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Titles Suggested by Staff at Cheshire Public Library

"A MAN CALLED OVE" READ-A-LIKE

All Summer Long

Dorothea Benton Frank

Dinner with Edward

Isabel Vincent

"BIG LITTLE LIES" READ-A-LIKES

All Things Cease to Appear

Elizabeth Brundage

I Let You Go

Clare Mackintosh

No One Knows

J. T. Ellison

The Dinner

Herman Koch

The Marriage Lie

Kimberly Belle

The Twilight Wife

A. J. Banner

The Widow

Fiona Barton

You Will Know Me

Megan E. Abbott

"HANDMAID'S TALE" READ-A-LIKES

Lexicon

Max Barry

On Such a Full Sea

Chang-rae Lee

When She Woke

Hillary Jordan

"STRANGER THINGS" READ-A-LIKES

American Elsewhere

Robert Jackson Bennett

Annihilation

Jeff VanderMeer

Boy's Life

Boy's Life

Robert R. McCammon

Broken Monsters

Lauren Beukes

Dark Matter

Blake Crouch

Fear Nothing

Dean R. Koontz

Harbor

John Ajvide Lindqvist

In the Woods

Tana French

It

Stephen King

It Devours!

Joseph Fink

Keep You Close

Lucie Whitehouse

Kraken

China Miéville

Meddling Kids

Edgar Cantero

NOS4A2

Joe Hill

Neverwhere

Neil Gaiman

Night Film

Marisha Pessl

Paper Girls. 1

Brian K. Vaughan

Ready Player One

Ernest Cline

Rooms

Lauren Oliver

The Loney

Andrew Michael Hurley

The City & the City

China Miéville

The End of Everything

Megan E. Abbott

The Fold

Peter Clines

The Gunslinger

Stephen King

The Hike

Drew Magary

The Shotgun Rule

Charlie Huston

"THE NIGHTINGALE" READ-A-LIKES

Lilac Girls

Martha Hall Kelly

Skeletons at the Feast

Chris Bohjalian

Suite Française

Irène Némirovsky

The Baker's Secret

Stephen P. Kiernan

The Women in the Castle

Jessica Shattuck

AGATHA CHRISTIE READ-A-LIKES

Death by His Grace

Kwei Quartey

Every Breath You Take

Mary Higgins Clark

Glass Houses

Louise Penny

Magpie Murders

Anthony Horowitz

Sleep No More

P. D. James

The House of Unexpected Sisters

Alexander McCall Smith

The Painted Queen

Elizabeth Peters

The Witches' Tree

M. C. Beaton

BAD REAL-LIFE LADIES

Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood

Becoming Bonnie

Jenni L. Walsh

Frog Music

Emma Donoghue

My Notorious Life

Kate Manning

The Traitor's Wife

Allison Pataki

The Wardrobe Mistress

Meghan Masterson

BEACH BOOKS TO READ IN ONE SITTING

Anything is Possible

Elizabeth Strout

Before the War

Fay Weldon

Camino Island

John Grisham

Chemistry

Weike Wang

Goodbye, Vitamin

Rachel Khong

The Heirs

Susan Rieger

The Life She Was Given

Ellen Marie Wiseman

BIGGEST THRILLER BOOKS OF 2017

Behind Her Eyes

Sarah Pinborough

Dragon Teeth

Michael Crichton

Fierce Kingdom

Gin Phillips

Final Girls

Riley Sager

Ill Will

Dan Chaon

Little Deaths

Emma Flint

Since We Fell

Dennis Lehane

Sleeping Beauties

Stephen King

BOOK CLUB PICKS

A Kind of Freedom

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Home Fire

Kamila Shamsie

My Absolute Darling

Gabriel Tallent

The Twelve-Mile Straight

Eleanor Henderson

The Floating World

C. Morgan Babst

The Last Ballad

Wiley Cash

The Stolen Marriage

Diane Chamberlain

Without Merit

Colleen Hoover

BOOKS RECOMMENDED BY LIBRARIANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

