Veronica Roth's "Divergent" was one of the Top 5 most requested books in Hampton in August.

Veronica Roth's "Divergent" was one of the Top 5 most requested books in Hampton in August.

Every day, booksellers at the Barnes & Noble store at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton field requests from readers who come into the store looking for a particular book. Staff have compiled last month's top five requests in fiction and nonfiction to share with our readers:

Top 5 fiction requests

  • "The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppet (Origami Yoda #4)" by Tom Angleberger (2013)
  • "The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppet (Origami Yoda #4)" by Tom Angleberger (2013)
  • "Divergent" by Veronica Roth (2011)
  • "Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus" by James Dean (2013)
  • "Mistress" by James Patterson and David Ellis (2013)
  • "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs (2011)

Top 5 nonfiction requests:

  • "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" by Reza Aslan (2013)
  • "The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic" by Mark R. Levin (2013)
  • "Strengthsfinder 2.0" by Tom Rath (2007)
  • "The Butler: A Witness to History" by Wil Haygood (2013)
  • "The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance"

    David Epstein (2013)