Top 10 Best-Selling Books in 2016

You can tell a lot about someone from the books they reason. It can mean they’re looking for romance, hobbies, self-development, or even preparing to have a child. While the topics vary, we’ve analyzed the top 10 best-selling books in 2016. 

1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, & John Tiffany 

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The story is based on the original film as number eight in the Harry Potter series. It stems from a new play as the eighth story and the very first story of the Harry Potter feature to be presented on live stage. As Harry Potter is now an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, as well as a husband and father of three. He learns to grasp the past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his son, Albus struggles with what comes from the family legacy. Both learn that darkness may come from places that are least expected. 

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

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Dr. Seuss bids a joyous ode to life in the form of a graduation book. The story provides charm and exuberance that has made Dr. Seuss a favorite among children. 

3. “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi

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When Breath Becomes Air is an autobiography of author Paul Kalanithi. The book was written with condensed and brief narration. Paul Kalanithi gives us a first-hand view of his transformation that starts from training to become a neurosurgeon then to be diagnosed with lung cancer. He struggles with questions of humanities and figures out what exactly makes like worth living and how you cope on your own. 

4. “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins

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Most often, books take the lead to the top of the charts during the months leading off to their major motion picture release. The Girl on the Train is a thriller novel that was voted as #1 New York Times Best Seller. It is a story about a woman to takes the same train every day with the same scenes. Suddenly, she feels that everything is changed as she finds something terribly wrong and goes to the police – ultimately leaving her to question if she’s done more harm than good. 

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

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As another New York Time’s Best-Seller, The 5 Love Languages gives as an approach to both the give and take of love to help readers experience deep stages of intimacy with their partners. Dr. Gary Chapman provides useful insights to creating a love that lasts. 

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

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The Whole30 is another New York Times best seller as it provides a 30day guide to help millions transform their life and diet in just a single month. Authors Dallas and Melissa Hartwig are known for their best-selling food recipe books for healthy lifestyles. 

7. “How to Win Friends & Influence People” by Dale Carnegie

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How to Win Friends & Influence People is among the top best-selling self-help books of all time. Author Dale Carnegie wrote the book to give readers a deeper look of how to use the egotistical tendencies of others to your advantage. In fact, this is a great book for anyone who is looking to increase their climb up the corporate ladder and lead your way into success. 

8. “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee

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This all-time Harper Lee classic has been a best-seller for ages and still has more  to come. It is the famous tale about Atticus Finch, Scout, Je, Boo Radley and the country of Maycomb who plays an important part of American Literature. 

9. “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success” by Carol Dweck

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With over 1 million copies sold, Mindset gives you the psychology secret to learning how to fulfill potential in parenting, career, school, and relationships. The book was written by Carol Dweck, a world-renowned psychologist from Stanford, who argues that giving praise to intelligence does not help self-esteem but may jeopardize the road to success. 

10. “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom” by Don Miguel Ruiz

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In the book of The Four Agreements, the writer don Miguel Ruiz offers a bestselling book of wisdom as he unlocks the source of the effects on limiting self-beliefs that steal joy and creates suffering we don’t need. The novel is based on the ancient wisdom of Toltec that gives a powerful rule of conduct that can transition our lives to a new opening of happiness, freedom, and most importantly, love. 

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