Lists and Suggestions

List: Kindness and Community Fiction

O'Leary, Beth, author.

Leena is too young to feel stuck. Eileen is too old to start over. It's time for the switch? O... More

McMillan, Terry, author.

Loretha Curry’s husband Carl whisks her away for a weekend getaway in Palm Springs, Calif., to cel... More

Osman, Richard, 1970- author.

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss un... More

Valdes, Alisa.

In the years after graduating from Boston University, six Latina friends from widely varied backgro... More

Klune, TJ, author.

Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and... More

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.

Taken hostage by a failed bank robber while attending an open house, eight anxiety-prone strangers-... More

Jackson, K. M., author.

Jesse Strong is known for two things: his devotion to his adoptive mom, Mama Joy, and his reputation... More

Moore, Edward Kelsey, author.

When a late life love affair blooms between Mr. Forrest Payne, the owner of the Pink Slipper Gentle... More

King, Stephen, 1947- author.

In the small town of Castle Rock, Scott is engaged in a low grade—but escalating—battle with the... More

Groen, Hendrik, author.

Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn't planning to be buried any time soo... More

Center, Katherine, author.

Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehou... More

Sánchez, Mamen, 1971- author.

Atticus Craftsman never travels without a supply of Earl Grey, an electric kettle, and a teacup—s... More

Jenkins, Beverly, 1951-

Bernadine Brown is a woman with money to spend. Henry Adams is a town in desperate need of cash. But... More

Phillips, Susan Elizabeth.

Taking to the road between seasons, attractive Chicago Stars quarterback Dean Robillard meets the b... More

Shaffer, Mary Ann.

As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subj... More

Berg, Elizabeth, author.

Making daily visits to the grave of his beloved late wife, Arthur forges unexpected relationships wi... More

Page, Libby, author.

Kate is a 26-year-old riddled with anxiety and panic attacks who works for a local paper in Brixton,... More

Frost, Keziah, author.

Norbert Zelenka has always lived life on the sidelines. It's how at seventy-three years old he... More

Bivald, Katarina, 1983-

Broken Wheel, Iowa, has never seen anyone like Sara, who traveled all the way from Sweden just to m... More

Gee, Darien.

Still reeling from a personal tragedy that left her estranged from the sister who was once her best... More