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I Remember It Had a Blue Cover and... Finding Books by Their Plot Lines


The Snow Queen.,She has read all the newspapers in the world, and forgotten them again, so clever is she., Digital ID 1701881, New York Public LibraryThe Snow Queen.,She has read all the newspapers in the world, and forgotten them again, so clever is she., Digital ID 1701881, New York Public LibraryFictional works are usually cataloged by author and title, not by subject or plot line, which makes identifying books by their plot or story line difficult.

Before you start your search it would help if you can identify everything you remember about the book, plot, character names, time period in which the book may have been published, genre, etc. All these can help in identifying the title and author of the book.

There are some resources online that can help with a search for a fictional work if all you have is a plot line. Also sometimes the best way to find these half remembered books is to post them on a listserv or discussion forum whereby someone who may have read the book recognizes the plot line.

  • The Fiction_L Listserv "has come up with answers to numerous fiction and non-fiction 'stumpers' much to the delight of many patrons, as well as librarians, happy to find the title of a book they read 20 years ago (or just a couple months ago)." 
  • The Project Wombat listserv is "an e-mail discussion list for difficult reference questions." Project Wombat is read by librarians, scholars, students, professionals, and people from all walks of life, so by posting your question to the listserv you are drawing upon the collective memories and resources of thousands of people.
  • You can also submit your question to a service offered by Abebooks known as "BookSleuth"
  • Loganberry Books offer a fee-based ($2) research service known as "Stump the Bookseller" for people who can recall only plot details of a book for which they are seeking. Loganberry is used mostly for children's books that you vaguely remember.
  • The Other Change of Hobbit bookstore in Berkeley, California maintains a "Department of Lost Stories" web page from which you can email the store's staff the book's plot and they will try to locate the book for you.
  • has sections for Children's Books, Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Science Fiction & Fantasy for you to browse or you can post your own question.
  • The Internet Book Database of Fiction has an "Ask the Oracle" section "where you can post requests to help you identify books you read or saw a long time ago, and can no longer recall."
  • Barnes & Noble has a "Lost Books" discussion board.

So well remembered ..., Digital ID 496171, New York Public LibrarySo well remembered ..., Digital ID 496171, New York Public LibraryHere are some subscription databases that you may be able to use to help you locate a book for which you remember only the plot. They allow you to conduct keyword searches for plot descriptions, and often allow you to search by genre and audience.

Lost ball. , Digital ID 1134444, New York Public LibraryLost ball., Digital ID 1134444, New York Public Library

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Library thing has...

...a specific group for these very questions and answers. I've used it many times and folks are very helpful. Sorry, I don't remember the exact name of the group.

Maybe it was Name That Book?

Maybe it was Name That Book?


I'm looing for a book that was new in 2008-2010. It was about a woman shopping in a warehouse with some friends and is kiddnapped to an invisable island. The island is open, breesy, and has a lot of flowing curtains. The kidnapped woman's friends are looking for her and while on this island she starts to like the ship captain that abducted her. If anyone knows anuthing about this book, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT
I AM LOOKING FOR THIS BOOK DOES IT RING A BELL WITH ANYONE?????? ~~~~~The book about an American stockbroker and radio show host and Swiss or Swedish scientist (that can make bombs). The scientist his daughter get kidnapped, political intrigue with Arab counties. It was written maybe 15 or 20 years ago maybe 1990ish? Plot reads very similar to the banking shenanigans of today.......except that some one kidnapped a Swiss scientist and are forcing him to make a bomb or they will kill his daughter. They are after all the .....can you guess... the OIL. The ex-stockbroker narrates the story, he says he sold everything and bought land, says nothing else will be worth anything except land cuz you need to grow food..... the story ends with the bomb maker making the bomb with cobalt instead of manganese because cobalt has a 25 or 50 year shelf life. No one will be able to go into the oil fields for 50 years because of the afterlife of the bomb.... ~~~~~~~~

please help if you know the book

I read a book a few years ago that i'd love to find again but i only remember the plot not the name, please write back if you know the name of the book. A young girl can control the dead so her aunt who shes very close to sents her to a special boarding school. But finding out that its not like she thought she escapes with 2 boys and a girl. They split up and she gets caught and held captive in a room. It turns out her aunt is the evil one the book ends with her trying to find a way to escape. Would also love to read the next book in the series. Please help.

