Best Family Life Fiction Books
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1. The Last Thing He Told Me: The No. 1 New York Times Bestseller and Reese's Book Club Pick
Author: by Laura Dave
May 4, 2021
THE INSTANT NO.1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *A REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICKA #1 AMAZON BESTSELLERSOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, FROM THE MAKERS OF BIG LITTLE LIES’The ultimate page turner. There’s so much to love about this roller coaster of a novel’ – REESE WITHERSPOON’A master storyteller.
Gripping, big-hearted and twisty’ – GREER HENDRICKS ‘Powerful, intense and beautifully observed. A thriller with real heart’ – T.M. LOGAN _IT WAS THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME: PROTECT HER Before Owen Michaels disappears, he manages to smuggle a note to his new wife, Hannah: protect her.
Hannah knows exactly who Owen needs her to protect – his sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a child. And who wants absolutely nothing to do with her new stepmother. As her increasingly desperate calls to Owen go unanswered, his boss is arrested for fraud and the police start questioning her, Hannah realises that her husband isn’t who he said he was.
2. Malibu Rising: A Novel
Author: by Taylor Jenkins Reid
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo … Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer.
But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever. One of the most anticipated [books] of the yearand rightfully so….It’s a must-read. ParadeMalibu: August 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch.
Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored baby sister, Kit. Together the siblings are a source of fascination in Malibu and the world overespecially as the offspring of the legendary singer Mick Riva.
The only person not looking forward to the party of the year is Nina herself, who never wanted to be the center of attention, and who has also just been very publicly abandoned by her pro tennis player husband. Oh, and maybe Hudbecause it is long past time for him to confess something to the brother from whom he’s been inseparable since birth.
3. Golden Girl: The perfect escapist summer read from the #1 New York Times bestseller
Author: by Elin Hilderbrand
June 1, 2021
‘I just LOVE [Elin Hilderbrand’s] books, they are such compulsive reads’ – Marian KeyesWhen Vivian Howe, author of thirteen novels and mother of three grown-up children, is killed in a hit-and-run incident while jogging near her home, she ascends to the Beyond.
Because her death was unfair, she is allowed to watch what happens below with her children, her best friend, her ex-husband, and a rival novelist whose book is coming out the same day as Vivi’s. Vivi is also given the use of three ‘nudges’ so that she can influence the outcome of events in the world of the living.
As Vivi discovers her children’s secrets, watches the investigation into her own death and worries about a secret from her youth coming to light, she must decide what she wants to manipulate – and what should be left well alone.
Combining Elin Hilderbrand’s trademark beach scenes, mouth-watering meals and picture-perfect homes with the heartfelt message that the people we lose never really leave us, Golden Girl is a beach book unlike any other from ‘Queen of the Summer Novel’ (People).
4. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel
Author: by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Washington Square Press
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you’re looking for a book to take on holiday this summer, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo has got all the glitz and glamour to make it a perfect beach read. Bustle From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Sixan entrancing and wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet (PopSugar) as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine.
Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself.Why her?Why now?
Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career.
5. That Summer: the hottest, most addictive read of 2021
Author: by Jennifer Weiner
Piatkus (May 11, 2021)
May 11, 2021
‘An ambitious, immersive novel from the author of In Her Shoes’ Red Magazine ‘Engrossing’ Sunday Mirror’If you have time for only one book this summer, pick this one’ The New York Times _From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Summer comes another timely and deliciously twisty novel of intrigue, secrets, and the transformative power of female friendship.
Daisy Shoemaker can’t sleep. With a thriving cooking business, full schedule of volunteer work, and a beautiful home in the Philadelphia suburbs, she should be content. But her teenage daughter can be a handful, her husband can be distant, her work can feel trivial, and she has lots of acquaintances, but no real friends.
Still, Daisy knows she’s got it good. So why is she up all night? While Daisy tries to identify the root of her dissatisfaction, she’s also receiving misdirected emails meant for a woman named Diana Starling, whose email address is just one punctuation mark away from her own.
While Daisy’s driving carpools, Diana is chairing meetings. While Daisy’s making dinner, Diana’s making plans to reorganize corporations. Diana’s glamorous, sophisticated, single-lady life is miles away from Daisy’s simpler existence. When an apology leads to an invitation, the two women meet and become friends.
