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GENRES

Apology
Plato

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | BCE

Apple: Skin to the Core
Eric Gansworth

Nonfiction | Memoir in Verse | YA | Published in 2020

Apples Never Fall
Liane Moriarty

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

Approach of Winter
William Carlos Williams

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1921

April Morning
Howard Fast

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1961

Araby
James Joyce

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1914

Arcadia
Tom Stoppard

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1993

Arcadia
Lauren Groff

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2012

Archer's Voice
Mia Sheridan

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2014

Arc of Justice
Kevin Boyle

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2004

Arden of Faversham
Anonymous

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1592

Areopagitica
John Milton

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1644

Are Prisons Obsolete?
Angela Y. Davis

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2003

Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
Alison Bechdel

Nonfiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Adult | Published in 2012

Are you the new person drawn toward me?
Walt Whitman

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1860

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

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1970

Ariadne
Jennifer Saint

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

Ariel
Sylvia Plath

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1965

Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1872

Arrival at Santos
Elizabeth Bishop

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1952

Arrow of God
Chinua Achebe

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1964

Arsenic and Adobo
Mia P. Manansala

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

Arsenic and Old Lace
Joseph Kesselring

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1941

Ars Poetica
Horace

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1991

Ars Poetica?
Czesław Miłosz

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1968

Artemis
Andy Weir

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

Artemis Fowl
Eoin Colfer

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2001

Artificial Condition
Martha Wells

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

Aru Shah and the End of Time
Roshani Chokshi

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2018

As Brave As You
Jason Reynolds

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2016

As Good As Dead
Holly Jackson

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2021

Ashes
Laurie Halse Anderson

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2016

Ashes Of Roses
Mary Jane Auch

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2002

Ash Wednesday
T. S. Eliot

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1930

As I Lay Dying
William Faulkner

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1930

As I Walk These Broad Majestic Days
Walt Whitman

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1855

Ask Again, Yes
Mary Beth Keane

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

Ask Me No Questions
Marina Budhos

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2006

Ask The Dust
John Fante

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1939

As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow
Zoulfa Katouh

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2022

As Nature Made Him
John Colapinto

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2000

Aspects of the Novel
E. M. Forster

Nonfiction | Reference/Text Book | Adult | Published in 1927

Assata: An Autobiography
Assata Shakur

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1987

Assistant to the Villain
Hannah Nicole Maehrer

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune
Anderson Cooper, Katherine Howe

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2023

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Neil Degrasse Tyson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2017

As You Like It
William Shakespeare

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1599

At an Inn
Thomas Hardy

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1892

Athlete Vs. Mathlete
W.C. Mack

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2013

At Home
Anton Chekhov

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1897

Atlanta Exposition Speech
Booker T. Washington

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1895

Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1957

Atonement
Ian McEwan

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2001

At Swim-Two-Birds
Flann O'Brien

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1939

Attack Of The Black Rectangles
A.S King

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2022

At the Back of the North Wind
George MacDonald

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1871

At the Bottom of the River
Jamaica Kincaid

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1983

At the ’Cadian Ball
Kate Chopin

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1892

At the Galleria Shopping Mall
Tony Hoagland

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2009

At the Gym
Mark Doty

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2002

At the Mountains of Madness
H. P. Lovecraft

Fiction | Novella | Adult | Published in 1936

At the Sea-Side
Robert Louis Stevenson

Fiction | Poem | Middle Grade | Published in 1913

Aubade
Major Jackson

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2015

Aubade with Burning City
Ocean Vuong

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2014

Auggie & Me
R. J. Palacio

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Middle Grade | Published in 2014

Auguries of Innocence
William Blake

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1863

August: Osage County
Tracy Letts

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 2007

Augustown: A Novel
Kei Miller

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2016

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
Adrienne Rich

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1951

Aura
Carlos Fuentes

Fiction | Novella | Adult | Published in 1962

Aurora Leigh
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult | Published in 1856

Austerlitz
W.G. Sebald

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2001

Authority: A Novel
Jeff VanderMeer

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2014

Autobiography Of A Face
Lucy Grealy

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1994

Autobiography of a Yogi
Paramahansa Yogananda

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1946

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1791

Autobiography Of Red
Anne Carson

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult | Published in 1998

Ava's Man
Rick Bragg

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2001

Ave Maria
Frank O'Hara

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1964

Average Waves in Unprotected Waters
Anne Tyler

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1977

Awkward
Svetlana Chmakova

Fiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Middle Grade | Published in 2015

Axolotl
Julio Cortázar

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1952

The ABC Murders
Agatha Christie

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1936

The Abolition of Man
C. S. Lewis

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1943

The Absent Author
Ron Roy

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1997

The Accidental Tourist
Anne Tyler

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1985

The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
John Steinbeck

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1976

The Adding Machine
Elmer Rice

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1929