It makes me proud that Edinburgh readers are favouring Scottish e-titles 🙂 and well done to Doug Johnstone for taking the top spot!
Our downloadable library has proved a lifeline to many during the pandemic and Edinburgh Libraries has seen usage of its ebook, audiobooks, newspaper and magazine services grow over this period. But, what have you all been reading over the last year and is it any different from anywhere else in the UK?!
You have borrowed over 205,000 ebooks from our Libby by OverDrive service this year! Surprisingly only three* of the titles on our top ten loans match those of the rest of the UK. Many of our top lenders have a decidedly Scottish theme or author –
- A Dark Matter by Doug Johnstone – 1,050 loans
- The Thursday Murder Club* by Richard Osman – 938 loans
- Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro – 689 loans
- The Hoarder by Jess Kidd – 652 loans
- In Dark Water by Lynne McEwan– 642 loans
- What He Knew by Marion Todd–…
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