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Must Reads of 2017

Description: Another year, another collection of great novels waiting to be read! Explore some of the best books of 2017 for adults, teens, and children. Recommendations obtained through the Goodreads Choice Awards and Amazon Picks.


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Norse Mythology

by Neil Gaiman

Introducing an instant classic—master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths. Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Dating You / Hating You

by Christina Lauren

Everyone knows that all’s fair in love and war. But these two will learn that sabotage is a dish best served naked.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

by David Grann

From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history In the 1920s, the richest people

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It!: Simple, Scrumptious Recipes for Crazy Busy Lives

by Ree Drummond

For home cooks, nothing beats preparing a long, leisurely dinner for your family, stirring slowly, seasoning gradually, and savoring every flavorful step.Screeeeeech! Reality check!

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

by Neil Degrasse Tyson

The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us?

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

by Kate Moore

The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark dangerThe Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

What Happened

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life

by Lilly Singh

From the 2017 People’s Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between)

by Lauren Graham

In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood--along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Sleeping Beauties: A Novel

by Stephen King and Owen King

In this spectacular father/son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men?

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Artemis: A Novel

by Andy Weir

The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon. Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Without Merit: A Novel

by Colleen Hoover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us and November 9 comes a moving and haunting novel of family, love, and the power of the truth.“Not every mistake deserves a consequence.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Before We Were Yours: A Novel

by Lisa Wingate

For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a “thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families, two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal.”*Memphis, 1939.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Into the Water: A Novel

by Paula Hawkins

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into the Water, her addictive new novel of psychological suspense.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Little Fires Everywhere

by Celeste Ng

Entertainment Weekly’s #1 Must-Read Book for Fall From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Adult

Her Right Foot

by Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris

If you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her?She's in New York. She's holding a torch. And she's taking one step forward. But why?

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Children's

The Stars Beneath Our Feet

by David Barclay Moore

A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother’s death in this outstanding debut novel that’s been described as a “fast and furious read in which we meet some amazing people, people that stay with us” by

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Children's

Malala's Magic Pencil

by Malala Yousafzai and Kerascoet

Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Malala Yousafzai's first picture book, inspired by her own childhood.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Children's

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

by Jessica Townsend

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination Morrigan Crow is cursed.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Children's

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: The Original Screenplay

by J. K. Rowling

When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone. . .

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Children's

Strange the Dreamer

by Laini Taylor

A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Teen

The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1)

by Philip Pullman

The much-anticipated new work from the author of The Golden Compass is here at last!

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Teen

Turtles All the Way Down

by John Green

The wait is over! #1 bestselling author John Green returns with his first new novel since The Fault in Our Stars.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Teen

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3)

by Sarah J. Maas

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Teen

The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas

Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Angie Thomas’s searing debut about an ordinary girl in extraordinary circumstances addresses issues of racism and police violence with intelligence, heart, and unflinching honesty.

Date Added: 12/20/2017


Category: Teen


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