Amazon Reveals Best Books of 2015

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best selling books of 2015 today announced its selections for the Best Books of 2015. The annual feature includes the editors' picks for the Top 100 Books of the Year as well as Top 20 lists in over two dozen categories, from Children's & Teen to Cookbooks to Celebrity Picks. To see all of the Best Books of 2015, and buy the print or Kindle editions, visit

Fun facts about Amazon’s best-selling books of 2015:

  • It’s the first time a coloring book has made the list, let alone two!
  • Luckiest Girl Aliveby Jessica Knoll is the top debut
  • The top two authors are British
  • The top four authors are female; There are nine female authors on the list, eleven men
  • The best-selling print book of 2015 was Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee; the best-selling Kindle book was The Girl on the Trainby Paula Hawkins

The top 20 best-selling Kids & Teens books overall are:

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book Ten: Old School by Jeff Kinney
  2. What Pet Should I Get? by Dr. Seuss
  3. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
  4. The Heir: Book Four of the Selection Series by Kiera Cass
  5. The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel by Melissa de la Cruz
  6. Your Baby’s First Word Will be DADA by Jimmy Fallon
  7. The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt
  8. Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1 by Herobrine Books
  9. Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner by Rush Limbaugh
  10. Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  11. Queen of Shadows: A Throne of Glass Novel by Sarah J. Maas
  12. The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
  13. Firefight: The Reckoners Book Two by Brandon Sanderson
  14. Winter: The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
  15. The Crown of Ptolemy by Rick Riordan
  16. Dork Diaries 9: Tales From a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen by Rachel Renée Russell
  17. The Fate of Ten: Lorien Legacies Book 6 by Pittacus Lore
  18. The Ruby Circle: A Bloodlines Novel by Richelle Mead
  19. Theodore Boone: The Fugitive by John Grisham
  20. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Fun Facts about Amazon’s best-selling Kids & Teen Books of 2015:

  • Three years in a row Jeff Kinney, Rick Riordan and Rush Limbaugh have been in the top 20 best-selling Kids & Teens list
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book Ten: Old School is the top selling print book and The Heir is the top selling Kindle book
  • 17 of the 20 books are part of a series
  • Two authors, Rick Riordan and Sarah J. Maas, each have two books on the list
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