Posted on 06/19/2019 at 12:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon has released its picks for the best books of the first half of this year.

You can browse individual categories — such as memoirs, romance, sci-fi, young adult, and more — and editors also winnowed those to the best twenty, period.

Here are the top ten; you can view all of the best books of 2019 so far on Amazon.

1. City of Girls: A Novel, by Elizabeth Gilbert.

2. The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides.

3. Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir, by Jayson Greene. (Check out his interview with NPR.)

4. Mrs. Everything: A Novel, by Jennifer Weiner. (Check out her recent interview with Salon.)

5. The Night Tiger: A Novel, by Yangsze Choo.

6. Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel, by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

7. Underland: A Deep Time Journey, by Robert Macfarlane.

8. The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After, by Julie Yip-Williams.

9. Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir, by Ruth Reichl.

10. Cari Mora: A Novel, by Thomas Harris.

Categories: Today in Books

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