Ponderosa High School Goodreads Books, Book, Literature

Updated: Spring 2017

Survival and Adventure Reads

Author

Title

Genre

Anthony Horowitz

The Alex Rider Series

YA Lit

Aaron Ralston

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Biography

Roland Smith

Sasquatch

YA Lit

William Goldman

The Princess Bride

Classic Fiction

Ben Mikaelsen

Touching Spirit Bear

YA Lit

Meg Rosoff

How I Live Now

YA Lit

Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

Biography

Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild

Biography

Rick Yancey

The Fifth Wave

YA Lit

Demitria Lunetta

In the After

YA Lit

Brandon Sanderson

Steelheart

YA Lit

Paul Volponi

Hurricane Song

YA Lit

Emmy Laybourne

Monument 14

YA Lit

Eric Walters

The Rule of Thre3

YA Lit

Lex Thomas

Quarantine Series

YA Lit

Tom Leveen

Sick

YA LIt

Tara Altebrando

The Leaving

YA Lit

Traci Chee

The Reader

YA Lit

Marieke Nijkamp

This is Where It Ends

YA Lit

Spooky/Strange/Paranormal Reads

Author

Title

Genre

Avi

Something Upstairs

YA Lit

Darren Shan

Cirque du Freak Series

YA Lit

Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

YA Lit

Dennis Lehane

Shutter Island

Contemporary Fiction

Alice Sebold

The Lovely Bones

Contemporary Fiction

Kami Garcia

The Beautiful Creatures Series

YA Lit

Libba Bray

A Great and Terrible Beauty Series

YA Lit

Erin Morgenstern

Night Circus

YA Lit

Libba Bray

The Diviners

YA Lit

Katie Alender

Bad Girls Don’t Die Series

YA Lit

Kendare Blake

Anna Dressed in Blood

YA Lit

Madeleine Roux

Asylum

YA Lit

Barry Lyga

I Hunt Killers

YA Lit

Cat Winters

In the Shadow of Blackbirds

YA Lit

William Ritter

Jackaby

YA Lit

Rin Chupeco

The Suffering

YA Lit

Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls

YA Lit

Gale Forman

If I Stay

YA Lit

Libba Bray

A Great and Terrible Beauty

YA Lit

Libba Bray

The Diviners

YA Lit

Cassandra Clare

Mortal Instruments Series

YA Lit

Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush Hush Series

YA Lit

Alexandra Adornetto

Halo Series

YA Lit

Laini Taylor

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

YA Lit

Susan Ee

Angelfall

YA Lit

Steven King

The Green Mile

Contemporary Lit

Maggie Stiefvater

Shiver

YA Lit

Rick Yanvey

The Monstrumologist

YA Lit

Kami Garcia

Unbreakable

YA Lit

Lauren Oliver

Before I Fall

YA Lit

Scott Westerfeld

Afterworlds

YA Lit

Claudia Gray

A Thousand Pieces of You

YA Lit

John Corey Whaley

Noggin’

YA Lit

Cassandra Clare

Lady Midnight

YA Lit

Realistic Fiction Reads

Author

Title

Genre

M.L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans

Contemporary Fiction

John Green

The Fault in Our Stars

YA Lit

John Green

Looking for Alaska

YA Lit

John Green

Paper Towns

YA Lit

R. J. Palacio

Wonder

YA Lit

Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Contemporary Fiction

Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Contemporary Fiction

Khaled Hosseini

And the Mountains Echoed

Contemporary Fiction

Laurie Halse Anderson

Speak

YA Lit

Ned Vizzini

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

YA Lit

Margaret Bechard

Hanging Onto Max

YA Lit

Jay Asher

Thirteen Reasons Why

YA Lit

Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor and Park

YA Lit

Rebecca Donovan

The Breathing Series

YA Lit

Stephen Chobsky

Perks of Being a Wallflower

YA Lit

Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl

YA Lit

Jojo Moyes

Me Before You

Contemporary Fiction

Jenny Han

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

YA Lit

Jenny Han

The Summer I Turned Pretty

YA Lit

Ava Dellaira

Love Letters to the Dead

YA Lit

Jennifer Mathieu

The Truth About Alice

YA Lit

Jandy Nelson

I’ll Give You The Sun

YA Lit

Teresa Toten

The Unlikely Hero of 13B

YA Lit

Julie Murphy

Dumplin’

YA Lit

Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. Homo Sapiens Agenda

YA Lit

David Arnold

Mosquitoland

YA Lit

Jennifer Niven

All the Bright Places

YA Lit

Jason Reynolds

All American Boys

YA Lit

E.K. Johnston

Exit, Pursued By A Bear

YA Lit

Nicola Yoon

Everything Everything

YA Lit

Nicola Yoon

The Sun is Also a Star

YA Lit

A.S. King

Still Life With a Tornado

YA Lit

Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

YA Lit

Fantasy

Author

Title

Genre

Brandon Sanderson

The Rithmatist

YA Lit

William Goldman

The Princess Bride

Classic Fiction

Christopher Paolini

Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle)

YA Lit

J.R.Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Classic Fiction

Eoin Colfer

The Artemis Fowl Series

YA Lit

Rick Riordan

The Percy Jackson Series

YA Lit

Rick Riordan

Heroes of Olympus Series

YA Lit

Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus

Contemporary Fiction

Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone (The Grisha Triolgy)

YA Lit

Morgan Rhodes

Falling Kingdoms

YA Lit

Erika Johansen

The Queen of the Tearling

YA Lit

Marie Lu

The Young Elites

YA Lit

Robin LaFevers

Grace Mercy

YA Lit

Sarah J. Mass

Throne of Glass

YA Lit

Danielle Paige

Dorothy Must Die

YA Lit

Victoria Aveyard

The Red Queen

YA Lit

Sarah J. Maas

Court of Thorn and Roses

YA Lit

Sabaa Tahir

An Ember in the Ashes

YA Lit

Alwyn Hamilton

Rebel of the Sands

YA Lit

Marissa Meyer

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles)

YA Lit

Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows

YA Lit

Renee Ahdieh

The Wrath and the Dawn

YA Lit

A.G. Howard

Roseblood

YA Lit

Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys

YA Lit

Erin Bow

The Scorpion Rules

YA Lit

Sci-Fi/Dystopian Reads

Author

Title

Genre

Rick Yancey

The Fifth Wave

YA Lit

Lauren Oliver

The Delirium Series

YA Lit

Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Game

Classic Fiction

Douglas Adams

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Classic Fiction

Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games Series

YA Lit

Lauren Oliver

Delirium Series

YA Lit

Marie Lu

Legend Series

YA Lit

James Dashner

The Maze Runner Series

YA Lit

Anthony Burgess

A Clockwork Orange

Classic Fiction

Scott Westerfeld

The Uglies Series

YA Lit

Isaac Asimov

I, Robot

Classic Fiction

S.J.Kincaid

The Insignia Series

YA Lit

Aldous Huxley

Brave New World

Classic Fiction

Lauren DeStefano

Wither (Chemical Garden Trilogy)

