Monday, December 5, 2016

The Top 20 Best Selling Ebooks of 2016

Here we are early in the month of December. If you're thinking that books make a great gift to give someone, you are absolutely correct. You might then be wondering what the best of the best are this year and hopefully find something for that special person on your shopping list.

These days it seems like everyone has a best selling list, and if you've seen a few you have undoubtedly noticed that they are not all the same. One of the most respected and highly referenced is the NY Times best sellers list, and then there is the LA Times, Wall Street Journal and then the online Book Sellers Barnes & Noble, and of course Amazon. And all of these lists will be different...WTH you say??

The truth is that most of these lists are based loosely on sales figures that are collected by Nielsen BookScan, and their figures represent something in the area of 75%-85% of actual sales. So, there is no definitive actual best seller list, you simply get what others are speculating about.

Realizing that all of these lists are speculative and not accurate, I feel a little bit more confident with the lists that Amazon publishes. They are the biggest online seller of books in all formats and there is not even a close second.

Here then are the Best Selling Ebooks of 2016 of the year so far as reported by Amazon.

Source: Amazon

1. The Girl on the Train: A Novel Kindle Edition
by Paula Hawkins

2. The Girl in the Ice: A gripping serial killer thriller (Detective Erika Foster Book 1) Kindle Edition
by Robert Bryndza

3. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One and Two (Special Rehearsal Edition): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production Kindle Edition
by J.K. Rowling (Author), Jack Thorne (Author), John Tiffany (Author)

4. The Nightingale Kindle Edition
by Kristin Hannah

5. Me Before You: A Novel Kindle Edition
by Jojo Moyes

6. Walk Into Silence (Jo Larsen Book 1) Kindle Edition
by Susan McBride

7. Follow You Home Kindle Edition
by Mark Edwards

8. A Man Called Ove: A Novel Kindle Edition
by Fredrik Backman

9. War Brides Kindle Edition
by Helen Bryan

10. Timebound (The Chronos Files Book 1) Kindle Edition
by Rysa Walker

11. The Wedding Dress Kindle Edition
by Rachel Hauck

12. The Whistler Kindle Edition
by John Grisham

13. The Last Mile (Amos Decker series) Kindle Edition
by David Baldacci

14.  A Shade of Vampire (New & Lengthened 2015 Edition) Kindle Edition
by Bella Forrest

15. Ocean of Storms Kindle Edition
by Christopher Mari

16. Truly Madly Guilty Kindle Edition
by Liane Moriarty

17.  After You: A Novel Kindle Edition
by Jojo Moyes

18. Night School: A Jack Reacher Novel Kindle Edition
by Lee Child

19. When Breath Becomes Air Kindle Edition
by Paul Kalanithi

20. Everything We Keep: A Novel Kindle Edition
by Kerry Lonsdale

The above is the the Top 20, but I've also included 21-40. Also included here is a convenient link to search out the rest of what makes up the top 100.

21. When I'm Gone: A Novel
Emily Bleeker

22. The Black Widow (Gabriel Allon Series Book 16)
Daniel Silva

23. The Sister: A psychological thriller with a brilliant twist you won't see coming
Louise Jensen

24. All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel
Anthony Doerr

25. The Girl You Lost: A gripping psychological thriller
Kathryn Croft

26. 15th Affair (Women's Murder Club)
James Patterson

27. The Light Between Oceans: A Novel
M.L. Stedman

28. The Obsession
Nora Roberts

29. Fool Me Once
Harlan Coben

30. Before the Fal
Noah Hawley

31. One with You: A Crossfire Novel (Crossfire Series Book 5)
Sylvia Day

32. The Wrong Side of Goodbye (A Harry Bosch Novel)
Michael Connelly

33. The Last Anniversary
Liane Moriarty

34. The Nest
by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

35. The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland
Rebekah Crane

36. Outlander: A Novel (Outlander, Book 1)
Diana Gabaldon

37. The Butterfly Garden (The Collector Trilogy Book 1)
Dot Hutchison

38. January: Calendar Girl Book 1
Audrey Carlan

39. The Girl Who Lied: The 2016 bestselling psychological drama
Sue Fortin

40. Stuck-Up Suit
Vi Keeland

Hope this helps or at least leads you in the right direction.
Wishing You & Yours All The Best

Happy Holidays

Source: Amazon


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