I think the book is the

I think the book is the Summoning by kelly Armstrong


I red this book so long ago and forgot about it. Now I want to read it again but I only remember so much of it. Like that the main character is a cat with the only Mber eyes in his family, he runs away over a big wall. He learns mysterious powers and uses them. Theres a cat gang forcing all other cats into submission and it's led by I think a one eyed cat that's white with a blue eye, had the same powers as the other and everyone's afraid of her. There's also a cat I think is named holly that's a cat with mustered colored eyes and later one of her eyes become blue at the end. There's also a dog, a second cat that is brown and falls into a trap. then there's two Siamese cats that are great fighters. Later the main character returns home only to find out his family has been taken over by his brother so he has to beat him. They also learn that the man in the house with the two black(?) cats are robot cats and the man captures cats to use them to make more and that's the trap the other fell in. So yeah. Oh and they at some point go down into the sewers looking for the paradise or something guarded by the pack of dogs that's the family of the dog the main Charcter befriends. Etc.. I think the main characters name starts with a V. Please help if you know ehat I am talking about.

Varjack paw

Varjack paw

Looking for a website

I have forgotten the site for people who forget stories... There was a site I came across a few months ago that was specifically to help people who vaguely remember the plot of science fiction and fantasy stories. People would post the plot they remembered and anyone who knew could tell them the author and the name of the story. It seemed like a pretty effective method, but for some reason I can't find the site again. I've looked... Can anyone help me?

Finding a book

It was a fantasy book very quirky and in somes minds downright creepy. It was about two monster parents who found a human boy in a dark forest. As the boy grew up he grew more and more knowledgeable that they werent his real parents. he goes on a quest through the forest filled with monsters and finds his real father. His father then leaves only to regret. then the boy finds his father again and the stay together. Anyone have an idea on what this book is?

This is going to be a hard one

I Cover has little girl on it. A floating round orb which is a law inforcer in the background. Homeless and begging forbidden in this place. So they must hide. She is a street kid.. I remember something about a cage and a guy being displayed in main square?

Finding a book

The book is about a Vietnam vet who finds out his identical twin is being held prisoner in Vietnam. He works out a deal for $4 million dollars to get his brother back. He goes undercover as a student and food deliver and plants explosives in a new hotel. He then blackmails the hotel management into rigging the first horse race of the season so the first horse wins. He has made bets around NYC and collects the $4 million dollars. Does that ring a bell with anyone?


I'm trying to find a children's book about pregnancy that I had when I was little. I don't remember the title or author, but I know I would recognize the pictures. It talks about how and why mommy's tummy is getting bigger and shows drawings of the fetus in different stages. It also mentions how daddy takes care of mommy, lending her some of his shirts when she gets too big for her clothes and kissing her tummy.

Your question reminds me of

Your question reminds me of "Where Did I Come From" book about facts of life, more or less. Has some rather graphic drawings, but honest... none of the Birds n Bees stuff. However it sort of explains the basics, as I recall, "If you put your parents in the bath tub together [you'll see they aren't the same]", and I don't remember if it mentions pregnancy. Yours could be a follow up to this one. I kind of remember something called "How Did I Get Here?" Worth a peek on Amazon. Good Luck.

Looking for a book

I am looking for a book a read 13 years ago. its about a girl who comes to a small town from the city looking for her friends murderer. she falls in love with the murderers younger brother. she get killed by the older brother at the end. The younger brother is reserved and shy while the murderer/older brother is a former jock who goes onto the city to kill but has a squeeky clean image in the small town. I think she gets killed by a river or dam in a secluded part of the town.

