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Dolley Madison Library's Top Books of 2012

What was rented the most by McLean residents this year?

"The Hunger Games," "Life of Pi," and "50 Shades of Grey" were among the most popular books at Dolley Madison Community Library in McLean this year.

Branch manager Chris LaMarca shared with McLean Patch a list of the top 10 most popular books based on library data and anecdotal evidence, LaMarca said, They are not listed in order of popularity.

"A few of these still have huge wait lists on them, and may show up on next year’s list, too," he said.

  • "The Hunger Games" Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
  • "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel
  • "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot
  • "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel
  • "Winter of the World" by Ken Follett
  • "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn
  • "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed
  • "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand
  • "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson
  • "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James

Have you read any of these books? Which was your favorite? Let us know in the comments section.

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