Shirley Charlotte Bronte
Different Class Joanne Harris
Exposure Helen Dunmore

The Loney Andrew Michael Hurley
The Bronte Myth Lucasta Miller
Vinegar Girl Anne Tyler

The Lie Tree Frances Hardinge
The Mandibles Lionel Shriver
My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout
This Must Be the Place Maggie O'Farrell

The Year of the Runaways Sunjeev Sahota
At Hawthorne Time Melissa Harrison
News of the World Paulette Jiles
The Butcher's Hook Janet Ellis

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep Joanna Cannon
Eligible Curtis Sittenfeld
Unexploded Alison Macleod
The Gustav Sonata Rose Tremain
Preparation for the Next Life Atticus Lish

The Green Road Anne Enright
Madonna in a Fur Coat Sabahattin Ali
The Essex Serpent Sarah Perry
Sister Sebastian's Library Phil Whitaker

Anatomy of a Soldier Harry Parker
1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare James Shapiro
The Outrun Amy Liptrot

Notes from No Man's Land Eula Biss
The Muse Jessie Burton
Enemy Women Paulette Jiles (reread)

The Girl in the Red Coat Kate Hamer
Nutshell Ian McEwan
The Wonder Emma Donoghue
Signs Preceding the End of the World Yuri Herrera

Take Courage: Anne Bronte and the Art of Life Samantha Ellis
Hag-Seed Margaret Atwood
Commonwealth Ann Patchett
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead
The Vegetarian Han Kang
The Optician of Lampedusa Emma Jane Kirby*
Days Without End Sebastian Berry**

The Sellout Paul Beatty
Rhapsody in Green Charlotte Mendelson
Greenbanks Dorothy Whipple
Hostages to Fortune Elizabeth Cambridge

*My nonfiction book of the year
**My novel of the year