LJ’s Best Books of 2016

lj_bestbooks2016_slug_200x200A jury of our peers discussed, debated, disagreed, and finally declared LJ’s annual Top Ten Best Books of the year, selected by our editors, as well as Top Five lists for genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, and SELF-e titles.




  1. Karl Helicher says:

    Congratulations to the committee for deciding on these important books. I am not aware of a recount demand from from my librarian peers in Pennsylvania.

  2. Mark Messenger says:

    The hard copy is taking forever to download – can’t you just put the list on your website so we can view it and print it and not have to go through that goofy slideshow? You did that with the Honorable Mentions – why not the main list?!?

    • Avgvstvs says:

      Indeed. I’m trying to download it from Bulgaria but the speed is very slow and it will take forever to finish. Anyway I will have to wait whatever it takes because I need it for my school project. Thanks for posting!

  3. David LG VR says:

    I also tried to download it but had the same issue with the speed being very slow and taking forever to finish.

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