Cloud Library Booklists

Reading About Food: With Recipes Included

“32 Yolks-from my Mother’s Table to Walking the Line”-Eric Ripert
“Beekeeper of Aleppo”- Christy Lefteri
“Best Cook in the World-tales from My Momma’s Kitchen”-Rick Bragg
“Blood, Bones and Butter”-Gabrielle Hamilton
“Eat Cake”-Jeanne Ray
“Kitchens of the Great Midwest”-J. Ryan Stradel
“Lager Queen of Minnesota” -J. Ryan Stradel
“My Mother’s Kitchen-Breakfast, Dinner and the Meaning of Life”-Peter Gethers
“Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune”-Roselle Lim
“Save Me The Plums”-Ruth Reichl

They Survived, and So Will We!

“After the flood”-Kassandra Montage
“The Dog Stars”-Peter Heller
“End of the World Running Club”-Adrian J. Waller
“Girl”-Edna O’Brien
“In the Kingdom of Ice”-Hampton Sides
“Last Ones Left Alive”-Sarah Goff Davis
“The Martian”-Andy Weir
“One More River To Cross”-Jane Kirkpatrick
“The Road”-Cormac McCarthy
“Stranger in the Woods”-Michael Finkel

Romance From Six Feet Away

The Honey-don’t list – Christina Lauren
If I Never Met You – Mhairi McFarlane
Still Me – Jojo Moyes
The Wallflower Wager – Tessa Dare
The Bride Test – Helen Hoang
No Judgements – Meg Cabot
One Day in December – Josie Silver
This Heart of Mine – Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Devil’s Daughter – Lisa Kleypas
Any Day Now – Robyn Carr
The Cinderella Deal – Jennifer Crusie
I Owe You One – Sophie Kinsella

Historical Fiction

“America’s First Daughter”-Stephanie Dray
“Before We Were Yours”-Lisa Wingate
“Carnegie’s Maid”-Marie Benedict
“Giver of Stars”-Jojo Moyes
“Lilac Girls”-Martha Hall Kelly
“Long Petal of the Sea”-Isabel Allende
“Lost Girls of Paris”- Pam Jenoff
“My Dear Hamilton-a novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton”-Stephanie Dray
“Nickel Boys”-Colson Whitehead
“Nightingale”-Kristin Hannah

Historical Nonfiction that Reads Like Fiction

“First Conspiracy:the secret plot to kill George Washington” -Brad Meltzer
“In the Heart of the Sea-the tragedy of the Whaleship Essex”-Nathaniel Philbrick
“Killers of the Flower Moon- the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI”- David Grann
“Lost City of the Monkey God-a true story”- Douglas J.Preston
“Only Plane in the Sky-an oral History of 9/11”- Garrett M. Graff
“Pioneers-heroic story of the settlers who brought the American  Ideal West”-David G. McCullough
“Sapiens-a brief history of humankind”-Yuval N.Harari
“Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers-the Texas victory that changed America”-Brian Kilmeade
“Splendid and the Vile-A saga of Churchill, family and defiance during the Blitz”-Erik Larson
“Unbroken-an Olympian’s journey from airman to castaway to captive”-Laura Hillenbrand

Strong Women Survivors

“Expats”-Chris Pavone
“Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”-Stieg Larsson
“Island of Sea Women”-Lisa See
“Olive Kitteridge”-Elizabeth Strout
“Pachinko”-Min Jo Lee
“Paris Wife”-Paula McClain
“Saints for All Occasions” - J.Courtney Sullivan
“Salvage the Bones”-Jesmyn Ward
“Signature of All Things” -Elizabeth Gilbert
“Testaments”-Margaret Atwood

Funny Reads: Fiction

The Rosie Project - Graeme Simsion
A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman
The Martian - Andy Weir
Less - Andrew Sean Greer
Bad Monkey - Carl Hiaasen
Good Omens - Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
Curious Minds - Janet Evanovich
The Hitchhiker
The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek – Rhett McLaughlin
The Sellout – Paul Beatty
Redshirts – John Scalzi

Funny Reads: Non-Fiction

Food - Jim Gaffigan
Dad is Fat – Jim Gaffigan
Bossypants - Tina Fey
A Walk in the Woods - Bill Bryson
Holidays on Ice – David Sedaris
The Last Black Unicorn – Tiffany Haddish
Lessons from Lucy – Dave Barry
Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? - Caitlin Doughty
#IMOMSOHARD – Kristin Hensley
Lake of the Ozarks – Bill Geist
Dear Girls – Ali Wong
Yes please – Amy Poehler
The Greatest Love Story Ever Told - Nick Offerman & Megan Mullaly

Books to Make Your Heart Swell

“Art of Racing in the Rain” -Garth Stein
“Beartown”-Fredrick Backman
“Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine”-Gail Honeyman
“The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society”-Mary Ann Shaffer
“How To Walk Away”-Katherine Center
“Keeper of Lost Things”-Ruth Hogan
“Little Paris Bookshop”-Nina George
“Small Great Things” - Jodi Picoult
“Storied Life of A.J.Fikry”-Gabrielle Zevin
“Wild”-Cheryl Strayed