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Updated August 1, 2007

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists

Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  3. Step on a Crack by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  4. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  5. Cross by James Patterson
  6. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  8. High Profile by Robert Parker
  9. The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
  10. The Collectors by David Baldacci

  1. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  2. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  3. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
    E901.1.O23A3 2006
  4. Cracking the GRE by Karen Lurie
  5. God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
    BL2775.3.H58 2007
  6. Cracking the GMAT
  7. The Tender Bar: A Memoir by J.R. Moehringer
    CT275.M5719A3 2005
  8. 1776 by David McCullough
    E208.M396 2005
  9. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
    E457.45.G66 2005

  10. The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham
    KF224.W5535G75 2006

Archive of past lists

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