May Trends: Classics, Manga and Chefs
A list of the hottest book titles from May, 2015, based on Google searches, sales, and social media mentions.
Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy, was the 12th most searched for book on Google during the month of May. A movie version of the classic was released on May 1st.
A headstrong Victorian beauty has her choice of three different suitors: a sheep farmer , a dashing soldier and a wealthy older man.
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton ranked high in both Google searches and social media mentions.
Author S.E. Hinton was 15 years old when she wrote the classic young adult novel about a group of teen boys who boy who find themselves on the outskirts of regular society.
Blood Blockade Battlefront ranked high in social media mentions and was the 119th most searched for book on Google in May.
The phenomenally successful Japanese manga series about a crime fighting syndicate called Libra was adapted into an anime in early 2015.
1984 by George Orwell has spent 112 weeks in Google’s top 10 most searched for books. In May 2015 it hit a new high, ranking as the number 2 most searched for book for the first time ever.
The classic dystopian novel 1984 was written in 1948 but remains as powerful today as it was when George Orwell first presented this starkly haunting vision of the world of totalitarianism.
The 85 Ways to Tie a Tie: The Science and Aesthetics of Tie Knots by Thomas Fink made it into the list of trending books for the first time in May. Can this mean that it’s graduation and father’s day gift giving season?
Two physicists prove that there are not just four ways to tie a tie, but a further 81. Tie Knots unravels the history of ties, the story of the discovery of the new knots and some very elegant mathematics in action.
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