The best books released in 2020 ranked by Aura Libraries!

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We may be a little biased, but here at Aura Libraries, we know just how important a good book can be to lift your spirit and brighten your week: especially during difficult and overwhelming times such as these. One very positive thing to come out of 2020 is the fabulous array of books, poetry collections and short stories that have been written and shared with the world.

We have compiled a list of our top 10 books to have been released in 2020! All of the below titles are wonderful in their own ways, and have certainly helped readers to feel hopeful and positive for the future.

10. The Searcher by Tana French

9. Apeirogon by Colum McCann

8. Summer by Ali Smith

7.The Motion of the Body Through Space by Lionel Shriver

6.Real Life by Brandon Taylor

5.Weather by Jenny Offill

4.The Mirror & The Light by Hilary Mantel

3.The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

2.Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

1.Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart


All of the above titles are available to borrow either from our libraries or as e-books or audiobooks on Borrowbox!

We want to hear from you! What have been your favourite books this year? Share your thoughts with us on social media! Find us on Facebook: @LlyfrgelloeddAuraLibraries Twitter: @LibFlintshire and Instagram @aura.wales

Let’s hope that 2021 brings lots more fantastic books. Remember, we are always #UnitedByBooks!

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