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!

OverDrive's next Big Library Read featured title has been announced! The Quiet Girl by S.F. Kosa is a debut thriller in the style of Lucy Foley. This book will be available with NO WAIT from June 28-July 12. More information coming soon!

New Additions to Hoopla Digital!

Bonus Borrows are back for the month of May! These titles don't count against your checkout limits. Here are some of the highlights:

Don't forget, Hoopla Digital's Book Club Hub is currently featuring Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge. This title will be available (as eBook and Audiobook) until the end of June.

Fiction Bestsellers

Bestselling fiction titles for the week of May 23, 2021
  1. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  2. 21st Birthday by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
  3. Sooley by John Grisham
  4. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (eBook only)
  5. The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman
  6. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  7. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  8. A Gambling Man by David Baldacci
  9. Finding Ashley by Danielle Steel
  10. The Newcomer by Mary Kay Andrews

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Bestselling nonfiction titles for the week of May 23, 2021
  1. Killing the Mob by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  2. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
  3. The Premonition by Michael Lewis (eBook only)
  4. Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard (audio on order)
  5. The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell (Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  6. Persist by Elizabeth Warren
  7. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  8. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  9. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
  10. You Are Your Best Thing edited by Tarana Burke and Brene Brown

Children's Picture Book Bestsellers

Bestselling children's picture books for the week of May 23, 2021
  1. The One and Only Sparkella by Channing Tatum (NC Kids Digital), eAudio on order
  2. I Love Mom with the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (NCDL, NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  3. Thank You, Teacher from the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (NA)
  4. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho (NCDL, NC Kids Digital, Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  5. We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eAudio available June 2021
  6. I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital), eBook only
  7. The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  8. Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  9. The Bruce Swap by Ryan T. Higgins (NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  10. Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)

Children's Series Bestsellers

Bestselling children's series for the week of May 23, 2021
  1. The Shadow and Bone Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo (NCDL, eBook only)
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL-eBook, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  3. Awesome Friendly Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  4. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  5. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (NCDL & NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  6. Five Nights at Freddy's: Fazbear Frights by Scott Cawthon (Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  7. Percy Jackson & The Olympians by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  8. Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  9. The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer (NCDL)
  10. The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)

Middle Grade Bestsellers

Middle Grade Bestsellers for the week of May 23, 2021
  1. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy by Emmanuel Acho (NCDL), eAudio on order
  2. Willa of Dark Hollow by Robert Beatty (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  3. Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers by Michelle Obama (NCDL-eBook only)
  4. The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  5. The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  6. Wonder by R.J. Palacio (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  7. Refugee by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital, Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  8. Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston (NCDL, NC Kids Digital-eBook)
  9. Ground Zero by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  10. When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)

Young Adult Bestsellers

Young Adult Bestsellers for the week of May 23, 2021
  1. Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard (eAudio on order)
  2. Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo (eBook only)
  3. Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas
  4. Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
  5. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  6. Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
  7. Lore by Alexandra Bracken (Hoopla Digital), eAudio on order
  8. The Ones We're Meant to Find by Joan He (eAudio on order)
  9. Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
  10. Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare

Monthly Audio Fiction Bestsellers

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

  1. The Devil's Hand by Jack Carr
  2. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah (see above)
  3. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (see above)
  4. Ocean Prey by John Sandford
  5. A Gambling Man by David Baldacci (see above)
  6. The Terminal List by Jack Carr
  7. Sooley by John Grisham (see above)
  8. The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
  9. Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good by Timothy Zahn
  10. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  11. Later by Stephen King
  12. Win by Harlan Coben (eBook only)
  13. Bloodline by Will Wight (NA)
  14. True Believer by Jack Carr
  15. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

Monthly Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers

Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers for May 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. On the House by John Boehner
  4. The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell (see above)
  5. A Promised Land by Barack Obama
  6. Broken Horses by Brandi Carlile
  7. Broken by Jenny Lawson
  8. Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
  9. Think Again by Adam Grant
  10. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  11. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (eBook only)
  12. Untamed by Glennon Doyle (see above)
  13. The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson
  14. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  15. Beautiful Things by Hunter Biden