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Updated March 1, 2006

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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. The Da Vinci Code: A Novel by Dan Brown
  3. Mary, Mary: A Novel by James Patterson
  4. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
  5. The Broker by John Grisham
  6. School Days by Robert B. Parker
  7. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  8. "S" Is for Silence by Sue Grafton
  9. The Historian: A Novel by Elizabeth Kostova
  10. Lifeguard: A Novel by James Patterson

  1. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
    HV5831.M6F74 2004x
  2. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  3. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  4. 1776 by David McCullough
    E208.M396 2005
  5. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Friedman
    HM846.F74 2005
  6. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
    PS3554.I33Z63 2005
  7. A Child Called "It": One Child's Courage to Survive by Dave Pelzer
    HV883.C2P45 1995
  8. Teacher Man: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
    LA2317.M36A3 2005
  9. French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano
    RM222.2.G785 2005
  10. The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt
    DG674.2.B47 2005

Archive of past lists

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