Digital Bestsellers

Bestselling Fiction and Nonfiction Titles that are available from one of the library’s digital collections: NC Digital Library & NC Kids Digital Library (Libby) or Hoopla Digital. If you aren’t using these resources yet, you’ll need to create a free account and sign on with your library card. For more information on how to start using these collections, call Readers' Services at 336.883.3638 or go to the Downloadable Titles page.

NEWS FOR DIGITAL READERS!

Hello again Digital Readers!  

Hoopla's Bonus Borrows are back! You can borrow eBooks or Audiobooks from these collections during May and it won't count against your monthly limit. Enjoy!

Have you tried Craftsy or iNDIEFLIX on Libby yet? 

  • You can take fun, creative classes through Craftsy where you can explore cooking, drawing, knitting, quilting, and more! 
  • With iNDIEFLIX, you can select from thousands of movies, documentaries, series, and shorts to stream on your computer or smart TV. These include topical, contemporary films featuring Women's Voices and film classics, such as "In the Heat of the Night" and "Life with Father".
  • You can find both in the Libby app under “Extras” where you can access them for FREE with a 7-Day Pass and your library card. These services are available through the end of June, so don't delay!

Hoopla Digital's Binge Passes also give you access to some great educational streaming content! You can explore The Great Courses and CuriosityStream for FREE! You get unlimited access for 7 Days with just one Borrow!

If you need help getting started with these digital collections, contact Julie at julie.raynor@highpointnc.gov.

Fiction Bestsellers

Bestselling fiction titles for the week of May 8, 2022
  1. Dream Town by David Baldacci
  2. Beautiful by Danielle Steel
  3. Run, Rose, Run by Dolly Parton and James Patterson (Hoopla, companion album by Dolly Parton)
  4. The Investigator by John Sandford
  5. Kingdom of Bones by James Rollins
  6. Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
  7. The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley
  8. What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline
  9. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  10. The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monae

Nonfiction Bestsellers

Bestselling nonfiction titles for the week of May 8, 2022
  1. Freezing Order by Bill Browder
  2. Hello, Molly! by Molly Shannon with Sean Wilsey
  3. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
  4. Bittersweet by Susan Cain
  5. Playing with Myself by Randy Rainbow
  6. The 1619 Project ed. by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein
  7. The Storyteller by Dave Grohl
  8. Left on Tenth by Delia Ephron
  9. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  10. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey

Children's Picture Book Bestsellers

Bestselling children's picture books for the week of May 8, 2022
  1. The Superpower Sisterhood by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush (NCDL-eAudio), eBook on order
  2. Nana Loves You More by Jimmy Fallon (NCDL-eBook )
  3. The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  4. Perfectly Pegasus by Jessie Sima (NCDL), eBook only
  5. I Color Myself Different by Colin Kaepernick (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  6. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  7. I'm Not Scared, You're Scared by Seth Meyers (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  8. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  9. Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  10. An Elephant and Piggie Biggie by Mo Willems (NA)

Children's Series Bestsellers

Bestselling children's series for the week of May 8, 2022
  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  2. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  3. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  4. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson (NCDL)
  5. Percy Jackson & the Olympians by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eBook)
  6. Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey (NCDLNC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  7. Five Nights at Freddy's: Fazbear Frights by Scott Cawthon (NCDL-eBook & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  8. The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  9. Who Was/Is...? by Jim Gigliotti and others (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  10. Crave by Tracy Wolff (NCDL & Hoopla Digital)

Middle Grade Bestsellers

Middle Grade Bestsellers for the week of May 8, 2022
  1. Wonder by R.J. Palacio (NCDL & NC Kids Digital), eBook only
  2. Refugee by Alan Gratz (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  3. Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  4. Out of My Heart by Sharon M. Draper (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  5. River by Erin Hunter (NCDL-eBook & NC Kids Digital)
  6. Witchlings by Claribel A. Ortega (NCDL & Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  7. Pax, Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)
  8. The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  9. The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate (NCDL, NC Kids Digital & Hoopla Digital)
  10. Stuntboy, in the Meantime by Jason Reynolds (NCDL & NC Kids Digital)

Young Adult Bestsellers

Young Adult Bestsellers for the week of May 8, 2022
  1. Welcome to the Universe in 3D by Neil deGrasse Tyson, et al. (Hoopla Digital), eBook only
  2. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
  3. Gallant by V.E. Schwab
  4. You've Reached Sam by Dustin Thao
  5. A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin
  6. She Gets the Girl by Rachael Lippincott and Alyson Derrick
  7. These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (Hoopla Digital-eAudio)
  8. The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  9. Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
  10. Loveless by Alice Oseman (Hoopla Digital-eAudio)

Monthly Audio Fiction Bestsellers

Audio Fiction Bestsellers for May 2022
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  2. Run, Rose, Run by Dolly Parton and James Patterson (see above)
  3. The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  4. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  5. The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley (see above)
  6. Dream Town by David Baldacci (see above)
  7. The Investigator by John Sandford (see above)
  8. Verity by Colleen Hoover (eBook only)
  9. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (eBook only)
  10. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
  11. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn (Hoopla Digital)
  12. What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline (see above)
  13. The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
  14. The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
  15. An Offer from a Gentleman by Julia Quinn (Hoopla Digital)

Monthly Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers

Audio Nonfiction Bestsellers for May 2022
(available from OverDrive, unless otherwise noted)

  1. Finding Me by Viola Davis
  2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey (see above)
  3. Hello, Molly! by Molly Shannon with Sean Wilsey (see above)
  4. The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  5. Bittersweet by Susan Cain (see above)
  6. Freezing Order by Bill Browder (see above)
  7. Will by Will Smith with Mark Manson
  8. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
  9. The Storyteller by Dave Grohl (see above)
  10. Idiots by Laura Clery
  11. What Happened to You? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey
  12. Dopamine Nation by Anna Lembke
  13. Recessional by David Mamet
  14. The War on the West by Douglas Murray (eAudio on order)
  15. The Palace Papers by Tina Brown