Our 2024-2025 genre study provides an overview of relationship fiction by looking at key authors, tropes, and themes. The study will also explore crossover appeal with various genres.
The meeting will be on Thursday, April 11 from 2-4pm in-person at Deerfield Public Library. Many types of Relationship Fiction feature the theme Bouncing Back, including many of the lighter reads in the genre. Read two books with this theme. Below is a list of suggestions, but feel free to choose your own as well.
The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg
Community Board by Tara Conklin
Liar’s Game by Eric Jerome Dickey
Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding
Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes
Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong
My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella
Gravity is the Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
A Taste of Reality by Kimberla Lawson Roby
30 Things I Love About Myself by Radhika Sanghani
Adult Assembly Required by Abbi Waxman
Holding Pattern by Jenny Xie
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin