CPL Staff Picks – Best of 2023

What did Chandler Public Library staff read during 2023? Check out our top picks for books published this year!

Adult Fiction

Black Sheep by Rachel Harrison
A cynical twentysomething must confront her cultish family in this spooky and irreverent novel. Our most-picked read of the year!

Zero Days by Ruth Ware
Can a woman find her husband’s killer before it’s too late? The new outing by bestseller Ware has hit best-of lists at libraries around the country.

More adult fiction

Adult Nonfiction

Anatomy of a Breakthrough: How to Get Unstuck When It Matters Most by Adam Alter
A roadmap for resolving all sorts of problems.

Being Henry: The Fonz… and Beyond by Henry Winkler
One of the most anticipated memoirs on a full slate of personal stories that came out this year.

More adult nonfiction

Teen Books

Check & Mate by Ali Hazelwood
A bestselling adult author turns to teen fiction in this rivals-to-romance tale set on the competitive chess circuit.

Money Out Loud: All the Financial Stuff No One Taught Us by Berna Anat
All the stuff young adults need to know about personal finance, from a social media personality and money educator.

More teen books

Kids’ Books

The Chalice of the Gods by Rick Riordan
The new entry in the long-running Percy Jackson series.

I Am Aang by Mei Nakamura
Revisit the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender in the classic Little Golden Books format.

More kids’ books

Looking for more? Browse the lists on our Staff Picks page, or check out our pages for Adults, Teens, Kids and Ages 0-5.