2017 Most Popular Items

So much happened in 2017! While the New Year is underway, many popular titles from 2017 are still hot commodities. Here are the most watched/read items of last year.


Hidden Figures





TV Shows

Game of Thrones


Murdoch Mysteries

Gilmore Girls



Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Learning to Speak English

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly


Adult Fiction

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman


Adult Non-Fiction

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

A Street Cat Named Bob: and How He Saved My Life by James Bowen

The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly


Children’s Fiction

Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass

Harriet, the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh


Young Adult

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

One Piece by Eiichiro Oda

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Bleach by Tite Kubo


Adult Graphic Novels:

The Walking Dead


One Piece


A few more materials worth mentioning:

  1. Call of Duty : most popular video game
  2. Wonder by R. J Palacio: also most popular children’s audiobook.
  3. Pokemon Adventures: most popular children’s graphic novel
  4. Our most popular museum passes were : Plimoth Plantation and Roger Williams Zoo.
  5. The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak : most popular picturebook
  6. Most Popular Adult Sci-Fi : Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  7. Most Popular Adult Mystery : Still Life by Penny Louise
  8. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah was the most popular biography.