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[113] Best Books of 2020


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Best of 2020:

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry (listen to our podcast episode with Quan here!)

How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C. Pam Zhang

Fairest: A Memoir by Meredith Talusan (listen to our podcast episode with Meredith here!)

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson (listen to our podcast episode with Leah here!)

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson (listen to our podcast with Alexis here!)

After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudeau (listen to our podcast with Jessica here!)

Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor 

 

Honorable Mentions

Two Old Women: An Alaska Tale of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival by Velma Wallis

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder (listen to our podcast with Rachel here!)

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language by Amanda Montell (listen to our podcast with Amanda here!)

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow

The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicone Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

 The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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