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List: Most Checked-Out Books, DVDs & Downloads at Kenton Library

What were the most popular books, movies, music, and more at the Kenton County Public Library in 2016?

Here's the list - with links for your convenience:

Adult Fiction

  1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  2. Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham
  3. The Obsession by Nora Roberts
  4. The Last Mile by David Baldacci
  5. The Guilty by David Baldacci
  6. Bullseye by James Patterson
  7. After You by Jojo Moyes
  8. See Me by Nicholas Sparks
  9. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  10. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Adult Nonfiction

  1. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up the Japanese Art by Marie Kondo
  3. Killing Reagan the Violent Assault that Changed a Presidency by Bill O’Reilly
  4. The Whole30: the 30-day guide to total health and food by Melissa Hartwig
  5. Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer by Gary J. Byrne
  6. March Story by Hyong-min Kim
  7. Preacher by Garth Ennis
  8. Spark Joy: and Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
  9. The Witches Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff
  10. Bill O’Reilly’s Legends & Lies the Patriots by David Fisher

Juvenile Fiction

  1. Greg Heffley’s Journal by Jeff Kinney
  2. Diary of the Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by Jeff Kinney
  3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: the Long Haul by Jeff Kinney
  4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
  5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
  6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
  7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School by Jeff Kinney
  8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel by Jeff Kinney
  10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Young Adult Fiction

  1. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  2. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
  4. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  6. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  7. Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
  8. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  9. Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
  10. Paper Towns by John Green


  1. Star Wars, Episode VII, the Force Awakens
  2. The Martian
  3. Minions
  4. Jurassic World
  5. Ant-Man
  6. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
  7. Spectre
  8. Inside Out
  9. Sicario
  10. Marvel Avengers, Age of Ultron


  1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
  2. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
  3. The Last Mile by David Baldacci
  4. The Obsession by Nora Roberts
  5. 15th Affair by James Patterson

Album Downloads

  1. Hamilton
  2. Blurryface
  3. Now That’s What I call Music, Volume 58
  4. Now That’s What I Call 80s Hits (Deluxe Edition)
  5. Suicide Squad: The Album

Movie Downloads

  1. The Girl on the Train
  2. A Walk in the Woods
  3. A Goofy Movie
  4. August: Osage County
  5. Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

-Staff report

Photo: Erlanger branch (provided)