Book Lists for Adults

You can’t come in the Library and browse right now, but you can still get the items you want. Put Library materials on hold and schedule a curbside or lobby pick up appointment. Information about these and other services can be found here. If you’re not sure what you want, check out the lists below, or try out our Books To Go service.

You can also access eBooks, eAudiobooks, and videos digitally through Overdrive & Hoopla! Head over to one of them to browse the catalog, or get started with one of these book lists. Either platform will allow you to download eBooks or eAudiobooks to your digital device, but there are some borrowing differences.

All of the books in these lists are in the Delaware Library Catalog in print or digital formats. Click on the “Check Our Catalog” link next to the book record to get a link to the catalog for that item. In many cases, if the book is part of a series, there are many other books from that series available.


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Book Lists


A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
The Boy From the Woods by Harlan Coben
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
Camino Winds by John Grisham
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
If It Bleeds by Stephen King
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Normal People by Sally Rooney
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Educated by Tara Westover