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Carmel, CA 93921

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Novelist Plus Litfinder
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Plot summaries About the authors & literary criticism

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  • Blue Letter Bible - Search or compare 18 versions of the Bible.
  • California Fiction - An index to fiction taking place in California. Search by author, title, locale, decade in which story takes place, or major characters. Maintained by the Los Angeles Public Library.
  • Poetry Tool - Find poems by category, occasion, title, author or first line.
  • Short Story Index - Find a short story in a collection, then check to see if your library owns it. Maintained by the Los Angeles Public Library.
  • Series and Sequels - Find the order of fiction series. Search by author, title, or character name.
  • Series and Sequels, Juvenile - Series order for children's and young adult books. Maintained by the Mid-Continent Public Library.
  • Shakespeare Online - Full text of all the plays and poems, searchable.