Did you know Manchester Libraries is one of your best online sources of free ebooks? Choose from over 18,000 ebooks including best sellers in fiction and non-fiction plus there are more than 2000 children’s ebooks to read.

Ebooks are a great way to try out a new author without spending any money or even leaving the comfort of home. Browse eBooks in an instant with the BorrowBox app, available from your app store, then log in with your library card details and download. You don’t need to return ebooks – they return themselves – and there are never any fines or charges.

So which is Manchester’s top downloaded ebook? We won’t keep you in suspense any longer. Paula Hawkin’s The Girl on the Train is still this summer’s most downloaded ebook. Not read it? Not seen the film? Where have you been? Download it now!

Rear Window meets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller. “The Girl On The Train was so thrilling and tense and wildly unpredictable, it sucked up my entire afternoon. I simply could not put it down. Not to be missed!”  — Tess Gerritsen

Best selling author Lee Child is riding high with two titles in the top five – Night School and Bad Luck and Trouble. Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic, The Handmaid’s Tale has dropped down to number four after three months at number one, and a newcomer in the top five is Naomi Alderman’s prize-wining novel, The Power.

More and more readers are switching to e-books every day, or, like me, reading in both print and digital format.  Take a look at Manchester’s most downloaded ebooks and give it a try.