Best Books of 2018--Fiction


Title
Census
Author
Ball, Jesse
Call Number
F BALL
Summary
A widower signs up as a census taker for a mysterious government bureau and leaves town with his developmentally disabled son on a cross-country journey.
Author
Benedict, Marie
Call Number
F BENEDICT
Summary
An Irish immigrant takes a job in the home of Andrew Carnegie. Her disappearance then triggers Carnegie's search for answers and the establishment of his legacy.
Author
Cleeton, Chenel
Call Number
F CLEETON
Summary
A freelance writer returns her grandmother’s ashes to Havana and discovers her family history amidst Cuba’s tropical beauty.
Author
deWitt, Patrick
Call Number
F DEWITT
Summary
Bankrupted by her infamous husband's death, a scandal-fearing widow flees to Paris, where her deadbeat son and she navigate near-comic self-destructive choices.
Author
Edugyan, Esi
Call Number
F EDUGYAN
Summary
Chosen to be a family manservant, a young slave is initiated into a world of technology and dignity before a devastating betrayal sends him on a search for his true self.
Author
Enger, Leif
Call Number
F ENGER
Summary
Follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart.
Author
Finn, A.J.
Call Number
F FINN
Summary
Anna Fox lives alone, drinking too much and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move next door. When Anna sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble.
Author
Giffin, Emily
Call Number
F GIFFIN
Summary
When her son posts a controversial photo of a student online, triggering a local scandal, a wife and mother finds herself sympathizing more with the girl's family than her own.
Title
Florida
Author
Groff, Lauren
Call Number
F GROFF
Summary
A collection of stories spanning centuries of time in mercurial Florida examines the decisions and connections behind life-changing events.
Author
Halliday, Lisa
Call Number
F HALLIDAY
Summary
Explores the imbalances that drive dramatic human relations including inequalities in age, power, talent, wealth, fame, and geography.
Author
Hannah, Kristin
Call Number
F HANNAH
Summary
When her father moves the family to Alaska to live off the land, young Leni and her mother are forced to confront the dangers of winter and their lack of preparedness.
Author
Hendricks, Greer
Call Number
F HENDRICK
Summary
A psychologically charged tale of suspense follows the unexpected twists that shape a divorce and second marriage that are anything but what they seem.
Author
Jones, Tayari
Call Number
F JONES
Summary
When her husband is arrested for a crime she knows he did not commit, a rising artist encounters challenges in resuming her life when her husband's sentence is overturned.
Author
Joukhadar, Jennifer
Call Number
F JOUKHADA
Summary
Two girls—a modern-day Syrian refugee and a medieval adventurer—both experience the pain of exile and the triumph of courage.
Author
Kingsolver, Barbara
Call Number
F KINGSOLV
Summary
Traces how a woman’s efforts to protect her family from unemployment are shaped by an ostracized 19th century science teacher.
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