Best Books of Summer

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As summer winds down, we wanted to take a look back at the books you all checked out the most this summer. The books in the top row of each category were the most popular digital titles, while the bottom row were the most popular print titles. But never fear! Nearly all of the books on this list are available both digitally and in print. If a title catches your eye, just click on the cover to find your preferred format.

 

Adult Fiction

The Libby by OverDrive iconThe Quiet Girl - S.F. KosaThe Midnight Library - Matt HaigThe Four Winds - Kristin HannahWhere the Crawdads Sing - Delia OwensThe Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

A small circular red icon with a book centered on it.Squeeze Me - Carl HiaasenAmerican Dirt - Jeanine CumminsFair Warning - Michael ConnellyA Gambling Man - David BaldacciThe Book of Two Ways - Jodi Picoult

 

Adult Nonfiction

A Promised Land - Barack ObamaGreenlights - Matthew McConaugheyNomadlad - Jessica BruderEducated - Tara WestoverThe Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark MansonThe Libby by OverDrive icon

Atomic Habits - James ClearThe Splendid and the Vile - Erik LarsonEssentialism - Greg McKeownKeep Sharp - Sanjay GuptaUntamed - Glennon DoyleA small circular red icon with a book centered on it.

 

 

Young Adult Fiction

The Libby by OverDrive iconShadow and Bone - Leigh BardugoMidnight Sun - Stephenie MeyerA Court of Thorns and Roses series - Sarah J. MaasThrone of Glass - Sarah J. MaasThe Hunger Games series - Suzanne Collins

A small circular red icon with a book centered on it.Six of Crows - Leigh BardugoThe Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes - Suzanne CollinsWe Were Liars - E. LockhartThe Hate U Give - Angie ThomasDivergent series - Veronica Roth

 

Young Adult Nonfiction

Stamped - Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. KendiElena Vanishing - Elena Dunkle and Clare B. DunkleJust Mercy - Bryan StevensonFandom - Francesca DiPiazzaShe Represents - Caitlin DonohueThe Libby by OverDrive icon

They Called Us Enemy - George TakeiPersepolis - Marjane SatrapiFarewell to Manzanar - Jeanne Wakatsuki HoustonThe Diary of a Young Girl - Anne FrankSpinning - Tillie WaldenA small circular red icon with a book centered on it.

 

 

Juvenile Fiction

The Libby by OverDrive iconHarry Potter series - J.K. RowlingPercy Jackson and the Lightning Thief - Rick RiordanThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - C.S. LewisWings of Fire: The Dark Secret: Graphic Novel - Tui T. Sutherland

A small circular red icon with a book centered on it.Pete the Cat: Super PeteDork Diaries - Rachel RussellWings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy - Tui T. SutherlandThe Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez - Adrianna Cuevas

 

These authors were so popular we couldn't list every single one of their titles. These were the top titles for each author, and you can click on the cover to see a list of all the books written by them!

Two circular icons - the Libby by OverDrive icon and a red circle with a book centered on it. The Libby icon is over the book iconDog Man 2: Unleashed - Dav PilkeyPigs Make Me Sneeze - Mo WillemsDiary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End - Jeff KinneyBig Nate: I Can't Take It! - Lincoln Peirce

 

Juvenile Nonfiction

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary series - Jeff KinneyReal Friends series - Shannon Hale and LeUyen PhamWho Would Win? Ultimate Shark Rumble - Jerry PallottaHazardous Tales: Alamo All-Stars - Nathan HaleNational Geographic Kids: Lucky LeopardsThe Libby by OverDrive icon

Smile series - Raina TelgemeierMinecraft: Guide To seriesSuper Dinosaur EncyclopediaNational Geographic Kids: Weird But True! seriesNational Geographic Kids: Almanac 2022A small circular red icon with a book centered on it.