Best Books of 2020 

There are many different organizations that put out a “best of…” list each year. This list is a compilation from resources such as The New York Times, NPR, Kirkus review journal and more.  All of the titles below can be borrowed from the Seabrook Library Collection.

~ Click on the book title to read a full summary on ~

* symbol indicates that this title was on at least 3 different “Best of 2020” lists

Historical Fiction:

*Deacon King Kong,   *Shuggie Bain,    *The Vanishing Half,     Pull of the Stars,

The Night Watchman

Contemporary Fiction:

*A Burning,   *Such a Fun Age,   *Transcendent Kingdom,    *Glass Hotel,

*Luster,     *The Lying Life of Adults,     *If I Had Your Face,     Death of Vivek Oj

Mystery / Thriller:

*Blacktop Wasteland,     *The Searcher,     *All the Devils Are Here,

*When No One is Watching,     One by One,     Devil in the Dark Water,

Long Bright River,    The Thursday Murder Club

Fantasy & Sci-Fi:

*The City We Became,    *The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue,

The Midnight Library,    Ready Player Two,      The Last Emperox


*Party of Two,    Sex and Vanity,    28 Summers


*Leave the World Behind,    Only Good Indians,    Sisters


*The Splendid and the Vile,    *Hidden Valley Road,      *A Promised Land,

*You Never Forget Your First,    *Caste,    *Vesper Flights,    Stamped,

A Knock at Midnight