Check It Out: Lansdale's Top Reads

The most popular eBooks, DVDs and novels at the Lansdale Library from June 18 to June 30

Here's a breakdown of the most popular books and DVDs checked out from the  since June 18, courtesy of director Tom Meyer and reference librarian Beth Moser.

Remember: Residents can sign up for a library card for free. Out-of-borough residents pay $35 a year for membership.

Non-residents can also join MCLINC for free. Many libraries in Montgomery County participate in the MCLINC program including Wissahickon (Blue Bell, Ambler)Indian Valley (Telford) and Norristown. MCLINC provides bookmobile service to many places in the townships surrounding Lansdale.

eBooks are now available at http://lansdalelibrary.lib.overdrive.com/

Meyer said students' summer reading for school has begun, with popular check outs of "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd; "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Remarque; and "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

June 25 - June 30

eBooks available at http://lansdalelibrary.lib.overdrive.com

Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle by E.L. James

10 Trick-or-Treaters by Janet Schulman

The Unholy by Heather Graham

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Sh*t Happens by Deborah Lazarus


Rental Fiction (Bestsellers)

The Innocent by David Baldacci (FIC BALDACCI)

The Wrong Man by David Ellis (FIC ELLIS)

The Expats by Chris Pavone (FIC PAVONE)


Adult Fiction

The Affair by Lee Child (FIC CHILD)

The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly (FIC CONNELLY)

Micro by Michael Crichton (FIC CRICHTON)

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (FIC KIDD)

When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenewaldt (FIC SCHOENE)


Adult Nonfiction

ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) (355.007 KAPLAN)

Atlas of Human Anatomy by Enrico Rigutti (612 ATLAS)

Backyard Composting from Harmonious Press (631.8 HAR)

100 Things Phillies Fans Should Know and Do . . .  by Bill Baer (796.357 BAER)

Arguably [essays] by Christopher Hitchens (814.54 HITCHENS)


Children’s Easy (Picture Books)

Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss (E S)

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss (E S)

The Deer in the Wood by Laura Ingalls Wilder (E W)


Children’s Fiction

Dark River by Erin Hunter (JUV FIC HUNTER)

The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis (JUV FIC LEWIS)

Pirates Past Noon by Mary Pope Osborne (JUV FIC OSBORNE)

Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot by Dav Pilkey (JUV FIC PILKEY)

The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket (JUV FIC SNICKET)


Young Adult (Teen) Fiction

Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender (YA FIC ALENDER)

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (YA FIC COLLINS)

Middle School, Get Me Out of Here! By James Patterson (YA FIC PATTERS)



Extremely loud & incredibly close

War Horse

June 18 - June 23


The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by JulesVerne retold by Lisa Church

Beach Season by Lisa Jackson


Rental Fiction (Bestsellers)

At the Mercy of the Queen by Anne C Barnhill (FIC BARNHILL)

Agony of the Leaves by Laura Childs (MYS FIC CHILDS)

The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey (FIC LIVESEY)

Crystal Gardens by Amanda Quick (FIC QUICK)


Adult Fiction

 Zero Day by David Baldacci (FIC BALDACCI)

Tom Clancy’s Net Force by Tom Clancy (FIC CLANCY)

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (FIC KIDD)

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque (FIC REMARQ)

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (FIC STEINBECK)


Adult Nonfiction

Ameritopia by Mark Levin (320.973 LEVIN)

Almost Vegetarian by Diana Shaw (641.635 SHAW)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (973.2092 FRANKL)


Children’s Easy (Picture Books)

 Berenstain Bears Catch the Bus by Stan Berenstain (E B)

Heavy-Duty Trucks by Joyce Milton (E M)

Flint Saves the Day by Michael Teitelbaum (E T)


Children’s Fiction

The Fourth Apprentice by Erin Hunter (JUV FIC HUNTER)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (JUV FIC KINNEY)

Junie B Jones & her Big Fat Mouth by Barbara Park (JUV FIC PARK)

Beyond the Grave by Jude Watson (JUV FIC WATSON)


Young Adult (Teen) Fiction

Among the Impostors by Margaret Haddix (YA FIC HADDIX)

Middle School, the Worst Years . . . by James Patterson (YA FIC PATTERS)

All I Want is Everything by Cecily Von Ziegesar (YA FIC VON ZIEGE)



Alice in Wonderland

 Breaking Dawn


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