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Updated December 1, 2006

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Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
  2. Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark
  3. Blue Screen by Robert B. Parker
  4. Hundred Dollar Baby by Robert B. Parker
  5. Under Orders by Dick Francis
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  7. Motor Mouth by Janet Evanovich
  8. The 5th Horseman by James Patterson
  9. The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud
  10. Beach Road by James Patterson

  1. Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  2. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  3. State of Denial by Bob Woodward
    E903.3.W67 2006
  4. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas Friedman
    HM846.F74 2005
  5. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War by Nathaniel Philbrick
    F68.P44 2006
  6. 1776 by David McCullough
    E208.M396 2006x
  7. Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky
    E902.C47 2003
  8. The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham
    KF224.W5535G75 2006
  9. A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown
    F869.S22B76 2006
  10. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
    PS3554.I33Z63 2005

Archive of past lists

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