Lookig for romance book can't remember title or author

The book is set in historical times in castle. The women in the book is betrothed to her neighbor or friend. But another man wants to claim her and shows up and for some reason she has to hide her brother and the stepmother tells him where she hid him. Then the bad man forces the woman to watch him rape a girl so she will tell him where the child is this is before step mom tells him. He wants control her and wants all she has. Her betrothed shows up and saves her right before she is forced to marry the bad man. Does anyone know what this book is called? I read it several years ago but can't remember name or author.

Looking for a short stories collection (horror/suspense)

The book was a compilation of really creepy suspenseful short stories. The very first story for which the book was named was about a brother and sister (about 10 or 11 years old) that notice an attic window from the outside of their house that doesn't exist from the inside. When the brother props the sister up on his shoulders from a ladder to look through the window, she opens it to get a better look, but is pulled through completely by an unexplainable force and vanishes. He frantically checks, but the same window still doesn't exist from within the house. When he finally tells their mother what happened, she insists he NEVER had a sister. The cover is black with a red window on it (I think). I know it was very popular at the time (00's), because every time I was able to take it out, I had to give it back in 7 days for the next person on the waiting list ...& then re-join the wait list. I believe either/both the author's name and the title started with an "S". PLEASE HELP. Thanks

was it one of the books in

was it one of the books in the Scary Stories series?

hey im looking for a book it

hey im looking for a book it has blue cover and 2 pair of shoes a female and a male the guy prepose to his girlfriend and he did not had a ring he said '' we could go and buy it tomorow totether '' and she did not anwesr to him directly plz plz plz help me

looking for book

Looking for book of fiction about a guy in a coma that ends up in the head of a woman that works at a hospital

help with finding this book

I'm trying to find the name and author of a book I read the story about the granddaughter of Lady Osbaldestone who is found laying in a alley from being attack by robbers is brought home by some Lord somebody.By taking care of her they find this piece of jewelry that belongs to Lady Osbaldestone.Lady Osbaldestone takes one look at her face an notice that her eyes has the same distinct color as her husband and son.She puts two and two together and find out she's her son daughter.

looking for a book (no supprise here)

ok so im looking for two books (plot twist) the first one: has the word hannah in the title. Its a childrens book with a light yellowy-brown coloured cover with a light sketch of a girl. In the book silver theives through a bag of stolen silve (might of been something else) into the back of hannah's father's wagon and he gets sent to Australia as a convict for it the second one: is about a boy who is in a coma after being hit by a car after running after his dog. He eventually wakes up after reliving memories and imagining the nurse who takes care of him. He spends the rest of his life (well until the end of the book) in a wheelchair

looking for a book (no supprise here)

I'm looking for two books actually (plot twist) they are both children's books i read. first on: I read this in 2007-2008 (not sure if this helps) in the title was the word hannah and there were 2-3 books. THe cover of one of them was a light yellowy-brown with a sketch of a girl on it. In the stroy hannahs father is accused of stealing some silver that was thrown into his wagon by theives. He is then transported to australia as a convict. In the last book hannah meets up with a rich family and they help her find her father by going to australia with her. the second on: this one is about a boy who was hit by a car when he ran after his dog. the boy for most of the story is in a coma. he remembers all sorts of things and also imagines the nurse that takes are of him. in the end of the book he wakes up and sees everyone again. he spends the rest of the book trying to figure out his new life and is stuck in a wheelchair please let me know if youve read any of these books and can give me any information about their titles/authors thnx

I'm looking for a book (no surprise there)

It was a book I read in maybe 2011 from scholastic book fair in NY. The cover has a picture of a family in a frame with a drop of blood on it. A girl has to stay with her aunt or something (?) There is a boy there who never comes out of his room. It is soon revealed that there is a charm on top of his door that protects him from the ghost if his sister. The girl accidentally smashes a frame on the floor and a drop of blood gets on it and the aunt (?) Gets mad. The girl takes off the charm one day and the ghost if the sister comes after the boy.

