“How to make good things happen to you” and other popular books on Amazon Mexico this day

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Online stores like amazon they have become an ally of readers, because through them books can be purchased quickly and easily, especially for those who do not have so much time available to visit bookstores or libraries.

Since relieve sadness, help deal with anxiety, cause great emotions like happiness, cultivate ourselves and let the imagination fly, books produce experiences and pleasures for those who enjoy reading and turned it into a habit in their life.

self help stories, science fiction, fantasy, comics, comedy, mystery, suspense, romance, travel and moreliterature has remained in the public’s taste, adapting to advances in technology, since now it is possible to read not only in physical format, but through mobile phones, tablets, computers, among other tools.

However, there is a problem: given the variety of titles and authors that appear every day around the world, it can be difficult to choose the next book to read, but in response to this, there are already rankings that make it easier for book lovers to task.

Here is a list of the best-selling books amazon mexico this Monday May 30 and a few brief reviews:

1. The Midnight Library

Author: Matt Haig

Number of pages: 336

The Midnight Library Matt Haig 2020 GOODREADS AWARD FOR BEST FICTION “Between life and death is a library. And the shelves of that library are infinite. Each book gives you the opportunity to taste another life you could have lived and to see how things would have changed if you had made different decisions. Would you have done something differently if you had had the chance? Nora Seed shows up, somehow, at the Midnight Library, where she is offered a new chance to make things right. Until then, her life has been marked by unhappiness and regret. Nora feels that she has let everyone down and herself as well. But this is about to change. The books in the Midnight Library will allow Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she will have the option to dodge everything she regrets doing (or not doing), in pursuit of the perfect life. But things won’t always be as she imagined they would be, and soon her decisions will put the Library and herself in extreme danger. Nora must answer one last question before time runs out: what is the best way to live?

2. Heartstopper (VRYA Spanish): 1

Author: Alice Osseman

Number of pages: 288

Charly and Nick go to the same school, although they had never met until the day they are made to sit together in their study group. Very soon they become friends and even sooner Charlie begins to have feelings for Nick… even though he knows it’s impossible. But love works in unexpected ways, and Nick is more interested in Charlie than either of them can believe.

3. First readings. The three pigs

Author: Joseph Jacobs

Number of pages: 16

First readings. The Three Little Pigs Jacobs, Joseph (Author) In this story, Gulliver’s fantastic travels make a stop in the country of Lilliput. At first, the diminutive Lilliputians see Gulliver as dangerous due to his large size, but he soon becomes the best friend of the people of Lilliput by defending them from their worst enemy. The books in the First Readings series narrate extraordinary adventures of creatures and fantastic characters that stimulate the imagination of children. With works written in plain language, this illustrated series is a collection of some of the world’s best classic tales. For all this, the series is a magnificent opportunity to introduce children to regular reading.

4. The subtle art of not giving a fuck: a disruptive approach to living the good life

Author: Mark Manson

Number of pages: 224

Revised edition of this worldwide best-seller. For the past several years, Mark Manson—on his popular blog—has been busy correcting our delusional expectations of ourselves and the world. He now he offers us all his intrepid wisdom in this groundbreaking book. Manson reminds us that human beings are fallible and limited: “not all of us can be extraordinary: there are winners and losers in society and this is not always fair or it is your fault”. Manson advises us to recognize our limitations and accept them. This is, according to him, the true origin of empowerment. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness that we seek. . This manifesto is a refreshing slap in the face for us to start leading more fulfilled and grounded lives.

5.Demon Slayer #12

Author: Koyoharu Gotouge

Number of pages: N/A

Muzan summons the crescent moons and orders them to finish off the demon hunting company once and for all. On the other hand, Tanjiro recovers from the battle in the red light district and heads to the Nichirin swordsmith village to have his sword repaired. There he meets kanroji, pillar of love, who tells him about a secret weapon in the village to make himself more powerful. But tokito, pillar of mist, is also after that weapon.

6.Heart stopper. Volume 2

Author: Alice Osseman

Number of pages: 328

Nick and Charlie are best friends. Nick knows that Charlie is gay, and Charlie is sure that Nick is not. But the ways of love can be surprising, and Nick is discovering a lot about his friends, his family…and about himself.

