The most popular reads of 2021

Published on 17 December 2021

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Top 5 Adult Fiction

The sentinel by Lee Child
The survivors by Jane Harper
Fair warning by Michael Connelly
The law of innocence Michael Connelly
Walk the wire by David Baldacci


Top 5 Non Fiction

Phosphorescence : on awe, wonder & things that sustain you when the world goes dark by Julia Baird
The resilience project : finding happiness through gratitude, empathy & mindfulness by Hugh Van Cuylenburg
Stanley Gibbons simplified catalogue : stamps of the world 
The fast 800 : how to combine rapid weight loss and intermittent fasting for long-term health Michael Mosley
Any ordinary day by Leigh Sales


Top 5 Biographies

The happiest man on Earth by Eddie Jaku
Becoming by Michelle Obama
A promised land by Barack Obama
The trauma cleaner : one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster by Sarah Krasnostein
Too much and never enough : how my family created the world's most dangerous man by Mary Trump


Top 5 Teen Reads

The cruel prince by Holly Black
The ballad of songbirds and snakes by Suzanne Collins
Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two by Jack Thorne
Red queen by Victoria Aveyard
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling


Most Popular Children's Series

Weirdo series by Anh Do
Hot Dog! series by Anh Do
Diary of a Wimpy kid by Jeff Kinney
Anything written by David Walliams (not a series but fabulous reads)
The 13-storey treehouse by Andy Griffiths

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