Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

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 October, the most read books by genre are:

bc-the-storyteller-by-evan-turkJuvenile Fiction

  • The Storyteller by Evan Turk
  • The Storm by Akiko Miyakoshi
  • Mission Atomic (The 39 Clues: Doublecross Book 4) by Sarwat Chadda
  • Sting: It Takes a Crook to Catch a Crook by Jude Watson

bc-youre-pulling-my-leg-by-pat-streetJuvenile Non Fiction

  • You’re Pulling My Leg! 440 Human-Body Sayings from Head to Toe by Pat Street
  • Weird But True Gross: 300 Slimy, Sticky, and Smelly Facts by National Geographic Kids
  • Sports by Dan Gutman
  • Real or Fake?: Far-Out Fibs, Fishy Facts, and Phony Photos to Test for the Truth by Emily Krieger

bc-gemina-by-amie-kaufmanYoung Adult

  • Gemina (The Illuminae Files) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
  • Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
  • The Midnight Star (A Young Elites Novel) by Marie Lu
  • Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

bc-the-trespasser-by-tana-frenchAdult Fiction

  • The Trespasser: A Novel by Tana French
  • Small Great Things: A Novel by Jodi Picoult
  • Night School: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child
  • Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

bc-avid-reader-by-robert-gottleibAdult Non-Fiction

  • Avid Reader: A Life by Robert Gottlieb
  • Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
  • Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequist
  • Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O’Neil


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