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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

Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy
Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Winter by Ali Smith
Beartown by Fredrik Backman
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende
Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
If On a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
The Children's Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin

What's new

Let Us Descend by Jesmyn Ward
Rabbit Hole by Kate Brody
Five Bad Deeds by Caz Frear
All the Broken Places by John Boyne
The Storm We Made by Vanessa Chan
Held by Anne Michaels
The Ball at Versailles by Danielle Steel
Before We Say Goodbye by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
The Other Mothers by Katherine Faulkner
The Little Liar by Mitch Albom
What Wild Women Do by Karma Brown
Moon of the Turning Leaves by Waubgeshig Rice
Huge by Brent Butt
Sisters Under the Rising Sun by Heather Morris
The Burnout by Sophie Kinsella
The Defector by Chris Hadfield
The Leftover Woman by Jean Kwok

Staff picks

Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick DeWitt
The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell
Hellgoing by Lynn Coady
I Who Have Never Known Men by Jaqueline Harpman
Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton
Study for Obedience by Sarah Bernstein
Prophet Song by Paul Lynch
All the Quiet Places by Brian Thomas Isaac
What We All Long For by Dionne Brand
Hotline by Dimitri Nasrallah
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk


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