Well, here we are: the end of another year! Per my Goodreads, I read 51 books over the course of 2017. Some were good, some were great, some were heartbreaking, and a few, I just couldn’t force myself to finish.

I read a lot of non-fiction again in 2017, just like in 2016 — but there were a few fiction pieces in there too! Without any further ado, here are my top ten books I read in 2017 – in no particular order!

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My Top Ten Books of 2016

image1-1Before we close out the 2016 calendar year, I wanted to be sure and share my list of the top ten books I read in 2016! Reflecting almost entirely nonfiction, this list is some of the most eye-opening, heart-wrenching, thought-provoking literature that my eyes and mind took in this year. (Yes, I did read some fiction, but when compiling this list, all of my choices ended up being nonfiction!)

These are in no particular order and some certainly have a theme to them, but I’d recommend anyone looking to pick up a new read try one of these! Whether you read by Kindle or prefer the classic paper between your fingertips, or even prefer the sounds of an audiobook; whether you read on a bus, in a plane, in a car, in the park….. ┬áreading is one of the most wonderful, rewarding treasures the world can offer us. There’s nothing quite like losing yourself in a book.

Below the cut – my list of the top ten books I read this year.

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