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Top Circulating Books
August 2008

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists

Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. The Appeal by John Grisham
  2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  3. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  4. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  5. Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
  6. 7th Heaven by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
  7. Love the One You're With by Emily Giffin
  8. The Gathering by Anne Enright
  9. Certain Girls: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
  10. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

  1. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace, One School at a Time byGreg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
    LC2330.M67 2007x
  2. Eat, Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
    G154.5.G55A3 2006

  3. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
    PS3569.E314W48 2008

  4. Consumer Reports
  5. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  6. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
    E185.97.O23A3 2004
  7. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
    GT2850.P65 2006
  8. Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo
    F73.5.P97 2003
  9. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan
    RA784.P643 2008
  10. Paula by Isabel Allende
    PQ8098.1.L54 Z4713 1995

Archive of past lists

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