Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – by Mark Twain
Mark Twain’s tale of a young boy’s journey on the Mississippi, and the people he meets on the way.
Alive – by Piers Paul Read
Two dozen rugby players must survive in the Andes mountains when their plane crashes.
All Quiet on the Western Front – by Erich Maria Remarque
This story of World War I ranks in the same class as Crane’s Red Badge of Courage in its
portrayal of both the horrors and ironies of war. It’s a powerful tale that forces its readers to contemplate the terrible price of conflict.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place – by Alden Carter
Mark and his diabetic cousin must survive in the wilderness.
The Crucible – by Arthur Miller
The Crystal Cave – by Mary Stewart
Explore the story of King Arthur in this fascinating re-telling by Mary Stewart.
Diary of a Young Girl – by Anne Frank
Anne Frank’s diary of her time in hiding from the Germans is a classic of hope in a world of despair.
Doctor Zhivago – by Boris Pasternak
Set against the backdrop of the Bolshevik Revolution, this epic novel was made into a world famous movie. The novel’s main character, Dr.Yury Zhivago, lives, loves, heals, and writes poetry in a world that is cruel and chaotic.
Dracula – by Bram Stoker
Here it is! The beginning of all those vampire stories. Stoker’s classic look at the undead can still make you shiver! Perhaps we can say it never dies!
Ender’s Game – by Orson Scott Card
Ender Wiggin is a genius of the future Â a military genius who wins any war game thrown at him, but is he smart enough to save Earth from the aliens who have already attacked twice?
The Girl in Hyacinth Blue – by Susan Vreeland
The New York Times Bestseller that everyone’s talking about! A mystery involving the works of the painter Vermeer told from an intriguing point of view.
Gone With the Wind – by Margaret Mitchell
The classic tale of love and rebellion during the Civil War. If you’ve never read it, now is the
time! Meet Scarlet and Rhett and all the rest in this deservedly ever-so-famous book!
The Grapes of Wrath – by John Steinbeck
Steinbeck’s stark novel about a family’s migration from Oklahoma to California during the days of the dust bowl.
Into Thin Air – by Jon Krakauer
True accounting of a series of Mt. Everest expeditions that go awry in fickle weather.
Macbeth – by William Shakespeare
Murder and foul play abound in Shakespeare’s classic tragedy set in the moors of Scotland.
The Merchant of Venice – by William Shakespeare
Metamorphosis – by Franz Kafka
And what would you do if you awoke one morning and discovered you’d been turned into a gigantic, monstrous bug? That’s exactly what happens to Gregor Samsa in this story. Check out this famous and intriguing philosophical nightmare!
Midsummer Night’s Dream – by William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing – by William Shakespeare
The Night of the Grizzlies – by Jack Olsen
Accounting of fatal attacks in the national parks in 1968.
Othello – by William Shakespeare
A Prayer for Owen Meany – by John Irving
Do you believe in miracles? Owen Meany does.
Pride and Prejudice – by Jane Austen
Rabbit Run – by John Updike
Meet Harry Angstrom, star basketball player-and a whole lot more. Enjoy Updike’s “poetic prose” in this classic work.
The Red Badge of Courage – by Stephen Crane
Crane’s classic war novel examines important issues with the creation of his young hero, Henry Fleming.
Robinson Crusoe – by Daniel Defoe
The classic shipwreck story, told in great detail.
The Scarlet Letter – by Nathaniel Hawthorne
This novel of love, betrayal, prejudice and redemption, set in the American Puritan period, creates the unforgettable characters of Hester Prynne, Arthur Dimmesdale and Roger Chillingsworth.
Sophie’s World – by Jostein Gaarder
Both a mystery and a crash course in world philosophy that is informative, fascinating and a compelling read.
The Story of My Life – by Helen Keller
The inspiring autobiography of Helen Keller, one of history’s most courageous women.
The Taming of the Shrew – by William Shakespeare
Can a shrewish woman be wooed by a canny man seeking her dowry? The story of this volatile courtship is bound to entertain!
Teen Angst? Naaah . . . A Quasi-autobiography – by Ned Vizzini
A young man’s memories of what growing up is really like.
The Tempest – by William Shakespeare
Their Eyes Were Watching God – by Zora Neil Hurston
Here you will meet Janie and watch as her life unfolds before you. Hurston’s unique style, a
combination of lyrical prose and pure dialect, take you back in time into the Florida of the mid-twentieth century. Unforgettable characters and images!
Tomorrow: When the War Began – by John Marsden
Australian high school students return from a wilderness trip and find that everything at home has changed.
Twelfth Night – by William Shakespeare
The Two Towers – by J. R. R. Tolkien
Tolkien was a contemporary of C. S. Lewis and a lover of Norse and Icelandic myths. This book continues Frodo’s epic journey through Middle Earth.
Waiting to Exhale – by Terry McMillan
If you liked the movie you should try the book! A great story of friendship and its power.
Walk in the Woods – by Bill Bryson
A memoir of a thoughtful, sometimes hysterical walk along sections of the Appalachian Trail.
The Wives of Henry VIII – by Antonia Fraser
History buffs will enjoy Fraser’s extraordinarily well written account of the unfortunate spouses of King Henry VIII.