Reading Lists

Books will be marked out as they are read.

University Book List
  • The Color Purple – Alice Walker
  • Meridian – Alice Walker
  • Communion – Bell Hooks
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
  • Beloved – Toni Morrison
  • Sula – Toni Morrison
  • Women of Brewster Place – Gloria Naylor
  • Mama Day – Gloria Naylor
  • The Left Hand of Darkness
  • The Female Man
  • The Dispossessed
  • The Handmaiden’s Tale -Atwood
  • Midnight Robber – Nalo Hachette
  • The Bloody Chamber
  • City of God
  • Augustine: Confessions

 

OTHERS

For every book I read I seem to add two or three more books this list…

  • Adjustment Day – Chuck Palahniuk
  • Invisible Monsters
  • Lullaby – Chuck Palahniuk
  • Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread – Chuck Palahniuk
  • The Starless Sea – Erin Morgenstern
  • Confessions of a Mask*
  • Saving Grace – Lee Smith
  • America Chai Two Worlds
  • Lipstick Jihad*
  • The Complete Persepolis
  • So Long A Letter
  • Farming of Bones
  • Turn the Screw
  • Heart of Darkness
  • Absalom Absalom
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Southern Frontier Humor
  • Classic Slave Narratives
  • Salvage the Bones
  • Disciple and Punish
  • Coming Through Slaughter
  • Sexing the Cherry
  • The Mouse that Roared
  • Malcolm X Speaks
  • I Have A Dream
  • Fire Next Time
  • Raisin in the Sun
  • Native Son
  • Between the World and Me
  • Dog Eaters
  • Remembering Babylon
  • Moonstone
  • Sea of Poppies
  • Open City Globalization
  • Routledge Diaspora Reader
  • After the Ending
  • The Last Librarian
  • United States of Vinland Series
  • The Immortality Game
  • The Viking
  • Dying for a Living
  • Extreme Medical Services
  • Our Father
  • The Garment Makers Daughter
  • A Grave Misunderstanding
  • Between Life and Death
  • Chariots of the Gods*
  • Childhoods End*
  • On the Street where You Die
  • You’ve Been So Lucky Already
  • The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon
  • I Loved You More
  • Haunted Rock and Roll
  • Voodoo Histories
  • Belfast Confetti
  • Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
  • God of Small Things
  • In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
  • When Rain Clouds Gather
  • Book of Unknown Americans
  • House of the Spirits
  • Antelope Wife
  • Dogside Story
  • We Need New Names
  • Out of It
  • Good Kings Bad Kings
  • Driftless
  • Slaughterhouse 5
  • Defiant Guardians
  • Consider This: Moments in My Writing When Everything Was Different
  • The Watchmakers Daughter
  • The Heaven Corporation
  • Wanderer
  • The Girl in the Yellow Scarf
  • The Cat of Amontillado: A Cozy Mystery
  • Enter the Janitor
  • Witnesses to the Crucifixion
  • The Immortality Game
  • The Bend in Redwood Road
  • The Martian
  • The Testaments*
  • The Woman in the Attic
  • The Penelopiad*
  • Nights at the Circus
  • The Sadeian Woman*
  • The Disappearing Spoon and Other Tales of Madness
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz
  • The Last Librarian
  • The Book Thief
  • Race Men*
  • Reconstructing Womanhood*
  • How the Irish Became White*
  • Conversations on Writing
  • Rock My Soul*
  • Femininity and Domination*
  • The Werewolf Principal
  • Way Station
  • Aftertaste
  • Cryptid Zoo
  • Keep of Lost Things
  • Where Lightening Strikes*
  • Quest for Harmony*
  • Look Who’s Morphing*
  • Do You Realize
  • The Monsters We Forget Vol. 1 – 3
  • Sandman Slim
  • In Other Worlds
  • Naked Came the Manatee*
  • Negotiating with the Dead

*Recommended by Professors
Have a book you would like to recommend? Feel free to contact me and let me know! I am always looking for suggestions and read every book recommended to me!