Bestseller Awards

Revealed at the Specsavers Bestseller Awards ceremony on 25th January, the following titles were awarded Platinum (1,000,000 copies), Gold (500,000) and Silver (250,000) award status for UK book sales in the 21st century.

New Honorary Platinum Awards that will honour authors whose collective titles have achieved similar success in the same period were awarded to Jacqueline Wilson, Anthony Horowitz and Martina Cole.

1 Bestseller


Before I Go To Sleep

By S J Watson

Platinum Bestseller

Published: 2014

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BLACK SWAN

1 Bestseller


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two (Special Rehearsal Edition)

By J.K. Rowling

Platinum Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Little, Brown Book Group - LITTLE, BROWN

1 Bestseller


Lean In 15

By Joe Wicks

Platinum Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Pan Macmillan Group - BLUEBIRD

1 Bestseller


Me Before You

By Jojo Moyes

Platinum Bestseller

Published: 2012

UK publisher: Penguin Random House Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

1 Bestseller


The Girl on the Train

By Paula Hawkins

Platinum Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BLACK SWAN

2 Bestseller


A Feast for Crows

By George R.R. Martin

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2014

UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPER VOYAGER

2 Bestseller


A Walk In The Woods

By Bill Bryson

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BLACK SWAN

Author image credit: Sam Bryson

2 Bestseller


After You

By Jojo Moyes

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Penguin Group - PENGUIN

2 Bestseller


Behind Closed Doors

By B A Paris

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HQ

2 Bestseller


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

By Jeff Kinney

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2017

UK publisher: Penguin Group - PUFFIN

Author image credit: Jonathan Beckerman

2 Bestseller


Faceless

By Martina Cole

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2010

UK publisher: Headline Group - HEADLINE

Author image credit: Charlotte Murphy

2 Bestseller


Faces

By Martina Cole

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2008

UK publisher: Headline Group - HEADLINE

Author image credit: Charlotte Murphy

2 Bestseller


Girl Online

By Zoe Sugg

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Group - PENGUIN

2 Bestseller


Go Set a Watchman

By Harper Lee

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Penguin Group - WILLIAM HEINEMANN

2 Bestseller


How It Works: The Husband

By Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

Author image credit: Idil Sukan

2 Bestseller


How To Be a Woman

By Caitlin Moran

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2012

UK publisher: Penguin Group - EBURY

2 Bestseller


I Let You Go

By Clare Mackintosh

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Little, Brown Book Group - SPHERE

Author image credit: Charlie Hopkinson

2 Bestseller


Lean in 15 – The Shape Plan

By Joe Wicks

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Pan Macmillan Group - BLUEBIRD

2 Bestseller


Lean in 15 – The Sustain Plan

By Joe Wicks

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Pan Macmillan Group - BLUEBIRD

2 Bestseller


Make Me

By Lee Child

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BANTAM

Author image credit: Sigrid Estrada

2 Bestseller


Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom

By Millie Marotta

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2014

UK publisher: Pavilion Books - BATSFORD

Author image credit: Gareth Davies Photography

2 Bestseller


Personal

By Lee Child

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BANTAM

Author image credit: Sigrid Estrada

2 Bestseller


Revenge

By Martina Cole

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2014

UK publisher: Headline Group - HEADLINE

Author image credit: Charlotte Murphy

2 Bestseller


Shakespeare

By Bill Bryson

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - WILLIAM COLLINS

Author image credit: Sam Bryson

2 Bestseller


Superworm

By Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2013

UK publisher: Scholastic - ALISON GREEN BOOKS

Author image credit: Julia Donaldson pic: Alex Rumford, Axel Scheffler pic: Liam Jackson

2 Bestseller


The Business

By Martina Cole

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2009

UK publisher: Headline Group - HEADLINE

Author image credit: Charlotte Murphy

2 Bestseller


The Chimp Paradox

By Professor Steve Peters

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2012

UK publisher: Penguin Group - VERMILION

2 Bestseller


The Highway Rat

By Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2013

UK publisher: Scholastic - ALISON GREEN BOOKS

Author image credit: Julia Donaldson pic: Alex Rumford, Axel Scheffler pic: Liam Jackson

2 Bestseller


The Midnight Gang

By David Walliams

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPER COLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

2 Bestseller


The Road to Little Dribbling

By Bill Bryson

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BLACK SWAN

Author image credit: Sam Bryson

2 Bestseller


The Visitor

By Lee Child

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2011

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BANTAM

Author image credit: Sigrid Estrada

2 Bestseller


The World’s Worst Children

By David Walliams

Gold Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: HarperCollins Group - HARPER COLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS

3 Bestseller


A God in Ruins

By Kate Atkinson

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Transworld Group - BLACK SWAN

3 Bestseller


All the Light We Cannot See

By Anthony Doerr

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: HarperCollins - FOURTH ESTATE

3 Bestseller


Deliciously Ella

By Ella Woodward

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Group - YELLOW KITE

Author image credit: Sophia Spring

3 Bestseller


Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Double Down

By Jeff Kinney

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Penguin Group - PUFFIN

3 Bestseller


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Little, Brown Book Group - LITTLE, BROWN

3 Bestseller


Five on Brexit Island

By Bruno Vincent

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Quercus Group - QUERCUS

Author image credit: Benjamin Brook

3 Bestseller


Guy Martin: When You Dead, You Dead

By Guy Martin

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Group - VIRGIN BOOKS

3 Bestseller


Hello, is this planet Earth?

By Tim Peake

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Penguin Group - CENTURY

3 Bestseller


How It Works: The Mum

By Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Penguin Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

Author image credit: Idil Sukan

3 Bestseller


How it Works: The Wife

By Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

Author image credit: Idil Sukan

3 Bestseller


Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites

By Mary Berry

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Random House Group - BBC BOOKS

3 Bestseller


Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland

By Millie Marotta

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Pavilion Books - BATSFORD

Author image credit: Gareth Davies Photography

3 Bestseller


One Moment, One Morning

By Sarah Rayner

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2010

UK publisher: Pan Macmillan Group - PICADOR

3 Bestseller


Plenty

By Yotam Ottolenghi

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2010

UK publisher: Penguin Group - EBURY

3 Bestseller


The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet

By Dr. Michael Mosley

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Short Book

Author image credit: Romas Foord

3 Bestseller


The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

By Liz Pichon

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2016

UK publisher: Scholastic

3 Bestseller


The Establishment

By Owen Jones

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Random House Group - PENGUIN

3 Bestseller


The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness

By Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

Author image credit: Idil Sukan

3 Bestseller


The Ladybird Book of the Hangover

By Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

Author image credit: Idil Sukan

3 Bestseller


The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis

By Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Group - MICHAEL JOSEPH

Author image credit: Idil Sukan

3 Bestseller


The Scarecrows’ Wedding

By Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Scholastic

Author image credit: Julia Donaldson pic: Alex Rumford, Axel Scheffler pic: Liam Jackson

3 Bestseller


The Tea Planter’s Wife

By Dinah Jefferies

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2015

UK publisher: Penguin Random House Group - PENGUIN

3 Bestseller


Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at Some Things)

By Liz Pichon

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2013

UK publisher: Scholastic

3 Bestseller


Tom Gates: Everthing’s Amazing (Sort Of)

By Liz Pichon

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2012

UK publisher: Scholastic

3 Bestseller


Tom Gates: Excellent Excuses (And Other Good Stuff)

By Liz Pichon

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2011

UK publisher: Scholastic

3 Bestseller


Tom Gates: Genius Ideas (Mostly)

By Liz Pichon

Silver Bestseller

Published: 2012

UK publisher: Scholastic