Booklist Editor's Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults

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Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles constitute the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2023. More on each book’s content and

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Years:
All, 2023 (15), 2022 (15), 2021 (15), 2020 (14), 2019 (16), 2018 (16), 2017 (16), 2015 (13), 2014 (14), 2013 (14), 2012 (16), 2011 (18), 2010 (18), 2009 (19), 2008 (19), 2007 (18), 2006 (19), 2005 (18), 2004 (18), 2003 (20), 2002 (22), 2001 (22), 2000 (23), 1999 (24), 1998 (23), 1997 (21), 1996 (25), 1995 (22)
WorkYear
He/She/They: How We Talk About Gender and Why It Matters by Schuyler Bailar
2023
To Shape a Dragon's Breath by Moniquill Blackgoose
2023
The Manor House Governess by C. A. Castle
2023
Birdgirl by Mya-Rose Craig
2023
The Reformatory by Tananarive Due
2023
Your Driver Is Waiting by Priya Guns
2023
Bright Young Women by Jessica Knoll
2023
Whalefall by Daniel Kraus
2023
Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun
2023
You're That Bitch: & Other Cute Lessons About Being Unapologetically Yourself by Bretman Rock
2023
The Race to Be Myself: A Memoir by Caster Semenya
2023
You: The Story: A Writer's Guide to Craft Through Memory by Ruta Sepetys
2023
Chlorine by Jade Song
2023
A City on Mars: Can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through? by Kelly Weinersmith
2023
Gone to the Wolves: A Novel by John Wray
2023
Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen
2022
30 Animals That Made Us Smarter by Patrick Aryee
2022
Shotgun Seamstress: An Anthology by Osa Atoe
2022
Acne: A Memoir by Laura Chinn
2022
It Won't Always Be Like This: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib
2022
Never Been Kissed by Timothy Janovsky
2022
The Ballad of Perilous Graves by Alex Jennings
2022
The Ghost That Ate Us: The Tragic True Story of the Burger City Poltergeist by Daniel Kraus
2022
Yerba Buena: A Novel by Nina LaCour
2022
Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley
2022
True Biz by Sara Novic
2022
The World Record Book of Racist Stories by Amber Ruffin
2022
Crying in the Bathroom: A Memoir by Erika L. Sánchez
2022
Dark Earth by Rebecca Stott
2022
Big Girl by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
2022
The Turnout by Megan Abbott
2021
Bad Fat Black Girl: Notes from a Trap Feminist by Sesali Bowen
2021
She Memes Well: Essays by Quinta Brunson
2021
A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers
2021
Infinite Country by Patricia Engel
2021
Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge
2021
The Ugly Cry: A Memoir by Danielle Henderson
2021
My Heart Is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones
2021
Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally by Emily Ladau
2021
Margaret and the Mystery of the Missing Body by Megan Milks
2021
A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching: Getting to Know the World's Most Misunderstood Bird by Rosemary Mosco
2021
Paradise Found: A High School Football Team's Rise from the Ashes by Bill Plaschke
2021
How to Kidnap the Rich by Rahul Raina
2021
Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian
2021
Lore Olympus: Volume One by Rachel Smythe
2021
A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom by Brittany K. Barnett
2020
Envisioning Exoplanets: Searching for Life in the Galaxy by Michael Carroll
2020
Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth
2020
The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
2020
Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son by Richie Jackson
2020
Otaku by Chris Kluwe
2020
Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez
2020
A Girl is A Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
2020
Sweet Sorrow by David Nicholls
2020
She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next by Bridget Quinn
2020
Eartheater: A Novel by Dolores Reyes
2020
Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace by Carl Safina
2020
b, Book, and Me by Kim Sagwa
2020
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
2020
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
2019
Making Comics by Lynda Barry
2019
Dominicana by Angie Cruz
2019
The Ash Family by Molly Dektar
2019
Escaping Exodus: A Novel by Nicky Drayden
2019
She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
2019
Boys Will be Boys by Clementine Ford
2019
Curious Toys by Elizabeth Hand
2019
gods with a little g: A Novel by Tupelo Hassman
2019
Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth Kassinger
2019
Normal People by Sally Rooney
2019
They Called Us Enemy by George Takei
2019
Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story by Jacob Tobia
2019
More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth
2019
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
2019
The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
2019
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World by Stephen L. Brusatte
2018
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
2018
American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures by America Ferrera
2018
The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton
2018
Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern
2018
Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini
2018
Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
2018
The End of Chiraq: A Literary Mixtape by Javon Johnson
2018
Bash Bash Revolution by Douglas Lain
