At the end of each year, the Boston Public Library releases its list of the year’s most borrowed books, offering a window into the year’s favorite reads.

Most borrowed adult books:

10. “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles, 2016
9. “Small Great Things: A Novel” by Jodi Picoult, 2016
8. “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of A Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance, 2016
7. “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty, 2016
6. “Origin: A Novel” by Dan Brown, 2017
5. “The Underground Railroad: A Novel” by Colson Whitehead, 2016
4. “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff, 2018
3. “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn, 2018
2. “Into the Water: A Novel” by Paula Hawkins, 2017
1. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng, 2017

Most borrowed teen books:

10. “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, 2008
9. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry, 1993\
8. “The Sun Is Also A Star” by Nicola Yoon, 2016
7. “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell, 2013
6. “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner, 2009
5. “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs, 2011
4. “Th1rteen R3asons Why: A Novel” by Jay Asher, 2007
3. “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart, 2014
2. “Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green, 2017
1. “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas, 2017

Most borrowed children’s books:

10: “Smile” by Raina Telgemeier, 2010
9. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss, 1960
8. “Dawn and the Impossible Three” by Gale Galligan, 2017
7. “The Sea of Monsters” by Rick Riordan, 2008
6. “Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever” by Jeff Kinney, 2011
5. “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle, 1962
4. “Sisters” by Raina Telgemeier, 2014
3. “My New Friend Is So Fun!” by Mo Willems, 2014
2. “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio, 2012
1. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling, 1998

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