Family by Micol Ostow

The cover description and date sound like it could be Family by Micol Ostow. I'm not sure if the plot elements fit.

Looking for a book

I read this book probably 10+years ago (I would of been 10 or so). It was about a bunch of characters who slowly started disappearing or dying. You find out in the end that the reason they are disappearing is the reader is dying and they live in her memories. I think I remember it was about this girl and her father who were desperately trying to move and keep up from the black hole that was going to swallow them.

Is it the Brief History of

Is it the Brief History of the Dead?

I read this book around 2000,

I read this book around 2000, the plot was government conspiracy to determine future world events, including who the future world leaders would be, price of oil, international crises, wars. A supergroup would meet and plan next big events. Probably written in the 1990's Thanks!

I am looking for a book from my childhood...

The book had a pale tan cover with the silhouette of a tree on the front. It was about a girl named Bird, whose mother was very ill. The only way to save her, she discovered, was to get the fruit from a magical tree in a magical garden. She was alone, and was taken in by an old man (possibly a wizard?) he also took in other kids and they did all the chores. She fell in love with one of the boys that he took in, (name started with S, possibly Sto) and i remember at one point she was captured, i am unsure by who, and also the trees fruit was only able to be used if your desire was unselfish, or not for yourself. I am unsure of the details of that. it was a fantasy book and it was something I read when I was 10. I can't remember the title for the life of me

Help me remember a sci-fi-fantasy book?

I would love to find this book. Here is what I remember: -science fiction/fantasy -read it about 15+years ago -one culture was telepathic; the other culture feared telepaths -at the ending it was discovered that both cultures were related many, many, many years ago -one of the main cultures lived for a brief time on a planet that was all white and learned to distinguish minute colors -two main cultures fighting each other, one was male-oriented and the other was more female Could you help?

Help! I am looking for a book,i forgot the name and the author.

The novel/book cover is red with a woman in the arms of a man, the image is black and white. It's about this woman and i think the man was a cop/detective. they were in a cabin together, she is a wanted woman, people wants to kill her. Thats all i remembered i've been searching for this novel/book from last year, It's been 5 years since i read the. the book belong to my sis but she doesnt remember having it. if i could get the title and author for the book it will make my day. i think it has the word romance or seduction in the title.

Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy, 40+ years old

The story was about a teenage boy, awkward and a misfit who comes across a mysterious man. This man gives the boy an oddly shaped bottle containing a magic lotion and instructs him to apply one drop on each shoulder. When the boy does, he grows wings. The rest of this tale is about how he learns to fly, gains confidence and grows up over the course of his summer vacation. The bottle eventually runs out but our young hero has come into his own by this time. I believe he had a single mom and probably a subplot involving a girl although I can't be positive. Any information regarding this novel would be greatly appreciated.

preteen/teen book

I'm looking for a book that I read when I was a teen. The main character (a gir) is in a private school and is mistaken for a rich girl in the school and kidnapped. Her friends play sleuths and figure out where she is. The only other detail I can remember is while kidnapped she uses a stick and a piece of cloth for a toothbrush.

looking for a murder mystery

book is about a woman who comes back to a town after some years to find out who killed her step mother and clear her father's name. later she discovers it was the step mothers brother who is a doctor that killed her.

Sleeping murder by Agatha

Sleeping murder by Agatha Christie

Book search..

I'm trying to remember the name of this book. It's about a girl who is italian and lives with her dad, her mom died but was a great cook and the girl took after her. they lived next to a wealthy family who had a son her age but he had ahsma and wasn't aloud outside much. The book starts in the present where she is an owner of a restaurant (named after her mother which starts with a C) and it flashes back to her childhood when she meets the boy and they fall in love and date then he goes off to school or work and she moves on. back to the present and he comes back into town and the rest is about how they re meet and fall back in love.

Summer by the sea by Susan

Summer by the sea by Susan Wiggs

Looking for a book - crime/romance

I'm looking for a book - crime/romance. Need author and name of the book. The heroine is a police detective - I think her name is Samantha, step-daughter of a senator. The hero is a senior police detective and they are hunting a serial killer. He has four sisters and remembers their stockings drying on the shower rod. He refuses to get involved with her as long as they're working on the case. A short romantic scene in the stairwell of the police station.

abused wife

The book I am looking for is about a young woman, probably around 19 urs old, falls in love with a good looking, well dressed, man. The night of their wedding he begins to abouse her because he doesnt like the dress she wants to wear to the restaurant. He often ties her to her bed when he goes on business trips, leaving her with a bottle of water. She eventually leaves him by escaping from the unlocked house. I think it is set in the early 70s.


Hi i read this book a lot of years back its starts with this girl and she sees? Things and she falls on love ans they date but they break up because he blames her for not seeing his mom murder and she goes and works for the government and then her ex boyfriend comes to her for help because his daughter is kidnapped? And she has the same gift as her and they get together and you find out the girl canr have a child cuz of a bullet and at the ens they get the daughter and married.

Find A Book

I don't remember much of this book, which is why I'd like to read it again. The main character is a girl who is probably in her 20s? It was based during the time where ladies tried to marry someone rich, and this girl refused all the men who proposed to her. She had finally given in to society and went to find an eligible husband, but with her reputation, no body wanted to wed her. She decided to go to this guy who also had a bad reputation, and they decided that she would live with him a month? To see how compatible they would be. She would marry him for his money, and he would marry her for his reputation (I believe). During that month, he would seduce her every night, training her body to obey his words and only finish when he says its okay. After that month she found that he had not killed his wife, but she slipped and fell down the stairs while they were fighting about the child she was carrying, as it turned out it wasn't his, but someone else's. Afterwards, they ended up falling in love and getting wed, and having two children in the end.

Finding A Book

I remeber the book was about angels and i bought it on amazon for free. The girl lived in an isolated country house. She meets this guy that she falls in love with but he soon becomes one of the bad angels. I remeber one part he goes into a town and destroys it, setting everything on fire and the good angels come and try to stop him and the rest and they end up in a battle.Towards the end she has to face him and kill him otherwise he will do more damage but she can't. So they start fighting on the cliff while hes trying to kill her. It was the first book and the second book was supposed to come out in I think it was Febuary of 2015 Please help if anybody can.

Find this book

I read this book a few years ago and the only thing I can remember it the cover and the plot. It showed a womans in a red silk dress with her back to us and a man on her side facing us and his hand rested on her back. Okay, so basically this woman's best friend is engaged to the main guy and then breaks of the engagement and then the main female character goes to his house to comfort him and brings peach schnapps too. Long story short they start having sex. Oh, and the woman owns a clothing shop.

know this book?

I read this book when i was about 14. It was my first romance novel and i'd love to read it again and reminisce. The cover had this red haired heroine dressed in a white top(like maybe a gypsies) and a green dress with her head thrown back. The hero is dark haired and behind her with his face to her bosom. Dont remember much of the plot... He is spanish and he stole her from her father or sth and is keeping her against her will in a prostitute house. They fall for each other eventually and he marries her at but they get separated and he gets imprisoned but she thinks he's dead. I Think her name starts with a G.

Looking for a Fantasy series

I read the first book of a fantasy series as a teen at a public library and have been looking for it again ever since. What I remember about it is that the main character is a young boy and is fooling around with his girlfriend and wakes up to find her dead. He has a demon inside of him or is cursed or something and assumes he killed her so he runs away. He is picked up by a girl and her folks and thinks he is safe but they sell him as a sex slave to a king or prince who had grey eyes. The boy has a tattoo on his back. I don't remember if it is a vulture or a hawk but it is a large bird. The king sees it and calls him his sparrow. He is trained as a sex slave and plots his escape but one night an assassin breaks in to kill the king and the boy kills him instead of escaping. When he is older the king reluctantly lets him go. There is also an angel in the series that is either watching over the boy or trying to keep the demon from getting free, I don't remember which. But something happens and he is cast down to earth without his powers. He is taken by slavers and was supposed to be castrated but got missed somehow. A fellow slave who is chained to him is ordered to clean him up and realizes he wasn't cut. They end up being sold into the same household and later he gets his powers back and takes her away. That's all I remember. Would love to reread it and others in the series. All my attempts to find it have failed for years including asking the librarian at the library where I borrowed it originally. Please email me if you know this novel. It would have been in the early 80's when I read it and it was a worn out paperback then.

Romance novel

Am looking for a book i read before. In the book, the girl or the boy's name is Alex and they are royalties but the boy's brother was supposed to marry the girl and it didn't work so the girl somehow slept with the boy and became pregnant and she was a virgin princess whom was latter forced to marry the prince that impregnated her. Please someone should help me

Im looking for a book i

Im looking for a book i thought it was called phoenix or something but its about a girl who has been alive for like 100 years and she goes between families or cities so nobody realizes that she doesnt grow older and she has a wound on her foot that never heals because she doesnt grow or change i think it was like an 8th grade reading level, not sure though please let me know if you know this

cia inttelegence officer

cia inttelegence officer desert storm, on cover dude with back to desert in military gear. carrot stick interrogation, non fiction

What was that book?

The story is set in Paris, a middle aged couple is having lots of people over to their place for vacation. There is a girl who works for the gentleman, her name (i think) is Barbara, then there is this another high society girl who is in an abusive relationship (i think, Valerie). Its a story with lot of cross connections, misunderstandings and finally Barbara & Valerie find themselves happier than they started out. Barbara without a guy, better off in her career and Valerie with a low key guy but who takes care of her. Not a lot to go on.. :(

I do not remember the title

I do not remember the title of the book. The cover is light blue with a baby chick wearing a crown. The main character was a girl named West. She lives in California. For some reason, she is forced to move in with her aunt and uncle down South. She has a baby cousin who adores her. She makes friend with a girl and becomes a seamstress. She goes back to California at some point and has a boyfriend named Zane.

I do not know what this book is called

I am looking for a book that is about all humans being equal in all ways. For example if you are a really fast runner you would have to wear heavy chains so that you would run at the same speed as someone else. Please help

Are you thinking of

Are you thinking of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury?

I used to love this book but I don't remember the title

I read this book in 2009. It reminded me of a modern day Romeo and Juliet. The girl's father was arrested for killing a man in the other family. Which caused financial problems for her mom. She was then forced to leave her private school to go to the public school on their side of the fence. She went to the school and met him. She told herself not to like him but it didn't matter. they fell for each other and would meet at the barn on the line between their two halves of the town until their families found out.

Hi, I'm a looking for this blue cover fantasy book

Hi, I don't know if anyone had read this book before. I bought it from my local library around 13 years ago. It had a blue cover with golden lines and letters. It's about a guy who travels the world on a ship. His whole family also travels but that book was about him. I think they were explores or pirates. I think they were more books about them and their adventures. I

Looking for a book... Any ideas???

I remember reading this science fiction book when I was a teenager in the mid '90's that was the first in a series. It started off with a large group of people in a space ship that gets boarded by by pirates repeatedly. It is written specifically from the main character's POV who, in the very beginning of the book, is a young boy. The women wind up getting kidnapped and the men tied up and left to watch helplessly as they are taken. The boy grows up to become a fighter and eventually a captain (I think...) of his own space ship. He develops the unusual talent of being able to read people's body language down to the smallest movement. There are action adventures scenes as well as sex scenes. Any ideas??? Thanks!!!

I read this book about 20

I read this book about 20 years ago. It was a thin paperback book. Something about an opera singer who used young girls( their glands and throats) to remain young and the detective looking for a girl that was missing. There was a ghost with their throat torn out. Not much, but all I can remember.


Pls I'm looking for this book named deceived or deception or something like that. This girl went on a TV show to search for her missing father. Then she went on a cruise with her grandma and fell for a guy who called her Querida. He later kidnapped her and put her on a drug island. Pls help!!!


Im trying to look for a book. ive only read a couple chapters in, I never finished it. But now i cant remeber anything about the book except for a little bit of the plot and the cover art. The cover art had an empty picture frame in front of a grass field and blue skies. noone was holding the frame it was just there. there wasnt a person or anything on the cover except for what i described. what i read about the story so far was that the main character was a male photographer and he was in love with somebody. the book was fiction novel. it also talked about his life.

Can't find the book

I read a book.I can't remember much because it was a long time ago but I remember on the cover the book name had the word 'caught' . The main character female name was abbie and I think the main male character name was rolf . It was about about abbie running away because she cared about the ecosystem and set a man's house on fire, when abbie and her boyfriend rolf thought was empty at the time, because the man whose house they set on fire was damaging the area where abbie's exboyfriend lived and she wanted to scare him and make him stop doing what he was. However when abbie and rolf were in the middle of doing so the man's son was present and he tried to stop them but got injured, the police where on their way, they were in a van running away. Abbie starts to work in a strawberry field because they had no money and saw rolf very rarely ... finds out she's pregnant, runs away , goes back to her ex boyfriend where she finds out that the man whose house she set on fire was sueing him and blaming him (the ex)for what she did to him (the fire house man) ... rolf finds her, forces her to come back with him, abbie's brother and ex try to stop while telling to run as rolf has a gun ends up falling down someplace, dislocates her shoulder which stops her from trying to swim back up as well as the freezing water she fell into stops her. I really want to find this book been trying really hard for months .. If know can u plzz reply tell me the name or author Ty

Please help!

I'm looking for a book with a GIRL and a BIG MOTH on cover (it was a bit creepy). Written in CYRILLIC alphabet (I don't know which language, I couldn't understand it). It is probably composed of HORROR/DARK STORIES and there are many great ILLUSTRATIONS by VARIOUS DIFFERENT ARTISTS (some of them digital). I remember one very emotional illustration from the beginning of the book: a dog looking towards dark door.


Hi I am looking for a book published in the 1980 or 1990s. The books is about the love between a poor girl named lily and a boy from a rich family. The boy and the girl love each other. The girls family owns a small garden shop or something with plants. I know she has to go away for a while and then returns to take over the shop her parents left behind. I know somebody is killed when a new building built collapses on them. The boy tries to win lily back but she feels she does not belong with the rich family. She sees someone from the boy who she used to love one of his family members getting raped by another family member. She Braves the walk to the boys house to tell him about the situation she saw. This is all I can remember please HELP.

Short Story about death of a parent and muddy shoes

In the story a woman gets a phone call that her parent (father?) has died. she has to pack for the trip and finds that her children's shoes are all muddy. A neighbor happens to stop by and just starts to help her cleaning the shoes. He does it methodically and as he's cleaning she manages to get her wits together.

Novel Cover..Please Help!

For years I have been looking for a Novel cover. On it was a filed of defeated knights, some still alive but agonizing, with spears and blades through their body. only Two knights/soldiers standing, one in completely black armor holding a woman by the hair and the other standing still with arows through his body like it was nothing. Lots of blood. It was something I remember seeing since being a kid, 15years ago and since I've been searching for it. The knight in black had an Axe, and the other a blade with lots blood dripping. It was very gore. Anyone have any clue? Please

need to find book left on ship on my cruise

The book was about a pregnant widow who was taken to a cabin owned by a famous painter after her car went into a ditch. She had the baby, the rich painter married her and then took her to his home city?? His parents accepted her but the story plot was about the former husband's family trying to get the baby. The title had Christmas in it and the cover had a white background. Can you help me find the title of the book - I think the author was one of the popular women writers but can't recall which one.

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