Name that Book

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
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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Searching for a book for a friend 4VPJ, Today 1:18pmignore
Halloween book from late 70s/early 80s 6diana.n, Today 12:56pmignore
Romance Novel 2MyriadBooks, Today 12:52pmignore
YA Boy Kidnapped 7MarthaJeanne, Today 11:52amignore
interracial relationship black woman (main char.) hispanic man 2Chriselda, Today 10:39amignore
Historical romance Marquis + daughter of neighbour 1MonicaSi, Today 6:27amignore
German-American family in the Midwest? 6LauraEva, Today 2:52amignore
Name that book 2zjakkelien, Today 2:00amignore
Heroine married hero to revenge her father whom the hero put in jail 6dadelissa, Today 1:49amignore
historical romance/medieval 9dadelissa, Today 1:47amignore
Greek Mythology book from 1970s or 1980s 5quartzite, Today 1:46amignore
Fantasy short / Magic bookshop you can't find twice 9merrystar, Today 12:17amignore
Romance/thriller, UK, 60s to 80s, teen boy meets a mystical girl, she ends up stalking him, follows to adulthood, death 3Tanya18M, Yesterday 11:18amignore
Trying to find a book 2rarm, Yesterday 12:13amignore
Man obsessed with comics from his childhood 2lek103, Monday 9:06pmignore
Rat man book 2weener, Monday 4:57pmignore
Dracula escapes from movie 3razzamajazz, Monday 10:09amignore
YA motherless child with older brothers, father, odd name (girl child?), maybe in Great Depression 4bookel, Monday 7:51amignore
1990's romance book 1Lindas222, Sunday 11:20pmignore
Scary, Scary Halloween Audiobook 2MarthaJeanne, Sunday 5:23pmignore
Sci-fi YA book with people living underground b/c earth's surface is too hot...also, no access to bo 13bookel, Saturday 11:33pmignore
Contemporary romance army guy and hippy girl 1cparker5, Saturday 1:44pmignore
Fiction novel about a man who inherits a house. 1avidreader85, Saturday 12:28pmignore
young adult series loosely based on welsh mythology 4MyriadBooks, Friday 2:15pmignore
80s teen romance pick order of book loses weight and guys want her 5diana.n, Friday 10:24amignore
Regency (?) Romance, Daughter marries Hero, Her mother marries his uncle(?) 1Shadeplant, Thursday 8:58pmignore
cannot recall book title or author looking forever please heldp 3MarthaJeanne, Thursday 5:53pmignore
ContemporaryYA Romance 3MyriadBooks, Thursday 3:47pmignore
Romance: Nurse has genius son that matchmakes 3SylviaC, Thursday 9:31amignore
YA man blind after fall from horse, gf leaves him 4musiclover6, Thursday 4:54amignore
Romance: Harlequin?? Hero wants revenge on guy who hurt his sister; Innocent heroine gets hurt 4dadelissa, Thursday 12:10amignore
YA mystery counting crows poem 7CDoyleDikeman, Wednesday 6:39pmignore
Harlequin Greek tycoon enemies foster daughter contract 5tec4cleve, Wednesday 2:31pmignore
Romance; Harlequin??? I think...Hero is naive about his best friend's little sister..damages relationship with his GF 5MyriadBooks, Wednesday 1:00pmignore
Help finding book 4MyriadBooks, Wednesday 1:00pmignore
can anyone recall this book 6MyriadBooks, Wednesday 12:59pmignore
SciFi Short Story: Human Woman Negotiates with Cylindrical Aliens 10dukedom_enough, Wednesday 10:36amignore
Historical romance, possibly set in the medieval era involving an arranged marriage. 7bandofgold, July 22ignore
Family drama: Sister of dying woman who was hit by a car 1pkme, July 22ignore
Children's fiction- sibling deals with brother's cancer 3cms519, July 22ignore
SciFi telepathy 50s England (maybe) 5t3y, July 22ignore
Scene from a spooky Children's book I read about 8 years ago. 1Scindo, July 21ignore
Children's fiction Holocaust girl time-travel England 7inge87, July 21ignore
Regency Romance, Hero secretly illegitimate, Heroine's family has active role, part of series, siste 14aerogirl839, July 21ignore
Read a series of books off the LIKE 50 shades of gray list and now cant remember.... 1LindyLuWho, July 21ignore
historical romance novels scottish 9lesmel, July 20ignore
