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13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson


A Countess Below Stairs by Eva Ibbotson

A Gathering of Finches by Jane Kirkpatrick

A Grown Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson

A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

A Madness so Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Merciful Truth (mercy killpatrick 2) by Kendra Elliot

A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick

A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Wizard of Earthsea (earthsea cycle 1) by Ursula K Le Guin

About A Boy by Nick Hornby

(The) Actor and the House Wife by Shannon Hale

Across The Universe (across the universe 1) by Beth Revis

(The) Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox chronicles 1) by Mary E. Pearson

The Adventures of Tilda Pinkerton by Angela Shelton

After Hello by Lisa Mangum

Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Alienated (alienated 1) by Melissa Landers

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

All The Light We Cannot See by Anothony Doerr

All The Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin

Always and Forever, Lara Jean (to all the boys I've loved before #3) by Jenny Han

Alyzon Whitestarr by Isobelle Carmody

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Anna Dressed In Blood by Kendare Blake

Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) by Jeff Vandermeer

Are You There God? It's Me Margaret by Judy Blume

Artemis Fowl (artemis fowl 1) by Eoin Colfer

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Away Laughing on a Fast Camel (georgia nicholson 5) by Louisa Rennison


Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman

Baby Proof by Emily Giffin

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

Back When You Were Easier To Love by Emily Wing Smith

Bad Kitty (bad kitty 1) by Michele Jaffe

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Be Frank With Me by Julia Clairborne Johnson

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Being Friends With Boys by Terra Elan McVoy

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Mushy Happy Lump (sarah's scribbles 2) by Sarah Andersen

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Birthmarked (birthmarked 1) by Caragh M. O'Brien

Bitterblue (graceling realms 3) by Kristin Cashore

Blackmoore by Julianne Donaldson

Black Eyed Susans by Julia Heapberlin

Black Heart (curse workers 3) by Holly Black

Black Rabbit Hall by Eve Chase

Blood Harvest by S. J. Bolton

Blood Promise (vampire academy 4) by Richell Mead

Blue Lily, Lily Blue (raven cycle 3) by Maggie Stiefvater

Body and Soul (ghost and the goth 3) by Stacey Kade

(The) Body Finder (body finder 1) by Kimberly Derting

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

(The) Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

(The) Boy Book (ruby oliver 2) by E. Lockhart

(The) Boyfriend List (ruby oliver 1) by E. Lockhart

Brain The Man Who Wrote The Book That Changed The World by Dermot Davis

(The) Breakaway by Michelle D. Argyle

(The) Break Down by B.A. Paris

(The) Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier

Bright Smoke, Cold Fire (bright smoke, cold fire 1) by Rosamund Hodge

Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken

Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris

Brisingr (inheritance 3) by Christopher Paolini

(The) Broken Girls by Simone St. James

Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

Burning Glass (burning glass 1) by Katherine Purdie


(The) Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

(The) Chemist by Stephanie Meyer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Circle Spinner and Other Tales by Elizabeth Baxter

City of Ashes (mortal instruments 2)by Cassandra Clare

City of Bones (mortal instruments 1) by Cassandra Clare

City of Glass (mortal instruments 3) by Cassandra Clare

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

(The) Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

(The) Color of Evil by Connie Cocoran-Willson

Cress (lunar chronicles 3) by Marissa Meyer

Crossed (matched 2) by Allly Condie

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge


Dancing in my Nuddy Pants (georgia nicolson 4) by Lousie Rennison

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Daughter of Smoke and Bone (daughter of smoke and bone 1) by Laini Taylor

Daughter of the Sun (cult of the cat 1) by Zoe Kalo

Days of Blood & Starlight (daughter of smoke and bone 2) by Laini Taylor

Dead Ringer by Jessie Rosen

(The) Demon's Lexicon (demon's lexicon trilogy 1) By Sarah Rees Brennan

Desires of the Dead (body finder 2) by Kimberly Derting

Divergent (divergent 1) by Veronica Roth

Dogsbody by Diana Wynne Jones

Don't Stop Now by Julie Halpern

Drama by Raina Telgemierer

(The) Dream Thieves (the raven cycle 2) by Maggie Steifvater

Dreams of Gods and Monsters (daughter of smoke and bone 3) by Laini Taylor

(The) DUFF by Kody Keplinger

Dune by Frank Herbert


Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson

Eleanor (the unseen 1) by Johnny Worthen

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Elenor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Elevated by Elana Johnson

Eldest (inheritance 2) by Christopher Paolini

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

Emma by Jane Austen

Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway

Ender's Game (ender's saga 1) by Orson Scott Card

Endure (need 4) by Carrie Jones

Eragon (inheritance 1) by Christopher Paolini

Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Everbound (everneath 2) by Brodi Ashton

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Existence by Abbi Glines


Fairest (lunar chronicles 3.5) by Marissa Meyer

Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray

(The) False Princess by Eilis O'Neal

Fang (maximum ride 6) by James Patterson

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

(The) Fault in our Stars by John Green

(The) Fetch by Laura Whitcomb

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin

Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff

(The) Fill-in Boyfriend by Kasie West

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Finding Wild by Megan Wagner Lloyd

Finnikin of the Rock (lumatere chronicles 1) by Melina Marchetta

Firelight (firelight 1) by Sophie Jordan

First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

(The) Five Thieves of Happiness by John Izzo

Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

Forgotten by Cat Patrick

(The) Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

Forever by Pete Hamill

(The) Forever Contract by Avery Sawyer

Forgive My Fins (fins 1) by Tera Lynn Childs

(The) Fox Inheritance (Jenny Fox chronicles 2) by Mary E. Pearson

Frostbite (vampire academy 2) by Richelle Mead

Frost Burned (mercy thompson 7) by Patricia Briggs

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson


Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Getting Over Garrett Delaney by Abby Mcdonald

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

(The) Ghost and the Goth (the ghost and the goth 1) by Stacey Kade

(The) Girl from the Sea by Shalini Boland

(The) Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco

(The) Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Girl Stolen by April Henry

(The) Girl Who Chased The Moon by Sarah Addison Allen

(The) Girl with all the Gifts by M.R. Carey

(The ) Goddess Test (goddess test 1) by Aimee Carter

Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt

(The) Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Grief is the Thing With Feathers by Max Porter


(The) Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

(The) Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

Happyface by Stephen Emond

(The) Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

(The) Haunting of Sunshine Girl (the haunting of sunshine girl 1) by Paige Mackenzie/Alyssa B.

Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey

He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Hex Hall (hex hall 1) by Rachel Hawkins

Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

Heist Society (heist society 1) by Ally Carter

He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly

Hinges of Broams Eld by Jennifer Cano

(The) History of Love by Nicole Krauss

(The) Hollow City by Dan Wells

Homecoming (mercy thompson GN #1) by Patricia Briggs

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

How to Train your Dragon (how to train your dragon 1) by Cressida Cowell

How To Save A Life by Sara Zarr

Hourglass by Myra McEntire

(The) Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

(The) Hypnotist's Love Story by Liane Moriarty


I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

I Believe In Jesus Too by Mark S Nielsen

I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith

I Don't Want to Kill You (john cleaver 3) by Dan Wells

I Heart You, You Haunt Me by Lisa Schoder

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi

Idaho by Emily Ruskovich

If Only It Were True by Marc Levy

If Only We by Jessica Sankiewicz

Ignite Me (shatter me 3) by Tahereh Mafi

Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma

Incarnate (newsoul #1) by Jodi Meadows 

Infinity (chronicles of nick 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Inheritance (inheritance 4) by Christopher Paolini

Into You by Riley J. Ford

Invaded (alienated 2) by Melissa Landers

It by Stephen King

It's Not Summer Without You (summer 2) by Jenny Han


Jane Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

Jessica's Guide To Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen


Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

Knocked Out By My Nunga Nungas (georgia nicolson 3) by Louise Rennison

Kristy's Great Idea (the baby-sitters club GN 1) by Raina Telgemeier


Landline by Rainbow Rowell

Last Regress by Rachel J. Thorns

Last Sacrifice (vampire academy 6) by Richelle Mead

Leah on the Offbeat (creekwood 2) by Becky Allbertalli

Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life As We Knew It (last survivors 1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer

