Here are some of the books currently being exchanged (or bought) on several e-book swapping sites, and some of the most downloaded titles at the Toronto Public Library. So far, it seems to be a mixture of bestsellers, Stieg Larsson, inspirational books, self-help and genre fiction, with an oddity or two in the mix.
- Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill: Perennial bestseller offers financial advice
- The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Volume 2: 18th-century preacher was America's most important theologian
- Masters of Noir: Volume Three: A crime-writing anthology
- Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse. Classic cult novel about the Buddha
On eBook Fling
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson: Has anyone not read this?
- Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen. The big novel of 2010
- The Confession, by John Grisham. His latest legal thriller
- The Help, by Kathryn Stockett. Three women in 1962 Mississippi
- The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. In fact, the whole Hunger Games trilogy
- Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen. Bestseller follows a travelling circus
- Switched, by Amanda Hocking. First of the Trylle fantasy trilogy
The 10 most downloaded books since Christmas, 2010.
- 1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson
- 2. The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson
- 3. The Girl who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larrson
- 4. Dreaming of You, by Lisa Kleypas
- 5. The Confession, by John Grisham
- 6. Again the Magic, by Lisa Kleypas
- 7. Secret Daughter, by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
- 8. The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown
- 9. The Sentimentalists, by Johanna Skibsrud
- 10. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett