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Have you forgotten the name of a book you once read? This group is here to help you find it again.

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(1) Enter a helpful Subject line that includes a genre and a clue.

Long subject lines are cut off, so it's wise to keep to keywords. For example:

YA Ghost story
SciFI Boy lost in space
Mystery set in Iceland
Poem about a woman's garden
Children's series about circus children

Many members of this group only open topics we think we can help with, so your subject line is important for getting the right people to read your post — the ones who probably know your book!

Words like 'Help' or 'Find this book' or 'Search' are not helpful in a subject line and should be avoided.
(2) Enter all the book detail you remember in the Message block.
This is your place to put detailed information that could help to identify your book. This may be information like:

Fiction or nonfiction
Plot
When you think it was written or when you read it (10 years ago; about 1970...)
Book's intended audience
Anything else you remember about the title, author, illustrations, cover, characters, setting, binding, or size of book

It's easier for members to read your message if you use standard spelling, capitalization, and punctuation, along with breaking longer sections into paragraphs.
(3) Check back for responses!
Members post their suggestions directly to your topic (so no e-mail addresses, please). Some books are found quickly, while others are found after time and discussion of similar books.

If your query is not solved in a few days, please feel free to comment on your own topic in order to bump it back to the top of the list. And please, we'd love to hear back from you on whether or not we've found your book, especially when we want to read it too!

If your query is solved, feel free to add the solved title information to your original topic comment. This will help anyone else who's looking for your same book! -- Book found: [Title] by Author
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It's driving me crazy!! 2lilithcat, Tuesday 9:30pmignore
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SF: Limbic collectives and maybe cortical collectives? 4dukedom_enough, Monday 10:11amignore
Very old children's book: 2 sisters in an orphanage 14RowanTribe, Monday 9:36amignore
I listened to this book a year ago and just can't remember the name 7isabelx, Monday 8:28amignore
Mystery about a prodigy's child being kept away from her 2mkvang, Monday 1:49amignore
Regency Romance from last 2 years 3starlightgenie, Monday 12:43amignore
1970s Children's book, unique art, a knight and a harpy 4humouress, Sunday 10:50pmignore
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Cowboy College Romance 4ernestohemingway, Sunday 1:43pmignore
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Sf Novel, Possibly C. J. Cherryh 11Bargle5, Sunday 10:44amignore
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Murder Mystery cold case 2Scorbet, Friday 5:30amignore
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A weird short story where a carriage driver is asked to dump a body 1kiwiyuzu, April 19ignore
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Punk fiction 5MyriadBooks, April 13ignore
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fiction- children's book- about reindeer 3Heather19, April 12ignore
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Fiction, crime/mystery 3TMWatson, April 12ignore
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Girl Stuck in Fairy tale town/storyline 5BookWorm5588, April 11ignore
Fantasy novel - power armor suit 3ggramann, April 11ignore
Fictional - Boy and Shortage of Supplies in Last Surviving Village. 1elliea01, April 11ignore
Historical romance 1emily0812g, April 11ignore
Children's Suspense/Ghost Story 2Cecrow, April 11ignore
Highlander romance novel 2Barkybean, April 11ignore
Fiction time travel 1CodyHoward, April 11ignore
YA bullying lust 1sharon1977, April 11ignore
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A guy has sex with 2 girls who secretly record and post it on internet 1scats11, April 9ignore
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