the end at the girls high school . I've Been looking for so long now to find this book please help me !


allrrriledup
11/18/2017 10:16:46 PM

Trying to find a book I read about a girl who’s parents are killed in a car crash but she tells people it was a plane crash. Thinks she is very beautiful but has scars across her face. Becomes obsessed with a man she thinks is in love with her. She throws his car into the road to have an excuse to meet him. Might be New Orleans, Eleanor is a name that sticks out... please help!


boothriley
11/18/2017 10:16:38 PM

Great read, want to read again. Wealthy woman, as a child car accident killed her parents but she said it was a plane crash. She begins stalking a man she believes is in love with her. Think she lived in New Orleans, the name Eleanor sticks with me for some reason. She threw his family cat into the road for his attention. Thinks she is gorgeous, turns out she is very scarred.


somethyme
11/18/2017 4:45:47 PM

Swami and robertjdeakins: "S" by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst, 2013


dilauletta
11/18/2017 4:45:45 PM

Swami and Robertjdeakins: the book you're looking for may be "S," a mystery novel by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst, from 2013 I think.


dilauletta
11/18/2017 4:45:39 PM

Swami and Robertjdeakins: the book you're looking for may be "S," a mystery novel by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst, from 2013 I think.


carol
11/18/2017 3:14:44 PM

I'm looking for a book I got from the Good News bookstore in Cherry Hill, NJ in the early 80's. About Spiritual Warfare. Two Angles come to earth to save a family. I tjink one of the Angle's name is Hal. The family consist of a father and mother, son and daughter and a Praying Grandma. The demons are assigned to the family: the daughter in college, the son (using drugs) and dad and are heading towards divorce. Also the church is in need of a Pastor. The battle begins: Angles trying to save the family and demons trying to destroy them.


beth
11/17/2017 6:27:39 PM

Looking for a book about 2 sisters who became orphaned and had to go live with an aunt and an uncle in New York City?? I think?? Their names were Emmy and Arabelle. I read this book in 1963, 1964, or 1965 or so. I remember they tried clam soup for the first time in this book. Help?? Thanks! : )


beth
11/17/2017 6:25:21 PM

Looking for a book I read in the mid-60's (1963 or 1964 or 1965) about a little girl who could walk through a door or hole in the back of her bedroom closet and when she did, she'd become very tiny. She would walk over a bridge?? Into a forest?? And there were animals that could talk?? And they'd have tea or lunch or whatever. One day, she was with them and she heard her mom call her name and she left hurriedly and went back to her bedroom and she looked down and she had a tiny little teacup in her hand. IDK title, author, or copyright date. Please help! Thanks! : )


button.lady
11/17/2017 6:25:17 PM

Looking for a book I read in elementary school around 1963 or 1964 about a little girl who could walk through a door that was in the back of her bedroom closet. She would become smaller once she went through the door and I think? she walked over a bridge to a forest with animals in it? One day she was in the forest? with the animals? and heard her mom call her name. She hurried back through the door, through her closet, and into her bedroom. (By this time, she'd become regular size again.) She looked down and she had a tiny teacup in her hand that she'd brought with her from this fantasy place. No clue title of book, no clue who author was, no clue of copyright date. Help?? Thanks! : )


geezerpk
11/17/2017 4:58:16 PM

I'm looking for a book I read probably 8 or 10 years ago. I suspect it was written sometime in the late 90s or early 2000s. As a youth, the protagonist, who's a star baseball player living on Long Island in potato and grape growing area. He's a very skilled baseball player who's probably headed for the major league but has his lungs destroyed beyond repair when cutting through a potato field that's been poisoned by a pesticide while going to his girlfriend's house. The story picks up from there where the boy, now a man, has a fairly succesful career in NYC and occasionally wows the boys in his neighborhood by showing his batting skills at a pitching machine throwing the super-hard stuff. The story gets hazy from here, but he eventually becomes involved with a somewhat mysterious club, that meets in a rather upscale setting in the basement of a historic NYC building. The club, circle or organization isn't violent or subversive, maybe a bit on the occult side, and they are a bit secretive it seems to me. Sorry for the lack of details.


paulk97
11/17/2017 4:58:12 PM

I'm looking for a book I read probably 8 or 10 years ago. I suspect it was written sometime in the late 90s or early 2000s. As a youth, the protagonist, who's a star baseball player living on Long Island in potato and grape growing area. He's a very skilled baseball player who's probably headed for the major league but has his lungs destroyed beyond repair when cutting through a potato field that's been poisoned by a pesticide while going to his girlfriend's house. The story picks up from there where the boy, now a man, has a fairly succesful career in NYC and occasionally wows the boys in his neighborhood by showing his batting skills at a pitching machine throwing the super-hard stuff. The story gets hazy from here, but he eventually becomes involved with a somewhat mysterious club, that meets in a rather upscale setting in the basement of a historic NYC building. The club, circle or organization isn't realll violent or subversive, but they are a bit secretive it seems to me. Sorry for the lack of details.


boyesl
11/17/2017 4:21:39 PM

Hi, the novel I want to find is by an American female writer, published fairly recently probably within the last 10 years. It's unusual in that the narrator is a female minister/pastor in a small town in the Virginia Mountains. The concern of the book focuses primarily on her immediate family, which is her husband, also a minister and her difficult step-son. There are some minor threads about her parishioners but the full force of the story is to do with her and her marriage to this recalcitrant older man. She realizes that part of the original attraction happened because of the relationship between her father and this minister in training (she marries him) and then feels that she has entered a loving but non-physical marriage. There is a finale where her church burns, and the son is rescued. I'm totally stuck for author and title. Help please!


tippy
11/17/2017 12:01:01 PM

Looking for a book about a teenage girl living in Florida. Her mother was murdered in a robbery of their family store. She may have a job at the mall (can't remember) but her father runs the store. She also helps an older woman out by bringing her groceries and things. When the woman dies she leaves her apartment/house to the girl. At the end you find out that her father accidently had her mother killed and I think he dealer drugs on the side or something.


amandajt23
11/17/2017 12:00:24 PM

Looking for a book I read back in middle school I think. It's about a teenage girl who lives in Florida and her mother was murdered one evening in their store. The father runs the store and I think the girl got a job at the mall. She helps to take care of this older lady and when the lady dies the girl inherits her house or apartment. In the end it was her father that had her mother accidentally murdered. I think he had been dealing drugs on the side.


hadleem.tx
11/17/2017 11:12:23 AM

Me and my friend really liked this book where a girl is a Photographer and she never really wanted to go past the gate of an abandoned emousment park because that's where she met her boyfriend but he later died and after a while she found someone who looks like him and they meet up and try to figure out if he is a twin or she thinks he is her old boyfriend.


finnritchie.ritchie
11/16/2017 3:32:15 PM

I've been looking for this for ages. It was a teen fantasy style book where it starts off in a mine, filled with kids living in destitution there. One of the older boys is rescued by this knight who has mind reading kinda powers and he's taken back to a massive school where he learns to be one of those knights too. I can't remember too much about it but I remember he makes friends with a lot of the nobility of the area, and at the end he helps save some of the students trapped in a snowstorm


klamb
11/16/2017 3:31:59 PM

Looking for the name of a book about 2 undercover cops that move into an apartment and one of them falls in love with a girl there. She gets kidnapped and is “protected” by a guy who looks like Taylor Lautner.


jodyandkiml
11/16/2017 3:31:57 PM

Book about 2 undercover cops that move into an apartment and one of them ends up falling in love with a girl in the building. She gets kidnapped by someone who looks like Taylor Lautner.


haley.lough
11/15/2017 11:58:47 PM

There’s this book about a girl who loves with her brother and her mom isn’t around or her dad ( who her brother ends up being her dad) and she takes pictures of the town and puts them on post cards and the French teacher sends them to her nephew and he can to see it for himself, he ends up falling in love with her and then he says he has to leave soon because he’s in the middle of law school in New York and they break it off and she goes to run off with her ex-boyfriend to travel the world with.


srobinsonmccaskill
11/15/2017 10:45:49 PM

Back when I was in 5th grade there was this book about these two siblings, a sister and a brother. The sister one day started hearing voices coming from their basement. To scared to go alone the sister went down into the basement with her brother. They find a portal in their wall leading to another world. The brother checks it out and in this world were crustacean like creatures. When he came back he realizes that time moves slower in that world and what was seconds to him was many minutes back in his world. Apparently the sister has been chosen by these creatures to help them and to retrieve a stolen item from their aunt( or it might have been grandmother) who was the previous person before the sister to be called to help the creatures. The brother goes in her place and goes through a dangerous trial before finding the aunt. The brother succeeds and uses the item he gained to find the stolen one. When he returns home he finds out that years have passed and his sister, mother and father died in a car accident. The only one still at the house was the youngest sister taking care or the older sister's child. The brother who is overcome with grief from losing his family goes back to his room and cries(Yeah this one had a pretty dark ending). The brother then realizes that the baby was to be the next one in line to go to the other world.


humbracht237
11/15/2017 9:49:17 PM

i'm looking for a book i read in high school (it was assigned by my english teacher) in about 1986. it was about a girl who is sick (or something) so she has to move way north to live with her uncle. i can't remember much more... i think there was adventure and her learning to love the north and the snow. i remember sled dogs.


srobinsonmccaskill
11/15/2017 9:45:48 PM

Back when I was in 5th grade there was this book about these two siblings, a sister and a brother. The sister one day started hearing voices coming from their basement. To scared to go alone the sister went down into the basement with her brother. They find a portal in their wall leading to another world. The brother checks it out and in this world were crustacean like creatures. When he came back he realizes that time moves slower in that world and what was seconds to him was many minutes back in his world. Apparently the sister has been chosen by these creatures to help them and to retrieve a stolen item from their aunt( or it might have been grandmother) who was the previous person before the sister to be called to help the creatures. The brother goes in her place and goes through a dangerous trial before finding the aunt. The brother succeeds and uses the item he gained to find the stolen one. When he returns home he finds out that years have passed and his sister, mother and father died in a car accident. The only one still at the house was the youngest sister taking care or the older sister's child. The brother who is overcome with grief from losing his family goes back to his room and cries(Yeah this one had a pretty dark ending). The brother then realizes that the baby was to be the next one in line to go to the other world.


srobinsonmccaskill
11/15/2017 8:45:48 PM

Back when I was in 5th grade there was this book about these two siblings, a sister and a brother. The sister one day started hearing voices coming from their basement. To scared to go alone the sister went down into the basement with her brother. They find a portal in their wall leading to another world. The brother checks it out and in this world were crustacean like creatures. When he came back he realizes that time moves slower in that world and what was seconds to him was many minutes back in his world. Apparently the sister has been chosen by these creatures to help them and to retrieve a stolen item from their aunt( or it might have been grandmother) who was the previous person before the sister to be called to help the creatures. The brother goes in her place and goes through a dangerous trial before finding the aunt. The brother succeeds and uses the item he gained to find the stolen one. When he returns home he finds out that years have passed and his sister, mother and father died in a car accident. The only one still at the house was the youngest sister taking care or the older sister's child. The brother who is overcome with grief from losing his family goes back to his room and cries(Yeah this one had a pretty dark ending). The brother then realizes that the baby was to be the next one in line to go to the other world.


srobinsonmccaskill
11/15/2017 7:45:48 PM

Back when I was in 5th grade there was this book about these two siblings, a sister and a brother. The sister one day started hearing voices coming from their basement. To scared to go alone the sister went down into the basement with her brother. They find a portal in their wall leading to another world. The brother checks it out and in this world were crustacean like creatures. When he came back he realizes that time moves slower in that world and what was seconds to him was many minutes back in his world. Apparently the sister has been chosen by these creatures to help them and to retrieve a stolen item from their aunt( or it might have been grandmother) who was the previous person before the sister to be called to help the creatures. The brother goes in her place and goes through a dangerous trial before finding the aunt. The brother succeeds and uses the item he gained to find the stolen one. When he returns home he finds out that years have passed and his sister, mother and father died in a car accident. The only one still at the house was the youngest sister taking care or the older sister's child. The brother who is overcome with grief from losing his family goes back to his room and cries(Yeah this one had a pretty dark ending). The brother then realizes that the baby was to be the next one in line to go to the other world.


gearyrobbie
11/15/2017 3:58:20 PM

oreorum the book you are looking for is called the novice and it is book one in the summoner series


gearyrobbie
11/15/2017 2:58:19 PM

oreorum the book you are looking for is called the novice and it is book one in the summoner series


ntrester
11/15/2017 2:30:46 AM

I am looking for a book that I read in 1985 about a boy in Georgia who either lived with his grandfather or lived nearby. The boy endured many tragedies, one of which I believe was being hit by a train (I don't remember the other tragedies). There was a lot of southern slang in the book such as "I swannee." I don't remember if the boy had other family members. There was a picture of a train on either the front or back cover and I remember that the picture of the train had a lot of meaning at the end of the book. I don't think it was because the boy was hit by a train but somehow the train had other meaningful connections. Unfortunately, I can't remember anything at all about the title or the author.


ntrester
11/15/2017 2:07:53 AM

I am looking for a book that I read in 1985 about a boy in Georgia who either lived with his grandfather or lived nearby. The boy endured many tragedies, one of which I believe was being hit by a train (I don't remember the other tragedies). There was a lot of southern slang in the book such as "I swannee." I don't remember if the boy had other family members. There was a picture of a train on either the front or back cover and I remember that the picture of the train had a lot of meaning at the end of the book. I don't think it was because the boy was hit by a train but somehow the train had other meaningful connections. Unfortunately, I can't remember anything at all about the title or the author.


evmdb44
11/15/2017 12:01:08 AM

In the 1950s my third grade teacher read us a book about a young girl who lived during the Revolutionary War era ( I think.) She lived in a brick house, was not allowed to look at herself in a mirror. It seems there was a fire or a flood. That's all I remember. Does this child's story plot ring any bells? I'd love to reread this book.


ejr_1981
11/14/2017 9:20:41 PM

I’m looking for a book about a British Woman who was murdered for her art. The insurance company for based in NYC and the timing in the story is around 9/11. There is an assasin on the loose. I can’t put the whole plot together in my head but can remember bits and pieces.


tylersusan.g
11/14/2017 6:28:05 PM

I’m looking for a book about a girl who is cursed as she kills this fairy thing and is sent to this work or soemthing and is tortured and the only way to break the curse is by saying she inlove with this guy. The girl dies after braking the curse then is brought back to life by these lords and then her love keeps her hidden and locks her below this mountain. She makes a deal with his guy to spend a week every month with him


alexfighetr13
11/14/2017 3:33:14 PM

I've been looking for this book forever. It was a book about a boy who had accidentally attacked someone in his home. He was a hunter, in a fantasy world. I can't remember his name, or the name of the town. His parents abandon him as a child, and he grew up with a blacksmith. He treated him like a son, though he really wasn't. Around chapter 4, i think, he's given a magical book. The book ws made using human skin, and use to belong to a white orc. Later on, the kids is sent to a "School of magic". Most people there are rich, and have "demons?" with them. The poor kids get beetles as demons. The main character gets a new, it think, and it's pretty rare. He stays in the school, and learns how to tame demons from the neather. Can anyone help me? I really wanna reread it XD


oreorun
11/14/2017 3:33:08 PM

I've been looking for this book forever. It was a book about a boy who had accidentally attacked someone in his home. He was a hunter, in a fantasy world. I can't remember his name, or the name of the town. His parents abandon him as a child, and he grew up with a blacksmith. He treated him like a son, though he really wasn't. Around chapter 4, i think, he's given a magical book. The book ws made using human skin, and use to belong to a white orc. Later on, the kids is sent to a "School of magic". Most people there are rich, and have "demons?" with them. The poor kids get beetles as demons. The main character gets a new, it think, and it's pretty rare. He stays in the school, and learns how to tame demons from the neather. Can anyone help me? I really wanna reread it XD


roseforsell
11/13/2017 11:30:12 PM

I read a book .. it was a crime - mistery book. I read it when I was a teenager ( years 1987-1989) so the book was written before 1987. In the book every day during xmas they received a scary message "on the 1st day of christmas mu true love gave to me., I will like to know the title of the book to resd it again.


abigailmclinton
11/13/2017 6:18:00 PM

I am looking for a book about a little girl, I think Maude. She wanted a rifle as a present but instead she got a cow. I am not sure the title but I am not able to locate it on the internet.


spirit07timp
11/13/2017 2:56:43 PM

So, i dont remember too much about the book that im trying to remember, but here it goes. The book starts off with a boy who is trying to run away from home and then gets hit by a truck. He wakes up with his wounds bandaged up in an amish style community where every one works for the sake of the community. I remember that the town itself almost moves through time with a diner that appears once a year where the citizens go and dance listening to the music on a jukebox. I also want to say that the church is haunted with demons that kill the antagonist at the end of the story. Does this sound familiar to anyone?


darren
11/13/2017 1:19:59 PM

I read a book when I was young that I feel my kids would like. It was about a man that took his family to a remote cabin to escape a deadly disease that was killing everyone. They lived there for some time when a traveler paddling a canoe up the lake carried the disease to they. The family died but the father lived. After years he went back to civilization where he found that nature was recovering the cities and towns. He did meet a lady along the way. Fogy memory. long time ago


darren.kathleen
11/13/2017 1:19:56 PM

I read a book when I was a kid that I feel my son would like. It was about a family that fled to a remote cottage to escape a deadly disease that was killing everyone. They lived there for awhile then a traveler paddling up the lake carried the disease to them. The family died but the father survived. Eventually he went back to civilization to find almost everyone was dead and that the towns and cities were overgrown and nature was booming. He meets one girl along the way. I have foggy memory of it.


theomohlermartin
11/13/2017 11:20:57 AM

Hey, I'm looking for a book in which a boys mother dies and so I believe it was only him and his father left. One day he falls down through a hole into a great forest. There are wolves chasing him and a man helps him and takes him to a lodge I believe. Towards the end of the book I remember he found a witch disguised as his mother asleep but she wakes up and tries to kill him. I'm sorry that is vague but I haven't read it since I was a child.


jenna.g.andromidas
11/13/2017 5:40:19 AM

Im looking for a book with which I cant really recall much detail on. I remember there was aa young girl being drowned and something avout tattoos either hers later or someone elses. I know its not much to go on but im 25 and wanted to finish this book since I was 15.


haley.dene.moreno
11/12/2017 7:34:12 PM

I need help finding a book about a male college student who was on the rowing team, the night of a big event he is found drowned but the college sweeps it under the rug as an accident. His girlfriend leaves after graduation sworn not to look back but decides to go to their 10 year reunion and meets up with her deceased boyfriends best friend. They determine that his death was not an accident and know the school has something to do with the cover up. I only got about half way through the book and somehow lost it!


eeriedaffodil
11/12/2017 6:17:42 PM

I read a book as a pre-teen about teenagers in a New England town go into a house to search for a missing friend. The house has a pile or a bucket of doorstops by the kitchen. They find out that when a door closes, the time period changes and there’s a foreboding presence in the home that is chasing after them. The protagonist was named after a poet but I cannot remember any more than that. The book may have been written in the late eighties-early nineties.


miradiane
11/12/2017 4:49:26 PM

hello, i'm looking for a book i read long ago about a family that moves to an island. The father makes clocks and gives his son a clock. There is a sister and her brother, who is the main character. He drives around on a bike and meets another boy, who is a bit older i think and who ends up getting with the main character's sister. All i remember is that weird stuff starts happening and they end up diving to search for answers to meet a spirit that haunts the island and that the older boy is someone related to the villian in the story and ends up suffocating. He also lives in a hut on the beach. I hope you can help, thanks.


l.isabel0706
11/12/2017 4:33:34 PM

The book I’m looking for is about two gay best friends in the beginning they are getting bullied the main boy like to paint sceneries on windows and his boyfriend makes sculptures


medleygirls
11/12/2017 11:22:47 AM

I am looking for a book in which three siblings, maybe European, are sent to some dreary town, and they explore a castle and find their (American???) aunt there. The sister, a teen/preteen has a poster of a prince in her room. The brother, roughly the same age as the sister, has a scarf he is very attached to. The youngest sibling, a boy, is asked to drain an old lady's cyst. I read this book maybe >5 years ago. Please help me!


shae_g0933
11/12/2017 4:26:29 AM

First chapter I remember she was picking strawberries, I think she was Chinese, and she somehow travels back in time to (I think) ancient China, where she get a robe where she finds her grandmothers (???) jade dragon in the pocket. Then she meets this boy. And I last bit I remember is she appear in the middle of the New Years festival but she's invisible so she starts dancing.


jennifer-janzen
11/12/2017 3:09:40 AM

Romance novel. Girls name is Carrie. She runs away from home and runs into an injured man in an alley. He takes her to her brother and they fall in love along the way. They end up having a baby and living with his grandparents.


maryhoshide
11/11/2017 11:51:46 PM

Hi - The book I am looking for was sold at Target in the early 2000's and I think "Miss Lillian" was in the title. After the main character's husband dies she finds out he has a mistress that has a child. They form a friendship and go on a wild car ride and there is something about a bag of money too. In the end, the mistress moves in with the widow. Thank you for any help you can pass along.


medleygirls
11/11/2017 11:29:59 PM

There is a children/teen book in which three siblings, a teen boy and girl, and a younger sibling (I can't remember their gender) are sent to a town where they find their aunt living in a castle. The girl, maybe the eldest, has a picture of a prince in her bedroom. In the end, the prince turns out to be her mother.


cyndiaspann
11/11/2017 9:48:18 PM

Hi I am looking for a book I read a few years ago. It is about a young model who is barely making it. She goes to Paris to model in a fashion show because another model could not go and has a one night stand with a wealthy man she was attracted to. She has to leave the next day and they don't see each other. She finds out a few weeks later she is pregnant. She ends up losing her lastest modeling job and ends up on street where she is found and taken to a hospital. The wealthy man she has the affair with somehow finds her and takes her in. Can you help me find the title?


aceenya0914
11/11/2017 9:32:17 PM

Hello, I'm looking for a kid's book. It's about this boy who goes to hospital and meets a sick girl. He ends up going there everyday to tell a story to her, not from a book, but of his own imagination. His tale is about a boy who grew up in a tavern, he ends up going to fight a giant or something like that. When he gets to the giant's place, he finds his birthmother who was a gypsy woman, and they end up living happily ever after. I can't remember how the entire story ends between the boy and the girl, but I know the sickness was caused by swimming in a creek or something like that. There's also a big deal about strawberries, I think. Please help me find this book, it got me through a rough time a while back. I lent it to a cousin and just never got it back and she doesn't know what she did with it.


jenni699
11/11/2017 7:50:47 PM

I am searching for a book about a woman who is caught between 2 worlds. She finds out she is gifted & can read people's thoughts. In the other world, which is much more abstract & instense, she realizes she can use this power to fight a antagonist-she is the only one who can get inside the antagonist's head. She falls in love with a guy who can also read thoughts. I believe the book may be a pastel pinkish...


veronicabianchi10
11/11/2017 3:07:32 PM

Hey guys, I read this book about a year ago. It’s about a girl who has the power to see ghosts. Her twin sister dies and therefore she has to take her place and marry this guy, who everybody is scared of. Those with powers are persecuted and viewed as dangerous. The guy is heir to the throne the king dies they fall in love and become king and queen. What’s the book?


mbsmith84
11/11/2017 2:46:17 PM

Hello! I am looking for a romance series that I started reading a few years ago. One of the books in the series has a moment where the leading lady’s best friend is going on a trip with his bf and there is a plane crash. Any assistance to this series or for ideas on what it could be would be wonderful!


jimmeyfallonrocks
11/11/2017 2:46:15 PM

Looking for a book I read in the last few years. The book is part of a series and is romance. This book does end where the girls best friend flying on a trip with his bf and there is a crash. Any help or suggestion to what this series was or is would be wonderful


jennief
11/11/2017 2:04:56 PM

I am looking for a book, I read recently. Her mother drinks, her brother is a petty criminal. She runs the estate, pays bills etc. (her dad dead I think) at any rate he returns home for a few days, and forces her to either be a fake date, or fiancee. I can't remember which. I have been looking in db fiction for housekeeper, or mother drinks, but can't find the title. Anyone know? Thanks


hippoly
11/11/2017 2:04:53 PM

I am looking for a book, her mother drinks, her brother is a petty criminal, she runs estate. he finds out, and she has to either be his fake date, or marry, can't remember which. any help for me? Lena


stormie.kayla
11/11/2017 12:55:59 AM

Hi there, I'm looking for a book where the main character works as a nurse in a mental hospital, and then she gets it shut down because they were not good to their patients. She then works as a care giver in someone's house for a boy. In the end she starts her own gardening business. Please could you help me find out the author and title of this Book?


erinelwelch
11/10/2017 7:28:21 PM

I am looking for a book I read in the 90s it was published before that. It was about aliens coming to Earth and creating tripod dome world's where humans were forced to live. Any ideas?


erinelwelch
11/10/2017 7:26:42 PM

I am looking for a teen book maybe from the 90s about a kid who visits family at a castle. He finds passage ways and weird things. It was a mystery novel.


erinelwelch
11/10/2017 7:25:04 PM

I'm looking for a book that starts off with someone rock climbing with bare feet. He is all cut up but is running away after he witnessed a murder. Any thoughts?


erinelwelch
11/10/2017 7:21:43 PM

I am looking for a book about a time traveler who goes to the past and lives above a bakery and helps out while also working for a corrupt king. They also travel to Egypt to visit an old ruler, and end up locked in a tomb by people that are chasing them? I honestly have no idea what year I was reading this, and it may even have been a TV show but I don't think so.


isaiah97
11/10/2017 2:45:19 PM

I’m looking for a boom where a kid moves and he finds these other kids and then they go to the other kids house and it’s haunted by this lady and then at the end the main kid finds out the other kids are dead and they found the body’s in the basement


isaiah_spears
11/10/2017 2:45:17 PM

I’m looking for a book, it was a young kid and he moves to a new place and he goes off in the woods and finds a house and then meets 2 kids that live there and they become friends but the house is haunted and at the end the main kid find out the other 2 are dead and just ghost


leilanithomas9
11/10/2017 12:01:50 PM

looking for a book about beautiful, pale and supernatural sisters that haunt the town of portland maine. the book seems to be spilt between two different girls perspectives and one of which has been chosen by the sisters. i've been looking for ages please help!!


donovan roberts
11/10/2017 2:13:15 AM

I’m looking for a book where a female reporter and a cop used to date and now are trying to solve a kidnapping case. The man kidnapping people is a homeless man who thinks he’s a preacher and is kidnapping people with bible names


donovanroberts2
11/10/2017 2:12:38 AM

I’m looking for a book where a female reporter and a cop were dating in the past are working to solve a kidnapping case , the man who is kidnapping people is a homeless man that thinks he’s a preacher and is taking everyone with bible names


tallon1803
11/9/2017 10:33:43 PM

I need to find a book I read in 2014-2015 around there about a college male student who has to write a paper on someone so he goes to a nursing home and finds a convict who got out on medical charges who he finds out was in for murder except really he was framed and so the college student goes on a long mission to find the real killer with a girl he meets along the way in his apartment complex and then the guy gets kidnapped after recording the killer confess and the killer tries to kill him but he escapes and captures the girl and then gets shot by police


florentian34345
11/9/2017 5:25:00 PM

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florentian34345
11/9/2017 5:22:09 PM

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florentian34345
11/9/2017 5:21:32 PM

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florentian34345
11/9/2017 5:20:35 PM

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greatalienn
11/9/2017 5:20:33 PM

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noenoelia
11/8/2017 4:40:38 PM

I want a book where even though the guy loves the girl he pushes her away because he loves her so much anddoesnt want to hurt her.


zdiscoverparadise
11/8/2017 12:41:32 PM

Guys! I once read a book that started with a little girl that tied another child to a tree then killed him. She had a rough upbringing and was a part of the special needs programs at her school and developed a special relationship with her teacher


chanej
11/8/2017 6:25:08 AM

I'm looking for a book I read on wattpad. I think the woman's name was Sophie. An arrangement was made for her to marry a guy and she's also a nurse. It's seemed like someone was stalking her and then she was raped by her husband's best friend while he was away on business. Her father in law found her laying unconscious in the rose garden. There was a creepy doctor that also liked her. If someone can help me find the name please.


chanej
11/8/2017 6:24:45 AM

I'm looking for a book I read on Wattpad. I think the woman's name was Sophie. An arrangement was made for her to marry a guy and she's also a nurse. It's seemed like someone was stalking her and then she was raped by her husband's best friend while he was away on business. Her father in law found her laying unconscious in the rose garden. There was a creepy doctor that also liked her. If someone can help me find the name please.


chane827
11/8/2017 6:24:43 AM

I'm looking for a book I read on Wattpad. I think the woman's name was Sophie. An arrangement was made for her to marry a guy and she's also a nurse. It's seemed like someone was stalking her and then she was raped by her husband's best friend while he was away on business. Her father in law found her laying unconscious in the rose garden. There was a creepy doctor that also liked her. If someone can help me find the name please.


njomza.alidema19
11/8/2017 4:14:00 AM

About a girl that was abused from her husband than she divorces him and starts working in a club and meets a man who changes her life but at the end he is married


dancingdolphinn17
11/7/2017 9:26:11 PM

I need to find a book about a girl who moves to Africa with her father for his job. She at first doesn't like it but soon finds friends. Her and her friends deal with struggles including a decease that one of them dies from I believe. I read this in like fourth grade and now 5 years later would like to find it.


willviers19
11/7/2017 8:28:42 PM

There is a book a read in middle school a long time ago and basically the book is about this guy who is like a perv but he has a camera set up in the cheerleader showers and when he goes and retrieves the camera and the film it has a gruesome murder in it and one of the girls (the murderer) finds out he has the photos and befriends him then kills him at the end.


willviers19
11/7/2017 8:28:07 PM

There is a book a read in middle school a long time ago and basically the book is about this guy who is like a perv but he has a camera set up in the cheerleader showers and when he goes and retrieves the camera and the film it has a gruesome murder in it and one of the girls (the murderer) finds out he has the photos and befriends him then kills him at the end.


willviers18
11/7/2017 8:28:05 PM

There is a book a read in middle school a long time ago and basically the book is about this guy who is like a perv but he has a camera set up in the cheerleader showers and when he goes and retrieves the camera and the film it has a gruesome murder in it and one of the girls (the murderer) finds out he has the photos and befriends him then kills him at the end.


zeldacat88
11/7/2017 8:25:29 PM

I am looking for a book about a boy who runs away during a time of war and meets this girl and they go to a hospital or a school gymnasium that was being used a hospital and meet a bunch of wounded people and he finds out the girl is some sort of medic (i think). That place gets attacked and he runs again. I don't remember if it's with or without her. He goes to this house where there are a few more people that he meets there. The girl shows up again eventually but I don't remember what they talk about but I do remember that she walked off in the end. The book cover was blue with a car on a trail on it. (Sorry this was very vague and probably confusing)


springtown25
11/7/2017 8:21:07 PM

there is a book about a girl that lives in northern usa i believe and she goes to cali for the summer. where she meets a local artist a girl they become best friends. one day when they are on the beach a homeless looking guy walks up with a pet pelican. come to find out the girl keeps having this reoccurring dream that a red ball is being thrown in the air and it comes to her attention that the homeless guy is her lomg lost brother. some where in the story she meets a guy that ends up taking her to disneyland on a date the cover of the book is the same cover from the popular documentary the endless summer. i believe the book was published between 2010-2013


jessspringfield25
11/7/2017 8:15:01 PM

I am looking for a book that has the cover of the endless summer movie on it. And no the book is not called endless summer. I tried that. It is about a girl that lives in michigan I believe and she goes to Cali for the summer where she meets a girl that is a local artist and one day they are on the beach when a homeless looking guy walks up to them and starts talking to them. I believe his name was diver or he had a pet Pelican named Diver. I really don'e remember. But she keeps having this reoccurring dream of a red ball being thrown in the air and of a playground with a boy standing by the fence. Well come to find out this homeless guy is her long lost brother who was stolen from daycare when he was like 3 and never found again until now. And I believe she goes on a date with this guy she just met and they end up going to Disneyland. So sorry it's not more detailed this is just what I remember


haley
11/7/2017 2:34:09 PM

I don't remember all of the book I'm looking for but I do remember parts of it. I know that the story is about a woman that has a daughter with the same blonde hair as her but more curled and she meets a guy. But when the guy runs into them and he sees her with her daughter he runs but comes back later to apologize. I also remember the ending where it turned out that the woman was a country singer and the man she met couldn't believe it but then the father of her daughter comes, takes the daughter away for custody and that's where it ends. If you know of any book that is even similar to this, PLEASE tell me so I can Check it out. Thank you.


haleymcleod12
11/7/2017 2:34:03 PM

I don't remember all of the book I'm looking for but I do remember parts. First I know the book is about a woman that has a daughter that looks like her (blonde head of curls is all i remember), she meets a guy but once he sees her with her daughter he runs then comes back later to apologize. Now I also remember that at the ending it turns out the woman was some country singer and the father of her kid comes to take custody of her and then the book ends there. If you know ANY book similar to this PLEASE let me know so I can see if it's the one I'm looking for. Thank you.


pambers53
11/7/2017 12:44:50 PM

I've been looking for this book and its series since middle school. All i remember is a boy and his friend broke into a warehouse the old security guard got hurt badly the main boy got sunt to a foster parent or something like that and finds out almoat everyone in the town is a cult of some kind trying to kill him and thats really it but i know it has something to do with gates and him and a couple of other kids are its protectors against evil. Please help me find the series its driving me nuts.


swami
11/6/2017 8:27:30 AM

Looking for a book, that is set in a college library and a book is passed back and forth on the shelf between two people who have never met, but leave written notes in the margins of the book. As time goes on, and they get to know each other, by notes only, better when they go on vacation they leave postcards of their vacation, or movie ticket stubs of a movie they enjoyed. The book actually has the postcards etc. in the book. Anyone know the Title?


robertjdeakins
11/6/2017 8:26:51 AM

I am looking for a fiction, whereby the setting is in a college library and a book is passed back and forth between two people, and communicate by writing notes to one another in the margins of the book. They never meet, but as time goes by and they get to know each other better, they leave post cards when they go on vacation, they leave tickets to shows that they enjoyed etc. Anyone know the Author and Title of this Book?


babytiara7
11/5/2017 8:11:14 PM

I need to find a book and here is what i know:A african american boy moves to a new school and a girl that a bully likes,likes him so the bully corners the boy with alot of his friends and makes him fight.The boy beats the bully and doesnt get in trouble because his mom and the principle watch rhe camera video.The bully gets a gun and is gonna shoot the boy at a party but the girl that they like is being forced to drink alcohol so they both help her and the bully and the boy become friends.The boy ends of getting the girl.


carlisle.jody
12/9/2016 9:38:46 AM

I need to find this book. Here's what I know: It's a book of horror short stories NOT by SK that I think are all by one author, but it could be an anthology. One story is about a boy who finds a dead baby and by the end, he and all the other kids in town are obsessed with it and treating it like their God. They make an altar for it in the sewer and bring it gifts...the only other story I remember had to do with a door to door salesman and zombies


carlisle.jody
12/9/2016 9:37:23 AM

I need to find this book. Here's what I know: It's a book of horror short stories NOT by SK that I think are all by one author, but it could be an anthology. One story is about a boy who finds a dead baby and by the end, he and all the other kids in town are obsessed with it and treating it like their God. They make an altar for it in the sewer and bring it gifts...the only other story I remember had to do with a door to door salesman and zombies


louisespillett
12/5/2016 2:51:36 PM

I read a book years ago about a girl who goes to the same college her missing sister did, the girl is sure that someone from the school took/hurt her, she suspects a boy but ends up getting feelings for him? I'm pretty sure she's a theatre student and the book isn't 'Dance of shadows', she never finds her sister. I don't know the name, any help?


louisespillett
12/5/2016 2:51:25 PM

I read a book years ago about a girl who goes to the same college her missing sister did, the girl is sure that someone from the school took/hurt her, she suspects a boy but ends up getting feelings for him? I'm pretty sure she's a theatre student and the book isn't 'Dance of shadows', she never finds her sister. I don't know the name, any help?


ram.vaishnavi
12/5/2016 8:56:03 AM

Hey! I am trying to find a book where a girl who works at a clothes store finds a ticket to a fancy gala for cine stars in the pocket of one of the dresses to be dry cleaned... She takes the ticket and dresses up and goes to the event pretending to be a family member from the cine circle... There she meets a famous actor who likes her... In the end he finds out who she really is and they decide that they cannot have a relationship... I even remember that the cover of the book- it was light blue with the picture of just half of a girl in a white short dress with her hands on her hips.. They don't show her face - it is just half of her body... And her hair was brown... Someone please help me find this book!:)


akscavella
12/2/2016 10:18:08 PM

Good evening! I've been wracking my brain for hours trying to remember the name of the series. It's about a woman who is cursed to live for a very long time. Her sister was cursed as well. She can turn into a cat and I believe she has nine lives. The woman's daughters were cursed to die before certain birthdays but I can't remember anything after that. I've read the series a long time ago and I watched the show based off of it but I can't remember


ladybelle37
12/2/2016 5:28:55 PM

Hi I am looking for a book that I read about 5 years ago about a baby being born to a young mother during a storm and the nurse that is assisting with the delivery just found out her son died in a car accident. The story goes on with the boy growing up in a disturbed home and starts seeing satanic images including three-headed snake spitting fire. It kind of ends with him being the chosen one to over the evil in the world. I remember the book having a black cover and the author speaks on the his cover page of suffering from a debilitating disease.


renee
8/22/2016 10:17:00 PM

There was one book I remember that Mamaw got me for school. I forgot the name. But it was a girl that was scared that her school was going to be scary and the teacher was a mean monster but in the end. It was a dream and everything was fine.


Larry
8/22/2016 5:22:10 PM

If you believe you know the title of a book that is mentioned in one of the requests below, how do you alert them? For example, on 8/18/16, "Uly" described a book which I'm fairly certain is 'Neverwhere' by Gaiman.


Spade
8/22/2016 4:33:03 PM

It's a book about a middle schooler who has a crush on his guy friend's older sister, who he saw changing her cloths with her window open. She lives in the house in front of his. The kid is bullied at school too.


chorizo
8/20/2016 8:18:39 PM

Looking for a sci fi book that i think was written by a woman, it had a man riding a winged tiger like creature, in this planet there were dark skinned blond people that were higher in social status than pale people with dark hair. This human like people had medieval technology, they waged war against each other, they had castles and also a medallion or necklace was important in the story. There were other alien races, i think i remember a gnome like creatures that lived in caves and worked with minerals.


miszck12
8/20/2016 10:22:40 AM

When I was little I read a book about a little girl who was running from something. She was hiding and I think a cemetery and this statue that she was hiding behind started glowing and hit her from wherever she was running from.


miszck12
8/20/2016 10:20:38 AM

When I was little I wrote a book about a little girl who was running from something. She was hiding and I think a cemetery and this statue that she was hiding behind started glowing and hit her from wherever she was running from.


gymcarole
8/20/2016 6:25:39 AM

Hi I am looking for a book I read ages ago it is about a woman whose young daughter is killed in an accident and she leaves her husband and her life to go and live on the Greek Island of Santorini. Thanks


Kim
8/19/2016 3:08:33 PM

I am looking for the name and author of a book about a woman getting sexually assaulted, but not really knowing she is getting sexually assaulted, by I think some sort of doctor who sneaks into her house at night a few times per week and possibly drugs her to the point of her not remembering what happened, but feeling sore, etc. It sounds like it could be a Dean Koontz book maybe, but I'm not sure. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks


Uly
8/18/2016 11:24:20 PM

So there's this book, and it starts off with this man and his wife going to dinner with her boss, after they find s hurt lady and he takes her to his house but his wife leaves. He wakes up and story story story, his life was pretty much erased and he's now stuck in this world that lives with the regular work but they don't know it. There's these 2 guys hunting the lady and at some part they meet this legendary hunter girl but she was working for the 2 guys and what not, can't remember what happens next but if I can get an answer that would be great


liliana
8/18/2016 4:09:04 PM

Romance book about a young woman writer of a success book that falls in love with a good Hollywood actor, whose ex is an actress trying to win him back. His mom is a doctor and loves the writer. The writer lady has a very nice family,very supportive. She decides to break up with the actor and he finally realizes his ex was just playing him by appealing to his protective feelings, trying to break him off his new love. First meeting is in a bar, I think he spills beer on her, is love at first sight.They meet again at her agent office and there is talk about him playing the main role in a film based on her book.


liliana
8/18/2016 4:00:06 PM

One book about an alien coming to take his mate who is working as beginner secretary for the president, he feels in his spine she is his mate, builds a beautiful garden for her and takes her on his home planet from which she is kidnapped, being in fact of alien origin too and sent to Earth by her mom in order to protect her. I can't remeber the title, author or characters' names, sadly. Thank you for your help.


debbie
8/18/2016 12:03:57 PM

Looking for a book about a old woman who witness a murder she has a friend named theama and know a man named Mack who has a RV the murder burns her house down and she buys a RV and travels around and solves murders


IMmortal
8/18/2016 6:13:32 AM

I'm looking for a Wattpad book that had a small, curvy woman who was a nightclub owner (and her nickname was barbie) and a recently returned Navy SEAL (nickname G.I. Joe) who met and slowly fell in love. She ended up having a problem with her supplier or someone at the club and she was very rich due to an uncle or grandfather. If anyone can tell me the name of this book, I will be forever grateful.


Chris
8/18/2016 12:37:19 AM

It was a mystery novel a friend recommended to me about a woman with amnesia, and her doctor's trying to help her remember what happened, and it turned out her friend was murdered by her brother who was in love with her but jealous that she was marrying someone else, and the woman with amnesia was the only survivor of his attempted triple murder. Oh and the brother and murderer was also a priest, iirc.


sonya
8/17/2016 2:19:32 PM

i am searching for a historical novel(could be a catherine cookson) storyline has a young woman captured,tied up and strung up in a barn for a time and then is rescued. not too much to go on any info would help


sonya
8/17/2016 2:17:44 PM

i am searching for a historical novel(could be a catherine cookson) storyline has a young woman captured,tied up and strung up in a barn for a time and then is rescued. not too much to go on any info would help


Faith
8/17/2016 7:32:19 AM

I am looking for a book about a kid named Daniel (I think) who is in love with his best friend emma(again think that is the name). He is the subject of her film that she is making. The story starts off with Guy sitting in jail after he got caught with his brothers drugs. Through out the story he goes and helps Emma and at one point he has a guy juggle chainsaws over him. Also he kisses Emma but she slaps him but at the end of the book I think they get together. The cover art is of a boy with his hands in his packed and chainsaws around the edges. I think the cover is along the lines of "the ___ life of Daniel" maybe but I am not for sure. Any help I would be very great fun for. Thank you


NERDGURL
8/17/2016 12:24:02 AM

I'm looking for a book about a girl who lost her brother in the 9/11 but she then wonders why he was even in one of the twin towers.


RMac
8/16/2016 11:16:10 PM

I'm looking for a book I read a while ago. It's about a M/F best friends and they go on a ski vacation each bringing a date. Their dates are lame and bail on the events. The friends come back from an activity to find their dates having sex. The dates leave and the friends end up starting a relationship.


RMac
8/16/2016 11:11:23 PM

I'm looking for a book. I think it is part of a series about 3-4 friend. They have group calls all the time. One book is about a shy girl who lives in a garage apartment. She goes on vacation and meet a movie star. After the vacation I think he shows up at her house during a garden party. That's all I really remember.


KD
8/16/2016 9:31:16 PM

hi could you please help me find this book. there were perhaps 2 or more stories in this book one story was about sisters who were witches and a cop who feel in love with one of then I can clearly remember they were suppose to fight a shadow of some sort this took place during Christmas. and the other story that I could remember was about a guy who got burned who left his child to a girl who he has secretly liked the girl was taking good care of both children when strange things started to happen like the brakes to their car suddenly not working that's why she took the kids to the island where their father was and that's where they suddenly hit it off the father was a musician and one of his friend or band member was the one who was trying to kill his children because he wanted him to focus on music the story also took place during Christmas. that's all that I can remember please help me.


wooster
8/16/2016 2:08:54 PM

Looking for a book I read as a teenager in the 1970s. I think it was was quite a fat book. From memory, the story was set in a remote jungle. A billionaire invited a number of wealthy people to take part in a hunt to the death where they were the hunted. The last survivor would be the winner. That's about all I can remember but for some reason it has stuck with me for 40 years. It was a new story in the 1970s. It is not "The Most Dangerous Game".


charlotteb
8/16/2016 1:24:28 PM

CassJ I think your book might be "The Diviners" by Libba Bray


CassJ
8/16/2016 12:47:07 AM

I read this book about 2-4 years ago, when it was recently published (I think). It was the first book in a series (a trilogy maybe? I never read the others). It was set in New Orleans in the '20s (I'm not actually clear on the time period - it might have been earlier), and it featured a young woman who had just moved there. She arrives in the train station and a young man tries to steal her suitcase by getting up close to her and kissing her (I can't remember if he actually kisses her, also whether or not he gets away with the suitcase - I think he does because I remember her running after him). The young man ends up an important character and I think the two become reluctant (on her part) allies. The heroine is staying with her uncle or great uncle or something and I think he either works in or owns an old dusty museum. The girl also goes out to jazz clubs. There's a chapter or two told from the guy's perspective where it describes him walking down a street and a blind musician is sitting in the place he always does - the guy is friends with him but this time the musician is worried about something and acting a bit odd. My memory of the actual plot line is hazy, but it's supernatural. I remember something about a haunted house, and the devil or a demon (or some evil being trying to set itself or something loose) and the sky - viewed through the ceiling of the old haunted house that's been torn open? There's something about an old thick book maybe?


cpatrick
8/15/2016 10:21:15 PM

A historical romance where the female character is hiding from her abusive husband. As she is running from him a little girl is abandoned by her mom and she takes her in. She starts a relationship with a man and I am pretty sure his name is Hugh. The female character is bigger and curvy. Her husband would often refuse her food and abuses her not having a child. Hugh the male love interest is scared to have a child because he has lost a woman in childbirth. The female character is said to have been barren but it turns out she isn't and gets pregnant.


cpatrick
8/15/2016 10:13:58 PM

It's a romance suspense book. The female character's name might be Anastasia. She is a writer and she lives like in the mountains and the book is set in the winter. She is in danger from a male criminal who is obsessed with her. There is several parts in the book where it will be him having imagining that she is in love with him and has a relationship with him. I can't remember anything about the male love interest of the female character except that he was trying to protect her.


cpatrick
8/15/2016 10:12:20 PM

It's a romance suspense book. The female character's name might be Anastasia. She is a writer and she lives like in the mountains and the book is set in the winter. She is in danger from a male criminal who is obsessed with her. There is several parts in the book where it will be him having imagining that she is in love with him and has a relationship with him. I can't remember anything about the male love interest of the female character except that he was trying to protect her.


cpatrick
8/15/2016 10:11:21 PM

It's a romance suspense book. The female character's name might be Anastasia. She is a writer and she lives like in the mountains and the book is set in the winter. She is in danger from a male criminal who is obsessed with her. There is several parts in the book where it will be him having imagining that she is in love with him and has a relationship with him. I can't remember anything about the male love interest of the female character except that he was trying to protect her.


Zoey
8/15/2016 5:30:55 PM

I'm looking for a book about a girl whose dad is getting remarried. She does not want him to, so when her stepmom buys her her blue bridesmaids dress, she decides to sabotage the wedding. She basically orders a custom-made goth dress. -Other things that I remember about it: 1. When she tried on the blue dress it fit perfectly, but she didn't one anyone to know so she stashed it in her closet. 2. Her closet only has one thing in it. 3. She lives at her mom's, and her mom doesn't care for her dad to remarry either. 4. At the end, the girl decides not to sabotage the wedding, and throws away the dress. (I think)


Nikki
8/15/2016 4:29:43 PM

I'm struggling to find the title of a book that I read when I was in primary school. It's about a young girl who is being looked after by an elderly woman and the woman teaches the young girl about astral projection; eventually the girl leaves her physical body but when she returns it turns out it's already got another person's spiritual body in it - the elderly woman who tricked her. The old woman had been doing this for years so she remains youthful, the little girl (now in the feeble old woman's body) has to take the old woman (in the little girl's body) to school to keep up the charade and is even abused by the old woman. Could somebody PLEASE tell me the name of this book? Sorry if my description of it is bad, I haven't read it in years.


Jasmine
8/15/2016 1:36:12 PM

m looking for 3 books, all linking to each other, i can't remember much but im sure the girl and her sister was abused by her mothers boyfriends, and i think she ended up going into so many different foster places but she was so so naughty, she had a baby really young that she gave up for adoption then she hitched a ride on a truck to i think london? where she thinks shes gonna do well but then ends up becoming a prostitute and shares a place with this other girl, but then she starts getting higher up with richer men and finally she marries this man and she found out that the man was sexually abusing his daughter and he ended up killing himself and she ended up adopting the daughter to then find out it was her daughter than she gave up (i think way).


KamKam
8/15/2016 1:05:45 AM

Amelia2308 could the book you are referring to be We Were Liars by E. Lockhart? Here is a synopsis. Hope it helps. http://www.shmoop.com/we-were-liars/summary.html


Josh
8/14/2016 10:45:35 PM

the book im looking for is about a girl who's mom has had a lot of daughters with a lot of different men and apparently the girls sisters look really good and she is trying to handle it especially since there mom gets into an accident and the girls then go on a road trip or something to a cabin to find one of the girls dads or something


Josh
8/14/2016 10:43:09 PM

the book im looking for is about a girl who's mom has had a lot of daughters with a lot of different men and apparently the girls sisters look really good and she is trying to handle it especially since there mom gets into an accident and the girls then go on a road trip or something to a cabin to find one of the girls dads or something


kassieye
8/14/2016 6:53:27 PM

Shelena, I think the first book you are looking for is called Girls to the Rescue! I'm not sure who the author is but I know I've read what you're talking about!! :)


Shelena
8/14/2016 4:19:48 PM

I'm looking for two different books that I read when I was younger. One was a book with a collection of stories about young girls who did amazing and heroic things- one of the stories in the book was about a young girl (she may have been blind) that saved her brother from a fire, I seem to recall something about wrapping cold wet towels around their heads and crawling near the floor to avoid the smoke. The other book I have spent hours searching for is a book about a young girl and her brother that were kidnapped (I think by their father). At one point in the novel they were in the trunk of his car and they stopped at a gas station or something by the woods and the kids hop out and run into the woods. Also, there was something about a cabin in the woods? Something about the young girl using the light from the refrigerator to see, but worried that the man (her father?) would see the light from outside. Please help me find these books!Thank you!


Lynn
8/13/2016 7:57:08 PM

I think the girl was a mechanic and tomboy. She was secretly in love with her best friend. He and she use to go camping together and she was a better shooter then he was. I think she asked him for advice on how to seduce another guy.


Claire
8/13/2016 5:31:50 PM

Grief-stricken old man has lost his fishing buddy. Impatient with poor care given to old folk at nursing home, he loads them into back of truck, takes them home to his large empty home, where they all learn to tolerate and take care of each other. Both funny and heart-warming. Maybe author was from Wisconsin. Anyone remember the title, or authors name?


Karen
8/13/2016 3:52:10 AM

Hi - I wrote about I book in 2014 which I have now found in a second hand book shop in Brighton, UK :-) I have enjoyed reading the posts here, what books people read and the reasons for wanting to find a specific book again. And though noone knew the book I was looking for I am surprised how many do find a match. The book I was looking for was Enduring Love by Ian McEwan by the way. I wish you all good reading and good hunting.


Shelly
8/12/2016 10:53:21 PM

There was a book that scared me to kingdom come and back again. It was about a young girl who spent the night at a friends house. Only to have the house broken into and the entire family murdered brutally, the murderers, two males, would wear the skin of the family ( i think). the young girl managed to escape the two guys, she made it to her father, a cop, and the girl was put into protective custody with her father and the guys continued to pursue her and almost kill her father. Does anymore know what this book is?


LethaK1966
8/11/2016 4:09:48 PM

I am looking for a book I read in the 1980's I believe. It had a victorian house on the cover that had a light in the attic window. It was about haunted places. It had the Winchester house, the Bell Witch and alot more. I would LOVE to find this book again. Thanks for any help anyone can give me.


avlli03
8/11/2016 2:36:21 PM

Looking for a book that had to do with a zombie outbreak. I remember that it had to do within a city and humans were losing hope until one day a group that have been living in a building saw a young teen alive and well walking among the dead and not getting attack by the undead. The beginning started off with a small group doing a supply run in department stores. All is going well, until one them makes a noise that attract the undead and they get attack. All but one or two survive. I never got to finish it as I was in the middle of moving and the book got lost somewhere during the move. I have been searching for another copy for 2 years now and I can't find it cause I can't remember the name or the author of the book. I thought it was called 'The City of the Living Dead' but I haven't luck with that title. Hope someone is able to help out.


AndTheComets
8/11/2016 12:11:32 PM

Looking for a collection of science fiction short stories published no later than 1976 (I read it in middle school). One story was about someone persecuted and chased to the top of a tower because of a mutation on his back (which turned out to be wings). Another story was most likely Pebble In the Sky by Asimov. Thank you!


charlotteb
8/11/2016 8:42:12 AM

neematoad, you are looking for Messy Meals by Betsy Franco moho, could your book be "Cradle and All" by James Patterson?


neematoad
8/11/2016 5:11:06 AM

Back in 2nd grade (1997-98) there was this illustrated childrens book that I remember seeing other kids reading (wish I read it myself, I don't remember too much about it) I don't remember what the book was about or what the moral was, all I remember were some vague details. A girl and her mom (I think) were playing around with food; I don't remember too much, but the girl placed food in certain areas of her body for fun; the only thing I remember for sure was that she put bacon between her toes. I think that near the end, they made a meal out of all that food. It was a very strange book, and I can't find anything on the internet about it; if anybody remembers it, I would greatly appreciate being able to find that odd white whale from my childhood.


Bbbb77
8/11/2016 2:54:59 AM

Hello all. I've been searching for this book for the last 7 years. It's about a teen boy who is secretly a famous author. His little sister knows and helps him sometimes. He starts dating this girl and then scary things from his book start happening real life. I think he almost gets run over in a mall parking lot at some point. And then he has to rescue the girl and ends up fighting someone on s bridge just like in his books. Things from his books keep happening and turns out someone was doing it on purpose to set him up or something. Please help. I read this book in middle school and have not found it again. Thanks!!!


PhoenixALC
8/10/2016 5:27:58 PM

In the book there's a girl living in a basement, her father isn't one of the nicest fellas out there, her mother is somewhere out in the world and she has a book in which her mother left train tickets to find her. The girl is rescued from the basement by a dodo and another animal (not 100% sure what kind of animal) and they set out on an adventure to find her mother. Anyone have any idea what I'm talking about? would love to find this book again!! Thanks in advance :-)


Eve
8/10/2016 5:06:40 PM

hello i read a book when i was in Junior High, i know in the beginning this girl and her brother were pickpockets on the subway and then she met an old man on the beach and they grew really close over the years, she took care of him and would read to him while his family apparently "didnt have time", his family liked her and everything. then when he died he left her EVERYTHING, he owned a string of hotels and plenty of money and left it all to her and nothing to his family so they took her to court claiming she was a gold digger and the judge sided with the family and she was left with nothing but then she worked hard and within 10 years she was the owner of all the hotels that were rightfully left to her by the old man. if this helps when she was going to court her lawyer told her she needed to dress more "classy " like she had money and not to do anything with her hair so the next day in court she came dressed in a skirt/suit and had cut all her hair off :) i also remember someone named will in the book might have been the old mans name i really loved this book it was so inspirational!


Melissa
8/10/2016 2:51:58 PM

MoeBius I cant thank you enough that is the series I was looking for I really appreciate it. It has been driving me crazy for years. Also Cameron thank you for the suggestion that book looks interesting as well will be my next saga. Thank You both have a great day.


MoeBius
8/10/2016 2:03:33 PM

Melissa, could it be the Fear Street Saga?


Eric
8/9/2016 8:38:03 PM

Hello all, anybody remember a book set in 1980's England but maybe more technologically advanced as the boy lead in story, was encased in a metal shell that his dad created (as he had some medical condition) so he could go to school but was bullied because of the shell?


moho
8/9/2016 8:18:33 PM

Book starts with a teenage girl believed to be pregnant through immaculate conception..people begin to make pilgrimages to her town to see the modern Virgin Mary, thinking she will give birth to Jesus reborn. A report begins to investigate and finds a woman believed to be giving birth to the devil - when the woman has the child they see the eyes of all those in hell in the infant's eyes and throw the baby off a cliff in a remote village (maybe In Italy). I believe somehow the reporter/protagonist actually gives birth to modern day savior and it turns out the teenager was raped while drunk on prom night, leading to her pregnancy. The closing scene of the book involves a teenage believed to be Satan walking by a car crash - it is suggested his presence called it. The reporter's son/Jesus walks by and somehow saves the passengers. What is this book called?? Please assist!


balko
8/9/2016 5:38:56 PM

A book about a unmarried girl that accidentally sends a Christmas card to a guy and then they start talking. If im not wrong i think it has word Wind in its title. Pleease help.


musikdaze29
8/9/2016 9:40:54 AM

my friend and I were reminiscing recently and both recalled a book she was required to read in college over a decade ago for some sociology class. it was in some rural setting (NC mountains or something of the sort. a man wanders up on a car where two young people are dead from carbon monoxide poisoning. He takes the girl from the car back home with him as a companion. We cannot remember the book, but we feel like it was possibly on a banned list when it was written. She remembers having to dig around to locate a hard copy for the class before finally getting an old, weathered edition.


Cameron
8/9/2016 9:40:47 AM

Melissa, I think the book that you are looking for is by Ken Follett. I'm not positive, but the description you gave sounds a lot like a book that my dad told me about. Happy hunting, Cameron


Melissa
8/9/2016 9:21:39 AM

The book is a horror or thriller book following a families timeline and it goes through different generations. I believe it starts in the 1500-1600's and the beginning story a the whole town dies and this family movies. It follows the family timeline and jumps from generation to generation showing the all bad things that happen to their family.?


Melissa
8/9/2016 9:20:00 AM

The book is a horror or thriller book following a families timeline and it goes through different generations. I believe it starts in the 1500-1600's and the beginning story a the whole town dies and this family movies. It follows the family timeline and jumps from generation to generation showing the all bad things that happen to their family.?


Christine
8/9/2016 2:32:09 AM

I read a gothic novel about 40 years ago and don't know the title or author. The heroine visits the (?) Dower house in Devon where her former governess is living. But when she gets there, the woman is missing. The next day the heroine goes on to the manor house to make inquires but the family/residents stonewall. Then the plot thickens. Does this sound familiar to anyone? As I remember, it was in the style of Dorothy Eden or Jane Aiken Hodge.


Christine
8/9/2016 2:30:49 AM

I read a gothic novel about 40 years ago and don't know the title or author. The heroine visits the (?) Dower house in Devon where her former governess is living. But when she gets there, the woman is missing. The next day the heroine goes on to the manor house to make inquires but the family/residents stonewall. Then the plot thickens. Does this sound familiar to anyone? As I remember, it was in the style of Dorothy Eden or Jane Aiken Hodge.


asdf
8/8/2016 11:38:38 PM

Amelia2308, I think you're looking for "we were liars" by E. Lockhart.


asdf
8/8/2016 11:37:39 PM

Amelia2308, I think you're looking for "we were liars" by E. Lockhart.


Amelia2308
8/8/2016 3:47:45 PM

I read this book not so long ago,about 1/2 years ago. It was about a young girl who lived with her mum, and they move to the family island for the summer, which is owned by the grandpa. Each family has their own house within the island. The young girl falls in love with one of the friends another member of the family has brought along. They go on boat trips to the local town and spend a lot of time on the beach. Somehow, the main house catches fire and burns down, and it manages to be the girls fault. I can't remember the name of the book so if anyone has any ideas please let me know, I'd love to re read, thanks💗


Amelia2308
8/8/2016 3:46:44 PM

I read this book not so long ago,about 1/2 years ago. It was about a young girl who lived with her mum, and they move to the family island for the summer, which is owned by the grandpa. Each family has their own house within the island. The young girl falls in love with one of the friends another member of the family has brought along. They go on boat trips to the local town and spend a lot of time on the beach. Somehow, the main house catches fire and burns down, and it manages to be the girls fault. I can't remember the name of the book so if anyone has any ideas please let me know, I'd love to re read, thanks💗


PandaCat
8/8/2016 12:18:48 PM

I read this book a long time ago. It was some fantasy book for young adults I think. I don't remember much about it, but there was this underground society and everyone lived in fear of like, this darkness or smoke or just something that, if you were touched by it, it would take something from you. One of the main characters was this boy who had been touched by it, and it had taken his lungs, so he had to wear some kind of mask thing in order to breathe. At the end of the book I think they all got helped.


JLouise
8/8/2016 11:33:42 AM

To LexT, no that isn't it but thank you anyways!


JLouise
8/8/2016 11:32:31 AM

To LexT, no that isn't it but thank you anyways!


cyllan
8/8/2016 10:55:43 AM

@SUNSHINE - I don't know the book, but there was a teen murderer (killed his siblings and parents) in the 1960's. His name is/was John William McGrath and the crimes were committed in Newport, NH. Maybe that will help?


Jessica
8/7/2016 5:53:26 PM

Hey beheaden...what you described sounds similar to one of my fav books called "wolfcry" by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. It's actually book 3 of the Kei'shara series. Hope I helped!


Jessica
8/7/2016 5:52:03 PM

Hey beheaden...what you described sounds similar to one of my fav books called "wolfcry" by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. It's actually book 3 of the Kei'shara series. Hope I helped!


laura
8/7/2016 2:51:36 AM

Hi - I'm looking for a book I read around 1988, about a camp for young teenage girls learning to become jockeys, who were all addicted to drugs and basically being sexually abused by their educators. It was edgy YA before the term "YA" existed. Anyone know what I'm talking about? I'm writing my own book with similar themes and would love to reference that again. Thanks!


Halea
8/7/2016 1:41:25 AM

POSTAPOCALYPTIC BOOK Honestly not sure on timeline that I read this book but I think it was about a year or more ago. It starts off with the main character describing how her father told her to take her sister and go to their cabin because of this big ordeal that affects the way of life, she knows how to hunt and survive off the land. One day her sister is taken by what I believe are called snatchers? They also kill the family dog because the older sister always left it with her little sister for protection and when trying to chase down kidnappers on a hidden motorcycle she meets a boy trying to save his brother. I believe they're being taken to a place where they are forced to kill one other for the wealthier's entertainment. Can't really remember much past that


Sydney
8/7/2016 12:05:42 AM

Hi I'm looking for a book i read a few years ago. I don't remember a lot about it but I know it has a girl trapped in a doll. I think its set in like the 18000's or early 1900's. She from a rich family and gets kidnapped or something and a poor boy finds the doll and uses it to do puppet shows. I don't know if this is from the same book or not but I also remember a poor girl who built walls out of newspaper or something so that she could have her and space. She was also embarrassed because her dress was too short when the police came to talk to her.


bheaden
8/6/2016 1:38:39 AM

I've got one for yall. My mom picked out a book for me to read one day (early 2000s) at the library. I want to say it was a teen fiction novel about a native american princess of some type who has powers i think, and something happens to where she has left home. She gets paired with a wolf somehow and i dont remember if they can communicate telepathically or at all, but the wolf more or less protects her and the girl later finds that shes in love with the wolf, who is, herself also a woman (i think like a shapeshifter or something?) I think the girl is resistant to it at first and then realizes that she loves the wolf's soul or something like that, so her gender doesnt matter. I want to say there were forrests and cold weather they were lost/travelling in, and something similar to totems were important to her. Idk if im mixing a bunch of random things together, all i remeber is telling my mom about the book she'd picked out for me and she was astonished she'd accidently picked out a book about two girls' romance for her young child.


bheaden
8/6/2016 1:38:15 AM

I've got one for yall. My mom picked out a book for me to read one day (early 2000s) at the library. I want to say it was a teen fiction novel about a native american princess of some type who has powers i think, and something happens to where she has left home. She gets paired with a wolf somehow and i dont remember if they can communicate telepathically or at all, but the wolf more or less protects her and the girl later finds that shes in love with the wolf, who is, herself also a woman (i think like a shapeshifter or something?) I think the girl is resistant to it at first and then realizes that she loves the wolf's soul or something like that, so her gender doesnt matter. I want to say there were forrests and cold weather they were lost/travelling in, and something similar to totems were important to her. Idk if im mixing a bunch of random things together, all i remeber is telling my mom about the book she'd picked out for me and she was astonished she'd accidently picked out a book about two girls' romance for her young child.


LexT
8/5/2016 4:20:56 PM

To JLouise, are you maybe thinking about Humphrey's Bear by Jan Wahl?


LexT
8/5/2016 4:15:36 PM

Hey everyone, I have been searching for a book, I have no idea who has written it but I remember certain details about it and I would LOVE some help finding it again. All I can really remember about this book was that a woman was at a high school or college reunion and was kidnapped by an old crush (not 100% sure on this detail about the kidnapper) and taken to the woods, down a long dirt road to kidnappers house and she was chained but could still move around a little, and I think she does end up escaping in time before he either tries to make her marry him or before he kills her. Sorry I don't have a lot of info to go off of, I just remember it was a really good book and has been so many years since I have read it and it would be great if someone can help!


JLouise
8/5/2016 2:29:37 PM

Hey everyone. I am 21 now but I am trying to find a book I read in maybe 4th or 5th grade. I only remember bits and pieces but here is what I remember; it involves a boy who goes on some sort of adventure. Not sure what his destination or purpose was but I remember he finds a bear or a bearlike creature that I want to say was named Bo, but maybe not. Anyways he befriends it. Now this was a fantasy book as well. This bear saves the boy from I think these little orange fur things that kill the bear but the boy is safe up in a tree. I also remember at some point the boy is in tunnels and some creature is following him and I remember this being scary. I also think there is some land or kingdom or ship maybe that is held by a chain and floats high in the sky. That's about all I can remember. Hope someone can help me!


LizFS
8/5/2016 5:19:34 AM

Hi all - I'm going nuts trying to find a book, am hoping you can help. Sometime after 1978 or so, paperback novel about a woman with 'faintly oriental features' (almond shaped eyes, dark straight hair, 'peachy' complexion) that she played up with makeup and oriental style dresses. She might have worked in publishing, her name might have been Lee. She had been raped, was afraid of the color red, falling in love with a man but unable to consummate due to rape trauma. I may be combining elements of two different stories by the same author, but I think she had a past life and had been in love with the same guy then. In that life, she was blonde, wore her hair long and plaited. I can't remember her name. His name may have been Simon, and I think they were Vikings (stop laughing - it's a better read than it sounds like). In that timeline, she is in labor, and Simon tells her to stop being embarassed and yell if it hurts. I've wracked my brain, but can't bring up the book title(s) or author, and have been unsuccessful searching the 'net. Does this sound familiar to anyone? If so, please drop a line to me at lizfs@yahoo.com and thank you in advance.


leperry
8/4/2016 11:54:33 PM

i'm trying to find a romance book on amazon about girl who has three babies when her boyfriends died in a motorcycle accident and then she fell in love with her doctor that was helping her threw her pregnancy.


sunshine
8/4/2016 4:42:04 PM

I am trying to find the name of a true crime book about the murder of a child or children by another child in a small town in New Hampshire. I believe it took place in the 70's but am not absolutely sure.


Gelly626
8/4/2016 7:35:40 AM

Hi this is my first time trying this so here it goes. I've been looking for a fantasy book that I read in 2003, it was an older book and I can't remember the title, author, character names, or descriptions (obviously why I'm here). But i do remember bits and pieces of the story. The main girl (H) has magical powers and she marries a prince (K). The powers are always described as colored ribbons that intertwine and weave together with other women's powers (as far as I can remember women were the only ones with powers like that). There was also a king across the ocean I think who had like 5 daughters or so and his wife was pregnant and hoping for a boy because she didn't want to be killed like his previous wives for giving him girls. They travel across the ocean (?) To the other kingdom and the wife and daughters bring like 4 other pregnant women with them to try and ensure that no matter what there would be a boy. After they all give birth the king finds out the plan and sets his wife on fire for trying to deceive him while she lay on her bed on the ship. The ship burns with her in it. Later on his oldest daughter (B) I think has 2 or 3 boys and I think her husband gets killed somehow. Well the main girl (H) and the now king (K) can't have kids so (B) tricks (K) into coming to her castle somehow. She drugs him or something and sleeps with him. She then proceeds to kinda mock her mother and her step mothers for only having girls and (H) for not being able to conceive at all. He eventually gets back to his kingdom and his wife (H) finds out what happened. I remember specifically there was a scene where she was sitting down thinking and she looked into the smooth red jewl on her ring and she saw fire and destruction then the ring spit fire at her and she felt it burn for a few seconds but when she looked nothing, her skin wasn't burned and her ring was normal. Later she goes to (B) castle and it ends up burning down, she takes the baby boy that (B) conceived with (K) but not before being burned where her ring had "burned" her earlier. She then takes the baby back home to. Raise as her own. And that's all I remember. It may seem kinda confusing but hey I haven't read it in 13 years.


Tom
8/3/2016 10:44:17 PM

Looking for a work of fiction. Published in 1980s maybe. Don't remember the title or author. The book begins as an agent or spy of some sort gets home from a long trip and, exhausted, is reading his mail. He is immediately called away for another mission before he gets any rest. The plot takes him from I believe the Washington DC area where I he lives, and the book opened to Halifax, maybe then to San Francisco and another location and ends in Moscow. I'm sure of Halifax and Moscow, but although there were other locations I don't exactly recall where. The ending -- SPOILER ALERT -- has him finding the Russian princess Anastasia, the last Romanov and the only survivor of the purge in 1917.


Pat
8/3/2016 12:46:48 PM

I'm looking for a book my mom read in the 1960's and thought it was a must read for me. I forget the name of the book but I remember there were 5 main people 4 men and 1 woman and they ruled the world but I don't think this was known to the rest of the world. I believe the book was published either in the 1960's or before.


Kelsey
8/3/2016 11:25:49 AM

Hi. I'm looking for a YA book series that I read in elementary school (late 90's, early 00's). It centered on five or six different girls who were all friends, and they all excelled at a different sport. At the time I read it, there were six books. Each book focused on a different girl, but the other girls were also included. I remember the "main" girl had two books focused on her, and she played baseball and hockey. She was stubborn and could be rude. Another girl played basketball, and she was really tall, and there was a short and shy girl who either played softball or soccer. The books also came with "trading cards" of the girls. I can't find the series anywhere. I can't recall the title of the series or the author, but I know it was a woman. She visited our school (in Troy, NY), I bought all six books in one go, and she signed all of them.


corinne
8/2/2016 4:40:47 PM

I can't remember when I read this book. Maybe 20 years ago? A thick hard back book about a boy living in Bermuda with his mother in a large old house. Her father, his grandfather, was well to do they all had strained relationships with each other. A neighbor befriends the boy. The boy goes to the family vacation home at a Lake in either Michigan or Wisconsin. He ends up back in Bermuda and I think confronts his grandfather. There was some mystery???? Who was the real father, what were the friendly neighbors intentions, why was the grandfather estranged?


CharlieB
8/2/2016 1:58:04 PM

Fictional military space thriller where the international space station is blown up by American military in order to prevent the return to earth of proof that Russians beat the US to moon first. Also the military has been flying to moon secretly for years, with no one knowing. Written somewhere around 2005.


RedRider53
8/2/2016 1:17:31 PM

To khudd94: you may be thinking of "The Fire Starter," by Stephen King


nicole
8/2/2016 10:37:07 AM

Hi! I'm looking for a children's book/novel about a boy who goes on vacation with his family, they stay at a motel and go swimming; at some point the boy wins or gets a Swiss Army knife. I don't know the author but I remember reading this book in about 1997 or 1998. Thank you!!


AlexisEHartley
8/1/2016 10:46:19 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a book I read between 2003 to 2006. It may be a few years older then that though. I'm assuming that it is a kids/juvenile (possibly historical) fiction. It is about a girl who is living by the sea and is warned not to go swimming during a storm. One day there is a storm and the girl can see a small rowboat with 3 or 4 kids in it. After the storm she finds them and they become friends. She goes back to the kids house and meets their mother. I'm not sure what happens next, all I know is that by the end of the book the girl discovers that the kids had actually died years ago in a storm as they hadn't been able to get the row boat back to shore. She then goes back to the house where they had lived and finds it in ruins.


Chris
8/1/2016 12:15:57 PM

Looking for a "Treasure Island" type of book that i read as a child in about 1970(?) It was about a group of like-aged boys and i believe Dinosaur's at sea...... I can't for the life of me remember what the title was. HELP!???? Thanks! Chris Morosoff


Mitch
8/1/2016 12:28:17 AM

I can remember a book read to me as a teenager about a boy who was rude to his mother then goes through a portal similar to Lion Witch and Wardrobe. On this journey he learns many lessons from many mythical creatures so when he returns he is matured and respectful. I recall their being a frog on a lily pad and a massive snake underground, and a staircase up to a rainbow that the boy would have to answer questions before each step would appear. Please help! Thanks.


khudd94
7/31/2016 1:44:49 PM

Looking for a book I read a few years ago. A young girl's home is broken into and her parents are murdered, she is spared because the intruders discover she can read minds. The girl is taken by the people who murdered her family and is used by their boss to read the minds of the people he is questioning. She wears a hood at all times to protect her identity. It's driving me crazy that I can't remember the title. I wanted to read it again but can't find it. Thanks!


kiana
7/31/2016 1:03:06 AM

hi im trying to find the title of the book ive read on wattpad about a year ago it was about a girl who has a lot of mates i dont know if shes human or not but i do know that she had 8 mates that works at her school they were all werewolves and 1 mate that was her principal i forgot what he was and 1 more mate that was a demon king i think but he didnt work at her school i think he was a business man but im not sure thats all i remember sorry but i would appreciate if you would help me find this story


Joel
7/30/2016 1:40:37 PM

Looking for a mystery book from middle school years about a group of teenage actors driving home from an acting theater session one rainy night. They stop to find shelter in an old house. Slowly they realize a killer is stalking them in the darkness of the house. To beat him, they put on their acting clothes--all in black--and outwit the stalker in the dark unseen. Any ideas what this mystery story is called? Thanks!


Anthony201681
7/30/2016 11:57:22 AM

I'm looking for a sci fi book I read years ago. It's about a successful rich guy that meets a pixie like alien girl who unlocks a majik inside of him. He manages to fly a DC-9 to her planet and is able to control and transform every cell in his body as he travels across her planet. I would really love to find this book again. Any help would be appreciated


Bill
7/30/2016 2:33:05 AM

Nim, Im not sure if this is the book you are looking for but the way you described it made it sound like the book "Scary stories to tell in the dark" i hope this is the book your looking for.


Nim
7/29/2016 10:58:20 AM

Hello im looking for a book by friend read, she read in middle school in the library. It was a horror book, very old, with either a blue or green cover. She doesn't remember much from it. It is a book that has multiable short stories inside. There is one that is about a boy who finds a box covered in red wax, and inside there is some sort of monster, money fish thing. The other story is positive it is called The Door or something like The Key, something like that, and that story is about a teenage boy. If someone could even give the names to these authors it'd be pretty great because through that i can find the book. This was 12 years ago and i have no idea neither does my friend know what and when it was published. I hope with this little bit of information someone can help me? Thank you.


Bill
7/29/2016 4:33:35 AM

Hi, im lookin for a book that i read in middle school but i dont remember the title all i remember is that it is about a man that goes in to the woods for a camping trip and falls in to a river get hurt and loses consiousness he then wakes up in a cabin room tied to a bed he then later finds out that the people who are holding him are werewolfs, later on in the story the daughter of the werewolfs free him and they go on a journey to do somthing? i cant remember well it was a long time ago since i read this so if there is anyone who can help me based off this discription i wold be most thankful.


Eli
7/27/2016 2:16:25 PM

hello! I'm trying to find a fantasy book but the problem is that i where really young when i read this so all i remember is that it starts off in a library and that there where creatures called juice mixers or something close to it but eitherway i know this is a long shot


Elisa
7/27/2016 2:28:21 AM

Hello! I'm trying to find a book about a boy who goes to a boarding school. The school is in the middle of the woods and in the beginning I think the main character gets into a fight with another student in the dorms. Later in in the story the main character is walking around the school at night and he finds someone dead on the stair( or they were chasing him and he fell and died). He also finds a door to the outside of the school where he realizes that it's in the middle of the woods. There's security around the school making sure no one gets out too. In the end I think he meets the headmaster or something. Please help me find this book. I would really appreciate it!


Jazzmyn
7/27/2016 1:16:26 AM

Hello my name is jazzmyn and im dying to find this book i once read. It is about a girl who has visions usually of bad things that will happen. She goes to a school where everyone has their own powers much like hers. This school is a college and the girl meets a boy whom she falls in love with who is a vampire,whom she can speak to telepathically. Weird things start happening at the school,she starts to investigate it to find out a very old and powerful vampire is attacking people at her school. She later learns she is a natural born vampire slayer,so she makes her own stake to stab bad vampires in the heart. These abilities come to her naturally,scaring her when it comes to her relationship with her vampire boyfriend.


Tijan
7/26/2016 6:05:07 PM

Hello my name is Tina, am looking for a book, which I read really long ago ... the book or novel is a Historical Romance book, a young girl visits her aunt and one day she finds a man laying on shorem after that when he opens his eyes he thinks she is an angel and he has lost his memory ... then they run away because there are people running after him ...


Tijan
7/26/2016 6:01:57 PM

Hello my name is Tina, am looking for a book, which I read really long ago ... the book or novel is a Historical Romance book, a young girl visits her aunt and one day she finds a man laying on shorem after that when he opens his eyes he thinks she is an angel and he has lost his memory ... then they run away because there are people running after him ...


pridecat89
7/26/2016 5:38:55 PM

DumbledoreLassie- The book you are looking for is called Mother help me live by Lurlene McDaniel.


ana
7/25/2016 11:59:45 PM

I'm looking for the name of that book I just described. Please if anybody has even the tiniest amount of information on it I would love to know. you can email me at anitamaria2522@yahoo.com. I'm desperate so please don't hesitate :)


ana
7/25/2016 11:54:18 PM

fictional book about a girl forced on a trip with rockstars and then tries not to fall for the lead singer, part in book when girl makes a bet with other band members that lead singer isn't going home with girl taking to him and in order to win makes a scene and throws her drink on him


Barbie
7/25/2016 4:40:08 PM

My covenant partner for life is coming back! After several years of standing. I thank kasalovespell@hotmail.com for helping me not to let go even when the battle for our restoration grew stronger. Priest Kasa took control and has done what no other could do. While we where apart our hearts grew warmer; today the love is better, I love this Love! Priest Kasa has given us hearts of flesh and removed our hearts of stone; He has put a new spirit within us! What the enemy meant for evil, kasalovespell@hotmail.com has turned around to good for us.


Mark
7/25/2016 12:34:47 PM

i am looking for a fantasy short story that was in a collection (80's/90's?) about someone finding an ancient building in the desert after the sands have shifted. he enters and finds some magical and super natural stuff, and needs to get out before the desert sands bury him inside. Not much to go on, but any help would be appreciated


palmyyy
7/25/2016 12:33:00 AM

This book I read a few years ago (I think it was fairly new then) was a young adult fiction novel. I remember the main character was a teenage girl. She had a little baby brother. They were visiting a relative I believe and the relative lived in a super old house. There was an object(I can't remember if it was a rig or what) but it had some significance to the girl. Basically the plot of the novel is her baby brother gets switched out with a changeling and she's trying to get him back the whole book. The girl discovered tunnels below the house and I think there was a girl she found in the tunnels who was also a changeling. In the end she gets to the realm her brother was taken to and somehow Barrera the object or something like that to get her brother back. When he comes out she realizes that time has passed much quicker in this realm and he has new fairy-type people as parents and his parents beg her not to take him back since he's their only child after their son died. Her brother is about 5 now and doesn't want to leave nor remembers her. She decides not to take him back and cries.


Marina
7/24/2016 4:17:40 PM

Book with a book smart teenage girl who tutors a jock and both fall for each other something with a tigers den


ksmith12345
7/23/2016 7:52:16 PM

I'm looking for a book I read a couple of years ago. Its about a teen girl who's parents are away and they leave her a list of rules and she breaks all of them. For some reason the number 21 is sticking out in my head the title is something like 21 rules I broke or something like that!


Josephine
7/23/2016 7:29:42 PM

I read a book in the late 60's. I borrowed it from my high schools library. It was a young adult romance. The main character is Jennifer. She lives in a house with many siblings( I think a farm). Jennifer's parents died and she hides their death so that she and her siblings are not split up. The book is about her secret, how hard she had to work to provide for the siblings and of course a boy. The book is one of those teen romances that end with a kiss from a boy.


laxkid34
7/18/2016 10:03:27 PM

I've been looking for a book from my childhood. And for some reason either "across the world" or "around the world" sticks out in my head. It's about a boy who is being punished by his parents and is sent to live with his grandparents on a farm in the Midwest I believe. He learns the value of work while there and meets a girl. I've been looking for it non stop as I would love for my son to read it as I did when I was a child. Any help would be great. Thank you!


Skatersid
7/18/2016 2:08:34 PM

I've been looking for a book from my childhood for years and would appreciate any help to finally find it From what I can remember, the book is based on a person (Not even sure of gender) who kind of 'saves up' time/memories For instance, when the character is going through a dull period he (let's just assume it's a he) saves that time to visit later, to relive that time at a later date Making him able to relive saved up time from his childhood, during his adult hood From what I can remember the character is busy reliving the saved up time and dies in the current time I read this book as a child and would absolutely love to be able to re-read it Thanks for any help at all


Skatersid
7/18/2016 2:07:47 PM

I've been looking for a book from my childhood for years and would appreciate any help to finally find it From what I can remember, the book is based on a person (Not even sure of gender) who kind of 'saves up' time/memories For instance, when the character is going through a dull period he (let's just assume it's a he) saves that time to visit later, to relive that time at a later date Making him able to relive saved up time from his childhood, during his adult hood From what I can remember the character is busy reliving the saved up time and dies in the current time I read this book as a child and would absolutely love to be able to re-read it Thanks for any help at all


Cameron
7/18/2016 1:43:15 AM

I've actually found the book I was looking for when I last posted. It's called Triptych by Karin Slaughter and I definitely recommend it.


Courtney
7/18/2016 12:58:22 AM

The book I've been looking for for years, is a comedic book about a woman who has trouble understanding she died and I believe goes to her own funeral. Afterward she goes back to her father and stepmother's house. She hates her stepmom and tries to figure out how to throw something at her. She then tries to talk to her dad who's sitting in a chair and he can't hear it see her. She walks over to a mirror and can't see herself and becomes sad. At some point a talking dog comes into the picture and constantly annoys her in a comedic way. I remember it was a series and I remember the cover was yellow and I believe had a cartoon woman on it. I didn't get to read much because it was a library book and my aunt had borrowed it and it was due back before I could finish it. I've been looking for many years now (like 11 or so). Please help!


Kara
7/17/2016 10:37:49 AM

Hi all, please delete if not allowed but my mum has a secondhand bookshop here in Nottingham,more of a lifestyle choice than a career but ive recentrly taken on the task of cataloging etc 10s of 1000s of old, rare, newish, out of print, basically you name it! Im not sure if I can share email/ websites etc, but if you have isbns or more details i can certainly look! on FB its "books and pieces with a touch of jeanius" you can see from the pics the task ive undertaken haha!


Candy
7/17/2016 2:18:55 AM

Im looking for a true story book about a guy lost his wife becouse of a drunk tractor driver crashed into the house and ran over his wife and it also coused the house to burn up in flames.


