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Whether it’s due to an onscreen adaptation, #BookTok trending, relevant news cycle, or the author’s subject matter is generating buzz, books have a way of defining the cultural zeitgeist.

Here's the top trending books that people are reading and discussing right now.


How to make reading a habit

The Atomic Habits author presents down-to-earth ways to work reading into our busy lives.

We tried the Glucose Goddess Method, this is how it went down

Three Penguin Random House staff members tried the Glucose Goddess Method for themselves. Read about their experiences here.

Quiz: Which The Summer I Turned Pretty character am I?

Take this quiz to find out which character you’re most like from The Summer I Turned Pretty.

Award-winning and shortlisted books of 2023

Discover some of the best Penguin Random House books of 2023 with this list of award-winning and shortlisted titles this year.

The best books to read with your book club in autumn 2023

These are the Penguin Random House books that over 48,000 book clubs voted as the best group reads this March.

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Lessons in Chemistry

The thirty-year-old mother of Madeline Zott rose before dawn every morning and felt certain of just one thing: her life was over.

Life: What Nat to Do

This is the bit where I introduce the book to you and you get to decide whether it’s a s**t idea to read it or not.

The Myth of Normal

In the most health-obsessed society ever, all is not well.

Oh William!

I would like to say a few things about my first husband, William.

The Bullet That Missed

‘I don’t need make-up,’ says Ron. He’s in a straight-backed chair because Ibrahim told him you mustn’t slouch on television.