2016

January – The Incarnations by Susan Barker

finalist for the 2015 Kirkus Prize for Fiction

New York Times notable book of 2015

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction book of 2015

2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize Winner

February – A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

2015 Man Booker Prize winner

2015 American Book Award winner

named Best Book of the Year (2015) by everyone

March – Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

finalist for the 2015 National Book Award

finalist for the 2015 Kirkus Prize for Fiction

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of 2015

New York Times bestseller

NPR Morning Edition book club pick

Best Book of the Year, 2015 by The Washington Post, NPR, Time, The Seattle Times, Library Journal, Kirkus, and many more

April – Every Anxious Wave by Mo Daviau (BookPeople bookseller favorite!)

BookPeople Trustfall selection

May – The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota

shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize

shortlisted for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize

June – The Vegetarian by Han Kang

2016 Man Booker Interntional Prize Winner

a New York Times Top 10 Books of 2016

a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Books of 2016

July – Piece of Mind by Michelle Adelman

August – The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips

New York Times notable book of 2015

Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of 2015

September – The Girls by Emma Cline

New York Times bestseller

October – Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett

shortlisted for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize

November – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

2016 National Book Award Winner for Fiction

finalist for the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Fiction

a Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of 2016

a New York Times Top 10 Book of 2016

a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Book of 2016