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October 27, 2018

Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists

For the eleventh straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to this master list, updating daily.

Please feel free to e-mail me with a blog, magazine, newspaper, or other online list I have missed.

Daily updates to the master list of online "best books of 2018" lists.

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Online "Best of 2018" Book Lists:

Adrik Kemp (best books)
Amazon (best books)
Amazon (best art and photography books)
Amazon (best biographies and memoirs)
Amazon (best business and leadership books)
Amazon (best children's books)
Amazon (best comics and graphic novels)
Amazon (best cookbook, food, and wine books)
Amazon (best history books)
Amazon (best humor and entertainment books)
Amazon (best literature and fiction)
Amazon (best mysteries and thrillers)
Amazon (best nonfiction)
Amazon (best romance books)
Amazon (best science books)
Amazon (best science fiction and fantasy)
Amazon (best young adult books)
American Indian Youth Literature Award (best books by and about Native Americans)
Américas Award (children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States)
Arab American Book Awards (best books by and about Arab Americans)
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature (books about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage)
Australian Family Therapists’ Award (children's books)

Batchelder Award (children's books in translation)
Book Riot (best cookbooks)
Book Riot (best food books)
Book Riot (great essay collections)
BookClubbish (best books)
Bookforum (authors' favorite books)
Booklist (top arts books)
Booklist (top arts books for youth)
Booklist (top biographies)
Booklist (top biographies for youth)
Booklist (top biographies on audio)
Booklist (top book-group books)
Booklist (top crafts and gardening books)
Booklist (top crime fiction audiobooks)
Booklist (top diverse nonfiction)
Booklist (top diverse fiction for older and middle graders)
Booklist (top diverse nonfiction for older and middle graders)
Booklist (top diverse novels on audio)
Booklist (top diverse picture books)
Booklist (top food books)
Booklist (top graphic novels)
Booklist (top graphic novels for teens)
Booklist (top graphic novels for youth)
Booklist (top historical fiction)
Booklist (top historical fiction for youth)
Booklist (top horror)
Booklist (top literary travel books)
Booklist (top project books for youth)
Booklist (top reference books)
Booklist (top reference for your circulating collection)
Booklist (top romance debuts)
Booklist (top romance fiction)
Booklist (top romance fiction for youth)
Booklist (top series nonfiction)
Booklist (top SF/Fantasy)
Booklist (top SF/fantasy and horror for youth)
Booklist (top sports books for youth)
Booklist (top sports nonfiction)
Booklist (top women's fiction)
Booklist (top women's fiction on audio)
Books Are My Bag Readers Awards (books)
BooksZoosandParentingToo (best books)
Brightly (must-read picture books)
Broadly (best books) (best caregiver books)
Carnegie Library (best books for babies)
Chicago Review of Books (best horror nonfiction books)
Children’s Africana Book Awards (best children’s and young adult books on Africa)
Contemplative Nostalgia (best books)
Coretta Scott King Book Awards (best books by African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values)
Country Living (best cookbooks)

Daniel Disney (must-have sales books)
Delish (best cookbooks)
Digital Journal (top children's books)
Do Lectures (must-read books)
The Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award (authors, illustrators, and publishers of high quality fictional and biographical children, intermediate, and young adult books that appropriately portray individuals with developmental disabilities)

Eater (books for food lovers)
Eligible Magazine (great feminist books)
Elle Australia (best books)
Elle Australia (best true crime books)
Environment Award for Children’s Literature (ecological books that inspire Australian children)
Essentially a Nerd (diverse literary award lists)
Ezra Jack Keats Award (emerging talent in the field of children’s books)

Fiammetta Rocco (best nonfiction books)
Food Network (best cookbooks)

Goodreads (best debut authors)
Goodreads (best fantasy)
Goodreads (best fiction)
Goodreads (best food and cookbooks)
Goodreads (best graphic novels and comics)
Goodreads (best historical fiction)
Goodreads (best history and biography)
Goodreads (best horror)
Goodreads (best humor)
Goodreads (best memoir and autobiography)
Goodreads (best middle grade and children's)
Goodreads (best mystery and thriller)
Goodreads (best nonfiction)
Goodreads (best picture books)
Goodreads (best poetry)
Goodreads (best romance)
Goodreads (best science and technology)
Goodreads (best science fiction)
Goodreads (best young adult and science fiction)
Goodreads (best young adult fiction)
Governor General's Literary Awards (Canadian books)
Grim Reader Reviews (best books)

The Happy Foodie (best cookbooks)
Hong Kong Tatler (best cookbooks)
HuffPo (best kids books of 2018 to not raise a jerk)

Inc. (top business strategy books)
Indigo (best books)
Indigo (best biographies)
Indigo (best business books)
Indigo (best cookbooks)
Indigo (best fiction)
Indigo (best historical fiction)
Indigo (best non-fiction)
Indigo (best romance)
Indigo (best teen books)
Indigo (best thrillers)
Inverse (best science books)

