Adult Book Lists

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


Queen Elizabeth II (September 2022)
Final Girls (September 2022)
Web of Connections (August 2022)
Job Hunting Resources (August 2022)
Flowers in Fiction (May 2022)
Discovery, Exploration & Adventure Stories (May 2022)
Fish Out of Water (April 2022)
Earth Day (April 2022)
London Calling (March 2022)
Just for Fun (March 2022)
Recent Science Titles (March 2022)
International Women’s Day (March 2022)
Book Club Best Bets (February 2022)
Fictional Science (January 2022)
New Year, New You (January 2022)
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)

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Boy From the Woods by Harlan Coben
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
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Educated by Tara Westover
For Fans of Ted Lasso