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Most Popular Kids’ Fiction of 2016 at KCLS

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We treat the kids' list a little differently, because so many of our most popular kids' books are part of series! Instead of giving you the 10 most popular overall, we've compiled with 10 most popular with books from the same series removed, so you'll see the top title in each big series (instead of […]

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Most Popular Teen Fiction of 2016 at KCLS

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KCLS has an abundance of awesome teen fiction titles, but even with so many options available some items inevitably rise to the top of the popularity rankings. The most popular teen fiction books of 2016 include some perennial favorites as well as a couple of new hits. Take a look at the list to see […]

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Westworld Fans: Try These While You Wait!

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Season 1 of Westworld took me on a twisted thrill ride, so enduring until the release of season 2 in 2018 is going to be painful. If you're suffering like me, try one of these titles to ease your discomfort: Want more sci-fi/western-themed television? Try Firefly, a spicy space western with cult status that was cancelled too soon. FireflyBibWidget […]

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Prince, Bowie, George Michael, but Have You Heard of Juan Gabriel?

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The world lost another great musician in 2016, Juan Gabriel. Also affectionately known as JuanGa or El divo de Juarez, Juan Gabriel was a Mexican composer/singer and six-time Grammy nominee. He wrote his first song at the age of 13 and went on to write more than 1,500 songs, all the while working his way to the top of the Latin music industry. According […]

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King County’s Most Popular Nonfiction of 2016

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Yesterday we revealed the 10 most popular fiction titles checked out by KCLS patrons last year. Today, we're taking a look at nonfiction! Japanese decluttering expert Marie Kondo shows up twice on this year's list, with #1 The Life-changing Magic of Tidying up (also in eBook) and #5 Spark Joy (also in eBook).BibWidgetBibWidget For more inspiring minimalism, see our list […]

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