The July LibraryReads List

The July list of librarian favorites includes stories of friendship and romance as well as new entries from bestselling authors. 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.

  • What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher
    This gothic tale elaborates on a classic short story by Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Bet on It by Jodie Slaughter
    A fun interracial romance that starts in an unusual place - in the middle of a panic attack.
  • Big Girl by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
    A “big girl” navigates childhood and her teenage years in this heartbreaking and hopeful story.
  • Booked on a Feeling by Jayci Lee
    A lawyer, her childhood friend and a struggling bookstore add up to romance.
  • Grace Under Fire by Julie Garwood
    New romantic suspense from a bestselling author.
  • A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting by Sophie Irwin
    New Regency romance for Bridgerton fans.
  • The Pallbearers Club by Paul Tremblay
    Two friends - one of whom might be a vampire - in a horror story that’s also bittersweet.
  • A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers
    The second volume in a series set in a post-apocalyptic world that’s also full of hope.
  • Sugar and Salt by Susan Wiggs
    New romance and an old secret that follows a woman across the country.
  • Wash Day Diaries by Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith
    Four Black women and their friendship illustrate the pages of this graphic novel.

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.