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The Collected Regrets of Clover
Mikki Brammer

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Collected Schizophrenias
Esmé Weijun Wang

Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Adult | Published in 2019

The Collector
John Fowles

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1963

The Colonel
Carolyn Forché

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1981

The Colored Museum
George C. Wolfe

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1987

The Color of Magic
Terry Pratchett

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1983

The Color of My Words
Lynn Joseph

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Middle Grade | Published in 2000

The Color of Water
James McBride

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1996

The Color Purple
Alice Walker

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1982

The Colour Out of Space
H. P. Lovecraft

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1927

The Comfort Book
Matt Haig

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2021

The Coming on of Night
Linda Pastan

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2001

The Communist Manifesto
Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx

Nonfiction | Reference/Text Book | Adult | Published in 1848

The Competitive Advantage Of Nations
Michael E. Porter

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1990

The Compound
S.A. Bodeen

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2008

The Condemnation of Blackness
Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2010

The Condition of the Working Class in England
Friedrich Engels

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1845

The Conference of the Birds
Farid ud-Din Attar

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult

The Confession
John Grisham

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2010

The Confessions
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1782

The Confessions of Frannie Langton
Sara Collins

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

The Confessions of Nat Turner
William Styron

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1967

The Congo
Vachel Lindsay

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1914

The Conqueror Worm
Edgar Allan Poe

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1843

The Control of Nature
John McPhee

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1989

The Conundrum of the Workshops
Rudyard Kipling

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1890

The Convent Threshold
Christina Rossetti

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1862

The Conversion of the Jews
Philip Roth

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1958

The Cop and the Anthem
O. Henry

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1904

The Coquette
Hannah Webster Foster

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1797

The Corporation
Joel Bakan

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2003

The Corrections
Jonathan Franzen

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2001

The Cost of Discipleship
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1937

The Cost of Knowing
Brittney Morris

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2021

The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1844

The Country Husband
John Cheever

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1962

The Country Wife
William Wycherley

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1675

The Couple Next Door
Shari Lapena

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2016

The Courage of Sarah Noble
Alice Dalgliesh

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1954

The Courage That My Mother Had
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1956

The Cousins
Karen M. McManus

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2020

The Covenant of Water
Abraham Verghese

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Coworker
Freida McFadden

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Crazy Woman
Gwendolyn Brooks

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1960

The Creative Act: A Way of Being
Rick Rubin

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2023

The Cremation of Sam McGee
Robert W. Service

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1907

The Cricket In Times Square
George Selden

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1960

The Cross and the Lynching Tree
James H. Cone

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2011

The Cross and the Switchblade
David Wilkerson, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1963

The Crossing
Gary Paulsen

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1987

The Crossing
Cormac McCarthy

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1994

The Crossover
Kwame Alexander

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Middle Grade | Published in 2014

The Crucible
Arthur Miller

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1953

The Cruelest Month
Louise Penny

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2007

The Cruel Prince
Holly Black

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2018

The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
Amin Maalouf

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1983

The Crying of Lot 49
Thomas Pynchon

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1966

The Cuckoo's Calling
Robert Galbraith

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2013

The Cultural Politics of Emotion
Sara Ahmed

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2004

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1922

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2003

The Custom of the Country
Edith Wharton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1913