Top titles with the most weeks at #1

Erin Kodicek on November 01, 2019
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The Amazon Charts Most Read list ranks titles by the average number of daily Kindle readers and Audible listeners each week. What are the top five books that have been on the list for the most consecutive weeks? Find out below.


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Becoming by Michelle Obama

The former First Lady's memoir, an Oprah Book Club pick and also an NAACP Image Award Winner, holds the record for most consecutive weeks on the Charts Most Read list (31 to be exact).


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Oathbringer: Book Three of the Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson

At 16 weeks is the sequel to Brandon Sanderson's bestselling epic fantasy, Words of Radiance. In Oathbringer, humanity is imperiled by a resurgence of the vengeful Voidbringers! (who bring nothing but mayhem).


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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing actually holds the record for the most consecutive weeks on both the Most Sold and Most Read lists. Not bad for a book Delia Owens worried no one would read for the funny title.


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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson

I don't know about you but I could use an antidote to chaos right now, so 12 Rules for Life is going to be the Most Read book by me this weekend. Jordan B. Peterson's advice includes petting cats whenever you encounter one on the street. I can get behind that.


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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Praise be! Margaret Atwood's pioneering work of speculative fiction was on the Most Read list for 13 consecutive weeks. Wonder how the sequel, The Testaments, will fair. As of this writing, it's at number 12.

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