Books about Home

  1. The Shipping News

    by Annie Proulx
    A man's attempt to rebuild his life in a small Newfoundland town, discovering compassion and joy.

    The story centers around Quoyle, a newspaper reporter from upstate New York , whose father had emigrated from Newfoundland . Shortly after his parents' joint suicide, Quoyle's unfaithful and abusive ... (Wikipedia)

  2. My Ántonia

    by Willa Cather
    A young man's reminiscences of his childhood in rural Nebraska, and of his friendships with the immigrants he met there.

    Orphaned Jim Burden rides the trains from Virginia to Black Hawk, Nebraska, where he will live with his paternal grandparents. Jake, a farmhand from Virginia, rides with the 10-year-old boy. On the ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Love and Other Consolation Prizes

    by Jamie Ford
    An orphan's story of courage and resilience, finding love amidst hardship.

    From the bestselling author of, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle's epic 1909 World's Fair. ... (Goodreads)

  4. Little Women

    by Louisa May Alcott
    A timeless story of sisterhood, family, and female empowerment in the backdrop of Civil War America.

    Four sisters and their mother, whom they call Marmee, live in a new neighborhood (loosely based on Concord ) in Massachusetts in genteel poverty. Having lost all his money, their father is serving as ... (Wikipedia)

  5. The Descendants

    by Kaui Hart Hemmings
    A man's journey to come to terms with his family's past, and the future of his home.

    Matthew King was once considered one of the most fortunate men in Hawaii. His missionary ancestors were financially and culturally progressive—one even married a Hawaiian princess, making Matt a ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Sarah, Plain and Tall

    by Patricia MacLachlan
    A story of a family's journey to find love and acceptance in a new home.

    This beloved Newbery Medal–winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family. Set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna's ... (Goodreads)

  7. The Road Home

    by Rose Tremain
    Lev, a migrant worker from Eastern Europe, travels to London in search of work and a better life.

    The story concerns Lev, a middle-aged immigrant who was recently widowed. He leaves his home, Auror, a village in an unspecified eastern European country, after the sawmill he works at closes down. ... (Wikipedia)

  8. At Home: A Short History of Private Life

    by Bill Bryson
    An exploration of the extraordinary and often overlooked history of the home.

    “Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.” Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Smell of Other People's Houses

    by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
    Four teenagers in Alaska navigate love, loss, and family in the 1970s. Their stories intertwine in unexpected ways.

    In Alaska, 1970, being a teenager here isn’t like being a teenager anywhere else. Ruth has a secret that she can’t hide forever. Dora wonders if she can ever truly escape where she comes from, even ... (Goodreads)

  10. The House in the Night

    by Susan Marie Swanson
    A bedtime story that takes the reader on a journey through a house, where each room is illuminated by the light of a golden star.

    Winner of the 2009 Caldecott Medal! A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this bedtime book for young children. Naming nighttime things ... (Goodreads)

  11. Housekeeping

    by Marilynne Robinson
    A story of two sisters navigating their lives in a small town, and the matriarchal figure that unites them.

    Ruthie narrates the story of how she and her younger sister Lucille are raised by a succession of relatives in the fictional town of Fingerbone, Idaho (some details are similar to Robinson's ... (Wikipedia)

  12. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
    Two teenage boys explore friendship, identity, and family, with unexpected results.

    The book is divided into six sections. In each part we see the two main characters, Aristotle and Dante, discovering more about themselves, more Aristotle than Dante. 15-year-old Aristotle "Ari" ... (Wikipedia)

  13. Standing in the Rainbow

    by Fannie Flagg
    A comedic story of a small town in Alabama and its eccentric inhabitants, highlighting the beauty of human relationships.

    Along with Neighbor Dorothy, the lady with the smile in her voice, whose daily radio broadcasts keep us delightfully informed on all the local news, we also meet Bobby, her ten-year-old son, destined ... (Goodreads)

  14. Where the Heart Is

    by Billie Letts
    A journey of resilience and courage, as a young woman faces her struggles with poverty and hardship.

