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Top Circulating Books
November 2008

Fiction | Non-Fiction | Archive of Past Lists


FICTION
Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name
  1. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  3. The Given Day: A Novel by Dennis Lehane
  4. Sail by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
  5. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
  6. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  7. The Appeal by John Grisham
  8. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
  9. Certain Girls: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
  10. The Condition: A Novel by Jennifer Haigh

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. Eat, Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
    G154.5.G55A3 2006
  4. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
    BF448.G53 2005
  5. Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
    HQ801.H3193 2008
  6. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
    PS3569.E314W48 2008

  7. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
    GT2850.P65 2006
  8. Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
    E185.97.O23A3 2004
  9. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
    HB74.P8L479 2005
  10. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver, with Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver
    S521.5.A67K56 2007

Archive of past lists

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