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Debut Graphic Novelist Recommends Great One-and-Done Reads

  Jordan Morris is a comedy writer and podcaster whose credits include @Midnight, Unikitty! and Earth to Ned.  The sci-fi comedy Bubble is his first graphic novel, based on the Maximum Fun podcast of the same name. He is a lifelong comics fan and so thrilled to be helping to make one himself. If you’re a non-comics reader you’re likely to have...

A Juneteenth Reading List

Juneteenth, observed on June 19th each year, is an American holiday commemorating the day in 1865 when the last enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, were told by Union soldiers that they were free—more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.Here is a small selection of newly published nonfiction books, from...

Audiobook Recommendations Based on 14 Wildly Popular Listens

  Here at Goodreads, we've noticed that a funny thing tends to happen when we start talking about audiobooks: The same few titles get recommended repeatedly. Now, these greatest hits are, of course, great for a reason! Who doesn't love the feats of accent gymnastics that Trevor Noah performs in Born a Crime or appreciate Michelle Obama's warm narration...

Most Read of the 2021 Reading Challenge (So Far)

We all want to spend more time lost in the pages of great books. That's the idea behind our annual 2021 Goodreads Reading Challenge! It's simple: Every January readers set a goal of how many books they want to read that year, and we help them keep track of it. This year more than 4 million readers have joined the Challenge, pledging to read a total...

Goodreads Members' Top 48 Hit Books of the Year (So Far)

Believe it or not, we're halfway through 2021! As is our tradition, this is the time when the Goodreads editorial team burrows into our data to see which books published in the U.S. during the first six months of the year have been most popular, highly anticipated, and highly rated among our collective 125 million members. Below you'll find Goodreads'...

12 Backlist Books That Continue to Trend with Readers

These twelve books are so consistently adored, they have become regulars month after month in our data of most popular and most read books on Goodreads.Clearly beloved by readers sometimes years after they were first published, these books have prompted tearful devotion from reviewers on TikTok (BookTok, if you will), Instagram (Bookstagram, natch),...

6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day.To create our list, we focused on the books Goodreads members can't wait to read, which we measure by how many times a book has been added to Want to Read shelves. All these top titles are now available in the United States!...

The Top 40 Young Adult Books of 2021 (So Far)

Oh hey, we're nearly halfway through 2021! We can't really believe it either...Traditionally, this is the time when the Goodreads editorial team takes a deep dive into our data to see which books published in the U.S. during the first six months of the year have been most popular, highly anticipated, and highly rated among our collective 125 million...

C.L. Clark's Recommendations for LGBTQ+ Speculative Fiction

  Author C.L. Clark is no newcomer to the sci-fi and fantasy scene. Though she just published her first novel, The Unbroken, earlier this year, Clark has been a longtime reader, writer, and editor of speculative fiction. Her work has appeared in FIYAH, PodCastle, Uncanny, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and she recently racked up Hugo and IGNYTE Award...

Readers Are Ready to Fall for These June Romances

  Some people love books. Some people fall in love. And some people love books about falling in love. Every month our team sorts through the new romance books and sees how early readers are responding. We use this information to curate a list of soon-to-be-beloved favorites. New in June: Two wary exes share a ride across the U.K. in Beth O'Leary’s The...

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