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March bestsellers: ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ and ‘The Barefoot Investor’ top the charts

New b-format editions have propelled Liane Moriarty’s Nine Perfect Strangers to the top of the Australian fiction bestsellers chart in March and Tim Winton’s The Shepherd’s Hut into sixth place. Also debuting in the chart this month are Nicole Alexander’s historical novel Stone Country, Minnie Darke’s romantic comedy Star-crossed and Fiona McIntosh’s re-released crime novel Beautiful Death.

In the Australian nonfiction bestsellers chart, new entries include Going Back by surgeon and former refugee Munjed Al Muderis, a follow-up to his bestselling memoir Walking Free, and Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths by Eddie Woo.

Australian fiction bestsellers: March

  1. Nine Perfect Strangers (Liane Moriarty, Macmillan)
  2. The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Heather Morris, Echo Publishing)
  3. The Rosie Result (Graeme Simsion, Text Publishing)
  4. The Scholar (Dervla McTiernan, HarperCollins)
  5. Boy Swallows Universe (Trent Dalton, HarperCollins)
  6. The Shepherd’s Hut (Tim Winton, Penguin)
  7. Stone Country (Nicole Alexander, Bantam)
  8. Star-crossed (Minnie Darke, Bantam)
  9. The Lost Man (Jane Harper, Macmillan)
  10. Beautiful Death (Fiona McIntosh, Michael Joseph)

Australian nonfiction bestsellers: March

  1. The Barefoot Investor (Scott Pape, John Wiley)
  2. Easy Keto (Pete Evans, Plum)
  3. The Busy Mum’s Guide to Weight Loss on a Budget (Rhian Allen, Plum)
  4. The Barefoot Investor for Families (Scott Pape, HarperCollins)
  5. Any Ordinary Day (Leigh Sales, Hamish Hamilton)
  6. Dark Emu (Bruce Pascoe, Magabala Books)
  7. Going Back (Munjed Al Muderis & Patrick Weaver, Allen & Unwin)
  8. The Land before Avocado (Richard Glover, ABC Books)
  9. LOVE! (Zoe Foster Blake, Michael Joseph)
  10. Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths (Eddie Woo, Macmillan)

© Nielsen BookScan 2019

Period covered: 3 March to 30 March 2019

Data supplied by Nielsen BookScan’s book sales monitoring system from 1000 retailers nationwide


Category: Bestsellers