Konrad
7/16/2016 8:27:26 PM

looking for a book from the 80's or 90's.... story is about 3 girls kept captive by a witch who casts spells by braiding the 3 girls hair together because together the 3 girls have magic powers


suzer215
7/16/2016 4:19:57 PM

I am looking for a book I read probably in the eighties. A woman who stops at a grocer daily to get a pear for breakfast. She loves her husband and he is murdered. She then finds out he wasn't who he pretended to be...a no good guy. She then pairs up with a man she meets at a party. He happens to be the young man at the grocer who gave her a pear daily. They team up to find out what her husband was into and then their lives are in jeopardy. It is a suspense novel with a love story combined. Believe it was written by a woman.I would like to read it again if I could find out the title. Appreciate any help given. Susan


suzer215
7/16/2016 4:18:35 PM

I am looking for a book I read probably in the eighties. A woman who stops at a grocer daily to get a pear for breakfast. She loves her husband and he is murdered. She then finds out he wasn't who he pretended to be...a no good guy. She then pairs up with a man she meets at a party. He happens to be the young man at the grocer who gave her a pear daily. They team up to find out what her husband was into and then their lives are in jeopardy. It is a suspense novel with a love story combined. Believe it was written by a woman.I would like to read it again if I could find out the title. Appreciate any help given. Susan


happenstance
7/16/2016 3:18:46 PM

I've been searching for years for a book I read decades ago, most likely some time between 1975 and 1985. The book was a love story that was set in contemporary England, at a manor house of which some of the rooms were rented out to be used for conferences. The nobleman who owned the house kept his wife drugged and captive. The tour bus driver somehow discovers her and they fall in love and he plans to help her escape (with the aid of the cook, I believe.) Their story of love and escape is a repetition of history; centuries ago, the nobleman's wife of that time fell in love with a commoner, who also tried to help her escape her cruel husband. In both cases, the wife ends up having her feet cut off and the commoner/busdriver is beheaded. In the modern version of this tragedy, the wife loses her feet because she is bitten by a viper or asp that is at the manor house as part of some scientific/zoological conference, and the bus driver is decapitated as their vehicle (the bus?) crashes and his head is (I think) cut off by the windshield. As cheesy as this plot sounds, it was very well written and convincing, and better than the average romance novel. It's repeatedly driven me crazy that I can't track it down, which, I guess, makes me insane several times over. My deepest gratitude to anyone who remembers this book and give me a title or author.


a3xloser
7/16/2016 2:03:26 PM

help please. I have problems reading, I have read one book in my life, it was for GSE/o level English mid 1970's Wolverhampton UK, I thought it was call summer blues or summertime blues, coming of age story, 2 English lads go camping in France meet 2 girls and have an adventure, I know its a long shot but I am getting old and would like to find the only book I ever managed to read all the way through yours Robert Lee A3xloser@hotmail.com ps its not the one about some rock band guy


a3xloser
7/16/2016 2:01:39 PM

help please. I have problems reading, I have read one book in my life, it was for GSE/o level English mid 1970's Wolverhampton UK, I thought it was call summer blues or summertime blues, coming of age story, 2 English lads go camping in France meet 2 girls and have an adventure, I know its a long shot but I am getting old and would like to find the only book I ever managed to read all the way through yours Robert Lee A3xloser@hotmail.com ps its not the one about some rock band guy


Rhonda
7/14/2016 1:28:28 PM

For Michael posting on July 14, is it this book? http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/30/books/alice-goffman-researches-poor-black-men-in-on-the-run.html


Michael
7/14/2016 12:53:02 PM

The book I'm looking for was possibly an author's first book. It had to do with racism. I believe she was a white woman that stayed with African-American families in a certain city and wrote about their experiences, particularly those of the African-American men. She illustrated how they get pulled into the legal system and can never extricate themselves out from underneath it. I think I heard about it on NPR.


Mary
7/11/2016 10:30:15 AM

I'm looking for a detective novel from the 1950′s. I don't remember its name or who wrote it. It's one of those 50 cent pulp novels. It has a normal mystery novel mystery, and also a mystery of why people treat the detective weirdly. The story is told in the first person, and many conversations just seem a little off. The last sentence reveals the answer to the deeper mystery of the book by revealing that the detective is a woman. Because of this, no one ever refers to the narrator/protagonist as her, she, etc., during the book And I believe her name is never stated, either, unless she has a name like Gabriel, Leslie, or Ashleigh, that can be a name for a man or a woman. I have been on a quest to find this book for years, to no avail! Every time I think I have a lead, it falls flat and I'm back to square one. Help!


kelly
7/11/2016 7:09:00 AM

hello all, i was wondering if anyone could please help me find a book. im looking for book with the title alison. It has a yellow front cover with the word alison big on the front. it's about a young girl named alison who is a maids daughter and gets pregnant by the son of the wealthy family her mother cleans house for. They all live on the same block the big house and the little house just near it. i think its set in the country not sure where. The wealthy father isnt very nice and abusive towards the mother and son. The son gets accidentally (i think) killed after they find out about the baby. The wealthy mother leaves her husband after her son dies and goes and lives in the city. He tries to find here. The young pregant alison goes to live with the wealthy lady because she is the only one apart from alison who wants the baby as its her dead sons baby That is pretty much all i can remember Thank you inadvanced


Jason
7/10/2016 11:46:04 PM

Looking for Christan book about girl who ran away gets a job as a waitress and lives in the library and no one knows


sophtcp
7/10/2016 4:48:07 AM

-Re: The politics of elderly love. As in, critiques on the scarcity of its representation, alongside positive portrayals of romance/sex between older couples, etc. -Anthology/Collection/Resource Text...NOT a novel, but possibly with sections of prose. -I think it might have a hot pink cover. -Radical publication? -I first came across it at the library at The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia in the summer of 2014. Thank you, Sophia


slothics
7/9/2016 7:21:24 AM

Hello. I am looking for a book that I read 37 years ago. It was about a woman living with her three daughters and a man took refuge in her premises. The daughters were different in character and one was a pedant who wandered among some ruins. There was an amorous affair between the mother and the stranger. I seem to remember that they lived on a farm and sea was near. I hope somebody can remember from such scanty details. I am sure of one thing. the pedant daughter was so immersed in books that she would even wear her clothes inside out and not notice at all.


Vowell
7/8/2016 4:00:44 PM

A book about a woman and her husband are trying to get pregnant but end up having a huge fight in their penthouse and they break a huge fish tank and end up having angry sex next to the huge broken fish tank in their penthouse and they break up she ends up being pregnant after that encounter she moves out then dates another guy but he and her best friend end up together in the end and she goes back to her husband


Raulbel
7/8/2016 1:40:24 PM

Hi I'm searching for a book about a family that relocates to australia to run a sheep ranch , the family has several tragedies. A set of twins get injured in world War 1 . Another gets gored by a boar. The youngest dies in a tsunami while saving a lady .


AMC22
7/8/2016 7:54:45 AM

Hi im searching for a book where a womans husband dies and she finds out he bought her a beach house before he died and moves into it. She meets a young man on the beach and they start dating. Thank you :)


Raulbel
7/7/2016 11:34:48 PM

Hi I'm searching for a book about a family that relocates to australia to run a sheep ranch , the family has several tragedies. A set of twins get injured in world War 1 . Another gets gored by a boar. The youngest dies in a tsunami while saving a lady .


Raulbel
7/7/2016 11:34:00 PM

Hi I'm searching for a book about a family that relocates to australia to run a sheep ranch , the family has several tragedies. A set of twins get injured in world War 1 . Another gets gored by a boar. The youngest dies in a tsunami while saving a lady .


chana1507
7/7/2016 12:14:54 PM

This is a gay book where one guy has just been dumped by his wife, fiancé or girlfriend not that sure and he falls into a deep depression so his guy friend who is a little bit of a rule breaker who usually relies on this guy and is secretelly in love with him starts taking care of him which in turn opens up this unusually submissive and dominant relationship with a happy ending. If I remember correctly someone in the book works at a sports store or company that sells equipment.


Sylvian
7/7/2016 10:35:13 AM

Ataman, the book is The Garden of Eden by Hemingway. He had a big thing about hair.


Ceri
7/7/2016 5:07:42 AM

Hi there, I'm searching for a short story. I believe it was a first work by a science fiction writer: A man wakes up with an old, healed, C-shaped scar on his face. He has no memory of how he got it or where he is. On his journey to try and figure out what's happened to him the scar starts to itch and swell, eventually opening up into a fresh wound as he travels around and is eventually drawn to a specific hotel room. This is where things change - he realises that time has been moving backwards and there is an incident (explosion/apocalypse?!) about to happen. He is laying on the floor looking up at the hotel room number, which has a metal C in it, and he realises that the C is about to be blown off the door into his face and he will die. That's how it ends. Any help would be great! Thanks :)


Harold
7/6/2016 9:08:55 PM

Looking for a Paper back book that An Indian Lady was beaten and her man and her children were all Killed By Four Men that killed her Family and she hunted them down and killed them for what they did to her and her family


litchfieldm
7/6/2016 3:38:06 PM

-Basic Information: Not sure of the books actual published date. I read it around 2005-2008. But I don't think it was very much older than when I read it. children's novel I found it at the library in the children's section. It was a fairly bigger book. Can't remember if it had actual chapters but I'm assuming it did because it was not a picture book or anything similar to Junie B Jones style. - Anything at all you remember about the book: I can't remember the title. I think the cover was a little girl and a road behind her. It was a drawing or painting defiantly not cartoon. It was most likely 100+ pages. It was a flimsy hardback. The main character was a young girl, probably around the age of 3-5th grade. She lived in the country. I know for sure she lived with her grandma. I can't remember if her mom was in the picture. I know her dad wasn't. She also had a friend in school, a boy her age. I can't remember if he was a different skin color than her or he was poorer than her. I just remember he was different from her somehow. Also during the book and there is a Halloween party one night at school. I think either the main character or her friend dressed up using a card board box. I can't remember the title or the author. This was the first book I read that started my my love for reading and for the life of me cannot remember what it's called.


Claudette
7/5/2016 3:09:16 AM

@jonnilikestowrite I believe that book was Anatomy of a Misfit.


Brad
7/2/2016 3:54:15 PM

I am looking for a seriously old book. It had a space ship pilot that finds a ship sending out a distress beacon. there is only a guy sitting at a terminal screen. I remember him going to a planet where he ended up moving up various levels and having to farm these flowers. The final level and the book ends with him being on a ship in front of a terminal screen on an abandoned ship. It would be really cool to find it and give it another read after all of these years.


Shirley
7/2/2016 2:51:35 PM

Also looking for a book set, I think, in Norfolk. Motherless twin boys are taught at home by a tutor who also introduces them to sand surfing - they build a sand yacht. They both fall in love with the same girl. They sign up as soldiers and one is killed.


Shirley
7/2/2016 2:39:53 PM

I am still looking for an American book about a family who move house but the granddad refuses to move out so the new family are stuck with him.He demand ds Hominy Grits fo breakfast. This us where I first heard of Hominy grits. The b ook was in the style of John Stenbeck


Vanessa
7/2/2016 11:56:43 AM

I am looking for a book I read ages ago. The main character is a boy at boarding school and his participates in a video of him and some other guys having sex with a girl. Then the bullying and trial begins and he ends up committing suicide by laying down in the snow up a deserted mountain. Anybody know the title?


Vann25
7/1/2016 9:49:13 PM

So I read a book series about an older women who gets kidnapped by vampires it's rare for woman to survive being turned so they take bets on when she will die but she survives and escapes and alot of stuff happens and she finds out vampires are from other words and she travels there finds out she is the reincarnation of the vampire queen idk what else to put sorry


Emily
7/1/2016 11:28:43 AM

I am looking for a book that I read a year ago. It's about a girl who is a succubus and an outcast. She goes to an elite school and befriends the prince, his sister, and his best friend. She then meets an evil old king, who she sucks his energy to help her hunger. When the king dies, she becomes queen and she falls in love with the prince who becomes King. It is a trilogy and I would say a teen book. I think the sister of the prince name is Poppy but I am not sure on that. I don't remember the whole series, so this is all I know. Thanks!


AliviaBaucom
6/30/2016 3:37:13 PM

What is the book where a girl works at a library for her mom and she meets a boy and they read a book without a cover? Also something about the girl likes frozen custard.


jonnilikestowrite
6/29/2016 5:55:11 PM

About two years ago I read this amazing book and it was great, it was about this half-Romanian girl who lived with her mom, her deadbeat step-father, her two sisters, and three brothers I'm pretty sure. And throughout the book she keeps talking about how she once ate spiders and it was disgusting. Anyway, she meets this boy name Logan, I think, and another boy. The other boy was older, in fact he was the older brother of one of her friends boyfriend. So Logan likes the main character very much and is the social outcast of the school but still gives the main character either moped or motorcycle rides to and from school. He eventually invites her over for beer and such, then she sees his dads gun collection. A little later into the story we find out that his dad is obsessed with guns. After her friends boyfriends older brother tries to get in her pants she runs away. I think Logan and her went on a date and it ended up with him beating up this security guard at a lighthouse until the security guard was bruised and bloodied. So him and the main character stop talking for a while until he makes a grand gesture so set off doves in her art class and paint her flowers (roses, I think), so they're finally talking again and then one day at like four am she wants to call him to tell him that she loves him but decides against it and says that she'd call him later. BUT, what she didn't know is that at the same time Logan's dad went crazy and started to threaten to shoot and kill his family. I'm fairly convinced that the dad killed the youngest child and I am sure he killed Logan. Logan died protecting his family and ultimately the dad shot himself when he finished killing a portion of his family. Then when it was announced he died the school held a ceremony for him where the main character disclosed how much she loved him and that all of the people wearing black in the stands, crying and weeping when they didn't even know him were all fakes because they spent so many years tormenting him and ignoring him. So she cursed them out and it was awesome. So I remember most of the book but I can't even remember names and the title and the author? Somebody please help me.


bookshook
6/29/2016 4:22:41 PM

Back in 1965 I was in juvenile hall for truancy and began to read a book in fiction with the approximate text: "Gerald (Not the actual name as I forgot it) was caught eating ants again and Jim, his stepfather, intended to teach Gerald a lesson. He found Gerald but Gerald ran and Jim began to chase him. Gerald headed for the back porch door and Jim slammed the door shut but it was too late as Gerald managed to run through the door and place his hand on the door jamb to pivot and hit the long flight of stairs to escape Jim. Jim stood on the back porch knowing that he could not catch Gerald. Jim thought about looking for Gerald in the future. Looking at the floor and door jamb, Jim knew that all he had to look for was a boy with a missing finger. Gerald's finger was still on the door jamb just as the door slammed shut and severed it. It was on the floor. " Creepy, I know. I was released from incarceration so I could not finish the book. Anyone ever encounter such a creepy paperback?


Celia
6/29/2016 3:20:37 PM

Two books, each of a single first name, one male and one female. Both children Black in the South of north america. The boy, a teenager I think 14, was accused of harming, not sure if he killed, a white girl. the female one I'm not sure but may be the same as the boy. Was written in the last 20 years I think. thanks


Lin
6/29/2016 3:04:51 PM

I seek a book, and this one was given to me long ago, but it has since been lost, and I sought to pick it up again but cannot remember the title or the author for the life of me! I can only vaguely remember the plot, and some of the characters in it. It is an erotic novel, or perhaps it should be described as smut as it does get graphic. It's about this young girl, who discovers her sexuality at a precious age. She becomes promiscuious, but her encounters eventually get her caught and sent away to an all-girls school. As if that could stop her, as she has encounters with another girl, "Cherry", a guard at the school, and even the prude headmistress. Other characters she becomes involved with are her butler, whom she blackmails after catching him stealing the family silver, and even her own brother. Anyone?


Cameron
6/29/2016 1:15:14 AM

Hi. I'm looking for a book I read a few years ago. It was probably written within the last 10 or 15 years, but I'm not positive on that. It's about a boy named John, who's maybe 15 or 16, and has been framed for the murder of a popular girl while at a party. I think John was kind of a loner and this girl was one of the only people at his school that was actually nice to him.John was high/drunk and I think he and the girl had hooked up. When the girl is found to be brutally raped and murdered (it's the next morning and I think John was found in the room with her, having maybe pasted out). He is sure that he didn't kill her, but is charged anyway. Despite being a minor, he is charged as an adult. While in prison, he continues to insist that he is innocent. I remember that he is sexually abused by another inmate, who's called Zebra. There is a scene of John during a visit with his mother where John has to sit on an inflatable donut because he's in too much pain to be able to sit down. His mother is only one that has visited him so far (I feel like he has been there for a number of years when this visit takes place). Somehow,he or his mother convince his sister, Candice, who's a criminal defense attorney, to look into his case (I think she's skeptical about his innocence). The book ends with John being released (I think) when it is found to be John's cousin, Michael, who committed the crime. The knife that killed the girl was in his closet (or had been there at the time of the murder, but I think his mother, John's aunt, helped her son to frame John). Michael for some reason goes by the nickname Woody, at least when the boys were younger. Michael is a police officer and the father of a son with disabilities. That's about all I can remember, but I would really like to find this book. Thanks.


WhizzyWonka
6/28/2016 11:42:04 PM

Hello. I am looking for a book of virtues. It is not by Mr. Bennett. It is hard cover and larger than normal. It is light brown in color and I think that there was a mouse on the cover. I can only remember two stories. One is about a poor mouse family that works hard for their grain but a thief continuously steals it. Finally, a hole is placed/nibbled and the father mouse follows the trail to the lazy mouse's home. The second story is about two sisters. One is lazy and the other hardworking. They were invited to a picnic but the former ended up not attending because she was busy mending her dress. A quote from that story is "Finally she chose her yellow dress because it was missing the least buttons and only had one small tear".


Lois
6/28/2016 5:45:52 PM

I am looking for a book for a friend. She said it was about a girl who lived in an inn or hotel her parents owned, and an old man came every day to tell her stories about another girl about her age, whose name was Rose. Any help in identifying the title or author would be great! Thanks


ashini
6/27/2016 4:55:35 PM

Hi! This is a long shot but I'm looking for a book of bedtime stories I had as a kid. Pretty sure the title was the name of one of the stories in it followed by 'and Other Bedtime Stories'. There was one story I think called The Ship of Dreams. Another about a doll, I think in the picture the doll is wearing a red dress and has brown hair. There was another story about a girl and her clothes, can't remember exactly what it was about. I remember thinking it was a beautifully illustrated book. I really appreciate any comments thank you!!


charlotte12345
6/27/2016 4:46:45 PM

I am looking for a book, I think from 2005/2006 time. It's about a female police officer who has followed her husband to find that he has a secret family/second life, but also finds out he's some sort of criminal. At the end of the story it turns out she's pregnant and also ends up with one of her colleagues. Front cover if I remember rightly was a naked couple cuddling.


lorefreak
6/27/2016 4:37:23 PM

I need help finding a chose tour own adventure book you participate in a tournament for the king/emperor to win freedom ?I think well at the end you are confronted by a dwarf who asks for precious stones topaz diamond etc and if you didn't find them you can't win and must help him ready the the dungeon/labryinth for others (if you made it that far anyway and didn't die from flies the t rex or heat etc etc etc...)


Hazel
6/27/2016 9:17:03 AM

Hi! Looking for a book back in the late 90's from our summer reading list about a girl who goes home for the winter holidays, meet a boy who I think was a friend of her brothers. They end up liking each other, goes ice skating and due to a misunderstanding about another girl entering the picture, they fight. I know they get together at the end but it was definitely a teen story.


SharonP
6/26/2016 7:31:09 PM

To: eapoe I think the book you are looking for might be Cockpit by Jerzy Kosinski.


SharonP
6/26/2016 7:30:06 PM

To: eapoe I think the book you are looking for might be Cockpit by Jerzy Kosinski.


Kez
6/26/2016 2:54:18 PM

Hi, I am looking for a book I read as a boy thirty odd years ago about a reserved boy who joins a street gang and the leader of the gang is a cripple who rides some kind of go car to get around. The reserved boy ends up being a prince of some nation and saves his country. Possibly the gang was the rat boys or something. All sketchy now but I remember really enjoying it and my boy wants to read it.. Thanks...


Amy987239487
6/26/2016 12:41:52 PM

@Cherry - I think you are thinking of Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb


aolmos1207
6/25/2016 11:15:03 PM

Looking for a book from about the 1990's. It is about a small town girl who befriends a boy who is the son of a drunk. The father of the boy attacks her and the fathers son kills him to save her. Years go by and the boy leaves town with a town prostitue and her son. She is killed. I remember the son describes how he tied a rope to his ankle and to the bed then to the dog. In case the police ever found them to take him away. The girl has grown up to be a writer. That's all I remember I think it's supposed to be a romance novel but it was so long ago I'm not sure.


Theresa101
6/25/2016 3:23:08 PM

a book about a girl whose has feelings for her bestfriends brother but her family tries to keep them apart. I think the main character name was Nicky. She and her two sisters were recently united with their family. The girl is pregnant in the end


gzgzgzgz
6/25/2016 11:51:41 AM

Hello, I am looking for a book. I read it ages ago on a holiday and cannot remember the name of the book or the writer. It is a historical romance. ıT was kind of a jane eyre novel. The lord of the house finds out he has a distant relative or someone who is his responsibility. She starts to live with him and he decided to search for a husband for her. Then they fall in love to each other. There was carriage picture on the cover and the publishing date should be before 2012. Thats all I can remember, appreciate your help.


gzgzgzgz
6/25/2016 11:50:03 AM

Hello, I am looking for a book. I read it ages ago on a holiday and cannot remember the name of the book or the writer. It is a historical romance. ıT was kind of a jane eyre novel. The lord of the house finds out he has a distant relative or someone who is his responsibility. She starts to live with him and he decided to search for a husband for her. Then they fall in love to each other. There was carriage picture on the cover and the publishing date should be before 2012. Thats all I can remember, appreciate your help.


KK
6/24/2016 1:56:43 PM

Book: A young girl...tween, she doesn't get along with her mother and is dealing with normal teenage problems when her father gets cancer and ends up dying. That is about all I remember...I just remember reading it in like 1999, and it tore me up and have been wanting to find it again...I know it's not much to go on but thought I would try.


Darla
6/24/2016 12:12:25 AM

I am looking for a how to draw book--no title or author . I picked up a paperback book in 80's. It showed how to draw almost all parts of the body in different stages of aging-from infant to elderly. The cover had various pictures of each I remember a small infant drawing in the corner I think. It showed how to draw muscles, hands and such in different stages of aging. The pictures were nicely detailed not sketchy. I had it till my child used it for a school project and never brought it back home. I want to replace it but I am having trouble finding it ..the book was full of illustrations on almost every page. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks


ldb24
6/23/2016 12:13:10 PM

Oh, and I think when the girl is found in the woods (adding on to previous post!) she acts more like an animal than a human and doesn't talk, growls, etc. and the family that takes her in slowly teaches her how to act like a human. Thanks!!! :D


ldb24
6/23/2016 12:09:33 PM

I'm looking for a book I read as a girl. All I remember is there is a little girl who is found in the woods, she has been alone there for a while, and she is 'adopted' by a family. When they first bring her home they give her a bath and I remember that the bath water was black with dirt. There may or may not have been a girl her age in the adopted family... She goes to school etc, has a hard time and there are parts where she looks in the mirror and sees a beautiful fairy-like woman in the mirror who helps her when she is sad and talks to her. Then if I remember correctly it turns out that woman in the mirror is actually her real mother or herself or something like that? Well that's all I remember but I would really love to get a hold of the story!! Any help would be so very appreciated! Thank you! :D <3


slcrowley
6/22/2016 10:20:38 PM

Looking for a book it was the first book in a series of 3. The first one was about a girl who was a prostitute and had a baby and she meets a man who just lost his wife in childbirth so they agree to get married so that the prostitute can help care for the mans baby. I remember one part of the book the kids get attacked by bees and one of them ends up during from to many bee stings.


Jen
6/22/2016 9:56:34 PM

I'm looking for two books because my memory sucks. First one is an ebook I read online a few years ago. It's about a girl who comes home from school to find out she has an arranged marriage. She moves in with the guy and his family, who are some type of royalty and I think he's a vampire? They end up getting an apartment together and I specifically remember a scene where they get in a fight and she goes for a walk by herself and the dude is freaking out. It was a PDF book, I don't think it was published but I enjoyed it. Second book I read as a kid that has toyed with my memory for 20 years. It's about a girl who's parents died and she goes to live with her uncle I think in a big old creepy house. House is haunted, she's standing outside and looks up to see a young girls face in the 2nd floor window. I think the book had a yellow and brown cover. The little girl was a brunette. Sorry I know that's not a lot. I read it in late 80's early 90's. This book has drove me nuts for years!! Any help would be much appreciated!!!


Catherine101
6/22/2016 3:49:12 PM

I am Looking for a book. I do not know the name or the author. It is Adult/Romance. Its about this girl and her friend that goes on vacation on a small island. While one night the girl goes for a swim and see this hot guy. She brushes it off and goes to this restaurant. The Guy that owns the restaurant ends up being the hot guy brothers. His name is Jess. Well they hit it off but he won't tell her what he does for a living expect that he travels a lot. Oh and he has a thing about turtles. In the middle of the book when she is going around town on the island she sees Jess talking to this blonde girl. She brushes it off though. Well her vacation ends but they are going to try to have a long distance relationship. In the second book she finds him at her job(shes a photographer) as a model. Also finds out the blond is his ex and that he has a kid and the blond (Chloe) is the mother. Chloe trys to get Jess back. She also finds out that Chloe and Jess are married. Well by the end of the book the photographer ends up pregnant, Chloe gives up hopes of getting Jess back. And Jess ends up being a great parent. Please Help me! I am going crazy trying to find this book!


Catherine101
6/22/2016 3:48:35 PM

I am Looking for a book. I do not know the name or the author. It is Adult/Romance. Its about this girl and her friend that goes on vacation on a small island. While one night the girl goes for a swim and see this hot guy. She brushes it off and goes to this restaurant. The Guy that owns the restaurant ends up being the hot guy brothers. His name is Jess. Well they hit it off but he won't tell her what he does for a living expect that he travels a lot. Oh and he has a thing about turtles. In the middle of the book when she is going around town on the island she sees Jess talking to this blonde girl. She brushes it off though. Well her vacation ends but they are going to try to have a long distance relationship. In the second book she finds him at her job(shes a photographer) as a model. Also finds out the blond is his ex and that he has a kid and the blond (Chloe) is the mother. Chloe trys to get Jess back. She also finds out that Chloe and Jess are married. Well by the end of the book the photographer ends up pregnant, Chloe gives up hopes of getting Jess back. And Jess ends up being a great parent. Please Help me! I am going crazy trying to find this book!


Erika
6/22/2016 12:37:54 PM

Also looking for a young adult or children's book. The only things I can remember. Is the main character is a young girl. She has a hideout under her front porch behind lattice. There may have been raspberries . Also, her father buys one of the first automobiles in her town.


Erika
6/22/2016 12:22:13 PM

Looking for a book I listened to on audio. I believe it was around 2005. The character speaking was a man. It starts off where he is going into a building and is accused of some thing I believe mistaken identity. He flees. There is a woman involved. They end up in the same places. It is government related. He travels in Europe and I know he spends a lot of time in Italy, because the character ended up speaking in an Italian accent, pretending to be Italian. Thats all I can remember. Thanks.


Bexline
6/22/2016 11:25:50 AM

I'm looking for a story that was told to me many times as a kid. As this story may not be accurate, here is what it's about... A king had three daughters; a brunette, a redhead and a blonde. One day this man went to the kind to ask for one of his daughters to marry. So the man married the blonde. He lived in a large home with one room she as forbidden to enter. He poisened her with tea. He then asked the kind to marry his second daughter. He marryed the redhead..... (same story as with the blonde). He asked to marry the brunette. But was not successful in murdering her, as she would outwit him. At the end, he dies and they hung his body in tree. This story could be far-off the original sorry but maybe you can help. Thanks!


eapoe
6/21/2016 11:04:00 PM

I am looking for a novel that I remember little about but it haunts me......it was about a spy who is completely weird, hides in his girlfriends house, and watches who she has sex with. The character also kills someone by having them stand in front of a fighter jet while he triggers the radar, thus giving the person cancer later in life (see, I told you it was weird). That's about all I remember, I keep thinking it was a foreign writer, but I could be mistaken. I would really like to retread this book, But have no clue as to tittle or author. Help!!


DumbledoreLassie
6/20/2016 5:43:14 PM

I am looking for a juvenile book (sorry, I don't know the title) that was published in the 1980s or 1990s (it was read to me in 1991/1992). It revolves around a teenager (I am pretty sure in high school) who was adopted as a baby who is diagnosed with cancer. She needs I think a bone marrow transplant, so she needs to find her biological parents. I think the tagline on the cover was 'Why me?'


DumbledoreLassie
6/20/2016 5:38:34 PM

plainbelliedsneetch, thank you so much!! That is exactly the book I was looking for!! You are awesome!! I need to ask though: did you know the book from my description, or did you use some search tools online to discover the book? If it was the latter, can you please direct me to it?


steph93
6/20/2016 2:22:06 PM

I am looking for a children's book of short stories that was around in 1954. Don't known much about it but one of the stories in it was called Panda and the Wishing Apple. Any help or suggestions in finding greatly appreciated!


cyllan
6/20/2016 11:47:25 AM

I am looking for a book (trilogy) that I read in the 1990's. It is sci-fi/Fantasy - starts out with a group of people who awake from cryogenic sleep. They awake a couple hundred? years in the future. Trees are big. Most of the group is killed immediately as the world has changed. The story is about the survivors - I recall one (female) becoming a warrior and she had two fighting dogs. All help is appreciated!


KalliRingelberg
6/20/2016 8:06:10 AM

I am looking for a book that would be at least a few years old, about a man who loses his head and then sews it back on and lives his life. It may contain the word "American" in the title. Any help would be much appreciated.


jill
6/19/2016 9:12:53 PM

When I was a kid (mid nineties) I read a book about some kids who, I believe had just moved. There was an apple orchard, a cider mill, and ghosts. I think the kids died at the end or turned out to be ghosts all along. I've been trying to remember this book for years and nobody has ever heard of it! It was a children's chapter book.


ataman
6/18/2016 1:43:37 PM

I'm trying to find the title of a book I read years ago. Cannot remember much of it, but think it's a classic. It's about this couple holidaying in Mediterranean Europe (about the 1930s I would guess, but could be wrong) who begin an unconventional sexual relationship, and start to share the same physical identity (i.e. they both cut their hair short and dye it blonde, they wear androgynous clothes). That's all I can remember. Any suggestions of the title would be much appreciated. Thanks


cookie
6/18/2016 1:22:02 PM

Hello everyone. I'm looking for a book I read almost 30 years ago. It's a young adult novel, realistic fiction, set in the Depression. It's about a girl who is constantly afraid of being kidnapped and she goes on vacation to the country with her family. She actually does get kidnapped by a moonshiner, but she's okay. Her father is a pastor, I think. She has an adopted sister. The girl explores her feelings and fears. The book was very well written and I would love to share it with my daughter who is 12 years old. Thank you!


Notsoblondie16
6/18/2016 9:13:51 AM

Hi, I am looking for two stories that got deleted off my wattpad account years and I can't remember the names. The first on is about a wealthy girl who owns a bar and hired a navy seal to be a security person and make the bar safer, eventually they start a relationship and start calling each other by the names barbie and G.I Joe, and in the end they adopt a little girl who has cancer. The second story is about a girl named Selene or Selena and she live with a pack but her mate rejects her because her wolf gene is dormant, she runs away and ends up at a bar and meets a guy who's name is damien or something like that and her gets her drunk and takes her, she finds out he is a vampire and after multiple time of him feeding on her she goes to his coven with him and becomes a vampire herself.


Cherry
6/18/2016 12:51:16 AM

I'm looking for a novel I read ages ago - probably in the 90's. Don't know when it was published though. It was about a man who was bored, married and had a boring, dead end job in London. He considered himself a 'little grey man' and used to catch the train to work (in London??) every day. Then one day he comes home and at a dinner party his wife puts on he has a meltdown, acts really badly and I can't remember what, except pretty soon after that, maybe even the next day he just leaves his job and takes off travelling - mainly just in England and then I think to the continent too (Europe). He has various adventures, and then comes home (wife etc obviously now around) and then realises he doesn't want to be home and makes some arrangement with a truck driver to take him off on more travels. That's where the book ends. The title I am sure had something to do with Goodbye Moonlight or something and I was certain it was written by Dirk Bogarde - but I cannot find it listed when I search his books. At any rate, it was definitely an actor who wrote it because I remember being surprised, not realising that he also wrote books. I originally read it because it was in a bookshelf at my dad's house, but as I say, that was years ago. Does anyone have any idea what this book is? Thanks!


sgrossni
6/17/2016 1:13:40 PM

NEED HELP! I have been looking for a book for so many years - does it sound familiar to anyone? It's a children's book, from the 80s I believe. It's about a little girl, and is beautifully illustrated with images of fall/autumn from what I remember. It's just really about this girl's life - I remember she talks about tracing the patterns of a rug with her finger, I think about splashing in puddles or something with rain, maybe something with fall leaves. It was a hardback book, horizontally read. The cover, if I remember correctly, had a picture of the girl and fall leaves in a frame, then the rest was purple maybe? ANY INFO would be so helpful! I've looked everywhere online but don't get far without the title or author - thank you!


Tiamet
6/17/2016 8:13:58 AM

So, I'm looking for this book I read as a child,it was shorter, like a children's book. It was set around some war time, and this mother sends her daughter into the woods because of an attack (?), she sends her with a piece of cake, and says to eat a bite a day, and come home when it is gone. Through girl meets these people in the woods, I think k there were thinking girls, and stays with them, and eventually finishes the cake, and when she returns home, years and years have passed, and her mother is old, and thought the girl had died.


Alison
6/17/2016 2:22:03 AM

Trying to find the name of a book I read in 1982 - pretty graphic with a teen brother and sister trying to fit in with the cool crowd by joining their sex club - Any info would be welcome


bayelfire
6/17/2016 1:07:50 AM

Okay so, I've been trying to find this book for awhile now, but the problem is I can't remember the name or author.. Or hardly what it's about. I'm not even sure if the details I DO remember are right. I'm pretty sure it had two sisters in it, I don't think they got along. Ones name was Susan? She wasn't the "good" one I think. They lived in some town and their parents (I think) worked in some kind of factory. (Mill factory maybe?) and I think at one point when things were happening in the book, the factory burned down. And I remember something about one of the sisters being out in the town when it was dark, and that was bad I think, because of whatever was happening in the book. Like I said I don't know if this info is even right but it's what I think I can remember. If anyone possibly knows of it, I'd love that! I think it was written between 2000-2009. Again sorry for the awful details.


JasminNichole
6/16/2016 11:40:52 PM

I am searching for book that I read around 8-10 years ago. It was about a young girl who had an amazing ability of storytelling and recalling memories. Her mother died while giving birth leaving the father to take care of her alone. She was smarter than the kids at school and even out smarted her teacher at times. She also had a friend (boy) he never spoke to anyone, not even his own mother since the day his father mysteriously disappeared. There is a tree next to her window that her mother planted before her birth that is extremely important. I don't remember if it was a cherry or apple tree... but one day her friend goes missing (the boy) and this talking bird appears. I believe this tree is a portal into another world. A dreamland of sorts and she ventures with the bird to find her friend. I believe they also find the boys father, who is the creator of the dreamworld and an evil scientist or something.


outlier
6/16/2016 10:57:12 PM

collegestudentwholovesbooks: The 2nd book series that you are looking for is by Cynthia Voigt. The First one is Homecoming, the 2nd (Newbery winner) is Dicey's Song. There are several others that are also excellent including Solitary Blue.


plainbelliedsneetch
6/16/2016 9:24:17 PM

DumbledoreLassie- That sounds like Welcome Home, Jellybean.


plainbelliedsneetch
6/16/2016 9:14:03 PM

Hailey- Was it The Seventh Princess? https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/372986.The_Seventh_Princess


Lotvs
6/16/2016 8:20:10 PM

I really don't remember much about the book I read, which never happens. It's definitely a tip-of-the-tongue moment. The book was a Young Adult novel written somewhat recently (not older than 2-3 years) and I can only remember one specific part of the book. Basically, this girl is at a track meet or race and her boyfriend (I'm guessing...can't really remember) comes running by and she cheers/yells his name and he trips/falls and he gets up and keeps running. I'm really bad at descriptions and there's probably no way that anyone will know what this book is but I CANNOT remember this book for the life of me and I just thought I'd give it a chance.


ForgettingB00ks
6/16/2016 3:46:37 PM

I remember a book about children (not that young) who were playing a cricket/baseball game with zombies or maybe one of the kids was a zombie. I think that it was part of a children horror series. The book looked quite old, but it had some illustrations. I remember another book from the same series which had pages on every monster you could think of! I remember there was a page on a Cyclops and one on a Cupid (I think), and their pictures were a bit creepy (I was a kid). And there were lots of other monsters! I have a feeling that the Zombie book had a camp in it, maybe? I remember that in a front cover the kids were together and one of them looked creepy. I can't remember much, but I really want to know the book/or series. Perhaps it was out at the same time as Goosebumps, or maybe before? I think that there was a book dedicated to each monster.


Melissa
6/16/2016 3:05:42 PM

I read a book quite a few years ago, but would like to read it again. What I can remember is that there is a young girl traveling in a gypsy camp with, I believe her mother. Her mother is trying to keep something from her though about her extended family, and how they are jewelry designers. At one point I believe she finds out about them, and goes to live with them. Other than that I can't remember much.


ForgettingB00ks
6/16/2016 3:00:13 PM

I remember a book about an alien-like creature (I think) who comes to visit a human girl. Together, they swim under the sea, or perhaps they were in a submarine. (I'm not sure!)In the book somewhere, there were instructions for making an origami whale. I had this book when I was in primary school, but I never saw it again after I moved. I can't remember any more details... does any of that ring a bell?


Kylha
6/16/2016 1:40:30 PM

To Hailey- I owned this book as a kid, but can't remember the title either, but I have a few more details about it. Each year a new, ordinary girl is chosen to be a princess. I seem to remember her having to sign a contract while riding in a carriage to the castle. A dwarf is her guard, and becomes her friend. Each year the princess goes missing, which is why a new one is always needed. The newest princess finds out they are being turned into giant golden creatures- I think birds of some type like a roc. The dwarf helps the princess break the sorcerer's pattern, and not only isn't turned into the creature, but all the other princesses get their human bodies back. I recall that the cover has the newest princess, maybe in jeans?, standing at a window with the dwarf, and I think they could see one of the golden creatures in the sky. The book is from the '70's, '80's, or '90's (I know, not a lot of help there). I too would love to find this book again.


Buffalo
6/14/2016 7:42:27 PM

I am looking for a book that I read within the last year, but I can't remember its name or the author. The wife knows that her husband had a woman earlier in his life that was the love of his life. That woman wants him to send her a visa...


Ashaa
6/14/2016 2:09:40 PM

I read this book about a girl whos friends and family are killed and she becomes a tragic heroine in the book every one wants to protect her as the killer is getting closer and killing more people. However the big twist is that she is the killer she is the one who killed everyone including her family. its the first book i read where the main character is a killer. i have been looking for this for a while. If anyone knows please let me know.


Ashaa
6/14/2016 1:55:20 PM

I read this book about a girl whos friends and family are killed and she becomes a tragic heroine in the book every one wanta to protect her as the killer is getting closer and killing more people. However the big is that she is the killer she is the one who killed everyone including her family. its the first boook i read where the main character is is killer. i have been looking for this for a while. If anyone knows please let me know.


hailey
6/13/2016 9:20:47 PM

There is a book about a kingdom who picks a girl from the village to become a princess the guard in charge takes the princesses to a witch who turns them into monsters that look like gold pterodactyls. If you know the name of this book please please tell me. :)


Sarah
6/13/2016 8:10:25 PM

I read this book about four years ago. The novel is about a girl who has no parents and is raised by a robot. She leaves her home and goes to travel through what seems to be space. She gets in trouble along the way, and meets some alien friends. One who gives her something to breathe in and she can understand all alien languages. It ends with a cliffhanger and she finds where her people last lived. Thank You so Much!!


Josie
6/13/2016 5:42:36 AM

I read a book as a child that was something about a Mumma bear and her two cubs. Out in the wild, it had just being hibernation and now they had to look for food. I think the sister cub had a name starting with K and there was something about learning to hunt for salmon in the stream and such. I think I remember the authors last name beginning with an O aswell. Not 100% on these facts but have being searching for the title for years to no avail. Any help would be appreciated!


angb9110
6/13/2016 12:34:02 AM

So I've been searching for this book that I read a long time ago for years now. I don't remember a lot of the details. But I know that it's about a teen girl named Sara who is pregnant and meets a boy who ends up riding a bike a long way to see her. And they end up in a relationship. I know it's very vague but I loved this book and can not remember the name or author. I though it was called Sara but I cant seem to fin it with that title so I could be wrong.


Landor7
6/12/2016 4:22:25 PM

The book its about a human like robot name Robin (I think?) that can only reads human minds when people talk.


cheerio21599
6/11/2016 10:10:18 AM

I'm looking for a book I read late 80's early 90's. A girl, her father and (and I think brother) move to a new house. I want to say it was a lighthouse, but I can't remember. She finds old love letters and pictures. When she looks at the pictures the image starts moving as if she can see what was happening when the picture was taken. Then she smells roses and faints. I want to say The Boy in the Lake or something like that. The boy is a ghost and can talk her I think. If memory serves, the cover was foggy blue and had a boy standing in a small body of water (lake, pond, etc.) and he was looking at a big house. I sure hope someone can help. I have been looking for this book for about 15 years. I'm starting to think I imagined it.


ehayes21
6/11/2016 4:59:27 AM

Hi! I'm looking for a book that I read when I was younger (late 90s, early 2000s but I'm not sure if that's when it was written.) It's about a princess, I think her name is Sophie (???), who lives in a book and she and her family and friends act out the story whenever someone reads the book. When The Reader's brother accidentally burns the book, the princess and her family have to run away into a sort of an in between world and learn how to live as regular people. The princess tries to find a way back to their book and ends up being able to go into The Reader's dreams and befriend her then convinces her to rewrite the book for them. I feel like the title may have the word "adventure" in it somewhere.


kat
6/10/2016 12:45:17 AM

I'm looking for a book (or books) from the 80s or 90s. Young adult/teen murder/horror. I think i read at least two in the same series. a group of high school kids/friends. someone gets murdered (think it's a guy). it had some sex in it but nothing graphic. kinda whodunit and then the second one i read was a follow-up. sort of like the big chill - they meet up years later and somebody else dies. ring a bell?


