What better book recommendation than that coming from a professional book reviewer? We asked our 91 reviewers which was their favorite book released in 2018. Perhaps one of their recommendations is something you’ve also read this year or something you might enjoy. What was YOUR favorite book this year?

Fiction

              

Non-Fiction

          

Young Adult/Children’s

 


Fiction

 

Heartland 

Sarah Smarsh

Chosen by: Shannon Carriger

 


Chainbreaker (Timekeeper)

Tara Sim

Chosen by: Elizabeth Konkel

 


 

The Elegance of the Hedgehog 

Muriel Barberry (Author), Alison Anderson (Translator)

Chosen by: Bailey Tulloch

 


 

The Word is Murder 

Anthony Horowitz  

Chosen by: Susan Miller

 


 

If They Come for Us 

Fatimah Asghar 

Chosen by: Daniel Casey

 


 

The Jaguars That Prowl Our Dreams: New and Selected Poems 1974 to 2018

Mary Mackey

Chosen by: Julia McMichael

 


 

Bellewether

Susanna Kearsley

Chosen by: Axie Barclay

 


 

Island of the Mad: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Laurie R. King

Chosen by: J. Aislynn d’Merricksson

 


 

Melmoth: A Novel

Sarah Perry

Chosen by: Emily Behnke

 


Non-Fiction

 

Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me about What’s Worth Fighting For 

Michele Rigby Assad

Chosen by: Jennifer Padgett

 


 

Ribbons Among the Rajahs: A History of British Women in India Before the Raj 

Patrick Wheeler

Chosen by: Jane Manaster

 


 

Pale Horse Rider: William Cooper, the Rise of Conspiracy, and the Fall of Trust in America 

Mark Jacobson

Chosen by: Philip Zozarro

 


 

Mass Shootings in America: Understanding the Debates, Causes, and Responses 

Jaclyn Schildkraut (Editor), Frank DeAngelis (Foreword)

Chosen by: Muhammed Hassanali

 


 

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House 

Michael Wolff

 Chosen by: Kevin Winter

 


 

Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse

Andrea Di Robilant

Chosen by: Ryder Miller

 


 

Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One

Anita Lo

Chosen by: George Erdosh


 

Brazen 

Penelope Bagieu

Chosen by: Danielle McManus

 


 

Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

Jose Antonio Vargas

Chosen by: Mandy Nevius

 


 

Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Crime

Cutter Wood

Chosen by: Joseph Arellano

 


 

Becoming

Michelle Obama

Chosen by: Melissa Lockaby

 


 

Young Adult/Children’s

 

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates

Ryan T. Higgins

Chosen by: Rosi Hollinbeck

 


 

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor Series Book 2)

Jessica Townsend

Chosen by: Briana Wagner

 

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