Top 100 Bestsellers for 2018


We've put together a list of the top 100 books we have sold in 2018 and the stats are very interesting...

* 54 books were written by women

* 61 books were written by Australians, 19 of which are from Brisbane

* 39 books were written by debut authors

* 35 books we held an events for

* 38 books were fiction 

* 14 books were biographies/ memoirs

* 7 books were translated into English

Without further ado, here are our top 100 books of 2018:

100. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

99. The Way Things Should Be by Bridie Jabour

98. Game of Mates by Cameron K. Murray

97. Heroes by Stephen Fry

96. Journeys to the Other Side of the World by David Attenborough

95. Good Girl Stripped Bare by Tracey Spicer

94. Sensory Modulation Resource Manual by O'Sullivan and Fitzgibbon

93. Drawdown by Paul Hawken

92. The Call of the Reed Warbler by Charles Massy

91. How the World Thinks by Julian Baggini

90. Jonathan Thurston: The Autobiography by Jonathan Thurston

89. The Courage to be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi

88. Transcription by Kate Atkinson

87. In Danger: A Memoir of Family and Hope by Josepha Dietrich

86. In the Garden of the Fugitives by Ceridwen Dovey

85. Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

84. Australian Native Bee Book by Tim Heard

83. Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman

82. Within/Without These Walls by Melissa Fagan and Caitlin Morgan

81. Letting Go by Charlie Corke

80. Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

79. The Sweet Hills of Florence by Jan Wallace Dickinson

78. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli

77. The Only Story by Julian Barnes

76. The Secrets at Ocean's Edge by Kali Napier

75. The Land Before Avocado by Richard Glover

74. East West Street by Philippe Sands

73. The Dry by Jane Harper

72. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

71. Community by Hetty McKinnon

70. Eight Mountains by Paolo Cognetti

69. The History of the World in 500 Walks by Sarah Baxter

68. What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

67. Unfettered and Alive by Anne Summers

66. The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein

65. The Life to Come by Michelle de Kretser

64. Teacher by Gabbie Stroud

63. Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

62. Yummy Easy Quick by Matt Preston

61. The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar

60. Becoming by Michelle Obama

59. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Noah Harari Yuval

58. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

57. Calypso by David Sedaris

56. 2028 and Something Weird is Going Down by Ken Saunders

55. Democracy and its Crisis by A.C. Grayling

54. QE70: Dead Right by Richard Denniss

53. Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman

52. Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

51. Australia Reimagined by Hugh Mackay

50. Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson

49. Birds at My Table by Darryl Jones

48. Scrublands by Chris Hammer

47. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

46. Rather His Own Man by Geoffry Roberston

45. Fragments by Toni Jordan

44. No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani

43. On Doubt by Leigh Sales

42. We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan

41. The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

40. One Hundred Years of Dirt by Rick Morton

39. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Noah Harari Yuval

38. By Sea and Stars: The Story of the First Fleet by Trent Dalton

37. The Overstory by Richard Powers

36. The Power of Hope by Kon Karapanagiotidis

35. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

34. Milkman by Anna Burns

33. Speaking Up by Gillian Triggs

32. A Zero Waste Life by Anita Vandyke

31. QE71: Follow the Leader by Laura Tingle

30. The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

29. Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

28. The Yellow House by Emily O'Grady

27. Kerry O'Brien: A Memoir by Kerry O'Brien

26. Special Guest by Annabel Crabb

25. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

24. Brisbane Houses with Gardens by Beth Wilson

23. Growing up Aboriginal in Australia edited by Anita Heiss

22. The Lost Man by Jane Harper

21. The Geography of Friendship by Sally Piper

20. Lost Connections by Johann Hari

19. Wintering by Krissy Kneen

18. Shell by Kristina Olsson

17. Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

16. Sapiens by Noah Harari Yuval

15. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

14. Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

13. Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

12. Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi

11. The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton

10. Less by Andrew Sean Greer

9. Welcome to Country by Marcia Langton

8. Normal People by Sally Rooney

7. Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

6. Dark Emu by  Bruce Pascoe

5. Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape

4. Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

3. Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales

2. Boys Will Be Boys by Clementine Ford

1. Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton