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Here’s a master list of all the “best books of 2019” coverage (so far)

Which books will reign supreme in 2019?

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Note: We’ll update this list as more end-of-year book coverage is published.


Amazon announced its top 20 overall books of the year in addition to 20 standouts in each of the site’s main book categories. Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments took home top honors of the year. Find the rest of Amazon’s picks here


Barnes & Noble 

Barnes & Noble booksellers around the country nominated these eight titles in a variety of genres (including a children’s book and a cookbook) for its Book of the Year honor. B&N will announce the winners in the next coming weeks. Check out the finalists here.


Good Housekeeping

Sixty(!) books make up GH’s best of 2019 list, so there’s sure to be something for every book lover on your list. Find them all here



The Goodreads Best Books of 2019 readers’ poll is now in its final round. Cast your votes for your favorites here. 


The Guardian

A wealth of famous authors share their top 2019 picks for The Guardian. Find them all here. 



Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus Reviews is steadily releasing a slew of “Best of 2019” lists in the next few weeks. The adult fiction lists debuted first, including “best 2019 fiction to get your book club talking” and “best memorable fictional families of 2019.” See them here


The New York Public Library

The NYPL released a long list of accomplished titles for kids, teens, adults, and poetry lovers. They also provided a list of acclaimed titles for young readers in Spanish. Find all their recommendations here.


The New York Times

The New York Times Book Review editors released their list of top picks in both fiction and nonfiction. See them here



O, the Oprah Magazine

Just fourteen titles made the cut in this year-end list, published in the magazine’s December issue. See the lucky authors here


Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly editors have chosen their top choices for the best books of the year in both adult and children’s markets. See all of their recs here. 




Why do a top 10 list when you can do a top 100? Find Time‘s picks for the year here. 


The Washington Post

WP editors narrowed their picks down to just 10 titles. Check them out here. 

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