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Adams, Poppy
~ The Sister

Alcorn, Randy
~ Heaven

Alda, Alan
~ Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself

Ambrose, Stephen E.
~ To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

Anderson, Laurie Halse
~ Twisted

Austen, Jane
~ Emma
~ Mansfield Park
~ Northanger Abbey
~ Sense and Sensibility
~ The Watsons

~ A Beginning, a Muddle, and an End

Barry, Brunonia
~ The Lace Reader

Beah, Ishmael
~ A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Beddor, Frank
~ Hatter M: The Looking Glass Wars, Volume 1
~ The Looking Glass Wars

Bell, James Scott
~ Presumed Guilty

Berry, Wendell
~ Collected Poems: 1957-1982
~ That Distant Land

Bete, Tim
~ In the Beginning There Were No Diapers

Birdsall, Jeanne
~ The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

Blake, William
~ Songs of Innocence and Experience

Bluedorn, Hannah
~ Bless the Lord

Bluedorn, Nathaniel and Hans
~ The Thinking Toolbox

Boynton, Sandra
~ Blue Moo

Brashares, Ann
~ Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood
~ Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
~ The Second Summer of the Sisterhood
~ The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Brodie, Laura
~ The Widow’s Season

Bronte, Charlotte
~ Jane Eyre

Buchanan, Andrea & Peskowitz, Miriam
~ The Daring Book for Girls

Buzbee, Lewis
~ The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop

Carrell, Jennifer Lee
~ Interred With Their Bones

Cashore, Kristin
~ Fire
~ Graceling

Cather, Willa
~ Death Comes for the Archbishop

Center, Katherine
~ Everyone is Beautiful

Chesterton, G.K.
~ The Man Who Was Thursday
~ Orthodoxy

Chevalier, Tracy
~ Burning Bright

Chopin, Kate
~ The Awakening & Selected Short Fiction

Clay, Mortimus
~ The Purloined Boy

Colfax, David and Micki
~ Homeschooling for Excellence

Collins, Suzanne
~ Catching Fire
~ The Hunger Games

Conrad, Joseph
~ Heart of Darkness & Selected Short Fiction

Coyne, Teri
~ The Last Bridge

Cramer, W. Dale
~ Summer of Light

Dashner, James
~ The Maze Runner

David, Peter
~ Tigerheart

DeBrecht, Katharine
~ Help! Mom! Hollywood’s in My Hamper
~ Help! Mom! There Are Liberals Under My Bed

Delaney, Frank
~ Ireland

de los Santos, Marisa
~ Belong to Me

Denham, Holly
~ Holly’s Inbox

Dickens, Charles
~ A Tale of Two Cities

Dickson, Athol
~ The Cure
~ River Rising
~ Winter Haven

Didion, Joan
~ The Year of Magical Thinking

Dunant, Sarah
~ Sacred Hearts

Dyer, Dena
~ Grace for the Race: Meditations for Busy Moms

Eisdorfer, Erica
~ The Wet Nurse’s Tale

Eldredge, John and Stasi
~ Captivating

Essex, Karen
~ Leonardo’s Swans

Evanovich, Janet
~ Eleven on Top
~ Lean Mean Thirteen
~ Ten Big Ones
~ Three to Get Deadly
~ Twelve Sharp

Fadiman, Anne
~ Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader

Feldman, Ellen
~ Scottsboro

Fforde, Jasper
~ The Eyre Affair

Fitzpatrick, Becca
~ Hush, Hush

Forman, Gayle
~ If I Stay

French, Dawn
~ Dear Fatty

Funke, Cornelia
~ Inkheart

Gabaldon, Diana
~ Drums of Autumn

Galloway, Steven
~ The Cellist of Sarajevo

Giff, Patricia Reilly
~ Eleven

Gilbar, Steven
~ Bibliotopia

Gladstone, William
~ The Twelve

Goetsch, Leslie
~ Back Creek

Grafton, Sue
~ T is for Trespass

Granger, John
~ Looking for God in Harry Potter

Grant, Michael
~ Gone

Greene, Graham
~ The Quiet American

Gresham, Douglas H.
~ Jack’s Life

Grossman, Lev
~ The Magicians

Gruen, Sara
~ Water for Elephants

Haarsma, P.J.
~ Betrayal on Orbis 2
~ Virus on Orbis 1

Hale, Shannon
~ The Actor and the Housewife
~ Austenland

Hanff, Helene
~ 84, Charing Cross Road

Hardy, Thomas
~ Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Harris, Charlaine
~ Dead Until Dark

