With nov­els trac­ing sweep­ing fam­i­ly sagas across the world, insight­ful essay col­lec­tions on anti­semtism, and books high­light­ing lit­tle-known facets of Jew­ish his­to­ry, and more, 2023 has been a year filled with mes­mer­iz­ing and heart-pound­ing reads. Below is a list of the ten most-read reviews this year. (And you can read the Ten Most-Read PB Dai­ly Sto­ries of 2023″ here!)

Sig­nal Fires by Dani Shapiro

Kün­stlers in Par­adise by Cath­leen Schine

Kan­ti­ka by Eliz­a­beth Graver

The Night Trav­el­ers by Arman­do Lucas Correa

Simona is the Jew­ish Book Coun­cil’s man­ag­ing edi­tor of dig­i­tal con­tent and mar­ket­ing. She grad­u­at­ed from Sarah Lawrence Col­lege with a con­cen­tra­tion in Eng­lish and His­to­ry and stud­ied abroad in India and Eng­land. Pri­or to the JBC she worked at Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press. Her writ­ing has been fea­tured in LilithThe Nor­mal School, Dig­ging through the Fat, and oth­er pub­li­ca­tions. She holds an MFA in fic­tion from The New School.