LibraryReads

Syndetics Unbound has partnered with LibraryReads to deliver favorites from librarians around the country. As LibraryReads recommends books before they arrive in most libraries, the list below is drawn from the last three months of LibraryReads.
Updated June 9, 2024
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The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store : a novel
McBride, James
In 1972, when workers in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, were digging the foundations for a new development, the last thing they expected to find was a skeleton at the bottom of a well. Who the skeleton was and how it got there were two of the long-held secrets kept by the residents of Chicken Hill, the...
The seven year slip
Poston, Ashley
"A gorgeous love story from one of the finest romance writers out there." --Carley Fortune, New York Times bestselling author of Every Summer After A New York Public Library Best Book of 2023 A Most Anticipated Book by Entertainment Weekly ∙ Harper's Bazaar &...
The first ladies
Benedict, Marie
The Instant New York Times Bestseller!  A novel about the extraordinary partnership between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune--an unlikely friendship that changed the world, from the New York Times bestselling...
Everyone here is lying
Lapena, Shari
Another thrilling domestic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door "The most addictive book I've read in ages--so slick and disquieting and clever. Just brilliant." --Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of...
Happiness falls : a novel
Kim, Angie
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK * When a father goes missing, his family's desperate search leads them to question everything they know about him and one another in this thrilling page-turner, a deeply moving portrait of a...
All the sinners bleed
Cosby, S. A.
The quiet tenant
Michallon, Clémence
ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED NOVELS OF 2023 * "A bravura feat of storytelling...a daring and completely satisfying mystery." --James Patterson, #1 best-selling author A PULSE-POUNDING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER ABOUT A SERIAL KILLER NARRATED BY THOSE CLOSEST TO HIM: HIS 13-YEAR-OLD...
The librarianist
deWitt, Patrick
**AN INTERNATIONAL No. 1 BESTSELLER**'I absolutely adored it' NINA STIBBE**Selected as a Washington Post Book of the Summer**From bestselling and award-winning author Patrick deWitt comes a novel about an ordinary man who thought life's surprises were behind him - until a...
The Rachel incident
O'Donoghue, Caroline
The international bestseller: a hilarious, heartfelt story of all-consuming and unexpected love 'If you've ever been young, you will love The Rachel Incident like I did' GABRIELLE ZEVIN'Funny, nostalgic, sexy' MONICA HEISEY'Deeply relatable and extremely funny...
Whalefall
Kraus, Daniel.
The Martian meets 127 Hours in this powerfully humane thriller about a scuba diver who's been swallowed by an eighty-foot, sixty-ton sperm whale and has only one hour to escape before his oxygen runs out.
Family lore a novel
Acevedo, Elizabeth
The whispers
Audrain, Ashley
A propulsive page-turner about four suburban families whose lives are changed when the unthinkable happens--and what is lost when good people make unconscionable choices With The Push, Ashley Audrain gave us a transgressive, bestselling novel about motherhood. Now she...
One summer in Savannah : a novel
Harris, Terah Shelton
"Nothing short of astonishing. The best writers are brave writers, and Harris has proven herself among those ranks." -Mateo Askaripour, New York Times bestselling author of Black Buck A compelling debut that glows with bittersweet heart and touching emotion, deeply...
How can I help you
Sims, Laura
A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR The New York Times Book Review * Publishers Weekly * CrimeReads * Book Riot A LibraryReads Pick The lives of two librarians become dangerously intertwined in this razor-sharp exploration of human nature and the lure of artistic...
Vampires of El Norte
Cañas, Isabel
As the daughter of a rancher in 1840s Mexico, Nena knows a thing or two about monsters - her home has long been threatened by tensions with Anglo settlers from the north. But something more sinister lurks near the ranch at night, something that drains men of their blood and leaves them for dead....
Mister Magic
White, Kiersten
Who is Mister Magic? Former child stars reunite to uncover the tragedy that ended their show - and discover the secret of its enigmatic host - in this dark supernatural thriller from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Hide. Thirty years after a tragic...
The Blonde Identity
Carter, Ally.
She only knows three things for certain:1. She has a splitting headache.2. The hottest guy she has (probably) ever seen is standing over her, telling her to run.3. People keep trying to kill her.She doesn't know who. Or why. But when she sees footage of herself fighting off a dozen men there's only...
A crown of ivy and glass
Legrand, Claire
"Full of high stakes and detailed fantasy worldbuilding with interesting mythology for readers." --Library Journal New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn, Claire Legrand, makes her stunning adult debut with A Crown of Ivy and Glass, a lush, sweeping, steamy forbidden romance series...
Kiss the girl
Córdova, Zoraida
"Kiss the Girl is sheer delight. It's full of joy and love and self discovery, and I smiled the whole time I read it. Zoraida Córdova wrote the rock star/pop princess romance of my dreams!" --Jasmine Guillory, New York Times best-selling author A modern tale of...
The Witch is Back
Morgan, Sophie H.
Love is a hex of a thing. There's nothing wrong with being a wallflower. Not to Emmaline Bluewater, anyway. Emma may have been born into witch society, but her days of trying to fit in where she doesn't belong are over -- they ended seven years ago, when the man she'd hoped...
Codename charming
Parker, Lucy (Novelist)
Following Battle Royal, beloved author Lucy Parker pens another delicious romantic comedy about a fake relationship between a grumpy royal bodyguard and the charming, sunny assistant who melts his cold, hard exterior. Petunia De Vere enjoys being the personal...

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