Find a good book at the WHS Media Center Biography and memoir Fiction FIC (Mystery, Realistic Fic.) TAR The Secret History by Donna Tart,tells the story of what happens when 6 college students with too much time, too much money, and too much intelligence find themselves taking part in a double murder. GRAPHIC (Fantasy, Horror BOOK /Supernatural) WHE Fray, by Joss Whedon follows Fray as she battles to close the door to hell and defeat the legions of vampires walking the planet. Graphic Novels FIC (YA, Romance) I Love You Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle. Class valedictorian Denis DOY Cooverman altered the course of his life when he confessed his love in the middle of his graduation speech. FIC (Alternate Reality) The Road by Cormac McCarthy A man and his 10 year old MCC son navigate their way through a world without civilization, in the hope that life will be better somewhere else. BIO (Memoir, YA) The Burn Journal by Brent Runyon. 14 year old Brent thinks his RUNYON life is worthless until he sets himself on fire, doesn’t die, and fights to regain his life. FIC ( YA, Short Story, Realistic Fic) The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in ALE Heaven by Sherman Alexie Victor, a running character in all the stories, must grow up among alcoholic family members, and find out where he belongs in the world.
FIC (Mystery, historical, realistic) The Alienist by Caleb Carr.JohnMoore CAR and Dr. Kreizler (psychologist ie. Alienist), work together to solve a turn of the century serial murder mystery. GRAPHIC (Graphic, Memoir, historical) The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam by BOOK Ann Fleming. Ann opens up her family history and follows a path BIO around the world to find her great-grandfather, a great magician. FIC (Mystery, Romance) The Lake of Dead Languages by Carol GOO Goodman “Cor te reducit”, “The heart leads you back” Jane’s heart leads her back to her old school where she is confronted by ghosts of her past. She wont be free of her ghosts until she learns the truth. FIC (Historical, Realistic) The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak. Death ZUS narrates the story of Liesel Meminger, a German girl who loses every body she loves, in the bombing of Dachau. This is a WWII novel that is unlike anything you’ve ever read. FIC (Mystery, Realistic, Romance) I Am the Messenger by Marcus Zusak ZUS Ed Kennedy’s life is mundane, until he witnesses a bank robbery and he begins to receive assignments written on a deck of cards. Who is giving him the assignments, and why, that is the mystery? FIC (Alternate Reality, Fantasy, Horror) The Stand by Stephen King KIN The ultimate battle between good and evil occurs when the last handful of people are left standing after a cold virus wipes out the earth’s population. FIC (Graphic, Fantasy, Mystery) The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian SEL Selznick While living in the Paris train station, Hugo Cabret builds an automaton, meets a strange girl and solves his father’s mystery. FIC (Short Story, Fantasy, Romance) Fendi, Ferragamo, and Fangs by KEN Kenner, Edwards, Robar Fashion, romance and vampires, are the threads that tie this short story collection together. FIC (Alternate Reality) A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. BUR A classic conflict between personal freedom, and the welfare of society; interspersed with gang violence and classical music.