Most anticipated fiction for 2022

For 2022, we are looking forward to the release of many highly anticipated books and have put together a list of some of the titles that we most excited to read and share with our library members:

Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara

Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman

Burning Questions by Margaret Atwood

Time Is a Mother by Ocean Vuong

Thursday Murder Club 3 by Richard Osmond

The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Nine Lives by Peter Swanson

All the White Friends I Couldn't Keep by Andre Henry

We hope these titles help to form your booklist for 2022 - share with us which titles you are most looking forward to reading - you can find us at @LlyfrgelloeddAuraLibraries on Facebook and Instagram, and on Twitter at @LibFlintshire

Science Fiction Day 2022

In celebration of Science Fiction Day, on January 2, 2022, we have put together a list of some of our favourite classic sci-fi fiction titles. If science fiction is a new genre for you, we recommend:

Science fiction classics available from Aura Libraries Flintshire.

Science fiction classics available from Aura Libraries Flintshire.

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

Dune by Frank Herbert

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Do you have an all-time favourite science fiction book? Let us know on social media using the hashtags #ScienceFictionDay2022 #LlyfrgelloeddAuraLibraries

All of the above titles are available to borrow from Aura libraries as books, e-books or audiobooks. Why not add one or more of the above titles to your next Select and Collect order: search our online library catalogue and reserve titles, or email or telephone your local library. To make an order please telephone us on 01352 703750, or email us at

You can browse our catalogue at and place a hold on items to collect from the library counter. We will just need to know your library membership number, a contact telephone number and email address, your book requests/preferences, and your preferred collection point.

E-books and audiobooks

As a reminder, Aura Library members can download e-books and audiobooks free of charge from Borrowbox and Libby to a PC, laptop or Mac. Alternatively, you can download the Borrowbox and Libby apps directly to a smartphone or tablet.

To access most online library resources you will need to enter your library membership number and pin. If you do not have this then you can join up as a member online via the Aura website for instant access. All links and further details about our digital library resources can be found on our website:

Opening times over the festive period

All Aura libraries, including the mobile library and home delivery service are currently closed for Christmas. They will all re-open as normal from Tuesday, January 4, 2022. The libraries at Deeside Leisure Centre and Holywell Leisure Centre are available for self-service during the host leisure centre's opening hours during the Christmas and New Year period. Please note that whilst Holywell Library is managed by Aura, the leisure centre is managed by the local community.

Visit us on social media to view handy information about our services and the online monthly events we host, as well as lots of book and audiobook recommendations.

From everyone here at Aura Libraries, thank you for reading, stay safe and we hope to hear from you or see you soon!

• Aura is a charitable, not-for-profit, organisation responsible for managing the majority of leisure, libraries and heritage services in Flintshire. Aura is owned by its employees and operates for the benefit of local communities.