As we’re wrapping up 2020, you may be curious which titles your friends and neighbors were checking out most this year from the library. 

Well, we ran reports and crunched the numbers to discover the most popular books for adults and children of 2020. Making the list are some great titles from our favorite authors as well as new names in writing. 

If you’re not sure which book to pick up next, take a look at this list and let your community suggest your next read! 

 

Top 10 Adult Fiction

 

  1. Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane
  2. The Country Guesthouse” by Robyn Carr
  3. The Family Upstairs” by Lisa Jewell 
  4. Eight Perfect Murders” by Peter Swanson
  5. Long Bright River” by Liz Moore
  6. A Minute to Midnight” by David Baldacci
  7. The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides 
  8. Pray for Silence” by Linda Castillo
  9. The 19th Christmas” by James Patterson 
  10. The 20th Victim” by James Patterson

 

Top 10 Youth Fiction

 

  1. The Mixed-Up Monster” by Ximena Hastings
  2. Big Nate on a Roll” by Lincoln Pierce
  3. Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000” by Dav Pilkey
  4. Dog Man Unleashed” by Dav Pilkey
  5. Into the Wild” by Erin Hunter
  6. Tales from a Not-so-Best Friend Forever” by Rachel Renée Russell
  7. Big Nate Blasts Off” by Lincoln Pierce
  8. Brawl of the Wild” by Dav Pilkey
  9. Cabin Fever” by Jeff Kinney
  10. The Meltdown” by Jeff Kinney

Posted on December 28, 2020

by Holly Trott

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Holly Trott

Holly Trott

Holly is the Collection Management Librarian at LPCPL and contributes to the library’s Social Media presence. She enjoys reading everything from Science Fiction and Fantasy to Historical Nonfiction. When she’s not reading, she also enjoys kayaking, video games, eating pizza, and following politics.
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