List of 31 Books Based in Utah

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In search of books based in Utah? See this handy list of relevant examples. In this collection, you'll find a variety of books whose events are set in The Beehive State.
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Title Author Publishing Year Genre
A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention Matt Richtel 2014 Nonfiction
Bah, Humbug! Heather Horrocks 2011 Fiction, Contemporary romance
Basin and Range John McPhee 1981 Travel literature, Nature writing
Between a Rock and a Hard Place Aron Ralston 2004 Autobiography, Biography
Crazy Hot Tara Janzen 2005 Romance novel, Fiction, Suspense, Contemporary romance
Desert Solitaire Edward Abbey 1968 Autobiography, Biography
Fall Into Darkness Christopher Pike 1990 Horror fiction, Mystery
Fire of the Covenant: The Story of the Willie and Martin Handcart Companies Gerald N. Lund 1999 Historical Fiction, Religion, Fiction
Forty Days at Kamas Preston Fleming 2010 Thriller, Science Fiction, Suspense, Dystopian Fiction
Journey to Topaz Yoshiko Uchida 1971 Fiction
Massacre at Mountain Meadows Ronald W. Walker 2008 True crime
My Story Elizabeth Smart 2013 Biography, Autobiography, True crime
Prophet's Prey Sam Brower 2011 Biography, Autobiography, True crime
Recapitulation Wallace Stegner 1979 Domestic Fiction
Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place Terry Tempest Williams 1991 Memoir, Nature writing, Creative nonfiction
Summerlost Ally Condie 2016 Novel, Fiction
The 19th Wife David Ebershoff 2008 Novel, Historical Fiction, Mystery
The Big Rock Candy Mountain Wallace Stegner 1943 Western fiction, Autobiographical novel, Domestic Fiction
The Executioner's Song Norman Mailer 1979 Novel, Creative nonfiction, Biographical Fiction
The Great Brain John D. Fitzgerald 1967 Fiction, Childrens, Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Classics, Humor
The Great Railroad Race: The Diary of Libby West Kristiana Gregory 1999 Western fiction
The Monkey Wrench Gang Edward Abbey 1975 Novel, Fiction, Humour
The Serpents Trail Sue Henry 2001 Mystery, Fiction
The World's Strongest Librarian Josh Hanagarne 2013 Biography, Autobiography
This Boy's Life Tobias Wolff 1989 Memoir, Autobiography, Biography
Thunderhead Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child 1999 Novel, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure fiction
True Sisters Sandra Dallas 2012 Novel, Historical Fiction
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Jon Krakauer 2003 True crime
When the Emperor Was Divine Julie Otsuka 2002 Historical Fiction, War story, Domestic Fiction
When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice Terry Tempest Williams 2012 Autobiography, Biography
Wild Bird Wendelin Van Draanen 2017 Adventure fiction

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