6. Her Last Breath
Author: by Hilary Davidson
July 1, 2021
From the bestselling author of One Small Sacrifice comes a suspenseful thriller about a dead woman who predicted her own murderand the sister who won’t let the truth be buried. When her beloved sister Caroline dies suddenly, Deirdre is heartbroken.
However, her sorrow turns to bone-chilling confusion when she receives a message Caroline sent days earlier warning that her death would be no accident. Long used to being a pariah to her family, Deirdre covers her tattoos and heads to Manhattan for her sister’s funeral.
The message claimed Caroline’s husband, Theo, killed his first wife and got away with it. Reeling from the news, Deirdre confronts Theo on the way to the cemetery, and he reveals both his temper and his suspicion that Deirdre’s perfect sister was having an affair.
Paranoid and armed with just enough information to make her dangerous, Deirdre digs into the disturbing secrets buried with Caroline. But as she gets closer to the truth, she realizes that her own life may be at riskand that there may be more than one killer in the family.
7. The Plot
Author: by Jean Hanff Korelitz
May 11, 2021
From the author of The Undoing’Remarkable.’ Stephen King’Breathtakingly suspenseful.’ Megan AbbottWhen a young writer dies before completing his first novel, his teacher, Jake, (himself a failed novelist) helps himself to its plot. The resulting book is a phenomenal success.
But what if somebody out there knows?Somebody does. And if Jake can’t figure out who he’s dealing with, he risks something far worse than the loss of his career. What readers are saying’It builds to a legitimately great ending that I may never forget.
Highly recommended.”This book is thrilling, exciting and totally nerve-racking! It definitely had me on the edge of my seat and reading well past my bedtime.”Addictive … I read it quickly without coming up much for air.”Wow! This book blew me away- I read it so fast and the ending is so good!
No spoilers- just read it.”I was pleasantly surprised to find that the best plot ever really is THAT good.’
8. The Seven Day Switch: A Novel
Author: by Kelly Harms
July 1, 2021
Two moms as opposite as a Happy Meal and a quinoa bowl. What a difference a week makes in a heartfelt, laugh-out-loud novel by the Washington Post bestselling author of The Overdue Life of Amy Byler. Celeste Mason is the Pinterest stay-at-home supermom of other mothers’ nightmares.
Despite her all-organic, SunButter-loving, free-range kids, her immaculate home, and her volunteering awards, she still has time to relax with a nice glass of pinot at the end of the day. The only thing that ruins it all is her workaholic, career-obsessed neighbor, who makes no secret of what she thinks of Celeste’s life choices every chance she gets.
Wendy Charles is a celebrated productivity consultant, columnist, and speaker. On a minute-by-minute schedule, she makes the working-mom hustle look easy. She even spends at least one waking hour a day with her kids. She’s not apologizing for a thing.
Especially to Celeste, who plays her superior parenting against Wendy whenever she can. Who do Celeste and Wendy think they are? They’re about to find out thanks to one freaky week. After a neighborhood potluck and too much sangria, they wake upum, what?
9. The Nightingale: A Novel
Author: by Kristin Hannah
Published at: St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition (April 25, 2017)
A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation. France, 1939 – In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front.
She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. When a German captain requisitions Vianne’s home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything.
Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates all around them, she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive. Vianne’s sister, Isabelle, is a rebellious eighteen-year-old girl, searching for purpose with all the reckless passion of youth.
While thousands of Parisians march into the unknown terrors of war, she meets Getan, a partisan who believes the French can fight the Nazis from within France, and she falls in love as only the young can completely. But when he betrays her, Isabelle joins the Resistance and never looks back, risking her life time and again to save others.
10. The Good Sister: The gripping domestic page-turner perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty
Author: by Sally Hepworth
April 15, 2021
‘There’s only been one time that Rose couldn’t stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life.’Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week.
And she avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be …Dangerous. When Rose discovers that she cannot fall pregnant, Fern sees her chance to pay her sister back for everything Rose has done for her.
Fern can have a baby for Rose. She just needs to find a father.Simple. Fern’s mission will shake the foundations of the life she has carefully built for herself and stir up dark secrets that she long thought were buried.
