July LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its July 2019 selections! Check out the titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions and have provided ordering information, when available. Please note that we have not yet had time to review these new and forthcoming audios.

Remember, any public library staff member can nominate a book for LibraryReads! Vote for your favorite titles today.

<p>LibraryReads has announced its July 2019 selections! Check out the titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their <em>Booklist </em>reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions and have provided ordering information, when available. Please note that we have not yet had time to review these new and forthcoming audios.</p> <p>Remember, any public library staff member can <a href="http://libraryreads.org/for-library-staff/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">nominate a book</a> for LibraryReads! Vote for your favorite titles today.</p> <blockquote> <p> </p> <p><em>Favorite of Favorites</em></p> <p><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> <strong>The Bookish Life of Nina Hill,</strong> by Abbi Waxman</p> <p><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Emily Rankin, due July 9 from Penguin Audio (10 hours)</p> </blockquote> <p><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> <b><strong><a href="https://www.booklistonline.com/The-Book-Woman-of-Troublesome-Creek/pid=9716189" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek (opens in a new tab)">The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek</a>, </strong></b>by Kim Michele Richardson<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Katie Schorr, due May 7 from Blackstone Audio</p> <p><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> <img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Bird-King-G-Willow-Wilson/images/starred_review.gif?ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" data-recalc-dims="1" /> <strong><a href="https://www.booklistonline.com/The-Farm-Joanne-Ramos/pid=9709947" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="The Farm (opens in a new tab)">The Farm</a>,</strong> by Joanne Ramos<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Fran de Leon, due May 7 from Random House Audio</p> <p><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> <strong><a href="https://www.booklistonline.com/The-Flatshare/pid=9713191" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="The Flatshare (opens in a new tab)">The Flatshare</a>,</strong> by Beth O’Leary<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Carrie Hope Fletcher and Kwaku Fortune, due May 28 from Macmillan Audio</p> <p><strong><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> How Not to Die Alone,</strong> by Richard Roper<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Simon Vance, due May 28 from Penguin Audio</p> <p><strong><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> <a href="https://www.booklistonline.com/Pride-Prejudice-and-Other-Flavors/pid=9715044" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors (opens in a new tab)">Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors</a>,</strong> by Sonali Dev<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Soneela Nankani, due May 7 from HarperAudio</p> <p><strong><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;gt;</noscript> <img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Bird-King-G-Willow-Wilson/images/starred_review.gif?ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" data-recalc-dims="1" /><noscript>&amp;lt;img src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Bird-King-G-Willow-Wilson/images/starred_review.gif?ssl=1" data-recalc-dims="1" /&amp;gt;</noscript> <a href="https://www.booklistonline.com/Red-White-Royal-Blue/pid=9713927" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="Red, White, & Royal Blue (opens in a new tab)">Red, White, & Royal Blue</a>, </strong>by Casey McQuiston<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Ramon de Ocampo, due May 14 from Macmillan Audio</p> <p><strong><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> <a href="https://www.booklistonline.com/The-Seven-or-Eight-Deaths-of-Stella-Fortuna/pid=9713003" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna (opens in a new tab)">The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna</a>,</strong> by Juliet Grames<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Lisa Flanagan, due May 7 from HarperAudio</p> <p><strong><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> Storm Cursed,</strong> by Patricia Briggs<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Lorelei King, due May 7 from Penguin Audio</p> <p><strong><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /><noscript>&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img src="https://i2.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/The-Great-Alone-Kristin-Hannah/images/book_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;ssl=1" /&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;</noscript> <a href="https://www.booklistonline.com/Middlegame/pid=9715208" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="Middlegame (opens in a new tab)">Middlegame</a>, </strong>by Seanan McGuire<br /><img class="jetpack-lazy-image jetpack-lazy-image--handled" src="https://i1.wp.com/www.booklistonline.com/images/headphones_image.gif?zoom=1.100000023841858&ssl=1" data-lazy-loaded="1" /> Audiobook read by Amber Benson, due May 7 from Macmillan Audio</p>

Favorite of Favorites

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill, by Abbi Waxman

Audiobook read by Emily Rankin, due July 9 from Penguin Audio (10 hours)

 The Book Charmer, by Karen Hawkins
Audiobook read by Tavia Gilbert, Amanda Ronconi, and Sebastian York, due July 30 from Simon & Schuster Audio

 The Escape Room, by Megan Goldin
Audiobook read by January LaVoy and Ramon De Ocampo, due August 6 from Macmillan Audio

 Gods of Jade and Shadow, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Audiobook due July 23 from Random House Audio

 How to Hack a Heartbreak, by Kristin Rockaway
Audiobook read by Amy McFadden, due July 30 from Harlequin Audio

  The Lager Queen of Minnesota, by J. Ryan Stradal
Audiobook read by Judith Ivey, due July 23 from Penguin Audio

 Layover, by David Bell
Audiobook read by Robbie Daymond, due July 2 from Penguin Audio

 Lock Every Door, by Riley Sager
Audiobook read by Dylan Moore, due July 2 from Penguin Audio

  The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead
Audiobook read by JD Jackson, due July 16 from Random House Audio

 Wanderers, by Chuck Wendig
Audiobook read by Dominic Hoffman and Xe Sands, due July 2 from Random House Audio

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