The Most Checked Out Books in 2023 From Libraries All Over the United States

The past year was a great year for books and like most people, we are curious as to what everyone was reading over the span of 2022. The good news is that many libraries have released their lists of the most checked out books of 2022 so we can see exactly what everyone was reading.

This list will focus on the top five books from four cities or states. Those will be New York, Boston, Seattle, and Omaha. The city of Omaha is located in Nebraska as that is not common knowledge. Looking at these four places, we can get a good idea of what books resonated with readers all across the country.

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The Most checked out books in 2022!

Most Checked Out Books in 2022

 New York Public Library

  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  • Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

Boston Public Library

  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  • Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
  • The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Seattle Public Library

  • The Sentence by Louise Erdrich
  • The Maid by Nita Prose
  • Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
  • The Final Case by David Guterson
  • The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka

Omaha Public Library

  • The Maid by Nita Prose
  • The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  • Verity by Colleen Hoover
  • The Judge’s List by John Grisham
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Commentary

New York and Boston were both big fans of The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. He topped both of the lists and they also has another book that was in both of their top five. New York and Boston are next to each other so that may explain why.

Taylor Jenkins Reid made three out of the four times lists on this post. She placed two novels and has shown her popularity all across the United States. Reid also made the top ten for Boston and has had a great 2022!

Conclusion

You can check out the full list for each library by following the links. The purpose of this article was to see what U.S readers all across the country were reading in 2022. Cities closer to each other seem to read similar stuff. There are some authors that seem to be popular no matter what city or state it is.

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