Best Books 2018 — Goodreads Choice Awards
Books I Read in 2018 - #SmartBrownGirl
The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)
Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Buy now from your favorite retailer:. Pulitzer Prize—winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.
His artist wife is forced to carry on alone, but finds herself growing closer to the best man at their wedding. Through tremendous force of will, Westover manages to get into Brigham Young University despite never attending any school and eventually receives her doctorate from Cambridge. Of course, the journey is anything but straightforward and the tangled and intense relations and abuse in her family somehow seem to resonate with everyone. In Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous , Christopher Bonanos deftly and entertainingly examines how Fellig aka Weegee transformed himself from minor player to star through relentless self-promotion and unusual talent. When a woman unexpectedly loses her best friend and mentor, she is left with his Great Dane. Her grief is channeled into caring for the dog, a complicated endeavor, as dogs are forbidden in her apartment building. In turns, weird, funny, and relatable, this is one not to be missed.
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After more than five million reader votes, Goodreads has finally announced the Best Books of Spanning genres from fiction to fantasy, bookworms everywhere cast their vote to ensure their favorite read of the year made the cut. In the end, 21 books made the tenth annual list, with women authoring 17 of those novels. The round up also includes a few celeb names—hey, Chrissy Teigen! Stephen King and Rick Riordan are now tied for the most award wins. So as the year closes, add these reader-approved books to your holiday break list.
We may live in challenging times, and there's no better escape than through a good book. From new novels from beloved writers to compelling non-fiction examinations of our modern world, has already delivered some excellent reads. What are your secrets? What are you ashamed of? Cambridge professor and acclaimed novelist Erich Ackerman, the protagonist of this taught and gripping novel, knows this much is true. She became recognizable by a patch over her left eye, having lost the sight in it to a grenade fired by a government soldier in Sri Lanka in ; it became her trademark badge of bravery.