25 Best-selling Books On Amazon In 2015

Are you looking for a good book to read? Well hang on because we’re about to give you the 25 best-selling books on Amazon in 2015! Every year Amazon releases their best selling books with everything from thrillers to more interpersonal self help topics. So if you’re reading fixation needs fixing, we got you covered! Check out books from authors like Kristin Hannah, Erik Larson, Jeff Kinney, and more. We can guarantee you that this list has something for everyone! So if you’ve been looking at your book collection thinking to yourself that a book is somehow missing, you’re right! A book is missing, and we’re confident you’re going to find it here in this list of 25 best-selling books on Amazon in 2015.

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StrengthsFinder 2.0, author: Tom Rath

StrengthsFinder 2.0, author: Tom RathSource and image: amazon.com

Written by Tom Rath, a writer, researcher, and filmmaker who studies the role of human behavior in business, health, and well-being, the book “StrengthsFinder 2.0” is a unique guide that helps people uncover their special talents and find the opportunities to do what they do best every day.

 

24

Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book, author: Johanna Basford

Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book, author: Johanna BasfordSource and image: amazon.com

Johanna Basford is an illustrator and ink evangelist who creates intricate and hand-drawn illustrations rooted in the flora and fauna that surrounds her home in rural Scotland. With over 2 million copies sold worldwide, her interactive coloring book “The Secret Garden” features delicate and highly detailed pen-and-ink illustrations—all waiting to be brought to life with color.

 

23

Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids, author: Rob Elliott

Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids, author: Rob ElliottSource and image: amazon.com

“Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids” provides children ages 7-10 with many hours of fun and laughter. Young readers will have a blast sharing this collection of hundreds of one-liners, knock-knock jokes, tongue twisters, and more with their friends and family. This bestselling book will have children rolling on the floor with laughter and is sure to be a great gift idea for any child.

 

22

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, author: Marie Kondo

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, author: Marie KondoSource and image: amazon.com

Written by Marie Kondo, dubbed as “the warrior princess in the war on cluster”, this detailed guidance will help you tell which items in your house “spark joy” (and which don’t). The international bestseller featuring Tokyo’s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home—and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.

 

21

First 100 words, author: Roger Priddy

First 100 words, author: Roger PriddySource and image: amazon.com

Made from tough board for hours of fun reading, the book “First 100 words” by Roger Priddy will help your little ones learn some essential first words and pictures. The book features 100 color photographs to look at and talk about, and 100 simple first words to read and learn.

 

20

A Spool of Blue Thread, author: Anne Tyler

A Spool of Blue Thread, author: Anne TylerSource and image: amazon.com

Written by Minneapolis-born author Anne Tyler, the book “A Spool of Blue Thread” is a sensitive and empathetic novel that tells the story of the Whitshank family. Tyler understands that, despite their best intentions, family members don’t often let each other settle back for very long—and the Whitshanks are no different than most.

 

19

The Stranger, author: Harlan Coben

The Stranger, author: Harlan CobenSource and image: amazon.com

One of the bestselling masters of suspense, Harlan Coben delivers his most shocking thriller yet, proving that a well-placed lie can help build a wonderful life—and a secret has the same explosive power to destroy it. The stranger appears out of nowhere. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.

 

18

The Crossing, author: Michael Connelly

The Crossing, author: Michael ConnellySource and image: amazon.com

Thrilling, fast-paced, and impossible to put down, “The Crossing” shows without a shadow of doubt that Connelly is a master of building suspense. Connelly is the author of twenty-seven previous novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers “The Burning Room” and “The Gods of Guilt”. His books have sold more than sixty million copies worldwide.

 

17

Luckiest Girl Alive, author: Jessica Knoll

Luckiest Girl Alive, author: Jessica KnollSource and image: amazon.com

The first book of Jessica Knoll, a senior editor at Cosmopolitan, the novel “Luckiest Girl Alive” is an addictive page-turner that will be particularly appreciated by fans of “Gone Girl” and “The Girl on the Train”. A well constructed piece of crime fiction, “Luckiest Girl Alive” is a pulse-pounding, jaw-dropping novel about how tragedy twists and shapes lives.

 

16

The Liar, author: Nora Roberts

The Liar, author: Nora RobertsSource and image: amazon.com

Another great thrilling novel about people unraveling shocking mysteries of their loved ones, “The Liar” is a bestseller written by Nora Roberts. Roberts is the number-one New York Times–bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including “The Collector”, “Whiskey Beach”, “The Witness”, and many more. There are more than 400 million copies of her books in print.

 

15

Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Patterns, author: Blue Star Coloring

Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Patterns, author: Blue Star ColoringSource and image: amazon.com

Published by Blue Star Coloring, this adult coloring book features over 45 lovingly detailed, stress-relieving patterns. A unique way of relaxing, coloring provides hours and hours of stress relief, mindful calm, and fun, creative expression.

 

14

The Wright Brothers, author: David McCullough

The Wright Brothers, author: David McCulloughSource and image: amazon.com

Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright. In this thrilling book, McCullough draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers, including private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and over a thousand letters of private family correspondence to tell the human side of the Wright Brothers’ story.

