Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in March

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.

Are you a teen and love writing poetry? MCPL is sponsoring a competition for teens ages 13-18 this month. Entries must be received by midnight on Saturday, April 23. Learn more about the teen poetry competition by visiting the MCPL website.

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

BC Finding WinnieJuvenile Fiction

  • Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsday Mattick
  • Waiting by Kevin Henkes
  • Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Hoodoo by Ronald L. Smith

BC 125 Cool InventionsJuvenile Non Fiction

  • 125 Cool Inventions: Supersmart Machines and Wacky Gadgets You Never Thought You Wanted! by National Geographic Kids
  • Bedtime Math 2: This Time It’s Personal by Laura Overdeck
  • Peanuts (series) by Charles M. Schultz
  • Where is the White House? by Megan Stine


BC Glass SwordYoung Adult

  • Glass Sword (Red Queen) by Victoria Aveyard
  • See How They Run (Embassy Row, Book 2) by Ally Carter
  • Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series (The Selection Novella) by Kiera Cass
  • The Rose Society (A Young Elites Novel) by Marie Lu

BC The Summer Before the WarAdult Fiction

  • The Summer Before the War: A Novel by Helen Simonson
  • My Name is Lucy Barton: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout
  • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • Fates and Furies: A Novel by Lauren Groff

BC And Then All Hell Broke LooseAdult Non-Fiction

  • And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East by Richard Engel
  • Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir by Padma Lakshmi
  • On My Own by Diane Rehm
  • West of Eden: An American Place by Jean Stein
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