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Article in [[:Category:Adult Fiction|Adult Fiction]], and [[:Category:Historical|Historical]] categories. Article in [[:Category:Adult Fiction|Adult Fiction]], and [[:Category:Historical|Historical]] categories.
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+good+earth '''The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?pride+and+prejudice '''Pride and Prejudice'''] by Jane Austen
 +:This popular novel is also on the list of [[Top 100 Beach Books]]
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?don+quixote+de+la+mancha '''Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+good+earth '''The Good Earth'''] by Pearl S. Buck
 +:Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize, this book chronicles several years in the life of a Chinese farming family during the early 20th century.
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tale+of+two+cities '''A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?fahrenheit+451 '''Fahrenheit 451'''] by Ray Bradbury
 +:In the future, firemen don't put out fires, they create them to burn books. This is a good example of dystopian literature, and it's on the list of [[Top 100 Science Fiction Novels]].
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?crime+and+punishment+dostoevsky '''Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jane+eyre '''Jane Eyre'''] by Charlotte Bronte
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+great+gatsby '''The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wuthering+heights '''Wuthering Heights'''] by Emily Bronte
 +:Another popular [[Romance]] novel, this also made the list of [[Top 100 Beach Books]]
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+complete+sherlock+holmes '''The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+stranger '''The Stranger'''] by Albert Camus
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?catch+22 '''Catch 22 by Joseph Heller''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?my+antonia '''My Antonia'''] by Willa Cather
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?best+short+stories+of+o+henry '''The Best Short Stories by O. Henry''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?don+quixote+de+la+mancha '''Don Quixote'''] by Miguel De Cervantes
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?brave+new+world '''A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?heart+of+darkness '''Heart of Darkness'''] by Joseph Conrad
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+call+of+the+wild '''The Call of the Wild by Jack London''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+red+badge+of+courage '''The Red Badge of Courage'''] by Stephen Crane
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gone+with+the+wind '''Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?robinson+crusoe '''Robinson Crusoe'''] by Daniel Defoe
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?beloved+morrison '''Beloved by Toni Morrison''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tale+of+two+cities '''A Tale of Two Cities'''] by Charles Dickens
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?cry+the+beloved+country+paton '''Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?great+expectations '''Great Expectations'''] by Charles Dickens
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?all+quiet+on+the+western+front '''All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?crime+and+punishment+dostoevsky '''Crime and Punishment'''] by Fyodor Dostoevsky
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+catcher+in+the+rye '''The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+complete+sherlock+holmes '''The Complete Sherlock Holmes'''] by Arthur Conan Doyle
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+grapes+of+wrath '''The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?silas+marner '''Silas Marner'''] by George Eliot
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?adventures+of+huckleberry+finn '''The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?invisible+man+ellison '''Invisible Man'''] by Ralph Ellison
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?ethan+frome '''Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton''']+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+sound+and+the+fury '''The Sound and the Fury'''] by William Faulkner
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+great+gatsby '''The Great Gatsby'''] by F. Scott Fitzgerald
 +:Fitzgerald's novel observes the lives of society folks on Long Island during the Roaring 20's. This was the Big Read Selection in 2007. For more information, see [[Typically Gatsby]]
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?room+with+a+view '''A Room With a View'''] by E.M. Forster
 +:Lucy Honeychurch begins to see the world differently after meeting some other English travelers while staying at a pensione in Florence, Italy.
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?diary+of+a+young+girl '''Diary of A Young Girl'''] by Anne Frank
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lord+of+the+flies '''Lord of the Flies'''] by William Golding
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tess+of+the+d'urbervilles '''Tess of the D'Urbervilles'''] by Thomas Hardy
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+scarlet+letter '''The Scarlet Letter'''] by Nathaniel Hawthorne
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?catch+22 '''Catch 22'''] by Joseph Heller
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+old+man+and+the+sea '''The Old Man and the Sea'''] by Ernest Hemingway
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?best+short+stories+of+o+henry '''The Best Short Stories'''] by O. Henry
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?their+eyes+were+watching+god '''Their Eyes Were Watching God'''] by Zora Neale Hurston
 +:Janie Crawford reflects on the relationships she's had with different men in her life in Florida during the early part of the 20th century. [[Their Eyes Were Watching God]] was the Big Read selection in 2009.
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?brave+new+world '''A Brave New World'''] by Aldous Huxley
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+legend+of+sleepy+hollow '''The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'''] by Washington Irving
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?separate+peace '''A Separate Peace'''] by John Knowles
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?to+kill+a+mockingbird '''To Kill a Mockingbird'''] by Harper Lee
 +:Three children during the 1930's observe the goings-on in their Mississippi town, including their reclusive neighbor and the trial of a black man accused of rape. [[To Kill a Mockingbird]] was the Big Read selection in 2008.
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+call+of+the+wild '''The Call of the Wild'''] by Jack London
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?moby+dick '''Moby Dick'''] by Herman Melville
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gone+with+the+wind '''Gone With the Wind'''] by Margaret Mitchell
 +:Epic story of Scarlett O'Hara's life and loves in Georgia during the American Civil War and postwar years.
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?beloved+morrison '''Beloved'''] by Toni Morrison
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?1984 '''1984'''] by George Orwell
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?cry+the+beloved+country+paton '''Cry, The Beloved Country'''] by Alan Paton
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?all+quiet+on+the+western+front '''All Quiet on the Western Front'''] by Erich Maria Remarque
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+catcher+in+the+rye '''The Catcher in the Rye'''] by J.D. Salinger
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?of+mice+and+men '''Of Mice and Men'''] by John Steinbeck
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+grapes+of+wrath '''The Grapes of Wrath'''] by John Steinbeck
 +:The Joad family travels to California to search for work and a better life during the Great Depression.
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?uncle+toms+cabin '''Uncle Tom's Cabin'''] by Harriet Beecher Stowe
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?war+and+peace '''War and Peace'''] by Leo Tolstoy
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?anna+karenina '''Anna Karenina'''] by Leo Tolstoy
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?adventures+of+huckleberry+finn '''The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'''] by Mark Twain
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?ethan+frome '''Ethan Frome'''] by Edith Wharton
 + 
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?native+son '''Native Son'''] by Richard Wright

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Article in Adult Fiction, and Historical categories.

This popular novel is also on the list of Top 100 Beach Books
Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize, this book chronicles several years in the life of a Chinese farming family during the early 20th century.
In the future, firemen don't put out fires, they create them to burn books. This is a good example of dystopian literature, and it's on the list of Top 100 Science Fiction Novels.
Another popular Romance novel, this also made the list of Top 100 Beach Books
Fitzgerald's novel observes the lives of society folks on Long Island during the Roaring 20's. This was the Big Read Selection in 2007. For more information, see Typically Gatsby
Lucy Honeychurch begins to see the world differently after meeting some other English travelers while staying at a pensione in Florence, Italy.
Janie Crawford reflects on the relationships she's had with different men in her life in Florida during the early part of the 20th century. Their Eyes Were Watching God was the Big Read selection in 2009.
Three children during the 1930's observe the goings-on in their Mississippi town, including their reclusive neighbor and the trial of a black man accused of rape. To Kill a Mockingbird was the Big Read selection in 2008.
Epic story of Scarlett O'Hara's life and loves in Georgia during the American Civil War and postwar years.
  • 1984 by George Orwell
The Joad family travels to California to search for work and a better life during the Great Depression.
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