What are the most popular books of the moment – or perhaps of all time? On this page you will find all the resources to find the most popular books. Perhaps there is something for you in the popular books top 10, maybe you will find a beautiful popular novel or a completely different book. Read along…

Popular BooksAuthor
INTIMACIESKatie Kitamura
THE LOVE SONGS OF W.E.B. DUBOISHonorée Fanonne Jeffers
THE COPENHAGEN TRILOGY: Childhood; Youth; DependencyTove Ditlevsen
HOW THE WORD IS PASSED: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across AmericaClint Smith
INVISIBLE CHILD: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American CityAndrea Elliot
ON JUNETEENTHAnnette Gordon-Reed
RED COMET: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia PlathHeather Clark

The top 10 list: the most popular books

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best Popular Books of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Then She Was Gone: A Novel 

Laurel Mack is doing all she can to find out how and why her daughter Ellie disappeared suddenly ten years ago. When she meets a new man in her life and sees his children for the first time, she can’t believe her eyes. What are the odds of his youngest daughter looking exactly like Ellie?

The Moonlight Child

Sharon and Niki, her foster child, decide to investigate what’s going on at their neighbor’s house when they see something strange happening their late at night. Who is the little girl they see working there?

The Song of Achilles: A Novel

We recommend this book if you have a weakness for stories with lots of kings and gods. ‘The Song of Achilles’ contains love and adventure, and you will find it hard to stop turning the pages once you start reading.

Where the Crawdads Sing

In 1969 Chase Andrews ends up dead and fingers are quickly pointed at the marsh girl. Kya Clark, which is her real name, grew up in the swamp, but did she have anything to do with Chase’s death?

The Silent Patient

In our opinion this is the perfect read for all suspense seekers. Meet Alicia Berenson, a woman who hasn’t spoken at all since she shot her husband. What happened that made her life change for the worse so quickly?

The Nightingale: A Novel

Antoine Mauriac is a soldier in France, and when he leaves his wife to fight, their house is taken over by a German captain. Will the wife and daughter live with the enemy, or leave the house and lose everything they had worked so hard for?

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel

Eleanor doesn’t have the social skills most of us have, and she also says what she is thinking, without any hesitation or giving you the sugarcoated version. What affect does meeting Raymond have on her well-organized life?

Thinking, Fast and Slow 

If you are interested in how the brain works, we think you should definitely read this book by Daniel Kahneman. The brain works with two systems, a fast one and a slow one. What does each of these systems mean, and how can knowing about this affect your life in a positive way?

Red Mountain: A Novel (Red Mountain Chronicles)

Meet some of the people living in Red Mountain, with their characters and the special events that shaped their life to what it is today. Will the mountain be big enough for all their little secrets once they come out?

And Then You Loved Me 

Is your life path straight? Or have you wandered off here and there? Becca’s carefully planned life, even though she made a decision long ago that took her away from the love of her life, is about to change drastically when she sees Matt Griffith again. Will she repeat her decision? Or change her mind now that she’s getting a second chance?

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