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Top Circulating Books
August 2009

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists

Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  2. The Given Day: A Novel by Dennis Lehane
  3. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
  4. Diary of a Whimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal by Jeff Kinney
  5. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  6. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  7. The Associate by John Grisham
  8. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle : A Novel by David Wroblewski
  9. Run For Your Life: A Novel by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  10. American Wife: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

  1. Consumer Reports by Consumers Union of United States
  2. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace, One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
    LC2330.M67 2007x
  3. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History Of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
    GT2850.P65 2006
  4. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
    G154.5.G55A3 2006
  5. Cracking the GRE by The Princeton Review
  6. Are You There Vodka? It's Me Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
    HQ801.H3193 2008
  7. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
    PS3569.E314W48 2008
  8. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  9. Cracking the TOEFL iBT by The Princeton Review
  10. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF637.S8G533 2008


Archive of past lists

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