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The Best Books of 2017: Fiction
Who doesn't love a good novel to get stuck into? Or more specifically, a good psychological thriller. Because by the looks of Amazon's round-up of bestselling ebooks in , that's what we're the biggest fans of. Here are the 10 ebooks that sold the most copies this year, so you can stock up on your reading materials for the Christmas break. Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy and reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners.
Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods. In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in , a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect. The 11th book in the Isaac Bell series. Dirk Pitt finds a document that brings a mystery from back to life. Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings. The former Marine infantry officer and secretary of defense recounts key moments from his career and imparts his leadership philosophy.
Most notable is the fact that it was the year the crayons quit: for the previous two years, coloring books dominated the trade paper list, but sales fell precipitously in In , the 31 trade paper coloring books that peppered the lists, six of which were in the longest-running group, hogged a total of slots— The Big Five controlled In , those figures were Of the hardcover fiction titles that hit the lists, a mere six came from outside the power publishers. Although Penguin Random House maintained its strong lead in most positions on the lists, it lost more than three percentage points on the hardcover list and 2. In hardcovers, HarperCollins showed a gain of 3.