AP English Literature Books



AP Test Prep Books



Planning on taking the English Literature test? Below are some excellent test review preparation books for the English Literature subject exam. A good AP prep book provides review questions, study tips, and other practice questions, etc.

Barron's AP English Test Preparation with CD






Barron's AP English Literature and Composition with CD-ROM

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Barron's 3 edition (Feb 1, 2010)

Book Description
This updated manual presents five full-length practice AP exams with all questions answered and clearly explained. To help students prepare for multiple-choice questions, the book offers many sample questions on poetry and prose fiction, along with commonsense tactics for choosing correct answers. Separate chapters review what test takers need to know about poetry, fiction, and drama in order to earn high scores on both the short-answer and essay portions of the exam. Sample student essays are also presented with critiques of their strengths and weaknesses. Students preparing for the exam will find an essential learning tool in the book's comprehensive glossary with its hundreds of literary and rhetorical terms. Enclosed with his book is an optional CD-ROM, which presents two additional full-length exams with questions answered and automatic scoring.

  • An overview of the AP exam
  • Five full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explained
  • A comprehensive glossary of literary and rhetorical terms
  • Test-taking advice covers multiple-choice questions and the essay questions
  • Two additional full-length practice exams with automatic scoring on enclosed CD-ROM

Princeton AP Literature Prep Book







Cracking the AP English Literature & Composition Exam 2011 Edition.

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher:Princeton Review; (Sept 7, 2010)

Book Description
The test prep experts at The Princeton Review provide all the tools you need to succeed on the AP English Literature and Composition Exam. Cracking the AP English Literature & Composition Exam, 2011 Edition includes proven strategies for test taking so you can score higher, as well as

•2 full-length practice AP English Literature and Composition tests with detailed explanations
•A detailed walk-through of how to write a great essay for your AP
•An engaging review of important literary movements that you will need to know for the exam
•A comprehensive glossary of key terms


Kaplan AP English Literature Test Book
















Kaplan AP English Literature & Composition 2011 Edition.

  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing (Aug 3, 2010)

Kaplan AP English Literature and Composition includes:

  • • Tips from students who earned a perfect 5 on the AP English Literature and Composition exam

    • Strategies from AP English Literature and Composition teachers

    • A new group study guide, helping all group members make the most of their study sessions

    • Breakthrough advice for parents—on everything from using the book as a coaching aid to preparing for exam day

    • 3 full-length practice tests (essential for learning how to beat the clock)

    • An intensive diagnostic test so that you can use your time efficiently, targeting weak areas and feeling confident in your strengths

    • Detailed explanations to the answers, showing you how to think like the authors of the test

    • In-depth reviews of all AP English Literature and Composition tested subjects

    • Proven skill-building techniques that are guaranteed to raise your score

    • A user-friendly design for navigating the book in a flash