eSpotlight - Fictional Bay Area

Submitted by Anna Fox on Tue, 11/23/2021 - 7:00 AM
Golden Gate Bridge

I always love when a book I'm reading takes place either partially or fully in the Bay Area. It's so fun to read and think "I know where that is!" or "I've been there!" I recently read Ali Hazelwood's excellent debut novel, The Love Hypothesis, and was excited to find out it took place at Stanford University. I also adore authors Jasmine Guillory and Helen Hoang who have multiple novels that are Bay Area based. And Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City series is one of my all time favorites. Let's take a look at more eBooks that take place in and around the Bay Area.

Authors in the Bay Area

Learn more about some of the authors that live in the Bay Area:

Even More Books

If you want to find even more books that take place in the Bay Area, check out NoveList Plus. NoveList Plus is a great eResource for finding new books to read or finding read-a-likes for your favorite titles and authors. You can even limit by the location where the book takes place. Here's their full list of fiction that takes place in San Francisco, CA.

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Submitted by Rebekah G on Mon, 11/29/2021 - 5:37 PM


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A book recently published that has a Bay Area setting is Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian.

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