Check Out: What Montgomery County Reads

With winter rapidly approaching, is it time to curl up with a good book? Montgomery County residents are avid readers. According to Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) residents borrowed over nine million books (physical or e-book) in 2012. Just what are we all reading? We reached out to MCPL to find out. Children’s Collection Specialist Jeannette Handler has the answers.

Take a look at MCPL’s Report to the Community 2012 to learn more.

For the month of October, the most read books by genre are:

Diary of a Wimpy KidJuvenile Fiction

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal- Jeff Kinney
  • Big Nate Strikes Again- Lincoln Peirce
  • Big Nate Goes For Broke- Lincoln Peirce
  • Legends of Zeta the Spacegirl- Ben Hatke, Science Fiction/Graphic Novel

top dog
Juvenile NonFiction

  • Top Dog (J636.7 Top)- Kim Dennis –Bryan
  • The LEGO Book (J 688.72 LIP)
  • The LEGO Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination (J 688.72 LIP)
  • The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge (J 551.6 COL)

mockingjayYoung Adult

  • Catching Fire- Suzanne Collins
  • Mockingjay- Suzanne Collins
  • The Book Thief- Marcus Zusak

infernoAdult Fiction

  • Inferno: A Novel- Dan Brown
  • And the Mountains Echoed- Khaled Hosseini
  • The Hit- David Baldacci
  • The Cuckoo’s Calling- Robert Galbraith, Mystery
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