Books that are similar to Gilmore Girls

I have had this in draft for 6 months. I decided to post it. No book will ever be the same as this show! I adored the witty banter, mother/daughter relationship, the quirky small town antics….. Here are some novels that are similar to the show in one way or another.

  • My life next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
  • I was Told there’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
  • If You Lived Here, I’d know Your Name by Heather Lende
  • Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (a Mostly True Memoir) by Jenny Lawson
  • Where’d You Go Bernadette? By Maria Semple
  • Losing It by Emma Rathbone
  • The Museum of Heartbreak by Meg Leder
  • Rich and pretty by Rumaan Alam
  • Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen
  • The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
  • Talking as Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham
  • Anywhere But Here by Mona Simpson
  • The Bad Mother’s Handbook by Katie Long
  • The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
  • The All American Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
  • Virgin River series by Robyn Carr
  • Fan Girl by Rainbow Rowell
  • Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  • The Art of Crash landing by Melissa DeCarlo
  • Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
  • 40 Things I want to Tell You by Alice Kuipers
  • The Inn at rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber
  • I’ve Got Sand in All the Wrong Places by Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella
  • Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  • The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
  • The Switch by Beth O’Leary
  • Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
  • Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham
  • A Bad day for Sunshine  by Darynda Jones

If you would like a checklist of Rory Gilmore- Gilmore Reading Challenge, check out my other blog post that has the complete list of books by clicking here.

I am also going to put this link on that post as well.

Happy reading, Book Nerds!

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