by Genre

Beartown – Fredrik Backman
Girl in Translation – Jean Kwok
Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

Historical Fiction
Beneath a Scarlet Sky – Mark T. Sullivan
Now I Rise (The Conqueror’s Saga #2) – Kiersten White
The Alice Network – Kate Quinn
The Life She Was Given – Ellen Marie Wiseman
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane – Lisa See
The Women in the Castle – Jessica Shattuck

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) – V.E. Schwab
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic #1) – V.E. Schwab
Daughter of Smoke & Bone – Laini Taylor
Even the Darkest Stars – Heather Fawcett
Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1) – Rachel Caine
Strange the Dreamer – Laini Taylor
The Bear and the Nightingale – Katherine Arden
The Star-Touched Queen – Roshani Chokshi

Young Adult
Far From the Tree – Robin Benway
History is All You Left Me – Adam Silvera
Looking for Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta
On the Jellicoe Road – Melina Marchetta
The Female of the Species – Mindy McGinnis
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue – Mackenzie Lee
The Upside of Unrequited – Becky Albertalli

Bonfire – Krysten Ritter
In a Dark, Dark Wood – Ruth Ware
Into the Water – Paula Hawkins
Killman Creek (Stillhouse Lake #2) – Rachel Caine
Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake #1) – Rachel Caine
The Last Place You Look – Kristen Lepionka

Science Fiction
Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) – Neal Shusterman
Sleeping Giants (The Themis Files #1) – Sylvain Neuvel
Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) – Neal Shusterman
Waking Gods (The Themis Files #2) – Sylvain Neuvel
Warcross – Marie Lu

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body – Roxane Gay
Scrappy Little Nobody – Anna Kendrick
What Happened – Hillary Clinton

Short Stories/Essays
One Day We’ll All be Dead and None of This Will Matter – Scaachi Koul
The Refugees – Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Radium Girls – Kate Moore

Graphic Novels/Comics
Herding Cats – Sarah Andersen

Middle Grade
Midnight Without a Moon (Rose Lee Carter #1) – Linda Williams Jackson
A Sky Full of Stars (Rose Lee Carter #2) – Linda Williams Jackson