LJ Best Books 2016

A 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. VISIT THE WEBSITE

March 2017 LibraryReads

The March LibraryReads list has something for everybody. Set at the end of World War II, Jessica Shattuck’s new book deals with the reprcussions of war, love and rebuilding lives. Say Nothing by Brad Parks is a suspenseful ride filled with twists and turns that will have you on the edge of your seat, while bestselling author Lisa See brings you a powerful story of a mother and daughter, and the religion that hold them together.

Tinti, Hannah. The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley. Dial. ISBN 9780812989885. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780812989892. F
See LJ’s review: ow.ly/Yaus308TraD

Shattuck, Jessica. The Women in the Castle. Morrow. ISBN 9780062563668. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062563682. F
See LJ’s review: ow.ly/zjcL308TrmF

Howrey, Meg. The Wanderers. Putnam. ISBN 9780399574634. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399574658. F
See LJ’s review: LJ 2/15/17

the woman in the castleChupeco, Rin. The Bone Witch. Sourcebooks Fire. ISBN 9781492635826. $17.99. F
See SLJ’s review: ow.ly/RINl308TrMr

Butler, Nickolas. The Hearts of Men. Ecco: HarperCollins. ISBN 9780062469687. $22.52; ebk. ISBN 9780062469700. F
See LJ’s starred review: ow.ly/dbG1308TrYO

Lally, Caitriona. Eggshells. Melville House. ISBN 9781612195971. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612195988. F
See LJ’s starred review: ow.ly/yf9X308Ts9r

Parks, Brad. Say Nothing. Dutton. ISBN 9781101985595. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781101985618. F
See LJ’s starred review: ow.ly/Ejnt308Tsnb

Finkel, Michael. The Stranger in the Woods. Knopf. ISBN 9781101875681. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101875698. SOC SCI
See LJ’s review: ow.ly/hAhm308TsDf

See, Lisa. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane. Scribner. ISBN 9781501154829. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781501154843. F
See LJ’s review: ow.ly/HiFg308TsOv

Macomber, Debbie. If Not for You. Ballantine. ISBN 9780553391961. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780553391978. ROMANCE
See LJ’s review: LJ 2/15/17

Created by a group of librarians, LibraryReads offers a monthly list of ten current titles culled from nominations made by librarians nationwide as their favorites. See the March 2017 list at ow.ly/fKLw3096qsT and contact libraryreads.org/for-library-staff/
to make your own nomination.

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