Posted by: Burlington Public Library (WA) | February 23, 2011

Snow Days Reading

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If you are stuck at home on this wintry day, I hope you have a stack of books to read piled up beside your comfortable chair. 

And if you are able to get out and get to the library, here’s a list of Heart-Warming Novels to warm you up–all available at the Burlington Public Library.

Baldacci, David   Wish You Were Here

Battle, Lois   The Florabama Ladies Auxiliary and Sewing Circle

Berg, Elizabeth   Open House

Berry, Wendell   Jayber Crow

Chiaverine, Jennifer   Elm Creek Quilters series

Dallas, Sandra   The Persian Pickle Club and Alice’s Tulips

Delinsky, Barbara   Vineyard

Early, Tony   Jim the Boy

Edgerton, Clyde   Walking Across Egypt

Flagg, Fannie   Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe

Gaffney, Patricia   Saving Graces

Gibbons, Kaye   Charms for an Easy Life

Grisham, John   A Painted House

Gulley, Philip   Home to Harmony

Hannah, Kristen   On Mystic Lake and Summer Island

Hendricks, Judith R.   Bread Alone

Hickam, Homer   The Coalwood Way

Hyde, Catherine Ryan   Pay It Forward

Karon, Jan   The Mitford series

Kay, Terry   Taking Lottie Home

Landvik, Linda   Diary of Mattie Spencer, Patty Jane’s House of Curl, and Welcome to the Great Mysterious

Lee, Harper   To Kill a Mockingbird

Letts, Billie   The Honk and Holler Opening Soon and Where the Heart Is

Marshall, Catherine   Christy

Medlicott, Joan   The Ladies of Covington series

Nichols, Linda   Handyman

Patchett, Ann   Bel Canto

Patterson, James   Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas

Pilcher, Rosamund   Winter Solstice

Ray, Jeanne   Eat Cake and Step-Ball-Change

Ross, Ann B.   Miss Julia series

Stokes, Penelope   Blue Bottle Club

Stolz, Karen   World of Pies

Trigiani, Adriana  The Big Stone Gap and Valentine Roncalli series

Wilder, Effie Leland   FairAcres Retirement series

These titles are from a Heart-Warming Novels list compiled on fiction_l, an online reader’s advisory network. Go to the fiction_l website for more great book lists. 



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