Amazing Book Challenge Monthly Book List

February - Love is in the Air

Fiction

  1. "The Austen Playbook" by Lucy Parker
  2. "A Duke by Default" by Alyssa Cole
  3. "The Chai Factor" by Farah Heron
  4. "Polaris Rising" by Jessie Mihalik
  5. "Tikka Chance on Me" by Suleikha Snyder
  6. "The Ones Who Got Away" by Roni Loren
  7. "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon
  8. "Silver Linings Playbook" by Matthew Quick
  9. "Dating You Hating You" by Christina Lauren
  10. "Landline" by Rainbow Rowell
  11. "Natural Born Charmer" by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  12. "Maid to Match" by Deeanne Gist
  13. "American Dreamer" by Adriana Herrara
  14. "When Calls the Heart" by Janette Oke
  15. "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford
  16. "An Orchestra of Minorities" by Chigozie Obioma
  17. "Surfside Sisters" by Nancy Thayer
  18. "Very Valentine" by Adriana Trigiani
  19. "A Dog’s Journey" by W. Bruce Cameron
  20. "Wedding Royal" by Meg Cabot
  21. "Surprise Me" by Sophie Kinsella
  22. "It’s Not Me, It’s You" by Mhairi McFarlane

Nonfiction

  1. "Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again" by Kimberly Williams-Paisley
  2. "Mom & Me & Mom" by Maya Angelou
  3. "The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels" by Ree Drummond
  4. "A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him" by Jason Morgan
  5. "First Comes Marriage: My Not-So-Typical American Love Story" by Huda Al-Marashi
  6. "How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays" by Mandy Len Catron
  7. "Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage" by Dani Shapiro
  8. "Is it Love or Addiction?: The Book That Changed the Way We Think About Romance and Intimacy" by Brenda Schaeffer
  9. "Happy Together: Using the Science of Positive Psychology to Build Love That Lasts" by Suzann Pileggi Pawelski and James O. Pawelski
  10. "The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts" by Gary Chapman
  11. "A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively, Date Intentionally, Love Faithfully" by Jeremy and Audrey Roloff
  12. "You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir" by Sherman Alexie
  13. "From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home" by Tembi Locke

Teen

  1. "Frankly in Love" by David Yoon
  2. "Love and Other Trainwrecks" by Leah Konen
  3. "Symptoms of a Heartbreak" by Sona Charaipotra
  4. "I Wanna Be Where You Are" by Kristina Forest
  5. "Once and For All" by Sarah Dessen
  6. "Orgullo y Prejuicio : La Novela Gráfica = Pride and Prejudice : A Graphic Novel" by Ian Edginton

March - March Madness

Fiction

  1. "Arena" by Holly Jennings
  2. "The Deal" by Elle Kennedy
  3. "Challenge" by Amy Daws
  4. "Silks" by Dick Francis
  5. "The Falconer" by Dana Czapnik
  6. "Love and the Game" by Johnni Sherri
  7. "Between Sundays" by Karen Kingsbury
  8. "The Art of Fielding" by Chad Harbach
  9. "You Will Know Me" by Megan E. Abbot
  10. "Miracle on the 17th Green" by James Patterson
  11. "Long Shot" by Kennedy Ryan
  12. "The Singles Game" by Lauren Weisberger
  13. "The Corpse on the Court" by Simon Brett
  14. "Trophy Son" by Douglas Brent
  15. "Beartown" by Fredrik Backman
  16. "Selection Day" by Aravind Adiga
  17. "Calico Joe" by John Grisham
  18. "Forced Out" by Stephen W. Frey
  19. "The Arsenal Stadium Mystery" by Leonard R. Gribble

Nonfiction

  1. "I’ll Show You" by Derrick Rose
  2. "The Mamba Mentality: How I Play" by Kobe Bryant
  3. "Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever" by Jack McCallum
  4. "Canyon Dreams: a basketball season on the Navajo Nation" by Michael Powell
  5. "Wooden: A Coach’s Life" by Seth Davis
  6. "Betaball: How Silicon Valley and science built one of the greatest basketball teams in history" by Erik Malinowski
  7. "The Blind Side: evolution of a game" by Michael Lewis
  8. "Concussion" by Jeanne Marie Laskas
  9. "The Boys of Winter: the untold story of a coach, a dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team" by Wayne Coffey
  10. "The Cubs Way: the zen of building the best team in baseball and breaking the curse" by Tom Verducci
  11. "The End of the Perfect 10: the making and breaking of gymanstics’ top score – from Nadia to now" by Dvora Meyers
  12. "The National Team: the inside story of the women who changed soccer" by Caitlin Murray
  13. "String Theory: David Foster Wallace" on tennis by David Foster Wallace
  14. "Federer and Me: a story of obsession" by William Skidelsky
  15. "The System: The glory and scandal of big-time college football" by Jeff Benedict

Teen

  1. "Ghost" by Jason Reynolds
  2. "Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery" by John Feinstein
  3. "Game" by Walter Dean Myers
  4. "Fantasy Sports. No. 1" by Sam Bosma
  5. "Pop" by Gordan Korman
  6. "Tangerine" by Edward Bloor
  7. "The Crossover" by Kwame Alexander
  8. "Hooper" by Geoff Herbach
  9. "Sadia" by Colleen Nelson
  10. "Boy 21" by Matthew Quick

April - Graphic Novels

Fiction

  1. "Bad Weekend: A Criminal Story" by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
  2. "The Immortal Hulk" (various volumes) by Al Ewing
  3. "LaGuardia" by Nnedi Okorafor
  4. "Mister Miracle" by Tom King
  5. "They Called Us Enemy" by George Takei
  6. "Excellence by Brandon" Thomas
  7. "Guts" by Raina Telgemeier
  8. "Pumpkinheads" by Rainbow Rowell
  9. "Teen Titans: Raven" by Kami Garcia
  10. "Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince" by V.E. Schwab
  11. "Umbrella Academy" by Gerard Way
  12. "Paper Girls" by Brian Vaughan

Nonfiction

  1. "Under The Moon: A Catwoman Tale" by Lauren Myracle
  2. "The Adventure Zone" by Clint McElroy
  3. "Monstress" by Marjorie Liu
  4. "Fence" by C.S. Pacat
  5. "The Wicked + The Divine" by Kieron Gillen
  6. "Home After Dark" by David Small
  7. "Hey, Kiddo" by Jarrett Krosoczka
  8. "The Prince and the Dressmaker" by Jen Wang
  9. "Unearth vol. 1" by Cullen Bunn
  10. "I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation" by Natalie Nourigat
  11. "Goddess Mode" by Zoe Quinn
  12. "Wave" by Ingrid Chabbert

Teen

  1. "Skyward" by Joe Henderson
  2. "Invisible Kingdom" by G. Willow Wilson
  3. "Once & Future" by Kieron Gillen
  4. "Something is Killing the Children" by James Tynion IV
  5. "Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini
  6. "Fear Nothing" by Dean Koontz
  7. "Last Fair Deal Gone Down: A Nick Travers Graphic Novel" by Ace Atkins
  8. "Crossroad Blues: a Nick Travers Graphic Novel" by Ace Atkins
  9. "Torso: A True Crime Graphic Novel" by Brian Michael Bendis
  10. "The Mystery Knight" by George R.R. Martin
  11. "Anne of Green Gable: A Graphic Novel" by Mariah Marsden
  12. "My Friend Dahmer" by Derf Backderf

May - Salute to Reading

Fiction

  1. "Dear John" by Nichols Sparks
  2. "Beyond the Point" by Claire Gibson
  3. "A Blaze of Glory" Jeff Shaara
  4. "Tiger's Claw" by Dale Brown
  5. "Kopp Sisters on the March" by Amy Stewart
  6. "The Flight Girls" by Noelle Salazar
  7. "The Persian Gamble" by Joel C. Rosenberg
  8. "Red Metal" by Mark Greaney
  9. "The Sea Before Us" by Sarah Sundin
  10. "True Valor" by Dee Henderson
  11. "The Traitor's Wife" by Susan Higginbotham
  12. "The Long Flight Home" by Alan Hlad
  13. "An Officer and a Spy" by Robert Harris
  14. "Midnight House" by Alex Berenson
  15. "Hunt for Red October" by Tom Clancy

Nonfiction

  1. "Fortitude, American Resilience in the Era of Outrage" by Dan Crenshaw
  2. Women with Silver Wings" by Katherine Sharp Landdeck
  3. "Greatest Generation" by Tom Brokaw
  4. "Tap Code, The Epic Survival Tale of a Vietnam POW and the Secret Code That Changed Everything" by Carlyle S. Harris
  5. "Thank You for My Service" by Mat Best
  6. "Alone at Dawn" by Dan Schilling
  7. "British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777" by Rick Atkinson
  8. "Sacred Duty, A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery" by Tom Cotton
  9. "The First Wave, The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II" by Alex Kershaw
  10. "Ordinary Men, Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland" by Christopher R. Browning
  11. "Voices Of Chaplaincy" by Military Chaplains Assc.
  12. "U.S. Navy SEALs 101" by Hans Halberstadt
  13. "Pershing" by John Perry
  14. "Torpedo Leader" by Patrick Gibbs
  15. "When They Burned The White House" by Andrew Tully
  16. "Churchill's Secret War With Lenin" by Damien Wright
  17. "Crucible of Command" by Wiliam C. Davis
  18. "American Wife" by Taya Kyl

