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LARIAT : 2021

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.

2021

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Betty
by Tiffany McDaniel

F MCDANIEL

Blacktop Wasteland
by S.A. Cosby

F COSBY

The Book of Lost Friends
by Lisa Wingate

F WINGATE

The Book of Lost Names
by Kristin Harmel

F HARMEL

Darling Rose Gold
by Stephanie Wrobel

F WROBEL

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Deacon King Kong
by James McBride

F McBRIDE

The Death of Vivek Oji
by Akwaeke Emezi

F EMEZI

Eight Perfect Murders
by Peter Swanson

F SWANSON

Ghosts of Harvard
by Francesca Serritella

F SERRITELLA

The God Game
by Danny Tobey

e-audiobook

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The House in the Cerulean Sea

by T.J. KLUNE

The Imperfects
by Amy Meyerson

F MEYERSON

The Jane Austen Society
by Natalie Jenner

F JENNER

Mexican Gothic
by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

F MORENO-GARCIA

Miss Benson's Beetle
by Rachel Joyce

ebook  e-audiobook

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My Dark Vanessa
by Kate Elizabeth Russell

F RUSSELL

The Roxy Letters
by Mary Pauline Lowry

Not Available at Helen Hall Library

The Stone Girl
by Dirk Wittenborn

F WITTENBORN

Transcendent Kingdom
by Yaa Gyasi

F GYASI

Valentine
by Elizabeth Wetmore

F WETMORE

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We Are All the Same in the Dark
by Julia Heaberlin

F HEABERLIN

Weather
by Jenny Offill

LT-F OFFILL

Where We Come From
by Oscar Cásares

F CASARES

A Witch in Time
by Constance Sayers

F SAYERS

You Had Me at Hola
by Alexis Daria

F DARIA

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