The Best Books (All Categories) of 2021 (A Year-End List Aggregation)

“What are the best All Categories books released in 2021?” We looked at 1125 of the top All Categories books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 40 books, all appearing on 5 or more “Best All Categories” book lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 1000+ titles, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Our other Best Of 2021 Articles:

Previous Years: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Happy Scrolling!



Top 40 Best All Categories Books From 2021



40.) Assembly written by Natasha Brown

Lists It Appears On:

  • Good Housekeeping
  • Goop
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Stylist
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer

“The electrifying fiction debut that has been called ‘a modern Mrs. Dalloway.'”–THE ATLANTIC “Mind-bending and utterly original.”–Brandon Taylor “Sl…



39.) Beautiful Country written by Qian Julie Wang

Lists It Appears On:

  • Blue Willow Bookshop
  • Booklist Queen
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Real Simple

A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA BOOK CLUB PICK! – The moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world–an inca…



38.) Firekeeper’s Daughter written by Angeline Boulley

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Blue Willow Bookshop
  • Cultured Vultures
  • I Will Dare
  • NPR



37.) Oh William! written by Elizabeth Strout

Lists It Appears On:

  • Good Housekeeping
  • Goop
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Time

Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they’ve come …



36.) One Last Stop written by Casey McQuiston

Lists It Appears On:

  • Indigo
  • Kobo
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Time

** *USA TODAY BESTSELLER* *#1 INDIE BESTSELLER* From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that…



35.) Open Water written by Caleb Azumah Nelson

Lists It Appears On:

  • Bazaar
  • Goop
  • Spy
  • The New Statesman
  • Time

A stunning first novel about two young Black artists in London falling in and out of love by a new literary virtuoso and finalist for the BBC Short St…



34.) Project Hail Mary written by Andy Weir

Lists It Appears On:

  • A Word of Dreams
  • Amazon
  • Cultured Vultures
  • NY Public Library
  • Phoenix Public Library

From the author of The Martian, a lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this “propulsive” (Entertainment Weekly), cinematic thriller ful…



33.) The Final Revival of Opal and Nev written by Dawnie Walton

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • I Will Dare
  • NPR
  • Real Simple
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer

A JIMMY FALLON TONIGHT SHOW SUMMER READS SELECTION An electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their…



32.) Velvet Was the Night written by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Lists It Appears On:

  • Boston Globe
  • Kobo
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE – GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK – From the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a riveting noir about a daydream…



31.) Yearbook written by Seth Rogen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • Cultured Vultures
  • Kobo
  • NPR
  • NY Post

#2 * – “Rogen’s candid collection of sidesplitting essays . . . thrives at both explaining and encapsulating a generational comedic voice.”–The Washi…



30.) Afterparties written by Anthony Veasna So

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • Boston Globe
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times
  • Time

A Roxane Gay’s Audacious Book Club Pick!Named a Best Book of Summer by: Wall Street Journal * Thrillist * Vogue * Lit Hub * Refinery29 * New York Obse…



29.) All That She Carried written by Tiya Miles

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Book Riot
  • Boston Globe
  • NPR
  • The Washington Post
  • Time

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER – A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an …



28.) Intimacies written by Katie Kitamura

Lists It Appears On:

  • Axios Denver
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • Real Simple
  • The New Statesman
  • Time

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION NATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE SUMMER READS “One of the best novels I’ve re…



27.) Malibu Rising written by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Lists It Appears On:

  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library
  • Bazaar
  • Booklist Queen
  • Kobo
  • Lake Forest Library
  • Time

Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today – From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo . . . “Irresistib…



26.) My Monticello written by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

Lists It Appears On:

  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • Third Place Books
  • Time

“A badass debut by any measure–nimble, knowing, and electrifying.” –Colson Whitehead, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Nickel Boys and Harlem Sh…



25.) Razorblade Tears written by S.A. Cosby

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times
  • Time

** “Provocative, violent — beautiful and moving, too.” –Washington Post “Superb…Cuts right to the heart of the most important questions of our tim…



24.) The Last Thing He Told Me written by Laura Dave

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Amazon
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Booklist Queen
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Real Simple



23.) The Other Black Girl written by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Boston Globe
  • Kobo
  • NPR
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Time

A Good Morning America, Esquire, and Read with Marie Claire Book Club Pick and a People Best Book of Summer Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by …



22.) The Promise written by Damon Galgut

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • NY Times
  • Telegraph
  • The New Statesman
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Time

WINNER OF THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE A modern family saga written in gorgeous prose by three-time Booker Prize-shortlisted…



21.) A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance written by Hanif Abdurraqib

Lists It Appears On:

  • Boston Globe
  • Chicago Tribune
  • I Will Dare
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • The New Statesman
  • Time

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST – “A masterpiece” (Minneapolis Star Tribune), a “devastating” (The New York Times) meditation on Black performance in Ame…



20.) Detransition, Baby written by Torrey Peters

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Axios Denver
  • Bazaar
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times
  • Time

The lives of three women–transgender and cisgender–collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest desires ONE OF THE BE…



19.) Hell of a Book written by Jason Mott

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • Real Simple
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Time

***2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER*** ***THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER*** Winner of the 2021 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction Longlisted for the 2022 Ca…



18.) No One is Talking About This written by Patricia Lockwood

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Good Books
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Telegraph
  • Third Place Books
  • Time

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE “A book that reads like a pros…



17.) On Juneteenth written by Annette Gordon-Reed

Lists It Appears On:

  • Boston Globe
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • Spy
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • Time

Weaving together American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed’s On Juneteenth provides a historian…



16.) The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois written by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Lists It Appears On:

  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Boston Globe
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • The Washington Post
  • Time

AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB SELECTIONLONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTIONAn Washington Post, USA Today, and Indie BestsellerEpic…. I was just e…



15.) Bewilderment written by Richard Powers

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Boston Globe
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Indigo
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • The Christian Science Monitor

The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while single-handedly raising his unusual nine-year-old, Robin, following the de…



15.) Crossroads written by Jonathan Franzen

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Good Housekeeping
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • Telegraph
  • The Washington Post
  • Time

Jonathan Franzen’s gift for wedding depth and vividness of character with breadth of social vision has never been more dazzlingly evident than in Cros…



13.) How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America written by Clint Smith

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Boston Globe
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Market Street Books
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • Time

#1 Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Nonfiction Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgetta…



12.) The Prophets written by Robert Jones Jr.

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Book Riot
  • Boston Globe
  • Goop
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • The New Statesman
  • Time

Finalist for the National Book Award May this book cast its spell on all of us, restore to us some memory of our most warrior and softest selves. –T…



11.) The Sentence written by Louise Erdrich

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • I Will Dare
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • Real Simple
  • The Christian Science Monitor

In this stunning and timely novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale o…



10.) Matrix written by Lauren Groff

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Good Books
  • Lake Forest Library
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • Stylist
  • Telegraph
  • The Washington Post
  • Time

AN FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION “A relentless exhibition of Groff’s freakish talent. In just over 250 pages, she gives us a …



9.) Somebody’s Daughter written by Ashley C. Ford

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Kobo
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Real Simple
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • The Washington Post
  • Time

“This is a book people will be talking about forever.” –Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Untamed “Ford’s wrenchingly brilliant…



8.) The Lincoln Highway written by Amor Towles

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Blue Willow Bookshop
  • Booklist Queen
  • NPR
  • NY Post
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Time

#1 A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick “Wise and wildly entertaining . . . permeated with light, wit, youth.” –The New York Times Book Revie…



7.) Beautiful World, Where Are You written by Sally Rooney

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Bazaar
  • Goop
  • I Will Dare
  • NPR
  • NY Post
  • NY Times
  • Real Simple
  • Stylist
  • Time

Beautiful World, Where Are You is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends. Alice, a novel…



6.) Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty written by Patrick Radden Keefe

Lists It Appears On:

  • Amazon
  • Booklist Queen
  • Boston Globe
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times
  • Spy
  • Telegraph
  • The New Statesman
  • The Washington Post
  • Time

A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose re…



5.) Cloud Cuckoo Land written by Anthony Doerr

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Axios Denver
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Beyond The Bookends
  • Blue Willow Bookshop
  • Booklist Queen
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Real Simple
  • Time

“If you’re looking for a superb novel, look no further.” –The Washington Post The and finalist for the 2021 National Book Award is “wildly inventive…



4.) Harlem Shuffle written by Colson Whitehead

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Amazon
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Booklist Queen
  • Boston Globe
  • Lake Forest Library
  • NPR
  • NY Post
  • NY Times
  • Oprah
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Time

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns…



3.) Great Circle written by Maggie Shipstead

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Amazon
  • Boston Globe
  • Good Housekeeping
  • NPR
  • Oprah
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Real Simple
  • Spy
  • Telegraph
  • The New Statesman
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Time

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE – A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK – The unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to ch…



2.) Klara and the Sun written by Kazuo Ishiguro

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Amazon
  • Bazaar
  • Book Riot
  • Booklist Queen
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Kobo
  • NPR
  • NY Times
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Spy
  • Telegraph
  • The Bobsphere
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • The New Statesman
  • The Washington Post
  • Time

Once in a great while, a book comes along that changes our view of the world. This magnificent novel from the Nobel laureate and author of Never Let M…



1.) Crying in H Mart written by Michelle Zauner

Lists It Appears On:

  • Abebooks
  • Amazon
  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library
  • Axios Denver
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bazaar
  • Blue Willow Bookshop
  • Booklist Queen
  • Cultured Vultures
  • Good Books
  • I Will Dare
  • NPR
  • NY Public Library
  • NY Times
  • Phoenix Public Library
  • Stylist
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Third Place Books
  • Time

A Best Book of 2021: Entertainment Weekly, Good Morning America, Wall Street Journal, and more From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and…




The 1000+ Additional Best All Categories Books Released In 2021



41) Act Your Age, Eve Brown – Talia Hibbert List: Kobo
NPR
NY Public Library
Phoenix Public Library
42) All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days – Rebecca Donner List: Hachette Book Group
NY Times
The Wall Street Journal
Time
43) Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism – Amanda Montell List: Book Riot
NPR
The New Statesman
Third Place Books
44) Last Night at the Telegraph Club – Malinda Lo List: Book Riot
Boston Globe
NPR
Third Place Books
45) Libertie – Kaitlyn Greenidge List: NY Post
NY Times
The Christian Science Monitor
Time
46) My Heart Is a Chainsaw – Stephen Graham Jones List: Boston Globe
Cultured Vultures
NPR
The Philadelphia Inquirer
47) My Phantoms – Gwendoline Riley List: California Reading
Good Housekeeping
Telegraph
The New Statesman
48) On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint – Maggie Nelson List: Boston Globe
NPR
NY Times
Oprah
49) People We Meet on Vacation – Emily Henry List: NPR
NY Public Library
Real Simple
Third Place Books
50) Sankofa – Chibundu Onuzo List: Amazon
Goop
Stylist
Time
51) Second Place – Rachel Cusk List: Abebooks
Chicago Tribune
Good Housekeeping
Time
52) Seeing Ghosts – Kat Chow List: Hachette Book Group
NPR
NY Times
Time
53) Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness – Kristen Radtke List: Boston Globe
NPR
NY Public Library
Time
54) She Who Became the Sun – Shelley Parker-Chan List: Book Riot
Indigo
NY Public Library
Third Place Books
55) Smile – Sarah Ruhl List: Boston Globe
Chicago Tribune
Real Simple
Time
56) Taste: My Life Through Food – Stanley Tucci List: NPR
NY Post
Phoenix Public Library
Stylist
57) The Chosen and the Beautiful – Nghi Vo List: Cultured Vultures
NPR
NY Public Library
Time
58) The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race – Walter Isaacson List: Abebooks
Lake Forest Library
NY Public Library
Time
59) The Four Winds – Kristin Hannah List: Amazon
Booklist Queen
Phoenix Public Library
Real Simple
60) The Lamplighters – Emma Stonex List: California Reading
Good Books
Good Housekeeping
Lake Forest Library
61) The Man Who Lived Underground – Richard Wright List: Boston Globe
Chicago Tribune
Oprah
Time
62) The Plot – Jean Hanff Korelitz List: A Word of Dreams
Amazon
NY Times
Stylist
63) The Push – Ashley Audrain List: Beyond The Bookends
Goop
Phoenix Public Library
Spy
64) The Sweetness of Water – Nathan Harris List: Boston Globe
NPR
Oprah
Time
65) The Trees – Percival Everett List: Chicago Tribune
NPR
NY Times
Time
66) What Storm, What Thunder – Myriam J A Chancy List: Amazon
Boston Globe
NPR
NY Public Library
67) A Calling for Charlie Barnes – Joshua Ferris List: NPR
NY Times
The New Statesman
68) A Lot Like Adiós – Alexis Daria List: Book Riot
NPR
NY Public Library
69) A Passage North – Anuk Arudpragasam List: Abebooks
NPR
Time
70) A Swim in a Pond in the Rain – George Saunders List: NPR
The New Statesman
Time
71) Ace of Spades – Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé List: Beyond The Bookends
Boston Globe
Kobo
72) Amari and the Night Brothers – B. B. Alston List: Book Riot
Boston Globe
NPR
73) America on Fire – Elizabeth Hinton List: Boston Globe
NY Times
Time
74) American Baby: A Mother, a Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption – Gabrielle Glaser List: NPR
NY Times
The Christian Science Monitor
75) Apples Never Fall – Liane Moriarty List: Booklist Queen
NY Post
Real Simple
76) Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted – Suleika Jaouad List: Abebooks
Indigo
NY Times
77) Build Your House Around My Body – Violet Kupersmith List: Good Books
NPR
NY Times
78) Concrete Rose – Angie Thomas List: Boston Globe
Cultured Vultures
NPR
79) Covered with Night – Nicole Eustace List: Abebooks
Boston Globe
Time
80) Dial A for Aunties – Jesse Q. Sutanto List: Beyond The Bookends
Book Riot
NPR
81) Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America – Eyal Press List: Chicago Tribune
NY Times
The New Statesman
82) Early Morning Riser – Katherine Heiny List: Good Housekeeping
Real Simple
Stylist
83) Everyone Knows Your Mother is a Witch – Rivka Galchen List: California Reading
Chicago Tribune
Time
84) Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering How the Forest Is Wired for Intelligence and Healing – Suzanne Simard List: The Christian Science Monitor
The Wall Street Journal
Time
85) Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals – Oliver Burkeman List: Telegraph
Third Place Books
Time
86) Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law – Mary Roach List: Blue Willow Bookshop
NPR
NY Public Library
87) Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide – Cecily Wong & Dylan Thuras List: Blue Willow Bookshop
Lake Forest Library
NY Post
88) Girl A – Abigail Dean List: Abebooks
Good Housekeeping
Stylist
89) Infinite Country – Patricia Engel List: Goop
NY Public Library
Oprah
90) Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City – Andrea Elliott List: NPR
NY Times
Time
91) Iron Widow – Xiran Jay Zhao List: Boston Globe
Bucks
Cultured Vultures
92) My Year Abroad – Chang-rae Lee List: NY Times
Spy
Time
93) Playlist for the Apocalypse – Rita Dove List: Boston Globe
NPR
NY Times
94) Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created “Sunday in the Park With George – James Lapine List: NPR
NY Times
Oprah
95) Real Estate – Deborah Levy List: NPR
The New Statesman
Time
96) Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath – Heather Clark List: Boston Globe
I Will Dare
NY Times
97) Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting – Lisa Genova List: Abebooks
NPR
Real Simple
98) Remote Control – Nnedi Okorafor List: Kobo
NY Public Library
Time
99) Rock Paper Scissors – Alice Feeney List: Lake Forest Library
NY Public Library
Real Simple
100) Seven Days in June – Tia Williams List: Cultured Vultures
NPR
NY Public Library
101) Small Things Like These – Claire Keegan List: NPR
Stylist
The New Statesman
102) Someone Builds the Dream – Lisa Wheeler, illustrated by Loren Long List: Blue Willow Bookshop
Boston Globe
NPR
103) Something New Under the Sun – Alexandra Kleeman List: NY Times
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Time
104) Sorrow and Bliss – Meg Mason List: Good Books
Good Housekeeping
Stylist
105) Sorrowland – Rivers Solomon List: NPR
NY Public Library
Time
106) The Bomber Mafia – Malcolm Gladwell List: Booklist Queen
Indigo
Kobo
107) The Committed – Viet Thanh Nguyen List: NPR
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Time
108) The Copenhagen Trilogy – Tove Ditlevsen List: NPR
NY Times
Time
109) The Family Roe: An American Story – Joshua Prager List: NPR
NY Times
Time
110) The Final Girl Support Group – Grady Hendrix List: A Word of Dreams
NPR
Time
111) The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War – Louis Menand List: NPR
NY Times
Time
112) The Last House on Needless Street – Catriona Ward List: Book Riot
Bucks
Stylist
113) The Magician – Colm Toibin List: NPR
NY Times
The New Statesman
114) The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family – Joshua Cohen List: NY Times
The New Statesman
The Wall Street Journal
115) The Sunflower Cast a Spell to Save Us From the Void – Jackie Wang List: Boston Globe
NPR
Time
116) The Turnout – Megan Abbott List: Boston Globe
NPR
Telegraph
117) These Precious Days: Essays – Ann Patchett List: NPR
Oprah
Stylist
118) Tokyo Ever After – Emiko Jean List: Blue Willow Bookshop
Booklist Queen
NY Post
119) Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future – Elizabeth Kolbert List: NPR
The Washington Post
Time
120) Under the Whispering Door – T.J Klune List: Barnes & Noble
Beyond The Bookends
Phoenix Public Library
121) We Were Never Here – Andrea Bartz List: Booklist Queen
Cultured Vultures
NPR
122) What Strange Paradise – Omar El Akkad List: Kobo
NPR
NY Times
123) White Magic – Elissa Washuta List: NPR
NY Public Library
Time
124) A Ghost in the Throat – Doireann Ni Ghriofa List: NPR
NY Times
125) A Master of Djinn – P. Djèlí Clark List: Book Riot
NY Public Library
126) A Psalm for the Wild Built (Monk and Robot #1) – Becky Chambers List: NPR
Third Place Books
127) A Thousand Ships – Natalie Haynes List: Beyond The Bookends
NPR
128) Aftermath – Harald Jähner List: Telegraph
The New Statesman
129) Aftershocks – Nadia Owusu List: NPR
Time
130) Against Silence – Frank Bidart List: Boston Globe
NPR
131) All In – Billie Jean King List: NY Post
The Christian Science Monitor
132) Animal – Lisa Taddeo List: Goop
Spy
133) Appleseed – Matt Bell List: NPR
NY Times
134) Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple – Dorie Greenspan List: NPR
NY Post
135) Better to Have Gone: Love, Death, and the Quest for Utopia in Auroville – Akash Kapur List: NY Times
The New Statesman
136) Black Boy Joy – Kwame Mbalia List: Blue Willow Bookshop
Boston Globe
137) Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora – Bryant Terry List: NPR
NY Post
138) Borders – Thomas King, illustrated by Natasha Donovan List: Boston Globe
NPR
139) Bright Star – Yuyi Morales List: NPR
The New Statesman
140) Burntcoat – Sarah Hall List: California Reading
The New Statesman
141) Call Us What We Carry – Amanda Gorman List: Barnes & Noble
Time
142) Capote’s Women: A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Song for an Era – List: NY Post
Real Simple
143) Caul Baby – Morgan Jenkins List: Boston Globe
Real Simple
144) China Room – Sunjeev Sahota List: NPR
Time
145) Chouette – Claire Oshetsky List: California Reading
Real Simple
146) Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth – Wole Soyinka List: NY Times
Time
147) Cyclopedia Exotica – Aminder Dhaliwal List: NPR
NY Public Library
148) Doppelgangbanger – Cortney Lamar Charleston List: Boston Globe
NY Public Library
149) Eyes that Kiss in the Corners – Joanna Ho, illustrated by Dung Ho List: Blue Willow Bookshop
NPR
150) Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II – Daniel James Brown List: Lake Forest Library
NPR
151) Festival Days – Jo Ann Beard List: Boston Globe
NY Times
152) Filthy Animals – Brandon Taylor List: NPR
Spy
153) Finding Freedom – Erin French List: Booklist Queen
Lake Forest Library
154) Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 – Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain List: Abebooks
Blue Willow Bookshop
155) frank: sonnets – Diane Seuss List: Boston Globe
NY Public Library
156) Gay Bar: Why We Went Out – Jeremy Atherton Lin List: NPR
Spy
157) Girlhood – Melissa Febos List: NPR
Time
158) Going There – List: NY Post
Real Simple
159) Gold Diggers – Sanjena Sathian List: NPR
The Washington Post
160) How Beautiful We Were – Imbolo Mbue List: NY Times
The Christian Science Monitor
161) Hummingbird Salamander – Jeff Vandermeer List: NPR
NY Public Library
162) Kink: Stories – R.O. Kwon, Garth Greenwell List: NY Times
Spy
163) Land of Big Numbers – Te-Ping Chen List: NPR
The Philadelphia Inquirer
164) Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency – Michael Wolff List: NPR
Telegraph
165) Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal – George Packer List: NPR
NY Times
166) Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour – Rickie Lee Jones List: NPR
Telegraph
167) Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing – Lauren Hough List: NPR
Real Simple
168) Let Me Tell You What I Mean – Joan Didion List: NPR
NY Times
169) Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993 – Sarah Schulman List: NPR
