We’ve all had it happen: You hear about a book and go to your local library to find it, but dozens of people are ahead of you on the wait list. Don’t fret! In this weekly column, the Pima County Public Library lets us in on some high-demand titles and suggests others to try.

To find a Pima County Library near you visit library.pima.gov.

Waiting for: Eileen Myles’ “Afterglow”


Steven Roley’s “Lily and the Octopus”

James Bowen’s “A Street Named Bob”

Waiting for: Danielle Steel’s “Agains All Odds”


Debbie Macomber’s “Hannah’s List”

Sally Koslow’s “The Window Waltz”

Waiting for: Kate Quinn’s “The Alice Network”


Simon Mawer’s “Trapeze”

Karen Abbott’s “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy”

Waiting for: James C. Scott’s “Against The Grain”


Spencer Wells’ “Pandora’s Seed”

Ian Morris’ “Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels”

Waiting for: Marry Higgins Clark’s “All By Myself, Alone”


Laura Childs’ “Devonshire Scream”

Mike Befeler’s “Cruising In Your Eighties Is Murder”