OPL’s Top Circulating Titles from 2021

Omaha Public Library has prepared a list of top circulating titles from 2021. Additionally, OPL staff has selected over 100 favorite titles from 2021 and is presenting them, along with brief reviews, at topshelf.omahalibrary.org

Top adult fiction print books:

  1. "The Four Winds, opens a new window" by Kristin Hannah
  2. "The Last Thing He Told Me, opens a new window" by Laura Dave
  3. "The Midnight Library, opens a new window" by Matt Haig
  4. "Anxious People, opens a new window" by Fredrik Backman
  5. "Sooley, opens a new window" by John Grisham
  6. "Malibu Rising, opens a new window" by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  7. "The Guest List, opens a new window" by Lucy Foley
  8. "A Gambling Man, opens a new window" by David Baldacci
  9. "Before She Disappeared, opens a new window" by Lisa Gardner
  10. "Ocean Prey, opens a new window" by John Sandford

Top adult nonfiction print books:

  1. You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism, opens a new window” by Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar
  2. "Greenlights, opens a new window" by Matthew McConaughey
  3. "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, opens a new window" by Isabel Wilkerson
  4. "Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age, opens a new window" by Sanjay Gupta, MD
  5. "My Omaha Obsession: Searching for the City, opens a new window" by Miss Cassette
  6. "A Promised Land, opens a new window" by Barack Obama
  7. "Peril, opens a new window" by Bob Woodward & Robert Costa
  8. "Untamed, opens a new window" by Glennon Doyle
  9. "The Premonition: A Pandemic Story, opens a new window" by Michael Lewis
  10. "I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year, opens a new window" by Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker

Top adult audiobooks (CD):

  1. "The Four Winds, opens a new window" by Kristin Hannah
  2. "A Time for Mercy, opens a new window" by John Grisham
  3. "A Promised Land, opens a new window" by Barack Obama
  4. "Before She Disappeared, opens a new window" by Lisa Gardner
  5. "The Return, opens a new window" by Nicholas Sparks
  6. "Walk the Wire, opens a new window" by David Baldacci
  7. "Fortune and Glory: Tantalizing Twenty-Seven, opens a new window" by Janet Evanovich
  8. "The Sentinel, opens a new window" by Lee Child & Andrew Child
  9. "Daylight, opens a new window" by David Baldacci
  10. "Greenlights, opens a new window" by Matthew McConaughey

Top adult eBooks:

  1. The Four Winds, opens a new window” by Kristin Hannah
  2. Anxious People, opens a new window” by Fredrik Backman
  3. Bridgerton Collection: Books 1-3, opens a new window” by Julia Quinn
  4. The Vanishing Half, opens a new window” by Brit Bennett
  5. The Midnight Library, opens a new window” by Matt Haig
  6. The Guest List, opens a new window” by Lucy Foley
  7. The Last Thing He Told Me, opens a new window” by Laura Dave
  8. “You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism, opens a new window” by Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar
  9. The Return, opens a new window” by Nicholas Sparks
  10. A Time for Mercy, opens a new window” by John Grisham

Top adult digital audiobooks:

  1. Greenlights, opens a new window” by Matthew McConaughey
  2. A Promised Land, opens a new window” by Barack Obama
  3. Where the Crawdads Sing, opens a new window” by Delia Owens
  4. The Four Winds, opens a new window” by Kristin Hannah
  5. You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism, opens a new window” by Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar
  6. Cold Mourning, opens a new window” by Brenda Chapman 
  7. The Guest List, opens a new window” by Lucy Foley
  8. The Last Thing He Told Me, opens a new window” by Laura Dave
  9. Anxious Peopl, opens a new windowe” by Fredrik Backman
  10. The Vanishing Half, opens a new window” by Brit Bennett

Top adult large print:

  1. "The Four Winds, opens a new window" by Kristin Hannah
  2. "A Time for Mercy, opens a new window" by John Grisham
  3. "Deadly Cross, opens a new window" by James Patterson
  4. "The Russian, opens a new window" by James Patterson
  5. "The Return, opens a new window" by Nicholas Sparks
  6. "Dark Sky, opens a new window" by C. J. Box
  7. "The Vanishing Half, opens a new window" by Brit Bennett
  8. "A Gambling Man, opens a new window" by David Baldacci
  9. "Camino Winds, opens a new window" by John Grisham
  10. "The Law of Innocence, opens a new window" by Michael Connelly

Top print magazines:

  1. "People, opens a new window"
  2. "Real Simple, opens a new window"
  3. "Us Weekly, opens a new window"
  4. "Prevention, opens a new window"
  5. "HGTV Magazine, opens a new window"
  6. "Consumer Reports, opens a new window"
  7. "The New Yorker, opens a new window"
  8. "Good Housekeeping, opens a new window"
  9. "Country Living, opens a new window"
  10. "The Economist, opens a new window"

Top Flipster 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. "OK Magazine", opens a new window
  6. "The New Yorker", opens a new window
  7. "Real Simple", opens a new window
  8. "Prevention", opens a new window
  9. "Better Homes & Gardens", opens a new window
  10. "HGTV Magazine", opens a new window

Top adult DVDs:

  1. "Wonder Woman 1984, opens a new window"
  2. "News of the World, opens a new window"
  3. "Tenet, opens a new window"
  4. "Nobody, opens a new window"
  5. "Greenland, opens a new window"
  6. "Little Women, opens a new window"
  7. "Promising Young Woman, opens a new window"
  8. "Black Widow, opens a new window"
  9. "The Marksman, opens a new window"
  10. "The Courier, opens a new window"

