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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.

Start your book search by clicking on the Post a new topic option and...

(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
Visit the group's WikiThing page for more suggestions for finding your book and for a list of Frequently Sought Stories.

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Ghost Story Anthology 1VonStroheim, Thursday 8:53pmignore
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Children's book; about a witch's life 83morwen04, Wednesday 11:36amignore
Christian Romance Series, 1990s (?), plain white covels, pastel letters on spine, very thin, circle on front 6diana.n, Tuesday 6:23pmignore
Fiction romance/suspense about a girl who stops on the side of the road to help someone and gets kidnapped 8juels, April 13ignore
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Young people's novel about the Mormon westward trek 1TerriJo, April 11ignore
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a dog named Shoestring 1bfrank, April 4ignore
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Book about a girl who sees ghosts. 2juels, April 3ignore
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Historical/Regency Romance 2emilyhigh, April 1ignore
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Highland Historical romance 2emilyhigh, March 31ignore
Historical Romance 2emilyhigh, March 31ignore
Fictional novel of settlement in New England 2Limelite, March 31ignore
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1960's picture book, red sports car 4bookel, March 30ignore
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Green eyed man with gift of sight. 1LadyD55, March 29ignore
Girl who really liked candles?? 1abigailol, March 28ignore
SF-Short Story-Crashed Astronaut memory wiped by Alien Pre-1980 7beichst, March 28ignore
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Special ops romance 5JEM332, March 27ignore
stop smoking alternative method 3thesilverfeather, March 27ignore
Spy thriller from 70s, CIA leaves recalcitrant prisoners on a cannibal island 1Jackisahorse, March 27ignore
Rinpoche 7lesmel, March 27ignore
does anybody know the name? 10jenniebooks, March 27ignore
Fantasy novel about magic 5lesmel, March 26ignore
romance 3starlightgenie, March 26ignore
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Time Travel Book 4weener, March 25ignore
Historical romance 5MyriadBooks, March 25ignore
Western Romance 1CrimsonCallisto, March 25ignore
Children's chapter Book- Around 2005-ish 3Beckie_Ann, March 24ignore
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Wild West Erotic Romance Fiction 1Nirah_of_the_People, March 21ignore
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Historical romance, childhood friends/h loves H, elopement on h's wedding day 2fluke123, March 20ignore
rags to riches romance novel 5penelopesue, March 19ignore
Steampunk? Science Fiction 3bravetardis, March 19ignore
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Nonfiction Morals vs. Social norms 3weener, March 18ignore
There's not a lot to go on but if you can please help me find the titles 5lesmel, March 18ignore
Name of Book that is similar to I Capture the Castle? 4Cailiosa, March 18ignore
Fantasy or modernist novel, repeats phrase about Marie Antoinette 3Imprinted, March 18ignore
Short story: employees deliberately frustrate people as a game 3bluepiano, March 18ignore
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Created: Aug 21, 2006

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