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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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Romance/ rockstars kids/ can't find, HELP PLEASE. 1Marie96, Today 1:12amignore
Historical Romance 1db1988, Yesterday 5:53pmignore
Thriller about a bomb threat to a hotel 1piemouth, Yesterday 5:38pmignore
Astronaut alien in children's picture book 2MyriadBooks, Yesterday 2:13pmignore
1970’s American Literature 3bluepiano, Yesterday 12:40pmignore
romance 4juels, Yesterday 10:50amignore
Fiction about 2 kids at zoo who go on adventure to meet magical creature 3WhizM013, Wednesday 11:47amignore
Book about a violinist who finds a Stradivarius and becomes obessed 3teagirl95, Wednesday 10:53amignore
Children's book about artist/clothes designer who disappears into the background 1kokipy, Tuesday 9:05pmignore
Comtemporary romance-Former Olympic skier & a Doctor 8Fic_02, Tuesday 7:02pmignore
western historical romance 1melodyschmitt, Tuesday 3:37pmignore
Contemporary romance about estranged husband who fakes amnesia 1clarissarose, Tuesday 1:35pmignore
Name that sci-fi illustrator 6lquilter, Tuesday 8:30amignore
Self help type book, martial arts themed, 1980s 3lostreader, Tuesday 3:37amignore
Romance novel, and abused woman gets amnesia in a storm 1jowend8807, Monday 8:35pmignore
historical romance 5DaMarnie, Monday 7:04pmignore
Time travel 1Littleredbarn, Monday 3:29pmignore
historical romance early scotland 3TheoClarke, Monday 9:51amignore
Prince kidnapped by heroine and her brother(historical romance) 1Shae_Renee, Sunday 10:37pmignore
Book of "true" English/British ghost stories with eye in the floor 3ChadWS, Sunday 3:30pmignore
daydreaming lady writes bethrothal announcement which actually gets posted. rake named in announcement shows up and 5spmangum, Sunday 9:25amignore
witches on the run, chased by father and shapeshifter, vampires next door, loves a werewolf and gets kidnapped. 1Belinda-luxton, Saturday 6:38pmignore
Historical Romance HELP 2Love_my_books, Saturday 1:06pmignore
Children's classic, Boy's cousin Kate comes to stay, lots of petticoats 2fuzzi, Friday 10:13pmignore
YA mystery girl must crawl through a dark tunnel that gets smaller and smaller, afraid it will becom 20MandaMalice, Friday 2:25pmignore
Kids: future archaeologists excavating contemporary hotel room 3Sakerfalcon, Friday 5:06amignore
Special ops romance 1JEM332, February 19ignore
Possibly British SF - project to imagine a better future and make it happen? 4amysisson, February 19ignore
Romance: Ex-Male model turned owner who kept secret illness from fiance 1Kristina_Brown, February 19ignore
Novel about Dumbing Down 2morwen04, February 19ignore
Historical romance / love of the blue flame/ rose that doesn't melt in blue flame of fire - HELP!! 1Deborah_Gale, February 19ignore
Romance novel set in the USA around 2002 1driwala, February 19ignore
A Native American book 1Sharky.Jones, February 19ignore
Sci-fi horror book about yeti-like creature that can bore thru ice and rock with body heat 3thingmaker, February 19ignore
Harlequin Romance I think Special Edition series 1Mickeypink, February 19ignore
Harlequin historical set in India, Afghanistan, England. Kidnapped heroine, spy hero. 6Punktina, February 18ignore
Novel about teen sexual confusion 2johnthefireman, February 18ignore
Highschool sweethearts. Baseball player and teacher possibly. 1geniua15, February 18ignore
Looking for a book I read 12 years ago!!! 1Savannahw91, February 17ignore
Jewish child in holocaust brought up as a Catholic 3bergs47, February 17ignore
SciFi/Fantasy Crocodile ruled world 4RaijinKnight, February 17ignore
Historical/Regency Romance 1sadie388, February 17ignore
Children's Fiction 4bookel, February 16ignore
YA pioneer fiction 1llewella1, February 16ignore
YA time travel midwest/Vikings 3MyriadBooks, February 16ignore
Please see if you know the book I'm talking about 2MissSquish, February 16ignore
YA 80's or 90's Sixteen year old girl raising collies 3ressa6778, February 16ignore
