Omaha Public Library announces top circulating titles from 2018

Regular library users will tell you that waiting for a highly anticipated read that you placed on hold can be tough. Some readers skip the wait by utilizing Omaha Public Library’s Bestseller Express, and others take advantage of the materials in their various available formats. Omaha Public Library (OPL) has prepared a list of top circulating titles from 2018. Additionally, OPL staff has selected over 100 favorite titles from 2018 and are presenting them, along with brief reviews, at topshelf.omahalibrary.org. Find these selections and more at you neighborhood branch or by searching OPL's online catalog.

Top adult fiction titles in print books:

  1. The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn
  2. The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah
  3. The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham
  4. Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  5. The 17th Suspect” by James Patterson
  6. The Midnight Line” by Lee Child
  7. Hardcore Twenty-four” by Janet Evanovich
  8. The President is Missing” by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
  9. The Disappeared” by C.J. Box
  10. Twisted Prey” by John Sandford

Top adult nonfiction titles in print books:

  1. Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis
  2. Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  3. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff
  4. Fear: Trump in the White House” by Bob Woodward
  5. A Higher Loyalty” by James B. Comey
  6. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” by Michelle McNamara
  7. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning” by Margareta Magnusson
  8. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos” by Jordan B. Peterson
  9. Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann
  10. Home Sweet Murder: True-Crime Thrillers” by James Patterson

Top adult audiobooks (CD):

  1. The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham
  2. Hardcore Twenty-four” by Janet Evanovich
  3. The Midnight Line” by Lee Child
  4. Uncommon Type” by Tom Hanks
  5. Two Kinds of Truth” by Michael Connelly
  6. Deep Freeze” by John Sandford
  7. Origin” by Dan Brown
  8. End Game” by David Baldacci
  9. The Fallen” by David Baldacci
  10. The President is Missing” by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Top adult eBooks  

  1. Origin” by Dan Brown
  2. The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood
  4. Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  5. Two Kinds of Truth” by Michael Connelly
  6. Two by Two” by Nicholas Sparks
  7. The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah
  8. Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins
  9. Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate
  10. Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan

Top adult digital audiobooks:

  1. Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis
  2. All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
  3. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” Mark Manson
  4. Origin” by Dan Brown
  5. Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  6. Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn
  7. The Midnight Line” by Lee Child
  8. The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins
  9. Hardcore Twenty-four” by Janet Evanovich
  10. Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarty

Top adult large print books:

  1. The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham
  2. The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah
  3. The Midnight Line” by Lee Child
  4. Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate
  5. Hardcore Twenty-four” by Janet Evanovich
  6. The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn
  7. A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
  8. The Fallen” by David Baldacci
  9. The People vs. Alex Cross” by James Patterson
  10. Y is for Yesterday” by Sue Grafton

Top print magazines:

  1. People
  2. Us Weekly
  3. Real Simple
  4. Prevention
  5. HGTV Magazine
  6. House Beautiful
  7. Time
  8. O, The Oprah Magazine
  9. National Geographic
  10. This Old House

Top RBDigital online magazines:

  1. Us Weekly
  2. OK! Magazine
  3. The New Yorker
  4. Newsweek
  5. The Economist
  6. Better Homes & Gardens
  7. HGTV Magazine
  8. Good Housekeeping
  9. Prevention
  10. Reader’s Digest

Top adult DVDs:

  1. The Shape of Water
  2. Dunkirk
  3. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  4. Wonder Woman
  5. The Greatest Showman
  6. Downsizing
  7. Blade Runner 2049
  8. Game Night
  9. I, Tonya
  10. The Post

Top children’s titles in print books:

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway” by Jeff Kinney
  2. Dog Man and Cat Kid” by Dav Pilkey
  3. Pete the Cat and the New Guy” by Kimberly and James Dean
  4. Wonder” by R. J. Palacio
  5. My New Friend is So Fun!” by Mo Willems
  6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal” by Jeff Kinney
  7. Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses” by Kimberly and James Dean
  8. There’s a Wocket in My Pocket” by Dr. Seuss
  9. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties” by Dav Pilkey
  10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

Top children’s titles in eBooks:

  1. Wonder” by R.J. Palacio
  2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling
  3. A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle
  4. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two ” by J.K. Rowling
  5. The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan
  6. The Giver” by Lois Lowry
  7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” by J.K. Rowling
  8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” by J.K. Rowling
  9. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” by J.K. Rowling
  10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School” by Jeff Kinney

Top children’s titles in digital audiobooks:

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

Top young adult titles in print books:

  1. The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  2. Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green
  3. Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
  4. The Dark Prophecy” by Rick Riordan
  5. The Burning Maze” by Rick Riordan
  6. Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi
  7. The Ship of the Dead” by Rick Riordan
  8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling
  9. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by J.K. Rowling
  10. The Hammer of Thor” by Rick Riordan

Top young adult titles in eBooks:

  1. The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  2. Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green
  3. The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
  4. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han
  5. The Girl with the Red Balloon” by Katherine Locke
  6. A Court of Mist and Fury” by Sarah J. Maas
  7. Red Queen” by Victoria Aveyard
  8. King’s Cage” by Victoria Aveyard
  9. War Storm” by Victoria Aveyard
  10. Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi

Top young adult titles in digital audiobooks:

  1. The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  2. The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins
  3. Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green
  4. The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
  5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by J.K. Rowling
  6. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling
  8. Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins
  9. Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer
  10. Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins

Top toys:

  1. Magna-Tiles
  2. Magnetic Building Set
  3. Magformers
  4. Riverstones
  5. Squigz
  6. Code-a-pillar
  7. Multiplication Slam
  8. LEGO DUPLO Train
  9. Hexactly
  10. Create-a-maze

Top seeds:

  1. Flower: Zinnia: Zinnia elegans
  2. Flower: Zinnia: Cut & come again
  3. Herb: Cilantro: Slow bolt
  4. Herb: Cilantro: Santo     
  5. Spinach: Bloomsdale
  6. Flower: Pollinator Mix: Annual Wildflower Mix
  7. Herb: Basil: Italian Large Leaf
  8. Bean: Bush: Blue Lake
  9. Flower: Pollinator Mix: Bee Feed
  10. Herb: Basil: Genovase
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