Most Requested Titles of 2022

Most Requested 2022

2022 was a great year for reading at the Des Moines Public Library! You all read a ton of great books this year, but what titles were the most popular?

We're spending this week revealing the top 10 most requested books in a variety of genres, culminating with the 10 most requested books of the year as a whole.

Did your favorites make it on the list? Keep coming back all week and find out!


 

It Ends with Us

All Genres

1. It Ends with Us, by Colleen Hoover

2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

3. The Paris Apartment, by Lucy Foley

4. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens

5. Verity, by Colleen Hoover

6. Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus

7. I’m Glad My Mom Died, by Jennette McCurdy

8. Book Lovers, by Emily Henry

9. Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results, by James Clear

10. The Last Thing He Told Me, by Laura Dave

I'm Glad My Mom Died

Nonfiction

1. I’m Glad My Mom Died, by Jennette McCurdy

2. Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results, by James Clear

3. Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism, by Amanda Montell

4. Crying in H Mart, by Michelle Zauner

5. Happy-Go-Lucky, by David Sedaris

6. Finding Me, by Viola Davis

7. Confidence Man, by Maggie Haberman

8. Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases, by Paul Holes

9. Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories, by Kelly Ripa

10. The Light We Carry, by Michelle Obama

Verity

Romance

1. Verity, by Colleen Hoover

2. Book Lovers, by Emily Henry

3. The Love Hypothesis, by Ali Hazelwood

4. Ugly Love, by Colleen Hoover

5. It Happened One Summer, by Tessa Bailey

6. November 9, by Colleen Hoover

7. People We Meet on Vacation, by Emily Henry

8. Nightwork, by Nora Roberts

9. Something Wilder, by Christina Lauren

10. Love on the Brain, by Ali Hazelwood

It Ends with Us

General Fiction

1. It Ends with Us, by Colleen Hoover

2. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

3. Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus

4. The Last Thing He Told Me, by Laura Dave

5. The Hotel Nantucket, by Elin Hilderbrand

6. It Starts with Us, by Colleen Hoover

7. Carrie Soto is Back, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

8. Beach Read, by Emily Henry

9. Sparring Partners, by John Grisham

10. This Time Tomorrow, by Emma Straub

Fairy Tale

Science Fiction

1. Fairy Tale, by Stephen King

2. The House in the Cerulean Sea, by TJ Klune

3. Sea of Tranquility, by Emily St. John Mandel

4. A Court of Thorns and Roses, by Sara J. Maas

5. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, by Victoria Schwab

6. A Court of Mist and Fury, by Sara J. Maas

7. The School for Good Mothers, by Jessamine Chan

8. A Court of Silver Flames, by Sarah J. Maas

9. Under the Whispering Door, by TJ Klune

10. Babel, by R.F. Kuang

The Paris Apartment

Mystery

1. The Paris Apartment, by Lucy Foley

2. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens

3. The It Girl, by Ruth Ware

4. The 6:20 Man, by David Baldacci

5. The House Across the Lake, by Riley Sager

6. The Maid, by Nita Prose

7. Wrong Place Wrong Time, by Gillian McAllister

8. Going Rogue, by Janet Evanovich

9. Righteous Prey, by John Sandford

10. Dream Town, by David Baldacci

Where the Crawdads Sing DVD
Firekeeper's Daughter

Teen Fiction

1. Firekeeper’s Daughter, by Angeline Boulley

2. The Summer I Turned Pretty, by Jenny Han
3. Throne of Glass, by Sarah J. Maas
4. A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, by Holly Jackson
5. The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan
6. The Inheritance Games, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
7. Rivals, by Katharine McGee
8. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
9. It’s Not Summer Without You, Jenny Han
10. The Sea of Monsters, by Rick Riordan