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Abby
Verna Clay

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

Abigail Adams
Woody Holton

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2009

Abingdon Square
María Irene Fornés

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1977

ABNKKBSNPLAko?!
Bob Ong

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2001

About a Mountain
John D'Agata

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2009

Above Us Only Sky
Michele Young-Stone

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2015

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Seth Grahame-Smith

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2010

Absalom, Absalom
William Faulkner

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1936

Absolution
Patrick Flanery

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2012

Absurd Person Singular
Sir Alan Ayckbourn

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1972

Abundance
Peter H. Diamandis

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2012

Accidental Death Of An Anarchist
Dario Fo

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1970

Accordion Crimes
Annie Proulx

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1996

Achilles
Elizabeth Cook

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

Achilles in Vietnam
Jonathan Shay

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1994

Acquainted With The Night
Christopher Dewdney

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1984

Across Five Aprils
Irene Hunt

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1964

Across the Bridge
Mavis de Trafford Young

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 1955

Across The Nightingale Floor
Lian Hearn

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2002

Across the River and into the Trees
Ernest Hemingway

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1950

Across The Universe
Beth Revis

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2011

Act of God
Jeremiah Healy

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1994

Acts of the Apostles
St. Luke the Evangelist

Nonfiction | Scripture | Adult | Published in 70

Adaline Falling Star
Mary Pope Osborne

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1999

Adam and Eve: Though He Knew Better
John Erskine

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1927

Adam Bede
George Eliot

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1859

Adam Smith
Nicholas Phillipson

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2010

Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
Vladimir Nabokov

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1969

Admission
Jean Hanff Korelitz

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2009

Adrift: A Mer Cavallo Mystery
Micki Browning

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

Adventures in the Anthropocene
Gaia Vince

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2014

Aesop's Fables
Aesop

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 620

Affinity
Sarah Waters

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1999

Afghanistan
Alex Ullmann

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

Africa Kills Her Sun
Ken Saro-Wiwa

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1975

After Alice
Gregory Maguire

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2015

After Ever After
Jordan Sonnenblick

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2010

After Lunch with Frank O'Hara
Craig Cotter

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult | Published in 2021

After the Music Stopped
Alan S. Blinder

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2013

After the Snow
S. D. Crockett

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2012

After This
Alice McDermott

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1997

After Tupac and D Foster
Jacqueline Woodson

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2008

Against All Enemies
Richard A. Clarke

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2004

Agatha Christie
Gillian Gill

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1990

Agent Zigzag
Ben Macintyre

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2007

Age of Ambition
Evan Osnos

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2014

Age of Anger
Pankaj Mishra

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2017

Age of Iron
John Maxwell Coetzee

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1990

Agnes of God
John Pielmeier

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1979

Ah, but Your Land Is Beautiful
Alan Paton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1948

Airborn
Kenneth Oppel

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2004

Alamut
Judith Tarr

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1989

Albert Camus: A Biography
Herbert R. Lottman

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1989

Albion's Seed
David Hackett Fischer

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1989

Al Capone Does My Homework
Gennifer Choldenko

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2004

Al Capone Shines My Shoes
Gennifer Choldenko

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2009

Alcestis
Katharine Beutner

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2010

Alchemy of the Mind
Diane Ackerman

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1995

Alex and Eliza: A Love Story
Melissa de la Cruz

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2017

Alexander Pope: A Life
Maynard Mack

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1968

Alexander the Great
Philip Freeman

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2011

Alex Cross
James Patterson

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1993

Alexis de Tocqueville: A Life
Hugh Brogan

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2006

Alex & Me
Irene Pepperberg

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2008

Alfred Kazin's Journals
Richard M. Cook

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1996

Algorithms To Live By
Brian Christian

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2016

Ali and Nino
Kurban Said

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1937

Alibis
André Aciman

Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Adult | Published in 2011

Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Stacy A. Cordery

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2007

Alice Bliss
Laura Harrington

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2011

Alicia Alonso: Prima Ballerina
Carmen T. Bernier-Grand

Nonfiction | Biography | Middle Grade | Published in 2007

Alison's House
Susan Glaspell

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1930

All Aunt Hagar's Children
Edward P. Jones

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 2006

All But My Life: A Memoir
Gerda Weissmann Klein

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1957

Allegiance
Francine J. Harris

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult | Published in 2012

All Fall Down
Sally Nicholls

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2012

All for Love
John Dryden

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1677

All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
Maya Angelou

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1986

All God's Chillun Got Wings
Eugene O'Neill

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1924

All God's Dangers
Theodore Rosengarten

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1974

All Good Children
Catherine Austen

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2009

All Grown Up
Jami Attenberg

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

Alligator Bayou
Donna Jo Napoli

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1991

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
Robert Fulghum

Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Adult | Published in 1986

All Is Not Forgotten
Wendy Walker

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2016

All I Want Is Everything
Cecily Von Ziegesar

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2003

All Joy and No Fun
Jennifer Senior

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2014

All My Puny Sorrows
Miriam Toews

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2014

All My Sons
Arthur Miller

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1947

All of the Above
Shelley Pearsall

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2001

All Our Kin
Carol B. Stack

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1974

All Our Names
Dinaw Mengestu

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2014

All Our Wrong Todays
Elan Mastai

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

All Our Yesterdays
Cristin Terrill

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2013

All Over Creation
Ruth Ozeki

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2003

All's Faire in Middle School
Victoria Jamieson

Fiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Middle Grade | Published in 2017

All Shook Up
Shelley Pearsall

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2008

All's Well That Ends Well
William Shakespeare

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1602

All That Is Solid Melts into Air
Darragh Mckeon

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2014

All the Answers
Michael Kupperman

Nonfiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Adult | Published in 2018