Great Fiction List ---

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

The Help by Katherine Stockett

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Burroughs

Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris

Possession by A.S. Byatt

Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

Captiain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres

The Goldbug Variations by Richard Powers

The Beans of Egypt, Maine by Caroline Chute

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles

The Once and Future King by T. H. White

Rebecca by Daphe du Maurier

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

My Antonia by Willa Cather

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin

The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

The Dive from Clausen's Pier by Anne Packer

The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Wicked by Phillip Maguire

The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig

Wolf Hall  and Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel