My Year-End Lists for 2017

Here’s that time again when we commemorate the things that made us happy (and cry).
Since 2018 is coming, I would like to pay tribute to the books, albums, and movies that became part of my year.
Here they are.


MY TOP 10 BOOKS released in 2017
10. Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith — Graywolf Press; Poetry
9. The First Impulse by Laurel Fantauzzo — Anvil Publishing; True Crime, Nonfiction
8. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds — Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books; Young Adult
7. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward — Scribner; Literary Fiction
6. All My Lonely Islands by VJ Campilan — Anvil Publishing; Literary Fiction
5. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates — One World; Nonfiction
4. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie — Little, Brown and Company; Memoir
3. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders — Random House; Literary Fiction, Historical
2. In the Language of my Captor by Shane McCrae — Wesleyan University Press; Poetry
1. Call Me by Your Name (Movie Tie-in edition) by André Aciman — Picador; Literary Fiction, Coming of Age

MY TOP 10 ALBUMS released in 2017
10. Dua Lipa by Dua Lipa — Pop
9. CTRL by SZA — R&B/Soul
8. 4:44 by Jay-Z — Hip-Hop/Rap
7. I See You by The xx — Alternative
6. American Teen by Khalid — R&B/Soul
5. reputation by Taylor Swift — Pop
4. A Deeper Understanding by The War on Drugs — Alternative
3. Masseduction by St. Vincent — Alternative
2. After Laughter by Paramore — Alternative, Pop
1. Melodrama by Lorde — Alternative, Pop

MY TOP 10 FILMS released in 2017
10. It — Horror, Thriller
9. Ang Larawan — Drama, Musical
8. Baby Driver — Action, Crime
7. Wonder — Drama, Family
6. Murder on the Orient Express — Crime, Mystery
5. Dunkirk — Drama, History
4. Wonder Woman — Action, Adventure
3. Mother! — Drama, Horror
2. Star Wars: The Last Jedi — Action, Science Fiction
1. Call Me by Your Name— Drama, Romance

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