Overdrives top eBook borrowed from libraries was …

The top eBook borrowed from libraries using Overdrive in 2015 was The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.

The Girl on the Train

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. 'Jess and Jason', she calls them. Their life – as she sees it – is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy.

And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough.

The Girl on the Train spent 13 weeks in top position of The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers list between February and April of 2015. It also occupied the number one spot of the U.K. hardback book chart for 20 weeks, the longest any book has ever held that spot. Not surprising that it was a bestseller in Australia too.

We have 15 copies available for loan through YPRLs Overdrive service but there are currently 78 holds so it looks like it will remain popular throughout 2016. Best to get yourself onto that holds list if you want to read it!

Here’s a review from the New York Times to whet your appetite – and another from NPR.

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