This list of recommended books spanning a character’s lifetime includes a wide variety of fiction titles as well as some excellent memoirs.
If you can’t decide which genre or topic you’re interested in reading next, you can find the master list of every book list we’ve written for adults below.
The best books set in the southern countries of Asia from memoirs, historical fiction, and some even funny modern fiction.
The Best Beach Reads: 2022 Edition. Whether you’re relaxing next to the ocean or in a lounge chair on your back porch, your summer reading will be more enjoyable with one of these beach reads in your hand and another in your beach bag.
Look for books with main characters in their 40s? These 40-something main character books cover a huge variety of topics, backgrounds, and lifestyles.
After taking a little armchair vacation to the islands in April for the Book Voyage reading challenge, this month we’ll be reading books set in …
The best audio books on Kindle Unlimited. Curated list of highly rated Kindle Unlimited books with audio including contemporary fiction and historical fiction.
Look for books with characters in their 30s? This selection of titles with protagonists in their 30s cover a huge variety of topics, backgrounds, and lifestyles.
Armchair travelers will love this list of books that take place on an island. From the Mediterranean to the Caribbean, and from the tropical South Pacific to the cooler US east coast, this island books includes rom coms, historical fiction, memoirs, travelogues, and more.
This 1940s book list includes some great fiction reads set in WW2, but we’ve also found some fabulous books NOT set during wartime. Reading is a great escape when you’re stuck at home and any of these novels will transport you to another time AND help you check off your April book in the Book Girls’ Guide Decades challenge!
The trailblazing women in these non-fiction Women’s History Month books broke barriers and paved the way for future generations.
There are many highly rated WW2 books, but this list focuses on WW2 historical fiction with stories about those who helped to hide, feed, and protect others throughout World War II.
This list of highly-rated books all feature main characters in their 20s. From post-coming-of-age stories to starting careers and novels to memoirs, this diverse book list covers topics relevant to life as 20-somethings.
The best Eastern European novels and non-fiction books, set in over 20 different countries. The list includes some wonderful YA books set in Russia and Eastern Europe, and plenty of historical fiction, memoirs, and more.
These books with teenage characters all feature main characters between 13 and 19 years old. The list has a wide range of book recommendations, including both YA and adult fiction, contemporary and historical fiction, and non-fiction.