Adult Reading Recommendations

There’s no better place than Cuyahoga County Public Library to discover your next great read. From our latest staff picks to the hottest bestsellers and Read Intuit personalized recommendations, we have you covered. We update this page with fresh recommendations every month.

Staff Picks for Adults

See what we're reading in March!

Why Should Guys Have All the Fun?

Loida Lewis

Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers

Jesse Q. Sutanto

Lessons at the School by the Sea

Jenny Colgan

Once We Were Home

Jennifer Rosner

Love, Honor, Betray

Mary Monroe

Pineapple Street

Jenny Jackson

Bestsellers - Fiction

March 2023


Laurell K. Hamilton

Worthy Opponents

Danielle Steel

The Sister Effect

Susan Mallery

On The Line

Fern Michaels

Old Babes in the Wood: Stories

Margaret Atwood


Lisa Scottoline

Bestsellers - Nonfiction

March 2023

Blazing World

Jonathan Healey

Empress of the Nile

Lynne Olson

The New Guys

Meredith Bagby

Poverty, By America

Matthew Desmond

The Devil's Element

Dan Egan


Alissa Quart

Coming Soon - Fiction

March 2023

Murder on Bedford Street

Victoria Thompson

Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club

Ryan J. Stradal

Dirty Laundry

Disha Bose

Who Cries for the Lost

C.S. Harris

Life and Other Love Songs

Anissa Gray

Standing in the Shadows

Peter Robinson

Coming Soon - Nonfiction

March 2023

Good Power

Ginni Rometty

What's Eating Us

Cole Kazdin

The Other Family Doctor: A Veterinarian Explores What Animals Can Teach Us About Love, Life, and Mortality

Karen Fine

Flight Paths

Rebecca Heisman

Sweet Enough

Alison Roman


Sabrina Orah Mark

Spotlight on St. Patrick's Day

Erin go Bragh! Fiction and non-fiction about the Irish and Irish-Americans.

On Every Tide: The Making and Remaking of the Irish World

Sean Connolly

A Return to Ireland: A Culinary Journey from America to Ireland

Judith McLoughlin

We Are the Brennans

Tracey Lange

In the Woods

Tana French

We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland

Fintan O'Toole

Normal People

Sally Rooney

Spotlight on Extraordinary Ladies

Memoirs and Biographies for Women's History Month.

The Pirate's Wife: The Remarkable True Story of Sarah Kidd

Daphne Palmer Geanacopoulos

Listening in the Dark: Women Reclaiming the Power of Intuition

Amber Tamblyn, et al.

Wise Gals: The Spies Who Built the CIA and Changed the Future of Espionage

Nathalia Holt

We are the Troopers : The Women of the Winningest Team in Pro Football History

Stephen Guinan

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Dani Shapiro

Crying in H Mart: A Memoir

Michelle Zauner

Spotlight on Books with Great Plot Twists

Ten books to read if you love a juicy plot twist.

Bath Haus

P.J. Vernon

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Gail Honeyman

Good as Gone

Amy Gentry

Goodnight Beautiful

Aimee Molloy

Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro

The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead

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