After more than five million reader votes, Goodreads has finally announced the Best Books of Spanning genres from fiction to fantasy, bookworms everywhere cast their vote to ensure their favorite read of the year made the cut. In the end, 21 books made the tenth annual list, with women authoring 17 of those novels. The round up also includes a few celeb names—hey, Chrissy Teigen!
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Skip to main content. The Poet X. Harper Teen. Xiomara Batista struggles with, well, most things in her life- her mother, her twin, and her place in the Catholic church. In the past, she's used her fists to solve problems, as well as secretly writing poetry, but now it may be time to use those poems to fight back. Adeyemi, Tomi. Children of Blood and Bone.
The 37 best young adult books we ever read
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile feelings and now-inconsequential details of school politics and heartbreak. The rush of hormones thrown in haphazardly didn't do much for lending clarity, either. It also happens to be the stage of life where you are most out of place, not quite a kid, not really an adult , which can leave a lot of people feeling lost.
Amelia Gray's wonderfully dark story collection Gutshot features a giant snake bisecting a town and a man, afraid of losing his beloved, soothed by her detached sensory perceptions. Gray, a master of haunting storytelling, picks 10 of her favorite books. Here are ten books that have left their mark on my mind and my work.