Digital Bestsellers

Bestselling Fiction and Nonfiction Titles that are available from one of the library’s digital collections: NC Digital Library (OverDrive or Libby), Hoopla Digital, or NC Kids 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!

The National Book Festival is here! It will run from Sept. 17-26. Check out the festival website for special events with authors and staff at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/events/2021-national-book-festival/ . If you missed the kick off special on Sun., Sept. 12th, here's a link to the recording: https://www.loc.gov/events/2021-national-book-festival/schedule/video-on-demand/item/webcast-9927/

It's still Library Card Sign-Up Month! Join the celebration--it lasts all month: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/library-card?utm_source=ILL&utm_medium=article&utm_campaign=lcsum20ways. Also, nominees for the I Love My Librarian award will be accepted through Sept. 27th. If you have a favorite librarian, please consider sending in a nomination for them!

Fiction Bestsellers

Bestselling fiction titles for the week of September 19, 2021
  1. A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins
  2. Billy Summers by Stephen King
  3. The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny
  4. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  5. The Noise by James Patterson and J.D. Barker
  6. The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
  7. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  8. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  9. Complications by Danielle Steel
  10. We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Bestselling nonfiction titles for the week of September 19, 2021
  1. American Marxism by Mark R. Levin
  2. The Afghanistan Papers by Craig Whitlock
  3. The Long Slide by Tucker Carlson
  4. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  5. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  6. Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
  7. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
  8. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
  9. Think Again by Adam Grant
  10. The Reckoning by Mary L. Trump

Children's Picture Book Bestsellers

Bestselling children's picture books for the week of September 19, 2021
  1. Time for School, Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  2. The Pigeon Has to Go to School by Mo Willems (NA)
  3. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky by Jory John (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital)
  4. Tomatoes for Neela by Padma Lakshmi (NCDL-eBook), eAudio on order
  5. Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  6. The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  7. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  8. Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  9. The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  10. How to Catch a Unicorn by Adam Wallace (NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)

Children's Series Bestsellers

Bestselling children's series for the week of September 19, 2021
  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL-eBook, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  2. Spy School by Stuart Gibbs (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  3. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (NCDL & NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  4. Awesome Friendly Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  5. Percy Jackson & The Olympians by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  6. The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer (NCDL)
  7. The Shadow and Bone Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo (NCDL), eBook only
  8. Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  9. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  10. The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)

Middle Grade Bestsellers

Middle Grade Bestsellers for the week of September 19, 2021
  1. Wonder by R.J. Palacio (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  2. Refugee by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital, Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  3. We Are Family by LeBron James and Andrea Williams (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital-eAudio)
  4. Ground Zero by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  5. The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  6. The Official Harry Potter Baking Book by Joanna Farrow (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  7. Ali Cross: Like Father, Like Son by James Patterson (NCDL)
  8. The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla-eAudio)
  9. Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  10. Best Nerds Forever by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein (NCDL)

Young Adult Bestsellers

Young Adult Bestsellers for the week of September 19, 2021
  1. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  2. The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith, audio on order
  3. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  4. Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
  5. Dear Evan Hansen: the Novel by Val Emmich with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
  6. These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  7. Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard
  8. Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson
  9. Lore by Alexandra Bracken (Hoopla Digital)
  10. The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

Monthly Audio Fiction Bestsellers

Audio Fiction Bestsellers for September 2021
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Billy Summers by Stephen King (see above)
  2. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave (see above)
  3. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (eBook only)
  4. Dune by Frank Herbert
  5. We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz (see above)
  6. The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny (see above)
  7. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (see above)
  8. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid (see above)
  9. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  10. Bloodless by Douglas Preston
  11. Nolyn by Michael J. Sullivan (eBook only)
  12. The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller (see above)
  13. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  14. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
  15. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Monthly Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers

Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers for September 2021
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey (see above)
  2. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey (see above)
  3. American Marxism by Mark R. Levin (see above)
  4. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  5. Breathe by Rickson Gracie with Peter Maguire
  6. I Alone Can Fix It by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker
  7. The Long Slide by Tucker Carlson (see above)
  8. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  9. Untamed by Glennon Doyle (see above)
  10. Meateater's Campfire Stories: Close Calls by Steven Rinella
  11. A Promised Land by Barack Obama
  12. The Authoritarian Moment by Ben Shapiro
  13. The Reckoning by Mary Trump (see above)
  14. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (eBook only)
  15. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari