What Is Fauquier County Reading?

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The lists start to appear in December and become more prevalent by early January: Favorite books of the year, the year’s best sellers, the best book of the year. The list of lists goes on and on.

Have you ever wondered what the most popular books are where you live? The following are the most popular books of 2018 in Fauquier County, based on checkouts throughout the year.  Is your favorite on the list?

 Top 10 Adult Titles (Print & CD)Man with hands clasped behind back - cover image of Gentleman in Moscow

  1. A Gentleman in Moscow”  by Amor Towles
  2. Y Is for Yesterday” by Sue Grafton
  3. End Game” by David Baldacci
  4. The Fix” by David Baldacci
  5. Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate
  6. Camino Island” by John Grisham
  7. Telling Tales” by Ann Cleeves
  8. The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn
  9. Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  10. Hardcore Twenty-Four” by Janet Evanovich

Top 5 Juvenile Titles (Print & CD Book)young boy wearing astronaut helmet - cover of book Wonder

  1. Wonder” by R.J. Palacio
  2. Fly Guy’s Ninja Christmas” by Tedd Arnold
  3. Don’t let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” by Mo Willems
  4. A Big Guy Took my Ball!” by Mo Willems; “A Tale of two Kitties” by Dav Pilkey [tied]
  5. The 13-Story Treehouse” by Andy Griffiths; “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down” by Jeff Kinney [tied]


Top 5* YA Titles (Print & CD Book)Illustration of three teens walking across stage - book cover of "drama"

  1. Drama” by Raina Telgemeier; “The Invaders” by John Flanagan [tied]
  2. Crown of Midnight: A Throne of Glass Novel” by Sarah J. Maas; “The Mark of Athena” by Rick Riordan; “The Titan’s Curse” by Rick Riordan [tied]
  3. The House of Hades” by Rick Riordan (fiction)
  4. The Ghostfaces” by John Flanagan; “House Arrest” by K.A. Holt; “The Kings of Clonmel” by John Flanagan; “The Last Olympian” by Rick Riordan; “The Lost Hero” by Rick Riordan; “One of us Is Lying” by Karen M. McManus; “The Ruins of Gorlan” by John Flanagan [tied]
  5. The Dark Prophecy” by Rick Riordan; “Erak’s Ransom” by John Flanagan; “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner [tied]

Top 10 e-books (e-book and e-audio)Wooden bridge - cover image of book Camino Island

  1. Camino Island” by John Grisham
  2. Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate; “The Midnight Line: Jack Reacher Series, Book 22” by Lee Child [tie]
  3. Origin” by Dan Brown
  4. The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham
  5. The Fix: Amos Decker Series, Book 3” by David Baldacci
  6. End Game: Will Robie Series, Book 5” by David Baldacci
  7. Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty
  8. Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  9. Small Great Things” by Jodi Picoult; “The 17th Suspect: Women’s Murder Club Series, Book 17” by James Patterson [tie]
  10. Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins

You can check out these popular items at your local library, or place a hold, renew materials or just browse the catalog.

Lisa Pavlock, Public Information Coordinator, Fauquier County Public Library

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