The best books of 2019

Similar to my post the other day listing what Rotten Tomatoes deemed as the best flicks of the former year, I thought I would write a post regarding the best books of 2019. Books, to me, are even more subjective than movies are, so as I stated in the best movies post, keep in mind that this is one interpretation of the best books of 2019. This particular ranking comes from Indigo.

  1. Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline
  2. The Testaments: A Novel by Margaret Atwood
  3. From the Ashes: My Story of Being Metis, Homeless and Finding my Way by Jesse Thistle
  4. The Huntress: A Novel by Kate Quinn
  5. Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
  6. Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  7. The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson
  8. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  9. 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week by Tiffany Shlain
  10. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  11. Whisper Network: A Novel by Chandler Baker
  12. The Family Upstairs: A Novel by Lisa Jewell
  13. Someone We Know: A Novel by Shari Lapena
  14. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow
  15. Know my Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
  16. Movies (and other things) by Shea Serrano
  17. Truth be Told: My Journey Through Life and the Law by Beverley Mclachlin
  18. Blanket Toss Under Midnight Sun: Portraits of Everyday Life in Eight Indigenous Communities by Paul Seesequasis
  19. Beyond the Trees: A Journey Alone Across Canada’s Arctic by Adam Shoalts
  20. Normal People: A Novel by Sally Rooney

Indigo’s list goes much further than 20 listings, but I decided to cut it off here. Check out the link above to see the list in its entirety.

Revisiting my statement about this list being subjective, I personally haven’t read any of these books, but I’m curious if you have. Comment down below some of your favourite books from 2019!

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