Most Borrowed Titles 2013

January 9th, 2014

Details of the 100 most borrowed titles for PLR Year 2013 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.

Title Contributor
1 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth Jeff Kinney
2 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney
3 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever Jeff Kinney
4 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw Jeff Kinney
5 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick rules Jeff Kinney
6 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The third wheel Jeff Kinney
7 Strumpet City James Plunkett: Introduction by Fintan O’Toole
8 Save Pudding Wood Nick Schon
9 The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins
10 Catching Fire Suzanne Collins
11 Dog days Jeff Kinney
12 The casual vacancy J.K. Rowling
13 A Week in Winter Maeve Binchy
14 Horrid Henry and the bogey babysitter Francesca Simon
15 Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
16 Under the hawthorn tree Marita Conlon-McKenna
17 Horrid Henry’s stinkbomb Francesca Simon
18 City of Bohane Kevin Barry
19 The official driver theory test Road Safety Authority
20 Horrid Henry and the mega-mean time machine Francesca Simon
21 Dog days Jeff Kinney
22 Horrid Henry meets the Queen Francesca Simon
23 Horrid Henry and the mummy’s curse Francesca Simon
24 My sister Jodie Jacqueline Wilson
25 Horrid Henry and the football fiend Francesca Simon
26 Horrid Henry’s underpants Francesca Simon
27 Horrid Henry robs the bank Francesca Simon
28 Eva’s journey Judi Curtin
29 Horrid Henry’s revenge Francesca Simon
30 Horrid Henry and other stories Francesca Simon
31 Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman Dav Pilkey
32 Holes Louis Sachar
33 The worst thing about my sister Jacqueline Wilson
34 Horrid Henry and the secret club Francesca Simon
35 Captain Underpants and the perilous plot of Professor Poopypants Dav Pilkey
36 Fifty shades of grey EL James
37 Horrid Henry and the abominable snowman Francesca Simon
38 Horrid Henry wakes the dead Francesca Simon
39 Horrid Henry’s haunted house Francesca Simon
40 The racketeer John Grisham
41 Horrid Henry’s Christmas cracker Francesca Simon
42 Captain Underpants and the big bad battle of the Bionic Booger Boy Dav Pilkey
43 Eva’s holiday Judi Curtin
44 Captain Underpants and the attack of the talking toilets Dav Pilkey
45 Horrid Henry tricks the tooth fairy Francesca Simon
46 Little darlings Jacqueline Wilson
47 Horrid Henry’s Holiday: (Early Reader 3) Francesca Simon
48 Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space Dav Pilkey
49 Wildflower girl Marita Conlon-McKenna
50 The Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy: Pt.1: Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets Dav Pilkey
51 Horrid Henry’s Birthday Party: (Early Reader) Francesca Simon
52 The Adventures of Captain Underpants Dav Pilkey
53 Leave it to Eva Judi Curtin
54 Horrid Henry and the zombie vampire Francesca Simon
55 Alice in the middle Judi Curtin
56 Horrid Henry rocks Francesca Simon
57 The litigators John Grisham
58 Horrid Henry gets rich quick Francesca Simon
59 Hetty Feather Jacqueline Wilson
60 Just Mary: My Memoir Mary O’Rourke
61 Lily alone Jacqueline Wilson
62 Guinness World Records 2012 Guinness World Records
63 This child of mine Sinead Moriarty
64 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J.K Rowling
65 Bonjour Alice Judi Curtin
66 Matilda Roald Dahl
67 The longest whale song Jacqueline Wilson
68 Alice & Megan forever Judi Curtin
69 Fantastic Mr Fox Roald Dahl
70 Where’s Wally? The Wonder Book Martin Handford
71 Guinness World Records 2013 Guinness World Records
72 Ferno: The fire dragon Adam Blade
73 Kensuke’s kingdom Michael Morpurgo
74 Horrid Henry’s monster movie Francesca Simon
75 Inferno Dan Brown
76 Horrid Henry’s nits Francesca Simon
77 The mystery of Mercy Close Marian Keyes
78 The time spell Judi Curtin
79 Spirit of the Titanic Nicola Pierce
80 Alice to the Rescue Judi Curtin
81 Fields of home Marita Conlon McKenna
82 James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl
83 Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Roald Dahl
84 Pants! Alan MacDonald
85 The Twits Roald Dahl
86 Cookie Jacqueline Wilson
87 Gone girl Gillian Flynn
88 Don’t ask Alice Judi Curtin
89 Skating sensation Rachel Renee Russell
90 Where’s Wally? In Hollywood Martin Handford
91 Staring at lakes a memoir of love, melancholy and magical thinking Michael Harding
92 The Honey Queen Cathy Kelly
93 The sense of an ending Julian Barnes
94 Double trouble Judi Curtin
95 Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkle Dav Pilkey
96 Dork diaries Rachel Renee Russell
97 The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went to Hollywood Jeff Kinney
98 The affair Lee Child
99 War Horse Michael Morpurgo
100 Diary of a young girl Anne Frank

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