Most Read Authors 2014

While any list of what our patrons are reading will probably look like it had been taken straight from the New York Times Bestseller List, this year’s list has a few surprises.

  1. James Patterson – Best known for his Alex Cross series.Most Read Authors 2014
  2. Nora Roberts – Has over 200 romance novels to her credit, and she also writes mystery under the pen name J. D. Robb (no. 17).
  3. Tracie Peterson – Christian and historical fiction author.
  4. Christine Feehan – Paranormal romance writer with over 40 books spanning 5 series.
  5. Mary Pope Osborne – Writer of the long-running Magic Tree House series.
  6. Sherrilyn Kenyon – She writes urban fantasy and is best known for her Dark Hunter series.
  7. Wanda E. Brunstetter – Author of numerous historical romance and Amish fiction series.
  8. Debbie Macomber – Has penned more than 150 romance and women’s fiction novels.
  9. Iris Johansen – Author of crime fiction and romance novels.
  10. Stephen King – Bestselling author of horror and spine-tingling tales.
  11. Janet Evanovich – Best known for her Stephanie Plum and contemporary romance series.
  12. Ron Roy – Children’s fiction author best known for the series A to Z Mysteries and Capital Mysteries.
  13. J. K. Rowling – Harry Potter author who has also written several mystery fiction novels.
  14. Lisa Jackson – Best-selling author of over 75 romance novels and romantic suspense novels.
  15. Beverly Lewis – Christian fiction novelist and adult and children’s author of over 80 books.
  16. Fran Manushkin – Children’s author who is best known for her Katie Woo books.
  17. J. D. Robb – Nora Roberts alter-ego who writes the slightly-futuristic Eve Dallas series.
  18. Sandra Brown – Bestselling author of romantic novels and thriller suspense novels.
  19. John Grisham – Author of numerous bestselling legal thrillers.
  20. Heather Graham – She has been known to write in different genres but is best known for her romantic suspense books.

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