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Ever wondered what's flying off the shelves at Griffin Books?  Here is our Top 10 sales list* for August 2017:

This month:

1st: Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore (Cornerstone, £8.99)
2nd: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (Profile, £8.99)
Joint 3rd: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (Vintage, £8.99)
Joint 3rd: Hot Milk by Deborah Levy (Penguin, £8.99)
Joint 5th: Swing Time by Zadie Smith (Penguin, £8.99)
Joint 5th: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Little, Brown, £7.99)
Joint 5th: Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land (Penguin, £7.99)
Joint 5th: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory (Simon & Schuster, £20)
Joint 5th: Cartes Postales from Greece by Victoria Hislop (Headline, £7.99)
Joint 5th: The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan (Hodder & Stoughton, £7.99)
Joint 5th: Ten Poems From Wales ed. Gillian Clarke (Candlestick Press, £4.95)

Past 3 months:

1st: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (Profile, £8.99)
2nd: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (Vintage, £8.99)
3rd: Hot Milk by Deborah Levy (Penguin, £8.99)
4th: The World's Worst Children 2 by David Walliams (HarperCollins, £14.99)
5th: Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore (Cornerstone, £8.99)
6th: Swing Time by Zadie Smith (Penguin, £8.99)
7th: The Long and Winding Road by Alan Johnson (Transworld, £8.99)
8th: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Little, Brown, £7.99)
Joint 9th: Peppa Pig: Beep Beep Brrrmm! (Penguin, £8.99)
Joint 9th: This Must Be The Place by Maggie O'Farrell (Headline, £7.99)
Joint 9th: Oi Frog! by Kes Gray/Jim Field (Hachette, £6.99)
Joint 9th: A Date With Death by Julia Chapman (Pan Macmillan, £7.99)
Joint 9th: Ten Poems From Wales ed. Gillian Clarke (Candlestick Press, £4.95)
Joint 9th: Ten Poems About Cats (Candlestick Press, £4.95)

Past 12 months:

1st: Where My Heart Used To Beat by Sebastian Faulks (Vintage, £8.99)
2nd: Ten Poems from Wales ed. Gillian Clarke (Candlestick Press, £4.95)
3rd: Cwrs Mynediad coursebook for adults learning Welsh by Elin Meek (CBAC, £14.99)
4th: Cwrs Mynediad practice pack for adults learning Welsh by Elin Meek (CBAC, £2.50)
Joint 5th: A Streetcat Named Bob by James Bowen (Hodder & Stoughton, £8.99)
Joint 5th: Penarth Through Time by David Ings (Amberley, £12.99)
Joint 7th: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (Profile, £8.99)
Joint 7th: His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet (Saraband, £8.99)
Joint 9th: Wales for All Ages in the Vale of Glamorgan by Hugh Taylor (Bradwell Books, £4.99)
Joint 9th: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: The Original Screenplay by JK Rowling (Little, Brown, £16.99)

 

* excludes bulk orders and sales at author events