Here at OverDrive, we’re fangirling hard over the announcement of a sequel to Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. We’re guessing that you and your library patrons are, too. Seriously, who isn’t?! Sadly, July 14th (the sequel’s expected date) is still months away. To help tide you over until then, our staff librarians have curated a list of To Kill a Mockingbird read-alikes. Check out the highlights below and then view the entire list in Marketplace.

A Time to Kill by John Grisham | Random House

Jake Brigance, a young lawyer, struggles to save his client’s life and his own when he defends a black man who killed the white men that brutally attacked his daughter.

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

When a fisherman in the Puget Sound area of Washington is found dead in his own nets, a Japanese WWII vet is accused of murder.

Wolf Whistle by Lewis Nordan | Algonquin Books

An ALA notable book based on the Emmett Till murder, one of the most notorious racial killings of our time.

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Michelle Ross is a Collection Development Analyst at OverDrive.