2020

  1. Me by Elton John
  2. Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
  3. Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin
  4. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
  5. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  6. A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
  7. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
  8. Followers by Megan Angelo
  9. The Wolf Wants In by Laura McHugh
  10. A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Cursebreakers, #1) by Brigid Kemmerer
  11. The Sun Down Motel by Simon St. James
  12. Lovely War by Julie Berry
  13. The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson
  14. The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray
  15. The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré
  16. Burnout: The Secret To Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily & Amelia Nagoski
  17. Tuesday Mooney Talks To Ghosts by Kate Racculia
  18. 🎧 Open Book by Jessica Simpson
  19. Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel
  20. Me & White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
  21. Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain
  22. The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell
  23. The Holdout by Graham Moore
  24. In Five Years by Rebecca Serle
  25. From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home by Tembi Locke
  26. Severance by Ling Ma
  27. 🎧 Running With Sherman by Christopher McDougall
  28. You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
  29. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
  30. 🎧 Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison
  31. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  32. A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler
  33. Under the Rainbow by Celia Laskey
  34. Anna K by Jenny Lee
  35. 🎧 The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West
  36. The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver
  37. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  38. Ninth House (Alex Stern, #1) by Leigh Bardugo
  39. The Long Flight Home by Alan Hlad
  40. The Simple Wild (Wild, #1) by KA Tucker
  41. The Book of Rosy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border by Rosayra Pablo Cruz & Julie Schwietert Callazo
  42. The Knockout Queen by Rufi Thorpe
  43. The Affairs of the Falcóns by Melissa Rivero
  44. Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore
  45. Writers & Lovers by Lily King
  46. Decoding Boys: New Science Behind the Subtle Art of Raising Sons by Cara Natterson
  47. A Prayer for Travelers by Ruchika Tomar
  48. Recipe for the Perfect Wife by Karma Brown
  49. Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder
  50. All Adults Here by Emma Struab
  51. 🎧 Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow
  52. The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
  53. My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
  54. Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties by Tom O’Neill
  55. 🎧 We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez
  56. Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
  57. Beach Read by Emily Henry
  58. The Second Life of Tiger Woods by Michael Bamberger
  59. The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton
  60. Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner
  61. When All Is Said by Anne Griffin
  62. Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld
  63. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet
  64. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
  65. Real Life by Brandon Taylor
  66. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
  67. My Time Among the Whites: Notes From an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet
  68. As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner
  69. Conjure Women by Afia Atakora
  70. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
  71. How To Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  72. Majesty (American Royals, #2) by Katharine McGee
  73. Saving Ruby King by Catharine Adel West
  74. Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
  75. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
  76. Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  77. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  78. 🎧 Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz
  79. 🎧 Craigslist Confessional: A Collection of Secrets from Anonymous Strangers by Helena Dea Bala
  80. Head Over Heels by Hannah Orenstein
  81. Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
  82. Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha
  83. The Beauty in Breaking by Michele Harper
  84. A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight
  85. Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America by Conor Dougherty
  86. Stamped From the Beginning: The Difinitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  87. The Overstory by Richard Powers
  88. The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
  89. The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
  90. Wanderers by Chuck Wendig
  91. Stray by Stephanie Danler
  92. A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder (A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, #1) by Holly Jackson
  93. The Comeback by Ella Berman
  94. The Night Swim by Megan Goldin
  95. Luster by Raven Leilani
  96. One To Watch by Kate Stayman-London
  97. Shiner by Amy Jo Burns
  98. The Bright Lands by John Fram
  99. Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol by Holly Whitaker
  100. The Astonishing Color of After by Emily XR Pan
  101. Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland
  102. Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls: A Memoir of Women, Addiction, and Love by Nina Renata Aron
  103. Rabbits For Food by Binnie Kirshenbaum
  104. Coreyography by Corey Feldman
  105. Magic Lessons (Practical Magic, #0.1) by Alice Hoffman
  106. Let the People Pick the President: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College by Jesse Wegman
  107. Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein
  108. Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust
  109. His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie
  110. Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
  111. The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi
  112. A Witch in Time by Constance Sayers
  113. Home Before Dark by Riley Sager
  114. The Aftergrief: Finding Your Way Along the Long Arc of Loss by Hope Edelman
  115. Don’t Look For Me by Wendy Walker
  116. Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy by Eilene B. Zimmerman
  117. They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman
  118. A Knock at Midnight by Brittany K. Barnett
  119. Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden
  120. Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis
  121. I’m So Effing Tired: A Proven Plan to Beat Burnout, Boost Your Energy, and Reclaim Your Life by Amy Shah
  122. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  123. Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey
  124. Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

DNFs

  1. The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman
  2. Maybe In Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  3. Strung Out: One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me by Erin Khar
  4. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  5. The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
  6. When We Were Vikings by Andrew David MacDonald
  7. There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald
  8. Wyoming by J.P. Gritton
  9. America Was Hard To Find by Kathleen Alcott
  10. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman
  11. The Women’s War (Women’s War, #1) by Jenna Glass
  12. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
  13. Ingredients: The Strange Chemistry of What We Put in Us and on Us by George Zaidan
  14. Lily and the Octupus by Steven Rowley
  15. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
  16. The Tatooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1) by Heather Morris
  17. 🎧 His & Hers by Alice Feeney
  18. If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood by Gregg Olsen
  19. Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe
  20. Friends and Strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan
  21. Wierd But Normal by Mia Mercado
  22. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuck
  23. Not Like the Movies (Waiting for Tom Hanks, #2) by Kerry Winfrey
  24. Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh
  25. A Burning by Megha Majumdar
  26. Hollywood Park by Mikel Jollett
  27. Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks
  28. The Ringmaster’s Daughter by Carly Schabowski
  29. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab