One of the best experiences when reading a book is being completely transported to another place–the coffee shop on the corner and the farmers’ market in the square become so real, it’s like you’ve always lived there. It’s no surprise to us that New York City is a frequent choice for authors and readers alike! These 13 books will transport you to the bustling streets of New York–actually, NYC is basically another character in these love letters to the city.
Tuesday Nights in 1980Molly Prentiss
A transcendent debut novel that follows a critic, an artist, and a desirous, determined young woman as they find their way—and ultimately collide—amid the ever-evolving New York City art scene of the 1980s. Welcome to SoHo at the onset of the eighties: a gritty, not-yet-gentrified playground for artists and writers looking to make it in the big city.
Dangerous AgeKelly Killoren Bensimon
Couture royalty meets downtown grit and heady artists mingle with freewheeling socialites in A Dangerous Age, a sophisticated, indulgent, and delicious novel of contemporary New York City that women of all ages will devour.
Everywhere and Every WayJennifer Probst
Hot on the heels of her beloved Marriage to a Billionaire novels, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst nails it with the first in an all-new sexy romance series featuring red-hot contractor siblings who give the Property Brothers a run for their money!
When you want a sexy and hilarious read, turn to Alice Clayton! Salty. Spicy. Sweet. Nuts. Go on, grab a handful.
Heart of GlassWendy Lawless
In this edgy and romantic second memoir, Wendy Lawless chronicles her misguided twenties; a darkly funny story of a girl in the gritty heart of 1980s New York City.
What Nora KnewLinda Yellin
A thirtysomething self-professed cynic navigates New York romance with help from Nora Ephron’s comedies.
The Life IntendedKristin Harmel
This book is "Sliding Doors" meets "P.S. I Love You." How could we resist? Brings new meaning to the phrase "dream man."
Nothing MoreAnna Todd
Book 1 of a new series featuring After worldwide fan-favorite Landon Gibson as he leaves Washington to navigate love and life in New York City. At the end of the After Ever Happy, Landon got married—but readers everywhere have been wondering who will get to call the nicest boy in the After series their forever love?
The Devil Wears PradaLaura Weisberger
Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die for.” Hired as the assistant to Miranda Priestly, the high-profile, fabulously successful editor of Runway magazine, Andrea finds herself in an office that shouts Prada! Armani! Versace! at every turn.
Beautiful StrangerChristina Lauren
A charming British playboy. A girl determined to finally live. A secret liaison revealed in all too vivid color. Book 2 in the bestselling Beautiful Bastard series.
An epic tale chronicling a thirteen-year-old boy's journeys in art, life, love, and loss.
The NestCynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point on an unseasonably cold afternoon in New York City as Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb gather to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, freshly released from rehab. Months earlier, an inebriated Leo got behind the wheel of a car with a nineteen-year-old waitress as his passenger.
The New York TrilogyPaul Auster
Moving at the breathless pace of a thriller, these uniquely stylized detective novels include City of Glass in which Quinn, a mystery writer, receives an ominous phone call in the middle of the night. He’s drawn into the streets of New York, onto an elusive case that’s more puzzling and more deeply-layered than anything he might have written himself.