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Top Circulating Books
February 2009

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists


FICTION
Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
  2. The Given Day by Dennis Lehane
  3. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  4. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  5. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  6. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel by David Wroblewski
  7. Rough Weather by Robert B. Parker
  8. The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
  9. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
  10. Change of Heart: A Novel by Jodi Picoult

NON-FICTION
  1. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama
    E901.1.O23A3 2006
  2. The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
    F595.E38 2006
  3. Eat, Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
    G154.5.G55A3 2006
  4. 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
  5. Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
    HQ801.H3193 2008
  6. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF637.S8G533 2008
  7. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  8. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  9. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
    PS3569.E314W48 2008
  10. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
    E185.97.O23A3 2004

Archive of past lists

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