Brighton Library Highlights the 2012 Most Read Books

This list includes adult, teen, and youth titles that you will want to read.

Welcome the New Year and the winter season ahead with a sampling of the most frequently checked out books at the Brighton District Library. This listing highlights what YOU, our library patrons, found fascinating, stimulating, humorous, shocking, and unforgettable in 2012. Listed below are the most read book titles for adult fiction, adult non-fiction, teen fiction, and youth fiction. Visit our website brightonlibrary.info, click on library catalog, then enter the title to read a complete review of each book, or stop by the library for some one-on-one help.

Adult Fiction

Fiction: Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult

Mystery: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Mystery: Private #1 Suspect by James Patterson

Mystery/Thriller: The Innocent by David Baldacci

Romance: 50 Shades of Grey by E.L. James


Adult Non-Fiction

Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish For Our Daughter by Jeffery Zaslow

Quiet:The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Wild:From Lost To Found On the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed



Realistic Fiction: Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Fantasy Fiction: Enchantress by Michael Scott

Fantasy Fiction: City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Science Fiction: Cinder, Book One: The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Science Fiction: Million Suns by Beth Revis

Dystopian Fiction: Insurgent by Veronica Roth



Realistic Fiction: Mckenna Ready to Fly by Mary Casanova

Middle Grade Adventure: Never Say Genius by Dan Gutman

Middle Grade Mystery: Humming Room by Ellen Potter

Graphic Novel: Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan by Maxwell Eaton

Picture Book: Duckling Gets a Cookie by Mo Willems

Tanya Smith December 24, 2012 at 05:11 PM
I'd like to add The Calendar Begins (A 12-21-12 Novella) by T. Lee Cook is awesome. There is a group of us reading it right now on e-book. Will be discussing soon. It falls into YA. It's a mystery, action, adventure, a mix of characters from youth to adult. Great read.


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