5 eBooks, eAudiobooks you’re loving while you’re staying in

There’s nothing we miss more right now than seeing all of the wonderful people who come through the doors of our 41 Library locations each and every day. But we also love that you’re staying connected to the Library community through our eBranch, opens a new window

So far in the month of March, you've checked out more than 372,000 digital titles! That’s about 25,000 more than last March...for obvious reasons. Here’s a glimpse into what everyone is reading as they hunker down during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  

Non-fiction

Top check-out this month: Becoming, opens a new window by Michelle Obama 
492 eBook/eAudiobook check-outs  
 
Narrating with grace, good humor, and uncommon candor, Michelle Obama provides a vivid, behind-the-scenes account of her family’s history-making launch into the global limelight as well as their life inside the White House over eight momentous years. Becoming takes us through moments of heart-stopping grief and profound resilience, bringing us deep into the soul of a singular, groundbreaking figure in history.  
 
Romance 

Top check-out this month: The Giver of Stars, opens a new window by Jojo Moyes 
525 eBook/eAudiobook check-outs 
  
Alice Wright marries American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's new traveling library, Alice signs on. The leader, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, a self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything. They are joined by three other women who become known as the Horseback Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to them becomes a classic drama of loyalty, justice, humanity, and passion.  
 
Suspense/Thriller 

Top check-out this month: The Woman in the Window, opens a new window by A.J. Finn 
282 eBook/eAudiobook check-outs 
  
It isn't paranoia if it's really happening. Anna Fox lives alone -- a recluse in her New York City home, drinking too much wine, watching old movies ... and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move next door. The perfect family. But when Anna sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble -- and its shocking secrets are laid bare. What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this gripping Hitchcockian thriller, no one and nothing are what they seem 

Mystery 

Top check-out this month: Blue Moon: Jack Reacher Series, Book 24, opens a new window by Lee Child 
153 eBook/eAudiobook check-outs 
  
In the next highly anticipated installment of Lee Child's acclaimed suspense series, Jack Reacher comes to the aid of an elderly couple . . . and confronts his most dangerous opponents yet. "Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of."— Ken Follett

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Top check-out this month: The Rise of the Magicks: Chronicles of One, Book 3, opens a new window by Nora Roberts 
111 eBook/eAudiobook check-outs  
 
After the sickness known as the Doom destroyed civilization, magick has become commonplace, and Fallon Swift has spent her young years learning its ways. Fallon cannot live in peace until she frees those who have been preyed upon by the government or the fanatical Purity Warriors.vStrengthened by the bond she shares with her fellow warrior, Duncan, Fallon has already succeeded in rescuing countless shifters and elves and ordinary humans. Now she must help them heal and rediscover the light and faith within themselves. For although from the time of her birth, she has been The One, she is still only one. 

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