The April LibraryReads List

The April list of librarian favorites includes heartfelt and heartbreaking stories of 20th-century history, new romance and suspense and more. Find out more about each selection - and place holds - by clicking the title to visit our catalog, and see the LibraryReads website to read brief reviews submitted by librarians from across the country.

  • Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
    An ambitious woman wants to become a scientist in the 1950s.
  • The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani
    Follow several generations of an Italian family from the 1920s through the modern day.
  • I’ll Be You by Janelle Brown
    Suspense meets two twin sisters who are former television stars.
  • Insomnia by Sarah Pinborough
    A woman with a perfect life spirals out of control as the past catches up to her.
  • To Marry and To Meddle by Martha Waters
    A witty Regency romance starts with a marriage of convenience.
  • The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monae
    This collection of science fiction stories imagines a better future amid despair.
  • Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li
    Five Chinese American college students are tasked with a fine art heist.
  • Sister Stardust by Jane Green
    An English teenager spends the swinging ‘60s in Marrakech.
  • Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
    A doctor uncovers forced sterilizations of poor Black women in this novel based on true events.
  • The Wedding Crasher by Mia Sosa
    From one fake relationship to another in this heartfelt and funny romance.

Which one will you read first? If you need help placing a hold with your Chandler Public Library card, give us a call at 480-782-2800.

If you'd like more book recommendations, browse our Books page or check out titles from past LibraryReads lists