What we’re reading at the public library

Dec. 12, 2012 @ 04:39 PM

Most borrowed books at the Durham County Public Library last week:


1. Curious George and the Dump Truck, Margret & H. A. Rey

2. Madeline's Christmas, Ludwig Bemelmans

3. The Snowy Day, Ezra Keats

4. Llama Llama Holiday Drama, Anna Dewdney

5. Cat the Cat, Who is That, Mo Willems

6. the Princess of Pink Slumber Party    , Victoria Kann

7. Llama Llama Time to Share, Anna Dewdney

8. Polar Express, Chris Van Allsburg

9. How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dr. Seuss

10. Owl Moon, Jane Yolen


1. Private London, James Patterson

2. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

3. The Racketeer, John Grisham

4. The Casual Vacancy, J.K. Rowling

5. Nano, Robin Cook

6. Notorious Nineteen, Janet Evanovich

7. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross, James Patterson

8. Mad River, John Sandford

9. A Wanted Man, Lee Child

10. The Bone Bed, Patricia Cornwell


1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever, Jeff Kinney

2. The Mark of Athena, Rick Riordan

3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, Jeff Kinney

4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal, Jeff Kinney

5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth, Jeff Kinney

6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel, Jeff Kinney

7. Lego Ninjago, Masters of Spinjitzu 4, Tomb of the Fangpyre, Greg Farshtey

8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw, Jeff Kinney

9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, Jeff Kinney

10. Thea Stilton and the Mystery on the Orient Express, Thea Stilton


1. The Hunger Games  

2. The Help     

3. The Iron Lady         

4. Magic Mike 

5. The Amazing Spider Man    

6. Battleship    

7. Prometheus 

8. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows        

9. The Lucky One       

10. John Carter           

Non Fiction

1. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed

2. The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean my Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle and Generally Have More Fun, Gretchen Rubin

3. Let's Pretend this Never Happened: (A Mostly True Memoir), Jenny Lawson

4. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, Susan Cain

5. When I was a Child I Read Books, Marilynne Robinson

6. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption, Laura Hillenbrand

7. Custer, Larry McMurtry

8. The Art of Men (I Prefer Mine Al Dente), Kristie Alley

9. Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse, Calvin Trillin

10. America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't      , Stephen Colbert


1. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins

2. Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins

3. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

4. Divergent, Veronica Roth

5. Inheritance, Christopher Paolini

6. City of Bones, Cassandra Clare

7. Insurgent, Veronica Roth

8. Burned, Sara Shepard

9. Days of Blood & Starlight, Laini Taylor

10. Reached, Ally Condie