PNW Author: Kristin Hannah

Mount Rainier with green meadow of wildflowers in the foregroundI think I just might have a new crush: PNW author, Kristin Hannah! I finished her latest novel, The Nightingale, last week and now I'm madly putting holds on her other titles as fast as my fingers will hit 'place hold.'

With more than 20 books to her name, you will have plenty of great reads to choose from. Plus, if you're participating in the 10 to Try reading challenge, reading one of her books will qualify for the 'PNW author' box.


The Nightingale centers around two French sisters, Vianne and Isabelle, who couldn't be more different and yet so alike as they both struggle to make a life in war-torn, German-occupied France. This book highlights a part of history that is often left untold: the contribution of women to the war effort against Nazi Germany.

Home Front takes an honest look at love and marriage in a military family. After 12 years of marriage Michael and Joleen Zarkades just aren't connecting like they used. Throw in an unexpected military deployment and this fragile family doesn't seem to stand much of a chance of making it. With one in harms way and the other at home waiting for news, it's a situation filled with stress and little hope for the future.

True Colors explores sisterly love in the wake of a mothers death. The Grey sisters have always been close, but find themselves drawn even more tightly together after their mother passes and their father seems to only care about his precious reputation in the community. All that is turned upside down when a stranger comes to town. Loyalties will be tested, secrets revealed, and a family (and their small town) will be forever changed.

Those a just a few of the great novels written by Kristin Hannah. Check them out!

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