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These were the 10 most-borrowed books at the Boston Public Library in 2018

Globe Staff/File

Have some free time on your hands over the holiday break? Now’s a good time to pick up a new book.

The Boston Public Library has posted its top 10 list of the most-borrowed books in 2018, noting the most popular books across three categories: Adults, teens, and kids.

Here’s a look at the books in each category.

Top 10 borrowed books for adults:

1. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng

2. “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins

3. “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn

4. “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff


5. “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead

6. “Origin” by Dan Brown

7. “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty

8. “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance

9. “Small Great Things” by Jodi Picoult

10. “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles

Top 10 borrowed books for teens:

1. “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

2. “Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green

3. “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart

4. “ Th1rteen R3asons Why” by Jay Asher

5. “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs

6. “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner

7. “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell

8. “The Sun Is Also A Star” by Nicola Yoon

9. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry

10. “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins

Top 10 borrowed books for kids:

1. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

2. “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio

3. “My New Friend Is So Fun!” by Mo Willems

4. “Sisters” by Raina Telgemeier

5. “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle

6. “Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever” by Jeff Kinney

7. “The Sea of Monsters” by Rick Riordan

8. “Dawn and the Impossible Three” by Gale Galligan


9. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss

10. “Smile” by Raina Telgemeier