Books By State


Below you’ll find an alphabetical list of states with links to the state overview and to each of the books I’ve chosen for that state (as well as a placeholder if I haven’t gotten to that state yet). I have decided to skip around a bit, but it’s easier for you to find what you’re looking for in alphabetical order. The map above shows which states I’ve completed, with the state I am currently reading marked “We Are Here.”

The States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona
Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut Delaware Florida
Georgia Hawaii Idaho
Illinois Indiana Iowa
Kansas Kentucky Louisiana
Maine Maryland Massachusetts
Michigan Minnesota Mississippi
Missouri Montana Nebraska
Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina
North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma
Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico
Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas US Territories
Utah Vermont Virginia
Washington Washington, D.C. West Virginia
Wisconsin Wyoming

The Books:

Alabama (planned):

  • Four Spirits by Sena Jeter Naslund (2009)
  • Boy’s Life by Robert McCammon (1991)
  • The Keepers of the House by Shirley Ann Grau (1964) – Pulitzer Prize winner 1965

Alaska: and Alaska (addendum):




Nebraska: (current)

New Mexico: