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30th May 2020

Amazon has revealed the books we have all been reading during lockdown

Trine Jensen-Burke

books we have been reading during lockdown

The book that tops the list probably comes as no surprise.

Weeks and weeks in lockdown has given many of us the time and chance to fall back in love with reading.

And when it comes to what we have all been reading, Amazon has been keeping a close eye by totting up sales of physical books and ebook downloads between 23rd March 2020 and 11th May 2020 to come up with a top 10.

Seeing as we have all been more or less obsessed with spring 2020’s biggest TV hit, Normal People, it surely comes as no surprise that it is this very book by Sally Rooney that tops the list.

And if you are looking for some more inspiration when it comes to what to read next, this list of what everyone else has been loving might come in handy:

1.Normal People by Sally Rooney

2.The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

3.Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce

4.The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

5.Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

6.Slime by David Walliams

7.Mrs Hinch: The Little Book of Lists by Mrs Hinch

8.The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

9.The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel

10.This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay