Check out the most borrowed titles across public libraries in Victoria! Fiction was definitely the winner over non-fiction titles. How many of these books have you read?
Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction titles –
We’re not surprised that Australian author Liane Moriarty took out the top spot! Library users also really loved their crime fiction titles in 2022.
- Apples Never Fall – Liane Moriarty (over 2400 checkouts!)
- Better Off Dead – Lee Child
- Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens
- The Murder Rule – Dervla McTiernan
- The Dark Hours – Michael Connelly
Young Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction titles –
Books that have been turned into movies or t.v series proved popular with YA fans. An interesting fact is that the top 5 titles on this list were all published prior to 2020.
- One of Us Is Lying – Karen M McManus (over 560 checkouts)
- Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
- The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
- The Good Girls Guide To Murder – Holly Jackson
- Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo
Children’s Fiction and Non-Fiction titles –
The adventures of the Heffley family kept the kids entertained and took out spots #1 and #2. We were thrilled to see Australian authors Ahn Do and Andy Griffiths on the list too!
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball – Jeff Kinney (over 1600 checkouts)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown – Jeff Kinney
- Weirdomania – Anh Do
- The 117 Storey Treehouse – Andy Griffiths
- Splashy Weird – Anh Do
Data supplied by Public Libraries Victoria