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Most of the books on this list come from reviews in the magazines Entertainment Weekly and People. A lot of the descriptions are excerpted from the reviews. Please support these magazines and the books that they recommend.

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Bantock, Nick Griffin & Sabine (a whole bunch of them) Art The illustrated letters guy.
Danziger, James Beaton: The Art of the Scrapbook Art Cecil Beaton practically defined the art of the celebrity portrait with iconic images in Vogue and Vanity Fair. But in this facsimile edition of his private scrapbooks, his own work take a backseat to the photos that inspired him.
Doucet, Julie 365 Days Art This visual journal, starting in late 2002, is an idiosyncratic collision of her various creative interests, wherein personal narrative, collage, and drawing begin to tell the story of her pursuits into printmaking and beyond.
Johnson, Robert Flynn and William Boyd Anonymous: Enigmatic Images from Unknown Photographers Art Like gold nuggets among worthless pebbles, the 200 classic images reproduced in this book include many of transcendent beauty and psychological insight, all with the magical, mysterious charge that comes from using our own imaginations to speculate on the circumstances in which they were taken.
Landis, Deborah Nadoolman Hollywood Sketchbook Art A Century of Costume Illustration. 100-year history of cinematic costume design that include never before seen illustrations and profiles of influential wardrobe designers.
Lessing, Erich and Vincent Pomarède The Louvre: All the Paintings Art Suggested By: People Mag.
3,022 works on display in the Louvre are presented here in color with detailed captions.
Rothbart, Davy Found : The Best Lost, Tossed, and Forgotten Items from Around the World Art In the tradition of NPR's National Story Project comes this funky collection of letters, flyers and other miscellany from the pages of Found magazine.
Sowa, Michael Sowa's Ark Art Paintings of diving pig and other animals.
Warren, Frank PostSecret : Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives Art A fascinating public airing of private thoughts. . . The range of efforts (meticulous, sloppy, artful, ponderous) will astound you. See also:
Auto/Biography | Top | Bottom
Ackmann, Martha Curveball Auto/Biography The remarkable story of Toni Stone, the first woman to play professional baseball in the Negro League.
Anonymous A Woman in Berlin Auto/Biography An astonishing record of survival in 1945 Germany. Author's description of living in her decimated apartment with the Russian army bivouacked outside the front door. A fresh contribution to the literature of war.
Belushi, Judith Belushi Auto/Biography Belushi's widow coedits a dishy oral history with previously unseen photos.
Blum, Howard The Last Goodnight Auto/Biography Suggested By:
Betty Pack, a glamorous American spy born in Minneapolis, paved the way for victory with her death-defying secret missions in World War II.
Brown, Tina The Diana Chronicles Auto/Biography Princess Di. Solid journalism, and juicy gossip in one.
Canyon, Christy Lights, Camera, Sex! Auto/Biography Take a ride on the wild side with her in this new, explosive tell all autobiography. Loaded with juicy behind the scenes details, Canyon describes her adventures and misadventures with other porn stars such as Traci Lords, Ginger Lynn, Ron Jeremy and Peter North, just to name a few.
Clapton: The Autobiography Clapton, Eric Auto/Biography Charming and surprisingly candid. Rock's most beloved ax-wielder comes off as a man of deep and profound feelings.
Conant, Jennet Tuxedo Park Auto/Biography A Wal Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II. Rich guy bankrolled crucial wartime research by world-famous scientists.
Cook, Blanche Wiesen Eleanor Roosevelt Vol. 2 Auto/Biography 1933-1938
Cooke, Philip St. George Some True Adventures in the Life of Hugh Glass Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
$1.07 Kindle book. A hunter and trapper on the Missouri River.
Cross, Charles R. Room Full of Mirrors Auto/Biography Biography of Jimi Hendrix. People don't know his energy.
DePastino, Todd Bill Mauldin Auto/Biography Bill Mauldin's satirical cartoons in Stars and Stripes made WWII a little more bearable for GIs. Way before M*A*S*H or Doonesbury.
Dobie, Kathy The Only Girl In the Car Auto/Biography Autobiography - snapshot of the author's naivete as a teenager. Sad, and triumphant.
Eade, Philip Prince Philip Auto/Biography Engaging biography of Philip's early years. It's easy to see how the future Queen of England fell for him.
Eliot, Marc Cary Grant Auto/Biography Glimpses of the debonair leading man's dark side are the most intriguing elements of this welcome biography. He spent a confusing, competitive 11 years with lover Randolph Scott, and after their split Grant married five times.
Fagone, Jason The Woman Who Smashed Codes Auto/Biography Suggested By:
In 1916, at the height of World War I, brilliant Shakespeare expert Elizebeth Smith went to work for an eccentric tycoon on his estate outside Chicago. The tycoon had close ties to the U.S. government, and he soon asked Elizebeth to apply her language skills to an exciting new venture: code-breaking. There she met the man who would become her husband, groundbreaking cryptologist William Friedman. Though she and Friedman are in many ways the "Adam and Eve" of the NSA, Elizebeth's story, incredibly, has never been told.
Fitch, Noel Riley Appetite for Life Auto/Biography Classic Julia Child biography.
Fortier, Zach and Derard Barton I am Raymond Washington Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The only authorized biography of the original founder of the Crips.
Franklin, Benjamin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of an autobiography ever written.
Fraser, Antonia Marie Antoinette: The Journey Auto/Biography Biography, plays up Marie's human side.
Fuller, Bryant The Legend of Colton H. Bryant Auto/Biography In this moving book, Fuller recounts Bryant's short, rowdy life and horrific death in an oil rig accident. By the time Bryant meets his demise, you may find yourself fighting tears.
Geniesse, Jane Fletcher Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark Auto/Biography Freya Stark born 25 years after "Desert Queen", Gertrude Bell, was an intrepid female traveler to antique lands including Iraq and what is now Iran.
Gretzky, Wayne with Rick Reilly. Gretzky: An Autobiography Auto/Biography The genuinely likable Gretzky emerges humble to a fault, still uncomfortable with fame, quick to compliment his teammates and opponents, and still devoted to his parents.
Guthrie, Woody Bound for Glory Auto/Biography Woody Guthrie hops trains across America and shacked up in hobo camps.
Hachiya, Dr. Michihiko Hiroshima Diary Auto/Biography Michihiko Hachiya's remarkable eyewitness account of the fatefull bombing August 6, 1955. One of the most extraordinary records of human calamity and courage in the history of letters.
Hodges, Andrew Alan Turing: The Enigma Auto/Biography Inspiration for the movie: Hodges (mathematics, Wadham College, Oxford) examines both the heroic and tragic sides of Turing's life, from his decryption of the German U- boat Enigma cipher, to his tragic suicide.
Holway, John B. Bessie Coleman: Pioneering Black Woman Aviator Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. She was the black Amelia Earhart. Back in the 1920s planes were made of wood and cloth held together with wire. And back then everyone knew blacks couldn't fly, and neither could women. But this spunky black woman from the cotton fields of Texas did loops above the Eiffel Tower, walked on wings above America, and jumped off planes to the oohs and gasps of crowds.
Hopkins, Sarah Winnemucca LIfe Among the Piutes Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The first known autobiography by an a Native American woman. Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins' riveting, heartbreaking memoir is both a history of the Piute Indian tribe and an account of the devastation caused to the Piute people after their first contact with white men in the nineteenth century.
Howe, Zoë Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & rumours Auto/Biography Fleetwood Mac's songbird's rise from ordinary midwestern childhood to rock goddess status.
Influential Individuals Tony Robbins Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The life, lessons & rules for success. 35 of his most valuable and inspiring quotes relating to health, wealth, wisdom and well-being have been de-constructed and explained including actionable information as to how you can implement the lessons into your day-today life.
Isaacson, Walter Einstein Auto/Biography Einstein never met his first child, obtained a divorce by offering his first wife prize money from the Nobel he predicted he'd win, and once told his mistress that the missus wouldn't mind if they all lived together. A beach book this isn't; a triumph it is.
Isaacson, Walter Steve Jobs Auto/Biography "I've done a lot of things I'm not proud of," Jobs admitted to his biographer.
Kellow, Brian Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark Auto/Biography New Yorker movie reviewer who enlivened the art of analyzing movies.
Kidder, Tracy Mountains Beyond Mountains Auto/Biography A magnificent profile of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Schindler of infectious diseases who's done much but wants to do even more.
Kurson, Robert Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See Auto/Biography Suggested By:
Mike May spent his life crashing through. Blinded at age three, he defied expectations by breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. He had never yearned for vision. Then, in 1999, a chance encounter brought startling news: a revolutionary stem cell transplant surgery could restore May's vision. Even if the surgery worked, history was against him. Fewer than twenty cases were known worldwide in which a person gained vision after a lifetime of blindness. Each of those people suffered desperate consequences we can scarcely imagine.
Lacey, Robert Model Woman Auto/Biography Biography of Eileen Ford, the brutally honest model behind Ford Models. Fascinating look at the woman who, perhaps more than anyone, shaped our ideas of what it means to be a sophisticated American beauty.
Lawson, Guy War Dogs Auto/Biography Suggested By: Movie/TV.
The True Story of How Three Stoners From Miami Beach Became the Most Unlikely Gunrunners in History.
Leeming, David James Baldwin: A Biography Auto/Biography Suggested By:
Remembered as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century and a dedicated civil rights activist, James Baldwin was a gifted man who passionately fought systemic oppression. A "highly perceptive, revealing biography" (Publishers Weekly) by Baldwin's friend and former secretary.
Louvish, Simon Mae West: It Aint No Sin Auto/Biography Fascinating details of West's battles with Hollywood censors.
Mabry, Donna Foley Maude Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
$1.71 Kindle book. In 1906, I was barely over fourteen years old, and it was my wedding day. My older sister, Helen, came to my room, took me by the hand, and sat me down on the bed. She opened her mouth to say something, but then her face flushed, and she turned her head to look out the window. After a second, she squeezed my hand and looked back in my eyes. She said, "You've always been a good girl, Maude, and done what I told you. Now, you're going to be a married woman, and he will be the head of the house. When you go home tonight after your party, no matter what he wants to do to you, you have to let him do it. Do you understand?" I didn't understand, but I nodded my head anyway.
MacIntyre, Ben Agent Zigzag Auto/Biography Rollicking bio about a charming English con man, their, and womanizer named Eddie Chapman who was apprehended by the Nazis and recruited as a spy. He promptly turned double-agent. Reads like a spy novel, but it's all true.
Mah, Adeline Yen Falling Leaves Auto/Biography Begins with Mah's birth in 1937 in China. Her mother dies during the delivery, so Mah is deemed bad luck and bullied relentlessly by her family.
Marrs, Suzanne Eudora Welty: A Biography Auto/Biography Long excerpts from Welty's correspondence make her pop off the page, just as her own prose animated her quirky characters.
Martin, Steve Born Standing Up Auto/Biography A spare, unexpectedly resonant remembrance of things past including balloon animals and bunny ears, and more.
McGaugh, Scott Surgeon in blue Auto/Biography Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care.
Morris, Edmund The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
$2.14 Kindle book. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt begins with a brilliant Prologue describing the President at the apex of his international prestige. That was on New Year's Day, 1907, when TR, who had just won the Nobel Peace Prize, threw open the doors of the White House to the American people and shook 8,150 hands, more than any man before him. Morris re-creates the reception with such authentic detail that the reader gets almost as vivid an impression of TR as those who attended.
Near, Holly Fire in the rain--singer in the storm : an autobiography Auto/Biography Looks much cuter than I expected in the pictures.
Plimpton, George Truman Capote Auto/Biography In which various friends, enemies, acquaintances, and detractors recall his turbulent career.
Rhodes, Richard John James Audubon Auto/Biography Born in Haiti and raised in France, he landed on these shores in 1803, married an Englishwoman, explored the Appalachian frontier, tried his hand at business, went bankrupt, and reinvented himself in his middle age as a naturalist.
Roberts, David Alone on the Ice Auto/Biography Suggested By:
On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get bcak to base camp. The dogs were gone. Now Mawson himself plunged over a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss by the sledge harness...
Robinson, Jackie I Never Had It Made Auto/Biography Suggested By: Author.
$2.14 Kindle book.
Rowly, RB Mother of Ten Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Sequel to Whisper My Secret. Myrtle's first three children grew up without any knowledge of their mother after Myrtle was forced to give them up when they were still toddlers. Not only were the children deprived of contact with their mother, they also grew up devoid of any knowledge of each other after being placed in separate facilities.
