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Most borrowed books and authors in Plymouth

The latest Public Lending Right data was released today showing the most borrowed authors and books in UK public libraries. 

We thought we'd take a look at how Plymouth compares. As with the rest of the UK, thrillers are popular here.

In 2018 our most borrowed titles were a 50/50 split between adult and children's with Lee Child taking most of the top adult titles. 

  1. Midnight line - Lee Child
  2. Make me - Lee Child
  3. Old school - Jeff Kinney 
  4. Into the water - Paula Hawkins
  5. Oi Frog! - Kes Gray
  6. Open very carefully - Nicola O'Byrne
  7. Poo in the zoo - Steve Smallman
  8. No middle name: the complete collected short stories - Lee Child
  9. Princess and the giant - Caryl Hart
  10. Personal - Lee Child

There was also a 50/50 split between your favourite authors, with the top three matching the rest of the UK. . 

  1. James Patterson (adult) 
  2. Daisy Meadows (children's) 
  3. Julia Donaldson (children's)
  4. Adam Blade (children's)
  5. Anna Jacobs (adult) 
  6. Danielle Steel (adult) 
  7. Francesca Simon (children's)
  8. Lee Child (adult) 
  9. Nora Roberts (adult) 
  10. Jeanne Willis (children's) 

Download a list of the top 100 titles borrowed (csv)

Download a list of the top 100 authors (csv)

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