Most Borrowed 2022!

Most Borrowed 2022!

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. 

  1. Apples Never Fall – Liane Moriarty (over 2400 checkouts!)
  2. Better Off Dead – Lee Child  
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens  
  4. The Murder Rule – Dervla McTiernan
  5. 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. 

  1. One of Us Is Lying – Karen M McManus (over 560 checkouts)
  2. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins  
  3. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins  
  4. The Good Girls Guide To Murder – Holly Jackson  
  5. 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! 

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball – Jeff Kinney  (over 1600 checkouts)
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown – Jeff Kinney  
  3. Weirdomania – Anh Do  
  4. The 117 Storey Treehouse – Andy Griffiths  
  5. Splashy Weird – Anh Do  

Data supplied by Public Libraries Victoria 


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