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: Stephen McCauley’s “My Ex-Life

Try:

Katherine Heiny’s “Standard Deviation

Gonzalo Torné de la Guardia’s “Divorce Is in the Air

Waiting for: Robin Cook’s “Pandemic

Try:

Julia Whicker’s “Wonderblood

Michael Crichton’s “The Andromeda Strain

Waiting for: Lane Moore’s “How to Be Alone

Try:

Trevor Noah’s “Born a Crime

Sarah Silverman’s “The Bedwetter

Waiting for: Jen Sincero’s “You Are a Badass Every Day

Try:

Kate White’s “The Gutsy Girl Handbook

Jonathan Acuff’s “Finish

Waiting for: Val McDermid’s “Broken Ground

Try:

Ellison Cooper’s “Caged

Christi Daugherty’s “The Echo Killing