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See a sampling of "Best Books of 2016"  in the Castleton Library catalog, ready to be checked out!

See lists of best books of the year from editors of the publications below


Check the Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog to locate or request books.  The library doesn't own all of the books on the best books lists, but if there are some you think we should purchase, let us know. To borrow an item owned by the Johnson, Lyndon or Hartness Libraries, click on   and log in.


Editors' Choices

The 10 Best Books of 2016 from the New York Times

100 Notable Books of 2016 from the New York Times

Best Books of 2016 from Library Journal

Best Books of 2016 from Publisher's Weekly

Booklist Editors' Choice 2016

NPR's Book Concierge App: 250 books chosen by NPR critics, by genre

Best of 2016 from Kirkus     Fiction  |  Nonfiction 


Voters' Choice Awards

GoodReads Choice Awards 2016


Literary Awards

Man Booker Prize

Man Booker International Prize

National Book Award

PEN Literary Awards

Pulitzer Prizes


Kids' Books

Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth 2016

School Library Journal's Best Books 2016

Horn Book Awards

2016 Notable Books for Children from the Association for Library Service to Children

Best of 2016 from Kirkus     Picture Books | Middle GradeTeens

For a book not in the VSC system:

To request books not available in the VSC libraries:

Click on the WorldCat tab in the Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog

Find the book in any library and click on Place Interlibrary Loan Request and log in.  Pay attention to your Castleton email for follow-up. (For Castleton students, faculty and staff only)

Previous years

See previous years' lists:

Best Books of 2014

Best Books of 2015