Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, November 2017

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 2017 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc.

FICTION

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 Y Is for Yesterday. Sue Grafton. Marian Wood: Putnam. ISBN 9780399163852. $29. 3 / 3
2 The Late Show. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown. 
ISBN 9780316225984. $28. 1 / 4
3 Camino Island. John Grisham. Doubleday. 
ISBN 9780385543026. $28.95. 2 / 4
4 The Store. James Patterson & Richard DiLallo. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316395458. $27. 6 / 2
5 Murder Games. James Patterson & Howard Roughan. 
Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316273961. $28. 5 / 3
6 Origin. Dan Brown. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385514231. $29.95. – / 1
7 Two Kinds of Truth. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown. 
ISBN 9780316225908. $29. 11 / 2
8 The Handmaid’s Tale. Margaret Atwood. Houghton Harcourt. ISBN 9781328879943. $22; pap. Anchor. 
ISBN 9780525435006. $15.95. 12 / 4
9 Seeing Red. Sandra Brown. Grand Central. 
ISBN 9781455572106. $27. 9 / 2
10 Little Fires Everywhere. Celeste Ng. Penguin Pr. 
ISBN 9780735224292. $27. – / 1
11 A Gentleman in Moscow. Amor Towles. Viking. 
ISBN 9780670026197. $27. 8 / 6
12 Don’t Let Go. Harlan Coben. Dutton. ISBN 9780525955115. $28. – / 1
13 House of Spies. Daniel Silva. Harper. 
ISBN 9780062354341. $28.99. 4 / 3
14 The Rooster Bar. John Grisham. Doubleday. 
ISBN 9780385541176. $28.95. – / 1
15 Haunted. James Patterson & James O. Born. Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316273978. $28. – / 1

 

NONFICTION

RANK LAST RANKING / TIMES ON LIST
1 What Happened. Hillary Rodham Clinton. S. & S. 
ISBN 9781501175565. $30. 3 / 2
2 Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. J.D. Vance. Harper. ISBN 9780062300546. $27.99. 1 / 13
3 Al Franken, Giant of the Senate. Al Franken. 
Twelve: Hachette. ISBN 9781455540419. $28. 2 / 4
4 The Glass Castle: A Memoir. Jeannette Walls. 
Scribner. ISBN 9781439156964. $30; pap. 
ISBN 9780743247542. $17. 4 / 7
5 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders 
and the Birth of the FBI. David Grann. Doubleday. 
ISBN 9780385534246. $28.95. 5 / 5
6 Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Norton. ISBN 9780393609394. $18.95. 6 / 4
7 The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese 
Art of Decluttering and Organizing. Marie Kondo. 
Ten Speed. ISBN 9781607747307. $16.99. 13 / 28
8 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life. Mark Manson. HarperOne. ISBN 9780062457714. $24.99. 8 / 5
9 Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History. Katy Tur. Dey Street: HarperCollins. ISBN 9780062684929. $26.99. – / 1
10 Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. Trevor Noah. Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 9780399588174. $28. 9 / 10
11 Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, 
and Finding Joy. Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant. Knopf. 
ISBN 9781524732684. $25.95. 7 / 5
12 Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage To Stand Alone. Brené Brown. Random. ISBN 9780812995848. $28. – / 1
13 We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. 
Ta-Nehisi Coates. One World. ISBN 9780399590566. $28. – / 1
14 Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence. Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Holt. 
ISBN 9781627790642. $30. – / 1
15 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Yuval Noah Harari. Harper. ISBN 9780062316097. $35. 14 / 3
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