The August list of librarian favorites includes family stories, suspense and plenty of romance. 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 library staff from across the country.
Happiness Falls by Angie Kim
The pandemic sends Mia back to living at home, then her father goes missing.
Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo
Poet Acevedo turns to fiction in this saga of a Dominican-American family.
Vampires of El Norte by Isabel Cañas
A thrilling story of historical fiction, horror, and romance.
The Blonde Identity by Ally Carter
A woman with amnesia teams up with a grumpy spy to stay alive.
Kiss the Girl by Zoraida Córdova
A pop singer meets a band member in a retelling of The Little Mermaid.
Whalefall by Daniel Kraus
A grieving diver is swallowed by a whale and has an hour to escape before his oxygen runs out.
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride
Jewish immigrants, African Americans, and a deaf boy face off against the state.
The Witch is Back by Sophie H. Morgan
Secrets and spells in a romantic tale.
Codename Charming by Lucy Parker
A grumpy royal bodyguard and a cheery assistant in an opposites-attract romance.
Mister Magic by Kiersten White
The nostalgic podcast reunion of a children’s T.V. show turns into a sinister trap.
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.