Taylor
6/9/2016 3:48:25 PM

I'm searching for a book I read in my early teens it's going adult fiction a young lady goes to an island(i believe) to be a caretaker of a young girl. She starts seeing a man whom the young girl liked and the girl gets jealous. Later you find out the young girl had killed her sister for the exact same reason and she was really an old lady who had stopped aging cause she was traumatized from killing her sister.


Mikey
6/9/2016 1:44:22 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a science fiction book for older kids: I'm sure it is called "The ______ Birds" (I remembered it being called The Fire Birds, but this brings up nothing at all online). From what I remember, either a country or the whole world was being terrorised by these fire-breathing birds, which would set fire to whole towns etc. A group of people eventually capture one and find out it's actually a machine. They somehow find their way to the place where these birds are being controlled from (via a bank of tv screens, which show everything from the birds' view), and they make all the birds crash to the ground. It turns out the birds were controlled by aliens who are trying take over the country/world. I didn't finish the book, but as far as I can remember, after the birds were destroyed, the aliens create mechanical spiders to terrorise the people. I'd love to know what this book is, so I can find out what happens. Thanks


wonderbrat31
6/6/2016 11:51:37 AM

I am looking for a story I read years ago. I forget a lot of the specifics, but I believe it was about a woman who had some wrong committed against someone in her family. She thought she knew the man who did it, but she was wrong. She decided to punish him, and she was somehow able to imprison him and render him unable to speak or move, but he was still alive. It was somehow poetic justice for what she thought he did to her family member. I remember that, at the end of the story, she was reading to him, and he wanted to scream and tell her she had the wrong person, but he couldn't, and he was basically stuck there with her reading to him for eternity or something. Ring any bells?


Awais
6/5/2016 5:37:25 PM

Hi, I am looking for a book series in which the main character finds a long lost wizard/Alexandria type Library in an other dimension. He also finds a wizard Staff of great power and i also think the staff had some kind of consciousness. There was also a magical ex-caliber type sword and dragon like creatures(or maybe dragons). I read these series long ago(4-5 years) and can't seem to remember the name. Plz help!!


littlemizzy
6/5/2016 5:48:32 AM

I'm looking for I book I read a while ago its about a wife that under goes plastic surgery to look like an Egyptian godless that her husband is obsessed with in order to try and keep his affections. The wife then finds out that her husband has been cheating on her and they do some awful things to each other, the husband skins her beloved pet and makes it into an item of clothing and gives it to her as a gift. sorry that is as far as my memory will allow me to remember thank you in advance for any help that may be given on helping me find this book


nick209
6/3/2016 12:40:35 PM

I'm trying to find a book my mother read back in 1970-1985. its about a couple that goes hiking in the woods and a killer starts hunting them, the boyfriend dies and the girl get held captive and falls in love with the killer. the killer ends up being a detective who was lead investigator on the case. I believe the name of the book was the possession but I can't find anything on it. Doesn't really sound like my cup of tea but I wanna get it as a gift for my mother.


nathan1001
6/2/2016 1:01:39 PM

Im looking for a book about a duke named alexander he is a playboy but also impotent... And he buys a farm house or he wants to buy it I guess... But it belongs to a normal farm girl... His 1st night or thereabout was awakward i think they shared a bed with some sort of demarcation. But in the end he left and came back only to find out he has a kid with the girl and thats how it ended.


nathan1001
6/2/2016 1:00:11 PM

Im looking for a book about a duke named alexander he is a playboy but also impotent... And he buys a farm house or he wants to buy it I guess... But it belongs to a normal farm girl... His 1st night or thereabout was awakward i think they shared a bed with some sort of demarcation. But in the end he left and came back only to find out he has a kid with the girl and thats how it ended.


Sylvian
6/1/2016 4:24:53 PM

I'm looking for a book I read a long time ago (this may be a book from Britain) about a deformed, or disabled man who lives alone, and is shy and scared of people. He keeps or makes some miniature figurines of people he sees. I think he uses some kind of magnifying device, either to look through the window or to see the figures he makes. It ends badly, with him going insane and his creation being destroyed somehow. I think he falls in love with a woman and makes a figurine of her too. It's a very good story, I can't remember any more.


Krzykitty05
5/31/2016 6:35:08 PM

The book I am looking for I read back in 1986. It was about a girl Gweneth(?) Who was sold to a brothel by family members I think, Uncle maybe. She was given to a rich man who was told she was not a virgin when actually she was. She ended up getting pregnant. The rich man didn't want her a first but then came to take her to a better life. It was fairly erotic.


sarahjane1725
5/31/2016 3:02:19 PM

I am looking for this book that I read a long time ago about a girl who went with her parents to scotland and was used as a serving girl while her parents was treated as lards and lady of the keep she went to the well to draw water and was pushed in and ends up back in time and falls in love the lord of the keep who has a daughter that she ends up taking care of while taking the girl for a walk she gets kidnapped by a rival clan. it is a really good book and I want to read it again if anyone has read something similar please let me know!!


Alexus
5/31/2016 2:05:28 PM

Hey, I am looking for a book a I read a few years ago. It is about three big women. One is a red head who lacks confidence and is being left by her husband. She befriends and rooms with an African American woman who is also big, but has all the confidence and seeks to help her friend find this. They both work in a store in Washington D.C. They befriend a Latina woman who is also a new anchor. She is not big, but instead beautiful. She struggles with her weight and it is found out that she is bulimic.


Alexus
5/31/2016 2:04:56 PM

Hey, I am looking for a book a I read a few years ago. It is about three big women. One is a red head who lacks confidence and is being left by her husband. She befriends and rooms with an African American woman who is also big, but has all the confidence and seeks to help her friend find this. They both work in a store in Washington D.C. They befriend a Latina woman who is also a new anchor. She is not big, but instead beautiful. She struggles with her weight and it is found out that she is bulimic.


Brenda
5/31/2016 12:23:51 PM

I read a series about sheikhs. A set of brothers with a bodyguard who went to an Ivy League school (Harvard?) Became friends with some guys from Texas I think ~ went there for a party, met one of the sisters maybe and that began a relationship and story that went through all of them eventually getting into relationships ~ even the bodyguard because one of the girl's friends was a feisty federal agent or something like that??? Ugh...this is killing me that I can't remember and I have googled every sheikh series out there. Thank you for your help.


Brenda
5/31/2016 12:23:16 PM

I read a series about sheikhs. A set of brothers with a bodyguard who went to an Ivy League school (Harvard?) Became friends with some guys from Texas I think ~ went there for a party, met one of the sisters maybe and that began a relationship and story that went through all of them eventually getting into relationships ~ even the bodyguard because one of the girl's friends was a feisty federal agent or something like that??? Ugh...this is killing me that I can't remember and I have googled every sheikh series out there. Thank you for your help.


Brenda
5/31/2016 12:22:44 PM

I read a series about sheikhs. A set of brothers with a bodyguard who went to an Ivy League school (Harvard?) Became friends with some guys from Texas I think ~ went there for a party, met one of the sisters maybe and that began a relationship and story that went through all of them eventually getting into relationships ~ even the bodyguard because one of the girl's friends was a feisty federal agent or something like that??? Ugh...this is killing me that I can't remember and I have googled every sheikh series out there. Thank you for your help.


tania
5/30/2016 9:42:08 PM

@ Michael - could it be the magic faraway tree by Enid Blyton?


Roxy
5/30/2016 9:00:39 PM

Hi!!! Please someone help me out here am looking for a book about three sisters and one of the sisters is in love with the brother in law but it so happens the brother in law apparently married the wrong sister now years later their grandfather or maybe a relative of theirs calls them back to their home town and said brother in law is back as well. Thanx


Tracey
5/30/2016 8:25:40 PM

I'm looking for a book I read in the 90's. I think it was a Harlequin Romance about a woman who had been raped and beaten by her stepfather. She was pregnant at the time although her boyfriend didn't know. She was found clutching a piece of her stepfather so shirt. Her boyfriend lost track of her. He later became an author. She was terrified of storms.


bobblehead
5/30/2016 8:13:08 PM

Looking for a book (obviously) I remember having this when I was about 8/9 It was a picture book - no words. The front cover had a massive house or, looked like a mansion or apartments even, the background was white and it was a hardback copy. When you flip through the pages you get to see what everyone is doing in each room on each floor. Right from the basement to the roof. It was if you took away the front of the house so you can everything was happening. The book starts off in the morning and you get to following what is happening in the house during the course of the day. I think at the end there is a party on one of the floors. From what I can remember I think the book is called "Our House" but I've had no luck when I search through google. If anyone can help it would be GREATLY appreciated.Looking for a book (obviously) I remember having this when I was about 8/9 It was a picture book - no words. The front cover had a massive house or, looked like a mansion or apartments even, the background was white and it was a hardback copy. When you flip through the pages you get to see what everyone is doing in each room on each floor. Right from the basement to the roof. It was if you took away the front of the house so you can everything was happening. The book starts off in the morning and you get to following what is happening in the house during the course of the day. I think at the end there is a party on one of the floors. From what I can remember I think the book is called "Our House" but I've had no luck when I search through google. If anyone can help it would be GREATLY appreciated. Thank you.


Jane
5/30/2016 5:25:45 PM

Kate, was it Miss Farrich and the little Greenses? #


Michael
5/30/2016 4:36:30 PM

I'm looking for an old book which must of read 40years ago. IT'S about a child which could climb a special tree and go out on the branches to different lands. I think one land was a sweets land. Thanks in advance.


tatianamoon
5/30/2016 1:35:22 AM

Oh yes , and set in San Fran! 👍🏼


tatianamoon
5/30/2016 1:33:36 AM

I'm looking for a title from the 70's or 80's that I read in the mid 80s. It was a historical bodice ripper set possibly in the 1700 or 1800's. The heroine lives with her father who is maybe a shipping magnate.


Anne
5/29/2016 1:28:10 PM

I have been looking for a series of books in which main character is a house on a beach. The books go though the history of the house from the rich young couple who first lived there to modern times. Each book has different occupants from nuns to an early union group. The cover always showed the house from various ethnic angles. Can't remember the writers name but would love to find them again. Anne


Sarah
5/28/2016 10:47:30 PM

I'm looking for a book I read a few years ago. It's main character is a boy, his autistic little brother and a girl who the boy falls in love with. She loves him too. There is even a part where they kiss through a fence. They try their hardest bot to be noticed till they get a haircut and become really good looking. The boys have a bad home situation, living in a run down house/motel?just moved to town. With a crap dad. Dad rries to force them to leave then there is an accident and dad dies. Idk what happens after that.


Kelli
5/28/2016 5:57:19 PM

I'm looking for a book about a young girl who goes out into her backyard one night which borders on the woods, and as she crosses into the woods from her yard she either travels back in time or crosses over some time continuum and ends up with some tribe that gives her a native american name. For some reason, wolves in the story come to mind. And another thing about the book was when she is described in the beginning of the book she is wearing some sort of anorak jacket with lots of pockets. I read it sometime between 1990 and 1999.


Julia713
5/28/2016 12:11:47 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a children's/young adult book. I don't know the title or author, and my memory of the plot is limited. I remember the main character (almost 100% sure it is a male) falls asleep and wakes up in completely other places, usually bad situations. I faintly recall one of them being a prison. I apologize for the vague description!


Erron
5/28/2016 5:54:22 AM

I'm looking for a book in which the main character is the middle child of a special family. She is the "normal" one. She is taken out of normal school. Her parents make her go to the school that her grandfather started for special kids. Powerfully gifted kids get abducted. She meets a boy who can use telekenises on himself and block others powers.


Erron
5/28/2016 5:52:43 AM

I'm looking for a book in which the main character is the middle child of a special family. She is the "normal" one. She is taken out of normal school. Her parents make her go to the school that her grandfather started for special kids. Powerfully gifted kids get abducted. She meets a boy who can use telekenises on himself and block others powers.


Simon
5/28/2016 3:16:52 AM

I'm looking for a book in which a boy is sold a little statue at a market. It turns out the statue is cursed and all sorts of bad things start happening around it, for exemple the boy's friend's house burns down.


Kate
5/27/2016 11:43:05 AM

To Kylha. No, the one series is actually called Miss Piggle Wiggle which I realized after typing the request and googled that name. The series you mentioned is not the other one I was looking for, yet I am now eager to read the Nurse Matilda Books. I just posted a new request for the witch book. I remember the witch was thin and on a broom on the cover. Thanks for your help.


Kate
5/27/2016 11:29:42 AM

I am looking for a book from the 1950's about a witch who takes children on adventures. She may be their babysitter. Thanks.


MissAlexa
5/27/2016 9:39:47 AM

@msmarymac I believe the book you are looking for is "Touch" by Alexi Zentner.


carleen
5/27/2016 4:09:12 AM

Hi, I'm trying to find a historical romance where the hero became a member of the peer and inherited the title from an older distant relative. This hero cannot read but he seems to be smart and perceptive. He travelled outside England before the start of the novel where he discovered that he likes hot chocolates. The heroine in this case was the widow of the deceased peer. She was imprisoned before the start of the story. She was freed and became the tutor of the hero because the latter lacks social grace and is somewhat too nice and naive. There was one scene where the hero was trying to read a book while innocently drinking a hot chocolate drink, and the widow could not help herself and is actually lusting over him. Then the widow became the hero's lover and became pregnant with his child. I've been looking for this book for the past 10 years. Hope someone will help me find it. pls email me at carleenaguila@gmail.com


Darlin
5/27/2016 2:51:48 AM

Looking for1970s or 80s novel about ghost ofFionas rock..McBeatty clan..


msmarymac
5/27/2016 12:48:57 AM

I'm trying to find a book I read a few years ago. The story is mainly about a young man, I think a pastor, and his family. The story is told about his family through flashbacks. Major points: Takes place in western Canada, I think. Grandfather was a lumber jack or something. I think the family is Indian. His little sister dies by falling through ice on a river as a kid. Grand parents get caught in a blizzard and end up killing the man who is staying with them while they are trapped (they eat him). Their house burns down--grandfather thinks he's cursed. I think at one point a female character in the book gets lost in the snow only a few feet from the church porch and dies. It's super tragic, I've been trying to remember the name of it for years.


Kylha
5/26/2016 6:09:06 PM

Stupid spell check!! That message to 'Nate' should have been for Kate.


Kylha
5/26/2016 6:03:53 PM

Nate- could one of those have been the 'Nurse Matilda's books? There are three in the series, if I remember correctly.


trishfish
5/26/2016 1:44:06 PM

fictional book about a girl who cannot remember her childhood, raised by her aunt who is actually her mother, her father is dead, they are hiding from someone, she has flashbacks. I read it about 7-10 years ago.


trishfish
5/26/2016 1:41:07 PM

fictional book about a girl who cannot remember her childhood, raised by her aunt who is actually her mother, her father is dead, they are hiding from someone, she has flashbacks. I read it about 7-10 years ago.


Kate
5/26/2016 11:43:44 AM

Hi. I have been looking for a book I read in the 50's about a nanny that has magical powers. There were actually two different series I read, one of the nannies could fly. I seem to remember one might have been called Mrs. Piggle Wiggle or something like that. Does anyone remember these books?


CharlotteGroen
5/26/2016 7:38:24 AM

Hi As many of you I am also searching for a book. It's actually a series. Book one is about this small town that's just the other side of a highway and there is this boy. And behind this hill, by the town, is a school (i think its a boarding school??). In this school there is one rule that you may not enter the dungeons. This boy was curious and went to go look inside. There he found a book. i don't know if someone told him about this book? I really can't remember. Anyways he starts writing a story in this book and what he writes are getting real in this small town on the other side of the hill. He then showed it to this girl he liked and one of his best friends. They also start writing in the book. As they were writing there was these worms on the walls that was growing as they wrote the story. So in the end the boy from he town also wrote in the book, and the girl and boy from the school and they got powers some how from the book. In book two the boy from the town was blind but can show you stuff that you've never seen before if you look in his eyes, so he always wears sunglasses. The girl can force you to do things with the way she talks. The first boys best friend can read minds. And the boy who found the book first is this bad guy that forces people to kill each other and to be against each other.. That's how far i got with the book. Sorry guys i know it's not much information but that's all I can remember. Please if someone can please help me. I don't know if there is a book 3 tho. Thank you :)


DumbledoreLassie
5/25/2016 1:06:24 PM

I am looking for a juvenile book (sorry, I don't know the title) that was published in the 1980s or 1990s (it was read to me in 1991/1992). The main character and narrator is a young boy named Neil/Neal. The book revolves around his mentally disabled sister returning home. One incidence is when she presses the emergency button in the elevator (because it was the biggest and brightest button of all). I think his parents get a divorce, or maybe separate, and at one point his dad shaves his mustache off.


lp97
5/25/2016 1:28:11 AM

Hi! I've been trying to find this book for a while. It's a Young Adult book based in high school. There's this girl who does something, I can't remember what, and to avoid being told on she has to go exactly what this girl says. She has to wear what they tell her to wear and she can't talk to this boy friend of hers. He tries to get her to tell him what's going on but the girl group told her that if she told him, they were going to hurt her friend. Also, later on in the book, she was caught in the storage room kissing that same boy by some jock or someone. Everything turns out okay in the end but I just can't remember what it's called.


kiki
5/24/2016 10:57:33 PM

Hi! I'm looking for this book I read years ago. I believe it only had one book but still.. It's about this girl and she's part of a group of other witches and there's like a rule that the girl witches and boy witches can't date or something. But her and one of the boys see each other secretly and I can't remember the In between but then at the end something happens and the boy goes to hell and the girl dates one of the other boys.


Newbeeie
5/23/2016 9:06:40 PM

The book that I've been trying to find for years seemed to be about a girl who wakes up after a 9-year coma, all of her family got older, but she stayed the same. She had also seen a man's ghost in her window. I believe it could've been called "The Red Door", even having a red door on the cover. But I haven't found anything! Oh please someone help if they have any ideas.


Mikey
5/23/2016 5:51:17 AM

Hi, I know this is probably a long-shot, but I'm trying to trace a school textbook for Spanish learners: I remember it from school in the early 1980s, so I'm guessing it was probably published in the 1970s: the book was all about a British boy who goes to live in Spain with a Spanish family for a holiday. I'm sure the cover of the book was orange. If anyone knows the name of this book I'd be really grateful. Thanks


ql
5/22/2016 7:31:02 PM

I have been looking for one book for many years. This book I read 20 years ago. This story is about a girl who is daughter of a star, her mom never at home and she live in a mansion with everything fancy and she has an attitude too. She is not nice to anybody. One day when she try to buy a sunglasses, she got kidnapped. And those people hit her, make her listen to them and somehow she escaped and after that she all change, she became a different person. I would be thankful for anyone can help me find the title of that book.


Cheryl
5/22/2016 7:27:35 PM

I am looking for a children's book about a mean man who dies. He is cremated and his urn is on the mantle of the fireplace. The urn falls and the maid sweeps him up with some ashes from the roast pig served at dinner. The last page of the book has a picture of the man in Hell with a pig stuck to his butt.


Filmaker
5/22/2016 4:37:38 PM

FirelizardPheonix; I believe the book you are looking for is "Citizen of the Galaxy", by Heinlien I believe.


Benjamin
5/22/2016 2:42:58 PM

What is the name of that book where this man's hat gets swept up in the wind and he ends up chasing it all over the world?


Britt
5/22/2016 8:49:25 AM

Looking for a book probably in the "Chick lit" category. Not a lot to go off of but a woman follows her husband on a plane and finds out he has a second family and also is a criminal.


CaitlinB
5/22/2016 3:19:57 AM

Please someone help me find these books! Book 1: A few years back I found this book in my school library about a girl who has to move to a new city with her mom/dad (I can't remember for certain which, but I THINK she only had one parent). She lives in, like, an apartment or something and there's some sort of big mansion-type house in her city? Something that I do know for certain is that she like sees the past or like can see ghosts. A little piece from the series that I ABSOLUTELY remember (because it's where I learned a piece of superstition that I found super interesting) is that at some point (I think it's like the 2nd or 3rd book) she goes out to this plantation house in/near her city and she finds this secluded room where she gets trapped inside of a mirror and is seeing the events where a mother and her child were closed inside of the secluded room with yellow fever and whenever the two died from the illness no one had covered the mirror in the room so their spirits got trapped. I think the initials of the story might've been WOS? Book 2: Same deal: a book I read a few years back that I found in my school library. This one I know a bit more information about. I'm fairly certain that the main character's name was Maya. And a big part of the story was the lore of skinwalkers and the main girl was a skinwalker. I wanna say it took place in Canada. But the girl has a paw print birthmark and I'm pretty sure she was adopted. And I think her love interest was also a skinwalker - as was her love interest's older (?) sister but the sister was further progressed into it so she was regressing to the mindset of a feral animal. Book 3: Another book from a few years back in my school library. It was about a (group of?) teen(s) who were thieves. This one REALLY slips me cause I can't remember much else. I think one of the first things they steal (or one of the main things) in the book(s) is some expensive artifact from a museum? Also I think at one point they steal something just to come to find out it's, in fact, a fake and so they have to try and find out who made the fake or something like that without getting caught. If you can help with ANY of these, it would be GREATLY appreciated.


Tomike
5/21/2016 11:35:37 PM

Hello everyone, I am looking for a book that is historical romance. I do not remember the names of any of the characters so I'm gonna call the main-girl X and call the main-guy Y. X is a Lady's Maid or a Lady-In-Waiting in the royal palace. This was the one dream her mother had for her. X's mother herself wanted to be a Lady's Maid/Lady-In-Waiting too, but when she got pregnant shortly after her marriage, she had to quit her position, and she made it a mission that her daughter, X, will become one too. X didn't really care what she did as long as she made her mother happy. So there was a masquerade ball/costume party at the palace and all the staff was invited, including X. I can't remember what costume she wore, but at the party, she met a guy, Y, and she slept with him. Neither of them knew who the other person was, and X left immediately after the sex because she was embarrassed that she had lost her virginity to a total stranger. But Y didn't want her to leave and he spent some time looking for her. You see, Y was a spy for the Crown, and he was super rich, but X didn't know that. I'm not sure, but I think he was nobility. He was only in town on a mission, and to see his boss. I don't remember much about Y's boos, except he was a closet gay (in the Victorian era, people couldn't be openly gay), and he was in love with Y. The boss knew Y wasn't gay but he loved him anyway. Y also knew his boss was in love with him, but they never talked about it. When Y was about giving up his search for X, he found her again, and they had this adorable cute-meet. It was so funny. Because, apparently, X was pregnant from the night of the masquerade ball, and Y had the gall to ask if she was sure the child was his. She was so mad. Anyway, in the end, X didn't know what to do because being pregnant meant she couldn't fulfill her mother's dream. Y asked her to marry him since they were having child but she said no repeatedly. Y's job as a spy put the two of them in danger so they had some difficulties, but in the end, they overcame the evil and lived happily ever after. And X's mother accepted that just because she had a dream didn't mean her child had the same dream. I wish I knew more about the book to increase my chances of someone knowing what I'm talking about. If anyone knows the name of this book, please help me. I read it when I was 14 and now that I'm about to be 20, I have no clue what the title of the book is, who wrote the book, or what it even looked like. Any type of clue is appreciated. Thanks.


mindydavis81
5/21/2016 9:43:22 PM

I'm looking for a book set in the pioneer days. The book has part 1 on the front and when you flip the same book over part two is on the back. It's about a man whose wife dies and he marries a semi-stranger and they eventually fall in love


ThatOneBook
5/21/2016 1:55:29 PM

I'M LOOKING FOR THIS BOOK TOO!! PLEASE HELP: IT WAS FIRST POSTED AS A QUERY BY AARONJOHNSONFAN101: This woman who was some powerful person had been sentenced to torture and rape for the post few centuries. Her whole body is filled with scars. She can't be killed. Even if her head is chopped off, she'd regrow it although she can feel pain. She's transferred to one island to another to be chased and tortured by whichever God (Greek) felt like it. One day after being abused by a God and left alone, she felt the presence of men (about 12 I think, not sure) and found stone statues somewhere in some ruins. She touched one, and they came back to life. They were warriors created by the Gods but when they got too strong, they turned them into stone. They were the only ones of their kind, until her. She was apparently one of the men's daughter and had powers of her own. That's all I remember of the story I'm afraid


FirelizardPhoenix
5/21/2016 10:15:33 AM

I'm looking for the title of a book I read several years ago, so my details may be extremely fuzzy: the story has a young man that doesn't know his name. He was stolen (or something) when he was really young and sold on another planet. Because of his age, no one really wanted him, so a beggar won the auction. Some stuff happens, and he gets involved with the military (I think). A high ranking official takes a special interest in him and helps him discover his identity using footprints. He returns to Earth to get to know his family. I'm sure more happens, but I can't recall anything.


FirelizardPhoenix
5/21/2016 9:48:02 AM

BriGooch, I believe you're searching for the Children of the Red King series by Jenny Nimmo.


BriGooch
5/21/2016 2:15:46 AM

I'm looking for a chapter book that's more for younger teens I would suppose. I know the front of the book is bluish and has an illustration of a tween boy on the front. It's about a boy whom I don't know the name of and he can look at pictures and see the people in the picture moving. It's kind of like a Harry Potter occurrence but not one. I think it has something to do with cats as well, thanks for help!


stephnie
5/20/2016 10:51:10 PM

Clouise, I believe you're talking about Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. The movie is actually coming out soon.


mindy
5/19/2016 7:19:53 PM

paranormal romance. the male is a vampire I believe and he's set in some sort of underworld. somehow a woman is with him and he ends up biting her and he's very possessive of her. it's definitely adult and erotic. if I remember right he doesn't speak much if at all. ?


Vana
5/18/2016 4:10:36 PM

Hi. I'm Looking for a book I saw in my local library as a kid about 25 years ago. It was not in the children's section, although it was in the youth area. I never got around to reading the book because I couldn't check it out due to my age. It was black and white illustrated, and there was a man that went into the woods and encountered a half naked woman. The sketchings were pretty realistic, with drawings of the creepy woods and of the creep woman. The woman's hair was all billowing out like. I think she was a witch or was dead or something. The book was set in semi-modern times because I remember in one of the pictures he was getting out of a cab before he entered the woods, and he wore regular clothes. Unfortunately by the time I was old enough to check it out to read it, it was no longer available.


RhynoAZ
5/18/2016 10:33:38 AM

A book I read 40+ years ago. 1960s adult book about a japanese ww2 soldier forgotten on deserted island with a japanese female who had children together and were never told the war was over. I believe it was soft porn. A man came across the island somehowhe discovers one or several lovely young women. blah blah blah. I have no idea of the title or the author. For me now, it's just a memory that popped into my head from childhood.


Kylha
5/17/2016 11:20:48 AM

LMAO. Sorry guys, after all these years of looking for that damn series, I finally found them, quite by accident. They were by Jude Watson, series known as the Brides of Wildcat County. I only found them by randomly clicking on someone's review of a book, which they hated! lol Thanks all, even though I found them myself... finally


Kylha
5/17/2016 11:13:59 AM

Hey everybody. I'm looking for a young adult series, written in the 80's or 90's I think. Each book is based on a different girl (late teens early 20's), who all live in the same small frontier kind of town somewhere in the West of the USA, and they fall in love with different guys in the same town/area. They are mild romance stories, nothing graphic or anything. One of the girls was super spunky, didn't think she'd fall in love, but of course she does (she might have had red hair). One of the books was about a blonde girl called Savannah. That's all I can remember. I hope someone can help!!


fantasyrocks
5/16/2016 5:24:03 AM

To Kylha! THANK YOU for your help!!!!


ellenator
5/15/2016 5:36:59 PM

Hi. I'm read a book as a child/preteen. All I remember is the main character was a woman. The man you wanted her to fall in love with was a photographer. It was based off maybe a London city? It's been nagging at me for weeks but I can't remember a thing about it.


Jessica2921
5/15/2016 5:41:13 AM

I think maybe the woman was part fairy


Jessica2921
5/15/2016 5:40:42 AM

I think maybe the woman was part fairy


Jessica2921
5/15/2016 5:32:14 AM

Hi! I am looking for an adult paranormal book I read some time ago . I cannot remember the title of the book or the characters names, I do know that I read it on amazon kindle. the story goes something like a woman is put into an all men team. I don't remember if it was four or eight men . they all live close together in some sort of headquarters, well they each have apartments close to each other.kind of like dorm rooms I believe. they go on a mission and she is given a drink which contained a strong aphrodisiac . one of the men on her team is an elf, and he is the one with her when this happens. he is unable to take her to her place so he takes her to his. where he has to help her through her hard time. because she consumed an aphrodisiac, it is painful for her and the only way to relieve it is for him to help her sexually until it leaves her system. it is an adult book. he falls for her. he is not happy because another man in his team had helped her in the beginning and that said man has strong feeling for this woman as well . there is a part where everyone goes on a vacation to visit their families, and the woman is going with the man who saved her in the beginning and she feels a sense of duty going with him. she should like him but she doesn't. she likes the elf. before getting on - I think - a helicopter with her "savior", she rethinks her decision and decides to go with the elf. I vaguely remember that she was late and the elf had already left home. I think she ends up going on her own and he lived in the woods in a cabin . or something like that. It would be great to get the title of this book, hopefully, I had enough information . thanks for the help!


Sarah
5/15/2016 3:35:36 AM

Hi, I'm looking for a book a read a like two years ago. I can't recall character names or the author. The story goes like this the younger sister ends up sleeping with her older sisters boyfriend/fiance just before their wedding and she calls it out on the wedding day. She gets shunned by her family who are very religious (Catholic's), they have a baby but the child is taken a awayy from here and she only sees the child after a few years and she ends up with the guys she had slept with in the beginning the sister's boyfriend/fiance


Sarah
5/15/2016 3:31:16 AM

Hi, I'm looking for a book a read a like two years ago. I can't recall character names or the author. The story goes like this the younger sister ends up sleeping with her older sisters boyfriend/fiance just before their wedding and she calls it out on the wedding day. She gets shunned by her family who are very religious (Catholic's), they have a baby but the child is taken a awayy from here and she only sees the child after a few years and she ends up with the guys she had slept with in the beginning the sister's boyfriend/fiance


Kylha
5/14/2016 11:30:14 PM

To fantasyrocks I think you are looking for the Terrier, Bloodhound, and Mastiff books by Tamora Pierce


adeySearch
5/13/2016 10:35:48 PM

Hi everyone I'm looking for an adult book about wife who hires black private eye to spy on her husband and then pays him to take pictures of her having sex with the private eye to get back at her cheating husband. Very old raunchy book


fantasyrocks
5/13/2016 10:15:43 AM

Hi! I Need your help please! I´m looking for a fantasy book serie about a medieval police force which calls themselves Dogs (or something like that). The main character is a tween Girl (I think) I think and she becomes an apprentice (I belive they were called pup). As aprantice she has to chase after the bad guys and catch them. Once she got them she has to wait for the officers (so she is like a dog). I also remember that later on in this series she becomes a dog handler and takes care of a real dog cause it´s old dog handler died. It would be great if someone knows the title or the Autor of this book. Thanks for your help!


JULIE
5/12/2016 11:46:35 PM

Looking for a book i read in the late eighties, early nineties--young adult book about a girl whose family works/owns a macintosh/apple computer store; she helps teach typing class or something like that, and has to work in the store on weekends/after school, i think. There is a grand opening, with a big display of rainbow colored flowers that form the "Apple" symbol,with a sign that days "take a byte!". Anyhoo, the computer the main character is using malfunctions,so she thinks, but it turns out the machine is haunted by the ghost of a young girl who died in a steamboat accident 100 years earlier. The ghost communicates by "typing" her story, and the main character kinda goes back in time to help prevent this accident from happening--she also has to "save" the ghost to a floppy disk at one point to help the ghost figure out how to stop the accident. Anyone ever heard of this book?


valeryetienne
5/11/2016 1:42:06 PM

I am looking for a travel novel. It is set in the Northwest. The man is traveling in a boat and sketching the places he visits. He also talks to his boat as he travels. This is all I remember. Really small book but great read! Looking for it for my dad.


Aaishah
5/10/2016 4:02:29 PM

Hey I'm looking for a book it's a coming to age and sort of contemporary it's about this boy/guy and it follows him trying to find out why he has only had one girlfriend and the girlfriend only lasted for a day I would really like to know ! Thank you


Parvathi
5/10/2016 2:58:33 AM

Hey, I'm looking for a book in which a girl finds out that her elder "cool-teenage" sister is missing. She was never allowed to enter her sister's room so once her sister is gone, she starts looking around her room and stuff. Then she feels that her sister has left little clues for her. So she starts asking around- her friends, classmates, whoever her sister hangs around with. Apparently, she was last seen at a party and then she never returned home. So her sister follows her clues and goes in search for her to another city/town. I came across this book back when I was in school (Around 5 years back) but I never quite finished reading the book. I remember the book cover was sort of white and the title was in bright pink and blue colours, like one of those typical teenage-girls books. Could someone please help me find out the name and author of the book?


Esmeralda
5/9/2016 6:13:24 PM

Before he leaves after 2nd the visit he sees that she still is rebellious and asks the father for her hand in marriage but she doesn't want to, she tells them she's already betrothed but they still get married,... she tries to help her brothers which are against the king or something like tha and she gets into more trouble throughout the book but in the end she loves her husband and tries to help him from some evil guy or someone


Esmeralda
5/9/2016 6:11:52 PM

Before he leaves after 2nd the visit he sees that she still is rebellious and asks the father for her hand in marriage but she doesn't want to, she tells them she's already betrothed but they still get married,... she tries to help her brothers which are against the king or something like tha and she gets into more trouble throughout the book but in the end she loves her husband and tries to help him from some evil guy or someone


Esmeralda
5/9/2016 6:07:47 PM

I read the book back before 2005 but it was published before that year


Esmeralda
5/9/2016 6:04:17 PM

I'm looking for a book.. in chapter one I believe it starts out the main female is young and the father has guests staying at the house, her being rebellious tries to pull a prank on him in the middle of the night to his shoes but he catches her and spanks her... then years later he comes back for a visit and sees 3 men surrounding another person so he tries to help thinking that person is in trouble but it's her all grown up and she's practicing with her sword with these friends, still being the rebellious girl


Clouise
5/9/2016 11:46:00 AM

Dragonking 12/3/15 the book you describe is called Among the Hidden. It is a juvenile fiction series.


Clouise
5/9/2016 11:24:11 AM

I am looking for a historical romance book that I read in the early 1990s. It was a paperback which featured a woman in a red dress and the cover was red too, I believe. The story was about a rich young man who has some kind of accident or illness that causes him to be unable to communicate verbally or do much physically either ( he may have been blind too). He withdraws from everyone and becomes bitter, angry and gives up. His family hires this young woman to care for him. He initially fights all her attempts to help him rehabilitate, but eventually they fall in love and he gets much better. Any one know of a book like this? I have been searching for years and cannot remember the title or the author.


Clouise
5/9/2016 11:23:14 AM

I am looking for a historical romance book that I read in the early 1990s. It was a paperback which featured a woman in a red dress and the cover was red too, I believe. The story was about a rich young man who has some kind of accident or illness that causes him to be unable to communicate verbally or do much physically either ( he may have been blind too). He withdraws from everyone and becomes bitter, angry and gives up. His family hires this young woman to care for him. He initially fights all her attempts to help him rehabilitate, but eventually they fall in love and he gets much better. Any one know of a book like this? I have been searching for years and cannot remember the title or the author.


Clouise
5/9/2016 10:41:01 AM

Gwen on 04/17/16 I think the book you describe sounds like The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.


Witchwomanizer
5/9/2016 10:26:48 AM

Hi there! :D I'm looking for this book on spiritualism that talks about these superbeings called aeons from Gnosticism and God who created both the physical and spiritual worlds! :D If someone can please find the title of this book that would be really great! :D Hope you all have a Happy Day! :D


klos
5/9/2016 7:36:22 AM

I've been looking for a book I read as a child and cannot find it for the life of me. Here's what I know. It's a children's book from either the late 80s or early 90s about these animals that participate in a science fair one of them makes this bubble gum machine and this other animal that is either a crocodile alligator or lizard or something like that steals it and makes it like it's his project only he doesn't know how it works so the gum goes all over everything so they find out he stole it. Ughhh this has been bothering me for the longest time. Please help!!!


Witchwomanizer
5/8/2016 10:20:03 PM

Hi there!:D I'm looking for a bunch books that I've read about in my english class in Howell High School a couple of years ago. They are fictional stories with real life settings that were all by the same author. I don't remember any of the titles nor the author's name but I do remember that in one of the books that one of the main character's first name is Wyatt but I don't remember which book he's from. What I do remember is a couple of details from at least 3 of the books. 1.) The First book which takes place in the great depression (although I could've sworn that my teacher that it either is about the great depression or not I can't remember it was a long time ago) is about this boy who wants to become a doctor. He is dating this blonde girl where he tries to give her paper flowers from the bottom of his heart but she throws it in the trash because she is spoiled rotten and selfish who only wants to have the "good/finer things in life" which her friend who pretty much has the same spoiled rich girl attitude as her defends her by telling the guy something along the line although I don't know exactly what that is that he should've gotten her something nice instead of "insulting her with a paper rose"!>:( She gets so upset about that she dates another guy back his back without even breaking up with to his face! >:( Later he tries to get a job but ends up working for a world class creep who even though he's just the boss' son is apparently privileged with authority over the guy and his best friend which he abuses to abuse them with bossing and insulting them around til the point that they quit and they threw quarters at him. The best friend whom his name I don't know decides to steal from I think a hardware company then the guy tells his parents about the whole thing which his mother replies that what his best friend stealing is wrong. The next to final part I have a really hard time remembering if he caught and he got sent to jail or not. But however I do remember that the bad guy who was their boss got injured in a car crash with his girlfriend who happens to be the spoiled rich girlfriend's best friend so I guess you could say they got their comeuppance! :D At the final part of the book the guy ends up becoming a doctor in the sense that he's a pediatrician to his best friend's baby while he's in the hospital due to an injury or after he get out jail I don't remember but I do remember that his baby is this poor girl that he had a crush on earlier in the book! :D 2.) The second book is about a Chinese guy leaving china for America to work on the railroad during what I think was the Chinese-American Contribution To Transcontinental Railroad period where he is engaged by his family's arrangement to be wed to this beautiful Chinese girl but isn't sure whether to go through with it not so decided to stick through the railroad work but unfortunately encounters a few casualties along the way. The first one is that he encounters a bunch of jerks who hate Chinese people to the point that they wanted to cut his long hair off which is a problem for him because having long hair is a Chinese customs where if he doesn't have it then he's not welcome back to China so instead of telling the other Chinese workers about this since he knows that kind of antagonism will lead to the other Chinese people being so pissed off that it will all result in a bloody fight between the Chinese people and the Chinese haters that he just decided to avoid them all together. The second one is that he encounters this pretty girl who was at first all nice to him but then she dated this guy who a totally abusive creep to her to the point that he gave her a black eye and he tried to attack the Chinese boy out of jealous rage but instead of breaking up with him she decided to stay with him and told the Chinese boy to leave them alone obviously out of fear and love towards him. So after all that he decides to just go back to China to wed the girl that his parents arranged to get married to who wore a beautiful kimono with a phoenix on it. I do remember that my english teacher from Howell High School talking to me about a famous person that was mentioned in the book but I'm not sure if it was A.J. Russell, Judge Edwin Bryant Crocker, or somebody else! !>:P 3.) There was a guy in the old west who like the other books faces his own bad guy only this time it was I think some kind of cowboy prospector who was looking for gold. The only detail that I remember is that after some chase between the good guy and the bad guy the bad guy falls off a cliff while grabbing on to a branch the good guy was trying to help him up by telling him to let go of the bag of gold that's weighing him down but the bad guy was too greedy to listen to him so he decided to hold on to the gold while trying to climb up the cliff through off the branch. But the branch broke due the weight so the bad guy fell further the down cliff and died upon landing.The rest I don't remember so if somebody could please tell me what are the titles of these books and who their author is that would be really great thanks! :D Have a Happy Mother's Day! :D


AngelaE8654
5/8/2016 5:36:56 PM

I am looking for a book I owned as a young adult and loved but loaned to a friend and never got back. It was about two people, a man and a woman who had been childhood best friends. The book starts out with the woman's "normal" life with her husband and kids; she's eating breakfast on the sun porch and the dog wants to get the food. I think the male friend dies and leaves the woman his fortune. Apparently he had been a successful author of romance books or some such thing under a pen name and nobody knew about it.


anko
5/8/2016 5:41:01 AM

Hi there, I've read this book, many,many years ago.. I thought I remembered the title: Milk. But I just can't find it anywhere on the net. I can recall a bizarre story about a junkie/addict (addicted to eiher: speed, milk, or both!) there were ninja's out to kill him and I believe he had a lesbiene friend.. I read it while in college so it's all a bit hazy ;-) TIA


Stephanie
5/7/2016 1:14:35 PM

I'm looking for a boom I read a few years ago. I'm not sure when the book was originally published. From what I can remember it was a paperback. Orange. The cover had white lines on it, you could tear it off and turn it into a paper airplane. I remember one particular part, the character was talking about murders. He was describing in detail how to clean up blood off of certain surfaces, get stains out of clothes, cover up bullet holes in walls and other surfaces. I remember it had an odd name and I believe the authors name was a little weird. Any help finding this boom is greatly appreciated!


k8k8k8k8
5/7/2016 8:38:27 AM

Hi to all. I am searching for a horror short-story anthology, probably published in the late 60's or early 70's. It may possibly have been published under Alfred Hitchcock's imprimatur/series of spooky, supernatural, and mystery anthologies. The specific story that I remember from that anthology had a title that referenced the proverb "If wishes were horses, beggars would ride" I have already done some google searching for "horror short story" with the entire phrase or keywords from that phrase, with no success. The story is set in a small community (probably in the US, but possibly in UK), with intertwined episodes about strange occurrences. The only portion I remember is that one woman is known around town as mean-spirited and talks behind her friend's backs. She wakes one morning to discover that she has another face on the back of her head. In between the various episodes are short news flashes about reports of wild horses being seen, galloping through the streets. I remember the book as having a white cover with bold black font, the anthology title at the top, large expanse of white below; hard cover, and slightly over-sized (approximately the size of a college yearbook?). Thanks for any suggestions, I read the story when was in my early teens and found it quite creepy, would love to read it again to see if it stands the test of time.


jenne
5/7/2016 7:18:27 AM

Hey all.. OK here goes. I thought the book was called the haunting or haunted but it's not coming up with the right summary. It's horror book about a little girl who lived with this evil old lady who may be a monster... the book used the word slithered a lot to describe the old lady with eye slits. There was a description of pigs l. Anyway, the little girl ends up murdered and is reincarnated. She returns to the place...slowly start to remember... the cover I remember had eyes of a little girl over the house or hill similar to Margaret Mahys the Haunting. But, that's a different novel. Any help is appreciated. Thank you!


jenne
5/7/2016 7:16:19 AM

Hey all.. OK here goes. I thought the book was called the haunting or haunted but it's not coming up with the right summary. It's horror book about a little girl who lived with this evil old lady who may be a monster... the book used the word slithered a lot to describe the old lady with eye slits. There was a description of pigs l. Anyway, the little girl ends up murdered and is reincarnated. She returns to the place...slowly start to remember... the cover I remember had eyes of a little girl over the house or hill similar to Margaret Mahys the Haunting. But, that's a different novel. Any help is appreciated


Jan
5/6/2016 11:24:38 PM

Nancy - I believe the name of the book you are looking for is called The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve


Elvis
5/5/2016 11:57:40 PM

Hi Fam, am looking for a book its more like a crime thriller. Its about this guy who's being followed by a man who looks exactly like him. The man who is being followed finally kills the follower and to find-out, the follower had a family, was married and he was actually a teacher of mathematics and his wife was a design (not quite sure). Actually, the guy keeps the dead body at his home does not tell his colleagues from work that he has a dead body at home...I can't really remember the sequence of events but i have been looking for this book. please help.


