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December 2019
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  • Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
    Contemporary fiction
    Early Release
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  • Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
    Romance
    Debut
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  • Long Bright River by Liz Moore
    Mystery
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  • The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey
    Historical fiction
  • The Wives by Tarryn Fisher
    Domestic suspense
    Early Release
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Trending books
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  • Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino
    Essays
    Debut
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  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
    Literary fiction
  • One Day in December by Josie Silver
    Romance
    Debut
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  • Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
    Magical realism
    Repeat Author
    Kevin Wilson is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Perfect Little World.
  • The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
    Historical fiction
    #READWITHMC
    The Giver of Stars is also Marie Claire's book club pick this month!
  • My Friend Anna by Rachel DeLoache Williams
    True crime
    Debut
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  • Wild Game by Adrienne Brodeur
    Memoir
    Early Release
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  • The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black
    Young adult
  • The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan
    Narrative nonfiction
  • Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom
    Essays
2019 BOTY Finalists
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  • Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    Historical fiction
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Daisy Jones & The Six!
  • Recursion by Blake Crouch
    Sci-fi
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Recursion!
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
    Thriller
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to The Silent Patient!
  • This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
    Historical fiction
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to This Tender Land!
  • A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum
    Contemporary fiction
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to A Woman Is No Man!
Members' most loved
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  • The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
    Historical fiction
    #READWITHMC
    The Fountains of Silence is also Marie Claire's book club pick this month!
  • A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum
    Contemporary fiction
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to A Woman Is No Man!
  • This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
    Historical fiction
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to This Tender Land!
  • What Happens in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand
    Contemporary fiction
    3peat Author
    Elin Hilderbrand is officially a 3-time author at BOTM, which is a pretty big deal!
  • Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    Historical fiction
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Daisy Jones & The Six!
  • Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center
    Romance
    Repeat Author
    Katherine Center is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include.
  • Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore
    Historical romance
    Debut
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  • Recursion by Blake Crouch
    Sci-fi
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Recursion!
  • Well Met by Jen DeLuca
    Romance
    Early Release
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  • Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
    Thriller
    3peat Author
    Riley Sager is officially a 3-time author at BOTM, which is a pretty big deal!
  • On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
    Young adult
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
    Thriller
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to The Silent Patient!
  • One Day in December by Josie Silver
    Romance
    Debut
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  • The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup
    Thriller
    Debut
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  • No Exit by Taylor Adams
    Thriller
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Repeat authors
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  • The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
    Thriller
    Repeat Author
    Lisa Jewell is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Then She Was Gone and Watching You.
  • The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood
    Contemporary fiction
    Repeat Author
    Bryn Greenwood is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include All the Ugly and Wonderful Things.
  • How to Walk Away by Katherine Center
    Romance
  • The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
    Mystery
    Repeat Author
    Ruth Ware is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Woman in Cabin 10 and The Lying Game.
  • Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand
    Contemporary fiction
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    Historical fiction
    2017 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo!
  • The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams
    Historical fiction
  • The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager
    Thriller
    Repeat Author
    Riley Sager is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Final Girls and Lock Every Door.
  • A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne
    Literary fiction
    Repeat Author
    John Boyne is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Heart's Invisible Furies.
  • The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
    Thriller
    Early Release
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  • Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson
    Literary fiction
  • The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
    Mystery
    2016 BOTY FINALIST
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  • Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough
    Thriller
    Repeat Author
    Sarah Pinborough is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include Behind Her Eyes.
Modern classics
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  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
    Literary fiction
  • Sold out
    Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
    Memoir
  • The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
    True crime
  • Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
    Literary fiction
    Debut
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  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel
    Literary fiction
  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    Sci-fi
  • The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Historical fiction
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
    Literary fiction
  • World War Z by Max Brooks
    Sci-fi
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
    Modern classics
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
    Mystery
  • The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
    Contemporary fiction
  • The Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
    Historical fiction
  • The Alienist by Caleb Carr
    Thriller
Movie adaptations
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  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
    Literary fiction
  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
    Contemporary fiction
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
    Literary fiction
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • Shrill by Lindy West
    Essays
    Debut
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  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
    Thriller
  • All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
    Young adult
  • Saving Zoë by Alyson Noël
    Young adult
  • Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
    Thriller
    Debut
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  • The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
    Romance
Thrillers and mysteries
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  • Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
    Thriller
    3peat Author
    Riley Sager is officially a 3-time author at BOTM, which is a pretty big deal!
  • A Nearly Normal Family by M. T. Edvardsson
    Thriller
  • Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak
    Thriller
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
    Thriller
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to The Silent Patient!
  • The Whisper Man by Alex North
    Thriller
  • Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson
    Thriller
  • The Lies We Told by Camilla Way
    Thriller
  • An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
    Domestic suspense
    Repeat Author
    Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Wife Between Us.
  • The Other Woman by Sandie Jones
    Thriller
  • For Better and Worse by Margot Hunt
    Thriller
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  • Still Lives by Maria Hummel
    Mystery
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  • The Winter Sister by Megan Collins
    Thriller
    Debut
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Literary fiction
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  • Dominicana by Angie Cruz
    Historical fiction
    Early Release
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  • Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
    Literary fiction
  • The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Literary fiction
    Debut
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  • Normal People by Sally Rooney
    Literary fiction
  • Modern Lovers by Emma Straub
    Contemporary fiction
  • Lot by Bryan Washington
    Short stories
    Debut
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  • The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay
    Literary fiction
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    The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
    Historical fantasy
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
    Literary fiction
    2017 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Sing, Unburied, Sing!
  • Golden Child by Claire Adam
    Literary fiction
    Debut
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  • The Leavers by Lisa Ko
    Literary fiction
    Debut
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  • The Girls by Emma Cline
    Literary fiction
    Debut
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  • Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger
    Literary fiction
  • The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
    Literary fiction
  • Severance by Ling Ma
    Satire
    Debut
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Contemporary fiction
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  • The Gifted School by Bruce Holsinger
    Contemporary fiction
  • How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper
    Contemporary fiction
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  • All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood
    Contemporary fiction
    2016 Book of the year
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  • Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
    Legal thriller
    Debut
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  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
    Contemporary fiction
  • Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
    Contemporary fiction
    Debut
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  • Beyond the Point by Claire Gibson
    Contemporary fiction
    Debut
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  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
    Contemporary fiction
    Debut
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  • If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman
    Contemporary fiction
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  • Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
    Contemporary fiction
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
    Contemporary fiction
    2017 BOTY FINALIST
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  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
    Contemporary fiction
  • That's What Frenemies Are For by Sophie Littlefield and Lauren Gershell
    Contemporary fiction
  • Startup by Doree Shafrir
    Contemporary fiction
    Debut
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  • The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
    Contemporary fiction
Historical fiction
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  • Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand
    Historical fiction
    Repeat Author
    Elin Hilderbrand is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Identicals and Winter in Paradise and What Happens in Paradise.
  • The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne
    Historical fiction
    2017 Book of the year
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  • The Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams
    Historical fiction
    Repeat Author
    Beatriz Williams is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Summer Wives.
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
    Historical fiction
  • Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
    Historical fiction
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
    Historical fiction
  • The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
    Historical fiction
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
    Historical fiction
    2016 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to A Gentleman in Moscow!
  • Sold out
    The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
    Historical fiction
  • Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
    Historical fiction
Fantasy and sci-fi
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  • Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
    Fantasy
  • Recursion by Blake Crouch
    Sci-fi
    2019 BOTY FINALIST
    Each year thousands of members vote for our Book of the Year award—congrats to Recursion!
  • Reverie by Ryan La Sala
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • Fate of the Fallen by Kel Kade
    Fantasy
    Early Release
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  • Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
    Historical fantasy
  • Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang
    Magical realism
    2017 BOTY FINALIST
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  • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
    Fantasy
  • Early Riser by Jasper Fforde
    Sci-fi
  • The Municipalists by Seth Fried
    Technothriller
  • An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
    Sci-fi
    Debut
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  • The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman
    Fantasy
    Repeat Author
    Alice Hoffman is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Marriage of Opposites.
  • Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
    Sci-fi
    2016 BOTY FINALIST
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  • The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak
    Sci-fi
    Debut
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  • Sourdough by Robin Sloan
    Fantasy
  • The Anomaly by Michael Rutger
    Paranormal thriller
  • The Philosopher's Flight by Tom Miller
    Fantasy
    Debut
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Love stories
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  • Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
    Romance
  • Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore
    Historical romance
    Debut
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  • The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
    Romance
    Repeat Author
    Helen Hoang is back at Book of the Month – other BOTMs include The Kiss Quotient.
  • Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things by Jacqueline Firkins
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • Well Met by Jen DeLuca
    Romance
    Early Release
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  • Dangerous Alliance by Jennieke Cohen
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory
    Romance
  • The Age of Light by Whitney Scharer
    Historical fiction
    Debut
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  • When the Stars Lead to You by Ronni Davis
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri
    Romance
  • Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi
    Young adult
  • The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen
    Young adult
Young adult
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  • The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black
    Young adult
  • Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean
    Young adult
  • Frankly in Love by David Yoon
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao
    Young adult
  • Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett
    Young adult
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    The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • I Have No Secrets by Penny Joelson
    Young adult
  • Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell
    Young adult
  • Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
    Young adult
  • The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
    Young adult
  • The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
    Young adult
  • Color Me In by Natasha Diaz
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
    Young adult
  • The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallaro and Emily Henry
    Young adult
  • Wicked Fox by Kat Cho
    Young adult
    Debut
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  • Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra
    Young adult