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The Best Books of 2016

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Book Riot’s Best Books of 2016 picks, Amazon’s best-selling books of 2016, the Goodreads Choice winners, turning Harper Lee into a tourist attraction, and our pick for strangest book-adjacent story of the year.

This episode is sponsored by:


Madison Reed


Links discussed in this episode:


BR’s Best of 2016 is alive

Monroeville, AL plans Harper Lee tourist attraction 

Amazon’s 20 bestselling books of 2016 

Goodreads Choice Awards winners 

VA school district pulls TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and Huck Finn after parent complaint

Film deal for Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian 

Alexie memoir coming   

Elizabeth Banks bringing Lindy West’s SHRILL 

Weird news: author Sara Gruen’s ebay “christmas greed” catastrophe