Digital Bestsellers

Bestselling Fiction and Nonfiction Titles that are available from one of the library’s digital collections: NC Digital Library (OverDrive or Libby), Hoopla Digital, or NC Kids Digital. If you aren’t using these resources yet, you’ll need to create a free account and sign on with your library card. For more information on how to start using these collections, call Readers' Services at 336.883.3638 or go to the Downloadable Titles page.

NEWS FOR DIGITAL READERS!

Hello again Digital Readers!

Libby users! Did you know that you can access the Libby platform in a web browser? The libbyapp website connects you to the North Carolina Digital Library on a Desktop/Laptop computer. If you like the features in the Libby app, you can enjoy the same experience while browsing on a computer!

There are still a few 7-Day Passes for "The Great Courses" available in October!

If you consider yourself a “lifelong learner”, you’ll be pleased to know that you can access The Great Courses streaming video courses for FREE from the Libby app! You’ll have access to The Great Courses  full catalog for one week by choosing Get a 7-Day Pass. Once your week is up, you can request another 7-Day Pass. We’re offering this service on a trial basis so if you’re interested, act soon. There are a limited number of 7-Day Passes each month! Preview the catalog of courses here. You can find The Great Courses under Extras on the Libby app. Accessing this streaming content doesn’t count against your regular book borrows.


Fiction Bestsellers

Bestselling fiction titles for the week of October 17, 2021
  1. The Wish by Nicholas Sparks
  2. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  3. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
  4. Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
  5. The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik
  6. The Jailhouse Lawyer by James Patterson and Nancy Allen
  7. Bewilderment by Richard Powers
  8. The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman (eBook on order)
  9. Billy Summers by Stephen King
  10. The Santa Suit by Mary Kay Andrews

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Bestselling nonfiction titles for the week of October 17, 2021
  1. Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa
  2. Vanderbilt by Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe
  3. American Marxism by Mark R. Levin
  4. No Cure for Being Human by Kate Bowler (eBook on order)
  5. The Baseball 100 by Joe Posnanski (audio on order)
  6. Unrequited Infatuations by Stevie Van Zandt
  7. Bourdain by Laurie Woolever
  8. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
  9. Rationality by Steven Pinker
  10. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

Children's Picture Book Bestsellers

Bestselling children's picture books for the week of October 17, 2021
  1. Change Sings by Amanda Gorman (NCDL & NC Kids-eAudio)
  2. Gustavo, the Shy Ghost by Flavia Z. Drago (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  3. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky by Jory John (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital)
  4. An Elephant and Piggie Biggie! Vol. 4 by Mo Willems (NA)
  5. The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  6. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  7. Time for School, Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  8. Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  9. Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  10. Pig the Monster by Aaron Blabey (NC Kids Digital), eBook only

Children's Series Bestsellers

Bestselling children's series for the week of October 17, 2021
  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL-eBook, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  2. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson (NCDL)
  3. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (NCDL & NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  4. The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  5. A Tale of Magic... by Chris Colfer (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  6. Percy Jackson & The Olympians by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  7. Awesome Friendly Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  8. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (NCDL)
  9. I Survived by Lauren Tarshis (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  10. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)

Middle Grade Bestsellers

Middle Grade Bestsellers for the week of October 17, 2021
  1. The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate diCamillo (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  2. Pony by R.J. Palacio (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital)
  3. The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities by Rick Riordan, et al (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital), eBook only
  4. Wonder by R.J. Palacio (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  5. Refugee by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital, Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  6. Ground Zero by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  7. We Are Family by LeBron James and Andrea Williams (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital-eAudio)
  8. Willodeen by Katherine Applegate (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  9. Beasts and Beauty by Soman Chainani (NCDL & NC Kids Digital-eAudio)
  10. Pax, Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)

Young Adult Bestsellers

Young Adult Bestsellers for the week of October 17, 2021
  1. Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber, audio on order
  2. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  3. Steelstriker by Marie Lu (on order)
  4. Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray
  5. Dark Rise by C.S. Pacat (on order)
  6. The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  7. Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
  8. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  9. Dear Evan Hansen: the Novel by Val Emmich with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
  10. Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Monthly Audio Fiction Bestsellers

Audio Fiction Bestsellers for October 2021
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty (see above)
  2. The Sandman: Act II by Neil Gaiman and Dirk Maggs (NA)
  3. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  4. Dune by Frank Herbert
  5. Billy Summers by Stephen King (see above)
  6. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (eBook only)
  7. Vince Flynn: Enemy at the Gates by Kyle Mills
  8. Forgotten in Death by J. D. Robb
  9. A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins
  10. The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell
  11. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  12. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  13. The Wisdom of Crowds by Joe Abercrombie
  14. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
  15. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Monthly Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers

Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers for October 2021
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa (see above)
  2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey (see above)
  3. A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century by Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein
  4. Vanderbilt by Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe (see above)
  5. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey (see above)
  6. You Got Anything Stronger? by Gabrielle Union with Kevin Carr O'Leary
  7. Based on a True Story by Norm MacDonald
  8. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  9. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  10. American Marxism by Mark R. Levin (see above)
  11. The Afghanistan Papers by Craig Whitlock
  12. Dopamine Nation by Anna Lembke
  13. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  14. A Promised Land by Barack Obama
  15. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (eBook only)