RAIG Booklists

Annotated booklists created by the members of RAIG.

Adult Books for Teens

Alternate History

American Mysteries

Animal-Themed Fiction and Nonfiction

Appalachian Novels


As Heard on NPR

Beach Reads

Beach Reads 2008

Beyond Mary Higgins Clark

Beyond Oprah's Picks: Books for Book Clubs

Biographies of the Lesser Known

Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

Books Into Movies

Bridget Jones Read-Alikes

Chick Lit

Christmas Reads

Contemporary African-American Literature

Contemporary Literature in Translation

Culinary Books – Fiction and Nonfiction

Culinary Mysteries

Dystopian Fiction

Eco-Lit Fiction and Nonfiction

Game of Thrones Read-Alikes

Graphic Novels

Great Beginnings: First Time Novelists

Hard Science Fiction


Historical Mysteries

Historical Romance

Humorous Reads

In the Time of King Arthur

Inspirational Literature

International Thrillers

Jan Karon Readalikes

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning List for Teens

Local Color

Maryland Authors

Medical Thrillers

Millennium Fiction

Mother Daughter Fiction

Multicultural Authors

New Adult

Nonfiction That Reads Like Fiction

Nonfiction that Reads Like Fiction 2008

Notable Books

Older Young Adult - High School to Adult Crossover

Paranormal Romance

Political Fiction

Prehistoric Fiction

Read a Banned Book!

Retold Fairy Tales

Romantic Suspense

Scandinavian Mysteries - New!

Short Stories

Space Opera

Spy Fiction


Teen Books for Adults

Time Travel

Travel Writing

Urban Fiction


War Books


Women Crime Fighters

World War I in Fact and Fiction

Young Adult Books for Boys

Last updated 06 January 2015.