Women & Children First’s Bestseller Lists for 2020

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March 2020

  1. The City We Became,” by N.K. Jemisin
  2. Wow, No Thank You.,” by Samantha Irby
  3. Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story,” by Jacob Tobia
  4. Untamed,” by Glennon Doyle
  5. The Mirror & the Light,” by Hilary Mantel 
  6. Normal People,” by Sally Rooney
  7. The Great Believers,” by Rebecca Makkai
  8. The Overstory,” by Richard Powers
  9. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous,” by Ocean Vuong
  10. Such a Fun Age,” by Kiley Reid

February 2020

  1. Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot,” by Mikki Kendall
  2. Go To Sleep (I Miss You): Cartoons from the Fog of New Parenthood,” by Lucy Knisley
  3. You Were Born for This,” by Chani Nicholas
  4. Homie,” by Danez Smith
  5. Taking Sexy Back: How to Own Your Sexuality and Create the Relationships You Want,” by Dr. Alexandra Solomon
  6. The Great Believers,” by Rebecca Makkai
  7. The Overstory,” by Richard Powers
  8. No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference,” by Greta Thurnberg
  9. Weather,” by Jenny Offill
  10. A Long Petal of the Sea,” by Isabel Allende

January 2020

  1. Boys & Sex,” by Peggy Orenstein
  2. The Overstory,” by Richard Powers
  3. You Were Born for This,” by Chani Nicholas
  4. The Magical Language of Others,” by EJ Koh
  5. Such a Fun Age,” by Kiley Reid
  6. Little Women,” by Louisa May Alcott
  7. In the Dream House,” by Carmen Maria Machado
  8. The Great Believers,” by Rebecca Makkai
  9. Homie,” by Danez Smith
  10. The Body Keeps the Score,” by Bessl Van der Kolk

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