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World Book Day: Female authors dominate Amazon’s all-time bestsellers list


In honor of World Book Day on Friday, Amazon
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– acted as an online book seller back in 1994, remember? – has published a list of the 50 best-selling books of all time in the US And ladies dominate this literary chart, with 9 out of 10 best-selling books written by women, including the series and the trilogy that was adapted in the blockbuster series have made billions of dollars.

Suzanne Collins’s incest series of “Hunger Games”, JK Rowling’s magical world “Harry Potter” and EL James’s steamy “Fifty Shades” have attracted the most readers (and purses.) first “Hunger Games” book (“The Hunger Games”) Takes the top spot on Amazon’s all-time bestsellers list, followed by the first “Harry Potter” book (“Harry Potter and the Stone of Ice). water “) and the first book” Fifty Shades “(” Fifty Shades “) filled the top three spots. Although Amazon declined to share its sales data, each book publisher provided some insight into how popular these titles were.

The “The Hunger Games” series has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide, Scholastic
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report. And the publisher, which also handles “Harry Potter”, says that more than 500 million copies of the Rowlings exotic books have been sold worldwide, with 180 million copies of Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron’s upcoming adventures. Weasley is sold separately in the US.

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More than 165 million copies of the “Fifty Shades” book have also been sold worldwide in 50 languages. “They are definitely among the bestsellers of our lives. And she’s not done yet! “Dominique Raccah, CEO and publisher of Sourcebooks (recently turned James’s record publisher) told MarketWatch.

The top 10 list is rounded off by Tim Rath’s iconic business title “StrengthsFinder 2.0”, which has sold nearly 10 million copies worldwide in eight languages, of which about seven million are in the US, according to Gallup Press. And while the “7 habits of highly efficient people” doesn’t make it into the top 10, it comes in at number 17.

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Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”, which has been adapted into the Hulu series, and Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl”, which was developed into a 2014 film starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck, also made it into the top 10. .

See the 50 best-selling books of all time on Amazon in the US, according Amazon chart.

1. “The Hunger Games”, Suzanne Collins

2. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, Book 1),” JK Rowling

3. “Fifty Shades of Gray (Fifty Shades, Book 1),” EL James

4. “Mockingjay (Hunger Games, Book 3),” Suzanne Collins

5. “Catching Fire (Game of Hunger, Book 2),” Suzanne Collins

6. “StrengthsFinder 2.0,” Tom Rath

7. “Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, Book 2),” EL James

8. “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Margaret Atwood

9. “Gone Girl”, Gillian Flynn

10. “Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, Book 3),” EL James

11. “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, Book 2),” JK Rowling

12. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, Book 7),” JK Rowling

13. “The girl on the train,” Paula Hawkins

14. “Where the Crawdads sing,” said Delia Owens

15. “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption,” Laura Hillenbrand

16. “1984,” George Orwell

17. “7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change,” Stephen R. Covey

18. “Help,” Kathryn Stockett

19. “Five languages ​​of love: The secret to enduring love,” Gary Chapman

20. “Harry Potter and the Phoenix (Harry Potter, Book 5),” JK Rowling

21. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, Book 6),” JK Rowling

22. “Become”, Michelle Obama

23. “The Fault in Our Stars,” John Green

24. “Kill the Mockingbird”, Harper Lee

25. “How to get friends & influence people,” Dale Carnegie

26. “Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (The Toltec Wisdom Book),” Don Miguel Ruiz

27. “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, Book 4),” JK Rowling

28. “Divergent (Divergent, Book 1),” Veronica Roth

29. “All the light that we cannot see,” Anthony Doerr

30. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series, Book 1),” Stieg Larsson

31. “Oh, the places you’ll go!,” Dr. Seuss

32. “Who shipped my cheese?”, Spencer Johnson

33. “Book Thief,” Markus Zusak

34. “The Great Gatsby,” F. Scott Fitzgerald

35. “Underneath the Scarlet Skies: Novels,” Mark Sullivan

36. “From good to great: Why some companies make the leap and others don’t”, Jim Collins

37. “Wonder,” RJ Palacio

38. “Jesus calls: Enjoy peace in His Presence (with Bible references),” Sarah Young

39. “The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again,” JRR Tolkien

40. “The songbird,” Kristin Hannah

41. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” Eric Carle

42. “The Girl who kicks in the Hornet nest (The Millennium Series, Book 3),” Stieg Larsson

43. “Harry Potter and Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, Book 3),” JK Rowling

44. “Water for Elephants”, Sara Gruen

45. “A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1),” George RR Martin

46. ​​”Alchemist”, Paulo Coelho

47. “The First 100 Words”, Roger Priddy

48. “The Shack”, William P. Young

49. “Insurgent (Divergent, Book 2),” Veronica Roth

50. “The Givinger”, Lois Lowry

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