The Greatest Books: Gen. Fic.-Novels


242 Books, According to 172 “Best of” Lists

This list is generated from 172 book polls & top lists from a variety of great sources. The books is ranked based on how many lists a particular book appears on. Other list in this series⇣

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1.Lila by Robinson, Marilynne (42 Lists: a1,b3,b4,b6,b8,b13,b18,b19,c1,c6,e2,f1,f3,f10,g1,g5,g6,h2,k1,k2,l6,l8,m1,m4,m10,n1,n3,n5,n9,n15,p1,p6,s2,s3,s6,s7,s11,u1,v1,v5,w2,w3)


2. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Murakami, Haruki (27 Lists: a1,a7,b3,b4,b18,b19,c7,d2,f4,f10,g1,h1,i3,i5,k1,k2,m3,m11,n1,n6,p5,r4,s4,s6,s7,w2,w5)


3. Untamed State, An by Gay, Roxane (24 Lists: a7,a14,b2,b5,b6,b11,b13,b16,b18,b19,e7,f2,g1,k1,l1,m6,n5,n8,n12,r4,s2,s7,v3,w2)


4. Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing, A by McBride, Eimear (22 Lists: a14,b2,b6,b11,b18,d2,f3,g5,i5,k1,l1,l4,l9,m8,n1,n3,n15,p1,s2,t3,v2,v5)


5. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Ferrante, Elena (22 Lists: b2,b4,b16,b18,c6,d2,f3,g5,g6,k1,m6,m10,n1,n5,n6,n15,p1,s4,s7,t3,v1,w3)


6. Dept. of Speculation by Offill, Jenny (21 Lists: a3,b6,b18,b19,f3,g6,k2,l4,l9,m1,m6,m10,n1,n6,n7,p3,p5,s2,s7,s10,v1)


7. Fourth of July Creek by Henderson, Smith (21 Lists: a10,b6,b11,b19,c4,d1,e2,e4,f2,g2,i4,k2,l4,l7,m9,n1,n5,n7,p6,s2,w2)


8. Wolf in White Van by Darnielle, John (21 Lists: a1,a4,a7,b2,b5,b6,b10,b11,b19,c7,h1,i5,k1,l9,m5,n3,n5,p6,r4,s10,w5)


9. Book of Unknown Americans, The by Henriquez, Christina (20 Lists: a1,a10,b3,b4,b6,b16,b18,d4,e7,g1,k2,m3,m11,n1,n5,p6,r4,s1,s7,w2)


10. Everything I Never Told You by Ng, Celeste (20 Lists: a1,a4,b4,b6,b11,b18,b19,c4,e4,h2,i5,m6,m10,m11,n1,n5,n12,s1,s6,s7)


11. All My Puny Sorrows by Toews, Miriam (19 Lists: a2,b2,b6,b11,b18,b19,g5,g6,i3,k1,m4,n7,p6,r4,s2,s7,s11,t3,w2)

12. My Struggle Book Three: Boyhood by Knausgård, Karl Ove (19 Lists: a1,b8,e1,c7,f3,f10,g5,g6,i5,k1,k2,n1,n6,p11,s2,s7,t3,v1,v2)

13. Unnecessary Woman, An by Alameddine, Rabih (19 Lists: a1,b2,b16,b18,c1,h1,k1,k2,l6,n3,n5,n9,n14,p6,r3,s2,s7,w2,w3)

14. 0.419444444444444 by Lerner, Ben (18 Lists: a3,b2,c4,c6,c7,f3,g5,h2,k2,m8,m10,n1,n5,n6,p6,s2,s7,v2)

15. All Our Names by Mengestu, Dinaw (17 Lists: a3,b2,b6,b18,b19,c1,d2,g5,i5,k1,n1,n5,p1,s2,s7,t3,w2)

16. Blazing World, The by Hustvedt, Siri (17 Lists: b2,b6,b18,e7,i5,k1,l9,m2,m9,n1,n5,p1,p5,s4,s6,s7,w2)

17. Fever, The by Abbott, Megan (15 Lists: a1,b2,b3,b5,b6,b11,b16,d1,k1,l7,n5,s1,s5,t2,v3)

18. How to Be Both by Smith, Ali (15 Lists: b6,b18,b19,c8,f10,g6,i5,k1,m2,n5,n15,s2,t3,v3,w7)

19. Children Act, The by McEwan, Ian (14 Lists: a2,b11,b19,g1,g6,h1,i3,k1,k2,n5,n7,n15,v1,w2)

20. Family Life by Sharma, Akhil (14 Lists: e2,b8,b19,f10,h2,k1,l1,m10,n1,n7,s4,v1,v5,w5)

21. Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, The by Zevin, Gabrielle (12 Lists: b3,b17,f1,g1,g3,l1,l2,l6,m3,n12,r4,s11)

22. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Ferris, Joshua (12 Lists: a1,b3,e1,f10,g5,k2,m2,n5,s6,s7,t3,w2)

23. Big Little Lies by Moriarty, Liane (11 Lists: a1,a5,b3,b17,e7,g1,i3,k1,l1,p2,u1)

24. Landline by Rowell, Rainbow (10 Lists: a1,b18,b19,f1,g1,k2,l1,l2,r7,s11)

25. Orfeo by Powers, Richard (10 Lists: a2,b4,b19,e2,m2,n3,n5,s7,t3,w2)

26. Us by Nicholls, David (10 Lists: a1,b3,b4,c9,g6,i3,l1,m2,s11,w2)

27. Love Me Back by Tierce, Merritt (9 Lists: a14,b5,b8,b11,b18,l7,m10,s2,s7)

28. Tigerman by Harkaway, Nick (9 Lists: a2,g1,k1,l3,l7,m7,n5,s10,w2)

29. Florence Gordon by Morton, Brian (8 Lists: b4,b8,c1,k1,m10,n5,s2,s7)

30. How to Build a Girl by Moran, Caitlin (8 Lists: b2,b18,n5,n7,p5,r1,s4,s11)

31. Last Illusion, The by Khakpour, Porochista (8 Lists: b6,b8,g2,k1,l4,n5,p5,s2)

32. Nobody Is Ever Missing by Lacey, Catherine (8 Lists: b6,b8,b18,h2,m10,n6,s2,v2)

33. All the Birds, Singing by Wyld, Evie (7 Lists: b3,b19,i5,m6,m10,n1,s7)

34. Dear Committee Members by Schumacher, Julie (7 Lists: b2,b5,k2,m4,m12,n5,s2)

35. Panic in a Suitcase by Akhtiorskaya, Yelena (7 Lists: b6,b18,f3,n1,n5,s2,w2)

36. Ugly Girls by Hunter, Lindsay (7 Lists: b6,b8,b18,l4,m10,r4,s2)

37. Wallcreeper, The by Zink, Nell (7 Lists: f3,m8,m10,n1,p1,s2,v2)

38. F by Kehlmann, Daniel (6 Lists: b5,l7,n1,n5,n15,s7)

39. In the Light of What We Know by Rahman, Zia Haider (6 Lists: a3,b8,k1,n5,n6,s4)

40. Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, The by Jacob, Mira (6 Lists: b2,b6,b18,k1,k2,m10)

41. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Fowler, Karen Joy (6 Lists: f10,g6,i5,l6,m2,w2)

42. Ballad of a Small Player, The by Osborne, Lawrence (5 Lists: k2,n1,n5,n6,n15)

43. Betrayers, The by Bezmogis, David (5 Lists: b3,g5,s2,s11,w3)

44. Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall, A by Chancellor, Will (5 Lists: b6,k1,l4,m6,m10)

45. Cry Father by Whitmer, Benjamin (5 Lists: b5,b19,d1,l7,r7)

46. Every Day Is for the Thief by Cole, Teju (5 Lists: a3,g5,n5,s7,t3)

47. Fives and Twenty-Fives by Pitre, Michael (5 Lists: a1,h1,i5,l1,s3)

48. Foreign Gods, Inc. by Ndibe, Okey (5 Lists: c4,d1,n5,n12,r3)

49. Girls from Corona Del Mar, The by Thorpe, Rufi (5 Lists: a3,b8,b18,f2,m10)

50. High as the Horses’ Bridles by Cheshire, Scott (5 Lists: b8,l4,m10,s2,w2)

51. In Paradise by Matthiessen, Peter (5 Lists: a1,b3,b4,n2,p11)

52. Land of Steady Habits, The by Thompson, Ted (5 Lists: a1,b8,b18,f2,s7)

53. Life Drawing by Black, Robin (5 Lists: b19,f2,m10,n5,s2)

54. Mermaids in Paradise by Millet, Lydia (5 Lists: b3,b18,k1,s2,v3)

55. One Plus One by Moyes, Jojo (5 Lists: b17,g1,h1,l1,l2)

56. Preparation for the Next Life by Lish, Atticus (5 Lists: b6,f3,p3,v2,w3)

57. Wonderland by D’Erasmo, Stacey (5 Lists: b13,b19,h1,n5,t1)

58. 2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas by Bertino, Marie-Helene (4 Lists: b6,k2,n5,s1)

59. All I Love and Know by Frank, Judith (4 Lists: b4,k1,n14,s2)

60. Bellweather Rhapsody by Racculia, Kate (4 Lists: a4,l1,m10,s1)

61. Dog, The by O’Neill, Joseph (4 Lists: m2,n1,p1,s7)

62. Faces in the Crowd by Luiselli, Valeria (4 Lists: b11,f3,l4,l9)

63. Girl who Was Saturday Night, The by O’Neill, Heather (4 Lists: a11,g5,s11,w7)

64. Little Lumpen Novelita, A by Bolaño, Roberto (4 Lists: b8,m10,n1,w2)

65. Painter, The by Heller, Peter (4 Lists: a1,h1,l9,r5)

66. Prayers for the Stolen by Clement, Jennifer (4 Lists: l7,n12,p3,s7)

67. Radiance of Tomorrow by Beah, Ishmael (4 Lists: c1,c4,f2,s7)

68. Remember Me like This by Johnston, Bret Anthony (4 Lists: b3,f2,n1,w6)

69. Rise & Fall of Great Powers, The by Rachman, Tom (4 Lists: g5,k1,n5,s3)

70. Ruby by Bond, Cynthia (4 Lists: f2,h1,m10,s7)

71. Shotgun Lovesongs by Butler, Nickolas (4 Lists: a1,b3,f2,i4)

72. Vacationers, The by Straub, Emma (4 Lists: b3,b19,i3,w2)

73. Andrew’s Brain by Doctorow, E. L. (3 Lists: s4,s6,t3)

74. Casebook by Simpson, Mona (3 Lists: a1,m10,s7)

75. Confessions by Minato, Kanae (3 Lists: a4,s5,w3)

76. Dust by Owuor, Yvonne Adhiambo (3 Lists: l4,s7,w2)

77. Falling out of Time by Grossman, David (3 Lists: b4,p5,t3)

78. Friendship by Gould, Emily (3 Lists: b18,g5,m10)

79. I Am Having So Much Fun Here without You by Maum, Courtney (3 Lists: a1,b18,w6)

80. Into the Go-Slow by Davis, Bridgett M. (3 Lists: b8,s2,s7)

81. Kinder than Solitude by Li, Yiyun (3 Lists: a3,b19,s2)

82. Leaving Time by Picoult, Jodi (3 Lists: a1,b19,g1)

83. Lost for Words by St. Aubyn, Edward (3 Lists: n2,s3,s4)

84. Lost Lake by Allen, Sarah Addison (3 Lists: a8,g1,n5)

85. Mambo in Chinatown by Kwok, Jean (3 Lists: a8,b16,w6)

86. Memory Garden, The by Rickert, Mary (3 Lists: i1,l3,n5)

87. Orphans of Race Point, The by Francis, Patry (3 Lists: n12,p11,s1)

88. Remedy for Love, The by Roorbach, Bill (3 Lists: a1,k1,s2)

89. Shark by Self, Will (3 Lists: e1,g6,t3)

90. Thirty Girls by Minot, Susan (3 Lists: b4,e2,n1)

91. This Dark Road to Mercy by Cash, Wiley (3 Lists: e3,m5,s2)

92. This Is the Water by Murphy, Yannick (3 Lists: b19,m3,p1)

93. Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, The by Dicker, Joel (3 Lists: a1,s11,w6)

94. Wittgenstein Jr. by Iyer, Lars (3 Lists: m6,m10,t3)

95. 300000000 by Butler, Brett (2 Lists: m10,p6)

96. Astonish Me by Shipstead, Maggie (2 Lists: b3,s7)

97. Author and Me, The by Chevillard, Eric (2 Lists: k1,s2)

98. Back of the Turtle, The by King, Thomas (2 Lists: i3,s11)

99. Bear, The by Cameron, Claire (2 Lists: a11,l7)

100. Bonita Avenue by Buwalda, Peter (2 Lists: i5,t3)

101. Brunist Day of Wrath, The by Coover, Robert (2 Lists: p11,s4)

102. Dear Thief by Harvey, Samantha (2 Lists: m10,w7)

103. Delicious! by Reichl, Ruth (2 Lists: b17,w6)

104. Famous Writers I Have Known by Magnuson, James (2 Lists: n5,s7)

105. Girl who Saved the King of Sweden, The by Jonasson, Jonas (2 Lists: n5,s11)

106. History of the Rain by Williams, Niall (2 Lists: m2,t3)

107. Home Place, The by La Seur, Carrie (2 Lists: b16,s5)

108. Hundred-Year House, The by Makkai, Rebecca (2 Lists: b3,p5)

109. I Am China by Guo, Xiaolu (2 Lists: n5,w7)

110. I Loved You More by Spanbauer, Tom (2 Lists: l7,p6)

111. I’ll Be Right There by Shin, Kyung-Sook (2 Lists: f3,h2)

112. In the Course of Human Events by Harvkey, Mike (2 Lists: l7,s2)

113. Last Lover, The by Xue, Can (2 Lists: i5,m10)

114. Moon Sisters, The by Walsh, Therese (2 Lists: b11,l1)

115. Pearl that Broke Its Shell, The by Hashima, Nadia (2 Lists: g1,s11)

116. Queen Sugar by Baszile, Natalie (2 Lists: s2,s7)

117. Rosie Effect, The by Simsion, Graeme (2 Lists: i3,s11)

118. Rusty Nailed by Clayton, Alice (2 Lists: g1,h1)

119. Shirley by Merrell, Susan Scarf (2 Lists: l7,w2)

120. Silence Once Begun by Ball, Jesse (2 Lists: l9,m6)

121. Spinning Heart, The by Ryan, Donal (2 Lists: b5,l1)

122. Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Quindlen, Anna (2 Lists: g1,h1)

