The Best Books of New Jersey

Discovery The Literary of the Garden State

New Jersey is known for growing things, so it shouldn’t be surprising that our fertile soil has produced a thriving crop of authors and literature about our fair condition. Philip Roth, Judy Blume, Janet Evanovich, and Harlan Coben are just a few of the bestselling authors born in New Jersey. With these literary credentials in hand, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite books about the place we call home. We hope you’re inspired to grab a book and sit by the fireplace on a cozy night with one of these.

The Best Fiction Books from New Jersey

The Best Crime Books of New Jersey

The Best Biographies & Sports Books About New Jersey

The Best Historical Books About New Jersey

The Best Nature & Anthologies Books About New Jersey

We hope you’ve enjoyed our literary trek through New Jersey. Click here for a complete list of authors and illustrators born in New JerseyAnd if you want more books with a Jersey flavor, check out these additional fiction books with a New Jersey-based setting. There are so many authors and stories coming from our state; some days, it feels more like ink flowing through our rivers, streams, and canals. From native sons/daughters to beloved transplants – New Jersey has a blooming literary garden.