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:

BC Fish in a TreeJuvenile Fiction

  • Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy by Beatrice Alemagna
  • Grandma Lives in a Perfume Village by Fang Suzhen
  • Written and Drawn by Henrietta: a Toon Book by Liniers

BC Lady MidnightYoung Adult

  • Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices) by Cassandra Clare
  • Winter (Lunar) by Marissa Meyer
  • Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
  • Michael Vey 5: Storm of Lightning by Richard Paul Evans

BC A Man Called OveAdult Fiction

  • A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman
  • Miller’s Valley: A Novel by Anna Quindlen
  • Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld
  • The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

BC Alexander HamiltonAdult Non-Fiction

  • Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
  • The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton by William E. Leuchtenburg
  • Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts
  • War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel that Stunned the Nation by John Sedgwick

The Gaithersburg Book Festival takes place Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the grounds of City Hall. The event is free, the schedule may be found here.

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