No Twilight Books On This List Of The Best-Selling Fiction of 2008

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2008 was a year of extremes. We’ve got deep philosophical musings about the inner workings of mankind all the way to slapstick and Harry Potter tie-ins. Let’s review:
No Twilight Books On This List Of The Best-Selling Fiction of 2008

2The Tales of Beedle the Bard

If you’re a Harry Potter fan then you won’t want to miss this. The five stories in it are dark and reminiscent of the Brothers Grimm (Ok, not quite that dark). They have lessons similar to classic fairy tales and the books are beautifully designed and well illustrated. But if it wasn’t for their connection to Harry Potter they probably wouldn’t have made up a bestseller. It is that connection that makes them fun. There’s something delightful about thinking that you can read the same books as Hermione Granger does, especially for kids. If you’ve read the final installment of Harry Potter then you even know the “historical” background for at least one of the stories which lets you wonder what the back story might have been for each of them and in fact, for all the fairytales that we already have.

We skipped the Twilight books but did we miss anything else? Let us know here:


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