Best Books of 2019

Best books of 2019

In the above linked article,’s regular book reviewers talk about notable titles they read in 2019. Here are a lot of the books that were mentioned.

Good Omens

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Script Book

The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited 

Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House 

 The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Migration Suite: A Study in C Sharp Minor

Cassandra Khaw’s “Mighty Are the Meek and the Myriad

And Now His Lordship Is Laughing” by Shiv Ramdas

A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

Namwali Serpell’s The Old Drift

Sarah Pinsker’s A Song For a New Day 

 Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea, Pinsker

Rodrigo Márquez Tizano’s Jakarta (translated by Thomas Bunstead)

 Steel Tide by Natalie C. Parker


Akwaeke Emezi’s Pet

In the world of Tehlor Kay Mejia’s We Set the Dark on Fire

Sandra Newman’s The Heavens 

 The Iron Dragon’s Mother by Michael Swanwick

Nina Allan’s The Dollmaker 

 The Best of R. A. Lafferty  his novel Past Master

Marlon James’s Black Leopard, Red Wolf,

Jeff VanderMeer’s Dead Astronauts

Christopher Priest’s Episodes 

The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz

To Be Taught, if Fortunate by Becky Chambers

 Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders

Hexarchate series by Yoon Ha Lee.Hexarchate Stories 

 The Library at Mount Char, 

 The Testaments by Margaret Atwood and

 Fall, or Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson

Empress of Forever by Max Gladstone.

Craft Sequence

Empress of Forever

 This Is How You Lose the Time War

Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

The Library at Mount Char

Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City by K.J. Parker.


 Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City 

 Savages,  Sixteen Ways 

 The Night Circus 

 Tears of the Trufflepig

Becoming Superman, J. Michael Straczynski’s memoir,

Claire North’s The Gameshouse

Temi Oh’s Do You Dream of Terra-Two? 

Emily McGovern’s Bloodlust and Bonnets,

Joan Aiken’s The Serial Garden.

Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone’s This Is How You Lose the Time War

Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Children of Ruin

 Children of Time.

 Gideon the Ninth 

Sarah Gailey’s Magic for Liars 

Arkady Martine’s A Memory Called Empire

Max Gladstone and Amal El-Mohtar’s This Is How You Lose the Time War

Carmen Maria Machado’s Her Body and Other Parties 

The Husband Stitch

“The Resident”


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