02 June 2021 Blogs

May 2021 Top Titles at Public Libraries

Here are the top twenty titles public library patrons looked for in May 2021.

Summer is coming, and so are the books of summer! May saw popular new books from Laura Dave, Andy Weir, James Patterson, Jennifer Weiner and Maggie Shipstead. Georgia politician and voting-rights advocate Stacey Abrams, who had previously written under the pen name Selena Montgomery, released the legal thriller While Justice Sleeps. And Michael Lewis, the author of Moneyball and The Big Short, released the only non-fiction book on top-20: The Premonition, a narrative a "nonfiction thriller" on the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    1. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
    2. Sooley: A Novel by John Grisham
    3. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
    4. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    5. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
    6. 21st Birthday by James Patterson
    7. A Gambling Man by David Baldacci
    8. That Summer: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
    9. Ocean Prey by John Sandford
    10. While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams
    11. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
    12. Finding Ashley: A Novel by Danielle Steel
    13. The Newcomer by Mary Kay Andrews
    14. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
    15. The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth
    16. Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian
    17. The Premonition by Michael Lewis
    18. People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry
    19. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
    20. Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

May 2021 Top Titles

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