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170) Light Perpetual – Francis Spufford List: NPR
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171) Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres – Kelefa Sanneh List: Book Riot
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172) Mary Jane – Jessica Anya Blau List: Book Riot
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173) Mike Nichols: A Life – Mark Harris List: NPR
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174) Monkey Boy – Francisco Goldman List: Boston Globe
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175) Monster in the Middle – Tiphanie Yanique List: Boston Globe
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176) My Broken Language: A Memoir – Quiara Alegría Hudes List: NPR
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177) Nina Simone’s Gum – Warren Ellis List: Stylist
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178) No Gods, No Monsters – Cadwell Turnbull List: NPR
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179) Of Women and Salt – Gabriela Garcia List: Boston Globe
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180) On Fragile Waves – E. Lily Yu List: California Reading
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181) Orwell’s Roses – Rebecca Solnit List: Telegraph
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182) Our Country Friends – Gary Shteyngart List: NY Times
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183) Palmares – Gayl Jones List: NPR
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184) Pastoral Song: A Farmer’s Journey – James Rebanks List: NPR
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185) Peaces – Helen Oyeyemi List: Abebooks
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186) People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present – Dara Horn List: NPR
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187) Pilgrim Bell – Kaveh Akbar List: NPR
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188) Piranesi – Susanna Clarke List: Bazaar
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189) Poet Warrior – Joy Harjo List: NPR
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190) Pop Song: Adventures in Art and Intimacy – Larissa Pham List: NPR
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191) Popular Longing – Natalie Shapero List: Boston Globe
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192) Red X: A Novel – David Demchuk List: Kobo
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193) Rez Dogs – Joseph Bruchac List: Boston Globe
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194) Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake – Alexis Hall List: Blue Willow Bookshop
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195) Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself – Nedra Glover Tawwab List: Book Riot
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196) Silverview – John le Carré List: NY Post
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197) Six Crimson Cranes – Elizabeth Lim List: Boston Globe
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198) Sooley: A Novel – List: A Word of Dreams
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199) Still Life – Sarah Winman List: Good Housekeeping
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200) Survive the Night – Riley Sager List: A Word of Dreams
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201) Tastes Like War – Grace M. Cho List: NPR
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202) The Anomaly – Hervé Le Tellier; trans. Adriana Hunter  List: Blue Willow Bookshop
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203) The Anthropocene Reviewed – John Green List: Blue Willow Bookshop
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204) The Beatryce Prophecy – Kate DiCamillo; illustrated by Sophie Blackall  List: Amazon
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205) The Boys: A Memoir of Hollywood and Family – Lauren Ace, Jenny Lovlie List: Lake Forest Library
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206) The Dangers of Smoking in Bed – Mariana Enriquez List: NY Public Library
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207) The Death of Jane Lawrence: A Novel – Caitlin Starling List: NPR
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208) The Fortune Men – Nadifa Mohamed List: Stylist
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209) The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain – Eugene Yelchin List: Axios Denver
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210) The Gilded Ones – Namina Forna List: Booklist Queen
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211) The Glass Constellation: New and Collected Poems – Arthur Sze List: Boston Globe
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212) The Glassy Burning Floor of Hell – List: Boston Globe
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213) The Guncle: A Novel – Steven Rowley List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
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214) The Heart Principle – Helen Hoang List: Book Riot
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215) The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country – Amanda Gorman List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
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216) The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease – Daisy Hernández List: NPR
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217) The Legend of Auntie Po – Shing Yin Khor List: Boston Globe
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218) The Life of the Mind – Christine Smallwood List: NPR
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219) The Loneliest Americans – Jay Caspian Kang List: NPR
Time
220) The Love Hypothesis – Ali Hazelwood List: Book Riot
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221) The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present – Paul McCartney List: Barnes & Noble
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222) The Maidens – Alex Michaelides List: Beyond The Bookends
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223) The Morning Star – Karl Ove Knausgaard List: NPR
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224) The Paper Palace – Miranda Cowley Heller List: Good Housekeeping
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225) The Personal Librarian – Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray List: NPR
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226) The Postscript Murders – Elly Griffiths List: Book Riot
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227) The Rib King – Ladee Hubbard List: Book Riot
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228) The Right to Sex – Amia Srinivasan List: Boston Globe
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229) The Rock Eaters: Stories – Brenda Peynado List: NPR
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230) The Secret to Superhuman Strength – Alison Bechdel List: NPR
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231) The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music – Dave Grohl List: NY Post
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232) The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together – Heather McGhee List: Book Riot
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233) The Wife Upstairs – List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
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234) The Wolf And The Woodsman – Ava Reid List: Cultured Vultures
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235) This Thing Between Us: A Novel – Gus Moreno List: NPR
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236) Three Girls From Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Memoir of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood – Dawn Turner List: NY Times
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237) Too Bright to See – Kyle Lukoff List: Boston Globe
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238) True Crime Story – Joseph Knox List: Stylist
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239) Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine – Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley List: NPR
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240) Walking on Cowrie Shells – Nana Nkweti List: NPR
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241) Watercress – Andrea Wang, illustrated by Jason Chin List: Boston Globe
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242) Wayward – Dana Spiotta List: NY Times
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243) We Are Not Like Them – Jo Piazza and Christine Pride List: Beyond The Bookends
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244) We Begin at the End – Chris Witaker List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
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245) We Do This ‘Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice – Mariame Kaba List: Book Riot
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246) When Things Get Dark: Stories inspired by Shirley Jackson – Ellen Datlow List: California Reading
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247) When We Cease to Understand the World – Benjamín Labatut List: Chicago Tribune
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248) While We Were Dating – Jasmine Guillory List: NPR
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249) Who Is Maud Dixon? – Alexandra Andrews List: NPR
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250) Winter Recipes From the Collective: Poems – Louise Glück List: NPR
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251) Yellow Wife – Sadeqa Johnson List: NPR
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252) Zorrie – Laird Hunt List: Abebooks
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253) 100 Things We’ve Lost to the Internet – List: Chicago Tribune
254) 100 Ways Your Child Can Learn Through Play – List: Stylist
255) 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows – Ai Weiwei List: Time
256) 12 Bytes – Jeanette Winterson List: Telegraph
257) 56 Days – Catherine Ryan Howard List: NY Public Library
258) 808s and Otherworlds: – List: Phoenix Public Library
259) A Bright Ray of Darkness – Ethan Hawke List: A Word of Dreams
260) A Carnival of Snackery – David Sedaris List: Stylist
261) A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes – Rodrigo Garcia List: Goop
262) A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome – Emma Southon List: NPR
263) A Lie Someone Told You About Yourself – Peter Ho Davies List: NY Times
264) A Life of Picasso – John Richardson List: The Christian Science Monitor
265) A Look at My Life – List: The New Statesman
266) A Marvellous Light – Freya Marske List: NPR
267) A Million Reasons Why – Jessica Strawser List: Booklist Queen
268) A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World’s Smartest Birds of Prey – Jonathan Meiburg List: NPR
269) A Perfect Cemetery – List: The New Statesman
270) A Poet for Every Day of the Year – Allie Esiri List: Stylist
271) A Room Made of Leaves – List: The New Statesman
272) A Scandinavian Christmas – List: Stylist
273) A Singing Army: Zilphia Horton and the Highlander Folk School – Kim Ruehl List: NPR
