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Travel Essays and Narratives

Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon

Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart

The Other Side of Paradise by Julia Cooke

Train by Tom Zoellner

A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle


Just for Laughs

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Let's Pretend this Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

The Marijuana-Logues by Arj Barker, Doug Benson, & Tony Camin

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Unabrow by Una LaMarche


For Nature Lovers

Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014, Edited by Deborah Blum

The Man who Planted Trees by Jim Robbins

Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

Winter World by Bernd Heinrich


Rock & Roll is Here to Stay

Beatles vs. Stones by John McMillian

The Girl in the Song by Michael Heatley & Frank Hopkinson

Life by Keith Richards

Wild Tales by Graham Nash


Foodies

Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant, Edited by Jenni Ferrari-Adler

Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl

Julie and Julia by Julia Powell

Service Included by Phoebe Damrosch


History Buffs

American Spring by Walter R. Boneman

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

Things that Matter by Charles Krauthammer


It’s the End of the World as We Know It

Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

Earth Abides by George R. Stewart

Station Eleven by Emily St.John Mandel

Wool by Hugh Howey


Reel” Life Stories

Black Mass by Dick Lehr & Gerard O'Neill

The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff

In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

The Revenant by Michael Punke

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson


Big Screen Blockbusters

Into the Forest by Jean Hegland

Limitless by Alan Glynn

The Martian by Andy Weir

Room by Emma Donoghue

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry


Game on

Daemon by Daniel Suarez

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson


A Light Read

Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion


Beyond Downton

Below Stairs by Margaret Powell

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona, Countess of Carnavon

Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Vintage Tea Party by Carolyn Caldicott


Strong Women

Circe by Madeline Miller

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd


Twisted Plots (Where did that come from?)

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides


Armchair Travel

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows


Home on the Range

Blood Meridan by Cormac McCarthy

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark

The Quick & the Dead by Joy Williams

Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose


A Long Time Ago, in a Galaxy Far Away”

 

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

Dune by Frank Herbert

Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

Foundation by Isaac Asimov


True Tales of the Deep Blue Sea

Dead Wake by Erik Larson

A Night to Remember by Walter Lord

In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

The Bounty by Caroline Alexander

Endurance by Alfred Lansing


The Genius of Stephen King

The Green Mile by Stephen King

Christine by Stephen King

The Shining by Stephen King

Salem's Lot by Stephen King

11/22/63 by Stephen King


Mysteries to Movies (Coming Soon)

The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Cristie

The Alienist by Caleb Carr

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Conan Doyle

 

Myths and Legends (Coming Soon)

Innana: The Summarians by Emily H. Wilson

Kaikeyi, by Vaishnavi Patel

Lilith, by Nikki Marmery

Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller

Witch’s Heart, by Genevieve Gornichec

Ariadne, by Jennifer Saint

 

Modern Witches (Coming Soon)

Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

Small Town, Big Magic: A Witchy Romantic Comedy by Hazel Black

Unfortunate Side Effects of Heartbreak and Magic by Breanne Randall

Very Secret Soceity of Very Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna

Witches of Bone Hill by Ava Morgyn

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman


Literary Monsters (coming soon)

Dracula by Bram Stoker

The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

American Monsters by Linda S. Godfrey

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Strange Case of Dr Jekyl and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson