Good Minds Suggest
Find book recommendations from your favorite authors! Every month we pick a different writer's brain to plumb.
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The author has hit literary gold by setting his novels in the City by the Bay. Now he's sharing his favorite books that take place in San Francisco.
The Hugo Award-winning author says the sci-fi and fantasy genres are sometimes thought of as stories just for the guys. She's setting the record straight.
Walker has made a career of using psychological profiles to craft her thrillers. With Emma in the Night she explores what happens after two sisters vanish and only one returns.
For anyone who still thinks women can't write gritty, unflinching thrillers, Slaughter is here to dispel that notion once and for all.
Davis knows her way around a historical fiction venue. Here she picks her favorite historical fiction settings, for when you want to escape from the modern world.
Novelist Jackson has made a career of writing about the lives of strong Southern women. Here she shares some of her all-time-favorite Southern female characters.
Nutting's latest novel is a bawdy look at marriage and monogamy, featuring sex dolls and mind-control chips. In this spirit, the author shares her "funniest bad sex scenes."
The author of The Silver Linings Playbook is known for his complicated characters who face adversity. Here he recommends books about overcoming past traumas.
Taylor Jenkins Reid
In Reid's latest novel, a classic film actress looks back at her life, her loves, and her secrets. Here Reid shares her favorite true Hollywood stories of glamour and intrigue.
The Radium Girls author chronicles a WWI account of women fighting horrific workplace abuse. Here are her favorite books about seeking justice.
The Rich People Problems author is the ultimate insider into Asia's most wealthy families. Want even more? Here are his picks for elevating your status in life.
The food writer turned memoirist in Notes on a Banana names his favorite books that helped him understand his mental illness.
The Anything Is Possible author says she learned to write by reading the great Russian novels. Here are some of her favorites.
The Hallelujah Anyway author is known for inspiring her readers. But what books inspire her? Here are her five picks.
The author of All Grown Up names her favorite female characters who live life on their own terms.
We asked the author of The Best We Could Do to share her picks for the best new graphic memoirs and nonfiction comics.
Get ready for an ugly cry: The Edgar and Lucy author gives us his list of favorite books that will break your heart.
The Never Let You Go author says obsession and revenge can be very satisfying—at least when it comes to reading.
Min Jin Lee
The Pachinko author says every book is a labor of love. So here she shares the novels that—to her—are the very essence of love.
Christina Baker Kline
We asked the author of A Separation to tell us about her selections about the inner workings of married life.
How do we explain the current wave of rage in today's society? The author shares the books that informed the Age of Anger.
We asked the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and author of The Little Book of Hygge to share books that help shape his ideas about happiness.
The Books for Living author knows the value of reading the right book at the right time. Here's his list of books to start 2017 off right.
We asked the author of the thriller Behind Her Eyes to share her favorite mysteries with some shocking twists of their own.
The author of Adulthood Is a Myth and the Goodreads Choice Awards winner for Best Graphic Novel shares her books for those with arrested development.
Her Favorite Adult Books About Children: Big characters can come in small packages. Come of age (once again) with these recs from The Fate of the Tearling author.