Best Books of 2016 – new to me

It’s that wonderful time of year, guys… the year-end “best” lists.

I love this time of year. 

 

Earlier in the week, I posted my list of the best books of 2016, published in 2016.

 

Today we’re looking at the best books I read in 2016 that were published earlier.

 

Here are my favorites…

 

Best Fiction

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

 

Best Nonfiction

Quiet by Susan Cain

 

Best Mystery

Stillwater by Melissa Lenhardt

 

 

Best YA Fiction

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

 

Best Children’s Fiction

Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright

 

Best Biography

Being Nixon by Evan Thomas

 

Best Memoir

My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

 

Best Self-Improvement Book

Getting Things Done by David Allen

 

Best Fantasy

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

 

Best Essay Collection

Hidden America by Jeanne Marie Laskas

 

Best Book I Won’t Finish Until Next Year

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

 

 

So, dear readers… what were your favorite books of the year? 

by

Reader, librarian, & happy little geek

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