Most Requested

Most Requested February

What are people reading across the city? This list is updated at the beginning of each month by tallying up holds placed over the past 30 days.

January 2024

*Updated February 1, 2024

#1 First Lie Wins

First Lie Wins, by Ashley Elston


  • This month: #1
  • Last month: N/A
  • Months in top 10: 1
  • Peak: #1 (1 month)

Evie Porter has everything a nice, Southern girl could want: a perfect, doting boyfriend, a house with a white picket fence and a garden, a fancy group of friends. The only catch: Evie Porter doesn't exist.

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#2 The Frozen River

The Frozen River, by Ariel Lawhon


  • This month: #2
  • Last month: N/A
  • Months in top 10: 1
  • Peak: #2

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia and Code Name Hélène comes a gripping historical mystery inspired by the life and diary of Martha Ballard, a renowned 18th-century midwife who defied the legal system and wrote herself into American history.

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#3 The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store, by James McBride


  • This month: #3
  • Last month: #1
  • Months in top 10: 3
  • Peak: #1 (1 month)

From James McBride, author of the bestselling Oprah’s Book Club pick Deacon King Kong and the National Book Award–winning The Good Lord Bird, a novel about small-town secrets and the people who keep them

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#4 Fourth Wing

Fourth Wing, by Rebecca Yarros


  • This month: #4
  • Last month: #2
  • Months in top 10: 6
  • Peak: #1 (1 month)

As war grows more deadly, Violet Sorrengail joins the elite Navarre: the dragon riders. But she'll need to keep her wits because once you enter the Basgiath War College, there are only two ways out: graduate or die.

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#5 The Women

The Women, by Kristin Hannah


  • This month: #5
  • Last month: N/A
  • Months in top 10: 2
  • Peak: #5

From the celebrated author of The Nightingale and The Four Winds comes Kristin Hannah's The Women--at once an intimate portrait of coming of age in a dangerous time and an epic tale of a nation divided.

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#6 Remarkably Bright Creatures

Remarkably Bright Creatures, by Shelby Van Pelt


  • This month: #6
  • Last month: N/A

For fans of A Man Called Ove, a charming, witty and compulsively readable exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope that traces a widow's unlikely connection with a giant Pacific octopus.

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Funny STory

Funny Story, by Emily Henry


  • This month: #7
  • Last month: N/A
  • Months in top 10: 1
  • Peak: #7

A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Henry.

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#8 Lessons in Chemistry

Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus


  • This month: #8
  • Last month: #4
  • Months in top 10: 22
  • Peak: #1 (3 months)

Meet Elizabeth Zott: a one-of-a-kind scientist in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show in this novel that is irresistible, satisfying and full of fuel. It reminds you that change takes time and always requires heat.

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#9 None of this is true

None of This is True, by Lisa Jewell


  • This month: #9
  • Last month: #5
  • Months in top 10: 6
  • Peak: #3

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author known for her "superb pacing, twisted characters, and captivating prose", Lisa Jewell returns with a scintillating new psychological thriller about a woman who finds herself the subject of her own popular true crime podcast

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#10 Demon Copperhead

Demon Copperhead, by Barbara Kingsolver


  • This month: #10
  • Last month: #8
  • Months in top 10: 10
  • Peak: #2

From the acclaimed author of The Poisonwood Bible and The Bean Trees, a brilliant novel that enthralls, compels, and captures the heart as it evokes a young hero's unforgettable journey to maturity.

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