Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, November 15, 2013

Library Journal’s Best Sellers is compiled from data on books borrowed and requested (placed on hold) at public libraries throughout the United States. It includes statistics from urban, suburban, and rural libraries. We thank the many contributing libraries as well as The Library Corporation (TLC), Polaris Library Systems, and SirsiDynix. (c) Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc.

Fiction

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 Never Go Back. Lee Child. Delacorte. 
ISBN 9780385344340. $28. 5 / 2
2 The Cuckoo’s Calling. Robert Galbraith. Mulholland: 
Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316206846. $26. 1 / 3
3 W Is for Wasted. Sue Grafton. Marion Wood: Putnam. 
ISBN 9780399158988. $28.95. 7 / 2
4 And the Mountains Echoed. Khaled Hosseini. Riverhead. ISBN 9781594631764. $28.95. 2 / 4
5 The English Girl. Daniel Silva. Harper. 
ISBN 9780062073167. $27.99. 3 / 3
6 Mistress. James Patterson & David Ellis. Little, Brown. 
ISBN 9780316211079. $28. 6 / 2
7 Inferno. Dan Brown. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385537858. $29.95. 4 / 5
8 The Lowland. Jhumpa Lahiri. Knopf. 
ISBN 9780307265746. $27.95. – / 1
9 Doctor Sleep. Stephen King. Scribner. 
ISBN 9781476727653. $30. – / 1
10 The Longest Ride. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central. 
ISBN 9781455520657. $27. – / 1
11 Sycamore Row. John Grisham. Doubleday. 
ISBN 9780385537131. $28.95. – / 1
12 The Husband’s Secret. Liane Moriarty. Amy Einhorn: Putnam. ISBN 9780399159343. $25.95. 15 / 2
13 Gone. James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316210980. $28. – / 1
14 Gone Girl. Gillian Flynn. Crown. ISBN 9780307588364. $25. 8 / 14
15 Second Honeymoon. James Patterson & Howard Roughan. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316211222. $28. 9 / 3

 

Nonfiction

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. 
Reza Aslan. Random. ISBN 9781400069224. $27. 1 / 2
2 This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus, Plenty 
of Valet Parking!—in America’s Gilded Capital. 
Mark Leibovich. Blue Rider. ISBN 9780399161308. $27.95. 2 / 3
3 Still Foolin’ ’Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, 
and Where the Hell Are My Keys? Billy Crystal. Holt. 
ISBN 9780805098204. $28. 15 / 2
4 Killing Jesus: A History. Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Holt. ISBN 9780805098549. $28. – / 1
5 Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. Piper Kerman. Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 9780812986181. 
pap. $16. 3 / 3
6 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art 
of Battling Giants. Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown. 
ISBN 9780316204361. $29. – / 1
7 Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will To Lead. 
Sheryl Sandberg. Knopf. ISBN 9780385349949. $24.95. 4 / 7
8 Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. David Sedaris. 
Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316154697. $27. 5 / 5
9 The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism. Naoki Higashida. Random. 
ISBN 9780812994865. $22. – / 1
10 I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. Malala Yousafzai & Christina Lamb. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316322409. $26. – / 1
11 Daring Greatly: How the Courage To Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. 
Brene Brown. Gotham. ISBN 9781592407330. $26. 11 / 5
12 One Summer: America, 1927. Bill Bryson. Doubleday. 
ISBN 9780767919401. $28.95. – / 1
13 Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Scott Anderson. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385532921. $28.95. 13 / 2
14 Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife. Eben Alexander. S. & S. ISBN 9781451695199. pap. $15.99. 6 / 10
15 Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Susan Cain. Crown. ISBN 9780307352149. $26. 9 / 16

 

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