January 2013

What’s New · Top Ten for 2012

Everyone likes top 10 lists, right? Well we do too! As we settle into 2013, it's fun to take a look back and see what titles were popular with our customers the past year.

Fiction: Adults

Calico Joe
  1. Calico Joe by John Grisham
  2. The Lost Years by Mary Higgins Clark
  3. Guilty Wives by James Patterson and David Ellis
  4. 11th Hour by James Patterson
  5. Victims: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman
  6. Unnatural Acts: A Stone Barrington novel by Stuart Woods
  7. Zoo by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  8. I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  9. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  10. NYPD Red by James Patterson and Marshall Karp

Nonfiction: Adults

In the Garden of Beasts
  1. In the Garden of Beasts : Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
  2. The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman
  3. Cracking the GED by Geoff Martz
  4. Guinness Book of Records
  5. Unbroken : A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  6. Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  7. Master the GED
  8. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  9. No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy Seal by Mark Owen
  10. Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

Fiction: Teens

The Hunger Games
  1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  4. Restoring Harmony by Joelle Anthony
  5. The Book Thiefby Markus Zusak
  6. The Outsidersby S.E. Hinton
  7. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  8. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  9. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  10. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Nonfiction: Teens

Naruto
  1. Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
  2. Bleach by Tite Kubo
  3. InuYasha by Rumiko Takahashi
  4. Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa
  5. Yu-Gi-Oh!: Duelist by Takahashi Kazuki
  6. Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori
  7. Ultimate Spider-Man by Brian Michael Bendis
  8. Kitchen Princess by Miyuki Kobayashi
  9. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX by Naoyuki Kageyama
  10. Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya

Fiction: Kids

Dog Days
  1. Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
  2. Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
  3. The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
  4. Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
  5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal by Jeff Kinney
  6. The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
  7. Holes by Louis Sacher
  8. Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
  9. Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
  10. Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater

Nonfiction: Kids

The Legend of Zelda
  1. The Legend of Zelda by Akira Himekawa
  2. Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Adventure! by Ihara Shigekatsu
  3. Geronimo Stilton by Geronimo Stilton
  4. Lunch Lady by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  5. The World Book Encyclopedia
  6. Sonic Select by Various authors
  7. Beet, the Vandel Buster by Riku Sanjo
  8. The World Book Encyclopedia
  9. Magical Pokémon Journey by Yumi Tsukirino
  10. Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi

Large Print Books

The Help
  1. The Help by Kathyrn Stockett
  2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  3. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
  4. Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
  5. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest by Stieg Larsson
  6. The Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts
  7. The Witness by Nora Roberts
  8. Tough Customer by Sandra Brown
  9. Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
  10. Rain Water by Sandra Brown

Audiobooks on CD

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  4. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  6. Smokin' Seventeen: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich
  7. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  10. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Audiobooks on CD: Teen

Catching Fire
  1. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  6. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  7. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  8. Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  9. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
  10. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Audiobooks on CD: Kids

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  4. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
  5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
  6. Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  8. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  9. The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! by Mo Willems
  10. Diary of a Fly by Doreen Cronin

Playaways: Adults

Worst Case
  1. Worst Case by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  2. The Confession by John Grisham
  3. One Summer by David Baldacci
  4. Deliver Us from Evil by David Baldacci
  5. Private by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
  6. Don't Blink by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
  7. Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
  8. The Search by Nora Roberts
  9. Risky Business by Nora Roberts
  10. Kill Me if You Can by James Patterson and Marshall Karp

Playaways: Teens

Mockingjay
  1. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  3. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
  4. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
  5. Monster High by Lisi Harrison
  6. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
  7. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  8. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
  9. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  10. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Playaways: Kids

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
  1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl
  2. Frindle by Andrew Clements
  3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
  4. Nate the Great Collected Stories by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
  5. Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
  6. Geronimo Stilton by Geronimo Stilton
  7. Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls - Best Friends and Drama Queens by Meg Cabot
  8. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
  9. Splat the Cat and Other Funny Stories by Rob Scotton
  10. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Magazines: Adults

People
  1. People
  2. US Weekly
  3. Time
  4. Entertainment Weekly
  5. In Touch Weekly
  6. Newsweek
  7. Consumer Reports
  8. Sports Illustrated
  9. New Yorker
  10. Real Simple

Magazines: Teens

Seventeen
  1. Seventeen
  2. Twist
  3. J-14
  4. Nintendo Power
  5. Mad
  6. Shonen Jump
  7. Teen Vogue
  8. Girls' Life
  9. The Official Xbox Magazine
  10. Playstation: The Official Magazine

Magazines: Kids

National Geographic Kids
  1. National Geographic Kids
  2. American Girl
  3. Sports Illustrated for Kids
  4. Discovery Girls
  5. Babybug
  6. Wild Animal Baby
  7. Kids Discover
  8. Highlights for Children
  9. Ranger Rick
  10. Boys' Life

Video on DVD

The Dark Knight Rises
  1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
  2. The Hunger Games
  3. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
  4. Immortals
  5. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  6. Footloose
  7. Mission: Impossible
  8. Contraband
  9. Safe House
  10. 21 Jump Street

Music on CD

Now That's What I Call Music
  1. Now That's What I Call Music by Various Artists
  2. 19 by Adele
  3. 21 by Adele
  4. Teenage Dream by Katie Perry
  5. Red River Blue Blake Shelton
  6. Speak Now by Taylor Swift
  7. Sigh No More by Mumford & Sons
  8. Some Nights by Fun
  9. Need You Now by Lady Antebellum
  10. 2012 Grammy Nominees by Various Artists

Music on CD: Kids

Disneymania 7
  1. Disneymania 7
  2. Phineas and Ferb
  3. Disney Pixar Greatest
  4. Kidz Bop 20
  5. Snacktime!
  6. Kidz Bop
  7. Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Songs from and Inspired by Disney Fairies
  8. iCarly isoundtrack II : Music from and Inspired by the Hit TV Show
  9. Kidz Bop
  10. Princess Party