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May 7, 2020

You Can Only Pick One Book For Every Category And, Sorry, But It's Kind Of Impossible

Bibliophiles, we're sorry.

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OK, here are the rules, book lovers: You can only pick one novel (ONE! NOVEL!) from each category to keep forever and the rest must go. Imagine that the ones you don't pick, you could never read again. Good luck, and godspeed:

  1. Young Adult (read by adults of any age):

    Young Adult (read by adults of any age):

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Young Adult (read by adults of any age):
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    Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
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    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
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    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
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    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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    If I Stay by Gayle Forman
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    To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
  1. "The books were better" series:

    "The books were better" series:

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"The books were better" series:
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    Twilight by Stephanie Meyers
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    Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
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    The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
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    Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein
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    Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
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    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  1. School Reads:

    School Reads:

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School Reads:
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    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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    To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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    The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger
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    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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    1984 by George Orwell
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    The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
  1. No fear, Shakespeare:

    No fear, Shakespeare:

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No fear, Shakespeare:
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    Macbeth
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    Romeo and Juliet
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    Hamlet
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    Othello
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    A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    The Taming of the Shrew
  1. Children's books (for the old soul):

    Children's books (for the old soul):

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Children's books (for the old soul):
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    Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
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    A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
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    Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
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    The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  1. Nail biters:

    Nail biters:

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Nail biters:
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    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
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    The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
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    The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
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    In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
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    Helter Skelter: The True Story of The Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry
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    The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  1. Romance, ooh la la:

    Romance, ooh la la:

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Romance, ooh la la:
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    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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    The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
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    Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
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    The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
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    Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
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    The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  1. The Classics:

    The Classics:

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The Classics:
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    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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    Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
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    The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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    The Odyssey by Homer
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    Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  1. In a (fantasy) world, far, far away...:

    In a (fantasy) world, far, far away...:

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In a (fantasy) world, far, far away...:
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    American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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    Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
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    Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
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    The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
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    Dune by Frank Herbert
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    The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
  1. Scream (kings and) queens:

    Scream (kings and) queens:

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Scream (kings and) queens:
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    Dracula by Bram Stoker
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    House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
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    The Shining by Stephen King
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    The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
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    Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
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    The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
  1. Picture books, aka words are hard sometimes:

    Picture books, aka words are hard sometimes:

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Picture books, aka words are hard sometimes:
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    Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sednak
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    The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
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    Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
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    A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon
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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silversteen
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    The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

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