Sanders, Bernie Outsider in the White House Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
$2.70 Kindle book. Bernie Sanders.
Schlender, Brent and Rick Tetzeli Becoming Steve Jobs Auto/Biography Suggested By:
A #1 New York Times bestseller: From snappy upstart to visionary leader, Steve Jobs left a lasting legacy in pursuit of his passion. This nuanced, "amazing read" (Jack Dorsey, Twitter cofounder and CEO) tells Jobs's dynamic story through the lens of those closest to him.
Schroeder, Alice The Snowball Auto/Biography Warren Buffet and the Business of Life. For this biography, he apparently held nothing back about either investing or his personal life. Schroeder has a meat-and-potatoes style that matches the homespun wisdom of her subjec.
Sethi, Aman A Free Man Auto/Biography Suggested By:
This compelling biography traces the unconventional life of laborer Mohammed Ashraf -- and paints a vivid portrait of Delhi's many sides. "Funny, poignant, and deeply moving".
Shakespeare, Nicholas Priscilla Auto/Biography Shakespeare pieces together the life of his glamorous aunt by paging thru old letters.
Slash Slash Auto/Biography Guns n Roses guitarist.
Smith, Doug Goon Auto/Biography Rowdy true story of a hockey enforcer.
Spizt, Bob Dearie Auto/Biography A rollicking biography that captures the vision, pluck, and contagious exuberance that were the essence of Julia Child.
Stephenson, Pamela Billy Auto/Biography Billy Connolly (comedian/actor) biography, written by his wife. The descriptions of Scottish life evoke the poignancy of the Ireland in Angela's Ashes as she tells of the troubled, abused. and desperately poor child in the docklands of Glasgow who grew up to shock and awe audiences around the world with his notoriously bawdy humor
Strager, Hanne A Modest Genius Auto/Biography Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The story of Darwin's life and how his ideas change everything.
Stuart, Amanda Mackenzie Empress of Fashion Auto/Biography Juicy, fascinating biography of Vogue editor and haute-couture visionary Diana Vreeland. Worth it for the photos alone.
Talbot, Margaret The Entertainer Auto/Biography Her father, Lyle, appeared in more than 150 movies in Hollywood's golden age but fell short of actual fame. Clear-eyed history of the early American entertainment industry.
Twain, Mark Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1 Auto/Biography Mark Twain is his own greatest character in this brilliant self-portrait, the first of three volumes collected by the Mark Twain Project on the centenary of the author's death. It is published complete and unexpurgated for the first time. (Twain wanted his more scalding opinions suppressed until long after his death.)
Underhill, Miriam Give Me the Hills Auto/Biography Suggested By: Unknown.
Delightful autobiography fo a leading American climber including the first "manless" ascents of the Matterhorn and the Grepon. Mountain climbing.
Ung, Loung First They Killed My Father Auto/Biography Autobiography of living through the reign of Pol Pot in Cambodia
Wasson, Sam Fosse Auto/Biography Spellbinding 695-page biography. Accounts of his monstrous, masterful directing style; the explosive personal battles behind his Tony-winning triumphs; his incendiary relationship with Gwen Verdon...
Whitaker, Mark Cosby Auto/Biography A fascinating look at a complicated genius. Huh - I wonder if there's anything about all of the recent sexual assault allegations?
Wilder, Laura Ingalls Pioneer Girl Auto/Biography Autobiography. Before they were editted into the popular novels. May be hopelessly boring, then again maybe not. To be published summer 2013.
Wilson, Robert The Explorer King Auto/Biography Clarence King, a late 19th-century scientist/adventurer who gained international attention for being a really, really good geologist. Remarkably refreshing.
Brit Lit | Top | Bottom
Stuart, Julia The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise Brit Lit Hilarious love story about Beefeater Balthazar, his wife, their tortoise and their eccentric friends. Sprinkled with fascinating Tower lore.
Tessaro, Kathleen Innocence Brit Lit London. Elegantly written and compelling. Slightly soap-operatic tale packs more emotional heft than most chick-lit.
Chick Lit | Top | Bottom
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women Chick Lit Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The novel follows the lives of four sisters--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March--detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters.
Amsden, Willee Annie's 1st Break Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Look out New York City! Ms. Rayanne "Annie" McCauley from little old Mesa View, Texas has set her sights on being a high fashion model. Despite her humble beginnings in the Mesa View Mobile Home Park, hot tempered Annie thinks she can make it all the way to the cover of Women's Wear Daily (as long as she follows her own rules).
Astie, Glynis French Twist Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Sydney Bennett had spent her life in pursuit of perfection. She planned, weighed her options and made careful choices based on calculated outcomes. Through all of her efforts, she had come pretty close to perfection, if she didn't say so herself. She had fled the cold winters in New York for sunny California, found a job that she loved and lived in the same town as her sister, and best friend, Kate.
Bellows, Melina Gerosa Wish Chick Lit 8-year-old grows up into entertainment journalist. A refreshingly real heroine makes us wish this three-decades-long journey didn't end.
Blake, Kasi Crushed Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The Witch-Game novels book 1. Kristen and her sisters play a thrilling game each year to see who is the brightest witch in their household. They each pick a boy, blow magical dust in his face, and compel them to do their bidding.
Blythe, Samuel G. The Fun of Getting Thin Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle Book. How to be happy, and reduce the waistline, cutting it out. This is an entertaining and inspiring story about one man's "journey into fat" and how he was able to reverse that course and get back to his ideal weight. Written many years ago, it's fascinating to hear that people had the same struggles then as now with weight control and that there were just as many commercial diets and exercise plans vying for their attention - and cash.
Bostwick, Marie The Promise Girls Chick Lit Suggested By:
For the Promise sisters, escaping their mother's narcissism and the notoriety that came with her bestselling book hasn't been easy. Minerva Promise claimed that her three "test tube" daughters--gifted pianist Joanie, artistic Meg, and storyteller Avery--were engineered and molded to be geniuses. In adulthood, their modest lives fall far short of her grand ambitions. But now, twenty years after the book's release, she hopes to redeem herself by taking part in a new documentary.
Browne, Victoria Gut Feeling Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Ashleigh Lands has given up the chance for a new life in America with her family, choosing to stay in London with her boyfriend, Lee Preston. When Lee cheats on her and quickly becomes an ex-boyfriend, Ashleigh loses herself in work and alcohol. Five months later, however, she's ready for change and decides to reach for a new, empowered self.
Bushnell, Candace One Fifth Avenue Chick Lit About a tony Manhattan co-op building and the scheming and dreaming residents who call it home. Everything an escapist read should be: quick and wicked and wry.
Cabot, Meg Boy Meets Girl Chick Lit The author of 'The Princess Diaries', who is now writing for grown-ups, keeps her plot elementary. Manhanattan HR employee Kathleen Mackenzie falls for lawyer Mitchell Hertzog.
Canales, Lorea Becoming Marta Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. After her father's swift remarriage, Marta is surprised to discover that she is now the sole heir of her late mother's sizeable estate. For the first time, she can choose to cut ties and establish her true self, apart from her parents, her social standing, and the complications of a life of excess.
Ciresi, Rita Remind Me Again Why I Married You Chick Lit No one blends humor and heartbreak like Rita Ciresi, whose award-winning novels are lauded as much for their generous wit as for their unflinching honesty.
Coburn, Jennifer Field of Schemes Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Newly widowed Claire Emmett leaves Los Angeles so she and her eleven-year-old daughter, Rachel, can have a fresh start in the picture-perfect suburb of Santa Bella, California. But the simple, quiet life she seeks is nowhere to be found in the town where soccer is king and parents are far, far too involved in children's sports.
Cohen, Paula Marantz Jane Austen in Scarsdale Chick Lit Inspired by Austen's "Persuasion". A high school administrator confronted by a love she once rejected. Smart and funny.
Cosper, Darcy Wedding Season Chick Lit Forced to attend 17 weddings in six months, child of divorce Joy finds herself defending - and then reconsidering - her own reluctance to marry. Crackling banter, vibrant friends, and pithy observations on modern weddings.
Cox, Sandra Love, Lattes and Mutants Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Finding love is hard, even when you aren't a mutant. Like most seventeen-year-olds, Piper Dunn wants to blend in with the crowd. Having a blowhole is a definite handicap. A product of a lab-engineered mother with dolphin DNA, Piper spends her school days hiding her brilliant ocean-colored eyes and sea siren voice behind baggy clothing and ugly glasses.
Curtright, Eileen The Burned Bridges of Ward, Nebraska Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. S'posed to be funny. Rebecca Meer's hometown of Ward, Nebraska, is small--so small that she can't even sneak home after a drunken girls' night without running into at least three people she knows. But she has bigger problems than her reputation. The head doctor at her fertility clinic is losing his mind, and his wild behavior could cost them the business. Her super-successful ex-boyfriend has blown back into town and somehow become her son's fifth-grade teacher--now her son is asking awkward questions about the end of their relationship.
Dart, Iris Rainer Beaches Chick Lit Suggested By:
Movie is based on this book. Loudmouthed, redheaded Cee Cee Bloom has her sights set on Hollywood. Bertie White, quiet and conservative, dreams of getting married and having children. In 1951, their childhood worlds collide in Atlantic City. Keeping in touch as pen pals, they reunite over the years ... always near the ocean. Powerful and moving
de los Santos, Marisa The Precious One Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Recommended by Joshilyn Jackson. Captivating novel about friendship, family, second chances, and the redemptive power of love.
Edmonds, Curtis Wreathed Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Wendy Jarrett never thought she'd meet the man of her dreams at a funeral. But when an old boyfriend of her mother's dies, Wendy accompanies her to the beach resort of Cape May, New Jersey for the service. There she meets Adam Lewis, nephew of the deceased, who is tall, gorgeous, and available.
Ellis, Hannah Friends Like These Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. When newly single Marie decides to shake up her social life, she has no idea what she is letting herself in for. With her sights set on the flamboyant Sebastian and his sophisticated group, Marie is sure that things are about to change for the better. But when a chance encounter brings some unlikely characters into her life, things start to veer off course. Marie would never normally be seen with this bunch of misfits but to her annoyance they just keep turning up.
Fischkin, Barbara Exclusive Chick Lit Dead on newsroom details are quite the scoop.
Grant, AnnaLisa The Lake Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The Lake Series book 1. Life takes an unexpected turn when Layla meets Will Meyer. His breathtaking good looks are enough to catch her eye, but his sincerity and passion are everything she needs to find the strength and confidence she lost -- and lead her into love.
Graves, Lindsay To Catch a Husband Chick Lit Four ladies who lunch - on every eligible male within their tony Southern California enclave - vie to win newly single billionaire David Clemente.
Green, Jane Babyville Chick Lit Three thirty-something Londoners share their gripes about motherhood. The writing is uneven, but Green draws dead-on portraits of the emotional rollercoaster each woman is riding.
Green, Jane Straight Talking Chick Lit Tasha and her gaggle of Sex and the City-ish friends attempt to decipher male behaviour in yuppie London. Compulsivey readable, and surprisingly touching.
Green, Risa Notes From the Underbelly Chick Lit Lara Stone's fine with being a self-obsessed material girl, until her sweetly indulgent husband says he wants a baby.
Harmel, Kristin The Sweetness of Forgetting Chick Lit Suggested By:
A baker in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, must travel to Paris to uncover a family secret for her dying grandmother--and what she learns may change everything.
Harris, Charlaine The Southern Vampire Mysteries (Sookie Stackhouse) Chick Lit Dead Until Dark (read)
Living Dead in Dallas (read)
Club Dead (read)
Dead to the World (read)
Dead as a Doornail (read)
Definitely Dead (read)
All Together Dead (read)
From Dead to Worse (read)
Dead and Gone (Read)
A Touch of Dead - Previously published Sookie Stuff (read)
Dead in the Family (read)
Dead Reckoning (read)
Deadlocked (read)
Dead Ever After (read)
The Sookie Stackhouse Companion (read)
Harris, Lynn Death by Chick Lit Chick Lit A fun murder mystery set in NYC's chick-lit scene with a quippy novelist/self-styled gumshoe.
Harris, Ruth Modern Women Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. If you loved Sex and the City, you'll love Modern Women.
Headley, Maria Dahvana The Year of Yes Chick Lit Suggested By: Unknown.
Also, a memoir. Charming, hyperliterate (in a pretentious but not entirely insufferable college-student way), and even laugh-out-loud funny. After too many bad relationships, she decides to say "yes" to any man who asks her out. Uh, that's sound reasoning.
