Bethany’s 2020 Book List

  1. Randy Ribay, Patron Saints of Nothing
  2. Jeanine Cumming, American Dirt
  3. Jane Yolen, The Devil’s Arithmetic
  4. Jedidiah Jenkins, To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret
  5. Alexis Coe, You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington
  6. Richard Nelson, The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family
  7. Margaret Peterson Haddix, The Summer of Broken Things
  8. William Landay, Defending Jacob
  9. Anthony Doerr, Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World
  10. Dave Eggers, Heroes of the Frontier
  11. Chris Crutcher, Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  12. Chris Crutcher, Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories
  13. Zoe Ferraris, City of Veils
  14. Kiley Reid, Such a Fun Age
  15. Barry Strauss, Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine
  16. Tacitus, Agricola and Germany (trans. by A.R. Birley)
  17. Lawrence Wright, The End of October
  18. Orson Scott Card, Lost and Found
  19. Avi, Gold Rush Girl
  20. Robert Kolker, Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
  21. Louise Erdrich, The Night Watchman
  22. Gregory Maguire, Wicked
  23. Orson Scott Card, Children of the Fleet
  24. Angie Thomas, On the Come Up
  25. Avi, Nothing But the Truth