The Great American Read

There is nothing I love more than a book list, and a book list made up of 100 titles chosen by people across the country as their favorite book - there's nothing better!

Not only has PBS pulled together a solid list of America's favorite books, they will be hosting a multi-part series about the power of literature all summer long! In conjucntion with the series, viewers will be able to vote on their favorite books from the list. I've been wracking my brain to come up with my favorite book from the list. Is it One Hundred Years of Solitude, the most lyrical, magical, fully realized novel I've read? Or Invisible Man, a novel that tore apart my heart and mind? Or is it Their Eyes Were Watching God, a novel that made me feel connected to all of womankind in a way I never had before? What about Anne of Green Gables and Tales of the City, two novels that charmed me endlessly and leave me with a hazy feeling of joy everytime I think of them?

I don't know if I can decide! I'd love to know what everyone else thinks. What title will win your vote as we choose America's Favorite Book?

Books: 
1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
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Published: Signet -

Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...

•Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read•


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780141321103
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Published: Puffin Books - March 27th, 2008

They're Puffin Classics for a reason, it's because they're the best

Tom Sawyer is sure to find trouble wherever the river leads him . . .


The Alchemist Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062315007
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Published: HarperOne - April 15th, 2014

An international bestseller

Over 80 million copies sold worldwide

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 pick

A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.


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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
By Lewis Carroll, Chris Riddell (Introduction by)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780141321073
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Published: Puffin Books - June 19th, 2008

They're Puffin Classics for a reason, it's because they're the best.

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in this topsy turvy adventure!


Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780446364195
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - December 1st, 1993

Discover the classic thriller that launched the #1 detective series of the past twenty-five years, now one of PBS's "100 Great American Reads"


Americanah Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

The bestselling novel—and one of Barack Obama’s summer reading picks—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele.


And Then There Were None Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062073471
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 18th, 2011

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

One of the most famous and beloved mysteries from the queen of suspense, Agatha Christie!  More than 100 million copies sold and now a Lifetime TV movie.


Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables Novels #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781402288944
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - February 4th, 2014

"The books I read most as a child were Lucy Maud Montgomery." -Madeleine L'Engle

An unforgettable character beloved by generations of readers


Another Country (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780679744719
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Atlas Shrugged Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451191144
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Published: Signet - September 1st, 1996

Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains, charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand’s magnum opus: a philosophical revolution told in the form of an action thriller—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Bless Me, Ultima Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780446600255
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 1st, 1994

This coming-of-age classic and the bestselling Chicano novel of all time follows a young boy as he questions his faith and beliefs -- now one of PBS's "100 Great American Reads."


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The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.
 
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.
 


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594483295
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 2nd, 2008

Winner of:
The Pulitzer Prize
The National Book Critics Circle Award
The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
The Jon Sargent, Sr. First Novel Prize
Time Magazine #1 Fiction Book of the Year


Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Joseph Heller, Christopher Buckley (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451626650
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2011

This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller’s masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and photos; and much more.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Soon to be a Hulu limited series


The Catcher in the Rye Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316769488
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 1st, 1991

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories, particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme--With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children.


Charlotte's Web Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780064400558
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Published: HarperCollins - April 10th, 2012

Don’t miss one of America’s top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS’s The Great American Read.


The Chronicles of Narnia Full-Color Box Set: 7 Books in 1 Box Set Cover Image
By C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes (Illustrator)
$59.99
ISBN: 9780064409391
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Published: HarperCollins - August 22nd, 2000

Experience all of The Chronicles of Narnia in full color in this seven-book paperback box set.

Readers of all ages—whether they are experiencing Narnia for the first time or returning once again to the magical world—will love seeing the creatures and landscapes of C. S. Lewis's classic fantasy series in gorgeous color.


The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780553250428
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Published: Bantam - November 1st, 1984

This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Coldest Winter Ever Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416521693
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Published: Pocket Star - February 1st, 2006

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

The stunning national bestseller now features an illuminating discussion with Sister Souljah -- her secret thoughts on creating the story that has sold more than one million copies worldwide and introduced readers everywhere to the real ghetto experience.


The Color Purple Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780156031820
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Published: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2006

Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate, and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister," a brutal man who terrorizes her.


A Confederacy of Dunces (Evergreen Book) Cover Image
By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802130204
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Published: Grove Press - January 21st, 1994

A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter.


