These wonderful choices come from the 2021 Lariat Reading List.

Casares, Caesar. Where We Come From.

Cosby, S.A. Blacktop Wasteland

Harmel, Kristin. Book of Lost Names.

Joyce, Rachel. Miss Benson’s Beetle.

McBride, James. Deacon King Kong.

Meyerson, Amy. The Imperfects.

Swanson, Peter. Eight Perfect Murders.

Wingate, Lisa. Book of Lost Friends

Wrobel, Stephanie. Darling Rose Gold.

For more titles on the Texas Library Association’s Lariat Reading list, see the website,