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: Louise Erdrich’s “Future Home of the Living God.”


• Kurt Vonnegut’s “Galapagos.”

•Johanna Sinisalo’s “The Core of the Sun.”

Waiting for: Caroline Fraser’s “Prairie Fires.”


•Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Pioneer Girl.”

• Charles J. Shield’s “Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee.”

Waiting For: Chris Bohjalian’s “The Flight Attendant.”


•Jacquelyn Mitchard’s “Two if by Sea.”

•Jennifer Haigh’s “Heat and Light.”

Waiting for: Jayne Ann Krentz’s “Promise Not to Tell.”


•Jeannette Wall’s “The Silver Star.”

•Carla Negger’s “Saint’s Gate.”

Waiting for: David Ignatius’ “The Quantum Spy.”


•Richard North Patterson’s “The Devil’s Light.”

• Raymond Khoury’s “The Sanctuary.”