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This Nicholas Sparks book list includes summaries of all his books and is organized by the year the book was released.
This complete list of Stephen King books and stories includes fiction and nonfiction and those works published under a pseudonym.
James Patterson's books are listed by year so that fans can see which books they still need to read and readers new to Patterson can check out the evolution of his work.
This John Grisham book list is organized by year and includes links to reviews for some of his books and stories.
Browse a complete list of Stephen King's movies and TV shows organized by year. The list includes King's short films and miniseries.
These are some of the biggest movies based on books coming in 2014.
Browse a complete list of Danielle Steel books including fiction, nonfiction and children's books organized by release year.
These books are great fall reads because they are about change and reflection, matching the tone of the season.
Book club selections are important -- the right book can foster lively conversation and debate. Here are recommendations for many types of groups.
Need to lead your book club or class? Want tips on how to promote a lively conversation? Here is a guide to leading a discussion about a book.
This one year book club reading list includes popular fiction and nonfiction that groups will enjoy reading and discussing.
Will John Grisham thrill us with another legal page turner? Give us another portrait of American life, like A Painted House and Bleachers? Find out what to expect from Grisham in the coming months.
Of the thousands of books that will be published in 2014, these are the new releases that are receiving a notable amount of praise. If you are looking for some new books to read, check out this list.
Oprah revolutionized the way the world reads when she started her Book Club in 1996. Find a complete list of the books from Oprah's Book Club organized by year.
Jodi Picoult's books vary widely in theme, but have a similar style. This list describes everything Picoult has written and is ordered by year.
This is a complete list of Nicholas Sparks movies with information about the films and books on which they are based.
New to the master of legal suspense, John Grisham? Wondering where to start reading Grisham books? Check out this list for some recommendations of Grisham at his best.
Nora Roberts publishes numerous books every year. Browse a complete list of all Nora Roberts' books here.
A good beach read will be engaging and will allow you to read most of it before your sunscreen wears off. With this list of top beach books, all you need to remember is your towel.
Dean Koontz has published many books and stories, including fiction, nonfiction and children's books. Here is a complete list of Dean Koontz' books and writings by year.
Danielle Steel publishes several new books each year. Find out about her newest book releases and what to expect in months to come.
Find out what new releases to expect from bestselling author James Patterson in the coming year.
October is the month when many publishers release some of their biggest titles. Find out which books are the hottest of the hot in this new releases calendar.
Find out what to expect from Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb, Roberts' mystery writing alias, in the next year.
Women, looking for books you are sure to love? These books for women are entertaining, intelligent, heart rending, captivating and written so well that you will believe they are true. They are great picks for women's book clubs and the kind of books you'll want to pass on to your mother, sister and best friend.
Want to learn how to start a book club? Here are some tips for establishing a strong group.
Wondering about the popular book, Fifty Shades of Grey? Here is a summary of the novel.
Jodi Picoult has published more than a dozen novels that deal with moral dilemmas and often involve medicine and law. Wondering about Jodi Picoult's life and how she started writing? Check out this biography.
Big Little Lies is perfect book club reading -- it is fun, fast and will give you a lot to discuss. Use these questions to keep the conversation going.
Gone Girl has been a hit as a book and movie. Find out why it has so many fans and if you should add it to your reading list.
James Patterson is best known as an author of page turning books. Many of his books, however, have been turned into movies. Find a complete list of James Patterson movies by year here.
Mystery series are a good source of easy entertainment. Here is information about some of the most popular mystery novel series on the market today.
Use these book club discussion questions to probe Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.
In Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult, a gay couple wants to conceive a child using IVF. Use these book club discussion questions on Sing You Home to lead your reading group into the book.
Here is a list of the biggest movies that were first books that will be released in 2013.
Michael Crichton wrote fast paced, often cautionary books. Find a list of all his books, including his early work written under the pseudonym John Lange.
Beach reading, by definition, is not very heavy. It is difficult to contemplate weighty content with sand between your toes and a frisbee being thrown over your head. But just because you need a fun book for the beach, doesn't mean you have to read something completely fluffy. These five books were some of the best from the past year, but they are also light enough to throw in your beach bag.
This September new book releases calendar is your guide to the big books of the fall publishing season.
Find out about Jodi Picoult's latest book release and what is on the horizon for this popular author. There's a date for her upcoming book and a short summary.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a children's book with enough meat for adult book clubs to enjoy.
Here is a complete list of Janet Evanovich books organized by year with summaries of each book.
This novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows is a charming book about reading, letters and life on a small island during and after World War II.
This is a biography about Veronica Roth, author of the Divergent trilogy.
These good books to read in winter are books that complement the short, cold days and long winter nights.
Stephen King is one of the most prolific authors in the world, with almost as many movies as books under his belt. Find out how King became the master of horror.
The Invention of Wings is historical fiction based on a real person. It was chosen for Oprah's Book Club in 2014. Find out why so many readers love this book.
Find out about The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Is this tale of friendship, betrayal and redemption that is set in Afghanistan worth reading? The Kite Runner topped the bestsellers lists for several reasons. Find out what they are here.
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks is one of his most popular books, especially since it was made into a movie. This review discusses if it is a good read.
Chris Gardner’s life story is impressive. Despite having never gone to college, and after a period of being homeless, he became a wildly successful stockbroker and wrote his memoir, Pursuit of Happyness. It’s not surprising that Hollywood turned his story into a blockbuster film starring Will Smith. Pursuit of Happyness tracks this happy, rags-to-riches story, including his unhappy childhood and his adult progression through a few different careers.
This complete list of Mary Higgins Clark's books provides an up-to-date reference of all Mary Higgins Clark's books, fiction and nonfiction. Find out what the queen of suspense has written.
This review of Night, by Elie Wiesel, examines why this account of the Holocaust is so powerful and what purpose it it serves almost half a century after it was first published.
Harry Potter is the British boy-wizard who changed the literary world. Find information about all the Harry Potter books and movies--including reviews, trivia and more--right here.
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield is a book for book lovers. Find out why it is one of my favorite books from the past several years.
Angels and Demons is Dan's Brown first Robert Langdon thriller. Angels takes place chronologically before The Da Vinci Code and also involves a conspiracy within the Catholic church.
Dean Koontz is one of the most prolific suspense writers alive. It is no surprise, then, that many of Koontz's books have been adapted into movies. Here is a complete list of Dean Koontz movies by year.
Looking for an inspirational book? These inpirational books are true stories that will keep you reading.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee remains as powerful today as when it was first released in 1960. Find out what makes this American classic a must read.
Find out about the latest books from Janet Evanovich.
Grisham, who was a lawyer and a legislator, is known for his legal thrillers, but has branched out with books such as Bleachers in recent years.
Jodi Picoult books are filled with conflict, family drama, love and shocking twists -- no wonder so many of them have been adapted into movies. Here is a complete list of movies based on Jodi Picoult's books.
Stephenie Meyer's first book was Twilight. Since then, Meyer has published several other books. Find a complete list of her writing here.
Christian book clubs can use these recommendations to choose fiction or nonfiction books that will promote stimulating discussions about the Christian faith.
This is a complete list of John Grisham movies, mostly based on his books but also including an original screenplay.
Use these book club discussion questions to think about The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.
Find a list of November new releases including dates, summaries and links to reviews. There are several nonfiction books included along with a big thriller and some literary choices.
For One More Day by Mitch Albom is a fictional book about a man who gets to spend a day with his mother who died 8 years earlier.
There is nothing quite like the horror of Stephen King. Here is a complete list of new and upcoming Stephen King book releases.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon tells the story of a teenager with Asperger's syndrome's quest to find out who killed the neighbor's dog. Find out if this mystery is worth getting to the bottom of.
Want to read some of the best novels containing love stories from the past decade? Here are some recommendations.
These books are classified as young adult but have such good stories that adults won't want to miss them either.
Like Jodi Picoult? These books are written in a style similar to Jodi Picoult's writing and cover themes that her fans may enjoy.
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The Brown Bag Book Club from Madison, Wisconsin shares a list of their 10 favorite books of all time. Use this recommendation list to get ideas for your book club.
Find out about the newest releases from bestselling author Dan Brown.
Find out when the latest Mary Higgins Clark thriller will be released here.
These books from high school summer reading lists are classics that every adult should read.
These book club questions on Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand work through each part of the narrative.
Cross by James Patterson is the next book in Patterson's successful Alex Cross detective series. In Cross, Alex searches for
The Innocent Man is John Grisham's first nonfiction book. The story of Ron Williamson's wrongful murder conviction and twelve years on death row, The Innocent Man is a story that takes place in America's justice system, but it is not a typical Grisham thriller.
Wondering how to structure your book club dinner group, how long the meeting should go and how you fit in your book club discussion with dinner and social time? Check out these tips on hosting a smooth and successful book club dinner.
Find out when Sophie Kinsella's next book is coming out and if you can expect more Shopaholics or something new.
These ideas will help you start, maintain and lead a book club.
This book review of The Road by Cormac McCarthy explores why the novel has gained so much acclaim and whether it is worth reading.
The Maze Runner by James Dashner is a young adult book that has plenty of questions and ideas for book clubs to discuss. This guide will help you dive in.
Book clubs will fall in love with The Rosie Project. These questions will help your group have a fun and thorough conversation about the book.
Looking for something easy and not too deep to read? Need a fun, girly story for the beach? Check out this list of chick lit authors and see if you can find any of their books at the local library.
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote is a classic that reappeared on the bestsellers lists in 2005 thanks to the hit movie,
Find out what the first new book releases of 2014 will be in this calendar for January.
The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd's debut novel, topped the best sellers lists for months and is being made into a movie. The Secret Life of Bees movie will star Dakota Fanning as Lily. Read this review of The Secret Life of Bees to see why you should read The Secret Life of Bees before seeing the movie.
Looking for bestsellers to throw in your back pack and read on the plane or the beach? Here's a list of books that are perfect to take with you on vacation.
These classic chick lit recommendations are similar to Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is a young adult book about a teen with cancer that adults would enjoy as well.
The Confession by John Grisham is a thriller that delves into an issue important to the author, the death penalty.
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini is a great choice for book clubs. Use these book club discussion questions to delve into Hosseini's heart-rending second novel.
The Orphan Train has several threads for book clubs to discuss. These questions about the novel can help foster discussion in your group.
Find out all about the biggest new books for June 2014.
The Help, a first novel from Kathryn Stockett, tells the story of a young white woman in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s and a group of black maids who work for the families of her friends. Use these book club discussion questions on The Help to discuss the struggles the women face as they chafe against the written and unwritten rules that limit their lives.
Many of us were required to read dystopia books about the future during high school. I am extremely thankful to my teachers for assigning some of these books, and glad I chose to read the others. Books about the future remain some of my favorite novels of all time, providing great and haunting stories that can enlighten our current social struggles as well. Enjoy these prophetic voices.
The Given Day by Dennis Lehane is a psychological thriller that takes place in Boston.
These books provide some comic relief during the holiday season. There is a mix of fiction and nonfiction from favorite authors.
Find out whether August book releases are more summer reads or have the serious books we expect from fall publishing.
These are the few, the final big book releases of 2014. Find out what good books December brings.
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James Patterson's biography tells about Patterson's life, career and bestselling books. Read about how James Patterson became one of the bestselling authors of the 21st century.
These questions are ready for book clubs to use in their discussions on Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings.
These books about relationships are great for women interested in reading about family drama, marriage and the struggles that shape relationships. These are some of the best fiction relationship books from the past few years.
'The Shack' by William P. Young is a story about a man who spends a weekend with God in a shack where his life was tragically changed years earlier. 'The Shack' examines how a good God can allow suffering.
This calendar of book releases for July 2014 covers a variety of books from different genres that are expected to be popular.
Book clubs will find discussion of The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini an easy task. Use these book club discussion questions on The Kite Runner to focus the discussion and go deep.
The Hundred Foot Journey is a book with many themes and flavors -- perfect for a book club dinner.
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is a captivating story filled with adventure and romance. There is a reason this is a book club favorite.
Live by Night is Dennis Lehane's second foray into historical fiction.
A review of Jodi Picoult's book 'My Sister's Keeper,' about a girl who sues her parents for a right to make her own medical decisions.
These questions can help book clubs work through The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.
These book club discussion questions on The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern allow you to enter deeper into the magic of the novel.
Morrigan's Cross by Nora Roberts is the first book in her 2006 paranormal Circle Trilogy. The goddess Morrigan commissions a group of six to fight the demon Lilith and her army of vampires. Morrigan's Cross was released straight to paperback, so I did not expect much from the story. I was, however, pleasantly surprised.
National Book Award Winner Timothy Egan follows up The Worst Hard Time with The Big Burn -- stories surrounding The Great Fire, the largest wildfire in American history. Eyes will be left burning trying to finish this one before day is charred to night.
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown has swept the world. Is this bestseller worth your time? Find out here.
Here is Oprah's most recent book club pick.
Lucky Us by literary author Amy Bloom is as strange as the cover image -- Is this family drama? Historical fiction? Coming of age? And, most importantly, will you like it?
