2019 Staff Favorites - Adult Fiction

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2019 Staff Favorites - Adult Fiction (PDF)

General Fiction

Madness is Better Than Defeat
Ned Beauman, 2018
F / BEAUMAN
Liked by Caleb W.

Mortal Fear
Robin Cook, 1988
F / COOK
Liked by Shalini S.

Geek Love
Katherine Dunn, 2002
F / DUNN
Liked by John T.

*An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7)
Diana Gabaldon, 2009
F / GABALDON
BOD / F / GABALDON
Liked by Robin H.

Mary, Queen of Scotland and the Isles: A Novel
Margaret George, 1992
F / GEORGE
Liked by Donica M.

*Less: A Novel
Andrew Sean Greer, 2017
F / GREER
BOD / F / GREER
LP / F / GREER
Liked by John T.

*Bend
Nancy Hedin, 2017
F / HEDIN
Liked by Ann P.

*The Great Believers
Rebecca Makkai, 2018
F / MAKKAI
Liked by Lisa W.

*Station Eleven: A Novel
Mandel, Emily St. John, 2014
F / MANDEL
BOD / F / MANDEL
LP / F / MANDEL
NOOK / LITERARY FICTION, MYSTERY
Liked by Natalie B.

*The Best of Intentions
Susan Anne Mason, 2018
F / MASON
Liked by Janet R.

*Circe
Madeline Miller, 2018
F / MILLER
BOD / F / MILLER
Liked by Lisa W. & Katie T.

*Small Great Things
Jodi Picoult, 2016
F / PICOULT
BOD / F / PICOULT
LP / F / PICOULT
NOOK / BESTSELLERS
Liked by Robin H.

*The Overstory: A Novel
Richard Powers, 2018
F / POWERS
Liked by John D.

*Anything is Possible
Elizabeth Strout, 2017
F / STROUT
LP / F / STROUT
BOD / F / STROUT
Liked by Ann P.

*Heads of the Colored People: Stories
Nafissa Thompson-Spires, 2018
F / THOMPSON-SPIRES
Liked by John D.

Mystery & Spy

*The Black Echo
Michael Connelly, 1992
M / CONNELLY
PB / M / CONNELLY
Liked by Shalini S.

*The Trespasser
Tana French, 2016
M / FRENCH
BOD / M / FRENCH
Liked by Kasia H.

*The Last Time I Lied: A Novel
Riley Sager, 2018.
M / SAGER
Liked by Rachel F.

Science Fiction & Fantasy

*Morning Star
Pierce Brown, 2016
SF / BROWN
Liked by Donica M.

*Dawn
Octavia Butler, 1997
SF / BUTLER
Liked by Rachel B.

*Kindred
Octavia Butler, 1979
SF / BUTLER
Liked by Natalie B.

*Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, 2011
SF / CLINE
BOD / SF / CLINE
LP / SF / CLINE
NOOK / SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY,
YOUNG ADULT
Liked by Bryn K.

*Ubik
Philip K. Dick, 1991
SF / DICK
Liked by Rachel B.

*Every Heart a Doorway
Seanan McGuire, 2016
SF / MCGUIRE
Liked by Lauren C.

*A Darker Shade of Magic
Victoria Schwab, 2015
SF / SCHWAB
Liked by Katie T.

Battle Royale: The Novel
Koushun Takami, 2010
SF / TAKAMI
Liked by Liz P.

The Strange Bird: A Borne Story
Jeff VanderMeer, 2018
SF / VANDERMEER
Liked by Caleb W.

All Systems Red (Murderbot Diaries, #1)
Martha Wells, 2017
SF / WELLS
Liked by Kasia H.

Polymer
Caleb Wilson, 2018
SF / WILSON
Liked by Matt W. and Greg B.

Horror

*The Chrysalis
Brendan Deneen, 2018
H / DENEEN
Liked by Liz P.

*Into the Drowning Deep
Mira Grant, 2017
H / GRANT
Liked by Kasia H.

A Pretty Mouth
Molly Tanzer, 2012
H / TANZER
Liked by Matt W.

Romance

Sheriff of Wickham Falls
Rochelle Alers, 2018
PB / G / ALERS
Liked by Bertha K. 

*Like a Bee to Honey
Jennifer Beckstrand, 2016
PB / G / BECKSTRAND
Liked by Janet R.

*The Wedding Date
Jasmine Guillory, 2018
G / GUILLORY
Liked by Kasia H.

*The Kiss Quotient
Helen Hoang, 2018
G / HOANG
Liked by Kasia H.

*A Very Merry Romance
Brenda Jackson, 2017
G / JACKSON
Liked by Bertha K.