    This novel opens with Novalee and Willy Jack, her then boyfriend, traveling from Tennessee to California , where Willy Jack claims he was promised by his cousin, J. Paul, a job working at a train ... (Wikipedia)

  15. The Little House

    by Virginia Lee Burton
    A story about a house that moves to the country and experiences a life of adventure.

    The little house first stood in the country, but gradually the city moved closer and closer. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  16. Brooklyn

    by Colm Tóibín
    A young Irish woman's migration to America, exploring themes of identity and belonging.

    Eilis Lacey is a young woman who is unable to find work in 1950s Ireland . Her older sister Rose organises a meeting with a Catholic priest called Father Flood on a visit from New York City , who ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Hannah Coulter

    by Wendell Berry
    A rural family's struggles to survive both the trials of life and the destruction of their beloved land.

    Hannah Coulter is Wendell Berry’s seventh novel and his first to employ the voice of a woman character in its telling. Hannah, the now–elderly narrator, recounts the love she has for the land and for ... (Barnes & Noble)

  18. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl

    by Ree Drummond
    Collection of home-style recipes from a modern-day homesteader and mother of four.

    #1 New York Times Bestseller Paula Deen meets Erma Bombeck in, The Pioneer Woman Cooks,, Ree Drummond’s spirited, homespun cookbook. Drummond colorfully traces her transition from city life to ranch ... (Barnes & Noble)

  19. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

    by Anne Tyler
    A family grapple with their disappointments, as they come to terms with the past.

    Pearl Tull is a rigid perfectionist. She has three children with her husband, traveling salesman Beck, who abandons the family. After Beck leaves, Pearl struggles to maintain a front as if nothing is ... (Wikipedia)

  20. Make Way for Ducklings

    by Robert McCloskey
    A family of ducks navigates the city of Boston, finding a safe home.

    This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full-sized paperback edition. Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1942, Make Way for Ducklings has been ... (Goodreads)

  21. Pat of Silver Bush

    by L.M. Montgomery
    Pat, a young girl living in Prince Edward Island, learns to appreciate the beauty of her home and the people around her.

    Patricia Gardiner loved Silver Bush more than anything else in the world. She was born and raised in the beautiful old-fashioned house on Prince Edward Island, "where things always seemed the same" ... (Goodreads)

  22. Unaccustomed Earth

    by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Collection of stories exploring the complexities of family, culture, and identity.

    From the internationally best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author, a superbly crafted new work of fiction: eight stories—longer and more emotionally complex than any she has yet written—that take ... (Goodreads)

  23. Little Town on the Prairie

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    A young girl's story of growing up on the prairie, facing the joys and struggles of pioneering life.

    The novel opens in May 1880, after the Hard Winter . At the Ingalls' claim, Pa begins planting the corn and oats that will serve as cash crops for the family, after which he builds the second half of ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Llama Llama Misses Mama

    by Anna Dewdney
    A young llama deals with his first night away from his mother, learning to cope with his feelings of homesickness.

    Strange new teacher. Strange new toys. Lots of kids and lots of noise! What would Llama like to do? Llama Llama feels so new . . . It’s Llama Llama’s first day of preschool! And Llama Llama’s mama ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Music Shop

    by Rachel Joyce
    A music shop owner attempts to restore hope and joy to a small town by bringing music back into people's lives.

    From the author of the world-wide bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, a new novel about learning how to listen and how to feel; and about second chances and choosing to be brave ... (Goodreads)

  26. Canada

    by Richard Ford
    A family's relocation to a small Canadian town, exploring the depths of human relationships.

    After his parents are arrested for robbing a bank, fifteen-year-old Dell Parsons is left to fend for himself. His twin sister Berner has run off, leaving him to a family friend who secrets him away ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Stealing Home

    by Sherryl Woods
    Maddie Townsend returns to her hometown to start anew, but secrets from her past threaten to ruin everything she's built.

