2019 Top Tens

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What were the most checked-out items at your Owatonna Public Library in 2019? The top ten most popular in each category are listed below.

Adult Fiction

1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
2. The Reckoning by John Grisham
3. Neon Prey by John Sandford
4. Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
5. Liar Liar by James Patterson & Candice Fox
6. Past Tense by Lee Child
7. The House Next Door: Thrillers by James Patterson, Susan DiLallo, Max DiLallo, & Tim Arnold
8. Holy Ghost by John Sanford
9. The Chef by James Patterson and Max DiLallo
10. Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks


Adult Nonfiction

1. Educated by Tara Westover
2. Becoming by Michelle Obama
3. Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
4. Minnesota Driver’s Manual by Minnesota Dept. of Public Safety
5. Homebody by Joanna Gaines
6. The Minimalist Home by Joshua Becker
7. 5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver
8. Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis
9. Cozy Minimalist Home by Myquillyn Smith
10. The Path Made Clear by Oprah Winfrey


Movies & Television (DVD)

1. Deadpool 2
2. Bohemian Rhapsody
3. Venom
4. The Greatest Showman
5. Outlander, Season Three
6. Black Panther
7. A Star is Born
8. Mary Poppins Returns
9. Incredibles 2
10. Marvel’s The Avengers


Children’s Fiction & Picture Books

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules by Jeff Kinney
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal by Jeff Kinney
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
5. Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal by Jeff Kinney
6. The Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School by Jeff Kinney
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
9. The Pigeon Has to Go to School by Mo Willems
10. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling


Young Adult Fiction

1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
2. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
4. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
5. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
6. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
7. They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
8. Divergent by Veronica Roth
9. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
10. The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin