Iowa: A Literary Landscape

All Authors 
All authors (adult and children's) are in this alphabetical list. Children's and young adult books are indicated with a dash (--) before the title. Short stories are in quotation marks. Authors with several short stories have a note referring users to the Short Stories and Novellas file. Children's books are in one file, short stories and novellas in one file, and adult fiction is in four files: A-F, G-H, I-R and S-Z. 

NOTE: Only stories set in Iowa are included in this bibliography.  Authors may have other works not included here.

Abel, Marianne.
   Farm Wives and Other Iowa Stories.

Adday, Shea.
Trying to Get to You.

Adee, Donna.
-- Miriam and Timothy Face Life.

Agee, Jonis.
   Sweet Eyes.

Ahern, L. Dale.
Down One Hundred Years.

Aldrich, Bess Streeter.
   The Cutters.
   A Lantern in her Hand.
   Miss Bishop.
   Mother Mason.
   Song of Years.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas

Alexander, Kirsten Marie.
"A Few Things About Iowa."

Alger, Horatio.
-- Bob Burton, or, The Young Ranchman of the Missouri.

Allan, Barbara.
Antiques Bizarre.
Antiques Chop.
Antiques Con.
Antiques Disposal.
Antiques Flee Market.
Antiques Knock-Off.
Antiques Maul.
Antiques Roadkill.
Antiques Swap.

Andersen, C.B.
-- The Book of Mormon Sleuth.

Anderson, Betty Baxter.
   Julia Brent of the WAAC, a Career Story for Older Girls.

Anderson, Launi K.
   Clarissa's Heart.

Anderson, Paris, and Velva Campbell.
-- Claire in Iowa Territory.

Andrews, Clarence A.
   This is Iowa: A Cavalcade of the Tall Corn State.

Appleberry, Mary Hilton, and Lynette Terrill.
-- Mary Catherine's Year.

Asala, Joanne.
“And No One Would Eat Tomatoes: An Iowa Anthology.”

Asken, Evan.
Second Chance: Dreams Come True, in a Second Lifetime.

Aukes, Rachel.
100 Days of Deadland.
Deadland’s Harvest.
Deadland Rising.

Baart, Nicole.
Sleeping in Eden: A Novel.

Bach, Marcus.
   A Gift to Aafji: A Pella Christmas Story.

Backes, M. Molly.
The Princesses of Iowa.

Bacus, Kathleen.
Calamity Jayne.
Calaminty Jayne Goes to College.
Calamity Jayne Rides Again.
Ghouls Just Want to Have Fun.

Bailey, Bernadine, and Connie Moran.
-- The Youngest WAAC.

Bailey, Milissa R.

Baker, Larry.
Athens, America: A Novel.

Baker, Laura Nelson.
-- The Dahlbe Family Horse.
-- Go Away, Ruthie.

Bakopoulos, Dean.

Bauer, Douglas.
   The Book of Famous Iowans: A Novel.

Bauer, Joan.
-- Squashed.

Beachy, Stephen.
The Whistling Song.

Beaman, Bill.
The Iowa Farmer's Wife.
Second Chances.
Three Little Pigs.

Becker, Geoffrey.
“Black Elvis: stories.”

Barnhill, Kelly Regan.
The Mostly True Story of Jack.

Beer, Thomas.
   Mrs. Egg and Other Americans: Collected Stories.
   Mrs. Egg and Other Barbarians.

Belding, Robert E.
"An Iowa Schoolgirl -- 1860s Style."

Bender, Loretta.
The Diary of Cord House.
One Thing of Beauty.

Bergen, Harold P.
-- Barefoot and Happy.

Bernstein, Andrew.
Heart of a Pagan: The Story of Swoop: A Novel.

Berryhill, Clint.
   Take a Chance on Me.
   The Wild Life.

Birkenholtz, Rick.
Rebecca’s Run.

Bissell, Richard.
   7 and a Half Cents.
   Goodbye, Ava.
-- Julia Harrington, Winnebago, Iowa, 1913.

Bivald, Katarina.
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend.

Blackmore, James H.
   The Wayfarer: A Novel.

Blaise, Clark.

Blazanin, Jan.
A&L Do Summer.

Bly, Stephen.
   The Senator's Other Daughter.

Bodensteiner, Carol.
Go Away Home.

Boettcher, Kathleen S.

Bognanni, Peter.
--The House of Tomorrow.

Bohnson, Loren.
"Christ with the Third Finger Broken."

Borne, Deanna Bieber.
The "U" and Me.

Bos, Marilyn Janice.
The Stray Pitch.

Boston, Robert.
   A Thorn for the Flesh.

Boswell, Robert.
   Mystery Ride.

Botts, Jack.
Whitestone: The Second Nebraska Cavalry.

Bourjaily, Vance.
   Now Playing at Canterbury.

Bowman, Irene.
"The Bobbinet Cap."

Bowman, Stephen.
   Morning Ran Red.

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
"The Woman's Restaurant."
“T.C. Boyle stories.”

Boylen, Margaret Currier.
   The Marble Orchard.

Braden, Louise Garland.
   Day of Escape.

Bradley, Ramona Kaiser.
   Mahaska: A Drama of the Iowa Indians.

Brands, Carol.
Little White Farm House in Iowa.
Little Yellow Farm House in Iowa.

Brant, Kylie.
Chasing Evil.
Facing Evil.
Touching Evil.

Braulick, Jenny Panther, Veida Blick, and Mark Lipe.
--Kristy and the Secret of Yesterday Farm.

Braverman, Melanie.
East Justice.

Brengle, Marte.
Dutchman's Puzzle.

Brenna, Duff.
   The Book of Mamie: A Novel.

Brewer, Mildred.
   Yankee Settlement.

Brigham, Johnson.
   The Sinclairs of Old Fort Des Moines, a Historical Romance.

Brosseit, Virginia.
--The Secret Friendship.

Brouwer, Sigmund.
--Degrees of Guilt: Tyrone's Story.

Brown, Bernice.
The Shining Road: A Novel.

Brown, Craig McFarland.
-- In the Spring.
-- Tractor.
--Barn Raising.

Brown, Harriet C.
Grandmother Brown's Hundred Years: 1827-1927.
NOTE: also partially serialized as a short story

Brownell, Agnes Mary.
"Doc Greer's Practice."

Burd, Nick.
--The Vast Fields of Ordinary.

Burdette, Myron.
--The Diary of an Acorn.

Bury, Stephen.
The Cobweb.

Bush, Bertha Evangeline.
A Prairie Rose.

Butler, Ellis Parker.
Dominie Dean.
In Pawn.
-- Jibby Jones: A Story of Mississippi River Adventure for Boys.
-- Swatty: A Story of Real Boys.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas.

Butterfield, Joanne.
The Dust Settles.

Buxbaum, Katherine.
Iowa Outpost.

