Staff's Choice Best Books of 2020

By White Birch Books

By White Birch Books

The State of Us

Shaun David Hutchinson

$17.99 $16.55

Iris's favorite YA pick of the year.


Arthur Miller


Kate's favorite thought-provoking fiction pick of 2020.


Susanna Clarke

$27.00 $24.84

Kate's favorite fantasy read of 2020.

Harrow the Ninth

Tamsyn Muir

$26.99 $24.83

Jess's favorite sci-fi read of 2020.

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir

Natasha Trethewey

$27.99 $25.75

Barbara's favorite memoir of 2020.

Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents

Isabel Wilkerson

$32.00 $29.44

Barbara's favorite nonfiction read of 2020.

The Island of Sea Women

Lisa See

$18.00 $16.56

Barbara's favorite book club pick of 2020.

Her Sister's Tattoo

Ellen Meeropol

$17.95 $16.51

Barbara's favorite fiction read of 2020.

The Book of Lost Friends

Lisa Wingate

$28.00 $25.76

Barbara's favorite historical fiction pick of 2020.

The Mirror & the Light

Hilary Mantel

$30.00 $27.60

John's favorite fiction book of 2020.

The City We Became

N. K. Jemisin

$28.00 $25.76

Jess's favorite early 2020 read.


Elizabeth Wetmore

$26.99 $24.83

Laura's favorite early 2020 read.

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-Winning Stamped from the Beginning

Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds

$18.99 $17.47

Jess's favorite nonfiction read of 2020.

All Systems Red

Martha Wells

$15.99 $14.71

Jess's favorite oldie but goodie series of 2020.

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Bill Bryson

$8.99 $8.27

John's favorite oldie but goodie read of 2020.

The House in the Cerulean Sea

Tj Klune

$27.99 $25.75

Jess's favorite feel-good read of 2020.

Almost, Maine

John Cariani

$18.99 $17.47

Laura's favorite feel-good read of 2020.

A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (and Some Bears)

Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling

$28.00 $25.76

Laura's favorite nonfiction pick of 2020.

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

$27.00 $24.84

Laura's favorite thought-provoking fiction read of 2020.

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

Erik Larson

$32.00 $29.44

John's favorite history book of 2020.


Charlotte McConaghy

$26.99 $24.83

Laura's favorite fiction read of 2020.

The Extraordinaries

Tj Klune

$18.99 $17.47

Jess's favorite YA pick of 2020.

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue

V. E. Schwab

$26.99 $24.83

Jess's favorite adult fantasy book of 2020.