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Dragon Tattoo most downloaded audio and e-book in libraries
03.08.10 | Catherine Neilan
Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy were the most downloaded audio and e-books in July, from more than 11,000 libraries across the world, according to digital content distributor OverDrive.
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo was the most downloaded audio and e-book through OverDrive-supplied library websites, having been in the charts for 22 and 11 months respectively.
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest was second in audio books and fourth for e-books, while The Girl Who Played With Fire was third for audio books and second for e-books.
Debuting on the most downloaded adult fiction e-book lists were James Patterson and Maxine Paetro’s Private, which went in at number five, and Nora Roberts’ The Search, which entered at number seven. Justin Halpern’s Sh*t My Dad Says, Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love, and Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson novels were also among the most downloaded books in July.