Emerson
5/5/2016 3:01:50 AM

Looking for a book I used to own (no idea where it went!) TRIGGER WARNING. Basically, it's about this family that lives on a farm. The Father left, so it's just the Grandpa, Mom, and daughter that remain, and they're living under the thumb of the Mother's brother. The daughter (I can't remember her name, so I'll just call her M), is dating this boy named John, and they want to get married, and everything, but he sets off to make an earning first, so that he can provide for her, and their future children. She ends up in the barn on her farm, writing in her hidden diary (which her Uncle has read), and her Uncle ends up raping her. When M has a daughter, everyone gossips about how it's John's child, and how he left her with a bastard child. John's Mom/Aunt (can't remember who she is), is furious, and shuts out M's family, because she knows it's not John's child, and she wonders who M betrayed John with. Enter Danny. Danny is this nice delivery boy, who utterly dotes on M, and her daughter. And when John see's the three of them together from a distance, he assumes M has moved on, and had a child with Danny. So he leaves, and sets up work, and meets a woman, and they marry. And M ultimately marries Danny. And the Uncle of course is punished, and the Father of M returns (thanks to John), and it's such a good story! I REMEMBER SO MUCH ABOUT THIS! But I cannot for the life of me remember the title, or author!!


Nathalie
5/5/2016 2:51:52 AM

This book starts off with a girl who can't remember anything about her past. She is put into this protection program for magical kids: one is a girl who can turn into a snake, a boy who can use electricity, and I think another boy (I can't remember what he does). She also has this protector named Malcom that follows her around.(she's later told by the other kids in the program that the protection program is evil so she begins to distrust them) the girl is used to find missing children using her dreams. In her dreams she sees a circus. The ringleader shows one of the missing magic kids a trick which ends up killing them. The girl also has powers like turning into things but can't use them without blacking out. She can only use her powers normally if she's touching this certain boy. It later turns out that the girl was actually a stuffed doll that was filled with magic by the ringleader and this old witch and she had ran away.


Nathalie
5/5/2016 2:45:54 AM

This book starts off with a girl who can't remember anything about her past. She is put into this protection program for magical kids: one is a girl who can turn into a snake, a boy who can use electricity, and I think another boy (I can't remember what he does). She also has this protector named Malcom that follows her around.(she's later told by the other kids in the program that the protection program is evil so she begins to distrust them) the girl is used to find missing children using her dreams. In her dreams she sees a circus. The ringleader shows one of the missing magic kids a trick which ends up killing them. The girl also has powers like turning into things but can't use them without blacking out. She can only use her powers normally if she's touching this certain boy. It later turns out that the girl was actually a stuffed doll that was filled with magic by the ringleader and this old witch and she had ran away.


stormielynn
5/3/2016 8:59:07 PM

It is about a young girl (college age) who meets a boy and you guessed it, they fall in love. She is a swimmer if that helps at all. The boy's father is very wealthy and when they start getting closer the father insists they take a break, despite liking the girl. Somehow they both find out that his father belongs to a secret agency that controls practically everything. It even set up a plane crash to hide the fact that they killed the boys mom. The agency has chosen the boy to be the president in a few years and want him with someone better known politically and such. The couple pretend to be on a break while the boy goes reckless on vacations and the like so that he will have publicly trashed his reputation and hopes the agency will now want nothing to do with him. It works, they love each other, the end. Would love to read this book again. Believe maybe it's even a series. If anyone could help it would be much appreciated!!


parakeet
5/3/2016 9:58:20 AM

I'm looking for a YA book written sometime in the 1960s. Can't remember the title, author, publisher, etc. I believe the main character's name is Lib or Liz. Plot: Young woman (Lib or Liz) w/broken heart from failed romance goes to college and finds healing through new friendships with 3 roommates. The first roommate is named Penny and is very shy and drab. Lib helps her with her confidence by aiding Penny's efforts to make a new wardrobe and discovering that this seemingly timid young girl wants to be an archaeologist and boldly travel the world. The culmination of their friendship occurs when Penny overcomes her fears and publicly models a new outfit at a show. Second roommate -- can't remember her name. She is enrolled at the college under "false" pretenses. She is a very light-skinned African American, but in order to get into the segregated school, she pretends to be Hispanic. She and Lib become close friends. Her secret is eventually revealed, and she is tossed out of the school. In protest, Lib and Penny withdraw from the college. Third roommate -- a popular, pretty and wealthy young woman who thinks the world revolves around her. She tries to befriend Lib, but Lib has matured and knows the kind of friendship this roommate offers is shallow and thrives on excluding those who are less privileged. The roommate is baffled by Lib's indifference and is horrified when the all three of her roommates leave the school. At the very end of the book, a new, geeky roommate moves in (her name is Doris Klein), and the now "enlightened" original roommate decides to take a page from Lib's book and offers friendship to Doris.


alex
5/1/2016 2:21:03 AM

I'm looking for a mystery book. one boy is the popular boy in school when he be friends the new kid in school. which no one likes. so one day the popular boy has a party in his home. him and the new kid shoot everyone in the party.


Nancy
4/29/2016 11:01:06 PM

I'm looking for the name or author (a woman) of a book I read in the early 2000's. It starts out in the present time and each chapter goes back in time. It is about a woman and man who were high school sweethearts and run into each other in their 50's or 60's at a writer's conference abroad. They are both making presentations about their recent publications. They had both been married to other people, and he might still be. They renew their strong feelings for one another. Each subsequent chapter is about a previous encounter. It continues to go back in time until finally they are driving home from their senior prom, making plans for their future together. It is raining, and the car skids and crashes into a tree. She is killed!! I want to read this book again to figure out if she was a figment of his imagination or what? Can anyone help me find out the name or author? Thanks!


laurabelle65
4/29/2016 11:00:51 PM

Hi! I'm looking for a book I read around 20 years ago and it was a paperback then. It was about a holy or spiritual child with a special colored aura (I think it was brown) and the monks tried to cover the aura in order to conceal him. That's really all I remember except I found it on a friend's bookshelf when I was an overnight guest and started reading it. I always wondered what happened because I didn't get to finish it which still, 20 years later, bugs me! :). Any ideas? Thank you!


catdayafternoon
4/28/2016 4:30:06 PM

To krp1956: I believe the book you're looking for is Years by Lavyrle Spencer.


SoccerGrl
4/28/2016 12:50:22 PM

Hi. I'm looking for a book that I would say came out fairly recent. I didn't read the entirety of the book just the first chapter, which is why I'm looking for it. It's a romance novel and it was about a women that worked in like the newspaper and just as she is about to confirm it and send it off to her supervisor her mac computer freezes and she comments on it how it's a spinning rainbow. She calls for IT. And the guy that comes to fix it, without her knowing is the new boss.


Hache1
4/27/2016 4:56:09 PM

I read a book over 20years ago re a woman who intentionally became addicted to injecting heroin with the aim of testing her own willpower in stopping a year to the day later, which she did achieve


mrmpc123
4/26/2016 10:24:43 AM

I am looking for a sci-fi/fantasy book that I don't remember much about other than it was good. It had a father who was a royal tapestry maker but all of the tapestries were made with the hair of the artisan's daughters. I remember at one point reading about a vast landscape covered with the hair tapestries. If you know this book, or even have a clue, please email me at mrmpc123@gmail.com.


Fung
4/26/2016 6:44:49 AM

Hello,I'm finding an illustrated book by the publisher scholastic, the book cover is drawn a foot stepped on a piece of chewing gum *I think, and the content is about children who have bad habits like left rubbish everywhere, didn't flush the toilet and something, hope someone can help me with this 😃😃p.s: the book cover is white in colour I believe


EveLyn
4/26/2016 1:48:32 AM

Greetings, I am looking for a 60's or 70's book that I think was call "dreams of alba" but it have another title toof that I can't remember. It was about a man that woke up in another world where dreams were sacred! Through out time man people had slipped into this world, including a French soldier from WWII. The natives didn't speak a lot and when they did at first the main character didn't understand the language. The people didn't wear much clothing either. They all shared a hit to sleep in and in the morning they shared their dreams. The main character falls for a native girl and they have a baby. That's all I really remember. Hope some one knows the title and author. Thanks!


EveLyn
4/26/2016 1:39:34 AM

carol 11/10/2015 1:01:14 PM I think this is what you are looking for http://www.abebooks.com/Burst-Trumpets-Jeanne-Hollyfield-Young-Pub/5231052286/bd


eccentricus
4/23/2016 12:14:25 AM

I'm looking for a book I read back in high school, so it was probably written in the mid-90's. The protagonist was a girl, but the story was mostly focused on the guy she liked. And guy had trouble expressing emotion or getting close to people. And it turned out his abusive older brother was manipulating him, because he'd convinced him at a very young age that there was a bomb in his chest that he (the older brother) could set off at any time. So the younger brother would have panic attacks whenever he thought he was getting close to upsetting his older brother enough to set off the bomb. It's killing me that I can't find anything on this book. If you remember anything about it, please e-mail me at philled2thebrim@gmail.com


hayley
4/19/2016 5:53:01 PM

im looking for a book I've heard about recently but have no clue the title. its a book about a couple, cant remember whether they were married, who were kidnapped. the husband murdered and the wife kept and tortured, yet somehow falls in love with the man who kidnapped her and murdered her husband. could anyone help with this, by chance?


Lu
4/17/2016 10:59:48 AM

Fictional book. I believe there are 3 sisters and the youngest is in love with her brother-in-law and they have an affair. circa 1975 or so.


Gwen
4/17/2016 6:51:02 AM

HI. I'm looking for a book, about a young pregnant white girl, and a black woman and her daughter takes care of her. Saw it in a bookstore in the late 90 or early 2000. went back to get it a week later and it was gone. couldn't remember the name of it. I think it may have had, southern or summertime in the title. I've been looking for it down through the years off and on. Thank you everyone


rachels
4/16/2016 5:51:13 PM

Hello! I'm looking for a book I read at least 10 years ago. It's about a poor young girl in GA who meets and falls for a wealthy Atlanta doctor. I don't remember all the specifics but they stop seeing each other, I think because she was too young for him, but he pays for her to go to college. She pines after him for years but gives up when she learns he's remarried. His marriage ends after his newborn baby with his wife dies & he does the organ donor operation. At that point he & the girl reunite and she becomes pregnant. I believe the book was written by a female romance author in Atlanta, but I haven't had any luck finding it.


marisa
4/14/2016 2:54:25 PM

Hello! i´m looking for a book where there is a woman, proffesional photographer, that falls in love with one of her new models. At first she is closed at the idea of being in a relationship with him because one of her rules in her work is that sha can´t date any model she works with. The guy convinces her to be with him, and they keep it a secret, when the relationship comes to light they separate because she gets mad beacuse she fell in love with him, he makes something really special for her and they get together again..... please help me find this book!!!


kalyani
4/13/2016 6:18:40 AM

i read this book before 10 years. that time also it is an old book.


kalyani
4/13/2016 6:13:55 AM

she put an advertisement to a contract marriage to escape from an unwanted marriage. the boy also want an escape and respond to the advertisement. when they prepare to a contract his brother think that she is marring his brother for money and defend their engagement and marry her,then she fall in love with him. but she come to know he has an affai with a woman and try to leave her with full of tears in her eyes. but he realized his love to her and preventing from leaving. romantic novel. can you help me in finding this bookmtittle and auther


Miranell
4/12/2016 8:30:00 PM

Looking for two books. One of them is possibly called 'Queen of Hearts'. It's about a punk rocker drummer girl who dresses sort of like Harley Quinn and her sister kills her lover. The other book is possibly called 'Winner Takes All' and it's about a girl who breaks her leg on a skiiing accident and meets a man who wants to be in the Olympics and he too has a broken leg. They end up falling in love at a PacMan tournament.


kat
4/12/2016 4:07:35 PM

I'm looking for this book about a girl living with her family in this community thing and the only way you get to this place is by the train and the girl starts taking these pills that make her forget and she finds this girl that everybody thought was missing in this kind of secret mental hospital I think. Anybody know??


mkcohen
4/12/2016 3:27:42 AM

I'm looking for a young adult book (1980s-1990s)about a shy teenaged girl who moves to a new school, starts in the lacrosse team and falls in love with a boy who ends up having diabetes. I believe the character name are Anne and Robin. Would appreciate any help, thanks


Lobelia89
4/10/2016 2:07:01 PM

A class mate told me about a book and for the life of me i cant remember the title.. It was about a Half elf/ human woman at least i think the other half of her was Human.. But one point in the book this men cut one of the points of her ear because she is only Half elf. i also remeber her telling me she wears a wolf skin that was given to her... i know its all chopped up but that's all i can remember her telling me and that was 2 years ago, she also told me the author of the book had some sort of mental illness.. If you can help me great if not thats ok thank you


sasha
4/10/2016 7:49:10 AM

im looking for a book about this girl called trix. she is a celebritys dsughter and she and her friends fake her kidnapping i think it was to raise money for hungry children in africa maybe? they called it V Day and it was written from different perspectives.


kathiej89
4/9/2016 3:44:20 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a book. The main heroine is seventeen or eighteen and she discovers that she is pregnant with her boyfriend who left town to go to millitary or to be a famous sportsman I don't remember well. When she wants to tell him that he will be a father he wrote to her and breaks up. But after sending her this letter he regrets and wont to get back to her but she leaves town and nobady know were to find her. Aha and she has only an abusive father.


gravegirl
4/8/2016 8:03:04 PM

Jamie 4/4/2016 10:16:43 AM The book is called The Lottery and Other Stories by shirley jackson. Charles is a short story within that book :)


Corrine
4/8/2016 7:49:41 PM

I'm looking for a Scottish romance book where a clan attacks another, they kill the laird and give his head to his daughter who is only a young girl. She is forced to marry the son of the man who killed her father. The son goes away and comes back years later,he meets her in a field and doesn't know it's her but then realized that it was her so thinks she has been having affairs, he falls in love with her but returns her to her own family after he thinks she deceived him. Once she is back with her family her cousin tries to force her to marry him, but the ghost of her mother helps save her. Maybe her name was lily?


Angelas02
4/7/2016 6:07:08 AM

I am looking for a book by a NY journalist who wrote a memoir about losing weight. I forgot her name and how much she lost but there's a picture of her on the cover. She has shoulder length dark brown hair and is twirling in a skirt.


Diane
4/6/2016 10:49:01 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a book I read in 1969. It's about a little girl who comes to live with an older man, possibly a relative. The little girl realizes, as the book progresses that the man travels the world for rarities. His house and the surrounding area is a sancuary for mythical creatures, among them, a toothless vampire, a mangy werewolf, and fairies, to name a few. The book was humorous,and all the denizens were friendly to the little girl. Not positive, but I think the word "Garden" was in the title. Thank you for your help.


Jax
4/5/2016 8:25:40 PM

Help! I'm looking for a trilogy series about a young woman who moves to (possibly Montana) becomes a teacher and reignites pride in the people by having them tell their stories in the classroom and her friend buys the local supermarket and gets pregnant with a rancher who lost a leg in an accident. She and the rancher get snowed in for three days at his home. This is possibly a nora Roberts or jude Devereaux series. I think it was written in the late nineties but not sure. Thanks.


Alice
4/4/2016 1:41:45 PM

I am looking for a book I read to my children their dad died. It was about a child who had visits from special friends (angels/spirits) and would fly around with them. Visiting a beautiful garden where everyone was happy. The child's friend next door got very ill and died. The special friends visited and told him/her not to worry and that the friend was with them now. I remember the cover had stars all over it and a child and possibly an adult flying among the stars. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thank you Alice


Skylr
4/4/2016 12:03:10 PM

Im looking for a Book I read in the 5th grade, the book involved a boy finding a stone amulet and being transported to another world, the amulet may have contained a lion or dragon and I vaguely remember it giving power to the boy. I believe the boy's name started with a J.


Skylr
4/4/2016 12:02:26 PM

Im looking for a Book I read in the 5th grade, the book involved a boy finding a stone amulet and being transported to another world, the amulet may have contained a lion or dragon and I vaguely remember it giving power to the boy. I believe the boy's name started with a J.


Jamie
4/4/2016 10:16:43 AM

I am searching for a book I read in HS and won a Prose and Poetry contest reading. It was about a boy who had a friend that he blamed every wrong doing on and I think one of them was named Charles or Charlie. At the end of the book, the other boy turned out to be the same kid himself who just invented a boy to blame things on.


accp
4/3/2016 8:14:55 AM

I am looking for a book that i read over 15 years ago... And I checked it out at the library. It is a young adult book, because I read it when I was 11 or 12 years old. It was about a horse and I cannot remember how much was involved with a rider, but I know the horse get hurts in the end and I think it gets caught in a fence. I cannot remember if the horse dies. But it was the first book I really remembering not being able to put down and I am trying to find it. All I can remember about the cover is that it was very earth toned and with a white horse on the cover. But again that was years ago and it could have changed a lot in almost 15 yeas.If anyone knows anything, please let me know!


min11
4/1/2016 2:53:13 AM

Hey! I'm looking for a book I read quite a few years ago I can't remember much but it's based on werewolves. The little boy is driving in the car with his parents and sister*i think*, pretty positive it's snowing too, they have a car crash and something happens they either get attacked by werewolves or one of the parents were a werewolf and fought the other I'm not too sure I can hardly remember anything else on it but I also think maybe the father turned out to still be alive and he was a werewolf or got turned.. It would've come out around 2004/2006


michael
3/31/2016 11:44:06 PM

Hey i been trying to find a book for a long time. I believe they made it a movie too. From what i remember it's about a girl who lives in some world in the reflection of water and she goes through to the other side and ends up meeting a guy eventually goes to some dance with him. I cant remember much else. It's been really bothering me.


glh
3/31/2016 3:15:43 PM

I read 2 books years ago which I would love to find. The first was fantasy fiction--4 sisters who were partially seperated at birth--it was astrology based and the lands were seperatd by signs( water, earth, air)--it was mystery/romance and the story line was on how they solved the mystery of their separation and found love individually--obscure I know. The second was romance based, sort of. I had a lady come up to me at a store and say you have to read this book. It was a woman who I believe was a nurse who got a guardian angel who was a leather wearing, motorcyle riding angel. The story is about her search for love. If anyone recognizes either of these books I would appreciate any help--both were in the 80's to early 90's. Thanks


glh
3/31/2016 3:14:15 PM

I read 2 books years ago which I would love to find. The first was fantasy fiction--4 sisters who were partially seperated at birth--it was astrology based and the lands were seperatd by signs( water, earth, air)--it was mystery/romance and the story line was on how they solved the mystery of their separation and found love individually--obscure I know. The second was romance based, sort of. I had a lady come up to me at a store and say you have to read this book. It was a woman who I believe was a nurse who got a guardian angel who was a leather wearing, motorcyle riding angel. The story is about her search for love. If anyone recognizes either of these books I would appreciate any help--both were in the 80's to early 90's. Thanks


writeashley
3/31/2016 1:52:24 PM

EMILY is this a romance novel? have you looked at Victoria Vane novels? Maybe "Slow Hand"


writeashley
3/31/2016 1:21:59 PM

ANDREAS I wonder if you are actually talking about a series of books not a single book? You describe stories from several of the "Diary of a Teenage Girl" series by Melody Carlson.


writeashley
3/31/2016 1:07:28 PM

@JeanO I know you posted this a few months ago but I believe the book you are looking for is "Goblins in the Castle" by Bruce Coville


Emily
3/31/2016 1:10:00 AM

I'm looking for book where the main character is either going home or back to college and her flight gets delayed and she meets this cowboy that kisses her on the countdown and her and her friends take a trip during summer break to a friend's ranch in texas and the guy she met at the airport ends up being her friends dad.


Emily
3/31/2016 1:07:24 AM

I'm looking for book where the main character is either going home or back to college and her flight gets delayed and she meets this cowboy that kisses her on the countdown and her and her friends take a trip during summer break to a friend's ranch in texas and the guy she met at the airport ends up being her friends dad.


kingsparkz
3/30/2016 8:57:18 PM

Was the book called "Everlastin'" by Mickee Madden, scottishbluebird?


Andreas
3/27/2016 1:31:59 PM

Hi, my girlfriend is looking for a book she read about ten years ago, but she never got to the ending and that has been bothering her for years! It's a book for teenagers. The main character is a teenage girl that falls in love with a boy. She gets pregnant, but probably gets a miscarriage. The boy(friend) has an affair with the main characters best friend. It's possible that the boy(friend) travels for some time. She believes that the story takes place in "present day" (10+ years ago), in England (but she doesn't recall if that is ever written). I am grateful for any tips - she has been talking about this book for many years now!


Andreas
3/27/2016 12:55:48 PM

Hi, my girlfriend is looking for a book she read about ten years ago, but she never got to the ending and that has been bothering her for years! It's a book for teenagers. The main character is a teenage girl that falls in love with a boy. She gets pregnant, but probably gets a miscarriage. The boy(friend) has an affair with the main characters best friend. It's possible that the boy(friend) travels for some time. She believes that the story takes place in "present day" (10+ years ago), in England (but she doesn't recall if that is ever written). I am grateful for any tips - she has been talking about this book for many years now!


Cassidy
3/25/2016 9:30:32 AM

When I was in high school I read a trilogy and they were picture books but they were kind of morbid in a way, I don't remember much except that I want to read them again, I sort of temember it being about a girl in an Armageddon type of time, some where in the future where there's nothing much left and there's a villain and I'm not sure if he was a man who lived in the sewer and had rats but he was disgusting. I'm pretty sure there's a hot air balloon in the story and there's magic I think? I'm pretty certain the story starts at a run down circus? At the circus I'm pretty sure the girl meets a boy? Someone help!


lovesbooks
3/24/2016 9:26:39 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book about a girl who meets a baseball player in the bar that she works at. As they start to get to know each other they find out that his father was the cop assigned to her parents murder case when she was a little girl. After her parents were murdered she was sent to live with her aunt and her husband who abused her until she finally ran away


Jeanne
3/24/2016 5:38:07 PM

I'm looking for a young adult book that was written in the 50's or early 60's about a girl named Gillian whose sister or someone was in a car accident and was burned. I think it took place in New England and may have been by Biance Bradbury


Jeanne
3/24/2016 5:31:48 PM

I'm looking for a young adult book that was written in the 50's or early 60's about a girl named Gillian whose sister or someone was in a car accident and was burned. I think it took place in New England and may have been by Anne Emery


Charles
3/23/2016 10:01:51 AM

Hi, I'm looking for a twentieth-century American novel about a man who aspires to build or at least own a wonderful hotel. The project is going well when an accident, or a crime - I can't remember - spoils everything. I thought it was Sinclair Lewis, but after searching through lists of his works I'm not so sure


Tina
3/21/2016 8:25:21 PM

Thank you so much bookworm! A soon as I read your post I knew you were right. I've already checked it out and I'm about to start reading it. :)


hahni
3/21/2016 7:05:29 PM

When I was a little girl, in the 60s, I read a book about an apple branch that was grafted onto another branch. I remember she told a story of how she has come to be there, and it seems that other inhabitants of her apple tree also interacted with her, but that is the most I remember. I also know that at the time I thought it was a most curious book!


Leanne86
3/21/2016 10:09:10 AM

Hi I'm looking for a book I read a long time ago. It is based in England and is about a young woman who is treated very bad and beaten by her husband. She manages to leave him and set up her own business (this is early 1900s I think) it is a factory and it has Oliver's on the roof as this is her surname. Thanks


krp1956
3/20/2016 10:36:23 PM

I'm searching for a historical novel. A young school teacher arrives by train, expecting to board with a local family with perhaps her pupils. The family boarding her is 3-4 brothers & their widowed mother, & they were expecting a man, she'd used just her initials on her application. She boards with them, has to learn a new way of life, all new foods, & the brothers have to take turns taking her to her school in a wagon, in all weather, blizzards... Hopefully it will ring a bell... It was interesting to me due to the foods. I believe they were perhaps Norwegian, & it was in NE or KS. Thank you!


Radhika
3/20/2016 9:35:31 AM

@Alice Thank you soo much :)


bookworm
3/20/2016 8:45:10 AM

@ Tina. I believe the book you are looking for is called "Family Blessings" by La Vyrle Spencer. This fits the description and was published more than 20yrs ago. Hope this helps :)


Bandigo
3/20/2016 5:58:50 AM

Ok so I am looking for this book that I read some time between 2004-2005, knowing my schools library it was probably older than that. In the book a guy gets bit by a vampire, the guy now, seeking revenge dones a steel or iron neck brace to protect him from further bites and proceeds to hunt the vampire that kills him, he ends up killing the vampire and takes his place as ruler of some castle.


Kylie
3/19/2016 10:59:56 PM

Right guys first book A woman's boyfriend is killed. a detective is put on the case, the woman develops feelings for him. the murder is to do with were wolves, can't think if she gets bitten. I think silver may have been in the title but idk. Read it years ago now, one of those total random finds. 2nd had 2 stories by same author, one of the stories a man, his kids and their step mother camp by a lake at part of a park nature place where its meant to be off limits, a deformed guy attacks in the night forcing himself on the step mother and her step daughter, they murder him then return home agreeing never to tell anyone, but the creature mans mother wants revenge and weird things start to happpen to the son and Daughter, the son is in the library one day in a disused dusty part when something unseen attacks him. i think the creatures family track the man and his family down trying to kill them but they beat them, the second story in it is a man steal a stone that grants inadvisability he swallow it and becomes permanent invisible and goes to the house of the woman he stalks, he attacks and forces himself on her and shes really confused as obviously she cant see anything, she either tells the police or hires a detective idk but a detective/ specialist guy agrees to help her, she has to go to a convention or on the run or something and he escorts her, they don't know invisible guys following them and when he seems them kiss and be intimate he attacks detective, in they end they some how mange to catch him and make him rid the stone from his body and the detective and victim get together. I think the author is male


Alice
3/19/2016 11:01:19 AM

@ Arivae69 ...it's been a couple of years since you posted so I hope you've already found it, but if you haven't I believe the series you're looking for is Ghostop by Libby Hathorn. The books are 1)Double Sorrow, 2)Twice the Ring of Fire and 3)For Love to Conquer all.


Alice
3/19/2016 9:48:58 AM

@Radhika the story you're looking for is a short story by PAUL JENNINGS. It's called A DOZEN BLOOMIN' ROSES, and it can be found in his anthology of short stories called QUIRKY TAILS. I hope that helps!


ahaye1
3/18/2016 11:39:29 AM

Hi. I'm looking for a YA book. I don't remember much about it but there's a kid who's mom marries a guy who ends up being a murderer and they find his room that has all of his old dead wives fingers with rings and pictures. The mom tries to help and I think they get trapped be cause there isn't a handle on the outside of the door? Idk. I don't remember much but if anyone has any i would really appreciate it!


loulou
3/17/2016 4:33:41 PM

I'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm looking for a book I read at least 12 to 15 years ago. I don't remember much but I thought I'd give this a try. Bear with me it's just going to be bits and pieces from memory. There was either a brother and one sister or brother and two sisters who run away from their village on some sort of quest to do with music or something. I remember theres a vast desert, and at some point they get captured on this ship that travels over sand. They become friends with the captors, or so they think. They braid shiny ribbons into their hair and dress them up really nice. But, i think it turns out they're going to be sacrificed or something. Then there is some sort of battle with another ship or more. Unfortunately that's all i really remember. There was some sort of bad guy they had to defeat when they made it back to their village. It had to do with music or signs, maybe an instrument of some kind. The picture i have in my head of the cover involved red and sand and a swirly "s" written in either the sand or something. I though the title was something along the lines of A Song of Sand, but I'm having no luck finding anything matching with that title. Any help would be appreciated!


Radhika
3/16/2016 8:39:35 PM

Hi, I read this story when I was young, and I can't remember or find the title of it. I think it was by RL Stine, but I'm not too sure. It was in a collection of short stories, and the book had a purple cover, if that helps... The story is about a tall tomboyish girl who started working in a flower shop. Her job was to basically carry boxes everywhere. She and the shop assistant notice a young boy who always hangs out around the shop, and then one day, he comes in to buy some roses. He asks for 12, but realise how expensive they were. Nevertheless, he buys them. I remember one of the lines by the girl "[the shop assistant] told me to go out back and pick up some boxes so I didn't get to hear what he said. I saw her [the shop assistant] run her perfectly manicured finger to curl the ribbon. I can't do that because of my bad habit to bite my nails." Anyways, on her way home, she caught the train as usual, and this bully also caught the same train as usual. But there was a new passenger as well. It was the boy, and he stood just by the door, shyly. But as the doors slammed shut behind him, the roses were snapped off, and all that was left were stems. The boy flushed angrily but pretended that nothing happened. They went into a dark tunnel, and the girl couldn't help but grin. But as the lights switched on, the boy saw her laughing and became angry. As the train stopped, the boy jumped off but wasn't quick enough. The bully came up to him and pulled the rose stems out of his hand. The boy struggled to get it back, but to no avail. The bully looked at the card and then at the girl and sneered. It's for you, he said. The boy couldn't take it anymore; he pulled out the bully's grip, jumped onto the tracks, and ran up the tunnel. Before someone could warn him, a scream was heard and the next train rushed in. At the funeral, the only people present were the boy's grandmother, the priest and the girl. The girl found out that the boy lived with his grandma and spent all their shopping money on the roses. During the whole day, the girl's palm itched like anything. When the girl went home that day, it was only her and the bully on that carriage. Suddenly a rose just grew out of the girl's palm. As the train entered the tunnel, it went dark, but when the lights were switched on, there were roses everywhere. They just grew and grew and then snaked up to the bully. The vines curled around his neck and choked him to death. Then they crawled back and disappeared as if they were never there. When the girl went home, she saw a bouquet of perfect red roses, but there was something different about them. They had two black dots on each petal. Then she realised that those were the boy's eyes, and that he was sending her a message from beyond the grave. She whispered thank you and the petals seemingly smiled at her. The end. If you know which book this is from, or what the name of this story, I'd really appreciate it :)


ram
3/16/2016 12:34:05 AM

Another story where heroines dads business is going thru bad face and she comes to a charity to meet the hero to get his help for her dads business but when she goes to meet him in his room, hero thinks of her as a prostitute and without hearing her side of story, has forced sex with her and breaks her virginity which he is unaware of and gives her money. later it is shown her father loses the business and he is on death bed. she takes care of her dad and child outcome of forced sex. but the neighbour complaints to govt that she cant take care of the child properly so they take the child away and father also dies. she faints an dtaken to hospital. wher she calls the hero and tells him abt the child and begs him to get the child to her for which she will never bother him again or ask him anything.she will leave with her son alone. and it came in harlequin. can someone tell me the title


ram
3/16/2016 12:28:04 AM

Hi I am looking for a book where hero comes to his cousins place and falls in love with innocent girl who is his cousins friend. she is shy of all the sex and stuff and has taken help from one of her school friend to write her feelings for him but her friend writes vulgar stuff and it breaks heros thought that heroine was innocent and leaves the place . in present time he is rich and going along with his life when he finds heroine to be married to another man.In jealousy he has sex with heroine and make sure she marries him (this is his way of revenge) and story goes on till his ex gf tries to kill the heroine and all the things come forward.


ram
3/16/2016 12:27:11 AM

Hi I am looking for a book where hero comes to his cousins place and falls in love with innocent girl who is his cousins friend. she is shy of all the sex and stuff and has taken help from one of her school friend to write her feelings for him but her friend writes vulgar stuff and it breaks heros thought that heroine was innocent and leaves the place . in present time he is rich and going along with his life when he finds heroine to be married to another man.In jealousy he has sex with heroine and make sure she marries him (this is his way of revenge) and story goes on till his ex gf tries to kill the heroine and all the things come forward.


Sabine
3/15/2016 7:11:22 PM

I am looking for I think a mills and boon story about a young woman who is rescued from a dangerous war or coup by a soldier or mercenary who takes her through the jungle to safety. When she tells him she loves him he rejects her and puts her on a plane to England.his friends are mad at him and tell him he is wrong. She is rich and he realises his mistake and has a friend kidnap her and bring her to an island where he tell her he loves her. I think her name was emily... .who wrote it does anyone know. It was such a great story.


madusa77
3/15/2016 4:14:46 PM

I am looking for a book I read a long time ago as a kid. It's about a brother and sister who use a photograph in an attic to go back in time when their parents were teens. They learn that their parents don't really like each other. I also remember that the mother when she gets really mad plays the piano like a mad man.


Filmaker
3/15/2016 4:21:04 AM

Meg; I believe the story you are looking for is "ONE SECOND AFTER". It was originally published on the internet, but now is available in a book format.


Ruzica
3/15/2016 1:47:20 AM

I'm looking for a book I read, it was about a step father who murders his step daughter because she knew all his secrets. One of those secrets were that he only married her mother because her last husband who died left behind a lot of money, so he kept trying to get her to agree on buying land and she wouldnt, so he kept practicing her signature and later on forges it. Someone finds the little girls diary in which she wrote about the things she'd find in his office and what he would say and or do to her when he caught her in his office. Please, if you know of any book similar to this please tell me.


meg
3/14/2016 9:24:14 PM

Looking for a book, it may have been a series of two or three. Kentucky mountain setting. An EMP pulse (believed but never verified during story) shuts down USA. Man struggles with diabetic daughter, getting town organized to hunt and farm. Getting locals towns organized. Daughter's dog dies, eat dog. Daughter's insulin runs out and dies. Defend agri town from thugs. At the very end of story, army show up. I am guessing 10 years ago.


sophie
3/14/2016 2:12:58 AM

Hi I've been trying to find a book I have read before but cannot remember the name of Basically a woman has a accident and doesn't remember who she is some nice people find her and let her stay with them when she checks the news and police stations no one has reported her missing. She doesn't even remember her own name. The house keepers brother does hypnotic therapy on her and she remember a past life about someone that lived in the 1800's or 1900's can't quite remember, the past life woman was called kitty. There was also a small child in present time with cystic fibrosis. In the end the woman who lost her memory ends up havin a child with the house keepers brother and realises she does t like cheese Sorry for the vague description any help would be highly appreciated it was such a good read! Thanks Sophie x


Naomi
3/11/2016 4:53:14 AM

april, I think the book you are looking for is 'Fire and Rain & Outlaw' by Elizabeth Lowel


Belos
3/10/2016 2:42:50 AM

Anyone know of a book about a girl who lost her mother kind of young. They lived in a cottage a ways away from everyone. Only one man ever visited. I think she developed feelings for him? He ends up being her protector of sorts. Her mom makes her run away, someone is after them. She has to hide in a cave and wait for her mom. She never comes, but her moms male friend does. Later in life, she is a nurse, I think, and she has some kind of power that makes her super sensitive to feelings. Then I think there is something about travelling somewhere, and being trained in combat. A protector for Eden? I'm pretty sure her and her mom were targets for assassination because they knew the location for Eden, or something. I thought it was the Finding Eden and Beyond Eden books, but it's not... I have literally being driving myself nuts for 3 weeks trying to figure this out. Anyone think of anything close to what I'm talking about?


maplesyrup
3/9/2016 11:05:22 PM

I think I was in elementary school when I read this book, so that would be in the early 2000's (2004-2006.) This was a book of short stories and I can only remember two of the stories. I think they were called, "The Girl With The One Eye" and "Vanilla Ice Cream Boy." The first story is about a girl who either lost one of her eyes in an accident or was born like that met a boy with only one leg. He met her on accident because she had run off to go cry because she thought that since she only had one eye, she couldn't be pretty enough. (Sorry, that's all that I can remember.) The second story, a girl liked to shoplift and then realized that every time she would steal something, a guy who was always eating vanilla ice cream would catch her (he wouldn't say anything, she just knew that he knew.) I think at the end of the story, she decided that she wouldn't steal anymore because of him.. maybe they ended up together? Sorry, I don't really remember. It's been over 10 years. But if ANYONE knows what this book is, it would be so appreciated.


Tina
3/8/2016 11:55:29 PM

I'm looking for a book about a woman who's son dies in a motorcycle crash and she ultimately starts a relationship with her son's best friend. It was written at least 10-15 years ago - maybe more. I thought it was written by Danielle Steel but, I can't find anything by her that sounds right. Does this sound familiar to anyone?


Tina
3/8/2016 11:54:37 PM

I'm looking for a book about a woman who's son dies in a motorcycle crash and she ultimately starts a relationship with her son's best friend. It was written at least 10-15 years ago - maybe more. I thought it was written by Danielle Steel but, I can't find anything by her that sounds right. Does this sound familiar to anyone?


Alex
3/8/2016 4:01:07 PM

by the way, I already have Copy Rights pending on the book, If it not already published. I will also be doing the artwork on the book.


Alex
3/8/2016 3:57:23 PM

In the early 60's I remember a children's book, where the main charter had holes in her clothing. Her school mates mad fun of her. Her mother sewed patches on her clothing in shapes such as stars, hearts etc. then everyone at school wanted patches as well.Not sure if it was a book read to me or a story told to me. If a story, then I'd like to write the book.


Filmaker
3/7/2016 2:59:06 PM

Amber; I believe the book you are looking for is entitled "CAR SINISTER". You can find copies on that website named after a river.


Briana
3/4/2016 2:08:22 PM

I'm looking for a book I read in 6th grade. Which was 4 years ago,and no matter what I can't seem to find it. It was about a boy and a girl that lived in a village, and the boy found a black mysterious box on the shore. Eventually, he is compelled to open it, against the "wise mans" wishes. Soon after these men on black horses tear their village apart and takes the boy, girl, and the box. The boy is put in a cage while the girl turns to be their new leader. I loved it so much. It's called Black Box or something like that.


Elise
3/2/2016 5:38:56 PM

I am searching for a YA book, and I really want to know what it's called. I read it in middle school, and I truthfully have no idea what it's called or looks like. It's about this kid at school, and there is like an "elite" group that the guys are in. It's kind of secretive and the main character wants to join. He has to be tied to a chair, or something. But at the end, his friend jumps out a window and breaks his arm. Making the "elite" group be done or something. I really don't know it, and it's killing me. I loved it, but I guess not enough to remember it.


Elise
3/2/2016 5:35:17 PM

I am currently looking for a book I read in school. It was a long time ago, so I don't know the author or title. The cover was black (I think), and it was more than likely a YA book. I know it had two main characters, one female, and one male. They were in high school, and were reading plays or whatever. They end up time traveling or something, and are able to see Romeo and Juliet. They try to shape the story, but besides that I really don't know it. I vaguely remember it, but it's been bothering me lately.


amber
3/1/2016 8:35:21 AM

I am looking for a science fiction novel...it is a collection of short stories about cars...one of the stories is about a car that it runs off the blood of the person driving ...it will actually suck the blood of its victim through the accelerator...another story is about how trees are planted along side of every highway and the fruit from the trees will dissolve the rubber from the tire of your car....another story is about a time on earth where everyone wears their car and it is considered indecent to be seen outside of your car....


murphy
2/29/2016 8:28:02 AM

Hi, I am looking for a romantic suspense from about 25 years ago. The heroine returns home after death of estranged father. She comes back and discovers her father died under mysterious circumstances. She meets up with her ex-fiancé, who is the town sheriff or police captain. He had left her for her more beautiful, twin sister. But, the twin sister had left him at the altar, to run away with a local thug. The heroine also has to take care of her niece. The heroine's housekeeper, or ex-nanny, tells her that she, the heroine, always had had a bad habit of giving her sister everything the sister wanted, or moving aside when sister wanted the heroine's lovers or boyfriends. That the ex-fiancé had felt as he was not worth fighting for. Any one has any ideas?