Teen

  1. "Women In The Military" by Connie Goldsmith
  2. "War In Afghanistan" by Dorothy Kavanaugh
  3. "I Wanted To Be A Pilot" by Franklin J. Macon
  4. "Saving Private Lynch" by John Perritano
  5. "The Dark Game" by Paul B. Janeczko
  6. "The Story Of The Attack On Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later" by Kimberly Sarmiento
  7. "Harlem Hellfighters" by Shannon Baker Moore
  8. "Rock 'N' Roll Soldier" by Dean Ellis Kohler
  9. "Sergeant Gander" by Robyn Walker
  10. "Left for Dead, A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis" by Pete Nelson
  11. "Ghosts of War, The True Story of a 19-Year-Old GI" by Ryan Smithson

June - Award Winners

Fiction

  • PULITZER PRIZE
    • The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
    • The Overstory by Richard Powers
    • Less by Andrew Sean Greer
    • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • MAN BOOKER PRIZE
    • The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
    • Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
    • Milkman by Anna Burns
    • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
    • The Sellout by Paul Beatty
  • ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN FICTION
    • Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
    • The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
    • Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
    • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION
    • Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
    • The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
    • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
    • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
    • Milkman by Anna Burns
    • Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat
    • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe
    • Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
  • THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
    • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
    • Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
    • The Power by Naomi Alderman
    • The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
  • PEN/FAULKNER AWARD
    • Call Me Zebra by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi
    • Improvement by Joan Silber
    • Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
    • Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
  • GILLER PRIZE
    • Reproduction by Ian Williams
    • Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    • Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madelaine Thien
    • Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis
  • PEN/ROBERT BINGHAM FELLOWSHIP FOR WRITERS
    • Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok
    • Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang
    • Insurrections by Rion Amilcar Scott
  • COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR
    • The Volunteer by Jack Fairweather
    • Normal People by Sally Rooney
    • Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor
    • Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
  • TOURNAMENT OF BOOKS
    • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
    • Normal People by Sally Rooney
    • Fever Dream by Samantha Schweblin
    • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • HUGO AWARD
    • The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
    • The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin
    • The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
    • The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
  • EDGAR AWARD
    • The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
    • Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley
    • Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
    • Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
  • GOLD DAGGER AWARD
    • The Dry by Jane Harper
    • The Liar by Steven Cavanagh
    • Dodgers by William Beverly
    • Life or Death by Michael Robotham

Nonfiction

  • ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION
    • Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham
    • Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
    • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
    • Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann
  • PULITZER PRIZE
    • The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America by Greg Grandin
    • The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care by Anne Boyer
    • Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold
    • Locking Up Our Own : Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr.
  • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
    • The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America by Frances FitzGerald
    • Directorate S: The CIA and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan by Steve Coll
    • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
    • The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation by David Brion Davis
  • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION
    • The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
    • The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen
    • Stamped from the Beginning the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
    • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • JAMES BEARD BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD
    • Cocktail Codex by Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, and David Kaplan
    • The King Arthur Flour baker's companion : the all-purpose baking cookbook
    • The Cooking Gene: a Journey through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty
    • The Zuni Café Cookbook by Judy Rodgers

Teen

  • Schneider Family Book Award:
    • Cursed by Karol Ruth Silverstein
    • (Don't) Call Me Crazy : 33 voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health, edited by Kelly Jensen
    • You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner
    • When We Collided by Emery Lord
  • Alex Awards:
    • A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C.A. Fletcher
    • Do You Dream of Terra-Two? By Temi Oh
    • Dominicana by Angie Cruz
    • Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe
    • High School by Tegan and Sara
    • In Waves by AJ Dungo
    • Middlegame by Seanan McGuire
    • The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
    • Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
    • The Swallows by Lisa Lutz

July - True Stories: Get Real

Fiction

  1. "The Children's Block : a Novel Based on the True Story of an Auschwitz Survivor" by Ota B. Kraus
  2. "The Secrets We Kept" by Lara Prescott
  3. "Cilka’s Journey" by Heather Morris
  4. "The Only Woman in the Room" by Marie Benedict
  5. "In the Full Light of the Sun" by Clare Clark
  6. "Rebel Queen" by Michelle Moran
  7. "When the Men Were Gone" by Marjorie Herrera Lewis
  8. "Never Anyone But You" by Rupert Thomson
  9. "The Red Daughter" by J.B. Schwartz
  10. "The Court Dancer" by Kyung-sook Shin
  11. Mistress of the Ritz" by Melanie Benjamin
  12. "Carnegie’s Maid" by Marie Benedict
  13. "Villa America" by Liza Klaussmann
  14. "A Piece of the World" by Christina Baker Kline
  15. "The Age of Light" by Whitney Scharer
  16. "Love and Ruin" by Paula McLain
  17. "The Girls in the Picture" by Melanie Benjamin
  18. "The Girl in White Gloves" by Kerri Maher
  19. "The Lost Diary of M" by Paul Wolfe
  20. "A Well-Behaved Woman" by Therese Anne Fowler
  21. "Dear George, Dear Mary" by Mary Calvi
  22. "I Was Anastasia" by Ariel Lawhon
  23. "The Enchantress of Numbers" by Jennifer Chiaverini
  24. "Lincoln in the Bardo" by George Saunders
  25. "The Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King" by Jerome Charyn
  26. "White Houses" by Amy Bloom
  27. "America’s First Daughter" by Stephanie Dray
  28. "Enchantress of Paris: A Novel of the Sun King's Court" by Marci Jefferson
  29. "Varina" by Charles Frazier
  30. "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain
  31. "Victoria" by Daisy Goodwin
  32. "American Duchess: A Novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt" by Karen S. Harper
  33. "That Churchill Woman" by Stephanie Barron
  34. "The Kennedy Debutante" by Kerri Maher
  35. "The Quintland Sisters" by Shelley Wood
  36. "Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, The Woman Who Revealed the Real America" by Elise Hooper
  37. "Caroline: Little House, Revisited" by Sarah Miller
  38. "The Chaperone" by Laura Moriarty
  39. "Josephine Baker’s Last Dance" by Sherry Jones
  40. "I Always Loved You: A Story of Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas" by Robin Oliveira
  41. "The Lily of the West" by Kathleen Morris

Nonfiction

  1. "The 15:17 to Paris : the True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes" by Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, and Jeffrey E. Stern
  2. "438 Days : an Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea" by Jonathan Franklin
  3. "African Samurai : the True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan" by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard
  4. "Agent Zigzag : a True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal" by Ben MacIntyre
  5. "And You Know You Should Be Glad : a True Story of Lifelong Friendship" by Bob Greene
  6. "Bitcoin Billionaires : a True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption" by Ben Mezrich
  7. "Code Name: Lise : the True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy" by Larry Loftis
  8. "Dark summit : the True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season" by Nick Heil
  9. "Diamond Doris : the True Story of the World's Most Notorious Jewel Thief" by Doris Payne with Zelda Lockhart
  10. "The Fiddler in the Subway : the True Story of What Happened When a World-Class Violinist Played for Handouts-- and Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost Feature Writer" by Gene Weingarten
  11. "The Girl in the Photograph : the True Story of a Native American Child, Lost and Found in America" by Byron L. Dorgan
  12. "The Happiness Playlist : the True Story of Healing My Heart with Feel-Good Music" by Mark Mallman
  13. "The Haunted House Diaries : the True Story of a Quiet Connecticut Town in the Center of a Paranormal Mystery" by William J. Hall
  14. "How the Scots Invented the Modern World : the True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything In It" by Arthur Herman
  15. "If A Pirate I Must Be... : the True Story of "Black Bart," King of the Caribbean Pirates" by Richard Sanders
  16. "Ingenious : a True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America" by Jason Fagone
  17. "An Invisible Thread : the True Story of an 11-year-old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny" by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
  18. "Just Like Us : the True Story of Four Mexican girls Coming of Age in America" by Helen Thorpe
  19. "Kaffir Boy : the True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa" by Mark Mathabane
  20. "Lady at the O.K. Corral : the True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp" by Ann Kirschnerr
  21. "The Last Days of George Armstrong Custer : the True Story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Thom Hatch
  22. "The Last Fighter Pilot : the True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II by Don Brown with Captain Jerry Yellin ; forewords" by Captain Jerry Yellin and Melanie Sloan
  23. "The Man Who Couldn't Stop : OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought" by David Adam
  24. "Marooned in the Arctic : the True Story of Ada Blackjack, the "Female Robinson Crusoe" by Peggy Caravantes
  25. "Plain Faith : a True Story of Tragedy, Loss, and Leaving the Amish" by Irene & Ora Jay Eash with Tricia Goyer
  26. "Princess : a True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia" by Jean Sasson
  27. "The Radioactive Boy Scout : the Frightening True Story of a Whiz Kid and His Homemade Nuclear Reactor" by Ken Silverstein
  28. "Reading Behind Bars : a True Story of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian" by Jill Grunenwald
  29. "Say Nothing : a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland" by Patrick Radden Keefe
  30. "The Secret Rooms : a True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret" by Catherine Bailey
  31. "Sky Girls : the True Story of the First Women's Cross-country Air Race" by Gene Nora Jessen

