Genres

 Historical Fiction:  “The Nightingale”, by Kristin Hannah;

The Summer Before the War”, by Helen Simonson;

“The Rent Collector,” by Camron Wright;

“Everyone Brave is Forgiven” by Chris Cleave;

“The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead;

“The Girls” by Emma Cline;

“Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi;

“The Association of Small Bombs” by Karan Mahajan

 Memoir:  -“When Breath Becomes Air,” by Paul Kalanithi;

– “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory” by Caitlin Doughty;

“The Temporary Bride” by Jennifer Klinec;

“Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah

Biography:  “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family” By Amy Ellis Nutt;

“Trump This! The Life and Times of Donald Trump, An Unauthorized Biography” by Marc Shapiro

Self-Help:  “Let It Out: A journey through Journaling” by Katie Dale bout

Literary Fiction:  “Fates and Furies,” by Lauren Groff;

My Name is Lucy Barton,” by Elizabeth Strout;

“Ways to Disappear,” by Idra Novey;

Forty Rooms,” by Olga Grushin;

“Among the Ten Thousand Things” by Julia Pierpont;

“Zero K” by Don DeLillo;

“A Gambler’s Anatomy” by Jonathan Lethem;

“Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett;

“The Animators” by Kayla Rae Whitaker

Popular Fiction:  “The Most Dangerous Place on Earth” by Lindsey Lee Johnson;

“All The Ugly and Wonderful Things” by Bryn Greenwood

Women’s Fiction: “Rich and Pretty” by Rumaan Alam

Retellings:  “Hag-Seed” by Margaret Atwood;

“Eligible” by Curtis Stifled

Plays:  “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare

Comics:  “Girl Over Paris #1” by Gwenda Bond

Short Stories: Man & Wife by Katie Chase;

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen;

“Things We Lost in the Fire” by Mariana Enriquez

Thriller:  “You” by Caroline Kepnes;

“Behind Closed Doors” by B.A. Paris;

“I Let You Go” by Clare Mackintosh;

“Ill Will” by Dan Chaon

Science Fiction:  “The Heart Goes Last,” by Margaret Atwood;

“High Rise” by J. G. Ballard

Social Satire:  “The Invoice” by Jonas Karlsson;

“Nicotine” by Nell Zink

Coming-of-Age:  “My Sunshine Away,” by M. O. Walsh;

“Miller’s Valley,” by Anna Quindlen;

“Sweetbitter” by Stephanie Danler;

“Another Brooklyn” by Jacqueline Woodson

“The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley” by Hannah Tinti

Fantasy:  “My Grandmother asked me to tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman;

“Sorcerer to the Crown” by Zen Cho

Non-Fiction:  “We Should All Be Feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Cookbooks:  Food52 Mighty Salads: 60 New Ways to Turn Salad into Dinner — and Make-Ahead Lunches, Too by The Editors of Food52

Young Adult:  “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman

Children’s Literature:  “Too Many Moose!” by Lisa Bakos;

“The Most Magnificent Thing,” by Ashley Spires;

“Herbie’s Big Adventure” by Jennie Poh;

“The Night the Stars Went Out” by Suz Hughes;

“Pedro, First Grade Hero” by Fran Manushkin;

“Gracie Meets a Ghost” by Keiko Sena;

“The Pruwahaha Monster” by Jean-Paul Mulders;

“Striker, Slow Down” by Emma Hughes;

Non-Fiction Animal Books

Middle Grade:  “The Magician’s Nephew” by C. S. Lewis,

“Nightbird” by Alice Hoffman

 

 

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