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‘Force of Nature’, ‘The Barefoot Investor’ top the Australian charts

Australian fiction bestsellers: September

Force of Nature, the follow-up to Jane Harper’s bestselling crime-fiction debut The Dry, is at the top of the Australian fiction bestsellers chart for September. Its release has also propelled The Dry into second place. Among the other new entries in the chart are Josephine Wilson’s Miles Franklin Award-winning literary novel Extinctions; Chris Womersley’s historical literary fiction City of Crows; Fiona Palmer’s contemporary romance Secrets between Friends; and Tania Blanchard’s wartime drama The Girl from Munich.

  1. Force of Nature (Jane Harper, Macmillan)
  2. The Dry (Jane Harper, Pan)
  3. Truly Madly Guilty (Liane Moriarty, Pan)
  4. Extinctions (Josephine Wilson, UWA Publishing)
  5. The Husband’s Secret (Liane Moriarty, Pan)
  6. Big Little Lies regular and TV tie-in editions (Liane Moriarty, Pan)
  7. City of Crows (Chris Womersley, Picador)
  8. Secrets between Friends (Fiona Palmer, Hachette)
  9. The Girl from Munich (Tania Blanchard, Simon & Schuster)
  10. The Trip of a Lifetime (Monica McInerney, Michael Joseph)

Australian nonfiction bestsellers: September

Several health and wellbeing titles are among the new entries on the Australian nonfiction bestsellers chart in September: celebrity chef Pete Evans’ cookbook Low Carb, Healthy Fat; obesity researcher Nick Fuller’s Interval Weight Loss; and The Mystery Gut, a guide to improving gut health by medical professionals Kerryn Phelps, Claudia Lee and Jamie Rose Chambers. Also making it into the chart is a new paperback edition of radio presenter Richard Fidler’s Ghost Empire, an ‘ode to a lost civilisation, and a warmly observed father-son adventure’ centred around the extraordinary history of Constantinople.

  1. The Barefoot Investor (Scott Pape, John Wiley)
  2. Last King of the Cross (John Ibrahim, Macmillan)
  3. Autobiography (Billy Slater, Ebury)
  4. Taming Toxic People (David Gillespie, Macmillan)
  5. Moral Panic 101: Equality, Acceptance and the Safe Schools Scandal: Quarterly Essay (Benjamin Law, Black Inc.)
  6. Low Carb, Healthy Fat (Pete Evans, Plum)
  7. Interval Weight Loss (Nick Fuller, Ebury)
  8. The Mystery Gut (Kerryn Phelps, Claudia Lee & Jamie Rose Chambers, Macmillan)
  9. Here It Is (Paul Roos, Viking)
  10. Ghost Empire (Richard Fidler, ABC Books)

© Nielsen BookScan 2017
Period covered: 3 to 30 September 2017
Data supplied by Nielsen BookScan’s book sales monitoring system from 1000 retailers nationwide


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