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The Best Books We Read in 2023 (That Weren’t Published in 2023)

Set aside the new releases for a moment, and let's celebrate our favorite books we read this year that were published prior to 2023.

Book Riot’s Best of the Backlist 2018

Let's talk about the best NOT NEW books you read this year: the best of the backlist.

3 On A YA Theme: Backlist YA Books to Binge

There's nothing better than picking up a stack of backlist YA books and finding your new favorite read.

Favorite Under-the-Radar Books of 2017

Six of our favorite under-the-radar books of 2017 that should've gotten more buzz.

Our Best Backlist Reads of 2017 (So Far)

Rioters shout their love for their best backlist reads of 2017 so far.

Backlist Books to Cure a Reading Slump

Bust your reading slump with these great books.

Books to Celebrate Italy

Celebrate Italy's Festa della Repubblica Day with these Rioter-recommended books!

In Praise of the Backlist: On (Maybe) Reading More Not-Brand-New Books in 2017

Why one reader is vowing to read more older books this year.

Book Riot’s Best of the Backlist 2016

The best non-new-release books we read this year.

3 On A YA Theme: Hits of 1956

Take a look back at some of the YA books from 1956, including some from authors you may have heard of before.