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Fiction Hot Titles

Non-Fiction Hot Titles

  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air

    Kalanithi, Paul, author.
  • You'll grow out of it

    You'll grow out of it

    Klein, Jessi, 1975-
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Chernow, Ron.
  • Grunt : the curious science of humans at war

    Grunt : the curious science of humans at war

    Roach, Mary.
  • Between the world and me

    Between the world and me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
  • The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss

    The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss

    Cooper, Anderson.
  • Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Kondo, Marie, author.
  • Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Duckworth, Angela.
  • White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    Isenberg, Nancy, author.
  • The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    Kondō, Marie, author.
  • Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969-
  • The gene : an intimate history

    The gene : an intimate history

    Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.
  • Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Harari, Yuval N.
  • Crisis of character : a White House Secret Service officer discloses his firsthand experience with Hillary, Bill, and how they operate

    Crisis of character : a White House Secret Service officer discloses his firsthand experience with Hillary, Bill, and how they operate

    Byrne, Gary J., author.
  • Lab girl

    Lab girl

    Jahren, Hope, author.
  • Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    West, Lindy.
  • You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    Sincero, Jen, 1965-
  • The girl with the lower back tattoo

    The girl with the lower back tattoo

    Schumer, Amy.
  • West of Eden : an American place

    West of Eden : an American place

    Stein, Jean, author.
  • Night

    Night

    Wiesel, Elie, 1928-
  • The bridge ladies : a memoir

    The bridge ladies : a memoir

    Lerner, Betsy, author.
  • Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Vance, J. D., author.
  • The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

    The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

    Alexander, Michelle.
  • Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

    Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

    Miranda, Lin-Manuel, 1980- author, librettist, composer.
  • All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation

    All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation

    Traister, Rebecca, author.
  • But what if we're wrong? : thinking about the present as if it were the past

    But what if we're wrong? : thinking about the present as if it were the past

    Klosterman, Chuck, 1972- author.
  • Outliers : the story of success

    Outliers : the story of success

    Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-
  • Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything

    Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything

    Armstrong, Jennifer Keishin.
  • Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Mayer, Jane, author.
  • Eat dirt : why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it

    Eat dirt : why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it

    Axe, Josh, author.
  • Tribe : on homecoming and belonging

    Tribe : on homecoming and belonging

    Junger, Sebastian, author.
  • Seven brief lessons on physics

    Seven brief lessons on physics

    Rovelli, Carlo, 1956- author.
  • Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Dweck, Carol S., 1946-
  • Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking

    Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking

    Cain, Susan.
  • The sixth extinction : an unnatural history

    The sixth extinction : an unnatural history

    Kolbert, Elizabeth.
  • The 48 laws of power

    The 48 laws of power

    Greene, Robert.
  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
  • Year of Yes

    Year of Yes

    Rhimes, Shonda, author.
  • Soup for Syria : recipes to celebrate our shared humanity

    Soup for Syria : recipes to celebrate our shared humanity

    Massaad, Barbara Abdeni, compiler, photographer.
  • American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    Toobin, Jeffrey, author.
  • The four agreements : a practical guide to personal freedom

    The four agreements : a practical guide to personal freedom

    Ruiz, Miguel, 1952-
  • Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business

    Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business

    Duhigg, Charles, author.
  • How not to die : discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease

    How not to die : discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease

    Greger, Michael, author.
  • The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

    The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

    Bryson, Bill, author.
  • Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption

    Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption

    Stevenson, Bryan, author.
  • The glass castle : a memoir

    The glass castle : a memoir

    Walls, Jeannette.
  • Real food fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it

    Real food fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it

    Olmsted, Larry, author.
  • The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

    The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

    Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos, 1950- author.
  • Sex object : a memoir

    Sex object : a memoir

    Valenti, Jessica, author.
  • A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier

    A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier

    Beah, Ishmael, 1980-

YA Hot Titles

Children's Hot Titles

  • Babymouse

    Babymouse

    Holm, Jennifer L.
  • Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Thorne, Jack.
  • Pokémon adventures

    Pokémon adventures

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

    Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

    Diary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : old school

    Diary of a wimpy kid : old school

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

    Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : Rodrick rules

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Rodrick rules

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Pokémon black and white

    Pokémon black and white

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Green eggs and ham

    Green eggs and ham

    Seuss, Dr.
  • My little pony.  Friendship is magic

    My little pony. Friendship is magic

    Cook, Katie, 1981-
  • Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Wonder

    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.
  • Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Big Nate blasts off

    Big Nate blasts off

    Peirce, Lincoln, author.
  • Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Tiny titans

    Tiny titans

    Baltazar, Art.
  • The cat in the hat

    The cat in the hat

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Russell, Rachel Renée, author.
  • Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Russell, Rachel Renee, author.
  • Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Russell, Rachel Renee, author.
  • Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Lunch Lady

    Lunch Lady

    Krosoczka, Jarrett.
  • Harry Potter and the deathly hallows

    Harry Potter and the deathly hallows

    Rowling, J. K.
  • I'm a frog!

    I'm a frog!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot : the twelfth epic novel

    Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot : the twelfth epic novel

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.
  • Big Nate : welcome to my world

    Big Nate : welcome to my world

    Peirce, Lincoln, author, artist.
  • Hop on Pop

    Hop on Pop

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Big Nate : thunka, thunka, thunka

    Big Nate : thunka, thunka, thunka

    Peirce, Lincoln, author, artist.
  • Elephants cannot dance!

    Elephants cannot dance!

    Willems, Mo.
  • We are in a book!

    We are in a book!

    Willems, Mo.
  • Are you my mother?

    Are you my mother?

    Eastman, P. D. (Philip D.).
  • The red pyramid

    The red pyramid

    Riordan, Rick.
  • Waiting is not easy!

    Waiting is not easy!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • The BFG

    The BFG

    Dahl, Roald.

What's New at LAPL

  • Warning sign

    Central Library Street Closures 8/27 & 8/28

    Saturday 8/27
    6 am to 8 pm - Full Street Closure of Grand Ave. from 3rd to 5th Streets.

    Sunday 8/28
    5 am to 1 pm - Full Street Closure of 5th Street from Grand Ave. to Flower St.
    Noon to 8 pm - Full Street Closure of Grand Ave. from 3rd to 5th Streets.

  • Walkabout Image

    World Cinema Series: Walkabout

    Join us for the latest film in the World Cinema Series - Walkabout. Showing at Central Library this Saturday, August 27th at 1:00pm in Meeting Room A.

  • Latino: The Changing Face of America

    Latino: The Changing Face of America

    Join us for an insightful documentary by Los Angeles-born filmmaker Roxanne Frias, who offers a glimpse into the future of the world’s biggest economy – a future where Latinos will form the largest demographic group. Screening at Central Library Sunday, September 25 from 2:00-3:30pm.

  • Request for Proposals for Exhibition Coordinator Services

    Request for Proposals for Exhibition Coordinator Services

    The Los Angeles Public Library has an exciting opportunity for qualified individuals or companies to provide professional exhibition coordinator services for the LAPL Central Library and branch library facilities on an as-needed basis.

  • Summer Author Program

    Summer Author Program

    LAPL is excited to announce the Summer Author Program this year! A variety of branches will be hosting authors for both children and teens.

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