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Most Popular Books Of 2017

After a big bam in the publishing industry, the year of 2017 came to a close.Whether a story that made our hearts flutter, or bite our nails, or sleep with the lights on;  Whether a stand alone, an installment in a series, the end of a trilogy or a debut novel, the year 2017 was a memorable year, one that will stay in the minds and hearts of many book lovers, authors and publishers alike.

Below is the list of the sixteen most popular books of 2017 – The raging talk in social media, book stores, book clubs and publishing industry.

Note: All books below were published during 2017 and the order of which they are listed is according to ratings and not the amount of books sold.Please note also that the ratings are all based on the Goodreads and Amazon rating system as of December 15th, and that these numbers are subject to future change.

 

#1 – A court of wings and ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Genre: Fantasy/young adult

Published on May 2nd 2017 by Bloomsbury Childrens Books, A Court OF Wings and Ruin is the third book in the trilogy A Court of Thorn and Roses, and is the Goodreads choice award winner for young adult fantasy. It received around 87,193 Ratings and 14,018 Reviews on goodreads; and 4.7 out of 5 stars and 1,605 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

#2- Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Genre: Mystery/thriller

Published May 2nd 2017 by Riverhead Books

Best selling author of ‘the girl on the train’, Paula Hawkins stand alone Into the Water is a Gooodreads choice award winner for mystery/thriller. It received 84,307 Ratings   and 10,191 Reviews on Goodreads; and 3.4 out of 5 stars and    1,892 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

#3- The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Genre: young adult fiction

Published February 28th 2017 by Balzer + Bray, The hate U Give is an outstanding story about racism and police brutality. The Hate U Give was the Goodreads choice award winner for debut novels and award winner for young adult fiction. It received 67,860 Ratings and   14,264 Reviews on Goodreads; and 4.8 out of 5 stars and 1,095 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

#4- Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Genre: fantasy/mythology

Published February 7th 2017 by W. W. Norton & Company, this is a classic storytelling about the Norse myths, from the genesis of the nine worlds to Ragnarok. This master piece has received around 52,783 Ratings on Goodreads and 7,227 reviews. It’s been rated 4.3 out of 5 stars on Amazon with a total of 1,120 customer reviews.

 

#5- Caraval #1 by Stephanie Garber

Genre: Fantasy

Published January 31st 2017 by Flatiron Books, Caraval is the young adult debut book by Stephanie Garber, a Goodreads choice award winner. It recived around 46,454 Ratings · and 10,161 Reviews on goodreads; and a 4.3 out of 5 stars on amazon with a 646 customer reviews.

 

#6- Origin by Dan Brown

Genre: Mystery/thriller

Published October 3rd 2017 by Doubleday Books, Origin is the fifth book in the Robert Langdlon series, a Gooodreads choice award winner for mystery/suspense, second only to Into the Water by Paula Hawkins. It received around 43,174 Ratings and 5,871 Reviews on Goodreads and 4.2 out of 5 stars with 3,360 customer reviews.

 

#7- Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Genre: Historical fiction

Published on June  26th by Ballantine Books; Before we were yours is the Goodreads choice award winner for historical fiction. It received 38,305 Ratings and 4,250 Reviews on Goodreads and a 4.7 out of 5 stars with  3,970 customer reviews.

 

#8- Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Genre: Historical fiction

Published on February by Random House, Lincoln in the Bardo is the Goodreads choice award winner for historical fiction, second only to Before We Were Yours. It received 36,479 Ratings and 7,681 Reviews on Goodreads; and 3.6 out of 5 stars and   1,078 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

#9- A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

Genre: Fantasy

Published February 21st 2017 by Tor Books, A Conjuring of Light is the third book in the trilogy A Shade of Magic. It received 27,077 Ratings and 4,932 Reviews on Goodreads; and a 4.7 out of 5 stars and  236 customer reviews on Amazon; and the 23rd best science fiction and fantasy books of 2017 according to Barns and noble.

 

#10- The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Genre: Fantasy

Published January 10th 2017 by Del Rey Books, The Bear and the Nightingale is the best selling debut novel of author Katherine Arden. It received 21,724 Ratings  · 4,504 Reviews on Goodreads; and a 4.5 out of 5 stars and    620 customer reviews on Amazon; and it made to #2 on the best Science fiction and fantasy books of 2017 according to Barns and Nobles.

 

#11- Without Merit by Colleen Hoover

Genre: Romance

Published October 3rd 2017 by Atria Books. , Without Merit is the Goodreads choice award for romance. It received 18,716 Ratings and 3,052 Reviews on Goodreads; and 4.4 out of 5 stars and    617 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

#12- Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

Genre: Fantasy

Published on March 7th  by Ace, Silence Fallen is the tenth installment in the Mercy Thompson best seller series. It received 17,702 Ratings and 2,130 Reviews on Goodreads; and 4.7 out of 5 stars and 1,358 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

#13- Artemis by Andy Weir

Genre: Science fiction

Published November 14th 2017 by Crown Publishing Group , Artemis is the Goodreads choice award winner for science fiction. It received 17,015 Ratings and 3,520 Reviews on Goodreads; and 3.9 out of 5 stars and   652 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

#14- Final Girls by Riley Sager

Genre: Horror

Published July 11th 2017 by Dutton, Final Girls is the Goodreads choice award winner for horror. It received 16,883 Ratings and  3,364 Reviews on Goodreads; and a 4.1 out of 5 stars and   355 customer reviews on Amazon; and was #4 on the best horror books of 2017 according to Barns and Nobles.

 

#15- Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King

Genre: Horror

Published on September 26th by  Scribner; Sleeping Beauties is the latest novel by Stephen King, co-written with his son, Owen King. It’s received 14,168 Ratings and 1,851 Reviews on Goodreads; and 4.0 out of 5 stars and    941 customer reviews on Amazon; and was #10 on the best horror books of 2017 according to Barns and Nobles.

 

#16- Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

Genre: Romance/suspense

Published May 30th 2017 by St. Martin’s Press, Come Sun Down is the award choice award winner of romance/suspense, second only to Without Merit by Colleen Hoover. It’s received 13,623 Ratings  and  1,757 Reviews on Goodreads; and 4.4 out of 5 stars   and 2,019 customer reviews on Amazon.

 

 

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