Best Books of 2019--Fiction


Author
Atwood, Margaret
Call Number
F ATWOOD
Summary
It’s the beginning of the end for Gilead, the dystopia Atwood introduced to readers in THE HANDMAID'S TALE.
Author
Cha, Steph
Call Number
F CHA
Summary
Two teens, one Korean-American and the other African-American, deal with the ripple effects of a shooting from decades ago after a new incident brings back painful memories.
Author
Chiang, Ted
Call Number
F CHIANG
Summary
A collection of stories explores revelatory ideas and second chances.
Author
Choo, Yangsze
Call Number
F CHOO
Summary
A vivacious dance-hall girl in 1930s colonial Malaysia is drawn into unexpected danger by the discovery of a severed finger that is being sought by a young houseboy.
Author
Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Call Number
F COATES
Summary
A Virginia slave barely escapes drowning by a mysterious force that compels his escape and underground war against slavery.
Author
Crouch, Blake
Call Number
F CROUCH
Summary
While investigating a suicide, Barry Sutton follows leads to the outbreak of a memory-altering disease.
Author
Gilbert, Elizabeth
Call Number
F GILBERT
Summary
Vivian recounts her life after being kicked out of Vassar College, living in Manhattan with her Aunt Peg and the personal mistake that resulted in a professional scandal.
Author
Grames, Juliet
Call Number
F GRAMES
Summary
Believed cursed by her village, a tough teen protects her sister during WWII, enduring challenges that transform her views.
Author
Heller, Peter
Call Number
F HELLER
Summary
Two college students on a wilderness canoe trip find their survival skills and longtime best friendship tested by a wildfire, white-water hazards, and two mysterious strangers.
Author
Hendricks, Greer
Call Number
F HENDRICK
Summary
Participating in a psychological study, Jessica endures intense, invasive sessions before losing her grasp on reality.
Author
Keane, Mary Beth
Call Number
F KEANE
Summary
A moving novel about two neighboring families, the friendship between their children, tragedy, and forgiveness.
Author
Koryta, Michael
Call Number
F KORYTA
Summary
An insurance investigator finds herself on the run while examining the case of a college student who has been rendered a locked-in syndrome patient by a suspicious accident.
Author
Michaelides, Alex
Call Number
F MICHAELI
Summary
A therapist becomes dangerously obsessed with uncovering the truth about what prompted his client, an artist who refuses to speak, to violently murder her husband.
Author
Morris, Heather
Call Number
F MORRIS
Summary
A woman who is forced by a concentration-camp commandant to become his lover and is subsequently sent to Siberia after being found guilty of collaborating with the enemy.
Author
Patchett, Ann
Call Number
F PATCHETT
Summary
A tale set over five decades traces a young man's rise from poverty to wealth and back again centered on the family’s home.
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