Hatcher, Robin Lee
~ Return to Me

Hauser, Melanie Lynne
~ Confessions of Super Mom
~ Super Mom Saves the World

Henderson, Dee
~ Before I Wake
~ The Witness

Holden, Taylor
~ The Sense of Paper

Hornby, Nick
~ How to Be Good

Hunt, Angela
~ Doesn’t She Look Natural
~ Magdalene

Jacobs, A.J.
~ The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible

James, P.D.
~ Children of Men

Johnson, Nicole
~ Fresh-Brewed Life

Kallos, Stephanie
~ Broken for You

King, Laurie R.
~ Justice Hall

Kingsbury, Karen
~ Divine

Klein, Joseph A.
~ Global Deception

L’Amour, Louis
~ Education of a Wandering Man

L’Engle, Madeleine
~ A Circle of Quiet
~ The Ordering of Love: The New and Collected Poems of Madeleine L’Engle

Levi, William
~ The Bible or the Axe

Levine, James A.
~ The Blue Notebook

Logsted, Greg
~ Alibi Junior High

Mac, Toby and Tait, Michael
~ Living Under God

Marr, Melissa
~ Wicked Lovely

Marsden, John
~ The Dead of Night
~ Tomorrow, When the War Began

Martel, Yann
~ Life of Pi

Martin, Steve
~ Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life

Mathias, Kathi
~ The Train-of-Thought Writing Method

McCarthy, Cormac
~ The Road

Meyer, Herbert E. and Jill M.
~ How to Write

Meyer, Stephenie
~ The Host
~ Twilight

Mitchard, Jacquelyn
~ The Deep End of the Ocean

Newmark, Elle
~ The Book of Unholy Mischief

O’Brien, Tim
~ The Things They Carried

Oliver, Mary
~ Evidence: Poems

Patterson, James and Ledwidge, Michael
~ The Dangerous Days of Daniel X

Patterson, James and Rust, Ned
~ Daniel X: Watch the Skies

Peck, Richard
~ The Teacher’s Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts

Pelecanos, George
~ The Way Home

Philbrick, Nathaniel
~ Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War

Phillips, Joseph C.
~ He Talk Like a White Boy

Picoult, Jodi
~ Perfect Match
~ Songs of the Humpback Whale

Pike, Aprilynne
~ Wings

Pool, Daniel
~ What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist – The Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England

Price, Jill
~ The Woman Who Can’t Forget

Prose, Francine
~ Reading Like a Writer

Quindlen, Anna
~ How Reading Changed My Life
~ One True Thing

Rees, Celia
~ Pirates

Robinson, Marilynne
~ Gilead

Rogers, Jonathan
~ The Bark of the Bog Owl
~ The Secret of the Swamp King

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse
~ Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life

Rowling, J.K.
~ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Ryan, Carrie
~ The Forest of Hands and Teeth

Ryan, Terry
~ The Prizewinner of Defiance, Ohio

Salak, Kira
~ The White Mary

Samson, Lisa
~ Quaker Summer
~ Straight Up
~ Tiger Lillie

Setterfield, Diane
~ The Thirteenth Tale

Shapiro, James
~ A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599

Smith, Dodie
~ I Capture the Castle

Smith, Timothy
~ Connecting With Your Kids

Solomon, Lon
~ Brokenness: How God Redeems Pain and Suffering

Speare, Elizabeth
~ The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Stewart, Leah
~ The Myth of You and Me

Strout, Elizabeth
~ Abide With Me

Taylor, Patrick
~ An Irish Country Doctor

Thackeray, William Makepeace
~ Vanity Fair

Thompson, Craig
~ Blankets

Thornton, Rosy
~ Crossed Wires

Tolstoy, Leo
~ Anna Karenina

Trollope, Anthony
~ The Warden

Undset, Sigrid
~ Kristin Lavransdatter I: The Wreath
~ Kristin Lavransdatter II: The Wife
~ Kristin Lavransdatter III: The Cross

Uris, Leon
~ Trinity

Walter, Jess
~ The Financial Lives of the Poets

Weiner, Jennifer
~ Best Friends Forever

Westerfeld, Scott
~ Specials

Wharton, Edith
~ The Age of Innocence

Wiesel, Elie
~ Night

Winston, Lolly
~ Good Grief
~ Happiness Sold Separately

Yancey, Phillip
~ Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?

Yolen, Jane
~ Take Joy: A Writer’s Guide to Loving the Craft

Zusak, Markus
~ The Book Thief

Collections and Reference Books
~ Pick Me Up
~ Sex and the Supremacy of Christ
~ Writers on Writing, Volume II