Powell River Public Library releases list of most-borrowed books for 2018

If reading more is a resolution for 2019, perhaps some inspiration will help.

Powell River Public Library released its list of most popular books of 2018. Running the gamut from mystery, politics, self-help to cookery, there is likely something on the list for everyone.

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Most notable: authors Jeff Kinney and Mo Willems practically own their respective categories of juvenile fiction and juvenile picture books.

For more information, go to prpl.ca.

Adult Fiction (all genres)

  1. The Midnight Line by Lee Child

  2. Sleeping in the Ground by Peter Robinson

  3. Deep Freeze by John Sandford

  4. The Thirst by Jo Nesbo

  5. Camino Island by John Grisham

  6. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz

  7. The Seagull by Ann Cleeves

  8. The Late Show by Michael Connelly

  9. Origin: a novel by Dan Brown

  10. The Boat People by Sharon Bala

Adult Non-Fiction

  1. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff

  2. The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

  3. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson

  4. Whitewater Cooks More Beautiful by Shelley Adams

  5. The Essential Instant Pot Cookbook by Coco Morante

  6. Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents by Mark Sakamoto

  7. Educated: A memoir by Tara Westover

  8. The Promise of Paradise: utopian communities in British Columbia by Andrew Scott (tie)

  9. The Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet by Robert Santos-Prowse (tie)

  10. Run, Hide, Repeat: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood by Pauline Dakin (tie)

Young Adult Fiction

  1. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

  2. The Maze Runner by James Dashner

  3. The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

  4. Allegiant by Veronica Roth

  5. The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

  6. Insurgent by Veronica Roth

  7. City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

  8. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

  9. The Beauty of Darkness by Mary Pearson

  10. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan

Juvenile Fiction

  1. The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney

  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal by Jeff Kinney

  3. Old School by Jeff Kinney

  4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

  5. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

  6. The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney

  7. The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney

  8. The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney

  9. Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney

  10. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Juvenile Picture Books

  1. The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems

  2. Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! by Mo Willems

  3. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! by Mo Willems

  4. The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! by Mo Willems

  5. Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea

  6. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems

  7. The Bad Seed by John Jory

  8. Shelter by Celine Claire

  9. Knuffle Bunny Free by Mo Willems

  10. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (tie)  / The Bear’s Sea Escape by Benjamin Chaud (tie)

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