20 Book Recommendations for Quarantine


With the current coronavirus pandemic and social distancing policies, we have more time in the day to pick up new pastimes or pursue hobbies that we wouldn’t have otherwise. More than ever, this self-quarantine time is the perfect opportunity to grab a book, kick back, and read! 

Below includes a range of 20 must-reads based on recommendations largely in part from the student body.


  1. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 
  2. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 



  1. A Good Neighborhood: A Novel by Therese Anne Fowler
  2. A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
  3. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven 
  4. Dear Martin by Nic Stone
  5. Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper, 
  6. The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich 



  1. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery 
  2. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 



  1. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  2. Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
  3. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly 


Thriller, Mystery

  1. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  2. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  3. The Stranger by Albert Camus



  1. Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
  2. Delirium Series by Lauren Oliver



  1. Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton