Fiction/Poetry

  1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  2. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
  3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  4. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
  5. Tinkers by Paul Harding
  6. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  7. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
  8. Little Bee by Chris Cleave
  9. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner
  10. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver

Nonfiction

  1. The Viking in the Wheat Field: A Scientist’s Struggle to Preserve the World’s Harvest by Susan Dworkin
  2. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
  3. The Fall of 2008 by Edwin T. Burton (faculty)
  4. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  5. A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing by Burton G. Malkiel
  6. Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi
  7. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
  8. Integrating Differentiated Instruction & Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids by Carol Ann Tomlinson (faculty) and Jay McTighe
  9. True Prep: It’s a Whole New Old World by Lisa Birnbach
  10. Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler