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Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in June 2013.
Taking the top spot for the month was Neil Gaiman's newest novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane (We can't keep this one on the shelves, physically or digitally!)

There were more than 1,300 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month!

The following list comprises fiction and nonfiction titles from across all genres.

1. The Ocean at the End of the Lane (fiction)
by Neil Gaiman

A short story that sprawls into a novel length fantastical fable as the narrator takes the reader along on a supernatural coming-of-age fairy tale. At any given time, this novel can go from magical to menacing. A highly engrossing reading experience!

 

2. Pros and Cons (fiction)
by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

FBI agents, international con artists, and high stakes action populate this new ebook prequel to The Heist.
3. Bad Monkey (fiction)
by Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen is quickly becoming one of America's foremost humoroists and Bad Monkey may be his best yarn yet. Morbid satire abounds in the Sunshine state as bungling criminals, severed limbs, ex-cops, voodoo witches, and yes, a very bad monkey explode off the page.
4. The Last Original Wife (fiction)
by Dorothea Benton Frank

The latest novel set in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, best selling author Dorothea Benton Frank weaves an intoxicating tale of family, friendship, self-discovery, and love. A perfect beach read for this summer!
5. Any Duchess Will Do (fiction)
by Tessa Dare

In her fourth Spindle Cove novel, Tessa Dare pens another sultry historical romance with style and wit. Readers will fall in love with the Duke and Duchess and the heart of this London love story!
6.

All The Summer Girls (fiction)
by Meg Donohue

Set in Avalon, NJ, All The Summer Girls is the story of three former best friends reunited at the beach town of their youth. Past secrets threaten to tear the trio apart. Can they forgive each other (and themselves) and salvage their summer?

7. The Heist (fiction)
by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

What could possible go wrong when an buttoned down FBI agent and a charming con man team up to take down a corrupt invest banker? Fast-paced action and chatty characters make for an entertaining read in The Heist.
8. Big Brother (fiction)
by Lionel Shriver

The newest novel from the acclaimed author of We Need to Talk About Kevin, Big Brother tackles some sensitive and thought provoking issues on teh relationships between siblings, marriage, and obesity.
9. Darkness Bred (fiction)
by Stella Cameron

Werehounds, shapeshifters, and lethal predators?! OH MY! Darkness Bred will fulfill all your paranormal romance needs!
10. TransAtlantic (fiction)
by Colum McCann

A grand transcontintenal and decade spanning story, National Book Award winner Colum McCann's TransAtlantic details the hardships of its Irish protagonists, through the lenses of politics, war, and the ties that bind us all.

Check out our comprehensive ebook guide, as well as all the other digital media available from the Free Library!

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