What are the best books set in Idaho?

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    #1Power Play

    Power Play
    Power Play is a gay romance novel by J.M. Snyder that tells the story of Ryan, a college hockey star who becomes wheel-chair bound after an accident. He meets Dante, a track skater, and the two of them struggle to get their happy ending.
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    Gerald Rose
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This is a very interesting novel. Ryan gets seriously injured and cannot play hockey any longer and he gets involve with Dante, a speed skater. Ryan cheers on and supports Dante as the two work through the many obstacles to their relationship. "
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    #2Iona Moon: A Novel

    Iona Moon: A Novel
    Iona Moon: A Novel is a lyrical and erotic fiction novel written by Melanie Rae Thon, published on October 1, 1994 by Plume. It follows the characters of Iona, Jay, and Willy.
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    Catherine Day
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I found this romance very engrossing. I couldn't put it down and was sad when it was over. I love it!"
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    #3Coeur d'Alene Waters

    Coeur d'Alene Waters

    Coeur d'Alene Waters is a thrilling crime and historical fiction novel written by author Ned Hayes. It was first released in 2013 and is about a mining disaster and its after-effects on a small town in Idaho, U.S.A.

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    Hemant Kadam
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Idaho really isn't the setting you think of for literature, but here we are. Coeur d'Alene Waters is a decent book that takes place in Idaho. Not really an amazing novel though. Unless you're just really into all things Idaho related, then I'd probably look for something else. "
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    #4Echoes from the Hills of Idaho

    Echoes from the Hills of Idaho
    Echoes from the Hills of Idaho is an autobiography book written by Ruth Butler. It was published on March 28, 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. The book describes the memories of Ruth.
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    Angela Gibson
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This dated book will capture the readers attention right out of the gate. This humorous girl comes from a thousand acre dry farm. Lots of folksy and tragic events happen. Very inexpensive price and good reviews "
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    #5Baptism for the Dead

    Baptism for the Dead

    Baptism for the Dead is a literary fiction written by Libbi Hawker. This spiritual fiction novel is first published in 2012 by CreateSpace and about a Mormon wife who doesn't believe in God.

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    Juan Cruz
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Baptism For the Dead crept up on me slowly, then completely encompassed me. Hawker has created a moving love story that shows the reader that a person must learn to love themselves before they can give themselves to another. Her heroine travels thousands of miles only to come back home, to the place she started, but now with an understanding of self and life and belief that will forever change her. Realizing that her marriage to a closeted gay man will never lead to fulfillment for either herself or her husband, she leaves town with an artist whom she has only know for one day, on a journey to self discovery. Cool read."
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    #6Faraway Places

    Faraway Places
    Faraway Places is a historical fiction LGBT-themed book written by Tom Spanbauer, published on May 1, 1993 by Harper Perennial. This American literature follows the story of a 13-year-old Jake Weber.
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    Lawrence Schneider
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I found Faraway Places to be a very riveting story set in a very interesting location. Jake's story is very interesting and heart touching to me since I have a cousin that identifies very closely with the LGBT community of whom also lives in Idaho. "
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    #7Echoes from Idaho's Snake River Valley

    Echoes from Idaho's Snake River Valley

    Echoes from Idaho's Snake River Valley is the second autobiography book written by Ruth Butler, published on October 21, 2015 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 

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    Aarav Chopra
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I am sure this book may be interesting for those who are interested in memoirs, however it failed to truly capture my attention. I simply found the memories discussed to be too uneventful to keep me interested."
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    #8Killer Weekend (Walt Fleming)

    Killer Weekend (Walt Fleming)

    Killer Weekend (Walt Fleming) is a suspense-thriller fiction book written by Ridley Pearson, published on July 10, 2007 by Putnam Publishing Group. It follows the story of Liz Shaler as she returns to Sun Valley.

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    Alan Gray
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Hmm tough one there isn't to m any books that take place in Idaho. Killer weekend is that book. Taking place in a small town in Idaho. The book has some twist and turns that makes this book stand out compared to other books in the genre. The book is a must read if you need something different to read."
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    #9Blue Heaven

    Blue Heaven

    Blue Heaven by C. J. Box is a mystery-crime and suspense-thriller fiction book published on January 8, 2008 by Minotaur Books. It follows the story of a 12-year-old girl and her brother as they wander into the woods of Idaho.

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    Nicole Payne
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I enjoyed Blue Heaven from C.J. Box. It is a great mystery and suspense story about siblings growing up in the woods of Idaho. I grew up in a similar location so this book was nostalgiac for me and I really enjoyed it. "
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    #10Rambo Goes to Idaho

    Rambo Goes to Idaho
    Rambo Goes to Idaho is a poetry book written by Scott Abels, published in 2011 by Blazevox Books. This book presents a collection of little poems as he goes an irreverent take on pop culture.
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    Laura Simpson
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "The location seems odd at first. The author makes it work"

Summary

Best What are the best books set in Idaho
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Power PlayBooks 43 Paid
2Iona Moon: A NovelBooks 38 Paid
3Coeur d'Alene WatersBooks 35 Paid
4Echoes from the Hills of IdahoBooks 33 Paid
5Baptism for the DeadBooks 33 Paid
6Faraway PlacesBooks 30 Paid
7Echoes from Idaho's Snake River ValleyBooks 28 Paid
8Killer Weekend (Walt Fleming)Books 25 Paid
9Blue HeavenBooks 24 Paid
10Rambo Goes to IdahoBooks 20 Paid
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