Libraries

Your favourite reads of 2018

Gold Coasters have done a lot of reading in 2018! Some 5.17 million items have been borrowed or downloaded from our libraries during the year, so here are the top 10 lists of your favourite reads in 2018.

If you've missed out, click on the items to place a free hold to collect, or download where available.

Top 10 Fiction

  1. The woman in the window - A.J. Finn
  2. Close to home - Cara Hunter
  3. Let me lie - Clare Mackintosh
  4. The President is missing - Bill Clinton
  5. The chalk man - C.J. Tudor
  6. How to be happy - Eva Woods
  7. Panic room - Robert Goddard
  8. Hangman - Jack Heath
  9. The peacock summer - Hannah Richell
  10. Anatomy of a scandal - Sarah Vaughan

Top 10 Non-fiction

  1. Working class man - Jimmy Barnes
  2. The pastor and the painter - Cindy Wockner
  3. The barefoot investor: the only money guide you'll ever need - Scott Pape
  4. Fly!: life lessons from the cockpit of QF32 - Richard de Crespigny
  5. The clever guts diet - Dr Michael Mosley
  6. The dark side: the explosive story of corruption, greed and murder in the Australian drug trade - Clive Small
  7. 12 rules for life: an antidote to chaos - Jordan B. Peterson
  8. The subtle art of not giving a f*ck: a counterintuitive approach to living a good life - Mark Manson
  9. The barefoot investor for families: the only kids' money guide you'll ever need - Scott Pape
  10. 5 ingredients: quick & easy food - Jamie Oliver

Top 10 Children's fiction

  1. The getaway - Jeff Kinney
  2. The adventures of Captain Underpants: the first epic novel - Dav Pilkey
  3. Captain Underpants and the revolting revenge of the radioactive robo-boxers: the tenth epic novel - Dav Pilkey
  4. Captain Underpants and the perilous plot of Professor Poopypants: the fourth epic novel - Dav Pilkey
  5. Captain Underpants and the attack of the talking toilets: another epic novel - Dav Pilkey
  6. Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot: the twelfth epic novel - Dav Pilkey
  7. The 91-storey treehouse - Andy Griffiths
  8. Old school - Jeff Kinney
  9. Cabin fever - Jeff Kinney
  10. Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000: the eleventh epic novel - Dav Pilkey