ATY 2020 - Author Who Wrote a Book You Loved

Top 10 ATY 2020 - Author Who Wrote a Book You Loved : The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Eight Perfect Murders, Uprooted, Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets, Raven Stratagem, On the Come Up, Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances, Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts., The Body in the Library, I Love You So Mochi

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
AuthorSuzanne Collins
Except for the whole "science that makes absolutely no sense even if it is set in the future as it has no actual basis in reality, and you need a basis in reality to make the science believable and my biology background made me cringe" thing, the last two books weren't terrible but they weren't great either....the...
Eight Perfect Murders
AuthorPeter Swanson
From the hugely talented author of Before She Knew Him comes a chilling tale of psychological suspense and an homage to the thriller genre tailor-made for fans: the story of a bookseller who finds himself at the center of an FBI investigation because a very clever killer has started using his list of fiction’s...
AuthorNaomi Novik
“Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course that’s not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but he’s...
Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets
AuthorSvetlana Alexievich
From the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, comes the first English translation of her latest work, an oral history of the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia. Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive documentary style,...
Raven Stratagem
AuthorYoon Ha Lee
From New York Times best-selling author Yoon Ha Lee. The stunning second act in the Hugo Award nominated Machineries of Empire series!

Captain Kel Cheris is possessed by a long-dead traitor general. Together they must face the rivalries of the hexarchate and a potentially devastating...
On the Come Up
AuthorAngie Thomas
Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least make it out of her neighborhood one day. As the daughter of an underground rap legend who died before he hit big, Bri’s got big shoes to fill. But now that her mom has unexpectedly lost her job, food banks and shutoff notices...
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
AuthorNeil Gaiman
Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things--which includes a never-before published American Gods story, "Black Dog," written...
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
AuthorBrené Brown
In her #1 NYT bestsellers, Brené Brown taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead.

The Body in the Library
AuthorAgatha Christie
I have been a fan of Agatha Christie since I was a kid, but I haven't read anything of hers in a long time. Cracking this one open, did not disappoint ... at first. I loved this book, right up until the end. I believe that a murder mystery should present all of the facts of the case to the reader, so that they have...
I Love You So Mochi
AuthorSarah Kuhn
Kimi Nakamura loves a good fashion statement. She's obsessed with transforming everyday ephemera into Kimi Originals: bold outfits that make her and her friends feel brave, fabulous, and like the Ultimate versions of themselves. But her mother sees this as a distraction from working on her portfolio...
Girls with Sharp Sticks
AuthorSuzanne Young
The Girls of Innovations Academy are beautiful and well-behaved—it says so on their report cards. Under the watchful gaze of their Guardians, the all-girl boarding school offers an array of studies and activities, from “Growing a Beautiful and Prosperous Garden” to “Art Appreciation”...
AuthorAkwaeke Emezi
Pet is here to hunt a monster.
Are you brave enough to look?

There are no more monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. With doting parents and a best friend named Redemption, Jam has grown up with this lesson all her life. But when she meets Pet, a creature made...
AuthorCherie Dimaline
In a futuristic world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's Indigenous people, and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow,...
Storm of Locusts
AuthorRebecca Roanhorse
It’s been four weeks since the bloody showdown at Black Mesa, and Maggie Hoskie, Diné monster hunter, is trying to make the best of things. Only her latest bounty hunt has gone sideways, she’s lost her only friend, Kai Arviso, and she’s somehow found herself responsible for a girl with a strange...
The Fountains of Silence
AuthorRuta Sepetys
A portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship.

Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine....
Forever, Interrupted
AuthorTaylor Jenkins Reid
Have you ever heard of supernovas? They shine brighter than anything else in the sky and then fade out really quickly, a short burst of extraordinary energy. I like to think you and Ben were like that . . . in that short time, you had more passion than some people have in a lifetime.

Elsie Porter is...
The Feynman Lectures on Physics
AuthorRichard P. Feynman
The revised edition of Feynman's legendary lectures includes extensive corrections and updates collated by Feynman and his colleagues. A new foreword by Kip Thorne, the current Richard Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech, discusses the relevance of the new edition to today's readers....
AuthorClifford D. Simak
Enoch Wallace is an ageless hermit, striding across his untended farm as he has done for over a century, still carrying the gun with which he had served in the Civil War. But what his neighbors must never know is that, inside his unchanging house, he meets with a host of unimaginable friends from the farthest...
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