Digital Bestsellers

Bestselling Fiction and Nonfiction Titles that are available from one of the library’s digital collections: NC Digital Library & NC Kids Digital Library (both accessed through Libby) or Hoopla Digital. If you aren’t using these resources yet, you’ll need to create a free account and sign on with your library card. For more information on how to start using these collections, call Readers' Services at 336.883.3638 or go to the Downloadable Titles page.

NEWS FOR DIGITAL READERS!

The digital collections are always available, even when the library is closed! Be sure to browse Libby and Hoopla Digital for great reads and listens! If you need help, just go over to our Downloadable Titles page for great help resources.

OVERDRIVE/LIBBY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Announcing our newest service...Kanopy! Using your High Point Public Library card, you can now access the Kanopy streaming service. With an expertly curated collection of narrative and documentary films we think you’ll enjoy, we’re pleased to bring this streaming service to our community.  Go to Kanopy (or the Libby app, under Extras) to get started today.

If you use the OverDrive app and want to switch to Libby, we are here to help! Reach out to Julie at julie.raynor@highpointnc.gov and she'll arrange a one-on-one help session at your convenience (in person or over the phone). The OverDrive app will be phased out at the end of April 2023, so don't wait! We think you'll love the features in Libby. To try it out, go to: https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/. If you'd like a one-on-one help session learning about Libby, contact Julie.

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HOOPLA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hoopla Digital's Winter 2023 Spotlight Selection is Widowland by C.J. Carey. Borrow this title from Hoopla Digital in both eBook and Audiobook formats. Go to Hoopla Book Club Hub for additional information and participate in discussions with other readers!

And, Hoopla's Flex Borrows are available all the time and the list of titles is growing!! In addition to the 3 hoopla Instant borrows you receive each month with your High Point Library card, you now will have 20 hoopla Flex borrows you can use on the specially marked hoopla Flex eBooks and Audiobooks (circle arrows). Here's the list of almost 2000 titles to choose from! And, when you're searching, watch the Availability filter! Make sure All titles in catalog is selected, so you can see all titles by an author, not just what's available.

If you need help getting started with these or any digital offerings, contact Julie at julie.raynor@highpointnc.gov.

Fiction Bestsellers

Bestselling fiction titles for the week of January 22, 2023
  1. Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  2. The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes
  3. Without a Trace by Danielle Steel
  4. The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham
  5. Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
  6. Fairy Tale by Stephen King
  7. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
  8. Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan
  9. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  10. Babel by R.F. Kuang

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Bestselling nonfiction titles for the week of January 22, 2023
  1. The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama
  2. I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy
  3. Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry
  4. An Immense World by Ed Yong
  5. The Revolutionary by Stacy Schiff
  6. The Song of the Cell by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  7. Surrender by Bono
  8. Myth America edited by Kevin M. Kruse and Julian E. Zelizer
  9. The Myth of Normal by Gabor Mate with Daniel Mate
  10. And There Was Light by Jon Meacham

Children's Picture Book Bestsellers

Bestselling children's picture books for the week of January 22, 2023
  1. Little Blue Truck's Valentine by Alice Schertle (NCDL, NC Kids DigitalHoopla Digital), eBook only
  2. The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  3. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital)
  4. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  5. The Sour Grape by Jory John (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  6. How to Catch a Loveosaurus by Alice Walstead (Hoopla-eBook)
  7. Grumpy Monkey Valentine Gross-Out by Suzanne Lang (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  8. Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (NCDL & NC Kids Digital-eAudio)
  9. Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend by Alice Schertle and Jill McElmurry (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  10. I'm So Glad You Were Born by Ainsley Earhardt (NCDL & NC Kids Digital-eAudio)

Children's Series Bestsellers

Bestselling children's series for the week of January 22, 2023
  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  2. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson (NCDL)
  3. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  4. The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (NCDL)
  5. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (NCDL)
  6. The Summer I Turned Pretty Trilogy by Jenny Han (NCDL)
  7. Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  8. Folk of the Air by Holly Black (NCDL)
  9. Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  10. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)

Middle Grade Bestsellers

Middle Grade Bestsellers for the week of January 22, 2023
  1. Wonder by R.J. Palacio (NCDL & NC Kids Digital-eBook)
  2. The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America's Test Kitchen Kids (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  3. Two Degrees by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital-eBook & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  4. Odder by Katherine Applegate (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  5. The Door of No Return by Kwame Alexander (NCDL)
  6. Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  7. A Rover's Story by Jasmine Warga (NCDL & NC Kids Digital-eAudio)
  8. The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  9. Warriors: A Starless Clan: Sky by Erin Hunter (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  10. Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)

Young Adult Bestsellers

Young Adult Bestsellers for the week of January 22, 2023
  1. The Stolen Heir by Holly Black
  2. Nick and Charlie by Alice Oseman (Hoopla-eAudio)
  3. Song of Silver, Flame Light Night by Amelie Wen Zhao
  4. Five Survive by Holly Jackson
  5. The First to Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  6. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  7. Lightlark by Alex Aster (Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  8. Long Live the Pumpkin Queen by Shea Ernshaw (Hoopla Digital)
  9. Bloodmarked by Tracy Deonn
  10. Family of Liars by E. Lockhart

Monthly Audio Fiction Bestsellers

Audio Fiction Bestsellers for January 2023
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Fairy Tale by Stephen King (see above)
  2. Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (see above)
  3. It Starts with Us by Colleen Hoover
  4. The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham (see above)
  5. Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver (see above)
  6. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
  7. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (see above)
  8. Verity by Colleen Hoover (NA)
  9. Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan (see above)
  10. Desert Star by Michael Connelly
  11. Tom Clancy: Red Winter by Marc Cameron
  12. Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
  13. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  14. Failure Mode by Craig Alanson (NA)
  15. A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny

Monthly Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers

Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers for January 2023
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. The Light We Carry by Michelle Obama (see above)
  2. I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy (see above)
  3. Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry (see above)
  4. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  5. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  6. Surrender by Bono ( see above)
  7. Finding Me by Viola Davis
  8. The Myth of Normal by Gabor Mate with Daniel Mate (see above)
  9. Starry Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  10. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey (Hoopla Digital)
  11. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  12. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  13. And There Was Light by Jon Meacham (see above)
  14. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (eBook only)
  15. An Immense World by Ed Yong (see above)