General Recommendations
Seattle Staff Faves 2020: Adult Fiction & Nonfiction
Created by Seattle_Quick_Picks | 72 items
Every year we ask our staff across the system for their favorite books published in a given year. Enjoy this variety of staff favorites, some with staff annotations, and others with annotations from Kirkus, unless otherwise noted. (Created November 2020)
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
False Value False Value Book - 2020
DAW Books, Inc
FIC AARONOV 2020
A Long Petal of the Sea A Long Petal of the Sea
A Novel
Book - 2020
Ballantine Books
FIC ALLENDE 2020
Spirit Run Spirit Run
A 6,000-mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land
Book - 2020
Catapult
796.42092 AL867A 2020
We Ride Upon Sticks We Ride Upon Sticks Book - 2020
Pantheon Books
FIC BARRY 2020
Becoming Duchess Goldblatt Becoming Duchess Goldblatt Book - 2020
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
818.602 B3898 2020
The Vanishing Half The Vanishing Half Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FIC BENNETT 2020
Beyond Survival Beyond Survival
Strategies and Stories From the Transformative Justice Movement
Book - 2020
AK Press
364.68 B4688 2020
Nature Obscura Nature Obscura
A City's Hidden Natural World
Book - 2020
Mountaineers Books
577.56 B7515N 2020
Solutions and Other Problems Solutions and Other Problems Graphic Novel - 2020
Gallery Books
741.5092 B793B 2020
Dirt Dirt
Adventures in Lyon as A Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking
Book - 2020
Alfred A. Knopf
641.5092 B864B 2020
Sword in the Stars Sword in the Stars Book - 2020
JIMMY Patterson Books Little, Brown and Company
YA CAPETTA 2020
The Library of Legends The Library of Legends
A Novel
Book - 2020
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
My Unforgotten Seattle My Unforgotten Seattle Book - 2020
International Examiner Press
B C4288C 2020
Dancing After TEN Dancing After TEN
A Graphic Memoir
Graphic Novel - 2020
Fantagraphics Books
YA 741.5971 C4554D 2020
Ring Shout Ring Shout
Or, Hunting Ku Kluxes in the End Times
Book - 2020
Tordotcom
SCI-FIC CLARK 2020
When No One Is Watching When No One Is Watching
A Thriller
Book - 2020
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FIC COLE 2020
The Undocumented Americans The Undocumented Americans Book - 2020
One World
364.13709 C8146C 2020
You Had Me at Hola You Had Me at Hola
A Novel
Book - 2020
Avon, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FIC DARIA 2020
Untamed Untamed Book - 2020
The Dial Press
306.893 D774D 2020
The Death of Vivek Oji The Death of Vivek Oji Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FIC EMEZI 2020
The Night Watchman The Night Watchman
A Novel
Book - 2020
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FIC ERDRICH 2020
Children of the Stars Children of the Stars
A Novel
Book - 2020
Thomas Nelson
FIC ESCOBAR 2020
The Bright Lands The Bright Lands
A Novel
Book - 2020
Hanover Square Press
FIC FRAM 2020
Upright Women Wanted Upright Women Wanted Book - 2020
A Tom Doherty Associates Book
FIC GAILEY 2020
Lakewood Lakewood
A Novel
Book - 2020
Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
FIC GIDDINGS 2020
The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne Book - 2020
Minotaur Books
MYSTERY HART 2020
Ink & Sigil Ink & Sigil Book - 2020
Del Rey
SCI-FIC HEARNE 2020
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires Book - 2020
Quirk Books
FIC HENDRIX 2020
Magic Lessons Magic Lessons Book - 2020
Simon & Schuster
FIC HOFFMAN 2020
Minor Feelings Minor Feelings
An Asian American Reckoning
Book - 2020
One World
305.4895 H7574H 2020
The City We Became The City We Became Book - 2020
Orbit, an imprint of Hachette Book Group
SCI-FIC JEMISIN 2020
Little Gods Little Gods
A Novel
Book - 2020
Custom House
FIC JIN 2020
The Space Between Worlds The Space Between Worlds Book - 2020
Del Rey
The House in the Cerulean Sea The House in the Cerulean Sea Book - 2020
Tor
SCI-FIC KLUNE 2020
Hidden Valley Road Hidden Valley Road
Inside the Mind of An American Family
Book - 2020
Doubleday
616.898 G1398K 2020
The Relentless Moon The Relentless Moon Book - 2020
Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book
SCI-FIC KOWAL 2020
The Hidden Girl and Other Stories The Hidden Girl and Other Stories Book - 2020
Saga Press
SCI-FIC LIU 2020
We Had No Rules We Had No Rules
Stories
Book - 2020
Arsenal Pulp Press
FIC MANNING 2020
Deacon King Kong Deacon King Kong Book - 2020
Riverhead Books
FIC MCBRIDE 2020
Migrations Migrations Book - 2020
Flatiron Books
FIC MCCONAGHY 2020
Come Tumbling Down Come Tumbling Down Book - 2020
Tom Doherty Associates
SCI-FIC MCGUIRE 2020
The Duke Who Didn't The Duke Who Didn't eBook - 2020
Courtney Milan
EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Mexican Gothic Mexican Gothic Book - 2020
Del Rey
FIC MORENO- 2020
Together Together
The Healing Power of Human Connection in A Sometimes Lonely World
Book - 2020
Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
158.2 M969T 2020
Breath Breath
The New Science of A Lost Art
Book - 2020
Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC
613.192 N377B 2020
World of Wonders World of Wonders
In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments
Book - 2020
Milkweed Editions
590 N4991W 2020
You Were Born for This You Were Born for This
Astrology for Radical Self-acceptance
Book - 2020
HarperOne
133.5 N5144Y 2020
Slaughterhouse-five Slaughterhouse-five
Or the Children's Crusade : A Duty-dance With Death
Graphic Novel - 2020
Archaia
741.5971 N81192S 2020
A Deadly Education A Deadly Education
A Novel
Book - 2020
Del Rey
SCI-FIC NOVIK 2020
The Switch The Switch Book - 2020
Flatiron Books
FIC OLEARY 2020
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