 

13

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Coloring Book, author: Johanna Basford

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Coloring Book, author: Johanna BasfordSource and image: amazon.com

Another great coloring book by Johanna Basford, “Enchanted Forest” takes colorists through a bewitched forest to discover what lies in the castle. Similarly interactive like “Secret Garden”, this book also features hidden objects and fun mazes.

 

12

Old School: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 10, author: Jeff Kinney

Old School: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 10, author: Jeff Kinney Source and image: amazon.com

Boasting one of the best readers´ reviews on Amazon, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid #10: Old School” is the most popular book in the Wimpy Diary series written by Jeff Kinney, an online game developer and bestselling author. These diaries continue to be solid steppingstones into the literary world for any reluctant reader.

 

11

14th Deadly Sin (Women’s Murder Club), author: James Patterson with Maxine Paetro

14th Deadly Sin (Women’s Murder Club), author: James Patterson with Maxine PaetroSource and image: amazon.com

With shocking twists and riveting suspense, “14th Deadly Sin” proves yet again that when it comes to suspense fiction, in the words or Jeffrey Deaver: “nobody does it better” than James Patterson. Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to the Guinness World Records. His books have already sold more than 300 million copies.

 

10

Silent Scream, author: Angela Marsons

Silent Scream, author: Angela MarsonsSource and image: amazon.com

Another great crime novel that made it to the list, “Silent Scream” is a debut book by Angela Marsons, British crime fiction author. Blending sharp wit with strong emotions, the book is a well-plotted page turner that is highly recommended for those who like crime novels full of dark secrets and unexpected twists.

 

9

Dead Wake: The Crossing of the Lusitania, author: Erik Larson

Dead Wake: The Crossing of the Lusitania, author: Erik LarsonSource and image: amazon.com

Set in World War I, “Dead Wake: The Crossing of the Lusitania” describes the story of the sinking of the Lusitania, a luxury ocean liner. It is a story that many of us think we know but don’t, and Erik Larson tells it thrillingly, switching between hunter and hunted while painting a larger portrait of America at the height of the Progressive Era.

 

8

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, author: David Lagercrantz

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, author: David LagercrantzSource and image: amazon.com

She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of the truth often brings him to the brink of prosecution. The duo who captivated millions of readers in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, “The Girl Who Played with Fire”, and “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” join forces again in this adrenaline-charged thriller written by David Lagercrantz.

 

7

Rogue Lawyer, author: John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer, author: John GrishamSource and image: amazon.com

Sebastian Rudd, the main protagonist of “Rogue Lawyer” is one of John Grisham’s most colorful, outrageous, and vividly drawn characters yet. Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. Working out of a customized bulletproof van, he defends people other lawyers won’t go near: Why? Because he believes everyone is entitled to a fair trial.  Gritty, witty, and impossible to put down, “Rogue Lawyer” showcases the master of the legal thriller at his very best.

 

6

Make Me: A Jack Reacher Novel, author: Lee Child

Make Me: A Jack Reacher Novel, author: Lee ChildSource and image: amazon.com

The twentieth book of the wildly popular Jack Reacher series, “Make Me” is a highly readable dark thriller full of wingding plots, pithy dialogues, extraordinary background on intriguing topics, and cunningly constructed suspense. Readers new to this series will find this book a good starting point, and old fans will be pleased to see Jack again.

 

5

Memory Man, author: David Baldacci

Memory Man, author: David BaldacciSource and image: amazon.com

Written by David Baldacci, an author who continues to standout in the increasingly crowded thriller field, “Memory Man” is another fast paced page turner that will keep you glued to the couch. In his latest novel, Baldacci introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family’s murder.

 

4

The Nightingale, author: Kristin Hannah

The Nightingale, author: Kristin HannahSource and image: amazon.com

With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women’s war. “The Nightingale” tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France.

 

3

Go Set a Watchman, author: Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman, author: Harper LeeSource and image: amazon.com

Written in the mid-1950s, “Go Set a Watchman” imparts a fuller understanding and appreciation of Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Price winning author. It is a novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humor, and effortless precision—a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times. It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Lee´s masterpiece, but also serves as its essential companion, adding depth, context, and new meaning to an American classic.

 

2

Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian, author: E.L. James

Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian, author: E.L. JamesSource and image: amazon.com

The fourth installment in the Fifty Shades series, “Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian” is a widely popular erotic romance written by British author E. L. James. The novel tells the story of Christian Grey, a successful and rich 27-year-old businessman, and 21-year-old university student Anastasia Steele. The couple develops an attraction for each other and Christian proposes a sadomasochistic relationship with Anastasia, hoping it will relieve the effects of his traumatic childhood.

 

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The Girl on the Train, author: Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train, author: Paula HawkinsSource and image: amazon.com

The best-selling book in 2015 was the psychological thriller debut “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins, Zimbabwe-born British journalist and author. Telling the story of Rachel, a 32-year-old alcoholic reeling from the dissolution of her unlucky marriage, “The Girl on the Train”  is a compulsively readable and emotionally immersive bestseller that will forever change the way you look at other people’s lives. Just six months after it was published in January 2015, the book sold more than 3 million copies in the U.S. alone.

 



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