Most Borrowed Books of 2022

General Adult Fiction

  1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  2. Better Off Dead by Lee Child
  3. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
  4. The Murders at Fleat House by Lucinda Riley
  5. The Seven Sisters: Maia's Story by Lucinda Riley
  6. The Missing Sister by Lucinda Riley
  7. Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
  8. Still Life by Sarah Winman
  9. The Promise by Damon Galgut
  10. The Butterfly Room by Lucinda Riley

New Zealand Adult Fiction

  1. Harbouring by Jenny Pattrick
  2. The Leonard Girls by Deborah Challinor
  3. Loop Tracks by Sue Orr
  4. Three Sisters by Heather Morris
  5. The Fish by Lloyd Jones
  6. Exit .45 by Ben Sanders
  7. To Italy, With Love by Nicki Pellegrino
  8. Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason
  9. The Nine Lives of Kitty K. : an unsung heroine of the goldfields by Margaret Mills
  10. Auē by Becky Manawatu

General Adult Non-fiction

  1. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a **** by Mark Manson
  2. The Salt Path by Raynor Winn
  3. Windswept & Interesting : my autobiography by Billy Connolly
  4. Sapiens : A brief history of humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  5. Veg by Jamie Oliver
  6. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  7. Educated by Tara Westover
  8. Four Thousand Weeks : Time and how to use it by Oliver Burkeman
  9. Back to School Snacks by Sophia Young
  10. Becoming by Michelle Obama

New Zealand Adult Non-fiction

  1. The Boy from Gorge River by Chris Long
  2. Gone Bush by Paul Kilgour
  3. Yum! by Nadia Lim
  4. The Edible Backyard by Kath Irvine
  5. Essential by Annabel Langbein
  6. The Bookseller at the End of the World by Ruth Shaw
  7. Salad by Rosa & Margo Flanagan
  8. Two Raw Sisters : All Eaters Welcome by Rosa & Margo Flanagan
  9. Imposter by Matt Chisholm
  10. Rich enough? by Mary Holm

Adult Graphic Novels

  1. Sapiens. A Graphic History by Yuval Noah Harari
  2. The Sandman by Neil Gaiman
  3. A Game of Thrones : The Graphic Novel by Daniel Abraham
  4. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  5. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy
  6. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  7. Dune : The Graphic Novel by Brian Herbert
  8. The Adventure Zone by Clint McElroy
  9. The Mental Load : A Feminist Comic by Emma
  10. Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe