Are you a book lover, collector, or someone who simply loves to read? Whether you read for information or entertainment, it’s always great to stay updated with the bestselling books of the year. You may want to consider them for yourself or to be given as a gift this Christmas season.
As the year comes to an end, it’s great to take a closer look at the top books of 2016. Spanning across different genres, these books have been selling like hotcakes online and getting fantastic reviews too.
Here are the 10 Best Amazing Books of 2016:
1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling
It doesn’t come as a surprise that this story zoomed up the top of the list among various books in different genres. With millions of Harry Potter fans all over the world, everybody grabbed it immediately.
Although this is actually in the form of a script for a play, it’s nevertheless by JK Rowling and features Harry Potter nineteen years later when he was already working in the Ministry of Magic, married and with three kids.
2. Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath
Nonfiction books have been moving up the ladder steadily over the recent years, with more people opening up to personal development and wanting to achieve their fullest potential.
This book by bestselling author Tom Rath helps people uncover their untapped talents, serving as a technical guide and yet written in an easy-to-understand manner. It focuses on developing strengths rather than doing quick fixes for setbacks and shortcomings.
3. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Surprised that this popular book is still on the bestselling book? Yes, Dale Carnegie continues to help tons of individuals in sales and business with every valuable strategy discussed here.
Even if you’re not in the field of sales and marketing or business, you will find this book helpful for relationship-building and networking within your own industry.
4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The fact that this book still sells massively shows that classics are not dead. In these modern times, there are still a lot of people who appreciate the art of literature.
Though it was first published in 1960, its lesson continues to have a huge impact on individuals today. Discussing the roots of and describing human behavior across history, this book will remain powerful.
5. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
If you haven’t read this yet, go and get one now. Because of the twists and turns of this psychological thriller, readers will always be on the edge of their seats as they journey with the characters.
Now a major motion picture that stars Emily Blunt, it is no wonder so many people have acquired their copies throughout the year.
6. Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
Looking for a great read for your toddlers? Well, this book about a giraffe who yearns to dance and yet has a difficult time because of his built provides inspiration and encouragement in a fun way.
Teach your children to go after their dreams and value their uniqueness with this wonderful story.
7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down by Jeff Kinney
For your 8 to 12-year-olds, this latest installment of the series “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” will surely be another hit! Jeff Kinney once again creates a uniquely fun, entertaining story for children that they can easily relate to and enjoy.
8. The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom by Melissa Hartwig
If you’re like many others who want a proven way to lose weight and change your lifestyle to a healthier one, you’re going to love this complete step-by-step and recipe-by-recipe guide!
The program propagated in this book had already helped millions of people transform their bodies and lives.
9. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman
These days, more and more couples are turning to books like this to help improve their relationships. If you’ve heard of the love languages before, yes it’s all it promises to be.
This book will surely help you understand your partner better, accept and appreciate how he shows his love, and express your own love better for a brighter future together.
10. Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss
This book makes the perfect gift for graduates, not just kids! Dr. Seuss once again amazes readers with humorous verses and fascinating illustrations while tackling life’s ups and downs.
The story is truly inspiring and the art that accompanies it will warm your soul too.
So what are you waiting for? Get one of these must-read books for yourself or a loved one. You will certainly learn a lot and have a good time too.