Most colleges have a common reading experience for all freshmen.  Listed below are colleges that offer these programs and the 2019 books, if selected.  The websites of the programs can give you an idea of how the program works at your college and past selections.  This list will be updated as titles are announced.  There is currently a display in the library of recent and popular past choices.

Allegheny College Allegheny Listens Common ReadTales of Two Americas, Stories of Inequality and a Divided Nation by John Freeman.

Auburn University Common Book: TBD

Baylor University Honors Freshman ReadHow to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds by Alan Jacob

Brown University First Reading: TBD

Bucknell University First Year Common Reading: *Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.

College of Charleston The College Reads!Rising out of Hatred by Eli Saslow

Colorado College Common Read: TBD

Davidson College: Common Reading Book: TBD

Duke University  Common Experience: TBD

East Carolina University Pirate Read: TBD

Elon University Common Reading: TBD

Emory University Integrity Project: *I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai.

Florida International University Common Reading:

George Mason Mason Reads: TBD

George Washington University First Chapter: TBD

Goucher College Summer Reading SelectionTell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli.

Guilford College Common Read:  *In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero.

Hampton University Read In: One Turn Around the Sun by Tim Seibles.

Liberty University Summer Reading Challenge

LSU Shared Read: TBD

Miami University Summer Reading: One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture by Stephanie Anderson.

Mount Holyoke College Common Read: TBD

North Carolina State University Common Reading: *Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah.

Northeastern University First Pages: TBD

Princeton University Pre Read: TBD

Seton Hall Summer Reading: TBD

Sewanee College Common Book: TBD

Stanford University Common Reading: TBD

VCU Common Read: Evicted, Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond.

Virginia Tech Common Book: TBD

Wake Forest Project Wake: Choose from many books on the list.  The following are available at the JHS Library: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson; The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver; Turtles All the Way Down by John Green; The Alchemist by Paul Coehlo; Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell; Lab Girl by Kate Lahren;Into the Wild by  John Krakauer; Sing Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward;

William and Mary Arts & Sciences Common ReadThere There by Tommy Orange.

University of Alabama Honors College Common Book: TBD

University of Central Florida Common Read:

University of Lynchburg Common Reading: TBD

University of Mary Washington Common Read: TBD

University of Maryland First Year Book: TBD

UNC Chapel Hill Summer Reading Program: TBD

University of Richmond One Book One Richmond: TBD

University of South Carolina First Year Reading Experience: TBD

UVA College of Engineering Common Reading Experience: TBD

Vanderbilt University Common Reading: TBD

Winthrop University Common Book: TBD