Check out what’s being checked out from the Newport Beach Public Library this week! Grab some great spring reads in hardcover, eBook, or audio either in person or online at

Top 10 Nonfiction

1. Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder by Salman Rushdie

2. Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning by Liz Cheney

3. The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness by Jonathan Haidt

4. The Wide Wide Sea: The Final, Fateful Voyage of Captain James Cook by Hampton Sides

5. Ascent to Power: How Truman Emerged From Roosevelt’s Shadow and Remade the World by David L. Roll

6. Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

7. Attack From Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America by Barbara McQuade

8. Blood Money: Why the Powerful Turn a Blind Eye to China Killing Americans by Peter Schweizer

9. Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier by Arthur C. Brooks

10. Cooking in Real Life: Delicious & Doable Recipes for Every Day by Lidey Heuck

Top 10 Fiction

1. The Women by Kristin Hannah

2. The Edge by David Baldacci

3. The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

4. Toxic Prey by John Sandford

5. The Exchange: After the Firm by John Grisham

6. The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand

7. Hello Beautiful: A Novel by Ann Napolitano

8. None of This is True: A Novel by Lisa Jewell

9. The Covenant of Water: A Novel by Abraham Verghese

10. Tom Lake: A Novel by Ann Patchett

Top 10 Children’s

1. The Baby-Sitters Club: A Graphic Novel by Ann M. Martin

2. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

3. Plants vs. Zombies by Paul Tobin

4. Wing of Fire: The Graphic Novel by Tui Sutherland

5. Baby-Sitters Little Sister by Katy Farina

6. Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly by Jordan Quinn

7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney

9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diper Överlöad by Jeff Kinney

10. Happy Pig Day by Mo Willems


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