Jodi Picoult Readalikes

Jodi Picoult’s novels feature regular people coping with difficult circumstances. Her characters illuminate many sides of controversial issues. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


If you like Handle with Care, try:

Bohjalian, Chris. Midwives. 1997.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Scottoline, Lisa. Save Me. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Shriver, Lionel. So Much for That. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

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If you like House Rules, try:

Foer, Jonathan Safran. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. 2005.
     Also available: CD, eBook, eAudiobook

Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. 2003.
     Also available: CD, eBook, eAudiobook, Digital Player

Hannah, Kristin. Night Road. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

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If you like Keeping Faith, try:

Erdrich, Louise. The Painted Drum. 2005.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Guterson, David. Our Lady of the Forest. 2003.

Haruf, Kent. Eventide. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Miller, Sue. The World Below. 2001.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Shields, Carol. Unless. 2002.
     Also available: Large Type 

Strout, Elizabeth. Abide With Me. 2006.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

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If you like My Sister's Keeper, try:

Bohjalian, Chris. Before You Know Kindness. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Guilfoile, Kevin. Cast of Shadows. 2005.

Hamilton, Jane. Disobedience. 2000.
     Also available: Large Type

Ishiguro, Kazuo. Never Let Me Go. 2005.
     Also available: CD, eBook

Miller, Sue. Lost in the Forest. 2005.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

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If you like Nineteen Minutes, try:

Lamb, Wally. The Hour I First Believed. 2008.  
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Prose, Francine. After. 2003. (Teen Fiction PRO).  

Shepard, Jim. Project X. 2004.

Shriver, Lionel. We Need to Talk about Kevin. 2003.
     Also available: eBook

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If you like The Pact, A Love Story, try:

Eugenides, Jeffrey. The Virgin Suicides. 1993. 
     Also available: eAudiobook

Hornby, Nick. A Long Way Down. 2005.

Perlman, Elliot. Seven Types of Ambiguity. 2003.

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If you like Picture Perfect, try:

Brown, Rosellen. Before and After. 1992.

Lawson, Mary. Crow Lake. 2002.

Mitchard, Jacqueline. The Deep End of the Ocean. 1996.
     Also available: Large Type

Quindlen, Anna. Black and Blue. 1998.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook, eAudiobook

Tyler, Anne. Ladder of Years. 1995.
     Also available: Large Type, eBook

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If you like Plain Truth, try:

Hannah, Kristin. The Things We Do For Love. 2004.
     Also available: eBook 

Hoffman, Alice. Blue Diary. 2001.
     Also available: Large Type

Korelitz., Jean Hanff. The Sabbathday River. 1999.

Shreve, Anita. Light on Snow. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook 

Waldman, Ayelet. Daughter’s Keeper. 2003.
     Also available: eBook

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If you like Sing You Home, try:

D’Erasmo, Stacey. A Seahorse Year. 2004.

Kiernan, Kristy. Between Friends. 2010.

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