Teen

  1. "Code name Verity" by Elizabeth Wein
  2. "Code Talker" by Joseph Bruchac
  3. "Fatal Throne" by M.T. Anderson
  4. "Butterfly Yellow" by Thanhha Lai
  5. "Fountains of Silence" by Ruta Sepetys
  6. "Downstairs Girl" by Stacey Lee
  7. "Persepolis" by Mary Satrapi
  8. "Votes for Women!" by Winifred Conkling
  9. "Courage to Soar" by Simone Biles
  10. "Dissenter on the Bench" by Victoria Ortiz
  11. "The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr" by Judith St. George

August - Dog Days of Summer

Fiction

  1. “The Dog I Loved” by Susan Wilson
  2. “The Last Dog on Earth” by Adrian J. Walker
  3. “Lily and the Octopus” by Steven Rowley
  4. “A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World” by Charlie Fletcher
  5. “About a Dog” by Jenn McKinlay
  6. “Walking the Dog” by Elizabeth Swados
  7. “Dog Crazy” Meg Donohue
  8. “Dog on It” by Spencer Quinn
  9. “Dog Dish of Doom” by E.J. Copperman
  10. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein
  11. “A Borrowing of Bones” by Paula Munier
  12. “Who Rescued Who” by Victoria Schade
  13. “A Dog Called Jack” by Ivy Pembroke
  14. “Deception Cove” by Owen Laukkanen
  15. “Please Don’t Feed the Mayor” by Sue Pethick
  16. “Tomorrow” by Damian Dibben
  17. “Cujo” by Stephen King
  18. “Jonathan Unleashed” by Meg Rosoff
  19. “Just Life” by Neil Abramson
  20. “Biloxi” by Mary Miller

Nonfiction

  1. “Where the Lost Dogs Go: a story of love, search, and the power of reunion” by Susannah Charleson
  2. “Doctor Dogs: how our best friends are becoming our best medicine” by Maria Goodavage
  3. “Our Dogs, Ourselves: the story of a singular bond” by Alexandra Horowitz
  4. “Let Dogs be Dogs: understanding canine nature and mastering the art of living with your dog” by the monks of New Skete and Marc Goldberg
  5. “Hero Dogs: how a pack of rescues, rejects, and strays became America’s greatest disaster-search partners” by Wilma Melville with Paul Lobo
  6. “Designer Dogs: an exposé: inside the criminal underworld of crossbreeding” by Madeline Bernstein
  7. “Second-chance Dogs: true stories of the dogs we rescue and the dogs who rescue us” by Callie Smith, ed.
  8. “The Secret Language of Dogs: unlocking the canine mind for a happier pet” by Victoria Stilwell
  9. “Genius of Dogs: how dogs are smarter than you think” by Brian Hare
  10. “How Dogs Love Us: a neuroscientist and his adopted dog decode the canine brain” by Gregory Berns
  11. “How Dogs Think: what the world looks like to them and why they act the way they do” by Stanley Coren
  12. “Old Dogs, New Chapters: uplifting stories of senior rescue dogs” by Alison Clary
  13. “The Grace of Dogs: a boy, a black Lab, and a father’s secret for the canine soul” by Andrew Root
  14. “If My Dogs Were a Pair of Middle-aged Men” by Matthew Inman
  15. “Talking with Dogs and Cats: joining the conversation to improve behavior and bond with your animals” by Tim Link
  16. “Sleeps with Dogs: tales of a pet nanny at the end of her leash” by Lindsey Grant
  17. “The Boy Who Talked to Dogs: a memoir” by Martian McKenna
  18. “The Dogs of Bedlam Farm: an adventure with sixteen sheep, three dogs, two donkeys, and me” by Jon Katz
  19. “Good Boy: my life in seven dogs” by Jennifer Finney Boylan
  20. “Another Good Dog: one family and fifty foster dogs” by Cara Sue Achterberg

Teen

  1. “Dog Diaries” by James Patterson
  2. “The Dog, Ray” by Linda Coggin
  3. “Notes from the Dog” by Gary Paulsen
  4. "“Your Robot Dog Will Die” by Arin Greenwood
  5. “Cracker! The best dog in Vietnam” by Cynthia Kadohata
  6. “Dead of Winter. Good Good Dog” by Kyle Starks
  7. “Checked” by Cynthia Kadohata
  8. “The Darkest Path” by Jeff Hirsch
  9. “Again Again” by E. Lockhart
  10. “The Lovely and the Lost” by Jennifer Barnes
  11. “Me & Jack” by Danette Haworth
  12. “Me & Mr. Cigar” by Gibby Haynes
  13. “My Boyfriends’ Dogs: the tales of Adam and Eve and Shirley” by Dandi Daley Mackall
  14. “See You in the Cosmos” by Jack Cheng
  15. “Sit, Stay, Love” by J.J. Howard
  16. “Frogkisser!” by Garth Nix
  17. “Shadow” by Michael Morpurgo
  18. “Call of the Wild” by Jack London
  19. “Trouble” by Gary D. Schmidt
  20. “The Story of Us” by Deb Caletti