Byrne, Wendy.
The Millionaire’s Deception.

Cabot, Meg.

Cady, Jay, and H. Richard Boehm.
The Moving of the Waters.

Calderwood, Carmelita, and James Hearst.
Bonesetter's Brawl.

Calhoun, Mary.

Calhoun, Mary Huiskamp, and John Gretzer, ill.
-- Horse Comes First.

Calia, Charles Laird.
Unspeakable: A Novel.

Caligiuri, Christine.
Treasure of My Heart.

Carenen, John.
Signs of Struggle.

Carlson, Melody.
--Degrees of Guilt: Miranda's Story.

Carman, Paul.
Plez and the Vigilantes.

Casey, John.
An American Romance.
"Connaissance des Arts."

Cassill, R.V.
Dormitory Women.

Cathey, Bill Robert.
"The Cowboy Angel Rides."

Chan, Crystal.

Chang, Heidi.
-- Elaine and the Flying Frog.

Chaplin, Micah K.
You’ll Never Know.

Chehak, Susan Taylor.
Carried Away.

Childs, Marquis William.
-- Cabin.
"River Town."

Christman, Rick.
"Whiteout, Boondocks, Iowa."

Clark, Kathy.
Count Your Blessings.

Clarke, Charles F.
The Story of an American, Dedicated to the Memory of Theodore Roosevelt.

Clothier, Peter.

Colby, Helen.
Where the River Flows.

Coleman, James R.
"The Hardfish Woman."

Collins, Kaitlyn.
Joined Trails.

Collins, Max Allan.
Baby Blue Rip-off.
Bait Money.
Blood Money.
The First Quarry.
Fly Paper.
Hard Cash.
Hush Money.
Kill Your Darlings.
Nice Weekend for a Murder.
No Cure for Death: A Mallory Novel.
Scratch Fever.
A Shroud for Aquarius: A Mallory Novel.
Quarry (The Broker).
Quarry’s Choice.
Quarry’s Cut (The Slasher).
Quarry’s Deal (The Dealer).
“Quarry’s Greatest Hits.”
Quarry in the Middle.
Quarry’s List (The Broker’s Wife).
Quarry’s Vote (Primary Target.

Collison, Elizabeth.
Some Other Town.

Connor, Mike.
Million to One.

Cook, Marshall.
Twin Killing.

Corey, Paul.
Acres of Antaeus.
-- Corn Gold Farm.
County Seat.
Five Acre Hill.
The Red Tractor.
The Road Returns.
Three Miles Square.
"There's Always an Accident."

Cornelison, Sue.
--The Twelve Days of Christmas in Iowa.

Costello, Mary Charlotte Aubry.
Mississippi River Dreams: Coming of Age in the 1850's.

Cottrell-Bentley, Lisa M. and Tanja Bauerle.
--Wright on Time: Iowa.

Couloumbis, Audrey.
Just Before Daybreak.

Cousins, Amy Jo.
--Nothing like Paris.

Crary, Margaret.
The Calico Ball.
-- Mexican Whirlwind.

Creighton, Kathleen.
A Wanted Man.

Cresswell, Jasmine.
Dead Ringer.

Cronin, Justin.
The city of Mirrors.
The Passage
The Twelve.

Crow, Rose.
"An American Wake."

Currans-Sheehan, Tricia.
The Egg Lady and Other Neighbors.

Curtis, Alice Bertha and Richard A. Holberg.
Children of the Prairie.

Dailey, Janet.
The Homeplace.

Dallas, Sandra.
Alice's Tulips.
True Sisters.

Damsgaard, Shirley.
Charmed to Death.
The Seventh Witch.
The Trouble with Witches.
Witch Hunt.
The Witch is Dead.
The Witch’s Grave.
Witch Way to Murder.

Daniels, Guy.
Progress U.S.A.

Davidson, Peter.
Murder in Okoboji.

Davy, Nelle.
The Legacy of Eden.

Dawn, Waneta.
Behind the Hedge, a Novel

Dean, Janet.
The Substitute Bride.

Denhart, Jeffrey.
Just Bones: A Mystery.

DeQuille, Dan.
"Trailing a Lost Child."

De Vries, Peter.
I Hear America Swinging.

Dick, Phillip K.

Disch, Thomas M.
On the Wings of a Song.

Dobrian, Joseph.

Dobson, Melanie B.
Love Finds You in Amana, Iowa.
Love Finds You in Homestead, Iowa.

Donne, Mari.
The Boys and the Bees.

Donovan, Josephine.
The Black Soil.

Dooley, Lena Nelson.
A Daughter's Quest.

Dooley, Lena Nelson, and Lisa Harris.
Wild Prairie Roses.

Dorothy, Robert Ellwood.
Bidwell, Iowa: Barefoot Trails & Barefaced Tales.

Dostal, W.A.
The Hand of God: A Novel.

Dow, Kathryn.
The Great Disappointment: A Confession.

Downing, J. Hyatt.
Anthony Trant.
Sioux City: A Novel.
"First Illusion."

Draper, Mike and John Bosley.
--A Spaceman who Lived in Des Moines.

Drexler, Sam, and Fay Shelby.
-- Lost in Spillville.

Drury, Tom.
The End of Vandalism.

Dubus, Andre.
“Separate Flights.”

DuClos, Bernard.
Article V: The Movie.

Duey, Kathleen.
--Katie and the Mustang.

Dunaway, Michele.
The Doctor’s Little Miracle.

Duncan, Thomas W.
Gus the Great: A Novel.
The Labyrinth.
We Pluck This Flower.

Dundon, Daniel.
Lassiter Hill.

Durgin, JoAnn.
Meet Me Under the Mistletoe.

Dutton, J.T.

Dybeck, Stuart.
"Paper Lantern."

Dyer, Lois Faye.
More Than a Memory.

Eakes, Laurie Alice.
Better Than Gold.

Ebersole, Maude Vary.
"The First Violin in Amana County."

Edwards, Michelle.
-- Eve and Smithy: An Iowa Tale.

Eipert, Erich.
Butterfly Powder and the Mountains of Iowa: A Novel.

Elder, David.
The Ghost at the Inn of the Six-Toed Cat.
The Ghost Dog of Benton's Mill.

Eliason, Rachel (R.J)
--The Best Boy Ever Made.
--Bear Naked.
--Bear Naked 3: The Hunted.
The Case of Nikki Pagan.

Eness, Daniel.
Dead Vault.

Engberg, Susan.
"Lambs of God."

Engle, Paul.
Always the Land.
-- Who's Afraid?

Erbach, Peter.
Blame It on Dubuque.

Erickson, Howard.
Son of Earth.

Ernst, Kathleen.
Heritage of Darkness: A Chloe Ellefson Mystery.

Esstman, Barbara.
The Other Anna.

Evans, Elizabeth.
As Good As Dead.

Evans, Freeman.
Covered Wagons.

Evans, Sara and Rachel Hauck.
Softly and Tenderly.

Exley, Frederick.
Pages from a Cold Island.

Eyerly, Jeannette
SEE:  Griffith, Jeannette

Faikh, Kimberly Olson.
-- High on the Hog.

Falkner, Brian.
The Project.

Farley, Lois G.
Homespun Iowa: A Collection of Short Stories and Essays.

Feikema, Feike.
This is the Year.

Fields, Scott C.
The Last Days of Summer.

Ferris, Lori J., and Pam Schmacker.
--Discover Iowa with Pippy the Pig.
--Iowa ABC’s with Pippy the Pig. --The Iowa State Fair with Pippy the Pig.

Fields, Jennie.
Lily Beach.

Fisher, James R., Jr.
In the Shadow of the Courthouse: Memoir of the 1940s, Written as a Novel.

Felsen, Henry Gregor.
-- Bertie Makes a Break.
-- Boy Gets Car.
-- The Boy Who Discovered the Earth.
-- Crash Club.
-- Fever Heat.
-- Hot Rod.
-- Rag Top: (the cup of fury)
-- Road Rocket.
-- Street Rod.
-- A Teen-Ager's First Car.
-- Three Plus Three.
-- Two and the Town.

Felsen, Henry Gregor, and Jane Toan, ills.
-- Bertie Comes Through.

Ferguson, Bill.
Death Comes to Main Street.

Fitton, Robert P.
1939. [an electronic book]

Fjelstad, Annika.
"A Wake."

Flavin, Martin.
   Journey in the Dark.

Fleischman, Sid.
-- Here Comes McBroom!
-- McBroom and the Beanstalk.
-- McBroom and the Big Wind.
-- McBroom and the Great Race.
-- McBroom Tells a Lie.
-- McBroom Tells the Truth.
-- McBroom the Rainmaker.
-- McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm.

Fleming, A.M.
Iowa Pioneers.

Flood, Mark. SEE: Downing, J. Hyatt.

Follett, Henry.

Ford, Elisabeth.
Amy Ferraby's Daughter: A Novel.
No Hour of History: A Novel.

Foreman, Marilyn Jane.
"A Poor but Wise Child."

France, Jane.
Funeral Food.

Francis, Dorothy Brenner.
-- The Case of the Bad-luck Bike Ride Across Iowa.
The Nurse of Spirit Lake.

Francis, Dorothy Brenner, and Jerry Lazare, ill.
-- The Mystery of the Forgotten Map.
-- Warning.

Franklin, Jim.
Dancing Along the Upper Mississippi.

Frederick, Esther.
"Uncle Al."

Frederick, John T.

Frederick, Michael.
The Paper Man: A Novel.

Freeland, Kent.
-- Odyssey to Iowa.

Freligh, David G.
Bridges to New Beginnings.

French, Alice.
A Book of True Lovers.
The Captured Dream and Other Stories.
The Heart of Toil.
Knitters in the Sun.
The Man of the Hour.
The Missionary Sheriff: Being Incidents in the Life of a Plain Man who Tried to do His Duty.
Otto the Knight and Other Trans-Mississippi Stories.
A Slave to Duty and Other Women/
Stories of a Western Town.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas.

Frost, Marie.
--Hattie's Faraway Family.
-- Hattie's Holidays.
-- Hattie's Secret Adventures.
-- Meet Hattie.

Frost, Marie, and Bonnie Compton Hanson.
-- Hattie's Cry for Help.

Frost, Marie, Bonnie Compton Hanson, and Beverly Burge.
-- Hattie's Surprising Discovery.

Fuller, Iola.
The Shining Trail.

Gaherty, Mike.
Growing Season.

Gaiman, Neil and Terry Pratchett.
Good Omens.

Gammell, Stephen.
-- Once Upon McDonald's Farm.

Ganshert, Katie.
Wildflowers from Winter.
Wishing on Willows.

Garland, Hamlin.
Boy Life on the Prairie.
Daughter of the Middle Border.
Jason Edwards: An Average Man.
Main-Travelled Roads.
Other Main-Travelled Roads.
Prairie Folks.
Rose of Dutcher's Coolly.
Son of the Middle Border.
A Spoil of Office: A Story of the Modern West.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas.

Garlock, Dorothy.
More Than Memory.

Garwood, Julie.

Gass, William.
"Emma Enters a Sentence of Elizabeth Bishop's."

Gatling, Rachael.
Your Iowa Grandmother’s Recipe Book.

Genell, Sean Preciado.
All the Help You Need.

Gensicke, Mary Ann.
--I is for Iowa.

Gerhard, Peter.
Walnut Grove Glacier Wars.

Gibson, Debra, and Molly Coxe, ill.
-- My Friends All Call Me Cy.

Gideon, Nancy.
Let Me Call You Sweetheart.

Gillhoff, Johannes.
Letters of a German American Farmer.

Gioielli, Stephani.
-- The Waterloo Library in the Year 2096.

Giorgio, Kathie.
The Home for Wayward Clocks.

Givens, David.

Glaspell, Susan.
Fidelity: A Novel.
The Fugitive's Return.
The Glory of the Conquered: The Story of a Great Love.
Judd Rankin's Daughter.
The Visioning: A Novel.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas

Glawe, Dennis D.
Gifts from Decorah Laurah

Glenn, Ruth Forrest.
Unlawful Betrayal: A Novel.

Godwin, Gail.
A Southern Family.

Goodman, Susan E.
--Cora Frear: A True Story.

Gorman, Carol.
--Lizard Flanagan, Supermodel??
-- Stumptown Kid.

Gorman, Edward.
Bad Moon Rising.
Blood Moon.
Breaking Up is Hard to Do.
“The Cage.”
The Day the Music Died: A Mystery.
Everybody's Somebody's Fool: A Sam McCain Mystery.
Fools Rush In.
Harlot's Moon.
Hawk Moon.
Moonchasers and Other Stories.
Riders on the Storm.
Save the Last Dance for Me.
The Silver Scream.
Ticket to Ride.
Voodoo Moon.
Wake Up Little Susie: A Mystery.
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Gosselink, Sara Elizabeth.
Roofs Over Strawtown.

Govern, Elaine R., and Lawrence J. Pitzenberger.
-- Ice Cream Next Summer.

Green, Harry H.
The Recognition of Jesse Badleigh.

Greenleaf, Stephen.
Fatal Obsession.

Gregory, Daryl.
Raising Stony Mayhall.

Griffith, Helen Sherman.
"Tinkling Cymbals."

Griffith, Jeannette. (Jeannette Eyerly and Valeria W. Griffith.)
"Family Diary."

Griffith, Valeria W.
SEE: Griffith, Jeannette.

Grisham, John.
Playing for Pizza.

Grumbach, Doris.
The Magician’s Girl.

Gudenkauf, Heather.
Little Mercies.
One Breath Away.
These Things Hidden.
The Weight of Silence.

Guerrant, David.
“Iowa City Stalker.”

Gutteridge, Marianne.
Crossed Fingers.

Hall, James Norman.
"Reminiscences of a Middle-western School."

Hall, Lynn.
-- Dagmar Schultz and the Angel Edna.
-- Dagmar Schultz and the Green-eyed Monster.
-- Dagmar Schutlz and the Powers of Darkness.
-- Denison's Daughter.
-- Gently Touch the Milkweed.
-- Ghost of the Great River Inn.
-- Just One Friend.
-- The Leaving.
-- Secret Life of Dagmar Schultz.
-- Too Near the Sun.
-- Where Have All the Tigers Gone?

Hall, Lynn, and George Roth, ill.
-- Ride a Wild Dream.

Hall, Lynn, and Jan Hall.
-- Tazo and Me.

Hall, Mosley.
"The Old Elm's Story: A Romance of 'the Far West" Two Centuries Ago."

Halvorson, Jerome A.
Abandoned: Now Stutter My Orphan.

Hamilton, Carl.
In No Time at All.

Hampl, Patricia and Steven Sorman.

Hansen, Harry.
Your Life Lies Before You: A Novel.

Hardwick, Elizabeth.
The Simple Truth.

Harnack, Curtis.
Limits of the Land.
Love and Be Silent.
We Have all Gone Away.
The Work of an Ancient Hand.

Harper, Kaje.
Like the Taste of Summer.

Harper, Martha Barnhart.
Winter Wedding.

Harper-Deiters, Cyndi.
-- Iowa Passage.

Harris, Lisa.
Tara's Gold.

Harris, Paul.
The Candidate.

Harrison, Don.
"The Mixing."

Harrison, Nick, and Kenneth W. Sollitt.
These Years of Promise: A Novel.
While Yet We Live: A Novel.

Harstad, Donald.
The Big Thaw.
Code 61.
Eleven Days: A Novel of the Heartland.
The Heartland Experiment: A Novel.
The Known Dead: A Novel.
A Long December.
Nation County Killings.
November Rain.

Harter, Evelyn.
Dr. Katherine Bell.

Hartwick, Harry.

Hathaway, Jill.

Hatcher, Robin Lee.
Patterns of Love.

Hautman, Pete.
--The Flinkwater Factor.

Heacock, Nan.
Crinoline to Calico.

Heath, May A.
-- Iowa Hannah.

Hedges, Peter.
An Ocean in Iowa: A Novel.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape?

Hein, Ruth D., and Vicky L. Hinsenbrock.
Ghostly Tales of Northeast Iowa.

Heinlein, Robert A.
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls: A Comedy of Manners.
The Puppet Masters.
--Space Cadet.

Henning, William E.
The Heller.

Herbst, Josephine.
The Executioner Awaits.
Nothing is Sacred.
Pity is Not Enough.
Rope of Gold: A Novel of the Thirties.

Heynen, Jim.
-- Cosmos Coyote and William the Nice.
The Fall of Alice K.
The One-Room Schoolhouse: Stories about the Boys.

Hewitt, William.
--Across the Wide River.

Hill, Joe.

Hoffman, Mathias.
Young and Fair is Iowa, an Historical Novel.

Holby, Cindy.
Chase the Wind.

Holl, Kristi.
-- Danger at Hanging Rock.
-- Haunting of Cabin 13.

Holmes, Marjorie.
--Cherry Blossom Princess
-- Senior Trip.

Holst, Mike.
Three Days in August.

Holt, Tom.
Wish You Were Here.

Hoover, Hadley.
Late Harvest.
Unguarded Edge.
Rough Terrain.
Shifting Shadows.
Water Marks.

Hoover, Michelle.

Hopper, Elaine.
Double Dare.

Horn, Madeline Darrough.
-- Farm on the Hill.
-- Log Cabin Family.

Horn, Margaret Capek.
You Know I Don't Love You.

Horvath, Polly, and Gioia Fiammenghi.
-- An Occasional Cow.

Hotle, Charles C.
Forks of the River.
Frontier Mailman.
Hired Hand.
Mormons, Quakers, and the Plank Road.
The Skunk River War: Treason in Iowa in 1863.
Slaughter County.
The Story of Uncle Pete: From Iowa to Kansas.

Howard, Mary.
Discovering the Body.

Hueston, Ethel.
Prudence of the Parsonage.
Prudence's Omnibus.
Prudence Says So.
Prudence's Sisters.

Huffey, Rhoda.
The Hallelujah Side.

Huffman, Martha.
Kin Keepers.

Hughes, Langston.
"Cora Unashamed."

Hughes, Kathleen.
Dear Mrs. Lindbergh: A Novel.

Hughes, Rupert.
In a Little Town.

Hunter, Helen.
-- Duck Hunting with Grandpa.
-- Turkey Hunting with Grandpa.

Hunter, Maddy.
Alpine for You.
Bonnie of Evidence.
Dutch Me Deadly.
Fleur de Lies.
G'day to Die: A Passport to Peril Mystery.
Hula Done It.
Norway to Hide.
Pasta Imperfect.
Top O’ the Mourning to You.

Hutchinson, Duane.
Bily Brothers: Wood Carvers and Clock Makers.

Hylton, J.D.
Searchlite Stop: A Madison County Chronicle: A Novel.

Iola, Kate.
Dead Stock.

Irelan, Patrick.
The Big Drugstore.
"Blackjack Queen."

Irving, John.
The Water-Method Man.
"Almost in Iowa."

Irwin, Ann, and Bernice Reida.
-- Until We Reach the Valley.

Irwin, Hadley.
-- Moon and Me.
-- We Are Mesquakie.

Iyengar, Vijay.
-- What Will the 200 Year Old Library Be?

Jack, Zachary.
What Cheer.

Jackson, Charles Tenney.
The Midlanders.

Jackson, Donald Dean.
Archer Pilgrim.

Jacobs, Lily and Robert Dunn.
--The Littlest Bunny in Iowa: An Easter Adventure.

James, Eric and Marina Del Ray.
--A Halloween Scare in Iowa.

James, Eric and Robert Dunn.
--Santa’s Sleigh is on its Way to Iowa.

Jasper, Mark and Adam Gamble.
--Good Night Iowa.

Jasper, Michael.
Family, Pack.
The Wannoshay Cycle.

Jeffery, Ransom, and John Keeble.

Jensen, Jake.
-- 2096, the Waterloo Public Library.

Jerome, Amalie Hofer.
My Century, the Story of Andreas Franz Hofer.

Jochum, Patricia A.
River's End: The Deception.

Johnson, Denis.
Jesus's Son: Stories.

Johnson, Lois Walfrid.
--Escape into the Night. --Midnight Rescue.
--Race for Freedom.
--Swindler’s Treasure.

Johnson, William S.
"A Romance of the Forties."

Johnston, Tim
-- Never So Green

Jones, David Myles.
"First Cousins: A Novel on Youth, Family, Love, Faith, and Responsibility."

Jones, T.P.
The Gamble.

Juszczyk, Laura and Linda C Kelty.
--Bellbina : Queen of Weed Park.

Kallmaker, Karin.
One Degree of Separation.

Kantor, MacKinlay.
But Look, the Morn: The Story of a Childhood.
God and My Country.
Happy Land.
The Jaybird.
Spirit Lake.
"Honey on the Border."

Karwatowicz, Patricia, and Jane Dippold.
--A Child's Song.

Kasten, Kate.
Better Days.

Kenny, Kathryn and Paul Frame.
--The Happy Valley Mystery.

Kentfield, Calvin.
All Men are Mariners.
The Angel and the Sailor: A Novella and Nine Stories.

Kerouac, Jack.
On the Road.

Kerr, W.S.
"The Mystery of Red Light Island: A story of Early Iowa."

Kimmel, E. Cody.
-- To the Frontier.

Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody.
-- Mary Leaves Little House.

King, Stephen.
“Four Past Midnight.”
"Three Past Midnight, the Library Policeman."

Kinsella, W.P.
If Wishes Were Horses.
The Iowa Baseball Confederacy.
Magic Time.
Shoeless Joe.
Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa: Stories.
"Frank Pierce, Iowa."
"Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa."

Kirkpatrick, Jane.
-- Hold Tight the Thread.

Kirkpatrick, Patricia.
-- Plowie: A Story from the Prairie.

Kladstrup, Kristin.
-- The Book of Story Beginnings.

Klein, Adam.
Tiny Ladies.

Klinkowitz, Jerome.
Basepaths: From the Minor Leagues to the Majors and Beyond.

Knapp, Susan.
--Bells Goes to the Fair.

Knipp, Joelle, and Emily Egemo.
-- 100 Years of the Waterloo Public Library.

Kohrt, Ruth.
Stella's Statue.

Kooi, Muriel Byers.
Path of Delft. (Note: some libraries place this in juvenile fiction and others in fiction)

Kraus, Daniel.

Lacey, Margaret.
Silent Friends: A Quaker Quilt.

Lafore, Laurence Davis.
Nine Seven Juliet: A Mystery Novel.

Laird, Charlton.
Thunder on the River.
West of the River.

Lammers, Thomas G.
Augustus Green in the Lair of the Pye-a-Saw.
Obadiah Gray and the Beast of Stony Hollow.
Obadiah Gray and the Mystery of the Centurion's Testament.
Obadiah Gray and the Witch of Half-Moon Swamp.

Lamp, C.O.
Pony Trails and Puppy Tales.

Landis, Jill Marie.

Langtry, Leslie.
Merit Badge Murder.

Larson, Kirby.
-- Hattie Big Sky.

Lawlor, Laurie, and Helen Cogancherry.
-- Addie's Forever Friend.

Layton, Nancy.
The Pink House.

Lee, Penrhyn.
"The Masquerade."

Leggett, John W.
Making Believe.

Lenski, Lois.
-- Corn-Farm Boy.

Lester, Audrey.
--The Junior High Blues: What Could Go Wrong Next?

Levin, Ira.
A Kiss Before Dying.

Lichty, Luke.
-- The Library in 100 Years.

Liffring-Zug, Joan.
-- Ray and Stevie on a Corn-belt Farm.

Lindeen, Mary.
Hooray for Midsommar!

Linkletter, Monte.
Cricket Smith.

Longley, Ralph L.
Cabin on the Second Ridge.

Loots, Alan.
Storm Lake.

Loski, Diana, Linda M. Sniffen, and Jolie Kemp.
1864: A Year in the Life of a Civil War Soldier.

Lottman, Eileen.
She and I.

Lounsberry, Barbara, ed.
16,000 Suspects: A RAGBRAI Mystery.
Orchestrated Murder: An Iowa Mystery.
Politics is Murder: An Iowa Mystery.
Time & Chance: An Iowa Murder Mystery.

Lowe, Tower.
“The California Killer.”

Lowry, Lois.
-- Switcharound.

Lynn, David Hayden.
Wrestling with Gabriel: A Novel.

Maas, Tammy.
A Complicated Life in a Small Town.
God Save Us All.

Macallister, Greer.
A Magician’s Lie.

MacKall, Dandi Daley.
--Degrees of Guilt: Kyra's Story.

MacLean, Brian L.
Against the Current.
Our Heart.

Madden, Mary Anne.
A Campus Death.

Magnuson, James, and Dorothea G. Petrie.
Orphan Train.

Malone, Buzz.The Lynching of Hiram Wilson.

Mallam, R. Clark, and Shirley Schmidt.
The Curator.

Manfred, Frederick Feikema.
SEE ALSO: Feikema, Feike.
The Chokecherry Tree.
Eden Prairie.
Green Earth: A Novel.
Of Lizards and Angels: A Saga of Siouxland.

Mangan, Charles.
"The Devil."

Manno, Mike.
Murder Most Holy.

Marlow, Herb, and Julie Caffee.
-- Twisters, Bronc Riders, and Cherry Pie.

Marsh, Carole.
-- The Iowa Coastales: Tales of Terror.
-- Iowa Mystery Van.
-- Iowa Silly Basketball Sportsmysteries.
-- Iowa Silly Football Sportsmysteries.

Martens, Lucile, and Margaret Rogers.
Fun is Where You Find it: Escapades of the Innocents.

Martin, Brett Stephan.

Mathews, Eleanor.
--The Linden Tree.

May, Charles Paul.
-- Left by Themselves.

May, Charles Paul, and Victor G. Ambrus.
-- Stranger in the Storm.

McCall, Virginia, and Vana Earle.
-- The Road to the Valley.

McCarty, Susan.

McCollum, Lynn Tragesser.
--The Green School Caper: The Adventures of the Five Amigos.

McCoy, Maureen.
Walking After Midnight.

McCracken, Elizabeth.
Niagara Falls All Over Again.

McCracken, Susan.
For the Call of a Friend.
For the Gift of a Friend.
For the Love of a Friend.

McCully, Emily Arnold, and Harry Hartwick.
-- Hurry!

McDonald, Julie.
Amalie's Story.
-- Chautauqua Summer.
Reaching: A Novel.
-- The Sailing Out.
--The Watkins Man.
Young Rakes: A Novel.

McDonald, Julie, and Judy La Motte.
-- Petra: "On This Rock I Will Build."

McElroy, Edith Wasson.
Years of Valor.

McGuire, Frances Lynch.
-- Wagon to a Star.

McHale, Thomas.
Dooley's Delusion.

McIlrath III, James Hurley.
"'Possum Trot and Other Stories."

McKibben, Carroll R.
Lillian's Legacy: Marriage and Murder in Rural Iowa.

McMillen, Howard.
The Many Mansions of Sam Peeples.

McMullen, Sean.
The Miocene Arrow.

McMurtry, Larry.
Moving On: A Novel.

McNally, John.
After the Workshop: A Memoir by Jack Hercules Sheahan: A Novel.
America's Report Card.

Medary, Marjorie.
-- College in Crinoline.
-- Prairie Anchorage.
-- Prairie Printer.

Meigs, Cornelia.
-- As the Crow Flies.
-- The New Moon: The Story of Dick Martin's Courage.

Meissner, Susan.
In All Deep Places.

Melcher, Alan M.
Darkness on the Edge of Town: A Jerry Crossman Mystery.

Mercado, Staci Angelina.
Seeking Signs.

Meredith, Maude.
"Hi Hapgood's Wife."

Meredith, Paul.
An Iowa Blessing.

Michaels, Leigh.
Backwards Honeymoon.
The Best-Made Plans.
Capture a Shadow.
Carlisle Pride.
Close Collaboration.
A Convenient Affair.
Exclusively Yours.
Family Secrets.
Kiss Yesterday Goodbye.
Leaving Home.
Let Me Count the Ways.
Old School Ties.
Once and for Always.
Sell Me a Dream.
A Singular Honeymoon.
Ties That Blind.
An Uncommon Affair.

Miller, A.R.

Miller, Clara Bernice.
-- Katie.
-- To All Generations.

Miller, Judith.
More Than Words.
Somewhere to Belong.

Miller, Merle.
That Winter.

Miller, Tom.
Fourth and Long.

Millhiser, Marlys.
Nella Waits.
The Rampant Reaper.

Mills, Claudia.
-- Secret Carousel.

Mirich, Mark.
"Wind in the Coiled Wire."

Moberg, Julia.
Skies Over Sweetwater.

Modesitt, L.E.
The Soprano Sorceress.

Moor, Morna.
"The Development of a Latent Gem."

Moore, Patrick.

Moore, Rick.
Bringing in the Sheep.

Mora, Pat, and Raul Colon, ill.
-- Tomas and the Library Lady.

Moranville, Sharelle Byars.
--The Snows.

Morrell, David.
“But at my Back I Will Always Hear.”

Morrow, Thomas J.
Nebraska Doppelganger.

Mosier, Kay Sickels.
Walnut Valley Farm.

Mossman, Dow.
The Stones of Summer: A Yeoman's Notes, 1942-1969.

Muilenburg, Walter J.
"The Heart of Youth."
"The Prairie."

Muir, Diane Greenwood.
All Roads Lead Home.
A Big Life in a Small Town.

Mukherjee, Bharati.
"The Tenant."

Mullin, Mike.
--Ashfall. --Ashen Winter.

Mullen, Paul Michael.
--The Day I Hit a Home Run at Principal Park.

Murphy, Christine W.
Through Iowa Glass. [an electronic book]

Murphy, Robert William.
-- A Certain Island.

Murray, John
"Acts of Memory, Wisdom of Man"

Murtha, Mike.
Stranger in a Small Town.

Napoli, Donna Jo, and Nancy Poydar, ill.
-- When the Water Closes Over My Head.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds, Lura Schield Reynolds, and Judith Gwyn Brown.
-- Maudie in the Middle.

Nelson, Pete.
The Christmas List.

Nelson, Peter N.
"Cooley and Kedney."

Nevai, Lucia.
"Baby Wood."

Newborn, Sasha.
The Basement.

Nicola, S.A.
The Lives of Skeletons.

Nicolas, Anna.

Nicholas, Evangeline, and Omar Rayyan.
-- Lilacs, Lotuses, and Ladybugs.

Nichols, Gail Faulds.
"Minna's Fields."

Nieh, Hualing.
Mulberry and Peach: Two Women of China.

Nolan, Robert.
The Whitehurst Way.

Nortman, Karen Musser. To Cache a Killer.

Norton, C.J.
Mannitto Tears.

Nuhn, Ferner.
Three Stories Plus Two Verses.

Nygaard, Elizabeth, and Betsy Lewin.
--Snake Alley Band.

O'Donnell, Patricia.
Necessary Places.

O’Guinn, Chris.
-- Exiled to Iowa. Send Help. and Couture.

Olden, Marc.
The Harker File.

Olliver, Lois Marie.
"Berries for Sale."

Olsen, Gregg.
A Cold Dark Place.

Olsen, Lance.
Live from Earth.

Olsen, Violet.
-- The Growing Season.
-- View from the Pighouse Roof.

Opstein, Ed.
Rennie Haran and the Letters Home.

Orr, Elaine.
Searching for Secrets.

Palecek, Mike.
Iowa Terror
Joe Coffee's Revolution
The Last Liberal Outlaw.
Looking for Bigfoot

Palmer, Michael.
The Patient.

Parish, John C.
"White Beans for Hanging."

Parkhurst, Clint.
"The Attack on Corinth."

Parrish, Patt.
Escape the Past.

Patchin, Calista Halsey.
"The Professor."

Patino, Irene.
A Matter of Survival.

Pearce, Floyd.
"The Patch of Wild Strawberries."

Pedroli, Hubert.
The Joyrider.

Pelton, Sonya T.
Ecstasy's Magic.

Pendleton, Linda.
Corn Silk Days: Iowa, 1862.

Perry, Michalann.
Love's Windswept Embrace.

Pietrzyk, Leslie.
A Year and a Day.

Poage, Jean.
Pioneer Tales of Jasper County.

Pourciau, Glen.

Preheim, Lois Thieszen.
Apples for Immigrants.

Price, Nancy.
Sleeping with the Enemy.

Proulx, E. Annie.
Accordion Crimes.

Pryor, Bonnie, and Bert Dodson.
-- Luke: 1849, on the Golden Trail.

Quick, Herbert.
Aladdin & Co.: A Romance of Yankee Magic.
Double Trouble, or, Every Hero his Own Villain.
The Hawkeye.
The Invisible Woman.
Vandemark's Folly.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas

Quinn, Charles.
"A Ready Woman."

Rand, Johnathan.
--Incredible Ivy of Iowa.

Randazzo, Angela. -- Ice Cream in Iowa.

Rausch, Marilyn and Mary Donlon.
Love Can Be Murder.

Ray, Delia.
--Finding Fortune.
--Here Lies Linc.

Rayfiel, Thomas.
Colony Girl.

Redling, S.G.

Renken, Aleda.
-- The Two Christmases.

Reuter, Linda.
--From Little Hawk to Hawkeye.

Rhoads, Alvaretta.
Sage Leaves from Iowaland.

Rhodes, David A.
The Easter House.
The Last Fair Deal Going Down.
Rock Island Line.

Rich, Virginia.
The Cooking School Murders.

Rinehart, Steven.
Built in a Day.

Ripslinger, Jon.
--Last Kiss.
Missing Pieces.

Risner, Fay.
Amish Country Arson.
As Her Name is So is Redbird.
The Chance of a Sparrow. The Courting Buggy.
Doubting Thomas.
Emma’s Gossamer Dreams.
Hal’s Worldly Temptations.
Moser Mansion’s Ghosts.
Neighbor Watchers.
A Promise is a Promise.
The Rainbow’s End.
Second Hand Goods.
Specious Nephew.

Rivera and Adam Schartup.
--I Is for Iowa.

Robbins, David.
The Tu-tone Desoto.

Roberts, Eldon.

Roberts, James P.
Dark Iowa, Bright Iowa.

Roberts, Lorraine Coolidge.
Hendersons' Mill.

Robertson, Keith.
-- If Wishes Were Horses.

Robinson, Marilynne.

Rockwell, Mary Emilia.
A Home in the West, or, Emigration and its Consequences.

Roquet, Dana.
Forevermore. Out of the Past.

Roth, Karen.
--Found on 16th Avenue.

Roth, Philip.
Letting Go.

Rule, Edith.
Little Stories of Mason City's Past, 1851-1870.

Russell, Karen.
“Vampires in the Lemon Grove.”

Rylant, Cynthia.
-- Old Town in the Green Groves.
-- Old Town in the Green Groves: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Lost Little House Years

Sackett, Rosemary, and Gretchen Anton Coy.
-- Bozer Bunny Comes to Lake Okoboji.

Sailor, Annabel Lee.
"They Have to be Born."

Saltzman, Eleanor.
Ever Tomorrow.
Stuart's Hill: A Novel.

Sample, Grace Gray.
While She Was Sleeping.

Sandford, John.
Extreme Prey.

Savage, Tom and Sharon.
The End of Time: Murder on the Mississippi.

Schaap, James C.
In the Silence There are Ghosts: A Novel.
Sign of Promise; and Other Stories.

Schaefer, Carole Lexa, and Elizabeth Rosen, ill.
-- Two Scarlet Songbirds.

Schaffter, Eugene.

Schinnow, Richard.
Cast Away Stones.

Schmitt, Leo Francis.
The Shyster Lawyer.

Scholl, John.
The Changing of the Guard, A Novel.

Schott, Sue.
Eva: The Story of a Lifetime.

Schultz, Robert.
The Madhouse Nudes: A Novel.

Schulze, Dallas.
The Way Home.

Scott, Beverly J.
Righteous Revenge.

Seilstad, Lorna.
A Great Catch: A Novel.
Making Waves: A Novel.
The Ride of Her Life.
When Love Calls: A Novel.

Seltz, Robert.
Between the Corn Rows.

Selzer, Adam.
Extraordinary: the True Story of My Fairy Godparent, Who Almost Killed Me, and Certainly Never Made Me a Princess.

Sergel, Roger L.
Arlie Gelston.
"Nocturne: A Red Shawl."

Service, Pamela F.
-- Weirdos of the Universe, Unite!

Shaff, Fran.
--A Partner's Promise.

Shayne, Maggie.
Out-of-This-World Marriage.

Shearer, Lee.
Hiding in Des Moines.

Shephard, Sara.
--Unbelievable: A Pretty Little Liars Novel.

Sherman, Edith Bishop.
"Prairie Song."

Sheth, Kashmira.
Blue Jasmine.

Shields, David.
Heroes: A Novel.

Shriver, Lionel and Dana Mendelson.
Big Brother.

Siciliano, Sam.
Blood Farm: An Iowa Gothic.

Sigmund, Jay G.
The Least of These.
The Ridge Road, Short Stories and Poems.
Wapsipinicon Tales.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas.

Skinner, Alanson.
"An Ioway Village."

Slocum, Robert Page.
"Politics and Fiction: A Novel and an Essay."

Smiley, Jane.
At Paradise Gate: A Novel.
A Thousand Acres.
Early Warning.
The Golden Age.
Some Luck.

Smith, Minna Caroline.
-- Boys of Cary Farm.

Snyder, Laurel, and LeUyen Pham.
--Any Which Wall.

Sollitt, Kenneth W.
Our Changing Lives: A Novel.
Remember the Days: A Novel.
This Rough New Land: A Novel.

Sollitt, Kenneth W., Lucy Bullard, and Verna Bullington.
Ann of the Prairie: A Family History.

Soule, Caroline A. White.
The Pet of the Settlement: A Story of Prairie-Land.

Speer, Ralph.
The Voice of the Middlewest: A Novel.

Spence, Hartzell.
Get Thee Behind Me: My Life as a Preacher's Son.
One Foot in Heaven: The Life of a Practical Parson.

Spivak, Talbot.
The Bride Wore the Traditional Gold.

Spragg, Mark.
An Unfinished Life: A Novel.

St. John, Cheryl.
Hometown Sheriff.

Stack, Nicolete Meredith.
-- Two to Get Ready.

Stansfield, Anita.
A Quiet Promise.
At Heaven's Door.
Promise of Zion.

Stark, Stephen.
The Final Appearance of America's Favorite Girl Next Door.

Stasney, Kirsten Jacobson.
Thy Father's Will.

Steedle, Nancy.
Layer of Lies: A Shelby Drake Mystery.

Steel, Danielle.
Leap of Faith.

Steele, Wilbur Daniel.
"Isles of Spice and Lillies."

Stefaniak, Mary Helen.
"The Dress from Bangladesh." "Football Sunday."

Steffens, Jason M.
Never on Sundays.

Stegner, Wallace Earle.
Remembering Laughter.
"The View from the Balcony."

Steinbach, Meredith.

Stephenson, Neal.

Stevens, Connie.
Revealing Fire.
Willow Creek Brides.

Stevens, James.
"The Fall of Elder Parton."
"A Prairie Town."

Stirling, S.M.
T2: The Future War.

Stong, Philip Duffield.
Buckskin Breeches.
Forty Pounds of Gold.
High Water.
Ivanhoe Keeler.
The Long Lane.
One Destiny.
The Princess.
The Rebellion of Lennie Barlow.
Return in August.
State Fair.
Stranger's Return.
The Village Tale.

Stong, Philip Duffield, and Kurt Wiese, ill.
-- Captain Kidd's Cow.
-- Farm Boy; A Hunt for Indian Treasure.
-- Young Settler.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas.

Stout, George L.

Strieber, Whitley.

Stromberg, Ronica.
--Living It Up to Live It Down.
--A Shadow in the Dark.

Stromme, Peer O., and Inga Bredesen Norstog.
How Halvor Became a Minister.

Stromme, Peer O., Inga Bredesen Norstog, and David T. Nelson.
Halvor: A Story of Pioneer Youth.

