Most Borrowed Titles in 2010

January 12th, 2011

Details of the 100 most borrowed titles for PLR Year 2010 can be found here. The most borrowed lists of titles and authors are based on all the books loaned by public libraries, so that includes authors who are registered with PLR as well as others who are not registered or who are not eligible to register.

PLR: Top 100 Most Borrowed Titles 2010
Position Title Author/Contributor
1 Official Driver Theory Test Road Safety Authority /Prometric Ireland Ltd
2 Brooklyn Colm Toibin
3 The Girl with the dragon tattoo Stieg Larsson
4 The boy in the striped pyjamas John Boyne
5 Harry Potter and the deathly hallows J.K. Rowling
6 Twilight Stephenie Meyer
7 The lost symbol Dan Brown
8 The girl who kicked the hornets’ nest Stieg Larsson
9 Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone J.K. Rowling
10 The BFG Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
11 Fantastic Mr Fox Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
12 Horrid Henry and the bogey babysitter Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
13 Once in a lifetime Cathy Kelly
14 Horrid Henry and the football fiend Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
15 The return journey Maeve Binchy
16 The secret scripture Sebastian Barry
17 Horrid Henry’s stinkbomb Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
18 The girl who played with fire Stieg Larsson
19 Horrid Henry and the mega-mean time machine Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
20 Let the great world spin Colum McCann
21 Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban J.K. Rowling
22 New moon Stephenie Meyer
23 The Twin Gerbrand Bakker
24 The brightest star in the sky Marian Keyes
25 Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets J.K.Rowling
26 Happy ever after Patricia Scanlan
27 George’s marvellous medicine Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
28 Horrid Henry gets rich quick Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
29 Harry Potter and the half-blood Prince J.K. Rowling
30 The Witches Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
31 The Twits Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
32 Horrid Henry tricks the tooth fairy Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
33 Horrid Henry’s underpants Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
34 Eclipse Stephenie Meyer
35 Horrid Henry meets the Queen Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
36 Horrid Henry’s Christmas cracker Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
37 Candyfloss Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
38 Horrid Henry and the mummy’s curse Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
39 Breaking dawn Stephenie Meyer
40 Lessons in heartbreak Cathy Kelly
41 Horrid Henry’s haunted house Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
42 The scarecrow Michael Connelly
43 James and the giant peach Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
44 Heart and soul Maeve Binchy
45 Horrid Henry v Moody Margaret Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
46 Horrid Henry’s revenge Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
47 Horrid Henry’s nits Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
48 Under the hawthorn tree Marita Conlon-McKenna
49 A thousand splendid suns Khaled Hosseini
50 My sister Jodie Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
51 The lovely bones Alice Sebold
52 The perfect man Sheila O’Flanagan
53 Horrid Henry robs the bank Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
54 Skulduggery Pleasant Derek Landy
55 Horrid Henry and the abominable snowman Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
56 Harry Potter and the order of the phoenix J.K. Rowling
57 The magic finger Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
58 Nine dragons Michael Connelly
59 Horrid Henry and the secret club Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
60 Handle with care Jodi Picoult
61 The secret Rhonda Byrne
62 Horrid Henry’s evil enemies Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
63 The help Kathryn Stockett
64 Long lost Harlan Coben
65 Gruffalo Julia Donaldson: illustrated by Axel Scheffler
66 Cookie Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
67 The picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
68 Danny the champion of the world Roald Dahl: illustrated by Quentin Blake
69 The brass verdict Michael Connelly
70 Coming home Patricia Scanlan
71 Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel
72 Swimsuit James Patterson
73 Horrid Henry rules the world Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
74 Picture perfect Jodi Picoult
75 Best friends Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
76 This year it will be different Maeve Binchy
77 The associate John Grisham
78 The Diamond girls Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
79 Horrid Henry and other stories Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
80 Worst case James Patterson
81 Harry Potter and the goblet of fire J.K. Rowling
82 Love and summer William Trevor
83 Horrid Henry’s wicked ways Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
84 The gift Cecelia Ahern
85 206 Bones Kathy Reichs
86 Alice & Megan forever Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
87 Rodrick Rules Jeff Kinney
88 Diary of a wimpy kid Jeff Kinney
89 Star of the sea Joseph O’Connor
90 Clean break Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
91 The Catcher in the Rye J.D.