LA Public Library’s Top Ten: May 2024

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.)

Top 10 Books

  1. Atomic Habits, James Clear
  2. Splinters: Another Kind of Love Story, Leslie Jamison
  3. The Woman in Me, Britney Spears
  4. A Court of Thorns and Roses, Sarah Maas
  5. Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning, Liz Cheney
  6. I’m Glad My Mom Died, Jeannette McCurdy
  7. The House of Hidden Meanings, RuPaul
  8. The Fury, Alex Michaelides
  9. The Creative Act: A Way of Being, Rick Rubin
  10. A Court of Mist and Fury, Sarah Maas

Top 10 DVDs:

  1. Oppenheimer
  2. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
  3. The Holdovers
  4. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
  5. The Marvels
  6. Wonka
  7. Barbie
  8. A Haunting in Venice
  9. The Creator
  10. Dune

Top 10 E-Books:

  1. Happy Place, Emily Henry
  2. Fourth Wing, Rebecca Yarros
  3. The Women: A Novel, Kristin Hannah
  4. The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel, James McBride
  5. Iron Flame, Rebecca Yarros
  6. The Woman in Me, Britney Spears
  7. Tom Lake, Ann Patchett
  8. Love, Theoretically, Ali Hazelwood
  9. I’m Glad My Mom Died, Jennette McCurdy
  10. The Covenant of Water (Oprah’s Book Club), Abraham Verghese

Top 10 Songs

  1. “Texas Hold ’em,” Beyoncé
  2. “Doctor (Work It Out),” Pharrell Williams and Miley Cyrus
  3. “Flowers,” Miley Cyrus
  4. “Classical,” Vampire Weekend
  5. “Blackbird,” Beyoncé
  6. “Protector,” Beyoncé
  7. “Bodyguard,” Beyoncé
  8. “Been Like This,” Meghan Trainor and T-Pain
  9. “Capricorn,” Vampire Weekend
  10. “Jolene,” Beyoncé