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Hillsdale Library Ranks Most Popular Books Of 2015

"The Girl On The Train" was the most-frequently borrowed adult book at the Hillsdale Library in 2015.
"The Girl On The Train" was the most-frequently borrowed adult book at the Hillsdale Library in 2015. Photo Credit: Wikimedia

HILLSDALE, N. J. -- Drum roll, please.

The top books for adults, teens and children for 2015 at Hillsdale Library are in. "The Girls On The Train," is tops for adults, while teens chose "The Maze Runner" and "Wonder" came in first for children.

Hillsdale Library officials said their lists of the top books are based on their records of what books were borrowed most often at the library in 2015.

"The Girl On The Train," by Paula Hawkins is a thriller based around Rachel, who observes other's lives as she rides the train. When she sees something shocking on her train ride, it changes everything.

For adult books, "Go Set a Watchman," by Harper Lee and "Memory Man" by David Baldacci, finished No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.

"The Maze Runner" by James Dashner tells the story of 16-year-old Thomas, who finds himself in the middle of a maze, with no memory, and must work hard to escape.

For teens, "The Scorch Trials" by James Dashner and "Smile" by Raina Telgemeier rounded out the top three.

In "Wonder," author R.J. Palacio tells the story of a 10-year-old boy born with facial abnormalities as he makes his way through school.

In children's books, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul," by Jeff Kinney took second place and "My New Friend is So Fun," by Mo Willems finished in third.

For more details on the top books, or to see the other books on the lists, visit the library's website .

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