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Francis De Sales by W R Ainsworth280
The Story of Bernadette by J I Lane384
Saint Francis of Assisi by Dominic Devas393
Saint John Fisher by E. E. Reynolds444
Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. Canonized by His Holiness Pope Paul VI on 25 October 1970446
Day by Day with the Saints by John F. McNamara514
John Henry Newman by Michael Rear562
Margaret Clitherow by Philip Caraman589
Anthony of Padua (CTS Great Saints series) by Jude Winkler679
Cure d'Ars: Saint John Vianney by George William Rutler727
Saints & Patrons: Christian Names for Baptism and Confirmation by Joanna Bogle747
Saints of the Roman Canon (Living the Liturgy) by Julien Chilcott-Monk751

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Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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