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So You Want to Be a Robot Rustad, A. Merc


1984Orwell, George
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
 – Twain, Mark
The Color Purple
Walker, Alice
Ethan Frome – Wharton, Edith
Giovanni’s Room – Baldwin, James
The Great Gatsby – Fitzgerald, F. Scott
A Lesson Before Dying – Gaines, Ernest J.
The Metamorphosis – Kafka, Franz
Orlando – Woolf, Virginia
The Picture of Dorian Gray – Wilde, Oscar
Rubyfruit Jungle – Brown, Rita Mae
Their Eyes Were Watching God – Hurston, Zora Neale
The Turn of the Screw – James, Henry


And She WasVerdi, Jessica
The Emperor’s RiddleZhang, Kat
Moskowitz, Hannah/Helgeson, Kat
George – Gino, Alex
The Hate U Give – Thomas, Angie
Hello, Universe – Kelly, Erin Entrada
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life – Sáenz, Benjamin Alire
Kings, Queens, and In-BetweensBoteju, Tanya
The Lines We Cross – Abdel-Fattah, Randa
A Little Life – Yanagihara, Hanya
Living Dead Girl – Scott, Elizabeth
Long Way Down – Reynolds, Jason
Prom Queen Perfect – David, Clarisse
Some Girls Bind – James, Rory
That’s Not What Happened – Keplinger, Kody
This is Where it Ends – Nijkamp, Marieke
Wink Poppy Midnight – Tucholke, April Genevieve
You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!Gino, Alex
You Know Me Well – LaCour, Nina/Leviathan, David

– Romance

Coffee BoyChant, Austin
Curved Horizon (Camellia Clock Cycle #2)
– Brooke, Taylor
Everything Leads to You – 
LaCour, Nina
Fortitude Smashed (Camellia Clock Cycle #1) – Brooke, Taylor
The Ghosts of Halloween (Learning Curves #1.5) – Simkiss, Ceillie
Girl Out of Water – Silverman, Laura
The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy – Gottfred, B.T.
I Wish You All the Best – Deaver, Mason
Knit One, Girl Two – Glassman, Shira
Learning Curves (Learning Curves #1.5) – Simkiss, Ceillie
Long Macchiatos and Monsters – Evans, Alison
Love is Love – Bach, Mette
The Melody of You and Me (Lillac Town #1) – Hollis, M.
Nine of Swords, Reversed – West, Xan
The Paths We Choose (Lillac Town #2) – Hollis, M.
Ronit and Jamil – Laskin, Pamela L.
Thanks a Lot, John LeClair – Parkhurst, Johanna
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #1) – Han, Jenny
Wrapped Up in You (Learning Curves #2) – Simkiss, Ceillie


The Battle of Hackham Heath (Ranger’s Apprentice: The Early Years #2) – Flanagan, John
Beneath the CitadelSoria, Destiny
Daughter of the Burning City – 
Foody, Amanda
Dead City – Squailia, Gabriel
Dreadnought (Nemesis #1) – Daniels, April
The Girl from Everywhere (The Girl from Everywhere #1) – Heilig, Heidi
Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle #1) – Jones, Diana Wynne
The Mad Wolf’s Daughter (Mad Wolf’s Daughter #1) – Magras, Diane
The Need for Overwhelming Sensation – Takács, Bogi
This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) – Schwab, Victoria/V.E.
The Tiger’s Watch (Ashes of Gold #1) – Ember, Julia
Treasure Hunt – Glassman, Shira
Under the Savannah Stars – Ember, Julia
Unicorn Tracks – Ember, Julia
The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy #1) – Rutkoski, Marie

– Fabulism

Angels in America (Angels in America #1-#2)Kushner, Tony
Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1)
McGuire, Seanan

– High/Epic/Heavy

Age of Myth (Legends of the First Empire #1) – Sullivan, Michael J.
Age of Swords (Legends of the First Empire #2) Sullivan, Michael J.
Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy #1) – Hobb, Robin
Assassin’s Quest (Farseer Trilogy #3) – Hobb, Robin
The Book of How to Live – Lemberg, Rose
The Brilliant Death (The Brilliant Death #1) – Capetta, Amy Rose
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic #1) – Schwab, Victoria/V.E.
Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms #1) – Rhodes, Morgan
Geometries of Belonging – Lemberg, Rose
Mask of Shadows (Mask of Shadows #1) – Miller, Linsey
A Portrait of the Desert in Personages of Power – Lemberg, Rose
Reign of the Fallen (Reign of the Fallen #1) – Marsh, Sarah Glenn
Royal Assassin (Farseer Trilogy #2) – Hobb, Robin
Ruin of Stars (Mask of Shadows #2) – Miller, Linsey
Shadow and Bone (Grisha Trilogy #1) – Bardugo, Leigh
Sightwitch (Witchlands #2.5) – Dennard, Susan
Song of the Dead (Reign of the Fallen #2) – Marsh, Sarah Glenn
A Taste of Honey (The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps #2) – Wilson, Kai Ashante
Truthwitch (Witchlands #1) – Dennard, Susan
Uprooted – Novik, Naomi
Warbreaker (Warbreaker #1) – Sanderson, Brandon
Windwitch (Witchlands #2) – Dennard, Susan

– Historical Fantasy

The Bear and the Nightingale – Arden, Katherine
The Devourers – Das, Indra
Caroline’s Heart – Chant, Austin
A Gathering of Ravens – Oden, Scott
Timekeeper (Timekeeper #1) – Sim, Tara

– Low/Urban

The Battle (The Gauntlet #1)Riazi, Karuna
The Darkest Part of the Forest
Black, Holly
Fire Boy (Djinn-son Duology #1)
Shah, Sami
The Gauntlet (The Battle #1) – Riazi, Karuna
Going Through the Motions (Stake Sauce Stories #1) – Sylver, RoAnna
Help Wanted (Ashveil Academy #1) – Emery, J.
The Lost Coast – Capetta, Amy Rose
Mouse – Burley, Richard Ford
The Rules and Regulations for Mediating Myths and Magic – Lukens, F.T.
Sawkill Girls – Legrand, Claire
Shadowshaper (Shadowshaper #1) – Older, Daniel José
We Awaken – Lynne, Calista

– Magical Realism

When the Moon Was Ours – McLemore, Anna-Marie

– Paranormal

City of Ghosts (Cassidy Blake #1) Schwab, Victoria/V.E.
The Creeping Shadow (Lockwood & Co. #4)
Stroud, Jonathan
The Daemoniac (The Dominion #1)
– Ross, Kat
The Hollow Boy (Lockwood & Co. #3)
Stroud, Jonathan
Osgood, Michelle
Jinx (Jinx #1) – Rozen, Alice
The Mercy of the Tide – Rosson, Keith
The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co. #1) – Stroud, Jonathan
Small Changes Over Long Periods of Time – Szpara, K.M.
Spirit Hunters (Spirit Hunters #1) – Oh, Ellen
Undead Girl Gang – Anderson, Lily
The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co. #2) – Stroud, Jonathan
The Wicked Deep – Ernshaw, Shea

– Retellings

Peter Darling – Chant, Austin
Queen of Hearts (Queen of Hearts Saga #1) – Oakes, Colleen
Ripped Pages – Hollis, M.
The Seafarer’s Kiss – Ember, Julia
Sea Foam and Silence – O’Connacht, Lynn E.
Walking on Knives – Chhabra, Maya

Graphic Novels

The Backstagers (Issues #1-#8) – Tynion, IV, James
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic – Bechdel, Alison

– Comics

Generation Why (Ms. Marvel #2) – Wilson, G. Willow
Hollywood and Vine (Faith #1) – Houser, Jody
Jughead (Jughead #1) – Zdarsky, Chip
No Normal (Ms. Marvel #1) – Wilson, G. Willow


Dr Jekyll and Mr SeekO’Neill, Anthony
The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue
Lee, Mackenzi
Gyasi, Yaa
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Jenkins Reid, Taylor
Under a Painted Sky – Lee, Stacey
You Bring the Distant Near – Perkins, Mitali

– Mystery

Escaping from Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper #3)Maniscalco, Kerri 
Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2)
Maniscalco, Kerri
Limelight (Penny Green #1)
Organ, Emily
A Madness So Discreet – McGinnis, Mindy
Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1) – Maniscalco, Kerri
The Teacher (Penny Green Short Mystery #1) – Organ, Emily


And the Trees Crept In – Kurtagich, Dawn
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna #1) – Blake, Kendare
Cat’s Cradle (Cat #1) – Johnstone, William J.
The Darkdeep (The Darkdeep #1) – Condie, Ally/Reichs, Brendan
Dead Voices (Small Spaces #2) – Arden, Katherine
Highway Bodies – Evans, Alison
Horrorstör – Hendrix, Grady
Into the Drowning Deep (Rolling in the Deep #1) – Grant, Mira
The Jersey Devil – Shea, Hunter
The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1)Killjoy, Margaret
Loch Ness Revenge – Shea, Hunter
The Luminous Dead – Starling, Caitlin
The Murders of Molly Southborne (Molly Southborne #1) – Thompson, Tade
My Life as a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie #1) – Rowland, Diana
Pet Sematary – King, Stephen
Small Spaces (Small Spaces #1) – Arden, Katherine
Wilder Girls – Power, Rory
The Woman in Black – Hill, Susan


