Amazon Charts bestselling and most read books of 2021

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If you sell books, or simply like a good read you might be interested to find out the best sellers and most read books of 2021 according to Amazon Charts.

Cooking, cleaning and organizing books lead most sold non-fiction list


According to Amazon Charts, in a year in which people have still been spending a lot more time at home, the non-fiction charts are dominated by cooking, cleaning and organizing books with Kay Featherstone’s Pinch of Nom Series featuring no fewer than three times in the top ten, with Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy: 100 Delicious, Slimming Recipes taking the top spot. Stacey Solomon’s Tap To Tidy: Organising, Crafting & Creating Happiness in a Messy World comes in at second place.

“We’ve been lucky to have a breathtaking array of brilliant books to choose from while we’ve been in and out of lockdown over the past year and the British public have shown they have wide ranging tastes from crime to cookery and romance to real life stories,”
– Lisa de Meyer, UK Books Country Manager, Amazon.co.uk

This Year in Books by Amazon Charts:

 

Top Ten Most Sold (Fiction)

1. The Midnight Library

2. Harry Potter Children’s Collection: The Complete Collection by J. K Rowling

3. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

4. Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

5. Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

6. The Missing Sister by Lucinda Riley

7. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

8. Better off Dead by Lee Child

9. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

10. Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

 

Top Ten Most Sold (Non-Fiction)

1. Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy: 100 Delicious, Slimming Recipes by Kay Featherstone

2. Tap to Tidy: Organising, Crafting & Creating Happiness in a Messy World by Stacey Solomon

3. Jane’s Patisserie: Deliciously customisable cakes, bakes and treats by Jane Dunn

4. Pinch of Nom: 100 Slimming, Home-style Recipes by Kay Featherstone & Kate Allinson

5. Pinch of Nom Everyday Light: 100 Tasty, Slimming Recipes All Under 400 Calories by Kay Featherstone

6. Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness by Vex King

7. Atomic Habits by James Clear

8. And Away… by Bob Mortimer

9. The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl

10. The Fast 800 Easy: Quick and simple recipes to make your 800-calorie days even easier by Dr Clare Bailey

 

Top Ten Most Read

1. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

2. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

3. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

4. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

5. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

6. The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

7. Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

8. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

9. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

10. Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

 

Amazon’s Best Books of the Year

1. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

2. Taste by Stanley Tucci

3. Detransition Baby by Torrey Peters

4. The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin

5. The Appeal by Janice Hallett

6. First Person Singular by Haruki Marukami

7. The Comfort Book by Matt Haig

8. Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

9. A Cook’s Book: The Essential Nigel Slater by Nigel Slater

10. An Island by Karen Jennings

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