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Popular Reading and More: Popular Reading

This guide is an abbreviated look at the many novels and nonfiction that are available for leisure reading. It will be updated on a regular basis as more books are put on the shelves. Click on a cover to learn more about the book. To find a particular title, please use the catalog on the Simpson Library homepage or ask a reference librarian for assistance.

Contemporary Fiction

People Person  Our Missing Hearts  The Angel of Rome and Other Stories  The Furrows  The Fortunes of Jaded Women  The Hotel Nantucket  


Historical Fiction

The Night Ship  The Daughter of Doctor Moreau  My Government Means to Kill Me  Peach Blossom Spring Demon Copperhead       


Nonfiction

The Light We Carry Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard What If? 2  I'm Glad My Mom Died We Were Dreamers  Dirtbag Massachusetts


Fantasy

Cursed  Not Good for Maidens  Thistlefoot  The Stolen Heir  Fairy Tale  The Whispering Dark


Science Fiction

The Stars Undying  Walk the Vanished Earth  The Blood Trials  Tell Me an Ending  The Genesis of Misery  Sleepwalk      


Mystery/Thriller

Just Like Mother  Our Wives Under the Sea  We Spread  Verity  Malice House  Leech 


Young Adult 

Nick and Charlie: A Solitaire Novella  One True Loves  Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions  The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School  Scattered Showers  The First to Die at the End


Graphic Novel

The Times I Knew I Was Gay  Demon in the Wood: A Shadow and Bone Graphic Novel  Heartstopper Volume Four  Across a Field of Starlight  Squire  Graceling: The Graphic Novel

 

Suggest a new book!

There are two ways to request a new book for popular reading.

1. Let a library staff member know which title you'd like us to order. 

2. Submit a suggestion online

Which genre would you like more of in the Popular Reading section?
Biography: 0 votes (0%)
Fantasy: 3 votes (10.71%)
Graphic Novels: 4 votes (14.29%)
Historical: 3 votes (10.71%)
Humor: 0 votes (0%)
Mysteries: 3 votes (10.71%)
Science Fiction: 2 votes (7.14%)
Sports: 1 votes (3.57%)
Young Adult: 10 votes (35.71%)
Other: 2 votes (7.14%)
Total Votes: 28

Questions or suggestions? Please contact:

Rebecca Harris

rharris3@umw.edu

540-654-1750