Most popular fiction for adults 2013

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 fiction, non-fiction, childrens and young adult titles.

Popularity has been calculated by the number of holds placed in 2013.

  1. The LuminariesCover of The Luminaries Eleanor Catton
  2. Never Go Back Lee Child
  3. Gone Girl Gillian Flynn
  4. Life After Life Kate Atkinson
  5. And The Mountains Echoed Khaled Hosseini
  6. Inferno Dan Brown
  7. The Storyteller Jodi Picoult
  8. The Rosie Project Graeme C. Simsion
  9. The Cuckoo’s Calling Robert Galbraith
  10. Best Kept Secret Jeffrey Archer
  11. Whiskey Beach Nora Roberts
  12. The Perfect Hope Nora Roberts
  13. The Hit David G. Baldacci
  14. Bittersweet Colleen Mccullough
  15. A Game Of Thrones George R. R. Martin
  16. Six Years Harlan Coben
  17. Dark Witch Nora Roberts
  18. Saints Of The Shadow Bible Ian Rankin
  19. Sycamore Row John Grisham
  20. Forgive Me Lesley Pearse
  21. Police Jo Nesbø
  22. Just One Evil Act Elizabeth George
  23. Cover of Instructions for a heatwaveInstructions For A Heatwave Maggie O’Farrell
  24. King And Maxwell David G. Baldacci
  25. The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry Rachel Joyce
  26. Wrongful Death Lynda La Plante
  27. Vicious Circle Wilbur Smith
  28. The Accidental Husband Jane Green
  29. 12th Of Never James Patterson
  30. Gone James Patterson
  31. The Honey Queen Cathy Kelly
  32. Cross My Heart James Patterson
  33. The Gods Of Guilt Michael Connelly
  34. The Longest Ride Nicholas Sparks
  35. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
  36. Sense And Sensibility Joanna Trollope
  37. Alex Cross, Run James Patterson
  38. The Keeper Of Secrets Julie Thomas
  39. Dust Patricia Cornwell
  40. To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee
  41. Winners Danielle Steel
  42. Don’t Let Me Go Susan Lewis
  43. EyrieCover of Eyrie Tim Winton
  44. Bridget Jones Mad About The Boy Helen Fielding
  45. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window and disappeared Jonas Jonasson
  46. Calculated In Death J.D. Robb
  47. Thankless In Death J.D. Robb
  48. Life Of Pi A Novel Yann Martel
  49. Paris The Novel Edward Rutherfurd
  50. Longbourn Jo Baker
  51. The Rehearsal Eleanor Catton
  52. Private Berlin James Patterson
  53. Bones Of The Lost Kathy Reichs
  54. The House We Grew Up In Lisa Jewell
  55. The Kill Room Jeffery Deaver
  56. Don’t Want To Miss A Thing Jill Mansell
  57. Revenge Martina Cole
  58. W Is For Wasted Sue Grafton
  59. Wedding Night Sophie Kinsella
  60. Second Honeymoon James Patterson
  61. Five Days Douglas Kennedy
  62. Me before You Jojo Moyes
  63. A Week In Winter Maeve Binchy
  64. Fifty Shades Freed E.L. James
  65. The Husband’s Secret Liane Moriarty
  66. Until The End Of Time: A Novel Danielle Steel
  67. The Lost Boy Camilla Läckberg
  68. A Wanted Man Lee Child
  69. Cross And Burn Val McDermid
  70. Perfect Rachel Joyce
  71. The GoldfinchCover of The Goldfinch Donna Tartt
  72. Mistress James Patterson
  73. Doctor Sleep A Novel Stephen King
  74. First Sight Danielle Steel
  75. Merry Christmas, Alex Cross James Patterson
  76. The Hidden Cottage Erica James
  77. Girl Of Shadows Deborah Challinor
  78. Summer At The Lake Erica James
  79. Takedown Twenty Janet Evanovich
  80. The Truth About You Susan Lewis
  81. Fifty Shades Of Grey E.L. James
  82. Geronimo Stilton No. 2 The Secret Of The SphinxGeronimo Stilton
  83. The Broken Man Josephine Cox
  84. A Storm Of Swords George R. R. Martin
  85. The Winter Sea Di Morrissey
  86. Things We Never Say Sheila O’Flanagan
  87. Unseen Karin Slaughter
  88. The Casual Vacancy J. K. Rowling
  89. Touch & Go Lisa Gardner
  90. A French Affair Katie Fforde
  91. Flight Behavior: A Novel Barbara Kingsolver
  92. Heartbreak Hotel Deborah Moggach
  93. The Black Box Michael Connelly
  94. The White Princess Philippa Gregory
  95. Bertie’s Guide To Life And Mothers: A 44 Scotland Street NovelAlexander Mccall Smith
  96. The Host: A Novel Stephenie Meyer
  97. I Am Pilgrim Terry Hayes
  98. The Sins Of The Father Jeffrey Archer
  99. The Aftermath Rhidian Brook
  100. The Infinite Air Fiona Kidman
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