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Amazon’s 10 Best-Selling Books of 2012

Erotic novels and Osama bin Laden's death made the list


With the year rapidly coming to an end, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is out with its list of the top 10 best-selling books for 2012.

The list was compiled based on Amazon sales of first editions, published this year, in both print and Kindle e-book formats.

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Perhaps not surprisingly, two of the year’s best-sellers came from E. L. James’ racy Fifty Shades of Grey series, which gave critics fits but became a publishing phenomena, attracting tons of readers in both digital and print formats.

Here are the top 10 best-selling books on Amazon this year.

  1. Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy — E. L. James
  2. Gone Girl: A Novel — Gillian Flynn
  3. Fifty Shades Trilogy: Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed boxed set — E. L. James
  4. Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel — Sylvia Day
  5. No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden — Mark Owen
  6. The Marriage Bargain (Marriage to a Billionaire) — Jennifer Probst
  7. Reflected in You: A Crossfire Novel — Sylvia Day
  8. The Racketeer — John Grisham
  9. Defending Jacob: A Novel — William Landay
  10. The Innocent — David Baldacci

For more information regarding Amazon’s other best-selling lists for 2012, please visit its website.

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