These Are The Best-Selling Books Of 2016 So Far

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It's time for some great reading. Now that it's finally July, you may find yourself gravitating toward books that inspire you to seize the season. Amazon's list of 2016's best-sellers so far includes titles to help you clear out and spruce up your digs. A few cookbooks also make this list, if you feel compelled to DIY some refreshing summer meals. There's even a title to inspire anyone searching for a summer romance.
The list also includes a Harry Potter title, as we creep closer to the release of the next two projects from J.K. Rowling. Unsurprisingly, the roundup still features multiple coloring books. So whether you're stuck on what memoir to suggest for your next book club or searching for your next great collection of recipes, this list is a good place to start. All these titles have a stamp of approval from the reading public.
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The Four Agreements By Don Miguel Ruiz

A self-help book with a spiritual bent, this book is meant to help you make the changes in your behavior and thoughts that will ultimately lead to a happier life.
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Hamilton: The Revolution By Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter

No, you probably still can't get tickets. But you can read the story of the hit musical.
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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
By Carol S. Dweck

Mindset explains that a huge factor in whether you find success isn't your natural talent, but how you approach something. In other words, Dumbledore was right.
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
By Stephen R. Covey

This classic self-help book is touted as a field guide to revamping your personal and professional life. Covey lays out a plan to help you get you in a mindset that will allow the seven habits to stick, once you're ready to implement them.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
By Eric Carle

In the classic children's book, this particular caterpillar tries a little bit of everything.
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Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat
By Chrissy Teigen

Your favorite Instagram celeb shares recipes for all the dishes that make her photo feed so hunger-inducing. The cookbook has gotten raves from Bon Appetit, Publisher's Weekly, and Refinery29.
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Oh, The Places You'll Go!
By Dr. Seuss

It's almost graduation season! Which means aunts and neighbors across the country will purchase this Dr. Seuss classic for the graduate destined for great things.
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To Kill a Mockingbird
By Harper Lee

In the wake of Harper Lee's death this past February, even more people are discovering and revisiting the classic story of Scout, Atticus, and the criminal justice system in the segregated era south.
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Me Before You
By Jojo Moyes

Read the story of a woman who falls in love with a man she's caring for — who's paralyzed from the neck down — before the movie, starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, comes out on June 3.
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Calm The Fuck Down: An Irreverent Adult Coloring Book
By Sasha O'Hara

Because you really want to draw a line between your coloring book and the entertainment your little cousins carry around.
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
By J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany

It doesn't matter that this is a play, not a novel — it's a continuation of the story of the boy who lived, and Harry Potter fans will be reading it.
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10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
By JJ Smith

This green smoothie guide promises to get you healthy by making sure you get a ton of leafy vegetables in your daily diet.
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How to Win Friends & Influence People
By Dale Carnegie

This classic, which was first published in 1937, explains how to use your own natural charms to round out your social circle and generally be well-liked in the break room.
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When Breath Becomes Air
By Paul Kalanithi

You can read an excerpt from the memoir of the late Paul Kalanithi, a neurosurgeon who started the book after receiving a cancer diagnosis, here. You can also check out the beautiful essay his widow wrote about her grieving process.
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Strengths Finder 2.0
By Tom Rath

A self-help book that you can really personalize, this guide helps you discover your unique strengths. And, more importantly, gives you ways you can use those strengths to your advantage.
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
By Marie Kondo

With a new year comes the desire to organize. If you commit to the methods outlined by author and Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo you won't need to make a decluttering resolution in 2017. (This is the original tidying up manual we mentioned earlier!)
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Adult Coloring Books
By Coloring Books for Adults/Twiggler

The adult coloring book trend obviously isn't going anywhere.
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The 5 Love Languages
By Gary Chapman

Chapman's book explains how to keep your romantic relationships strong.
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Adult Coloring Book Designs
By Adult Coloring Book Designs/Twiggler

As you color, get inspired for your home-decor projects — that pattern could be perfect for your walls.
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Whole30
By Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig

A guide to the Whole30 program, which asks those who follow it to eat fish, meat, vegetables, fruit and nuts, and skip things like alcohol, refined sugar, and grains. The book offers a variety of recipes featuring the allowed foods.
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