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The Best Books I Read in 2017

By Liana HewittPublished 6 years ago 4 min read

These are the best books that I read in 2017. Not all of these books are new, in fact, quite a few of them are older but nonetheless these are the best books I read in 2017 that I wanted to share with you. If you are ever looking for a good book to grab do not hesitate to select one of these. This selection has a variety of books from different genres.

The Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu

Reminiscent of The Hunger Games, this trilogy takes place in a war stricken, future dystopia of the United States. What was once the Western United States now stands the Republic, to the east is the Colonies. These two countries are pitted against each other in war. Among all of the chaos in the war stands a secret rebel group known as the Patriots. June is a prodigy that is being groomed for the Republic's military. Day is the Republic's most wanted criminal. Together the two uncover the sinister secrets that their government is hiding.

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

This is the heart-wrenching tale of brother and sister, Pari and Abdullah. This tale crosses generations and continents as it moves from Kabul, Paris, San Fransisco to Tinos.

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody

Welcome to the freak show. Sorina is the Gomorrah Festival's only illusion worker. With her unique talents she runs the festival's freak show with the help of her family, which also happen to be her illusions. Sorina had always believed that her illusions were just illusions, until one of them is murdered. Desperate for answers, Sorina embarks on a quest to find who could murder someone that doesn't even exist. Her investigations lead her through political turmoil and into the festival's darkest secrets.

The Superwoman RX: Discover Your Power Type and Unlock the Secrets to Lasting Weight Loss, Energy and an Amazing Life by Tasneem Bhatia

Using a quiz to determine which unique power type that you are will lead you to a source of knowledge on nutrition tips, organization tools and exercises. This book is also complete with recipes and a workout guide.

This is Not The End by Chandler Baker

Unique resurrection technology has changed the world. Under new laws everyone has one resurrection to be used on their eighteenth birthday. A few weeks away from her eighteenth birthday, Lake is in a serious car crash. Her boyfriend and her best friend both die in the accident. Long before the accident even happens Lake has promised her resurrection to someone that isn't even dead yet. The search for answers about her future drag her into hidden secrets about her past. Can Lake make this life-altering choice?

The Bad Place by Dean Koontz

Frank Pollard is afraid to fall asleep. Every time he awakens he finds himself covered in blood. He hires a team of private investigators to keep an eye on him so he makes sure he doesn't hurt anyone. They slowly uncover the secrets that are plaguing Frank, but will they be too late to help him?

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Every year the people of the Protectorate abandon a baby in the forest as part as a sacrifice for the witch that lives there. But this witch that lives in the forest is gentle and kind, she takes the abandoned babies to families on the other side of the forest, nourishing them on starlight as they make the trek. One year, on her way across the forest, she accidentally feeds the baby moonlight instead of the starlight. This fills the child with an extraordinary gift of magic. To protect the child, the witch decides to raise the child as her own. Meanwhile, back at the Protectorate, a young man decides that he will free his people from the witch by murdering her.

The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian

When Richard Chapman offers to host his brother's bachelor party he expects an amount of drunken debauchery, what he does not expect is two of the girls hired for entertainment to stab their bodyguard and escape into the night. Richard's life is quickly spiraling out of control, but not as quickly as Alexandra's. In just one night she is free from her captors and on the run from the police and the gangsters that will surely kill her.


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