Oct 20, 2021

Results are in: The Most Unwanted Books of 2015!

Most unwanted books of 2015With the year coming to an end we’ve dug deep to discover the most unwanted books of 2015, so sit back grab yourself a cuppa and find out which books have been found surplus to requirements by many of you over the last 12 months…



  1. We are all completely beside ourselves bookWe Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

    Despite winning the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and being shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 it seems we’re all completely bored of Karen Joy Fowler’s 2013 novel.

Edexcel AS and A Level Modular MathematicsEdexcel AS and A Level Modular Mathematics

Why anyone would be bored of this adrenaline filled, enticing read is beyond me!


  1. Who moved my cheese bookWho Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life

    Those who decided to cash in on Dr. Spencer Johnson’s motivational tale either found the inspiration they were looking for or decided they don’t like change.

  1. the Gruffalo bookThe Gruffalo

    As children develop their interests change, so it’s no surprise to see Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s modern classic make our list of unwanted books of 2015. That said everybody LOVES the Gruffalo.


  1. Of Mice and MenGCSE English Text Guide – Of Mice & Men

    English students up and down the country celebrated the end of their exams by cashing in on the textbooks they no longer need, clever!


  1. Lord of the FliesLord of the Flies

    First published in 1954 William Golding’s first novel is dubbed a modern classic, but that hasn’t stopped many of you cashing in on the adventure thriller.


  1. Elizabeth is Missing bookElizabeth is Missing

    Not even one of 2015’s most compelling reads can escape our most unwanted books list, sorry Emma Healey.


  1. The SecretThe Secret

    The only positive many of you have taken from Rhonda Byrne’s self help novel is the cash we offered in exchange.


  1. The Fault in our StarsThe Fault in Our Stars

    For many John Green’s award winning novel didn’t make the cut this year and it was the second most unwanted book of 2015!


  1. An Inspector CallsAn Inspector Calls

    The most unwanted book of 2015, and by some distance may I add, is a classic drama adapted into a play fit for the classroom. Not what we expected!


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