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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in December

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) have an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out and learned that some authors have more than one book on the local list.

For the month of December, the most read books in Montgomery County libraries by genre are:

Pokemon Adventures, Vol.16 by Hidenori Kusaka (this entire series is popular)
Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
Junie B., First grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten…by Barbara Park
Babymouse # 16: Babymouse For President by Jennifer Holm (another popular series)

The Adventures of Tintin by Hergemockingjay
Cool Robots (a LEGO title) by Sean Kenney
Little Kid’s First Big book of Dinosaurs (Nat. Geo.) by Catherine Hughes

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

King and Maxwell by David Baldacci
The Hit by David Baldacci
Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovitch
W is For Wasted by Sue Grafton

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral–Plus Plenty of Valet Parking!–in America’s Gilded Capital by Mark Leibovich
David and Goliath… by Malcolm Gladwell
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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