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 waitlist. Don’t fret! In this weekly column, Pima County Public Library staff let us in on some high-demand titles and suggest others to try while you wait.

Waiting for: Kate Harris’ “Lands of Lost Borders

Try: Juliana Buhring’s “This Road I Ride” or Sarah Marquis’ “Wild by Nature

Waiting for: Ragnar Jonasson’s “Black-Out

Try: Yrsa Sigurdardottir’s “The Legacy” or Arnaldur Indrioason’s “The Shadow Killer

Waiting for: J. R. R. Tolkien’s “The Fall of Gondolin

Try: Robert Jordan’s “The Eye of the World” or Joe Loconte’s “A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War

Waiting for: Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ “Small Fry

Try: Ken Segall’s “Insanely Simple” or Kelly Carlin’s “A Carlin Home Companion

Waiting for: Yuval Harari’s “21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Try: Thomas Friedman’s “Thank You for Being Late” or Gregg Easterbrook’s “It’s Better than It Looks