15 Best Books of the s - Most Important Books of the DecadeDespite predictions that the publishing industry would perish, books were as popular as ever in the s. As comes to a close, here are the 10 books that sold the most copies in the last decade, according to LitHub. LitHub compiled their list of the best-selling books of the past 10 years using market trend data from NPD Bookscan. Taking up the top three slots are books that originated as R-rated fan fiction for a YA book series that topped best-seller lists in the s. The books in the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, which was inspired by Twilight , have collectively sold 35 million copies since they were released in the early s. The list also includes several books intended for younger readers. If you want more reading inspiration after checking out the full rankings below, take a look at our summer reading list.
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CNN A decade is in part defined by its books. And recent days have seen many roundups of the best books of the s -- the titles that critics consider the pinnacle of literary excellence. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. For better or worse, some authors and titles sent tidal waves through the decade -- regardless of critical reception -- shedding a light on what Americans really wanted to read and discuss over the past 10 years.
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