Results for General Fiction + 1940s & '50s, set in USA

Select your view:
  • Rust & Stardust
    T Greenwood
    Hardcover: 08/07/2018
     
    Based on the experiences of real-life kidnapping victim Sally Horner and her captor, whose story shocked the ...
  • Treeborne
    Caleb Johnson
    Hardcover: 06/05/2018
     
    Treeborne is a celebration and a reminder: of how the past gets mixed up in thoughts of the future; of how ...
  • Manhattan Beach
    Jennifer Egan
    Paperback: 06/05/2018
     
    The long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from ...
  • The Mercy Seat
    Elizabeth H. Winthrop
    Hardcover: 05/08/2018
     
    An incisive, meticulously crafted portrait of race, racism, and injustice in the Jim Crow era South that is as...
  • The Magnificent Esme Wells
    Adrienne Sharp
    Hardcover: 04/10/2018
     
    From the nationally bestselling author of The True Memoirs of Little K, a deeply felt and historically ...
  • Before We Sleep
    Jeffrey Lent
    Hardcover: 05/02/2017
     
    The sweeping, intergenerational story of a Vermont family, from WWII to the dawning of the '60s - the most ...
  • The Last Pilot
    Benjamin Johncock
    Paperback: 05/03/2016
     
    Set against the backdrop of one of the most emotionally charged periods in American history, The Last Pilot is...

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: 73

Page 1 of 11
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

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.