The Count of Monte Cristo Cover Image
By Alexandre Dumas pere, Robin Buss (Translated by), Robin Buss (Introduction by), Robin Buss (Notes by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780140449266
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 27th, 2003

"On what slender threads do life and fortune hang." Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Crime and Punishment: Pevear & Volokhonsky Translation (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679734505
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Published: Vintage - March 2nd, 1993

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400032716
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780307474278
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Published: Anchor - March 31st, 2009

MORE THAN 80 MILLION COPIES SOLD

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Don Quixote Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060934347
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Published: Ecco - April 26th, 2005

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece, in an expanded P.S. edition


Doña Barbara: A Novel Cover Image
By Rómulo Gallegos, Robert Malloy (Translated by), Larry McMurtry (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780226279206
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 3rd, 2012

Rómulo Gallegos is best known for being Venezuela’s first democratically elected president. But in his native land he is equally famous as a writer responsible for one of Venezuela’s literary treasures, the novel Doña Barbara.


Dune Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780441172719
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Published: Ace - September 1st, 1990

Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Fifty Shades Trilogy: Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed 3-volume Boxed Set Cover Image
$47.85
ISBN: 9780345804044
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Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2012

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY IS NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE


Flowers in the Attic/Petals on the Wind (Dollanganger) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781442403017
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Published: Simon Pulse - November 10th, 2009

A value-priced bindup of the first two books ever published by V. C. Andrews, Flowers in the Attic and Petals on the Wind.


Foundation Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553293357
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Published: Spectra - October 1st, 1991

The story of our future begins with the Foundation.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Frankenstein Cover Image
By Mary Shelley, Maurice Hindle (Editor), Maurice Hindle (Introduction by), Maurice Hindle (Notes by)
$10.00
ISBN: 9780141439471
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 6th, 2003

The world’s most famous work of horror fiction: a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450164
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award&


Gilead: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312424404
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Published: Picador - January 10th, 2006

The 2004 Pulitzer Prize winning novel
A New York Times Top-Ten Book of 2004
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
A PBS Great American Read selection


The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544336261
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 1st, 2014

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment.


The Godfather Cover Image
By Mario Puzo, Robert Smith Thompson (Introduction by), Anthony Puzo (Introduction by), Peter Bart (Afterword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451205766
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Published: Berkley - March 1st, 2002

Mario Puzo’s classic saga of an American crime family that became a global phenomenon—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Gone Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307588371
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Published: Broadway Books - April 22nd, 2014

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

The #1 New York Times Bestseller


Gone with the Wind Cover Image
By Margaret Mitchell, Pat Conroy (Preface by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781416548942
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Published: Pocket Books - May 20th, 2008

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Margaret Mitchell's epic novel of love and war won the Pulitzer Prize and went on to give rise to two authorized sequels and one of the most popular and celebrated movies of all time.

Many novels have been written about the Civil War and its aftermath.


The Grapes of Wrath Cover Image
By John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143039433
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Published: Penguin Classics - March 28th, 2006

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized—and sometimes outraged—millions of readers. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Great Expectations Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Charlotte Mitchell (Editor), David Trotter (Introduction by), Charlotte Mitchell (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141439563
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

'Great Expectations is up there for me with the world's greatest novels' Howard Jacobson. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


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The Great Gatsby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743273565
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2004

A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W.


Gulliver's Travels Cover Image
By Jonathan Swift, Robert DeMaria (Editor), Robert DeMaria (Introduction by), Robert DeMaria (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141439495
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 25th, 2003

A wickedly clever satire uses comic inversions to offer telling insights into the nature of man and society. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

From the bestselling author of Alias Grace and the MaddAddam trilogy, here is the #1 New York Times bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author.

Now a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes. Includes a new introduction by Margaret Atwood.


Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set: Books #1-7 Cover Image
By J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$86.93
ISBN: 9780545162074
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - July 7th, 2009

Now for the first time ever, J.K. Rowling\u2019s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set! The Harry Potter series has been hailed as \u201cone for the ages\u201d by Stephen King and \u201ca spellbinding saga\u2019 by USA Today.


Hatchet Cover Image
By Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781481486293
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor-winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover.


