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AADL's Most Requested Items of 2018

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 2:57pm by richretyi

Coco. Metal detectors. Florence + the Machine. Little Fires Everywhere. La Grenouillere.

These are just a few of the most requested books, movies, music, tools, and art prints of 2018 across the entire AADL system. Thanks for using your library!


AADL Top Requested Items of 2018



  1. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  2. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  3. Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
  4. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  5. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
  6. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  7. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  8. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  9. Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  10. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  11. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  12. There There by Tommy Orange
  13. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  14. The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson
  15. Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  16. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  17. Transcription by Kate Atkinson
  18. Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li
  19. The Witch Elm by Tana French
  20. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline



  1. Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover
  2. Becoming by Michelle Obama
  3. Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward
  4. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
  5. Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
  6. A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James Comey
  7. How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan
  8. Sapiens: a Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harai
  9. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fu*k: a Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manso
  10. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  11. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
  12. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff
  13. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson
  14. The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis
  15. The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain by Steven R. Gundry
  16. Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
  17. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat
  18. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling
  19. Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich
  20. Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo


  1. Coco
  2. The Shape of Water
  3. Black Panther
  4. The Greatest Showman
  5. Lady Bird
  6. Darkest Hour
  7. Wonder
  8. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  9. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  10. Dunkirk
  11. Thor Ragnarok
  12. Avengers: Infinity War
  13. I, Tonya
  14. A Wrinkle in Time
  15. Blade Runner 2049
  16. Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle
  17. Star Wars, The Last Jedi
  18. Red Sparrow
  19. Annihilation



  1. The Greatest Showman Soundtrack
  2. Hamilton: Original Broadway Cast Recording
  3. Now That’s What I Call Music! 64
  4. Evolve by Imagine Dragons
  5. Now That’s What I Call Music! 65
  6. Grammy Nominees 2018
  7. Boarding House Reach by Jack White
  8. Woodstock by Portugal the Man
  9. High as Hope by Florence + the Machine
  10. Thank You for Today by Death Cab for Cutie
  11. I’ll Be Your Girl by Decemberists
  12. From the Fires by Greta Van Fleet
  13. Sweetener by Ariana Grande
  14. Atomic Blonde soundtrack
  15. An American Treasure by Tom Petty
  16. Wildness by Snow Patrol
  17. Strange Trails by Lord Huron
  18. Divide by Ed Sheeran
  19. Kamikaze by Eminem
  20. Lonesome Dreams by Lord Huron



  1. Thermal Camera
  2. Projector
  3. Telescope
  4. NQM 2016 Sewing Machine
  5. Opal 650 Sewing Machine
  6. Wacom Cintiq 13HD Pen Tablet
  7. Metal Detector
  8. Indoor Air Quality Meter
  9. Thermal Leak Detector
  10. Yarn Swift and Ball Winder
  11. Stereo Microscope
  12. Big Shot Die Cutter—Nature
  13. Infrared Thermometer
  14. Wacom Intuos Pen & Touch Medium Tablet
  15. Video Borescope
  16. Theremini
  17. 1,000 Toppling Dominoes
  18. Energy Meter
  19. Arduino Starter Kit
  20. Wacom Intuos Pro Pen & Touch Large Tablet



  1. The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh
  2. Lake George by Georgia O’Keeffe
  3. Vineyards at Auvers by Vincent van Gogh
  4. The Mulberry Tree by Vincent van Gogh
  5. Flowers Glorious Series by Ruthanne Baker
  6. The Kiss by Gustav Klimt
  7. Autumn Solitude (Russian Summer in Santa Fe) by Andrei Kioresku
  8. Afternoon Calm by Asoma
  9. Sunset on Lake Michigan by Ava Gilzow
  10. Starry Night Over the Rhone by Vincent van Gogh
  11. Orange & Yellow by Mark Rothko
  12. Blumengarten by Gustav Klimt
  13. Nature Study Murnau by Wassily Kandinsky
  14. La Grenouillere by Claude Monet
  15. Purple Petunias by Georgia O’Keeffe
  16. Mid Michigan by Karin Wagner Coron
  17. View of Beaulieu by Pierre Bittar
  18. Iceland 114 by Maciej Duczynski
  19. Plants by Henri Matisse
  20. Two Girls Reading by Pablo Picasso


It's difficult for us to pull a most requested list that isolates a particular audience. Some titles like the Harry Potter and the Hunger Games blur category lines and we wanted to stick to the categories we were confident in being able to offer accurate numbers behind.


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