Toni
2/28/2016 2:42:51 PM

I'm trying to find a historical romance I read many years ago I cannot remember the name but I believe the girls name in it was Willa or willow in one part of the book it talks about her being found drunk on the floor by a barrel


Jo
2/25/2016 1:50:37 AM

Oh I I'm searching for a book about 2 Irish girls who go to live in France, one goes on to own a chain of hairdressing shops and collects Cezzane paintings and the other goes back to Ireland to marry for old boyfriend who lives on a farm, I think the girl in France has a car accident and ends up in a wheelchair, I read this in the 90's


Wendy
2/24/2016 4:20:10 PM

Hello! I, too, am searching for a book. I found this book in college in roughly 1992, I'm pretty sure it was written in the 80s or late 70s. It takes place, I'm pretty sure, in Harlem, in the 60s/70s. It's written from the point of view of a kid I'd say age 11-15ish. It's about life in the slum/tenements/streets. It tells a story of sadness, violence and drug addiction. There are many people"on the nod" in hallways. I'm sorry this is such a rough description. I haven't read the book in more than 20 years, but from time to time, it crosses my mind. I'd love to read it again. Thank you!


reader
2/24/2016 2:49:38 AM

I'm looking for a book. Don't remover much I read it awhile back. She just moved, she's a teen living with her mom , she likes running. And her dad was a football player and she recently Decoverd, a Greek god. He died from using his powers selfishly I think. help me. Please.


jellybeans27
2/22/2016 12:05:26 PM

I'm looking for a children's book from the 70s or 80s where a parent/grandparent takes care of a child and then the roles reverse and eventually the child cares for the elderly parent/grandparent. I remember the child being pushed in a stroller and the parent in a wheelchair. I so want to find this for my elderly parents. For some reason I remember the cover being mint green. maybe. Thanks.


jellybeans27
2/22/2016 12:04:33 PM

I'm looking for a children's book from the 70s or 80s where a parent/grandparent takes care of a child and then the roles reverse and eventually the child cares for the elderly parent/grandparent. I remember the child being pushed in a stroller and the parent in a wheelchair. I so want to find this for my elderly parents. For some reason I remember the cover being mint green. maybe. Thanks.


Mary
2/22/2016 9:04:21 AM

Obviously, I'm looking for a book! There are two white horses with blue eyes (ends up being three by the end of the book) that are wild and savage and someone is brought in to tame them because they can search out a weapon or something in the desert. If I can recall right, the tamer was kidnapped and brought in to work with the horses. Thanks in advance!


lovesbooks
2/21/2016 8:39:43 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book about a girl who meets a baseball player in the bar that she works at. As they start to get to know each other they find out that his father was the cop assigned to her parents murder case when she was a little girl. After her parents were murdered she was sent to live with her aunt and her husband who abused her until she finally ran away


TOM
2/21/2016 10:39:41 AM

I am trying to remember a book I read many years ago. I believe it takes place in Ireland and ends up in Newport R.I. A woman has a baby and she puts the son up for adoption at a convent and becomes a nun. She later connects with the father and they decide to search for the boy. He was found at a high end hotel in Ireland working as a driver for the hotel. The three of them search for the boys girl he loved at the orphanage.


Queenread17
2/19/2016 6:35:05 PM

MEGHANH- I think the name of ur book is "When the Dolls Woke" by Marjorie Stover


Bill
2/19/2016 7:53:49 AM

Hello im looking for a young adult novel my teacher read to me back in 1999. I always thought the name of this book was letters from the mountain however when I look this title up I never find what I am looking for. From what I remember of the book this lady has 2 children and she dies leaving the kids alone. The kids do not have hardly any relatives. I think the older sister was in high school around 17yo and the younger sister was maybe around 10yo. So I think the older sister leaves school because she needs to get a job and take care of her sister because child services is trying to take the little sister and slip them up. So when they can't afford to live in their home any more the sister finds an abandoned home in the woods or on a mountain and they end up living there. The older sister meets a young man but she's skeptical of him at first because she doesn't want anyone to get in between her and her little sister and hurt them. So eventually the young man moves in with them and they live for a while. Then the older sister finds a distant relative by way of mail that is willing to take the sisters in and help them out. This synopsis is probably more or less accurate after all these year. I'm sure my memory has altered this book in some way but I think this is the general idea of the novel.


Bill
2/19/2016 7:51:30 AM

Hello im looking for a young adult novel my teacher read to me back in 1999. I always thought the name of this book was letters from the mountain however when I look this title up I never find what I am looking for. From what I remember of the book this lady has 2 children and she dies leaving the kids alone. The kids do not have hardly any relatives. I think the older sister was in high school around 17yo and the younger sister was maybe around 10yo. So I think the older sister leaves school because she needs to get a job and take care of her sister because child services is trying to take the little sister and slip them up. So when they can't afford to live in their home any more the sister finds an abandoned home in the woods or on a mountain and they end up living there. The older sister meets a young man but she's skeptical of him at first because she doesn't want anyone to get in between her and her little sister and hurt them. So eventually the young man moves in with them and they live for a while. Then the older sister finds a distant relative by way of mail that is willing to take the sisters in and help them out. This synopsis is probably more or less accurate after all these year. I'm sure my memory has altered this book in some way but I think this is the general idea of the novel.


Cris
2/16/2016 12:28:52 AM

Hi I'm looking for a book i read a few years back. It was in the young adults section and it was about kid/man (the book never gives his age, well in the book they use days not years) that stutters a lot and he lives in a dystopian environment. He lives under some kind of dome with other creatures and fights alongside other humans to survive. In the beginning of the book his brother betrays him and leaves him for dead after he saves him from some creatures by droping a boulder on one of them. Later a girl in capsule falls from the sky and she brings a tool that allows the guy to speak normally. But the creatures find one and they use it to communicate with other creatures to attack the humans


Nanny
2/15/2016 10:46:59 AM

I have been trying to find a book that I read as a teen. It was about a young married couple on a wagon train crossing a prairie and for some reason they had to leave the train and settle on the prairie and live in a sod house. The title was either Katherine, Catherine or Kathy. They had to face all kinds of hardships and the Indians. Can anyone help me in locating the book? Thank you! I read the book in the late 1950's.


MEGHANH
2/13/2016 10:29:55 PM

ok, I'm looking for a book that I read a long time ago...I'm guessing it was in the 1980's. I seem to remember that Williamsburg is either where it took place, or this city was mentioned enough that it stuck with me. I think it was told from the viewpoint of young girls. There was something about little dolls...possibly dressed in colonial attire. I know at one point they were looking for...something... and one of the characters remembered that there was a hidden spot behind their chimney/fireplace. There was a replica of that house and they found that there was a teensy hidden area behind the replica chimney/fireplace too. I don't remember much else. It's driving me crazy though! Something about this book popped into my head the other day, and now I can't get it out! I keep remembering that one of the girls used her fingernail to find the catch to open the teensy replica chimney/fireplace's hidden spot. If anyone is a better internet detective than me please help! I've tried and I'm giving up now!


Kelly
2/12/2016 1:45:57 PM

I'm trying to find a book that I read part of - published pre 1987, romance, about a woman that wears a red or scarlet dress to sit for a portrait painting - set in the 1700-1800's. Any help would be so appreciated.


Terry
2/11/2016 11:43:40 PM

I am looking for three young adult series from 60's First one is the same one that Filmaker posted on 1/3/2016 about two brothers during WWII Second one is about a young man who fights for Independence for Americans during the American Revolutionary War Third is about a young man who fights for the confederate side during the Civil War as a raider Unfortunately I do not know the titles or author. Any help would be appreciated


Terry
2/11/2016 11:42:21 PM

I am looking for three young adult series from 60's First one is the same one that Filmaker posted on 1/3/2016 about two brothers during WWII Second one is about a young man who fights for Independence for Americans during the American Revolutionary War Third is about a young man who fights for the confederate side during the Civil War as a raider Unfortunately I do not know the titles or author. Any help would be appreciated


MaryS
2/11/2016 10:34:34 PM

I am looking for the title of a book I read in 1974. It's the story of a girl who survived an airplane crash on the side of the mountain. On her journey down the mountain in search of help, she came across a boy, then a baby. together the found an abandoned, yet furnished and cosy mountain cabin. I was a teenager when I read this story and all through it I though the crash took place in the US. It wasn't until the very end I discovered it was actually somewhere in Europe.


laurie
2/9/2016 10:08:28 AM

trying to remember the title of a book... about a woman writer that travels by train to ireland? from england? to take a sabbatical. apparently she is having writers block or something her publicist or publisher encourages her to go there...while there, she rents a small cottege in a little town next to a castle, and meets two brothers from the old irish gentleman she is renting from. there is some kind of wood burning heat source in the cottege. she ends up with one of the brothers. anyone help me?


lovesbooks
2/8/2016 9:55:58 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book but can only remember bits and pieces. A girl goes and lives with a man and his sons. She's traumatized over something and is afraid of storms. She also liked to be carried when she was younger. For some reason she leaves home ( I think because she liked the brothers) and she comes back and they reconnect.


FoxyLilKitty
2/8/2016 3:07:21 PM

I am tryin' my utmost best to remember the title of my favorite childhood fantasy book. It is about an exiled boy(The Protagonist) who is unable to use magic but can negate all magic. He teamed up with a dragon, a girl and a magician if I'm not wrong. Each 1 of them from a different specialization, for example 1 is good at magic, 1 is good at fighting etc. There are four books in the series it is in. Would be great if anyone here knows about the book! Add me on FB and PM me if u happen to know about this book Thanks A Bunch! ^^ Oh and btw my fb email is: lactobacillusneo@yahoo.com Thanks for sparin' a portion of your life on my post hehe ;p


FoxyLilKitty
2/8/2016 3:04:27 PM

I am tryin' my utmost best to remember the title of my favorite childhood fantasy book. It is about an exiled boy(The Protagonist) who is unable to use magic but can negate all magic. He teamed up with a dragon, a girl and a magician if I'm not wrong. Each 1 of them from a different specialization, for example 1 is good at magic, 1 is good at fighting etc. There is a short series about it. Would be great if anyone here knows about the book! Add me on FB and PM me if u happen to know about this book Thanks A Bunch! ^^ Oh and btw my fb email is: lactobacillusneo@yahoo.com Thanks for sparin' a portion of your life on my post hehe ;p


vane
2/7/2016 11:39:41 PM

A book with a title that has the words blue and moon. Is about a girl that is living on after having her last heart surgery. She goes out to a club and tries to pick up a man (he is a police officer). Her apartment has a state of the art kitchen thanks to her cousin. Any ideas??


Kaye
2/5/2016 12:38:48 PM

Looking for a book that Reader's Digest offered as a condensed book about the time Katrina went through the south. A fictional love story set in New Zealand at a bed & breakfast on a sheep farm. Can't remember the title or author.


Longarm
2/5/2016 10:56:23 AM

LizzieB, I'm thinking of Christ the Lord: out of Egypt by Anne Rice


penn
2/5/2016 4:24:00 AM

LizzieB is it Lamb by Christopher Moore? It's about Jesus's childhood as told by his best friend Biff~


lizzieB
2/5/2016 4:02:27 AM

Hello. I'm trying to remember the title and author of a book I read a review of in the mid 1980's, probably 1985-86. It tells the story of Jesus + his family from the point of view of his younger (+ unimpressed) brother. Possibly a female author. Ring any bells?


lizzieB
2/5/2016 3:59:51 AM

Hello. I'm trying to remember the title and author of a book I read a review of in the mid 1980's, probably 1985-86. It tells the story of Jesus + his family from the point of view of his younger (+ unimpressed) brother. Possibly a female author. Ring any bells?


Emery
2/4/2016 6:59:09 PM

I'm looking for a book whose title I think is Montgomery. It's set in London 1800's. The main character is a murderer. Any clues?


april
2/4/2016 6:54:36 AM

Looking for a book I bought at walmart a few yrs ago...about a lady ho becomes a cook on a ranch with brothers and she falls in love with the oldest brother but he tries to push her away because he is older than her...please help ty


Sarah1112
2/3/2016 11:44:33 PM

Okay trying to find a book that a read awhile ago. It's about a young woman who is a dance teacher and is attacked by 3 men in the studio one night. A detective responds to the call and assist with getting the woman to the hospital. Long story short he ends up helping her recover and falls in love with her.


lovesbooks
2/1/2016 7:46:48 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book about a girl who meets a baseball player in the bar that she works at. As they start to get to know each other they find out that his father was the cop assigned to her parents murder case when she was a little girl. After her parents were murdered she was sent to live with her aunt and her husband who abused her until she finally ran away


hhhshorty
2/1/2016 4:27:44 PM

Hi. I'm looking for a book about a boy who's parents are killed in a car accident and he goes to live with his grandfather. I remember checking in out of my old church library in the mid to late 80s. Its a chapter book and there were several that continued the story.


Sara
1/31/2016 10:54:25 PM

Hi! I'm looking for a book about a woman who bakes bread in a bakery. I think she lives in Portland, in a basement apartment. There is a love interest but he's kind of flaky and can't settle down. He spends time in a fishing town (maybe in Alaska? Canada?), he lives in a shed/shanty. The bakery goes out of business. And that's all I remember :( Any ideas? TIA!


kathryn
1/31/2016 3:52:23 PM

Colette the book you're thinking of is by Amelia Atwater Rhodes (I think). It seems similar to one of her books in the shadows of the night quartet.


kathryn
1/31/2016 3:50:27 PM

@Colette the book you're thinking of is by Anelia Atwater Rhodes (I think). It seems similar to one of her books in the shadows of the night quartet.


karen
1/30/2016 5:23:26 PM

Hi, I read a book many years ago, true events, about a young woman on holidays. While waiting to board a train, she was approached by a man to take his suitcase with her, unwisely, she did, it contained drugs. She was caught and spent time in a foreign jail. She described the events and the outcome. I can't remember the name of the book or the woman involved. Any suggestions Thank you


josieflowers
1/30/2016 5:07:09 AM

7:00:05 AM hi guys! im looking for a book and this is the best i can remember. i read this in ibooks and cant seem to remember the name of the book or the author. the book is about this woman has lost her kids in a big earthquake that has hit her town. she packs up & leaves with her dog in her car to go look for her son at his school but no luck. So she just starts driving anywhere until her car stops and there is a weird fog that surrounds her that wont let her scream or move and so she passes out and end up waking in the future with dirty clothes from she wakes up with her dog and is startled by a wolf who changes into a girl in front of her eyes. The girl wolf was told by her uncle to stay within miles of the house and not to go any further and upon doing so she finds the woman with her dog. when she tells her uncle what she has found the man takes the woman and her dog in and asks her what her name is & where did she comes from, what happened & how did she get here & what year does she think it is. When she tells him that he sends her to clean up and meanwhile he goes into his study to look her up. he finds her name and her info match but he also finds that she was presumed dead in the earthquake that took place and killed many and she gets upset (i think he even goes and sleeps with her to calm her when shes sleeping.) time goes by and she falls for the man and at one point he tells her that her dog is a good protector and couple times he even changes into his wolf form so he could go out and play with the womans dog as well. At one point people begin to look for her and try to kill her when they meet with a so called friend of the man/wolf and the woman is told to hide behind the bush however she is shot in the leg and begins to bleed. Later the man ends taking her to a secluded area where he makes a little secret place including trees for her safety (because his house was just blown up by the people who want to get rid of her because she's from the past.) I believe he gives her his blood and converts her into a wolf? Not sure. I'm sorry if i cant give much but that's about it. I found/downloaded this book for free through ibooks but cannot seem to remember the name or author. i hope i can get help from you all. thanks!


sherry
1/25/2016 6:12:37 PM

Ebook about a vampire who knows his mate is in this town. Him and his brothers are from europe. He scents her and finds her. She has just graduated and has a new job in a lab in europe. Evil vampires are trying to get to her and they killed her friend. They killed her friend in her apartment. Her new mate takes her to europe quickly.


penn
1/25/2016 3:08:35 PM

mystery book about a girl and her boyfriend who kill her family all except the father


penn
1/25/2016 3:05:30 PM

mystery book about a girl and her boyfriend who kill her entire family except her father


penn
1/25/2016 3:04:42 PM

mystery book about a girl and her boyfriend who kill her entire family except her father


Rican25285
1/25/2016 12:27:42 PM

Im looking for two books. One is a book about three friends that play baseball. They make it to the Majors and two of them have to face off against each other in the world series. One friend is a big hitter another is a Pitcher and the third is a Short Stop /2nd baseman.. The second book is one about a high school kid that plays Running back for his Football team, hes having a good season but hes distant from his teammates and they end up seeing him cry in a game, letting them know that he is human and they end up becoming stronger as a team..


Rican25285
1/25/2016 12:26:41 PM

Im looking for two books. One is a book about three friends that play baseball. They make it to the Majors and two of them have to face off against each other in the world series. One friend is a big hitter another is a Pitcher and the third is a Short Stop /2nd baseman.. The second book is one about a high school kid that plays Running back for his Football team, hes having a good season but hes distant from his teammates and they end up seeing him cry in a game, letting them know that he is human and they end up becoming stronger as a team..


Joelle
1/24/2016 4:21:58 AM

I'm looking for a book about a woman who is kidnapped while running by a fan. She is shrunk in size and put inside his dollhouse where he watches and takes care of her.


Joelle
1/24/2016 4:20:35 AM

I'm looking for a book about a woman who is kidnapped while running by a fan. She is shrunk in size and put inside his dollhouse where he watches and takes care of her.


Patty
1/23/2016 6:45:32 PM

I am looking for a children's book from the 1960s. It's about a bride who's veil flies off and she chases it all around town.


Claraa
1/23/2016 6:26:01 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a book that's in french I read it a long time ago when I was a child. It talks about a guy who is at the library and there he finds the secret diary of a girl. He tells himself that he's gonna give it back to her without reading it but he couldn't help himself and he started reading it and after that I don't remember what happens. It was actually a funny book when I think about it now. The cover is white and I think the title is written in glittery purple. If anyone knows please answer me, thank you !!


Claraa
1/23/2016 6:23:16 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a book that's in french I read it a long time ago when I was a child. It talks about a guy who is at the library and there he finds the secret diary of a girl. He tells himself that he's gonna give it back to her without reading it but he couldn't help himself and he started reading it and after that I don't remember what happens. It was actually a funny book when I think about it now. The cover is white and I think the title is written in glittery purple. If anyone knows please answer me, thank you !!


Colette
1/19/2016 7:30:05 PM

I'm looking for a book that I assume is a Young Adult novel because I read it when I was a teenager. I believe it was a rather short book no more than 200 pages I think. There was a teenage girl or young adult and she went/was taken (can't remember which) to a castle or large house where this guy lived. I think more people lived there but I can't remember. The guy can turn into a jaguar or some other large cat species (can't really remember that either). She warmed up to him. And the only thing I can really remember was that this girl and transforming guy would spend time in a garden relaxing and talking with each-other. It was just a really nice short read that I want to read again if anyone can help me find the title of it.


Quantum1324
1/15/2016 5:36:19 AM

Looking for a book where a boy and his uncle are on the run from the gov or some organization.they are searching for special pairs of glasses that can shoot heat rays, see thru walls,etc.


Stephanie
1/14/2016 10:04:24 PM

I'm looking for a children's book about a little girl named Darcy Elizabeth. She breaks her mom's ceramic horse figurine then hides it. Mom calls out to Darcy throughout the book because Darcy is afraid to come downstairs because of the broken horse. I cannot recall the title of the book. I read it to my toddler in the mid 90's


Justine
1/14/2016 12:40:41 PM

Hello! I'm looking for a book about a woman who is recovering from something. She's living at a house near a swamp and describes the nature around her using pretty whimsical imagery. I think she describes the spiders in her house, the birds at the swamp, and possibly a frog. I remember one part where she's walking on a wall and she sees her neighbors picking a giant mushroom. She later says that they made it into a soup and that she was upset about that for some reason. I don't remember the title or the author. I think I read it around 8-11th grade, which would be 2008-2012. The author uses a lot of imagery. I remember that she writes down everything that she observes. She lives alone and I think that she may be recovering from a sort of mental illness or something. I've been looking for so long and google hasn't gotten me anywhere. Thank you!


sweetpea
1/14/2016 12:06:43 PM

Jacque - Could your book possibly be The Boy in the Bubble?


sweetpea
1/14/2016 12:01:34 PM

I am looking for a book about a teenage runaway that I read back in the mid-70's. The girl runs away from home with her best friend. They go to a party one night and her friend leaves with a guy. The next morning her friend is found dead on the beach. The girl is questioned and moves into a group home where she connects with the group home director Chloe. She actually thrives while she is there. Any help you can give me is greatly appreciated.


lovesbooks
1/13/2016 10:06:30 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book about a girl who meets a baseball player in the bar that she works at. As they start to get to know each other they find out that his father was the cop assigned to her parents murder case when she was a little girl. After her parents were murdered she was sent to live with her aunt and her husband who abused her until she finally ran away


Laura
1/13/2016 8:02:16 PM

BobAsh- Your book is probably Christopher Pike's Whisper of Death http://www.amazon.com/WHISPER-OF-DEATH-Christopher-Pike/dp/0671690582


BobAsh
1/13/2016 7:20:30 AM

I'm looking for a book that I read in High School, which was between the years of 2009 and 2013. The book is about some people who are trapped in a town that is surrounded by a sandstorm, and they find a newspaper that tells of their deaths. I can only remember 2 of the deaths: One of them, a women, is putting gas into a car, and she is smoking a cigarette. Somehow, the cigarette falls from her mouth, and lights some gas on fire that is on the ground, and thus blows up the car. The other death is about a younger guy, a really smart kid, who slashes both of his wrists, and requests to be put into his bed, as this is how the newspaper says he is found. At the end of the book, it turns out that the people are trapped in the town because of some sort of curse or something, and it was caused by a women that had something against them I think. I've looked for this book everywhere, and I can't find anything on it.


Ginger
1/13/2016 4:17:07 AM

My son is intensely trying to find a book he read in 4th grade from the school library. He's 47 yrs old so this was in the 70's. It was a fantasy where the main, young male character had a magic bowl that would fill with any food he wanted. There was a portal involved for traveling and the cover on it at that time had a road vanishing in the distance, with an overlaid head of a wolf on the horizon. There were also magic rings involved, although this probably describes a major portion of fantasies. :-) Anyone out there got an idea so I can solve this mystery for my son? Thanks, ginger


Bob
1/12/2016 1:35:54 PM

Hi everyone, I've recently been searching for a book that I read probably back around 2010. The main character of the story planned his own suicide. it was rather elaborate, I think it involved multiple failsafes such as a shotgun, a noose and even pills and poison. He was not successful in killing himself and ended up going through a recovery at the hospital. He meets woman who helps him through his recovery but the woman disappears from his life one night when they go for a walk on the beach. She goes into the water and never returns, if I remember correctly. If anyone has any suggestions and ANY possibilities, please let me know! i'll gladly look into them :)


anne
1/11/2016 5:59:12 PM

I have been looking for a book i read in my early teens (i think) about a group of 14 girls all called Margaret. Because of the confusion they all took on variations of the name, like Pearl, Mags, Maggie etc. I think it was set in a boarding school and i just remember enjoying it but have searched online everywhere and assume it's no longer in print cos there is no trace of it.


Shirley
1/7/2016 4:01:36 AM

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mating#/media/File:Ladybird-Coccinellidae-mating.jpg For Optogeneticist : this could be the starting point of your search - if I have time I will continue on your behalf


Optogeneticist
1/7/2016 1:52:34 AM

There's a book I read in 2010 or so that I think was published in the mid-2000s, around...? It was an autobiography, and I remember the cover very clearly: it was light green with an image of two ladybugs having sex. (I was young at the time, and my mother had left it in the backseat, and it was making me uncomfortable.) It was an autobiography, I'm pretty sure, and it humorously chronicled the female author's teens and 20s. Out of all the books I've ever read, I remember this one most clearly. Here are some random pieces: -When she was young, she could not leave the house without a scarf-- not for any religious reason or anything, just because she had some strange psychological need (which she pokes fun at) -She collected finger puppets religiously. She had quite the collection. -She met her husband in college when she asked him to fill out a survey about his sexual habits for her... psychology course, or something. They later started living together, and he proposed to her with a ring made of tinfoil in the aisle of a candy store. -She took until her 20s to learn how to drive, and she learned in New York City with her boyfriend/fiancee. It was a horrible experience that drove her to panicked tears several times. There was one incident later where she "made the smoothest, most adult left-hand turn of her life" (or something) and then immediately took the door off another vehicle. I swear the title of this is "micro-(something)s", but google isn't giving me anything, and neither is my library catalogue.


RachaelB
1/5/2016 11:27:14 AM

I'm trying to find the author of the paper perforation story and what it was called.


RachaelB
1/5/2016 11:24:28 AM

I read a science fiction short story years ago in which a man notices that perforated paper rarely tears where it's supposed to. He figures that the perforations actually make the paper stronger and works out a way to make those perforations in such a way that the result is an invisible sheet of "substance" that is indestructible. I thought it was funny and brilliant.


Shadowswept
1/4/2016 11:32:53 AM

Shirley, You can choose to receive emails any time someone comments on this post. That's how I keep up with it.


charlotteb
1/4/2016 10:49:44 AM

I don't think this site was really set up for a thread like this - there is no way to reply directly to a person so you have to check the whole thread. Depending on what kind of book you are looking for there might be a better message board to use. Good luck! There is a sci fi book forum here https://www.sffchronicles.com/forum/book-search/ or you can try to Google for book search forum "type of book"


Shirley
1/4/2016 10:29:13 AM

charlotte This is the first time I have seen possible ANSWERS to searches. Am wondering how to check my own request for answers


charlotteb
1/4/2016 8:01:56 AM

Don't know if anybody will check back after so long but here are the ones I think I know: SHADOW 10/27/08 I think you might be looking for The Shade of the Tree by Piers Anthony WENDY CANNON 9/13/10 The twins you are referring to are June and Jennifer Gibbons and one of the books written about them is The Silent Twins by Marjorie Wallace BOBEANNIE 6/12/11 I think the second set of books you are looking for might be the Serendipity series by Stephen and Robin Cosgrove - Leo the Lop rabbit was a character in several titles CATHLEEN 6/12/11 Your description sounds like A Tom Robbins book called Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates


Filmaker
1/3/2016 6:05:46 PM

Looking for a series set in WWII, involving two brothers who join the Navy after their home in Alaska is bombed by the Japanese. The last story takes place post war when they return home and join the family tug/salvage business.


omegah
12/31/2015 12:18:42 AM

Looking for a romantic book about a man who walk wit a stick . He gets jilted by his bride and then forces the younger sister to marry him instead


omegah
12/31/2015 12:15:54 AM

Looking for a romantic book about a man who walk wit a stick . He gets jilted by his bride and then forces the younger sister to marry him instead


omegah
12/31/2015 12:08:43 AM

Hi I'm looking for a book romantic mills and boon book about a man who walk with a stick . A woman runs away from him and he forces the younger sister to marry him instead


THERESA
12/30/2015 12:05:33 PM

I am trying to find a book about a woman who thinks her lover is a vampire. He only comes to her at night and she feels mesmerized by him and unable to resist his advances. She also finds bite marks somewhere on her body. This goes on for about a year. She finally decides that she can no longer do this and enlists the help of an ex-boyfriend. So,she and her ex-boyfriend plot to kill him. One night her ex hides in the closet and waits for her lover to appear. He waits for the lover to disrobe and then attacks him. After they kill him, they try to take the body out to the desert to try to find a burial place. On the way to the burial place their plans are thwarted by several unexpected events. This is a "must read" book, if only I could remember the name of it!!!


ralphy636
12/30/2015 2:54:23 AM

Hi I'm trying to find a time travel romance where a young woman who dies in a car crash and ends up in Colonial America as a very young woman who falls for an American furniture maker. I think he involved maybe in the civil war somehow. Not sure about that but I think they also have a child along when they are escaping from someone.


lovesbooks
12/29/2015 9:38:16 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book about a girl who meets a baseball player in the bar that she works at. As they start to get to know each other they find out that his father was the cop assigned to her parents murder case when she was a little girl. After her parents were murdered she was sent to live with her aunt and her husband who abused her until she finally ran away


Nicole
12/28/2015 6:59:08 PM

I am looking for a book. I Dont remember what most of it is about, but there is a part that sticks out in my head. This girl goes to live at this guys parents house for a little bit I think he is a teacher and she is just there for the summer. S The girl is afraid of storms and the guy and his grandpa go to town in his grandpas truck but it breaks down on the way home and this big storm hits so the guy runs all the way home to find the girl cowering under the kitchen table. I think she was baking cookies with the guys mom or grandma. So the guy takes it upon himself to take the girl to the peak of a big hill during a storm to help her get over her fear. I Dont remember what the plot of the book was about this is the only thing I remember. Please help me figure out what its called its a young adult book. I have been trying to figure out what its called for a couple years now.


Jacque
12/20/2015 6:43:35 AM

I am looking for a book I read in the 60's. The main character is a boy named Zachary. Zachary is a sickly child who spends all of his time in the house so he won't catch any illnesses. I believe there was something wrong with his heart. He meets a girl who is trying to introduce him to new things. I would love to have a copy of this book.


pbolz
12/17/2015 6:18:02 PM

I am looking for a book where the detective/investigator gets shot and beat up and does his rehab by walking up the hills in SanFrancisco..


masha
12/17/2015 4:30:02 PM

Hello! I am looking for a book about three Japanese children growing up in Japan before the WW2/serial killer. It is a book for adult, it is a drama/thriller with a twist at the end.I am not sure, I assume the author is also Japanese; the book can be contemporary- I read it between 2005 and 2014. I do not remember how the cover looks like. There are brother and sister and they are well-off. The third child is main character of the novel-a poor boy, classmate of the brother (or child of their maid or house keeper?) and he is in love with the rich girl. As teenagers they end up together (become lovers) and eventually the poor boy becomes her husband and moves up socially. The young man's first sexual experience had shaped and changed him. He is not capable of performing his marital duties but girl still loves him and they stay married. During the WW2,he get the rank, he works as a scientist (maybe) at some military factory away from home and he is seeing his wife and in-laws only on weekends. At the end of the novel the factory get bombarded together with his laboratory/office? and it is being discovered that he was the serial killer and rapist. He had kidnapped, raped, tortured and killed more than 60? young girls from that region but there was a war and the police had less authority than army. Throughout the novel we see the world through his eyes, there is a lot of monologue and the end was a surprise to me. Very creepy end indeed. Thank you for any information!


Anime42
12/16/2015 8:42:30 PM

I'm looking for a book I read when I was in elementary school. I don't remember the name, but it's about a little girl that lives a normal life until her parents tell her she is an alien. She has to decide whether to stay or go with them. The back cover has a picture of little footprints in snow going outside the back door of a house.


priya
12/15/2015 6:47:47 AM

Hi; im looking for the name of the novel i read when i was a teenager. I barely remember the story but the main character was a girl she was found as a newborn baby laid at the doorstep of an old couples who always pray for a child, they nurture this child and she grows to be a beautiful girl she has a friend who is her neighbour they speaks for long times and sings back to cuckoos.she had a good speed of knitting wools. They turns to teenagers his friend had feelings for her but she eventually falls for his elder brother who is handsome but with bad manners . One day they got intimate in the woods ..and he lefts her and marries a fich girl . Meanwhile she founds that she is an orphan and searches for her parents and finds her mother. She marries to her friend and have a boy and a girl. They moves to the town and owns a mill . There she founds that her exboyfriend also owns a mill with young children as workers she rescues them with the help of her husband . But she again falls for him and they eventually starts their relationship she founds that he cannot have children . Her husband knows about this relationship and scatters but forgives her .


lovesbooks
12/13/2015 11:55:03 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book about a girl who meets a baseball player in the bar that she works at. As they start to get to know each other they find out that his father was the cop assigned to her parents murder case when she was a little girl. After her parents were murdered she was sent to live with her aunt and her husband who abused her until she finally ran away


EllaJ101
12/11/2015 6:24:34 AM

I'm looking for a young adult book about a girl (maybe 14 years old?) whose older sister goes missing. Their parents are separated and the younger sister lives on a farm with their dad while the older sister lived with her mum in town (before she moved in with a friend). I think that the older sister had a nickname of sorts (a shortened version of her name maybe?). Anyway, the novel is about the younger sister's struggles and journey of trying to find her sister. Someone help?


ChristianReader
12/10/2015 12:39:38 PM

I've read a book in elementary school about this girl who helped be a good friend to a cripple girl. The main girls mother has died and she has an older brother. She loves helping her dad with mechanic stuff and she tries out to be a cheerleader because her mom was one. Then there's a student and it's the cripple girl. She befriends her and defends her. What is the name of the book please.


ChristianReader
12/10/2015 12:38:30 PM

I've read a book in elementary school about this girl who helped be a good friend to a cripple girl. The main girls mother has died and she has an older brother. She loves helping her dad with mechanic stuff and she tries out to be a cheerleader because her mom was one. Then there's a student and it's the cripple girl. She befriends her and defends her. What is the name of the book please.


tonya
12/9/2015 8:39:02 PM

I am looking for a book I read many years ago. All I remember is the main character was new and she went to high school. She started paying attention to a group of kids who were tight knit. The leader of the group was a guy who drove an older cool corvette. They group includes the girl and they'd go to a cabin where a guy in the group would play an annoying French record. One of the group members a girl had either disappeared or died. They actually buried her but did not kill her on purpose. Help!


TalliaJay
12/9/2015 4:53:45 AM

Could anyone PLEASE help! I read this book around 5 years ago and I would really love to read it again.. It was a young adult book I think, I don't remember the title but I think it had something to do with water.. It was set in a country that was third world I think, and it followed this little girl, the village she lived in was muddy and I think it flooded at one point in the story, she lived in a hut with her family but her dad died sometime in the book.. I think she either got kidnapped or sold in one part of the book and her dad died.. Sorry it's so vauge :( I remember the cover of the book though.. It was paper back, and it had blue sky, the huts in the village and people walking.. In a sort of chinese style drawing... I'm from the uk btw, don't know if that makes a difference. If ANYONE knows anything please email me at talliajay@hotmail.com Thankyou!!


HelpPlease
12/9/2015 12:20:50 AM

Hello! I'm looking for a book that I read a long time ago so I'm really hazy on the details. Basically it's about a girls brother gets into a car crash with his best friend and the sister and her family blame the best friend for the brothers death. The sister is an artist but still in high school and she ends up talking to her dead brothers best friend. He then shows her this shed where her brother and him had spent a lot of time at. The best friend and the sister spend a lot of time together and end up falling in love. If you have any clue please email me at lil_bomber_chick@hotmail.com It would be much appreciated!


ayyyitskatie
12/7/2015 1:42:01 PM

I'm looking for a kids book that is about a group of kids and they all have super powers. I read this book about 4/5 years ago and cannot remember the name of it to save my life. If you have any ideas on what the book might be called then please contact me BY E-MAIL @kaitlinharris335@yahoo.com or @kaitlinharris335@gmail.com thank you


ayyyitskatie
12/7/2015 1:40:21 PM

I'm looking for a kids book that is about a group of kids and they all have super powers. I read this book about 4/5 years ago and cannot remember the name of it to save my life. If you have any ideas on what the book might be called then please contact me BY E-MAIL @kaitlinharris335@yahoo.com or @kaitlinharris335@gmail.com thank you


AmyF
12/5/2015 2:58:06 AM

Hi, I am looking for a book that I read a long time ago. It is a romance novel where a young girl is sent away to a boarding school. She is set up by her roommate who accused her of stealing. She is seduced by Thomas whom she sets out to find not knowing what a rake he is! The name that sticks in my head is Christabel. She knows how to fight with a sword. She ends up with someone else in the end. Sorry, just trying to remember details. If anyone knows what I am speaking of Please contact me BY E-mail at: heavenslight40@gmail.com thank you.


AmyF
12/5/2015 2:57:08 AM

Hi, I am looking for a book that I read a long time ago. It is a romance novel where a young girl is sent away to a boarding school. She is set up by her roommate who accused her of stealing. She is seduced by Thomas whom she sets out to find not knowing what a rake he is! The name that sticks in my head is Christabel. She knows how to fight with a sword. She ends up with someone else in the end. Sorry, just trying to remember details. If anyone knows what I am speaking of Please contact me BY E-mail at: heavenslight40@gmail.com thank you.


SP
12/4/2015 2:19:30 AM

Looking for a dumb book where a guy really likes a girl, and this book's not very interesting, so the main parts I remember is the guy cut his hand on a bottle at one point and she paid attention to him. They wind up together, but it's really boring, both are unhappy, it's not a happy book, they don't really have that "perfect marriage" and she fights/leaves him I think, but comes back later. This book was old, nothing recent, I read it back in 2010 and I think it was a good decade or two older if not more.


panfisher1
12/3/2015 8:08:50 PM

I am looking for a book/author. The book is set in Florida. A husband takes his wife on vacation to stay in a motel that and his family stayed as a child, I think to celebrate an anniversary. They get into all kinds of mishaps along the way, including a drug deal gone bad across the street. In a strange way they become targets by police and drug dealers. Fun, fast moving and raw without a lot of profanity. Dave Barry kind of style. Any help? I can be reached at 1oldtmr6@gmail.com Thanks


dragonking
12/3/2015 2:32:52 PM

I am looking for the name of a book series. In the first book of the series they explained that in the world they live in people were only allowed to have 2 children. If they happen to have a 3rd the child was killed. The story revolves around the 3rd son of a family that is kept hidden. In the story he almost gets caught a couple of times. In the second book there is a new family that moves next door. They also have 2 kids. When the family is gone the main character hears sounds and also see lights turning on in the next house that the new family just moved in. He then sneaks over to the new house to see what's going on. There he finds out that the new family also had a 3rd child a little girl. (I think it was a girl). I need help finding the name of this book series so if anyone know it can you please tell me. I know that there are at least 3 books in the series.email me at kingofalldragons00@yahoo.com if you know the name.


briegirlg1
12/2/2015 1:04:22 AM

I'm looking for a historical romance book. Its about a white father/daughter working at a reservation. and one of the Indians is moving to new York city, he lives in a boarding house there where everyone assumes hes Mexican, when the girls father dies she moves to new York and ends up living in the same boarding house, they end up falling for each other. I don't remember the name or the author :c please email me at briegirlg1@icloud.com thanks :D


tucci7
12/1/2015 11:16:35 AM

I'm looking for a children's book from the early to mid 80's it's about a young boy from Mexico if my memory serves correct and his mom gets him a blanket for Christmas from back home. I want to say the book was called The Christmas Blanket? I don't remember...there's also a part in the book and they are around a Christmas tree singing the First Noel and it's snowing...please email me tucci7@sympatico.ca.....so much sentimental memories attached to this book


Reaper07
11/30/2015 6:01:11 PM

Does anyone know a book about a guy who gets to go to highschool early and the girl he likes has a dad that owns a mini golf course and then there's a huge fight near the end . If you do please sent me an email. At frankbuscus2014@gmail.com


lovesbooks
11/30/2015 12:01:10 PM

Hi, I'm trying to find a romance book about a girl who meets a baseball player in the bar that she works at. As they start to get to know each other they find out that his father was the cop assigned to her parents murder case when she was a little girl. After her parents were murdered she was sent to live with her aunt and her husband who abused her until she finally ran away


ivy
11/27/2015 6:35:37 PM

I'm looking for a book about a ginger haired girl that dies and steals warmth from the boy she loves as a ghost. The father of the girl stops her cause she almost kills the boy. Can someone please help find the title for this book


zia
11/26/2015 2:48:32 PM

I am looking for a book which I lost in 1975. It was readers digest publication which compiled a number of important articles which probably were published by the readers digest in the past. I guess the book was published definitely before 1950. Two of the articles compiled in this publication were as follows: (1) At the age of 79 I am a young man but with grey hair.(At the start of the article there is a photograph of a stout person with grey hair) (2) Article concerned about a novel written by an author which after few attempts he discarded and threw it in the waste paper basket. Subsequently he retrieved the script and completed the novel which became a best seller and was translated into many languages. There were other important articles having a life changing impact and we're compiled in the form of a book. If you could help in finding this book you would regard me for my efforts for the last 40 years.


literaryepiphany
11/25/2015 1:08:12 AM

I am looking for a young adult fiction novel. I remember the cover to be a blue cover with a girl in a dress on the front kind of half running half jumping. And you cant really see her face. Its about a kidnapped girl who ends up having an intimate relationship with her captor. There is also a pregnancy scare because she threw up after taking the pill and had sex right after. There is also a little girl in the story. I believe she is somehow related to the captor but she is fairly young and apparently overweight and is forced by an older woman figure to wear tight clothing to help motivate her weight loss. I have been looking for this book for over 5 years now and if someone could help me you would be my life saver!!! If you happen to know what book this is, please email me at daznbabyyxoxo@gmail.com!!!


Layne
11/24/2015 9:32:03 PM

I am looking for a book with a girl with a perfect sister, but over a school break she babysits a young boy. The parents are ok. The mom has a shed full of her old paintings. She plays guitar and she meets a boy and falls in love with him. The cover is pink with a girl in green pj bottoms. I keep thinking it was called The Forgotten One, The Forgotten Sister, or something like that. Sadly that is all I remember. Any help would be much appreciated.


Justine
11/23/2015 10:19:45 PM

I'm looking for a book about a woman who is recovering from something. She's living at a house near a swamp and describes the nature around her. I think she describes the spiders in her house, the birds at the swamp, and possibly a frog. I remember one part where she's walking on a wall and she sees her neighbors picking a giant mushroom. She later says that they made it into a soup and that she was upset about that for some reason. I don't remember the title or the author. I think I read it around 8-11th grade. The author uses a lot of imagery. I remember that she writes down everything that she observes. She lives alone and I think that she may be recovering from a sort of mental illness or something. I've been looking for almost a year!


henry
11/22/2015 5:03:04 PM

sorry for the double post.....


henry
11/22/2015 5:01:46 PM

Hello, I'm looking for a story from a 6th grade reading list in upstate NY. the collection of short stories contained one where a family invited an alien to stay with them. They showed him around and later he saddened by the short life time so took there baby when he left. He left them a note saying their baby would live a very very long time and he would raise him. Thanks! The book may also have had "The Unknown Citizen" in it as well. Henry cb900f@gmail.com


henry
11/22/2015 5:00:40 PM

Hello, I'm looking for a story from a 6th grade reading list in upstate NY. the collection of short stories contained one where a family invited an alien to stay with them. They showed him around and later he saddened by the short life time so took there baby when he left. He left them a note saying their baby would live a very very long time and he would raise him. Thanks! The book may also have had "The Unknown Citizen" in it as well. Henry cb900f@gmail.com


victoria987
11/21/2015 11:01:16 AM

Hello I'm looking for a book I read it many years ago. Don't remember the name or who wrote it. On the cover there's a hand reaching out of the water. It's about a lady that went to a house by the sea to work think it was to write a book. The man who used to live there who died came back. It's something like that I can't remember exactly what it's about that's why I'm looking for it to read again . Thank you for your help victoriaels7@gmail.com


kassieye
11/20/2015 10:32:47 AM

I'm looking for a book I read in third grade, about a poor potato farm girl who goes to live with a family with a girl her age who likes to draw and at one point is drawing clouds for her classroom but the class doesn't like them because she drew them with flat bottoms. This same girl likes to chew grape gum and I think breaks her arm falling off a horse. Another thing I remember is the girl takes the potato farm girl clothes shopping with the mother's credit card. I think the cover is of two girls, one making a face while trying to comb the other girls hair.


steven
11/19/2015 12:05:08 PM

I read a book many years ago. The fiance of a man is killed by mistake by a terrorist, he saw the killer so a sniper takes him into Lebanon to identify the killer so the sniper can take him out, but things go wrong. Can anyone identify this book? I believe the cover is white with a rifle on it.


steven
11/19/2015 12:03:29 PM

I read a book many years ago. The fiance of a man is killed by mistake by a terrorist, he saw the killer so a sniper takes him into Lebanon to identify the killer so the sniper can take him out, but things go wrong. Can anyone identify this book? I believe the cover is white with a rifle on it.


