Books Read 2007 – 2017

Reviews of these books are at my original blog eclectic/eccentric (

Diary: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk
A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer
Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts
Spook by Mary Roach
Blue Dahlia by Nora Roberts
Red Lily by Nora Roberts
Lucky by Sandra Brown
Chase by Sandra Brown
Sage by Sandra Brown
I am America (And So Can You) by Stephen Colbert

Night Shift by Nora Roberts
Night Shadow by Nora Roberts
Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts
The 13th Reality: The Journal of Curious Letters by James Dashner
Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts
Face the Fire by Nora Roberts
Both Sides Now: One Man’s Journey through Womanhood by Dhillon Khosla
The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan
Impostress by Lisa Jackson
Rose by Leigh Greenwood
Fern by Leigh Greenwood

Iris by Leigh Greenwood
Laurel by Leigh Greenwood
Daisy by Leigh Greenwood
Defending the Community College Equity Agenda by Bailey and Morest
Brief Encounters with Che Guevara by Ben Fountain
Teaching with your Mouth Shut by Donald Finkel
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Robert Mack
Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers by Wilbert J. McKeachie
Atonement by Ian McEwan (did not finish)

Dissolution by Richard Lee Byers
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk

I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan
Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece by Paul Cartledge
Gregor the Overlander by Suxanne Collins
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Dance to the Piper by Nora Roberts
Socrates Cafe by Christopher Phillips

Eloquent Silence by Sandra Brown
Without a Trace by Nora Roberts
Crimes against Logic by Jamie Whyte
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
New Moon by Stephanie Meyer
Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer
Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts
The Hollow by Nora Roberts
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
Eldest by Christopher Paolini

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig (not finished)
Magyk by Angie Sage
Flyte by Angie Sage
Physik by Angie Sage
Up Close and Dangerous by Linda Howard
Daisy by Leigh Greenwood
Violet by Leigh Greenwood
Lily by Leigh Greenwood
Between the Lines by Jayne Ann Krentz
Matt by Leigh Greenwood
Buck by Leigh Greenwood
Chet by Leigh Greenwood
Jake by Leigh Greenwood
Pete by Leigh Greenwood
Eclipse Bay by Jayne Ann Krentz
Trust Me by Jayne Ann Krentz
Hidden Talents by Jayne Ann Krentz
Midnight Jewels by Jayne Ann Krentz
The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
Loving Evangeline by Linda Howard
Queste by Angie Sage

Rules of the Game by Nora Roberts
The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins
Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins
Gregor and the Marks of Secret by Suzanne Collins
Gregor and the Code of Claw by Suzanne Collins

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
High Noon by Nora Roberts

Brisingr by Christopher Paolini

Hatching Magic by Ann Downer
twilight by Stephanie Meyer
Bonk by Mary Roach

Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton


The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Artemis Fowl Book 1 by Eoin Colfer
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Artemis Fowl Book 2 by Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl Book 3 by Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl Book 4 by Eoin Colfer

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Dawn by V.C. Andrews
Chesapeake Bay by Nora Roberts
Moving Target by Elizabeth Lowell
Considering Kate by Nora Roberts

Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
Fatal Tide by Iris Johansen
The Secret by Kat Martin
Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Trusse
Without a Trace by Nora Roberts

Die in Plain Sight by Elizabeth Lowell
Amber Beach by Elizabeth Lowell
Pearl Cove by Elizabeth Lowell
Untamed by Nora Roberts
Daring to Dream by Nora Roberts
Holding the Dream by Nora Roberts
Finding the Dream by Nora Roberts
Risky Business by Nora Roberts
Storm Warning by Nora Roberts
Song for a Raven by Elizabeth Lowell
Eloquent Silence by Sandra Brown
Honor Bound by Sandra Brown
Words of Silk by Sandra Brown
Mystic by Lisa Jackson
Bridge to Teribithia by Katherine Patterson
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Whirlpool by Elizabeth Lowell
The Wrong Hostage by Elizabeth Lowell
Hey, Good Looking by Fern Michaels

Zanesville by Kris Saknussem (not finished)
Animal Farm by George Orwell

Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Almost Forever by Linda Howard
Whispers by Lisa Jackson
A Game of Chance by Linda Howard
Lady of the West by Linda Howard
The Morning After by Lisa Jackson
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho
Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard (not finished)
Lucky’s Lady by Tami Hoag (re-read)
Countdown by Iris Johannsen

