Top Books By Year

Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride
Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Lone Women by Victor LaValle
Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld
All The Broken Places by John Boyne
Crook Manifesto by Colson Whitehead
The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

The Best Strangers In The World by Ari Shapiro
The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl
Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan
Dirtbag Massachusetts by Isaac Fitzgerald
A Fever In The Heartland by Timothy Egan
All The Beauty in the World by Patrick Bringley
The Wager by David Grann
Dispatches from Rape Culture curated by Roxane Gay

Beartown by Fredrik Backman
The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl
All The Broken Places by John Boyne
The German Wife by Kelly Rimmer
Now You See Us by Balli Kaur Jaswal

My Monticello by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson
Lessons In Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
Booth by Karen Joy Fowler
April In Spain by John Banville
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci
Grief is Love by Marisa Renee Lee
Notes On Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence
84, Charing Cross Road by Helen Hanff
Quiet by Susan Cain
Rogues by Patrick Raddon Keefe

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce
A Children's Bible by Lydia Millet
The Perfume Thief by Timothy Schaffert
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier
Deer Season by Erin Flanagan
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
Matrix by Lauren Groff
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey
Leave Out The Tragic Parts by David Kindred
The Beauty of What Remains by Steve Leder
Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May
Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country in the World 
by Sarah Smarsh
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Family by Patrick Raddon Keefe
Unbound by Tarana Burke
You'll Never Believe What Happened To Lacey by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar

Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson
Heartland by Sarah Smarsh
Behold The Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab 
Matrix by Lauren Groff

Long Bright River by Liz Moore
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Jack by Marilynne Robinson
Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon
Simon the Fiddler by Paulette Jiles
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
The Cold Millions by Jess Walter

White Rage by Carol Anderson
I'll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara
The Splendid and The Vile by Erik Larson
Save Me The Plums by Ruth Reichl
Inheritance by Dani Shapiro
The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Cooper
Say Nothing by Patrick Raddon Keefe
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Untamed by Glennon Doyle
The Mirage Factory by Gary Krist

Save Me The Plums by Ruth Reichl
Inheritance by Dani Shapiro
Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
The Splendid and The Vile by Erik Larson
Say Nothing by Patrick Raddon Keefe
Apeirogon by Colum McCann
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
The Pull of The Stars by Emma Donoghue

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Daisy Jones and The Six by Tara Jenkins Reid
The Need by Helen Phillips
Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
Golden Child by Claire Adam

Becoming by Michelle Obama
Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Hunger by Roxane Gay
Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed
Men We Reap by Jesmyn Ward
The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West
Live Through This by Debra Gwartney
Educated by Tara Westover
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
This Blessed Earth by Ted Genoways

Becoming by Michelle Obama, read by Michelle Obama
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert, read by Blair Brown
When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris, read by David Sedaris
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan, read by Dion Graham
Daisy Jones and The Six by Tara Jenkins Reid, read by multiple people
Assymetry by Lisa Halliday
How To Be A Bawse by Lily Singh
The Trespasser by Tana French
Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Circe by Madeline Miller
Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Lying In Wait by Liz Nugent

A Short Guide To A Happy Life by Anna Quindlen
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters In the End by Atul Gawande
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Five Days At Memorial by Sheri Fink
Heir of the Founders by H. W. Brands
Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Frankenstein, or Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley
Heading Out To Wonderful by Robert Goolrick
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Lincoln In The Bardo by George Saunders
News Of The World by Paulette Jiles
Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
The Changeling by Victor LaValle
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Bones of Paradise by Jonis Agee
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrente

Shrill by Lindy West
Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken
We Were Eight Years In Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Victoria The Queen by Julia Baird

Mr. Rosenblum Dreams In English by Natasha Solomon
Yes Please by Amy Poehler
Ruby by Cynthia Bond

The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
The Talented Ribkins by Ladee Hubbard
Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig

A Man Called Ove  by Fredrik Backman
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen
Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Chris Cleve
Salvage The Bones by Jesmyn Ward
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

How To Be A Woman by Caitlyn Moran
Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day by Winifred Watson
And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
The Absolutist by John Boyne
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
West of Sunset by Stewart O'Nan

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson - audio
Faithful Place by Tana French
The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Last Night At The Blue Angel by Rebecca Rotert
Light In August by William Faulkner
The Book of Night Women by Marlon James - audio
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Kafka On The Shore by Haruki Murakami

Brain On Fire by Susannah Catalan
Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
Tiger Heart by Katrell Christie

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Closed Doors by Lisa O'Donnell
You Know When The Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar
What Is The What  by Dave Eggers (although this one falls somewhere between fiction and nonfiction)
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
Love and Treasure by Ayelet Waldeman
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

I Feel Bad About My Neck  by Nora Ephron
Liar Temptress Soldier Spy by Karen Abbott
Orange Is The New Black by Piper Kiernan
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
City of Women by David Gillham
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Looking For Me by Beth Hoffman
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Gods of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Epstein
Night Film by Marisha Peitl

Moranthology by Caitlin Moran
Half The Sky by Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn
Prague Winter by Madeleine Albright
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote 
This Is The Story of A Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
The Lost Lady by Willa Cather
The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan
Under The Dome by Stephen King
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
The Cove by Ron Rash
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Broken Harbor by Tana French
The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar
The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay
A Golden Age by Tahmima Amin

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloots
American Eve by Paula Uruburu
In My Father's Country by Saima Wahab

Honorable Mention:
The Only True Genius In The Family by Jennie Nash
The Book of Jonas by Stephen Dau
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
Safe From The Sea by Peter Geye
The Coffins of Little Hope by Timothy Shaffert
The March by E.L. Doctorow
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Man In The Rockefeller Suit by Mark Seal
Cocktail Hour Under The Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
Instant City by Steve Inskeep
This Republic of Suffering by Drew Gilpin Faust
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn

Honorable Mention:
Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Little Bee by Chris Cleeve
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
The Girl I Tnhe Garden by Kamala Nair

The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar
The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli
The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
The Singer's Gun by Emily St. John Mandel
The Writing On My Forehead by Nafisi Haj
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Captivity by Deborah Noyes