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Updated September 6, 2006

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FICTION
Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  2. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
  3. The Lincoln Lawyer: A Novel by Michael Connelly
  4. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
  5. Mary, Mary: A Novel by James Patterson
  6. Prep: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld
  7. Saturday by Ian McEwan
  8. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
  9. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  10. The Man of My Dreams: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

NON-FICTION
  1. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
    PS3554.I33Z63 2005
  3. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  4. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
    HV5831.M6F74 2004x
  5. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas Friedman
    HM846.F74 2005
  6. The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream by Jeremy Rifkin
    HC240.R54 2005x
  7. 1776 by David McCullough
    E208.M396 2005
  8. Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore
    E902.M655 2003x
  9. Cracking the GRE
    LB2367.4.C73
  10. Open Veins of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano
    HC125.G25313 1997

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