    #1, New York Times, bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings readers back to her world of strong friendships and heartfelt emotions in this classic Sweet Magnolias novel,Maddie Townsend might live in ... (Barnes & Noble)

  28. Between, Georgia

    by Joshilyn Jackson
    A small town is torn apart by a feud between two families, and a young girl caught in the middle must choose where her loyalties lie.

    Nonny Frett understands the meaning of the phrase "in between a rock and a hard place" better than any woman alive. She's got two mothers, "one deaf-blind and the other four baby steps from flat ... (Goodreads)

  29. Kitchens of the Great Midwest

    by J. Ryan Stradal
    A heartwarming tale of interconnected lives, all connected by their shared love of food.

    The novel centers around Eva, a culinary prodigy born with a “once-in-a-generation palate” to a chef father and a sommelier mother. Though growing up in poverty and facing numerous challenges, by age ... (Wikipedia)

  30. The Impossible Knife of Memory

    by Laurie Halse Anderson
    A high school girl struggles to cope with her father's PTSD as they move from place to place.

    For the past five years, Hayley Kincain and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from ... (Goodreads)

  31. A Bear Called Paddington

    by Michael Bond
    A young bear from Peru embarks on a journey to London in search of a new home.

    An alternate cover edition of this ISBN can be found here . Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington, a most endearing bear from Darkest Peru on a railway platform in London. A sign hanging around his ... (Goodreads)

  32. The Travelling Cat Chronicles

    by Hiro Arikawa
    A cat's journey of self-discovery, discovering the true meaning of home.

    Sometimes you have to leave behind everything you know to find the place you truly belong..., Nana the cat is on a road trip. He is not sure where he's going or why, but it means that he gets to sit ... (Goodreads)

  33. رحلتي مع غاندي

    by أحمد الشقيري

    ماذا ستجد في هذا الكتاب؟ ستجد خواطر وحكم حول جوانب عديدة في الحياة. كلنا في النهاية نعاني من نفس الهموم ولدينا نفس الضعف البشري، وفي هذا الكتاب أتحدث بصراحة وشفافية عن هذا الضعف وعن رحلتي في علاجه ... (Goodreads)

  34. Anne's House of Dreams

    by L.M. Montgomery
    A young couple's journey to build a life together, overcoming obstacles and finding joy.

    The book begins with Anne and Gilbert's wedding, which takes place in the Green Gables orchard. After the wedding, they move to their first home together, which Anne calls their "house of dreams". ... (Wikipedia)

  35. Anne of Ingleside

    by L.M. Montgomery
    A charming story of a mother's love, set in a small Canadian town.

    Seven years after Anne's House of Dreams , Anne visits Diana Wright and her daughter, Anne Cordelia, in Avonlea following the funeral of Gilbert's father. When she returns home to the old Morgan ... (Wikipedia)

  36. A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table

    by Molly Wizenberg
    A memoir of food, family, and life told through recipes and stories.

    • An irresistible story of cooking that goes beyond the kitchen: Molly Wizenberg shares stories of an everyday life and a way of eating that is inspiring, playful, and mindful. From her father’s ... (Barnes & Noble)

  37. She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana

    by Haven Kimmel
    A memoir of growing up in a small town in Indiana, where the author finds inspiration in the women around her who defy societal expectations.

    The # 1 New York Times bestseller A Girl Named Zippy was a rare and welcome treat: a memoir of a happy childhood. Spunky, strong-willed, and too smart for her own good, Zippy Jarvis brought readers ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. Rain of Gold

    by Victor Villaseñor
    A multi-generational family saga that follows two families from Mexico to the United States during the Mexican Revolution and Great Depression.

    In Rain of Gold , Victor Villasenor weaves the parallel stories of two families and two countries…bringing us the timeless romance between the volatile bootlegger who would become his father and the ... (Goodreads)

  39. The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party

    by Alexander McCall Smith
    A lighthearted exploration of romance, tradition, and family ties in contemporary Botswana.

    Precious Ramotswe is taunted by a dream in which she is driving her old white van. She discovers that her van is fixed up and running well again, so she hopes to retrieve it. Charlie is accused of ... (Wikipedia)

  40. English Creek

    by Ivan Doig
    A coming-of-age story set in Montana during the 1930s, exploring the complexities of family, love, and loss.

    In this prize-winning portrait of a time and place—Montana in the 1930s—that at once inspires and fulfills a longing for an explicable past, Ivan Doig has created one of the most captivating families ... (Goodreads)

  41. The Villa

    by Nora Roberts
    A young woman inherits a beautiful villa in Italy, but soon discovers dark secrets and danger lurking within its walls.

    Sophia is the pride of the Giambelli clan and a vital player in the family's celebrated winery. But things are about to change at Villa Giambelli. Family matriarch Tereza has announced a surprise ... (Goodreads)

  42. The House by the Lake

    by Ella Carey
    A family saga spanning from pre-WWII Germany to modern-day Australia, centered around a lakeside house and the secrets it holds.

    The cobbled streets were dark as Isabelle hurried through the shadows, dodging in and out of doorways, constantly looking back. She worried the sound of her loudly thumping heart would give her away, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  43. Before Green Gables

    by Budge Wilson
    A prequel to "Anne of Green Gables" that explores the early life of orphan Anne Shirley before she arrived at Green Gables.

    A must-read for generations of book lovers. This remarkable and heart-warming prequel to the classic Anne of Green Gables was specially authorized by L.M. Montgomery's heirs to celebrate the 100th ... (Goodreads)

  44. Kitchen

    by Banana Yoshimoto
    A young woman's journey of self-discovery and healing, exploring the kitchen of her dreams.

    From Mikage's love of kitchens to her job as a culinary teacher's assistant to the multiple scenes in which food is merely present, Kitchen is a short window into the life of a young Japanese woman ... (Wikipedia)

  45. At Home in Mitford

    by Jan Karon
    Small town life in Mitford, filled with spiritual and comedic moments.

    Enter the world of Mitford, and you won't want to leave. It's easy to feel at home in Mitford. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally ... (Goodreads)

  46. The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday

    by Alexander McCall Smith
    A collection of short stories exploring the everyday lives of people in Edinburgh, with a touch of humor and warmth.

    In this fabulous fifth installment in the bestselling series, Isabel Dalhousie is asked to help a doctor who has been disgraced by allegations of scientific fraud. Whatever the outcome, Isabel's ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Poetics of Space

    by Gaston Bachelard
    A philosophical exploration of the emotional and psychological impact of different types of spaces, from the home to the natural world.

    Since its first publication in English in 1964, French philosopher Gaston Bachelard's Poetics of Space remains one of the most appealing and lyrical explorations of home. Bachelard takes us on a ... (Goodreads)

  48. Remember Me Like This

    by Bret Anthony Johnston
    A family struggles to cope with the return of their son, who was kidnapped four years ago.

    A gripping novel with the pace of a thriller but the nuanced characterization and deep empathy of some of the literary canon’s most beloved novels, Remember Me Like This introduces Bret Anthony ... (Goodreads)

  49. September

    by Rosamunde Pilcher
    A story of family, friends and romance, spanning across generations and continents.

    As spring comes to Scotland and the hills burst into life, a dance is planned for September. The invitations summon home the group of people Violet Aird has cared for most in her long life. The ... (Goodreads)

  50. Heading Out to Wonderful

    by Robert Goolrick
    A stranger arrives in a small town and changes the lives of its inhabitants forever, leading to love, betrayal, and tragedy.

