Top 10 of 12

In no particular order: 

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen  (classic)
(I read an annotated version, which I loved. I think it gave me a much better understanding of the time period and therefore a greater appreciation of the book.)

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (young adult)

Maphead: The Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks by Ken Jennings (non-fiction)

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin (sociology, memoir)

Some of It Was Fun: Working with RFK and LBJ by Nicholas Katzenbach (history, memoir)

Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation by Scott Farris (history)

The Bess Crawford series by Charles Todd (historical fiction, mystery)

Why Have Kids?: A New Mom Explores the Truth About Parenting and Happiness by Jessica Valenti (parenting)

Empire of the Beetle: How Human Folly and a Tiny Buy Are Killing North America's Great Forests by Andrew Nikiforuk (science)

Laughing Without an Accent by Firoozeh Dumas (memoir)

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