Books about Books

Updated September 21, 2023
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The wishing game : a novel
Shaffer, Meg
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * Years ago, a reclusive mega-bestselling children's author quit writing under mysterious circumstances. Suddenly he resurfaces with a brand-new book and a one-of-a-kind competition, offering a prize that will change the winner's life in this absorbing and whimsical novel....
Yellowface : a novel
Kuang, R. F.
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK "Hard to put down, harder to forget." -- Stephen King, #1 New York Times bestselling author White lies. Dark humor. Deadly consequences... Bestselling sensation Juniper Song is not who she says she...
The last word : a novel
Adams, Taylor
After posting a negative review of a horror novel, a woman staying at an isolated beach house begins to wonder if the author is a little touchy--or very, very dangerous--in this pulse-pounding novel of psychological suspense and terror from the critically acclaimed author of No Exit and...
Ink blood sister scribe : a novel
Törzs, Emma
NAMED A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR & ONE OF THE BEST FANTASY NOVELS OF THE YEAR  "Astonishing and pristine, the kind of debut I love to be devastated by, already so assured and sophisticated that it's difficult to imagine where the author can go from here. . . ....
By the book
Guillory, Jasmine
"By The Book is in my hands and I could not be any more excited to celebrate it! Jasmine is on a short list of my tried and true comfort-read authors. I don't know how she manages to weave such depth into her characters while still making the whole reading experience feel SO GOOD AND NICE...
Looking glass sound
Ward, Catriona
A USA TODAY BESTSELLER * A Best Book of 2023(Vulture) * A Best Horror Book of All Time (Cosmopolitan) * A Best Horror Book of 2023 (Esquire) * An Indie Next Pick * A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Pick! The author of...
The library book
Orlean, Susan
The neighbor favor
Forest, Kristina
Shy, bookish, and admittedly awkward, Lily Greene has always felt inadequate compared to the rest of her accomplished family, who strive for Black excellence. She dreams of becoming a children's book editor, but she's been frustratingly stuck in the nonfiction division for years without a promotion...
The shadow of the wind
Ruiz Zafón, Carlos
"Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should." --Michael Dirda, The Washington Post "Wondrous...masterful...The ...
The bookish life of Nina Hill
Waxman, Abbi
Instant USA Today bestseller! "Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin "Meet our bookish millennial heroine--a modern-day Elizabeth Bennet, if you will... Waxman's wit and wry humor stand...
Magpie murders
Horowitz, Anthony
Don't miss Magpie Murders on PBS's MASTERPIECE Mystery! "A double puzzle for puzzle fans, who don't often get the classicism they want from contemporary thrillers." --Janet Maslin, New York Times New York Times Bestseller | Winner of the Macavity Award for Best Novel |...
The reading list : a novel
Adams, Sara Nisha
A BEST OF SUMMER READ ACCORDING TO NEWSWEEK, PARADE MAGAZINE, NBC NEWS, LITHUB, AND POPSUGAR! "The most heartfelt read of the summer...a surprising delight of a novel."--Shondaland An unforgettable and heartwarming debut about how a chance encounter with a list of...
Kafka on the shore
Murakami, Haruki
WithKafka on the Shore,Haruki Murakami gives us a novel every bit as ambitious and expansive asThe Wind-Up Bird Chronicle,which has been acclaimed both here and around the world for its uncommon ambition and achievement, and whose still-growing popularity suggests that it will be read and admired...
The bookshop on the corner : a novel
Colgan, Jenny
Nina Redmond is a librarian with a gift for finding the perfect book for her readers. But can she write her own happy-ever-after? In this valentine to readers, librarians, and book-lovers the world over, the New York Times-bestselling author of Little Beach Street Bakery returns with a funny,...
The book woman of Troublesome Creek : a novel
Richardson, Kim Michele
RECOMMENDED BY DOLLY PARTON IN PEOPLE MAGAZINE! A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER A PBS BOOK PICK The bestselling historical fiction novel from Kim Michele Richardson, this is a novel following Cussy...
The library of the unwritten
Hackwith, A. J.
In the first book in a brilliant new fantasy series, books that aren't finished by their authors reside in the Library of the Unwritten in Hell, and it is up to the Librarian to track down any restless characters who emerge from those unfinished stories.
The cat who saved books : a novel
Natsukawa, So?suke
AN INDIE NEXT PICK! From the #1 bestselling author in Japan comes a celebration of books, cats, and the people who love them, infused with the heartwarming spirit of The Guest Cat and The Travelling Cat Chronicles. Bookish high school student Rintaro Natsuki is about to close the...
With love from London : a novel
Jio, Sarah
When a woman inherits her estranged mother's bookstore in London's Primrose Hill, she finds herself thrust into the pages of a new story--hers--filled with long-held family secrets, the possibility of new love, and, perhaps, the single greatest challenge of her life. When...
The Paris library
Skeslien Charles, Janet
Based on the true World War II story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris, this is an unforgettable story of romance, friendship, family, and the power of literature to bring us together, perfect for fans of The Lilac Girls and The Paris Wife. Paris,...
The messy lives of book people
Patrick, Phaedra
Book lovers
Henry, Emily
"One of my favorite authors."--Colleen Hoover An insightful, delightful, instant #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation. Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Oprah Daily ∙ Today ∙...
The printed letter bookshop
Reay, Katherine
Books. Love. Friendship. Second chances. All can be found at the Printed Letter Bookshop in the small, charming town of Winsome. One of Madeline Cullen's happiest childhood memories is of working with her Aunt Maddie in the quaint and cozy Printed Letter Bookshop. But by the...
Eight perfect murders : a novel
Swanson, Peter
New York Times bestseller "Swanson rips us from one startling plot twist to the next... A true tour de force." --Lisa Gardner "[A] multilayered mystery that brims with duplicity, betrayal and revenge." --USA Today From the hugely talented author of The Kind Worth Killing...
The last chance library
Sampson, Freya
A Good Morning America Buzz Pick A Library Reads Pick June Jones emerges from her shell to fight for her beloved local library, and through the efforts and support of an eclectic group of library patrons, she discovers life-changing friendships along the way. ...
Midnight at the Bright Ideas bookstore : a novel
Sullivan, Matthew
Goodreads Debut Author of the Month and an Indie Next Pick! "Sullivan's debut is a page-turner featuring a heroine bookseller who solves a cold case with clues from books--what is not to love?" --Nina George, author of The Little French Bistro, and the New York Times...
The bookshop of yesterdays
Meyerson, Amy
Miranda Brooks grew up in the stacks of her eccentric uncle Billy's bookstore, solving the scavenger hunts he created just for her. But on her twelfth birthday, Billy has a falling-out with her mother and disappears from Miranda's life. Sixteen years later, she receives unexpected news: Billy has...

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