My 16 Favorite Books of 2016, and, of Course, a Few More!

2016 has almost ended and it’s time to share my most memorable books from the past 12 months. It’s always hard to whittle down the list because, as many librarians believe, there is always another great read just around the corner. No matter if you enjoy Fiction or Non-Fiction, this list will give you  the opportunity to travel around the world. Get ready to visit Alaska, Martha’s Vineyard, Naples, Italy, New York City, Mississippi, Appalachia, Boston and Denmark. Enjoy your trip!


All The Winters After by Sere Prince Halverson

The Assistants by Camille Perri

Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

Dimestore: a writer’s life by Lee Smith

Dispatches From Pluto : lost and found in the Mississippi Delta by Richard Grant

The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

The Life We Bury by Allen Erskens

Martha’s Vineyard, Isle of Dreams by Susan Branch

The One In A Million Boy by Monica Wood

Only In Naples by Katherine Wilson

The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton

The Rainbow Comes And Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt

Siracusa by Delia Ephron

The Soul Of An Octopus by Sy Montgomery

A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan

The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell



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