Top children’s print books:

  1. The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!, opens a new window” by Mo Willems
  2. "Llama Llama Loves To Read, opens a new window" by Anna Dewdney
  3. "Spirits of Nature, opens a new window" by Natasha Bouchard
  4. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End, opens a new window" by Jeff Kinney
  5. "Pete the Cat: Too Cool For School, opens a new window" by Kimberly & James Dean
  6. "Fancy Nancy: Shoe La La!", opens a new window by Victoria Saxon
  7. "Fancy Nancy: Toodle-oo, Miss Moo, opens a new window" by Victoria Saxon
  8. "Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa, opens a new window" by Anna Dewdney
  9. "Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess, opens a new window" by Anna Dewdney
  10. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball, opens a new window" by Jeff Kinney

Top children’s eBooks:

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End, opens a new window” by Jeff Kinney
  2. Dog Man: Grime and Punishment, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  3. The Baby-Sitters Club: Logan Likes Mary Anne!, opens a new window’ by Ann M. Martin
  4. Baby-Sitters Little Sister: Karen’s Worst Day, opens a new window” by Ann M. Martin
  5. Dog Man, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  6. Dog Man: Fetch-22, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  7. Cat Kid Comic Club, opens a new window” by Dav Pilkey
  8. Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure, opens a new window” by Jeff Kinney
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball, opens a new window” by Jeff Kinney
  10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, opens a new window” by Jeff Kinney

Top children’s digital audiobooks:

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  4. A Wrinkle in Time, opens a new window” by Madeleine L’Engle
  5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, 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 Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, opens a new window” by C. S. Lewis
  8. The Lightning Thief, opens a new window” by Rick Riordan
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, opens a new window” by Jeff Kinney
  10. The Mysterious Benedict Society, opens a new window” by Trenton Lee Stewart

Top teen print books:

  1. "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, opens a new window" by Suzanne Collins
  2. "Firekeeper's Daughter, opens a new window" by Angeline Boulley
  3. "Concrete Rose, opens a new window" by Angie Thomas
  4. "The Tower of Nero, opens a new window" by Rick Riordan
  5. "We Were Liars", opens a new window by E. Lockhart
  6. "One of Us is Lying, opens a new window" by Karen M. McManus
  7. "Shadow And Bone, opens a new window" by Leigh Bardugo
  8. "Eleanor & Park, opens a new window" by Rainbow Rowell
  9. "Midnight Sun, opens a new window" by Stephenie Meyer
  10. "Catching Fire, opens a new window" by Suzanne Collins

Top teen eBooks:

  1. Five Total Strangers”, opens a new window by Natalie D. Richards
  2. Midnight Sun, opens a new window” by Stephenie Meyer
  3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins
  4. The Book Thief, opens a new window” by Markus Zusak
  5. Shadow and Bone, opens a new window” by Leigh Bardugo
  6. Six of Crows, opens a new window” by Leigh Bardugo
  7. A Court of Thorns and Roses, opens a new window” by Sarah J. Maas
  8. Throne of Glass, opens a new window” by Sarah J. Maas
  9. The Cruel Prince, opens a new window” by Holly Black
  10.  “Heartstopper. Volume 1, opens a new window” by Alice Oseman

Top teen digital audiobooks: 

  1. Midnight Sun, opens a new window” by Stephenie Meyer
  2. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins
  3. The Hunger Games, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, opens a new window” by J.K. Rowling
  6. Five Total Strangers, opens a new window” by Natalie D. Richards
  7. “The Hate U Give, opens a new window” by Angie Thomas
  8. A Court of Thorns and Roses, opens a new window” by Sarah J. Maas
  9. Cinder, opens a new window” by Marissa Meyer
  10. Catching Fire, opens a new window” by Suzanne Collins

Top seeds:

  1. Spinach: Bloomsdale: Spinacia Oleracea, opens a new window
  2. Flower: Zinnia: Cut & Come Again: Zinnia Elegans, opens a new window
  3. Herb: Cilantro: Santo: Coriandrum Sativum, opens a new window
  4. Radish: French Breakfast: Raphanus Sativus, opens a new window
  5. Pepper: Sweet: California Wonder: Capsicum Annuum, opens a new window
  6. Flower: Pollinator Mix: Midwest Wildflower, opens a new window
  7. Flower: Sunflower: Mammoth Grey Stripe: Helianthus Annuus, opens a new window
  8. Herb: Basil: Genovase: Ocimum Basilicum, opens a new window
  9. Herb: Parsley: Giant Dark Green Italian: Petroselinum Crispum, opens a new window
  10. Okra: Clemson Spineless: Abelmoschus Esculentus, opens a new window

Top adult book club bags:

  1. "Where the Crawdads Sing, opens a new window" by Delia Owens
  2. "You'll Never Believe What Happened To Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism, opens a new window" by Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar
  3. "The Children's Blizzard, opens a new window" by Melanie Benjamin
  4. "The Dutch House, opens a new window" by Ann Patchett
  5. "The House In The Cerulean Sea, opens a new window" by TJ Klune
  6. "Lilac Girls, opens a new window" by Martha Hall Kelly
  7. "A Gentleman in Moscow, opens a new window." by Amor Towles
  8. "Before We Were Yours, opens a new window" by Lisa Wingate
  9. "And Then There Were None, opens a new window" by Agatha Christie
  10. "The Great Alone, opens a new window" by Kristin Hannah
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