Heart of Darkness: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Joseph Conrad, Adam Hochschild (Introduction by), Maya Jasanoff (Afterword by), Timothy Hayes (Notes by), Mike Mignola (Illustrator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143106586
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 28th, 2012

Joseph Conrad's enduring portrait of the ugliness of colonialism in a deluxe edition with a gripping cover by Hellboy artist Mike Mignola. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345391803
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Published: Del Rey - September 27th, 1995

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon.”—The Washington Post Book World

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The The Hunger Games Trilogy Box Set: Paperback Classic Collection Cover Image
$36.97
ISBN: 9780545670319
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 24th, 2014

Suzanne Collins's extraordinary worldwide-bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in a paperback boxset! This edition features the books with the classic cover art in a striking new package.

Now available, a paperback box set of the Hunger Games! This special edition box set features the original cover artwork from the ground-breaking, bestselling trilogy.


The Hunt for Red October (A Jack Ryan Novel #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780425240335
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Published: Berkley - September 7th, 2010

Don't Miss the Original Series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Starring John Krasinski!


The Intuitionist: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385493000
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Published: Anchor - January 4th, 2000

This debut novel by the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Underground Railroad wowed critics and readers everywhere and marked the debut of an important American writer.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


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Jane Eyre Cover Image
By Charlotte Bronte, Stevie Davies (Editor), Stevie Davies (Introduction by), Stevie Davies (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141441146
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 15th, 2006

Charlotte Brontë's moving masterpiece – the novel that has been "teaching true strength of character for generations" (The Guardian). Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Joy Luck Club: A Novel Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143038092
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Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2006

The Joy Luck Club is one of my favorite books. From the moment I first started reading it, I knew it was going to be incredible. For me, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime reading experiences that you cherish forever. It inspired me as a writer and still remains hugely inspirational.” —Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians


Jurassic Park: A Novel Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780345538987
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 25th, 2012

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781414334905
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Published: Tyndale House Publishers - April 1st, 2011

An airborne Boeing 747 is headed to London when, without any warning, passengers mysteriously disappear from their seats. Terror and chaos slowly spread not only through the plane but also worldwide as unusual events continue to unfold. For those who have been left behind, the apocalypse has just begun.
A repackage of the New York Times best-selling novel Left Behind.


The Little Prince Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780156012195
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Published: Mariner Books - June 29th, 2000

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince. Richard Howard's translation of the beloved classic beautifully reflects Saint-Exupéry's unique and gifted style.


Little Women Cover Image
By Louisa May Alcott, Elaine Showalter (Editor), Elaine Showalter (Introduction by), Siobhán Kilfeather (Notes by), Vinca Showalter (Notes by)
$10.00
ISBN: 9780140390698
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 1st, 1989

One of the best loved books of all time, soon to be a PBS Masterpiece miniseries from the creator of Call the Midwife starring starring Angela Lansbury and Michael Gambon. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Lonesome Dove: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781439195260
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 15th, 2010

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America.

Journey


Looking for Alaska Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142402511
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Published: Speak - December 28th, 2006

- ONE OF AMERICA'S 100 MOST-LOVED NOVELS IN THE PBS GREAT AMERICAN READ - 

The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 international bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars


Millions of copies sold!

★ Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award


The Lord of the Rings Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780618640157
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Published: Mariner Books - October 12th, 2005

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others.


The Lovely Bones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316168816
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 20th, 2004

Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages. THE LOVELY BONES is such a book -- a #1 bestseller celebrated at once for its artistry, for its luminous clarity of emotion, and for its astonishing power to lay claim to the hearts of millions of readers around the world.


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The Martian: A Novel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780553418026
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Published: Broadway Books - October 28th, 2014

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.


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Memoirs of a Geisha: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679781585
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Published: Vintage - January 10th, 1999

A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Herman Melville, Nathaniel Philbrick (Foreword by), Tony Millionaire (Illustrator)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143105954
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 27th, 2009

Herman Melville’s masterpiece, one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history
 


The Notebook Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9781455582877
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 24th, 2014

Rediscover the unforgettable, heart-wrenching romance set in post-World War II North Carolina, about a young socialite who can't forget the boy who once stole her heart--now one of PBS's Top 100 "Great American Reads."


One Hundred Years of Solitude Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060883287
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - February 21st, 2006

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick


Outlander 4-Copy Boxed Set: Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn Cover Image
$39.96
ISBN: 9781101887486
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Published: Dell - April 28th, 2015

The Outsiders Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780142407332
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Published: Speak - April 20th, 2006

50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging.


The Picture of Dorian Gray Cover Image
By Oscar Wilde, Robert Mighall (Editor), Robert Mighall (Introduction by), Robert Mighall (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141439570
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 4th, 2003

An astounding novel of decadence, debauchery, and secrecy from one of Ireland's greatest writers. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Pilgrim's Progress Cover Image
By John Bunyan, Roger Pooley (Editor)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141439716
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 27th, 2009

A new edition of one of the greatest allegorical stories ever written. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Pillars of the Earth: A Novel (Kingsbridge) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780451166890
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Published: Penguin Books - July 9th, 1990

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Oprah's Book Club Selection


A Prayer for Owen Meany Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062204226
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Published: Harper - April 3rd, 2012

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.


Ready Player One: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307887443
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Published: Broadway Books - June 5th, 2012

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

The worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.


Rebecca Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780380730407
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 5th, 2006

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick


A Separate Peace Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780743253970
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2003

An American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to World War II.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the earl


The Shack Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780964729230
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Published: Windblown Media - July 1st, 2008

Mackenzie Allen Phillips's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in this midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend.


Siddhartha: A Novel Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9780553208849
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Published: Bantam - December 1st, 1981

The classic novel of a quest for knowledge that has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers—a perennial favorite for graduation gifts.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Sirens of Titan: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385333498
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - September 8th, 1998

“[Kurt Vonnegut’s] best book . . . He dares not only ask the ultimate question about the meaning of life, but to answer it.”—Esquire

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The perfect gift for fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones—a boxed set featuring the first five novels!


The Stand Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780307743688
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Published: Anchor - June 28th, 2011

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read
 


The Sun Also Rises Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743297332
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Published: Scribner - October 17th, 2006

The quintessential novel of the Lost Generation, The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway’s masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful writing style.

A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the novel introduces two of Hemingway’s most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley.


Swan Song Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501131424
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Published: Pocket Books - July 26th, 2016

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

New York Times bestselling author Robert McCammon’s prescient and “shocking” (John Saul) vision of a post-apocalyptic US comes to life in his classic epic of terror and renewal.

In a wasteland born of rage and fear, populated by monstrous creatu


Tales of the City: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061358302
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 29th, 2007

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

The first novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga, soon to return to television as a Netflix original series once again starring Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis.


Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060838676
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - March 19th, 2013

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie Smith


Things Fall Apart: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385474542
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 1994

“A true classic of world literature . . . A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world.”  Barack Obama 

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


This Present Darkness Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781581345285
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Published: Crossway Books - June 26th, 2003

"For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places."
Ephesians 6:12


To Kill a Mockingbird Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060935467
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - July 5th, 2005

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred


 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn [75th Anniversary Ed] Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060736262
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - January 18th, 2005

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century.


The Twilight Saga White Collection Cover Image
$65.00
ISBN: 9780316243988
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 4th, 2012

This gorgeous gift set--available for a limited time only--includes paperback editions of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner with exclusive white covers, making it the perfect gift for fans of the bestselling series.


War and Peace (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
By Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781400079988
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Published: Vintage - December 2nd, 2008

From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this magnificent new translation of Tolstoy's masterwork.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Watchers Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780425188804
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Published: Berkley - January 28th, 2003

A “superior thriller”(Oakland Press) about a man, a dog, and a terrifying threat that could only have come from the imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


The Wheel of Time, Boxed Set I, Books 1-3: The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn Cover Image
$29.97
ISBN: 9780812538366
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Published: Tor Books - October 27th, 2005

The #1 Internationally Bestselling Series

The Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the dragon ride again on the winds of time.

This boxed set contains:
Book One: The Eye of the World
Book Two: The Great Hunt
Book Three: The Dragon Reborn


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Where the Red Fern Grows Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440412670
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Published: Yearling - September 1st, 1996

Where the Red Fern Grows is a beloved classic that captures the powerful bond between man and man’s best friend. This edition also includes a special note to readers from Newbery Medal winner and Printz Honor winner Clare Vanderpool.
 


White Teeth: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375703867
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Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2001

Zadie Smith’s dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis. But the truth is that Zadie Smith’s voice is remarkably, fluently, and altogether wonderfully her own.


Wuthering Heights Cover Image
By Emily Bronte, Pauline Nestor (Introduction by), Lucasta Miller (Preface by), Pauline Nestor (Notes by)
$8.00
ISBN: 9780141439556
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

One of English literature's classic masterpieces—a gripping novel of love, propriety, and tragedy. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read