What are the best books from authors of the same genre as Jodi Picoult?

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    #1The Kommandant's Girl

    The Kommandant's Girl

    The Kommandant's Girl is a historical romance novel written by Pam Jenoff, first published in 2007. Set in World War II, it tells the story of a Polish girl and her struggles during the Holocaust period.

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    William Beck
    Written on May 4, 2018
    ""Emma must compromise her safety—and her marriage vows—in order to help Jacob’s cause" she's a Jew working as a Gentile for a Nazi... As if Nazi occupation wasn't bad enough in Poland. See what kinda wacky hi-jinks Emma gets up to in this riveting coffee table coaster..."
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    #2The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Book Club)

    The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Book Club)
    Kathryn Lyons has been married to a pilot for the last couple of years and she has learnt to be ready for emergencies, but nothing prepared her when this husband's plane had a fatal crash. 
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    Emily Harris
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "I think this book had potential to be good, but I didn't enjoy it. I think the characters were not attractive enough and the personalities were too shallow. I liked her other books but I don't recommend this one."
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    #3Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    Gone Girl is a 2014 psychological thriller by Gillian Flynn. It tells the story of Nick Dunne and his wife Amy, and revolves around whether or not Nick was involved in his wife's disappearance. This is a tale of vengeance and deceit.

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    Angelina Espinoza
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "There's a reason Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn has been elected The #1 New York Times Bestseller as well as adapted into a film. A gripping, emotion, tumultuous tale you will not want to put down, and will be left wanting more once it's read."
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    #4Six Years

    Six Years

    Six Years by Harlan Coben is a suspense, fiction novel originally published in 2013. This book follows Jake Fisher's journey to finding the truth behind the love of his life, Natalie, who disappeared and his attempt at finding her.

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    Matthew Boyd
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "I tried reading through Six Years, and even though I only made it about half way it definitely felt like six years of my life had be wasted. From the glacial plotting to the two dimensional characterizations, everything about this book was a disappointment. "
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    #5Shutter Island

    Shutter Island

    Shutter Island is a crime thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese released in 2010. Leonardo di Caprio stars as U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels who investigates the disappearance of a patient in an asylum for the criminally insane that quickly turns nightmarish.  

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    Esteban de la Cruz
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This book scared me. It really got me thinking about the whole story and if this could really happen. It had me on the edge of my seat! "
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    #6Triptych

    Triptych

    Triptych is a book by Karin Slaughter that tells the story of a murderer who flew across the world of rich and the poor. He is on the run and one of the people chasing him is Michael. As he becomes closer to the killer, the story gets complicated. 

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    Caroline Zhao
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "Great read!!!"
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    #7The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs is a crime, drama, and thriller movie directed by Jonathan Demme and launched on February 14, 1991. Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, the plot follows the story of a psychopath Buffalo Bill.

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    Wendy Lee
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This is one of the best movies I've ever had the privilege of watching. If anyone doesn't know this already I was told that Jodie Foster was not willing to do any more of the sequels because the Silence of the Lamb disturb her so badly when she was making it. After watching the movie I could definitely understand her reasons why she would feel this way. "
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    #8The Black Echo (Harry Bosch)

    The Black Echo (Harry Bosch)
    The Black Echo by Michael Connelly is a mystery and crime fiction novel published in 1992. This is the first book in the Harry Bosch series following the detective as he dwells into a murder case involving a man he personally knows.
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    Susan Myers
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I've been a fan of Michael Connelly for awhile and the Harry Bosch series includes most of my favorites. The Black Echo is one of the best, which great intrigue and suspense from start to finish. If you're looking for a change from Jodi Picoult, or whichever author you've been reading a lot of, try picking up a Michael Connelly. You won't be disappointed."
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    #9Tourist Season

    Tourist Season

    Tourist Season is a book written by New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen. It was originally published in March 1986 by G.P. Putnam's Sons. It is about a Miami killer who puts toy alligators in victims.

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    Jane Edwards
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "After 3 books co-written with William D. Montalbano Hiaasen wrote 'Tourist Season' in 1986, effectively kickstarting what I regard as the golden decade of his. The humor was even more expressed (and if possible even darker) when he was on his own. The satire a bit more biting. The characters a bit more twisted. There are certainly things to ask for in his writing, but the fifth star is there for pure entertainment value. If you know what you're in for you this can't go wrong. "
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    #10A Dead Husband

    A Dead Husband
    A Dead Husband by Anna Celeste Burke is a mystery fiction novel published in 2013. This book is the first one in the Jessica Hungtinton Desert Cities Mystery Series. Burke is a USA Today Best-Selling Author.
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    Henry Chapman
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "As a fan of the same genre as Jodi Picoult, I decided to give A Dead husband, written by Anna Celeste Burke, a read. She definitely earns her title as USA today's best selling author. If you're a fan of mystery fiction, this book will have you hooked!."
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    #11Pie

    Pie
    Pie is a novel about the mysterious death of Polly Portman, the woman whom Pie recipe is award-winning. After her death, her niece Alice with the help of his friend Charlie, investigate who killed her aunt.
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    Daniel Washington
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "My kids love pie and they love a good story but I am not sure that this book is in the same line as Jodi Picoult. It seems more geared towards younger children than towards young adults or adults."
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    #12Tell No One

    Tell No One

    Tell No One by Harlan Coben is a mystery, thriller novel published in 2001. This book follows the story of Dr. David Beck after he lost his wife and a haunting message he received that could possibly mean she is alive. 

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    Thomas Ryan
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Being a big bookworm and a fan of Jodi Picoult I thought I'd give this book a shot as it was suggested to me by a friend. To say I was disappointed is an understatement. This book is more of a thriller and for mystery buffs than those looking for a Picoult like book. I was looking more for This isn't to say the book is bad it just simply was not the genre I was expecting."

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Best What are the best books from authors of the same genre as Jodi Picoult
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Kommandant's GirlBooks 49 Paid
2The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Book Club)Books 21 Paid
3Gone GirlBooks 18 Paid
4Six YearsBooks 16 Paid
5Shutter IslandMovies 15 Paid
6TriptychBooks 13 Paid
7The Silence of the LambsMovies 11 Paid
8The Black Echo (Harry Bosch)Books 8 Paid
9Tourist SeasonBooks 7 Paid
10A Dead HusbandBooks 4 Paid
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