Top One City, One Book Community Reads 2017

More than 50 California librarians voted on their choice for a top One City, One Book / Citywide read. The Top 5 selections were revealed at the Top 5×5 for Adults presentation at #CLA2017. The complete list is included below with the Top 5 shown in bold. Thank you to everyone who participated in both the conference session and the voting.

A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention Matt Richtel
Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro
Between the World and Me Ta-Nehisi Coates
Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic Sam Quinones
Emergence: Labeled Autistic Temple Grandin
Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm David Mas Masumoto
Everything I Never Told You Celeste Ng
Exit West Mohsin Hamid
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
Flygirl Sherri L. Smith
Gabi, A Girl in Pieces Isabel Quintero
Hamilton: The Revolution Lin Manuel
Her Right Foot Dave Eggers
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Jamie Ford
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot
Into the Beautiful North Luis Alberto Urrea
Just Mercy Bryan Stevenson
Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders
Lucky Boy Shanthi Sekaran
March John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
Marcus in the Real World Francisco Stork
Monstress Lysley Tenorio
News of the World Paulette Jiles
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music Steve Lopez
Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right Arlie Russell Hochschild
Sylvia & Aki Winifred Conkling
The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein
The Book of Joy Dalai Lama
The Devil’s Highway: A True Story Luis Alberto Urrea
The Hate U Give Angie Thomas
The Imitation of Christ Kempis, Thomas
The Martian Andy Weir
The Sympathizer Viet Nguyen
The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy Ta-Nehisi Coates
What It Is Like To Go To War Karl Marlantes
Wonder R. J. Palacio
Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption In An American Prison Shaka Senghor