top books logged by adults in the winter reading challenge

Top Books Logged by Adults in the Winter Reading Challenge

Check out the top books logged by adults in the challenge.

Thank you to all who participated in the 2023-2024 Winter Reading Challenge! If you’re ready for another reading challenge, try the 50 Book Challenge for ages 16+.

book cover: the little liar by mitch albom

FICTION ALBOM
The Little Liar / Mitch Albom
Beloved bestselling author Mitch Albom returns with a powerful novel of hope and forgiveness that moves from a coastal Greek city during WWII to America in the golden age of Hollywood, as the intertwined lives of three young survivors are forever changed by the perils of deception and the grace of redemption.

book cover: wildfire by hannah grace

FICTION GRACE
Wildfire / Hannah Grace
The latest in the TikTok sensation and deliciously swoonworthy Maple Hills series follows two summer camp counselors who reconnect after a sizzling one-night stand.

book cover: winter garden by kristin hannah

FICTION HANNAH
Winter Garden / Kristin Hannah
Reunited when their beloved father falls ill, sisters Meredith and Nina find themselves under the shadow of their disapproving mother, whose painful history is hidden behind her rendition of a Russian fairy tale told to the sisters in childhood.

book cover: lone women by victor lavalle

FICTION LAVALLE
Lone Women / Victor Lavalle
In 1915, Adelaide Henry, after her secret sin killed her parents, sets out for Montana, dragging an enormous steamer trunk that’s locked at all times, to become one of the “lone women” taking advantage of the government’s offer of free land where she hopes to bury her past.

book cover: hello beautiful by ann napolitano

FICTION NAPOLITANO
Hello Beautiful / Ann Napolitano
Awarded a college basketball scholarship away from his childhood home silenced by tragedy, a young man befriends a spirited young woman who welcomes him into her loving, loud, chaotic household.

book cover: tom lake by ann patchett

FICTION PATCHETT
Tom Lake / Ann Patchett
In the spring of 2020, Lara’s three daughters return to the family’s orchard in Northern Michigan. While picking cherries, they beg their mother to tell them the story of Peter Duke, a famous actor with whom she shared both a stage and a romance years before at a theater company called Tom Lake. As Lara recalls the past, her daughters examine their own lives and relationship with their mother, and are forced to reconsider the world and everything they thought they knew.

book cover: the berry pickers by amanda peters

FICTION PETERS
The Berry Pickers / Amanda Peters
A four-year-old Mi’kmaq girl goes missing from the blueberry fields of Maine, sparking a mystery that will haunt the survivors, unravel a family, and remain unsolved for nearly fifty years

book cover: one italian summer by rebecca serle

FICTION SERLE
One Italian Summer / Rebecca Serle
A powerful novel about the transformational love between mothers and daughters set on the breathtaking Amalfi Coast.

book cover: a gentleman in moscow by amor towles

FICTION TOWLES
A Gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles
Deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he endures life in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold.

book cover: the maid by nita prose

MYSTERY PROSE
The Maid / Nita Prose
When she discovers the dead body of the infamous and wealthy Charles Black in his suite, hotel maid Molly Gray finds her orderly life upended as she becomes the prime suspect in the case and is caught in a web of deception that she has no idea how to unravel.

book cover: the mystery guest by nita prose

MYSTERY PROSE
The Mystery Guest / Nita Prose
When an acclaimed author dies at the Regency Grand Hotel, it’s up to a fastidious maid to uncover the truth, no matter how dirty.

book cover: the lost city of the monkey god by douglas preston

972.85 PRE
The Lost City of the Monkey God / Douglas Preston
Takes readers on a true adventure deep into the Honduran rainforest in this riveting narrative about the discovery of a lost civilization — culminating in a stunning medical mystery.

book cover: friends lovers and the big terrible thing by matthew perry

BIO PERRY
Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing / Matthew Perry
The beloved Friends star shares candid behind the scenes stories from the legendary sitcom, as well as detailing his own struggles with addiction that threatened to derail his career.

book cover: the woman in me by britney spears

BIO SPEARS
The Woman in Me / Britney Spears
The noted pop star offers a moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope.

SHC: February 2024