1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  2. Inferno by Dan Brown
  3. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  5. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  6. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
  7. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
  8. The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
  9. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  10. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin



  1. Ingenious: A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America by Jason Fagone
  2. The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy by Larry J. Sabato (Col ’74, Faculty)
  3. The Hedgehog Review: Minding Our Minds (Summer 2014)
  4. Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being near, in, on, or under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do by Wallace J. Nichols
  5. Something New Under The Sun: Education at Mr. Jefferson’s College by Meredith Jung-En Woo (Faculty)
  6. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
  7. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
  8. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
  9. Bossypants by Tina Fey (Col ’92)
  10. Nursing Rural America: Perspectives from the Early 20th Century by John C. Kirchgessner (Nurs ’88, ’89, Grad ’06) & Arlene    W. Keeling (Nurs ’74, ’87, Grad ’92, Faculty)