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
The River by Gary Paulsen
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (re-read)
Naked by David Sedaris
Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner
A Case of Need by Michael Crichton
On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark
Key of Light by Nora Roberts
Key of Knowledge by Nora Roberts
Key of Valor by Nora Roberts
Suzanna’s Surrender by Nora Roberts
Only Mine by Elizabeth Lowell
Chsapeake Blue by Nora Roberts
Dark Fire by Elizabeth Lowell
Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

Autumn Lover by Elizabeth Lowell
Winter Fire by Elizabeth Lowell
The Last Honest Woman by Nora Roberts
Eden Burning by Elizabeth Lowell
Affaire Royale by Nora Roberts
Command Performance by Nora Roberts
The Playboy Prince by Nora Roberts
Born in Ice by Nora Roberts
Born in Shame by Nora Roberts
The Return of Rafe MacKade by Nora Roberts
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
The Pride of Jared MacKade by Nora Roberts
The Heart of Devin MacKade by Nora Roberts
The Fall of Shane MacKade by Nora Roberts
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
Lover in the Rough by Elizabeth Lowell
Enchanted by Elizabeth Lowell
Montana Sky by Nora Roberts
Homefront by Nora Roberts
In a Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu
Lawless by Nora Roberts
Opposites Attract by Nora Roberts
The Heart’s Victory by Nora Roberts
Send no Flowers by Sandra Brown
Heaven’s Price by Sandra Brown
Two Alone by Sandra Brown
Luring a Lady by Nora Roberts
Convincing Alex by Nora Roberts
Taming Natasha by Nora Roberts
Falling for Rachel by Nora Roberts
Waiting for Nick by Nora Roberts
Considering Kate by Nora Roberts
The MacGregor Brides by Nora Roberts
The Kept Woman by Susan Donovan
Jake by Leigh Greenwood

Ward by Leigh Greenwood
Chet by Leigh Greenwood
Simply Love by Mary Balogh
Buck by Leigh Greenwood
Full Bloom by Jayne Ann Krentz
Texas Rain by Jodi Thomas
Open Season by Linda Howard
Mackenzie’s Mountain by Linda Howard
Mackenzie’s Mission by Linda Howard
Strange Bedpersons by Jennifer Crusie
Duncan’s Bride by Linda Howard
Chain Lightning by Elizabeth Lowell
Popcorn and Kisses by Kasey Michaels
Pink Jinx by Sandra Hill
Matt by Leigh Greenwood
Pete by Leigh Greenwood
Luke by Leigh Greenwood
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

Drew by Leigh Greenwood

When God Looked the Other Way by Wesley Adamcyk
Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Lyra’s Oxford by Philip Pullman

Magyk by Angie Sage
Flyte by Angie Sage
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kid
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen


1. The Know-it-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A.J. Jacobs (400)
2. The Pagan Stone by Nora Roberts (336)
3. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (218)
4. Left to Die by Lisa Jackson (484)
5. Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger (384)
6. Escape by Carolyn Jessop (448)

Nothing! Can you believe it?!?!

7. Nocturnes by John Connolly (401)
8. The Host by Stephanie Meyer (619)
9. Strangers in the Land of Egypt by Stephen March (248)
10. The Power of Reading by Stephen D. Krashen (150)
11. Teaching Today’s College Students by Angela Provitera McGlynn (129)
12. Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello (52)

13. Watchmen by Allan Moore (416)
14. Fully Empowered by Pablo Neruda (135)
15. The Story about Ping by Marjorie Flack and Kurt Wiese (32)
16. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman (163)
17. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (288)
18. The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman (235)
19. I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle (253)
20. No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre (46)

21. The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman (323)
22. Pendragon: The Merchant of Death by D.J. MacHale (374)
23. Pendragon: The Lost City of Faar by D.J. MacHale (384)
24. Pendragon: The Never War by D.J. MacHale (336)
25. Pendragon: The Reality Bug by D.J. MacHale (375)
26. Pendragon: Black Water by D.J. MacHale (427)
27. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway (251)
28. Coraline by Neil Gaiman (162)
29. The Doll’s House by Neil Gaiman (227)
30. Vision in White by Nora Roberts (325)
31. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (626)

32. American Gods by Neil Gaiman (461)
33. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (226)
34. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult (528)
35. Pendragon: The Rivers of Kadaa by D.J. MacHale (405)
36. Pendragon: The Quillan Games by D.J. MacHale (486)
37. Pendragon: The Pilgrims of Rayne by D.J. MacHale (547)
38. No Touch Monkey and Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late by Ayun Halliday (272)
39. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (292)
40. Virtual Devotion by Eric Coble (85)
41. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (216)

