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[rating:5]
84, Charing Cross Road, by Helene Hanff
Amsterdam, by Ian McEwan
Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery
The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein
Astray, by Emma Donoghue
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, by Benjamin Franklin
Book by Book, by Michael Dirda
The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak (Audio)
Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
Cannery Row, by John Steinbeck
Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas
Delicate Edible Birds, by Lauren Groff
Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert
Edenbrooke, by Julianne Donaldson
Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell
Emma, by Jane Austen
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer
Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin
Getting Things Done, by David Allen
The Giver, by Lois Lowry (Audio)
Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
The Goose Girl, by Shannon Hale
The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh (Audio)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling (Audio)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling (Audio)
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss
How I Live Now, by Meg Rosoff
I Am the Messenger, by Markus Zusak
The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick
Life of Pi, by Yann Martel
Looking for Alaska, by John Green
My Most Excellent Year, by Steve Kluger
The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart
Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry
On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan
Once was Lost, by Sara Zarr
Peace Like a River, by Leif Enger
Precious Bane, by Mary Webb
Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier
The River, by Moonlight, by Camille Marchetta
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (Reread)
The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski
To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
Twilight, by Stephenie Meyer
War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo
We Need To Talk About Kevin, by Lionel Shriver
What the Dog Saw, by Malcolm Gladwell
The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins

[rating:4]
About a Boy, by Nick Hornby
An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green
The Actor and the Housewife, by Shannon Hale
Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer Choldenko
Al Capone Shines My Shoes, by Gennifer Choldenko
Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians, by Brandon Sanderson (Audio)
American Rust, by Philipp Meyer
The Angel’s Game, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Anne of Avonlea, by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of the Island, by L.M. Montgomery
Arcadia, by Lauren Groff
The Artist’s Way for Parents, by Julia Cameron
Beauty, by Robin McKinley
Before I Go To Sleep, by S.J. Watson
Blackmoore, by Julianne Donaldson
The Book of Mormon Girl, by Joanna Brooks
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne
Breakfast at Tiffany’s, by Truman Capote
The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz
Bud, Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis (Audio)
Building Stories, by Chris Ware
The Call, by Yannick Murphy
Cartwheel, by Jennifer duBois
Cascade, by Maryanne O’Hara
Chains, by Laurie Halse Anderson
The City of Ember, by Jeanne DuPrau
Clair de Lune, by Jetta Carleton
A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin
Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell
Committed, by Elizabeth Gilbert
A Conspiracy of Kings, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio)
Coraline, by Neil Gaiman
Dangerous, by Shannon Hale
Dear Life, by Alice Munro
Death in Venice, by Thomas Mann
Divergent, by Veronica Roth
Ella Enchanted, by Gail Carson Levine (Audio)
Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card
Everyone is Beautiful, by Katherine Center
Farworld: Water Keep, by J. Scott Savage
The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green
The Financial Lives of the Poets, by Jess Walter
First Light, by Rebecca Stead
First Love, Last Rites, by Ian McEwan
Food Rules, by Michael Pollan
For Darkness Shows the Stars, by Diana Peterfreund
Freshman for President, by Ally Condie
A Friend of the Family, by Lauren Grodstein
The Gathering, by Anne Enright
The Getaway Car, by Ann Patchett
Getting the Girl, by Markus Zusak
The Girl Who Chased the Moon, by Sarah Addison Allen
The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls
Goldengrove, by Francine Prose
Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn
The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride (Audio)
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman (Audio)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin
Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger
The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking, by Kate Payne
The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hollow City, by Dan Wells
Homer & Langley, by E.L. Doctorow
