It’s time to start looking back at our favorite reads of the year, and it’s quite an impressive batch of page-turners. Our picks run the gamut, from scandalous historical fiction to riveting memoirs and epic YA fantasy. It’s a wonder we’ve been able to get anything done with all the reading to be had. Ahead, check out more than 100 new books you’ll want to devour as we close out the year. Happy reading!
— Additional reporting by Brenda Janowitz, Hilary White, and Ebony LaDelle