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The Bestselling Books of All Time

You’ve probably heard of these stories or walked by these covers displayed at your local bookstore! From beloved classics that have stood the test of time to contemporary favorites that provide commentary on the world we live in, these fiction and nonfiction reads are the bestselling books of all time for good reason.

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    Becoming Book Cover Picture
    Becoming Book Cover Picture

    Becoming

    by Michelle Obama

    The intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.

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    Becoming Book Cover Picture

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    Wonder Movie Tie-In Edition Book Cover Picture
    Wonder Movie Tie-In Edition Book Cover Picture

    Wonder

    by R. J. Palacio

    In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, discover the refreshing narrative full of heart and hope.

    Wonder Movie Tie-In Edition Book Cover Picture
    Wonder Movie Tie-In Edition Book Cover Picture

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    Oh, the Places You'll Go! Book Cover Picture
    Oh, the Places You'll Go! Book Cover Picture

    Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

    by Dr. Seuss

    Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! has been the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond!

    Oh, the Places You'll Go! Book Cover Picture
    Oh, the Places You'll Go! Book Cover Picture

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    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Book Cover Picture
    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Book Cover Picture

    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

    by Marie Kondo

    Discover Tokyo’s newest lifestyle phenomenon that will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home.

    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Book Cover Picture
    The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Book Cover Picture

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    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Cover Picture
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Cover Picture

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    by Eric Carle

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar has been crawling its way into kids’ hearts for over 50 years.

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Cover Picture
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Cover Picture

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    The Fault in Our Stars Book Cover Picture
    The Fault in Our Stars Book Cover Picture

    The Fault in Our Stars

    by John Green

    The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

    The Fault in Our Stars Book Cover Picture
    The Fault in Our Stars Book Cover Picture

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    The Girl on the Train (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    The Girl on the Train (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

    The Girl on the Train

    by Paula Hawkins

    The psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people’s lives, from the author of Into the Water.

    The Girl on the Train (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    The Girl on the Train (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

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    Fifty Shades of Grey (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Fifty Shades of Grey (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Fifty Shades of Grey

    by E L James

    Ana Steele discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.

    Fifty Shades of Grey (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Fifty Shades of Grey (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

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    1984 Book Cover Picture
    1984 Book Cover Picture

    1984

    by George Orwell

    Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. His dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is still relevant today.

    1984 Book Cover Picture
    1984 Book Cover Picture

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    The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition) Book Cover Picture
    The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition) Book Cover Picture

    The Book Thief

    by Markus Zusak

    In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

    The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition) Book Cover Picture
    The Book Thief (Anniversary Edition) Book Cover Picture

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    Inferno Book Cover Picture
    Inferno Book Cover Picture

    Inferno

    by Dan Brown

    Dan Brown combines classical Italian art, history, and literature with cutting-edge science in this captivating thriller.

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    Inferno Book Cover Picture

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    The Boys in the Boat Book Cover Picture
    The Boys in the Boat Book Cover Picture

    The Boys in the Boat

    by Daniel James Brown

    Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant.

    The Boys in the Boat Book Cover Picture
    The Boys in the Boat Book Cover Picture

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    Mindset Book Cover Picture
    Mindset Book Cover Picture

    Mindset

    by Carol S. Dweck

    After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset.

    Mindset Book Cover Picture
    Mindset Book Cover Picture

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    Gone Girl Book Cover Picture
    Gone Girl Book Cover Picture

    Gone Girl

    by Gillian Flynn

    On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears…

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    Gone Girl Book Cover Picture

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    Lord of the Flies Book Cover Picture
    Lord of the Flies Book Cover Picture

    Lord of the Flies

    by William Golding

    As provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, Lord of the Flies continues to ignite passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature.

    Lord of the Flies Book Cover Picture
    Lord of the Flies Book Cover Picture

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    Unbroken (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Unbroken (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Unbroken

    by Laura Hillenbrand

    Unbroken is an unforgettable testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit, brought vividly to life by Seabiscuit author Laura Hillenbrand.

    Unbroken (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Unbroken (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

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    Of Mice and Men Book Cover Picture
    Of Mice and Men Book Cover Picture

    Of Mice and Men

    by John Steinbeck

    John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men remains one of America’s most widely read and beloved novels.

    Of Mice and Men Book Cover Picture
    Of Mice and Men Book Cover Picture

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    If I Stay Book Cover Picture
    If I Stay Book Cover Picture

    If I Stay

    by Gayle Forman

    Heartwrenchingly raw and heartbreakingly romantic, Gayle Forman’s international bestseller finds Mia caught between life and death, between a happy past and an uncertain future.

    If I Stay Book Cover Picture
    If I Stay Book Cover Picture

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    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture
    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture

    The Handmaid’s Tale

    by Margaret Atwood

    Funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing, The Handmaid’s Tale is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and literary tour de force.

    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture
    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture

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    Lean In Book Cover Picture
    Lean In Book Cover Picture

    Lean In

    by Sheryl Sandberg

    In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace. Written with humor and wisdom, Lean In is a revelatory, inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth.

    Lean In Book Cover Picture
    Lean In Book Cover Picture

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    Wild (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Wild (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

    Wild

    by Cheryl Strayed

    Told with suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.

    Wild (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
    Wild (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture

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    Me Before You Book Cover Picture
    Me Before You Book Cover Picture

    Me Before You

    by Jojo Moyes

    Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common—a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?

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    Me Before You Book Cover Picture

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