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2018 was bookclique’s first year and thanks to our readers, we are fast approaching 10,000 clicks!  If you love to get our weekly book download, please subscribe and encourage your friends who love books to do the same. Bookclique reviews offer fresh, brief, and original content that can’t be beat. Below is a recap of the 2018 bookclique picks. 

From the New York Times’ Top 10, bookclique anticipated these titles:


The Great Believers

There, There

Washington Black

From NPR’s Best Books of 2018, bookclique anticipated these titles:




His Favorites

The Female Persuasion

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

As you head into your holiday break, bring some of the many other amazing 2018 bookclique picks, A-Z, with you! 

A Little Life

A Long Way From Home

A Map of Salt and Stars

An Odyssey

Before We Were Yours


Conversations With Friends

Enough As She Is


Glass Houses

I Am, I Am, I Am


Lincoln in the Bardo

Little Fires Everywhere

Love, Africa

Manhattan Beach

Midnight at the Electric

My Absolute Darling

One Person, No Vote

Only Child



Real American


The Austen Escape

The Dinner List

The Girl Who Smiled Beads

The Hate U Give

The Marrow Thieves

The Unwomanly Face of War

Turtles All the Way Down

We Were the Lucky Ones

Women & Power

Yearning –Time Spent in the Company of Laura Ingalls Wilder

You Think It, I’ll Say It

Jessica Flaxman

Jessica Flaxman created bookclique in 2018 with English teaching colleagues, writerly friends, and former English students. An avid reader and supporter of literary arts, Jessica is delighted to see bookclique continue to grow in its fifth year under Laura Dickerman's gimlet editorial eye.