All the Crooked Saints

Maggie Stiefvater

Artemis

Andy Weir

As Bright As Heaven

Susan Meissner

Carnegie's Maid

Marie Benedict

Educated

Tara Westover

Force of Nature

Jane Harper

Hiddensee

Gregory Maguire

I Am, I Am, I Am

Maggie O'Farrell

Manhattan Beach

Jennifer Egan

My Oxford Year

Julia Whelan

Origin

Dan Brown

Seven Days of Us

Francesca Hornak

Sometimes I Lie

Alice Feeney

The Last Mrs. Parrish

Liv Constantine

The Rules of Magic

Alice Hoffman

BOOKS YOU'LL WANT TO CALL OUT SICK TO FINISH

Need to Know

Karen Cleveland

Not That I Could Tell

Jessica Strawser

Only Child

Rhiannon Navin

Sunburn

Laura Lippman

Tangerine

Christine Mangan

The French Girl

Lexie Elliott

The Broken Girls

Simone St. James

The Chalk Man

C. J. Tudor

The Family Next Door

Sally Hepworth

The Wedding Date

Jasmine Guillory

The Wife Between Us

Greer Hendricks

Two Girls Down

Louisa Luna

COMPLICATED LOVE STORIES

Exit West

Mohsin Hamid

If Not for You

Debbie Macomber

Miss You

Kate Eberlen

The Best of Adam Sharp

Graeme C. Simsion

The Futures

Anna Pitoniak

The Runaway Midwife

Patricia Harman

The Widow of Wall Street

Randy Susan Meyers

FANS OF NORA ROBERTS TRY

About That Kiss

Jill Shalvis

Any Dream Will Do

Debbie Macomber

As You Wish

Jude Deveraux

By the Book

Julia Sonneborn

Fairytale

Danielle Steel

Going Dark

Monica McCarty

Lilac Lane

Sherryl Woods

Map of the Heart

Susan Wiggs

Sugar Pine Trail

RaeAnne Thayne

The River House

Carla Neggers

Winter Solstice

Elin Hilderbrand

You Say It First

Susan Mallery

FAVORITE TEAR-JERKERS

Angela's Ashes

Frank McCourt

Firefly Lane

Kristin Hannah

Me Before You

Jojo Moyes

Orphan Train

Christina Baker Kline

Redeeming Love

Francine Rivers

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold

The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah

The Time Traveler's Wife

Audrey Niffenegger

Unbroken

Laura Hillenbrand

FOR FANS OF "THIS IS US" TV SHOW

Ashes of Fiery Weather

Kathleen Donohoe

Carry the One

Carol Anshaw

Commonwealth

Ann Patchett

Saints for All Occasions

J. Courtney Sullivan

Some Luck

Jane Smiley

The Turner House

Angela Flournoy

The Ninth Hour

Alice McDermott

We Are Not Ourselves

Matthew Thomas

HARLAN COBEN READ-A-LIKES

Chaos

Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Her Every Fear

Peter Swanson

Little Boy Blue

M. J. Arlidge

Most Dangerous Place

James Grippando

No Man's Land

David Baldacci

Right Behind You

Lisa Gardner

The Fall Guy

James Lasdun

The Nowhere Man

Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

The Old Man

Thomas Perry

HISTORICAL FICTION

I Was Anastasia

Ariel Lawhon

Love and Ruin

Paula McLain

Miss Burma

Charmaine Craig

My Dear Hamilton

Stephanie Dray

The Girls in the Picture

Melanie Benjamin

The Good People

Hannah Kent

The Sparsholt Affair

Alan Hollinghurst

The Stars Are Fire

Anita Shreve

The Summer I Met Jack

Michelle Gable

The Unquiet Grave

Sharyn McCrumb

Warlight

Michael Ondaatje

White Houses

Amy Bloom

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

Beyond Reason

Kat Martin

Come Sundown

Nora Roberts

Falling Darkness

Karen Harper

Just One Touch

Maya Banks

Seeing Red

Sandra Brown

Some Kind of Hero

Suzanne Brockmann

The Legend

Donna Grant

Thief's Mark

Carla Neggers

Wired

Julie Garwood

WORLD WAR II NOVELS

A Boy in Winter

Rachel Seiffert

The Boat Runner

Devin Murphy

The Lost Letter

Jillian Cantor

To Die in Spring

Ralf Rothmann

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