7. How to make good things happen to you

Author: Marian Rojas

Number of pages: 232

“Good things need a plan” Uniting the scientific, psychological and human point of view, the author offers us a deep reflection, sprinkled with useful advice and with an eminently didactic vocation, about the application of our own abilities to the effort of procuring a full and happy existence: knowing and optimizing certain areas of the brain, setting goals and objectives in life, exercising will power, activating emotional intelligence, developing assertiveness, avoiding excessive self-criticism and self-demand, claiming the role of optimism.

8. In the end they both die

Author: Adam Silvera

Number of pages: 352

“Absorbing, profound and heartbreaking” -Kirkus Review. • From Adam Silvera, bestselling author of Remember That Time. • A story about life, friendship and love. Can a single day hold a lifetime? In an alternative present, in which it is possible to predict death within twenty-four hours, Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio have just received the most feared call: the same one that warns you that your final hour has come. Under normal circumstances, it is unlikely that Mateo and Rufus would have met. But his circumstances are not normal at all. Because they have, at most, twenty-four hours to live. And they’ve decided to turn to Último Amigo, the dating app that lets you connect with someone willing to share your load. Mateo and Rufus have one day, maybe less, to enjoy their newborn friendship. To discover how fragile and precious are the threads that bind us together. To show the world your true self. The new novel by Adam Silvera, a New York Times bestseller that has been an overwhelming success by critics and readers. An emotional, original and extreme book that addresses the proximity of death to masterfully capture the overwhelming force of life, friendship and love. “Extraordinary and unforgettable.” Booklist “Adam Silvera draws on all of his talents to push readers to examine how they live and how they would like to live.” Teen Vogue

9. Jujutsu Kaisen No.18

Author: Gege Akutami

Number of pages: 216

Itadori and Fushiguro move to Tochigi where Hakari, a third year in the School of Witchcraft, operates an underground fight club. His purpose is to ask for your help in ending the Journey to Extinction. There they meet unexpectedly with a classmate of the second, but Hakari’s partner puts them in trouble with a very peculiar ritual technique.

10. Many Lives, Many Masters

Author: Brian Weiss

Number of pages: 240

This deeply moving book has become an extraordinary bestseller with 1.5 million readers since its first publication in 1988. In it, Brian Weiss recounts the amazing experience that changed his life forever, in a masterpiece of spirituality that is still a must read. One of her patients, Catherine, recalled her past lives under hypnosis and managed to find in them the origin of many of the traumas she suffered. Catherine was cured, but something unusual happened: she managed to get in touch with the Masters, superior spirits that inhabit the states between two lives. They communicated to him important messages of wisdom and knowledge. “Dr. Weiss’s credentials, and his initial skepticism, attract people who might not otherwise have approached this book.” The New York Times.

MEXICO CITY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020.- Thousands of people attended the 41st edition of the Palacio de Minería International Book Fair. (PHOTO: GALO CAÑAS/CUARTOSCURO.COM)
MEXICO CITY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020.- Thousands of people attended the 41st edition of the Palacio de Minería International Book Fair. (PHOTO: GALO CAÑAS/CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Adults over 18 years of age living in Mexico they read an average of 3.9 books a year, which implies an increase with respect to the 3.7 books registered in 2021, according to the Module on Reading (MOLEC) of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) released in 2022.

According to the study, the reading of magazines and newspapers in digital format reached its lowest point in the last six years; on the contrary, internet pages, forums and blogs had an increase.

Compared to the 2016 figures, the reading of the digital magazines they went from 51.4% to 34.9%; the digital newspapers they went from 57.6% to 33.9%; while the internet pages, photos and blogs had an increase from 45.2% to 57.6 percent.

The books read by the adult reading population were 3.9 copies, the highest figure recorded since 2016. In addition, women remain at the forefront of book reading with 65.9% compared to 54.4% of male readers; however, men read more when it comes to newspapers, with 44.1% compared to 23.5%, as well as in comics, registering 9.6 compared to 7.3 percent

Of the 18-year-old literate book reader population, 44.1% stated that the main reason for reading them is because of entertainmentwhile 23.8% did it for work or study20.7% for general culture, 10.1% for religion and 1.4% for another reason.

The type of books read by the literate population aged 18 and over in the last twelve months was the topics of literature (novel, short story, science fiction, poetry, theater, etc.) with 39.5%, followed by specialized books, 29.5%; self helpself-improvement or religiouswith 29.5%; cultural overall, 26.5%; and manuals, guides or prescriptions with 8.4 percent.