The Best in Books From 2016

Another year has come and gone, and we’re more than appreciative of all the good books 2016 had to offer. We’re never one to miss out on a good book, and we don’t want you to either! That’s why we rounded up some of our top picks in fiction from 2016.

The Black Widow by Daniel Silva

A real thriller, The Black Widow is a gripping tale of a spy and assassin in the midst of an operation to take down a terrorist mastermind.

 

 

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Brought together by an endangered trust fund, four siblings facing tough financial times must learn to balance the power of family and the influence of money. It’s both a lighthearted and breezy read.

 

 

Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers

As an attempt to flee her many misfortunes, Josie and her children travel to Alaska and camp alongside nature in an RV. But of course, past mistakes will always come back to haunt you.

 

 

Barkskins by Annie Proulx

From the same author that brought you Brokeback Mountain, this novel follows multiple generations of the families of two woodcutters over the period of nearly 320 years! You’ll see the impact of American deforestation in the form of a compelling story.

 

 

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

Tess is a 22-year-old foodie who sets off to New York City to find herself, but her highly coveted job at an exclusive restaurant turns out to be less than glamorous.

 

 

I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

An inspiring story about reinventing yourself, I Almost Forgot About You follows Dr. Georgia Young after she quits her successful job and embarks on a journey of self discovery.

 

 

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

When six adults get together for a BBQ with their children, they never expect that a seemingly ordinary day could lead to such extraordinary circumstances. But, what actually happened at the BBQ?

 

 

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

A painter and the four-year-old son of a powerful media mogul are the lone survivors after a plane filled with privileged citizens crashes into the ocean. Was this outcome a set up or just a tragic coincidence?

 

 

End of Watch by Stephen King

After a tragic massacre, Brady Hartsfield is left in a vegetative state at a traumatic brain injury clinic with a poor prognosis for recovery. However, there are destructive powers brewing behind his blank stare.

 

 

Zero K by Don DeLillo

Jeffrey Lockhart is the son of a billionaire who invests in a secret company where the deceased are preserved for the future where advanced technologies will have the power to resurrect them.

 

Which books have you read? Let’s discuss! Share your feedback below.

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