LA Public Library’s Top Ten: July 2022

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

Library Top 10

Here are the top 10 books, CDs and DVDs loaned, the Los Angeles Public Library. (Physical books are now being listed as well as downloads, as the Library has begun a curbside delivery service, Library to Go, during the pandemic.)

Here are the results for May 2022.

Top 10 Books

  1. The Dark Hours, Michael Connely
  2. The Maid, Nita Prose
  3. The Investigator, John Sandford
  4. The Sea of Tranquility, Emily St. John Mandel
  5. Shadows Reel, C.J. Box
  6. Time Is a Mother, Ocean Vuong
  7. The Recovery Agent, Janet Evanovich
  8. Hello, Molly!, Molly Shannon
  9. Atomic Habits, James Clear
  10. I Was Better Last Night: A Memoir, Harvey Fierstein

Top 10 DVDs:

  1. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  2. House of Gucci
  3. The Matrix: Resurrections
  4. Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  5. Nightmare Alley
  6. The 355
  7. Marvel’s Eternals
  8. Dune
  9. West Side Story
  10. Scream 5

Top 10 E-Books:

  1. Book Lovers, Emily Henry
  2. The Paris Apartment: A Novel, Emily Henry
  3. Last Night at the Telegraph Club, Malinda Lo
  4. Malibu Rising: A Novel, Taylor Jenkins Reid
  5. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel, Taylor Jenkins Reid
  6. Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel, Celeste Ng
  7. The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel, Laura Dave
  8. Verity, Colleen Hoover
  9. Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel, Anthony Doerr
  10. The Midnight Library: A Novel, Matt Haig

Top 10 Songs


  1. “Age of Anxiety I,” Arcade Fire
  2. “End of The Empire I-III,” Arcade Fire
  3. “Age of Anxiety II (Rabbit Hole),” Arcade Fire
  4. “End of the Empire IV (Sagittarius A*),” Arcade Fire
  5. “Late Night Talking,” Harry Styles
  6. “Prelude,” Arcade Fire
  7. “As It Was,” Harry Styles
  8. “The Lightning I,” Arcade Fire
  9. “Unconditional I (Lookout Kid),” Arcade Fire
  10. “Music For a Sushi Restaurant,” Harry Styles