Amazon's Best Books Of 2016 Features Diverse Books

With the major awards now behind us, it's officially book-buying season, which means everyone and their librarian is picking out the greatest books of the year to share with friends and family during the holidays. Amazon's Best Books of 2016 list is finally out, so I've got 10 fantastic choices for your loved ones' stockings below.

Amazon's Best Books of 2016 list puts just three authors of color in its Top 10. Topping the list is Colson Whitehead's National Book Award finalist — and Oprah's Book Club pickThe Underground Railroad . Amazon's editorial team also picked Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn and Zadie Smith's latest novel, Swing Time .

Check out Amazon's Best Books of 2016 list below and share your favorite books of the year with me on Twitter!