- Clifford, Alicia - The Affair // a complicated family mourns the death of its matriarch
- Jewell, Lisa - The Making of Us // three very different people turn out to be siblings
- Kostova, Elizabeth - The Swan Thieves // a story of love and art
- Mankell, Henning - The Shadow Girls // a story of immigration, poetry, and loss
- Ozkan, Serdar - The Missing Rose // a metaphysical journey in search of a lost twin
- Webster, Emma Campbell - Lost in Austen: Create Your Own Jane Austen Adventure // Will you choose Edward Ferrars or Mr. Darcy?
- Christmas Books for Grown-Ups - 5 of my favorite Christmas books
- Allende, Isabel - Daughter of Fortune // 1840s Chile and California
- Brooks, Geraldine - Caleb's Crossing // seventeenth century New England, part of a History by Threes post.
- Higginbotham, Susan - Her Highness, The Traitor // Lady Jane Grey's nine-day reign, part of a History by Threes post.
- McNees, Kelly O'Connor - In Need of a Good Wife // mail order brides in frontier Nebraska
- Montgomery, L.M. - Anne's House of Dreams // Anne is all grown-up now, and having a baby!
- O'Connor, Varley - The Master's Muse // the fictionalized biography of Tanaquil Le Clerq, prima ballerina
- Oliveira, Robin - My Name is Mary Sutter // the story of a Civil War nurse, part of a History by Threes post.