Lisey's Story by Stephen King is the story of Lisey Landon, who lost her husband Scott two years ago and is dealing with her 3 endearing, yet maddening sisters and how to sort through Scott’s final writings (Scott was an award-winning novelist with a mysterious past and fantastic means of creating a story). As she begins to go through his study, ghosts and memories from the past flood into her mind, reminding her of who Scott truly was and the incredible gift he possessed.
This is a calendar of new book releases for 2013 organized by month.
She is currently one of the most prolific writers in the world, best known for her romance novels. More than twenty of her novels have been adapted for TV.
These questions will help you work through 'And the Mountains Echoed' by Khaled Hosseini.
Nicholas Sparks' fans have come to love his clean and sentimental romance novels. Find out more about the man behind the books in this biography of Nicholas Sparks
Here are some questions for book clubs to use when reading Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple.
These questions can help book clubs have a lively discussion of The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith -- the mystery, the characters and the true author's relationship to the literary plot.
Use these book club questions to discuss A Fortunate Age.
Oprah's Book Club has made dozens of books bestsellers over the years. Find out the history of this book club and how to join.
Winter of the World by Ken Follett is the second book in the Century Trilogy.
Still Life with Bread Crumbs gives book clubs a chance to discuss relationships and life changes.
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner is not your typical economics book. Find out the secret to the success in this book review.
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy is an exquisitely written book of murder and obsession that takes the true details of the unsolved 1947 Elizabeth Short murder and creates a fictional story of a police detective determined to solve the case. The Black Dahlia is a page turning mystery novel, but it is also much more. Ellroy uses the story to delve into the dark recesses of the human psyche and force the reader to deal with obsession, evil, right and wrong.
Sophie Kinsella is a popular women's author, but many of her books were first published under a different name. Find a complete list of her books here.
Little Bee, a powerful and beautiful novel written by Chris Cleave, is hard to describe. This is due, in part, to the book jacket's coyness about the subject matter; it suggests that the reader not to reveal too much about the plot. It's not revealing too much to say that Little Bee is a captivating novel, exquisitely written. It's worth picking up to find its secrets out for yourself.
What is the What is an astonishing, eye-opening, and heartbreaking book that defies classification. Once youve read it, the story of Valentino Achak Deng refuses to leave your mind. Even if youre not familiar with the Lost Boys and their struggles to escape from war-torn Sudan, youll be drawn into this pseudo-autobiography. What is the What tells a devastating story but never plays for sympathy. Instead, the hope, complexity, and tragedy of the situation take center stage.
The author's third Robert Langdon thriller takes place in Washington, D.C. and deals with Freemasonry.
One Day by David Nicholls takes on the nature of male-female friendship, love, and career in the post-college years. Use these book club discussion questions on One Day to lead your book club into David Nicholls' novel.
Book clubs can use these questions to explore The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith and to delve into why Rowling used a pseudonym for the book.
Fall of Giants by Ken Follett is the first book in a new trilogy that will take readers through the major events of the 20th century by following five families.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs is a young adult novel the adult book clubs might also enjoy.
Memoirs of a Geisha is a book full of history, romance and life in another culture. If you like Memoirs of a Geisha and want more historical books about women in other cultures, here are some recommendations.
'The Shack' by William P. Young is a story that explores God's role in suffering. Use these book club discussion questions and study guide on 'The Shack' to discuss Mack's journey and your own ideas about the big questions in life.
Use these questions to guide your discussion of Sue Monk Kidd's bestselling novel, The Secret Life of Bees, a coming-of-age tale.
The Memory Keeper's Daughter starts on a snowy night in 1964 when a doctor delivers his own twins and discovers that one of them, the daughter, has been born with Downs Syndrome. In a hasty decision he gives the daughter to a nurse to take to an institution and tells his wife the baby died. The nurse raises the daughter as her own. The Memory Keeper's Daughter moves through the years, showing how one decision changed so many lives. This is a powerful and highly recommended novel.
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult presents a lot of questions for book clubs to discuss. These book club discussion questions on My Sister's Keeper will allow your book club to delve into the issues Jodi Picoult raises.
Work your way through the many threads in Amy Bloom's Lucky Us with these book club discussion questions.
Use these book club discussion questions on Room by Emma Donoghue to explore Donoghue's unique book told from a child's perspective.
Life of Pi by Yann Martel is a great book for book clubs to discuss. Use these book club discussion questions on Life of Pi to lead your book club through the questions Martel raises.
This is a list of some of the biggest new book releases for February 2014.