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The King County Library System (KCLS) has released its 2023 Best Books list. The annual list reveals KCLS’ top 125 books of the year and includes 25 titles in each of the following categories: näytä lisää fiction, nonfiction, children, teen — and, new this year — audiobook.

Best Books are nominated by KCLS librarians and staff members who, collectively, read thousands of books each year. A selection committee then reviews the submissions and determines the final list. The 156 nominations received this year span a range of genres, from history to fantasy and science fiction.

“KCLS is thrilled to present our 2023 Best Books list," stated KCLS Director of Collection Management Services Tracey Thompson. "We’re pleased to offer the new audiobook category this year, and we hope you enjoy all of these fantastic titles as much as we did!”
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Luokat:
Kaikki, Audiobooks (25), Children's Books (221), Fiction Books (378), Nonfiction Books (320), Teen Books (220)
Vuodet:
Kaikki, 2023 (25), 2022 (25), 2021 (25), 2020 (25), 2019 (25), 2018 (25), 2017 (25), 2016 (25), 2015 (20)
Announced:
joulukuu 2023: 2023 Viimeksi
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Imogen, Obviously (tekijä: Becky Albertalli)
2023
Those Who Saw the Sun: African American Oral Histories from the Jim Crow South (tekijä: Jaha Nailah Avery)
2023
Blood Debts (tekijä: Terry J. Benton-Walker)
2023
The Stolen Heir (tekijä: Holly Black)
2023
Simon Sort of Says (tekijä: Erin Bow)
2023
Reggie and Delilah's Year of Falling (tekijä: Elise Bryant)
2023
Ander and Santi Were Here (tekijä: Jonny Garza Villa)
2023
Spice Road (tekijä: Maiya Ibrahim)
2023
The Davenports (tekijä: Krystal Marquis)
2023
Your Freedom, Your Power: A Kid's Guide to the First Amendment (tekijä: Allison Matulli)
2023
Those Who Helped Us (tekijä: Ken Mochizuki)
2023
The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich (tekijä: Deya Muniz)
2023
Different for Boys (tekijä: Patrick Ness)
2023
Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim (tekijä: Patricia Park)
2023
Family Style: Memories of an American from Vietnam (tekijä: Thien Pham)
2023
Lion's Legacy (tekijä: L. C. Rosen)
2023
A First Time for Everything (tekijä: Dan Santat)
2023
The Next New Syrian Girl (tekijä: Ream Shukairy)
2023
Accountable: The True Story of a Racist Social Media Account and the Teenagers Whose Lives It Changed (tekijä: Dashka Slater)
2023
An Echo in the City (tekijä: K. X. Song)
2023
¡Ay, Mija! (A Graphic Novel): My Bilingual Summer in Mexico (tekijä: Christine Suggs)
2023
Darkhearts (tekijä: James L. Sutter)
2023
She Is a Haunting (tekijä: Trang Thanh Tran)
2023
Brooms (tekijä: Jasmine Walls)
2023
That Self-Same Metal (tekijä: Brittany N. Williams)
2023
Queen of the Tiles (tekijä: Hanna Alkaf)
2022
Himawari House (tekijä: Harmony Becker)
2022
Skin of the Sea (tekijä: Natasha Bowen)
2022
Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions (tekijä: Navdeep Singh Dhillon)
2022
Huda F Are You? (tekijä: Huda Fahmy)
2022
Murder Among Friends: How Leopold and Loeb Tried to Commit the Perfect Crime (tekijä: Candace Fleming)
2022
Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American (tekijä: Laura Gao)
2022
Boys I Know (tekijä: Anna Gracia)
2022
Icebreaker (tekijä: A. L. Graziadei)
2022
The Red Palace (tekijä: June Hur)
2022
The Weight of Blood (tekijä: Tiffany D. Jackson)
2022
One for All (tekijä: Lillie Lainoff)
2022
A Magic Steeped in Poison (tekijä: Judy I. Lin)
2022
Year of the Reaper (tekijä: Makiia Lucier)
2022
Lakelore (tekijä: Anna-Marie McLemore)
2022
Our Shadows Have Claws: 15 Latin American Monster Stories (tekijä: Yamile Saied Méndez)
2022
The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea (tekijä: Axie Oh)
2022
Northwind (tekijä: Gary Paulsen)
2022
The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School (tekijä: Sonora Reyes)
2022
You Truly Assumed (tekijä: Laila Sabreen)
2022
Victory. Stand! Raising My Fist for Justice (tekijä: Tommie Smith)
2022
Breathe and Count Back from Ten (tekijä: Natalia Sylvester)
2022
All My Rage (tekijä: Sabaa Tahir)
2022
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present (tekijä: David Treuer)
2022
Nothing Burns as Bright as You (tekijä: Ashley Woodfolk)
2022
Indivisible (tekijä: Daniel Aleman)
2021
The Electric Kingdom (tekijä: David Arnold)
2021
Ace of Spades (tekijä: Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé)
2021
Firekeeper's Daughter (tekijä: Angeline Boulley)
2021
In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers: The Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, and Years after the 9/11 Attacks (tekijä: Don Brown)
2021
The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling (tekijä: Wai Chim)
2021
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre (tekijä: Brandy Colbert)
2021
The Taking of Jake Livingston (tekijä: Ryan Douglass)
2021
Home Is Not a Country (tekijä: Safia Elhillo)
2021
The Forest of Stolen Girls (tekijä: June Hur)
2021
Before We Disappear (tekijä: Shaun David Hutchinson)
2021
Tokyo Ever After (tekijä: Emiko Jean)
2021
Luck of the Titanic (tekijä: Stacey Lee)
2021
A Pho Love Story (tekijä: Loan Le)
2021
A Snake Falls to Earth (tekijä: Darcie Little Badger)
2021
Last Night at the Telegraph Club (tekijä: Malinda Lo)
2021
Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People (tekijä: Kekla Magoon)
2021
Fat Chance, Charlie Vega (tekijä: Crystal Maldonado)
2021
The Mirror Season (tekijä: Anna-Marie McLemore)
2021
The Cost of Knowing (tekijä: Brittney Morris)
2021
The Girl from the Sea (tekijä: Molly Knox Ostertag)
2021
The Darkness Outside Us (tekijä: Eliot Schrefer)
2021
Jade Fire Gold (tekijä: June C. L. Tan)
2021
Instructions for Dancing (tekijä: Nicola Yoon)
2021
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement (tekijä: Paula Yoo)
2021
Clap When You Land (tekijä: Elizabeth Acevedo)
2020
Red Hood (tekijä: Elana K. Arnold)
2020
The Black Flamingo (tekijä: Dean Atta)
2020
Girl, Serpent, Thorn (tekijä: Melissa Bashardoust)
2020
Black Girl Unlimited (tekijä: Echo Brown)
2020
Girl, Unframed (tekijä: Deb Caletti)
2020
Felix Ever After (tekijä: Kacen Callender)
2020
We Are Not Free (tekijä: Traci Chee)
2020
Flamer (tekijä: Mike Curato)
2020
The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh (tekijä: Candace Fleming)
2020
Lobizona (tekijä: Romina Garber)
2020
Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir (tekijä: Robin Ha)
2020
Raybearer (tekijä: Jordan Ifueko)
2020
Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America (tekijä: Tommy Jenkins)
2020
All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto (tekijä: George M. Johnson)
2020
This Is My America (tekijä: Kim Johnson)
2020
You Should See Me in a Crown (tekijä: Leah Johnson)
2020
Snapdragon (tekijä: Kat Leyh)
2020
Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier (tekijä: Jim Ottaviani)
2020
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning (tekijä: Jason Reynolds)
