Best Books I Read in 2017

Best Books 2017

I read 154 books in 2017, but I only rated 9 books 5 stars, and 2 of those books were re-reads. Today I’m sharing the 15 best books I read in 2017. This list includes those 9 5-star reads and well as 6 4-star reads that have stuck with me and were too good not to mention.

New 5-Star Reads from 2017

New 5-Star Reads 2017

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan (I loved this book so much that I read it twice.)

My Life with the Liars by Caela Carter

We Are Still Tornadoes by Michael Kun & Susan Mullen

5-Star Books I Re-Read 2017

5-Star Re-Reads 2017

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (My favorite book from 2015.)

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Notable 4-Star Reads from 2017

Notable 4-Star Reads 2017

The Things We Wish Were True by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

Tumbling by Caela Carter

The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson

The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu


What great books did you read in 2017? What do I HAVE to have on my TBR for 2018?


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    1. I might re-read Carry On again too. I just love it SO much. We Are Still Tornadoes isn’t a book that I think everyone needs to read (like my usual 5 star reads are), but it was just so perfect for me. I’m checking out A Million Junes now. Thanks for the recommendation!

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