274) A Sitting in St. James – Rita Williams-Garcia List: Blue Willow Bookshop
275) A Slow Fire Burning – Paula Hawkins List: NPR
276) A Snake Falls to Earth – Darcie Little Badger List: Axios Denver
277) A Spindle Splintered – Alix E. Harrow List: NPR
278) A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure – Hoa Nguyen List: NPR
279) A Town Called Solace – Mary Lawson List: NPR
280) A Whole World: Letters From James Merrill – Langdon Hammer and Stephen Yenser List: NY Times
281) A Year Unfolding – Angela Harding List: Stylist
282) Absorbed – Kylie Whitehead List: The Bobsphere
283) Abundance: A Novel – Jakob Guanzon List: NPR
284) Accidentally Engaged – Farah Heron List: NPR
285) Acts of Desperation – Megan Nolan List: Time
286) Against White Feminism: Notes on Disruption – Rafia Zakaria List: NPR
287) Air Raid – List: The New Statesman
288) Albert and the Whale – List: The New Statesman
289) Alexander the Great – Dominic Sandbrook List: Telegraph
290) All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business – List: NY Post
291) All Her Little Secrets – Wanda M. Morris List: NY Public Library
292) All the Children are Home – Patry Francis List: Booklist Queen
293) All the Feels: A Novel – Olivia Dade List: NPR
294) All the Lonely People – Mike Gayle List: Beyond The Bookends
295) All the Murmuring Bones – A.G. Slatter List: California Reading
296) All This Time – List: Boston Globe
297) Alone in Space: A Collection – Tillie Walden List: NPR
298) Amber & Clay – List: Axios Denver
299) America and Iran: A History, 1720 to the Present – John Ghazvinian List: NY Times
300) America, My Love, America, My Heart – Daria Peoples-Riley List: NPR
301) American Betiya – Anuradha D. Rajurkar List: Book Riot
302) American Delirium: A Novel – Betina González, translated by Heather Cleary List: NPR
303) American Horror Story: Impeachment – List: Stylist
304) Amma – List: The New Statesman
305) Amnion – List: The New Statesman
306) Amoralman: A True Story and Other Lies – Derek DelGaudio List: NPR
307) An Extra Pair of Hands – Kate Mosse List: Good Books
308) An Inventory of Losses – Judith Schalansky, translated from the German by Jackie Smith List: The Wall Street Journal
309) Antoni: Let’s Do Dinner – Antoni Porowski List: NY Post
310) Are We Having Fun Yet? – List: Stylist
311) Arsenic and Adobo – Mia P. Manansala List: Book Riot
312) As the Wicked Watch – List: Real Simple
313) Asadora!, Vol. 1 – Naoki Urasawa List: NY Public Library
314) Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience – Brené Brown List: Amazon
315) Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones – List: Spy
316) Avenue of Champions – List: Quills & Quire
317) Ballad for Sophie – Filipe Melo List: NY Public Library
318) Band of Sisters – Lauren Willig List: Beyond The Bookends
319) Barbalien: Red Planet – Jeff Lemire & Tate Brombal List: NY Public Library
320) Barbara Throws A Wobbler – List: Stylist
321) Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna – Alda P. Dobbs List: NPR
322) Baseball 100’ – List: NY Post
323) Battle Dragons: City of Thieves – Alex London List: Blue Willow Bookshop
324) Beasts of a Little Land – List: Real Simple
325) Because He’s Jeff Goldblum: The Movies, Memes and Meaning of Hollywood’s Most Enigmatic Actor – Travis M. Andrews List: A Word of Dreams
326) Before You Knew My Name – Jacqueline Bublitz List: Good Housekeeping
327) Being Texan – The Editors of Texas Monthly List: Blue Willow Bookshop
328) Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction – Michelle Nijhuis List: Chicago Tribune
329) Best Laid Plans – Roan Parrish List: Book Riot
330) Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice – Yusef Salaam List: NPR
331) Beyond – Stephen Walker List: Telegraph
332) Beyond a Fringe – Andrew Mitchell List: Telegraph
333) Billy Summers – Stephen King List: A Word of Dreams
334) Black British Lives Matter – List: Stylist
335) Black Buck – Mateo Askaripour List: Beyond The Bookends
336) Black Girls Must Die Exhausted – Jayne Allen List: Cultured Vultures
337) Blackout – Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon List: Axios Denver
338) Blood and Iron – Katja Hoyer List: Telegraph
339) Blood and Ruins – Richard Overy List: Telegraph
340) Blood Legacy – Alex Renton List: The New Statesman
341) Bloodless – Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child List: A Word of Dreams
342) Blow Your House Down – Gina Frangello List: I Will Dare
343) Bolla: A Novel – Pajtim Statovci List: NY Public Library
344) Boogie Boogie, Y’all – C.G. Esperanza List: NPR
345) Book of the Other: Small in Comparison – Truong Tran List: NPR
346) Born Behind Bars – List: Boston Globe
347) Bourdain:The Definitive Oral Biography – List: NY Post
348) Boxed out of the NBA – List: Phoenix Public Library
349) Boys Run the Riot – Keito Gaku (Writer & Illustrator), Leo McDonagh (Translator) List: Book Riot
350) Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain, and Other Big Ideas – List: Real Simple
351) Brethren Hollow – Bill Hemmig List: Bucks
352) Bright Stars – List: Stylist
353) Bring Back Our Girls – Joe Parkinson and Drew Hinshaw List: Telegraph
354) Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light – Helen Ellis List: Blue Willow Bookshop
355) Broken Heartlands – Sebastian Payne List: Telegraph
356) Broken Horses: A Memoir – Brandi Carlile List: NPR
357) Bullet Train: A Novel – Kōtarō Isaka List: NY Public Library
358) Buried Gods Metal Prophets – Maria Stadnicka List: Telegraph
359) Burning – List: The New Statesman
360) Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane – Paul Auster List: Boston Globe
361) Burning Man – Frances Wilson List: Telegraph
362) Burnt Sugar – Avni Doshi List: NY Times
363) Burnt Toast and Other… – Cal Peternell List: Barnes & Noble
364) C+nto & Othered Poems – List: The New Statesman
365) Call Me Athena: Girl From Detroit – Colby Cedar Smith List: Blue Willow Bookshop
366) Call Me Indian – Fred Sasakamoose List: Indigo
367) Care Of: Letters, Connections, and Cures – List: Quills & Quire
368) Carnival of Snackery: Diaries 2003-2020 – David Sedaris List: Abebooks
369) Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss Among the Wastepickers of Mumbai – Saumya Roy List: NPR
370) Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour – Neal Gabler List: NY Times
371) Ceive – List: Boston Globe
372) Celestia – Manuele Fior, translated by Jamie Richards List: NPR
373) Certain and Impossible Events – Candace Jane Opper List: NPR
374) Chaos on CatNet – Naomi Kritzer List: NPR
375) Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South – Winfred Rembert and Erin I. Kelly List: NPR
376) Chasing the Boogeyman – Richard Chizmar List: A Word of Dreams
377) Cheryl’s Destinies – Stephen Sexton List: Telegraph
378) Chetna’s 30 Minute Indian: Quick and Easy Everyday Meals – Chetna Makan List: NPR
379) Chez Bob – Bob Shea List: Boston Globe
380) Children of the Fox: A Thieves of Shadow Novel – Kevin Sands List: NPR
381) Children Under Fire: An American Crisis – John Woodrow Cox List: NPR
382) Churchill & Son – Josh Ireland List: Telegraph
383) Churchill’s Shadow: The Life and Afterlife of Winston Churchill – Geoffrey Wheatcroft List: NY Times
384) City of a Thousand Gates – List: Real Simple
385) Clark and Division – Naomi Hirahara List: NY Public Library
386) Coasting – List: Stylist
387) Coconut – List: Quills & Quire
388) Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World – Wil Haygood List: NPR
389) Continents of Exile – List: The New Statesman
390) Conversations On Love – List: Stylist
391) Cook Real Hawai’i – Sheldon Simeon With Garrett Snyder List: NPR
392) Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach & Recipes to Repeat – Molly Baz List: NPR
393) Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave): A Cookbook – David Chang List: NY Post
394) Count the Ways: A Novel – Joyce Maynard List: Amazon
395) Coup d’Etat: A Practical Handbook – List: The New Statesman
396) Couple Found Slain: After a Family Murder – List: Lake Forest Library
397) Cowboy Graves: Three Novellas – List: Spy
398) Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping – Matthew Salesses List: NPR
399) Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide – John Cleese List: Bucks
400) Creatures of Passage – Morowa Yejidé List: NPR
401) Crude: A Memoir – Pablo Fajardo and Sophie Tardy-Joubert List: NY Public Library
402) Crushing – List: Stylist
403) Curb – Divya Victor List: NPR
404) Cursed Bunny – Bora Chung, Anotn Hur (translator) List: The Bobsphere
405) Damnation Spring – Ash Davidson List: Blue Willow Bookshop
406) Dangerous Ideas – Eric Berkowitz List: Telegraph
407) Dark Roads – Chevy Stevens List: Indigo
408) Dark Sky: A Joe Pickett Novel – List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
409) Darryl – Jackie Ess List: NPR
410) Daughter of the Deep – Rick Riordan List: Cultured Vultures
411) Day of the Assassins – Michael Burleigh List: Telegraph
412) Dead Dead Girls – Nekesa Afia List: Telegraph
413) Dear Miss Metropolitan – Carolyn Ferrell List: NPR
414) Dear Senthuran – Akwaeke Emezi List: Time
415) Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to be an Ally – Emily Ladau List: NPR
416) Destroy All Monsters: A Reckless Book – Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips List: NPR
417) Detox Nourish Activate: Plant & Vibrational Medicine for Energy, Mood, and Love – List: Spy
418) Devil-Land – Clare Jackson List: The New Statesman
419) Diary of a Film – List: The New Statesman
420) Diary Of A Young Naturalist – List: Stylist
421) Disorientation: Being Black in the World – List: Boston Globe
422) Disruption – Aki J. Peritz List: The Christian Science Monitor
423) Distance from Avalon: When the Dying and the Young Unite – Mike Messier List: A Word of Dreams
424) Do No Harm – List: Real Simple
425) Don’t Limit Me On What I Can Be: A Mind Expanding Book of Career ABC’s – List: Spy
426) Doomed Romance: Broken Hearts, Lost Souls, and Sexual Tumult in Nineteenth-Century America – Christine Leigh Heyrman List: NY Times
427) Dostoevsky in – List: The New Statesman
428) Dragonboy – List: Hachette Book Group
429) Dream Girl – Laura Lippman List: NPR
430) Dreams Lie Beneath – Rebecca Ross List: Beyond The Bookends
431) Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Versus the Latino Resistance – Terry Greene Sterling and Jude Joffe-Block List: NPR
432) Dry – List: Spy
433) Duke, Actually: A Novel – Jenny Holiday List: NY Public Library
434) Dumplings for Lili – List: Boston Globe
435) E.X.O.: The Legend of Wale Williams, Volume One – Roye Okupe, illustrated by Sunkanmi Akinboye List: NPR
436) Eat Run Enjoy: Recipes for Running Performance and Pleasure – List: Lake Forest Library
437) Eat, Habibi, Eat!: Fresh Recipes for Modern Egyptian Cooking – Shahir Massoud List: NPR
438) Edge Case: A Novel – YZ Chin List: NPR
439) Egg Marks the Spot – Amy Timberlake; illustrated by Jon Klassen List: Blue Willow Bookshop
440) El Cucuy Is Scared, Too! – List: Boston Globe
441) Elegy for Mary Turner: An Illustrated Account of a Lynching – Rachel Marie-Crane Williams List: NPR
442) Emily’s House – Amy Belding Brown List: The Christian Science Monitor
443) Empireland – Sathnam Sanghera List: The New Statesman
444) Essays Two – List: Stylist
445) Europe’s Birds: An Identification Guide – List: The New Statesman
446) Even Shorn – List: Boston Globe
447) Everybody in the Red Brick Building – List: Boston Globe
448) Everybody: A Book About Freedom – List: Spy
449) Everyone Is Still Alive – List: Stylist
450) Everything I Have Is Yours: A Marriage – Eleanor Henderson List: NY Times
451) Extremely Lightweight Guns: Poems – Nikki Moustaki List: NY Public Library
452) Fabric – Victoria Finlay List: Stylist
453) Failures of State – List: The New Statesman
454) Fake Accounts – Lauren Oyler List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
455) Faking It – Kyle Mewburn List: Good Books
456) Fall – John Preston List: Telegraph
457) Fallen Idols: Twelve Statues That Made History – List: The New Statesman
458) Fat Chance, Charlie Vega – Crystal Maldonado List: NPR
459) Fault Lines – Emily Itami List: Stylist
460) Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics – Stephon Alexander List: Hachette Book Group
461) Fight Night – Miriam Toews List: NPR
462) Finding Junie Kim – Ellen Oh List: NPR
463) Finlay Donovan Is Killing It: A Mystery – Elle Cosimano List: NY Public Library
464) Firebreak – Nicole Kornher-Stace List: NPR
465) First Casualty – Toby Harnden List: Telegraph
466) First Comes Like: A Novel – Alisha Rai List: NPR
467) Five Tuesdays in Winter: Stories – Lily King List: NPR
468) Flavors of the Sun – Christine Sahadi Whelan; illustrated by Kristin Teig List: Blue Willow Bookshop
469) Flight of the Diamond Smugglers: A Tale of Pigeons, Obsession, and Greed Along Coastal South Africa – Matthew Gavin Frank List: NPR
470) Flights of Fancy – List: The New Statesman
471) Floaters: Poems – Martín Espada List: NPR
472) Flowers for the Sea – Zin E. Rocklyn List: NY Public Library
473) Flying Blind: The 737 Max Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing – Peter Robison List: NPR
474) Folklorn – Angela Mi Young Hur List: NPR
475) Foodheim: A Culinary Adventure – List: NY Post
476) For Justice: The Serge & Beate Klarsfeld Story – Pascal Bresson List: NY Public Library
477) Forget the Alamo : – List: Phoenix Public Library
478) Forty Names – List: The New Statesman
479) Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age – Annalee Newitz List: NPR
480) Fox and I – Catherine Raven List: The Christian Science Monitor
481) Frammenti – Tyrone Grima List: The Bobsphere
482) Free: Coming of Age at the End of History – Lea Ypi List: The New Statesman
483) From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial That Galvanized the Asian American Movement – Paula Yoo List: NPR
484) Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America – Alec MacGillis List: NPR
485) Funny Farm, – List: Real Simple
486) Garlic and the Vampire – Bree Paulsen List: NPR
487) Generations – Bobby Duffy List: Telegraph
488) Gentefication – List: Boston Globe
489) Gentrifier: A Memoir – Anne Elizabeth Moore List: NPR
490) George III – Andrew Roberts List: Telegraph
491) George V – Jane Ridley List: Telegraph
492) Get Out – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
493) Getaway – Zoje Stage List: A Word of Dreams
494) Ghosts of New York – Jim Lewis List: NY Times
495) Ghosts: A Novel – Dolly Alderton List: NPR
496) Gifts – List: Stylist
497) Girl Haven – Lilah Sturges and Meaghan Carter List: Cultured Vultures
498) Girls with Bright Futures – List: Real Simple
499) Glorious Beef: The LaFrieda Family and the Evolution of the American Meat Industry – List: Spy
500) Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
501) God Spare the Girls – List: Real Simple
502) Going to Church in Medieval England – Nicholas Orme List: Telegraph
503) Goldenrod: Poems – Maggie Smith List: NPR
504) Good Apple – List: Real Simple
505) Good Company – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney List: Real Simple
506) Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales Of Black Girl Magic – List: Stylist
507) Gordo – Jaime Cortez List: NPR
508) Greta and Valdin – Rebecca K. Reilly List: Good Books
509) Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration – Reuben Jonathan Miller List: NPR
510) Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell List: Bucks
511) Hao: Stories – Ye Chun List: NY Public Library
512) Happy Hour: A Novel – Marlowe Granados List: NPR
513) Happy Like Murderers – List: The New Statesman
514) Hard Like Water – Yan Lianke, translated by Carlos Rojas List: NPR
515) Harrow – Joy Williams List: The Wall Street Journal
516) Have You Ever Seen a Flower? – Shawn Harris List: Blue Willow Bookshop
517) Haven Point – Virginia Hume List: Beyond The Bookends
518) Heard It in a Love Song – List: Real Simple
519) Heard-Hoard – List: Boston Globe
520) Heaven – Mieko Kawakami List: Time
521) Heavenly Hiriani’s School of Laughing Yoga – Sarah-Kate Lynch List: Bucks
522) Hello, Star – Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic, Vashti Harrison List: Book Riot
523) Henry ‘Chips’ Channon: The Diaries, Vols 1 & 2 ed Simon Heffer – List: Telegraph
524) Her Say: Survivors of Domestic Abuse Tell Their Own Stories – Jackie Clark and The Aunties List: Good Books
525) Highland Games – Evie Alexander List: Beyond The Bookends
526) Hoarders – Kate Durbin List: NPR
527) Honey Girl – Morgan Rogers List: NPR
528) Hope Not Fear – Hassan Akkad List: The New Statesman
529) Hostage – Clare Mackintosh List: NY Public Library
530) Hour of the Witch – Chris Bohjalian List: Real Simple
531) House of Sticks: A Memoir – Ly Tran List: NPR
532) How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House – Cherie Jones List: NPR
533) How To Find A Princess (Runaway Royals #2) – Alyssa Cole List: Book Riot
534) How to Kidnap the Rich – Rahul Raina List: Telegraph
535) How to Love Animals – Henry Mance List: Telegraph
536) How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America – Kiese Laymon List: NY Times
537) Hunting by Stars – Cherie Dimaline List: NPR
538) Hurts So Good: The Science and Culture of Pain on Purpose – Leigh Cowart List: NPR
539) Hyde – List: The New Statesman
540) I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year – Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker List: NPR
541) I Came as a Shadow: An Autobiography – John Thompson with Jesse Washington List: NY Times
542) I Couldn’t Love You More – Esther Freud List: Good Housekeeping
543) I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness: A Novel – Claire Vaye Watkins List: NPR
544) I Never Promised You a Rose Garden – Mannie Murphy List: NPR
545) I Will Die in a Foreign Land – Kalani Pickhart List: NY Public Library
546) I’m Waiting for You and Other Stories – Kim Bo-young, translated by Sophie Bowman and Sung Ryu List: NPR
547) If God Is a Virus: Poems – Seema Yasmin List: NY Public Library
548) Immediate Family – Ashley Nelson Levy List: Goop
549) in Juneteenth – Annette Gordon Reed List: Market Street Books
550) In the Company of Men – List: Boston Globe
551) In the Country of Others: A Novel – Leila Slimani List: NPR
552) In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
553) In the Shadow of the Empress – Nancy Goldstone List: NY Public Library
554) In the Wild Light – Jeff Zentner List: Boston Globe
555) In: A Graphic Novel – Will McPhail List: NPR
556) Indestructible Object – List: Boston Globe
557) Infinitum: An Afrofuturist Tale – Tim Fielder List: NPR
558) Insignificance – James Clammer List: The Bobsphere
559) intimacy – Katie Kitamura List: Market Street Books
560) Island Queen: A Novel – Vanessa Riley List: NPR
561) It Takes Blood And Guts – List: Stylist
562) Italian American: Red Sauce Classics and New Essentials – List: NY Post
563) Jade Legacy – Fonda Lee List: NPR
564) Jenny Mei Is Sad – Tracy Subisak List: Book Riot
565) Jesus: A New Vision – Whitley Strieber List: A Word of Dreams
566) Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch – Jake Cohen List: NPR
567) JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956 – Fredrik Logevall List: NY Times
568) Juan Hormiga – Gustavo Roldán, translated by Robert Croll List: NPR
569) July: Poems – Kathleen Ossip List: NPR
570) Just as I Am: A Memoir – Cicely Tyson List: NPR
571) Just Haven’t Met You Yet – List: Real Simple
572) Kaleidoscope – Brian Selznick List: NPR
573) Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse – List: Boston Globe
574) Kennedy’s Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby – Dan Abrams and David Fisher List: NPR
575) Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art – Rebecca Wragg Sykes List: NY Times
576) Kingdom of the Cursed – Kerri Maniscalco List: Hachette Book Group
577) L.A. Weather – List: Real Simple
578) Lala’s Words: A Story of Planting – Gracey Zhang List: NPR
579) LaserWriter II – Tamara Shopsin List: Goop
580) Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York – Elon Green List: NPR
581) Last Girl Ghosted – List: Lake Forest Library
582) Late Human – List: Boston Globe
583) Later – Stephen King List: A Word of Dreams
584) Lean Fall Stand – Jon McGregor List: Good Housekeeping
585) Les Rougon-Macquart – List: The New Statesman
586) Let Them Lead: Unexpected Lessons in Leadership from America’s Worst High School Hockey Team – John U. Bacon List: NPR
587) Letters to Michael – Charles Phillipson List: Telegraph
588) Leviathan Falls (The Expanse, 9) – James S. A. Corey List: Hachette Book Group
589) Life on other Planets – Matt Cook List: The Bobsphere
590) Life’s Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive – Carl Zimmer List: NY Times
591) Life’s Too Short – Abby Jimenez List: Beyond The Bookends
592) Light From Uncommon Stars – Ryka Aoki List: NY Public Library
593) Lightning Flowers: My Journey to Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life – List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
594) Like Other Girls – Britta Lundin List: NPR
595) Lily and the Octopus – Steven Rowley List: Bucks
596) Little Bear – Richard Jones List: Telegraph
597) Little Pharma – List: Boston Globe
598) Little Sister – List: Stylist
599) Little Thieves – Margaret Owen List: Third Place Books
600) Look for Me and I’ll Be Gone – John Edgar Wideman List: The Wall Street Journal
601) Looking for Trouble – List: The New Statesman
602) Loop Tracks – Sue Orr List: Good Books
603) Lore Olympus: Volume 1 – Rachel Smythe List: NPR
604) Lost in Work – List: The New Statesman
605) LOVE & VIRTUE – Diana Reid List: Bazaar
606) Love and Other Poems – Alex Dimitrov List: NPR
607) Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold – Bolu Babalola List: NPR
608) Love Is An Ex-Country – Randa Jarrar List: Cultured Vultures
609) Love Songs of WEB Du Bois – Honoré Fanon Jeffers List: Market Street Books
610) Luster – Raven Leilani List: Stylist
611) Madgermanes – List: The New Statesman
612) Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica’s Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night – Julian Sancton List: Phoenix Public Library
613) Magic Candies – Heena Baek, translated by Sophie Bowman List: NPR
614) Mama Phife Represents: A Verse Memoir – Cheryl Boyce-Taylor List: NY Public Library
615) Manifesto – Bernardine Evaristo List: Stylist
616) Martita, I Remember You / Martita, Te Recuerdo: A Story in English and Spanish – Sandra Cisneros List: NPR
617) Masses on Radar – List: Quills & Quire
618) Material Girls – Kathleen Stock List: Telegraph
619) Me (Moth) – Amber McBride List: NPR
620) Med – Claudia Roden List: Stylist
621) Medusa – List: Stylist
622) Merci Suárez Can’t Dance – List: Axios Denver
623) Milk Blood Heat – Dantiel W. Moniz List: Time
624) Milk Fed – Melissa Broder List: Time
625) Milo Imagines the World – Matt de la Peña List: Blue Willow Bookshop
626) Mirrorland – Carole Johnstone List: NY Public Library
