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LARIAT : 2019

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.

2019

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The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
by Stuart Turton

M TURTON

Anatomy of a Scandal
by Sarah Vaughan

F VAUGHAN

Beneath a Scarlet Sky
by Mark Sullivan

F SULLIVAN

The Broken Girls
by Simone St. James

F ST.JAMES

The Changeling
by Victor LaValle

ebook

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The Darkest Time of Night
by Jeremy Finley

F FINLEY

Dear Mrs. Bird
by AJ Pearce

F PEARCE

Flying at Night
by Rebecca L. Brown

Not Available at Helen Hall Library

Foundryside
by Robert Jackson Bennett

SF BENNETT

Freshwater
by Akwaeke Emezi

F EMEZI

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Heads of the Colored People
by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

e-book

The House of Broken Angels
by Luis Alberto Urrea

F URREA

How to Stop Time
by Matt Haig

e-book e-audiobook

The Immortalists
by Chloe Benjamin

F BENJAMIN

The Indigo Girl
by Natasha Boyd

F BOYD

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The Last Time I Lied
by Riley Sager

F SAGER

Less:  A Novel
by Andrew Sean Greer

F GREER

Meet Me at the Museum
by Anne Youngson

F YOUNGSON

Need to Know
by Karen Cleveland

F CLEVELAND

Semiosis
by Sue Burke

SF BURKE

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Sing, Unburied, Sing
by Jesmyn Ward

e-book  |  e-audiobook

Star of the North
by D.B. John

F JOHN

There There:  A Novel
by Tommy Orange

F ORANGE

Trail of Lightning
by Rebecca Roanhorse

F ROANHORSE

Where the Crawdads Sing
by Delia Owens

F OWENS

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Amelia Chau