The Boston Public Library has announced the books most borrowed from the city library system in 2017:

Adult Books
10. “All The Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
9. “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood
8. “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett
7. “The Girls” by Emma Cline
6. “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty
5. “A Man Called Ove” by Frederik Backman
4. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance
3. “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead
2. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt
1. “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins

Teen Books:
10. “Hollow City” by Ransom Riggs
9. “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
8. “The Sun Is Also A Star” by Nicolav Yoon
7. “The Maze Runner” by James Dasher
6. “The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-time Indian” by Sherman Alexie
5. “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
4. “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green
3. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry
2. “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart
1. “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs

Children’s Books
(Note: This is the library’s categorization; some of these books should probably be listed as “teen.”)
10. “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Dr. Seuss
9. “Sisters” by Raina Telgemeier
8. “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss
7. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss
6. “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio
5. “Big Nate: A Good Old-fashioned Wedgie” by Lincoln Peirce
4. “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan
3. “A Big Guy Took My Ball!” by Mo Willems
2. “Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal” by Jeff Kinney
1. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

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