What Will You Read for August 2024?

By Rachel Tran | May 29 2024 | NewsStaff Picks

Request eGalleys of some of our favorite August titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the August list ends on 7/1.

View our featured picks below, or browse an extended collection here.

There Are Rivers in the Sky
A novel
From the Booker Prize finalist author of The Island of Missing Trees, an enchanting new tale about three characters living along two rivers, all under the shadow of one of the greatest epic poems of all time. "Make place for Elif Shafak on your bookshelf... you won't regret it." (Arundhati Roy)

Lady Macbeth
A Novel
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ava Reid comes a reimagining of Lady Macbeth, Shakespeare’s most famous villainess, giving her a voice, a past, and a power that transforms the story men have written for her.

The Full Moon Coffee Shop
A Novel
Translated from the Japanese bestseller, this charming and magical novel, inspired by the myth of cats returning favors to those who care for them, reminds us that it's never too late to follow our stars.

And So I Roar
A Novel
A stunning, heartwrenching new novel from Abi Daré, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl with the Louding Voice

Someone in the Attic
A Novel
From a #1 internationally bestselling author comes an atmospheric, chilling novel about a family who thinks there's someone hiding in their attic“Andrea Mara is a star.” —Lee Child

The Volcano Daughters
A Novel
A searingly original debut about two sisters and their flight from genocide—which takes them from Hollywood to Paris to San Francisco’s Cannery Row—each haunted along the way by the ghosts of their murdered friends, who are not yet done telling their stories“A gripping and spellbinding novel about a sisterhood ripped apart by violence, narrated by a ghostly chorus. An unforgettable debut.”  —Brit Bennett, author of The Vanishing Half