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Posted on: February 27, 2023

What is Chesterfield Reading?

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Curious about the most popular books at CCPL? Here are some of the top titles that were checked out in 2022 for adults, teens, and children. A mix of perennial favorites and more recently published books made it to the top of the circulation charts in Chesterfield County!

Adult Fiction

Adult Fiction favorites included an assortment of titles by perennially popular authors like David Baldacci and Lisa Gardner as well as some by debut authors, a few titles which grew in popularity through celebrity book clubs and social media buzz, and even one by a beloved country music icon: 

Run, Rose, Run

by Dolly Parton & James Patterson

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The Four Winds  

by Kristin Hannah 

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The Last Thing He Told Me : a novel

by Laura Dave

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One Step Too Far  

by Lisa Gardner 

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Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens 

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The Maid  

by Nita Prose 

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by Colleen Hoover 

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Dream Town  

by David Baldacci 

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It Ends with Us

by Colleen Hoover

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Sparring Partners  

by John Grisham 

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Young Adult

Intrigue and drama remain popular themes across the most in-demand young adult titles, including one by Ruta Sepetys, who was part of the 2019 CCPL author series.

A Court of Thorns and Roses 

by Sarah J. Maas

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The Lightning Thief

by Rick Riordan

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The Hunger Games  

by Suzanne Collins

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We Were Liars  

by E. Lockhart 

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A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

by Holly Jackson 

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Firekeeper's Daughter  

by Angeline Boulley

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I Must Betray You  

by Ruta Sepetys 

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by Stephanie Meyer 

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The Giver  

by Lois Lowry 

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The Outsiders  

by S.E. Hinton 

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Juvenile Fiction

The most popular juvenile fiction titles of 2022 included a wide-range of fiction genres filled with titles kids have been enjoying for decades and some new titles too.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid : Big Shot  

by Jeff Kinney 

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 

by J.K. Rowling 

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Dragons in a Bag

by Zetta Elliott 

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by Katherine Applegate 

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by Alan Gratz 

Refugee  style=width: 200px;

Saving Winslow  

by Sharon Creech 

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The Best of Iggy  

by Annie Barrows 

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Becoming Muhammad Ali: A Novel  

by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander 

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The Wild Robot  

by Peter Brown 

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