1. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
  2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  3. The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
  4. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  5. Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  6. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  7. Diary by Chuck Palahniuk
  8. No One Belongs Here More than You by Miranda July
  9. I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
  10. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein