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Choose from over 50 bestselling authors. Never miss a new book by your favorite author again!

Best Sellers Club

Want the hottest new release from your favorite author? Want to stay current with a celebrity book club? Love nonfiction and fiction? You should join Simply Held!

Choose from over 50 bestselling authors. Never miss a book by your favorite author again! You can select however many authors you would like.

We offer nonfiction books too! True crime, biographies, and cookbooks are chosen four times a year by your librarians and are automatically placed on hold for you!

You can also join a celebrity book club: Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine book club, Jenna Bush Hager's Read With Jenna book club, and Oprah WInfrey's book club!

We also have a Simply Held eNewsletter that you can sign up to receive.

If there any authors that you want to recommend, click over to the online form and add your favorite author to the bottom. We review suggestions annually.

November's Fiction Author

Our November fiction author is Clive Cussler. Clive passed away in 2020, but works continue being written bearing his name with the help of many other authors. He has five best-selling series including Dirk Pitt, NUMA Files, Oregon Files, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. In addition to his fiction works, Clive has also written numerous nonfiction books. His books have been published in more than 40 languages in more than 100 countries. Clive writes primarily thrillers. In addition to writing, Clive is considered an internationally recognized authority on shipwrecks. He was also the founder of the National Underwater Marine Agency, (NUMA), a nonprofit organization that works to preserve American maritime and naval history, searching for lost shops of historic significance. They have discovered over sixty historically significant underwater wreck sites.

Newest Book 

The Sea Wolves, published in November 2022. This is book thirteen in the Isaac Bell Adventure series.

This book is also available in the following formats:

November's Romance Author

Our November romance author is Kat Martin. Kat has written over sixty historical and contemporary romantic suspense novels. More than sixteen million copies of her books are in print. She has been published in over twenty countries. Kat currently lives in Missoula, Montana with her husband, L.J. Martin, who writes westerns. Kat writes romantic suspense, historical romance, and paranormal romance.

Newest Book

One Last Chance, published in November 2022. This is book three in the Blood Ties, The Logans series.

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