Our 2017 Favorites

We asked the Country Bookshelf staff to pick their favorite book from the last year. Who knew it would take booksellers time to pick through their best reads? After much deliberation, here are our favorite books read in 2017 and most anticipated reads for 2018:



2017: The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison
2018: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje


2017: Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
2018: Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers    


2017: My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix
2018: Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu


2017: Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
2018: Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames     


2017: Sourdough by Robin Sloan
2018: Chaotic Good by Whitney Gardner


2017: Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas
2018: Obsidio by Amy Kauffman and Jay Kristoff


2017: To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
2018: Promise Me, Dad by Joe Biden



2017: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
2018: The Temptation of Forgiveness by Donna Leon



2017: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
2018: Disoriental by Negar Djavadi



Like our taste in books? Be sure to click through to the staff pages for more recommendations!