SF-Short Story-Crashed Astronaut memory wiped by Alien Pre-1980 6beichst, February 16ignore
children's handbook for witches 6LeeAnn725, February 15ignore
Children's book; about a witch's life 81LeeAnn725, February 15ignore
Possibly a Wodehouse set in New York - penthouse apartment, literary policeman 3Oandthegang, February 15ignore
Older children's novel with Bight of Benin riddle 6bluepiano, February 14ignore
Looking for a book 2TheoClarke, February 14ignore
Teen romance fiction set in South Africa 3OpieH, February 14ignore
Young Adult novel: Trying to find book about a young girl whos brother dies.. 2bookel, February 13ignore
Non-fiction search 1SPLWylie, February 13ignore
Harlequin. Lost book, unknown title unknown authro 1hope82, February 13ignore
Please help me locate this book! 7Jenni_Canuck, February 13ignore
Pre-90s YA/Juv Fic - Girl hides under front porch (might be historical fic) 1SJaneDoe, February 13ignore
M. Lackey with dragon(s) and library 4MmeRose, February 13ignore
YA children's sci-fi mystery ghost poem series - Icelandic circus boy lost in space with a woman's garden 6TheoClarke, February 13ignore
Junior. Boy cannot sleep, counts sheep that turn to dragons 3Katealayne, February 13ignore
Young Adult, young African American girl, a dancer, sent to live with her grandmother 1lovefromangela, February 13ignore
mining story, main character is Crystal, published mid-1990's 1slsmitty25, February 12ignore
Children's 1980's? Storybook 2SylviaC, February 11ignore
fiction,romance, from the 80s 3kenzd07, February 11ignore
looking for lost book for grandmother 5ahellman, February 11ignore
Looking for the title of a historical / romance book 6RowanTribe, February 11ignore
romance novel, 80s, follows a sword 1mlscasey, February 10ignore
Romance novel blind male patient falling in love with ginger haired nurse 10VanDavid, February 10ignore
Gold train robbery 3memccauley6, February 10ignore
romance historical fiction novel- woman time travels to Louisiana 1rudimaize, February 10ignore
aliens invade earth 1invaderjill, February 10ignore
book about a young girl and her life in poverty 1Sophie_p, February 9ignore
historical romance-hero leads double life as sea captain, possibly goes by the raven 3BookLizard, February 9ignore
YA romance - maybe from the 90's 3MyriadBooks, February 9ignore
Romantic Suspense H thinks he's in love with OW but he's with h (pregnant) 3Nerilka, February 8ignore
YA, late 2000s, teen girl artist in New York area 5weener, February 7ignore
SF Short Story 4MarthaJeanne, February 7ignore
Dark Romances, Humor 1CallUpDemBackUp, February 7ignore
Romance novel from 80s-90s with heroine Eden or Eve 1Kristin1973, February 7ignore
90's Fiction English sisters running a china factory in WWII 2ressa6778, February 7ignore
Horse Romance Novel 5teg0_0, February 6ignore
Children's novel about hardships 1maggiemae09, February 6ignore
Historical Romance 1shayleeshy, February 6ignore
YA - set in England, similar to "mixed up files ... Frankweiler" 1tjsjohanna, February 6ignore
Fantasy short / Magic bookshop you can't find twice 16housewife49, February 6ignore
romance book with bounty hunter 1VanDavid, February 5ignore
looking for a teen romance from the 80's 1tabbir27, February 5ignore
80's teen love story 7nicky-3010, February 5ignore
1990's romance book 4Morphidae, February 5ignore
Sports NFL book 1Michael_P, February 4ignore
funniest card game 1msklo, February 4ignore
Historical romance, bitter hero seeks revenge with fake marriage 4MyriadBooks, February 4ignore
SF Time Travel Female inhabits Queen Elizabeth's mind 6lquilter, February 4ignore
YA Romance set in India 3Symphonicsyn, February 4ignore
can some one help with book title and authur of this sci fi 1robertburkleo, February 3ignore
'80's +90's YA Romance Books 2Jenni_Canuck, February 3ignore
YA, urban fantasy, boy meets girl in garage 4ChadWS, February 2ignore
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Created: Aug 21, 2006

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