When our Library2U delivery service was in its first few weeks, we quickly noticed that the most in-demand books weren't new releases. They were older bestsellers that people finally had a chance to read.
Where the crawdads sing by Delta Owens
For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina Coast. So in late 1969, when Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called 'Marsh Girl'. Is Kya actually what they say she is?
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman
Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life except, sometimes, everything.
This title is also available as an eBook in Overdrive.
Boy swallows universe by Trent Dalton
Brisbane, 1983. A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious criminal for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli's life isn't complicated enough. He's trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a good man but his life is about to get a whole lot more serious.
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
This is a story of two siblings who are drawn back time and again to a place they can never enter, knocking in vain on the locked door of the past.
Nothing ventured by Jeffrey Archer
This book heralds the start of a brand new series about Detective William Warwick and a career that will define his life.
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Connell and Marianne grew up in the same small town in rural Ireland but the similarities end there, they are from very different worlds. When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years.
A minute to midnight by David Baldacci
Atlee Pine is haunted by one fateful night when her twin sister was taken and Atlee was left for dead while their parents were apparently partying downstairs. Years later, as an FBI agent, she searches for answers but finds herself in a web of murder, long-buried secrets and lies.