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Top 10 most borrowed books revealed

Press release   •   Feb 03, 2019 10:00 GMT

LIBRARIES in Moray have revealed their top 10 most borrowed books of 2018.

Once again gritty crime and murder mystery fiction feature heavily. Retaining his spot at the top of the fiction selection is US author Lee Child with another of his Jack Reacher novels The Midnight Line. Scottish crime writers also feature with two appearances in the line-up from Stuart MacBride and Peter May, and an entry from the ever popular Ian Rankin with the Detective Inspector Rebus novel Rather Be The Devil

Fiction top ten 2018

1 The Midnight Line by Lee Child

2 I’ll Keep You Safe by Peter May

3 Now We Are Dead by Stuart MacBride

4 The Seagull by Ann Cleeves

5 Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin

6 The Sealwoman’s Gift by Sally Magnusson

7 Cast Iron by Peter May

8 One Kind Man by Anna Jacobs

9 A Dark So Deadly by Stuart MacBride

10 Coffin Road by Peter May

Non-fiction top ten 2018

1 Where Memories Go by Sally Magnusson

2 Border: a journey to the edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova

3 Moscow Calling; memoirs of a foreign correspondent by Angus Roxburgh

4 Please, Mister Postman by Alan Johnson

5 The Road To Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

6 When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

7 Fire and Fury: inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff

8 All That Remains: a life in death by Sue Black

9 5 Ingredients: quick and easy food by Jamie Oliver

10 All American Murder by James Patterson and Alex Abramovich

A wide variety of reading material is available from Moray Libraries, as well as audiobooks, eBooks and eAudiobook options. Moray Council's library service is free of charge to users.

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. Nestling between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands, Moray stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Brodie Castle in the west.  

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