Like Jodi Picoult? Then Try These Books

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Like Jodi Picoult? If you are a fan of her writing but want to expand your horizons, try these books. These books are written in styles and cover themes that Picoult fans may enjoy.

(If you want to stick to Jodi Picoult books, here is a complete list of everything Picoult has written).

Jodi Picoult
Jodi Picoult. Simon & Schuster

The Memory Keeper's Daughter is like Jodi Picoult's books in a few ways -- it is told from several perspectives, it raises ethical issues, and it is a fast paced page turner.

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'Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons' by Lorna Landvik

'Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons' by Lorna Landvik
'Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons'. Ballantine Books

Lorna Landvik, like Jodi Picoult, writes Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons from several different perspectives, providing more insight into all sides of the characters' lives and struggles.

  • Read a complete review of by Lorna Landvik

'Happiness Sold Separately' by Lolly Winston

'Happiness Sold Separately' by Lolly Winston
'Happiness Sold Separately'. Warner Books

Happiness Sold Separately is like a Jodi Picoult book in a way that may or may not appeal to you -- it is sadly realistic. Whenever I read Picoult, I can't put the books down even though I think they are depressing. Similarly, Happiness Sold Separately is a page turner with no easy answers.

  • Read a complete review of by Lolly Winston
  • Happiness Sold Separately Book Club Discussion Questions

'Testimony' by Anita Shreve

'Testimony' by Anita Shreve
'Testimony' by Anita Shreve. Little, Brown

Picoult fans will appreciate the ethical issues Anita Shreve raises and the skill in Shreve's writing style.

  • Read a complete review of by Anita Shreve
  • Testimony Book Club Discussion Questions
'The Senator's Wife' by Sue Miller
'The Senator's Wife'. Knopf

Jodi Picoult often writes about the struggles within marriages. In The Senator's Wife, Miller also shows a realistic picture of marriage -- difficult and redemptive.

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