Our Best Finds of 2017

We at UnderratedReads wish you the best in the New Year!

We don’t want to forget all of the exceptional books that we discovered in 2017, though.  To insure that these don’t just gather dust, please check out our best “5 bookmark” reads according to our reviewers.

There’s something for everybody here:  crime and suspense,  science fiction, world literature, historical fiction, sports history, self-help, politics and more.

Please note that they are in no particular order, just separated by fiction and non-fiction.



Fall  by Candice Fox  (reviewed by JD Jung)

Interpretation: (An Artificial Intelligence Dystopian Nightmare) by Dylan Callens (reviewed by Jeyran Main)

What Lies Within  by Clare de Lune (reviewed by JD )

Dreams of Heaven  by Elizabeth M. Herrera (reviewed by Pat Luboff)

Adua by Igiaba Scego ,Translated from the Italian by Jamie Richards (reviewed by JD)

After You’re Dead: A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 5   by Cary Allen Stone (reviewed by Cathy Carey)

The Helper  by M. N. Snow (reviewed by Jeyran Main)

Pearl, MD: The Way West  by Marie Bartlett (reviewed by Jeyran Main)



The Butcher’s Daughter: A Memoir  byFlorence Grende (reviewed by Judy Deutsch)

Obama’s Legacy: What He Accomplished as President  by Michael I. Days (reviewed by JD)

Love is the Power: Moving Humanity from Fear to Love  by Robert Odus Williams (reviewed by Jeyran Main)

The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema  by Michael Vaughn (reviewed by JD Jung)

How to be a Gentleman: What Every Modern Man Needs to Know about Manners and Behaviors to Attract Women Now  by Niel Schreiber  (reviewed by JD Jung)

The Fix Is in: The Deutsche Bank Building Fire Conspiracy    by J A Graffagnino (reviewed by Ishita RC)

The Least Among Us: Waging the Battle for the Vulnerable by Rosa DeLauro (reviewed by JD)

Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd  by Kyle Keiderling (reviewed by Ishita RC)

Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing  by Jerry Izenberg (reviewed by JD)

Have a wonderful 2018 and many discoveries of great literature!

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