Henderson Don't Even Think About It Chick Lit From author of Sam Jones novels. Brit wit ads contential sheen, but two of the three main characters are too unlikable.
Henry, Veronica How to Find Love in a Bookshop Chick Lit Suggested By: People Mag.
Keeps her inherited bookshop afloat with the help of her dad's friends and customers, including a Goth sales assistant and a shoplifting art director. Absolutely delightful.
Hoffman, Beth Saving CeeCee Honeycutt Chick Lit Suggested By:
A New York Times bestseller packed with "Southern charm" and "good old-fashioned heart" (Kristin Hannah): After her mother dies, CeeCee begins a colorful new life with her great-aunt Tootie. A "hit with the book clubs that adopted Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees" (Library Journal).
Jewell, Lisa Vincc & Joy Chick Lit What if your first love was the one you've been destined for all along? This realistic, often dark portrayal of modern love is populated with well-drawn characters, and ridiculously readable.
Juska, Elise Getting Over Jack Warner Chick Lit Silly love songs make it hard for a gal to grow up.
Kiernan-Lewis, Susan Wicked Good Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Liddy James put off her dream of owning her own French cupcake shop for 25 years. Now a widow and an empty nester, she knows if she's ever going to do it, she better make it happen soon. 
Unfortunately, there are a few roadblocks in her path to finally achieving her dream. One is a sexy DEA Agent dealing with the local meth problem who obviously wants her--but preferably not living in the same town.
Kinsella, Sophie Can You Keep A Secret? Chick Lit Spunky Londoner confesses enbarrassing things to a stranger on her plane and then learns that he is actually the dashing head of her company.
Kozak, Harley Jane Dating Dead Men Chick Lit Stumbles on corpse while searching for Mr. Right
Lane, Jennifer Blocked Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. College freshman Lucia Ramirez has a secret crush on Dane Monroe. He's a tall drink of water -- blond, brash, and one hell of a volleyball player. ¡Híjole! Lucia hopes her volleyball scholarship to his school will make him notice her.
Lee, Linda Francis The Devil in the Junior League Chick Lit Not even the requisite happy ending can blunt Lee's deliciously sharp jabs at Texas blue bloods.
Massey, Sujata Girl in a Box Chick Lit In the near-by trendy shoppping district of Harajuko, I spotted six girls wearing vintage kimonos as they strolled along, leaving enthralled male spectators in their wake.
McCann, L.G. The Other Side of Gemini Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Sylvia Miloche is a successful book editor by day, D-list party girl by night, and has been dating New York City's favorite playboy James Ryan for five years. But things are far from perfect. When the New York Post catches James with an intern, Sylvia's already precarious life comes crashing down.
Millington, Mil A Certain Chemistry Chick Lit May not technically be "chick lit"...Tom, a ghostwriter, has an affair with the actress whose memoir he is writing and makes a madcap effort to hide the truth from his girlfriend. Millington builds his gags perfectly. [Kris: on the other hand, what's funny about a cheating cad?]
Nathan, Melissa The Nanny Chick Lit Jo leaves her country life to move in with an affluent London family. Laugh-out-loud prose balances the twisty plot.
Nyhan, Loretta All The Good Parts Chick Lit Suggested By:
At 39, Leona is a broke student living in her sister's basement, playing the role of the zany aunt. But when she learns that her eggs are just about drying up, she jumps into a hilarious quest to find the perfect donor. A "sweet and unconventional story" (Booklist).
Omasta, Ann The Keys to my Diary Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. My life is wacky, often wild, and always entertaining. From my love-hate relationship with the book, The Secret, to my encounters with cursing parrots and skittering crabs, the summations of my offbeat life will make you laugh right along with me.
Palmer, Liza Conversations With The Fat Girl Chick Lit Overweight Maggie and Olivia are best friends...until Olivia gets gastric bypass surgery and embarks on a size 2 life. The story takes a more interesting turn once Maggie stops wallowing, and the descriptions of Olivia's catty pals are priceless.
Rendahl, Eileen Un-Bridaled Chick Lit Chloe Sachs runs out on her wedding - and ends up finding herself. A surprisingly moving and engrossing read.
Rose, Terez Mertes Off Balance Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
$1.07 Kindle book. Ballet Theater Chronicles book 1. Alice thinks she's accepted the loss of her ballet career, injury having forced her to trade in pointe shoes onstage for spreadsheets upstairs. That is, until the day Alice's boss asks her to befriend Lana, a pretty new company member he's got his eye on. Lana represents all Alice has lost, not just as a ballet dancer, but as a motherless daughter. It's pain she's kept hidden, even from herself, as every good ballet dancer knows to do.
Rose, Terez Mertes Outside the Limelight Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Ballet Theater Chronicles book 2. Rising ballet star Dena Lindgren's dream career is knocked off its axis when a puzzling onstage fall results in a crushing diagnosis: a brain tumor. Complications from the extraction surgery kick off a long and difficult recovery, prompting the company's artistic director, Anders Gunst, to shift his attention to an overshadowed company dancer -- Dena's older sister, Rebecca, with whom Anders once shared a special relationship.
Saberton, Ruth Runaway Summer Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Since leaving Polwenna Bay for the bright lights of London, actress Summer Penhalligan has tried her hardest to never look back; Jake, her childhood sweetheart, let her down terribly and the beautiful Cornish village holds nothing but painful memories. It's only when a volatile relationship threatens to destroy all she holds dear that Summer finds herself returning to the place she knows so well.
Satran, Pamela Redmond Younger Chick Lit Suggested By: Movie/TV.
Book on which the TV show with Sutton Foster is based.
Schnurnberger, Lynn and Janice Kaplan Mine are Spectacular! Chick Lit Sara and her friends attend sex-toy parties without losing their dignity or sense of humor. Whip-smart dialogue and spot-on metaphors create a hilarious hit.
Shostak, Kay Dew Next Stop, Chancey Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Chancey Books book 1. Looking in your teenage daughters' purse is never a good idea. After all, it ended up with Carolina Jessup opening a Bed & Breakfast for railroad fanatics in a tiny Georgia Mountain town. Carolina knows all about, and hates, small towns. How did she end up leaving her wonderful Atlanta suburbs behind while making her husband's dreams come true?
Shumas, Holly Five Things I Can't Live Without Chick Lit Neurotics will relate: an over-analyzing almost-30-year-old retools her career and relationship.
Sisman, Robyn Summer in the City Chick Lit Spontaneous Londoner Suze and cautious Manhattanite Lloyd swap apartments. Sisman's descriptions of shallowness on both sides of the pond are dead on.
Sisman, Robyn Weekend in Paris Chick Lit Molly flees her prim life in London for whirlwind weekend of cavorting in delectable Paris.
Smolinski, Jill The Next Thing On My List Chick Lit This warm an original work follows car pool operator June Parker as she finishes a dead woman's "to do" list and transforms her own drab life into an adventure.
Stewart, Leah The Myth of You and Me Chick Lit A smart story about the mysteries at the heart of even the most intimate friendships between women. (what?)
Trigiani, Adriana Big Stone Gap Series Chick Lit
  • Big Stone Gap (2000 - read 2/2015)
  • Big Cherry Holler (2001)
  • Milk Glass Moon (2002)
  • Home to Big Stone Gap (2006)
Trigiani, Adriana Various Chick Lit Suggested By: Author.
Recommended along with Alice Hoffman and Sarah Addison Allen.
  • Big Stone Gap (2001 - read 2015/02)
  • Big Cherry Holler (2002)
  • Milk Glass Moon (2003)
  • Lucia, Lucia (2004)
  • The Queen of the Big Time (2005)
  • Rococo (2006)
  • Home to Big Stone Gap (2007)
  • Very Valentine (2009)
  • Viola in Reel Life (2009) [Young Adults]
  • Brava, Valentine (2010)
  • Viola In the Spotlight (2011)
  • The Shoemaker's Wife (2012)
  • The Supreme Macaroni Company (2013)
Valdez-Rodriguez, Alisa The Dirty Girls Social Club Chick Lit Latina chick-lit.
Viswanathan, Kaavya How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life Chick Lit Breezy dialogue and pop-culture references give snap to this charming tale.
West, Michael Lee Mermaids in the Basement Chick Lit The story flies by, loaded with grand parties, sumptuous Southern meals, multiple affairs and harrowing calamities.
White, Karen The Color of Light Chick Lit 4.5 stars on GoodReads. At thirty-two, pregnant and recently divorced, Jillian Parrish and her seven-year-old daughter find refuge and solace on Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Jillian had experienced her best childhood memories here-until her best friend Lauren Mills disappeared, never to be found.
Woodward, A.E. Imperfectly Perfect Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Book 1 of 3. Emma, Tyler and Shane have been best friends since they were kids. Along with their college addition, Rob, the four friends have an exciting life in NYC. In fact, Emma Sloan appears to have it all.
Wylde, Anya Love Muffin and Chai Latte Chick Lit Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Love Muffin and Chai Latte follows the journey of Tabitha Lee Timmons as she deals with financial stress, loony relatives, some crooks, an unhappy bride to be, a grumpy old man and two heartbreakingly handsome men.
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Alcott, Louisa May An Old-Fashioned Girl Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Polly Milton, a 14-year-old country girl, visits her friend Fanny Shaw and her wealthy family in the city for the first time. Poor Polly is overwhelmed by the splendor at the Shaws' and their urbanized, fashionable lifestyles, expensive clothes and other habits she has never been exposed to, and, for the most part, dislikes.
Alcott, Louisa May Little Men Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women Series Classic Suggested By: Author.
  • Little Women
  • Good Wives
  • Little Men
  • Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa May The Mysterious Key and What It Opened Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Short story / novella. When Lillian Trevlyn is a baby, her father dies under mysterious circumstances, and she nearly loses her mother on the very same day. Lillian grows up to become a lovely young woman, but the mysteries of her childhood remain unsolved.
Amundsen, Roald The South Pole Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. An account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition 1910-1912. Volume 1 and Volume 2.
Austen, Jane The Complete Works of Jane Austen Classic Suggested By: Author.
$.53 Kindle book. Six novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northganger Abbey, Persuasion. Shorter works: Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sandition. The complete Juvenilia.
Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan: The Complete Collection Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Baum, L. Frank Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 4/14. The book starts with an earthquake in California. Dorothy and others are swallowed up by cracks in the earth, and fall into an underground cavern, where they begin their adventures.
Baum, L. Frank Glinda of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 14/14. Dorothy and Ozma travel to stop a war between the Flatheads and Skeezers; then Glinda and a cohort of Dorothy's friends set out to rescue them.
Baum, L. Frank Little Wizard Stories of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. 6 short stories. The stories were part of a project, by Baum and his publisher Reilly & Britton, to revitalize and continue the series of Oz books that Baum had written up to that date. The story collection effectively constitutes a fifteenth Oz book by Baum.
Baum, L. Frank Ozma of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 3/14. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, Billina the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tik-Tok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger.
Baum, L. Frank Rinkitink in Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 10/14. No one from Oz appears in the book until its climax. Most of the action takes place on three islands – Pingaree, Regos, and Coregos – and within the Nome King's caverns.
Baum, L. Frank The Emerald City of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 6/14. Dorothy Gale and her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em coming to live in Oz permanently. While they are toured through the Quadling Country, the Nome King is assembling allies for an invasion of Oz.
Baum, L. Frank The Lost Princess of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 11/14. begins with the disappearance of Princess Ozma, the ruler of Oz and covers Dorothy and the Wizard's efforts to find her.
Baum, L. Frank The Magic of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle Book. Book 13/14. The Magic of Oz relates the unsuccessful attempt of the Munchkin boy Kiki Aru and former Nome King Ruggedo to conquer Oz.
Baum, L. Frank The Marvelous Land of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 2/14. The events are set shortly after the events in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and after Dorothy Gale's departure back to Kansas. The protagonist of the novel is an orphan boy called Tip. For as long as he can remember, Tip has been under the guardianship of a cruel Wicked Witch named Mombi (who is the main antagonist) and lives in the northern quadrant of Oz called Gillikin Country.
Baum, L. Frank The Patchwork Girl of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle Book. Book 7/15. Ojo the very unlucky is a young Munchkin boy who, devoted to life with his uncle Unc Nunkie in the wilderness but on the verge of starvation, goes to see a neighboring "magician" and old friend of Unc, Dr. Pipt.
Baum, L. Frank The Road to Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 5/14. How Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter Met on an Enchanted Road and Followed it All the Way to the Marvelous Land of Oz.
Baum, L. Frank The Scarecrow of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 9/14. Baum's personal favorite of the Oz books and tells of Cap'n Bill and Trot journeying to Oz and, with the help of the Scarecrow, overthrowing the cruel King Krewl of Jinxland. Cap'n Bill and Trot (Mayre Griffiths) had previously appeared in two other novels by Baum, The Sea Fairies and Sky Island.
Baum, L. Frank The Sea Fairies Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle Book. Mayre Griffiths, nicknamed Trot, or sometimes Tiny Trot, is a little girl who lives on the coast of southern California. Her father is the captain of a sailing schooner, and her constant companion is Cap'n Bill Weedles, a retired sailor with a wooden leg.
Baum, L. Frank The Tin Woodman of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 12/14. The Tin Woodman is unexpectedly reunited with his Munchkin sweetheart Nimmie Amee from the days when he was flesh and blood.
Baum, L. Frank Tic-Tok of Oz Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 8/14. The book actually has little to do with Tik-Tok and is primarily the quest of the Shaggy Man (introduced in The Road to Oz) to rescue his brother, and his resulting conflict with the Nome King.
Baum, L. Frank and Ruth Plumly Thompson The Royal Book of Oz In which the Scarecrow goes to search for his family tree and discovers that he is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Book 15/14 (after Baum ended his series). Prof. Wogglebug announces his plan to create a genealogy of the important people in Oz, a "Royal Book." In so doing, he inadvertently insults the Scarecrow as a person of no family, no ancestry. The abashed Scarecrow goes home to the Munchkin Country to look into his roots.
Boccaccio, Giovanni The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Written during the 1350's as the Black Death or Plague cut Europe's population in half, the stories told could have just eas eadily been written last week, last year or during the last century.
Boccaccio, Giovanni The Decameron, Volume 1 Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. While the setting is a group of socialites intent on avoiding the plague, the stories themselves mention the plague very little. Boccaccio, while sometimes coy, avoided conformity and pedantry through his skeptical views and often features a skeptical hero or two in his 100 stories.
Brontë, Charlotte Jane Eyre Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Brontë, Charlotte Villette Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Semi-autobiographical tale from Charlotte Bronte, based upon her time spent teaching in Belgium. This is not a novel of page turning excitement, but a lovely tale of one woman's battle to maintain her independence.
Brontë, Emily Wuthering Heights Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Burnett, Frances Hodgson A Little Princess Classic Suggested By: Author.
Sara Crewe had a perfect life. Her father, Captain Crewe, was wealthy and sure to become even wealthier on future expeditions. Before departing on his next voyage, he leaves Sara at the Miss Minchin Select Seminary for Young Ladies. There, Sara is treated like royalty. But when news of her father's death arrives soon after her birthday, Sara's life changes forever. Now penniless, she is forced to live in the attic and work as a servant for the school.
Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland HTML Edition Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Carroll, Lewis Through the Looking-Glass Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Clark, William and Meriwether Lewis History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captain Lewis and Clark Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. To the sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains and ... Ocean. Performed during the years 1804-5-6.
Cooper, James Fenimore The Last of the Mohicans Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
de Saussure, Mrs. N.B. Old Plantation Days Being Recollections of Southern Life Before the War Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Defoe, Daniel A Journal of the Plague Year Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. This novel is an account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague or the bubonic plague struck the city of London.
Defoe, Daniel The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, &c. Who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest, and died a Penitent. Written from her own Memorandums.
Dickens, Charles Great Expectations Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. GREAT EXPECTATIONS is Charles Dickens' thirteenth novel and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip.
Douglass, Frederick My Bondage and My Freedom Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. It is the second of three autobiographies written by Douglass, and is mainly an expansion of his first (Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass), discussing in greater detail his transition from bondage to liberty.
Douglass, Frederick Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection Classic Suggested By: Author.
$.99 Kindle book. Includes 4 novels and 56 short stories.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmds Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Du Bois, W. E. B. The Souls of Black People Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Du Bois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. He also charges that the strategy of accommodation to white supremacy advanced by Booker T. Washington, then the most influential black leader in America, would only serve to perpetuate black oppression.
Dumas, Alexandre The Three Musketeers Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Eliot, George Silas Marner Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Eliot, George The Mill on the Floss Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott Tales of the Jazz Age Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Beautiful and the Damned Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Curious Tale of Benjamin Button Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott This Side of Paradise Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Forster, E. M. A Room With a View Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Grahame, Kenneth The Wind in the Willows Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. As spring begins to bloom across the countryside, so too does Mole's desire to leave his underground home and venture into the wilds above.
Hardy, Thomas Far from the Madding Crowd Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Watch the movie first? In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. Alive with lush, idyllic settings that exert profound influences on the novel's characters, Far from the Madding Crowd is an unforgettable narrative of both beauty and devastation. Its portrait of rural life, and compelling examination of social conventions, has made it one of literature's classic romances.
Henty, G.A. (George Alfred) In the Heart of the Rockies Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Fiction. The story of sixteen-year-old Tom, an eng boy, who after the loss of his parents, is uncertain how to make his way in the world, especially since he wants to take care for his two sisters. Tom decides that it would be best for him to leave for America where he hopes to join his uncle who was prospecting for gold.
Hughes, Louis Thirty Years a Slave From Bondage to Freedom Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Note: the movie was based on Twelve Years a Slave, a different book.
James, Henry The Wings of the Dove, The Ambassadors, The Golden Bowl Classic Dry and dull, or "Three of the 20th Century's finest novels"?? Dunno, but they might be worth a try.
K., Jerome (Jerome Klapka) Three Men in a Boat Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Keats, John Keats: Poems Published in 1820 Classic Suggested By: Author.
Keats, John Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Kipling, Rudyard The Man Who Would Be King Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Kipling, Rudyard The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Eerie Tales Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Contents: The Phantom 'Rickshaw; My Own True Ghost Story; The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes; The Man Who Would Be King.
Lewis, Sinclair Main Street Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Lincoln, Abraham The Gettysburg Address Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Longstreet, James From Manassas to Appottomax Memoirs of the Civil War in America Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Malory, Thomas Le Mort d'Arthur: Volume 1 Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Malory, Thomas Le Mort d'Arthur: Volume 2 Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Maugham, W. Somerset Of Human Bondage Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
McElroy, John Andersonville A Story of Rebel Military Prisons Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Based upon his lengthy confinement in the Confederate Andersonville prison camp during the American Civil War.
McGlashan, C. F. History of the Donner Party Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
McSpadden, J. Walker Robin Hood Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Melville, Herman Moby Dick Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Miller, Henry Tropic of Capricorn Classic Dan Bern Song Marilyn
Muir, John Stickeen: An Adventure with a Dog and a Glacier Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Short memoir by American naturalist John Muir. It is about a trip he took in Alaska (1880) with a dog named Stickeen and their outing together on a glacier.
Muir, John Travels in Alaska Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle Book. John Muir captures the beauty and intensity of Alaskan wilderness and its people from his travels between 1879 and 1890.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. 1907 collection published by E. Nesbit with the intention of entertaining young readers and telling William Shakespeare's plays in a way they could be easily understood.
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • The Tempest
  • As You Like It
  • The Winter's Tale
  • King Lear
  • Twelfth Night
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Pericles
  • Hamlet
  • Cymbeline
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Timon of Athens
  • Othello
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • Measure for Measure
  • Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • All's Well That Ends Well
Nesbit, E. (Edith) Harding's Luck Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The second (and last) story in the Time-travel/Fantasy "House of Arden" series for children.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) In Homespun Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Ten short stories of the typical Nesbit strong woman of 19th century England--a few not so typical in being almost amoral--narrated in the first person singular, and set in the South Kent villages and 'out away among the Sussex downs'.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) New Treasure Seekers or, The Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The story of Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel, and Horace Octavius (H. O.) Bastable, and their attempts to assist their widowed father and recover the fortunes of their family; its sequels are The Wouldbegoods (1899) and The New Treasure Seekers (1904).
Nesbit, E. (Edith) Oswald Bastable and Others Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. E. Nesbit created Oswald Bastable and his four siblings in the 1890s[2] and featured them in numerous children's adventure stories narrated by Oswald (not to be confused with the children's fantasy adventures, Five Children and It and its sequels). Many Bastable stories were first published in magazines, not plainly as serial novels, but they are now known from the three episodic novels The Story of the Treasure Seekers (1899), The Wouldbegoods (1901), New Treasure Seekers (1904). Four more Bastable stories are in the collection Oswald Bastable and Others (1905).
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Book of Dragons Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Dragons -- of all sorts -- make for marvelous fun, and this collection of madcap tales is filled with them. Some of the legendary monsters are funny and mischievous, others are downright frightening, and a number of them are wild and unpredictable. There's a dragon made of ice, another that takes refuge in the General Post Office, a scaly creature that carries off the largest elephant in a zoo, and even a dragon whose gentle purring comforts a tiny tot.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Children's Shakespeare Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. May be the same as "Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare".
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Incomplete Amorist Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Adult novel. Young Betty grows up an orphan with her strict stepfather, a vicar in rural England in Edwardian times. She dreams of being an artist, and one day, while she is out sketching, happens to come across a man who really is an artist. Predictably, the two of them embark on something we today would certainly not call an affair (they never even kiss or hug), but what was deemed improper from society's point of few back then.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Magic City Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. After Philip's older sister and sole family member Helen marries, he goes off to live with his new step sister Lucy. To entertain himself he builds a giant model city from things around the house: game pieces, books, blocks, bowls, etc. Then through some magic, he finds himself inside the city, and it is alive with the people he has populated it with.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Magic World Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. An influential collection of twelve short stories.
  • "The Cat-hood of Maurice" -- a boy abuses the family cat, and learns to see things from the feline point of view.
  • "The Mixed Mine" -- two boys find a magic spyglass, and use it to make their fortunes.
  • "Accidental Magic" -- Quentin falls asleep on the altarstone at Stonehenge, and wakes in Atlantis.
  • "The Princess and the Hedge-pig" -- King Ozymandias and Queen Eliza plan a secret christening for their Princess Ozyliza, to avoid a wicked fairy's curse. Things go awry.
  • "Septimus Septimusson" -- he is the seventh son of a seventh son, who can see fairies and hear the beasts speak; and he must seek his fortune. "The White Cat" -- a boy finds a china ornament in the attic; it proves to be a magic talisman.
  • "Belinda and Bellamant" -- they are a princess and prince suffering curses; a talking bat helps resolve their problems.
  • "Justnowland" -- Elsie visits a magic land of giant crows, and a dragon. "The Related Muff" -- a sensitive boy, dismissed as a "muff" by his cousins, proves himself a hero in a crisis.
  • "The Aunt and Amabel" -- a girl enters a magic world through a wardrobe.
  • "Kenneth and the Carp" -- unjustly accused, a boy transforms into a fish and redeems his honor.
  • "The Magician's Heart" -- an evil magician distributes curses at royal christenings. Complications ensue.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Phoenix and the Carpet Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. It is the second in a trilogy of novels that begins with Five Children and It (1902), and follows the adventures of the same five children: Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and the Lamb. Their mother buys the children a new carpet to replace one from the nursery that they have destroyed in an accidental fire. The children find an egg in the carpet, which hatches into a talking Phoenix.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Railway Children Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The story concerns a family who move from London to "The Three Chimneys", a house near the railway in Yorkshire, after the father, who works at the Foreign Office, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying. The children befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home; he is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Rainbow and the Rose Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Poetry collection.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Story of the Amulet Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. It is the final part of a trilogy of novels that also includes Five Children and It (1902) and The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904). In it the children re-encounter the Psammead--the "it" in Five Children and It. As it no longer grants wishes to the children, however, its capacity is mainly advisory in relation to the children's other discovery, the Amulet, thus following a formula successfully established in The Phoenix and the Carpet.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Story of the Treasure Seekers Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. the story of Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel, and Horace Octavius (H. O.) Bastable, and their attempts to assist their widowed father and recover the fortunes of their family; its sequels are The Wouldbegoods (1899) and The New Treasure Seekers (1904). The novel's complete name is The Story of the Treasure Seekers: Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune.
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Works of E. Nesbit (16 books) Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Note: this list of contents is in alphabetical order, not the order in which they were published or should be read.
  • Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare
  • The Book of Dragons
  • The Enchanted Castle
  • Five Children and It
  • Harding's Luck
  • The Incomplete Amorist
  • In Homespun
  • The Magic City
  • The Magic World
  • New Treasure Seekers
  • Oswald Bastable and Others
  • The Phoenix and the Carpet
  • The Railway Children
  • The Story of the Amulet
  • The Story of the Treasure Seekers
  • The Wouldbegoods
Nesbit, E. (Edith) The Wouldbegoods Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Stories about the Bastables, a fictional middle-class family that has fallen on relatively hard times. This is the second story in The Bastables Series following The Story of the Treasure Seekers. The third book is The New Treasure Seekers.
Poe, Edgar Allan The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 2 Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Pyle, Howard The Adventures of Robin Hood Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Scott, Robert Falcon Scott's Last Expedition Volume I Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Being the journals of Captain R. F. Scott
Seneca Moral Letters to Lucilius Classic Suggested By: Other.
$1.07 Kindle book. Recommended by some other book. Can't remember which letter in particular I was looking for.
Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry South! Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The story of Shackleton's 1914-1917 expedition. I "bought" two copies of this. Not sure if they're identical or not, cuz Amazon did NOT tell me I already owned it.
Sinclair, Upton The Jungle Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Slocum, Joshua Sailing Alone Around the World Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Captain Slocum was a highly experienced navigator and ship owner. He rebuilt and refitted the derelict sloop Spray in a seaside pasture at Fairhaven, Massachusetts over 13 months between early 1893 and 1894. Between 24 April 1895 and 27 June 1898, Slocum, aboard the Spray, crossed the Atlantic twice (to Gibraltar and back to South America), negotiated the Strait of Magellan, and crossed the Pacific. He also visited Australia and South Africa before crossing the Atlantic (for the third time) to return to Massachusetts after a journey of 46,000 miles.
Stevenson, Robert Louis The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Stillwell, Leander The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Strachey, Giles Lytton Queen Victoria Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Biography of Queen Victoria.
Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Twain, Mark A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Twain, Mark A Dog's Tale Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The book is told from the standpoint of a loyal household pet, a dog self-described by the first sentence of the story; "My father was a St. Bernard, my mother was a collie, but I am a Presbyterian." The story begins with a description of the dog's life as a puppy and her separation from her mother, which to her was inexplicable.
Twain, Mark How to Tell a Story and Other Essays Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 2 Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 3 Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Twain, Mark Tom Sawyer Abroad Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of adventure stories like those of Jules Verne.
Twain, Mark Tom Sawyer Detective Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Tom Sawyer attempts to solve a mysterious murder in this burlesque of the immensely popular detective novels of the time.
Verne, Jules An Antarctic Mystery Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Written in 1897, it is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane.
Verne, Jules Delphi Complete Works of Jules Verne Classic Suggested By: Author.
$2.99 Kindle book. Includes 47 novels.
Verne, jules The Blockade Runners Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Short story. The American Civil War plot centers on the exploits of a British merchant captain named James Playfair who must break the Union blockade of Charleston harbor in South Carolina to trade supplies for cotton and, later in the book, to rescue Halliburtt, the abolitionist journalist father of a young girl held prisoner (the father, not the girl) by the Confederates.
Wallace, Lewis Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Washington, Booker T. The Negro Problem Classic Suggested By: Author.
Washington, Booker T. Up From Slavery: An Autobiography Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Wiggin, Kate Douglas Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. The story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding.
Wilde, Oscar Essays and Lectures Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Wilde, Oscar Intentions Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Wilde, Oscar Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Collection of short semi-comic mystery stories that were written by Oscar Wilde and published in 1891. It includes:
  • Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
  • The Canterville Ghost
  • The Sphinx Without a Secret
  • The Model Millionaire
Wilde, Oscar Selected Poems of Oscar Wilde Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Wilde, Oscar The Canterville Ghost Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. This is the one with the ghost and the paints. I read it, but didn't log it.
Wilde, Oscar The Importance of Being Ernest Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Wilde, Oscar The Picture of Dorian Gray Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book.
Works Projects Administraion Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. From Interviews with Former Slaves Maryland Narratives.
Works Projects Administration Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States Classic Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. From Interviews with Former Slaves Arkansas Narratives, Part 1.
Wyss, Johann David The Swiss Family Robinson Classic Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. Adventures on a Desert Island.
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Duncan, Christopher The Career Programmer: Guerilla Tactics for an Imperfect World Computer Book about programming.
Fields, Duane K., Mark A. Kolb, Shawn Bayern Web Development with JavaServer Pages Computer JSP 1.2, Java Servlets 2.3, Minneapolis Lib
Horstmann, Cay S., Gary Cornell Core Java 2 Volume I - Fundamentals, 2001 Computer Covers J2SE Version 1.3. This is the Sun book. Obsolete? Ramsey Library
Larman, Craig Applying UML in Patterns Computer From Omar V.
McLaughlin, Brett Building Java Enterprise Applications Volume I: Architecture Computer Hennepin Lib, O'Reilly
Monson-Haefel, Richard Enterprise JavaBeans. 3rd Edition Covers EJB 2.0 Computer Hennepin Lib
Widenius MySQL Reference Manual Computer Entire book is available online...
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Alice, Melissa Low Carb Diet Instant Pot Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By:
120 Easy And Delicious Low Carb Ketogenic Diet Recipes To Cracked Weight Loss, Regain Confidence And Have A Healthier Lifesyle.
Allan, Jenny Green Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss and Detox Book Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Allen, Richard Weight Watchers Smart Points Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Delicious and easy recipes to lost weight the Smart-Points way.
Bailey, Ben Instant Pot Cookbook: 500 Quick and Delicious IP Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Beall, Sam The Blackberry Farm Cookbook Cookbook Four Seasons of Great Food and the Good Life. I think I read a review of this, but lost it in the database delete incident.
Bernard, Francoise La Cuisine: Everyday French Home Cooking Cookbook Best described as a French Joy of Cooking. English-language versions of timeless Gallic dishes.
Berry, Jan Things to Make With Mint Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Bittman, Mark How to Cook Everything Cookbook Suggested By: Author.
$4.29 Kindle book. His recipes are relatively simple yet incredibly tasty.
Bittman, Mark How to Cook Everything The Basics Cookbook Suggested By: Author.
$4.29 Kindle book. All you need to make great food - with 1,000 photos.
Bowden, Jonny and Jeannette Bessinger The 150 Healthiest 15-Minute Recipes on Earth Cookbook Suggested By:
$3.22 Kindle book.
Bradshaw, Elizabeth The 6 Ingredient Instant Pot Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Quick Start Guide. 10 amazing easy recipes.
Bullington, Alan Handcrafting Artisan Salves & Lip Balms From Your Kitchen Cookbook Suggested By:
Free Kindle book. Make luxury skin care products for your own use, for gifts, or for marketable products by following the detailed recipes and instructions in this book.
Canty, Steven G. The Keto Slo Cooker Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. 61 easy & healthy ketogenic slow cooker recipes.
Chef Effect The Effective Low-Carb Instant Pot Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By:
Free Kindle book. Fast & Easy Low Carbohydrate Recipes to Help You Lose Weight and Start Living a Healthy Lifestyle
Choate, Judith Homemade: Delicious Foods to Make and Give Cookbook Innovative food-friendly gift ideas.
Clarence, Sarah Quinoa Recipes for Weight Loss Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Clean Eating Crock Pot: 1825 Crock Pot Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Cook, Daniel Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Cooks Illustrated Cover and Bake: Casseroles, Pot Roasts, and Slow-Cooker Favorites Cookbook Simple home cooking, without sacrificing greate taste for convenience.
Cooks Illustrated The Quick Recipe Cookbook Save hours in the kitchen without sacrificing taste.
Crawford, Jackson Slaw Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Some good looking recipes!
d'Avila-Latourrette, Brother Victor-Antoine Twelve Months of Monastery Soups Cookbook Collection of 170 soup recipes--at least one for every vegetable native to North America. From basic veloutes and consommes to thick and chunky soups, and from simple clear broths to creamy soups and more complex potages.
Donovan, Robin The Healthy Make-Ahead Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$1.07 Kindle book. Wholesome, flavorful freezer meals.
Douglas, Ron America's Most Wanted Recipes Cookbook Delicious Recipes from Your Family's Favorite Restaurants. Burritos from Taco Bell, KFC, and more.
Elliott, Michael Air Fryer Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. 300 easy recipes for quick and tasty meals.
Fernald, Anya with Jessica Battilana Home Cooked Cookbook Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
Inspired by Italian farm cooking. Hearty, inexpensive, utterly unfussy meals.
Fisher, Roy Instant Pot Cookbook: 777 Instant Pot Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Flinn, Kathleen The Kitchen Counter Cooking School Cookbook How a few simple lessons transformed nine culinary novices into fearless home cooks.
Food For Life Weight Watchers Instant Pot Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Delicious Weight Watchers Smart Points recipes that improve your health and melt belly fat.
Gold, Rozanne Radically Simple Cookbook Her ingredients are somewhat fancy, but Gold's short-and-easy techniques put sophisticated fare within any cook's reach.
Gooseberry Patch Circle of Friends 25 One-Pot Dinners Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Grace, Mary Instant Pot Cookbook: Top 550 Amazingly Tasty & Healthy IP Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Greenspan, Dorie Paris Sweets: Great Desserts From the City's Best Pastry Shops Cookbook Suggested By:
An elegant gift for Francophiles, armchair travelers, bakers of all skill levels, and certainly for oneself, Paris Sweets brings home a taste of enchantment.
Grey, Alissa Noel Winter Soup Cookbook Suggested By:
Free Kindle book. Hot and hearty soup recipes to help you lose weight without dieting.
Gunderson, Mary Pioneer Farm Cooking: Exploring History Through Simple Recipes Cookbook Grade 6 Up-These books offer a unique and intriguing way to explore history. The authors look at the foods people ate during the Civil War and on pioneer farms and offer recipes for modern readers.
Gunn, Deana and Wona Miniati Dinner's Done! Cooking With Trader Joe's Cookbook. Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Gurney, Lydia Maria Things Mother Used To Make Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Vintage/historical cookbook. A collection of old time recipes, some nearly one hundred years old and never published before.
Harvey, Katherine & Ryan The Bare Bones Broth Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
Explains how to make various bone broths and what to server with them.
Hayes, Shannon The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook Farmer, food writer, and home cook Shannon Hayes has packed this new edition of The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook with more recipes, new stories explaining how good farming practices result in great food, and up-to-date information on the health and environmental benefits of grassfed meats. In this inspiring classic of the green cuisine scene, Hayes approaches food with equal parts gastronomic passion and homespun practicality.
Hess, Anna Farmstead Feast Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Winter: Delicious, in-season recipes by the author of The Weekend Homesteader.
Hirsch, J.M. High Flavor Low Labor Cookbook AP food editor Hirsch reinvents weeknight cooking with minimal fuss. Try pulled pork over soft polenta.
Kaneko, Amy Let's Cook Japanese Food Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Recommended by Matthew Amster-Burton. Simple and westernized book.
Kazmierczak, Pamela 30 Easy Weeknight Dinners Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The winter recipes and winter food edition.
Kimball, Katie Better Than a Box Cookbook Suggested By: Unknown.
How to transform processed food recipes into whole food favorites.
Kimball, Katie Smart Sweets: 30 Desserts to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$.99 Kindle book.
Klein, Samanta Sous Vide Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The complete Sous Vide cookbook for beginners and experts in Sous Vide.
Kobayashi, Kentaro Donburi Mania Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Recommended by Matthew Amster-Burton. Delightful little cookbook of rice bowl dishes.
Lawson, Nigella Nigella Express Cookbook Ingredient lists tend to be small, but results are definitely impressive.
Lewis, Edna The Taste of Country Cooking Cookbook Memoir-style cookbook. Along with recipes, Lewis offers glimpses of daily life in the Depression-era South.
Louis, Jenn Pasta By Hand Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$3.22 Kindle book. A collection of Italy's regional hand-shaped pasta.
MacDuckston, Brian Ramen at Home Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$2.15 Kindle book. The easy Japanese cookbook for classic ramen and bold new flavors.
Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition From Asparagus to Zucchini Cookbook A Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce
Manning, Ivy The Farm to Table Cookbook Cookbook Recommended by Orangette blog.
Maroukian, Francine Chef's Secrets Cookbook Chefs reveal the tricks of their trade. Even the most culinarily astute can feast on this compendium of tips from some top cooks.
Matsushima, Kimiko Ramen, Udon, Soba Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$3.22 Kindle book. Authentic Japanese noodle soup recipes. Recommended by Matthew Amster-Burton. Authentic Japanese Noodle Soup Recipes. Short, inexpensive ($2.99), electronic cookbook full of very authentic Japanese noodle recipes.
Mazonson,Peter Cooking Without A Kitchen: The Coffeemaker Cookbook Cookbook Coffeemaker. Cookbook.
