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Updated February 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. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
  4. The Historian: A Novel by Elizabeth Kostova
  5. School Days by Robert B. Parker
  6. The Closers: A Novel by Michael Connelly
  7. Lifeguard: A Novel by James Patterson
  8. The Broker by John Grisham
  9. Mary, Mary: A Novel by James Patterson
  10. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

  1. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
    HV5831.M6F74 2004x
  2. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  3. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 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. French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano
    RM222.2.G785 2005
  7. Night by Elie Wiesel
    D804.3 .W54 1982x
  8. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
    PS3554.I33Z63 2005
  9. Confessions of a Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans
    PN2287.S6764A3 2005x
  10. The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt
    DG674.2.B47 2005

Archive of past lists

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