All the Best Books Lists: the Best Books by Year from 2017 to 2023

The best books lists of each year

We wanted to put all our best books lists in one easy-to-find place so you can access the best of the best with ease.

Each year, we round up our favorite stories by genre and share them for your reading pleasure. So below you will find books worth adding to your to-read pile no matter when you discover them.

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The Best Books of 2022

The best books of 2022 list featuring books by Shelby Van Pelt, Blake Crouch, Biana Marais, Janice Hallett, Lisa Barr, and more!


The Best Stories of 2021

Our favorite books of 2021 featuring stories by TJ Klune, Laura Dave, Dawnie Walton, Virginia Hume, and more!


The Best Novels of 2020

The best stories of 2020 featuring stories by Robert Kolker, Christina Lauren, TJ Klune, Liz Moore, Yaa Gyasi, and more!


The Best Books of 2019

Featuring books by Blake Crouch, Steven Rowley, Bruce Holsinger, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and more!

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The Best Stories of 2018

The best novels of 2018 featuring stories by Greer Hendricks, Jessica Knoll, Stuart Turton, Ashley Woodfolk, Kristin Hannah, and more!

Best Books of 2017

The Best Novels of 2017

Featuring books by Bianca Marais, Emily Henry, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Alan Gratz, and more incredible authors.

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Which best books lists are your favorite? I think I’m partial to 2017.