The top adult fiction checkout for the Downtown Library was The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave while 2 Sisters Detective Agency by James Patterson and Candice Fox was Ladd Library’s main attraction.
Patrons Downtown made Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover their top nonfiction checkout, keeping the title, which spent 132 consecutive weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List, popular in the Cedar Rapids area. Ladd patrons enjoyed How I Saved the World by Jesse Watters, a FOX journalist, more than any other nonfiction title.
Remaining popular for decades with spooky tales, R.L. Stine continues his popularity with a Halloween-appropriate top young adult fiction title Downtown. How to Be a Vampire was the top checkout there, while the 2010 release of The Emperor of Nihon-Ja in the Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan was popular at Ladd.
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney reigns supreme with the children of Cedar Rapids, and books from the series regular fill the top spot for children’s fiction titles. Double Down, the eleventh book in the series, was Downtown’s top pick, while the twelfth, The Getaway was most popular at Ladd.
Temperatures are dropping, and movie nights are in store with these DVDs! Patrons Downtown stayed up late waiting for the Great Pumpkin, while Ladd patrons sought out adventure with Black Widow from Marvel Studios.