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Inca Gold

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt and a band of one-dimensional characters search for hidden treasure. Rousing Adventure.

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Then and there he vowed never to complain or make jokes about bologna sandwiches ever again.

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4/2000

Nightprobe!

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt searches for a lost train.

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6/2000

Raise The Titanic!

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt raises, well, the Titanic!

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6/2000

Sahara

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt searches the Niger River for the source of mutagion of a red tide.

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5/2000

Shock Wave

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt searches for the source of a killing sound wave. .

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5/2000

The Mediterranean Caper

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt handles a Nazi on a Greek isle. I think I already read this. Ought to put this list in author order, maybe!

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4/2000

The Sea Hunters

Cussler, Clive
Relates the real adventures of NUMA serching for lost shipwrecks, including the Hunley. .

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8/2000

Treasure

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt find the lost Alexandria library horde! AND stop Egypt and Mexico from being taken over by terrorists!

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5/2000

Valhalla Rising

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt chases around after rune stones, Jules Verne's submarine, and arrogant killer korporations.

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11/2001

Vixen03

Cussler, Clive
Dirk Pitt finds a sunken aircraft and thwarts an African terrorist group, or two.

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5/2000

Matilda

Dahl, Roald
Saw the movie the other night, thought I better read the book! Good story of very smart little girl.

Words I Had To Look Up:

Welcome to borstal (pg. 102) -- An informal term for a British youth correctional facility.

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9/2012

The Mildenhall Treasure

Dahl, Roald
Story of the discovery of a hoard of Roman silver by a fellow plowing a field, and more interestingly, how he didn't profit much from it.

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9/2013

Hard Road

Damato, Barbara
Murder at the Oz Festival in Chicago. There should be an apostrophe between the D and the A in the last name.

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5/2005

The Longitude Prize

Dash, Joan
Biography of John Harrison who built an extraordinary clock accurate enough to calculate the longitude of a ship at sea. Interesting story.

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5/2015

The Death Cure

Dashner, James
Well, things don't quite end up as planned, but there ya go. I hear there's a prequel?

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10/2012

The Kill Order

Dashner, James
A prequel to the Maze Runner series. Too much killing just made me glaze over in the last twenty pages.

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10/2012

The Maze Runner

Dashner, James
Thomas wakes up in an decrepit elevator to a strange place where boys try to solve a maze, hoping to escape. Volume one of the series.

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10/2012

The Scorch Trials

Dashner, James
Second book in the series. Thomas and the boys (and girls) have to cross The Scorch, after which they are promised a cure for The Flare. The cake is a lie, my friends.

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10/2012

A wolf at the door and other retold fairy tales

Datlow, Ellen
Thirteen fairy tales retold by authors I've actually heard of. Very good. I esspecially liked the girl who recommended learning how to use the card catalog for research as fairy godfathers were sometimes rather undependable.

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2/2007

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11/2008

Before The Cradle Falls

David, James F.
Thriller with time-travel. Mostly thriller. Author pushes buttons of feelings towards helpless children. Pretty good story.

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5/2003
20 books displayed
[Abadzis- Alcott] [Alcott- Anderson] [Andreae- Atkinson] [Atkinson- Ballard] [Balliett- Barnard] [Barnard- Barnhill] [Barr- Barr] [Barrows- Bear] [Bear- Beaton] [Beaton- Beattie] [Beattie, editor- Black] [Black- Block] [Block- Borchert] [Bosch- Brennert] [Brillant- Bryson] [Bryson- Bujold] [Bujold- Card] [Card- Card] [Card- Chabon] [Chabon- Clancy] [Clancy- Coakley] [Coben- Cole] [Cole- Collins] [Collins- Connelly] [Connelly- Cook] [Cook- Cornwell] [Cornwell- Crais] [Crais- Crumley] [Crumley- Cussler] [Cussler- David] [Davidson- Dickinson] [Dickinson- Dorsey] [Dorsey- Duane] [Duble- Elkins] [Elkins- Evanovich] [Evanovich- Fairstein] [Fairstein- Ferris] [Ferris- Flanagan] [Flanagan- Ford] [Forester- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Gaiman] [Gaiman- Gash] [Gash- Goldberg] [Goldberg- Grafton] [Grafton- Gratz] [Graves- Grennan] [Griffin- Grisham] [Grisham- Haldeman] [Haldeman- Hall] [Hallinan- Harte] [Hartwell- Heinlein] [Heinlein- Heller] [Heller- Herbert] [Herman- Hess] [Hess- Hiaasen] [Hiaasen- Hobb] [Hobb- Horowitz] [Horton- Ibbotson] [Ibbotson- John, and Travis S. Taylor] [Johnson- Kaminsky] [Kaminsky- Kellog] [Kellog- King] [King- Klise] [Knight- Kurson] [Kushner- latham] [Laughlin- Lefcourt] [Lefcourt- Lescroart] [Lescroart- Lobel] [Lockhart- Lubar] [Luttrell- MacPherson] [MacPherson- Marcinko] [Marsden- Mass] [Mass- McBain] [McBain- McCrumb] [McCrumb- McSwigan] [Meader- Millard] [Miller- Moore] [Moore- Mulligan] [Murphy- Nimmo] [Nimmo- O'Brian] [O'Brian- O'Brien] [O'Brien- Paolini] [Paolini- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Paulsen] [Paulsen- Peck] [Peck- Pfeffer] [Phelan- Powell] [Poyer- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pronzini] [Pronzini- Queenan] [Rankin- Rehder] [Resnick- Roach] [Roanhorse- Rose] [Rosoff- Russell] [Russell- Sawyer] [Scalzi- Schmidt] [Schmidt- Scottoline] [Scottoline- Shames] [Shames- Silverberg] [Silverberg- Smith] [Smith- Spinelli] [Spinelli- Stephens] [Stephenson- Stross] [Stross- Tapply] [Tapply- Thorp] [Thurber- Turtledove] [Turtledove- Van Draanen] [Van Draanen- Waldman] [Waldman- Wells] [Werlin- Westlake] [Westlake- Williams-Garcia] [Winchester- Woods] [Wouk- Zusak] 

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