Omaha Public Library announces top circulating titles from 2017

Regular library users will tell you that waiting for a highly anticipated read that you placed on hold can be tough. Some readers skipped the wait by utilizing Omaha Public Library’s Bestseller Express, and others took advantage of the materials in their various available formats. Omaha Public Library (OPL) has prepared a list of top circulating titles from 2017. Additionally, OPL staff has selected over 100 favorite titles from 2017 and are presenting them, along with brief reviews, at topshelf.omahalibrary.org. Find these selections and more at omahalibrary.org.

Top adult fiction titles in print books:

  1. Camino Island” by John Grisham
  2. The Fix” by David Baldacci
  3. 16th Seduction” by James Patterson
  4. Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins
  5. The Whistler” by John Grisham
  6. Golden Prey” by John Sandford
  7. Turbo Twenty-three” by Janet Evanovich
  8. Night School” by Lee Child
  9. Never Never” by James Patterson
  10. Murder Games” by James Patterson

Top adult nonfiction titles in print books:

  1. Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance
  2. Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann
  3. The Vanishing American Adult” by Ben Sasse
  4. The Magnolia Story” by Chip and Joanna Gaines
  5. When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi
  6. Born A Crime” by Trevor Noah
  7. The Zookeeper's Wife” by Diane Ackerman
  8. What Happened” by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  9. Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly
  10. Killing the Rising Sun” by Bill O’Reilly

Top adult audio books (CD):

  1. "Turbo Twenty-three" by Janet Evanovich
  2. "The Whistler" by John Grisham
  3. "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr
  4. "No Man's Land" by David Baldacci
  5. "Never Never" by James Patterson
  6. "Escape Clause" by John Sandford
  7. "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult
  8. "The Fix" by David Baldacci
  9. "Camino Island" by John Grisham
  10. "Hidden Figures" by Margot Lee Shetterly

Top adult eBooks – fiction & nonfiction:

  1. Two by Two” by Nicholas Sparks
  2. The Whistler” by John Grisham
  3. The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins
  4. See Me” by Nicholas Sparks
  5. A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman
  6. Night School” by Lee Child
  7. The Woman in Cabin 10” by Ruth Ware
  8. Rogue Lawyer” by John Grisham
  9. The Handmaid's Tale” by Margaret Atwood
  10. Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes

Top adult digital audio books:

  1. "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr
  2. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn
  3. "The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware
  4. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins
  5. "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley
  6. "Yes Please" by Amy Poehler
  7. "Night School" by Lee Child
  8. "The Whistler" by John Grisham
  9. "The Chemist" by Stephenie Meyer
  10. "Bossypants" by Tina Fey

Top adult large print books:

  1. "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah
  2. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins
  3. "Cross the Line" by James Patterson
  4. "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr
  5. "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman
  6. "Rogue Lawyer" by John Grisham
  7. "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult
  8. "The Whistler" by John Grisham
  9. "Night School" by Lee Child
  10. "The Melody Lingers on" by Mary Higgins Clark

Top print magazines:

  1. People
  2. US Weekly
  3. Real Simple
  4. Prevention
  5. Time
  6. O: The Oprah Magazine
  7. The New Yorker
  8. American Girl
  9. Southern Living
  10. House Beautiful

Top RBdigital online magazines:

  1. US Weekly
  2. OK! Magazine
  3. The New Yorker
  4. The Economist
  5. HGTV Magazine
  6. Better Homes and Gardens
  7. Prevention
  8. Food Network Magazine
  9. Good Housekeeping
  10. Family Handyman

Top adult DVDs:

  1. Arrival
  2. The Accountant
  3. Sully
  4. Hidden Figures
  5. Hacksaw Ridge
  6. Fences
  7. Jack Reacher
  8. La La Land
  9. The Girl on the Train
  10. Jason Bourne

Top children's titles in print books:

  1. Pete the Cat and the New Guy” by Kimberly and James Dean
  2. Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses” by Kimberly and James Dean
  3. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by J.K. Rowling
  4. Diary of A Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney
  5. Pete the Cat” by James Dean
  6. My New Friend Is So Fun!” by Mo Willems
  7. Fox in Socks” by Dr. Seuss
  8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle
  9. There's A Wocket in My Pocket!” by Dr. Seuss
  10. Pete the Cat” by Kimberly and James Dean

Top children's titles in eBooks:

  1. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two" by J.K. Rowling
  2. "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio
  3. "The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan
  4. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School" by Jeff Kinney
  5. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling
  6. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry
  7. "The War That Saved My Life" by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  8. "The Battle of the Labyrinth" by Rick Riordan
  9. "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J.K. Rowling
  10. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by J.K. Rowling

Top children's titles in digital audio books:

  1. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling
  2. "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J.K. Rowling
  3. "The Magician's Nephew" by C.S. Lewis
  4. "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" by J.K. Rowling
  5. "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis
  6. "The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan
  7. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" by J.K. Rowling
  8. "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" by J.K. Rowling
  9. "Diary of A Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney
  10. "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L’Engle

Top youth/teen titles in print books:

  1. Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
  2. The Hammer of Thor” by Rick Riordan
  3. Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher
  4. The Dark Prophecy” by Rick Riordan
  5. Red Queen” by Victoria Aveyard
  6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling
  7. Everything, Everything” by Nicola Yoon
  8. The Hidden Oracle” by Rick Riordan
  9. King's Cage” by Victoria Aveyard
  10. Carve the Mark” by Veronica Roth

 Top young adult titles in eBooks:

  1. "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak
  2. "King's Cage" by Victoria Aveyard
  3. "We Were Liars" by E. Lockhart
  4. "The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett" by Chelsea Sedoti
  5. "The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey
  6. "Thirteen Reasons Why" by Jay Asher
  7. "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien
  8. "Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs
  9. "A Court of Mist and Fury" by Sarah J. Maas
  10. "Everything, Everything" by Nicola Yoon

Top young adult titles in digital audio books:

  1. "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins
  2. "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs
  3. "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak
  4. "Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell
  5. "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer
  6. "Catching Fire" by Suzanne Collins
  7. "The Maze Runner" by James Dashner
  8. "The Hidden Oracle" by Rick Riordan
  9. "Fangirl" by Rainbow Rowell
  10. "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien

Top toys:

  1. Magna-Tiles
  2. Magformers
  3. SpinAgain
  4. Magnetic Building Set
  5. Squigz
  6. Laser Maze Jr
  7. Cash Register
  8. Code-a-pillar
  9. ABC Blocks
  10. Labyrinth Balance Board

Top seeds:

  1. Herb : Cilantro  
  2. Flower : Zinnia
  3. Spinach
  4. Flower : Nasturtium
  5. Herb : Basil
  6. Carrot
  7. Bean : Bush
  8. Herb : Parsley  
  9. Pea : Edible Pod
  10. Flower : Marigold
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