With 2018 swiftly approaching, francophone book lovers just might be wondering: what were the best books of 2017? In response, Lire magazine has published a selection of recommendations!

Come into the Center to flip through the pages in our magazine reading room on the first floor, or click through our selection of recommended authors below. With options ranging from non-fiction to BDs to novels and selections for enfants, ados et adultes alike, we hope you’ll find a new favorite with which to ring in the New Year!

Lire Magazine Best of 2017

Ingrid began her passion for French through the immersion program in Milton, MA, and has followed it around France and the world. She took a break from this first love to pursue a B.A. in English with a minor in Irish Studies at Boston College and a Masters of Library and Information Sciences at Simmons College. She is thrilled to meld her excitement for libraries and French language and culture in her position at the Center!

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