Digital Bestsellers

Bestselling Fiction and Nonfiction Titles that are available from one of the library’s digital collections: NC Digital Library & NC Kids Digital Library (Libby) or Hoopla Digital. If you aren’t using these resources yet, you’ll need to create a free account and sign on with your library card. For more information on how to start using these collections, call Readers' Services at 336.883.3638 or go to the Downloadable Titles page.

NEWS FOR DIGITAL READERS!

Hello again Digital Readers!  

Good News! New streaming content will be added SOON to Libby and Hoopla Digital. Details to come!

Hoopla's Book Club Hub Winter Spotlight Title has just been announced: The Girls in the Stilt House by Kelly Mustian. To participate, just go to the Book Club Hub page to find some great book club resources, including an interview with the author. This will be the featured title through March!

HAVE YOU MET LIBBY? Start off this new year by trying the award-winning reading app, Libby, by OverDrive to download eBook and audiobook titles for FREE! If you’ve been using the OverDrive app to access titles from the NC Digital Library, you might not know about some of the great features available in Libby. 

  • Read across devices
  • Make any book a large print book
  • Adjust audiobook playback speed and set sleep timers
  • Listen in your car (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto)
  • Send to Kindle devices or the Kindle app
  • Supports multiple library cards within families and for different branches (High Point, Greensboro, Forsyth County) & multiple collections (NC Digital Library & NC Kids Digital Library)

If you don't have a mobile device, don't worry! Libby is also available as a website for desktop/laptop computer access.

DON'T FORGET! There's a new way to access content on hoopla using your High Point Public Library card!  Hoopla BingePass gives you unlimited access to great online content for 7 days - all with a single hoopla borrow: https://www.hoopladigital.com/browse/binge

If you need help getting started with the digital collections, or need a refresher, instructions can be found at: https://bit.ly/HPPLDnloadTitles. Other questions? Contact Julie at julie.raynor@highpointnc.gov.

Fiction Bestsellers

Bestselling fiction titles for the week of January 16, 2022
  1. The Judge's List by John Grisham
  2. Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult
  3. The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom
  4. The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  5. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  6. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  7. Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman
  8. The Wish by Nicholas Sparks
  9. Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon
  10. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Bestselling nonfiction titles for the week of January 16, 2022
  1. The 1619 Project edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein
  2. Will by Will Smith with Mark Manson
  3. The Storyteller by Dave Grohl
  4. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
  5. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  6. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  7. The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present by Paul McCartney (NA)
  8. All About Me! by Mel Brooks
  9. The Dawn of Everything by David Graeber and David Wengrow
  10. Taste by Stanley Tucci

Children's Picture Book Bestsellers

Bestselling children's picture books for the week of January 16, 2022
  1. Stacey's Extraordinary Words by Stacey Abrams (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital)
  2. The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renee Watson (NCDL)
  3. Change Sings by Amanda Gorman (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  4. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  5. The Smart Cookie by Jory John (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  6. Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty (NCDL-eAudio, NC Kids Digital-eBook & Hoopla Digital)
  7. An Elephant and Piggie Biggie! Vol. 4 by Mo Willems (NA)
  8. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt (NCDL & NC Kids Digital-eBook), audio on order
  9. Make Your Bed with Skipper the Seal by William H. McRaven (on order)
  10. The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)

Children's Series Bestsellers

Bestselling children's series for the week of January 16, 2022
  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  2. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  3. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson (NCDL)
  4. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (NCDL), audio on order
  5. Folk of the Air by Holly Black (NCDL)
  6. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (NCDL)
  7. A Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  8. Shadow and Bone Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo (NCDL ), eBook only
  9. Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin (NCDL & Hoopla Digital)
  10. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)

Middle Grade Bestsellers

Middle Grade Bestsellers for the week of January 16, 2022
  1. Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  2. The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  3. Out of My Heart by Sharon M. Draper (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  4. Beasts and Beauty by Soman Chainani (NCDL)
  5. Pony by R.J. Palacio (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  6. Wonder by R.J. Palacio (NCDL , NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  7. The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  8. The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America's Test Kitchen Kids (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital), eBook only
  9. The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate (NCDL, NC Kids Digital, Hoopla Digital)
  10. Pax, Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)

Young Adult Bestsellers

Young Adult Bestsellers for the week of January 16, 2022
  1. Here's to Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
  2. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  3. You'll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus
  4. These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  5. Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong (Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  6. The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  7. Gilded by Marissa Meyer
  8. Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  9. Skin of the Sea by Natasha Bowen
  10. Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao

Monthly Audio Fiction Bestsellers

Audio Fiction Bestsellers for January 2022
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
  2. Leviathan Falls by James S.A. Corey
  3. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
  4. Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult (see above)
  5. The Judge's List by John Grisham (see above)
  6. Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon (see above)
  7. The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles (see above)
  8. Dune by Frank Herbert
  9. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (eBook only)
  10. Fallout by Craig Alanson (NA)
  11. The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski (NA)
  12. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  13. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (see above)
  14. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  15. Autopsy by Patricia Cornwell

Monthly Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers

Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers for January 2022
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Will by Will Smith with Mark Manson (see above)
  2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey (see above)
  3. The Storyteller by Dave Grohl (see above)
  4. The 1619 Project edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein (see above)
  5. All About Me! by Mel Brooks (see above)
  6. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
  7. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  8. The Real Anthony Fauci by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (Hoopla Digital), eBook only
  9. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
  10. The Dawn of Everything by David Graeber with David Wengrow (see above)
  11. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  12. Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe
  13. Think Again by Adam Grant
  14. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner (see above)
  15. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (eBook only)