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The Language of Baklava
Diana Abu-Jaber

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2005

The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2011

The Laramie Project
Moises Kaufman

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 2001

The Last Anniversary
Liane Moriarty

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2005

The Last Battle
C. S. Lewis

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1956

The Last Book In The Universe
Rodman Philbrick

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2000

The Last Cuentista
Donna Barba Higuera

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2021

The Last Days of Night
Graham Moore

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2016

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey
Walter Mosley

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2010

The Last Days of Socrates
Plato

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | BCE

The Last Devil to Die
Richard Osman

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Last: Endling #1
Katherine Applegate

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2018

The Last Flight
Julie Clark

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

The Last Green Valley
Mark Sullivan

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Last House Guest
Megan Miranda

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

The Last House on Needless Street
Catriona Ward

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Last House on the Street
Diane Chamberlain

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Last Housewife
Ashley Winstead

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Last Kids on Earth
Max Brallier

Fiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Middle Grade | Published in 2015

The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade
Max Brallier

Fiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Middle Grade | Published in 2016

The Last Kingdom
Bernard Cornwell

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2004

The Last Leaf
O. Henry

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1907

The Last Lecture
Jeffrey Zaslow, Randy Pausch

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 2008

The Last Letter
Rebecca Yarros

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

The Last Letter From Your Lover
Jojo Moyes

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2008

The Last Love Note: A Novel
Emma Grey

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Last Man
Mary Shelley

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1826

The Last Mapmaker
Christina Soontornvat

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2022

The Last Mrs. Parrish
Liv Constantine

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1826

The Last Olympian
Rick Riordan

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2009

The Last Painting of Sara De Vos
Dominic Smith

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2016

The Last Question
Isaac Asimov

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1956

The Last Ride Together
Robert Browning

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1855

The Last Rose of Shanghai
Weina Dai Randel

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Last Runaway
Tracy Chevalier

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2013

The Last Rung on the Ladder
Stephen King

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1978

The Last Samurai
Helen DeWitt

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2000

The Last Story of Mina Lee
Nancy Jooyoun Kim

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

The Last Thing He Told Me
Laura Dave

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Last Time I Lied: A Novel
Riley Sager

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

The Last to Vanish
Megan Miranda

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Last Tycoon
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1941

The Last Unicorn
Peter S. Beagle

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1968

The Last White Man: A Novel
Mohsin Hamid

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Last Wish
Andrzej Sapkowski

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 1993

The Last Wolf
Mary TallMountain

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1995

The Latecomer
Jean Hanff Korelitz

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Latehomecomer
Kao Kalia Yang

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2008

The Lathe Of Heaven
Ursula K. Le Guin

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1971

The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica
Judith Ortiz Cofer

Fiction | Poem | YA | Published in 1993

The Law of Life
Jack London

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1901

The Leap
Louise Erdrich

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1990

The Leash
Ada Limón

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2018

The Leavers
Lisa Ko

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

The Ledge
Stephen King

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1976

The Left Hand of Darkness
Ursula K. Le Guin

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1969

The Leftovers
Tom Perrotta

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2011

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Washington Irving

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1820

The Lemonade Crime
Jacqueline Davies

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2011

The Lemonade War
Jacqueline Davies

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2007

The Lesson
Toni Cade Bambara

Fiction | Short Story | YA | Published in 1972

The Lesson
Eugène Ionesco

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1951

The Lesson
Maya Angelou

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1978

The Lesson of the Moth
Don Marquis

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1927

The Letters Of Abelard And Heloise
Heloise, Peter Abelard

Nonfiction | Collection of Letters | Adult | Published in 1133

The Lexus and the Olive Tree
Thomas L. Friedman

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1997

The Liars' Club
Mary Karr

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1995

The Libation Bearers
Aeschylus

Fiction | Play | Adult | BCE

The Librarian of Auschwitz
Antonio Iturbe

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2012

The Librarian of Burned Books: A Novel
Brianna Labuskes

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Library Book
Susan Orlean

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2018

The Library of Babel
Jorge Luis Borges

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1941

The Lies I Tell
Julie Clark

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Lies of Locke Lamora
Scott Lynch

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2006

The Lieutenant of Inishmore
Martin McDonagh

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 2001

The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta
John Rollin Ridge

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1854

The Life of Samuel Johnson
James Boswell

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1791

The Life She Was Given
Ellen Marie Wiseman

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

The Life We Bury
Allen Eskens

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2014

The Life You Save May Be Your Own
Flannery O'Connor

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1953

The Lifted Veil
George Eliot

Fiction | Novella | Adult | Published in 1859

The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2012

The Light in Hidden Places
Sharon Cameron

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2020

The Lightning Thief
Rick Riordan

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2005

The Light Pirate
Lily Brooks-Dalton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times
Michelle Obama

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2022

The Light We Lost
Jill Santopolo

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

The Likeness
Tana French

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2008

The Lincoln Highway
Amor Towles

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Lincoln Lawyer
Michael Connelly

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2005

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border
Francisco Cantú

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2018

The Lines We Cross
Randa Abdel-Fattah

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2016