The Vancouver Public Library has just announced the most checked out books of 2015. It gives people a sense on what people are reading in one of the worlds most cosmopolitan cities One of the most interesting aspects about this list is that there is a lot of mysteries and thriller books. I think this is chiefly because authors tend to write these books in a series, and once a reader checks out one, they feel compelled to read the others.
Top 10 most checked-out fiction of 2015
- All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr (2015)
- As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, C. Alan Bradley (2015)
- Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn (2012)
- Life After Life, Kate Atkinson (2013)
- Sandman, Lars Kepler (2014)
- Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki (2013)
- Bones Never Lie, Kathy Reichs (2014)
- Luminaries, Eleanor Catton (2013)
- Ru, Kim Thuy (2012)
- Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan (2013)
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