Jan Karon Readalikes
Jan Karon’s Mitford series appeals to our longing for community, for kindness, for faith, and for simplicity in life. If you’ve read all of the books in the Mitford series, you may also enjoy some of the titles on this list. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.
- Binchy, Maeve. A Week in Winter. 2012.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook
Bender, Carrie. A Joyous Heart. 1994.
Benson, E.F. Mapp and Lucia. 2000.
Brown, Carrie. Lamb in Love. 1999.
Burns, Olive Ann. Cold Sassy Tree. 1984.
- Lewis, Beverly. The Thorn. 2010.
Also available: CD, eAudiobook
DePree, Traci. A Can of Peas. 2002.
Godwin, Gail. Father Melancholy’s Daughter. 1991.
Gulley, Philip. Home to Harmony. 2000.
Hinton, J. Lynne. Pie Town. 2011.
Kinkade, Thomas. Cape Light. 2002.
Oke, Janette. Love Comes Softly. 1979. (Adult Romance OKE).
Read, Miss. Thrush Green. 1983.
Ross, Ann B. Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind. 1999.
Samson, Lisa. The Sky Beneath My Feet. 2013.
Shaw, Rebecca. A Country Affair. 2001.
Stokes, Penelope. The Blue Bottle Club. 1999.
Stoltz, Karen. World of Pies. 2000.
Thirkell, Angela. High Rising. 1933.
Turner, Jamie. Sometimes a Light Surprises. 2009.
Wilder, Effie. Out To Pasture, but Not Over the Hill. 1995.