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Updated July 3, 2007

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Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  2. Cross by James Patterson
  3. Echo Park: A Novel by Michael Connelly
  4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  5. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  6. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  7. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  8. Step on a Crack by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  9. The Collectors by David Baldacci
  10. The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult

  1. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  2. The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr
    ND623.C26H37 2005
  3. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  4. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
    E901.1.O23A3 2006
  5. The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Friedman
    HM846.F74 2005
  6. State of Denial by Bob Woodward
  7. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
    BL2775.3.D39 2006
  8. Get Ready! For Standardized Tests by Joseph Harris, PhD
    LB3060.22 .G48 2000
  9. 1776 by David McCullough
    E208.M396 2005

  10. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
    HM1033.G53 2006

Archive of past lists

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