Friday, December 24, 2004

Books most borrowed

Along with its bestseller lists, Library Journal does a weekly compiliation of The Books Most Borrowed in U.S. Libraries. And what are they? The fiction list is mysteries and romance titles. The nonfiction list is mostly presidential politics and personal development.

1. Trace by Patricia Cornwell.
2. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton.
3. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.
4. Are You Afraid of the Dark? by Sidney Sheldon.
5. Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich.
6. London Bridges. James Patterson
7. White Hot. BROWN, Sandra
8. Sam's Letters to Jennifer. James Patterson
9. Skinny Dip. Hiaasen, Carl
10. Blowout. Coulter, Catherine
11. Hour Game. Baldacci, David
12. Second Chance. Steel, Danielle
13. Northern Lights. Nora Roberts
14. Reckless Abandon. Woods, Stuart
15. Metro Girl. Janet Evanovich

1. My Life by Bill Clinton (has topped the list since last summer).
2. The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston.
3. The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty by Kitty Kelley.
4. Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss.
5. America (The Book) by Jon Stewart.
6. The Perricone Promise: Look Younger, Live Longer in Three Easy Steps. Nicholas Perricone
7. Three Weeks with My Brother. SPARKS, Nicholas
8. He's Just Not That into You. Greg Behrendt
9. The South Beach Diet Cookbook. Arthur Agatston
10. Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer—America’s Deadliest Serial Murderer. Rule, Ann
11. Inside the Kingdom: My Life in Saudi Arabia. Carmen bin Ladin
12. Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II. Robert Kurson
13. The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom. Phil McGraw
14. The Purpose-Driven Life. Rick Warren
15. Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk. Maureen Dowd

acknowledgement: Arts Journal

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