Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, June 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 The Goldfinch. Donna Tartt. Little, Brown. 
ISBN 9780316055437. $30. 1 / 6
2 The Invention of Wings. Sue Monk Kidd. Viking. 
ISBN 9780670024780. $27.95. 2 / 5
3 The Target. David Baldacci. Grand Central. 
ISBN 9781455521203. $28. – / 1
4 Missing You. Harlan Coben. Dutton. ISBN 9780525953494. $27.95. 3 / 2
5 NYPD Red 2. James Patterson & Marshall Karp. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316211239. $28. 8 / 2
6 Sycamore Row. John Grisham. Doubleday. 
ISBN 9780385537131. $28.95. 5 / 7
7 I’ve Got You Under My Skin. Mary Higgins Clark. S. & S. ISBN 9781476749068. $26.99. – / 1
8 Unlucky 13. James Patterson & Maxine Paetro. 
Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316211291. $28. – / 1
9 The Collector. Nora Roberts. Putnam. 
ISBN 9780399164453. $27.95. – / 1
10 Private L.A. James Patterson & Mark Sullivan. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316211123. $28. 4 / 3
11 The Gods of Guilt. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown. 
ISBN 9780316069519. $28. 6 / 6
12 Field of Prey. John Sandford. Putnam. 
ISBN 9780399162381. $28.95. – / 1
13 Carnal Curiosity. Stuart Woods. Putnam. 
ISBN 9780399164163. $26.95. – / 1
14 Power Play. Danielle Steel. Delacorte. 
ISBN 9780345530912. $28. 12 / 2
15 Top Secret Twenty-One. Janet Evanovich. Bantam. 
ISBN 9780345542922. $28. – / 1

 

nonFICTION

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt. Michael Lewis. Norton. ISBN 9780393244663. $27.95. 1 / 2
2 Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Thomas Piketty. Belknap: Harvard Univ. ISBN 9780674430006. $39.95. – / 1
3 Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killers. David Perlmutter & Kristin Loberg. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316234801. $27. 4 / 6
4 The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap. Matt Taibbi. Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 9780812993424. $27. 10 / 2
5 David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art 
of Battling Giants. Malcolm Gladwell. Little, Brown. 
ISBN 9780316204361. $29. 2 / 7
6 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. 3 / 3
7 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. 9 / 2
8 Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His 
Trip to Heaven and Back. Todd Burpo & Lynn Vincent. 
Thomas Nelson. ISBN 9780849948367. $21.99; pap. 
ISBN 9780849946158. $16.99. – / 12
9 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 / 4
10 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. 5 / 4
11 Uganda Be Kidding Me. Chelsea Handler. Grand Central. ISBN 9781455599738. $27. – / 1
12 A Fighting Chance. Elizabeth Warren. Metropolitan: Holt. ISBN 9781627790529. $28. – / 1
13 Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success 
and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder. Arianna Huffington. Harmony: Crown. 
ISBN 9780804140843. $26. – / 1
14 Love Life. Rob Lowe. S. & S. ISBN 9781451685718. 
$27. – / 1
15 Killing Jesus: A History. Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Holt. ISBN 9780805098549. $28. 7/ 7

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