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Chris Hammer tops the list on the Libby App for library loans in Australia

7/02/2022 11:05 PM
Chris Hammer tops the list on the Libby App for library loans in Australia

Author Chris Hammer has topped the 2021 list for eBook loans from Australian public libraries on the Libby App.

Throughout 2021 Australian public libraries saw an increase in demand for digital content and in turn this has led to a record download of digital titles.

OverDrive is a global company and the creator of the award-winning Libby reading app. The company serves over 73 000 libraries and schools in 88 countries and has been active in Australia since 2005.

OverDrive released a list of 2021’s most downloaded ebooks and audiobooks across Australian public libraries, with Chris Hammer's Scrublands topping the list. 

Chris Hammer is a critically renowned and bestselling crime fiction writer. His other works include SilverTrust and Treasure & Dirt.

We caught up with Chris Hammer in our podcast to discuss the inspiration behind Scrublands - listen to it here.   

Additionally, download the Libby app from the App Store or Google Play to borrow ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazine from local libraries across the world.

For more information check out their website here.

Top 10 Ebooks borrowed from Australian libraries:

Scrublands by Chris Hammer

Treasure and Dirt by Chris Hammer

The Survivors by Jane Harper

Bridgerton Collection, Volume 1by Julia Quinn

The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams

All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent Dalton

The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape

The Bestseller by Olivia Goldsmith

The Most Eligible Lord in London by Ella Quinn

The Dry by Jane Harper


Top 10 Audiobooks borrowed from Australian libraries: 

Cold Mourning by Brenda Chapman

The Subtle Art of not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

The Dry by Jane Harper

Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn

Butterfly Kills by Brenda Chapman

The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

An Offer from A Gentleman by Julia Quinn

The Lost Man by Jane Harper