Best Books of 2019 and the 2010s

Rebecca Hayes

December 30, 2019

By Rebecca Hayes

Categories: Collections, Spotlight, Staff Picks

Somehow December is already almost over, which means that not only is it the end of the year, but also of the end of the decade. Regardless of how you feel about the 2010s coming to a close, it’s an exciting time of the year for anyone looking for book recommendations. Below are a wide variety of “Best Of” lists in no particular order that may help you find your next read:


Best of 2019

The New Yorker

Book Riot

The Washington Post


The Guardian


Best of the 2010s


Paste Magazine

Literary Hub


Entertainment Weekly


You can also check out the Recommendations for Adults page for our staff-made Best of the 2010s list. If you want a more personal touch, come by the Library to check them out on display! 

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Rebecca Hayes is the Readers Services Librarian at the Morton Grove Public Library.