This summer's most popular books

It's the first day of fall and well, in Houston, it's still summer! But before long, the mornings will get a bit cooler, the evenings a bit nippy. So let's talk about this summer's most popular books. It seems most of us are anxiously waiting to see the movie version of Girl on the Train as it was the most popular fiction book at HPL this summer - it was checked out (or renewed) 214 times between June and August. Zane's Vengeance was the runner up with 171 checkouts. The other titles rounding off the top 10 include James Patterson's 15th Affair and The Games, Kristin Hannah's Nightingale, Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler and various Spanish novellas. 










All of the books mentioned above were also on this summer's New York Times Fiction Bestseller list. Here are a few more: 

And here are this summer's most popular nonfiction books according to the New York Times Nonfiction Bestseller list:

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Wishing you PSL-infused and sweater+scarf muffled reading adventures this fall!
Saima K., HPL Librarian



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