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Amazon’s ‘Favorite Books of 2017’ (So Far)

Looking for a book to read over the long Fourth of July holiday? Check out the list compiled by Amazon Books’ editorial team of its absolute favorites for every reader’s summer…from futuristic novels and small-town stories… to page-turning memoirs.

“We love looking back on the past six months to give our customers a list of our favorite must-reads heading into summer,” said Sarah Harrison Smith, editorial director, Print and Kindle Books. “Our top pick this year, ‘The Ministry of Utmost Happiness’ is a sweeping yet intimate story, one that packs heartbreak, humor, love and acceptance—and a memorable cast of characters—into a novel that will stick with readers for a very long time.”

The Amazon Books Editors’ Top 10 (drum roll, please) are as follows:

  1. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: A Novel by Arundhati Roy
  2. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
  3. Beartown: A Novel by Fredrik Backman
  4. Exit West: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid
  5. Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwood
  6. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir by Sherman Alexie
  7. Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel by George Saunders
  8. The Impossible Fortress: A Novel by Jason Rekulak
  9. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
  10. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari

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