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LARIAT : 2020

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.

2020

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo
by Christy Lefteri

F LEFTERI

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
by Kim Richardson

F RICHARDSON

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
by Abbi Waxman

F WAXMAN

Boy Swallows Universe
by Trent Dalton

F DALTON

The Confessions of Frannie Langton
by Sara Collins

F COLLINS

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Coyote Songs
by Gabino Iglesias

Not Available at Helen Hall Library

Daisy Jones and the Six

by Taylor Jenkins Reid

BCD F REID

Dominicana
by Angie Cruz

F CRUZ

Evvie Drake Starts Over
by Linda Holmes

F HOLMES

Here and Now and Then
by Mike Chen

SF CHEN

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Hallow Kingdom
by Kira Jane Buxton

F BUXTON

The Lager Queen of Minnesota
by J. Ryan Stradal

F STRADAL

Lanny
by Max Porter

F PORTER

Lot:  Stories
by Bryan Washington

F WASHINGTON

My Sister the Serial Killer
by Oyinkan Braithwaite

F BRAITHWAITE

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The Nickel Boys
by Colson Whitehead

F WHITEHEAD

The Ninth House
by Leigh Bardugo

F BARDUGO

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
by Ocean Vuong

F VUONG

The Paragon Hotel
by Lyndsay Faye

F FAYE

The Secrets We Kept
by Lara Prescott

F PRESCOTT

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The Silent Patient
by Alex Michaelides

F MICHAELIDES

The Weight of a Piano
by Chris Cander

F CANDER

The Whisper Man
by Alex North

F NORTH

The Widows of Malabar Hill
by Sujata Massey

M MASSEY

Zero Sum Game
by S.L. Huang

SF HUANG

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