Top 10 Downloaded Magazines of the Year

Digital magazines are the most widely used electronic service in public libraries. And it’s easy to see why. Digital magazines from Recorded Books are available at your fingertips 24/7, some are interactive with videos and animated images, you can keep issues as long as you want, and they can be read in the RBdigital app or in browsers. New issues are released simultaneously with print editions, and many are available for immediate download before print editions arrive at the library. Along with audiobooks and eBooks, the world’s most popular library-facing magazine service is available in the RBdigital app. The best in news, politics, technology, art, style, travel and more at your fingertips, on any device. 

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Here are the Top 10 Magazines Downloaded on RBdigital in 2017:

1. The Economist
The Economist is a global weekly magazine written for those who share an uncommon interest in being well and broadly informed. Each issue explores domestic and international issues, business, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts.




2. Us Weekly
Us Weekly
is the magazine that keeps the closest watch on the ever changing and ever exciting entertainment industry, unlike any other magazine. It takes you backstage at awards shows and sneaks you into celebrity parties. Us Weekly magazine peers into the minds (and dressing rooms) of the biggest stars, and escorts you around the world to see exactly where and with whom the hottest names in entertainment have been hanging out. Us Weekly gives you more access than any other magazine on the newsstand.


3. The New Yorker
Founded in 1925, The New Yorker publishes the best writers of its time and has received more National Magazine Awards than any other magazine, for its groundbreaking reporting, authoritative analysis, and creative inspiration. The New Yorker takes readers beyond the weekly print magazine with the web, mobile, tablet, social media, and signature events. The New Yorker is at once a classic and at the leading edge.



4. Newsweek
magazine has a long-standing tradition of providing readers with the most updated information on the most pressing issues affecting our nation and world today. Newsweek is able to fill the gaps when a story has passed and is able to come up with insight or synthesis that connects the cracking, confusing digitals dots in today's fast paced news cycle. Topics regularly covered include politics and government, business and entertainment, health and nutrition, science and technology, money and culture.


5. OK! Magazine
is a weekly magazine specializing in celebrity news, OK! is best known for its coverage of celebrity nuptials, packed with the biggest stories, the best photographs, exclusives and the hottest stars from the world of showbiz and entertainment, OK! Magazine bring you the truth and the inside scoop about celebrities. Whether it’s movies, music, TV, celebrity weddings, babies, fashion, break-ups or make-ups.



6. Star Magazine
is all about entertainment, from the best and latest breaking celebrity news to the movies and music that everyone is talking about.





7. Good Housekeeping
Good Housekeeping
- Home of the Good Housekeeping Seal and your best source for saving time, money, and hassle.





8. National Geographic
The latest news in science, exploration, and culture will open your eyes to the world’s many wonders. Get National Geographic Interactive digital magazine subscription today and experience the same high-quality articles and breathtaking photography contained in the print edition, along with interactive capabilities such as audio, and videos, enhanced navigation and faster browsing.



9. HGTV Magazine
HGTV Magazine
is about real life at home. In every issue, you'll find money-saving mini makeovers, simple ways to conquer clutter, smart DIY solutions, time-saving cleaning tricks, and so much more. Plus--see how the HGTV experts really live!




10. Family Handyman
When it comes to home improvement, you need information you can trust. Inside each issue of The Family Handyman, you’ll find see-and-solve expert repair techniques, a variety of projects for every room and step-by-step, do-it-yourself photos.




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