Most borrowed books in Dublin City in 2022
Published on 8th February 2023
Here are some of the most popular titles borrowed by you in 2022, our book-loving Dublin City library members. It’s great to see the One Dublin One Book choice, the Dublin Literary Award winner and some short-listed titles making the list. And always great to see Irish writers featuring so strongly as well.
You can reserve the books here and collect from a library of your choice. Or drop into your local library for a browse and to see what’s on offer. There’s lots of great stock to choose from, and friendly, helpful library staff to advise and guide you.
If you don’t have a library card at the moment or if you need to renew your library membership, contact your local library and they will help you; see here for more information on library membership. Or contact us at [email protected]. We’re always happy to help.
Happy reading in the year ahead - borrow or reserve books here.
- Nora : a love story of Nora Barnacle and James Joyce by Nuala O’Connor (One Dublin One Book 2022).
- The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter, translated by Frank Wynne (Dublin Literary Award winner 2022)
- Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney
- The Art of Falling by Danielle McLaughlin (Shortlisted for the Dublin Literary Award 2022)
- Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
- The Thursday Murder Club: The Bullet that Missed by Richard Osman
- The Judge’s List by John Grisham
- The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly
- Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
- The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi (Shortlisted for the Dublin Literary Award 2022)
- We Don't Know Ourselves : A Personal History of Ireland Since 1958 by Fintan O'Toole.
- Everyday Cook : Vibrant Recipes, Simple Methods, Delicious Dishes by Donal Skehan.
- The Official Driver Theory Test : Cars, Motorcycles and Work Vehicles - Questions and Answers (June 2019 Edition)
- 12 Rules for Life : An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
- Between Two Hells : The Irish Civil War by Diarmaid Ferriter
- Love in a Time of War : My Years with Robert Fisk by Lara Marlowe
- Your One Wild and Precious Life : An Inspiring Guide to Becoming your Best Self at Any Age by Dr. Maureen Gaffney
- This Much is True by Miriam Margolyes
- Rememberings by Sinéad O'Connor
- Haughey by Gary Murphy
Teen/young adult fiction
- Heartstopper volume 1 by Alice Oseman
- Heartstopper volume 3 by Alice Oseman
- Heartstopper volume 4 by Alice Oseman
- Heartstopper volume 2 by Alice Oseman
- Girl, Missing by Sophie McKenzie
- They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
- The Weight of Water by Sara Crossan
- Asking for it by Louise O’Neill
- Hide and Secrets by Sophie McKenzie
- You’ll be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus
Teen/young adult non-fiction
- Biology Revision : Leaving cert (Less Stress More Success series) by Philip Murphy
- Chemistry Revision Leaving Certificate (Less Stress More Success series) by Eamonn Healy.
- Geography Revision : Junior Certificate (Less Stress More Success series) by Patrick O’Dwyer.
- Irish Revision : Leaving Certificate Higher Level (Less Stress More Success series) by Triona Geraghty
- French Revision Higher Level Leaving Certificate (Less Stress More Success series) by Peter McDonagh
- Project Maths Revision Leaving Cert Higher Level Paper 1 (Less Stress More Success series) by Brendan Guildea and Louise Boylan
- I am Malala : How One Girl Stood up for Education and Changed the World by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
- Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty
- Project Maths Revision : Junior Cert Higher level Paper 1 (Less Stress More Success series) by Louise Boylan and Brendan Guildea
- English Revision Higher Level (Less Stress More Success series) by Larry Cotter
Young readers – fiction
- Boot : Small Robot, Big Adventure by Shane Hegarty, illustrated by Ben Mantle
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
- The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
- Stick Man by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
- The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
- The Bad-Tempered Ladybird by Eric Carle
- The Deep End by Rebecca Patterson
Young readers – non-fiction
- Animal Crackers : Fantastic Facts about your Favourite Animals by Sarah Webb and Alan Nolan
- Guinness World Records 2022
- Dinosaurs by William Anthony
- Minecraft Annual 2022
- The Football Encyclopedia by Emily Stead
- Mo Chéad 100 Focail = My First 100 Words in Irish by Felicity Brooks; illustrated by Sophia Touliatou; translated by Máire Mhic Giolla Rua
- Guinness World Records 2021
- Mighty LEGO Mechs by Julian Marsh
- Minecraft Annual 2021
- Nelson Mandela written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara; illustrated by Alison Hawkins