The August LibraryReads List

The August list of librarian favorites includes numerous follow-ups from previously selected authors, as well as a few newcomers. 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.

  • Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood
    Another romance centered on a woman working in a STEM field.
  • Babel by R.F. Kuang
    A standalone fantasy explores power and colonialism.
  • The Couple at Number 9 by Claire Douglas
    A dream cottage becomes a murderous nightmare in this twisty thriller.
  • Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney
    An updated nod to Agatha Christie’s locked-door classic And Then There Were None.
  • The Hookup Plan by Farrah Rochon
    She wants a fling, he wants more in this enemies-to-lovers romance.
  • Husband Material by Alexis Hall
    The characters from Boyfriend Material have grown up.
  • The Last Housewife by Ashley Winstead
    Shay’s former roommates are turning up dead - will she find answers in her past?
  • Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen
    A story of magic realism, love and loss.
  • Shutter by Ramona Emerson
    A crime scene photographer can communicate with the dead, and one victim won’t leave her alone.
  • The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna
    A magical cozy 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.