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List of published titles by Louisa May Alcott

"She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain."
- Louisa May Alcott

This is a list of published books and short story collections penned by the adored hand of 19th-century authoress, Louisa May Alcott.

If you're taking part in my annual reading challenge, any of the titles mentioned below are great suggestions for your challenge booklist. Additionally, when participating in the reading challenge, any books about the life of Miss Alcott are also welcome.

If you don't already own the book you'd like to read, remember to check your local library (either for the physical book or digital content). You can also find a plenitude of free online resources for e-books or audiobook download. Gutenberg.org and Librivox.org are excellent places to begin your search. Amazon.com also offers a wide abundance of free literature. Read and enjoy!

Little Women book cover NOVELS:
  • Little Women
  • Good Wives (*Part Second of Little Women -- usually published in the same volume)
  • Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
  • Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out
  • The Inheritance
  • Moods
  • The Mysterious Key and What It Opened
  • An Old Fashioned Girl
  • Will's Wonder Book
  • Work: A Story of Experience
  • Beginning Again, Being a Continuation of Work
  • Eight Cousins
  • Rose in Bloom: A Sequel to Eight Cousins
  • Under the Lilacs
  • Jack and Jill: A Village Story

  • Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power
  • The Abbot's Ghost, or Maurice Treherne's Temptation
  • A Long Fatal Love Chase

  • A Modern Mephistopheles

Set of apple green vintage LMA books

  • Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (*66 short stories in 6 volumes: Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Shawl-Straps, Cupid and Chow-Chow, My Girls, Etc., Jimmy's Cruise in the Pinafore, Etc., An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, Etc.)
  • Lulu's Library (*32 Short Stories in 3 volumes)
  • Flower Fables
  • On Picket Duty, and other tales 
  • Morning-Glories and Other Stories
  • Kitty's Class Day and Other Stories
  • Spinning-Wheel Stories
  • The Candy Country 
  • May Flowers
  • Mountain-Laurel and Maidenhair
  • A Garland for Girls
  • The Brownie and the Princess

  • Hospital Sketches
  • Pauline's Passion and Punishment
  • Perilous Play
  • Lost in a Pyramid, or the Mummy's Curse
  • Transcendental Wild Oats
  • Silver Pitchers, and Independence: A Centennial Love Story
    Comic Tragedies


  1. I really enjoyed "The Mysterious Key and What it Opened". Thanks for the list. :)

  2. Bonnie the Lass6/17/2015

    Perfect! Now I can make a checklist of what I've read already, and what I still need to read.