Deanna's 20 Favorite Fiction Books for Adults

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A quick one this week, folks. Quick, but MIGHTY!!

Here (after some delicious deliberation) are my top twenty favorite works of fiction!

I'm so grateful to the authors listed below for channeling their ideas, energy, and words into these books which have opened my eyes, broken and enlarged my heart, and been my trusted companions over the years.

I recommend each one of these titles anytime you're looking for your next great read, and would love to hear your thoughts if/when you do!

All the best,


Deanna's 20 Favorite Fiction Books for Adults, Alphabetical by Author:

Drop City
By T.C. Boyle
Jane Eyre
By Charlotte Bronte
Cold Sassy Tree
By Olive Ann Burns
The Baron In The Trees
By Italo Calvino

Peace Like a River
By Leif Enger
Middlesex: A Novel
By Jeffrey Eugenides
Cold Mountain
By Charles Frazier
Three Junes
By Julia Glass

Deanna's 20 Favorite Fiction Books for Adults, Alphabetical by Author:

  1. Drop City, by T.C. Boyle
  2. Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte
  3. Cold Sassy Tree, by Olive Ann Burns
  4. The Baron in the Trees, by Italo Calvino
  5. O Pioneers!, by Willa Cather
  6. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, by Michael Chabon
  7. The Hours, by Michael Cunningham
  8. The Red Tent, by Anita Diamant
  9. Peace Like A River, by Leif Enger
  10. Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides
  11. Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier
  12. Three Junes, by Julia Glass
  13. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
  14. The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver
  15. The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver
  16. The Time of Our Singing, by Richard Powers
  17. Icy Sparks, by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
  18. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  19. The Pastures of Heaven, by John Steinbeck
  20. Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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