Liane Moriarty Read-Alikes

Novels by author Liane Moriarty are flying off library shelves. Moriarty’s books follow the lives and relationships of suburban family members facing life-changing events. In her most recent book, Truly Madly Guilty, a last-minute invitation to a barbeque with neighbors exposes fault lines in the foundations of three seemingly happy families.

Books by Liane Moriarty and these novels with similar themes are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.

How to Start a FireHow to Start a Fire by Lisa Lutz
A trio of former college friends reunite twenty years later to share their adventures, rivalries and secrets while reevaluating the events of a single night that shaped all of them.

The Space Between Sisters by Mary McNear
Recovering from a personal tragedy, a woman is surprised when her sister shows up with suitcases, an aging cat and a mysterious man in tow.

Little Children by Tom Perrotta
Nothing seems to happen in the sleepy suburb where three parents raise their kids until one eventful summer when a convicted child molester moves to town and two restless parents begin an affair.

Another Night, Another Day by Sarah Rayner
Three people crying for help are brought together at a clinic where they reveal secrets, confront and console one another and share plenty of laughs.

The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve
Thirty-five years after their first meeting, a couple meet again during a chance encounter on a rocky beach.

The Best of TimesThe Best of Times by Penny Vincenzi
In the wake of a massive highway collision outside London, panicked survivors share their experiences and backgrounds while anxiously awaiting help.

The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore
A seemingly perfect family is tested by Ivy League ambitions, overscheduling, impossible expectations and difficult personal secrets.

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
When her grandmother dies, a young girl finds a series of letters that send her on a journey that brings the world of her grandmother’s fairy tales to life.

Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica
Despite her family’s objections, a woman offers a homeless young woman and her four-month-old baby refuge in their home, an act that quickly spirals out of control.

Under the Influence : A NovelUnder the Influence by Joyce Maynard
Recovering from addiction, a woman who lost custody of her seven-year-old son falls under the spell of edgy, exciting new friends.

Two If by Sea by Jacquelyn Mitchard
During an Australian tsunami, a former police officer pulls a little boy from a submerged car and sidesteps the law by taking the child to his Midwestern hometown

The Light Between the Oceans by M.L. Stedman
On a remote Australian island, a childless couple running a lighthouse lives quietly until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore.

All the Winters After by Seré Prince Halverson
Returning to his family’s cabin in the woods, a man, who fled Alaska after his family died in a plane crash, finds a mysterious woman hiding from her own past.

The Third WifeThe Third Wife by Lisa Jewell
A year after his third wife’s death, a successful architect and grief-stricken widower begins to investigate the reason she stepped into the path of an oncoming bus.

Landline by Rainbow Rowell
A woman who knows her marriage is in trouble discovers a way to communicate with her husband in the past, giving her the power to fix her marriage before it begins.

The Song Remains the Same by Allison Winn Scotch
Waking up in the hospital as one of two survivors of a horrifying plane crash, a woman struggles to recover from the ensuing amnesia before realizing the stories she’s being told do not feel accurate.

August 19, 2016