Best Books Read, 2017 edition

My list of Best Books Read is an easy blog to compile. Last year’s best list was perhaps too particular to my idiosyncratic tastes; these titles all have broad appeal.  I think.  So, here are my Top Ten Young Adult Titles Read and Top Ten Adult Titles Read.

Top 10 Best Books, Young Adult

nameless

Nameless City, Faith Erin Hicks (September)

arab

Arab of the Future 2, Riad Sattouf  (March)

last

Last Leaves Falling, Sarah Benwell (January)

girl

Girl Mans Up, M-E Girard (November)

serpent

The Serpent King, Jeff Zentner (November)

six

Six of Crows, Leigh Bardugo (February)

house

House Arrest, K. A. Holt (May)

far

Far From the Tree, Robin Benway (October)

flaw

Flawed, Celia Ahern (June)

swallows

Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome is actually younger than YA but I had to make note of it! (February)

 

Top 10, Adult (2017)

primate

Primate’ s Memoir, Robert Sapolsky (June)

eleanor

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman (September)

influenc

The Influencing Machine, Brooke Gladstone (June)

news

News of the World, Paulette Jiles (May)

return

The Return, Hisham Matar (March)

power

The Power, Naomi Alderman (July)

another

Another Day in the Death of America, Gary Younge (August)

gustav

Gustav Sonatas, Rose Tremain (July)

hare

The Year of the Hare, Arto Paasilinna (September)

 

Descriptions of each book are linked to the month I wrote about each.  I read over 80 books this year, according to my Goodreads account.

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