Best Book of 2019: What to Read

Best Book Award

Throughout the year, I have been awarding books with my Best Book Award if they receive a five-star rating from me. In order to receive a five-star rating, it needs to be an incredible book that leaves me with nothing bad to say. I have read many outstanding books this year, but a few have stuck in my head and really made a lasting impression. It was hard to pick my favorite book of the year, but here is the winner and a few that almost made the cut. Please comment with your favorite book of 2019!

Best Book of 2019

Book Info

Genre: Historical Fiction
Number of Pages: 368
Perspective: Multiple First Person
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Daisy Jones and the Six takes place in the late sixties in the era of sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll. It is formatted in documentary-style transcripts and follows a band, The Six, who reluctantly accepts the alluring Daisy Jones as their second lead singer. For a complete summary, you can go here.

See the review here.

Other Nominees

Book Info

Genre: Romantic Thriller
Number of Pages: 333
Perspective: First Person

When the author Verity is severely injured, her husband offers Lowen, a broke, but talented writer, a sum of money she can’t refuse. As part of the process, Lowen has to go through Verity’s home office with years of notes and outlines. She discovers horrifying secrets that could put her life at risk. For a complete summary, you can go here.

See the review here. 

Book Info

Genre: Crime Mystery
Number of Pages: 368
Perspective: First
Location: London, England and Ireland

Sweet Little Lies follows the detective Cat as she tries to solve a murder that intertwines with a missing person case from her childhood hometown that she has always suspected her father is tied to. For a complete summary, you can go here

See the review here.

Book Info

Genre: Poetry
Number of Pages: 176
Perspective: Various
Location: Fantasy Lands

Fierce Fairytales is a series of poems that retell Disney princess stories, fairy tales, and folklore with a feminist twist. These break standard female cliches and stereotypes in fantasy. For a complete summary, you can go here.

See the review here.

Honorable Mentions

See my favorites from past years!

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