New York Books – Something for Everyone!

If you like New York books, take a look a this updated list of great stories set in the Big Apple!

Book Club Mom

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I didn’t realize until now just how many books I’ve read
that are set in New York.  If you’re in “a New York state of mind,”
take a look at some of my favorite Big Apple books!

The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin  – light 1800s historical fiction about billionaire American families who match up their daughters with poor European dukes and princes.

Billy Bathgateby E. L. Doctorow – intelligent and well-written historical fiction about 1930s organized crime in New York City

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote – a character sketch of a lonely nineteen-year-old girl trying to escape a sad past

Brooklyn by Colm Toíbín – moving love story in which a young Irish woman leaves home for a better life in Brooklyn

Brooklyn on Fire by Lawrence H. Levy – second book in the entertaining Mary Handley Mystery series about New York’s first female…

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7 thoughts on “New York Books – Something for Everyone!

  1. This is great!! I went through a period where all my books seemed to be set in or about New Orleans. I have wanted to branch out to other cities and NYC is high on my list to explore through books!

    1. Oh wow, I don’t think I’ve read any books set in New Orleans, just a scene or two. I guess because I grew up outside NY, I tend to pick up the NYC books. You should post a New Orleans list to break me out! Thanks for stopping by and happy reading!

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