(The) Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

Love The One You're With by Emily Giffin

(The) Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr


Mad Love by Suzanne Selfors

Made You Up by Francesca Zappla

(The) Magicians by Lev Grossman

(The) Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

(The) Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith

(The) Maze Runner (maze runner 1) by James Dashner

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Mercy (mercy 1) by Rebecca Lim

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Mermaid by Carolyn Turgeon

Middlemarch by George Eliot

Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale

Mind Games (mind games 1) by Kiersten White

(The) Minority Council (urban fantasy 4) by Kate Griffin

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Moonlight Over Manhattan by Sarah Morgan

(The) Mothers by Brit Bennett

My Lady Jane (the lady janies #1) by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My Ridiculous Romantic Obsessions by Becca Wilhite

My Sister's Bones by Nuala Ellwood


(The) Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeny

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

(The) Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Nightlife (cal leandros 1) by Rob Thurman

Not in the Script but Amy Finnegan

Notes To Self by Avery Sawyer


Odd Apacolypse (odd thomas 5) by Dean Koontz

Odd Interlude by Dean Koontz

Odd Is On Our Side by Dean Koontz and Fred Van Lente

On the Bright side, I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God (georgia nicolson 2) by Louise Rennison

On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves

(The) One and Only by Emily Giffin

Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr

Optimists Die First by Susan Neilsen

(The) Optimist's Guide To Letting Go by Amy E. Reichert

(The) Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright

(The) Other Queen by Philippa Gregory

Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

(The) Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

Overbite (insatiable 2) by Meg Cabot


(The) Pact by Jodi Picoult

(The) Paper Magician (the paper magician 1) by Charlie N Holmberg

Partials (partials 1) by Dan Wells

(The) Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

(The) Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen

Perfect Lies (mind games 2) by Kiresten White 

(The) Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani

Pines (wayward pines 1) by Blake Crouch

Pivot Point (pivot point 1) by Kasie West

Places No One Knows by Brenna Yovanoff

Poison (wind dancer 1) by Lan Chan

Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross

Possession (possession 1) by Elana Johnson

(The) Power of Six (lorien legacies 2) by Pittacus Lore

Precious Bane by Mary Webb

(The) Princess Guide to Life by Rosie Blythe

P.S, I Still Love you (to all the boys I've loved before 2) by Jenny Han

Pushing The Limits (pushing the limits 1) by Katie Mcgarry


Queen of the Dead (ghost and the goth 2) by Stacey Kade

(The) Queen's Vow by C.W Gortner


(The) Radleys by Matt Halg

(The) Raven Boys (the raven cycle 1) by Maggie Stiefvater

(The) Raven King (raven cycle 4) by Maggie Stiefvater

Ready Player One (ready player one #1) by Ernest Cline

Real Live Boyfriends (ruby oliver 4) by e Lockhart

(The) Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain

(The) Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

(The) Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas

Return to Exile (the hunter chronicles 1) by E.J. Patten

Ripple by Mandy Hubbard

(The) River Between Us by Richard Peck

(The) Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Room by Emma Donoghue

Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

Ross Poldark (poldark #1) by Winston Graham


Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

Scarlet (scarlet 1) by A.C. Gaughen

Scarlet (lunar chronicles #2) by Marissa Meyer

(The) Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

(The) Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

(The) Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

(The) Sculptor by Scott McCloud

Sean Griswold's Head by Lindsey Leavitt

(The) Secret by Rhonda Byrne

Secrets & Lies by Kody Keplinger

Seers (seers 1) by Heather Frost

(The) Selection (the selection 1) by Kiera Cass

Sense and Sensibility manga classic by Jane Austen

Shade (shade 1) by Jeri Smith-Ready

Shade by John B. Olson

Shadow and Bone (grisha series 3) by Leigh Bardugo

(The) Shadow Cipher (york 1) by Laura Ruby

Shadow Kiss (vampire academy 3) by Richelle Mead

(The) Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

(The) Shepard, The Angel and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog by Dave Barry

