The King County Library System, one of the largest public library systems in America with a lot of avid readers among its patrons, has released its list of the five most popular books of 2016. The library measures popularity by the number of holds placed on a title.
The top four entries in this listing are for the current year:
- Best Books 2016 — Teen
- Best Books 2016 — Kids
- Best Books 2016 — Nonfiction
- Best Books 2016 — Fiction
And, in case you missed the entries for previous years, there are links for those here as well.
A list from book reviewers for The Seattle Times, divided into fiction and nonfiction sections.
The editors of The New York Times Book Review offer their choices as the year’s 10 best books, five fiction and five nonfiction.
The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s books editor of The New York Times Book Review.
© 2016 by Mary Daniels Brown