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50 Must-Read Contemporary YA Novels of the 2010s

We've seen some excellent inclusive YA this past decade; we're rounding up some of the best contemporary YA novels of the 2010s so you don't miss out!

20 Must-Read Best Essay Collections of 2019

Read your way into the best essay collections of 2019.

50 Must-Read Crime Novels for Fall and Winter 2019

Fall's almost here, which means it's time to look at some of the crime novels being published in the last few months of the year!

50 Must-Read Picture Books to Transport You to Another Place

You don't need a passport to travel the world with your little ones--explore these must-read picture books from around the world!

50 Must-Read Best Poems

In search of some of the world's best poems? Check out this list of 50 great poems from ancient times to today, including Sappho, Shakespeare, and more.

50 Must-Read Books Recommended by Roxane Gay

As prolific in reading as she is in writing, we've rounded up 50 must-read books recommended by Roxane Gay. Check out what she has to say about these reads.

50 Must-Read First-Person Books From the Last 20 Years

The best first person books that will pick you up and drop you off in someone else’s brain for a bit. I hope you enjoy the (point of) view.

50+ Must-Read Portal Fantasy Books

Fall down the rabbit hole of these must-read portal fantasy books and discover new worlds with a host of eclectic characters.

50 Must-Read Romances Published in the 2010s

Add these 50 must-read backlist romances from the 2010s to your TBR. These HEA titles aren't old enough to be classics. Yet.

50 Must-Reads from Iowa City: A City of Literature

Featuring Iowa City must-reads from writers who spent time in this UNESCO City of Literature and home to the University of Iowa Writers Workshop.