Bethany’s 2023 Book List

1. Bonnie Garmus, Lessons in Chemistry

2. R.F. Kuang, The Poppy War

3. Tess Gunty, The Rabbit Hutch

4. Prince Harry, Spare

5. Hernan Diaz, Trust

6. Louise Erdrich, The Sentence

7. Zoe Ferraris, Kingdom of Strangers

8. Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

9. Bruce Holsinger, The Gifted School

10. Leigh Bardugo, Ninth House

11. Percival Everett, The Trees

12. Daisy Alpert Florin, My Last Innocent Year

13. Emily Oster, Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, From Birth to Preschool

14. Thomas Mallon, Landfall

15. Helen Moon, Cherish the First Six Weeks: A Plan That Creates Calm, Confident Parents and a Happy, Secure Baby

16. Rebecca Makkai, I Have Some Questions for You

17. Linda Åkeson McGurk, There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids

18. William Deresiewicz, A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter

19. Leigh Bardugo, Hell Bent

20. David Grossman, A Horse Walks Into a Bar

21. Isabella Hammad, Enter Ghost

22. Ann Napolitano, Hello Beautiful

23. Curtis Sittenfeld, Romantic Comedy

24. Justin Cronin, The Ferryman

25. Christopher Paul Curtis, Bucking the Sarge

26. John McPhee, La Place de la Concorde Suisse

27. Juliet Barker: The Brontës — Wild Genius on the Moors: The Story of Three Sisters

28. Dur E Aziz Amna, American Fever