627) Miseducated: A Memoir – List: Lake Forest Library
628) Miss Dior – Justine Picardie List: Stylist
629) Mona – Pola Oloixarac List: NY Public Library
630) Monkey Around – Jadie Jang List: Cultured Vultures
631) Monsters – Barry Windsor-Smith List: NPR
632) Moon and the Mars – List: Phoenix Public Library
633) Moon Bath: Bathing Rituals and Recipes for Relaxation and Vitality – List: Spy
634) Mother Grains: Recipes for the Grain Revolution – Roxana Jullapat List: NPR
635) Mr. Watson’s Chickens – Jarrett Dapier, illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi List: NPR
636) Mrs. Dalloway – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
637) Mrs. March – Virginia Feito List: Oprah
638) Mushrooms of British Columbia – List: Quills & Quire
639) Mustn’t Grumble – List: The New Statesman
640) Mutiny – Philip B. Williams List: Boston Globe
641) My Begging Chart – Keiler Roberts List: NPR
642) My Body – Emily Ratajkowski List: Stylist
643) My Brilliant Life: A Novel – Ae-ran Kim, translated by Chi-Young Kim List: NPR
644) My Darling from the Lions – Rachel Long List: Time
645) My Mess Is a Bit of a Life – Georgia Pritchett List: Stylist
646) My Mother, My Translator – List: Quills & Quire
647) My Sweet Girl: A Novel – Amanda Jayatissa List: NPR
648) Names for Light: A Family History – Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint List: NPR
649) Napoleon’s Plunder – List: The New Statesman
650) Near the Bone – Christina Henry List: California Reading
651) Neon Gods – Katee Robert List: NY Public Library
652) Nerd Traveler – Margaret Montet List: Bucks
653) Never Have I Ever – Isabel Yap List: NY Public Library
654) Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Health Care System and Win – Marshall Allen List: Book Riot
655) Never Saw Me Coming: A Novel – Vera Kurian List: NY Public Library
656) New York, My Village, – Uwem Akpan List: Oprah
657) New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation – Thomas Dyja List: NY Times
658) Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued – Peter Sis List: NPR
659) Night Bus – Zuo Ma, translated by Orion Martin List: NPR
660) Night Came With Many Stars: A Novel – Simon Van Booy List: NPR
661) Night Rooms: Essays – Gina Nutt List: NPR
662) Nightbitch – Rachel Yoder List: Good Books
663) Nina: A Story of Nina Simone – Traci N. Todd, illustrated by Christian Robinson List: NPR
664) Ninth Street Women – List: The New Statesman
665) Nives: A Novel – Sacha Naspini List: NPR
666) NME – List: The New Statesman
667) Noble Ambitions – Adrian Tinniswood List: Telegraph
668) Nobody talks about this – Patricia Lockwood List: Market Street Books
669) Noise – Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony List: Hachette Book Group
670) Nonbinary: A Memoir – Genesis P-Orridge List: NPR
671) Noor – Nnedi Okorafor List: NPR
672) Northern Spy – Flynn Berry List: NY Public Library
673) Nostalgia Has Ruined My Life – Zarah Butcher-McGunnigle List: Good Books
674) Not All Diamonds and Rose: The Inside Story of The Real Housewives from the People Who Lived It – List: NY Post
675) Not Here to Be Liked – Michelle Quach List: NPR
676) Not My Father’s Son – List: Stylist
677) Notes From An Island – List: Stylist
678) Notes From the Burning Age – Claire North List: NPR
679) Notes on the Sonnets – Luke Kennard List: Telegraph
680) Now Beacon, Now Sea: A Son’s Memoir – Christopher Sorrentino List: NY Times
681) O Caledonia – List: The New Statesman
682) Occupation – List: The New Statesman
683) Ocean Prey – John Sanford List: Bucks
684) Oh You Robot Saints! – Rebecca Morgan Frank List: NY Public Library
685) On A Night Like This – List: Stylist
686) On Animals – Susan Orlean List: Lake Forest Library
687) On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library – Glory Edim List: NPR
688) On Pause: Three Months That Changed New York – List: Spy
689) On the Cusp – List: The New Statesman
690) On Violence and On Violence Against Women – List: Boston Globe
691) Once There Was A Bear – List: Stylist
692) Once There Were Wolves – Charlotte McConaghy List: Booklist Queen
693) Once Upon a Broken Heart – Stephanie Garber List: Beyond The Bookends
694) Once We Were Witches – List: Stylist
695) One Day All This Will Be Yours – Adrian Tchaikovsky List: Cultured Vultures
696) One Friday in April – Donald Antrim List: Time
697) One of Them – List: The New Statesman
698) One Two Three – Laurie Frankel List: Abebooks
699) Ophie’s Ghosts – Justina Ireland List: Boston Globe
700) Ordinary Heroes: A Memoir of 9/11 – List: NY Post
701) Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love – Noor Murad and Yotam Ottolenghi List: Stylist
702) Our Woman in Moscow – Beatriz Williams List: NPR
703) Out of Character – Annabeth Albert List: NY Public Library
704) Outlawed – Anna North List: NPR
705) Oxford Undergraduate 1960-3 – List: The New Statesman
706) Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void – Mary Roach List: Bucks
707) Panenka – Rónán Hession List: The Bobsphere
708) Parallel Movement of the Hands – List: Boston Globe
709) Party Legend – Sam Duckor Jones List: Good Books
710) Paul – Daisy Lafarge List: Good Housekeeping
711) Pax, Journey Home – Sara Pennypacker; illustrated by Jon Klassen  List: Blue Willow Bookshop
712) Payback’s a Witch: A Novel – Lana Harper List: NY Public Library
713) Pedro and Ricky Come Again: Selected Writing 1988-2020 ( – List: The New Statesman
714) People From My Neighborhood – Hiromi Kawakami translated by Ted Goossen List: NPR
715) People Like Her – Ellery Lloyd List: Booklist Queen
716) Perfect Black – Crystal Wilkinson List: Book Riot
717) Pessoa – Richard Zenith List: The New Statesman
718) Phillip Roth: The Biography – List: Spy
719) Plunder – Menachem Kaiser List: The Christian Science Monitor
720) Polly Pecorino – Emma Chichester Clark List: Telegraph
721) Pony – R.J. Palacio List: Barnes & Noble
722) Poor – List: The New Statesman
723) Powers and Thrones: A New History of the Middle Ages – Dan Jones List: The New Statesman
724) Pregnant Girl: A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families – Nicole Lynn Lewis List: NPR
725) Provence Style: Decorating with French Country Flair – List: Lake Forest Library
726) Punch Me Up to the Gods – Brian Broome List: NY Times
727) Punching Bag – Rex Ogle List: Blue Willow Bookshop
728) Queer Life, Queer Love – List: Stylist
729) Quiet in Her Bones – Nalini Singh List: NPR
730) Radha & Jai’s Recipe for Romance – Nisha Sharma List: NPR
731) Radiant Fugitives – Nawaaz Ahmed List: Book Riot
732) Rainbow Garden – Patricia M. St. John List: Bucks
733) Ramadan Ramsey – Louis Edwards List: NPR
734) Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature – Farah Jasmine Griffin List: Boston Globe
735) Rebel Stylist: Caroline Baker – The Woman Who Invented Street Fashion – List: Stylist
736) Red Island House: A Novel – Andrea Lee List: NPR
737) Redemptor – Jordan Ifueko List: NPR
738) Refugee High: Coming of Age in America – Elly Fishman List: NPR
739) Refugee Tales – List: Stylist
740) Rememberings – Sinéad O’Connor List: Telegraph
741) Reprieve – James Han Mattson List: Book Riot
742) Revelator: A Novel – Daryl Gregory List: NY Public Library
743) Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People – Kekla Magoon List: NPR
744) Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause – Ty Seidule List: NPR
745) Robert E. Lee: A Life – Allen C. Guelzo List: The Wall Street Journal
746) Roberta’s: Still Cookin’ – List: NY Post
747) Room for Everyone – List: Boston Globe
748) Roommate – Sarina Bowen List: NY Public Library
749) Rovers – Richard Lange List: A Word of Dreams
750) Ruby Red Herring: An Avery Ayers Antique Mystery – Tracy Gardner List: NY Public Library
751) Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains – Lucas Bessire List: Abebooks
752) Satellite Love – List: Quills & Quire
753) Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest – Nate Powell List: NPR
754) Say It Loud!: On Race, Law, History, and Culture – Randall Kennedy List: NY Times
755) SBS – Silent Warriors – Saul David List: Telegraph
756) Sea Loves Me: Selected Stories – Mia Couto, translated by David Brookshaw and Eric M.B. Becker List: NPR
757) Search Party – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
758) Seesaw – Carmel Doohan List: The Bobsphere
759) Sellout: The Major-Label Feeding Frenzy That Swept Punk, Emo, and Hardcore (1994-2007) – Dan Ozzi List: NPR
760) Send for Me – Lauren Fox List: NY Times
761) Sex Cult Nun – List: Real Simple
762) Shadow Life – Hiromi Goto List: NY Public Library
763) Shaking the Gates of Hell: A Search for Family and Truth in the Wake of the Civil Rights Revolution – John Archibald List: NPR
764) She’s a Killer – Kirsten McDougall List: Good Books
765) Sho – Douglas Kearney List: Boston Globe
766) Shooting Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic – Glenn Frankel List: NPR
767) Should We Stay or Should We Go – List: Real Simple
768) Shutterbabe – List: Real Simple
769) Sigh, Gone: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In – Phuc Tran List: I Will Dare
770) Silent Winds, Dry Seas: A Novel – Vinod Busjeet List: NPR
771) Sing Me Forgotten – Jessica S. Olson List: Cultured Vultures
772) Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms – Kira Thurman List: NPR
773) Skin of the Sea – Natasha Bowen List: NPR
774) Skinship: Stories – Yoon Choi List: NPR
775) Skybound – List: The New Statesman
776) Skye Falling – List: Boston Globe
777) Slim Aarons Style – List: NY Post
778) Small Bodies of Water – Nina Mingya Powles List: Good Books
779) So Many Beginnings – List: Boston Globe
780) Some Faraway Place – Lauren Shippen List: Book Riot
781) Sometimes I Trip on How Happy We Could Be: Essays – Nichole Perkins List: NPR
782) Songs in Ursa Major – List: Lake Forest Library
783) Souvenir – List: The New Statesman
784) Souvenir Museum – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
785) Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir – Elizabeth Miki Brina List: NPR
786) Speak, Silence: In Search of WG Sebald – List: The New Statesman
787) Spellbound – Catherine Robertson List: Good Books
788) Spider Woman: A Life – List: The New Statesman
789) Spike – Jeremy Farrar, Anjana Ahuja List: The New Statesman
790) Spilled and Gone – List: Boston Globe
791) Starfish – Lisa Fipps List: Boston Globe
792) Starstruck: My Unlikely Road to Hollywood – Leonard Maltin List: A Word of Dreams
793) State of Terror – Hillary Rodham Clinton, Louise Penny List: NY Post
794) Sterling Karat Gold – Isabel Waidner List: The Bobsphere
795) Stone Fruit – Lee Lai List: NPR
796) Stop Bloody Bossing Me About – Quentin Letts List: Telegraph
797) Strange Beasts of China – Yan Ge List: NY Times
798) Strollercoaster – List: Boston Globe
799) Strong, Calm And Free – List: Stylist
800) Stronger: Courage, Hope, and Humor in My Life with John McCain – List: NY Post
801) Sumac: Recipes and Stories From Syria – Anas Atassi List: NPR
802) Summer Sons – Lee Mandelo List: NPR
803) Summerwater – Sarah Moss List: NPR
804) Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous – Suzanne Park List: NPR
805) Superheroes – List: Stylist
806) Swan Dive – List: Stylist
807) Swan Songs – List: The New Statesman
808) Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices – Swapna Krishna and Jenn Northington List: NPR
809) Tacky: Love Letters to the Worst Culture We Have to Offer – Rax King List: NPR
810) Take Back the Block – Chrystal D. Giles List: NPR
