Novels by Themes

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Other Novels By Theme

1. A Person's Attitudes And Actions...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain

Tom Sawyer Mark Twain

The House Of The Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne

2. First Love Can Have Profound Effects On Characters...

Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte

Daisy Miller Henry James

Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte

Villette Charlotte Bronte

The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall Anne Bronte

Lorna Doone R.D. Blackmore

3. Parent Child Relationships Are...

Silas Marner George Eliot

Who Has Seen The Wind W.O. Mitchell

4. Growing Up Is Hard To Do...

Catcher In The Rye J. D. Salinger

Franny And Zooey J. D. Salinger

Oliver Twist Charles Dickens

Great Expectations Charles Dickens

Hard Times Charles Dickens

Who Has Seen The Wind W.O. Mitchell

Jake and The Kid W.O. Mitchell

A Separate Peace John Knowles

5. Do Human Beings Have Free Wills?

A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess

The Book Of Job The Bible

1984 George Orwell

Brave New World Aldous Huxley

The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood

The Trial Franz Kafka

Cry The Beloved Country Alan Paton

Looking Back Edward Bellamy

Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

6. Rebel Figures...

Catcher In The Rye J. D. Salinger

The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood

The Color Purple Alice Walker

Rebel Without A Cause Robert Linder

7. The Loss Of Innocence Is Inevitable...

The Power And The Glory Graham Greene

The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne

Of Mice And Men John Steinbeck

Stranger In A Strange Land Robert Heinleim

8. Madness May In Fact Be Sanity...

The Last Of The Crazy People Timothy Findley

The Wars Timothy Findley

The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath

Of Mice And Men John Steinbeck

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest John Kelsey

9.The Voice Of Women...

Pride And Prejudice Jane Austen

The French Lieutenant's Woman John Fowles

The Awakening Kate Chopin

Herland Charlotte Perkins Gilman Tess Of The D'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy

Woman On The Edge Of Time Marge Piercy


10.War Is...

All Quiet On The Western Front E.M. Remarque

The Wars Timothy Findley

For Whom The Bell Tolls Earnest Hemingway

A Farewell To Arms Earnest Hemingway

The Red Badge Of Courage Stephen Crane

The Lilies Of The Field William Barrett

Slaughter House -5 Kurt Vonnegut

Catch 22 Joseph Heller


11. Male-Female Relationships...

Streetcar Named Desire Tennesee Williams (play)

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Tennesee Williams (play)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Edward Albee

12. The Nature Of Evil...

Heart Of Darkness Joseph Conrad

The Collector John Fowles

The Turn Of The Screw Henry James

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde R. L. Stevenson

The Portrait Of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde

The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne

Typhon Joseph Conrad

Youth Joseph Conrad

13. Terror...

Dracula Bram Stoker

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde R. L. Stevenson

Frankenstein Mary Shelly

The Raven Edgar Allen Poe

The Turn Of The Screw Henry James

14. Shakespeare...

The Tempest

A Winter's Tale

Measure For Measure

The Merchant Of Venice

15. Fantasy...

Lord Of The Rings Trilogy J.R. Tolkien

Alice In Wonderland Lewis Carroll

The Invisible Man H.G. Wells

The Time Machine H.G. Wells

The War Of The Worlds H.G. Wells

Peter Pan J. M. Barrie

The Wizard Of Oz Frank M. Baum

Chocky John Wyndham


16. Love Stories...

A Farewell To Arms Earnest Hemingway

Ethan Frome Edith Wharton

Narthanger Abby Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice    Jane Austen

Mansfield Park Jane Austen

My Antonia Willa Cathers

17. Adventure...

The Coral Island R. M. Ballantyne

Watership Down Richard Adams

Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift

Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson

Robinson Crusoe Daniel Dafoe

To Build A Fire Jack London

Call Of The Wild Jack London

The Last Of The Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper

The Deer Slayer James Fenimore Cooper

John Dollar Marianne Higgins


Social Issues YA 

bell william, no signature, abandoned child

welin nancy, are you alone on purpose?, teenage relationships

cadnum micahel, zero at the bone, teenage family problems

pearson kit, awake and dreaming, family problems/ poverty

carter alden, wart, son of toad, son relationship with dad

danziger paula, the cat ate my gym suit, school and family relationships/girls

declements barthe, I never asked you to understand me, school and family relationships/girls

major kevin, eating between the lines, school and family relationships/boys

pfeffer susan, family of strangers, relationships/girls

choyce lesley, falling through the cracks, school and family relationships

hrdlitschka shelley, disconnected, family relationships and being alone

gaetz dayle, spoiled rotten, family relationships/girls

gaetz dayle, tell me the truth, family relationships/girls

goobie beth, group homes from outer space, family relationships/abuse/girls

havorson marilyn, brothers and strangers, family relationships

waworth-attard barbara, buried treasure, family relationships/gangs/boys

hewett lorri, soulfire, family relationships/gangs/boys

klein norma, going backwards, family relationships/aging grandparent

kropp paul, jo's search, finding your birth mother

goobie beth, sticks and stones, school relationships/rumours

lee marie g, finding my voice, parental pressure and racism

mazer norma fox, after the rain, boyfriends/girls

mazer norma fox, babyface, school and family relationships/girls/ boyfriends

ryan mary e, alias, family relationships


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