Book Recommendations Requests

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Viet Cong perspective4 non-lus / 4susanbooks, Hier 5:22pm
Books featuring the "obsessed artist" trope16 non-lus / 16Bookmarque, Septembre 1
Books where time works differently20 non-lus / 20susanbooks, Août 1
Early chapter books with animals8 non-lus / 8RosetheReader, Juillet 26
Books where the central character is absent the whole time9 non-lus / 9h_lew, Juillet 12
Books on the multiverse3 non-lus / 3susanbooks, Juillet 4
I am looking for a book i read a very long time ago, but I cant remember the name just the beginning, and partially endi3 non-lus / 3COCOCHANNEL, Juin 26
Pandemic books41 non-lus / 41zasmine, Juin 25
Please help me find a book on topics of violence, fashion, visual, narrative, color, cult, religion, dream, fear2 non-lus / 2sarahemmm, Mai 8
Oddly specific programming/engineering related books13 non-lus / 13FosterWest, Mai 3
Authors like Ward Just1 non-lu / 1June, Avril 22
I just need some recs, please and thank you.16 non-lus / 16defaults, Avril 10
American History for YA4 non-lus / 4RosetheReader, Avril 2
Tracing legends/folklore through history5 non-lus / 5Cecrow, Mars 18
Books for 13 years old girl!24 non-lus / 24humouress, Mars 18
Fantasy or science fiction with conscious dogs (or cats)100 non-lus / 100sarahemmm, Mars 16
Cute romance subplot3 non-lus / 3merrystar, Mars 11
what next recommendations for some Maurice Sendak books3 non-lus / 3ggprof, Février 25
Best Non-Fiction Folklore Books17 non-lus / 17LinnyNatei, Février 13
YA books on planes and flying8 non-lus / 8Shrike58, Février 8
Manga suggestions for seven to eight year olds?5 non-lus / 5Jenson_AKA_DL, Février 7
book series like "nora jacobs/underworld chronicles" and "shane davis" by Jackie may1 non-lu / 1Thelamon1, Février 6
Comprehensive and beautiful books on the Carnival of Venice?3 non-lus / 3VoicelessTorment, Février 4
Children's fiction about astrology and zodiac signs4 non-lus / 4merrystar, Février 2
Books to make a play4 non-lus / 4VivianDennis, Janvier 22
"Solondzian" Writing?1 non-lu / 1slimeboy, Janvier 17
Fall of the Berlin Wall5 non-lus / 5thorold, Décembre 2022
Prohibition and Russian History for a 10-year-old?7 non-lus / 7TooLittleReading, Novembre 2022
6th grade/ bildungsroman32 non-lus / 32EGBERTINA, Novembre 2022
Best and/or most comprehensive books on Japanese and Chinese mythology?9 non-lus / 9SandraArdnas, Octobre 2022
Books about how pharmacies,hospitals,doctors are money-business8 non-lus / 8Cecrow, Octobre 2022
Books about characters being in stories19 non-lus / 19RosetheReader, Septembre 2022
History of psychology for a middle-schooler2 non-lus / 2RosetheReader, Septembre 2022
Best history books on knights, castles, chivalry, and medieval Britain?8 non-lus / 8Cecrow, Août 2022
American historical fiction YA level6 non-lus / 6ggprof, Août 2022
Comprehensive books about the history of magic, automatons, and the circus?5 non-lus / 5VoicelessTorment, Août 2022
Comprehensive books about how Victorian banks worked?10 non-lus / 10susanbooks, Août 2022
Largest and most comprehensive books on Celtic mythology?7 non-lus / 7VoicelessTorment, Août 2022
Michener 'read alikes"5 non-lus / 5nessreader, Mai 2022
Novels featuring a dysfunctional family?4 non-lus / 4vwinsloe, Mai 2022
Books NOT Featuring Stealing Away16 non-lus / 16RosetheReader, Avril 2022
Book about the history of plot6 non-lus / 6katya21, Avril 2022
Fantasy with a talking/conscious artifact23 non-lus / 23karenb, Avril 2022
Assassin Romance1 non-lu / 1scythe78890, Avril 2022
Culinary mysteries16 non-lus / 16jbegab, Avril 2022
Poetry Writing Guide with Prompts and Exercises10 non-lus / 10dianeham, Mars 2022
Dark Romance...I think?7 non-lus / 7IzaraWolf, Mars 2022
Short fiction - science fiction or fantasy13 non-lus / 13Cecrow, Mars 2022
Travel books with extreme vivid imagery and poetic perception3 non-lus / 3Cecrow, Mars 2022
