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The Best Selling Books of 2019: Part Two, eBook Editions

by Tom Ashford

2019 is over, and many of the biggest titles will have been launched in the run-up to Christmas. So now they’re out in the wild, which books have been the most successful in 2019?

(On Amazon, at least.)

1.) Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens

2.) The Killer Collective, by Barry Eisler

3.) Thin Air, by Lisa Gray

4.) What You Did, by Claire McGowan

5.) The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood

6.) The Incredibles (Disney Storybook), by Disney Book Group

7.) The Dressmaker’s Gift, by Fiona Valpy

8.) The Overdue Life of Amy Byler, by Kelly Harms

9.) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling

10.) What the Wind Knows, by Amy Harmon

11.) Where the Forest Meets the Stars, by Glendy Vanderah

12.) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey

13.) The Rescue, by Steven Konkoly

14.) Quantum, by Patricia Cornwell

15.) Here to Stay, by Mark Edwards

16.) The Forgotten Hours, by Katrin Schumann

17.) Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin Jr.

18.) Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover

19.) The Snow Gypsy, by Lindsay Jayne Ashford

20.) Big Board First 100 Words, by Roger Priddy

21.) Blood for Blood, by Victoria Selman

22.) Winter Cottage, by Mary Ellen Taylor

23.) Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Valentine, by Disney Book Group

24.) Cold Waters, by Debbie Herbert

25.) Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, by Eric Litwin

26.) Super Agents, by Melissa Lagonegro

27.) Lying Next to Me, by Gregg Olsen

28.) Dino Racing, by Ace Landers

29.) I’m Fine and Neither Are You, by Camille Pagán

30.) A Fire Sparkling, by Julianne MacLean

31.) False Step, by Victoria Helen Stone

32.) The Vine Witch, by Luanne G. Smith

33.) The Magnolia Inn, by Carolyn Brown

34.) When We Believed in Mermaids, by Barbara O’Neal

35.) Forgotten Bones, by Vivian Barz

36.) Beneath a Scarlet Sky, by Mark Sullivan

37.) If You Tell, by Gregg Olsen

38.) A Curve in the Road, by Julianne MacLean

39.) The Eighth Sister, by Robert Dugoni

40.) The Perfect Child, by Lucinda Berry

41.) Smoke and Summons, by Charlie N. Holmberg

42.) Drowning With Others, by Linda Keir

43.) The Bad Seed, by Jory John

44.) The Storyteller’s Secret, by Sejal Badani

45.) The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides

46.) One Small Sacrifice, by Hilary Davidson

47.) Becoming, by Michelle Obama

48.) Cut and Run, by Mary Burton

49.) Stillhouse Lake, by Rachel Caine

50.) Moana: The Mighty Maui Makes a Friend, by Disney Book Group

There’s a striking difference between the most popular ebooks and the most popular paperbacks/ hardbacks. Gone are the self-help books and (most of) the children’s books. In their place is a whole range of genre fiction – some science-fiction, some historical, and a whole load of thrillers. Some of them are even, if I’m correct, from self-published authors…

Amazon Charts correct at time of writing (13th December 2019) and for US market only.

Tom Ashford

Tom Ashford

Tom Ashford is a professional copywriter, author of numerous dark fantasy and sci-fi novels, and the Head of Content at the Self Publishing Formula Blog. His books include the Blackwater trilogy and the Checking Out series.

He lives in London with his wife, in an apartment that doesn’t allow pets. Find out more about Tom here.