LA Public Library’s Top Ten: Apri 2019

Lists are courtesy Los Angeles Public Library, Central library downtown and 72 branches combined.

Here’s what LA was reading, watching and listening to in February:

Top 10 Books

1. Dark Sacred Night, Michael Connelly

2. Becoming, Michelle Obama

3. The Library Book, Susan Orlean

4. Past Tense, Lee Child

5. Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover

6. Fear: Trump in the White House, Bob Woodward

7. The Witch Elm, Tana French

8. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo

9. Lethal White, Robert Galbraith

10. The hate u give, Angie Thomas

Top 10 DVD

1. Mission Impossible: Fallout

2. Crazy Rich Asians

3. Ant-Man and the Wasp

4. The Predator

5. Venom

6. The Equalizer 2

7. Incredibles 2

8. The Meg

9. Skyscraper

10. The Spy Who Dumped Me

Top 10 E-Books

1. Becoming, Michelle Obama

2. The Library Book, Susan Orlean

3. Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover

4. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

5. Crazy Rich Asians: Crazy Rich Asians Series, Book 1, Kevin Kwan

6. Nine Perfect Strangers: A Novel, Liane Moriarty

7. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens

8. Dark Sacred Night: Renée Ballard Series, Book 2, Michael Connelly

9. China Rich Girlfriend: Crazy Rich Asians Series, Book 2, Kevin Kwan

10. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel, Gail Honeyman

Top 10 Songs Downloaded via Freegal*

1.“Walk Me Home,” P!nk

2. “Talk,” Khalid

3. “Preach,” John Legend

4.“Fire,” Sara Bareilles

5.“Almost (Sweet Music),” Hozier

6.“I Guess I Just Feel Like,” John Mayer

7.“Ready to Let Go,” Cage the Elephant

8.“Marry Me,” ARRY ME, Meghan Trainor

9.“Harmony Hall,” Vampire Weekend

10.“I’m Down,” Meghan Trainor

* “Freegal” music via the Library lets users download and keep up to five songs a month –
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