Chosen by You: The Best Books, Movies, and Music of 2015

The City Library asked Salt Lake City residents which books, movies, and music albums or songs they enjoyed the most in 2015. Responses were collected through a short survey that was delivered via the Library's December 19 email newsletter.

Read on to see the most submitted titles City Library patrons read, watched, and listened to in 2015. Items that are available to check out are linked to the Library Catalog.



THE BEST BOOKS YOU READ IN 2015


The Martian, by Andy Weir


All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr


Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates


Big Little Lies, by Liane Moriarty


The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins



THE BEST MOVIES YOU SAW IN 2015


Bridge of Spies


Brooklyn


Inside Out


Mad Max: Fury Road


Star Wars: The Force Awakens


The Martian



THE BEST MUSIC YOU HEARD IN 2015


Adele, 25


"Uptown Funk" ft. Bruno Mars, from Mark Ronson's Uptown Special


Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly


Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)