Most popular reads of 2015

Wednesday 13 January 2016

It was no surprise that Tasman District Libraries'most popular author in 2015 was Lee Child. He was closely followed by Jodi Picoult. You also kept on reading Eleanor Catton's prize-winning novel The Luminaries.

Other favourites were Deborah Challinor's The Silk Thief, Katie Fforde's A French Affair and David Baldacci's The Forgotten.

Most popular DVD was the movie The Book Thief, based on Markus Zusak's novel, closely followed by Scandinavian thriller TV series The Bridge.

Local Takaka author Robbie Robilliard took out the most popular non-fiction spot with Hard Country, the story of life on a rugged Golden Bay farm. Cooking and biographies figured strongly in your other favourite non-fiction reads.

If you're looking for new authors to read this year check out our new e-resource Who else writes like ...? Or ask our helpful staff on your next visit to your local library. Make 2016 a year of exploring new worlds through reading.

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