1. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee - This sequel to the book To Kill A Mocking Bird that is set two decades later. If you are a fan of the original this is a must read so that you can context and depth to what you already love about the original.
2. Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi - Set in the year 1953, a woman (named Boy) marries a man with a daughter named Snow. Then they have a child together, a daughter named Bird, which reveals they are light skinned African Americans who are passing for white. This has some elements of Snow White but with conflicts dealing with racial identities. It is a must read.
3. Uprooted by Naomi Novik - This new book is definitely going to be a fantasy classic. It has been compared to Grimm's Fairy Tales. This book has a new take on a "dragon" who requires a new girl every ten years to be his servant. If you are a fan of the fantasy genre then this is for you.
4. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr - In this book set during WWII we see how the paths of a blind French girl and a German orphan boy cross. We follow the characters as they make decisions that question their morality and need for survival on a daily basis.
5. So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson - Ronson has traveled the world to interview people who have been publicly shamed by some mistake that they made. People who end up getting laughed at, demonized, and some who even lost their jobs because of their mistake. This book focuses on the fact that these people where publicly shamed and criticized for their actions on the internet. If we take part in this, what does this say about us? via: 1