Patron Favorites of 2019

Are you curious about which books and movies were most popular with your fellow Orion Library patrons last year? So were we, so we analyzed the check-out statistics for some of our most popular collections and compiled the following “Top Five” lists.

Full disclosure – individual seasons of Game of Thrones and titles from Mo Willem’s Pigeon books filled the top five slots in their respective lists and were thus combined into single entries.

Top Five Adult Blu-Ray / DVD Titles

  1. Game of Thrones
  2. Marvel’s Avengers
  3. Bohemian Rhapsody
  4. Spider-Man: Homecoming
  5. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Top Five Adult Fiction Titles

  1. Look Alive Twenty-Five: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  3. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  4. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  5. The 18th Abduction by James Patterson
  6. The Reckoning by John Grisham

Top Five Adult Nonfiction Titles

  1. Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero by Michael Hingson
  2. Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis
  3. Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook
  4. The Keto Reset Diet: The Ketogenic Plan to Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever by Mark Sisson
  5. The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet, With More Than 125 Delectable Recipes and 5 Meal Plans to Shed Weight, Heal Your Body, & Regain Confidence by Leanne Vogel

Top Five Teen Fiction Titles

  1. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  4. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  5. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Top Five Youth Blu-Ray / DVD Titles

  1. The Lion King
  2. The Little Mermaid
  3. Incredibles 2
  4. Paw Patrol: The Great Snow Rescue
  5. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Top Five Youth Fiction Titles

  1. A Dragon’s Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans by Laurence Yep
  2. Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John Anderson
  3. Pie by Sarah Weeks
  4. Unbound: A Novel in Verse by Ann Burg
  5. The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson
  6. The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett

Top Five Youth Nonfiction Titles

  1. Candy Bomber: The Story of Berlin Airlift’s Chocolate Pilot by Michael Tunnell
  2. Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers
  3. Guinness World Records 2019
  4. Minecraft Construction Handbook by Matthew Needler
  5. Minecraft Redstone Handbook by Nick Farwell

Top Five Youth Picture Book Titles

  1. Pigeon Series by Mo Willems
  2. Fancy Nancy Series by Jane O’Connor
  3. Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa by Anna Dewdney
  4. Pinkalicious Series by Victoria Kahn
  5. Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend by Melanie Watt

One Response to Patron Favorites of 2019

  1. Danielle P. January 9, 2020 at 8:19 am #

    What a great list, for all the categories, and especially for Youth. This gives me some good ideas of what to borrow from my favorite library when my grandkids are visiting! Thank you for putting this list together.