Omaha Public Library’s top circulating titles from 2020

Omaha Public Library has prepared a list of top circulating titles from 2020. Additionally, OPL staff has selected over 100 favorite titles from 2020 and is presenting them, along with brief reviews, at topshelf.omahalibrary.org, opens a new window

Top adult fiction print books:

  1. Camino Winds” by John Grisham
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, opens a new window” by Delia Owens
  3. Blue Moon, opens a new window” by Lee Child
  4. The Giver of Stars, opens a new window” by Jojo Moyes
  5. American Dirt, opens a new window” by Jeanine Cummins
  6. A Minute to Midnight, opens a new window” by David Baldacci
  7. The Dutch House: A Novel, opens a new window” by Ann Patchett
  8. The Night Fire, opens a new window” by Michael Connelly
  9. The Guardians, opens a new window” by John Grisham
  10.  “Such a Fun Age: A Novel, opens a new window” by Kiley Reid

Top adult nonfiction print books:

  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man, opens a new window” by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D.
  2. Educated: A Memoir, opens a new window” by Tara Westover
  3. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know, opens a new window” by Malcolm Gladwell
  4. The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, opens a new window” by Erik Larson
  5. A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America, opens a new window” by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig
  6. The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir, opens a new window” by John Bolton
  7. Open Book, opens a new window” by Jessica Simpson
  8. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, opens a new window” by Ronan Farrow
  9. Untamed, opens a new window” by Glennon Doyle
  10. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, opens a new window” by Isabel Wilkerson

Top adult audiobooks (CD):

  1. The Guardians, opens a new window” by John Grisham
  2. Blue Moon, opens a new window” by Lee Child
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing, opens a new window” by Delia Owens
  4. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know, opens a new window” by Malcolm Gladwell
  5. Twisted Twenty-Six, opens a new window” by Janet Evanovich
  6. Camino Winds, opens a new window” by John Grisham
  7. Criss Cross, opens a new window” by James Patterson
  8. The Dutch House: A Novel, opens a new window” by Ann Patchett
  9. Masked Prey, opens a new window” by John Sandford
  10.  “The Silent Patient, opens a new window” by Alex Michaelides

Top adult eBooks:

  1. After the Flood: A Novel” by Kassandra Montag
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
  3. Becoming” by Michelle Obama
  4. Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng
  5. The Giver of Stars: A Novel” by Jojo Moyes
  6. The Guardians: A Novel” by John Grisham
  7. The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides
  8. Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan
  9. Blue Moon” by Lee Child
  10. Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover

Top adult digital audiobooks:

  1. Becoming, opens a new window” by Michelle Obama
  2. Girl, Wash Your Face, opens a new window” by Rachel Hollis
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing, opens a new window” by Delia Owens
  4. After the Flood: A Novel, opens a new window” by Kassandra Montag
  5. Little Fires Everywhere, opens a new window” by Celeste Ng
  6. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know, opens a new window” by Malcolm Gladwell
  7. Educated: A Memoir, opens a new window” by Tara Westover
  8. Nine Perfect Strangers, opens a new window” by Liane Moriarty
  9. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism, opens a new window” by Robin J. DiAngelo
  10. So You Want to Talk About Race, opens a new window” by Ijeoma Oluo

Top adult large print:

  1. The Guardians, opens a new window” by John Grisham
  2. Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel, opens a new window” by Lee Child
  3. A Minute to Midnight, opens a new window” by David Baldacci
  4. Criss Cross, opens a new window” by James Patterson
  5. The Giver of Stars, opens a new window” by Jojo Moyes
  6. The Night Fire, opens a new window” by Michael Connelly
  7. The 19th Christmas, opens a new window” by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
  8. 28 Summers: A Novel, opens a new window” by Elin Hilderbrand
  9. Where the Crawdads Sing, opens a new window” by Delia Owens
  10. Twisted Twenty-Six: A Stephanie Plum Novel, opens a new window” by Janet Evanovich

Top print magazines:

  1. People, opens a new window
  2. Prevention, opens a new window
  3. Us Weekly, opens a new window
  4. Real Simple, opens a new window
  5. Country Living, opens a new window
  6. Consumer Reports, opens a new window
  7. Martha Stewart Living, opens a new window
  8. The New Yorker, opens a new window
  9. National Geographic, opens a new window
  10. House Beautiful, opens a new window

Top Flipster, opens a new window online magazines:

  1. Consumer Reports, opens a new window
  2. People, opens a new window
  3. Consumer Reports Buying Guide, opens a new window
  4. Us Weekly, opens a new window
  5. The New Yorker, opens a new window
  6. OK! Magazine, opens a new window
  7. Real Simple, opens a new window
  8. Do It Yourself, opens a new window
  9. Better Homes & Gardens, opens a new window
  10. Reader’s Digest , opens a new window

Top adult DVDs:

  1. Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, opens a new window
  2. Ad Astra, opens a new window
  3. Joker, opens a new window
  4. Judy, opens a new window
  5. Little Women, opens a new window
  6. Ford v Ferrari, opens a new window
  7. Harriet, opens a new window
  8. Knives Out, opens a new window
  9. The Good Liar, opens a new window
  10.  “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, opens a new window

Top children’s print books:

  1. Dog Man: Fetch-22, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  2. Guts, opens a new window” by Raina Telgemeier
  3. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  4. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  5. Dog Man and Cat Kid, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  6. Dog Man: Unleashed, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, opens a new window” by Jeff Kinney
  8. Elephants Cannot Dance!, opens a new window” by Mo Willems
  9. Pete the Cat: Play Ball!, opens a new window” by James Dean
  10.  “Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey

Top children’s eBooks:

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  2. Wonder, opens a new window” by R.J. Palacio
  3. The Giver, opens a new window” by Lois Lowry
  4. Karen’s Witch, opens a new window” by Ann M. Martin
  5. The Doughnut Fix, opens a new window” by Jessie Janowitz
  6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  7. Boy-Crazy Stacey, opens a new window” by Ann M. Martin
  8. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal, opens a new window” by Jeff Kinney
  9. Guts, opens a new window” by Raina Telgemeier
  10. Big Nate: Payback Time!, opens a new window” by Lincoln Peirce

Top children’s digital audiobooks:

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  3. A Wrinkle in Time, opens a new window” by Madeleine L’Engle
  4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  6. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  7. The Lightning Thief, opens a new window” by Rick Riordan
  8. Artemis Fowl, opens a new window“ by Eoin Colfer
  9. The Wild Robot, opens a new window” by Peter Brown
  10. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, opens a new window” by C.S. Lewis

Top teen print books:

  1. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” by Suzanne Collins
  2. The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  3. The Tyrant’s Tomb” by Rick Riordan
  4. Pumpkinheads” by Rainbow Rowell
  5. American Royals” by Katharine McGee
  6. Children of Virtue and Vengeance” by Tomi Adeyemi
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling
  8. Midnight Sun” by Stephenie Meyer
  9. One of Us is Next” by Karen M. McManus
  10.  “The Toll” by Neal Shusterman

Top teen eBooks:

  1. The Hate U Give, opens a new window” by Angie Thomas
  2. The Book Thief, opens a new window” by Markus Zusak
  3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins
  4. Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum, opens a new window” by Michael McCreary
  5. The Fault in Our Stars, opens a new window” by John Green
  6. The Maze Runner, opens a new window” by James Dashner
  7. Turtles All the Way Down, opens a new window” by John Green
  8. Midnight Sun, opens a new window” by Stephenie Meyer
  9. Reverie, opens a new window” by Ryan La Sala
  10. The Selection, opens a new window” by Kiera Cass

Top teen digital audiobooks: 

  1. The Hate U Give, opens a new window” by Angie Thomas
  2. The Hunger Games, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  5. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins
  6. Turtles All the Way Down, opens a new window” by John Green
  7. Twilight, opens a new window” by Stephenie Meyer
  8. Mockingjay, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins
  9. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, opens a new window” by Ransom Riggs
  10. The Golden Compass, opens a new window” by Philip Pullman

Top seeds:

  1. Flower : Pollinator Mix : Bee Feed, opens a new window
  2. Bean : Bush : Provider : Phaseolus vulgaris, opens a new window
  3. Flower : Pollinator Mix : Honey Bee Wildflower Mix, opens a new window
  4. Spinach : Bloomsdale : Spinacia oleracea, opens a new window
  5. Flower : Zinnia : Cut & come again : Zinnia elegans, opens a new window
  6. Arugula : Eruca sativa, opens a new window
  7. Flower : Marigold : Sparky mix : Tagetes patula, opens a new window
  8. Cucumber : Pickling : National Pickling : Cucumis sativus, opens a new window
  9. Herb : Cilantro : Santo : Coriandrum sativum, opens a new window 
  10.  Kale : Lacinato : Brassica oleracea, opens a new window

Top adult book club bags:

  1. This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm, opens a new window” by Ted Genoways
  2. A Place for Us: A Novel, opens a new window” by Fatima Farheen Mirza
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing, opens a new window” by Delia Owens
  4. The Overstory” by Richard Powers
  5. All the Light We Cannot See, opens a new window” by Anthony Doerr
  6. The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, opens a new window” by Anissa Gray
  7. The Rosie Project, opens a new window” by Graeme Simsion
  8. The Dutch House, opens a new window” by Ann Patchett
  9. In the Time of the Butterflies, opens a new window” by Julia Alvarez
  10.  “Lilac Girls, opens a new window” by Martha Hall Kelly
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