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LARIAT : 2022

Fiction For Adults

The goal of the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List is to highlight outstanding fiction that is “simply a pleasure to read.” A group of committee of 9 librarians from the Texas Library Association annually selects 25 outstanding fiction titles.

2022

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Act Your Age, Eve Brown
by Talia Hibbert

F HIBBERT

Black Buck
by Mateo Askaripour

F ASKARIPOUR

The Dictionary of Lost Words
by Pip Williams

F WILLIAMS

Down Range
by Taylor Moore

F MOORE

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead
by Emily Austin

F AUSTIN

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The Five Wounds
by Kirstin Valdez Quade

F QUADE

The Four Winds
by Kristin Hannah

F HANNAH

Great Circle
by Maggie Shipstead

F SHIPSTEAD

Infinite Country
by Patricia Engel

F ENGEL

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue
by V.E. Schwab

F SCHWAB

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Klara and the Sun
by Kazou Ishiguro

F ISHIGURO

The Lost Apothecary
by Sarah Penner

F PENNER

Mary Jane
by Jessica Anya Blau

F BLAU

The Midnight Library
by Matt Haig

F HAIG

Olympus, Texas
by Stacey Swann

F SWANN

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The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot
by Marianne Cronin

F CRONIN

One Two Three
by Laurie Frankel

F FRANKEL

The Personal Librarian
by Marie Benedict

F BENEDICT

The Push
by Ashley Audrain

F AUDRAIN

The Reading List
by Sara Nisha Adams

F ADAMS

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Seven Days in June
by Tia Williams

F WILLIAMS

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires
by Grady Hendrix

F HENDRIX

The Sweetness of Water
by Nathan Harris

F HARRIS

We Begin at the End
by Chris Whitaker

F WHITAKER

Yellow Wife
by Sadequa Johnson

F JOHNSON

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