LA Public Library’s Top Ten: February

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

Top 10 Books

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

Top 10 Books

  1. The Night Fire, Michael Connelly
  2. Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover
  3. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, Ronan Farrow
  4. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  5. Blue Moon, Lee Child
  6. The Library Book, Susan Orlean
  7. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell
  8. Inside Out: A Memoir, Demi Moore
  9. Three Women, Lisa Taddeo
  10. Criss Cross, James Patterson

Top 10 DVD

  1. Spider-man: Far From Home
  2. Men in Black: International
  3. The Lion King
  4. Toy Story 4
  5. Avengers: Endgame
  6. X-Men: Dark Phoenix
  7. Rocketman
  8. John Wick: Chapter 3, Parabellum
  9. Aladdin
  10. Yesterday

Top 10 E-Books

  1. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  2. The Night Fire: Renée Ballard Series, Book 3, Michael Connelly
  3. Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover
  4. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  5. The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  6. Blue Moon: Jack Reacher Series, Book 24, Lee Child
  7. The Dutch House: A Novel, Ann Patchett
  8. City of Girls: A Novel, Elizabeth Gilbert
  9. Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel, Celeste Ng
  10. Normal People, Sally Rooney

Top 10 Songs Downloaded via Freegal*

  1. “Senorita,” Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
  2. “Golden,” Harry Styles
  3. “Adore You,” Harry Styles
  4. “Adore You (mix),” Harry Styles
  5. “Cherry,” Harry Styles
  6. “Falling,” Harry Styles
  7. “Watermelon Sugar,” Harry Styles
  8. “Resentment,” Kesha feat. Sturgill Simpson, Brian Wilson and Wrabel
  9. “Sunflower, Vol. 6,” Harry Styles
  10. “Lights Up,” Harry Styles

* “Freegal” music via the Library lets users download and keep up to five songs a month – it’s seriously free and legal! Check it out at