Aldine Library's patrons expressed an interest in suspense, African-American authors, westerns, and romance during August 2009. A scan of the top 4 circulating fiction titles for the month shows a tie in each position. The top spot fell to Basketball Jones by E. Lynn Harris and Up to No Good by Carl Weber. In second place were the Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour and Playing Dirty by Kiki Swinson. Third place fell to To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and Midnight: a Gangster Love Story by Sister Souljah. Fatal Secrets: a Novel of Suspense by Allison Brennan and Rogue: a novel by Danielle Steel rounded out the fourth spot.