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Amazon.com Best Books of the Year

The Amazon.com Best Books of the Year are listed below. The star rating and number of reviews are from Amazon.com. In parentheses after the star rating and number of reviews are the number of pages in the book and any other awards that the book was a finalist for. Award names in red indicate the the book was the winner of that award. Click the buy from Amazon.com link to be taken to the Amazon.com website where you can purchase the book from the premier online bookseller.

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Amazon.com Best Books of 2016
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
2646 reviews (2016) (320p) (NBA) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis
251 reviews (2016) (368p) (Amazon)
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The Nix by Nathan Hill
644 reviews (2016) (640p) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Mischling by Affinity Konar
373 reviews (2016) (352p) (Amazon)
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Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
913 reviews (2016) (304p) (Amazon)
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Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
214 reviews (2016) (192p) (NBA) (TIME) (Amazon)
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Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
3166 reviews (2016) (400p) (Amazon)
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Swing Time by Zadie Smith
157 reviews (2016) (416p) (NBCCA) (TIME) (Amazon) ()
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Moonglow by Michael Chabon
391 reviews (2016) (448p) (NBCCA) (Amazon) ()
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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
2060 reviews (2016) (480p) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2015
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
1511 reviews (2015) (400p) (NBCCA) (NBA) (TIME) (Amazon)
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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
14996 reviews (2015) (440p) (Amazon)
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Purity by Jonathan Franzen
871 reviews (2015) (576p) (Amazon)
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Mrs. Engels by Gavin McCrea
18 reviews (2015) (368p) (Amazon)
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The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
682 reviews (2015) (384p) (PP) (PF) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante
605 reviews (2015) (480p) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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BULL MOUNTAIN by Brian Panowich
236 reviews (2015) (304p) (Amazon)
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Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann
120 reviews (2015) (256p) (Amazon)
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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
2271 reviews (2015) (736p) (NBA) (Booker) (Amazon) (ALA)
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City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg
385 reviews (2015) (944p) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2014
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
450 reviews (2014) (304p) (Amazon)
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
24504 reviews (2014) (544p) (PP) (NBA) (NYTimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Redeployment by Phil Klay
947 reviews (2014) (304p) (NBA) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
251 reviews (2014) (304p) (Amazon)
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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
3289 reviews (2014) (480p) (Amazon)
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
3194 reviews (2014) (352p) (NBA) (PF) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
1902 reviews (2014) (576p) (Amazon)
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
1515 reviews (2014) (640p) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Laughing Monsters by Denis Johnson
109 reviews (2014) (240p) (TIME) (Amazon)
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Euphoria by Lily King
1319 reviews (2014) (256p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2013
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
23224 reviews (2013) (784p) (PP) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
4282 reviews (2013) (416p) (Amazon)
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
3334 reviews (2013) (544p) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Tenth of December by George Saunders
973 reviews (2013) (272p) (NBA) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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The Son by Philipp Meyer
1370 reviews (2013) (576p) (PP) (Amazon)
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The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
1837 reviews (2013) (480p) (TIME) (Amazon)
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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
1492 reviews (2013) (352p) (NBA) (Booker) (TIME) (Amazon)
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The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
275 reviews (2013) (288p) (Amazon)
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The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
624 reviews (2013) (496p) (Amazon)
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The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
188 reviews (2013) (640p) (PP) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2012
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
2738 reviews (2012) (336p) (NBA) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
830 reviews (2012) (240p) (NBA) (NYTimes) (Amazon)
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
42315 reviews (2012) (432p) (Amazon)
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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
762 reviews (2012) (320p) (NBCCA) (NBA) (TIME) (LATimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
326 reviews (2012) (328p) (NBA) (NYTimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
318 reviews (2012) (288p) (LATimes) (Amazon)
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
4178 reviews (2012) (336p) (TIME) (Amazon)
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Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
1440 reviews (2012) (432p) (Booker) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
2468 reviews (2012) (464p) (PP) (NBCCA) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
1064 reviews (2012) (320p) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2011
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach Winner!
1134 reviews (2011) (528p) (NYTimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
1234 reviews (2011) (928p) (Amazon)
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The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
691 reviews (2011) (496p) (NBCCA) (Amazon)
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The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
820 reviews (2011) (352p) (NBA) (NYTimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
5088 reviews (2011) (400p) (Amazon)
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The Lovers Dictionary by David Levithan
136 reviews (2011) (224p) (Amazon)
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Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks
154 reviews (2011) (432p) (PF) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
739 reviews (2011) (336p) (Booker) (Amazon) (ALA)
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The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
371 reviews (2011) (288p) (LATimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin
226 reviews (2011) (256p) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2010
Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
1220 reviews (2010) (592p) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
1367 reviews (2010) (576p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (TIME) (LATimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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To the End of the Land by David Grossman
155 reviews (2010) (592p) (NBCCA) (Amazon)
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The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
629 reviews (2010) (288p) (Amazon)
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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
579 reviews (2010) (384p) (Amazon)
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The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell
72 reviews (2010) (352p) (Amazon)
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Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
187 reviews (2010) (672p) (NBCCA) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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One Day by David Nicholls
481 reviews (2010) (448p) (Amazon)
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Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr
114 reviews (2010) (256p) (Amazon)
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The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall
205 reviews (2010) (602p) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2009
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann Winner!
809 reviews (2009) (368p) (NBA) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
2222 reviews (2009) (560p) (NBCCA) (Booker) (TIME) (Amazon)
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Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
222 reviews (2009) (272p) (Amazon) (ALA)
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This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
317 reviews (2009) (535p) (Amazon)
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A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
296 reviews (2009) (336p) (PF) (NYTimes) (Amazon)
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Tinkers by Paul Harding
248 reviews (2009) (192p) (PP) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Spooner by Pete Dexter
91 reviews (2009) (480p) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
91 reviews (2009) (288p) (PF) (Amazon)
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The Informers by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
6 reviews (2009) (368p) (Amazon)
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Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
1249 reviews (2009) (560p) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2008
The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher Winner!
36 reviews (2008) (512p) (Booker) (Amazon)
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
1741 reviews (2008) (576p) (Amazon)
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Serena by Ron Rash
144 reviews (2008) (384p) (PF) (Amazon)
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So Brave, Young and Handsome by Leif Enger
126 reviews (2008) (272p) (Amazon)
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The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
53 reviews (2008) (304p) (NBCCA) (NBA) (Amazon)
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Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
220 reviews (2008) (272p) (PF) (NYTimes) (Amazon)
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Home by Marilynne Robinson
313 reviews (2008) (336p) (NBCCA) (NBA) (LATimes) (Amazon)
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Lush Life by Richard Price
272 reviews (2008) (464p) (PF) (LATimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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2666 by Roberto Bolano
244 reviews (2008) (912p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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Knockemstiff by Donald Ray Pollock
108 reviews (2008) (224p) (Amazon)
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Amazon.com Best Books of 2007
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Winner!
1794 reviews (2007) (384p) (TIME) (Amazon)
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
1202 reviews (2007) (352p) (PP) (NBCCA) (LATimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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