Here are the best-selling books everyone read in - InsiderThe 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. Some are looking to improve their eating habits, others are looking to improve their outlook, and others still are just looking to calm down a bit.
These are the 20 best-selling books of 2016 so far
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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.
We're taking a look at the 20 books that have sold more copies on Amazon than any other so far this calendar year.
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