The top books checked out by Chatham County citizens

Posted 9/20/19

Did you know that, during fiscal year 2018-2019, the Pittsboro branch of the Chatham County Library system circulated more than 40,000 items?

Forty thousand is a lot of books, magazines, DVDs, …

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The top books checked out by Chatham County citizens

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Did you know that, during fiscal year 2018-2019, the Pittsboro branch of the Chatham County Library system circulated more than 40,000 items?

Forty thousand is a lot of books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks and more, and we were curious as to what the top books checked out by Chatham residents were, so we asked. Here now, the top five books in adult fiction, adult non-fiction, juvenile fiction, young adult fiction and easy fiction, as checked out in fiscal year 2018-2019:

Adult Fiction

1. “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles

2. “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah

3. “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate

4. “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr

5. “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones

Adult Non-Fiction

1. “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover

2. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance

3. “The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom” by Melissa Hartwig

4. “Fodor’s Ireland” by Fodor’s Travel Guides

5. “Fodor’s Italy” by Fodor’s Travel Guides

Children’s Fiction

1. “Flat Stanley” by Jeff Brown

2. “The 13-Story Treehouse” by Andy Griffiths

3. “Clementine” by Sara Pennypacker

4. “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl

5. “Horrid Henry” by Francesca Simon

Young Adult Fiction

1. “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

2. “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys

3. “Flipped” by Wendelin Van Draanen

4. “The Cruel Prince” by Holly Black

5. “Fangirl” by Rainbow Rowell

Picture Book Fiction

1. “The Amazing Machines: Truckload of Fun” by Tony Mitton

2. “Bear Snores On” by Karma Wilson

3. “Llama Llama Mad at Mama” by Anna Dewdney

4. “The Thing About Yetis” by Vin Vogel

5. “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney

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