Results for General Fiction, set in California

Select your view:
Order books by:
  • The Valley of Amazement
    Amy Tan
    Paperback: 07/15/2014
     
    A sweeping, evocative epic of two women's intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the...
  • Amy Falls Down
    Jincy Willett
    Paperback: 07/01/2014
     
    A scathingly funny and wickedly humorous roman-a-clef by one of our most acclaimed literary humorists - about ...
  • China Dolls
    Lisa See
    Hardcover: 06/03/2014
     
    Lisa See has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of ...
  • American Dream Machine
    Matthew Specktor
    Paperback: 04/15/2014
     
    American Dream Machine is the story of two talent agents and their three troubled boys, heirs to Hollywood ...
  • Frog Music
    Emma Donoghue
    Hardcover: 04/01/2014
     
    Emma Donoghue digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime in a lyrical tale of love and bloodshed among ...
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
    Karen Joy Fowler
    Paperback: 02/25/2014
     
    The story of an American family, middle class in middle America, ordinary in every way but one. But that ...
  • Magnificence
    Lydia Millet
    Paperback: 11/11/2013
     
    Funny and heartbreaking, Magnificence is the story of a woman emerging from the sudden dissolution of her ...

Full results are for members only - but you can cross-reference more than one theme by using the buttons in the right column. Explore the many benefits of membership here.

The reviewer of each book decides which categories it belongs in - but we're only human, mistakes happen. If you see a book that you think is in the wrong place, tell us!

Total books found: 114

Page 1 of 17
Membership Advantages
  • Reviews
  • "Beyond the Book" backstories
  • Free books to read and review (US only)
  • Find books by time period, setting & theme
  • Read-alike suggestions by book and author
  • Book club discussions
  • and much more!
  • Just $10 for 3 months or $35 for a year
  • More about membership!
Filter by Genre
Filter by Theme
Filter by Time Period

Books thatinspire you.Handpicked.

Books you'll stay up all night reading; books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, books that will expand your mind and inspire you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.