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Top Circulating Books
October 2008

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists


FICTION
Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  2. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
  3. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  4. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  5. Certain Girls: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
  6. Sail by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
  7. Change of Heart: A Novel by Jodi Picoult
  8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
  9. The Appeal by John Grisham
  10. American Wife: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

NON-FICTION
  1. 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
  2. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama
    E901.1.O23A3 2006

  3. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
    PS3569.E314W48 2008

  4. Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
    HQ801.H3193 2008
  5. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
    GT2850.P65 2006
  6. Eat, Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
    G154.5.G55A3 2006
  7. The Assist : Hoops, Hope, and the Game of their Lives by Neil Swidey
    GV885.43.C57S95 2008
  8. Marley & Me : Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan
    SF429.L3G76 2005
  9. Cracking the GRE
    LB2367.4.C73
  10. Cracking the TOEFL iBT by the Princeton Review
    PE1128.3.C733x

Archive of past lists

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