YA Lit

Joelle Charbonneau

The Testing

YA Lit

James Dashner

The Eye of Minds

YA Lit

Pittacus Lore

I Am Number Four

YA Lit

Sara Raasch

Snow Like Ashes

YA Lit

Ernest Cline

Ready Player One

Contemporary Fiction

Amie Kaufman

Illuminae

YA Lit

Lauren Oliver

Replica

YA Lit

Neal Shusterman

Scythe

YA Lit

Neal Shusterman

Unwind Trilogy

YA Lit

Sports

Author

Title

Genre

Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

Non-Fiction

Aaron Ralston

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Biography

Carl Deuker

Gym Candy

YA Lit

Walter Dean Myers

Slam

YA Lit

Eric Walters

Juice

YA Lit

H.G.Bissinger

Friday Night Lights

Non-Fiction

Chris Crutcher

Whale Talk

YA Lit

A.M. Jenkins

Damage

YA Lit

Michael Lewis

Moneyball

Non-Fiction

Jackie Robinson

I Never Had It Made

Biography

Matthew Quick

Boy 21

YA Lit

Mike Lupica

QB1

YA Lit

Geoff Herbach

Stupid Fast

YA Lit

Mike Lupica

The Underdogs

YA Lit

Mal Peet

Keeper

YA Lit

Chris Ballard

One Shot at Forever

Biography

Mike Lupica

Travel Team

YA Lit

John Bradley

Call Me By My Name

YA Lit

Neil Hayes

When the game stands tall

Biography

Greg Nichols

Striking Gridiron

Biography

Mike Lupica

Million Dollar Throw

YA LIt

Geoff Herbach

I’m With Stupid

YA Lit

Alex Morgan

Breakaway

Biography

Jason Turbow

The Baseball Codes

Nonfiction

Carl Deuker

Gutless

YA Lit

Gregory Zuckerman

Rising Above

YA Lit

Steve Sheinkin

Undefeated

Nonfiction

Mystery and/or Crime Reads

Author

Title

Genre

Graham McNamee

Acceleration

YA Lit

Alice Sebold

The Lovely Bones

Contemporary Fiction

Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl

Contemporary Fiction

Emma Donoghue

Room

Contemporary Fiction

Kimberly McCreight

Reconstructing Amelia

Contemporary Fiction

E. Lockhart

We Were Liars

YA Lit

Mary Kubica

The Good Girl

Contemporary Fiction

Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train

Contemporary Fiction

Joelle Charbonneau

Need

YA Lit

Brittany Cavallaro

A Study in Charlotte

YA Lit

Jennifer Donnelly

These Shallow Graves

YA Lit

France Hardinge

The Lie Tree

YA Lit

Natalie C. Anderson

City of Saints and Thieves

YA Lit

Shaun David Hutchinson

At the Edge of the Universe

YA Lit

Peter Swanson

The Kind Worth Killing

Contemporary Fiction

Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies

Contemporary Fiction

Sarah Miller

The Borden Murders

Nonfiction

Step Back in Time Reads

Author

Title

Genre

Markus Zusak

The Book Thief

YA Lit

Libba Bray

The Diviners

YA Lit

LIbba Bray

A Great and Terrible Beauty Series

YA LIt

Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity

YA Lit

Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

Contemporary Fiction

Ruta Sepetys

Between Shades of Gray

YA Lit

Laura Moriarty

The Chaperone

Contemporary Fiction

Gail Carriger

Etiquette and Espionage

YA Lit

Erin Lindsay McCabe

I Shall Be Near to You

Contemporary Fiction

Ruta Sepetys

Salt to the Sea

YA Lit

Monica Hesse

The Girl in the Blue Coat

YA Lit

Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale

Contemporary Fiction

Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See

Contemporary Fiction

Jennifer Donnelly

These Shallow Graves

YA Lit

Matthew J. Kirby

A Taste for Monsters

YA Lit

Julie Berry

The Passion of Dolssa

YA Lit

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Hamilton: The Revolution

Nonfiction

Laurie Halse Anderson

Chains

YA Lit

War/Military Reads

Author

Title

Genre

Anthony Swofford

Jarhead

Biography

James Bradley

Flags of Our Fathers

Non-Fiction

Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

Biography

Stephan Ambrose

Band of Brothers

Non-Fiction

James Bradley

Flyboys

Non-Fiction

Mark Bowden

Black Hawk Down

Non-Fiction

Dean Hughes

Soldier Boys

YA Lit

Chris Kyle

American Sniper

Biography

Howard E. Wasdin

Seal Team Six

Biography

Marcus Luttrell

Lone Survivor

Non-Fiction

Tim O’Brien

Things They Carried

Contemporary Fiction

Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity Series

YA Lit

Mark Owen

No Easy Day

Biography

Jay Kopelman

From Baghdad with Love

Biography

Robert M. Edsel

The Monument’s Men

Biography

Mark Owen

No Hero

Biography

Phil Klay

Redeployment

Contemporary Fiction

Trent Reedy

Divided We Fall

YA Lit

Ryan Graudin

Wolf by Wolf

YA Lit

Michael Grant

Front Lines

YA Lit

Colson Whitehead

The Underground Railroad

Contemporary Fiction

Interesting Biographies

Author

Title

Genre

Jeanette Walls

The Glass Castle

Biography

Jon Krakauer

Into Thin Air

Biography

Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild

Biography

Frank Abgnale

Catch Me If You Can

Biography

Malala Yousafzai

I Am Malala

Biography

David Pelzer

A Child Called It

Biography

Tina Fey

Bossypants

Biography

Elie Wiesel

Night

Biography

AJ Jacobs

A Year of Living Biblically

Biography

AJ Jacobs

The Know It All

Biography

Susannah Cahalan

Brain on Fire

Biography

Esther Earl

This Star Won’t Go Out

Biography

Naoki Higashida

The Reason I Jump

Biography

Piper Kerman

Orange is the New Black

Biography

Steve Sheinkin

Most Dangerous

Biography

Michael Punke

The Revenant

Biography

Amy Ellis Nutt

Becoming Nicole

Biography

Daniel James Brown

Boys in the Boat

Biography

Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

Biography

Jacyee Dugard

A Stolen Life

Biography

3/2/17 Update