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Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in July 2013.

There were more than 54,300 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month!

The following list comprises fiction and nonfiction titles from across all genres, downloaded from our website and mobile site.

1. The Bat (fiction)
by Jo Nesbø's

The first appearance of Jo Nesbø's flawed detective, Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad. Dispatched to Sydney, Australia to observe a murder case, he is drawn deeper into the world of a psychopath working his way across the country. No one is safe in this character-driven crime thriller!
2. The Cuckoo's Calling (fiction)
by Robert Galbraith

A taut, debut crime novel from "first-time author" Robert Galbraith (a.k.a. J. K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame). A former soldier turned private detective named Cormoran Strike becomes involved in the  investigation of a supermodel named Cuckoo's suicide. Things don't add up and Strike gets embroiled in an intense investigation that he may never return from.
3. Sisterland (fiction)
by Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld's Sisterland tells the story of identical twin sisters, Kate and Violet, who may or may not both have psychic abilities concerning future events and people's secrets. The premonitions will either bring them closer together or tear them apart as they navigate the line between truth and belief.
4. Where'd You Go, Bernadette (fiction)
by Maria Semple

Charming and hilarious, Maria Semple's Where'd You Go Bernadette is a nontraditional narrative that gets to the real heart of the matter between a childish mother and a mature daughter. A novel that transcends form with brilliant satire and creative characters. Highly Recommended Reading!
5. Dearly Beloved (fiction)
by Mary Jo Putney

A moving and emotional read from one of the master storytellers of the Romance genre. Mary Jo Putney's Dearly Beloved tells the tale of the beautiful Diana Lindsay, the haunted lord she loves, and the mysterious secrets that may tear their lives asunder.
6. Second Honeymoon (fiction)
by James Patterson and Howard Roughan

For the unlucky couples at the resort in this novel, the honeymoon's over before it even begins. FBI Agent John O'Hara and Special Agent Sarah Brubaker are on the case, tracking the sadistic serial killer responsible for the marital murders. Lots of plot twists and snappy dialogue as only James Patterson can deliver!
7. The Darkest Craving (fiction)
by Gena Showalter

A new Lords of the Underworld tale about a warrior trapped by darkness and the woman determined to save him. Gena Showalter continues to produce some of the most compelling and pulse-pounding paranormal romance available today.
8. The Shining Girls (fiction)
by Lauren Beukes

The Shining Girls is part sci-fi time travel story, part serial killer thriller, and part historical fiction, all adding up to an inventive genre-crossing novel that you won't be able to put down. The countdown to this book being snatched up by Hollywood and turned into a blockbuster movie begins... now!
9. American Heiress (fiction)
by Dorothy Eden

World War I–era England is the backdrop for this historical romantic saga in which destiny turns a maid into an aristocrat. Plenty of twists and suspense hook the reader in until the very last page!
10. Beckman (fiction)
by Grace Burrowes

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes weaves another page-turning romantic tale with Beckman, a story about love's power to overcome grief, guilt, and the secrets we keep.

Check out our comprehensive ebook guide for step-by-step information on accessing all the digital media available from the Free Library!

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