Alot happened in 2018—some of which we’ll never forget, and a lot of which we’d rather not remember. But in between it all was also a litany of great book releases. From novels to memoirs and everything in between, CASSIUS is recapping all of the books that had our fingers eagerly turning pages this year.

1. ‘An American Marriage’ by Tayari Jones

2. ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama

3. ‘Creative Quest’ by Questlove

4. ‘Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay’ by Phoebe Robinson

5. ‘Heavy’ by Kiese Laymon

6. ‘I Can’t Date Jesus’ by Michael Arceneaux

7. ‘MEM’ by Bethany C. Morrow

8. ‘Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History’ by Blair Imani

9. ‘No Ashes in the Fire’ by Darnell Moore

10. ‘Small Country: A Novel’ by Gaël Faye

11. ‘There There: A Novel’ by Tommy Orange

12. ‘This Will Be My Undoing’ by Morgan Jerkins

13. ‘Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump’ by Dan Pfeiffer

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