LA Public Library’s Top Ten: November 2018

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 November:

Top 10 Books

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

2. Dark Sacred Night, Michael Connelly-

3. Lethal White, Robert Galbraith

4. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas

5. The Library Book, Susan Orlean

6. Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover

7. Past Tense, Lee Child

8. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, Jordan Peterson

9. In Pieces: A Memoir, Sally Field

10. Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House,
Omarosa Manigault Newman


Top 10 DVDs

1. Ocean’s 8

2. Solo: A Star Wars Story

3. Deadpool 2

4. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

5. Tag

6. Avengers: Infinity War

7. Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again

8. Ant-Man and the Wasp

9. Skyscraper

10. Rampage


Top 10 E-Books

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

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

3. Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

4Becoming, Michelle Obama

5. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood

6. Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover

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

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

9. Rich People Problems: Crazy Rich Asians Series, Book 3, Kevin Kwan

10. The Woman in the Window: A Novel, A.J. Finn

Top 10 Songs Downloaded via Freegal*

1. “The Big Unknown,” Sade

2. “A No No,” Mariah Carey

3. “Worst Nites,” Foster the People

4. “Chances,” Backstreet Boys

5.  “What Christmas Means to Me,” John Legend feat. Stevie Wonder

6. “Te Guste,” Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny

7. “Happy Now,” Kygo feat. Sandro Cavazza

8. “Merry Merry Christmas,” John Legend

9. “What’s On My Mind,” Barbra Streisand

10. “What the World Needs Now,” Barbra Streisand

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