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Direct from trade sales this is the Official UK Top 10 best-selling books for the week ending Saturday 20 August 2016.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition) The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production by J. K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two (Special Rehearsal Edition) The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production
J. K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2016
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins
In the footsteps of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep, the unreliable narrator domestic drama of untruths is the new 'hot' genre. The author was best known under another name for chick...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2016
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After You by Jojo Moyes
Reader Reviewed After You
Jojo Moyes
Jojo admits that this follow-up to Me Before You came as a result of popular demand. Fans wanted to know what happened to Lou after Will died. However if you haven’t read the first book it matters not for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
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15th Affair by James Patterson
15th Affair
James Patterson
Latest thriller from James Patterson
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2016
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In the Cold Dark Ground by Stuart MacBride
In the Cold Dark Ground
Stuart MacBride
THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER The new Logan McRae novel from the No. 1 bestselling author of THE MISSING AND THE DEAD.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2016
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Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas
Local Girl Missing
Claire Douglas
A twisty, multiple layered thriller where the past and present clash in a maze of suspense. Best friends Francesca and Sophie tell their tales with nearly 20 years separating them. In 1997 Sophie disappeared, she was 21 with plenty to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2016
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Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory
Three Sisters, Three Queens
Philippa Gregory
A riveting new Tudor story featuring Katherine of Aragon, and King Henry VIII's sisters Margaret and Mary, chronicling the pivotal roles the three queens played in King Henry VIII's kingdom. As they experience betrayals, dangers, loss and passion, the three sisters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2016
Lovereading Price: £16.00
Lean in 15: the Shape Plan 15 Minute Meals with Workouts to Build a Strong, Lean Body by Joe Wicks
Lean in 15: the Shape Plan 15 Minute Meals with Workouts to Build a Strong, Lean Body
Joe Wicks
The new book by the record-breaking bestselling author Joe Wicks. EAT MORE. BUILD MUSCLE. BURN FAT. Lean in 15: The Shape Plan introduces a new way of eating and training to build lean muscle and burn more fat.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2016
Lovereading Price: £13.59
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Reader Reviewed Me Before You
Jojo Moyes
A gifted, high achiever walks out of his flat one morning and gets hit by a taxi. We pick up on him a few years later when he is finding it impossible to accept and adapt to his paraplegic life....
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Lean in 15 15 Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy by Joe Wicks
Lean in 15 15 Minute Meals and Workouts to Keep You Lean and Healthy
Joe Wicks
The first book from Instagram sensation Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2015
Lovereading Price: £11.99
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We know you love our recommendations - but sometimes you also want to see what the general British book Buyer is reading. So, we have created this category to show you the current Top 10 best selling books in the UK. All great books to read as demonstrated by their 'top books' status.

 

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