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General Fiction
Archer, Jeffrey. Kane and Abel
Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid’s Tale
Auel, Jean M. The Clan of the Cave Bear
Austen, Jane. Sense and Sensibility
Cleave, Chris. Little Bee
Evanovich, Janet. Stephanie Plum novels
Henry, O. Short stories
Knowles, John. A Separate Peace
Lewis, C.S. The Screwtape Letters
Niffenegger, Audrey. The Time Traveler’s Wife
Picoult, Jodi. Nineteen Minutes
Rilke, Rainer Maria. Poems
Roth, Philip. Goodbye, Columbus
Shakespeare, William. Sonnets
Smith, Wilbur. Eagle in the Sky
Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club
Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray

Young Adult
Cabot, Meg. The Mediator series
Coelho, Paulo. The Alchemist
Delaney, Joseph. The Last Apprentice series
Dessen, Sarah. Just Listen
Forman, Gayle. If I Stay
Green, John. Looking for Alaska
Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders
Lowry, Lois. The Giver
Paolini, Christopher. Eragon series
Shusterman, Neal. Unwind

Middle Grade
Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl series
Dahl, Roald. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Flanagan, John. Ranger’s Apprentice series
George, Jean Craighead. My Side of the Mountain
Hale, Shannon. Princess Academy
Kerr, P.B. Children of the Lamp series
Livingstone, Ian. Deathtrap Dungeon (Fighting Fantasy)

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Bishop, Anne. Black Jewels series
Bradbury, Ray. Something Wicked This Way Comes
Briggs, Patricia. Dragon Bones and Dragon Blood
Butcher, Jim. The Codex Alera series
Butcher, Jim. The Dresden Files series
Card, Orson Scott. Ender’s Game
Carey, Jacqueline. Kushiel series
Eddings, David. The Elenium trilogy
Gaiman, Neil. American Gods
Goldman, William. The Princess Bride
Haldeman, Joe. The Forever War
Le Guin, Ursula K. A Wizard of Earthsea
King, Stephen. The Dead Zone
Martin, George R. R. A Song of Ice and Fire series
Meyer, Stephenie. The Host
Novik, Naomi. Temeraire series
Sanderson, Brandon. Warbreaker
Weeks, Brent. The Night Angel Trilogy

Romance and Westerns
Crusie, Jennifer. Bet Me
Grey, Zane. Riders of the Purple Sage
L’Amour, Louis. Sackett’s Land
McMurtry, Larry. Lonesome Dove: A Novel
Phillips, Susan Elizabeth. Ain’t She Sweet?
Phillips, Susan Elizabeth. Heaven, Texas
Roberts, Nora. Circle Trilogy
Welch, James. Fool’s Crow

Other
Carnegie, Dale. How to Win Friends and Influence People
The Constitution of the United States of America
Plato. The Republic
Prager, Dennis. Think a Second Time