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  • The Gilded Years by Karin Tanabe
  • The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  • Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes


  • The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
  • Christmas Joy Ride by Melody Carlson
  • At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
  • The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty
  • Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
  • Bettyville by George Hodgman
  • The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley
  • The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas
  • Beach Trees by Karen White
  • Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Dewey Decimal System of Love by Josephine Carr


  • Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay
  • Last Christmas in Paris by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb
  • North River by Pete Hamill
  • Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  • Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides
  • The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Forgotten Home Child by Genevieve Graham
  • Distant Hours by Kate Morton
  • Plain Heathen Mischief by Martin Clark
  • Dive from Clausen’s Pier by Ann Packer
  • Birdbaths and Paper Cranes by Sharon Randall
  • The Perfume Thief by Timothy Schaffert


  • Icy Sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
  • The White Christmas Inn by Colleen Wright
  • The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
  • The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart
  • Bohemian Girl by Terese Svoboda
  • The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama
  • Love and Other Impossible Pursuits by Ayelet Waldman
  • The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate
  • The Forgotten Seamstress by Liz Trenow
  • The Awakening of Miss Prim by Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera
  • Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Doig


  • Christmas Lights by Christine Pisera Naman
  • I Gave My Heart To Know This by Ellen Baker
  • Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik
  • Ordinary Genius by Thomas Fox Averill
  • The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
  • Beartown by Fredrik Backman
  • A Borrowing of Bones by Paula Munier
  • The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy
  • The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  • The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  • Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
  • At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks
  • Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson


  • A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
  • Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
  • Barefoot by Elin Hilderbrand
  • The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
  • Warlight by Michael Ondaatje 
  • Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee 
  • Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • On Turpentine Lane by Elinor Lipman
  • The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson


  • The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
  • The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian
  • America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray
  • Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone De Beauvoir
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich
  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande


  • Modern Baptists by James Wilcox
  • Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
  • The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
  • Sight Hound by Pam Houston
  • The Professor’s Daughter by Emily Raboteau
  • A Question of Attraction by David Nicholls
  • On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon by Kaye Gibbons
  • Murphy’s Boy by Torey Hayden
  • Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
  • The Midwife’s Confession by Diane Chamberlain
  • The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
  • A Little Piece of Sky by Nicole Bailey-Williams


  • Christmas on the Great Plains edited by Dorothy Dodge Robbins
  • How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
  • The Cove by Ron Rash
  • Eric by Doris Lund
  • The English Teacher by Lily King
  • Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
  • The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield
  • The Divide by Nicholas Evans
  • The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
  • Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler
  • The Cherry Cola Book Club by Ashton Lee


  • The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans
  • Demon by Tosca Lee
  • Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
  • The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad
  • Enslaved by Ducks by Bob Tarte
  • Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
  • Blessings by Anna Quindlen
  • Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
  • Stern Men by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See


  • A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
  • Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • Open House by Elizabeth Berg
  • Last Days of Summer by Steve Kluger
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • In the Land of Second Chances by George Shaffner
  • In the Castle of the Flynns by Michael Raleigh
  • Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
  • That Old Ace in the Hole by Annie Proulx
  • Seven Sisters by Earlene Fowler
  • The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson


  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio by Terry Ryan
  • Dear Life by Alice Munro
  • The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
  • O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
  • The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
  • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
  • Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Among Others by Jo Walton
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

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