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Over 20 million items are circulated through our network of 92 libraries each year, and among those items there are both expected front-runners and a few interesting surprises every year. For your perusal, we've compiled lists of the top books checked out systemwide and in The Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island in 2015. Jodi Picoult's Leaving Time was the winner of the number one spot across the system. You can also check out this interactive map to see which title was number one at each of our branches:

Top 10 Books Systemwide

  1. Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
  2. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  3. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  4. NYPD Red 3 by Marshall Karp and James Patterson
  5. Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel
  6. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  7. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
  8. In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
  9. The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  10. Grey by E. L. James

Top 10 Books in the Bronx

  1. TASC: Test Assessing Secondary Completion: Strategies, Practice, & Review
  2. NYPD Red 3 by Marshall Karp and James Patterson
  3. Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
  4. Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel
  5. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  6. The Family Business 3 by Carl Weber
  7. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  8. Pegasus by Danielle Steel
  9. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  10. Grey by E.L. James

Top 10 Books in Manhattan

  1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  2. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  3. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
  4. Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
  5. The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  6. In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
  7. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
  8. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  9. NYPD Red 3 by Marshall Karp and James Patterson
  10. Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Top 10 Books in Staten Island

  1. NYPD Red 3 by Marshall Karp and James Patterson
  2. Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel
  3. Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
  4. Pegasus by Danielle Steel
  5. Country by Danielle Steel
  6. Undercover by Danielle Steel
  7. Hush by Karen Robards
  8. The Job 3 by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
  9. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  10. In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

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Lists by Category

Interesting. There's some books on here that I haven't heard of that I may check out (literally!). I'd love to see the top 10 books for Children and Young Adult, as well.

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

GREAT READ. HAD ME IN SUSPENSE TILL THE END. I THOUGHT IT WOULD TURN OUT DIFFERENTLY BUT IT TURNED OUT THE WAY IT WAS SUPPOSE 2. RECOMMEND 2 EVERY BOOK CLUB 2 PUT ON THEIR LIST.

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