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Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Organic Chemistry books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Organic Chemistry As a Second Language: First Semester Topics (2016)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfReaders continue to turn to Klein’s  because it enables them to better understand fundamental principles, solve problems, and focus on what they need to know to succeed. This edition explores the major principles in the field and explains why they are relevant. It is written in a way that clearly shows the patterns in organic chemistry so that readers can gain a deeper conceptual understanding of the material. Topics are presented clearly in an accessible writing style along with numerous hands-on problem solving exercises. #4,806 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2 in Organic Chemistry (Books) #7…
Author(s): David R. Klein

2. Organic Chemistry I For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyle)) (2016)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOrganic chemistry has a long-standing reputation as a difficult course. Organic Chemistry I For Dummies takes a simple approach to the topic, allowing you to grasp concepts at your own pace. This fun, easy-to-understand guide explains the basic principles of organic chemistry in simple terms, providing insight into the language of organic chemists, the major classes of compounds, and top trouble spots. You’ll also get the nuts and bolts of tackling organic chemistry problems, from knowing where to start to spotting sneaky tricks that professors like to incorporate. Baffled by benzines? Confused by carboxylic acids? Here’s the help you…
Author(s): Arthur Winter

3. Organic Chemistry (2012)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfInspiring and motivating students from the moment it published, Organic Chemistry has established itself in just one edition as the student’s choice of an organic chemistry text. The second edition refines and refocuses Organic Chemistry to produce a text that is even more student-friendly, coherent, and logical in its presentation than before.Like the first, the second edition is built on three principles:An explanatory approach, through which the reader is motivated to understand the subject and not just learn the facts;A mechanistic approach, giving the reader the power to…
Author(s): Jonathan Clayden , Nick Greeves, et al.

4. 86 Tricks To Ace Organic Chemistry (2009)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOrganic chemistry help, made fast and easy. You can learn the top 86 organic chemistry test tricks that your professors won’t tell you. From how to ace synthesis problems, to little-known helpful reactions, to interpreting spectra, and a healthy dose of humor this book is designed to help organic chemistry students of all levels. You can learn organic chemistry as a second language in no time flat. A great companion to your classroom organic chemistry book #9- Fischer projections are a black tie affair. #13- Size Matters: Resonance between equivalent atoms means equal bond lengths. #14- Good for…
Author(s): Michael Pa

5. Organic Chemistry As a Second Language: Second Semester Topics (2016)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfReaders continue to turn to Klein’s because it enables them to better understand fundamental principles, solve problems, and focus on what they need to know to succeed. The fourth edition explores the major principles in the field and explains why they are relevant. It is written in a way that clearly shows the patterns in organic chemistry so that readers can gain a deeper conceptual understanding of the material. Topics are presented clearly in an accessible writing style along with numerous hands-on problem solving exercises. #16,296 in Books…
Author(s): David R. Klein

6. Organic Chemistry I Workbook For Dummies (2008)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfGot a grasp on the organic chemistry terms and concepts you need to know, but get lost halfway through a problem or worse yet, not know where to begin? Have no fear – this hands-on guide helps you solve the many types of organic chemistry problems you encounter in a focused, step-by-step manner. With memorization tricks, problem-solving shortcuts, and lots of hands-on practice exercises, you’ll sharpen your skills and improve your performance. You’ll see how to work with resonance; the triple-threat alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes; functional groups and…
Author(s): Arthur Winter

7. Study Guide and Selected Solutions Manual for Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2014)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe Study Guide and Selected Solutions Manual by Karen Timberlake and Mark Quirie is keyed to the learning goals in An Introduction to General, Organic, Biological Chemistry, Twelfth Edition, by Karen Timberlake, and is designed to promote active learning through a variety of exercises with answers as well as practice tests. It also contains complete solutions to odd-numbered problems….
Author(s): Karen C. Timberlake

8. Organic Chemistry Problem Solver (1978)

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your BookshelfYour recently viewed items and featured recommendations › View or edit your browsing history After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. #2,832,016 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Dr. M. Fogiel

Best Organic Chemistry Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some organic chemistry books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Problems and Solutions in Organic Chemistry Part 1 upto Page 240 Aliphatic and Alicyclic Amines Nitriles etc by Subrata Sen Gupta Oxford IIT JEE Olympiad

Author(s): Subrata Sen Gupta Oxford
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 65 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2309084

Problems and Solutions in Organic Chemistry Part 2 from Page 241 to Page 494 Carbohydrates by Subrata Sen Gupta Oxford IIT JEE Olympiad

Author(s): Subrata Sen Gupta Oxford
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 65 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2309086

Problems and Solutions in Organic Chemistry Part 3 from Page 495 Amino Acids Proteins Nucleic Acids by Subrata Sen Gupta Oxford IIT JEE Olympiad

Author(s): Subrata Sen Gupta Oxford
Publisher: Oxford, Year: 2019, Size: 47 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2309122

Solution Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry Part 3 upto Page 302 Biomolecules and IUPAC names M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota for IIT JEE Main Advanced Chemistry Olympiad Balaji

Author(s): M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota
Publisher: Balaji M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota, Year: 2019, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2318623

Solution to Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry Part 1 upto Page 137 Alkenes by M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota for IIT JEE Main Advanced Chemistry Olympiad Balaji

Author(s): M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota
Publisher: Balaji M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota, Year: 2019, Size: 24 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2318625

Solution Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry Part 2 upto Page 240 Aldol and Cannizaro Reactions by M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota for IIT JEE Main Advanced Chemistry Olympiad Balaji

Author(s): M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota
Publisher: Balaji M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota, Year: 2019, Size: 23 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2318630

Balaji Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry Part 2 upto page 241 to 460 by M S Chouhan for IIT JEE main advanced and Chemistry Olympiad NSEC INChO

Author(s): M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota
Publisher: Balaji M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota, Year: 2019, Size: 39 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2318632

Balaji Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry Part 1 upto page 240 by M S Chouhan for IIT JEE main advanced and Chemistry Olympiad NSEC INChO

Author(s): M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota
Publisher: Balaji M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota, Year: 2019, Size: 44 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2318635

Balaji Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry Part 3 upto page 461 to 624 by M S Chouhan for IIT JEE main advanced and Chemistry Olympiad NSEC INChO

Author(s): M S Chouhan Vibrant Academy Kota
Publisher: Balaji Vibrant Academy Kota, Year: 2019, Size: 30 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2318698

S N Sanyal Reactions Rearrangements and Reagents Organic Chemistry for IIT JEE NSEC INChO IChO Science Olympiads Somorendranath Bharati Bhawan

Author(s): S N Sanyal Somorendranath
Publisher: Bharati Bhawan Somorendra Nath, Year: 2019, Size: 61 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2330151

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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