Are you considering a common reading program for your upcoming orientation, transition, and retention programming? Look no further! These publishers and authors are tried and true providers of topically relevant literature for your programming.

Member since 2011

Macmillan and its imprints (Farrar Straus and Giroux, Henry Holt & Company, Picador, St. Martin’s Press, Tor Books, Bedford/St. Martin’s, Worth Publishers, and W.H. Freeman and Company) publish a number of texts appropriate for first-year seminars, transition courses, and common reading programs. Visit our dedicated first-year reading website http://macmillanfyebooks. or our complete title list

Member since 2013

W. W. Norton is an employee-owned publisher in the United States, which publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, college textbooks, cookbooks, art books, and professional books.

Member since 2013

Simon & Schuster publishes a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction titles that align with the core purpose of college & university programs across the country—to support students in transition, promote engaging conversations, explore diverse perspectives, and foster community. Visit for recommended titles, author interviews, and reading group guides.