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Jan 11, 2024

Top 10 Most Traded In Books Christmas 2023

With 2024 now in full swing, the decorations packed away and the last of the Christmas chocolates finished off, it’s time to take a look at our 10 most traded in Christmas presents of 2023! What follows are 10 books that you sold more than any other book since Christmas Day.

The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness – Prof. Steve Peters

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Claiming to have the power to help you become happier, more confident, healthier, and more successful, the Chimp Paradox is a mind management model that can help you understand your own mind, manage your own emotions and thoughts, and help you become the person you want to be. Prof Steve Peters brings together his research and lays out the Chimp Paradox Model in this well-thought-out and easy-to-digest book.

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse - Charlie Mackesy

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This is the whimsical tale of Charlie and his three unlikely friends, a mole, a fox, and a horse. Throughout the book, you follow them on their adventures and join them in discovering some of their most important life lessons.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone – J.K. Rowling

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The first in the world-famous Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone introduces you to Harry, Ron, and Hermione as they begin their lives as students of Hogwarts. The book sets the scene for future books well welcoming the reader into a world of magic, mystery, and dark brooding evil.

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment – Eckhart Tolle

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In his book, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Tolle takes you on a journey to enlightenment, encouraging you to leave your ego and analytical mind behind to discover the true meaning of what it means to be you, “The eternal, ever-present One Life beyond the myriad forms of life that are subject to birth and death.”

The Midnight Library – Matt Haig

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When Nora is given the chance to open a new book of her life, she is offered the opportunity to go back and relive her life in any way she chooses. Will she pursue her passion for glaciology? Will she change the way she ends things with an old lover? What would you do if you do if you discovered Matt Haig’s concept of a library that contained infinite timelines of your life? Would you relive it? and would you change anything?

Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman

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In this highly detailed, well-written book Daniel Kahneman takes you on a one-way trip through the human mind. Throughout Kahneman reveals the two systems in which the human mind works. System 1 is fast, initiative, and emotional; System 2 is slower and more logical, making you deliberate more thoroughly. This is an engaging read that uncovers the way we think.

THE ALCHEMIST – Paulo Coelho

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The Alchemist is the mystical tale of Santiago, a young shepherd who longs for nothing more than to travel in search of a worldly treasure. Eventually, his quest is granted to him, and he sets out only to discover riches of a different kind, a kind that is far greater to him. This is an imaginative tale that speaks of the wisdom of self-discovery

Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness – Vex King

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This is a book designed to encourage you to see the greatness in yourself, it’s filled with quotes and useful tips to help you discover a new level of positivity and comfort within your own mind. Author and Instagram guru Vex King guides you through ways to help you practice self-care, cultivate a positive lifestyle, overcome your fears, and find your higher purpose.

Spare: by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex – Prince Harry


This is the famed memoir of Prince Harry. Released in January of 2023, Spare tells the story of Prince Harry and his life behind the scenes as a royal. The book is written with remarkable candour and touches on the death of his mother, Harry’s complicated relationship with his family, and his persistent battles with the press.

Atomic Habits – James Clear

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Atomic Habits is an insightful guide to help you conquer your habits and take back full control of your head space and your life. Author James Clear features useful tips to help you learn how to make more time for new habits, overcome your lack of motivation, design a better environment for success, and get back on track when you are distracted or misled.

And that completes the list of the top most-sold books over the Christmas period. Do you recognise any titles on this list, maybe you sold us a copy or two… don’t worry, we won’t tell.

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Enjoy reading this article and want to know more about what presents people tried to get rid of after Christmas? head over to our blog on the Top 10 Most Unwanted Christmas Gifts 2023.

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