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List: Top 10 Bestselling Books in USA in 2008

Date: January 2009

Source: BookScan

Base: All book sales during the year from authorised booksellers.

Notes: Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series dominated the Bookscan top 50 list and had four entries in the top ten. Not on the list but worth a mention was Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers' was only released in November and managed to sell 420,000 copies in less than two months.

Book

Author

Unit Sales

Breaking Dawn

S Meyer

3,310,000

Twilight

S Meyer

3,175,000

A New Earth

E Tolle

3,146,000

The Last Lecture

R Pausch

2,705,000

New Moon

S Meyer

2,667,000

Eclipse

S Meyer

2,563,000

The Shack

W Young

2,551,000

The Tales of Beedle the Bard

JK Rowling

1,822,000

Brisingr

C Paolini

1,312,000

Eat, Pray, Love

E Gilbert

1,274,000


 
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