Riot Headline 10 Exciting Books to Read this Summer

Power Ranking the Books of 2019

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Jeff and Rebecca try to power rank the top books of 2019.

Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify.

For more industry news, sign up for our Today in Books daily newsletter!

2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading horizons and diversify our TBRs. To get book recommendations for each task, sign up for the Read Harder newsletter. We’ll also keep you informed about other cool reading challenges, readathons, and more across the bookish internet. If you become a paid subscriber, you get even more recommendations plus community features, where you can connect with a community of passionate, like-minded readers in a cozy and supportive corner of the internet. Visit bookriot.com/readharder to sign up.

Discussed in this episode:

Sign up for Better Living Through Books and the BR Pod newsletter

First Edition!

The Book Riot Podcast Patreon

Jeff’s List:

  1. How to Be an Antiracist
  2. The Nickel Boys
  3. The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and the Horse
  4. Daisy Jones & The Six
  5. Red, White & Royal Blue
  6. She Said
  7. This is How You Lose the Time War
  8. The Yellow House
  9. How to Do Nothing
  10. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Rebecca’s List:

  1. The Nickel Boys
  2. Daisy Jones & The Six
  3. Normal People
  4. Such a Fun Age
  5. She Said (and Women Talking)
  6. Red, White & Royal Blue
  7. Maid
  8. Gideon the Ninth
  9. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
  10. How to Be Antiracist