What people are reading

The Hennepin County Libraries keep track of how often their books are checked out, and today released a report of top titles this year in various categories. Worth noting – of the top 25 titles in the adult titles, only one was non-fiction: “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand.

Here are the top 5 titles in three major categories, based on data from :

The top 5 circulating adult titles:

1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

2. Buried Prey by John Sandford

3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

4. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

5. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson

The top 5 circulating teen titles:

1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

2. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

4. Catching fire by Suzanne Collins

5. The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The top 5 circulating children’s books:

1. Dog Days by Jeff Kinney

2. Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney

3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling

4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal by Jeff Kinney

5. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

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    When I put my name on the list several months ago for The Help at my local library, I was number 45. Looks like I’ll be waiting awhile for that book.