February 27, 2024

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The Boston Public Library launched high 5 lists for each open department all through town.

The West Finish department of the Boston Public Library. Craig F. Walker/Boston Globe

Now that the yr is drawing to an in depth, the Boston Public Library is releasing its record of the books that had been hottest with patrons in 2023. 

Along with the principle record of the highest 10 books throughout all BPL areas, the library additionally broke down knowledge for fashionable titles in numerous alternative ways. The BPL lended out 5.5 million bodily and digital gadgets this yr to greater than 6 million individuals. Library employees compiled lists of their favorites, grownup books, teen books, and juvenile books, which could be discovered on-line. 

The highest 5 titles at every of the BPL’s 22 open branches could be discovered beneath.

Adams Road

  1. “Small Mercies,” by Dennis Lehane
  2. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver
  3. “It Begins with Us,” by Colleen Hoover
  4. “Our Lacking Hearts,” by Celeste Ng
  5. “Jessi’s Secret Language,” by Chan Chau

Brighton

  1. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  2. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  3. “I’m Glad My Mother Died,” by Jennette McCurdy
  4. “Carrie Soto is Again,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  5. “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Central Library in Copley Sq.

  1. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  2. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  3. “I’m Glad My Mother Died,” by Jennette McCurdy
  4. “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  5. “Carrie Soto is Again,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Charlestown

  1. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  2. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  3. “It Begins with Us,” by Colleen Hoover
  4. “Small Mercies,” by Dennis Lehane
  5. “Pineapple Road,” by Jenny Jackson

Chinatown

  1. “Diary of a Wimpy Child,” by Jeff Kinney
  2. “Canine Man: Mothering Heights,” by Dav Pilkey
  3. “Crying in H Mart,” by Michelle Zauner
  4. “Chang gong zhu,” by Moshubai
  5. “Hua qian jin,” by Weiman

Codman Sq.

  1. “Canine Man,” by Dav Pilkey
  2. “Canine Man: Brawl of the Wild,” by Dav Pilkey
  3. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  4. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver
  5. “Our Lacking Hearts,” by Celeste Ng

Connolly

  1. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  2. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  3. “Remarkably Vibrant Creatures,” by Shelby Van Pelt
  4. “Olga Dies Dreaming,” by Xochitl Gonzalez 
  5. “Small Mercies,” by Dennis Lehane

East Boston

  1. “Smile,” by Raina Telgemeier
  2. “Jessi’s Secret Language,” by Chan Chau
  3. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  4. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  5. “Diary of a Wimpy Child: Huge Shot,” by Jeff Kinney

Egleston Sq.

  1. “The Switcheroo Rescue!,” by FGTeeV
  2. “Canine Man,” by Dav Pilkey
  3. “Diary of a Wimpy Child,” by Jeff Kinney
  4. “Canine Man: Lord of the Fleas,” by Dav Pilkey
  5. “Canine Man Unleashed,” by Dav Pilkey

Fields Nook

  1. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  2. “Cat Child Comedian Membership: On Function,” by Dav Pilkey
  3. “Canine Man,” by Dav Pilkey
  4. “Diary of a Wimpy Child: Wrecking Ball,” by Jeff Kinney
  5. “Yellowface,” by R. F. Kuang

Grove Corridor

  1. “Captain Underpants and the Huge, Unhealthy Battle of the Booger Boy, Half 2: The Revenge of the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers,” by Dav Pilkey
  2. “Karen’s College Image,” by Katy Farina
  3. “Sisters,” by Raina Telgemeier
  4. “White Fragility: Why It’s So Arduous for White Individuals to Speak About Racism,” by Robin DiAngelo
  5. “Diary of a Wimpy Child: Huge Shot,” by Jeff Kinney

Honan-Allston

  1. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  2. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver
  3. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  4. “Belief,” by Hernán Díaz
  5. “Small Mercies,” by Dennis Lehane

Decrease Mills

  1. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  2. “Small Mercies,” by Dennis Lehane
  3. “Canine Man: Lord of the Fleas,” by Dav Pilkey
  4. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  5. “Canine Man: A Story of Two Kitties,” by Dav Pilkey

Mattapan

  1. “Cat Child Comedian Membership: On Function,” by Dav Pilkey
  2. “Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Rest room 2000: The Eleventh Epic Novel,” by Dav Pilkey
  3. “Jessi’s Secret Language,” by Chan Chau
  4. “Cat Child Comedian Membership: Collaborations,” by Dav Pilkey
  5. “Canine Man,” by Dav Pilkey

North Finish

  1. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  2. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  3. “Carrie Soto is Again,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  4. “Joyful Place,” by Emily Henry
  5. “Mad Honey,” by Jodi Picoult

Parker Hill

  1. “I’m Glad My Mother Died,” by Jennette McCurdy
  2. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  3. “Crying in H Mart,” by Michelle Zauner
  4. “Canine Man: Fetch-22,” by Dav Pilkey
  5. “Canine Man: Mothering Heights,” by Dav Pilkey

Roslindale

  1. “I Actually Like Slop!,” by Mo Willems
  2. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  3. “Are You Able to Play Exterior?,” by Mo Willems
  4. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver
  5. “My New Buddy is So Enjoyable!,” by Mo Willems

Roxbury

  1. “Canine Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls,” by Dav Pilkey
  2. “Smile,” by Raina Telgemeier
  3. “Jessi’s Secret Language,” by Chan Chau
  4. “Canine Man: A Story of Two Kitties,” by Dav Pilkey
  5. “Canine Man,” by Dav Pilkey

South Boston

  1. “Carrie Soto is Again,” by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  2. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” byGabrielle Zevin
  3. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  4. “Joyful Place,” by Emily Henry
  5. “It Begins with Us,” by Colleen Hoover

Uphams Nook

  1. “The Fantasy of Regular: Trauma, Sickness, and Therapeutic in a Poisonous Tradition,” by Gabor Maté 
  2. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  3. “The Maid,” by Nita Prose
  4. “Poverty, By America,” by Matthew Desmond
  5. “I’m Glad My Mother Died,” by Jennette McCurdy

West Finish

  1. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin
  2. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  3. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver
  4. “Hey Lovely,” by Ann Napolitano
  5. “Spare,” by Prince Harry,  Duke of Sussex

West Roxbury

  1. “Classes in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus
  2. “Small Mercies,” by Dennis Lehane
  3. “I Actually Like Slop!,” by Mo Willems
  4. “Somebody Else’s Sneakers,” by Jojo Moyes
  5. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin