Library Journal Best Books of 2020

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2020, and 23 Macmillan titles + 3 audiobooks made the list!

Crime Fiction

BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. Cosby
ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise Penny
THE MOUNTAINS WILD by Sarah Taylor Stewart

Horror

RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark
THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy Davidson
THE LIVING DEAD by George A. Romero and Daniel Kraus

Literary Fiction

MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy

Pop Fiction

THE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow

SF & Fantasy

THE MEMORY OF SOULS by Jenn Lyons
THE EMPRESS OF SALT AND FORTUNE by Nghi Vo

Short Stories

LIKES by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS by Laura van den Berg

World Literature

TROPIC OF VIOLENCE by Nathacha Appanah; Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan
AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by David Diop; Translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis

Arts

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Notes of a Chronic Re-reader by Vivian Gornick

Biography/Memoir

INFERNO: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness by Catherine Cho
THE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore

Cooking & Food

EAST: 120 Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Beijing by Meera Sodha

Poetry

LIVING WEAPON by Rowan Ricardo Phillips
THREE POEMS by Hannah Sullivan

Science & Technology

THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move by Sonia Shah
OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght

Graphic Novels

THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE CARTOONIST by Adrian Tomine

Audiobooks

LUSTER by Raven Leilani
OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore
SIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight To Fit In by Phuc Tran

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