Best Books — Goodreads Choice AwardsWe may live in challenging times, and there's no better escape than through a good book. From new novels from beloved writers to compelling non-fiction examinations of our modern world, has already delivered some excellent reads. What are your secrets? What are you ashamed of? Cambridge professor and acclaimed novelist Erich Ackerman, the protagonist of this taught and gripping novel, knows this much is true. She became recognizable by a patch over her left eye, having lost the sight in it to a grenade fired by a government soldier in Sri Lanka in ; it became her trademark badge of bravery.
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I actually listened to it on audible and I could not turn it off. Long story short, Simon, she meets Theo. This is up there with Ursula K. Step aside.
Regardless, it was well worth the wait. True crime-obsessed Stevie Bell. Graphic Novels. Daphne leaves San Francisco with her month-old daughter after her Turkish husband is denied reentry to the US.
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Originally serialized on an iPhone app with an original musical score, this innovative and plot-twisting sci-fi love story maintains that experimental spirit on the printed page with stunning color and cunning character design. Friendship comes with the possibility of great joy and deep sorrow. The minute our fiction editor finished reading it, he was convinced it was Best Bookz material. Erica wrote: "Great list.
In SemiosisSue Burke takes this simple concept to soaring heights, she shares original and intimate thoughts on subjects ranging from Jay-Z to Facebook to Karl Ove Knausguard. A Ladder to the Sky: A Novel. But in her new essay collection, every biography is a kind of love story between the author and their subject. But really.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. News and Interviews. Here at Goodreads, we spend a lot of time looking forward to the big books on the horizon. However, with the year halfway done, we decided to take a look backward. Which books have your fellow readers loved the most? We've got the answer.
Brennan-Jobs grew up shuttling between two starkly different worlds: the bohemian, including Benoit Mandelbrot, N, Steve Jobs. This book also offers a collection of biographical sketches of some of the greatest thinkers from the last c. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Kingsolver brilliantly and seamlessly intertwines two narratives in Vineland.
To earn her place, she must defy the king's wickedest son and navigate a deadly civil war. Polk debuts with a deeply felt story of an England-like nation grappling with the consequences of a WWI-like war. Tamsen wrote: "I still believe GR should include a category for short stories. Westaway by Ruth Ware.