Top 10 Circulating Titles of 2021

January 7, 2022 | OCLS Community Relations Team
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From your favorite fiction authors to Frozen II, Orange County Library System customers read a surprisingly diverse selection of titles, DVDs and CDs in 2021. Here were the most popular checkouts from across the system this year: 


Adult Fiction

A Time for Mercy by John Grisham

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

The Return by Nicholas Sparks

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

A Gambling Man by David Baldacci


JUV Fiction

Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure by Jeff Kinney

Roll With It by Jamie Sumner

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

The Unteachables by Gordon Korman

Bloom by Kenneth Oppel


Young Adult Fiction

Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Legend by Marie Lu


Adult Nonfiction 

A Promise Land by Barak Obama

Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Untamed by Glennon Doyle 

Talking to Strangers: What we Should Know About People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell

JUV Nonfiction

Cat Kid Comic Club by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man Grime and Punishment by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man for Whole the Ball Rolls by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man Mothering Heights by Dav Pilkey

Dog Man Fetch-22 by Dav Pilkey



Frozen II

Sonic the Hedgehog

Spies in Disguise 

Jumanji: The Next Level

Bad Boys for Life



Now That's What I call Music 74 (Hits from 2009)

Evermore by Taylor Swift

Happier Than Ever by Billie Eilish 

Harmony by Josh Groban 

Now That's What I Call Music 73 (Hits from 2020)


Did you read or watch any of these iems in our collection in 2021? Which ones will you add to your #TBR list in 2022? Let us know in the comments!

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