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College Summer Reading at JCPL

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All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Forgotten fire Adam Bagdasarian.
The Stranger Albert Camus
Brave New World Aldous Huxley
One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas
The Color Purple Alice Walker
The Red Tent Anita Diamant
The Crucible Arthur Miller
The God of Animals Aryn Kyle
The Time Traveler's Wife Audrey Niffenegger
Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak
Dracula Bram Stoker
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontèˆ
The Road Cormac McCarthy
Little brother Cory Doctorow
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
Bastard out of Carolina Dorothy Allison
Busmans Honeymoon Dorothy L. Sayers
The Complete illustrated stories and poems Edgar Allen Poe
The House of Mirth Edith Wharton
Cyrano de Bergerac Edmund Rostand
The Known World Edward P. Jones
Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte
A Lesson Before Dying Ernest Gaines
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
Collected Stories Eudora Welty
A Good Man is Hard to Find Flannery O'Connor
The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka
Escape from slavery : the boyhood of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass
One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
The Mill on the Floss George Eliot
Animal Farm George Orwell
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West Gregory Maguire
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Walden Henry David Thoreau
The History of Tom Jones Henry Fielding
The Portrait of a Lady Henry James
The Turn of the Screw Henry James
Moby Dick Herman Melville
The Iliad Homer
The Odyssey Homer
The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
On the Road Jack Kerouac
The Call of the Wild Jack London
The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
A Portrait of the artist as a young man James Joyce
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls
Pioneer Women Joanna Stratton
Nineteen Minutes Jodi Picoult
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
Catch-22 Joseph Heller
The Awakening Kate Chopin
Never Let Me Go Kauzo Ishiguro
Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett
A Thousand splendid suns Khaled Hosseini
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
Feed M.T. Anderson
Swanns Way Marcel Proust
Ella Minnow Pea Mark Dunn
The Curious incident of the dog in the night-time Mark Haddon
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
The Book Thief Markus Zusak
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes
These is my words Nancy Groves Turner
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
Sold Patricia McCormick
Someday this pain will be useful to you Peter Cameron
The Plot Against America Philip Roth
Invisible Man Ralph Ellison
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett
Water for Elephants Sara Gruen
Oedipus Rex Sophocles
The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane
Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk Kidd
The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath
The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams
An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser
Tess of the DUrbervilles Thomas Hardy
Beloved Toni Morrison
Beowulf Unknown
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo
To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
Candide Voltaire
Death comes for the archbishop Willa Cather
As I Lay Dying William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner
Lord of the Flies William Golding
Hamlet William Shakespeare
Macbeth William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
Vanity Fair William Thackeray