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Other Names: Los Angeles Public Library Best Book of the Year, Los Angeles Public Library Best Fiction, LAPL Best of the Year, LA Public Library Best of the Year
311 Works 364,987 Books 16,916 Reviews 4.1
Categories:
All, Children's Books (341), Fiction (408), Fiction & Literature (45), Graphic Novels (68), Non-Fiction (476), Teen (311)
Years:
All, 2023 (17), 2022 (28), 2021 (14), 2020 (20), 2019 (18), 2018 (27), 2017 (43), 2016 (49), 2015 (37), 2014 (25), 2013 (33)
Announced:
December 2023: 2023 Recent
WorkYear
The Year My Life Went Down the Toilet by Jake Maia Arlow
2023
My Dear Henry: A Jekyll & Hyde Remix by Kalynn Bayron
2023
Blood Debts by Terry J. Benton-Walker
2023
Warrior Girl Unearthed by Angeline Boulley
2023
Kween by Vichet Chum
2023
Transmogrify!: 14 Fantastical Tales of Trans Magic by G. Haron Davis
2023
The Davenports by Krystal Marquis
2023
The Lost Year: A Survival Story of the Ukrainian Famine by Katherine Marsh
2023
Night of the Living Queers: 13 Tales of Terror & Delight by Vanessa Montalban
2023
Mysteries of Thorn Manor by Margaret Rogerson
2023
The Women Who Built Hollywood: 12 Trailblazers in Front of and Behind the Camera by Susan Goldman Rubin
2023
Delicious Monsters by Liselle Sambury
2023
I Feed Her to the Beast and the Beast Is Me by Jamison Shea
2023
Chaos Theory by Nic Stone
2023
Saints of the Household by Ari Tison
2023
Their Vicious Games by Joelle Wellington
2023
The Spirit Bares Its Teeth by Andrew Joseph White
2023
Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf
2022
Serwa Boateng's Guide to Vampire Hunting by Roseanne A. Brown
2022
Frendo Lives by Adam Cesare
2022
The Name She Gave Me by Betty Culley
2022
Dead Flip by Sara Farizan
2022
Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl by Joya Goffney
2022
High Spirits by Camille Gomera-Tavarez
2022
The Lost Dreamer by Lizz Huerta
2022
The Red Palace by June Hur
2022
Together We Burn by Isabel Ibanez
2022
Rust in the Root by Justina Ireland
2022
Survive the Dome by Kosoko Jackson
2022
The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson
2022
The Honeys by Ryan La Sala
2022
Only a Monster by Vanessa Len
2022
She Gets the Girl by Rachael Lippincott
2022
The Road to After by Rebekah Lowell
2022
Ballad & Dagger by Daniel José Older
2022
Wash Day Diaries by Jamila Rowser
2022
Travelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix by Aminah Mae Safi
2022
Gallant by V. E. Schwab
2022
I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys
2022
The First to Die at the End by Adam Silvera
2022
All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir
2022
Cold by Mariko Tamaki
2022
The Stars Between Us by Cristin Terrill
2022
Hell Followed with Us by Andrew Joseph White
2022
Boys of the Beast by Monica Zepeda
2022
Dustborn by Erin Bowman
2021
Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales by Soman Chainani
2021
Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton
2021
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by Brandy Colbert
2021
Wings of Ebony by J. Elle
2021
Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry by Joya Goffney
2021
White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson
2021
Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee
2021
Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
2021
Indestructible Object by Mary McCoy
2021
Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury
2021
The Girls I've Been by Tess Sharpe
2021
Witches Steeped in Gold by Ciannon Smart
2021
Violet Ghosts by Leah Thomas
2021
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
2020
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
2020
Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
2020
A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown
2020
A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope by Patrice Caldwell
2020
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
2020
Three Things I Know Are True by Betty Culley
2020
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
2020
This Light Between Us by Andrew Fukuda
2020
They Went Left by Monica Hesse
2020
Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko
2020
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
2020
Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman
2020
A Game of Fox & Squirrels by Jenn Reese
2020
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
2020
All These Monsters (Monsters #1) by Amy Tintera
2020
The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall
2020
Return of the Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
2020
Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin van Whye
2020
Hard Wired by Len Vlahos
2020
With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
2019
SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson
2019
King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
2019
Lovely War by Julie Berry
2019
Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallaro
2019
Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love by Elsie Chapman
2019
Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi
2019
Unpregnant by Jenni Hendriks
2019
Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson
2019
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
2019
The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones
2019
Once & Future by Cori McCarthy
2019
Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller
2019
A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée
2019
Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig
2019
To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan
2019
The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman
2019
Frankly in Love by David Yoon
2019
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
2018
Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson
2018
Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction, Volume 1 by Inio Asano
2018
Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Pénélope Bagieu
2018
Devils Unto Dust by Emma Berquist
2018
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
2018
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
2018
Sam & Ilsa's Last Hurrah by Rachel Cohn
2018
Illegal by Eoin Colfer
2018
Moonrise by Sarah Crossan
2018
Jazz Owls by Margarita Engle
2018
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation by Ari Folman
2018
Fresh Ink: An Anthology by Lamar Giles
2018
Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman
2018
Social intercourse by Greg Howard
2018
Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen
2018
Ship It by Britta Lundin
2018
Grand Theft Horse by G. Neri
2018
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
2018
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 8: My Best Friend's Squirrel by Ryan North
2018
Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips
2018
My Brother's Husband, Volume 2 by Gengoroh Tagame
2018
Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor
2018
X-Men Red Vol. 1: The Hate Machine (X-Men Red (2018)) by Tom Taylor
2018
The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke
2018
Check, Please!, Book 1: #Hockey! by Ngozi Ukazu
2018
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
2018
The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah
2017
Giant Days, Volume One by John Allison
2017
The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo
2017
Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
2017
The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski
2017
Alone by Christophe Chabouté
2017
Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
2017
Dreadnought by April Daniels
2017
Once and for All by Sarah Dessen
2017
The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich
2017
Caraval by Stephanie Garber
2017
The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 5: Imperial Phase, Part 1 by Kieron Gillen
2017
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
2017
Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green
2017
Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
2017
Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer
2017
Before I Had the Words: On Being a Transgender Young Adult by Skylar Kergil
2017
The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
2017
Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart
2017
Warcross by Marie Lu
2017
Bang by Barry Lyga
2017
Mars One by Jonathan Maberry
2017
Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
2017
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
2017
Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy
2017
The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún, Volume 1: Once Upon A Time... by Nagabe
2017
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 6: Who Run the World? Squirrels by Ryan North
2017
Perfect Ten by L. Philips
2017
Aftercare Instructions: A Novel by Bonnie Pipkin
2017
Patina by Jason Reynolds
2017
Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott
2017
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
2017
The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
2017
My Brother's Husband, v. 1 by Gengoroh Tagame
2017
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
2017
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
2017
Spinning by Tillie Walden
2017
Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld
2017
By Your Side by Kasie West
2017
We Now Return to Regular Life by Martin Wilson
2017
The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F. C. Yee
2017
Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr
2017
Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner
2017
Giant Days, Volume Two by John Allison
2016
Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
2016
The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner
2016
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
2016
The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky
2016
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
2016
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
2016
Pretty Deadly Volume 2: The Bear by Kelly Sue De Connick
2016
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
2016
Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn
2016
The Graces by Laure Eve
2016
Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye
2016
Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin
2016
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
2016
It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
2016
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin
2016
Grayson Volume 2: We All Die At Dawn by Tom King
2016
Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 1 by Mizuho Kusanagi
2016
Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu
2016
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
2016
The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
2016
Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto
2016
Threadbare: Clothes, Sex, and Trafficking (Comix Journalism) by Anne Elizabeth Moore
2016
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 3: Squirrel, You Really Got Me Now by Ryan North
2016
League of Dragons by Naomi Novik
2016
The Call by Peadar Ó Guilín
2016
HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
2016
Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan
2016
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Vol. 1: BFF by Amy Reeder
2016
I'm Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid
2016
Rocks Fall Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar
2016
Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley
2016
Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff
2016
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
2016
The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski
2016
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
2016
Beast by Brie Spangler
2016
A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers, and Other Badass Girls by Jessica Spotswood
2016
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
2016
orange: The Complete Collection, Volume 1 by Ichigo Takano
2016
Welcome to the Ballroom no. 1 by Tomo Takeuchi
2016
American Girls: A Novel by Alison Umminger
2016
Reputations by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
2016
Miss Jane by Brad Watson
2016
Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley
2016
And I Darken by Kiersten White
2016
The Jewel and Her Lapidary {novella} by Fran Wilde
2016
Rebels: A Well-Regulated Militia by Brian Wood
2016
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
2016
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
2015
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson
2015
Infandous by Elana K. Arnold
2015
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
2015
Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
2015
The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
2015
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown
2015
Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
2015
Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
2015
Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra
2015
What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler
2015
Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
2015
Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
2015
Last of the Sandwalkers by Jay Hosler
2015
Skyscraping by Cordelia Jensen
2015
Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor
2015
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman
2015
The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg
2015
March: Book Two by John Lewis
2015
Dead to Me by Mary McCoy
2015
A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
2015
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power by Ryan North
2015
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes
2015
A Silent Voice, Volume 1: Learning to Listen by Yoshitoki Oima
2015
Inuyashiki, Volume 1: Beyond Prime by Hiroya Oku
2015
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua
2015
The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett
2015
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds
2015
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
2015
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
2015
The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz
2015
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
2015
More Happy than Not by Adam Silvera
2015
Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by ND Stevenson
2015
Nimona by ND Stevenson
2015
Ms. Marvel Vol. 3: Crushed by G. Willow Wilson
2015
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
2015
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
2014
Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman
2014
Pointe by Brandy Colbert
2014
The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer
2014
Locke & Key: Alpha & Omega by Joe Hill
2014
Girl Defective by Simmone Howell
2014
Glory O'Brien's History of the Future by A. S. King
2014
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere by Julie T. Lamana
2014
Like No Other by Una LaMarche
2014
A Girl Called Fearless: A Novel (The Girl Called Fearless Series) by Catherine Linka
2014
Cress by Marissa Meyer
2014
I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
2014
Panic by Lauren Oliver
2014
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
2014
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero
2014
Positive: A Memoir by Paige Rawl
2014
When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds
2014
Learning Not to Drown by Anna Shinoda
2014
100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith
2014
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
2014
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
2014
Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor
2014
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
2014
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
2014
Noggin by John Corey Whaley
2014
Altered by Gennifer Albin
2013
Burning by Elana K. Arnold
2013
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
2013
Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger
2013
The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson
2013
United We Spy by Ally Carter
2013
The Elite by Kiera Cass
2013
How to Fake a Moon Landing: Exposing the Myths of Science Denial by Darryl Cunningham
2013
The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer
2013
The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde
2013
Just One Day by Gayle Forman
2013
Just One Year by Gayle Forman
2013
Kindness for Weakness by Shawn Goodman
2013
Since You Asked... by Maurene Goo
2013
Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg
2013
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
2013
Thrice Told Tales: Three Mice Full of Writing Advice by Catherine Lewis
2013
March: Book One by John Lewis
2013
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta
2013
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
2013
A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty
2013
More Than This by Patrick Ness
2013
Battling Boy by Paul Pope
2013
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
2013
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
2013
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
2013
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
2013
Winger by Andrew Smith
2013
Orleans by Sherri L. Smith
2013
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
2013
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
2013
Boxers by Gene Luen Yang
2013
Saints by Gene Luen Yang
2013

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