Praise for Sally Hepworth:’Women’s fiction at its finest’ LIANE MORIARTY’Clever, chilling and beautifully crafted’ ADELE PARKS’The characters are so beautifully drawn and it was an emotional read, but I couldn’t put it down’ HEIDI PARKS’Sally demonstrates that you don’t need outlandish situations and monstrous characters to write a thoroughly engrossing, suspenseful thriller, and her writing feels so effortless’ EMMA CURTIS’It’s not often that such a gripping page-turner can be so moving’ SARAH NAUGHTON’Cleverly plotted and completely compelling’ NICOLA MORIARTY
11. American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel
Author: by Jeanine Cummins
January 21, 2020
#1 New York Times Bestseller OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICKExtraordinary. Stephen KingThis book is not simply the great American novel; it’s the great novel of las Americas. It’s the great world novel! This is the international story of our times.Masterful. Sandra CisnerosTambin de este lado hay sueos.
On this side, too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Prez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable.
Even though she knows they’ll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few books he would like to buytwo of them her favorites.Javier is erudite.He is charming.
And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia’s husband’s tell-all profile of Javier is published, none of their lives will ever be the same. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence.
12. These Tangled Vines: A Novel
Author: by Julianne MacLean
June 1, 2021
From the USA Today bestselling author of A Curve in the Road comes a sweeping and captivating tale of one woman’s journey to the lush vineyards of Tuscanyand into the mysteries of a tragic family secret. If Fiona has learned anything in life, it’s how to keep a secreteven from the father who raised her.
She is the only person who knows about her late mother’s affair in Tuscany thirty years earlier, and she intends to keep it that wayuntil a lawyer calls with shocking news: her biological father has died and left her an incredible inheritancealong with two half siblings.
Fiona travels to Italy, where the family is shocked to learn of her existence and desperate to contest her share of the will. While the mystery of her mother’s affair is slowly unraveled, Fiona must navigate through tricky family relationships and tense sibling rivalries.
Fiona both fears and embraces her new destiny as she searches for the truth about the fateful summer her mother spent in Italy and the father she never knew. Spilling over with the sumptuous flavors and romance of Tuscany, These Tangled Vines takes readers on a breathtaking journey of love, secrets, sacrifice, courageand most importantly, the true meaning of family.
Author: by Maggie O'Farrell
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life …Here is a novel … So gorgeously written that it transports you.” The Boston GlobeEngland, 1580: The Black Death creeps across the land, an ever-present threat, infecting the healthy, the sick, the old and the young alike.
The end of days is near, but life always goes on. A young Latin tutorpenniless and bullied by a violent fatherfalls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman. Agnes is a wild creature who walks her family’s land with a falcon on her glove and is known throughout the countryside for her unusual gifts as a healer, understanding plants and potions better than she does people.
Once she settles with her husband on Henley Street in Stratford-upon-Avon, she becomes a fiercely protective mother and a steadfast, centrifugal force in the life of her young husband, whose career on the London stage is just taking off when his beloved young son succumbs to sudden fever.
14. Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty: A Novel
Author: by Lauren Weisberger
May 18, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK From the bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and When Life Gives You Lululemons comes a highly entertaining, sharply observed novel about sisters, their perfect lives … And their perfect lies.
A seat at the anchor desk of the most-watched morning show. Recognized by millions across the country, thanks in part to her flawless blond highlights and Botox-smoothed skin. An adoring husband and a Princeton-bound daughter. Peyton is that woman.She has it all.Until …
Skye, her sister, is a stay-at-home mom living in a glitzy suburb of New York. She has degrees from all the right schools and can helicopter-parent with the best of them. But Skye is different from the rest. She’s looking for something real and dreams of a life beyond the PTA and pickup.Until …
Max, Peyton’s bright and quirky seventeen-year-old daughter, is poised to kiss her fancy private school goodbye and head off to pursue her dreams in film. She’s waited her entire life for this opportunity.Until …One little lie. That’s all it takes.
15. Then She Was Gone: A Novel
Author: by Lisa Jewell
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the New York Times bestselling author of Invisible Girl and The Truth About Melody Browne comes a riveting (PopSugar) and acutely observed family drama (People) that delves into the lingering aftermath of a young girl’s disappearance.
Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was fifteen, the youngest of three. Beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers, and half of a teenaged golden couple. Ellie was days away from an idyllic post-exams summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her.
And then she was gone. Now, her mother Laurel Mack is trying to put her life back together. It’s been ten years since her daughter disappeared, seven years since her marriage ended, and only months since the last clue in Ellie’s case was unearthed.
So when she meets an unexpectedly charming man in a caf, no one is more surprised than Laurel at how quickly their flirtation develops into something deeper. Before she knows it, she’s meeting Floyd’s daughtersand his youngest, Poppy, takes Laurel’s breath away.