811) Taking a Long Look: Essays on Culture, Literature, and Feminism in our Time – List: The New Statesman
812) Tales from the cafe : – List: Phoenix Public Library
813) Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America – Mayukh Sen List: NPR
814) Tenement Kid – Bobby Gillespie List: Telegraph
815) That Old Country Music: Stories – Kevin Barry List: NPR
816) The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story – Nikole Hannah-Jones List: Barnes & Noble
817) The 1619 Project: Born on the Water – Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson List: NPR
818) The Adventure Zone: The Crystal Kingdom – Clint McElroy, Carey Pietsch, Griffin McElroy, Travis McElroy, Justin McElroy List: Book Riot
819) The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War – Craig Whitlock List: The Washington Post
820) The Almost Legendary Morris Sisters: A True Story of Family Fiction – Julie Klam List: Real Simple
821) The American War in Afghanistan: A History – Carter Malkasian List: NY Times
822) The Amur River – Colin Thubron List: Telegraph
823) The Apollo Murders – Chris Hadfield List: Indigo
824) The Appeal – Janice Hallett List: Stylist
825) The Aristocracy of Talent – Adrian Wooldridge List: Telegraph
826) The Art of Bob Mackie – List: NY Post
827) The Art of Tablescaping: Deck Out Your Table with the Queen of Theme – List: Lake Forest Library
828) The Beatles: Get Back – List: NY Post
829) The Beresford – List: The New Statesman
830) The Big Bath House – Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Gracey Zhang List: NPR
831) The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History – David F. Walker List: NY Public Library
832) The Book of Accidents – Chuck Wendig List: NY Public Library
833) The Book of Difficult Fruit: Arguments for the Tart, Tender, and Unruly (with recipes) – Kate Lebo List: NPR
834) The Book of Form and Emptiness – Ruth Ozeki List: Time
835) The Book of Mother – Violaine Huisman List: NY Times
836) The Books of Jacob – Olga Tokarczuk List: Telegraph
837) The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and the Cosmic Tree – List: The New Statesman
838) The Boy and the Sea – Camille Andros, illustrated by Amy Bates List: NPR
839) The Breaks: An Essay – Julietta Singh List: NY Public Library
840) The Brilliant Abyss – Helen Scales List: Telegraph
841) The broken spine – List: Phoenix Public Library
842) The Burning Girls – C.J. Tudor List: NY Public Library
843) The Caesars Palace Coup: How a Billionaire Brawl Over the Famous Casino Exposed the Power and Greed of Wall Street – Sujeet Indap and Max Frumes List: NPR
844) The Case of the Married Woman – Antonia Fraser List: Telegraph
845) The Cellist – List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
846) The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel – Kati Marton List: NY Times
847) The Christmas Pine – Julia Donaldson, Victoria Sandøy List: Stylist
848) The City of Good Death: A Novel – Priyanka Champaneri List: NPR
849) The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts, and Lyrics – List: Spy
850) The Collective – Alison Gaylin List: Book Riot
851) The Commercial Hotel – John Summers List: Good Books
852) The Confidence Men: How Two Prisoners of War Engineered the Most Remarkable Escape in History – Margalit Fox List: NPR
853) The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power – Max Chafkin List: NY Times
854) The Cookie Bible – Rose Levy Beranbaum List: NPR
855) The Crime Without a Name: Ethnocide and the Erasure of Culture in America – Barrett Holmes Pitner List: NPR
856) The Crown of Gilded Bones – Jennifer L. Armentrout List: Kobo
857) The Cruelty Is the Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump’s America – Adam Serwer List: NPR
858) The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion – Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell List: NPR
859) The Dark Hours – Michael Connelly List: Hachette Book Group
860) The Dating Playbook – Farrah Rochon List: NPR
861) The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity – David Graeber and David Wengrow List: NPR
862) The Dawn of Language – Sverker Johansson List: Telegraph
863) The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X – List: Spy
864) The Debt Trap: How Student Loans Became a National Catastrophe – Josh Mitchell List: NPR
865) The Department of Truth, Volume One: The End of the World – James Tynion IV List: NY Public Library
866) The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto – Charles M Blow List: The New Statesman
867) The Disappearing Act – Catherine Steadman List: Booklist Queen
868) The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy – List: The New Statesman
869) The Drowning Kind – Jennifer McMahon List: Booklist Queen
870) The Duchess Countess – Catherine Ostler List: Telegraph
871) The Duchess Hunt – Lorraine Heath List: NY Public Library
872) The Echo Wife – Sarah Gailey List: NY Public Library
873) The Elephant of Belfast – S. Kirk Walsh List: The Christian Science Monitor
874) The End Of Men – Christina Sweeney-Baird List: Cultured Vultures
875) The Engagement: America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage – Sasha Issenberg List: NY Times
876) The Ex Talk: A Novel – Rachel Lynn Solomon List: NPR
877) The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain – Annie Murphy Paul List: NY Times
878) The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell – Robert Dugoni List: Bucks
879) The Family – List: Real Simple
880) The Fell – Sarah Moss List: Good Books
881) The Five Wounds – Kristin Valdez Quade List: NPR
882) The Forgotten Coast – Richard Shaw List: Good Books
883) The Fourth Child – List: Real Simple
884) The Gentle Art of Fortune Hunting – K.J. Charles List: NY Public Library
885) The Getaway – List: Stylist
886) The Girls I’ve Been – Tess Sharpe List: Book Riot
887) The Gold Machine – List: The New Statesman
888) The Good Girls: An Ordinary Killing – Sonia Faleiro List: NPR
889) The Great Glorious Goddamn of It All – Josh Ritter List: Blue Willow Bookshop
890) The Great Mistake – JONATHAN LEE List: Spy
891) The Greatest Adventure – Colin Burgess List: Telegraph
892) The Greek Revolution: 1821 and the Making of Modern Europe – List: The New Statesman
893) The Grizzly in the Driveway: The Return of Bears to a Crowded American West – Robert Chaney List: NPR
894) The Gun, the Ship and the Pen – Linda Colley List: The New Statesman
895) The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story – Kate Summerscale List: NPR
896) The Haunting Season – Bridget Collins List: Stylist
897) The High House – Jessie Greengrass List: Good Housekeeping
898) The Holly – List: Axios Denver
899) The House in the Cerulean Sea – TJ Klune List: Good Books
900) The How – List: Stylist
901) The Husbands – Chandler Baker List: Beyond The Bookends
902) The Idea of the Brain – List: The New Statesman
903) The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina – Zoraida Córdova List: Cultured Vultures
904) The Intimacy Experiment – Rosie Danan List: NY Public Library
905) The Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival, and Hope in an American City – List: Market Street Books
906) The invitation – Vi Keeland List: NY Public Library
907) The Isolation Artist: Scandal, Deception, and the Last Days of Robert Indiana – Bob Keyes List: NPR
908) The Jasmine Throne – Tasha Suri List: NY Public Library
909) The Jigsaw Man – Nadine Matheson List: NY Public Library
910) The Judge’s List – John Grisham List: A Word of Dreams
911) The Kindest Lie – List: Real Simple
912) The Ladies of the Secret Circus – Constance Sayers List: Beyond The Bookends
913) The Land of Big Numbers – List: Lake Forest Library
914) The Last Cuentista – Donna Barba Higuera List: Boston Globe
915) The Last Flight – List: Spy
916) The Last Thing – List: Boston Globe
917) The Last Thing to Burn – Will Dean List: The New Statesman
918) The Last Watch – J.S. Dewes List: NY Public Library
919) The Letters of Shirley Jackson – Laurence Jackson Hyman List: California Reading
920) The Liar’s Dictionary: A Novel – Eley Williams List: NPR
921) The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos – Judy Batalion List: NPR
922) The Lighthouse Witches: A Novel – C.J. Cooke List: NY Public Library
923) The Little Star – List: Stylist
924) The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess – Tom Gauld List: NPR
925) The London House – List: Lake Forest Library
926) The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner List: Booklist Queen
927) The Lost Village: A Novel – Camilla Sten, translated by Alexandra Fleming List: NPR
928) The Madhouse at the End of the Earth – List: The New Statesman
929) The Madness of Crowds – Louise Penny List: Beyond The Bookends
930) The Maid – List: Real Simple
931) The Making of Oliver Cromwell – Ronald Hutton List: Telegraph
932) The Man Who Died Twice – Richard Osman List: Good Books
933) The Master and His Emissary – List: The New Statesman
934) The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution and Resilience: Five Hundred Years of Women’s Self Portraits – Jennifer Higgie List: NPR
935) The Mirror Book – Charlotte Grimshaw List: Good Books
936) The Most Fun Thing: Dispatches from a Skateboard Life – Kyle Beachy List: NPR
937) The Natural Mother of the Child: A Memoir of Nonbinary Parenthood – Krys Malcom Belc List: NPR
938) The Night Watchman – Louise Erdrich List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
939) The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis – List: The New Statesman
940) The Old Boat – Jarrett Pumphrey and Jerome Pumphrey List: Blue Willow Bookshop
941) The One Thing You’d Save – Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Robert Sae-Heng List: NPR
942) The Optimist: A Case for the Fly Fishing Life – List: Lake Forest Library
943) The Other Emily – Dean Koontz List: A Word of Dreams
944) THE OTHER HALF OF YOU – Michael Mohammed Ahmad List: Bazaar
945) The Paris Apartment – Kelly Bowen List: Beyond The Bookends
946) The Paris Library – Janet Skeslien Charles List: Beyond The Bookends
947) The Partition: Ireland divided, 1885 1925 – List: The New Statesman
948) The Past – Wendy Xu List: Boston Globe
949) The People We Keep – Allison Larkin List: Book Riot
950) The Perfect Daughter – DJ Palmer List: Beyond The Bookends
951) The Perseverance – Raymond Antrobus List: NY Public Library
952) The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World – Laura Imai Messina List: The Christian Science Monitor
953) The Pleasure of the Text – List: Quills & Quire
954) The Poems 1961-2020 – List: The New Statesman
955) The Power of Geography – Tim Marshall List: Cultured Vultures
956) The Premonition: A Pandemic Story – Michael Lewis List: Telegraph
957) The President’s Daughter – President Bill Clinton, James Patterson List: Spy
958) The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make – Rob Lieber List: NPR
959) The Prisoner: A Memoir – Hwang Sok-yong, translated by Sora Kim-Russell and Anton List: NPR
960) The Rabbit Factor – Antti Tuomainen List: Telegraph
961) The Raconteur’s Commonplace Book: A Greenglass House Story – Kate Milford, illustrated by Nicole Wong List: NPR
962) The Radical Potter – Tristram Hunt List: Telegraph
963) The Reading List – Sara Nisha Adams List: NY Public Library
964) The Red Boat Fish Sauce Cook Book: Beloved Recipes from the Family Behind the Purest Fish Sauce – Cuong Pham with Tien Nguyen List: NPR
