Prince HarrySpare’s memoir Ugly Love by Coleen Hoover and Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty are among the most popular books of the last ten years, according to Goodreads.
The list of 76 books includes a mix of memoirs, gripping thrillers, self-help books and historical fiction with writers from the UK, Japan, Ireland, US and beyond .
Trevor NoahBiography of , about growing up mixed race in apartheid South Africajoins the memories of Michelle and Barack Obama as well as Michelle Zauner’s memoir Crying in H Mart – about the loss of her mother – in the non-fiction category.
Former child star Jennette McCurdy’s provocative memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died – about her late abusive mother and neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air also made the cut.
Kristin Hannah has three books on the list, as does Sally Rooney, while Taylor Jenkins Reid, the mastermind behind Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones & the Six, has four books on the list.
Gabrielle Zevins’ Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Carrie Soto Are Back Are on the List
Trevor Noah’s biography, about his mixed-race childhood in apartheid South Africa, joins the memoirs of Michelle and Barack Obama as well as Michelle Zauner’s memoir Crying in H Mart – about the loss of her mother – in the non-fiction category.
Movies seem to play a key role in which books are most read, as dozens of them had successful adaptations.
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (and A Husband’s Secret, currently being adapted and ready to play Blake Lively) is one of the books on the list.
The book was adapted by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and won dozens of Emmys and Golden Globes thanks to its A-list cast, including Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep.
Little Fires Everywhere, also adapted by Reese Witherspoon, was selected, as was Celeste Ng’s first book, Everything I Never Told You.
Where the Crawdads Sing – which was made into a film starring Daisy Edgar-Jones – Girl on the Train (made into a film starring Emily Blunt) and Lesson in Chemistry – the adaptation of which is currently on Apple TV were all among the titles.
Goodreads, which is the world’s largest reader and book recommendation site, determined the list based on the number of readers who marked books read, currently reading or wanting to read.
Here, FEMAIL reveals the 76 best books, in no particular order,… so how many have you read?
Revealed: The 76 most popular books of the last 10 years – so how many have you read?