Omaha Public Library’s top circulating titles from 2019

Omaha Public Library (OPL) has prepared a list of top circulating titles from 2019. Additionally, OPL staff has selected over 100 favorite titles from 2019 and are presenting them, along with brief reviews, at topshelf.omahalibrary.org. Find these selections and more at omahalibrary.org.

Top adult fiction print books: 

  1. Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens 
  2. Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty
  3. The Reckoning” by John Grisham
  4. Past Tense” by Lee Child
  5. Dark Sacred Night” by Michael Connelly
  6. The 18th Abduction” by James Patterson
  7. The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides
  8. Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich
  9. Wolf Pack” by C.J. Box
  10. Redemption” by David Baldacci

Top adult nonfiction print books: 

  1. Becoming” by Michelle Obama
  2. This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of An American Family Farm” by Ted Genoways
  3. Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  4. Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis
  5. Women Rowing North” by Mary Pipher
  6. The Library Book” by Susan Orlean
  7. Girl, Stop Apologizing” by Rachel Hollis
  8. Homebody” by Joanna Gaines
  9. Zoo Nebraska” by Carson Vaughan
  10. Three Women” by Lisa Taddeo

Top adult audiobooks (CD):

  1. Becoming” by Michelle Obama
  2. The Reckoning” by John Grisham
  3. Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich
  4. Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
  5. This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of An American Family Farm“ by Ted Genoways
  6. Past Tense” by Lee Child
  7. Long Road to Mercy” by David Baldacci
  8. The Big Kahuna” by Janet Evanovich
  9. Dark Sacred Night” by Micheal Connelly
  10. Redemption” by David Baldacci

Top adult eBooks:  

  1. Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
  2. Becoming” by Michelle Obama
  3. Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan
  4. Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  5. This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of An American Family Farm“ by Ted Genoways
  6. Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty
  7. The Reckoning” by John Grisham
  8. The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt
  9. The Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris
  10. Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng

Top adult digital audiobooks:

  1. Becoming” by Michelle Obama
  2. Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
  4. Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  5. Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty
  6. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” by Mark Manson
  7. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo
  8. All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
  9. This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of An American Family Farm“ by Ted Genoways
  10. Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan

Top adult large print books:

  1. The Reckoning” by John Grisham
  2. Every Breath” by Nicholas Sparks
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
  4. Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover
  5. The Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris
  6. Target Alex Cross” by James Patterson
  7. Past Tense” by Lee Child
  8. A Spark of Light” by Jodi Picoult
  9. Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich
  10. Long Road to Mercy” by David Baldacci

Top print magazines: 

  1. People
  2. Real Simple
  3. Prevention
  4. Us Weekly
  5. O, The Oprah Magazine
  6. House Beautiful
  7. National Geographic
  8. Family Handyman
  9. Country Living
  10. Southern Living

Top RBDigital online magazines:

  1. The New Yorker
  2. Us Weekly
  3. OK! Magazine 
  4. Newsweek 
  5. Apple Magazine
  6. National Geographic
  7. Prevention
  8. HGTV Magazine
  9. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  10. New Scientist

Top adult DVDs:

  1. A Star is Born
  2. Bohemian Rhapsody
  3. Green Book
  4. Aquaman
  5. Crazy Rich Asians
  6. Venom
  7. Ant-Man and the Wasp
  8. Avengers: Infinity War
  9. The Equalizer 2”
  10. The Mule

Top children’s print books:

  1. Pete the Cat and the New Guy” by Kimberly and James Dean
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown” by Jeff Kinney
  3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School” by Jeff Kinney
  4. Pete the Cat: Play Ball!” by James Dean
  5. Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School” by Kimberly and James Dean
  6. Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana” by James Dean
  7. My New Friend Is So Fun!” by Mo Willems
  8. Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses” by Kimberly and James Dean
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal” by Jeff Kinney
  10. Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa” by Anna Dewdney

Top children’s eBooks:

  1. Wonder” by R.J. Palacio 
  2. The Giver” by Lois Lowry
  3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling 
  4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” by J.K. Rowling 
  5. The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan 
  6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” by J.K. Rowling 
  7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” by J.K. Rowling 
  8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown” by Jeff Kinney
  9. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” by J.K. Rowling 
  10. Dawn and the Impossible Three” by Ann M. Martin

Top children’s 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 Chamber of Secrets” by J.K. Rowling
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” by J.K. Rowling
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” by J.K. Rowling
  6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” by J.K. Rowling 
  7. The Hidden Oracle” by Rick Riordan 
  8. The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown
  9. Little House in the Big Woods” by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  10. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis

Top teen print books:

  1. The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  2. On the Come Up” by Angie Thomas
  3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling
  4. Scythe” by Neal Shusterman
  5. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” Jenny Han
  6. Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
  7. Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi
  8. Not If I Save You First” by Ally Carter
  9. The Dark Prophecy” by Rick Riordan
  10. Bridge of Clay” by Markus Zusak

Top teen eBooks:

  1. The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak  
  2. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han  
  3. The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  4. Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green 
  5. Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi 
  6. Five Feet Apart” by Rachael Lippincott 
  7. Kingdom of Ash” by Sarah J. Maas 
  8. We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart  
  9. A Court of Mist and Fury” by Sarah J. Maas 
  10. I’m Not Dying With You Tonight” by Kimberly Jones   

Top teen digital audiobooks: 

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

Top toys:

  1. Magna-Tiles
  2. Riverstones
  3. Magnetic Building Set
  4. SpinAgain
  5. Code-a-pillar
  6. Squigz
  7. Marble Run
  8. Magformers
  9. Basic Skills Boards
  10. Tobbles Neo

Top seeds: 

  1. "Flower : Marigold : Naughty Marietta : Tagetes Patula"
  2. "Herb : Parsley : Dark Green Italian Plain : Petroselinum crispum"
  3. "Carrot : Red Cored Chantenay : Daucus Carota V. Sativa"
  4. "Flower : Marigold : Sparky Mix : Tagetes Patula"
  5. "Flower : Pollinator Mix : Annual Wildflower Mix"
  6. "Flower : Cosmos : Cosmos Bipinnatus"
  7. "Herb : Oregano : Greek : Origanum Vulgare"
  8. "Cucumber : Pickling : National Pickling : Cucumis Sativus"
  9. "Herb : Basil : Genovase : Ocimum basilicum"
  10. "Flower : Zinnia : Cut & Come Again : Zinnia Elegans"

Top adult book club bags: 

  1. Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
  2. A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman
  3. The Last Mrs. Parrish” by Liv Constantine 
  4. All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr 
  5. The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn
  6. The Bones of Paradise” by Jonis Agee
  7. This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm” by Ted Genoways
  8. All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir” by Nicole Chung
  9. A Reliable Wife” by Robert Goolrick
  10. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” by Margot Lee Shetterly 
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