965) The Red Comet: The Short Life and Art of Ignition by Sylvia Plath – Heather Clark List: Market Street Books
966) The Removed – Brandon Hobson List: Time
967) The Rose Code – Kate Quinn List: Beyond The Bookends
968) The Route of Ice & Salt – José Luis Zárate List: NY Public Library
969) The Sanatorium – Sarah Pearse List: Lake Forest Library
970) The Scorpion’s Tail – Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child List: A Word of Dreams
971) The Sea View Has Me Again – List: The New Statesman
972) The Searchers – Robert Sackville-West List: Telegraph
973) The Secret Bridesmaid – List: Arlington Heights Memorial Library
974) The Secret History of Home Economics: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live – Danielle Dreilinger List: NPR
975) The secret keeper of Jaipur – List: Phoenix Public Library
976) The Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, and the Discovery of DNA’s Double Helix – Howard Markel List: NPR
977) The Secret World of Weather – Tristan Gooley List: Telegraph
978) The Shape of Thunder – List: Boston Globe
979) The Slaves of Solitude – List: The New Statesman
980) The Souvenir Museum: Stories – Elizabeth McCracken List: Real Simple
981) The Spectre of War – Jonathan Haslam List: Telegraph
982) The Startup Wife: A Novel – Tahmima Anam List: NPR
983) The State Must Provide: Why America’s Colleges Have Always Been Unequal – And How to Set Them Right – Adam Harris List: NPR
984) The Storm is Upon Us – Mike Rothschild List: Telegraph
985) The Strangers – Katherena Vermette List: Indigo
986) The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict – Elbridge A. Colby List: The Wall Street Journal
987) The Sun Collective – Charles Baxter List: NY Times
988) The Sunset Route: Freight Trains, Forgiveness, and Freedom on the Rails in the American West – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
989) The Survivors – Jane Harper List: Booklist Queen
990) The Swallows’ Flight – Hilary McKay List: Telegraph
991) The Sweet Roasting Tin – Rukmini Iyer List: Stylist
992) The Sympathizer – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
993) The Talented Miss Farwell – List: Lake Forest Library
994) The Talented Mr Ripley – List: Stylist
995) The Tangleroot Palace: Stories – Marjorie Liu List: NY Public Library
996) The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest – Mark Synnott List: NPR
997) The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation – Anna Malaika Tubbs List: NPR
998) The Transcendentalists and Their World – Robert A. Gross List: The Wall Street Journal
999) The Turning Point – List: The New Statesman
1000) The Twilight Zone: A Novel – Nona Fernández, translated by Natasha Wimmer List: NPR
1001) The Twisted Soul Cookbook: Modern Soul Food with Global Flavors – Deborah VanTrece List: NPR
1002) The Unbroken – C.L. Clark List: NY Public Library
1003) The Uncollected Stories of Allan Gurganus – Allan Gurganus List: NPR
1004) The Underground Railroad – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
1005) The Undoing – List: Stylist
1006) The Unheard – List: Lake Forest Library
1007) The Valley and the Flood – Rebecca Mahoney List: Boston Globe
1008) The Very Nice Box – Laura Blackett and Eve Gleichman List: Beyond The Bookends
1009) The Vixen – Francine Prose List: NPR
1010) The Waiting – Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, translated by Janet Hong List: NPR
1011) The War for Gloria – Atticus Lish List: NY Times
1012) The War I Finally Won – List: Bucks
1013) The War That Saved My Life – List: Bucks
1014) The Watcher in the Woods – Charlotte Bond List: California Reading
1015) The Way She Feels: My Life on the Borderline in Pictures and Pieces – Courtney Cook List: Book Riot
1016) The Western Front – Nick Lloyd List: Telegraph
1017) The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans – And How We Can Fix It – Dorothy A. Brown List: NPR
1018) The Wildcrafted Cocktail: Make Your Own Foraged Syrups, Bitters, Infusions, and Garnishes; Includes Recipes for 45 One-of-a-Kind Mixed Drinks – List: Lake Forest Library
1019) The Wildest Ride – Marcella Bell List: NY Public Library
1020) The Windrush Betrayal – List: The New Statesman
1021) The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels – India Holton List: NY Times
1022) The Witch’s Heart – Genevieve Gornichec List: I Will Dare
1023) The Woman in the Purple Skirt: A Novel – Natsuko Imamura, translated by Lucy North List: NPR
1024) The Woman Outside My Door – Rachel Ryan List: Booklist Queen
1025) The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear – Kate Moore List: Stylist
1026) The Women Who Changed Art Forever – List: Stylist
1027) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – List: Stylist
1028) The Wreckage of My Presence – Casey Wilson List: Kobo
1029) The Wrong End of the Telescope – Rabih Alameddine List: Book Riot
1030) There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job – Kikuko Tsumura List: Time
1031) These Fists Break Bricks: How Kung Fu Movies Swept America and Changed the World – Chris Poggiali, Grady Hendrix. List: A Word of Dreams
1032) These Silent Woods – List: Lake Forest Library
1033) These Toxic Things – Rachel Howzell Hall List: NPR
1034) Things We Do Not Tell The People We Love – List: Stylist
1035) Things We Lost To The Water – Eric Nguyen List: The Christian Science Monitor
1036) Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know – Adam Grant List: Booklist Queen
1037) Think of How Old We Could Get – List: Quills & Quire
1038) Thirsty Mermaids – Kat Leyh List: NY Public Library
1039) This Close to Okay – Leesa Cross-Smith List: Real Simple
1040) This Is Your Mind on Plants – Michael Pollan List: NPR
1041) This Much Is True – Miriam Margolyes List: Telegraph
1042) This Tender Land – William Kent Krueger List: Bucks
1043) Three Dreamers: A Memoir of Family – List: Lake Forest Library
1044) Time for Kenny – List: Boston Globe
1045) Times Like These – Michelle Langstone List: Good Books
1046) To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876’ – List: NY Post
1047) Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket: Stories – Hilma Wolitzer List: NPR
1048) Tōku Pāpā – Ruby Solly List: Good Books
1049) Tomorrow Is Beautiful – Sarah Crossan List: Stylist
1050) Too Small Tola – Atinuke, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu List: NPR
1051) Transversal: Poems – Urayoán Noel List: NY Public Library
1052) Travelling While Black – List: Boston Globe
1053) Treacle Walker – List: The New Statesman
1054) Trouble – List: The New Statesman
1055) Trust – Domenico Starnone, translated by Jhumpa Lahiri List: NPR
1056) Twice Alive – Forrest Gander List: NPR
1057) Two-Week Wait – List: Stylist
1058) Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement – Tarana Burke List: Time
1059) Under the Southern Sky – Kristy Woodson Harvey List: Beyond The Bookends
1060) Under the Wave at Waimea – List: Spy
1061) Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy – Hailey Piper List: NY Public Library
1062) Unreconciled: Family, Truth, And Indigenous Resistance – Jesse Wente List: Indigo
1063) Unsettled Ground – Claire Fuller List: Good Housekeeping
1064) Unsolved Case Files: Escape at 10,000 Feet: D.B. Cooper and the Missing Money – Tom Sullivan List: NPR
1065) Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre – Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper List: NPR
1066) Until Justice Be Done: America’s First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction – Kate Masur List: NPR
1067) Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story – Talib Kweli List: A Word of Dreams
1068) Victories Greater Than Death – Charlie Jane Anders List: NPR
1069) Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific – Nicholas Thomas List: The Wall Street Journal
1070) Wahala – List: Real Simple
1071) Waiting for a Scot Like You: The Union of the Rakes – Eva Leigh List: NY Public Library
1072) Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts – Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez List: NPR
1073) Want Me: A Sex Writer’s Journey Into the Heart of Desire – Tracy Clark-Flory List: NPR
1074) Warrior: Audrey Hepburn – List: Lake Forest Library
1075) We All Play – Julie Flett List: Boston Globe
1076) We Are Bellingcat – Eliot Higgins List: Telegraph
1077) We Are Bridges: A Memoir – Cassandra Lane List: NPR
1078) We Are the Brennans – Tracey Lange List: Booklist Queen
1079) We Are Watching Eliza Bright: A Novel – A.E. Osworth List: NPR
1080) We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans & Comedy – Kliph Nesteroff List: NPR
1081) We Keep the Dead Close – List: The Philadelphia Inquirer
1082) We Need To Talk About Money – List: Stylist
1083) We Run the Tides: A Novel – Vendela Vida List: NPR
1084) We Thought We Knew You: A Terrifying True Story of Secrets, Betrayal, Deception, and Murder – List: Lake Forest Library
1085) What Comes After – JoAnne Tompkins List: Booklist Queen
1086) What Just Happened – List: Boston Globe
1087) What Noise Against the Cane – Desiree C. Bailey List: NY Public Library
1088) What To Drink With Absolutely Everything – List: Stylist
1089) What’s Mine and Yours – Naima Coster List: Hachette Book Group
1090) Whatever Happened to Tradition? – Tim Stanley List: Telegraph
1091) When Evil Lived in Laurel: The “White Knights” and the Murder of Vernon Dahmer – Curtis Wilkie List: NPR
1092) When Ghosts Come Home: A Novel – Wiley Cash List: Amazon
1093) When I Grow Up: The Lost Autobiographies of Six Yiddish Teenagers – Ken Krimstein List: NPR
1094) When the Stars Go Dark – Paula McLain List: Booklist Queen
1095) WHEN THINGS ARE ALIVE THEY HUM – Hannah Bent List: Bazaar
1096) When we stop understanding the world – Benjamin Lapatot List: Market Street Books
1097) Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside – List: NY Post
1098) Whereabouts, – List: Real Simple
1099) While Justice Sleeps – Stacey Abrams List: Spy
1100) White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea – Tyler Stovall List: NPR
1101) White Noise – List: The New Statesman
1102) Who They Was – Gabriel Krauze List: Time
1103) Who Will Pay Reparations On My Soul? – Jesse McCarthy List: Time
1104) Why Marianne Faithfull Matters – List: Stylist
1105) Why Solange Matters – List: Stylist
1106) Why We Fly – Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal List: NPR
1107) Why We Swim – List: Spy
1108) Widespread Panic: A Novel – James Ellroy List: NPR
1109) Wife Support System – List: Stylist
1110) Wild Rain: Women Who Dare – Beverly Jenkins List: NPR
1111) Will – Will Smith List: NY Post
1112) Will She Do? – Eileen Atkins List: Telegraph
1113) Win Me Something: A Novel – Kyle Lucia Wu List: NPR
1114) Winter’s Orbit – Everina Maxwell List: Book Riot
1115) Wishes – Muon Thi Van, illustrated by Victo Ngai List: NPR
1116) Woke Racism: How a New Religion Has Betrayed Black America – John McWhorter List: NY Times
1117) Woke Up This Morning – List: Stylist
1118) Women and Other Monsters: Building a New Mythology – Jess Zimmerman List: NPR
1119) Work Won’t Love You Back – Sarah Jaffe List: Spy
1120) World Travel: An Irreverent Guide – Anthony Bourdain List: Spy
1121) Yolk – Mary H.K. Choi List: NPR
1122) You Got Anything Stronger? – Gabrielle Union List: Time
1123) You Will Get through This… – Daniel Howell List: Barnes & Noble
1124) You’re History – Lesley Chow List: Time
1125) Your Mental Health Workout – List: Stylist



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