When it comes to creating great characters and fascinating conflicts, these writers have penned some of the year’s best tales. You will find a wide variety of voices, stories, and challenges that speak to a diversity of themes and ideas. Some of these stories are serious, others a little more light-hearted, but all of them enjoyable.
- Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward
- Goodbye, Vitamin, by Rachel Khong
- Turtles All the Way Down, John Green
- The Idiot, by Elif Batuman
- My Absolute Darling, Gabriel Tallent