Top Google Searches of 2013

Google Search Trends of 2013

The 2013 Google Zeitgeist has been released. This is Google's annual list of top searches in a variety of different categories. A lot of it is pretty much what you'd expect, but the lists are still fun to browse. Google has also added a map feature, so you can see what searches were popular by location.

In book related searches, Tom Clancy, who passed away on October 1, 2013, tops the most searched for author category. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg is the most searched for book of 2013.

The most searched for appetizer? Tomato Mozzarella Appetizer. (side note: we have some pretty good appetizer books here at the library)

There is a lot more to explore on the Google Zeitgeist site.

Watch for our top ten lists of 2013's most popular books and movies in January.