Kirkus (best debut fiction)
Kirkus (best fiction)
Kirkus (best fiction in translation)
Kirkus (best fiction to get your book club talking)
Kirkus (best historical fiction)
Kirkus (best literary fiction)
Kirkus (best mysteries and thrillers)
Kirkus (best romance novels)
Kirkus (best science fiction and fantasy)
Kirkus (best short fiction)
Kirkus (best up-to-the-minute fiction)
Kirkus Prize (fiction, nonfiction, young readers literature)
Kitchn (hottest new cookbooks)

Lily R. Mason (favorite books)
The List (best comedy books)
Love Sawyer (hottest holiday romance books)

The Manual (best cookbooks)
Marie Claire (best books)
Maris Kreizman (favorite books)
May's Blossom (favourite books)
Melbourne Prize for Literature & Awards (books by Victorian writers)
Metropolis (best Japanese novels)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (great books)
Minneapolis Star Tribune (best baking books)
Minneapolis Star Tribune (great wine books)
The Morning News (fiction)

New Statesman (best books)
New York Times/New York Public Library (best illustrated children's books)
Newsweek (best comic books and graphic novels)
Notable Books for a Global Society (books that promote understanding of and appreciation for the world's full range of diverse cultures and ethnic and racial groups)

Parents (best children's books)
PDN (notable photo books)
Pebble (non-fiction magazine)
PopSugar (most chilling horror books)
Publishers Weekly (best books)
Publishers Weekly (best comics)
Publishers Weekly (best fiction)
Publishers Weekly (best illustrated books)
Publishers Weekly (best lifestyle books)
Publishers Weekly (best middle-grade books)
Publishers Weekly (best mystery books)
Publishers Weekly (best nonfiction books)
Publishers Weekly (best picture books)
Publishers Weekly (best poetry collections)
Publishers Weekly (best religion books)
Publishers Weekly (best romance books)
Publishers Weekly (best science fiction/fantasy/horror)
Publishers Weekly (best young adult books)

Radhika's Reading Retreat (top books)
Reader's Digest (best audiobooks)
Reader's Digest (best coffee table books)
Readings (best art and design books)
Readings (best crime books)
Readings (best fiction books)
Readings (best food and gardening books)
Readings (best junior fiction books)
Readings (best middle fiction books)
Readings (best picture books)
Readings (most talked-about books)
Romper (children's picture books that defined 2018)

Schneider Family Book Award (books that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences)
Self (best books)
Seventeen (best young adult books)
South Asia Book Award (children's and young adult books about South Asians living abroad)
Spectator (best gardening books)
Spectator (books of the year)
Strategy + Business (best business books)
Strategy + Business (best economics books)
Strategy + Business (best innovation books)
Strategy + Business (best leadership books)
Strategy + Business (best management books)
Strategy + Business (best marketing books)
Strategy + Business (best narratives)
Strategy + Business (best strategy books)

Telegraph (American politics books)
Telegraph (best children's books)
Telegraph (biography)
Telegraph (fiction)
Telegraph (history books)
Telegraph (music books)
Telegraph (science books)
Telegraph (sports books)
TIME (best fiction books)
TIME (best nonfiction books) (best books)
Turntable Kitchen (cookbooks)

Value Walk (most popular investment books)
Vogue (cookbooks)

Walter Awards (diverse books written by diverse authors)
Washington Post (best audiobooks)
Washington Post (best book-to-film adaptations)
Washington Post (best children's books)
Washington Post (best graphic novels)
Washington Post (best poetry collections)
Washington Post (best poetry collections)
Washington Post (best science fiction and fantasy novels)
Washington Post (best thrillers and mysteries)
Washington Post (biggest book news)
Washington Post (notable fiction)
Washington Post (notable nonfiction)
Waterstone (books of the year)
The Week UK (best cookbooks)
The Week UK (best novels)
What She Reads (best holiday books)
What She Reads (top prize-winning books)
Will Kelly (favorite books)
Will M Storm (best books)
Wired (favorite books)
Woman's Day (best books for teens)
World Fantasy Awards (fantasy books)

YALSA (top teen books)

also at Largehearted Boy:

Online "Best Books of 2017" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2016" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2015" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2014" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2013" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2012" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2011" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2010" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2009" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2008" Lists
Best of the Decade (2000-2009) Online Book Lists

2017 Year-End Online Music Lists
2016 Year-End Online Music Lists
2015 Year-End Online Music Lists
2014 Year-End Online Music Lists
2013 Year-End Online Music Lists
2012 Year-End Online Music Lists
2011 Year-End Online Music Lists
2010 Year-End Online Music Lists
2009 Year-End Online Music Lists
2008 Year-End Online Music Lists
2007 Year-End Online Music Lists
2006 Year-End Online Music Lists
Best of the Decade (2000-2009) Music Lists

other lists at Largehearted Boy
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
musician/author interviews

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