The 10 Best-Selling Books of 2012

50 shades of grey’50 Shades Of Grey’ by E. L. James

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There’s no doubt that this has been the year of E.L. James and her “50 Shades of Grey” trilogy. The three-part series has been a topic of conversation in book clubs, TV shows, and news stories all year long.And now, a new report from Amazon.com confirms that James’s “50 Shades Freed: Book Three of the 50 Shades Trilogy” is the best-selling book this year.

Amazon.com recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2012. It looked at the sales of books and eBooks that were published in 2012.

Two of James’s books made the list, including “50 Shades Freed: Book Three of the 50 Shades Trilogy” (#1) and “50 Shades Trilogy: 50 Shades of Grey, 50 Shades Darker, 50 Shades Freed 3-volume Boxed Set” (#3). “Gone Girl: A Novel” by Gillian Flynn came in second.

The top 10 best-selling books overall are:

1. “50 Shades Freed: Book Three of the 50 Shades Trilogy” by E. L. James

2. “Gone Girl: A Novel” by Gillian Flynn

3. “50 Shades Trilogy: 50 Shades of Grey, 50 Shades Darker, 50 Shades Freed 3-volume Boxed Set” by E. L. James

4. “Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel” by Sylvia Day

5. “No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden” by Mark Owen

6. “The Marriage Bargain (Marriage to a Billionaire)” by Jennifer Probst

7. “Reflected in You: A Crossfire Novel” by Sylvia Day

8. “The Racketeer” by John Grisham

9. “Defending Jacob: A Novel” by William Landay

10. “The Innocent” by David Baldacci

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