Top 10 Tuesday: Best Reads of 2016

Today’s topic is Top 10 Best Books of 2016. However, I gave up on the concept of “10,” and then I gave up on the concept of “numbers,” so the books listed below are my favorite books that I read this year overall.

Young Adult/Middle Grade Fiction:

The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan (filed under: Mythology Shenanigans, Riordan’s Final Form)
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (filed under: Oh My Dragons, Dragon Narrative Of My Heart)
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater (filed under: Found Family, Magical Shenanigans, Welsh Kings)
Half Lost by Sally Green (filed under: Worst Mentor Ever, Trees Are The Worst, Fantastic Character Arcs)
We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson (filed under: Aliens I Guess, Hopeful Books)
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (filed under: Magic Heists, Leave Him In The Snow)
Kaleidoscope collection edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios (filed under: STRONG COLLECTIONS, God Bless Us Every One)
Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig: (filed under: Fight The Patriarchy, Clever Girl)

Adult Fiction:

Middlemarch by George Eliot (filed under: Want To Read Again Immediately TBH, Knitted Arcs)
Penric’s Demon by Lois McMaster Bujold (filed under: Unlikely Friendships, I Want 5 Seasons and a Movie)
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell (filed under: RomCom, Y2K, That Got Too Real)
Brothers in Arms by Lois McMaster Bujold (filed under: Attack of the Clone, Science Shenanigans, Miles No)
Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell (filed under: A Star War!, Meet Cute)

Nonfiction:

How To Read and Why by Harold Bloom (filed under: Good In Spite of The Patriarchal Bias, How 2 Read)
Darwin’s Black Box by Michael Behe (filed under: Oh No I Am Reading A Science, How To Argument)

Children:

The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All The Way Home by Catherynne Valente (filed under: Perfect Books, Fairy Tales, Orange)
The Mark of the Horse Lord by Rosemary Sutcliff (filed under: Wow Rosemary Wow, Mess Me Up, Horses and Their Girls, Boys and Their Plans)
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman ( filed under: Fairy Tale Retellings, Lady Knights)

Graphic novels/comics:

Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen (filed under: About Me)
Kanan Volume 1: The Last Padawan by Greg Weisman (filed under: Mess Me Up, A Star War!)
Irmina by Barbara Yellin (filed under: World War II, I Have A Sad)
Step Aside, Pops by Kate Beaton (filed under: Marry Me Kate, Lit Jokes)

Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.

 

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