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Amazon.com just came out with its “best of” lists for 2008. Since Amazon is best known for selling books (even though it offers everything from groceries to jewelry these days), we thought you might want to know which titles were the hottest this year.
No surprise to tween girls or their parents, the best-selling book was “Breaking Dawn,” also known as the fourth book in Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight saga.
The book that got the most positive reviews was “The Revolution: A Manifesto” by Ron Paul. Meyer’s “Twilight” got the most positive reviews for a Kindle book. Of course, Amazon’s Kindle was the best-selling electronic item on its 2008 list.
The book most frequently purchased as a gift? It was the first book in Meyer’s series, “Twilight” – the one that became a hit movie when it opened in November.
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(Reuters photo of fan Noelle Buffam at the premiere of the movie Twilight)