The October LibraryReads List

The October list of librarian favorites includes suspense, mystery, science fiction and a touch of the supernatural. 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.

  • Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan
    A teenage love affair ends with tragedy and suspicion of murder.
  • Anywhere You Run by Wanda M. Morris
    Suspense in Jim Crow-era Mississippi.
  • Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
    A coming-of-age story in an Appalachian town.
  • The Family Game by Catherine Steadman
    Money, power and secrets for fans of Ruth Ware.
  • Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese
    A strong new female character takes the lead in this new version of The Scarlet Letter.
  • Jackal by Erin E. Adams
    A serial killer, missing Black girls and a hint of the supernatural.
  • Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen
    A locked-room mystery in 1950s San Francisco.
  • Mistakes Were Made by Meryl Wilsner
    Discovering your hookup is best friends with your daughter.
  • Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
    People disappear in a dystopian future America.
  • Station Eternity by Mur Lafferty
    Murder She Wrote meets Deep Space Nine.

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.