    In 1948, a mysterious and charismatic man arrives in a small Virginia town carrying two suitcases–one contains his worldly possessions, the other is full of money. He soon inserts himself into the ... (Goodreads)

  51. The Best Nest

    by P.D. Eastman
    A bird couple's hilarious quest to find the perfect nest, learning to appreciate what they already have.

    Back in 1957, Theodor Geisel responded to an article in Life magazine that lamented the use of boring reading primers in schools. Using the pseudonym of "Dr. Seuss" (Seuss was Geisel's middle name) ... (Goodreads)

  52. The House at the End of Hope Street

    by Menna van Praag
    A magical house in Cambridge offers refuge to women in need, helping them find their way and heal their pasts.

    Filled with a colorful and unforgettable cast of literary figures, The House at the End of Hope Street is a charming, whimsical novel of hope and feminine wisdom. Distraught that her academic career ... (Goodreads)

  53. A Good Yarn

    by Debbie Macomber
    A heartwarming tale of friendship, love, and knitting. Set in a yarn store, it weaves together the lives of women and their struggles.

    A place of welcome and warmth, of friends old and new. Watch three women discover how knitting can change their lives! Lydia Hoffman owns a knitting shop on Seattle's Blossom Street. In the year ... (Barnes & Noble)

  54. Ladder of Years

    by Anne Tyler
    A woman's quest to find herself after leaving her family behind and embarking on a new life.

    Married with three almost-grown children, Delia Grinstead has vanished without trace or reason. But for Delia, walking away from it all is an impulse that will lead her into a new, exciting, and ... (Goodreads)

  55. Away

    by Amy Bloom
    A young Jewish girl in the early 20th century travels from New York to Siberia in search of her father. Along the way, she discovers love and loss.

    Panoramic in scope, Away is the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb, a dangerous innocent, an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America ... (Goodreads)

  56. Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

    by Alexandra Fuller
    A personal exploration of the African continent, full of stories of the author's family and their life in Zimbabwe.

    In this sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight , Alexandra Fuller returns to Africa and the story of her unforgettable family. In Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness , Alexandra ... (Goodreads)

  57. The Land of Mango Sunsets

    by Dorothea Benton Frank
    A woman leaves her wealthy life in New York to start anew in a small town in Florida, discovering the true meaning of happiness.

    Her despicable husband left her for a lingerie model who's barely more than a teenager, and her kids are busy with their own lives. But before Miriam Elizabeth Swanson can work herself up into a true ... (Barnes & Noble)

  58. Looking for Me

    by Beth Hoffman
    After her brother's disappearance, Teddi Overman leaves her hometown to pursue her passion for antiques. She discovers herself and uncovers family secrets along the way.

    A Southern novel of family and antiques from the bestselling author of the beloved, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt, Beth Hoffman’s bestselling debut, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt , won admirers and acclaim with ... (Goodreads)

  59. Dakota Home

    by Debbie Macomber
    A widow and her two children move to a small town in North Dakota to start a new life. They find love, friendship, and healing in unexpected ways.

    This town is coming back to life!, , , People have started moving to Buffalo Valley, North Dakota—people like Lindsay Snyder, who came as a teacher and stayed, marrying local farmer Gage Sinclair. ... (Goodreads)

  60. The Apple Orchard

    by Susan Wiggs
    Tess Delaney discovers her family's past and finds love while restoring an apple orchard in Sonoma.

    From #1, New York Times, Bestselling Author Susan Wiggs,“…sweet, crisp and juicy.”—Elin Hilderbrand,“A powerful story of love, loss, hope and redemption.”—,Kirkus, Starred Review,Tess Delaney makes a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  61. The Next Always

    by Nora Roberts
    Romance blooms between two people in a small town, as their lives intertwine.

    The historic hotel in Boonsboro has endured war and peace, changing hands, even rumored hauntings. Now it’s getting a major facelift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. Beckett ... (Goodreads)

  62. Maine

    by J. Courtney Sullivan
    Four generations of women in an Irish-American family confront their past and present during a summer in Maine.

    In her best-selling debut, Commencement, J. Courtney Sullivan explored the complicated and contradictory landscape of female friendship. Now, in her highly anticipated second novel, Sullivan takes us ... (Goodreads)

  63. How to Be an American Housewife

    by Margaret Dilloway
    A Japanese woman marries an American soldier and moves to the US, where she struggles to adapt to a new culture while raising her daughter.

    A lively and surprising novel about a Japanese woman with a closely guarded secret, the American daughter who strives to live up to her mother's standards, and the rejuvenating power of forgiveness. ... (Goodreads)

  64. Twelve Days of Christmas

    by Debbie Macomber
    A heartwarming Christmas romance about a woman who receives gifts from a secret admirer for twelve days straight.

    Continuing in a festive annual tradition, #1, New York Times, bestselling author Debbie Macomber returns with a new original holiday novel full of romance and cheer—and the magical prospect of ... (Goodreads)

  65. First Frost

    by Sarah Addison Allen
    A magical story of a family rediscovering its true identity and the power of love.

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Garden Spells comes a story of the Waverley family, in a novel as sparkling as the first dusting of frost on new-fallen leaves.. It's October in Bascom, ... (Goodreads)

  66. Minding Frankie

    by Maeve Binchy
    A struggling single father, aided by a community of unlikely friends, learns to care for his special needs daughter.

    Emily Lynch arrives from America to the fictional Dublin neighborhood of St. Jarlath Crescent and, in her encouraging and resourceful way, rehabilitates the lives of everyone she meets. The main plot ... (Wikipedia)

  67. The Return Journey

    by Maeve Binchy
    A collection of short stories about people returning to their hometowns and discovering new perspectives on their lives.

    In this extraordinary collection of stories, the New York Times -bestselling author of Evening Class and This Year it Will Be Different once again reveals her incomparable understanding of matters of ... (Goodreads)

  68. Dogger

    by Shirley Hughes
    A little boy loses his favorite toy dog while out with his dad, but with the help of friendly strangers, they are reunited.

    It features a boy and his stuffed dog, who is lost, showing "the distress the loss of a toy causes a child". , The boy's sister has an opportunity to earn Dogger back. Prentice-Hall published the ... (Wikipedia)

  69. The Island

    by Elin Hilderbrand
    A family drama set on Nantucket Island, where secrets and betrayals threaten to tear apart the seemingly perfect lives of the wealthy community.

    A summertime story only Elin Hilderbrand can tell: a family in upheaval after a cancelled wedding fill an island summer with heartache, laughter, and surprises. Birdie Cousins has thrown herself into ... (Goodreads)

  70. Blue Shoes and Happiness

    by Alexander McCall Smith
    A charming tale of an African family's search for love and happiness.

    Mma Ramotswe is asked to investigate a cook who is being blackmailed , and a doctor whose nurse believes he is doing something illegal. She discovers the identity of the blackmailer, who is a ... (Wikipedia)

  71. بار دیگر شهری که دوست می‌داشتم

    by Nader Ebrahimi

    به این شهر سوگند می‌خورم، و تو - ساکن در این شهری، و سوگند به پدر، و فرزندانی که پدید آورد، که انسان را در رنج آفریده‌ایم ... (Goodreads)

  72. Edensor

    by Andrea Hirata
    A heartfelt story of a boy growing up in an Indonesian village, facing the challenges of life.

    Aku ingin mendaki puncak tantangan, menerjang batu granit kesulitan, menggoda mara bahaya, dan memecahkan misteri dengan sains. Aku ingin menghirup berupa-rupa pengalaman lalu terjun bebas menyelami ... (Goodreads)

  73. Open House

    by Elizabeth Berg
    A woman's search for a sense of belonging, exploring the importance of human connection.

