Jacquelyn Mitchard
Jacquelyn Mitchard is an American author of fiction, non-fiction, young adult novels and children’s books. She is also a journalist. Mitchard was raised outside of Chicago, Illinois – the daughter of a plumber from Newfoundland and a hardware store clerk and member of the Lac du Flambeau Chippewa Cree tribe. Jacquelyn began her journalism career in 1979 and began writing for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She wrote a weekly column called The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship that was syndicated in 125 newspapers. While writing for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jacquelyn began her first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean. The novel got the attention of Oprah, who helped it sell nearly 3 million copies in approximately two years.

Jacquelyn Mitchard became a published author in 1985 with the non-fiction book Mother Less Child: The Love Story of a Family. Her debut novel was the aforementioned #1 New York Times bestseller, The Deep End of the Ocean. Below is a list of Jacquelyn Mitchard’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Cappadora Family Books


The Deep End of the Ocean(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Time to Wave Goodbye(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Midnight Twins Books


The Midnight Twins(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Look Both Ways(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watch for Me by Moonlight(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of What We Saw At Night Books


What We Saw at Night(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What We Lost in the Dark(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Most Wanted(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Theory of Relativity(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twelve Times Blessed(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Christmas, Present(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starring Prima!: The Mouse of the Ballet Jolie(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Breakdown Lane(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rosalie, My Rosalie: The Tale of a Duckling(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cage of Stars(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Now You See Her(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Still Summer(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All We Know of Heaven(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Second Nature(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two If by Sea(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


Baby Bat's Lullaby(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ready, Set, School!(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Mother Less Child: The Love Story of a Family(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jane Addams: Peace Activist(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Jacquelyn Mitchard Synopsis: The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard is the author’s debut novel, a U.S. national bestseller and the first book ever chosen for Oprah’s Book Club. The novel tells the story of the worst nightmare of every mother – her child’s disappearance. The family will have to endure the pain of the loss, despite how difficult of a time it is for them. The novel is filled with compassion, humour and observations of real life texture.


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