Read-Alikes for ‘Dream Town’ by David Baldacci | LibraryReads

LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read Dream Town by David Baldacci.

Dream Town by David Baldacci (Grand Central) is the top holds title of the week (4/18/22). LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

Baldacci sends private investigator and ex–World War II veteran Aloysius Archer to Los Angeles—that is, Dream Town—for another dangerous case (one million copy first printing).—Barbara Hoffert, “Big-Name Thrillers: Fiction Previews, Apr. 2022, Pt. 2, Prepub Alert”

November Road by Lou Berney (Morrow; LJ starred review)

Appeared on the October 2018 LibraryReads list

“Set in the weeks just after JFK’s assassination, a mob hit man on the run meets a woman who has just impulsively left her alcoholic husband. A beautifully written suspense novel that’s hard to put down, with well-developed, sympathetic characters and plenty of intrigue. Fans of John Hart and Dennis Lehane will appreciate this fast-paced thriller.”—Jill Smith, Bayport Public Library, Bayport, MN

Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey: Ballantine; LJ starred review)

Appeared on the August 2021 LibraryReads list

“In 1970s Mexico City, secret police were used as were ‘the Hawks,’ a group of young thugs who roughed up journalists who attended university student protests to stop revolution. Moreno-Garcia masterfully weaves this story with that of a young woman pushing thirty, unlucky in love, but always an incurable romantic. Beautifully written with an imaginative plot. For readers who enjoyed Above the East China Sea and Someone Else’s Love Story.”—Donna Ballard, East Meadow Public Library, East Meadow, NY

Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman (Morrow)

Appeared on the July 2019 LibraryReads list

“Maddie Schwartz leaves her marriage in 1960s Baltimore and finds her true calling as a reporter after discovering the body of murdered girl. Desperate for a byline, Maddie triggers a domino effect of tragic consequences when she becomes part of the story instead.”—Linda Quinn, Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield, CT

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