Top 20 of 2021 – Media

The TNRL is wrapping up 2021 by featuring the most borrowed items from our library collections. Do you love eBooks & Movies? Then this is the list for you!

Top 20 eBooks of 2021

We have 20 more reasons to enjoy your eReader with the TNRL’s Top 20 eBooks of 2021! A wide variety of eBooks were read by patrons all across the Region this year. The top eBook was ‘Daylight’ by David Dalbacci, followed by 19 other fantastic titles!

#1 - Daylight

by David Baldacci

In the third novel of the Atlee Pine series, FBI agent Atlee Pine's search for her sister clashes with one of John Puller's investigations. If you'd like to begin reading this thriller series, the first novel is 'Long Road to Mercy'.

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by Danielle Steel

'Neighbors' follows a woman who opens her door to her neighbors due to an earthquake. In doing so, secrets are revealed and strangers bond together.

The Vineyard at
Painted Moon

by Susan Mallery

Everything in Mackenzie Dienes life is tied to her husband, but heartbreak has her on the brink of losing her job, house, friends, and family.

Walk the Wire

by David Baldacci

A FBI consultant with a perfect memory returns to solve a murder in the sixth novel of the Memory Man series.

Fortune and Glory

by Janet Evanovich

The twenty-seventh novel of the Stephanie Plum series follows a search for fortune and glory that turns into a desperate race against time.

Top 20 Movies of 2021

Bundling up with a cozy blanket, warm beverage, and entertaining movie is a great way to ring in the New Year! Many movies were enjoyed by TNRL patrons in 2021, but 20 couldn’t stay on the library shelves for long. The top movie was ‘News of the World’ starring Tom Hanks. View the full list below!

#1 - News of the World

directed by Paul Greengrass

This film follows Civil War veteran Captain Kidd as a travelling storyteller who agrees to deliver a young girl that was taken against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face the dangers of natural elements in order to find a place to call home.

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The Irishman

directed by Martin Scorsese

A World War 2 veteran shares his perspective of working in organized crime as a hustler and hitman.

The Little Things

directed by John Lee Hancock

A quick trip to gather some evidence turns into a murder investigation with disturbing secrets.


directed by Philippa Lowthorpe

A true story of how the Women's Liberation Movement disrupted the 1970 Miss World Pageant.


directed by Roger Michell

Lily's long battle with ALS leads to one last family gathering and a collective farewell.

Top 20 Kids Movies of 2021

Deciding what to watch for family movie night? We can help with that! Big kids, little kids, and everyone in between borrowed ‘Mulan (2020)’ and other favourites from the library. Find other great kids movies below!

#1 - Mulan (2020)

directed by Niki Caro

This Disney classic follows a young woman who disguises herself as a man in order to save her father from having to serve in the Imperial Army. Enjoy this live action version of Mulan at your next family movie night!

In Random Order

Frozen 2

directed by Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee

Elsa and her magical powers embark on a dangerous journey alongside Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven!


directed by Jill Culton & Todd Wilderman

Yi and friends go on an adventure to bring young Everest home while trying to stay ahead of a wealthy man looking to capture a Yeti.

Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse

directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, & Rodney Rothman

An animated version of Spiderman that follows Miles Morales and heroes from other dimensions.

Tom and Jerry: The Movie

directed by Tim Story

Learn how Tom and Jerry meet and form the rivalry that we all know and love!

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