Top hot books in June 2016 by genre June 15, 2016 – Posted in: Blog

I love a good list.  I like a list that contains data about behaviors and interests as it is usually consistent with my interests. So with this in mind, I thought I should share with you a list of the Top Books in each major section of the book shop. These are the books that most of us are purchasing based on the word of month of friends, booklovers, and book sellers. Check them out.

Genre Title Author
General & Literary Fiction The Last Painting of Sara De Vos Smith, Dominic
General & Literary Fiction All the Light We Cannot See Doerr, Anthony
General & Literary Fiction The Natural Way of Things Wood, Charlotte
General & Literary Fiction My Brilliant Friend:Neapolitan Novels Ferrante, Elena
General & Literary Fiction The Bricks That Built the Houses Tempest, Kate
General & Literary Fiction The Course of Love de Botton, Alain
General & Literary Fiction The City of Mirrors Cronin, Justin
General & Literary Fiction Me Before You Moyes, Jojo
General & Literary Fiction A Little Life Yanagihara, Hanya
General & Literary Fiction The Sympathizer Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Crime, Thriller & Adventure The Dry Harper, Jane
Crime, Thriller & Adventure The Girl on the Train Hawkins, Paula
Crime, Thriller & Adventure My Italian Bulldozer McCall Smith, Alexander
Crime, Thriller & Adventure The One Who Got Away Overington, Caroline
Crime, Thriller & Adventure Waters of Eternal Youth,The:Brunetti Leon, Donna
Crime, Thriller & Adventure I am Pilgrim Hayes, Terry
Crime, Thriller & Adventure Last Mile,The:Amos Decker Series Baldacci, David
Crime, Thriller & Adventure Divided Spy,A:Thomas Kell Spy Thriller Cumming, Charles
Crime, Thriller & Adventure Out of the Ice Turner, Ann
Crime, Thriller & Adventure Fatal Pursuit:Bruno, Chief of Police 9 Walker, Martin
Historical & Mythological Fiction Salt Creek Treloar, Lucy
Historical & Mythological Fiction Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen:Six Tudor Queens Weir, Alison
Historical & Mythological Fiction The Secret Chord Brooks, Geraldine
Philosophy Beyond Belief Mackay, Hugh
Philosophy In Praise of Idleness:A Timeless Essay Russell, Bertrand
Social Issues, Services & Welfare Talking to My Country Grant, Stan
Social Issues, Services & Welfare Economy is Not a Society,An:Winners and Losers in the New Australia Glover, Dennis
Social Issues, Services & Welfare Lucky Country?,The:Reinventing Australia Lowe, Ian
Food & Drink: General Community:Salad Recipes from Arthur Street Kitchen McKinnon, Hetty
Food & Drink: General Slow Cooker Central 2 Christie, Paulene
Health, Dieting & Wholefood Cookery Wholefood from the Ground Up:Nourishing Wisdom – Know How – Recipes Blereau, Jude
Self Improvement: General Big Magic:Creative Living Beyond Fear Gilbert, Elizabeth
Popular Psychology Speaking Out:A 21st-Century Handbook for Women and Girls Moss, Tara
Popular Psychology Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**K,The Knight, Sarah
True Crime Wicked Boy,The:The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer Summerscale, Kate
True Stories Penguin Bloom:The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family Bloom, Cameron & Greive, Bradley Trevor
Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous Everywhere I Look Garner, Helen
Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous Gratitude Sacks, Oliver
Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous View from the Cheap Seats,The:Selected Nonfiction Gaiman, Neil
Biography: General Fighter,The:A True Story Zable, Arnold
Autobiography: General Chasing Asylum Orner, Eva
Autobiography: General Reckoning:A Memoir Szubanski, Magda
Autobiography: General Wasted:A Story of Alcohol, Grief and a Death in Brisbane Muir, Elspeth
Autobiography: General When Breath Becomes Air Kalanithi, Paul
Autobiography: General I am Malala:How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World Yousafzai, Malala & McCormick, Patricia
Autobiography: General My Life on the Road Steinem, Gloria
Autobiography: General There’s a Fax from Bruce:Edited Correspondence Between Bruce Beresford Beresford, Bruce & Milliken, Sue
Autobiography: General Farewell to the Father Elliott, Timothy
Autobiography: General Life as I Know it Payne, Michelle & Harms, John
Autobiography: General How (Not) to Start an Orphanage Winkler, Tara & Delacey, Lynda
Autobiography: General Dying:A Memoir Taylor, Cory
Biography: The Arts Florence Foster Jenkins Martin, Nicholas & Rees, Jasper
Autobiography:  The Arts Porcelain “Moby”
Biography: Historical, Political & Military Stop at Nothing:The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull Crabb, Annabel
Biography: Historical, Political & Military Shepherd’s Life,The:A Tale of the Lake District Rebanks, James
Biography: Historical, Political & Military Faction Man:Bill Shorten’s Path to Power Marr, David
Biography: Historical, Political & Military Kick:The True Story of Kick Kennedy, JFK’s Forgotten Sister and the He Byrne, Paula
Ancient History SPQR:A History of Ancient Rome Beard, Mary
Regional History Error Australis Pobjie, Ben
Regional History Romanovs,The:1613-1918 Sebag Montefiore, Simon
Regional History Second-Hand Time:The Last of the Soviets Alexievich, Svetlana
Politics: General & Reference Road to Ruin,The:How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed Their Own Savva, Niki
Politics: General & Reference Killing Season Uncut,The Ferguson, Sarah & Drum, Patricia
Popular Science Gut:The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Under-Rated Organ Enders, Giulia
Popular Science Adam Spencer’s World of Numbers Spencer, Adam
Popular Science Freedom: the End of the Human Condition Griffith, Mr. Jeremy
Popular Science Sapiens:A Brief History of Humankind Harari, Yuval Noah
Popular Science Brain’s Way of Healing,The:Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from Doidge, Norman
Natural History: General Dark Emu:Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? Pascoe, Bruce
 Travel Writing Road to Little Dribbling,The:More Notes from a Small Island Bryson, Bill
Family & Health: General We’re All Going to Die Kaminsky, Leah
Fitness & Diet 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet,The Mosley, Michael
Fitness & Diet Fast Diet,The:Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer Mosley, Michael & Spencer, Mimi
Picture Books Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas Blabey, Aaron
Picture Books Oh, the Places You’ll Go!:Yellow Back Book:Dr. Seuss Yellow Back Book Dr. Seuss
Picture Books Pig the Winner Blabey, Aaron
Picture Books Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Fox, Mem
Picture Books Where is the Green Sheep? Fox, Mem & Horacek, Judy
Picture Books My Dog Bigsy Lester, Alison
Picture Books Mr Huff Walker, Anna
Picture Books Kissed by the Moon Lester, Alison
Picture Books Perfect Parker, Danny
Picture Books Possum Magic Fox, Mem
Children’s Fiction World’s Worst Children,The Walliams, David
Children’s Fiction Super Good Skills (Almost):Tom Gates Pichon, Liz
Children’s Fiction Hidden Oracle,The:The Trials of Apollo Riordan, Rick
Children’s Fiction Furball Strikes Back,The:Bad Guys Blabey, Aaron
Children’s Fiction Bad Guys,The:Bad Guys Blabey, Aaron
Children’s Fiction Crazy Weird:WeirDo Do, Anh
Children’s Fiction Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Rowling, J. K.
Children’s Fiction 65-Storey Treehouse,The Griffiths, Andy
Children’s Fiction Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars Murray, Martine
Children’s Fiction Sister Heart Morgan, Sally