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Moray libraries' top 10 for 2015

Press release   •   Jan 11, 2016 08:45 GMT

Murder mystery and crime fiction have proved once again to be the most popular book choices by users of Moray Council libraries.

Top of the popularity list for 2015 was Stuart MacBride with his current north-east based detective Logan Macrae novel The Missing and The Dead.

Stuart has entertained readers and enthralled audiences during several visits to Moray libraries in recent years.

The year’s fictional top 10 among Moray borrowers:

1 The Missing and The Dead by Stuart MacBride

2 Personal by Lee Child

3 Gray Mountain by John Grisham

4 The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

5 Never Go Back by Lee Child

6 Private Vegas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

7 Standing In Another Man’s Grave by Iain Rankin

8 Die Again by Tess Gerritsen

9 Entry Island by Peter May

10 The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop

Non-fiction top 10:

1 H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

2 Where Memories Go by Sally Magnusson

3 There’s Something I’ve Been Dying To Tell You by Lynda Bellingham

4 A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen

5 Mary Berry Cooks – The Perfect Step by Step by Mary Berry

6 Save With Jamie: Shop Smart, Cook Clever, Waste Less by Jamie Oliver

7 Eat, Nourish, Glow by Amelia Freer

8 St Kilda: A People’s History by Roger Hutchinson

9 The Favoured Daughter by Fawzia Koofi

10 Scottish Baking by Sue Lawrence

Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 92,500 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live.

Headquartered in  Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray.

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