About the Awards

The Specsavers Bestseller Awards, powered by Nielsen Book, use data on print sales from Nielsen BookScan, and ebook sales from Nielsen PubTrack Digital, to identify and celebrate the UK’s bestselling books. Books selling over 250,000 copies, in print and e-book sales, are awarded Silver status, those selling over 500,000 are awarded Gold status, and those selling over 1,000,000 books are awarded Platinum Status.

  • Clare Mackintosh receives her gold and silver awards
  • Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter receive two silver awards
  • Cecelia Ahern is awarded Double Platinum status

Latest News

Lee Child receives Platinum Bestseller Award

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Lisa Hall receives Silver bestseller award

On May 9th, 2018, author Lisa Hall was presented with a Silver Specsavers Bestseller Award…

Nielsen Book Announces Tom Kerridge as 2018’s first 250,000 Copy Selling Author

Friday 2 March 2018, LONDON – Double Michelin starred chef, Tom Kerridge, has been awarded…

Andy Weir receives Gold Specsavers Bestseller Award

January 10th, 2018 – London ANDY WEIR, author of The Martian and Artemis, has been…

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