Briana
11/19/2015 7:40:13 AM

I read a book in the 7th grade or so. I don't really remember much about it, but it was set on an island I believe and this young girl started to fall in love with this old man and during some parts of the book she was talking about his hands. Other things I can remember are that there was a huge storm and I think she had a few siblings.


helppls
11/19/2015 6:04:18 AM

I'm looking for a book, a bit fifty shades like. I believe she's a teacher/ta/prof and on the way to work a mans driver accidently bumps her in the street. He spills coffee all down her then sends an expensive shirt to her work even though he only got her name. They get together and she has half moon- fingernail scars on her neck and face. There from her mum and she would attack in the night, so as an adult she still sleeps with her foot on the floor. She still pays for her mums rent, I believe the mum has bipolar so she thinks she going to be like it? He sees the scars when they shower together and all her make-up is washed off. I think she's a redhead. Hopefully one of you can help? Its starting to annoy me now.


Scrolls
11/18/2015 6:31:59 PM

Tob- The book you are seeking is called Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson.


anita
11/18/2015 4:00:42 PM

I'm looking for book about a man who reached adulthood and was only 4'1" tall. he was in a car wreck that crushed one leg, and he couldn't walk. He had surgery on it, and was placed in a rehabilitative hospital. For 9 months the leg never healed at all. He read books, magazines, then someone brought him a Bible. He read God's promises and challenged Jesus' verse in Matthew, "Whatever you ask for in pray, believe you receive it, and you will have it" So he told everyone at the end of 90 days his leg would be healed and he would walk. But the leg never showed signs of healing. But on the 90th day, they went to check on him, and he was up packing his clothes & his leg was 100% healed!


victoria1986
11/18/2015 2:30:26 PM

This book I read years ago and can't remember the author or title... It's about a nanny and I think she's having an affair with the father of the child she takes care of. Anyway, she loves photography and on her way to work one day she walks past a hotel of some sorts that has been on fire and the paramedics or fire fighters bring out a body in a body bag and she starts hearing things or sees something that tells her the body is still alive.


Precila
11/17/2015 11:07:11 PM

@Corrie : I believe the book you are searching for is the immortal highlander from the highlander series of Karen Marie moning. Hope it helps


trevorUK
11/17/2015 4:25:18 PM

I am looking for a book about a woman murdered after leaving a bar. She is murdered near her apartment which is in a condo or block of apartments. The story involves some of the people living in the apartments and tells their own stories within the main story. They may be witnesses and have seen something. One of the people was a war veteran living with his mother. Another is a couple on the verge of splitting up. All stories are interweaved.


trevorUK
11/17/2015 4:23:06 PM

I am looking for a book about a woman murdered after leaving a bar. She is murdered near her apartment which is in a condo or block of apartments. The story involves some of the people living in the apartments and tells their own stories within the main story. They may be witnesses and have seen something. One of the people was a war veteran living with his mother. Another is a couple on the verge of splitting up. All stories are interweaved.


haleyyyy
11/17/2015 11:13:35 AM

Im looking for a childrens book based in a jungley setting. A baby girl was found floating in a basket in a river and someone finds her. She is raised as a beautiful tropical looking girl, and she has two stepsisters who join a dance competition with really pretty skirts and I remember she is sad because she wants to be in it too. I remember they wear big gold hoops and pretty dresses and flowers in their hair. I really wanna find it! its like a mix of moses, cinderella, and the jungle!


RedHotRoses
11/16/2015 9:32:49 PM

Hi I'm looking for a sci-do book I read a while ago. I have the impression it was reasonably old. Anyway, so the opening sequence is a crying child refusing to get on a spacecraft and his Mum and Dad get on anyway and it blows up and kills them. So the kid grows up desperately trying to find a way to go back in time and warn them. Ends up stuck in his child's body/memories and has to watch them for again and go through the loop of his life forever and ever. Thanks for help!


valerie
11/16/2015 7:50:48 PM

I'm looking for a book set in an English village, about 2 lesbians, one of whom had a baby after a one night stand, then the father turns up and they kill,him because they don't want to share the baby, and hide the body - it is a black comedy


jlino
11/15/2015 11:32:35 PM

I'm looking for a book that I read in maybe the 4 or 5 grade I can't recall the plot but I remember the main character was half Chinese and her father was a lumberjack and I think he was a Ginger anyways the cover was all white and had a female's face but only her eyes,nose and mouth and I believe violet or red eyes


bjohnson10
11/15/2015 9:50:39 PM

I'm looking for a book about a girl who wants to leave her home because she is abused by her mother and boyfriend and when she tries to leave, they attack her and she is stabbed in the thigh with a knife from the kitchen. she wakes up and flees on a bus to her estranged grandparents farm, where her grandfather and neighbor boy pick her up at the bus station. over time she starts to fall in love with the boy next door who lives on the farm next to her grandparents. she meets him late at night at the tree between their properties and they slowly fall in love. he's leaving to play baseball on a scholarship (to Arizona state?) but before he leaves, they plan to meet up, but instead of her boyfriend, the ex shows up at their tree and rapes her. she is so ashamed that she pulls away and causes a rift with everyone in her new life. the book goes on to a second and I believe third book. I can't remember the characters names or the books title or author. I've been looking to reread it for months and can't seem to find it. Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!!


bjohnson10
11/15/2015 8:23:07 PM

I'm looking for a book about a girl who wants to leave her home because she is abused by her mother and boyfriend and when she tries to leave, they attack her and she is stabbed in the thigh with a knife from the kitchen. she wakes up and flees on a bus to her estranged grandparents farm, where her grandfather and neighbor boy pick her up at the bus station. over time she starts to fall in love with the boy next door who lives on the farm next to her grandparents. she meets him late at night at the tree between their properties and they slowly fall in love. he's leaving to play baseball on a scholarship (to Arizona state?) but before he leaves, they plan to meet up, but instead of her boyfriend, the ex shows up at their tree and rapes her. she is so ashamed that she pulls away and causes a rift with everyone in her new life. the book goes on to a second and I believe third book. I can't remember the characters names or the books title or author. I've been looking to reread it for months and can't seem to find it. Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!!


Gretta168
11/15/2015 11:00:14 AM

Hello, I am looking for a children's book my little Neice's will love. It's an interactive story book, a little like the jolly postman, but based around a princess getting ready for a party. The book contains, little pretty hair clips, a bracelet, a paper tiara, a paper purse that folds origami style and an invite to the party. All hidden on the pages amongst the story. I can't remember what it's called, it has a pink cover. And that's all I can remember. If anyone can help, that would be great.


Pt
11/15/2015 9:09:24 AM

Cannot find a book our class read in 4th grade about these kids who find themselves in a world where they have to solve a riddle of the most important thing. They went from place to place to ask each village to answer the riddle and each village had a different answer. Ultimately they discovered the most important thing was water.


skygirl84
11/15/2015 2:21:23 AM

The book I'm looking for is about two sister. They had a rough upbringing, that caused them to drift apart. The older sister grew up to be wealthy, I believe she lives in Seattle. The younger sister runs a camp and ends up having cancer...? That's all I can really remember.


Hesperus
11/15/2015 12:21:08 AM

I'm looking for a book I read in high school. It's about two sisters living in this small town where there's no sickness and people rarely die. The only way you can get to the town is on a train passing through a tunnel in a mountain. One night, one of the sisters leads a group of youngsters up to the train bridge in their sleep and makes them all jump. She's taken to a "prison" on top of a hill that people return from completely changed. The other sister begins trying to find her, doing drugs and facing murders and mystery. It's driving me crazy trying to figure it out. Someone please help.


edna
11/14/2015 9:09:22 PM

Catch, you are looking for A Home at the End of the World by Michael Cunningham. It is a great book.


Clapps4free
11/14/2015 4:00:41 PM

im looking for a book i read as a child probably between 2005-2010 about a young girl that has a crush on her best male friend through their mutal appreciation of glass figurines, she lies to the popular girls at school that hes her buyfriend and he agrees to go along with it going on double dates with his new best mate from school later on in the book its discovered that the faux boyfriend is a closet gay and has a crush on his strait new friend leading lady is crushed but popular girl points out at the end that the gay friend older brother likes her


MissAlexa
11/14/2015 3:15:06 PM

@dreamer13 The book you're looking for is the first in a trilogy. The trilogy is titled Chasing Yesterday, and the first book is "awakening". The trilogy is by Robin Wasserman.


dreamer13
11/14/2015 3:04:22 PM

the book focused on a girl who comes home after an accident or something that causes her to loose her memory. There are pictures all over the house of her and her friends and her and her parents but she doesn't remember any of them. She later comes to find out that a company did experiments on her and the little boy down the street tells her that just before she supposedly came home, people came in and set everything up and that she had never lived there before. the cover had a girls face on it with shattered glass, if that helps


ChellReader
11/13/2015 11:33:59 PM

I've been looking for a book for a few years. It's a romance story featuring a young woman whose going for some type of interview or something near the beginning, but what sticks in my head is that she's wearing a charm bracelet and one of the charms has been falling off. I believe that also happens when she meets the love interest in the story as well. She later reveals that the charm has some significance and is not replaceable. I think the book was a Harlequin or Silhouette - or one of the divisions of that publishing group, but I'm not certain. I'd appreciate any help. It's been bothering me that I can't remember more, and I truly liked the author's writing style.


CC
11/12/2015 12:33:56 PM

I'd like to track down a novel I read in early 2004 (I remember the date precisely because I read it in the flat I was renting while I had the builders in at home). I can't recall the title or author. Only that it was by a British (likely female, not famous) author, probably published around 2002-04, or shortly before. It was set in contemporary London and centred around an unhappily married couple, mainly the woman. The most memorable aspect of the book, the key aspect really, was the woman's recollections of - and random encounters with -her previous home addresses in and around London during the course of story. This was the main recurring motif of the book, and I remember the blurb focused on that aspect too. Randomly, I can recall a reference to Roupell Street near Waterloo East station in the story. Anybody?


FloraDora
11/12/2015 11:27:19 AM

Hello avid book readers can anyone help me find a book written prior to 1958. The first chapter was read to me in school by our Head of English,so I'm assuming it is a well regarded book. I remember a young boy looking in the window of a second hand or maybe junk shop and seeing a glass ball. A shaft of light falls on the ball,and the boy saw what I remember as another world,seeing a castle with turrets surrounded with glass balls one of which was missing ( presumably the one in the shop window ). Around the castle flew enormous birds,which I seem to remember as pterodactyl type birds. That might be more down to my imagination than fact. This book or the beginning of it has haunted me for many years,can anyone solve this for me please i would like to finish the storey? I will be delighted to donate £10 to a charity of their choice.


asxnkmb9
11/12/2015 9:19:23 AM

I want to find a book that I read when I was small. This is what I can recalled of the plot, but sadly I do not remember the author's name or the title. It is about a boy who was on his way to visit his sick grandmother/aunt by travelling on a train. His mother had given him some money for him to give to her and had hooked it to is trousers. On his journey, he met a suspicious man. The boy felt asleep and he was awake he found that his money was missing. He managed to see the suspicious man leaving the train. The boy didnt have money for the rest of the journey, so he decided to follow him into a town/village. A group of boys in the village spotted the boy suspiciously following the man, so they enquired him. The boy explained the situation and that if the man had money with holes on it, it would surely belong to him. News spread fast in the village and with the help of a lot of boys in the village, they confronted the man. That is all I recalled. Thanks.


BrianAnd
11/12/2015 7:29:12 AM

I'm looking for a book with a green cover, and I don't really remember what it was about, but what I do remember was that a child had run away to the boat docks, and then some royal people in a carriage come looking for him and then he gets on the boat with the other boat workers and the other boat workers make him work a lot and then later in the story, the child meets a girl who secretly starts dating (I think, not so sure), the child and then people try rob the boat or something (IDK). But yeah. I really need help finding this book because I used to read it all the time when I was young, but now I'm old and can't remember things. Haha! Someone please help me find the name of this book because as I said, I loved it. If anyone finds the name of this book, Please contact me by my email which is andersonbrian674@gmail.com Thank You!!!


Eevee
11/11/2015 7:46:35 PM

I'm looking for a book about a girl who's mother starts dating a man who becomes obsessed with conceiving a son. He starts forcing himself on the mom multiple times a day and sometimes in front of the daughters. I think there was a teenage daughter and a younger daughter. I can't remember how it ended but I think he may have started to try and abuse the daughter and they killed him. It was around the late 90's early 2000's, maybe set in the New England area, but I could be wrong. Thanks!


Corrie
11/10/2015 10:29:50 PM

I read a book once it was about a man that belonged to a fairy world where he was the Queens favorite and the king plotted against him and got him banished to be amongst the humans and stripped of his powers. No one can see him except one woman . Who ends up helping him and they fall in love in the end there's another book with him in it too can't remember


kimberly
11/10/2015 9:42:46 PM

I am looking for the name of a romance novel I read a while back. American girl comes to Australia to visit her father. Rekindles romance with ex-boyfriend who is single dad. Outback. They fly to go see a friend that is a sheep farmer. Man needs her water rights after father dies.


Lissette
11/10/2015 7:10:03 PM

@sugarpeach The book you are looking for is called Love Letters to the Dead


Laureland
11/10/2015 5:09:43 PM

re poetry book, "A Burst of Trumpets": This is what I found (all on first page of Google, within 1 minute of searching): http://labs.libhub.org/dallaspl/portal/A-Burst-of-trumpets-best-of-contemporary-poetry/cn8SnTwA/ http://www.abebooks.com/Burst-Trumpets-Jeanne-Hollyfield-Young-Pub/5231052286/bd I am puzzled since this was not hard to find... Hope it's helpful :)


carol
11/10/2015 1:01:14 PM

Hello, 60+ years ago I sent 3 poems to a company that wrote back that they were publishing a book of poems and mine would be included. They said I could get a copy of the book by buying 10 copies! I was a kid with no money so I let it go. Now I don't have copies of the poems and would like to find one. This is all I know......book title "A burst of Trumpets" by an Appalachia Virginia Co. Up for a challenge? Help me find a copy of this book? Good Luck and thanks if you do try.


carol
11/10/2015 12:57:27 PM

Hello, 60+ years ago I sent 3 poems to a company that wrote back that they were publishing a book of poems and mine would be included. They said I could get a copy of the book by buying 10 copies! I was a kid with no money so I let it go. Now I don't have copies of the poems and would like to find one. This is all I know......book title "A burst of Trumpets" by an Appalachia Virginia Co. Up for a challenge? Help me find a copy of this book? Good Luck and thanks if you do try.


sugarpeach
11/9/2015 2:55:52 AM

The book I'm looking for is a YA novel about a girl who has always lived in the shadow of her older, adventurous, party girl sister. I remember they highlighted the fact that her sister used to sneak in through her window in the morning after she had been out all night partying. One day her sister is murdered, I think she had been emailing online with a guy who told her he could take professional pictures of her because she wanted to be a model, or something along those lines. When she went to meet the guy, he murdered her instead. I think this was revealed later on in the story though. The little sister ends up kind of having a thing with the dead sisters older boyfriend too. That's really all I remember. Please help!


kaybee
11/9/2015 2:05:44 AM

I'm trying to find a book that I read a few years ago, all I remember is that it was a romance mystery book. I remember that in the first chapter police find a dead body in this woman's greenhouse. I'm pretty sure she dates a detective and decides to become a private investigator. The first book has a pink cover and I'm pretty sure there is a yellow ribbon involved in the title or picture somewhere. Thanks in advance!!


captainkidd
11/8/2015 9:10:07 PM

hi everyone, i read this book once it was a young adult book, possibly horror. the plot went something along the lines of this. a group of teenagers go for a road trip i believe there were 5 of them 3 guys and 2 girls, (one of the girls has a scar on her face from battery acid exploding on it) they pick up this random girl who was hitchhiking. it turns out the girl was evil and she started to slowly turn the group against each other and get rid of them one by one till the girl with scar stopped her. (the girl with the scar was also the last one standing).


lovesbooks
11/8/2015 8:21:08 PM

I'm looking for a book about a girl who meets a baseball player in a bar. And later she learns that his father was the one who found her when she was younger and she was hiding because her parents were murdered. After they were murdered she is sent to live with her moms half sister and her husband where they abuse her until she finally runs away.


lovesbooks
11/8/2015 8:19:36 PM

I'm looking for a book about a girl who meets a baseball player in a bar. And later she learns that his father was the one who found her when she was younger and she was hiding because her parents were murdered. After they were murdered she is sent to live with her moms half sister and her husband where they abuse her until she finally runs away.


hollybear1021
11/8/2015 10:31:16 AM

So i should fix my last post on the cover there was a rose a moon and a castle with a blueish backdrop ... Pretty sure it was a vampire storyline... Like i said before it was like 15 years ago but i want to find it again ...


hollybear1021
11/8/2015 7:47:48 AM

Hello about 15 years ago i read my forst romance novel .. Don't remember name pretty sure it was a vampire novel and it had a rose a castle pretty sire a moon and i think it was blue/black color.... Help please cause id like to find again!


Laureland
11/8/2015 1:15:30 AM

To JeanO: Hi. I'm not sure, but I wondered about Ellis Peters' books about Brother Cadfael. It was the mixture of a brown cover and a monk... Hope you find your book!


Tine77
11/5/2015 11:47:11 PM

Hi everyone I was trying to remember a contemporary romance (western sort of) that I read a few years ago. The woman actually went up to the man to ask him to marry her, because she needed protection from her ex for herself and her husband. The woman had a nasty scar on one of her cheeks from the ex beating her. The daughter was young. I am thinking the guys name was Prescott or Prentiss but not totally sure. Anyways, during the course of the story the ex either breaks out of jail or is released and he comes back and taunts her on the ranch, doing little thingg, eventually he kills the little calf that the daughte was nursing back to health. Also, he had basically raped her the night before she left him and pressed charges and the child was the conception of that. in the end he gets killed, i remember that. Does anyone have ANY idea what book this was? I read authors like Diana Palmer and JOan Johnston and Linda Howard but not sure if this will help. I hope someone can help as it is driving me crazy! Thanks.


merylbelle
11/5/2015 6:39:35 PM

I read this book back in 2007 for a creative writing class in college. I don't remember the title, author, or plot points! All I remember is that it's about a young female - and I vaguely remember her mother being in the picture, but she was kind of off. The author/character voice uses made up words throughout the story. The book cover has red and yellow, and the title is rather long. I feel like it's science fiction-based or uses a lot of science themes. Someone, please help! Thank you!


mechele
11/5/2015 6:10:24 PM

Hi. I am trying to remember this book I read when I was a little kid between 2003-2006. All I can remember about this book was that it was on another planet and/or it was futuristic. It was a girls birthday and on the kid's birthdays they got some sort of special gift.I think it was like a sphere or crystal or something I'm not sure. I think she broke hers or something. I think the cover was pink or purple. I don't remember too much but I just remember that I loved this book.


itslou422
11/5/2015 4:08:34 PM

I am looking for a book from 40+ years ago about two young people(girl and boy) who run away from home. Not many details to add, I think they were teenagers but can't remember. I'm also looking for a book about a young girl who goes to live with relatives after her father disappears. There's an elevator in the house, but she is forbidden to use it. She also receives a scroll(?) in the mail from her father with clues, and she and a friend use the scroll to solve what happened to her father.


elizabeth
11/5/2015 11:54:19 AM

The book I read was around 2011, I was in middle school and it was about a not so well behaved boy who lived with his mother and because of his behavior was sent to live with his uncle, while on his trip to his uncle house which was really far away due to 1 fourth of the book having to do with the boy being in the train ride, when he arrives his uncles house he sees how rich his uncle is because of his huge house with huge yards. His uncle is not at all there because he is busy and the only thing he tells the boy is to not look over a stone wall that seemed to border(hide) something. The boy looks over the stone wall and finds out about magic and dragons that were in a book and I believe somewhere towards the end he does a spell in which the stone wall falls and it lets some dragons free or something and it opens his eyes to the magic that has been in his family. I hope you can really help me find the book because I have been going crazy over trying to find it and reread it.


Chrisg23
11/5/2015 6:12:01 AM

For Jude525 - Could the 2nd book you're seeking be: More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon? I thought I'd try to help again.


Chrisg23
11/5/2015 6:01:58 AM

For Jude525 Thank you very much for your help. I'd like to reciprocate. Could you be looking for Finches of Mars, Brian W. Aldiss perhaps. I hope I've helped you. Thank you again. Please disregard the number of times that I've posted this comment. (sigh.....it's very early in the morning)


Chrisg23
11/5/2015 5:59:43 AM

Thank you very much for your help. I'd like to reciprocate. Could you be looking for Finches of Mars, Brian W. Aldiss perhaps. I hope I've helped you. Thank you again.


Chrisg23
11/5/2015 5:59:04 AM

Thank you very much for your help. I'd like to reciprocate. Could you be looking for Finches of Mars, Brian W. Aldiss perhaps. I hope I've helped you. Thank you again.


KC
11/4/2015 11:38:06 PM

I'm looking for a children's book I first read in the 2nd grade. It is set on a village during Christmas. There is a big tree in the village square and the Prince sees a girl visit the tree every night... He doesn't know her but he wants to meet her. After several nights he finally meets her and she becomes his princess. That is the general sorry line that I remember... I may be of a bit (it's been a VERY long time since I have seen it) Any help it appreciated!


Brooke
11/4/2015 10:36:34 PM

Please help! I am looking for a book I read my freshmen year in highschool. I picked it randomly off a shelf but it was so good I fell in love with it. It turned out to be the last book in a series I think. The main character was a girl, she was inbred (her mom and dad were brother and sister), and she had a deformed foot because of it. In the begining she's living with her dad in their cave house, he's teaching her magic I think. We are introduced to a friend of hers, kind of like a trader person. Then I can't remember too too much but her evil grandmother ends up coming in, her father has gone missing, and her grandmother urges her to go back to the family home. She teaches her to use glamor and the girl does go, travelling with the traders. She gets there, most of it is a blur from here on out, but there's an older man who's trying to marry her, she ends up nearly getting one of her cousins (i think cousin) killed who becomes badly burned and scarred for the rest of her life as a result, she finds out her grandmother is tricking her and starts defying her, there's somewhat of a battle, and then she ends up living on a island at the end with the trader boy. Please help me find it I know a few friends who would love to read it!


JeanO
11/4/2015 8:09:57 PM

I am looking for a book I read in the 3rd grade back in 1997. it had a brown cover and was paperback but I cant remember the title. It had a friar or monk. The first chapter had a dark and stormy night where the main character was a man. They had a scene where the main character was walking down a hallway in the castle while it was raining and was happy that there were tapestries hanging in the corners to help with the drafts. it was a fantasy/mystery type of book. I would be beyond happy if anyone remembers the book and can help me find it.


JeanO
11/4/2015 8:09:05 PM

I am looking for a book I read in the 3rd grade back in 1997. it had a brown cover and was paperback but I cant remember the title. It had a friar or monk. The first chapter had a dark and stormy night where the main character was a man. They had a scene where the main character was walking down a hallway in the castle while it was raining and was happy that there were tapestries hanging in the corners to help with the drafts. it was a fantasy/mystery type of book. I would be beyond happy if anyone remembers the book and can help me find it.


Tob
11/4/2015 1:00:56 PM

The fictitious story I am trying to find was written by a woman who, once she grew up, became a vet in Appalachia. as a child, she grew up on a fishing island off the eastern seaboard. She had a best friend, Cal. Cal knew all of her struggles with her "perfect" sister (who Cal ended up marrying). Near the end of the story, there was a huge storm. Early in the story, there was mention of the fact that only "Caroline" (I think that's the sister's name) could coax music from the piano; somehow there wasn't enough money for many things, but the "perfect" sister was favored enough that she received the expensive piano lessons.


MMedina
11/4/2015 10:25:14 AM

I am looking for the name of and author of a book my sister remembers me reading when I was young, 25-30 years ago... she says it was about a girl who was at like a boarding school type place in an old wing, the girl found a doll in her room, something about the doll and/or room is haunted, something to do with a cemetery near by and something that happened years ago..... I read a lot of books growing up and I just don't remember what she is referring to. Can you help?


ChristianReader
11/3/2015 9:54:38 AM

I am looking for a christian book set in the 1900s in America. Its about a woman traveling with a young boy via stagecoach or train, to a place like a womens academy where you live with other women almost like a nunery, her father was abusive but he finally died and she didnt want to live with any other man. set somewhere in montana or nebraska im not sure. and so what happens she goes all the way and somehow she helps a eldery women and lives with her and marries a man to protect her reputation because she cant live alone. the ending is that the boy is her son but her father made her pretend that was her brother. she was raped by someone and yea... please thank you also i think this story might have been in a collection of stories. so its harder for me to find


Lauren
11/2/2015 7:32:09 PM

I read a book about a girl named ness who meets a very pretty young woman named carla. Carla is dating an older man and gets into trouble. Ness ends up raising Carla's daughter Lauren. The book alternates chapters telling the story of a young ness and carla and also the modern story of Lauren who is being raised by ness, barely knows who her parents were and wants to be a model


Heellpppp
11/2/2015 1:59:13 PM

A kid wakes up in the middle of the night and finds a door he never saw before. He enters the door and something creepy was there. He leaves and is cursed. He then starts seeing death in Windows and such. In one part of the story a priest tries to help the kid and one of them was in need of a crucifix and helped. It was on a beach or something. That's all I can really remember.


cibermage
10/29/2015 9:56:03 AM

I'm looking for a story I read about 50 years ago -- probably in Fantasy and Science Fiction. It involved an alien race that appeared or communicated or something via colored spheres and music. I only remember that humans had some kind of problem with them. A young woman went to "talk" to them. Due to the communication issues/incompatibility issues, she wound up in some kind of statis and remains there still. As I recall, the last line was something like "There seems to be a kind of music around her."


Sanjeev
10/29/2015 7:01:26 AM

A book I read sometime in early 1990- the main character meets a woman at a bar, thinks he's picking her up, actually she is! He then gets into this world of male prostitution, gets his friend also into it, and they later form a very successful club where women come to have a good time, discreetly. Please help, anyone?! Thanks!!


Jack
10/28/2015 12:01:48 AM

I read a series of Science Fiction Books back in the early 60s or late 50's about children who were orn in Space and lived in that environment. I suspect that the main character had a name beginning with the letter K. I know the above is very vague, but if it rings any bells with anyone, I would appreciate some clues as to how to find this series.


hiatus
10/27/2015 11:32:12 PM

I am looking for a Science Fiction book. I can't remember allot about it. I don't think it was a Ringworld sequel but the size of the construction was similar. It had a man that was lost/exploring the seemingly endless layers/levels and opening doors to dangerous machinery of unknowable function. I believe the structure was built around a planet or maybe a star. I believe I read it in the mid to late 70’s.


Quantum1324
10/27/2015 8:25:56 PM

I'm looking for what I assume is a young adult/fantasy book about a boy and his gramps or uncle who run away from some organization or the government while also looking for some pairs of glasses tht have powers like heat vision and xray.


KMORR
10/27/2015 6:35:38 PM

I've been thinking of this books for years and I'm starting to think it might not even exist. It's about a young boy who gets in a car accident that takes the lives of his family members and he moves in with his Aunt. He then meets a young girl in the library who ends up being a ghost. He later finds out that she was murdered by one of his teachers at his high school and gets justice for her. Am I going insane? HELP PLEASE


Laurie
10/26/2015 2:51:59 PM

Dear All -- I found it!!!!! It is called " Barbie Goes to A Party" It was an easy reader book. I found it on ebay. But it is cheaper on Amazon. If you google it you can see some of the wonderful drawings that I just loved as a littles girl. My parents patiently read that book to me over and over again. I can't wait to order a copy - I'm 54 but who cares!!!!!!!!! All the best to you ALL. Laurie


bookworm
10/26/2015 2:23:14 PM

I've been looking for a children's book or even a series of books that was likely published in the 1940s about the magic adventures of a group of kids. It was like the Mary Poppins stories but they were never with an adult. A specific chapter I remember was about them finding a discarded book in the neighborhood that was the story of their life, but when they got to the page where they found the book, the pages wouldn't turn. They had a pet cat who often came with them. Does this sound familiar to anyone? I've literally been wanting to find it for the past forty years! It was a library book at a military base in Furth am Bayern, Germany in the early 70s.


bookworm
10/26/2015 2:11:15 PM

Laurie, I had that book too! I was born in 1962. The characters looked like Barbies, and the pictures were like by a fashion designer. Sadly, I don't have mine anymore because my family moved so often. I remember thinking it was really cool, and wondering if I'd ever go on a date myself.


Laurie
10/26/2015 5:34:48 AM

Hello! I'm looking for a children's book that I just used to love. I know that I owned it in the mid 1960's. The "plot" is about a young girl who was invited out on a date and she just is not sure what to wear. So she tries on outfit after outfit with a girlfriend that are shown on the pages of the book. Some are super-fancy - some are super casual. I think at the end she ends up going to a casual barbeque wearing slim pants and black flats...and all is well with the world. Does anyone know what I am talking about. I was born in 1961 - so it would have been popular with girls growing up in that window of time. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I LOVED that book!!!


Rick
10/25/2015 8:15:17 PM

I read a book in the late 60's that involved a man dying at 38??? then being reborn again at an early age. He does this again and again then meets a woman that is also doing the same thing. He tries many things to prevent his imminent death but is not successful.


lolabunny79
10/25/2015 4:23:13 PM

I have just had a memory of a book from my childhood when I saw a charm bracelet in a catalogue (isn't it funny how the mind works). All I can remember is there was a young girl who receives a charm bracelet for a birthday and then gets a new charm for each following birthday, the charms maybe had magic in them or powers but not completely sure about that part. I hope someone can help with this as it will play on my mind until I can figure it out! Thank you for reading x


Sunstarmoonlight
10/25/2015 1:28:19 PM

I've been looking for this book and for the life of me I can't remember the title. The main character of the book is a young woman, about debutante age (in fact she makes her society debut in the book) who is trying to find her father's killer. She does this by donning a mask and going out as the notorious thief, The Cat. She holds up carriages and robs the patrons of jewelry--which she later returns. It's discovered later in the book that the reason she does this is because of what she witnessed when she saw her father murdered. She has a younger sister, a mother, and a stepfather. Does anyone know the title of this book?


Raech
10/25/2015 9:07:56 AM

Hello, I'm trying to find a book. I believe it was urban fiction. A business man I think having an affair a woman in another state. He had a wife and kids at home. His mistress alsovhad two children with the man. Once the mistress found out about his family she killed herself and the children. The cover was predominantly black. That I am sure of. May have had something golden on the front as well. Maybe a wedding ring. Any help appreciated. Thanks !


mousely
10/24/2015 10:19:13 AM

For HannahLindsay: The book you are looking for is called Shadow Spinner. It's by Susan Fletcher. It's about Shahrazad, the one who told the stories of the 1001 nights. The main character is disfigured by her mother, just as you said, to stop her being married to the Sultan, who was marrying girls and then killing them the next day. I really like this book, it is one of my "let's just read a really well told, interesting, and familiar story, that's not too stressful" books, for when I want to relax. I hope you get this message :)


jude525
10/24/2015 12:16:28 AM

Rachel, have you tried Nightlife by Caitlin Kittredge?


jude525
10/24/2015 12:12:22 AM

CHRISTIW and CHRISG23, you're answers are in my post. The text formatting changed, so you might not have seen your names


jude525
10/24/2015 12:05:24 AM

Sorry for double post. The site and my tablet don't seem top play well together.


jude525
10/23/2015 11:58:38 PM

Firstly, I'm fascinated that an article from 2004 still had such an active thread alive. Secondly, christiw, you may be looking for The Book of Three from The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander. Thirdly, chrisg23, you're book is definitely Homebody by Orson Scott Card. Great book. Great author. So, my turn. Two much older books. I read both of them in 1980, they were current selections from The Science Fiction Book Club. one is about colonists on another planet. All the women get pregnant the same day. All go into labor the same day. the children who survive (most were stillborn) develop powers. the two that stick in my head are a girl who can summon birds to surround her and she changes into a giant bird. I don't remember the second one's power, but she was born a true hermaphrodite with complete male and female parts. the doctors remove the male portion at birth. she spends her life mourning the death (murder) of her brother. a separate entity sharing her body in the womb who died with the castration. There were other children And I think they come together to protect something about the planet. Second book will be easier to recognize if you've read it. First clue, they use the word "gestalt" to describe the bond the main characters share. It introduced me to the term. It is a group of outcasts drawn together by instinct. once together they find that they need each other and gain a sense of purpose. There are twin black girls, a morbidly obese woman, a withdrawn skinny boy and a few others. one of them,I think the boy, was telekinetic. This next is graphic but that is why it stuck in my memory. He would telekinetically transfer waste directly from the bedridden obese woman's bowels to a distant part of the woods.The woman was maybe the psychic who linked them. Or maybe it was the girls. And I'm pretty sure there are a couple others. Concept was fascinating and it'd love to re-read. Hoping that I get some direct karmic response for my sharing what I knew of the other two. Happy hunting all.


jude525
10/23/2015 11:53:45 PM

Firstly, I'm fascinated that an article from 2003 still had such an active thread alive. Secondly, christiw, you may be looking for The Book of Three from The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander. Thirdly, chrisg23, you're book is definitely Homebody by Orson Scott Card. Great book. Great author. So, my turn. Two much older books. I read both of them in 1980, they were current selections from The Science Fiction Book Club. one is about colonists on another planet. All the women get pregnant the same day. All go into labor the same day. the children who survive (most were stillborn) develop powers. the two that stick in my head are a girl who can summon birds to surround her and she changes into a giant bird. I don't remember the second one's power, but she was born a true hermaphrodite with complete male and female parts. the doctors remove the male portion at birth. she spends her life mourning the death (murder) of her brother. a separate entity sharing her body in the womb who died with the castration. There were other children And I think they come together to protect something about the planet. Second book will be easier to recognize if you've read it. First clue, they use the word "gestalt" to describe the bond the main characters share. It introduced me to the term. It is a group of outcasts drawn together by instinct. once together they find that they need each other and gain a sense of purpose. There are twin black girls, a morbidly obese woman, a withdrawn skinny boy and a few others. one of them,I think the boy, was telekinetic. This next is graphic but that is why it stuck in my memory. He would telekinetically transfer waste directly from the bedridden obese woman's bowels to a distant part of the woods.The woman was maybe the psychic who linked them. Or maybe it was the girls. And I'm pretty sure there are a couple others. Concept was fascinating and it'd love to re-read. Hoping that I get some direct karmic response for my sharing what I knew of the other two. Happy hunting all.


Rachel
10/23/2015 10:45:47 PM

I read a sample of a fantasy book about a female werewolf who polices the werewolf community and mayb more but I accidentally deleted it! The beginning had her following the story of a missing girl and I think she had white hair! I can't get this story out of my head! Please help!


spotlightbook
10/23/2015 1:51:50 PM

I'm looking for a young adult fiction novel I read in the mid-90's. It was something about a girl who was having a bad summer and decided to get involved with a renaissance festival. She wore a dress in a parade show kind of thing. Someone is trying to sabotage the fair - they stick a needle in an orange (or maybe lemon?) to make people sick, tighten the archery strings, and the boy she likes gets his knife juggling act replaced with a real knife. I believe the guy's name is Robin. It's driving me crazy - any help is much appreciated!


MissAlexa
10/23/2015 10:44:24 AM

I'm looking for a story that was about a family (one mom, one dad, 2 girls and 1 boy. The story was told from the POV of the oldest sister). The family had just moved into a new house, and they had all chosen rooms. When the brother was alone in his room, he disappeared and the whole family except the oldest sister forgot about him and acted like he had never existed.As the story went on, the whole family disappeared. If any one knows where I can find this story or what it is called, please e-mail me at alexamorgan15@hotmail.com


julia
10/23/2015 8:20:13 AM

i read a novel which has a mona lisa cover in it but a little bit of modern. It is about a 16 year old who is having her summer with her gay dad. And during that summer she also met a guy and fell in love. Although I'm not so sure about the plot if it is right because it was like so long ago but if you ever know the title let me know. i would really appreciate it. :)


Perri
10/22/2015 11:55:13 PM

I read a romance novel in the 70's about a couple who met when he traveled to the future the fall in love and have a baby. One morning right after the baby is born they both travel back to his time neither knowing the other is there. She becomes a servant & he goes back to his old life until they find each other again.


Dewie
10/22/2015 9:05:47 AM

There is a book that I read about 7 years ago that I cant remember much about but as far as I can remember it was a book that involved the apocalypse it wasnt too dark of a book it was paperback and I believe there was a cross on the front any help would be appreciated.


Ferretgirl
10/20/2015 9:46:13 AM

I don't have much to go on, but trying to find my sister's favorite book from when we were younger. It would be late 70's/early 80's. Purple cover - and it was a book of dog pictures - actual pictures, not drawings, and each picture had a caption. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Kaitlyn
10/19/2015 9:26:54 PM

I am looking for a book i read in high school, i don't remember what its called or who its by. its about a kid who was sent to this camp or school for i believe bad behavior. once there he was stripped of all his belongings and they were locked in this closet or room with everyone else's things, eventually two kids break into the room and plot their escape through a water tunnel or sewer. i really loved this book when i was younger and i want to read it again. if you know the book i am talking about please email me at krmitch95@hotmail.com please write in the subject like, book so i dont think its spam. Thank you!


ellenj
10/17/2015 2:47:29 PM

I am looking for book I read decades ago. It was about a man who meets a strange girl and travels with her through medieval England. That is all I know for sure, but I think I remember they went to a town called Saffron Walden and the girl may have been a unicorn in disguise. The book I want is NOT "The Last Unicorn" or "The Innocent Wayfaring", but it somewhat similar to both of these. I hope someone call help me as I have been to find this book for many years.


Victoria
10/16/2015 6:27:12 PM

To the person who sent me the title Rose Madder by Stephen King: Thanks! I'll give it a read to see if it's the book I'm looking for. If not, I'll have had a good time, and will keep looking. Thank you, again!


Shadowswept
10/16/2015 4:42:42 PM

Victoria, I believe the book you're looking for is Rose Madder by Stephen King. It has an abused woman whose husband is a police officer, and she does become a voice actress in the end. She also meets a nice guy. Her husband comes after her, and it's very suspenseful.


Victoria
10/16/2015 9:10:44 AM

I must have read it fifteen years ago, or more. In the beginning, a woman is being abused by her husband, who happens to be a police officer. This makes it virtually impossible to report the abuse, without some cover up happening. He threatens her saying he'll find her wherever she goes, so she'd better just stay put. She finally escapes him, gets a job as a voice actress... I don't remember the rest. I'd like to read it again. I believe it MAY have been considered a romance novel--she might have not only done well for herself, but also met a great fella and lived happily ever after (I don't remember for sure if HEA happened for her). Anyway, thanks in advance for your help.


Digitalshooter
10/12/2015 8:40:09 PM

I have found the book I posted about on Oct 1st. The title of the book is Great Stories for Young Readers. It was put out by Readers Digest in 1969. The story of the young boy with the ghost was called Jimmy Takes Vanishing Lessons. A great book with great stories for kids and adults.


Digitalshooter
10/12/2015 8:38:42 PM

I have found the book I posted about on Oct 1st. The title of the book is Great Stories for Young Readers. It was put out by Readers Digest in 1969. The story of the young boy with the ghost was called Jimmy Takes Vanishing Lessons. A great book with great stories for kids and adults.


Digitalshooter
10/12/2015 8:36:17 PM

I have found the book I posted about on Oct 1st. The title of the book is Great Stories for Young Readers. It was put out by Readers Digest in 1969. The story of the young boy with the ghost was called Jimmy Takes Vanishing Lessons. A great book with great stories for kids and adults.


Caroline
10/12/2015 6:33:45 AM

I am looking for a book that i was given back in 1952. I had a hardback green cover and it say: I am adopted. If you find this book or know where I can get it please let me know at carolinemclean001@gmail.com It is a children's book. Thanks


curious
10/10/2015 11:14:43 AM

Am looking for a short story (possibly 60s) about a man who commutes everyday by train, who thinks about his family until halfway point at which time he then thinks about work. It may have been called "meat" because his wife becoming a vegetarian is one of the first 'problems' about which he thinks until halfway point, etc.


ShokWave235
10/9/2015 5:45:20 PM

I'm looking for a fantasy romance novel about a bad boy who transfers school and he and the girl fall in love, cover is filled with tiny leaves, the title might have something to do with the word 'sky'. extra info: boy has lots of brothers, big family, and he has powers i think


HannahLindsay
10/9/2015 10:36:17 AM

Hello! I'm looking for a novel I read in middle school. I don't remember much but what I do remember was this. It was a fiction book about a girl whose mother disfigured her feet in order to protect her from being picked out of the girls to maybe marry or something. I think the girl then becomes just a servant for the person who was picking young girls.


yowmba07
10/8/2015 5:09:00 PM

I am looking for a book if read in the 80's. its about a women captured by Indians, later escapes and follows the river to safety, finds a cabin to live in, gets attacked by a bear and kills it (I think with only a knife) falls in love and marries a mountain man


Neil
10/7/2015 5:52:39 PM

Hi, I am looking for a book I read as a child back in the late 80's. It's about a boy growing up in a mining town in the North of England. An escaped 'big cat' is part of the story which the boy eventually meets. Sorry I know its not much to go on but I'd be very grateful if someone can help.


