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Updated June 5, 2007

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Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Cross by James Patterson
  2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  4. Echo Park: A Novel by Michael Connelly
  5. The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
  6. The Collectors by David Baldacci
  7. The Sisters Grimm, Book 2, The Unusual Suspects by Michael Buckley
  8. High Profile by Robert B. Parker
  9. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
  10. Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich


  1. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  2. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  3. The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
    E901.1.O23A3 2006
  4. The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina by Frank Rich
    E902.R53 2006
  5. The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham
    KF224.W5535G75 2006
  6. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick
    F68.P44 2006
  7. The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
    HV6432.7.W75 2006
  8. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
    BF575.H27G55 2006
  9. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
    HM1033.G53 2006
  10. The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Friedman
    HM846.F74 2005

Archive of past lists

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