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This guide encompasses the genres of literary, historical, and inspirational fiction.

General fiction

This guide will help you find your next great fiction read in the genres of literary, historical, and inspirational fiction. In these guides, we are highlighting what's new, classics, local authors, staff picks, audiobooks, and graphic novels that will guide you if you're already an established fan or if you're entirely new to the genre. Happy reading!

Winter reads

Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Winter by Ali Smith
In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende
Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
Run by Ann Patchett
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
The Secret of Snow by Viola Shipman
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Snow by Orhan Pamuk
The Arctic Fury by Greer Macallister
Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Little Women by Louise May Alcott

What's new

Death at the Party by Amy Stuart
Stella Maris by Cormac McCarthy
Two Steps Forward by Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist
The Last Chairlift by John Irving
Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Cursed Bunny by Bora Chung
Beasts of a Little Land by Juhea Kim
The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb
Far Cry by Alissa York
My Last Innocent Year by Daisy Alpert Florin
Night Travelers by Armando Lucas Correa
A Spell of Good Things by Ayobami Adebayo
Stone Blind by Natalie Haynes
Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree
Homecoming by Kate Morton
Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane

Staff picks

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier


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