China's Red Guards: what do they think now about what went on in the sixties?3 non-lus / 3Shrike58, Février 2022
Agatha Christie4 non-lus / 4ironjaw, Février 2022
Funny fiction for morose adult?19 non-lus / 19jay8anks, Février 2022
Fiction featuring cooking or restaurants13 non-lus / 13vwinsloe, Février 2022
whimsical surrealist/nonsense/trippy books with light-hearted plot and vivid imagery writing11 non-lus / 11cindydavid4, Janvier 2022
Recommend a book with "fire" in the title please30 non-lus / 30cindydavid4, Janvier 2022
Speculative fiction + tragic romance = ?9 non-lus / 9cindydavid4, Janvier 2022
Young man who wanders through the city immersed in his own thoughts or meeting random people.12 non-lus / 12cindydavid4, Janvier 2022
Recommend an 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die adventure story by BIPOC autho1 non-lu / 1jeshakespeare, Janvier 2022
Realistic fiction/easy reads for teenagers6 non-lus / 6merrystar, Décembre 2021
Rec's for Vintage style erotic with humor4 non-lus / 4wartgin, Novembre 2021
Adventure Books4 non-lus / 4Cecrow, Novembre 2021
Salad dressing5 non-lus / 5susanbooks, Novembre 2021
Experimental books by Spanish/Latino writers6 non-lus / 6merrystar, Novembre 2021
Memoir - love story, author learns about love3 non-lus / 3wllmst, Octobre 2021
Cozy autumn/halloween themed books?4 non-lus / 4brizzzy, Octobre 2021
Novel featuring Narcissistic Personality Disorder?1 non-lu / 1LCKain, Septembre 2021
Psychological Suspense w/Male Protagonist?1 non-lu / 1LCKain, Septembre 2021
Reccomendations like Night School by C.J. Daugherty3 non-lus / 3lilithcat, Septembre 2021
Recommendations for an Elderly Lady83 non-lus / 83LadyLo, Septembre 2021
Novels About AI in the Not Too Distant Future7 non-lus / 7elphie93, Juillet 2021
Creative Footnotes/Annotations24 non-lus / 24vwinsloe, Juin 2021
Non-fiction history of the "Regency" romance genre6 non-lus / 6nessreader, Juin 2021
Golden age mysteries that aren't the usual authors?10 non-lus / 10nessreader, Juin 2021
Autumnal novels?7 non-lus / 7susanbooks, Juin 2021
Similar novel8 non-lus / 8June, Juin 2021
Pocket sized potry6 non-lus / 6Frank_Zwolinski, Juin 2021
Novels about the underworld in older times11 non-lus / 11nessreader, Juin 2021
Recommendation requested for some contemporary literary fiction11 non-lus / 11Limelite, Juin 2021
Romance7 non-lus / 7Ennas, Mai 2021
Baking Cookbook for Type 2 Diabetes3 non-lus / 3Julie_in_the_Library, Mai 2021
Enemies to Lovers3 non-lus / 3Aquila, Mai 2021
Recommendation from the under 30s10 non-lus / 10aspirit, Mai 2021
Fantasy Fiction but clean35 non-lus / 35MichaelWynn, Avril 2021
Science fiction inspired by Hebrew Bible10 non-lus / 10librisissimo, Avril 2021
What to read after Demon Cycle4 non-lus / 4Thelos12, Avril 2021
About Patrick Modiano5 non-lus / 5karenb, Mars 2021
Ideas for What I Should Read Next in General?12 non-lus / 12HeatherVoight10, Mars 2021
Children's books with a good sense of place?3 non-lus / 32wonderY, Mars 2021
Recommendation for a stroke victim7 non-lus / 7timtom, Mars 2021
Historical Romantic Fiction that isn't lame22 non-lus / 22nessreader, Mars 2021
Books about cults28 non-lus / 28paradoxosalpha, Mars 2021
Science fiction/rock music books13 non-lus / 13paradoxosalpha, Mars 2021
Any Books where the MC is a Snake?7 non-lus / 7paradoxosalpha, Mars 2021
Intelligent Technothrillers18 non-lus / 18paradoxosalpha, Mars 2021
post-Julio-Claudian ancient Roman Empire23 non-lus / 23Zambaco, Février 2021
Books like The Pull of the Stars?15 non-lus / 15nessreader, Février 2021
Any genre of non fiction please9 non-lus / 9elphie93, Février 2021
Something with a Succubus as main char12 non-lus / 12Thelos12, Février 2021
Heidi22 non-lus / 22EGBERTINA, Février 2021
Artistic or intellectual groups13 non-lus / 13cpg, Février 2021
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