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2016 | The Year In Books

2016: oh what a year it was! And what could I say about this last year that hasn't already been said. But, despite everything else, this past year was a great year of challenging and inspiring reads.

With only two exceptions (Joan of Arc and The Nordic Theory of Everything), you'll notice the titles pictured below have a strong bend toward American history, culture, and characters - a trend that was not planned but that, in many ways, proved to be cathartic in a year so full of strange realities. Click on the titles to learn more (at or visit your local bookseller to pick up a copy.

Please share your favorite books of 2016 in the comments section below, we're always in search of our next favorite book!

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2015: The Year in Books

From whale attacks to Grizzly attacks, from a multi-verse of magical Londons to Flannery O'Connor's Gothic American South, and from the return of Scout Finch to the return of Cormoran Strike - these were our favorite book discoveries in 2015 (note: not all were published in 2015). Click on the cover art to learn more.

What were your favorite books of 2015? Leave us a recommendation in the comments below.