The Boston Public Library has released its list of the 10 most frequently borrowed books for 2018, and three titles are returning favorites from last year.
While much of the list has changed from the previous year, “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead (No. 5), “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty (No. 7), and “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance (No. 8) have all landed on the list once again.
The most borrowed book of year, “Little Fires Everywhere,” was written by Cambridge resident and New York Times best-selling novelist Celeste Ng.
Ahead, read the entire list of most borrowed adult titles this year.
The top 10 most borrowed titles of 2018
- “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
- “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins
- “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn
- “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff
- “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead
- “Origin” by Dan Brown
- “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty
- “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance
- “Small Great Things” by Jodi Picoult
- “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
You can see the library’s list and place holds on the most borrowed titles here.