2020
Cemetery Boys (tekijä: Aiden Thomas)
2020
We Are Not from Here (tekijä: Jenny Torres Sanchez)
2020
Kent State (tekijä: Deborah Wiles)
2020
Dragon Hoops (tekijä: Gene Luen Yang)
2020
Punching the Air (tekijä: Ibi Zoboi)
2020
With the Fire on High (tekijä: Elizabeth Acevedo)
2019
Internment (tekijä: Samira Ahmed)
2019
SHOUT (tekijä: Laurie Halse Anderson)
2019
Let's Go Swimming on Doomsday (tekijä: Natalie C. Anderson)
2019
This Was Our Pact (tekijä: Ryan Andrews)
2019
Lovely War (tekijä: Julie Berry)
2019
The Gilded Wolves (tekijä: Roshani Chokshi)
2019
I Wish You All the Best (tekijä: Mason Deaver)
2019
A Story About Cancer With a Happy Ending (tekijä: India Desjardins)
2019
Pet (tekijä: Akwaeke Emezi)
2019
Dig (tekijä: A. S. King)
2019
Two Can Keep a Secret (tekijä: Karen M. McManus)
2019
Queen of the Sea (tekijä: Dylan Meconis)
2019
Bloom (tekijä: Kevin Panetta)
2019
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks (tekijä: Jason Reynolds)
2019
Patron Saints of Nothing (tekijä: Randy Ribay)
2019
Pumpkinheads (tekijä: Rainbow Rowell)
2019
Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All (tekijä: Laura Ruby)
2019
Tell Me How You Really Feel (tekijä: Aminah Mae Safi)
2019
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me (tekijä: Mariko Tamaki)
2019
On the Come Up (tekijä: Angie Thomas)
2019
Kiss Number 8 (tekijä: Colleen A. F. Venable)
2019
A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II (tekijä: Elizabeth Wein)
2019
Frankly in Love (tekijä: David Yoon)
2019
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America (tekijä: Ibi Zoboi)
2019
The Poet X (tekijä: Elizabeth Acevedo)
2018
Children of Blood and Bone (tekijä: Tomi Adeyemi)
2018
Leah on the Offbeat (tekijä: Becky Albertalli)
2018
The Hazel Wood (tekijä: Melissa Albert)
2018
Rebound (tekijä: Kwame Alexander)
2018
Speak (tekijä: Laurie Halse Anderson)
2018
Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World (tekijä: Pénélope Bagieu)
2018
The Cruel Prince (tekijä: Holly Black)
2018
A Heart in a Body in the World (tekijä: Deb Caletti)
2018
American Panda (tekijä: Gloria Chao)
2018
Illegal (tekijä: Eoin Colfer)
2018
Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot (tekijä: Winifred Conkling)
2018
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle (tekijä: Leslie Connor)
2018
My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope (tekijä: Diane Guerrero)
2018
Dread Nation (tekijä: Justina Ireland)
2018
Darius the Great Is Not Okay (tekijä: Adib Khorram)
2018
Hey, Kiddo (tekijä: Jarrett J. Krosoczka)
2018
All Summer Long (tekijä: Hope Larson)
2018
The Astonishing Color of After (tekijä: Emily X. R. Pan)
2018
Ghost Boys (tekijä: Jewell Parker Rhodes)
2018
Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card (tekijä: Sara Saedi)
2018
Thunderhead (tekijä: Neal Shusterman)
2018
Sadie (tekijä: Courtney Summers)
2018
Check, Please! Year One (tekijä: Ngozi Ukazu)
2018
The Prince and the Dressmaker (tekijä: Jen Wang)
2018
The Upside of Unrequited (tekijä: Becky Albertalli)
2017
City of Saints & Thieves (tekijä: Natalie C. Anderson)
2017
A Crack in the Sea (tekijä: H. M. Bouwman)
2017
Pashmina (tekijä: Nidhi Chanani)
2017
Spellbook of the Lost and Found (tekijä: Moira Fowley-Doyle)
2017
Turtles All the Way Down (tekijä: John Green)
2017
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers (tekijä: Deborah Heiligman)
2017
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World (tekijä: Kelly Jensen)
2017
Amina's Voice (tekijä: Hena Khan)
2017
We Are Okay (tekijä: Nina LaCour)
2017
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (tekijä: Mackenzi Lee)
2017
Genuine Fraud (tekijä: E. Lockhart)
2017
One of Us Is Lying (tekijä: Karen M. McManus)
2017
When Dimple Met Rishi (tekijä: Sandhya Menon)
2017
Ramona Blue (tekijä: Julie Murphy)
2017
Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case (tekijä: Patricia Hruby Powell)
2017
Long Way Down (tekijä: Jason Reynolds)
2017
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life (tekijä: Benjamin Alire Sáenz)
2017
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team (tekijä: Steve Sheinkin)
2017
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter (tekijä: Erika L. Sánchez)
2017
Strange the Dreamer (tekijä: Laini Taylor)
2017
The Hate U Give (tekijä: Angie Thomas)
2017
Thick as Thieves (tekijä: Megan Whalen Turner)
2017
Piecing Me Together (tekijä: Renée Watson)
2017
American Street (tekijä: Ibi Zoboi)
2017
Booked (tekijä: Kwame Alexander)
2016
The Passion of Dolssa (tekijä: Julie Berry)
2016
Dan Versus Nature (tekijä: Don Calame)
2016
The Star-Touched Queen (tekijä: Roshani Chokshi)
2016
Black Panther Vol. 1: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book One (tekijä: Ta-Nehisi Coates)
2016
Unbecoming (tekijä: Jenny Downham)
2016
The Great American Whatever (tekijä: Tim Federle)
2016
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler (tekijä: Russell Freedman)
2016
The Lie Tree (tekijä: Frances Hardinge)
2016
The Girl from Everywhere (tekijä: Heidi Heilig)
2016
Girl in the Blue Coat (tekijä: Monica Hesse)
2016
The Smell of Other People's Houses (tekijä: Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock)
2016
Exit, Pursued by a Bear (tekijä: E. K. Johnston)
2016
Learning to Swear in America (tekijä: Katie Kennedy)
2016
Still Life with Tornado (tekijä: A. S. King)
2016
This Is Where It Ends (tekijä: Marieke Nijkamp)
2016
Snow White: A Graphic Novel (tekijä: Matt Phelan)
2016
Ghost (tekijä: Jason Reynolds)
2016
Salt to the Sea (tekijä: Ruta Sepetys)
2016
The Memory of Light (tekijä: Francisco X. Stork)
2016
Wink Poppy Midnight (tekijä: April Genevieve Tucholke)
2016
Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune (tekijä: Pamela S. Turner)
2016
Wolf Hollow (tekijä: Lauren Wolk)
2016
The Sun is Also a Star (tekijä: Nicola Yoon)
2016
The Serpent King (tekijä: Jeff Zentner)
2016
The Wrath and the Dawn (tekijä: Renée Ahdieh)
2015
Never Always Sometimes (tekijä: Adi Alsaid)
2015
Mosquitoland (tekijä: David Arnold)
2015
Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America (tekijä: Susan Campbell Bartoletti)
2015
Tommy: The Gun That Changed America (tekijä: Karen Blumenthal)
2015
Untwine (tekijä: Edwidge Danticat)
2015
Boys Don't Knit (tekijä: T. S. Easton)
2015
First Flight Around the World: The Adventures of the American Fliers Who Won the Race (tekijä: Tim Grove)
2015
The Truth Commission (tekijä: Susan Juby)
2015
Scarlett Undercover (tekijä: Jennifer Latham)
2015
Ink and Ashes (tekijä: Valynne E. Maetani)
2015
The Weight of Feathers (tekijä: Anna-Marie McLemore)
2015
All the Bright Places (tekijä: Jennifer Niven)
2015
Shadowshaper (tekijä: Daniel José Older)
2015
Bone Gap (tekijä: Laura Ruby)
2015
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War (tekijä: Steve Sheinkin)
2015
More Happy than Not (tekijä: Adam Silvera)
2015
Nimona (tekijä: ND Stevenson)
2015
The Walls Around Us (tekijä: Nova Ren Suma)
2015
An Ember in the Ashes (tekijä: Sabaa Tahir)
2015

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