2018
Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao
2018
Mina by Kim Sagwa
2018
The Electric State by Simon Stålenhag
2018
The Parking Lot Attendant by Nafkote Tamirat
2018
Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger by Rebecca Traister
2018
Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente
2018
Eat the Apple by Matt Young
2018
The Power by Naomi Alderman
2017
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
2017
Girl Up by Laura Bates
2017
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui
2017
History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
2017
Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin by Sybrina Fulton
2017
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
2017
The Gargoyle Hunters: A novel by John Freeman Gill
2017
The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer
2017
A Good Country by Laleh Khadivi
2017
Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King
2017
Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
2017
Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life by Chelsea Martin
2017
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
2017
The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak
2017
Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything by Kelly Weinersmith
2017
Green on Blue: A Novel by Elliot Ackerman
2015
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
2015
A House of My Own: Stories from My Life by Sandra Cisneros
2015
Armada by Ernest Cline
2015
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
2015
Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet
2015
Plotted: A Literary Atlas by Andrew DeGraff
2015
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery
2015
The Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman
2015
Boo by Neil Smith
2015
Disgruntled by Asali Solomon
2015
I Am Not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet by Leora Tanenbaum
2015
Kid Moses: A Novel by Mark R. Thornton
2015
The Fever by Megan Abbott
2014
The Disappearance Boy by Neil Bartlett
2014
Dark Eden by Chris Beckett
2014
The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey
2014
Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics by Chris Duffy
2014
The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
2014
The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
2014
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs
2014
Three Bargains: A Novel by Tania Malik
2014
Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves by James Nestor
2014
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg
2014
A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention by Matt Richtel
2014
Casebook by Mona Simpson
2014
The Heart Does Not Grow Back: A Novel by Fred Venturini
2014
Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende
2013
Lexicon by Max Barry
2013
Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya by Annick Cojean
2013
The Gamal: A Novel by Ciarán Collins
2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
2013
The Encyclopedia of Early Earth: A Graphic Novel by Isabel Greenberg
2013
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
2013
March: Book One by John Lewis
2013
A Map of Tulsa: A Novel by Benjamin Lytal
2013
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
2013
A Chance to Win: Boyhood, Baseball, and the Struggle for Redemption in the Inner City by Jonathan Schuppe
2013
Help for the Haunted by John Searles
2013
Brewster by Mark Slouka
2013
Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin
2013
Pure by Julianna Baggott
2012
Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
2012
This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike. by Augusten Burroughs
2012
Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent by Matthew Carr
2012
The Book of Jonas by Stephen Dau
2012
When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man by Nick Dybek
2012
Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made by Alan Eisenstock
2012
Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman
2012
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson
2012
That's Not a Feeling by Dan Josefson
2012
Edge of Dark Water by Joe R. Lansdale
2012
Little Star by John Ajvide Lindqvist
2012
Muck City: Winning and Losing in Football's Forgotten Town by Bryan Mealer
2012
So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
2012
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
2012
Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
2012
Earth: The Operators' Manual by Richard B. Alley
2011
Zahraʼs Paradise by Amir
2011
Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch
2011
Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell
2011
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
2011
Big Girl Small by Rachel DeWoskin
2011
The White Devil by Justin Evans
2011
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
2011
When She Woke by Hillary Jordan
2011
The World Beneath by Cate Kennedy
2011
The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan
2011
Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale: A Memoir by Rachel Lloyd
2011
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
2011
Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr
2011
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
2011
21: The Story of Roberto Clemente by Wilfred Santiago
2011
Vaclav & Lena by Haley Tanner
2011
American Boy by Larry Watson
2011
Elmer by Gerry Alanguilan
2010
Born Under a Million Shadows by Andrea Busfield
2010
The Outside Boy by Jeanine Cummins
2010
I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World by Eve Ensler
2010
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
2010
Crossing by Andrew Xia Fukuda
2010
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant
2010
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen
2010
Elegies for the Brokenhearted by Christie Hodgen
2010
The Dead Path by Stephen M. Irwin
2010
You are not a gadget : a manifesto by Jaron Lanier
2010
Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories by Sandra McDonald
2010
Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
2010
Wisenheimer: A Childhood Subject to Debate by Mark Oppenheimer
2010
Lean on Pete by Willy Vlautin
2010
Koko Be Good by Jen Wang
2010
Anthill: A Novel by Edward O. Wilson
2010
The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors: A Novel by Michele Young-Stone
2010
Total Oblivion, More or Less by Anya Johanna DeNiro
2009
Huge: A Novel by James W. Fuerst
2009
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
2009
The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman
2009
Clara's War by Clara Kramer
2009
A Mess of Everything (Fantagraphics) by Miss Lasko-Gross
2009
Mathilda Savitch by Victor Lodato
2009
Miles from Nowhere by Nami Mun
2009
Things I've Been Silent About: Memories by Azar Nafisi
2009
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
2009
Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett
2009
Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women by Harriet Reisen
2009
Sometimes We're Always Real Same-Same by Mattox Roesch
2009
Stitches: A Memoir by David Small
2009
The Thoreau You Don't Know: What the Prophet of Environmentalism Really Meant by Robert Sullivan
2009
Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
2009
Asta in the Wings (Tin House New Voice) by Jan Elizabeth Watson
2009
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
2009
Tunneling to the Center of the Earth: Stories by Kevin Wilson
2009
Life Sucks by Jessica Abel
2008
Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan
2008
The Somnambulist by Jonathan Barnes
2008
What It Is by Lynda Barry
2008
City of Thieves by David Benioff
2008
Have You Found Her: A Memoir by Janice Erlbaum
2008
Winged Creatures: A Novel by Roy Freirich
2008
The Flowers by Dagoberto Gilb
2008
Real World by Natsuo Kirino
2008
When We Were Romans by Matthew Kneale
2008
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve Lopez
2008
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
2008
Three Girls and Their Brother by Theresa Rebeck
2008
All Souls by Christine Schutt
2008
Tamara Drewe by Posy Simmonds
2008
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
2008
Over and Under by Todd Tucker
2008
First Darling of the Morning: Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood by Thrity Umrigar
2008
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
2008
Aya by Marguerite Abouet
2007
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo by Lawrence Anthony
2007
Swim to Me: A Novel by Betsy Carter
2007
The Silver Ship and the Sea by Brenda Cooper
2007
Mary Modern by Camille DeAngelis
2007
The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam by Ann Marie Fleming
2007
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
2007
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
2007
Child of the Jungle: The True Story of a Girl Caught Between Two Worlds by Sabine Kuegler
2007
The God of Animals by Aryn Kyle
2007
Fifteen Candles: 15 Tales of Taffeta, Hairspray, Drunk Uncles, and other Quinceanera Stories by Adriana Lopez
2007
Baltimore, or the Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire by Mike Mignola
2007
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
2007
The Wild Trees by Richard Preston
2007
The Amnesia Clinic by James Scudamore
2007
When We Get There: A Novel by Shauna Seliy
2007
The Beautiful Miscellaneous by Dominic Smith
2007
Petropolis by Anya Ulinich
2007
The Line Between by Peter S. Beagle
2006
Eagle blue : a team, a tribe, and a high school basketball season in Arctic Alaska by Michael D'Orso
2006
Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir by Janice Erlbaum
2006
The Long Run: A Novel by Leo Furey
2006
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders by Neil Gaiman
2006
Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa (Writing in Latinidad) by Rigoberto González
2006
Just Like Tomorrow by Faïza Guène
2006
Color of the Sea by John Hamamura
2006
Sloth by Gilbert Hernandez
2006
The Girls by Lori Lansens
2006
The Girl I Wanted to Be: A Novel by Sarah Grace McCandless
2006
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga, and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud
2006
Cross-X by Joe Miller
2006
Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
2006
Fortunate Son by Walter Mosley
2006
Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst
2006
Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home by Nando Parrado
2006
The Ruins of California by Martha Sherrill
2006
Can't Get No by Rick Veitch
2006
Midnight at the Dragon Café by Judy Fong Bates
2005
Electric Universe: The Shocking True Story of Electricity by David Bodanis
2005
The Lady and the Panda: The True Adventures of the First American Explorer to Bring Back China's Most Exotic Animal by Vicki Croke
2005
Twins by Marcy Dermansky
2005
The Summer We Got Saved by Pat Cunningham Devoto
2005
26a by Diana Evans
2005
Waking Up American: Coming of Age Biculturally by Angela Jane Fountas
2005
As Simple As Snow by Gregory Galloway
2005
The Hero Project by Robert Hatch
2005
The Greenstone Grail by Amanda Hemingway
2005
Night Fisher by R. Kikuo Johnson
2005
Somebody's Daughter by Marie Myung-Ok Lee
2005
The Jump: Sebastian Telfair and the High Stakes Business of High School Ball by Ian O'Connor
2005
My Jim by Nancy Rawles
2005
Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq by Riverbend
2005
Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
2005
Singer of Souls by Adam Stemple
2005
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
2005
Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America by Steve Almond
2004
FBI Girl: How I Learned to Crack My Father's Code by Maura Conlon-McIvor
2004
Departures by Lorna J. Cook
2004
Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer by Lynne Cox
2004
An Egg on Three Sticks by Jackie Fischer
2004
The Annunciation of Francesca Dunn by Janis Hallowell
2004
Donorboy by Brendan Halpin
2004
Foxmask by Juliet Marillier
2004
Starter for Ten by David Nicholls
2004
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
2004
Persepolis II: The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi
2004
Like the Red Panda (Harvest Book) by Andrea Seigel
2004
Gang of One: Memoirs of a Red Guard by Fan Shen
2004
Project X by Jim Shepard
2004
The Radioactive Boy Scout: The True Story of a Boy and His Backyard Nuclear Reactor by Ken Silverstein
2004
Name All the Animals: A Memoir by Alison Smith
2004
Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood by Jennifer Traig
2004
Spare Parts: From Campus to Combat: A Marine Reservist's Journey from Campus to Combat in 38 Days by Buzz Williams
2004
Jennifer Government by Max Barry
2003
You Belong in a Zoo!: Tales from a Lifetime Spent with Cobras, Crocs, and Other Creatures by Peter Brazaitis
2003
Wonder When You'll Miss Me by Amanda Davis
2003
Beyond the Hanging Wall by Sara Douglass
2003
The Spoken Word Revolution: Slam, Hip Hop, and the Poetry of a New Generation by Mark Eleveld
2003
The Water Dancers: A Novel by Terry Gamble
2003
Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Laurence Gonzales
2003
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
2003
Songcatchers: In Search of the World's Music by Mickey Hart
2003
School of Dreams: Making the Grade at a Top American High School by Edward Humes
2003
Second Helpings by Megan McCafferty
2003
The True Account: A Novel of the Lewis & Clark & Kinneson Expeditions by Howard Frank Mosher
2003
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
2003
Mending the World: Stories of Family by Contemporary Black Writers by Rosemarie Robotham
2003
True Notebooks by Mark Salzman
2003
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
2003
Kartography by Kamila Shamsie
2003
Learning Joy from Dogs without Collars: A Memoir by Lauralee Summer
2003
Everest: Summit of Achievement by Stephen Venables
2003
Old School by Tobias Wolff
2003
The Sky So Big and Black by John Barnes
2002
One! Hundred! Demons! by Lynda Barry
2002
Islam Explained by Tahar Ben Jelloun
2002
High and Mighty: SUVs--The World's Most Dangerous Vehicles and How They Got That Way by Keith Bradsher
2002
Hacker Cracker: A Journey from the Mean Streets of Brooklyn to the Frontiers of Cyberspace by David Chanoff
2002
Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros
2002
Prey by Michael Crichton
2002
Wild Orphans by Gerry Ellis
2002
The Science of Harry Potter: How Magic Really Works by Roger Highfield
2002
Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat--1945 by John P. Irwin
2002
Life at These Speeds: A Novel by Jeremy Jackson
2002
Never After by Rebecca Lickiss
2002
Portrait of a Burger as a Young Calf: The Story of One Man, Two Cows, and the Feeding of a Nation by Peter Lovenheim
2002
The Year of Ice by Brian Malloy
2002
Listening to Whales: What the Orcas Have Taught Us by Alexandra Morton
2002
When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
2002
Permanence by Karl Schroeder
2002
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
2002
When Race Becomes Real: Black and White Writers Confront Their Personal Histories by Bernestine Singley
2002
The Little Friend by Donna Tartt
2002
Auschwitz Explained to My Child by Annette Wieviorka
2002
Fire Fighters: Stories of Survival from the Front Lines of Firefighting by Clint Willis
2002
The Yokota Officers Club by Sarah Bird
2001
Open Season by C. J. Box
2001
All Loves Excelling by Josiah Bunting
2001
The Parrot Who Owns Me: The Story of a Relationship by Joanna Burger
2001
The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States by Edwidge Danticat
2001
Bombingham by Anthony Grooms
2001
Boys House by Jim Heynen
2001
The Woman Who Watches Over the World: A Native Memoir by Linda Hogan
2001
The Serpent's Shadow by Mercedes Lackey
2001
Help Wanted: Tales from the First Job Front by Sydney Lewis
2001
Gold in the Water: The True Story of Ordinary Men and Their Extraordinary Dream of Olympic Glory by P. H. Mullen
2001
The Rover by Mel Odom
2001
When the Drama Club is Not Enough: Lessons from the Safe Schools Program for Gay and Lesbian Students by Jeff Perrotti
2001
Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture by Katha Pollitt
2001
The Chip : How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution by T. R. Reid
2001
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
2001
Flight and Other Stories by José Skinner
2001
Last Breath: Cautionary Tales from the Limits of Human Endurance by Peter Stark
2001
Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self by Rebecca Walker
2001
Daughters of Absence: Transforming a Legacy of Loss by Mindy Weisel
2001
Martyrs' Crossing by Amy Wilentz
2001
Kingdom of Cages by Sarah Zettel
2001
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
2000
Paper Shadows: A Memoir of a Past Lost and Found by Wayson Choy
2000
Counting Coup by Larry Colton
2000
Honky by Dalton Conley
2000
Alice's Tulips by Sandra Dallas
2000
Jim the Boy by Tony Earley
2000
The Keeper of Dreams by Peter Shann Ford
2000
How All This Started: A Novel by Pete Fromm
2000
Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho by Jon Katz
2000
Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found by Jennifer Lauck
2000
The Girls of Summer: The U.S. Women's Soccer Team and How It Changed the World by Jere Longman
2000
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
2000
The Floating Girl by Sujata Massey
2000
The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams by Nasdijj
2000
The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk by Jennifer Niven
2000
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick
2000
Real Boys' Voices by William S. Pollack
2000
The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee: Observations on Not Fitting In by Paisley Rekdal
2000
Las Mamis: Latin Authors Remember Their Mothers by Esmeralda Santiago
2000
Prospero's Children by Jan Siegel
2000
Diamond Dogs by Alan Watt
2000
Sunday You Learn How to Box: A Novel by Bil Wright
2000
Giant Steps: The New Generation of African American Writers by Kevin Young
2000
A Renaissance in Harlem: Lost Essays of the WPA, by Ralph Ellison, Dorothy West, and Other Voices of a Generation by Lionel C. Bascom
1999
Zero G: Life and Survival in Space by Peter Bond
1999
High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places by David Breashears
1999
Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
1999
Timeline by Michael Crichton
1999
The Reappearance of Sam Webber by Jonathon Scott Fuqua
1999
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
1999
Growing Up Ethnic in America: Contemporary Fiction About Learning to Be American by Maria Mazziotti Gillan
1999
Animal Underworld: Inside America's Black Market for Rare and Exotic Species by Alan Green
1999
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
1999
Local Girls by Alice Hoffman
1999
Chinhominey's Secret by Nancy Kim
1999
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King
1999
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald
1999
Flyboy Action Figure Comes with Gasmask by Jim Munroe
1999
Americans' Favorite Poems by Robert Pinsky
1999
Imani All Mine by Connie Rose Porter
1999
Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray
1999
Letters from Yellowstone by Diane Smith
1999
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
1999
My Grandfather's Finger by Edward Swift
1999
From the Black Hills: A Novel by Judy Troy
1999
Edith's Story: The True Story of a Young Girl's Courage and Survival During World War II by Edith Velmans
1999
Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony by Geoffrey C. Ward
1999
The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline Alexander
1998
Getting In by James Finney Boylan
1998
Heartlight by Marion Zimmer Bradley
1998
Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse by Anne Carson
1998
First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy (Bluejacket Books) by Sharon Hanley Disher
1998
Needles by Andie Dominick
1998
The Loop by Nicholas Evans
1998
God Bless the Child by Ellen Feldman
1998
People of the Mist by Kathleen O'Neal Gear
1998
Tea That Burns: A Family Memoir of Chinatown by Bruce Hall
1998
Rocket Boys by Jr. Homer H. Hickam
1998
Power by Linda Hogan
1998
Children of Israel Children of Palestine by Laurel Holliday
1998
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
1998
Moonfall by Jack McDevitt
1998
Election by Tom Perrotta
1998
Fearless Girls, Wise Women & Beloved Sisters: Heroines in Folktales from Around the World by Kathleen Ragan
1998
On the Outside Looking In: A Year in an Inner-City High School by Cristina Rathbone
1998
King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero by David Remnick
1998
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1998
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1998
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1997
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1997
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1997
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1997
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1997
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1997
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1997
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1997
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1997
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1996
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1996
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1996
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1996
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1996
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1996
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1996
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1996
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1995
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1995
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