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6 Bestselling Books of 2016 So Far

by Fahad Saleem

Books is the best way if you want to grow intellectually, and refine your personality and outlook in life. While there are some essential all-time favorite books which must be read in order to establish the core of personality and thought process, new books are released every day. In this article we will sum up some of the bestselling books of 2016. You can gift one of some of these to your friends and family during the holiday season, or buy for yourself.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

To revitalize the all-time favorite Harry Potter series, J.K Rowling, along with two other renowned authors, has devised a play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child based on the book with the same name, written by Jack Throne. The book starts with Harry Potter, who is now the father of three kids with Ginny Weasley, working as  the Head of Magical Law Enforcement. The story takes huge exiting turns from here. The book is the bestselling one in 2016 so far.

StrengthsFinder 2.0

Gallup’s StrengthsFinder 2.0 is written by Tom Wrath. This book helps you find your strengths. We spend ridiculous amounts of time fixing our shortcomings and bad habits. If only we could scale and leverage our strengths, we could improve our personalities and get success pretty quickly. This book helps you locate your strengths and you understand the untapped talents hidden within the cloaks of your personality.

Oh, The Places You’ll

Dr. Seuss’ Oh, The Places You’ll Go pictorially sums up the ups and downs of life. It shows the struggles we have to face as humans during our lives – as a kid, high schooler, college student, in jobs and beyond. Dr. Suess’ unique style and fun-filled drawing helps you shrink in the tough realities of life with a whole lot of new perspectives.

How to Win Friends & Influence People

Published back in 1997, Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends & Influence People still remains a hit on the bestselling books of 2016. It is known as the mother of all self help and people skill books. It shows you how to win arguments, become a go getter, and make people do what you want, without making them feel being manipulated. The best part about this book is the fact that it does not babble around in generic ways, rather it gives you specific case studies, examples of successful people. More than 15 million copies of this book have been sold until now.

Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan

This book is a masterpiece of history and politics, which takes the reader to the journey starting from the World War 2 to the ultimate destruction of Japan. It took a lot more than atomic bombs for the US to kill the rising sun, Japan.

A Man Called Ove

This is the story of a cranky old man, who, in the eyes of the world, is always grumpy and angry all the time. But beneath this cloak of sadness and anger lies a story of a lifetime, which gets uncovered when a new family moves to Ove’s next door.

These are the bestselling books of 2016 so far. We will keep updating this list to incorporate the changes and new arrivals.

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