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shift (shade 2) by Jeri Smith-Ready

Shine (shade 3) by Jeri Smith-Ready

Ship Out Of Luck (antsy bonano 3) Neal Shusterman

Shiver (the wolves of mercy falls1) by Maggie Stiefvater

Shut Out by Kody Keplinger

Siege and Storm (grisha verse 2) by Leigh Bardugo

Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda  (creekwood 1) by Becky Allbertalli

(The) Simplicity of Cider by Amy Reichert

Sleepless by Cyn Balog

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

So Much Blue by Percival Everette

Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers

Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell

Spartacus The Gladiator by Ben Kane

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Spirit Bound (vampire academy 5) by Richelle Mead

Star Crossed (thief errant 1) by Elizabeth C. Bunce

Startled by his Furry Shorts (georgia nicolson 7) By Lousie Rennison

(The) Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis

Stolen by Lucy Christopher

Storm Siren (storm siren 1) by Mary Weber

Struck (struck 1) by Jennifer Bosworth

Suicide Notes by Michael Thomas Ford

Sulan: Episode 1 The League by Camille Picott

Summerlost by Ally Condie

(The) Summer I Turned Pretty (summer 1) by Jenny Han

Sweet Lamb of Heaven by Lydia Millet

(The) Sweet, Terrible, Glorious Year I Truly, Completely Lost it by Lisa Shanahan

(The) Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (flavia de luce1)by Alan Bradley


Tattoo (tattoo 1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

That Summer by Sara Dessen

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers (georgia nicolson 6) By Louise Rennison

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Three Black Swans by Carolyn B Cooney

Throne of Glass (throne of glass #1) by Sarah J Maas

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

To all the Boy's I've Loved Before (1) by Jenny Han

The Treasure Map of Boys (ruby oliver 3) by E. Lockhart

Transparent (transparent 1) by Natalie Whipple


(The) Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (mara dyer 1) by Michelle Hodkin

Unbreak My Heart by Melissa Walker

Under the Dome by Stephen King

(The) Underdog (wolfe brothers 1) by Markus Zusak

(The) Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella

United (alienated 3) by Melissa Landers

Unravel Me (shatter me 2) by Tahereh Mafi

Unwind (unwind 1) by Neal Shusterman

(The) Upside of Unrequited  by Becky Albertalli


Vampire Academy (vampire academy 1) by Richelle Mead

(The) Vampire Stalker by Allison Van Deipen

Vanish (firelight 2) by Sophie Jordan

Version Control by Dexter Palmer


Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor

(The) Warden's Daughter by Jerry Spinelli

Warprize (chronicles of the warlands 1) by Elizabeth Vaughan

Watership Down by Richard Adams

(The) Way of the Superior Man by David Deida

We Were Liars by e. Lockhart

(The) Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella

(The) Wednesday Wars by Gary D Schmidt

(The) Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf

(The) Well-Rested Mother by Brittney Smart

We'll Always Have Summer (summer 3) by Jenny Han

What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan

Where We Belong by Emily Giffin

While you Were Sleeping by Kathryn Croft

White Tears by Hari Kunzru

(The) Winner's Crime (Winner's curse 2) by Marie Rutoski

(The) Winner's Curse (winner's curse 1) by Marie Rutoski

(The) Winner's Kiss (winner's curse 3) by Marie Rutoski

Winter (lunar chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Witches of East End (beauchamp family 1) by Melissa de  la cruz

With Malice by Eileen Cook

Wither (the chemical garden 1) by Lauren Destefano

What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

When you were Mine by Rebecca Serle

White Tears by Hari Kunzru

Wires and Nerve (wires and nerve 1)  by Marissa Meyer

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

(The) Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

(The) Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Wonder by R.J Palacio

(The) Worlds Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne


(The) Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero

Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin