May 25, 2024

LibraryKing County Public Library and the Seattle Public Library systems lead the nation in patrons’ checkout of e-books. King Country had an incredible 1.3 million checkouts last year. So what were the most popular books in e-book and print?

Writer Mary Ann Gwinn found some interesting tidbits about reader preferences:

For 2012, here were the top five e-books: “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James, “The Litigators” by John Grisham, “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson and“Explosive Eighteen” by Janet Evanovich.

Read the full article and learn how print books checkouts were entirely different.

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