These are books that are delightful, the type you can’t put down and can’t wait to pick up again. They’re the ones with catchphrases like, ‘Thrill-ride,’ ‘Romantic journey,’ and ‘Captivating’ to describe them and are usually found in the ‘Genre Fiction’ category online.

Book Author My Star Ratings
Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang  3
 The Client  John Grisham  3
A Time to Kill  John Grisham  3
 The Pelican Brief  John Grisham  3
 The Firm   John Grisham  3
The Wrong Man: the final verdict on the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case James Neff  4
 Murder in Greenwich  Mark Fuhrman  3
 The Lovely Bones  Alice Sebold  3
 Memoirs of a Geisha  Arthur Golden  5
 My Sister’s Keeper  Jodi Picoult  4
 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Series) Stieg Larsson  5
 The Girl who Loved Tom Gordon  Stephen King  3
 The Rebellion of Jane Clarke Sally Cabot Gunning 3
 The Hunger Games (Series)  Suzanne Collins  4
  The Memory Keeper’s Daughter Kim Edwards  2
 The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein  4
Angels and Demons Dan Brown  4
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown  4
The Lost Symbol Dan Brown  2
Inferno Dan Brown  3
Girl with a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier  4
 Outliers: The Story of Success Malcolm Gladwell  4
 The Forgotten Garden Kate Morton  3
 The Help Kathryn Stockett  5
 Gone Girl Gillian Flynn  3
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cheryl Strayed  2
 The Time Between Karen White  3
 The Winter People Jennifer McMahon  3
The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories Marina Keegan  2
 The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins  4
The Nightingale Kristin Hannah  4
Secrets of a Charmed Life Susan Meissner  1
 Normal Graeme Cameron  3
 American Housewife Helen Ellis    4
The Advocates Daughter Anthony Franze  3
 The Dinner  Herman Koch    5
 A Man Called Ove   Fredrik Backman  5
 In a Dark, Dark Wood Ruth Ware   3
 Me Talk Pretty One Day  David Sedaris  3
 Half Broke Horses  Jeannette Walls  5
 Troublemaker  Leah Remini  3
 Girl Last Seen  Nina Laurin  3
 Ready Player One  Ernest Cline  3