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Popular Books at Odum: Home

A guide to Odum Library's Popular Books Collection

About the Collection

Need a break from academic pursuits? Want to read something just for fun? Check out our Popular Books Collection! Located next to Reference Services on the second floor of Odum, the Popular Books Collection features best sellers, award winners, and recently published titles in both fiction and nonfiction. This collection is designed to reflect and meet the diverse needs and interests of our students, faculty, and staff, and spans several genres and subjects. 


What's the purpose of this collection? Reading for fun, also known as leisure reading, pleasure reading, or recreational reading, is known to improve reading comprehension and reduce stress, as well as improve academic achievement.


Scroll through the galleries below to see some of our newest and most in-demand titles!

Popular Fiction

Popular Nonfiction

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Map of second floor of library. Marker at Popular Books next to Reference Collection.

Popular Graphic Novels