These are the 20 best-selling books of so far - Business InsiderFirst among equals was J. Rowling, whose Harry Potter and the Cursed Child sold 4. Vance Harper , Hardcover. Nielsen BookScan Juvenile Top Palacio Knopf , Hardcover.
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I t was a year when the No 1 book was a play script. When the anonymous, insanely difficult GCHQ Puzzle Book was 43rd, and so beat super-sellers like Patterson and Ian Rankin , not to mention all those much-hyped hygge books. The all-year sales rankings for are full of such surprises, as befits an unpredictable year, but also contain much that is comfortingly recognisable, such as the ghosts of Christmas charts past at the top. The vlogger Zoe Zoella Sugg, the colouring book artist Millie Marotta and the healthy eating evangelist Ella Woodward, for example, all did less well, although they were far from falling out of the charts. Otherwise, when picking literary novels, readers seemingly sent a tacit message to judging panels, going for books by the reliable old favourites — Sebastian Faulks 41 , William Boyd 77 , Kazuo Ishiguro 85 — that they had rejected. Facebook Twitter Pinterest.
A great place to look if you want to read the next "Kane and Abel" or "Bossypants" is to check out which books made it onto Amazon's best-seller list. Amazon released its list of the 20 best-selling books of this week. Rowling's spellbinding series and our Portkey back to the magical wizarding world. The play — conceived by J. And his son, Albus Severus Potter, is at Hogwarts struggling with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. Paul Kalanithi was a doctor on the verge of completing his training as a neurosurgeon at There was so much to look forward to: raising his infant daughter, sharing his life with his wife, and making meaningful contributions to the medical field.
With slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the best books of the year. Tales of domestication with a twist. This dark story collection is all about housewives behaving badly. Women murder while baking cookies, a book club gets weird, and more.
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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Thankfully, no one is snooping around your online receipts that would be seriously creepy , but the same logic can be expanded to encompass the national psyche when analyzing the list of best-selling books on Amazon. Below, we're taking a look at the 20 books that have sold more copies on Amazon than any other so far this calendar year. If you read between the lines, you can catch some interesting glimpses of collective humanity hidden within the list. Some of us are getting ready to educate a newborn, others are preparing to send their child off to college.