Stuart, Kimberly.
Act Two: A Novel in Perfect Pitch.

Stuart, Will.
Newton: An Iowa Story.

Stucker, William.
Ever Westward.

Stuckey-French, Elizabeth.
The First Paper Girl in Red Oak, Iowa and Other Stories.

Struthers, Anne.
"The Wind and the Rain."

Suckow, Ruth.
The Bonney Family.
Children and Older People.
Country People.
The Folks.
Iowa Interiors: Sixteen Stories.
The John Wood Case: A Novel.
The Kramer Girls.
New Hope.
The Odyssey of a Nice Girl.
Some Others and Myself: Seven Stories and a Memoir.
NOTE: see also Short Stories and Novellas.

Sullivan, Katie.
Rocks, Paper, Flowers: a novel.

Summitt, Rod, and Richard Edgerton.
Reunion With a Killer.

Sunwall, James Raymond.
Marching As to War.

Sutter, Barton.
"I Hate to See You Go."

Sutton, Gary.
Oskaloosa Moon.

Sweeney, Gerald F.
Eagles Rising: A Novel.

Talbert, Marc.
-- The Purple Heart.

Taylor, John.
Mysteries of the Body and the Mind.
Presence of Things Past.
The World As It Is.

Taylor, Theodore.
-- Walking up a Rainbow.

Taylor, Valerie.
The Girls in 3-B.

Tecklenburg, Robert.
Cold War.

Teeter, Tim R.
Swinging Bridges: A Novel.

Testerman, Doyce.
Hidden Things.

Thanet, Octave.
SEE: French, Alice.
"The Canada Thistle."

Thomas, Jane Resh.
-- The Princess in the Pigpen.

Thompson, Jean.
The Year We Left Home.

Throne, Robin.
Her Kind: A Novel.

Tidman, Mike.

Tigges, John.
The Legend of Jean Marie Cardinal.

Titus, Dan.
Tales of Hackett's Creek.

Tracey, Grant Annis.
Parallel Lives and the Hockey Universe.

Tsagaris, Ellen M, Mike Wolfe, and Mary Eveline Parkhurst.
“The Legend of Tug Fest and Other LeClaire Ghost Stories.”

Tschetter, Pamela A.
-- Tucker's travels in Northwest Iowa with Grandma Pam.

Twain, Ernest Arlington.
Washertown, an American Masterpiece!

Twedt, Jerry L.
Land of Promise, Land of Tears.

Twito, Tom.
“Excerpts from the Autobiography of Constance Turabian.”

Uda, Joan.
Booth Girls: A Love Story.

Umbarger, Caren.
Coming To: A Midwestern Tale.

Van Etten, Winifred.
I am the Fox.

Van Hook, Beverly Hennen.
-- Juliet's Ghost.

Van Vechten, Carl.
The Tattooed Countess: A Romantic Novel with a Happy Ending.

Vermillion, Mary.
Death by Discount: A Mara Gilgannon Mystery.
Murder by Mascot.
Seminal Murder.

Vogt, Linda Kay.

Vovak, Daniel R.
Will You Run for President?

Wagner, Dorothy.
"The Varsity Whirl."

Wakefield, Dan.
Home Free: A Novel.

Walker, Mary Alexander.
-- Brad's Box.

Waller, Robert James.
The Bridges of Madison County.
Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend.
A Thousand Country Roads.

Wallis, James Harold.
The Woman He Chose.

Ward, Leo R.
Concerning Mary Ann.
Holding up the Hills: The Biography of a Neighborhood.

Warfield, Teresa.
Country Sunshine.
Heaven Made.

Warner, Gertrude and Robert Papp, ill.
--The Clue in the Corn Maze.

Warner, Martena.
Lights in a Black Forest.

Waters, Dan.
That's Life in the Big Ten.

Watzke, Beth.
"Heel Spurs."

Wearin, Otha D.
Uncle Henry.

Weaver, Ann.
"Scrambled Eggs."

Weaver, Ruthann.
The Learning.

Weide, Julia.
Beyond the Devil's Door.

Weidemann, Dennis.
--This Water Goes North.

Weir, Hugh C.
The Young Wheat Scout.

Weir, Theresa.
American Dreamer.
One Fine Day.

Weldon, P.M.
"Reflections" Kirk Resigns from Starfleet and Returns to Iowa."

Wells, Helen.
--Cherry Ames, Rural Nurse.

Welt, Elly.
Berlin Wild.
Joanna Reddinghood: A Novel.

Weverka, Robert.
The Story of Bill.

White, Beatrice L. Bliss.
Mary Vowell Adams: Reluctant Pioneer.

White, Michael J.
Weeping Underwater Looks a Lot Like Laughter.

Will, Will, Frederic.
“A Portrait of John: The Midwest and the World, 1928-1989.”

Williams, Ben Ames.
It's a Free Country.

Williams, David.

Williamson, David.
"They Didn't Lick Off the Stove: Stories and Poems."

Willson, Meredith.
The Music Man: A Novel.
Who Did What to Fedalia?

Willson, Meredith, and Franklin Lacey.
The Music Man. [libretto]

Wilson, Amanda.
-- Two Hundred Years of the Library.

Wilson, Jennifer.
Water: a novel.

Wilson, Margaret.
The Able McLaughlins.
The Law and the McLaughlins.

Wingert, Lynn R.
Dead on My Feet: A Claire Maxwell Mystery.

Wishman, June.
The Farmer's Daughter.

Witmer, Witmer, Esther Mae and Edith Burkholder.
Prairie Courage: a story from May City, Iowa.

Wojnar, Frances Bries, and Elizabeth Link Leitgen.
Eliza, an Iowa Pioneer.

Woodson, Jacqueline.
Beneath a Meth Moon.

Wright, Vinita Hampton.
Dwelling Places: A Novel.

Wyrick, Robyn.
--Eviction Notice.

Yansky, Brian.
--Utopia, Iowa.

Yates, Richard.
The Easter Parade.

Ylvisaker, Anne.
Button Down.
The Luck of the Buttons.

Yoseloff, Martin.
The Family Members.
The Girl in the Spike-Heeled Shoes: A Novel.
No Greener Meadows.
What are Little Girls Made of?

Young Bear, Ray A.
Black Eagle Child: The Facepaint Narratives.
Remnants of the First Earth.

Iowa Literary Landscape

Editor's Forward



Recent Project Additions

Adult Books A-F

Adult Books G-H

Adult Books I-R

Adult Books S-Z

Short Stories & Novellas

Children's Books

Young Adult Books

All Authors

All Titles

Iowa Towns

Iowa Counties

Iowa Regions


Appendix: Landscape Literature

Appendix: Poetry Sources

Appendix: Feature Films

Appendix: Electronic Works

Appendix: Audio Works

Appendix: Non-English Editions

Appendix: Iowa Folklore


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