Book Lists for Adults

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


Plot Twist! (December 2021)
Shadow Organizations (November 2021)
Boldly Go (November 2021)
Books to be Thankful for (November 2021)
TV Backstories (October 2021)
Novels about Novelists (October 2021)
Campus Novels (October 2021)
True Hollywood Stories (October 2021)
Horror for Halloween (October 2021)
Women Spies (September 2021)
Books about Work (September 2021)
School Daze (September 2021)
Technical Difficulties (August 2021)
Tales of the Titanic (August 2021)
Lost in Space (July 2021)
Trapped! (July 2021)
For Fans of Ted Lasso (July 2021)
July is National Parks & Recreation Month (July 2021)
Arts & Culture (June 2021)
What if… (June 2021)
Creepy & Compelling (June 2021)
What’s Cooking? (June 2021)
Read with Pride (June 2021)
Recent Notable Books (May 2021)
Psychological Suspense (May 2021)
Royal Reads (May 2021)

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

Ancient Enigmas
African American Fiction
African American Historical Fiction
Award Winning Short Stories
Band of Survivors
Beach Reads
Behind the Iron Curtain
Books About Book Clubs
Books About Books
Book Club Best Bets – Spring 2021
Bouncing Back
City in Literature: Berlin
City in Literature: Paris
Criminal Masterpieces
Ensemble Casts
Eyewitness to History
Fall Favorites – Fiction
Family Sagas
Fiction for Dog Lovers
Fictional Bookshops
For Fans of Bridgerton
Get in the Game
The Girl Who…
Historical Fantasy
Historical Women in Fiction
Horror
Just for Laughs
Just for Thrills
Legal Thrillers
Magical Realism
Medieval Fiction
Missing Memories
Novels of Place
Pandemic Fiction
Real Life Love Stories
Road Tripping
Romantic Comedies
Rural Police
Thrillers Based on Real-Life Events
Unreliable Narrator
Up Lit – Feel Good Fiction
Winter Favorites – Fiction
Animal Friends
April is National Poetry Month
Armchair Traveler
Celebrate Earth Day
Comfort Foods
Cookbooks from Around the World
Cooking Across the US
Entertaining Biographies
Fall Favorites – Nonfiction
Famous (and not so famous) Women
Fashion for All
Feeling Crafty?
Following in Their Footsteps
Food Writing
May Flowers
Medicine in History
Microhistories
Murder, Mayhem, Shock, and Scandal
Musical Biographies
Narrative Nonfiction
Nonfiction Best Bets for Book Clubs
Nonfiction Featuring Ireland
Spring is Here!
Stress Relief
Survival Stories
True Crime: Famous Cases
Winter Favorites – Nonfiction
Women & the World Wars – Nonfiction
World Sleep Day
100 Year’s of Women’s Suffrage