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 December 7, 2023
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The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store : a novel
McBride, James
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR, WASHINGTON POST, AND TIME MAGAZINE "A murder mystery locked inside a Great American Novel . . . Charming, smart, heart-blistering, and heart-healing." --Danez Smith, The New York...
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...
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...
All the sinners bleed
Cosby, S. A.
*** THE TIMES - THRILLER OF THE MONTH****** MAIL ON SUNDAY - BEST NEW FICTION****** FINANCIAL TIMES - BEST NEW CRIME BOOKS***'A crackling good police procedural....fresh and exhilarating' STEPHEN KING'S. A. Cosby's novels always hit the grand...
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....
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 quiet tenant
Michallon, Clémence
NATIONAL BEST SELLER * A NEW YORK TIMES BEST CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR * ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED NOVELS OF 2023 * GMA BUZZ PICK * "A bravura feat of storytelling...daring and completely satisfying." --James Patterson, #1 best-selling author A PULSE-POUNDING...
How can I help you
Sims, Laura
The lives of two librarians become dangerously intertwined in this razor-sharp exploration of human nature and the lure of artistic obsession. No one knows Margo's real name. Her colleagues and patrons at a small-town public library know only her middle-aged normalcy,...
Family lore
Acevedo, Elizabeth
A big-hearted, compassionate novel about three generations of women preparing for a living wake - from award-winning poet and author Elizabeth Acevedo
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. 'A suspenseful, spooky tale...
The Rachel incident
O'Donoghue, Caroline
*2023's MOST ANTICIPATED SUMMER READ*'Funny, nostalgic, sexy ... it's everything I want in a summer book' MONICA HEISEY'You will love The Rachel Incident' GABRIELLE ZEVIN, author of Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow'Funny, lovely, romantic, drenched in...
The whispers
Audrain, Ashley
"Expertly, subtly and powerfully rendered....[The Whispers] delivers a sucker-punch ending you'll have to read twice to believe."--The New York Times Book Review "[An] electrifying...razor-sharp page-turner." --Carley Fortune, #1 New York Times bestselling...
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...
One summer in Savannah : a novel
Harris, Terah Shelton
A compelling debut that glows with bittersweet heart and touching emotion, deeply interrogating questions of family, redemption, and unconditional love in the sweltering summer heat of Savannah, as two people discover what it means to truly forgive. It's been eight years since Sara...
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 fantasy romance series...
Codename Charming : A Novel
Parker, Lucy.
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...
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...

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