Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Best Books of 2019

I've been capturing my top books of each year since 2001. You can access all of them here.

*I continue to read books mostly by underrepresented voices. Only the asterisked books are by straight white men.

Fiction

1. Theory of Bastards, Audrey Schulman
2. The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah
3. The Satapur Moonstone, Sujata Massey
4. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Lisa See
5. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, Erika L. Sanchez
6. Before We Were Yours, Lisa Wingate
7. The Dead Women of Juarez, Sam Hawken*
8. We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Shirley Jackson
9. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman*
10. Outlander, Diana Gabaldon

Nonfiction

1. White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo
2. Shameless, Nadia Bolz-Weber
3. Dear Church, Lenny Duncan
4. Educated, Tara Westover
5. We Are Displaced, Malala Yousafzai
6. Everything Is Figureoutable, Marie Forleo
7. Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert
8. Over the Top, Jonathan Van Ness
9. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start
Living an Awesome Life
, Jen Sincero
10. Getting Started in Consulting, Alan Weiss*
11. My Love Story, Tina Turner
12. In Pieces, Sally Field
13. What Happened, Hillary Clinton
14. The Diabetes Code, Dr. Jason Fung
15. Delay, Don’t Deny, Gin Stevens

You can find reviews for these books by searching in this blog.

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