Top 5 Bestseller Books of 2017

Whether you’re on the train to work, at home, or relaxing on the beach, a quality novel is always a welcome distraction. And it seems that 2017 is a stellar year for avid readers.

Everything from healthy cook books, funny, heart-melting pleasures to nail-biting thrillers and cultural must-reads, discover our list of this year’s top 5 bestsellers that will be hard for you to put down.

For Laughter:

The Kicking the Bucket List by Cathy Hopkins

Receiving positive reviews from Reader’s Digest and Good House Keeping as well as other well-known authors like Lucy Diamond, Cathy Hopkins’s heart felt book is a funny and uplifting tale.

Based on three sisters who work alongside each other to inherit their recently deceased mother’s will by completing her adventurous bucket list.

But, with three very different personalities, will they be able to put aside their differences and realize that there’s more to this request than money? An engaging novel you must read.

For Goosebumps:

The Girl Before by JP Delaney

Voted the Sunday Times’ thriller of the month and deemed an international best-seller,  it seems that this jaw-dropping thriller has won the hearts of well-respected authors like Lee Child for a reason.

With plans to bring the book onto the big screen, this storyline focuses on Jane – a woman who decides to rent a beautiful house by a successful architect.

But upon her arrival, she soon discovers that the last tenant – Emma – mysteriously died in the very same house.

Jane wonders if she is soon to follow Emma’s disturbing fate. So in other words, it’s the new Girl On The Train.

Already creating a buzz and setting the world by storm, it’s worth knowing what the fuss is all about.

For Culture:

The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam by Douglas Murray

A page-turning novel which explores a continent through extensive research aiming to address the disappointing failure of multiculturalism.

The author himself self-documents his travels to Berlin, Scandinavia, Paris and Greece to hear touching stories of migrants who have arrived in Europe, away from their home countries.

An interesting read for those who look for an analytical approach to immigration today.

For Romance:

The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King

If you’re into fantasy novels, you’re in luck.

King’s thrilling debut is about an orphan girl of the Sisterhood who was once deemed to have a dark and unprivileged fate, and surprisingly blossoms into a confident warrior in order to reclaim a rich and fruitful life of her own.

In the process, she grows fond of her guard Deven. Set in the ancient Tarachand Empire, 18 year-old Kalinda would never have guessed that one visit to the tyrant Rajah Tarek and trek to the desert could change her life so much.

For Foodies:

Cooking for Family & Friends by Joe Wicks

A very useful cook book aimed for those who want to make delicious and healthy meals for family and dinner guests at home.

Joe ‘The Body Coach’ Wicks successfully manages to put together a strong range of more than 100 tasty and nutritious recipes.

So there you have it. Different genres for everyone’s preference. Reads to make you laugh, cry, shiver and simply feel inspired. Quickly snap them up now and don’t forget to add them to your bag.


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