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Best Books of 2020

Best Books of 2020 by Genre

The tumultuous year of 2020 is finally coming to a close. With COVID and quarantining still in effect many places, this year has really emphasized the power of books to take you away. Luckily for all of us book lovers, a pandemic cannot stop great literature! So many must-reads came out this year, and here are our favorites! From debut novels to pulitzer prize winning bestsellers, love stories to murder mysteries, find your favorite genre and settle in for a riveting read.


A Children's Bible
Lydia Millet

from: $4.39

Deacon King Kong
James McBride

from: $4.29

Maggie O'Farrell

from: $9.89

The Vanishing Half
Brit Bennett

from: $3.99

A Burning
Megha Majumdar

from: $3.99

Transcendent Kingdom
Yaa Gyasi

from: $3.99

Mexican Gothic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia

from: $15.62

Homeland Elegies
Ayad Akhtar

from: $3.99

Garth Greenwell

from: $5.59

Zadie Smith

from: $4.09

The Mirror & the Light
Hilary Mantel

from: $11.59

Shuggie Bain
Douglas Stuart

from: $6.59

Bryan Washington

from: $3.99

The Lying Life of Adults
Elena Ferrante

from: $3.99

Raven Leilani

from: $5.59

How Much of These Hills Is Gold
C Pam Zhang

from: $5.59

The Cold Millions
Jess Walter

from: $4.19

Sharks in the Time of Saviors
Kawai Strong Washburn

from: $5.39

Real Life
Brandon Taylor

from: $8.39

Such a Fun Age
Kiley Reid

from: $3.99

Children's Books

Animals in the Sky
Sara Gillingham

from: $12.43

The Little Mermaid
Jerry Pinkney

from: $17.45

Sugar in Milk
Thrity Umrigar

from: $7.69

I Talk Like a River
Jordan Scott

from: $11.99

Black Is a Rainbow Color
Angela Joy

from: $9.79

¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat
Raúl the Third

Out of Stock

All Because You Matter
Tami Charles

from: $4.29

A Whale of the Wild
Rosanne Parry

from: $6.19

Class Act
Jerry Craft

from: $4.99

Pam Muñoz Ryan

from: $5.69

Prairie Lotus
Linda Sue Park

from: $5.49

We Dream of Space
Erin Entrada Kelly

from: $8.19

When Stars Are Scattered
Omar Mohamed

from: $12.52

King and the Dragonflies
Kacen Callender

from: $5.49

This Is Your Time
Ruby Bridges

from: $3.99

From the Desk of Zoe Washington
Janae Marks

from: $5.09


Take a Hint, Dani Brown
Talia Hibbert

from: $10.39

Beach Read
Emily Henry

from: $5.59

Boyfriend Material
Alexis Hall

from: $14.17

You Had Me at Hola
Alexis Daria

from: $6.59

The Happy Ever After Playlist
Abby Jimenez

from: $6.29

Ties That Tether
Jane Igharo

from: $4.19

Party of Two
Jasmine Guillory

from: $4.39

Conventionally Yours
Annabeth Albert

from: $13.97

The Trouble With Hating You
Sajni Patel

from: $9.39

The Honey-Don't List
Christina Lauren

from: $6.19

Real Men Knit
Kwana Jackson

from: $4.09

How To Fail at Flirting
Denise Williams

from: $5.89

If I Never Met You
Mhairi McFarlane

from: $5.69

The Boyfriend Project
Farrah Rochon

from: $6.49

Alpha Night
Nalini Singh

from: $7.69

Well Played
Jen DeLuca

from: $14.83

Queen Move
Kennedy Ryan

Out of Stock

Undercover Bromance
Lyssa Kay Adams

from: $14.81

Something to Talk about
Meryl Wilsner

from: $5.59

The Heir Affair
Heather Cocks

from: $4.49

Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense

The Searcher : A Novel
Tana French

from: $3.99

The Sun Down Motel
Simone St. James

from: $14.88

Leave the World Behind
Rumaan Alam

from: $3.99

The Boy from the Woods
Harlan Coben

from: $3.99

The Guest List
Lucy Foley

from: $5.99

Blacktop Wasteland
S. A. Cosby

from: $4.29

The Thursday Murder Club
Richard Osman

from: $9.79

Home Before Dark
Riley Sager

from: $15.62

Walk the Wire
David Baldacci

from: $3.99

Little Secrets
Jennifer Hillier

from: $6.79

The Devil and the Dark Water
Stuart Turton

from: $5.89

Long Bright River
Liz Moore

from: $3.99

All the Devils Are Here
Louise Penny

from: $4.09

Unspeakable Things
Jess Lourey

from: $14.74

The Night Swim
Megan Goldin

from: $4.09

The Missing American
Kwei Quartey

from: $3.99

The Law of Innocence
Michael Connelly

from: $3.99

Dear Child
Romy Hausmann

from: $3.99

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars
Christopher Paolini

from: $10.29

The Book of Koli
M R Carey

from: $15.61

The City We Became
N.K. Jemisin

from: $9.89

Peace Talks
Jim Butcher

from: $7.69

Riot Baby
Tochi Onyebuchi

from: $6.79

The New Wilderness
Diane Cook

from: $6.79

The Once and Future Witches
Alix E. Harrow

from: $9.09

The House in the Cerulean Sea
T.J. Klune

from: $10.79

The Vanished Birds
Simon Jimenez

from: $15.62

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
V.E. Schwab

from: $13.49

A Deadly Education: A Novel
Naomi Novik

from: $16.41

Tim Lebbon

from: $4.79

The Last Human
Zack Jordan

from: $6.39

Max Brooks

from: $8.09

The Last Emperox
John Scalzi

from: $7.49

Harrow the Ninth
Tamsyn Muir

from: $18.24

Rhythm of War
Brandon Sanderson

from: $23.68

House of Earth and Blood
Sarah J. Maas

from: $16.66


Memorial Drive
Natasha Trethewey

from: $4.19

The Splendid and the Vile
Erik Larson

from: $5.09

Bill Buford

from: $4.25

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Isabel Wilkerson

from: $6.79

Christie Tate

from: $3.99

Adolf Hitler
Volker Ullrich

from: $19.00

Having and Being Had
Eula Biss

from: $6.99

The Undocumented Americans
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

from: $15.68

The Dead Are Arising
Les Payne

from: $10.49

The World: A Brief Introduction
Richard Haass

from: $9.69

The Beauty in Breaking
Michele Harper

from: $5.89

We Keep the Dead Close
Becky Cooper

from: $4.19

Good Morning, Monster
Catherine Gildiner

from: $18.06

Teen & Young Adult

Ibram X. Kendi

from: $3.99

You Should See Me in a Crown
Leah Johnson

from: $4.89

Clap When You Land
Elizabeth Acevedo

from: $6.39

Punching the Air
Yusef Salaam

from: $4.39

Tweet Cute
Emma Lord

from: $5.89

Felix Ever After
Kacen Callender

from: $7.09

Dear Justyce
Nic Stone

from: $5.69

We Used to Be Friends
Amy Spalding

from: $4.19

The Inheritance Games
Jennifer Lynn Barnes

from: $10.09

Midnight Sun
Stephenie Meyer

from: $7.09

Cinderella Is Dead
Kalynn Bayron

from: $10.88

Katharine McGee

from: $6.09

Cemetery Boys
Aiden Thomas

Out of Stock

Tiffany D. Jackson

from: $7.39

Yamile Saied Méndez

from: $6.89

The Gravity of Us
Phil Stamper

from: $10.88

Dragon Hoops
Gene Luen Yang

from: $13.59

The Cousins
Karen M. McManus

from: $12.47

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