Best Books of 2018

I’ve stopped posting regularly, but I haven’t stopped reading. I read 129 books in 2018! Here are my favorites:


10 Best Fiction

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

The Power by Naomi Alderman

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Little Fires Everywhere by Celest Ng

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

La Belle Sauvage by Phillip Pullman

The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

People of the Book by Gwendolyn Brooks


3 Best Parenting Books

The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship between Parents and Children by Alison Gopnik

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear by Kim Brooks