    Throughout the 20 years of her marriage, Samantha Morrow has been content with her life, though she knows it isn't perfect. She has a nice home, a great son, and a husband she loves. But everything ... (Wikipedia)

  74. Forever and a Day

    by Jill Shalvis
    A small-town romance between a firefighter and a woman with a troubled past. They must overcome their fears to find love.

    LOVE CAN HAPPEN IN A HEARTBEAT. Grace never thought she’d be starting her life over from scratch. Losing everything has landed her in Lucky Harbor, working as a dog walker for overwhelmed ER doctor ... (Goodreads)

  75. Remember When

    by Nora Roberts
    A couple's love story spanning decades, from their teenage years to old age, with secrets and obstacles along the way.

    Part 1: Hot Rocks,Part 2: Big Jack She's one author - with two number-one New York Times-bestselling careers. As Nora Roberts, her novels include Three Fates and Birthright. As J. D. Robb, she offers ... (Goodreads)

  76. Blue Dahlia

    by Nora Roberts
    A woman's journey of self-discovery and reconnection to her family, uncovering secrets and lies.

    Recently widowed Stella Rothschild has found a new love in Logan Kitridge. But there is someone who isn't happy about Stella's growing feelings for Logan: the Harper Bride, an unidentified woman ... (Goodreads)

  77. Nigella Kitchen: Recipes from the Heart of the Home

    by Nigella Lawson
    A collection of easy-to-follow recipes for home cooking, with a focus on comfort food and simple yet delicious meals.

    Comprehensive, informative, and engaging, Nigella Kitchen offers feel-good food for cooks and eaters that is comforting yet always seductive, nostalgic but with a modern twist – whether super-fast ... (Barnes & Noble)

  78. Winter Solstice

    by Rosamunde Pilcher
    Five people come together in a Scottish country house for Christmas, each with their own struggles and secrets.

    In Winter Solstice Rosamunde Pilcher brings her readers into the lives of five very different people.... Elfrida Phipps, once of London's stage, moved to the English village of Dibton in hopes of ... (Goodreads)

  79. 311 Pelican Court

    by Debbie Macomber
    A heartwarming story of love, friendship, and community in Cedar Cove. Follow the lives of the residents of 311 Pelican Court.

    Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy' - Candis. Welcome to Cedar Cove – a small town with a big heart! Rosie Cox loves her home town. But people are always interested in other people’s business! Everyone ... (Goodreads)

  80. Belong to Me

    by Marisa de los Santos
    A story of the power of friendship and the search for a place to call home.

    “Marisa de los Santos’s Belong to Me is my favorite discovery of the past years: a terrific page-turner that’s also poignant, funny, surprising and deeply heartfelt.” —Harlan Coben “Complex, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  81. The Turner House

    by Angela Flournoy
    The Turner family's Detroit home is at the center of their struggles as they confront their past and present.

    The novel tells the story of a Detroit family with 13 children as it responds to the economic woes of the city, in both the 1940s, and then in 2008. The house that sees the changes in the family, ... (Wikipedia)

  82. Starry Night

    by Debbie Macomber
    A heartwarming story of a woman who moves to a small town and finds love and community through her passion for painting.

    ’Tis the season for romance, second chances, and Christmas cheer with this new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Carrie Slayton, a big-city society-page columnist, ... (Goodreads)

  83. عودة الغائب

    by Monther Alkabbani

    الرواية تدور حول حدث دار قبل قرن من الزمان وما تبعه من محاولة فك طلاسم رسالة لنجم الدين غول، والذي قتل بسبب ما توصل إليه؟! بشأن حقيقة “حكومة الظل”، ولكنه مات قبل أن يوصل إلينا التفاصيل!” “حكومة الظل” ... (Goodreads)

  84. The Cross-Country Quilters

    by Jennifer Chiaverini
    A group of quilters embark on a cross-country trip, sharing their stories and bonding over their love of quilting.

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