‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ comes out on top, but how many of Amazon’s best selling books of 2016 have you poured over from cover to cover?

Amazon has announced its best-selling books of 2016, with the two-part play ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ topping the chart. Other entries in the top ten include books in David Baldacci's Amos Decker series, Lee Child's Jack Reacher novels, Jeff Kinney's ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ and Daniel Silva's Gabriel Allon series.

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The top 10 best-selling books of 2016 (that can be purchased here) were:


1. ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Special Rehearsal Edition Script’ by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany


2. ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi


3. ‘The Whistler’ by John Grisham


4. ‘The Last Mile (Amos Decker series)’ by David Baldacci


5. ‘Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan’ by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard


6. ‘Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis’ by J.D. Vance


7. ‘Truly Madly Guilty’ by Liane Moriarty


8. ‘Night School: A Jack Reacher Novel’ by Lee Child


9. ‘The Black Widow: Book 16 of Gabriel Allon Series’ by Daniel Silva


10. ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 11: Double Down’ by Jeff Kinney