Regency Romance...the lady IS a duke 5jjmcgaffey, July 20ignore
Romance novel title?? 1mick2014, July 19ignore
Pair of glasses makes girl see otherwordly creautres 5keslee, July 19ignore
YA novel. Thriller, horror. Killer monsters from water supplies. Published circa 2008. 2evdb97, July 19ignore
YA novel. Teens trapped in cave/beast. Thriller, adventure. Published circa 2008. 2evdb97, July 19ignore
Name that book: 12th (ish) Irish/Scottish romance married heroine heals enemy in woods 1brownandblackpeach, July 19ignore
Girl with a facial birthmark 1clutch, July 19ignore
Historical novel about a young girl who falls in love with a man who pretends to be disfigured & wears a mask 2Laina1312, July 19ignore
A girl who draws and see's the future 6Laina1312, July 19ignore
Crime Novel, PocketBook. 1Sprengt, July 19ignore
Near future techno-thriller, '90s, blue/green? cover with silver die-cut CD 7genesisdiem, July 19ignore
Juv Xtian Fantasy - mid80s 21lesmel, July 18ignore
YA Dystopian Female Led Underwater Colony 5RowanTribe, July 18ignore
Contemp romance, Scotland, series, ghost, castle, roses 4lesmel, July 18ignore
80s contemp romance, bookstore, bell, watercolor, antiquarian book 1lesmel, July 18ignore
help finding a book about teenagers smoking on a train 6alexaaaaaa, July 17ignore
book title 2zjakkelien, July 16ignore
help with book title 2zjakkelien, July 16ignore
Series of historical romance 7ddphelps, July 15ignore
Series of Scottish historical romance 3ddphelps, July 15ignore
historical romance in america 1ddphelps, July 15ignore
Harlequin book set in IL 1ddphelps, July 15ignore
Silhouette / Harlequin Romance about a wealthy greek tycoon who blackmails his ex-wife into remarrying him 4MyriadBooks, July 15ignore
NEED HELP TO FIND A BOOK! 3lilithcat, July 15ignore
Fantasy (80s?), dogs, eagles, castle... 4SimonW11, July 15ignore
Late 1800's historical romance 9MyriadBooks, July 15ignore
castle of magic or similar? Series, TV series 11guido47, July 15ignore
Romance-Contemporary 1sharoncr3ss, July 15ignore
Children's/YA Time Travel Featuring A Castle, A Ghost, A Girl in a Wheelchair 2bookel, July 15ignore
Romance - Historical 2Kemac, July 15ignore
SF Novel About Evolved Dinosauars in Cylindrical Spaceship Coming to Earth 10beichst, July 14ignore
Cat narrated ship story 3suzsarra, July 14ignore
Fictional - ghost story 2MyriadBooks, July 14ignore
Help! Romantic ghost story 1mia73.lh, July 14ignore
Romance novel 80's-90's Hat and Gloves Era 1mara3680, July 13ignore
vacationing children/siblings. Central or Eastern Europe discover hidden passageways and treasurer in Old castle 5SimonW11, July 13ignore
Short story: A prisoner learns a new language 4bluepiano, July 13ignore
Historical Romance - Hero's Mom tries to kill son and daughter in law for money and power 2sukkasini, July 12ignore
Recent murder thriller aimed at adult readers. 3HeavenHathRejected, July 12ignore
Magic and adventure teen book, Mentor has children make magic kite from all carnival posters. 1Dann_D, July 12ignore
YA Fantasy Boy with a connection to the woods 3MyriadBooks, July 11ignore
90s fantasy about baby & gems, 90s version of beauty and beast 5RowanTribe, July 10ignore
79/80 police procedural serial killers Parcheesi 16indybr12, July 10ignore
Comedy Boy pretends to be girl 4diana.n, July 10ignore
YA or Children's archaeologist 1950's 4genesisdiem, July 10ignore
Medieval romance with captured and tortured hero 3nereader22, July 10ignore
Tarot Book (guide for learners) 4diana.n, July 10ignore
Happy sea creatures cling to fence singing at goats 3Moomin_Mama, July 9ignore
Thriller/crime fiction 183vette, July 9ignore
Historical romance novel 2MyriadBooks, July 9ignore
Romance book: Woman's marriage falls apart after child's death; later she and her Ex fall back in love 1Kat86, July 9ignore
romance with drug dealers and a stalker 4MyriadBooks, July 9ignore
romance one night stand 4MyriadBooks, July 9ignore

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