My Favorite Books of 2017

So many books, so little time. I didn’t read as much as I wanted to this year, but what I read was fantastic. Like last year’s list, these are not books that came out in 2017 necessarily, but books I read in 2017. What are you reading?

Favorite Anthology:

Best American Essay of 2016 edited by Jonathan Franzen

Favorite Theology Books:

Beyond Apathy: A Theology for Bystanders by Elisabeth T. Vasko

Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans

Favorite Novel

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Favorite Parenting Book:

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Favorite Book of Poetry:

In 3 Sections by Vijay Seshardi

Favorite Grade School Book:

Sachiko by Caren Stelson

Favorite Young Adult Novel:

What I’m Seeing Without You by Peter Bognanni

Books to look for in 2018

Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

High-Risers by Ben Austen

A Ladies’ Guide to Selling Out by Sally Franson