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20 Books That Will Stay With You Long After You Read Them

As recommended by BuzzFeed Book Club members.

Last month we asked BuzzFeed Book Club members to share books they couldn't stop thinking about, in honor of our July selection, Just Kids by Patti Smith. Here are the books that got the most love:

1. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

2. The Secret History by Donna Tartt

3. Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill

4. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

5. The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

6. Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

7. The Power by Naomi Alderman

8. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

9. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

10. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

11. Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

12. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

13. A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

14. Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

15. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

16. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

17. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

18. Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

19. Recursion by Blake Crouch

20. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.