123. Sudden Light, A by Stein, Garth (2 Lists: b19,h1)

124. Sweetland by Crummey, Michael (2 Lists: g5,m4)

125. Waiting for the Electricity by Nichol, Christina (2 Lists: k1,w3)

126. Women by Caldwell, Chloe (2 Lists: b18,g6)

127. Year She Left Us, The by Ma, Kathryn (2 Lists: n5,s7)

128. Your Face in Mine by Row, Jess (2 Lists: m9,s7)

129. Accidents of Marriage by Meyers, Randy Susan (1 Lists: k1)

130. Adam by Schrag, Ariel (1 Lists: s1)

131. After I Do by Reid, Taylor Jenkins (1 Lists: r1)

132. American Romantic by Just, Ward (1 Lists: s6)

133. Anatomy of Dreams, The by Benjamin, Chloe Krug (1 Lists: f2)

134. Ancient Oceans of Central Kentucky by Nahm, David Connerley (1 Lists: n5)

135. Animals by Unsworth, Emma Jane (1 Lists: b6)

136. Answer to Everything, The by Friedman, Elyse (1 Lists: p5)

137. Apart at the Seams by Bostwick, Marie (1 Lists: b19)

138. Arts and Entertainments by Beha, Christopher (1 Lists: s13)

139. Barracuda by Tsiolkas, Christos (1 Lists: k1)

140. Barter, The by Adcock, Siobhan (1 Lists: m10)

141. Be Safe I Love You by Hoffman, Cara (1 Lists: s2)

142. Beautiful You by Palahniuk ,Chuck (1 Lists: h1)

143. Bedrock Faith by May, Eric Charles (1 Lists: s2)

144. Beggar and the Hare, The by Kyro, Thomas (1 Lists: p5)

145. Bingo’s Run by Levine, James A. (1 Lists: a4)

146. Black Dance by Huston, Nancy (1 Lists: s4)

147. Blessings, The by Juska, Elise (1 Lists: b19)

148. Book of Gold Leaves, The by Waheed, Mirza (1 Lists: g6)

149. Book of Jonah, The by Feldman, Joshua Max (1 Lists: a1)

150. Boxer Handsome by Whitwham, Anna (1 Lists: n15)

151. Byrd by Church, Kim (1 Lists: f2)

152. Carry the Sky by Gray, Kate (1 Lists: b18)

153. Cataract City by Davidson, Craig (1 Lists: n12)

154. Caught by Moore, Lisa (1 Lists: a1)

155. Chestnut Street by Binchy, Maeve (1 Lists: w6)

156. Chop Chop by Wroe, Simon (1 Lists: c8)

157. Confessions of Frances Godwin, The by Hellenga, Robert (1 Lists: b4)

158. Cutting Teeth by Fierro, Julia (1 Lists: b6)

159. Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore by Mosley, Walter (1 Lists: n5)

160. Delilah’s Daughters by Benson, Angela (1 Lists: l1)

161. Devil I Know, The by Kilroy, Claire (1 Lists: b2)

162. Diary of the Fall by Laub, Michel (1 Lists: f10)

163. Dismal Science, The by Mountford, Peter (1 Lists: m10)

164. Emeralds Included by Woodman, Betsy (1 Lists: n5)

165. End of the Book, The by Shreve, Porter (1 Lists: s7)

166. Eyrie by Winton, Tim (1 Lists: k1)

167. Farm, The by Smith, Tom Rob (1 Lists: a1)

168. Fat Man and Little Boy by Meginnis, Mike (1 Lists: m10)

169. For Today I Am a Boy by Fu, Kim (1 Lists: f2)

170. Fracking King, The by Browning, James (1 Lists: a1)

171. Friendswood by Steinke, Rene (1 Lists: n5)

172. Gemini by Cassella, Carol (1 Lists: h1)

173. Girl in the Road, The by Byrne, Monica (1 Lists: p5)

174. Give It to Me by Castillo, Ana (1 Lists: s2)

175. Guest Cat, The by Hiraide, Takahashi (1 Lists: b19)

176. Hiding in Plain Sight by Farah, Nuruddin (1 Lists: k1)

177. Hilltop, The by Gavron, Assaf (1 Lists: n5)

178. Hold Me in Contempt by Williams, Wendy (1 Lists: l1)

179. House of Ashes by Roffey, Monique (1 Lists: c8)

180. House We Grew Up In, The by Jewell, Lisa (1 Lists: r1)

181. How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky by Netzer, Lydia (1 Lists: r5)

182. Hunting Gun, The by Inouye, Yasushi (1 Lists: k1)

183. In Certain Circles by Harrower, Elizabeth (1 Lists: p6)

184. In the Red by Shapiro, Elena Mauli (1 Lists: m10)

185. It Will End with Us by Savage, Sam (1 Lists: n2)

186. Joneses, The by Goss, Sheila (1 Lists: l1)

187. Kiss the Ring by Mink, Meesha (1 Lists: l1)

188. Language of Silence, The by Webb, Peggy (1 Lists: h1)

189. Last Days of California, The by Miller, Mary (1 Lists: b5)

190. Last Enchantments, The by Finch, Charles (1 Lists: b19)

191. Last Magazine, The by Hastings, Michael (1 Lists: r7)

192. Last Night at the Blue Angel by Rotert, Rebecca (1 Lists: b19)

193. Leavetaking by Weiss, Peter (1 Lists: f3)

194. Leaving Tomorrow by Bergen, David (1 Lists: s11)

195. Lobster Kings, The by Zentner, Alexi (1 Lists: l6)

196. Man Called Ove, A by Backman, Fredrik (1 Lists: i3)

197. Map of Betrayal, A by Jin, Ha (1 Lists: k1)

198. Missing Reels by Nehme, Farran Smith (1 Lists: r7)

199. Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances, The by Cooney, Ellen (1 Lists: h1)

