Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, May 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.

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NONFICTION

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 Flash boys: A Wall Street Revolt. Michael Lewis. Norton. ISBN 9780393244663. $27.95. – / 1
2 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316204361. $29. 1 / 6
3 The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet: Activate Your Body’s Natural Ability To Burn Fat and Lose Weight Fast. Mark Hyman. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316230025. $28. 10 / 2
4 Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killers. David Perlmutter & Kristin Loberg. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316234801. $27. 3 / 5
5 The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History. Robert M. Edsel with Brett Witter. Center Street. ISBN 9781599951492. $26.99; pap. ISBN 9781599951508. $16.99. 2 / 3
6 The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways To Love Your Amazing Body. Cameron Diaz. HarperWave. ISBN 9780062252746. $25.99. 6 / 3
7 Killing Jesus: A History. Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Holt. ISBN 9780805098549. $28. 4 / 6
8 Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and Politics. Charles Krauthammer. Crown Forum. ISBN 9780385349178. $28. 5 / 5
9 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works—a True Story. Dan Harris. It Bks. ISBN 9780062265425. $25.99. – / 1
10 The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap. Matt Taibbi. Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 9780812993424. $27. – / 1
11 Little Failure: A Memoir. Gary Shteyngart. Random. ISBN 9780679643753. $27. 9 / 2
12 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. 11 / 6
13 Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War. Robert M. Gates. Knopf. ISBN 9780307959478. $35. 7 / 4
14 All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood. Jennifer Senior. Ecco: HarperCollins. ISBN 9780062072221. $26.99. 14 / 2
15 A Short Guide to a Long Life. David B. Agus, M.D. S. & S. ISBN 9781476730950. $17.95. – / 1

 

FICTION

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 The Goldfinch. Donna Tartt. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316055437. $30. 2 / 5
2 The Invention of Wings. Sue Monk Kidd. Viking. ISBN 9780670024780. $27.95. 1 / 4
3 Missing You. Harlan Coben. Dutton. ISBN 9780525953494. $27.95. – / 1
4 Private L.A. James Patterson & Mark Sullivan. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316211123. $28. 4 / 2
5 Sycamore Row. John Grisham. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385537131. $28.95. 11 / 6
6 The Gods of Guilt. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316069519. $28. 3 / 5
7 Still Life with Bread Crumbs. Anna Quindlen. Random. ISBN 9781400065752. $26. 13 / 3
8 NYPD Red 2. James Patterson & Marshall Karp. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316211239. $28. – / 1
9 Killer: An Alex Delaware Novel. Jonathan Kellerman. Ballantine. ISBN 9780345505750. $28. 8 / 2
10 The Chase. Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg. Bantam. ISBN 9780345543080. $28. – / 1
11 Cross My Heart. James Patterson. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316210911. $29. 6 / 4
12 Power Play. Danielle Steel. Delacorte. ISBN 9780345530912. $28. – / 1
13 Concealed in Death. J.D. Robb. Putnam. ISBN 9780399164439. $27.95. 12 / 2
14 King and Maxwell. David Baldacci. Grand Central. ISBN 9781455521319. $28. 9 / 4
15 The Husband’s Secret. Liane Moriarty. Amy Einhorn: Putnam. ISBN 9780399159343. $25.95. 10 / 4

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