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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading In April

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain 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.

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

Juvenile Fictionphoto of book cover babymouse for president

  • Babymouse series by Jennifer Holm
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney
  • Junie B., First Grader by Barbara Park
  • Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
  • Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Juvenile Non Fictionphoto book cover of the adventures of tintin

  • Adventures of Tintin by Herge
  • 10 Garfield titles by Jim Davis
  • Meet the Marvel Superheroes by Scott Peterson
  • Totally Cool Creations (Legos) by Sean Kenney

Young Adultmockingjay

  • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  • Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  • Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Adult Fictionand the mountains echoed

  • And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  • Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
  • Cross My Heart by James Patterson
  • W is For Wasted by Sue Grafton
  • King and Maxwell by David Baldacci

Adult NonFictionUnbroken

  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  • This Town by Mark Leibovich
  • What Color is Your Parachure? By Richard Bolles
  • Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Take a look at MCPL’s Report to the Community 2013 to learn more.


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