Results for General Fiction + Coming of Age, set in California

Select your view:
Order books by:
  • 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 ...
  • Goat Mountain
    David Vann
    Hardcover: 09/10/2013
     
    David Vann creates a haunting and provocative novel that explores our most primal urges and beliefs, the bonds...
  • Luminous Airplanes : A Novel
    Paul LaFarge
    Paperback: 10/02/2012
     
    A decade after the publication of Haussmann, or the Distinction, his acclaimed novel about nineteenth-century ...
  • Raising Wrecker : A Novel
    Summer Wood
    Paperback: 09/04/2012
     
    Elegant, warm-hearted and utterly unsentimental, Wrecker is a stunning and deeply moving novel about ...
  • The Language of Flowers : A Novel
    Vanessa Diffenbaugh
    Paperback: 04/03/2012
     
    A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and ...
  • Monstress : Stories
    Lysley Tenorio
    Paperback: 01/31/2012
     
    A luminous collection of heartbreaking, vivid, startling, and gloriously unique stories set amongst the ...
  • This Must Be the Place : A Novel
    Kate Racculia
    Paperback: 07/05/2011
     
    A sudden death, a never-mailed postcard, and a long-buried secret set the stage for a luminous and heart-...

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: 11

Page 1 of 2
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 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.