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Challenger Deep
Neal Shusterman

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2015

Channel Firing
Thomas Hardy

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1914

Chaos: Making a New Science
James Gleick

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1987

Charles
Shirley Jackson

Fiction | Short Story | YA | Published in 1948

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1964

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Roald Dahl

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1972

Charlie Thorne And The Last Equation
Stuart Gibbs

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2019

Charlotte's Web
E. B. White

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1952

Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth
Susanna Rowson

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1791

Charming as a Verb
Ben Philippe

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2020

Chasing Lincoln's Killer
James L. Swanson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2009

Chasing the Falconers
Gordon Korman

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2003

Chasing Vermeer
Blue Balliett

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2004

Checkers
Richard Nixon

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1952

Checking Out
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 2013

Check & Mate
Ali Hazelwood

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2023

Cherrylog Road
James Dickey

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1963

Chickamauga
Ambrose Bierce

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1984

Childhood
Margaret Walker

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1989

Childhood Memories
William Saphier

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1920

Childhood's End
Arthur C. Clarke

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1953

Child of God
Cormac McCarthy

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1973

Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2018

Children of Dune
Frank Herbert

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1976

Children of the Corn
Stephen King

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1977

Children’s Rhymes
Langston Hughes

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1926

China in Ten Words
Yu Hua

Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Adult | Published in 2010

China Rich Girlfriend
Kevin Kwan

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2015

Chinese Cinderella
Adeline Yen Mah

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | YA | Published in 1999

Chocolat
Joanne Harris

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1999

Chomp
Carl Hiaasen

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2012

Chosen
Marilyn Nelson

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1990

Christabel
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1816

Christ in Concrete
Pietro Di Donato

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1937

Christmas In Camelot
Mary Pope Osborne

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1995

Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Gabriel García Márquez

Fiction | Novella | Adult | Published in 1981

Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition
Álvar Núñez Cabeza De Vaca

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1542

Chronicles
Jean Froissart

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1400

Cicero: On Duties (De Officiis)
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Adult | BCE

Cilka's Journey
Heather Morris

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

Cinder
Marissa Meyer

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2012

Cinderella is Dead
Kalynn Bayron

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2020

Circe
Madeline Miller

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

Circus Mirandus
Cassie Beasley

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2015

Cities of the Plain
Cormac McCarthy

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1998

Citizen 13660
Miné Okubo

Nonfiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Adult | Published in 1946

Citizen: An American Lyric
Claudia Rankine

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2014

City of Bones
Cassandra Clare

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2007

City of Ghosts
V. E. Schwab

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2018

City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

City of Glass
Cassandra Clare

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2007

City of God
E. L. Doctorow

Fiction | Novel | Adult

City of Orphans
Avi

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2000

City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
Mike Davis

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1990

City of the Beasts
Isabel Allende

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2002

City of Thieves
David Benioff

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2008

City Spies
James Ponti

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2020

Civil Disobedience
Henry David Thoreau

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1849

Civilization And Its Discontents
Sigmund Freud

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1930

Civilization: The West and the Rest
Niall Ferguson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2011

Civil Peace
Chinua Achebe

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1971

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
George Saunders

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 1996

Claire of the Sea Light
Edwidge Danticat

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2013

Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | YA | Published in 2020

Class Act
Jerry Craft

Fiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Middle Grade | Published in 2020

Class: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hunger, and Higher Education
Stephanie Land

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2023

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Phillip Hoose

Nonfiction | Biography | YA | Published in 2009

Clay
James Joyce

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1914

Clean Getaway
Nic Stone

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2020

Clear Light of Day
Anita Desai

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1980

Clementine
Sara Pennypacker

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2006

Cleopatra: A Life
Stacy Schiff

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2010

Cleopatra and Frankenstein
Coco Mellors

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

Clock Dance
Anne Tyler

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

Clockwork Angel
Cassandra Clare

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2010

Closed for the Season
Mary Downing Hahn

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2009

Closer to Freedom
Stephanie Camp

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2002

Clotel
William Wells Brown

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1853

Cloud Atlas
David C. Mitchell

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2004

Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

Clybourne Park
Bruce Norris

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 2010

Clytemnestra
Costanza Casati

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

Coal
Audre Lorde

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1976

Code Name Hélène
Ariel Lawhon

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

Code Name Verity
Elizabeth Wein

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2012

Code of Honor
Alan Gratz

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2015

Code of the Street
Elijah Anderson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1999

Code Orange
Caroline B. Cooney

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2005

Code Talker
Joseph Bruchac

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2005

Cold Comfort Farm
Stella Gibbons

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1932

Collapse
Jared Diamond

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2004

Columbine
Dave Cullen

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2009

Columbus
Joaquin Miller

Nonfiction | Poem | Middle Grade | Published in 1900