Müeller, Mathias Pho Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. 50 easy to creative recipes for Vietnam's favorite soup and noodles.
McClure, Susan Preserving Summer's Bounty Cookbook A quick and easy guide to freezing, canning, preserving, and drying what you can grow. Looks helpful, but not sure whether I should buy it. Try it from the library for next year, maybe.
McCoy, Jenny Modern Éclairs Cookbook Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
McCoy, a pastry chef, shows how éclairs can serve as a base for everything from ice cream sandwiches to lobster rolls.
McCray, Marilyn Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Recipes to preserve food, family, and the American way.
Mitchell, Andie Eating in the Middle Cookbook Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
A food lover who shed 135 pounds talks about the recipes - and the philosophy - behind her weight loss.
Moosewood Collective Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers Cookbook Suggested By: Author.
$2.15 Kindle book. Fresh ideas for the weeknight table.
Morales, Brenda Cuban Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Morris, Harvey Baked Chicago's Simply Decadent Brownies Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Moulton, Sara Sara Moulton's Home Cooking 101 Cookbook Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
In crisp clean prose, Moulton - once Julia Child's protégé - explains the techniques all excellent home chefs should know.
Murphy, Pamela Instant Pot Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By:
Free Kindle book. Easy-To-Do Recipes Using Simple Ingredients for Your Everyday Meals
Naquin, Allyson C. Ketogenic Instant Pot Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. 100 easy, delicious, and health recipes to cook in the pressure cooker.
Naquin, Allyson C. VEGAN Instant Pot Cookbook Suggested By:
Free Kindle book. 210 Recipes in two Manuscripts: Vegan Instant Pot & Ketogenic Vegan.
Nixon, Lindsay S. The Happy Herbivore Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$2.14 Kindle book. Over 175 Delicious Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes
Norton, Christy Once Upon a Dinner Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$3.22 Kindle book. Once a month freezer to crock pot meal planning.
Oliver, Jamie Cook With Jamie Cookbook "Cooking isn't hard or elitist. It's just about learning little bits." Excellent looking recipe for raw beet salad with feta and pear.
Ortiz, Gayle and Joe Ortiz with Louisa Beers The Village Baker's Wife Cookbook Suggested By: Unknown.
If you dream of making delectable croissants, pastries, and pies, don't miss this wondrous collection of recipes from one of the top bakeries in the country!
Peterson, Farmer John Farmer John's Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables Cookbook CSA stories and recipes.
Pitre, Urvashi Indian Intant Pot Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$2.14 Kindle book. Traditional Indian dishes made easy and fast.
Prince, Jennifer Eat Like a Farm Girl Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
I bought this Kindle book. 3 ingredient plant based recipes.
Ramineni, Shubhra Entice With Spice Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$4.29 Kindle book. Easy Indian recipes for busy people.
Real Simple Meals Made Easy Cookbook From the magazine. One-pot meals, no-shop meals, 30-minute meals, no-cook meals, freezer meals, shortcut meals, all made easy.
Refslund, Mads Scraps, Wilt + Weeds: Turning Wasted Food Into Plenty Cookbook Suggested By: Suggested List.
Ricafranca, Arnel Salads To Go Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Richoux, Ranae Shrimp Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The Beginner's guide to breakfast, lunch, dinner, and more.
Rodgers, Judy The Zuni Café Cookbook Cookbook Recommended by Orangette blog.
Rosenberg, Judy The Rosie's Bakery All-Butter, Cream-Filled, Sugar-Packed Baking Book Cookbook Suggested By:
Streusel-topped blueberry cake. Coconut fluff babycakes. Sour cherry fudge cake. You'll love the mouthwatering recipes in one of NPR's top 10 cookbooks of the year! Treat yourself to favorites from a legendary bakery that's become a true institution.
Ruhlman, Michael Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking Cookbook He divides the book into five parts (doughs, stocks, sausages, sauces, and custards). In each section he explains what essential properties make the ratios work and the subtle variations that differentiate, for instance, a bread dough (five parts flour, three parts water) from a biscuit dough (three parts flour, one part fat, two parts liquid).
Sass, Lorna J. Cooking Under Pressure Cookbook Suggested By: Friend.
$2.15 Kindle book.
Schneider, Sally The Improvisational Cook Cookbook Schneider offers an original, practical and well-executed plan for improvisational cooking, experimenting, cooking creatively, playing with ingredients and recipes. As heard on "The Splendid Table" for meatloaf recipe variations.
Scott, Bonnie 100 Easy Camping Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Scott, Hannie P. Nana's Family Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Out of the many cookbooks I've created over the past few years, this one is by far the most special. These are my mom's recipes and a few other recipes from family members. This book means more to me than any other book I've ever created. These recipes are what I grew up on. These recipes are what I'm made of (literally)!
Shambrook, Jenifer The Cornbread Bible: A Recipe Storybook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Dr. Jennifer Shambrook not only shares recipes for some great, low-cost, Southern cooking, but also shares the stories behind the recipes. The people who created the recipes and the people for whom the recipes were created populate this recipe storybook.
Shumski, Daniel Will It Waffle Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
$1.22 Kindle book. 53 Irresistible and unexpected recipes to make in a waffle iron.
Skehan, Donal and Roseanne Hewitt-Cromwell and Sheila Kiely Easy Recipes for Summer Cooking Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Slater, Nigel Eat Cookbook Suggested By:
A James Beard Award–winning author offers over 600 ideas for deliciously simple meals that are small in effort and big in flavor! “I want to make every recipe in this book” (Ruth Reichl).
Slessor, John Crock Pot Cookbook: 200 Quick and Easy Recipes for Your Slow Cooker Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Spencer, Sarah Best Chinese Take-out Recipes from Mama Li's Kitchen Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
St. Paul Growers Association The St. Paul Farmers Market produce cookbook : a collection of favorite recipes from growers and their customers Cookbook Hoping for good veggie recipes.
Steele, Victoria 101 Quick & Easy 5 Ingredient Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Stern, Jane and Michael Two for the Road Cookbook Authors of "Roadfood", the bestselling guide to small-town cuisine. This breezy book offers war stories as well as recipes for exotica, including cola cake and stuffed ham.
Stewart, Jamie 500 Air Fryer Recipes Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Tabakova, Vesela Soup Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Incredibly delicious soup recipes from the Mediterranean Diet.
The Moosewood Collective Moosewood Restaurant Daily Special Cookbook This is a maybe because I haven't looked at it yet.
The Moosewood Collective Moosewood Restaurant New Classics Cookbook This is a maybe because I haven't looked at it yet.
Tsuji, Shizuo Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Recommended by Matthew Amster-Burton. Best English-language Japanese cookbook you can buy.
Unknown Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Wake, Nathan Instant Pot Cookbook Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. 200 heart-healthy meals in half the time.
Waters, Alice The Art of Simple Food Cookbook A new cookbook for beginners. Recommends using locally grown organic ingredients.
Weaver, Dennis Hearty Soups: A Collection of Homemade Soups Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
Writing Souls' Travel Guides Japan: 25 Traditional Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Snacks Cookbook Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book.
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Brown, Dwayne Drawing Made Easy Craft Suggested By: Other.
$.60 Kindle book. Learn sketching, pencil drawing, doodling (drawing, zentangle, drawing patterns, drawing shapes, how to draw, doodle, creativity).
David, Stuart Calligraphy A to Z Craft A new technique for learning the basic hands, step-by step exercises.
Diehn, Gwen Simple Printmaking Craft Uh...Simple...Print...Making. Looks like a decent place to start if I wanna do linoleum block printing.
Diehn, Gwen, Terry Krautwurst, Alan Anderson, Joe Rhatigan, Heather Smith Nature Smart Craft Awesome projects to make with mother nature's help.
Eckmeier, Karen Accidental Landscapes Craft Techniques for making landscape quilts. This is the book one of the ladies from a swap used to inspire her fabric postcard design.
Hall, Jane and Dixie Haywood Foundation Borders Craft Traditional style, but nice colors. Bargello Borders on page 54 and triangles on page 63.
Hand Lettering for Crafts Salamony, Sandra Craft Calligraphy
Henderson, Stevie w/ mark Baldwin Great Outdoor 2x4 Furniture Craft Instructions for making outdoor furniture out of 2x4s.
Jacobs, Michael Books Unbound: Craft 20 Innovative Bookmaking Projects
Jacobs, Michael Cards the Pop Up, Flip & Slide Craft Interesting card projects. Making bookmarks out of used envelopes, postal wreath card, slider card, secret message card (signal card), cards with mult sections that all flip open,various pop-up techniques, and more.
Jacobs, Michael & Judy Creative Correspondence Craft Readers will find a wealth of information on basic and advanced folding techniques. Specific topics include the mennonite fold, square paper foldnote, diamond front, circle foldnote, sleeves and inserts. Each technique is broken down into clear and concise step- by-step instructions.
LaFerla, Jane Fresh Paint: New Looks for Unfinished Furniture Craft Painting the unpainted.
Levie, Eleanor and Rhonda Murphy Country Paint: Traditional Decorative Paint Techniques Craft Decorative Paint Techniques.
Matthews,Bette Wedding Invitations Craft Calligraphy
Montano, Mark The Big-Ass Book of Crafts 2 Craft This follow-up brings you more inventive crafts - like class party lights made of beer cans.
Ortho Wood Projects for the Garden Craft Wood projects. For the garden.
Proulx, Danny How to Build Classic Garden Furniture Craft Building. Garden Furniture...
Ricketson, Kathreen Mini Quilts Craft A guide to making offbeat pint-sized quilts for pillows, wall art.
Riley, Lesley Creative Lettering Workshop Craft Suggested By:
Combining Art with Quotes in Mixed Media. I haven't been able to find a copy of this to preview. Don't buy a copy until I get a chance to look at a copy.
Ross, Sharon and Elise Kinkead Mastering Fine Decorative Paint Techniques Craft Paint. Techniques.
Sonheim, Carla Misc Drawing Books Craft I'm not ready for these right now, but maybe some day. I need to clean off my desk and finish some existing projects before I can take on drawing for fun.
  • The art of silliness : a creativity book for everyone
  • Drawing and painting imaginary animals : a mixed-media workshop
  • Drawing lab for mixed-media artists : 52 creative exercises to make drawing fun
Sterbenz, Carol Endler Homemade Craft Focuses on the nitty-gritty of projects. But provides personal, historical, and even scientific context for the crafts.
Watson, Aldren A. Hand Bookbinding Craft A Manual of Instruction. As seen at MCBA.
Wattenmaker, Richard J. More Than Words : Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian Archives of American Art Craft Letters with pictures people painted or drew. Actual arty people. *sigh*
Wilkinson, Kelly Weekend Homemade Craft Undowdy projects - luminarias, table decorations...all designed to be completed in a couple of hours.
Williamson, Jeanne The Uncommon Quilter Craft Small Art Quilts Created with Paper, Plastic, Fiber, and Surface Design. CW from work has this book.
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Abbott, Megan You Will Know Me Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Suggested List.
Mystery in the high stakes world of gymnastics.
Abrahams, Peter Nerve Damage Crime/Mystery From the reliably marvelous Abrahams comes another top-drawer psychological thriller. Renowned sculptor Roy Valois lost his wife, Delia, 15 years ago in a helicopter crash, or so he thinks. Now his health is failing and he hacks into his NY Times obit and discovers and error, or so he thinks.
Anderson, Susan Russo Missing Brandy Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Fina Fitzgibbons Brooklyn Mystery book 2. When thirteen-year-old Brandy Liam vanishes, her mother hires private investigator Fina Fitzgibbons to find her daughter. But Fina soon learns she's dealing with a hit man who wields a deadly needle. He's killed the innocent before, and he won't hesitate to kill again. Despite mortal peril, Fina plunges into a relentless search for Brandy that includes a harrowing ride in the trunk of the killer's car. Can she stop a deranged assassin before he kills Brandy?
Andrews, Donn Murder with Peacocks and Murder with Puffins Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
A Murder Hatched: Murder with Peacocks and Murder with Puffins. The first two books in the Meg Langslow Series.
Armstrong, Lori Blood Ties Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Julie Collins Mystery book 1. Given the trainwreck my life has become, I've earned my cynical attitude. I'm trapped in a dead-end job at the Bear Butte County Sheriff's Office--a position I took out of desperation after the brutal murder of my Lakota half-brother. Three years have passed, his case is cold, and my coping mechanisms--tequila, cigarettes and dubious men--no longer serve as excuses for my grief; they define who I am.
Baines, Anne Hunting Delilah Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. A Delilah Thriller book 1. Desperate for money after a heist goes south, Delilah breaks into a rich man's home. But instead of cash and jewels, she discovers a severed head and a serial killer. When the killer threatens her chronically-ill daughter and her childhood sweetheart, Delilah must turn the hunter into the hunted in a dangerous game only one of them will survive.
Barber, Tom Silent Night Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Sam Archer book 4 of 9. On a cold December morning in New York City, a man is found dead in Central Park. There are no knife or gunshot wounds to his body and no signs of violence. But beside the body is a box containing a cracked vial. Suspecting he died from some sort of biological attack, a lab team screen the body.
Barclay, Linwood Never Look Away Crime/Mystery Journalist David Harwood is left only with questions after a family outing becomes a terrifying nightmare in the mere blink of an eye. Recommended by Stephen King.
Barnes, Linda Deep Pockets Crime/Mystery 10th outing of red-haired giant-sized P.I. Carlotta Carlyle. Investigating mysterious death of a student - prof was having an affair and was afraid it would come out and then the girl turns up dead.
Bishop, David Hometown Secrets Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Linda Darby Mystery book 2. Memories are funny things. The way they quietly hang around. Linger. Waiting for something we see or hear, or an unexpected event to slam them forward into our consciousness. To strike us the way headlights assault a dark road. Some memories bring along a smile, others foreshadow danger and there are those which cry out for resolution.
Black, Benjamin Christine Falls Crime/Mystery Recommended by Stephen King. In the debut crime novel from the Booker-winning author, a Dublin pathologist follows the corpse of a mysterious woman into the heart of a conspiracy among the city's high Catholic society.
Black, Benjamin Elegy for April Crime/Mystery Black's engrossing third crime thriller set in 1950s Dublin (after The Silver Swan) finds pathologist Garret Quirke fresh from a stint in alcohol rehab. Quirke reluctantly agrees to help his daughter, Phoebe Griffin, with whom he has a tenuous relationship, find her missing best friend, April Latimer, a junior doctor at a local hospital.
Black, Cara Murder Below Montparnasse Crime/Mystery Francophiles and mystery lovers alike will devour investigator Aimée Leduc's latest outing, which takes here through the gorgeous if treacherous world of black-market art in Paris as she safeguards a long-lost Modigliani painting.
Block, Lawrence All the Flowers are Dying Crime/Mystery His stuff is just too damn readable, not to mention addictive. Some of the torture scenes are brutal, so don't read this on a full stomach.
Borg, Todd Tahoe Deathfall Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller book 1. When 14-year-old Jennifer Salazar approaches Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna, she explains that her identical twin sister Melissa died 8 years before on their 6th birthday. Now, at the ripe old age of 14, Jennifer has come to believe that her sister's death was not the accident that everyone says.
Box, C.J. Joe Pickett Series Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Friend.
Joe Pickett is a Game Warden in Wyoming.
  • Open Season (July 2001 - read 2017/05)
  • Savage Run (June 2002)
  • Winterkill (May 2003)
  • Trophy Hunt (June 2004)
  • Out of Range (May 2005)
  • In Plain Sight (May 2006)
  • Free Fire (May 2007)
  • Blood Trail (May 2008)
  • Below Zero (June 2009)
  • Nowhere to Run (April 2010)
  • Cold Wind (March 2011)
  • Force of Nature (March 2012)
  • Breaking Point (March 2013)
  • Stone Cold (March 2014)
  • Endangered (March 2015)
  • Off the Grid (March 2016)
  • Vicious Circle (March 2017)
Brearton, T. J. Dark Web Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Who killed a teenager and left the body in the snow? Mike and Callie Simpkins moved north to restart their lives and get their finances back on track. But their son Braxton withdraws into a dark online world. When he decides to meet some of the players in the real world, tragedy strikes, and the family is torn apart.
Burke, James Lee Feast Day of Fools Crime/Mystery 30th novel, 3rd to star sheriff Hackberry Holland - Boschian portrait.
Burke, James Lee Jolie Blon's Bounce Crime/Mystery Detective Robicheaux tangles with a small crowd of creepy suspects to solve murder.
Capri, Diane Due Justice Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Judge Willa Carson The Hunt for Justice series book 1. When a famous plastic surgeon's decomposed body surfaces in Tampa Bay with a bullet in its head, Federal Judge Willa Carson's "little sister" is caught in a high-stakes game of greedy lawyers, blackmail and deceit. Carly Austin knew the victim too well. Does she know too much about the killer, too? Before Willa discovers the answer, Carly disappears.
Carlson, Lucas Big Data Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Luna Valencia is the founder of the hottest big data and artificial intelligence startup in history. She's about to become incredibly rich and powerful. But just when she's about to take her company public, her world begins to fall apart.
Chandler, Raymond The Big Sleep Crime/Mystery See also:
The Big Sleep (1939 - introduces detective Philip Marlowe)
Farewell My Lovely (1940)
The High Window (1942)
The Lady in the Lake (1943)
The Little Sister (1949)
The Long Good-Bye (1953)
Playback (1958)
Poodle Springs (1989)
Charles, Ann Dance of the Winnebagos Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
$.99 Kindle book. When Claire's grandfather and his army buddies converge in the Arizona desert, it's her thankless job to keep them out of trouble with the opposite sex. But when she finds a human leg bone and partners with a reluctant geotechnician to dig up secrets from the past, trouble finds her. If she doesn't stop digging, she could wind up dead.
Child, Lee Jack Reacher Series Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
  • Killing Floor (1997 - read 1/2013)
  • Die Trying (1998 - read 1/2013)
  • Tripwire (1999 - read 1/2013)
  • Running Blind (2000 - read 2/2013)
  • Echo Burning (2001 - read 2/2013)
  • Without Fail (2002 - read 2/2013)
  • Persuader (2003 - read 3/2013)
  • The Enemy (2004 - read 3/2013) Prequel set eight years before Killing Floor.
  • One Shot (2005 - read 3/2013)
  • The Hard Way (2006 - read 4/2013)
  • Bad Luck and Trouble (2007 - read 4/2013)
  • Nothing to Lose (2008 - read 6/2013)
  • Gone Tomorrow (2009 - read 10/2013)
  • 61 Hours (2010 - read 11/2013)
  • Worth Dying For (Fall 2010 - read 11/2013)
  • The Affair (2011 - read 4/2014) This is another prequel set just before Killing Floor.
  • A Wanted Man (2012 - read 5/2014)
  • Never Go Back (2013 - read 6/2014)
  • Personal (Aug 2014 - read 11/2014)
  • Make Me (Sep 2015 - read 12/2015)
  • Night School (Nov 2016 - read 1/2017 )
  • No Middle Name (May 2017 - read 2017/10) Short stories
  • The Midnight Line (Nov 2017 - requested)
Coben, Harlan Fool Me Once Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
Former special-ops pilot, Maya, sees her dead husband on her nanny cam. Dark and painful secrets emerge when she investigates the impossible.
Coben, Harlan Just One Look Crime/Mystery Grace survives trampling tragedy at concert. It is all but forgotten, until an old old photo turns up after a trip to the local Fotomat. The only plausible reason for setting down this book is to make sure that your front door is locked and double-bolted.
Coben, Harlan Myron Bolitar Detective Series Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
Myron Bolitar, beloved basketball star turns sports agent who dabbles in detective work.
  • Deal Breaker (1995)
  • Drop Shot (1996)
  • Fade Away (1996)
  • Back Spin (1997)
  • One False Move (1998)
  • The Final Detail (1999)
  • Darkest Fear (2000)
  • Promise Me (2006)
  • Long Lost (2009)
  • Live Wire (2011)
  • Home (2016)
Connelly, Michael Non-Bosch/Haller Books (Various) Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
  1. The Poet (1996)
  2. Blood Work (1998)
  3. Void Moon (2000)
  4. The Scarecrow (2009)
Connelly, Michael The Harry Bosch Series (Various) Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
  1. The Black Echo*** (1992 - read 2011/04)
  2. The Black Ice (1993 - read 2011/05)
  3. The Concrete Blonde* (1994 - read 2014/07)
  4. The Last Coyote** (1995 - read 2014/07)
  5. Trunk Music** (1997 - read 2016/12)
  6. Angels Flight**** (1999 - read 2016/12)
  7. A Darkness More Than Night*** (2001 - read 2017/05)
  8. City Of Bones* (2002 - read 2017/06)
  9. Lost Light (2003 - read 2017/06)
  10. The Narrows (2004 - read 2017/08)
  11. The Closers (2005 - read 2005/11 and 2017/09)
  12. Echo Park* (2006 - read 2017/09)
  13. The Overlook (2007 - read 2017/12)
  14. The Brass Verdict (2008 - A Mickey Haller novel read 2011/3, 2017/12)
  15. Nine Dragons**** (2009)
  16. The Reversal (2010 - a Mickey Haller novel read 2011/4)
  17. The Drop** (2011)
  18. The Black Box (2012)
  19. The Burning Room (2014)
  20. The Crossing (2015 - read 2016/03)
  21. The Wrong Side of Goodbye (2016 - read 2016/11)
  22. Two Kinds of Truth (2017)

*Inspired Bosch S1
**Inspired Bosch S2
***Inspired Bosch S3
****Inspired Bosch S4
Connelly, Michael Various - Mickey Haller Series Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
  1. The Lincoln Lawyer (2005 - read 2011/02)
  2. The Brass Verdict (2008 - read 2011/03)
  3. Nine Dragons (small part) (2009)
  4. The Reversal (2010 - read 2011/04)
  5. The Fifth Witness (2011 - read 2011/06)
  6. The Gods of Guilt (2013 - read 2014/06)
  7. The Crossing (2015 - read 2016/03)
  8. The Wrong Side Of Goodbye (small part) (2016 - read 2016/11)
Crais, Robert Chasing Darkness Crime/Mystery The offbeat sensibility of Fletch meets the graphic violence of L.A. Confidential.
Crouch, Blake Pines Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Movie/TV.
$.38 Kindle book. The Wayward Pines Trilogy book 1. Secret service agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a clear mission: locate and recover two federal agents who went missing in the bucolic town one month earlier. But within minutes of his arrival, Ethan is involved in a violent accident. He comes to in a hospital, with no ID, no cell phone, and no briefcase. The medical staff seems friendly enough, but something feels…off.
Crouch, Blake The Last Town Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Movie/TV.
$.38 Kindle book. The Wayward Pines Trilogy book 3. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town's creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking questions can get you killed.
Crouch, Blake The Wayward Pines Trilogy Crime/Mystery Suggested By:
Pines (1), Wayward (2), The Last Town (3). Stephen King meets Lee Child in this captivating mystery that became a hit show on Fox! Ethan is sent to Wayward Pines, Idaho, to locate two missing federal agents — but something terrible is lurking behind the picturesque veneer.
Crouch, Blake Wayward Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Movie/TV.
$.38 Kindle book. The Wayward Pines Trilogy book 2. Welcome to Wayward Pines, population 461. Nestled amid picture-perfect mountains, the idyllic town is a modern-day Eden…except for the electrified fence and razor wire, snipers scoping everything 24/7, and the relentless surveillance tracking each word and gesture.
Dallas, Sandra The Persian Pickle Club Crime/Mystery Quilting circle mystery books. Recommended by the BI ladies.
Davis, Aric Nickel Plated Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
$2.15 Kindle book. Just twelve years old, he makes a steady living by selling marijuana to high schoolers, blackmailing pedophiles he ferrets out online, and working as a private investigator. When a beautiful girl named Arrow hires him to find her little sister Shelby, Nickel figures at best the kid's a runaway; at worst, some perv's gotten a hold of her. He scours the internet and the streets of Arrow's suburban neighborhood, and what he finds there is as ugly a truth as he's ever seen.
de Castrique, Mark Blackman's Coffin Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Sam Blackman series book 1. Sam Blackman is an angry man. A Chief Warrant Officer in the Criminal Investigation Detachment of the U.S. military, he lost a leg in Iraq. His outspoken criticism of his medical treatment resulted in his transfer to the Veteran's Hospital in Asheville, NC. Disillusioned with the military, grieving over the recent death of his parents, and at odds with his brother, Sam's life is in shambles. Then an ex-marine and fellow amputee named Tikima Robertson walks into his hospital room.
Deaver, Jeffery The Vanished Man and whatever else I haven't already read... Crime/Mystery Crime Thrillers
Delaney, Matthew B.J. Jinn Crime/Mystery Crime, horror, and sci-fi mixed. 1943 Pacific island slaughter, cut to 2007. Undersea salvage operation.
Dobbs, Leighann A Crabby Killer Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Moosamuck Island Cozy Mystery Series book 2. When the body of an 'outsider' is found stuffed in the crab boil pot right before the opening of Mooseamuck Island's annual Crab Festival, the islanders aren't too worried. After all, outsider business is none of their concern. They just don't want something as inconvenient as a murder to put a damper on their festival.
Dobbs, Leighann Blackmoore Sisters Cozy Mystery Books 1-3 Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle books. Four magical sisters. Three twisty mysteries. And a cat that's too smart for her own good. This set contains books 1-3 in the Blackmoore Sisters Cozy Mystery Series: Dead Wrong, Dead & Buried and Dead Tide.
Dorsey, Tim Atomic Lobster Crime/Mystery It's rare that a book can provide snickers and shivers at the same time, but Dorsey's gut-busting 10th novel about psychopathic vigilante Serge Storms - a many who can kill while dispensing trivia about the Queen Mary - delivers both.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
Free Kindle book. First published in 1892, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the first and greatest of the short story collections written by Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his famous detective. The twelve Sherlock Holmes adventures included in this anthology: A Scandal in Bohemia, The Adventure of the Red-Headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Five Orange Pips, The Man with the Twisted Lip, The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb, The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor, The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet and The Adventure of the Copper Beeches.
Drew, J. Paul True-Life Adventure Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The Paul Mcdonald series book 1. Things were going lousy for ex-reporter Paul Mcdonald: No money, no girl friend, no bright new career as a mystery novelist … and then along came private investigator Jack Birnbaum with an offer: he'd detect, and Paul would write the client reports. It wasn't much, but it would keep Spot the cat in Kitty Queen tidbits.
Dunbar, Tony Crime Czar Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. A hard-boiled New Orleans legal thriller. Tubby Dubonnet series book 5.
Dunbar, Tony Night Watchman Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. When in the 1970s a young war protester is killed in broad daylight on Canal Street, it appears that his murder will be forgotten, a back page story lost in the big news of an especially violent era. But a youthful Tubby chanced to see it happen, and the tragic event's haunted him throughout his life. Decades later, an established (but not exactly driven) lawyer, yet successful enough to have time on his hands, Tubby decides to conduct his own investigation into the forgotten crime.
Ellsworth, John Defending Turquoise Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Thaddeus Murfee Legal Thriller Series book 6. Join Thaddeus Murfee in his new career in Flagstaff, where he is called on to defend the wife of the District Attorney. She has shot her husband to death and admitted it--but what about the mysterious bite marks in all the wrong places?
Emley, Dianne The First Cut Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
$1.07 Kindle book. The assailant was vicious, the attack brutal--and it left her lifeless . . . until her pulse fluttered and she jolted awake. Now, a year later, detective Nan Vining is still questioning her strength, her safety, even her sanity: Can she ever again be the cop--and mother--she was before? And will her attacker someday return to finish the job, before she can track him down herself?
Evanovich, Janet Explosive Eighteen Crime/Mystery Before Stephanie can even step foot off Flight 127 Hawaii to Newark, she's knee deep in trouble. Her dream vacation turned into a nightmare, and she's flying back to New Jersey solo.
Evanovich, Janet Fearless Fourteen Crime/Mystery Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum tries to help her cop boyfriend Morelli figure out why people are breaking into his home.
Evanovich, Janet Finger Lickin' Fifteen Crime/Mystery New Jersey bail-bonds office worker Lula is a witness to celebrity chef, Stanley Chipotle, losing his head, literally. Now Lula and Stephanie Plum, a bond enforcement officer, are on the hunt to identify the killers before Lula is next on the chopping block.
Evanovich, Janet Lean Mean Thirteen Crime/Mystery New Stephanie Plum mystery.
Evanovich, Janet Metro Girl Crime/Mystery Sister Alex must find missing race car driver.
Evanovich, Janet Motor Mouth Crime/Mystery Fetching mechanic Alexandra Barnaby and her NASCAR driver boyfriend, Sam, tangle with bad guys.
Evanovich, Janet Plum Lovin? Crime/Mystery Between-the-numbers holiday novella. When the shadowy Diesel appears, he has a task for Stephanie--and he s not taking no for an answer. Annie Hart is a relationship expert who is wanted for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Stephanie needs to find her, fast.
Evanovich, Janet Plum Lucky Crime/Mystery Between-the-numbers holiday novella. No one is more mysterious than the unmentionable Diesel. He's back and hot on the trail of a little man in green pants who's lost a giant bag of money. Problem is, the money isn't exactly lost. Stephanie's Grandma Mazur has found it,
Evanovich, Janet Plum Spooky Crime/Mystery Between-the-numbers novel. According to legend, the Jersey Devil prowls the Pine Barrens and soars above the treetops in the dark of night. As eerie as this might seem, there are things in the Barrens that are even more frightening and dangerous. And there are monkeys. Lots of monkeys.
Evanovich, Janet Stephanie Plum Series Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
  • One For the Money (1995 - read 1999/08)
  • Two For the Dough (1996 - read 1999/08)
  • Three to Get Deadly (1997 read 1999/09)
  • Four to Score (1998 - read 1999/09)
  • High Five (1999 - read 1999/12)
  • Hot Six (2000)
  • Seven Up (2001 - read 2001/10)
  • Hard Eight (2002 - read 2002/08)
  • Visions of Sugar Plums. A short Christmas special. (2003)
  • To the Nines (2003 - read 2003/08)
  • Ten Big Ones (2004)
  • Eleven on Top (2005 - read 2006/08)
  • Twelve Sharp (2006 - read 2015/10)
  • Plum Lovin' (2007)
  • Lean Mean Thirteen (2007)
  • Plum Lucky (2008)
  • Fearless Fourteen (2008)
  • Plum Spooky (2009)
  • Finger Lickin' Fifteen (2009)
  • Sizzling Sixteen (2010)
  • Smokin' Seventeen (2011)
  • Explosive Eighteen (2011)
  • Notorious Nineteen (2012)
  • Takedown Twenty (2013)
  • Top Secret Twenty-one (2014)
  • Tricky Twenty-two (2015)
  • Turbo Twenty-Three (2016)
  • Hardcore Twenty-Four (2017)
Evanovich, Janet Wicked Business Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
An utterly delightful paranormal mystery (Cosmopolitan) from a #1 New York Times bestselling author: When Professor Reedy is murdered, pastry chef-turned-sleuth Lizzy and her partner Diesel take up the dead man's quest for an ancient relic!
Evans, Jayne Mountain of Lies Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. The Pack book 1. Pinned by a rock slide while conducting an environmental impact study in British Columbia's Coast Mountains, Mia Blackmore figures karma has finally caught up to her. Actually, she's surprised she got away with her crime this long.
Fawer, Adam Improbable Crime/Mystery Gambling addict David Caine tries to raise cash by taking an experimental which accidentally makes him see the future.
Filbert, Thalia and others Beat Slay Love Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. When a series of celebrity chefs are murdered in gruesome fashion, there's no shortage of motives for revenge.
Florentin, Gustavo The Schwarzschild Radius Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Rachel, an 18-year-old Columbia University student, descends into the netherworld of runaways and predators to find her sister, Olivia, who has suddenly disappeared. After getting a job in a strip joint where Olivia worked, then doing private shows in the homes of rich clients, Rachel discovers that Olivia has been abducted by a killer who auctions the deaths of young girls in an eBay of agony.
Flynn, Vince Various Crime/Mystery Local guy. Died in 2013. Recommended by Alison G.
  • Transfer of Power (1999)
  • The Third Option (2000)
  • Separation of Power (2001)
  • Executive Power (2003)
  • Memorial Day (2004)
  • Consent to Kill (2005)
  • Act of Treason (2006)
  • Protect and Defend (2007)
  • Extreme Measures (2008)
  • Pursuit of Honor (2009)
  • American Assassin (2010)
  • Kill Shot (2012)
  • The Last Man (2012)
  • The Survivor (TBD)
Fox, Angie Southern Spirits Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. When out of work graphic designer Verity Long accidentally traps a ghost on her property, she's saddled with more than a supernatural sidekick--she gains the ability see spirits. It leads to an offer she can't refuse from the town's bad boy, the brother of her ex and the last man she should ever partner with.
Francis, Dick The Edge Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
$2.14 Kindle book. A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich. But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption--and he plans to take everyone for everything they've got.
Frazer, Andrea Strangeways to Oldham Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. On a visit to a local nursing home where an old business partner of her father's is residing, she unexpectedly discovers a long-lost friend, Hugo Cholmondley-Crichton-Crump - and stumbles upon murder as well.
Frazier, Charles Nightwoods Crime/Mystery By author of Cold Mountain. Appalachian mystery combines enchanting prose with a terrifying story.
French, Nicci Blue Monday Crime/Mystery Introduces Frieda Klein, a buttoned-up London psychotherapist who spends her days dealing with the "pain inside of other peoples' heads," and her insomniac nights roaming the city to clear her own.
French, Tana Dublin Murder Squad Series Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Entertainment Weekly Mag.
  • In the Woods (2007)
  • The Likeness (2008)
  • Faithful Place (2010)
  • Broken Harbour (2011)
  • The Secret Place (2014)
  • The Trespasser (2016)
Galbraith, Robert (J.K. Rowlings) The Cuckoo's Calling Crime/Mystery London PI Cormoran Strike’s final feud with his arguably insane fiancée leaves him camping in his office, wondering how his last two clients will keep him afloat and pay for his new secretary, Robin.
Garcia-Roza, Luiz Alfredo Inspector Espinosa mysteries Crime/Mystery Inspector Espinosa mysteries set in the sunny menace of RIO DE JANIERO. The Brazil / Jorge connection...
Gardner, Lisa Hide Crime/Mystery Police sharpshooter, Bobby Dodge, has just traded up from sniper to detective when he's summoned to a horrifying crime scene: six dead girls in an underground pit.
George, Elizabeth (Editor) A Moment on the Edge Crime/Mystery Suggested By:
26 of the best mystery stories of the past century by some of the genre's most prominent women writers! Featuring work from Shirley Jackson, Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers, and more.
Gerritsen, Tess Rizzoli & Isles Series Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Movie/TV.
  • The Surgeon - introduces Rizzoli (2001)
  • The Apprentice - introduces Isles (2002)
  • The Sinner (2003)
  • Body Double (2004)
  • Vanish (2005)
  • The Mephisto Club (2006)
  • The Keepsake / Keeping the Dead (US / UK, 2008)
  • Ice Cold / The Killing Place (US / UK, 2010)
  • Freaks (short story, 2011)
  • The Silent Girl (2011)
  • John Doe (short story, 2012)
  • Last To Die (2012)
  • Die Again (2014)
Gerritsen, Tess The Mephisto Club Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Author.
$2.14 Kindle book. Rizzoli & Isles book #6. The Latin word is scrawled in blood at the scene of a young woman's brutal murder: I HAVE SINNED. It's a chilling Christmas greeting for Boston medical examiner Maura Isles and Detective Jane Rizzoli, who swiftly link the victim to controversial celebrity psychiatrist Joyce O'Donnell–Jane's professional nemesis and member of a sinister cabal called the Mephisto Club.
Grace, Celina Hushabye Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Kate Redman Mystery book 1. On the first day of her new job in the West Country, Detective Sergeant Kate Redman finds herself investigating the kidnapping of Charlie Fullman, the newborn son of a wealthy entrepreneur and his trophy wife. It seems a straightforward case... but as Kate and her fellow officer Mark Olbeck delve deeper, they uncover murky secrets and multiple motives for the crime.
Grace, Celine Imago Crime/Mystery Suggested By: Other.
Free Kindle book. Kate Redman mystery book 3. A known prostitute is found stabbed to death in a shabby corner of Abbeyford. Detective Sergeant Kate Redman and her partner Detective Sergeant Olbeck take on the case, expecting to have it wrapped up in a matter of days. Kate finds herself distracted by her growing attraction to her boss, Detective Chief Inspector Anderton – until another woman's body is found, with the same knife wounds. And then another one after that, in a matter of days.
Grafton, Sue S is for Silence Crime/Mystery Kinsey Milhone mystery series. The freshest, tautest installment in quite a while.
Grafton, Sue T is for Trespass Crime/Mystery A drab, middle-aged nurse named Solana Rojas, who is taking care of Kinsey's neighbor Gus, turns out to be bad bad bad.
Grafton, Sue U Is for Undertow Crime/Mystery Kinsey Millhone
Grafton, Sue V Is for Vengeance Crime/Mystery Kinsey Millhone
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