September - Read the World

Fiction

  1. “Chess Story” by Stefan Zweig (Austria)
  2. “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman (Sweden)
  3. “The Wonder” by Emma Donoghue (Ireland)
  4. “Children of Time” by Adrian Tchaikovsky (Britain)
  5. “The Three-Body Problem” by Liu Cixin (China)
  6. “Call Me by Your Name” by Andre Aciman (Egypt)
  7. “The Rabbit Back Literature Society” by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen (Finland)
  8. “Disgrace” by J.M. Coetzee (South Africa)
  9. “The Stranger” by Albert Camus (Algeria/France)
  10. “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini (Afghanistan)
  11. “Blindness” by Jose Saramago (Portugal)
  12. “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer” by Patrick Süskind
  13. “Dance Dance Dance” by Haruki Murakami (Japan)
  14. “The Door” by Magda Szabo (Hungary)
  15. “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” by Milan Kundera (Czech Republic)
  16. “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia)
  17. “Fever Dream” by Samantha Schweblin (Argentina)
  18. “Laurus” by Eugene Vodolazkin (Russia)
  19. “My Name is Red” by Orhan Pamuk (Turkey)
  20. “Solaris” by Stanislaw Lem (Poland)

Nonfiction

  1. “The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living” by Meik Wiking
  2. “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier” by Ishmael Beah
  3. “I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban” by Malala Yousafzai
  4. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity” by Katherine Boo
  5. “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea” by Barbara Demick
  6. “In a Sunburned Country” by Bill Bryson
  7. “Utopia for Realists” by Rutger Bregman
  8. “Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943” by Antony Beevor
  9. “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierley
  10. “Emperor: A New Life of Charles V” by Geoffrey Parker
  11. “The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East” by Eugene Rogan
  12. “The Songlines” by Bruce Chatwin
  13. “Things My Son Needs to Know About the World” by Fredrik Backman
  14. “Maus: A Survivor's Tale” by Art Spiegelman
  15. “Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies” by Jared Diamond
  16. “The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon” by David Grann
  17. “Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident” by Donnie Eichar
  18. “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larson
  19. “Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship” by Robert Kurson
  20. “The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story” by Douglas Preston

Teen

  1. “City of Saints and Thieves” by Natalie Anderson (Kenya)
  2. “Akata Witch” by Nnedi Okorafor (Nigeria)
  3. “When Morning Comes” by Arushi Raina (South Africa)
  4. “The Red Pencil” by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Sudan)
  5. “The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali” by Sabina Khan (Bangladesh)
  6. “The Walled City” by Ryan Graudin (Hong Kong)
  7. “Diary of a Tokyo Teen” by Christine Mari Inzer (Japan)
  8. “Monsoon Summer” by Mitali Perkins (India)
  9. “A Fierce and Subtle Poison” by Samantha Marby (Puerto Rico)
  10. “The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind” by Meg Medina (Mexico)
  11. “Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go” by Laura Rose Wagner (Haiti)
  12. “The Marrow Thieves” by Cherie Dimaline (Canada)
  13. "Caminar" by Skila Brown (Guatemala)
  14. “The Summer Prince” by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Brazil)
  15. “Briar Rose” by Jane Yolen (Poland)
  16. “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Septys (Lithuania)
  17. “Instructions for a Broken Heart” by Kim Culbertson (Italy)
  18. “Asking for It” by Louise O’Neill (Ireland)
  19. “Sophomore Year is Greek to Me” by Meredith Zeitlin (Greece)
  20. “The Crown’s Game” by Evelyn Skye (Russia)

October - Raise Your Spirits

Fiction

  1. “Slade House” by David Mitchell
  2. “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders
  3. “Lanny” by Max Porter
  4. “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman
  5. “The Mercy of Thin Air” by Ronlyn Domingue
  6. “Doomed” by Chuck Palahniuk
  7. “Before the Devil Fell” by Neil Olson
  8. “The Shining” by Stephen King
  9. “Wolf Winter” by Cecilia Ekback
  10. “The Hawkline Monster” by Richard Brautigan
  11. “Behind Her Eyes” by Sarah Pinborough
  12. “Shutter Island” by Dennis Lehane
  13. “The Snow Child” by Eowyn Ivey
  14. “Her Body and Other Parties” by Carmen Maria Machado
  15. “Crooked River” by Valerie Geary

