Elin Hilderbrand's picture
735 followers

Elin Hilderbrand


USA flag

Elin Hilderbrand lives on Nantucket with her husband and their three young children. She grew up in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and traveled extensively before settling on Nantucket, which has been the setting for her five previous novels. Hilderbrand is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the graduate fiction workshop at the University of Iowa.  

Genres: Romance, General Fiction, Historical
 
Series
thumbthumbthumb
 
Winter
   1. Winter Street (2014)
   2. Winter Stroll (2015)
     aka Christmas on Nantucket
   3. Winter Storms (2016)
   4. Winter Solstice (2017)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
 
thumbthumbthumb
 
Awards
Romantic Novel of the Year Award Best Novel nominee (2008) : Barefoot


Elin Hilderbrand recommends
thumb
Playing House (2003)
Patricia Pearson
"Charming, delightful, laugh out loud funny and deeply moving."
thumb
Summer House (2009)
Nancy Thayer
"Nancy Thayer has a deep and masterly understanding of love and friendship, of where the two complement and where they collide."
thumb
Remedies (2009)
Kate Ledger
"Remedies is an immediately gripping, expertly woven tale of pain and healing. Ledger is a brilliant writer, the book is dazzling, but more important, it is moving."
thumb
Husband and Wife (2010)
Leah Stewart
"Brilliantly written... A deeply human book: funny, tender, smart, self-aware."
thumb
Seven Year Switch (2010)
Claire Cook
"Reading Claire Cook might be the most fun you have all summer."
thumb
Juno's Daughters (2011)
Lise Saffran
"Part Shakespearean romance, part Led Zeppelin anthem - a finely woven novel about the islands of yearning that exist in us all."
thumb
The Glass Kitchen (2014)
Linda Francis Lee
"A sumptuous feast of family secrets, love affairs and craving of the human heart...an irrestible read."
thumb
Water from My Heart (2015)
Charles Martin
"A spellbinding novel...Charles Martin took the threads of his storyline and wrapped them around my heart. His unforgettable characters captivate as they confront their hidden pasts and build upon their futures with faith, friendship, and grace."
thumb
This Was Not the Plan (2016)
Cristina Alger
"I love the writing of Cristina Alger....Complex and beautifully drawn."
thumb
Standard Deviation (2016)
Katherine Heiny
"Irresistibly charming … A delightful, refreshing novel that illuminates the world of complicated relationships."
thumb
The Wedding Sisters (2016)
Jamie Brenner
"The Wedding Sisters is a riotously fun read, so juicy you won't want to spill a single drop."
thumb
The Arrangement (2017)
Sarah Dunn
"The Arrangement will both shock and delight you."
thumb
Slightly South of Simple (2017)
(Peachtree Bluff, book 1)
Kristy Woodson Harvey
"A major new voice in Southern fiction."
thumb
It Happens in the Hamptons (2017)
Holly Peterson
"Hugely entertaining! Put Holly Peterson's IT HAPPENS IN THE HAMPTONS on your list of guilty pleasures this summer."
thumb
A French Wedding (2017)
Hannah Tunnicliffe
"A French Wedding is a sumptuous novel that will, literally take you away. It has the scenery, the food, the friends, the scandals. It's a delightful escape to the French seaside that I, for one, never wanted to leave."
thumb
The Summer House (2017)
Hannah McKinnon
"I adored this book."
thumb
The Captain's Daughter (2017)
Meg Mitchell Moore
"Meg Mitchell Moore does it again! The Captain's Daughter is a heartfelt tale of family and love. Absolutely superlative work from one of my own favorite writers."
thumb
The Shortest Way Home (2018)
Miriam Parker
"Delightful...Effervescent,heady and intoxicating."
thumb
The Summer Wives (2018)
Beatriz Williams
"The Summer Wives is an exquisitely rendered novel that tackles two of my favorite topics: love and money. The glorious setting and drama are enriched by Williams’s signature vintage touch. It’s at the top of my picks for the beach this summer."
thumb
A Well Behaved Woman (2018)
Therese Anne Fowler
"Oh how I loved every instant I spent in the world Fowler has recreated here. The story of Alva Vanderbilt is elegantly and emphatically told. Prepare to be enthralled!"
thumb
Daisy Jones & The Six (2019)
Taylor Jenkins Reid
"An explosive, dynamite, down-and-dirty look at a fictional rock band told in an interview style that gives it irresistible surface energy . . . although the real power of this delicious novel is at its tender beating heart. It's an anthem and a ballad and a marvel."
thumb
The Jetsetters (2020)
Amanda Eyre Ward
"Dysfunctional family goes away together on a Mediterranean cruise: What’s not to love? This novel fell squarely in my wheelhouse and I was delighted anew in every port. The Jetsetters is fun, sexy, and engrossing."
thumb
Writers & Lovers (2020)
Lily King
"Writers & Lovers stole my heart from its first pages. I am in love with this book. In. Love. This deep dive of a novel will stay with me forever."
thumb
On Ocean Boulevard (2020)
(Beach House , book 6)
Mary Alice Monroe
"Like so many of you, I start my summer season with the enchanting novels of Mary Alice Monroe. I'm a devoted fan of her magical depictions of the lowcountry and the charms of her characters."
thumb
Summer Darlings (2020)
Brooke Lea Foster
"I was immediately seduced by Summer Darlings. Foster cleverly conceals her characters' deceits and betrayal beneath a stunning, sun-spangled surface, and Martha's Vineyard (my third favorite island) is portrayed with glamorous period detail. This is one terrific summer read."
thumb
Happily Whatever After (2020)
Stewart Lewis
"Happily Whatever After is a charming novel about falling down, getting back up, and chasing that elusive thing called happiness. I adored this book."
thumb
Luster (2020)
Raven Leilani
"Raven Leilani has written a masterpiece on her first try."

Visitors to this page also looked at these authors