1. The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
  2. The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian
  3. The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
  4. The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
  5. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
  6. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
  7. Improvement: A Novel by Joan Silber
  8. Eighty-Sixed by David B. Feinberg
  9. Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  10. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
  11. The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry
  12. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
  13. A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
  14. A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
  15. A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
  16. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
  17. Good as Gone by Amy Gentry
  18. Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
  19. The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
  20. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
  21. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  22. Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  23. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb


  1. The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp
  2. The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr
  3. Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession by Alice Bolin
  4. Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones
  5. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
  6. How to Break Up with Your Phone by Catherine Price
  7. A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown
  8. The Mother Knot by Kathryn Harrison
  9. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  10. The Mistress’s Daughter by A.M. Homes
  11. A Wellness Handbook for the Performing Artist by Alena Gerst
  12. Educated by Tara Westover
  13. So Sad Today: Personal Essays by Melissa Broder
  14. Meaty by Samantha Irby
  15. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. by Samantha Irby
  16. The Sum of Small Things by Elizabeth Currid-Halkett
  17. Nobody’s Looking at You: Essays by Janet Malcolm
  18. The Drama of the Gifted Child by Alice Miller
  19. How to Do Nothing by Jenny Odell
  20. How to Raise a Mindful Eater by Maryann Jacobsen
  21. The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson
  22. Food Pharmacy by Lina Nerby Aurell & Mia Clase
  23. Food Rules by Michael Pollan
  24. Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
  25. How Children Succeed by Paul Tough
  26. Learned Optimism by Martin E.P. Seligman
  27. Rethinking Narcissism by Craig Malkin
  28. Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
  29. For the Love of Men by Liz Plank
  30. Little Weirds by Jenny Slate
  31. Welcome to the Writer’s Life by Paulette Perhach