Ready For Mardi Gras? Check Out These New Orleans Reading Lists

Laissez les bons temps rouler, my friends! This Tuesday, New Orleans will be celebrating Mardi Gras. But if you can’t literally make the festivities in the French Quarter, these books can still take you there. To get you into the spirit of all things Big Easy, here are some great reading lists focused on New Orleans from the Listopia section of Goodreads.

Be sure to add them to your Want to Read list.

1) The Best New Orleans Books. This list offers up 283 reading recommendations, including:

A Confederacy of Dunces

The Awakening

Zeitoun

2) Best Historical Novels about New Orleans. This list offers up 23 reading recommendations, including:

L'Immortalite: Madame Lalaurie and the Voodoo Queen

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3) Paranormal in New Orleans. This list offers up 253 reading recommendations, including:

Halfway to the Grave

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Black Dust Mambo

What are your favorite books set in New Orleans? Recommend your picks in the comments!

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