Most popular eBooks and eAudiobooks 2012

What are the most popular items at Christchurch City Libraries? In an attempt to find out the answer, our staff have compiled reports on the most popular adult, children’s, young adult, e–audiobook and e–book titles.

Popularity has been calculated by the number of checkouts in 2012.

Top 20 eAudiobooks


  1. Cover of Catching FireThe hunger games Suzanne Collins
  2. Catching fire Suzanne Collins
  3. Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone J.K. Rowling
  4. Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
  5. Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling
  6. A dedicated man Peter Robinson
  7. Banged up Jeanne St. James
  8. Harry Potter and the goblet of fire J.K. Rowling
  9. Harry Potter and the deathly hallowsJ.K.Rowling
  10. Harry Potter and the chamber of secretsJ.K.Rowling
  11. War horse Michael Morpurgo
  12. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J.K. Rowling
  13. Harry Potter and the half-blood prince J.K. Rowling
  14. Trust no one Linda Sue Park
  15. Hot ice Nora Roberts
  16. The hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien
  17. The dead of night Peter Lerangis
  18. The art of hearing heartbeats Jan-Philipp Sendker
  19. Aegypt John Crowley
  20. The apothecary's daughter Charlotte Betts

Top 20 eBooks


  1. Cover of The Hunger GamesThe hunger games Suzanne Collins
  2. Catching fire Suzanne Collins
  3. Discover France
  4. The rogues of Regent Street 4-book bundle (The dangerous gentleman; The ruthless charmer; The beautiful stranger; The secret lover) Julia London
  5. Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
  6. Italy Lonely Planet
  7. The next always Nora Roberts
  8. Stand-in groom Suzanne Brockmann
  9. The fifth witness Michael Connelly
  10. Cover of The Rogues of Regent StreetThe Club Sharon Page
  11. Detective Inspector Huss Helene Tursten
  12. Sing you home Jodi Picoult
  13. Alfresco loving Roxanne Rhoads, J. Troy Seate, Giselle Renarde, Viva Jones, Landon Dixon
  14. The black echo Michael Connelly
  15. Body language Suzanne Brockmann
  16. Everyday, average Jones Suzanne Brockmann
  17. To tame a dangerous Lord Nicole Jordan
  18. Devilishly hot Kathy Love
  19. Discover Great Britain
  20. Man of my dreams Sherrilyn Kenyon, Maggie Shayne, Suzanne Forster, Virginia Kantra

See more annual lists of popular titles.

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