Publishers Weekly has announced its list of the best books of 2020, divided into 13 categories, including “50 excellent titles for children and teens.” Their overall Top 10 includes Sisters by Daisy Johnson (Riverhead) and Wayétu Moore’s memoir, The Dragons, the Giant, the Women (Graywolf).
- Everyone on the Moon Is Essential Personnel, Julian K. Jarboe (Lethe)
- The City We Became, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
- The Only Good Indians, Stephen Graham Jones (Saga)
- Riot Baby, Tochi Onyebuchi (Tor.com publishing)
- Strange Labour, Robert G. Penner (Radiant)
- The Lost Future of Pepperharrow, Natasha Pulley (Bloomsbury)
- The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, V.E. Schwab (Tor)
Titles of genre interest were listed in other categories, including Fiction:
- The Regrets, Amy Bonnaffons (Little, Brown)
- Pew, Catherine Lacey (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
- Temporary, Hilary Leichter (Coffee House)
- The Mirror & The Light, Hilary Mantel (Holt)
- Tokyo Ueno Station, Yu Miri (Riverhead)
- Red Hood, Elana K. Arnold (Balzer + Bray)
- Raybearer, Joran Ifueko (Amulet)
- Elatsoe, Darcie Little Badger (Levine Querido)
- The Magic Fish, Trung Le Nguyen (Random House Graphic)
- The Way Back, Gavriel Savit (Knopf)
- Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas (Macmillan/Swoon)
For more information, including the complete list, see the PW website.
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