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford
The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hour I First Believed, by Wally Lamb
How To Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, by Mohsin Hamid
How To Read Literature Like a Professor, by Thomas C. Foster
How To Save a Life, by Sara Zarr
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
I, Lorelai, by Yeardley Smith
If I Stay, by Gayle Forman
The Imperfectionists, by Tom Rachman
It Sucked and Then I Cried, by Heather B. Armstrong
Jellicoe Road, by Melina Marchetta
The Jewel Trader of Pegu, by Jeffrey Hantover
Joy in the Morning, by P.G. Wodehouse
The King of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner
The King of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio)
The Kitchen House, by Kathleen Grissom
The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
Last Days of Summer, by Steve Kluger
Letter from New York, by Helene Hanff
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, by Gary D. Schmidt
Lost Lake, by Sarah Addison Allen
Love Begins in Winter, by Simon Van Booy
The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri
M.C. Higgins, the Great, by Virginia Hamilton
Manhood for Amateurs, by Michael Chabon
Mansfield Park
Master, by Toni Sorenson
Matched, by Ally Condie
Matrimony, by Joshua Henkin
May We Be Forgiven, by A.M. Homes
The Middlesteins, by Jami Attenberg
Midnight Sun, by Stephenie Meyer
Midwife of the Blue Ridge, by Christine Blevins
Missing May, by Cynthia Rylant (Audio)
Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins
Monique and the Mango Rains, by Kris Holloway
Monster, by Walter Dean Myers
Moon over Manifest, by Clare Vanderpool (Audio)
Mrs. Mike, by Benedict & Nancy Freedman
My Ridiculous Romantic Obsessions, by Becca Wilhite
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey, by Trenton Lee Stewart
New Moon, by Stephenie Meyer
Newspaper Blackout, by Austin Kleon
North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell
North of Beautiful, by Justina Chen Headley
Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen
Note to Self, by Samara O’Shea
NurtureShock, by Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman
On Writing, by Stephen King
One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
The Orphan Master’s Son, by Adam Johnson
Paper Towns, by John Green
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender
Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi
Persuasion, by Jane Austen (Reread)
Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie (Audio)
The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg
Princess Academy, by Shannon Hale
Princess Academy: Palace of Stone, by Shannon Hale
The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
The Queen of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio)
The Questory of Root Karbunkulus, by Kamilla Reid
Read This Next, by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark
Refuge, by Terry Tempest Williams
Revolutionary Road, by Richard Yates
River in the Sea, by Tina Boscha
Room, by Emma Donoghue
The Round House, by Louise Erdrich
Run, by Ann Patchett
Scarlet, by A.C. Gaughen
The Secret Keeper, by Kate Morton
Sense & Sensibility, by Jane Austen
Shadow Tag, by Louise Erdrich
Shanghai Girls, by Lisa See
Shimmering Images, by Lisa Dale Norton
Sink Reflections, by Marla Cilley
The Soldier’s Wife, by Margaret Leroy
Someday, Someday, Maybe, by Lauren Graham
The Son, by Philipp Meyer
Songs of Willow Frost, by Jamie Ford
Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson
Stardust, by Neil Gaiman
Story of a Girl, by Sara Zarr
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley
A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki
The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo
The Tales of Beedle the Bard, by J.K. Rowling
The Tapestry of Love, by Rosy Thornton
Tea and Other Ayama Na Tales, by Eleanor Bluestein
These Is My Words, by Nancy E. Turner
The Thief, by Megan Whalen Turner
The Thief, by Megan Whalen Turner (Audio)
The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield
Tinkers, by Paul Harding
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair, by Nina Sankovitch
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
The Trouble with Poetry, by Billy Collins
The Truth about Forever, by Sarah Dessen
The Uncommon Reader, by Alan Bennett
Under the Covers and Between the Sheets, by C. Alan Joyce & Sarah Janssen
A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson
Watership Down, by Richard Adams
The Wednesday Wars, by Gary D. Schmidt
The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin
When Women Were Birds, by Terry Tempest Williams
When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead (Reread)
Where’d You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple
The White Darkness, by Geraldine McCaughrean
Why We Broke Up, by Daniel Handler
The Willoughbys, by Lois Lowry
Wintergirls, by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Witch of Portobello, by Paulo Coelho
A Wizard of Earthsea, by Ursula K. Le Guin
The World Without You, by Joshua Henkin