– Biography/Autobiography/Memoir

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) TeenJennings, Jazz
Between the World and Me
Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Bygone Badass Broads – Lee, Mackenzi
Escape from Camp 14 – Harden, Blaine
Gender Failure – Coyote, Ivan E./Spoon, Rae
Into the Wild – Krakauer, Jon
The Things They Carried – O’Brien, Tim

– Case Studies

Chasing American MonstersOffutt, Jason
The Frighteners – 
Laws, Peter
She/He/They/Me – Ryle, Robyn

– Reference Literature

How to Read Literature Like a Professor – Foster, Thomas C.

– True Crime

The Borland Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century – Miller, Sarah
The Case of the Zodiac Killer – Morford, Michael/Ferguson, Michael
Murder at Broad River Bridge – Shipp, Bill


Helium – Francisco, Rudy
The Princess Saves Herself in this One
 – Lovelace, Amanda

Science Fiction

The Abyss Surrounds Us (The Abyss Surrounds Us #1) – Skrutskie, Emily
Binti (Binti #1) – Okorafor, Nnedi
Birthing Orion – Murray, Dax
Dare Mighty Things (Dare Mighty Things #1) Kaczynski, Heather
The Edge of the Abyss (The Abyss Surrounds Us #2) – Skrutskie, Emily
Forestspirit, Forestspirit – Takács, Bogi
The Hound of Justice (The Janet Watson Chronicles #2) – O’Dell, Claire
Hullmetal Girls – Skrutskie, Emily
Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1) – Crichton, Michael
The Martian – Weir, Andy
Not Your Backup (Sidekick Squad #3) – Lee, C.B.
Not Your Sidekick (Sidekick Squad #1) – Lee, C.B.
Not Your Villain (Sidekick Squad #2) – Lee, C.B.
The Owls Have Come to Take Us Away – Smith, Ronald L.
River of Teeth (River of Teeth #1) – Gailey, Sarah
Sleeping Giants (Themis Files #1) – Neuvel, Sylvain
A Study in Honor (The Janet Watson Chronicles #1) – O’Dell, Claire
Waking Gods (Themis Files #2) – Neuvel, Sylvain
We Are the Ants – Hutchinson, Shaun David

– Dystopia

Consider (Holo #1) – Acevedo, Kristy
Contribute (Holo #2) – Acevedo, Kristy
The Dark Planet (Atherton #3) – Carman, Patrick
The House of Power (Atherton #1) – Carman, Patrick
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (The Tribe #1) – Kwaymullina, Ambelin
Never Now Always – Boskovich, Desirina
On the Edge of Gone – Duyvis, Corinne
Open Mic Night at the End of the World – Meyers, Jessica
Rebel Seoul – Oh, Axie
Rivers of Power (Atherton #2) – Carman, Patrick
The Scorpion Rules (Children of Peace #1) – Bow, Erin
Steelheart (The Reckoners #1) – Sanderson, Brandon
Want – Pon, Cindy

– Space Opera

27 Hours (Nightside Saga #1) Wright, Tristina
All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1)Wells, Martha
Ascension (Tangled Axon #1)
Koyanagi, Jacqueline
Failure to Communicate (Xandri Corelel #1)Sønderby, Kaia
Fluency (Confluence #1)
Wells, Jennifer Foehner
Illuminae (Illuminae Files #1) – Kaufman, Amie/Kristoff, Jay
Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse #1) – Corey, James S.A.
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) – Chambers, Becky
Once & Future (Once & Future #1) – Capetta, Amy Rose/McCarthy, Cori
Waiting on a Bright Moon – Yang, JY

– Time Travel

Ida – Evans, Alison


All Fall Down – Bale, Tom
Ashley Bell – Koontz, Dean
The Atrocities – Shipp, Jeremy C.
The Butterfly Garden (Collector Trilogy #1) – Hutchison, Dot
Environmentally Friendly – Zanbaka, Elias
The Gathering (Shadow House #1) – Poblocki, Dan
The Hatching (The Hatching #1) – Boone, Ezekiel

– Mystery

The Girl on the Train – Hawkins, Paula
The Roanoke Girls – Engel, Amy
Sadie – Summers, Courtney