Nonfiction

  1. “Dark World: Into the Shadows with the Lead Investigator of The Ghost Adventures Crew” by Zak Bagans
  2. “Haunted: Malevolent Ghosts, Night Terrors, and Threatening Phantoms” by Brad Steiger
  3. “Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife” by Mary Roach
  4. “Paranormal Parasites: The Voracious Appetites of Soul-sucking Supernatural Entities” by Nicholas Redfern
  5. “Haunter Heartland” by Beth Scott
  6. “Jack the Ripper and the Case for Scotland Yard's Prime Suspect” by Robert House
  7. “The Modern Guide to Witchcraft: Your Complete Guide to Witches, Covens, & Spells” by Skye Alexander
  8. “The Ghosts of Chicago: The Windy City's Most Famous Haunts” by Adam Selzer
  9. “Journal of a Ghosthunter: In Search of the Undead from Ireland to Transylvania” by Simon Marsden
  10. “Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds” by Leo Braudy

Teen

  1. “Absent” by Katie Williams
  2. “The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer” by Michelle Hodkin
  3. “The Agony House” by Cherie Priest
  4. “We Speak in Storms” by Natalie Lund
  5. “Thirteen Doorways, Wolf Behind Them All” by Laura Ruby
  6. “The Things She’s Seen” by Ambelin Kwaymullina
  7. “Teeth in the Mist” by Dawn Kurtagish
  8. “Rules for Vanishing” by Kate Alice Marshall
  9. “A Room Away from the Wolves” by Nova Ren Suma
  10. “Paper Valentine” by Brenna Yovanoff
  11. “Now Entering Addamsville” by Francesca Zappia
  12. “Long Way Down” by Jason Reynolds
  13. “In the Shadow of Blackbirds” by Cat Winters
  14. “The Girl from the Well” by Rin Chupeco
  15. “Sawkill Girls” by Claire Legrand

November - All in the Family

Fiction

  1. “Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane
  2. “Before the Wind” by Jim Lynch
  3. “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett
  4. “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng
  5. “Silver Sparrow” by Tayari Jones
  6. “This Is How It Always Is” by Laurie Frankel
  7. “A Nearly Normal Family” by M.T. Edvardsson
  8. “A Woman is No Man” by Etaf Rum
  9. “Seating Arrangements” by Maggie Shipstead
  10. “Prince of Tides” by Pat Conroy
  11. “The Mother-in-Law” by Sally Hepworth
  12. “Arkwright” by Allen Steele
  13. “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri
  14. “Home Going” by Yaa Gyasi
  15. “The Last Romantics” by Tara Conklin
  16. “The House of Spirits” by Isabel Allende
  17. “Pachinko” by Min Jin Lee
  18. “A Place for Us” by Fatima Farheen Mirza
  19. “The Travelers” by Regina Porter
  20. “The Family Fang” by Kevin Wilson

Nonfiction

  1. “Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune” by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newel, Jr.
  2. “Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall” by Nina Willner
  3. “Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love” by Dani Shapiro
  4. “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood” by Alexandra Fuller
  5. “The Stranger in My Genes: A Memoir” by Bill Griffeth
  6. “American Ghost: A Family’s Haunted Past” by Hannah Nordhaus
  7. “North of Normal: A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Counterculture Family, and How I Survived Both” by Cea Sunrise Person
  8. “The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are” by Libby Copeland
  9. “The Glass Castle: A Memoir” by Jeannette Walls
  10. “The Liar’s Club: A Memoir” by Mary Karr
  11. “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  12. “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Demin” by David Sedaris
  13. “Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table” by Ruth Reichl
  14. “My Family and Other Animals” by Gerald Durrell
  15. “The Yellow House” by Sarah M. Broom
  16. “The Lathomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir” by Kao Kalia Yang
  17. “Mama’s Boy: A Story from Our Americas” by Dustin Lance Black
  18. “The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl” by Marra B. Gad
  19. “A Forever Family: Fostering Change One Child at a Time” by Rob Scheer with Jon Sternfeld
  20. “The House of Yan: A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History” by Lan Yan

Teen

  1. We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart
  2. “Clap When You Land” by Elizabeth Acevedo
  3. “Solo” by Kwame Alexander
  4. “The Sumer of Broken Things” by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  5. “Patron Saints of Nothing” by Randy Ribay
  6. “Darius the Great is Not Okay” by Adib Khorram
  7. "The Inexplicable Logic of My Life” by Benjamin Alire Sánez
  8. “Far from the Tree” by Robin Benway
  9. “If I Stay” by Gayle Forman
  10. “Finding Yvonne” by Brandy Colbert
  11. “Everybody Sees the Ants” by A.S. King
  12. “Picture Us in the Light” by Kelly Loy Gilbert
  13. “With the Fire on High” by Elizabeth Acevedo
  14. “We are All Made of Molecules” by Susin Nielsen-Fernlund
  15. “The Smell of Other People’s Houses” by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

