Favorite Books of 2020

We asked what you read and loved in 2020. You answered!

BHML may have been closed to in-person browsing most of the year, but that didn’t stop us from lending out thousands of titles to you. We even heard from many of our patrons that 2020 was an especially hardy reading year! Here is a list of some of the titles that BHML patrons enjoyed during 2020. Keep checking out our new books page to see some of the new titles we have to keep your reading habit going in 2021!

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf*

Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy*

The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

A Well-Behaved Woman by Therese Ann Fowler*

A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne*

The Ragged Edge of Night by Olivia Hawker

Finding Dorothy bv Elizabeth Letts*

The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson*

Why We Swim by Bonnie Tsui

This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel 

Untamed by Glennon Doyle*

Beach Read by Emily Henry

The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

That Quail, Robert by Margaret A. Stanger

The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson*

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett*

Ring of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell

The Girl You Left Behind by Jo Jo Moyes

The Offing by Benjamin Myers*

Deacon King Kong by James McBride*

This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger*

*Titles owned by BHML.