King County Library System Best Books2012

Given by King County Library System

42 Works 113,000 Books 7,254 Reviews ½ 3.9

The King County Library System (KCLS) has released its 2023 Best Books list. The annual list reveals KCLS’ top 125 books of the year and includes 25 titles in each of the following categories:

vis mere fiction, nonfiction, children, teen — and, new this year — audiobook.

Best Books are nominated by KCLS librarians and staff members who, collectively, read thousands of books each year. A selection committee then reviews the submissions and determines the final list. The 156 nominations received this year span a range of genres, from history to fantasy and science fiction.

“KCLS is thrilled to present our 2023 Best Books list," stated KCLS Director of Collection Management Services Tracey Thompson. "We’re pleased to offer the new audiobook category this year, and we hope you enjoy all of these fantastic titles as much as we did!” vis mindre

Kategorier:
Years:
Alle, 2023 (126), 2022 (100), 2021 (100), 2020 (100), 2019 (100), 2018 (100), 2017 (100), 2016 (100), 2015 (84), 2014 (26), 2013 (42), 2012 (42), 2011 (37), 2010 (32), 2009 (25), 2008 (26), 2007 (24)
Announced:
december 2023: 2023 Nyeste
VærkKategoriÅr
Throne of the Crescent Moon af Saladin Ahmed
Fiction Books2012
The Middlesteins af Jami Attenberg
Fiction Books2012
Running the Rift af Naomi Benaron
Fiction Books2012
Along Came a Duke af Elizabeth Boyle
Fiction Books2012
A Land More Kind than Home af Wiley Cash
Fiction Books2012
The Orchardist af Amanda Coplin
Fiction Books2012
The Bartender's Tale af Ivan Doig
Fiction Books2012
Kvinden der forsvandt af Gillian Flynn
Fiction Books2012
Mission to Paris af Alan Furst
Fiction Books2012
The Dog Stars af Peter Heller
Fiction Books2012
Flight Behavior af Barbara Kingsolver
Fiction Books2012
The Prophet af Michael Koryta
Fiction Books2012
Live by Night af Dennis Lehane
Fiction Books2012
Truth Like the Sun af Jim Lynch
Fiction Books2012
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky af Simon Mawer
Fiction Books2012
Søde Tand : roman af Ian McEwan
Fiction Books2012
Sutton af J. R. Moehringer
Fiction Books2012
Happiness Is a Chemical in the Brain: Stories af Lucia Perillo
Fiction Books2012
The Long Earth af Terry Pratchett
Fiction Books2012
Hvor blev du af Bernadette af Maria Semple
Fiction Books2012
The Art Forger af B. A. Shapiro
Fiction Books2012
Hr. Penumbras døgnåbne bogbutik af Robin Sloan
Fiction Books2012
Lyset i havet af M. L. Stedman
Fiction Books2012
Beautiful Ruins af Jess Walter
Fiction Books2012
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking af Susan Cain
Nonfiction Books2012
When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail af Eric Jay Dolin
Nonfiction Books2012
The Pioneer Woman Cooks af Ree Drummond
Nonfiction Books2012
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis af Timothy Egan
Nonfiction Books2012
The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History af Kirsten Grind
Nonfiction Books2012
The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code af Sam Kean
Nonfiction Books2012
Let's Pretend This Never Happened af Jenny Lawson
Nonfiction Books2012
The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death af Jill Lepore
Nonfiction Books2012
Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image af Toby Lester
Nonfiction Books2012
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power af Rachel Maddow
Nonfiction Books2012
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power af Jon Meacham
Nonfiction Books2012
Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy af Paul Thomas Murphy
Nonfiction Books2012
The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer af Anne-Marie O'Connor
Nonfiction Books2012
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic af David Quammen
Nonfiction Books2012
Yes, Chef: A Memoir af Marcus Samuelsson
Nonfiction Books2012
Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution af Rebecca Stott
Nonfiction Books2012
Wild : en fortælling om at fare vild og finde sig selv igen af Cheryl Strayed
Nonfiction Books2012
Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady af Kate Summerscale
Nonfiction Books2012

Nøgleord

2018(3,800) 2019(3,707) 2020(3,827) 21st century(4,414) audio(5,336) audiobook(11,107) biography(9,998) book club(5,192) coming of age(3,837) contemporary(4,762) contemporary fiction(3,946) crime(3,758) ebook(12,810) England(4,497) family(10,281) fantasy(17,792) favorites(3,831) fiction(99,838) friendship(5,571) goodreads(6,249) graphic novel(5,394) historical(4,009) historical fiction(19,500) history(19,738) horror(4,039) humor(5,197) Kindle(12,477) library(5,625) literary fiction(3,742) literature(4,439) memoir(12,641) mystery(14,376) non-fiction(42,512) novel(10,950) own(5,312) picture book(4,140) racism(4,429) read(16,066) romance(8,520) science(8,000) science fiction(17,854) short stories(3,970) signed(4,272) thriller(5,374) to-read(170,600) unread(5,081) usa(5,245) wwii(8,782) ya(7,284) young adult(9,018)

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