A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle

[rating:3]
The Adoration of Jenna Fox, by Mary E. Pearson (Audio)
After the Moment, by Garret Freymann-Weyr
Agnes Grey, by Anne Bronte
The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
All You Could Ask For, by Mike Greenberg
Almost Like Being in Love, by Steven Kluger
American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang
And Only To Deceive, by Tasha Alexander
Asking for Murder, by Roberta Isleib
The Book of Lost Things, by John Connolly
The Boy Next Door, by Meg Cabot
Breaking Dawn, by Stephenie Meyer
Bright Blue Miracle, by Becca Wilhite
Buffalo Lockjaw, by Greg Ames
Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins
Cathy’s Ring, by Sean Stewart and Jordan Weisman
City of Bones, by Cassandra Clare
Comfort Food, by Kate Jacobs
The Confessions of Catherine de Medici, by C.W. Gortner
A Conspiracy of Kings, by Megan Whalen Turner
Crossed, by Ally Condie (Audio)
Dead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos
The Death Cure, by James Dashner (Audio)
The Dinner, by Herman Koch (Audio)
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, by E. Lockhart
Divisadero, by Michael Ondaatje
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street, by Helene Hanff
Ella Minnow Pea, by Mark Dunn
Emotional Geology, by Linda Gillard
Enna Burning, by Shannon Hale (Audio)
Family Planning, by Karan Mahajan
Fantastic Mr. Fox, by Roald Dahl
A Field Guide To Burying Your Parents, by Liza Palmer
Fifty Shades Darker, by E.L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James
Finny, by Justin Kramon
The Fires, by Alan Cheuse
The First Part Last, by Angela Johnson
Forever, by Judy Blume
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling (Audio)
The Host, by Stephenie Meyer
How Reading Changed My Life, by Anna Quindlen
I Am Not a Serial Killer, by Dan Wells
Insurgent, by Veronica Roth
Judging a Book by Its Lover, by Lauren Leto
The Last Queen, by C. W. Gortner
Let It Snow, by John Green, Maureen Johnson & Lauren Myracle
Long Division, by Kiese Laymon
The Lost Diary of Don Juan, by Douglas Carlton Abrams
Love Walked In, by Marisa de los Santos
The Madam, by Julianna Baggott
Making It All Work, by David Allen
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks
The Mansion, by Henry Van Dyke
Maps and Legends, by Michael Chabon
Mariposa, by Candis C. Coffee
The Maze Runner, by James Dashner (Audio)
The Memorist, by M.J. Rose
The Midwife’s Apprentice, by Karen Cushman
The Mighty Queens of Freeville, by Amy Dickinson
Mockingbird, by Kathryn Erskine
Moonlight in Odessa, by Janet Skeslien Charles
Moonwalking with Einstein, by Joshua Foer
The Nanny Diaries, by Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus
Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro
Ninepins, by Rosy Thornton
No One You Know, by Michelle Richmond
On the Road, by Jack Kerouac
Paranormalcy, by Kiersten White
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky
Petronella Saves Nearly Everyone, by Dene Low
The Post-Birthday World, by Lionel Shriver
Pretties, by Scott Westerfeld
Q’s Legacy, by Helene Hanff
The Quarter Horse Foal (Saddle Wise), by Inda Schaenen
The Queen of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner
The Queen of Palmyra, by Minrose Gwin
Rainy Day Rescue (Saddle Wise), by Inda Schaenen
Rape: A Love Story, by Joyce Carol Oates
Rapunzel’s Revenge, by Shannon & Dean Hale
The Returned, by Jason Mott
Rue de la Pompe, by James Earle McCracken
The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Orczy
The Scorch Trials, by James Dashner (Audio)
The Sighing of the Winter Trees, by Laura Grossman
Snow in April, by Rosamunde Pilcher
Something Blue, by Emily Giffin
Something Borrowed, by Emily Giffin
Something Wickedly Weird: The Icy Hand, by Chris Mould
Specials, by Scott Westerfeld
A Step from Heaven, by An Na
The Stone Diaries, by Carol Shields
Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day, by Ben Loory
Strawberry Girl, Lois Lenski
The Sweet Far Thing, by Libba Bray
Sweethearts, by Sara Zarr
Things I Learned About My Dad (in Therapy), edited by Heather B. Armstrong
This Is What I Did, by Ann Dee Ellis
Three Cups of Deceit, by Jon Krakauer
The Tory Widow, by Christine Blevins
Uglies, by Scott Westerfeld
Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen
We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson
The Wednesday Sisters, by Meg Waite Clayton
When We Were Romans, by Matthew Kneale

[rating:2]
Admit One: A Journey into Film, by Emmett James
Apple of My Eye, by Helene Hanff
College Girl, by Patricia Weitz
Creepers, by Joanne Dahme
Fifty Shades Freed, by E.L. James
The Five People You Meet in Heaven, by Mitch Albom
Persepolis 2, by Marjane Satrapi
Reasons To Be Pretty, by Neil LaBute
Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli
Sundays at Tiffany’s, by James Patterson
Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin
Walking Across Egypt, by Clyde Edgerton
The Whaleboat House (Amagansett), by Mark Mills

[rating:1]
The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands, by Laura Schlessinger
Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte