January 3, 2019

Top 10 Titles: 2018

The Johnston Public Library is excited to announce the top circulating books of 2018. Popular authors like Mo Willems, Jeff Kinney and Kristin Hannah earned the top spots in their respective categories.

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Top 10 Picture Books

1. Happy Pig Day! by Mo Willems

2. The Thank You Book by Mo Willems

3. We Are in a Book by Mo Willems

4. Today I Will Fly by Mo Willems

5. We Are Growing! by Mo Willems

6. Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems

7. Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood

8. The Cookie Fiasco by Mo Willems

9. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin

10. I Will Take a Nap by Mo Willems

Top 10 Juvenile Fiction

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney

2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney

3. Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne

4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley’s Journal by Jeff Kinney

5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down by Jeff Kinney

6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney

7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney

8. The Knight at Dawn by Mary Pope Osborne

9. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Top 10 Young Adult

1. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

2. The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan

3. The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

4. The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

5. The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan

6. The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

7. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

8. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

9. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

10. The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

Top 10 Adult Fiction

1. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

2. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

3. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

4. The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

5. The President is Missing by Bill Clinton & James Patterson

6. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

7. The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

8. Camino Island by John Grisham

9. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

10. Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Top 10 Adult Nonfiction

1. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff

2. Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

3. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

4. A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James B. Comey Jr.

5. Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

6. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

7. Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward

8. The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

9. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson

10. The Whole30 : The 30-day Guide To Total Health And Food Freedom by Melissa Hartwig