42. Raven’s Gate by Anthony Horowitz (254)
43. Evil Star by Anthony Horowitz (318)
44. Nightrise by Anthony Horowitz (365)
45. Too Many Brothers by Roz Denny Fox (250)
46. The Right Path by Nora Roberts (252)
47. The Playboy Takes a Wife by Crystal Green (238)
48. The Princess’ Bodyguard by Beverly Barton (242)
49. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (652)
50. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (759)
51. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Mike Carey, Glenn Fabry (224)
52. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller (224)
53. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut (215)
54. Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman (369)

55. the perks of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (213)
56. The Field Guide by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black (107)
57. The Seeing Stone by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black (108)
58. Lucinda’s Secret by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black (108)
59. The Ironwood Tree by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black (108)
60. The Wrath of Mulgarath by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black (136)
61. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (348)
62. Experience and Education by John Dewey (91)
63. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (502)
64. Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones by Alvin Schwartz (108)
65. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris (291)
66. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris (292)

67. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris (291)
68. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris (295)
69. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman (384)
70. Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis (299)
71. The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole (115)
72. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris (324)
73. The Stranger by Albert Camus (123)
74. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (410)
75. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (311)

76. Weaving a Way Home by Leslie Van Gelder (144)
77. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (127)
78. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (227)
79. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins (466)
80. Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz (192)
81. Big Fish by Daniel Wallace (180)
82. Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble (310)
83. A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan (248)
84. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (290)
85. Dream Country by Neil Gaiman (112)
86. The Vampire’s Assistant by Darren Shan (226)
87. Tunnels of Blood by Darren Shan (215)
88. the chosen one by Carol Lynch Williams (213)

89. Point Blank by Anthony Horowitz (215)
90. The Bone Garden of Desire by Charles Bowden (16)
91. Book Marks by Rebecca McClanahan (16)
92. Refugium by Barbara Hurd (14)
93. Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses by Mark Twain (12)
94. Upside Down and Backward by William T. Vollman (7)
95. The Joys and Perils of Victimhood by Ian Buruma (12)
96. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell (176)
97. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (307)
98. Interworld by Neil Gaiman (239)
99. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (287)
100.  The Bro Code by Barney Stinson (195)
101. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi (153)
102. Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman (3)
103. I Cthulhu by Neil Gaiman (11)
104. How to Talk to Girls at Parties by Neil Gaiman (15)
105. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton (181)

106. Whom God Would Destroy by Commander Pants (288)
107. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznik (526)
108. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick (216)
109. The Purloined Boy by Mortimus Clay (250)
110. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris (323)
111. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (375)
112. Women by Annie Leibovitz (250)


1. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
2. The Flies by Jean-Paul Sartre
3. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
4. The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
5. Fabulous Beast by Jayne Ann Krentz
6. Mystic by Lisa Jackson
7. The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
8. The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
9. Paper Towns by John Green
10. Sweet Wind, Wild Wind by Elizabeth Lowell
11. britten and brulightly by Hannah Berry
12. A Perfect Day for Banana Fish by J.D. Salinger (short story)

13. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
14. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
15. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
16. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
17. Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan
18. Trials of Death by Darren Shan
19. The Vampire Prince by Darren Shan
20. Hunters of the Dusk by Darren Shan
21. The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness
22. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
23. The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff

24. You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs
25. Black Juice by Margo Lanagan
26. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
27. Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts
28. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
29. gods behaving badly by Marie Phillips
30. The Lightning Thief by  Rick Riordan
31. The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
32. The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet by Myrlin A. Hermes
33. Fables: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham

34. Coraline: the graphic novel by Neil Gaiman
35. Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet
36. Wit by Margaret Edson
37. Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda by J.P. Stassen
38. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
39. The Eternal Smile by Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim
40. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
41. The Alcoholic by Jonathan Ames
42. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
43. The Surrogates by Robert Venditti
44. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
45. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
46. Allies of the Night by Darren Shan
47. Either You’re in or You’re in the Way by Noah and Logan Miller

48. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
49. The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
50. 101 Things I Learned in Film School by Neil Landau and Matthew Frederick
51. Badass by Ben Thompson
52. Beastly by Alex Flinn
53. Film Club by David Gilmour
54. Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
55. The Great Lover by Jill Dawson

56. Fables: Animal Farm by Bill Willingham
57. The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan
58. Matched by Ally Condie
59. Trickster by Matt Dembicki
60. Of All the Stupid Things by Alexandra Diaz
61. Denial: A Memoir of Terror by Jessica Stern
62. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
63. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
64. Nomansland by Lesley Hauge
65. Strings Attached by Nick Nolan

66. From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris
67. Jekel Loves Hyde by Beth Fantaskey
68. The House of the Dead by Fyodor Dostoevsky
69. EverWorld: Search for Senna by K.A. Applegate
70. The TV by Ben Loory (short story)
71. Manhood for Amateurs by Michael Chabon
72. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
73. The Bacchae by Euripides
74. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
75. Incognegro by Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece
76. The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno by Ellen Bryson
77. The Angel Experiment by James Patterson
78. School’s Out – Forever by James Patterson
79. Thumbing Through Thoreau by Kenny Luck
80. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
81. The Passage by Justin Cronin
82. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

83. The Boneshaker by Kate Milford
84. EverWorld: Land of Loss by K.A. Applegate
85. EverWorld: Enter the Enchanted by K.A. Applegate
86. EverWorld: Realm of the Reaper by K.A. Applegate
87. EverWorld: Discover the Destroyer by K.A. Applegate
88. EverWorld: Fear the Fantastic by K.A. Applegate
89. The New Annotated Dracula by Bram Stoker and Leslie S. Klinger
90. How to Grow Up and Rule the World by Vordak the Incomprehensible
91. Dracula, My Love by Syrie James
92. Dust by Joan Frances Turner

93. Fables: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham
94. Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
95. Fables: March of the Wooden Soldiers by Bill Willingham
96. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
97. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
98. Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
99. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
100. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
101. Why Our Decisions Don’t Matter by Simon Van Booy
102. The Wave by Susan Casey
103. Trance by Linda Gerber
104. Deliver Us From Evie by M.E. Kerr
105. Annexed by Sharon Dogar
106. The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson
107. Marked by P.C. and Kristin Cast
108. Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur

109. Beasts by Joyce Carol Oates
110. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
111. The Firework-Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman
112. Soulless by Gail Carriger
113. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
114. Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins
115. Changeless by Gail Carriger
116. The Financial Lives of Poets by Jess Walter
117. Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods by Suzanne Collins
118. The Winter Room by Gary Paulsen
119. Inferno by Dante Alighieri
120. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
121. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
122. The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
123. Agamemnon by Aeschylus

124. Queer Questions Straight Talk by Abby Dees
125. Wildthorn by Jane Eagland
126. HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
127. The Libation Bearers by Aeschylus
128. Gender Outlaws by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman
129. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
130. The Eumenides by Aeschylus
131. The Odyssey by Homer
132. Soulless by Gail Carriger

133. Matchmakers Incorporated by Amanda Gignac
134. Disturbed by Her Song by Tanith Lee
135. Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
136. HP and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K Rowling
137. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
138. Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
139. Blameless by Gail Carriger
140. Room by Emma Donaghue
141. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by David Levithan and John Green
142. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak


1. Game On! Diet by Krista Vernoff and Az Ferguson
2. Annabel by Kathleen Winter
3. Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde
4. Scars by Cheryl Rainfield
5. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
6. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
7. Missed Her by Ivan Coyote
8. Krakow Melt by Daniel Allen Cox
9. Jane Austen by Catherine Reef
10. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
11. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
12. Nocturne by Syrie James
13. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes by Loren D. Estleman

14. Lost Voices by Sarah Porter
15. Anastasia’s Secret by Susanne Dunlap
16. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
17. This Girl is Different by JJ Johnson
18. Dead(ish) by Naomi Kramer
19. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
20. Radio Shangri-La by Lisa Napoli

21. Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
22. Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
23. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
24. 31 Bond Street by Ellen Horan
25. No Place Like Holmes by Jason Lethcoe
26. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen
27. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
28. Exponential Apocalypse by Eirik Gumeny
29. Knightley Academy by Violet Haberdasher

30. The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
31. Dante’s Inferno by Seymour Chwast
32. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
33. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
34. The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness
35. Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness
36. Nylon Road: Coming of Age in Iran by Parsua Bashi
37. Pox: An American History by Michael Willrich
38. The Pun Also Rises by John Pollack

39. Galore by Michael Crummey
40. Ines of My Soul by Isabel Allende
41. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
42. Ultraviolet by R.J. Anderson
43. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
44. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
45. Between Two Ends by David Ward
46. Ashfall by Mike Mullin
47. The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady Cross

