Quench Your Thirst: A Fiction Reading List for Adults

Mere days ago, we set up our next exhibition, Water/Ways, at the Laramie County Library. Thanks in large part to Wyoming Humanities and The Smithsonian Institute, this exhibit features all things WATER  (as if you couldn’t get that from the title. I know.).

Water is a resource for all things in our lives—so it shouldn’t be a surprise that the below titles offer a unique look at water (that you can delve into from the comfort of your own homes!).

Perfect for book clubs, discussion groups, or just because you’re interested in looking at a familiar subject matter in a new light. We’ve got these titles at LCLS—stop in and grab one, then take a peek at the exhibit!


  1. Jonis Agee. The River Wife: A Novel.
  2. Richard Bach (Author), Russell Munson (Photographer). Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The Complete Edition.
  3. Jimmy Buffett. Tales from Margaritaville: Fictional Facts and Factual Fictions.
  4. Agatha Christie. And Then There Were None.
  5. Tom Clancy. Hunt for Red October.
  6. Joseph Conrad. Heart of Darkness.
  7. Pat Conroy. Prince of Tides.
  8. James Dickey. Deliverance. 
  9. S. Forester. The African Queen.
  10. Ernest Hemingway. The Old Man and the Sea.
  11. Garrison Keillor. Lake Wobegon Days.
  12. Yann Martel. Life of Pi.
  13. James A. Michener. Chesapeake. 
  14. James A. Michener. Hawaii.
  15. Herman Melville. Moby Dick.
  16. Sena Jeter Naslund. Ahab’s Wife.
  17. Patrick O’Brian. Master and Commander.
  18. Ernest Thompson. On Golden Pond.
  19. Mark Twain. Life on the Mississippi.
  20. Andy Weir. Martian.
  21. Richard Wright. Uncle Tom’s Children.