These are the biggest selling books of 2016 (so far), how many have you read?


If your TBR list is growing faster than you can turn the pages, you might want to look away now before getting too tempted. These are the best-selling, new release books of 2016 so far on Amazon UK.

1. Joe Wicks’ ‘Lean In 15’.

The Instagram famous hunk known as The Body Coach tells you how to eat more, exercise less and lose fat. With quick-to-prepare meals and 15 minute high intensity interval training even someone with a hectic life can change their routine, plus he’s just a dream to look at.

 Photographer Chris Brock

2. ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ by J.K. Rowling

Riding high in the charts on pre-orders alone is J.K. Rowling’s follow up to the Harry Potter series, this time the story focusses on Harry’s youngest son, Albus as darkness comes from unexpected places…

Harry Potter Cursed Child


3. ‘Me Before You’ by Jojo Moyes

Recently turned into a movie adaptation, ‘Me Before You’ follows the story of Will Traynor – a high flying young, attractive business man, whose life changes drastically when he’s involved in a motorcycle accident. Of course, there’s also a romantic plot to the book, making it the perfect holiday read.

Me Before You

4. ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying’ by Marie Kondo

If you struggle with piles of random clutter appearing in rooms all over your house, this might be worth purchasing. According to the blurb you’ll be able to transform your home, into a permanently clear and clutter-free space using the KonMari Method.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

5. ‘The Girl on the Train’ by Paula Hawkins

A complex and chilling suspense novel, also due for release in UK cinemas September 2016. ‘The Girl on the Train’ follows Rachel, a commuter who catches the same train every morning, who sees something shocking that changes her life forever.

The Girl on the Train

6. ‘Behind Closed Doors’ by B.A Paris

We don’t always know what goes on behind closed doors, and that’s exactly what happens in this scary, psychological thriller. Take a glimpse into the realities of the ‘perfect marriage’ in this book and you’ll be looking at your friends and neighbours differently.

Behind Closed Doors

7. ‘After You’ by Jojo Moyes

The follow up to Number 3 in our best-selling list, ‘After You’ follows Lou Clark’s journey where we left her in a Paris street side cafe. Tissues required as a bookmark for this one.

After You

8. ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ by Anthony Doerr

A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

All The Light We Cannot See

9. ‘One with You’ by Sylvia Day

The final instalment from the ‘Crossfire’ series, ‘One with You’ follows Eva and Gideon’s complicated marriage, complete with hurt, passion, obsession and love. Yes, there’s a bit of smut in this read, if that’s what you’re in to.

One with You

10. ‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ by Matt Haig

What does it mean to feel truly alive? ‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ follows Matt’s true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him, and learned to live again.

Reasons to stay alive


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