200. Mr. Gwyn by Baricco, Alessandro (1 Lists: m3)

201. Mr. Loverman by Evaristo, Bernardine (1 Lists: b16)

202. Next Life Might Be Kinder by Norman, Howard (1 Lists: m10)

203. Of Sea and Cloud by Keller, Jon (1 Lists: s2)

204. Only the Longest Threads by Husain, Tasneem Zehra (1 Lists: b10)

205. Plover, The by Doyle, Brian (1 Lists: l6)

206. Possibilities, The by Hemmings, Kaui Hart (1 Lists: s7)

207. Pushkin Hills by Dovlatov, Sergei (1 Lists: p1)

208. Replacement Life, The by Fishman, Boris (1 Lists: s7)

209. Saint Monkey by Townsend, Jacinda (1 Lists: f2)

210. Season to Taste by Young, Natalie (1 Lists: l7)

211. Short Century by Gerrard, David (1 Lists: m10)

212. Sister Golden Hair by Steinke, Darcy (1 Lists: m10)

213. Sixteenth of June, The by Lang, Maya (1 Lists: f2)

214. Small Blessings by Woodroof, Martha (1 Lists: h1)

215. Song for Issy Bradley, A by Bray, Carys (1 Lists: c8)

216. Story Hour, The by Umrigar, Thrity (1 Lists: r1)

217. Strange Bodies by Theroux, Marcel (1 Lists: w3)

218. Summer House with Swimming Pool by Koch, Herman (1 Lists: p1)

219. Suzanne Davis Gets a Life by Cohen, Paula Morantz (1 Lists: r7)

220. Sweetness #9 by Clark, Stephan, Eirik (1 Lists: s13)

221. Talking to Ourselves by Neuman, Andres (1 Lists: p6)

222. That Summer by Willig, Lauren (1 Lists: a8)

223. Their Lips Talk of Mischief by Warner, Alan (1 Lists: g6)

224. Thing about December, The by Ryan, Donal (1 Lists: b5)

225. Three Light-Years by Canobbio, Andrea (1 Lists: a3)

226. Thrill of It All, The by O’Connor, Joseph (1 Lists: b8)

227. Tower, The by Tellkamp, Uwe (1 Lists: i5)

228. Transcriptionist, The by Rowland, Amy (1 Lists: w2)

229. Trilemma by Mortimer, Jennifer (1 Lists: b19)

230. Try to Kiss a Girl by Killeen, Kevin (1 Lists: s6)

231. Upstairs at the Party by Grant, Linda (1 Lists: t3)

232. Us Conductors by Michaels, Sean (1 Lists: g5)

233. Visible City by Mirvis, Tova (1 Lists: s2)

234. Walk Home, The by Seiffert, Rachel (1 Lists: w7)

235. We Are Called to Rise by McBride, Laura (1 Lists: h1)

236. What Ends by Ladd, Andrew (1 Lists: f2)

237. Why Are You So Sad? by Porter, Jason (1 Lists: m10)

238. With My Dog Eyes by Hilst, Hilda (1 Lists: n5)

239. World of Rae English, The by Rosenthal, Lucy (1 Lists: n12)

240. Wynne’s War by Gwyn, Aaron (1 Lists: s2)

241. You Should Have Known by Korelitz, Jean (1 Lists: w2)

242. You’re Not Much Use to Anyone by Shapiro, Jr., David (1 Lists: n2)


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  22. Boing Boing , b10
  23. Book Riot , b11
  24. The Book Smugglers , b16
  25. The BookBitch , b17
  26. Booklist , b4
  27. BookPage , b3
  28. BookPeople , b5
  29. Bookreporter , b19
  30. Boston Globe , b2
  31. Brain Pickings , b7
  32. Bustle , b18
  33. Buzzfeed , b6
  34. Chatelaine , c3
  35. Christian Science Monitor , c1
  36. Cleveland Plain-Dealer , c4
  37. Comics Alliance , c5
  38. Commonweal , c6
  39. Complex , c7
  40. Costa Book Awards , c8
  41. Crime Always Pays , c9
  42. Crimespree Magazine , c2
  43. Cybil Awards , c10
  44. The Daily Beast , d2
  45. The Daily Meal , d3
  46. Denver Post , d4
  47. Do Some Damage Crime Fiction , d1
  48. Eater , e6
  49. The Economist , e2
  50. Edgar Awards , e3
  51. Elle , e7
  52. Entertainment Weekly , e4
  53. Entrepreneur , e5
  54. Esquire , e1
  55. Fantasy Book Critic , f4
  56. Fantasy Café , f5
  57. Fantasy Faction , f6
  58. Fantasy Literature.com , f7
  59. Fiction_L (online discussion group — one vote for each title receiving multiple votes on list) , f1
  60. Financial Times , f10
  61. Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize , f2
  62. Flavorwire , f3
  63. Foreign Affairs , f8
  64. Fortune , f9
  65. Gear Patrol , g2
  66. Globe and Mail , g5
  67. Goodreads Choice Awards , g1
  68. Great New Books , g3
  69. Greatist , g4
  70. Guardian , g6
  71. Hammett Prize , h4
  72. Horn Book , h5
  73. The House of Crime and Mystery , h3
  74. Hudson Booksellers , h1
  75. The Huffington Post , h2
  76. Hugo Awards , h6
  77. Hypable , h7
  78. Inc. , i2
  79. The Independent , i5
  80. Indies Choices Awards , i4
  81. Indigo , i3
  82. io9 , i1
  83. Kansas City Star , k2
  84. Kirkus Reviews , k1
  85. Largehearted Boy , l4
  86. Left Coast Crime Awards , l5
  87. Library Journal , l1
  88. Library Reads , l2
  89. Library Thing , l6
  90. LitReactor , l7
  91. Locus Magazine , l3
  92. Los Angeles Times , l8
  93. Los Angeles Times Book Prizes , l9
  94. Maclean’s , m4
  95. Mad Hatter’s Bookshelf , m7
  96. Man Booker Prize , m2
  97. Mashable , m11
  98. McNally Jackson , m8
  99. Miami Herald , m9
  100. The Millions , m10
  101. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , m12
  102. Minneapolis Star-Tribune , m1
  103. Morning News-Tournament of Books , m6
  104. Mother Jones , m3
  105. Murder by the Book , m5
  106. National Book Awards , n3
  107. National Book Critics Circle Awards , n9
  108. National Journal , n10
  109. National Outdoor Book Awards , n11
  110. National Reading Group Month: Great Group Reads , n12
  111. Nebula and Andre Norton Awards , n4
  112. The New Republic , n7
  113. New Statesman , n15
  114. New York Post , n13
  115. New York Public Library , n8
  116. New York Times , n1
  117. The New Yorker , n6
  118. Newsday , n14
  119. Newsweek , n2
  120. NPR , n5
  121. O Magazine , o1
  122. Only the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy , o2
  123. PaperMag , p8
  124. Paste Magazine , p9
  125. Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist , p7
  126. PBS Food , p10
  127. PEN/Faulkner Awards , p3
  128. People Magazine , p2
  129. Pop Matters , p5
  130. Powell’s Books , p6
  131. Printz Awards , p4
  132. Providence Journal , p11
  133. Publisher’s Weekly , p1
  134. Pulitzer Prizes , p12
  135. The Rap Sheet , r2
  136. Read Me Deadly , r3
  137. Richmond Times-Dispatch , r5
  138. Riffle , r4
  139. RITA Awards , r8
  140. Rolling Stone , r6
  141. RT Book Reviewer’s Awards , r7
  142. RUSA Reading List , r1
  143. Salon , s2
  144. San Francisco Chronicle , s7
  145. The Savvy Reader , s11
  146. School Library Journal , s1
  147. Science Friday , s12
  148. Seattle Times , s3
  149. SFF World , s8
  150. Slate , s4
  151. Splitsider , s13
  152. St. Louis Post-Dispatch , s6
  153. Story Prize , s9
  154. Strand Critics Award , s5
  155. Strange Horizons , s10
  156. Telegraph , t3
  157. Time , t1
  158. Tor.com , t2
  159. USA Today , u1
  160. Vanity Fair , v2
  161. The Village Voice , v3
  162. Vogue , v1
  163. Vox , v4
  164. Vulture , v5
  165. Wall Street Journal , w3
  166. Washington Post , w2
  167. Waterstone’s Book of the Year , w1
  168. The Week , w5
  169. Wired , w4
  170. Woman’s Day , w6
  171. Women’s Prize for Fiction , w7
  172. YALSA Awards , y1

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