Amazons Top Book Buys for 2016

The Goliath of booksellers has made its tally. Looking at purchases over the past six months – yes, we’re six months into the ‘new’ year – Amazon has racked up the top books of 2016. From the classics like Dr. Suess and Harper Lee, to new self-help books and cooking guides, Amazon’s list is the perfect consultant for a summer recommendation. Moreover, it’s not a bad insight into the literary interests of readers around the globe – and yes coloring books are officially a part of our 2016 zeitgeist.

From Amazon to you, here’s 16 recommendations for what to read next.


1. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath



2. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II by J.K. Rowling



3. Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss


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



5. First 100 Words by Roger Priddy



6. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi



7. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman



8. The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom by Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig



9. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie



10. Adult Coloring Books (Featured book is Secret Garden by Johanna Basford)



11. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck



12. Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen



13. Official SAT Study Guide


14. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee



15. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes



16. Calm the F*ck Down by Sasha O’Hara