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Top Circulating Books
June 2009

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists

Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. The Given Day by Dennis Lehane
  2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  3. The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
  4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  5. Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen
  6. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  7. Night and Day by Robert B. Parker
  8. The Appeal by John Grisham
  9. Brimstone by Robert B. Parker
  10. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

  1. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  2. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF637.S8G533 2008
  3. 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
  4. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
    PS3569.E314W48 2008
  5. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
    G154.5.G55A3 2006
  6. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year Of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
    S521.5.A67K56 2007
  7. Consumer Reports
  8. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History Of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
    GT2850.P65 2006
  9. Dreams From My Father: A Story Of Race And Inheritance by Barack Obama
    E185.97.O23A3 2004
  10. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: why we need a green revolution -- and how it can renew America by Thomas L. Friedman
    GE197.F76 2008x

Archive of past lists

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