Top 10 Books @ The Library

The Vancouver Public Library and CBC have revealed the most popular books checked out of the library in 2017.  How many of these are on your bedside table?

Most Borrowed Fiction 2017

  1. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr. 2014
  2. Rather Be the Devil, Ian Rankin. 2016
  3. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes. 2012
  4. Still Life, Louise Penny. 2005
  5. My Brilliant Friend: Childhood, Adolescence, Elena Ferrante. 2013
  6. Even Dogs in the Wild,  Ian Rankin. 2015
  7. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood. 1985
  8. Chaos, Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2016
  9. Moonglow, Michael Chabon. 2016
  10. Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan. 2013


Most Borrowed Non-Fiction 2017

  1. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain. 2012
  2. Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman. 2011
  3. What Color is Your Parachute? Richard Bolles. revised annually
  4. The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in life and business, Charles Duhigg. 2012
  5. The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America, Thomas King. 2013
  6. The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls. 2005
  7. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol S. Dweck. 2007
  8. The Reason You Walk, Wab Kinew. 2015
  9. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg. 2013
  10. Fodor’s Montreal & Quebec City. 2016


Most Borrowed Children’s Fiction 2017

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling. 1997
  2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling. 1999
  3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling. 1998
  4. Wonder, R. J. Palacio. 2012
  5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling. 2000
  6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling. 2007
  7. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling. 2005
  8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling. 2003
  9. The BFG, Roald Dahl. 1982
  10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel, Jeff Kinney. 2012


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