Rebekah
10/5/2015 6:10:32 PM

Im looking for a book about a girl/ young woman who is an orphan and she travels to find out about her past. She somehow goes back in time and meets this girl who is slightly wild. And they travel and meet a clan of some sorts. She reads the man's mind as he asks her what he wanted to be when he grew up and she lists things like sailor, fisher and carpenter. She sees her friend and this man become close and then starts to travel back to the present time. But she sees that this man and woman have a child and she realises it is her. I think it is set in Scotland or Ireland.


Shelli
10/4/2015 7:01:42 AM

I am looking for a book from the 70's but could be earlier about a baby bear that takes "bad" medicine. I thought it was called Brown Bear and the Bad Medicine, but can't find it any where. It had blue cover with gold and the pages had an illustration on every page. May have been a Golden Book but not sure of that either. Basically Momma Bear gives medicine to the baby bear and he has nightmares or something like that. Thanks!!


bookworm92
10/3/2015 9:33:12 PM

I'm looking for a book where the heroine goes to a party, halloween I think, and gets kissed by a guy in the dark.she tries to figure out who it was, then realizes it was her best friends older brother.


09wooda
10/2/2015 3:03:23 PM

Trying to find a book read as a child, I can't remember much but it is about a runway boy who end up reading a notice wrong and then end up spending his life reading the newspaper to the sea, this is abit random but would be really grateful for any ideas


christiw
10/2/2015 11:45:20 AM

Read a book in elementary school, between 1992 and 1995. The details are a little fuzzy, but from what I remember there is a servant girl, a tower, a jail in the tower and a boy that she either helps escape or helps his relative escape. It's set in the past, and the girls "boss" isn't kind to her. There may have been a clock in the tower. The door to the tower is on the inside of an arch, and I remember some kind of tunnel or something. Not a lot to go on, but I am going nuts! This book would be a shorter book, I don't believe it had chapters. Elementary school age. Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Prosaic
10/2/2015 7:37:07 AM

@Atticus - I believe you're thinking of 'Nicobobinus', by Terry Jones.


Digitalshooter
10/1/2015 11:19:31 AM

I am looking for a book of short children's stories and fairytales. One of the stories was about a young boy caught a ghost ghost intern caught the boy how to become invisible through walls and make his eyes glow red. I believe the book cover was read it might've had the word condensed in the title.


Anthony
10/1/2015 1:05:02 AM

I am trying to find a book where a male angle type thing kidnaps a girl to be his wife so he can steal her soul and give it to his mother so he can gain immortality or something I don't rember it that well but I rember i liked it any help would be great, thanks


palay
9/30/2015 8:20:24 PM

I am trying to find a book where there is a male vampire that has adopted a human girl child. The main female character helps him out by making a play day with that child and a couple of kids that she knows during the daytime. There is also a werewolf that comes walking up to her while she is sitting on the porch (or somewhere like that) which turns out to be a friend of hers but he rubs against her and leaves his scent making her part of his pack. Later she is attacked by a couple of guys after grocery shopping and two guys from the pack help her out after comfirming with their alpha that she is park of the pack. Does anybody know the name of the book and the author?


lizzyladybug
9/30/2015 6:35:50 PM

Hi! I just found the book I was looking for... Its called Whispers from the Dead by Joan Lowery Nixon. I also have another book that I have been searching for. I bought it at the library for a quarter (it was a going out of business sale). The book is small and has a purple cover. It is a mystery / puzzle book that you can solve to figure out the mystery. Its also for readers in elementary or middle school. The content of the book is related to who is the father (or parent... I can not remember) of two children. From what I remember, the book was a puzzle that you decided the answer based off of solving riddles and reading the pages out of order based off of the directions. I never finished the book, my teacher wanted to borrow it and never returned it. Thanks!


lizzyladybug
9/30/2015 6:16:12 PM

I am looking for a short novel about a teen girl who almost died drowning. After her near-death experience, she had the ability to see and communicate with ghosts. I don't remember why, but her family moved into a great mansion. There she met a ghost and tried to help solve her murder. The ghost was the ghost of a Hispanic maid. She also found a boyfriend - but he turned out to be the murderer and tried to kill the girl when she figured it out. I don't remember the author or the name of the novel, but I would really love to reread this book if possible. If anyone knows the name of this please respond.


Flowie
9/30/2015 4:50:57 AM

I'm trying to find a book I read about 10 years ago. It's about a boy who gets chosen to be a reincarnation of a god. And to achieve this, he has to be painted in liquid gold mixed with mercury. The setting for the book is somewhat mesoamerican, although I can't really remember if it is Aztec, Mayan, or Inca. If anyone else knows what I am talking about, please help! Thank you :)


Tiffaney22
9/29/2015 5:36:10 PM

Read a mystery book in high school about a girl who is searching for her brother who died in a car crash. She believes that he is still alive. She gets letters & clues "from him" during her search. While traveling, she thinks somebody is trying to kill her. At the end of the book, she finds out that she's been pretending to be her brother this whole time. He was dead all along. I think the cover of the book is green & black with a house at the top but a tree at the bottom as if it was the houses reflection.


annabreland
9/29/2015 12:45:16 AM

Read a series or trilogy in middle school about a British orphan around 8-12 who finds a book or gem or something that gives her magic powers or time travel ability. She ends up getting rich and famous and lives in New York and stars on Broadway. She also time travels to ancient Egypt all while people are out to get her and the object that gives her her powers. I want to say she also has a dog and the books were quite thick for me when I was in middle school,probably around 300-450 pages. The books were bright and sparkly on the cover and I'm not positive but I'm inclined to think the main characters name started with a P


Shaeshae
9/27/2015 11:58:54 PM

A college blonde girl falls madly in love with her English professor. She tries all year to get his attention but, at the very last second he finally does. He notices her from a paper she wrote about her past. She gets an email from him one day complementing her on how good her paper was. Her guy best friend gives her plenty of advice. Comes to find out her best guy friend was pretending to be the professor. She doesn't know at all. And she hooks up with the best guy friend. When it is Christmas they drive over to his parents house because there is a Christmas party. She finds out in the morning when she goes through his cell. She sees all the photos she sent the "professor," she becomes infuriated. She has his dad drop her off at her apartment. She cries. She feels violated, betrayed, and worst of all in love. She feel in love with her best friend and he does that. Please if you know the title of this book email it to me. It is a series and want to know if the other book came out yet. Thank you.


Amanda
9/27/2015 11:21:58 PM

so i saw this book a while ago,it had a red cover with a lady with sunglasses on it and a pair of high heels,i only ready the summary on the back and it was about a girl who goes to England in search for love and dates.any ideas?


Amanda
9/27/2015 11:19:06 PM

so i saw this book a while ago,it had a red cover with a lady with sunglasses on it and a pair of high heels,i only ready the summary on the back and it was about a girl who goes to England in search for love and dates.any ideas?


crun
9/27/2015 10:52:12 PM

I'm looking for a book I read as a child back in maybe 1995-1996? It was about someone who stumbles upon a human sacrifice in the forest, and spends the book trying to flee from the men performing the sacrifice. The protagonist runs across some woman and her son on a farm who help them but I believe they ultimately get killed as well? The antagonists turn out to be demons I believe, but end up getting chased off when a gang of bikers shows up blaring music, and it breaks some kind of spell? It is driving me nuts that I can't figure out what book this was.


Barb
9/27/2015 9:33:56 AM

I am looking for a book--a woman's romance drama-written in the 1960's by a woman. It is the story of how two people meet, wed, raise a family. What I remember most is their two children who are spoiled and ungrateful brats and the daughter's name is Barbara. Little to go on but maybe it will ring a bell with someone.


Thanusha
9/25/2015 4:00:57 PM

Hello, I am looking for a book with short stories that I read in high school. I remember one of the titles from book (The Painted Door by Sinclair Ross). I also remember the synopsis of another story but can't remember the title. The story is about a man who never marries and when asked why by his niece, he tells her how he was once engaged but had actually fallen in love with his fiance's sister. They both drown and he was only able to save one so he chooses to save the sister he was in love with. I'm really hoping some knows the title of the book or the title of this story!


Catch
9/23/2015 5:58:04 PM

I am looking for a book I heard an exerpt from recently on US radio. It involved a young boy (about 7), drunk at a party who was sent to bed, sneaking back downstairs, he sees his womanising brother running towards a glass door and does not warn him, resulting in that brothers death. The station cut out before I could hear any more but it was captivating and I would really love to find out what it was if you could help :)


chris
9/23/2015 3:12:01 PM

I'm trying to identify a young adult novel I read back in the early 1960s...so I guess the book was probably written in the 50s. It's set in a boy's boarding school, and one of the characters tries to write a detective story and gets wrapped up in plotting the denouement--a new word to the character (and to me at the time). Anyone have any ideas?


chris
9/23/2015 3:08:17 PM

I'm looking for a book I read in the early 1960s, when I was 10 or so. Probably written in the 50s. A young adult novel, I guess, set in a boy's boarding school--one of the characters decides to try to write a detective novel and gets very wrapped up in plotting the "denouement" (new word to the character in the book, and to me at the time). Maybe that character had a nickname "crane" or something like that. Anyone have any ideas what the book could be?


sweetpea330
9/23/2015 12:27:54 PM

I am looking for a book about a little blonde girl who can't walk and lives in Australia. She falls asleep and meets a Japanese boy and is transported to Japan and learns how to walk, She has to take a sip from an Evening Primrose, meets Grandfather Ten and then wakes up and slowly regains the use of her legs. I remember the book bound in red cloth with a gold dragon on the front. It was beautifully illustrated. There was also a dragon or something that had poisoned claws that would kill you if they touched you. Please help!


Zita
9/23/2015 9:33:26 AM

I am looking for a book which (I am almost certain) was called 'Wounded Heart'. It was a thin, flimsy book and I believe the story was one which had been published in a women's magazine or it was a supplement to that. I vaguely remember the story as being one in which the girl crashes her car near some woods and a doctor who is working there - probably with foresters or something - comes to the rescue and takes care of her in a log cabin. I was wondering whether anyone could help me with this? ANY idea at all about what the publication could be? I've tried googling but it's hard googling without an idea as to the publication. They were thin books - not really paperback size, thinner than that and were possibly printed from what were previously serialised stories in women's magazines.


nkarvon
9/23/2015 12:54:53 AM

hi im looking for a book i read about four years ago. its about a lady who wakes up from a coma a her husband has left her. when she goes to the drs, the dr tell her that shes had a baby. when she confronts her ex he tells her they had a stillborn and they cremated him. her exs family ties into it theyre powerful. somewhere in the book a marine is introduced and i think they fall in love. at the end of the book it turns out the ex an his new wife and his family had lied about the stillborn and had stolen him. there also had something to do with a waterfall with a room or something behind it. i want to say the title had something to do with the hidden room or the hiding place or something like that but i cant find anything. does anyone have any ideas?


Melvinvanhorn
9/22/2015 7:40:29 PM

Hi. Looking for a book I read around 1994, when I was 14, although the book definitely wasn't for 14 year olds. It is about two men who are in medical school, sometime between say 1900 and 1940, in either England or America. Specific scenes I remember from the book There is an urban legend at the school that only by throwing a cigarette off a balcony and over a fence can you ensure your graduation. Man takes several attempts but finally does it, becoming friends with the man who told him of the legend. First guy does well in med school and gets a 90ish? on his exam, while his friend barely passes with a 78? They go their separate ways career wise but still stay in touch. First guy is dating a woman who ends up with measles or chicken pox and lets him see her spots in a "revealing location". Its been ages, but I'd like to find it again. Any help is appreciated.


ellenj
9/22/2015 5:49:48 PM

Karen, I think the book you want might be Green Darkness by Anya Seton. It is about a 20th century American woman who marries an Englishman. Her husband is haunted by the memory of a 16th century ancestor who was a monk, broke his vows and came to a bad end. He attacks his wife and while unconscious she relives the life of the woman who was in love with the monk. There is an Indian doctor who helps to save her. She finds that all the 20th century people around her were reincarnations of people in Tudor England and in the end the karmic debt is paid. It is odd that the only other book I have identified on this site was also by Anya Seton.


Atticus
9/22/2015 2:56:48 PM

Looking for a book that came out probably between 1990-2003. About a boy (Ned?) whose hand gets turned into gold somehow and he needs dragon's blood to cure it and goes on a big adventure to find dragons. He has a girl companion I believe. They are walking through mountains and every time the wake up they are at the start of the mountains until someone tells them the mountains are like waves and they ride a house boat through. I think there was also the city of Reme like an alternate history where Remus defeated Romulus. Something about baths being heated through the floors. The end they find dragons but the blood doesn't work and he needed the plant dragon's blood which was on his front steps.


Cat147
9/21/2015 11:29:33 PM

@tina28 Thanks you so so much. I was looking at the title mel but nothing was coming up thank you so so much I can't believe how close I was. Thank you.


tina28
9/21/2015 10:05:47 PM

@cat147 I have been searching for that same book finally found it the name of the book is Mel by Liz Berry


Love2Read
9/21/2015 10:18:47 AM

I'm looking for a book, on the cover it was a sheet with the silhouette of a man under the sheet, in the book the man is a doctor and he works with partners in the hospital, he is murdered by a man with OCD and the son is framed for it so neighbors of theirs who run a liquor still hide him in the still which is under a chicken coop if I'm not mistaken... if anyone knows what I am talking about please let me know!


Anemia
9/21/2015 8:16:27 AM

Okay there was this book I read in like 3-5th grade (can't remember what year exactly, it was between 2003-2006ish), there was this kid that played baseball and he was out playing on the field alone and a thunderstorm was starting, kid got struck by lightning because he was playing with and aluminum bat. Someone found him i think and he was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance, and there was like some ghost haunting/sharing his body??? I can't remember at all how that happened but I remember a good portion of the book was about the boy trying to help the ghost find closure. I thought the title of the book was Blue Lightning but I searched that title and I couldn't find the book at all. Can anyone help? I've been thinking about this book on and off for years.


mom23
9/20/2015 9:57:32 PM

Hello I'm looking for a book for my son it's a Youth book probably named city of hundred years or similar wording. It has characters named Beian and heek. I highly doubt his spelling was correct (he is six). He said it's about good and evil in a city where Beian dies and his bones are taken in the city where he becomes alive again. Thank you.


dancerrruby
9/20/2015 2:46:30 PM

I've been looking for a book for years that I read maybe ... five-six years ago. I can't remember the name or the author. So it's about these kids who end up having powers (from their parents). And the main kid is like the "Flash". Also, it shows it as everything being frozen (but if he stays in one place too long they slowly realize he's there and can see him). The beginning (how he finds his powers): a bus almost hits his friend's younger sibling but somehow the main character and the sibling are on the other side of the street, safe. Near the end, he's in a facility and is running around with people trying to catch him. It MIGHT have been a series. If anyone has any ideas??? I keep wanting to say it's "The (something) Prophecy" but I could be way wrong. I've looked everywhere.


kiera
9/20/2015 9:50:22 AM

Ok so it was a YA novel, I know that it had city in the title. So, this like teenage girl (more like sort of a demon situation)lives in hell with her mother. I know that the whole "city" is heated with a huge furnace that burns basically everything that isn't from there. The girl spends some time beelzebub and she is able to get up to the "normal" world and she ends up meeting this boy and they fall in love, and then somewhere near the end of the book the boy kills himself in a bathtub but (of course) the demon/girl brings him back to life.


AnnMarie
9/17/2015 11:16:39 PM

A Vietnam nonfiction about an older childless couple forced to leave their home and travel to a refugee camp. Along the way they find a boy in the ditch and the woman insists they bring him along with them. I think Mud is in the title but that is not much help because I am not sure of this. I hope someone knows what book I am talking about and can give me the title.


AnnMarie
9/17/2015 11:11:55 PM

I am looking for a book written by an Iranian Muslim girl who had been imprisoned and tells her experience. The cover has a Muslim girl with veil. I think the title is the girls name but I can't be sure. Help?


AnnMarie
9/17/2015 11:04:17 PM

I am looking for a book about a young Iranian Muslim girl who was imprisoned and the book is her story of survival and torture. The cover is a Muslim girl with the veil cover. I think the title was her name but can't remember for sure. I hope someone can help me in my search.


karen
9/17/2015 7:54:22 PM

The book has something to do with Green Velvet and maybe a light or lantern maybe in the title or storyline and it also has a sickly woman her doctor friend their spouses or significant others and time travel or reincarnation. The book was hard bound so I think it was older book and not a romance paperback and the cover (not dust jacket) was green fabric but not velvet. They also were somewhere in Europe and were staying at a mansion or castle. I did not get to read much of it during the 80's but do not think it was part of the paperback romance novels since it was hardbound and kind of older sort of book. The nearest thing to it was the Reincarnation of Lucrezia Borgia book on Amazon but that came out way after this one.... so is not the same book. Any and all help is greatly appreciated!


amberdawn36
9/16/2015 6:37:49 PM

I'm looking for a book I read within the past year. it takes place in a small town. a young, thin, malnourished girl lives in poverty in her deceased uncle's cabin in the woods. she's kind of a pariah in town. the son of a wealthy towns man makes fun of her one day, feels bad & goes to her cabin to apologize. he gets attacked by a bear, she nurses him back to health. as a thank you, he fixes up her cabin & helps her out. they start dating. she gets a job at the local bakery/cafe. i think the bear that attacked him was a werebear so he can now shift. it takes place in modern times. any ideas?


amberdawn36
9/16/2015 6:36:19 PM

I'm looking for a book I read within the past year. it takes place in a small town. a young, thin, malnourished girl lives in poverty in her deceased uncle's cabin in the woods. she's kind of a pariah in town. the son of a wealthy towns man makes fun of her one day, feels bad & goes to her cabin to apologize. he gets attacked by a bear, she nurses him back to health. as a thank you, he fixes up her cabin & helps her out. they start dating. she gets a job at the local bakery/cafe. i think the bear that attacked him was a werebear so he can now shift. it takes place in modern times. any ideas?


ellenj
9/16/2015 6:24:08 PM

Heather, the book you want is Dragonwyck by Anya Seton. It was made into a movie with Vincent Price as "cousin Nicholas" and I think Gene Tierney as the girl.


zoe
9/16/2015 7:28:15 AM

Hi I'm looking for a book I read in 2006 maybe 2007 I don't know the names but the story line is as follows A teaches had an affair with a student and impregnated her she died not long after birth and her parents took care of her child the professor was not allowed to see his son so he ran away with the child assumed new identity and moved to the south where he opened a garage/hardware shop, one night aliens land on earth only females they have been instructed the names of their soulmates whom they need to conceive with to repopulate their planet,the alien meant for the professor gets a job in a dinner and looks for the man however he now has the fake identity she does fall in love with the man not knowing he is the one she's looking for she gets pregnant but before shr can leave to return to her home planet, alien hunters come looking for whoever was in the space vehicle found in the middle.of the desert, she does go back to her home planet with her soulmate and his son. I do not do this book any justice it was great and we'll written it was a romance book


zoe
9/16/2015 7:26:33 AM

Hi I'm looking for a book I read in 2006 maybe 2007 I don't know the names but the story line is as follows A teaches had an affair with a student and impregnated her she died not long after birth and her parents took care of her child the professor was not allowed to see his son so he ran away with the child assumed new identity and moved to the south where he opened a garage/hardware shop, one night aliens land on earth only females they have been instructed the names of their soulmates whom they need to conceive with to repopulate their planet,the alien meant for the professor gets a job in a dinner and looks for the man however he now has the fake identity she does fall in love with the man not knowing he is the one she's looking for she gets pregnant but before shr can leave to return to her home planet, alien hunters come looking for whoever was in the space vehicle found in the middle.of the desert, she does go back to her home planet with her soulmate and his son. I do not do this book any justice it was great and we'll written it was a romance book


Susie
9/14/2015 4:17:45 PM

I am looking for a book that my friend remembers looking through in a book store and now wishes he had bought. Here are the hints he gave me: •He saw it around 2003-2009 •Thinks it was a featured book at the store, so could be a decent seller •Could be autobiographical/semi-fiction memoir •It was about a man battling recurring prostate cancer & chronicling the journey •Wife or girlfriend was very involved •The protagonist's career was writer or artist •Would talk to dog about it and dog would talk back •More novel-like than medical. Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Susie
9/14/2015 4:11:57 PM

I am looking for a book that my friend remembers looking through in a book store and now wishes he had bought. Here are the hints he gave me: •He saw it around 2003-2009 •Thinks it was a featured book at the store, so could be a decent seller •Could be autobiographical/semi-fiction memoir •It was about a man battling recurring prostate cancer & chronicling the journey •Wife or girlfriend was very involved •The protagonist's career was writer or artist •Would talk to dog about it and dog would talk back •More novel-like than medical. Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Ang
9/14/2015 3:17:04 PM

I know this is a long shot but here it goes...This book is fiction, the author is the main character of the story, she has trouble sleeping at night, there are people lined up outside her house and she feels they want their story told. One of them enters her home and is in her bedroom, he is a male that lives a simple life. He works at a art dealership. One day a young girl who turns out to be a runaway later in the story enters the art shop to keep warm. he offers her a cup of coffee.


Zoe
9/13/2015 4:13:21 AM

Hi, Can you help me find this book? I think its a mills and boon. Romance. About a wife living separate from her husband. She lives on some kind of farm while he's a big business man. He only sees her once a year on her birthday. She wants a divorce to move on with her life. He learns that he wants to be with her and start a family not with his mistress. Any ideas?? Thanks x


Nelliebelle
9/13/2015 12:28:44 AM

Hello, I read this book a long time and have been looking for it! It is a romance novel by someplace like Harlequin but not Harlequin, I think. It was the second in a series and each book followed a new best friend falling in love. The second book is about the best friend who is either a baker or has her own coffee shop? She was a former "fat chick" so is really self-conscious. She starts to fall in love with this new fancy chef who is in town. She has a stalker who burns down her shop. Has anyone heard of this? I remember that the first one in the story was about the best friend who falls in love with a doctor. Any help would be appreciated.


Becki
9/13/2015 12:26:59 AM

I am looking for a book that I read a few years back and I cannot remember the name of it, I want to read it again as well as find the sequel to said book. It has a submarine that falls through the ocean floor and ends up going through something and finds itself on dry land with various planes and ships that were lost at sea around the Bermuda triangle or some similar place. They end up in a world that is different from the one they left behind, there is magic and I think it was set in the 1980s at least to start with, but I cannot for the life of me remember the name.... Any help would be greatly appreciated!!


Linda
9/11/2015 11:18:52 AM

I am looking for this book 3 year old girl kidnapped and found at age 6 drugged and unable to tell anyone where she has been.


Linda
9/11/2015 11:14:50 AM

I am looking for this book 3 year old girl kidnapped and found at age 6 drugged and unable to tell anyone where she has been.


Karley
9/11/2015 6:24:20 AM

I'm looking for a book about a girl, a princess I believe. She lives in a kingdom with her father,but he's a horrid man. He feeds her this nasty-tasting herb that makes her burn any living thing she touches. It takes her a while before she knows he's doing it though, she believes that she was born like this in the beginning. Her mom isn't around, I think she died when she was born, but I don't remember. But the first time she knew she could never touch any living thing was when her dad got her a puppy (cruel, right? Considering he obviously knows she burns anything she touches.) She was so excited when the puppy ran up to her, equally excited. When the puppy got to her and she picked it up, it screamed and squealed and writhed in pain. She quickly released the puppy, horrified by what she had done and started bawling. From that day her dad made her believe she was evil and terrible. But she and her best friend who works in the stable quickly find out that he is the terrible one. He keeps her locked away in her room so she can never leave after she upsets him, but I don't remember what she does to do so. She plans an escape and that's all I can remember... Does anyone know what book this is? I would love to read it again, and finish it this time!


Karley
9/11/2015 6:23:06 AM

I'm looking for a book about a girl, a princess I believe. She lives in a kingdom with her father,but he's a horrid man. He feeds her this nasty-tasting herb that makes her burn any living thing she touches. It takes her a while before she knows he's doing it though, she believes that she was born like this in the beginning. Her mom isn't around, I think she died when she was born, but I don't remember. But the first time she knew she could never touch any living thing was when her dad got her a puppy (cruel, right? Considering he obviously knows she burns anything she touches.) She was so excited when the puppy ran up to her, equally excited. When the puppy got to her and she picked it up, it screamed and squealed and writhed in pain. She quickly released the puppy, horrified by what she had done and started bawling. From that day her dad made her believe she was evil and terrible. But she and her best friend who works in the stable quickly find out that he is the terrible one. He keeps her locked away in her room so she can never leave after she upsets him, but I don't remember what she does to do so. She plans an escape and that's all I can remember... Does anyone know what book this is? I would love to read it again, and finish it this time!


Cat147
9/11/2015 1:21:07 AM

@margotvh the book you are looking for might either by Penny Jordan or Miranda Lee. Hope that helps


Heather
9/11/2015 12:52:43 AM

looking for the name of the book I read in 9th grade English class: a young womanfrom poor upbringings being forced to live with her 3rd cousin (called just cousin nicolas) and his nasty wife johanna to be a nanny to the children. He kills johanna I think poisoning her,tries to force himself on the cousin.After Johanna dies nicolas marries the girl...she tries to get away from her abusive new husband but ends up pregnant,finding out secrets about her husband including his opium addiction.I think she ends up killing him I have been looking 14 years for the name of this book....please help if you know


margotvh
9/10/2015 5:35:40 PM

im looking for a harlequin novel about a woman losing her sister and getting custody of her baby nephew. But then the billionaire father turns up and he wants custody as well. They agree on her becoming the nanny and moving to his house. What he didnt expect was to fall for her and to marry her eventually thank you for helping :)


crystal
9/10/2015 6:33:30 AM

Hi I am looking for a book I read last year. It is about a girl falling in love with an older man. The story was written as the girl narrating, somewhat like flashbacks. Later in the book, the man was charged and the girl was sent to some mental hospital. The book ended with the girl receiving some clue from the man through the psychiatrist and ended up meeting the man in a museum in Paris again. It would be great if anyone could provide even a small detail so that I can find the book, thanks a lot


SianT
9/9/2015 4:35:07 PM

Hello there, I thought I'd try this site because it really is my last resort to find a book I truly have spent years searching for. It was either a Silhouette, Mills & Boon or eHarlequin published book, author unknown and title unknown. I can't remember the synopsis to the detail, but I know of some scenes that definitely happened in the book. Any suggestions if much appreciated. The male female characters name is Kate (I think, not so sure as it's been so long since I read the book.) She's hiding out in a cabin located in the mountains because some bad guys want information she has that could start World War 3. Her ex, who I know is some form of retired officer of the law, is sent to protect her, much to her dismay. But he's the only one she can trust. Bad men show up at the cabin and if I'm correct, a gunfight starts. To get away, Kate and her ex have to cross a river in which Kate almost drowns because she twists her foot and loses balance. Her ex saves her, as is the same in romance books and soon after they hunker down in a cave until Kate decides she must confront the person who wants her. During this, Kate fights off someone and the two stumble out of a window, lucky Kate is hanging on for dear life. All ends well. If any of you have ever read this and it jumps out at you, please please please try to name the author or the book you thought of.


Helen
9/8/2015 1:29:04 AM

Hello - I am looking for a book I read years ago about a girl living with her Grandmother. The Grandmother for some reason alters the time of day in various ways by closing the curtains during the day, altering the clock, changing meal times etc. I think in the end it came out something to do with the girls brother being murdered by their mother ??. Would really love to re-read this book. I think the title was a girls name. Thank you for any help.


Cat147
9/8/2015 1:02:39 AM

Hey there. I'm looking for a book I read a long time ago. YA book. Has a 16 - 18 year old British girl who has been living with her I think drunk mother. Leaves home for some reason. Ends up at a dirty pawn or antique shops where she starts to work. I think the owner gets sick. She starts to clean up the shop and improves the business. I remember her cleaning the windows and renting a machine to sand the floors. There was a boy which is nice sweet romantic side to the tale. Any help would be great


frightmare
9/6/2015 1:26:52 PM

I've read this book when I was 12. Its a Mills and Boons about a Duke who is in a relationship with the Queen (I'm not really sure. He had to marry the King's niece who was an average looking girl with dark glasses. On their honeymoon to Italy, a famous designer changed her looks and he started falling in love with her without realising it was his wife all along. He decided to get a divorce after their honeymoon get over but the girl dressed up as the woman he fell in love with and they lived happily ever after. I've been looking for this book for many years. Can someone please help, it would make a person's day if you happen to know the name. Thanks!!


jackie
9/5/2015 10:40:58 PM

I'm looking for a YA novel. I read it about 8-10 years ago I think. In it this girl can see a ghost/ghosts and she is trying to get rid of this one and her and her friends are having a sleep over and this women ghost grabs her ankle and starts dragging her around and tryed to pull her under the bed. And then her friends grab her to keep that from happening. I really don't remember much else though.


jackie
9/5/2015 10:38:55 PM

I'm looking for a YA novel. I read it about 8-10 years ago I think. In it this girl can see a ghost/ghosts and she is trying to get rid of this one and her and her friends are having a sleep over and this women ghost grabs her ankle and starts dragging her around and tryed to pull her under the bed. And then her friends grab her to keep that from happening. I really don't remember much else though.


steph4043
9/5/2015 9:14:52 PM

Anadiaz123, the book you are looking for is pretense by Lori wick


anadiaz123
9/4/2015 10:19:53 AM

I am looking for a book i read in 2006 or 2007. The book is a Christian book. The main characters are the Mom and two sisters. From what I can remember the dad runs out to run an errand and is killed in a car wreck on base. (Army base I believe) The mom meets a guy who is Christian and the daughter wants nothing to do with this religion. One of the sisters falls in love with a pilot who tricks her into thinking he is a bachelor. Turns out he is married with two kids. The other sister is a writer but writes under another name. She becomes a number one seller in the story. (I think she is working on her new book about a police detective.) This sister does end up becoming Christian meets a guy and they buy a house on the edge pf town. I am not sure what sister breaks down in her jeep and has to walk and the house she does find happens to be the home of a Christian women. She invites to prayer group. I do believe at the end of this story all three women become Christians. Other than I do not recall much more about this book. I do know when I read this book it touched my soul. Made me think about God and faith and how we all need to belong to a faith and nonbelievers can become believers.


DaisyAndDragon
9/4/2015 8:15:56 AM

Hi Im looking for a book I read about 10 years ago, I think it was def set in the US/Canada, about a young girl and her Dad who move to to mountain town so the dad can start a logging/forestry job... There was a hawk or eagle involved with the girl somehow (possibly like her only friend sort of thing), and I believe the cover is a pic of the eagle/hawk sitting/flying on/over a mountain! Any ideas appreciated!


Brussel
9/2/2015 9:11:30 PM

Can anyone help, I'm trying to remember a book for some reason I didn't get to finish (think this was about 10 years ago) from what I can remember in the book, a group of family and friends either went on holiday to a remote island/beach or were stranded there somehow, and a few went off to explore the surroundings and on their return down the mountain side through trees and bushes back to the rest of the group see them being murdered. it was all very suspenseful. All very vague I know, but any suggestions of titles would be really appreciated Please help


JessicaRabbet
9/2/2015 4:34:09 AM

I'm looking for a book I never got to finish in elementary school circa early 90s. It is about a boy who is poor . He becomes friends with a younger girl. I remember they go to a burger place and it is the first time he's had a burger. He enjoys it so much he saves the burger wrapper. He later goes to his friends house she gives him clothes and lets him use her shower. She wants to clean him up before meeting her parents so they do not judge him. I also remember the front may have an illustration of the boy in front of a brick building of some sort. Please help! I'm dying to finish this book. It's been haunting me for years! TIA


Sara024
9/1/2015 11:33:12 PM

looking for a book I read as a kid in 80's or early90's about a little girl at the beach. She goes to the beach and then she goes to her beach house as it starts raining and changes into pajamas or something....then she curls up with a book and eats a sandwich or something. I know this is really random, but it was MY FAVORITE BOOK!!!! :)


Ashley
9/1/2015 1:12:01 AM

Suspence romance i believe written around 2005, starts out about woman who is married but talking to a man on a chat site,she feels guilty because she is married but justifies it by saying shes only talking online and its harmless, one day she decides to run away from home i think because she knows her husband wants to kill her but im not sure how she finds out, the guy she qas talking to online finds it funny that he hasnt heard from her, or maybe she id she wouldnt be able to talk to him, either way he looks into finding her with what he knows because he senses trouble, i think hes a detective or something...at some point as shes "running away" the man online finds her but i dont think he tells her who he is, he just kind of "befriends" her,she doesnt know if she can trust him, at some point they make love is a barn or cabin and the husband finds her but i believe the online guy kills him in the end. Maybe im getting mixed up and the husband was a cop, This isnt the nicholas sparks book


Christina
8/30/2015 9:14:20 PM

The person who posted about the books about the group of siblings growing up with their grandmother and the girl getting in trouble for swimming topless: You're thinking of Cynthia Voigt's series, and the specific book is Dicey's Song. I don't know if you'll see this or not--- this comment thread format sucks! No way to reply to a specific person. Ugh. What is this, 1999? :P


kaypay
8/27/2015 11:53:02 PM

The first book was about a girl in class watching a girl cut herself on purpose in cooking class. Then at the end of the day began friends. Then got her into cutting, at the end of book her friend kills herself and she gets really depressed. Another book was while she was at school, a male P.E teacher was sexually harassing her, and other school girls. At the end of the book she stand up to the male teachers of the school for harassing students. Anther book, is her dad got on her about her grades making her feel like shit. She began using drugs to help her in school which it did but then her parents found out and freaked out. At the end of the book she got clean if i remember correctly. I'm having a really hard time finding the book or Author since. Because i found them at the library in 7th grade then one day they were all gone.


Emmie
8/26/2015 7:59:13 PM

I'm looking for a book that I read late 80's early 90's (before 1993). I believe the book was the author's first book. It was about an alcoholic lawyer who was down on his luck and trying to make a come back. I believe he moved for a small community for a fresh start. His client was accused of murder. The story line also had a biker gang and the lawyer's ex-wife or girlfriend.


Nihi
8/26/2015 3:07:20 PM

Hi guys...am looking for a book i read like 10-15 years ago...PLOT LINE... A lady goes to a country (i think an Arabian country) to work (i think construction work..well it had something to do with buildings) fails in love with guy...guy marries another girl cuz of family and duty...lady goes away..new wife dies during pregnancy (i think)...and guy wants lady back...didnt finish it...wasnt my own so i was reading hurriedly and with stealth ..hope it helps...thanks


PLandis
8/26/2015 2:50:28 PM

Looking for the title of a book I read back in elementary school (circa 1985). I got it at the school's book fair. It came out about the same time as the YA book Six Months to Live. The title I'm looking for was about a high school age girl who was a photographer (learning photography) and ended up going blind.


Bonnie
8/26/2015 3:24:00 AM

I am looking for a book with the story of Lobo Wolf Girl of devil's river. I read the book a out 30 years ago but can not find the book now.


Amber
8/25/2015 10:10:50 PM

There was this awesome book I read when I was younger about a basketball playing kid turning into a tree slowly because he picked some fruit are some thing and he was scared of fire and a man with a cigarette wanted to cut down all the trees but he eventually figures out how to stop it, it wa really full on and kinda creepy but it was amazing. I remember he grew really fast and his mum had to buy a new bed and he kept growing so he played basketball


LookingForBook5464
8/24/2015 5:43:41 PM

Im looking for this book that I read 2 years ago during the summer time. The plot of it is: A boy goes to live with his friend while his Dad is in jail, and transfers to the friends highschool. This boy (Ill call him bob) Is into baseball and he meets this girl who runs the batting cage/bowling alley with a name thats start with G (I'll call her G). G is accused of arson over a amusement park I believe, and basicly shes like the daughter of the town "drunkard" so everyone thnks shes trouble and tell bob to not get close to the girl. He having sex with her in his friends house and the friends mom basicly kicks him out after finding out what happened. Stuff happened (I cant remeber) but his father escapes prison or jail and basicly hunts down bob. He find where G and bob have been camping out since he got kicked out and he kills her and almost kill shis son but the cops kill his father and they found G's body in a closet. Please help, I want to share it with my high school LA teacher


kazpaz
8/22/2015 10:38:25 AM

My husband is looking for a fiction book he read quite a while ago- Starts as the main character is in the vietnam war then after he leaves he's kind of a detective but hunts down killers/kidnaps dodgy characters etc but is hired by an possibly english millionaire to find son's killer (think maybe he was killed in Croatia or somewhere similar while doing charity work?)Bad guy has dobermans that the hero stops with green chilli powder (a detail hubby remembers LOL) Sorry not a lot to go on :)


Kurogane
8/22/2015 5:37:58 AM

Hi im looking for a book i read in the 90s. I dont know the author or title but i do remember some things from the book. A brother and sister who are royalty are at the castle feast, and a evil warlock casts a spell of mischief on them, causing them to play pranks on the castle witches and warlocks. they stumble upon a room that had magical treasure. In it they take a spell book that the sister finds and keeps. she finds out she is adept at witchcraft. The brother finds a dagger in that room that speaks or is telepathic and is apparently a girl that was cursed and turned into a dagger by a evil witch. the only way to break the curse on the dagger if the dagger is bathed in the witches blood. They go out in search to defeat the witch. Hope someone can help me identify this book:)


collegestudentwholovesbooks
8/21/2015 7:24:59 PM

A book about magic. I remember the kid going to an older lady( witch maybe?) house and there was this bog he had to cross. the older lady had quick sand pits in front of the house to catch any intruders. there was also a dragon. i remember the kids riding on the dragon and landing in a lake (or some sort of body of water). two of the kids ended up on a island that was very dark, were they climed into the trees to escape the rats(i think) that were on the ground. the trees were actually alive and talked to the boys until morning. Please someone help me figure out what this title is, cause if not, that means my imagination has been at work!


collegestudentwholovesbooks
8/21/2015 7:19:23 PM

There is this book series about a group of siblings that go to live with an older lady (of some relation) and I know the other books are told from different perspectives of the children. I remember there being a lake and a boat house that the children played in. One moment I remembered focused on the young girl (main character at the time) and how she was growing, and she went swimming shirtless and the old woman came out and fussed at her. I want to say that the second book was told by a boys perspective and something to do with blue.


Muze
8/21/2015 1:13:15 PM

I am looking for a book that I read approx when I was a teen, over 25 years plus. Its one of the mills and boon best seller romances. I lent it to a friend and it was confiscated and destroyed. The story is about an 18 yr old girl, who falls in love with I think her father's best friend or a family friend and he tries to avoid her because she is too young for him. Then he gets injured in a boating accident on a yacht and badly damages his leg, and they reconnect after many issues. Hopefully I am getting this story right. The ending is him carrying her in his arms while its raining outside. Its maybe based on a Greek island or some such.


jokerdeuce
8/21/2015 11:52:44 AM

Hey guys, I'm looking for a book that I read over ten years ago. It was either in elementary or middle school and was a mystery novel. This girl who has a dog and likes to climb tries to solve the mystery of another girl's disappearance from years ago. The ending is something like she runs from this guy and ends up in a secret room, thus solving the mystery bc it could only be opened from the other side? Or something.


Battenbooks
8/21/2015 5:02:18 AM

Looking for a book i read a few years ago.the story starts with a lady who finds bones in her garden and an investigation insues. The main character falls in love with a man who helps the investigation into the past to find whos bones they are. The story jumps back about a century to a woman who dies during childbirth and her sister raises the baby. It has a main character who is learnimg to become a doctor and theres corpses that are stolen for medical research. The sister falls in love with the doctor and together they find who the father of the baby was. I cant remember anything else. Based in england i think. :)


Jen7NZ
8/19/2015 8:18:58 PM

I'm looking for a book I read over 20 years ago...it was about a girl who gets sent to, or finds another realm where she meets a group of people who eat only natural organic food and can fly. The bad guys live in a polluted city and only eat artificial stuff, and as a result are too heavy to fly without jetpacks. I think the cover had a couple of them chasing one of the good guys through the sky above the city. The bits I remember are - ~ The girl didn't believe she could fly, so they gave her a 'magic' feather that would let her. There's a scene where one character says they think someone is coming and says 'Up into the trees' or similar, so they fly up and the girl forgot about the feather and flew without it. ~ 2 adult characters get kidnapped and held prisoner by the bad guys, a man and a woman. They are given food and drink, but find out the passion-fruit pips are plastic after cracking one with their nails. ~ In around the same time, the children they care for are trying to rescue them...a couple of the children had been given some sort of candy covered in white powder by an old crazy one of the bad guys, and they use the powder to whiten their skin so they can look like the bad guys and rescue their friends. I'm sorry I can't remember more. I hope there's someone who recognizes these bits out of it and can tell me what the title is.


raj
8/18/2015 9:40:29 PM

oh Gleam, THANKYOU THANKYOU AND AGAIN THANKYOU!!!!!You have no idea how long i,ve been looking for this book. You are my hero!!!


sparklie
8/17/2015 2:54:54 PM

This book was about a skinny spoilt blond woman, maybe lived in New York who had an accident, ended up in hospital and time travelled back in time where she woke up giving birth I think...? She was brunette and married and went back and forth between being unconscious in her time to living and falling in love in the past... I read it when I was in Australia in 1996. Anyone any ideas? Thanks


Jack
8/16/2015 4:53:24 AM

Looking for a novel [1950s era] involving a WWII Flying Tigers pilot and a young woman [nurse?] with whom he has an affair and who teaches him Japanese. Thanks, Jack


tmw
8/15/2015 11:07:04 PM

Looking for a fictional book I read in the 80's about a group of athletes who ran a marathon every day - across America I think. It was a contest to win a large cash prize. I remember one of the runners was a woman. Any ideas?


chrissy
8/15/2015 7:39:45 PM

Looking for a YA novel, 1980s, title and author unknown. About a girl living with a neglectful/abusive mother. In one scene, her mom leaves her alone in the house for days with no food (may or may not have locked her in) and when she comes home, tosses some groceries at the girl, who opens a can of spaghettios (or similar food) and the girl eats the contents of the can ravenously while the mom calls her an animal. I think the girl takes up painting (with watercolors?) under the tutelage of a neighbor. Title might include words like house of..., child of..., glass, light. I've been searching for this book for my entire adult life to no avail and would appreciate any direction or insight.