Read-Alikes for ‘The Red Book’ by James Patterson & David Ellis | LibraryReads

LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting for The Red Book by James Patterson & David Ellis.

The Red Book by James Patterson & David Ellis (Little, Brown) is the top holds title of the week (3/29/21). LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting for this buzziest book.

This sequel to the No. 1 best-selling The Black Book sees the return of Det. Billy Harney, who is caught in a maze of secrets, murders, and corruption.




Find Her by Lisa Gardner (Dutton)
Appeared on the February 2016 LibraryReads list

“WOW. Find Her is intense. Those initial pages are a testament to the strength of Lisa Gardner’s writing. I had to know what was going to happen! At times it was so bleak and dark, and yet I still had to know what Flora and Stacy were going to be doing. A very suspenseful, twisty, unpredictable page-turner.”— Allie Williams, Parnell Memorial Library, Montevallo, AL


Darktown by Thomas Mullen (Atria)
Appeared on the September 2016 LibraryReads list

“In Atlanta in the late 1940s, the integration of Black police officers into the force is proving to be challenging. White civilians don’t respect their authority and Black civilians don’t trust that they can protect them. Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith are men with heavy burdens on their shoulders. Every move they make is examined. When the body of a young Black woman is found, they will put everything on the line to gain justice for a woman who turns into a symbol of all that is wrong with their town. Despite its historical setting, so many elements of this tale seem timely, and readers will have much to think about after turning the last page.”—Sharon Layburn, South Huntington Public Library, South Huntington, NY


The Burning Room by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
Appeared on the November 2014 LibraryReads list

“In this page-turning procedural, the veteran Harry Bosch is paired with a rising star in the cold case department. Bosch may be nearing the end of his service in the LAPD, but he still has many tricks of the trade to pass along to his young partner, who has a personal stake in one of their investigations. Another great entry in the Bosch series.”—Elizabeth Eastin, Rogers Memorial Library, Southhampton, NY

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