Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, January 2014

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 2014 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc.

Fiction

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 Sycamore Row. John Grisham. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385537131. $28.95. 11 / 2
2 The Goldfinch. Donna Tartt. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316055437. $30. – / 1
3 Never Go Back. Lee Child. Delacorte. ISBN 9780385344340. $28. 1 / 3
4 Gone. James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316210980. $28. 13 / 2
5 Identical. Scott Turow. Grand Central. ISBN 9781455527205. $28. – / 1
6 Takedown Twenty. Janet Evanovich. Bantam. ISBN 9780345542885. $28. – / 1
7 Doctor Sleep. Stephen King. Scribner. ISBN 9781476727653. $30. 9 / 2
8 W Is for Wasted. Sue Grafton. Marion Wood: Putnam. ISBN 9780399158988. $28.95. 3 / 3
9 The Longest Ride. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central. ISBN 9781455520657. $27. 10 / 2
10 Storm Front. John Sandford. Putnam. ISBN 9780399159305. $27.95. – / 1
11 And the Mountains Echoed. Khaled Hosseini. Riverhead. ISBN 9781594631764. $28.95. 4 / 5
12 Doing Hard Time. Stuart Woods. Putnam. ISBN 9780399164149. $26.95. – / 1
13 The Cuckoo’s Calling. Robert Galbraith. Mulholland: Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316206846. $26. 2 / 4
14 The Valley of Amazement. Amy Tan. Ecco: HarperCollins. ISBN 9780062107312. $29.99. – / 1
15 The Gods of Guilt. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316069519. $28. – / 1

 

Nonfiction

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316204361. $29. 6 / 2
2 Killing Jesus: A History. Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Holt. ISBN 9780805098549. $28. 4 / 2
3 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. 10 / 2
4 Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Reza Aslan. Random. ISBN 9781400069224. $27. 1 / 3
5 Still Foolin’ ’Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? Billy Crystal. Holt. ISBN 9780805098204. $28. 3 / 3
6 Johnny Carson. Henry Bushkin. Eamon Dolan: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 9780544217621. $28. – / 1
7 Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. Piper Kerman. Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 9780812986181. pap. $16. 5 / 4
8 The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism. Naoki Higashida. Random. ISBN 9780812994865. $22. 9 / 2
9 The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. Doris Kearns Goodwin. S. & S. ISBN 9781416547860. $40. – / 1
10 Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics. Charles Krauthammer. Crown Forum. ISBN 9780385349178. $28. – / 1
11 One Summer: America, 1927. Bill Bryson. Doubleday. ISBN 9780767919401. $28.95. 12 / 2
12 Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will To Lead. Sheryl Sandberg. Knopf. ISBN 9780385349949. $24.95. 7 / 8
13 My Story. Elizabeth Smart & Chris Stewart. St. Martin’s. ISBN 9781250040152. $25.99. – / 1
14 Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killers. David Perlmutter & Kristin Loberg. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316234801. $27. – / 1
15 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 / 4
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