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Most Wanted: December 2014

These are what people are most interested in in the Young Adult collection at the moment just now. 2014 has been the year of the movie, but! There is a new entry that doesn’t come with a movie (although it is by a YouTube sensation, so kind of sort of nearly): Girl Online. This deserves a book cover pic, to the right. And we’ll be getting a few more copies.

1. The Maze Runner, James Dashner [no change]
2. The Scorch Trials, James Dashner [no change]
3. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [up 1]
4=. Girl Online: the First Novel by Zoella, Zoe Sugg [new]
4=. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins [again, again]
6=. Minecraft: construction handbook [down 3]
6=. Divergent, Veronica Roth [no change]
8=. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [up]
8=. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [up]
10. Paper Towns, John Green [back again]

 

Most Wanted: November 2014

These are the 10-ish most requested Young Adult titles for the month. We have recently got more copies of the Maze Runner series, so good news if you’re waiting to read it or re-read it!

1. The Maze Runner, James Dashner [up 1]
2. The Scorch Trials, James Dashner [new but old]
3. Minecraft: construction handbook [no change]
4. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [down 3]
5=. Minecraft: combat handbook [no change]
5=. The Revenge of Seven, Pittacus Lore [down 1]
7. Four: a Divergent Collection, Veronica Roth [down 1]
8. Divergent, Veronica Roth [up 2]
9. If I Stay, Gayle Forman [down 3]
10=. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [down 1]
10=. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [back]

Most Wanted: October 2014

The Maze Runner recently opened at a movie theatre near you, and it’s currently the second most requested young adult title at Wellington City Libraries. Reserve it now if you haven’t already! Other recent movies include The Giver and If I Stay. We also have a huge collection of books that aren’t movies… yet 😉 Have a look at our new books displays the next time you’re in the library these holidays, or browse through our new books blog posts.

1. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [no change]
2. The Maze Runner, James Dashner [new and yet oldish]
3. Minecraft: construction handbook [down 1]
4. The Revenge of Seven, Pittacus Lore [up 2]
5. Minecraft: combat handbook [down 1]
6=. Four: a Divergent Collection, Veronica Roth [down 3]
6=. If I Stay, Gayle Forman [down 1]
8. The Giver, Lois Lowry [up 2]
9. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [down 1]
10. Divergent, Veronica Roth [down 3]

Most Wanted: September 2014

This month we’re excited to see a New Zealand book make our most wanted list: hello to Fleur Beale’s I am Rebecca! New movies for old books If I Stay and The Giver mean they’re really popular at the moment also. The good news: Revenge of Seven has arrived, along with extra copies of If I Stay, and also Richelle Mead’s Silver Shadows. We are busily getting these ready for you.

1. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [no change]
2. Minecraft: construction handbook [no change]
3. Four: a Divergent Collection, Veronica Roth [up 1]
4. Minecraft: combat handbook [down 1]
5. If I Stay, Gayle Forman [new]
6. Revenge of Seven, Pittacus Lore [up 2]
7. Divergent, Veronica Roth [down 3]
8. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [up 1]
9=. I am Rebecca, Fleur Beale [new]
9=. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins [back]
10. The Giver, Lois Lowry [new]

Most Wanted: August 2014

These are the 10 most-requested Young Adult titles for August. The Revenge of Seven by Pittacus Lore is being published this month (we should have it in 3 weeks or so), also Four by Veronica Roth is on its way. Good news! This month the Most Wanted list was visited by John Green’s other book, Paper Towns.

1. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [no change]
2. Minecraft: construction handbook [up 2]
3. Minecraft: combat handbook [up 1]
4. Divergent, Veronica Roth [down 2]
5. Four : a Divergent Collection, Veronica Roth [new]
6. City of Heavenly Fire, Cassandra Clare [down 3]
7. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [no change]
8. Revenge of Seven, Pittacus Lore [new]
9=. Paper Towns, John Green [old/new]
9=. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [down 3]
9=. The One, Kiera Cass [down 1]

Most Wanted: July 2014

These are the 10 most-requested Young Adult titles for this month, presided over by John Green. An abundance of John Green.

1. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [no change]
2. Divergent,Veronica Roth [no change]
3. City of Heavenly Fire, Cassandra Clare [no change]
4=. Minecraft: construction handbook [up 1]
4=. Minecraft: combat handbook [up 4]
6. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [no change]
7. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [no change]
8. The One, Kiera Cass [up 1]
9. An Abundance of Katherines, John Green [old but new]
10. Eleanor & Park , Rainbow Rowell [no change]

Other popular soon-to-be-published titles are: Four : A Divergent Collection (Veronica Roth), Revenge of Seven (Pitacus Lore), Isla and the Happily Ever After (Stephanie Perkins), The Retribution of Mara Dyer (Michelle Hodkin).

It will be Happily Ever After when Isla and the Happily Ever After is finally published! If you have been waiting for ages for this book you will be pleased to hear we are told it will be produced in August, quite soon…

Also, don’t forget to enter the Fleur Beale giveaway competition!

Most Wanted: June 2014

The Fault in our Stars excitement is here for real and John Green is at the top of the most wanted again. We’re super excited to see Eleanor & Park on the list as this is one of our librarian’s choicest choices too.

1. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [up 1]
2. Divergent,Veronica Roth [down 1]
3. City of Heavenly Fire, Cassandra Clare [up 1]
4. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak [down 1]
5. Minecraft: construction handbook [up 4]
6. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [down 1]
7. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [down 1]
8. Minecraft: combat handbook [new]
9. The One, Kiera Cass [down 2]
10. Eleanor & Park , Rainbow Rowell [new]

Most Wanted: May 2014

Business is booming for the Young Adult collection (and particularly for Veronica Roth and Minecraft): the first, second and fourth most popular titles in the entire library are Young Adult, so there you go.

1. Divergent,Veronica Roth [up 3]
2. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [down 1]
3. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak [down 1]
4. City of Heavenly Fire, Cassandra Clare [down 1]
5. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [back]
6. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [no change]
7. The One, Kiera Cass [down 2]
8. Minecraft: beginner’s handbook, Stephanie Milton [new]
9. Minecraft: construction handbook, Matthew Needler [new]
10. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins [down 1]

Other popular titles include more Minecraft, Eleanor & Park, Naruto #66 (66!), and Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor, which has just arrived this week.

Most Wanted: April 2014

These are the 10 most reserved Young Adult titles for the month. We now have 2 bestseller copies of The Fault in our Stars at the Central Library (bestsellers are $5.00 for 10 days), so if you’re in town and they’re on the shelf you can grab one.

1. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [up 1]
2. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak [down 1]
3. City of Heavenly Fire, Cassandra Clare [up 2]
4. Divergent,Veronica Roth [down 1]
5. The One, Kiera Cass [up 4]
6. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [down 2]
6. Looking for Alaska, John Green [up 3]
8. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins [back]
9. Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins [back]
9. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins [down 1]

Most Wanted: March 2014

These are the 10 most reserved Young Adult titles for the month. Happy reading!

1. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak [no change] * **
2. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green [no change] *
3. Divergent,Veronica Roth [up 1] * **
4. Allegiant, Veronica Roth [down 1] * **
5. City of Heavenly Fire, Cassandra Clare [no change, on order]
6. 1D: One Direction: Forever Young [up 1]
7. Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins [down 1] **
8. Insurgent, Veronica Roth [down 1] * **
9=. Looking for Alaska, John Green [back] **
9=. The One, Kiera Cass [new, on order]

* We also have this as a book on CD.
** We also have this as an eBook/eAudiobook.

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