48. The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
49. Still Magic by Brandon Pyle
50. The Return of Rafe MacKade by Nora Roberts
51. The Pride of Jared MacKade by Nora Roberts
52. The Heart of Devin MacKade by Nora Roberts
53. The Fall of Shane MacKade by Nora Roberts
54. Captivated by Nora Roberts
55. Charmed by Nora Roberts
56. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
57. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
58. Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
59. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
60. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
61. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
62. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
63. From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris

64. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
65. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
66. Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris
67. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
68. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

69. Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen
70. John Adams by David McCullough

71. The Vampyre by John Polidori
72. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
73. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
74. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

75. The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis
76. The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft
77. The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells
78. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
79. Looking for Alaska by John Green
80. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
81. The BFG by Roald Dahl
82. The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan

83. The Burning Bridge by John Flanagan
84. To Join the Lost by Seth Steiznor
85. The Icebound Land by John Flanagan
86. The Battle for Skandia by John Flanagan
87. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
88. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
89. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
90. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
91. The Sorcerer of the North by John Flanagan

92. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
93. The New World by Patrick Ness
94. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
95. Heartless by Gail Carriger
96. The Next Always by Nora Roberts


1. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
2. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
3. Among Others by Jo Walton
4. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

5. The Magicians by Lev Grossman
6. The Wild Irish Girl by Sydney Owenson
7. The Giver by Lois Lowry
8. The Magician King by Lev Grossman
9. Canyons by Gary Paulsen
10. Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
11. House of Mystery: Room & Boredom by Sturges and Willingham, et al.

12. Oh the Thinks You Can Think by Dr. Seuss
13. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
14. The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman
15. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
16. The Duke Who Outlawed Jelly Beans and Other Stories by Johnny Valentine
17. And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
18. The Monument by Gary Paulsen

19. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
20. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
21. Logicomix by Apostolos Doxiadis
22. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
23. The Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren Wright
24. Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
25. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
26. Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James

27. Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
28. Shades of Christian by E.L. James
29. The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
30. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter
31. Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter

32. Graveminder by Melissa Marr
33. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

34. A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
35. 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

36. Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo
37. Night by Elie Wiesel
38. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
39. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

40. Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz
41. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
42. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa
43. The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
44. Winter’s Passage by Julie Kagawa
45. Summer’s Crossing by Julie Kagawa
46. The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa
47. Iron’s Prophecy by Julie Kagawa
48. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

49. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
50. Hello Bugs by Smriti Prasadam
51. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
52. Trick or Treat by Melanie Walsh
53. There’s No Place Like Space by Tish Rabe (Dr. Seuss)
54. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
55. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
56. There’s a Wocket in My Pocket by Dr. Seuss
57. Judging a Book by Its Lover by Lauren Leto
58. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
59. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

60. “Cain’s Apples” by Brian Lee
61. “Waste Land” by Michael McClung
62. “The Helper Part I” by Shane Rynhart
63. “The Helper Part II” by Shane Rynhart
64. “A Good Clean, A Harsh Clean” by Brian Martinez
65. Wild About You by Kerrelyn Sparks
66. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

67. The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories Vol. I by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
68. The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories Vol. II by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
69. The City and the City by China Mieville
70. The Panem Companion
71. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
72. The Witch of Duva by Leigh Bardugo
73. The Goddess Hunt by Aimee Carter
74. Wither by Lauren DeStefano


1. Fever by Lauren DeStefano
2. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
3. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
4. Birthmarked by Caragh O’Brien
5. Timeless by Gail Carriger

6. Tortured by Caragh O’Brien
7. Prized by Caragh O’ Brien

8. Professor Gargoyle by Charles Gilman
9. The Slither Sisters by Charles Gilman
10. Promised by Caragh O’Brien
11. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
12. Sever by Lauren DeStefano

13. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
14. A Million Suns by Beth Revis

15. Shades of Earth by Beth Revis
16. World War Z by Max Brooks

17. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
18. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
19. Eragon by Christopher Paolini

20. Eldest by Christopher Paolini
21. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
22. Inheritance by Christopher Paolini

23. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
24. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
25. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
26. Divergent by Veronica Roth
27. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
28. Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky

29. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
30. City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
31. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
32. Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
33. Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
34. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
35. Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
36. Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan
37. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
38. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

39. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
40. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
41. The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

42. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
43. Allegiant by Veronica Roth

44. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
45. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
46. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
47. The Death Cure by James Dashner
48. The Water Wars by Cameron Stratcher
49. The Dark Witch by Nora Roberts


1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
2. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

3. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
4. Frostbite by Richelle Mead
5. Warrior Women by Jeannine Davis-Kimball

6. 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
7. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
8. No Safety in Numbers by Dayna Lorentz
9. Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter
10. No Easy Way Out by Dayna Lorentz
11. Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter
12. Feed by M.T. Anderson

13. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
14. The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

15. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
16. Pilgrim’s Wilderness by Tom Kizzia
17. The Thousand Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
18. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

19. eleanor and park by Rainbow Rowell
20. Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper

21. The Sorceror’s Stone by Rowling
22. Chamber of Secrets by Rowling
23. Prisoner of Azkaban by Rowling
24. Goblet of Fire by Rowling
25. Order of the Phoenix by Rowling
26. Half-Blood Prince by Rowling
27. The Deathly Hallows by Rowling

28. The Collector by Nora Roberts
29. Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr
30. Stitches of David Small

31. Freak Show by Robert Bogdan
32. Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
33. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
34. Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher

35. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
36. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
37. The Martian by Andy Weir
38. Beauty by Robin McKinley


Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

The Kids from Nowhere by George Guthridge
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
The Duff by Kody Keplinger
Veronica Mars: Mr. Kiss and Tell by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Ms. Marvel: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson

Marked by P.C. and Kristen Cast
Betrayed by P.C. and Kristen Cast
Chosen by P.C. and Kristen Cast
Untamed by P.C. and Kristen Cast

The Help by Kathryn Stockett
“The Horla” Guy de Maupassant
“The Dream of the Rood”
“The Husband’s Message”
“The Wanderer”
“The Wife’s Lament”

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
The York Crucifixion
“Second Shepherd’s Play”
Beowulf and more Beowulf and more Beowulf
Lais of Marie de France (Lanval, Yonec, and Nightingale)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

The Wife of Bath: Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Miller: Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Book of Margery Kempe: Chapter 1 by Margery Kempe

Phaedrus by Plato
Gorgias by Plato
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Tales of Innocence and Experience by Eva Figes
Flip Your Classroom by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
“The Use of Force” by William Carlos Williams
The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Splintered by A.G. Howard

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
“Bartleby the Scrivener” by Herman Mellville



The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami
“We Should All Be Feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Daisy Miller by Henry James

The Taker by Alma Katsu
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
“The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Cloaked by Alex Flinn
“How I Left a Life of Crime and Came to America” by Judith Barrington
“A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor

Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Sartor Resartus by Thomas Carlyle
Villete by Charlotte Bronte

Victorian Literature by David Amigoni

“The World According to Wolverine” by Matthew K. Manning

Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger
Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carriger
Waistcoats and Weaponry by Gail Carriger
Manners and Mutiny by Gail Carriger

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
The Marvels by Brian Selznick

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
Asylum by Madeleine Roux
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty
Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughn
Daughters unto Devils by Amy Lukavics
Eat This, Not That by David Zinczenko
Hunters by Mercedes Lackey

The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare
Graceling by Kristen Cashore
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Winter by Marissa Meyer
Narrative of the Captivity of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson by Mary Rowlandson
Life of Black Hawk by Black Hawk
Benito Cereno by Herman Melville
“The Displaced Person” by Flannery O’Connor
“The Blue Hotel” by Stephen Crane
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena Maria Viramontes
The Promised Land by Mary Antin
American Indian Legends, Stories, and Other Tales by Zitkala-Sa
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
Two or Three Things I Know for Sure by Dorothy Allison
Woman in Black by Susan Hill
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter
Carrie by Stephen King
Sexual/Textual Politics by Toril Moi
The Convergence by Stan Lee
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James
“A New England Nun” by Mary Wilkins Freeman
“Her Virginia Mammy” by Charles Chesnutt
“The Idyl of Red Gulch” by Bret Harte
“Two Stories of Oklahoma” by Hamlin Garland
“The Hungry Stones” by Rabindranath Tagore
“Diary of a Madman” by Lu Xun
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann
“The Izu Dancer” by Kawabata Yasunari
“The Tattooer” by Tanizaki Junichiro
The Dragon’s Return by Stan Lee
The Stranger by Albert Camus
“The Myth of Sisyphus” by
The Lover by Marguerite Duras
“Giribala” by Mahatsweta Devi
Ashes of Twilight by Kassy Tayler
Maggie, a Girl of the Street by Stephen Crane
“The Yellow Peril” by Jack London
The Game by Jack London
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
S. by J.J. Abrams
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The Gunslinger by Stephen King