2019

  1. The Oyster Thief by Sonia Faruqui
  2. We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
  3. The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
  4. Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaram
  5. The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye
  6. Waiting for Eden by Eliot Ackerman
  7. Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
  8. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
  9. The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle
  10. Golden Child by Claire Adam
  11. Sugar Run by Mesha Maren
  12. 🎧 Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
  13. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  14. Such Good Work by Johannes Lichtman
  15. The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin
  16. Evidence of the Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  17. American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson
  18. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land
  19. How to Be Loved: A Memoir of Lifesaving Friendship by Eva Hagberg Fisher
  20. The Art of Leaving by Ayelet Isabari
  21. Vacuum in the Dark by Jen Beagin
  22. Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Daughters by T Kira Madden
  23. The Huntress by Kate Quinn
  24. The Beantown Girls by Jane Healey
  25. Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
  26. Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton
  27. The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
  28. The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit In by Ayser Salman
  29. A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum
  30. A People’s History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian
  31. Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  32. The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
  33. Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
  34. A Grip of Time by Lauren Kessler
  35. Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
  36. Five Feet Apart by Rachel Lippincott
  37. Dear Martin by Nic Stone
  38. The Other Americans by Laila Lalami
  39. Renegade Women in Film & TV by Elizabeth Weitzman
  40. In Another Time by Jillian Cantor
  41. 🎧 Cherry by Nico Walker
  42. If, Then by Kate Hope Day
  43. Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward
  44. #IMomSoHard by Kristin Hensley & Jen Smedley
  45. 🎧 Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
  46. 🎧 Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
  47. Lost Roses (Lilac Girls, #2) by Martha Hall Kelly
  48. When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton
  49. I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott
  50. The Parrot’s Perch by Karen Kleint
  51. Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob
  52. The Bride Test (The Kiss Quotient, #2) by Helen Hoang
  53. Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts
  54. 🎧 Life Will Be the Death of Me…and You Too! by Chelsea Handler
  55. Normal People by Sally Rooney
  56. The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Tara Zgheib
  57. Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
  58. 🎧 The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garris Graves
  59. The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates
  60. Verity by Colleen Hoover
  61. 🎧 Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequist
  62. The Farm by Joanne Ramos
  63. Juliet the Maniac by Juliet Escoria
  64. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
  65. What Matters Most: The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance, and Life’s “What-ifs” by Chanel Reynolds
  66. The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
  67. A Bend in the Stars by Rachel Barenbaum
  68. The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth
  69. The Children Act by Ian McEwan
  70. Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story by Jacob Tobia
  71. 1000+ Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently by Marc & Angel Chernoff
  72. Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
  73. City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
  74. Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
  75. The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswall
  76. Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
  77. Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer by John Glenn
  78. 🎧 With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
  79. The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary
  80. Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting by Anna Quindlin
  81. My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  82. Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11 by Mitchell Zuckoff
  83. Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
  84. My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing
  85. If You Want To Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais
  86. We Came Here To Forget by Andrea Dunlop
  87. Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok
  88. The Editor by Steven Rowley
  89. A Year Without a Name by Cyrus Grace Dunham
  90. The Chain by Adrian McKinty
  91. The Gifted School by Bruce Holsinger
  92. Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
  93. Waiting for Tom Hanks (Waiting for Tom Hanks, #1) by Kerry Winfrey
  94. American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century by Maureen Callahan
  95. The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal
  96. Internment by Samira Ahmed
  97. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  98. Wild Words: Rituals, Routines, and Rhythms for Braving the Writer’s Path by Nicole Gulotta
  99. Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb
  100. 🎧 Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  101. Strangers and Cousins by Leah Hager Cohen
  102. I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening) by Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers
  103. Patsy by Nicole Dennis Benn
  104. Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
  105. Becoming Superman: A Writer’s Journey from Poverty to Hollywood with Stops Along the Way at Murder, Madness, Mayhem, Movie Stars, Cults, Slums, Sociopaths, and War Crimes by J. Michael Straczynski
  106. Flieshman Is In Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
  107. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  108. The Whisper Man by Alex North
  109. The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
  110. Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
  111. Very Nice by Marcy Dermansky
  112. 🎧 More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth
  113. Dry: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs
  114. The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal
  115. After the Flood by Kassandra Montag
  116. Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
  117. Inland by Téa Obreht
  118. Red at the Bone by Jacquelin Woodson
  119. The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman
  120. Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
  121. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  122. Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention by Donna Freitas
  123. The Institute by Stephen King
  124. Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
  125. The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo
  126. The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff
  127. The Day the World Came To Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede
  128. How To Make Friends With the Dark by Kathleen Glassgow
  129. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
  130. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
  131. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell
  132. American Royals (American Royals, #1) by Katharine McGee
  133. After the End by Clare Mackintosh
  134. Contoras by Carolina de Robertis
  135. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  136. The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall
  137. Speak No Evil by Liana Gardner
  138. Twenty-One Truths About Love by Matthew Dicks
  139. Irena Book One: Wartime Ghetto by Jean-David Morvan
  140. Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes
  141. Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky
  142. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  143. A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson
  144. The Need by Helen Phillips
  145. Toil & Trouble by Augusten Burroughs
  146. Modern Love: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption by Daniel Jones
  147. 🎧 How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones
  148. Beyond the Point by Claire Gibson
  149. Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me by Adrienne Broudeur
  150. The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson
  151. Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
  152. Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro
  153. 🎧 Frankly In Love by David Yoon
  154. The Grace Year by Kim Liggett
  155. In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado
  156. The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
  157. Long Bright River by Liz Moore
  158. Know My Name by Chanel Miller
  159. Nothing To See Here by Kevin Wilson
  160. The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
  161. Opiod, Indiana by Brian Allen Carr
  162. Recursion by Blake Crouch
  163. So You Want To Start a Podcast: Finding Your Voice, Telling Your Story, and Building a Community That Will Listen by Kristen Meizner
  164. I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal
  165. All That You Leave Behind by Erin Lee Carr
  166. The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali
  167. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

DNFs

  1. Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
  2. Dying: A Memoir by Cory Taylor
  3. Death is Hard Work by Khaled Khalifa
  4. Women Talking by Miriam Toews
  5. Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family by Mitchell S. Jackson
  6. We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
  7. The Mastermind: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal. by Evan Ratliff
  8. That Time I Loved You by Carrianne Leung
  9. It’s OK That You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand by Megan Devine
  10. Warlight by Micheal Ondaatje
  11. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  12. White Elephant by Julie Langsdorf
  13. A Veil Removed (Henrietta and Inspector Howard, #4) by Michelle Cox
  14. Places and Names by Elliot Ackerman
  15. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
  16. The Desert Sky Before Us by Anne Valente
  17. They Called Me Wyatt by Natasha Tynes
  18. God in the ICU by Dave A. Walker
  19. The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions by Emily P. Freeman
  20. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
  21. In At the Deep End by Kate Davies
  22. Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
  23. The Body in Question by Jill Ciment
  24. Whisper Network by Chandler Baker
  25. Bunny by Mona Awad
  26. Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  27. That’s What Frenemies Are For by Sophie Littlefield & Lauren Gershell
  28. On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer Pastiloff
  29. Next Level Basic: The Definitive Basic Bitch Handbook by Stassi Schroeder
  30. The Other’s Gold by Elizabeth Armes
  31. Call Me By Your Name (Call Me By Your Name, #1) by André Aciman
  32. I Like To Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily Nussbaum
  33. On the Corner of Love and Hate by Nina Bocci
  34. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
  35. On Swift Horses by Shannon Pufahl
  36. Southern Lady Code by Helen Ellis
  37. A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan
  38. Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep
  39. Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions by Russell Brand
  40. Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino
  41. 🎧 Get a Life, Chloe Brown (The Brown Sisters, #1) by Talia Hibbert
  42. 🎧 The Deep by Rivers Solomon
  43. Save Me the Plums: A Gourmet Memoir by Ruth Reichl
  44. 🎧 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
  45. Africaville by Jeffrey Colvin
  46. Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America by Nefertiti Austin
  47. 🎧 Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz