Recommendation Lists for Adult Fiction Readers

July 2020 New Books
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June 2020 New Books
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May 2020 New Books
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April 2020 New Books
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March 2020 New Books
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Best Reads of February
Check out our picks for February.

African American SciFi Reads
Let’s start talking about black FUTURE month!  SciFi books by and about African Americans.

African American Fiction
Great reads with African American protagonists.

African American Fiction Reads 2.0
More great reads with African American protagonists.

Black History Month Fiction Reads
Enjoy these great reads to honor Black History Month.

February 2020 New Books
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January 2020 New Books
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Best Books of 2019!
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best books from each category as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.

Best Fiction Reads of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best fiction reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.  The 2019 winner is The Testaments by Margaret Atwood.

Best Fantasy Reads of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best fantasy reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.  The 2019 winner is Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo.

Best Science Fiction of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best science fiction reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.  The 2019 winner is Recursion by Blake Crouch.

Best Historical Fiction of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best historical fiction reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.  The 2019 winner is The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold.

Best Horror of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best horror reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.   The 2019 winner is The Institute by Stephen King.

Best Mystery & Thriller of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best mystery & thriller reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.  The 2019 winner is The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

Best Romance of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best romance reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.  The 2019 winner is Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston.

Best Graphic Novel of 2019
It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect on the year.  Here’s the list of best graphic novel reads as voted on by the GoodReads Choice Awards.  The 2019 winner is Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell.

Winter Reads
Winter is coming….   More great reads to keep you busy this winter.  Did you know we have an Adult Winter Reading program?  It runs January 1-February 29, 2020.  See library website or staff for details.  Happy Reading!

December 2019 New Books
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FA LA LA LA LA
Are you in the Christmas spirit?  Sometimes its romance, sometimes it murder.  Sometimes it’s both.  These books are sure to help you get in the mood.

Winter Mysteries
It’s cold.  It’s deadly.  It’s chilling mysteries!

Winter Reads
Looking for a good book this winter?  Here’s a list that’s sure to keep you busy.  Did you know we have an Adult Winter Reading program?  It runs January 1-February 29, 2020.  See library website or staff for details.  Happy Reading!

Christmas Romance
Snuggle up to some holiday romance reads!

November 2019 New Books
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Pulitzer Prize Fiction
Catch up on these Pulitzer Prize winning fiction titles.  2019 winner is The Overstory by Richard Powers.

WWII Fiction
These great titles will transport you back in time – from the stark The Boy in the Striped Pajamas to the atmospheric All the Light You Cannot See.

Sci-Fi for Beginners
Here’s a list for readers who think they don’t like sci-fi.  These titles are a guaranteed entertaining introduction to Science Fiction.

Fantasy for Beginners
You’ve heard of a little known show called Game of Thrones?  Or how about Princess Bride?  Of course those were great fantasy books BEFORE they were shows.  You think you don’t like fantasy, but you will.

Multicultural Mysteries
Explore the thrill of crime while immersing yourself in another culture.

Cooking Up A Crime
Murder and cooking.  Wait.  Does that go together?  It sure does in these food related mysteries.  Check out the recipes, too!

Cozy Mysteries
A softer take on murder mysteries.  Softer on the details like sex and violence.  Well, someone usually dies, so there’s violence but it’s not terribly graphic.  These amateur sleuths are on the case and ready to spy on their neighbors!

Animals Telling Stories
Dogs, cats, rabbits, pigs and bees all have tales to tell!

Gumshoes & Flatfoots
What’s a gumshoe?  It’s a colloquial word for amateur detective with a measure of stealthiness thrown in due to shoes made from gum rubber, allowing the wearer to be quiet and sneaky.  Flatfoots are generally just the po po.  Happy reading!

Police Procedurals
More po po.  But this time the focus is on the investigative aspect and has a realistic approach.

The Book is ALWAYS Better!
It’s true – without great books there would be no movies.  Okay, maybe fewer movies.  The book is always better than the movie!

Campfire Stories
Ready to be scared?  Here’s some spooky stories to give you goosebumps!

Never Stop Believing in Magic!
You’re never to old to suspend logic and enter the magical realm of fantasy reading.

Crafty Crimes
Who knew knitting, beading and other crafts could be so deadly?  We did – with these great reads!

Fatally Funny Mysteries
Murder and mayhem is no laughing matter – unless you’re reading these fatally funny mysteries!

Hardboiled Mysteries
Hardboiled, not scrambled.  If you like your mysteries with a touch of earthy realism, these are for you.

Romance Mysteries
Come for the mystery, stay for the romance.  Or is it come for the romance, stay for the mystery?  Either way, you’ll love these reads!

SciFi Fantasy Mysteries
Out of this world mysteries featuring thrillers and noirs set in worlds of fantasy or the future.  J.D. Robb, Laurell Hamilton and Kim Harrison to name a few.

Supernatural Mysteries
Like a little magic with your mystery?  These great reads combine supernatural effects with the traditional mystery story.

Vacation Interrupted
Whether it’s mystery on a cruise ship, beach or hot vacation spot – vacation can be deadly!