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Top Circulating Books
January 2009

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists

Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  2. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  3. Rough Weather by Robert B. Parker
  4. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  5. American Wife: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld
  6. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  7. The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
  8. Love The One You're With by Emily Giffin
  9. The Private Patient by P. D. James
  10. The Tales Of Beedle The Bard by J. K. Rowling

  1. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF637.S8G533 2008
  2. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama
    E901.1.O23A3 2006
  3. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace, One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
    LC2330.M67 2007x
  4. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
    E185.97.O23A3 2004
  5. Cracking the GRE
  6. Eat, Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
    G154.5.G55A3 2006
  7. Cracking the TOEFL iBT by Princeton Review
  8. Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
    HQ801.H3193 2008
  9. Hot, Flat, And Crowded: Why We Need A Green Revolution—And How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman
    GE197.F76 2008x
  10. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005

Archive of past lists

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