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.

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Waiting for: Imbolo Mbue’s “Behold the Dreamers”


Chris Cleave’s “Little Bee”

Meg Wolitzer’s “The Interestings”

Waiting for: Nina Riggs’ “The Bright Hour”


Geralyn Lucas’ “Then Came Life”

Robin Roberts’ “Everybody’s Got Something”

Waiting For: Richard Paul Evan’s “The Noel Diary”


William Paul Young’s “The Shack”

Karen Kingsbury’s “A Baxter Family Christmas”

Waiting for: Ron Hall’s “Same Kind of Different as Me”


Amy Silverstein’s “My Glory was I had Such Friends”

Mitch Albom’s “Tuesdays With Morrie”

Waiting for: David Litt’s “Thanks, Obama”


Clint Hill’s “Five Presidents”

Alyssa Mastromonaco’s “Who Thought This was a Good Idea?”