The January list of librarian favorites kicks off the new year with old favorite themes: suspense, romance, family stories and fantastic tales. 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.
Emily Wilde’s Map of the Otherlands by Heather Fawcett
This cozy academia fantasy tale has magic and romance.
The Busy Body by Kemper Donovan
A memoir-writing politician and her ghostwriter investigate a mystery.
First Lie Wins by Ashely Elston
A fast-paced and twisty novel about a con artist and someone who’s discovered the truth.
Diva by Daisy Goodwin
A fictionalized story of the life of celebrity opera singer Maria Callas.
The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years by Shubnum Khan
Quirky characters and a heartbroken djinn populate this gothic tale.
The Clinic by Cate Quinn
Suspense unfolds in an exclusive but spooky rehab clinic.
Come & Get It by Kiley Reid
A college student struggles with future plans and bad decisions.
Everyone on This Train Is a Suspect by Benjamin Stevenson
A literary festival on board a train becomes the setting for a real murder.
Twenty-Seven Minutes by Ashley Tate
A woman dies in a car crash while her brother is driving, but what really happened?
All Rhodes Lead Here by Mariana Zapata
A sweet “Grumpy vs. Sunshine” romance.
Family Family by Laurie Frankel
This story of adopted families is a LibraryReads bonus fiction pick.
Who Owns This Sentence: A History of Copyrights and Wrongs by David Bellos
A Notable Nonfiction pick for January.
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.