The LibraryReads Favorite of Favorites list - librarian favorites published in 2018 - includes bestsellers and notable books from fiction to memoirs, from history to suspense. Find out more about each selection - and place holds - by clicking the title to visit our catalog, and see the LibraryReads website to read brief reviews submitted by librarians from across the country.
- Educated by Tara Westover
A memoir of a childhood growing up in a strict Mormon family living off the grid in Idaho. 42 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
- An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
What happens when your spouse is convicted of a crime he did not commit? An Oprah pick and National Book Award nominee.
- Circe by Madeline Miller
A daughter of the Titans prepares for an Olympian conflict. An international bestseller.
- The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
Bestselling suspense. “I finally stopped trying to puzzle it out and just sat back to enjoy the ride,” says a LibraryReads reviewer.
- The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
A troubled family escapes to the Alaskan wilderness in 1974. A Best Book of the Year from Washington Post, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads and more.
- The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
A sweeping family saga set in New York City’s Lower East Side, 1969. An NPR Book of the Year.
- The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
A sweet and hot romance. One of Amazon’s Top 100 Books of 2018.
- There, There by Tommy Orange
Interwoven stories depict the experience of Native Americans living in urban settings. Shortlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal.
- The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
Strangers hatch a plan to attend a wedding pretending to be a couple. A USA Today Bestseller.
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