Most Popular Titles in Marin 2023

This is one of our favorite times of the year! We love seeing which titles were most popular this year in Marin. It's a great way to get ideas for what to read next (and watch next) and to see if there are any books you may have missed.  

Check out the lists linked below to see what library patrons in Marin County were reading and watching in 2023. Many of these titles are available in multiple formats, including books, large print, eBooks, audiobooks on CD, and downloadable audiobooks. 

Tip: Log into your library account first, so you can easily Place Holds on titles you're interested in. You can also save them to your For Later shelf by clicking on the little bookmark icon next to each title.


Top 20 Fiction:

Top 5 Fiction Combined:

Books, eBooks and Audiobooks combined

The Covenant of Water

Lessons in Chemistry

Demon Copperhead

Hello Beautiful

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow


Top 20 Nonfiction:

Top 5 Nonfiction Combined:

Books, eBooks and Audiobooks combined


The Light We Carry

The Wager


An Immense World


Top 20 Teen:

Top 5 Teen Combined:

Books, eBooks and Audiobooks combined

A Court of Thorns and Roses

The Summer I Turned Pretty

The Hunger Games

The Book Thief

Catching Fire


Top 20 Kids:

Top 5 Kids Combined:

Books, eBooks and Audiobooks combined

Big Shot

Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea

Guinness World Records


Diper överlöde


Did you know you can access a wide range of magazines online on OverDrive/Libby, opens a new window? Digital magazines are always available with no waitlist, free with your library card.

We also have a few select titles available through a separate digital magazine service called Flipster, opens a new window, including Consumer Reports and Bloomberg Businessweek.

Top 20 Digital Magazines:

Top 5 Digital Magazines:

The New Yorker

Us Weekly

The Week Magazine

Cook's Illustrated

New Scientist


Streaming Movies:Kanopy Most Watched Films of 2023

Top 20 DVDs:

Top 5 Movies on DVD:

The Fabelmans

Everything Everywhere All at Once

A Man Called Otto

The Whale

Top Gun

Most Popular Titles in Spanish

See our post for top titles in Spanish:

Los Títulos en Español Más Populares de 2023

Best Books of 2023

For more great reads, see our Best Books of 2023 post for a selection of Best of lists, as well as our post on Awardwinners!