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What book did you like?


Click on Submit a Link below and tell us about a book you enjoyed.

When the form asks for a Link URL, copy and paste the web address from a library page, page, or other web page that describes your book.

When it asks for Description, tell us in one to three sentences what the book is about and why you liked it.


Other Reading Lists

NOTE: Some of these lists may contain a mix of fiction and nonfiction titles.

Also check the "New Arrivals" and other book displays on the library's upper level.

Library's Journal's Most Influential Fiction

New York Times Best Sellers

Oprah's Book Club (includes some nonfiction)

Suggested Reading (Eastern Kentucky University)


Some FICTION Books in LCCC's Rothrock Library

Here are some FICTION books you might like. After you click on a book title, look at the book's location and pay attention to the its status to see if it is available to borrow or already on loan to someone else. Also look at its number of pages, description and/or contents, and subject headings for more details.

 Most or all of these books are located on the lower level of LCCC's Rothrock Library in Schnecksville. If you are at Carbon, Donley, or Morgan, click on Request to have a book sent for you to pick up at your center's front desk.

Before borrowing a book, read a page or more of it to ensure that you like its writing style and it meets your instructor's requirements. To find other books you can perform a Keyword search in the library catalog or ask a librarian for assistance. Finally, make sure the book meets your instructor's approval.

The Appeal - John Grisham
legal, environment

As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
family, poverty, historical

The Boat - Nam Le
Australian fiction

Brooklyn: A Novel - Colm Tóibín
love stories, psychological fiction, women, immigrants, Ireland

Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
runaway teenagers, New York

The Choice
love story

The Dangerous Days of Daniel X - James Patterson
science fiction, aliens, kidnapping

Divisadero - Michael Ondaatje
sisters, adopted children

Double Cross: A Novel - James Patterson
police psychologists, serial murderers, African American police

Drowning Ruth - Christina Schwarz
historical, family, farm life

Ethan Frome - Edith Wharton
New England, rural poor

The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
adolescent cancer, love story

Fear Nothing - Dean Koontz
human experimentation in medicine, genetics research

Fire and Ice - Paul Garrison
suspense, kidnapping

The Glister: A Novel - John Burnside
suspense, missing children

The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
rich people, 1920's, Long Island (NY)

Handle with Care - Jodi Picoult
children with disabilities, abortion

The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Civil Rights Movement, African American women

The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
survival, science fiction

In the Time of the Butterflies - (TV movie 2001) - Julia Alvarez
Dominican Republic, sisters, revolutionaries

Indignation - Philip Roth
antisemitism, self-realization, New Jersey, Ohio

Kill Me if You Can - James Patterson and Marshall Karp
art students, assassins, diamond trade industry

A Mercy - Toni Morrison
historical fiction, interracial adoption, racism

Murder Is Binding - Lorna Barrett
mystery, New Hampshire

1984 - George Orwell
political fiction

Obedience: A Novel - Will Lavender
mystery, missing persons, colleges

The Other - (film 2010) - David Guterson
male friendship, Washington state

Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky
high school students, social life

The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
missionaries, political upheaval

Precious: A Novel - (Film 2009) - Sandra Novack
love stories, missing children, teen pregnancy, incest

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
early 19th century England

Run - Ann Patchett
domestic fiction, adopted children, bereavement, New England

The Secret Life of Bees - (film 2008) - Sue Monk Kidd
teenage girls, race relations, beekeepers

The Road - Cormac McCarthy
futuristic, fathers and sons, survival skills

The Taking - Dean Koontz
suspense, mystery, California, psychological threat

The Tenderness of Wolves - Stef Penney
mystery, suspense, historical

Tethered: A Novel - Amy MacKinnon
suspense, undertakers, murder

That Old Cape Magic - Richard Russo
domestic fiction, marriage, divorce, mid-life

True Believer - Nicholas Sparks
romance, supernatural

Winter in the Blood - James Welch
historical fiction, family, Western

The Year of Pleasures - Elizabeth Berg
psychological fiction, love story


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