December - Short Stories

Fiction

  1. "Uncommon Type: Some Stories" by Tom Hanks
  2. "You Think It, I’ll Say It: Stories" by Curtis Sittenfield
  3. "Love & Other Crimes: Stories" by Sara Paretsky
  4. "Full Throttle: Stories" by Joe Hill
  5. "A Season to Celebrate" by Fern Michaels, Kate Pearce, Donna Kauffman, and Priscilla Oliveras
  6. "Beautiful Days: Stories" by Joyce Carol Oates
  7. "Paris for One and Other Stories" by Jojo Moyes
  8. "Difficult Women" by Roxane Gay
  9. "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: and Other Stories" by Robert Louis Stevenson
  10. "Interpreter of Maladies: Stories" by Jhumpa Lahiri
  11. "Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance" by Zora Neale Hurston
  12. "Unexpected Stories" by Octavia Butler
  13. "That We May Live: Spectacular Chinese Fiction" by Chen Si’an
  14. "The Moment of Tenderness" by Madeleine L’Engle
  15. "Twenty Years of the Caine Prize for African Writing with an Introduction" by Ben Okri
  16. "A Very Scalzi Christmas" by John Scalzi
  17. "Grand Union: Stories" by Zadie Smith
  18. "The Houseguest and Other Stories" by Amparo Davila
  19. "Friday Black" by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
  20. "This is How You Lose Her" by Junot Diaz
  21. "How to Pronounce Knife: Stories" by Souvankham Thammavongsa
  22. "Hard Ride" by Elmer Kelton
  23. "Reader: I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre" edited by Tracy Chevalier

Nonfiction

  1. "Busted in New York and Other Essays" by Darryl Pinckney
  2. "Consider the Lobster and Other Essays" by David Foster Wallace
  3. "Had I Known: Collected Essays" by Barbara Ehrenreich
  4. "Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk" by Jon Krakauer
  5. "Vesper Flights: New and Collected Essays" by Helen Macdonald
  6. "Thick: and Other Essays" by Tressie McMillan Cottom
  7. "Wow, No Thank You: Essays" by Samantha Irby
  8. "The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations" by Toni Morrison
  9. "The End of the Earth: Essays" by Jonathan Franzen
  10. "The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers, and Life" by Richard Russo
  11. "Weird but Normal: Essays" by Mia Mercado
  12. "Stupid Black Girl: Essays from an African American" by Aisha Redux
  13. "Talking to Strangers: Selected Essays, Prefaces, and Other Writings, 1967-2017" by Paul Auster
  14. "About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times" edited and introduced by Peter Catapano and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
  15. "American Originality: Essays on Poetry" by Louise Gluck
  16. "Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings" by Shirley Jackson
  17. "Bad Feminist: Essays" by Roxane Gay
  18. "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim" by David Sedaris
  19. "Present Concerns: Journalistic Essays" by C.S. Lewis

Teen

  1. "Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks" by Jason Reynolds
  2. "The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future" by Veronica Roth
  3. "There is No Long Distance Now: Very Short Stories" by Naomi Shihab Nye
  4. "Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories" by Chris Crutcher
  5. "Alex Rider, Secret Weapon: Seven Untold Adventures from the Life of a Teenage Spy" by Anthony Horowitz
  6. "The Bane Chronicles" by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Maureen Johnson
  7. "Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances" by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle
  8. "All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages" edited by Saundra Mitchell
  9. "My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories" edited and with a story by Stephanie Perkins
  10. "Color Outside the Lines: Stories about Love" edited by Sangu Mandanna
  11. "Black Enough: Stories of being Young & Black in America" edited by Ibi Zoboi
  12. "A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: 15 Retellings of Asian Myths and Legends" edited by Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman
  13. "Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens" edited by Marieke Nijkamp
  14. "Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance" edited by Bethany C. Morrow
  15. "It’s a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories" edited by Katherine Locke & Laura Silverman
  16. "Doctor Who: 11 Doctors, 11 Stories" by Eoin Colfer, Michael Scott, Marcus Sedgewick, Philip Reeve, Patrick Ness, Richelle Mead, Malorie Blackman, Alex Scarrow, Charlie Higson, Derek Landry, and Neil Gaiman
  17. "The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner and Other Stories" by Terry Pratchett
  18. "Fear: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror" by R.L. Stine