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Updated October 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. The Quickie by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  3. The 6th Target by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
  4. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  5. The Overlook by Michael Connelly
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  7. Never Let Me Go by Kauzo Ishiguro
  8. Step on a Crack by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  9. Spare Change by Robert B. Parker
  10. Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich


  1. God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
    BL2775.3.H58 2007
  2. Cracking the GRE by Karen Lurie
  3. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005

  4. What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles
  5. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
    E901.1.O23A3 2006
  6. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
    BF637.S8B97 2006x
  7. The Diana Chronicles by Tina Brown
    DA591.A45D52597 2007x
  8. Cracking the GMAT
  9. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  10. Cracking the TOEFL

Archive of past lists

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