Lower the fever for ‘Heartstopper’ and these are the best-selling books today on Amazon Mexico

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Books are a strong opponent for streaming platforms, because like Netflix, HBO and Disney, these stories are capable of captivating those who consume them. He has been aware of this amazonplatform that has opted for the sale of these.

And it is that despite having emerged centuries ago, the book has undergone a series of technological innovations that have made it possible to improve not only the conservation and reproduction of texts, but also access to information and entertainment.

Thus, one is already far from the impression of diamond sutra, the oldest preserved printed book, estimated to have been distributed in 868 by the Chinese Wang Jie; or from 1440, when Johannes Gutenberg invented the movable type printing press and gave life to the first book in the modern era called Gutenberg’s bible either Mazarin Biblewhich consisted of 1282 pages with 42 lines each.

Readers today can choose to read paperback titles or even access digital tablets and Kindles.

However, one of the problems that can arise in today’s fast-paced world may be the audacity to choose what to read in the face of a wave of titles and authors from different genres and countries, although the list of the 10 most popular titles which updates amazon mexico It could be a good guide to know what the next text to read will be.

Here are the best sellers Wednesday May 25:

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 there 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 the opportunity?

Nora Seed appears, without knowing how, in the Midnight Library, where she is offered a new opportunity 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. First Readings. Pinocchio

Author: Carlo Collodi

Number of pages: 16

First readings. Pinocchio Carlo Collodi The dream of Geppetto, a carpenter, of being a father is fulfilled when his puppet, Pinocchio, magically comes to life. This story highlights the value of obedience that Pinocchio will understand after several adventures that put him in danger for lying and not obeying. The books in the First Readings series narrate extraordinary adventures of fantastic creatures and 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. Year of publication: 2018 Binding: Soft Paste Pages: 16

3. 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.

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. HEARTSTOPPER, VOL 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.

6.Demon Slayer No.8

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.

7. Man in search of meaning

Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Number of pages: 162

New translation of “The man in search of meaning”. Dr. Frankl, a psychiatrist and writer, often asks his patients with multiple ailments, “Why don’t you kill yourself? And many times, from the answers, he extracts an orientation for the psychotherapy to be applied: to this one, what ties him to life are the children of the other, a talent, an ability without exploiting a third party, perhaps, only a few memories that worth rescuing from oblivion. Weaving these tenuous threads of broken lives into a firm, coherent, meaningful and responsible warp is the object with which logotherapy is faced. In this work, Viktor E. Frankl explains the experience that led him to discover logotherapy. Prisoner, for a long time, in the heartless concentration camps, he himself felt in his very being what a naked existence meant. How could he who had lost everything, who had seen everything worthwhile destroyed, who suffered hunger, cold, endless brutalities, who was on the verge of extermination so many times, how could he accept that life was worth living? ? The psychiatrist who has personally had to face such rigors deserves to be heard, because there is no one like him to judge our human condition wisely and compassionately. Dr. Frankl’s words reach a surprisingly hopeful temper about the human ability to transcend their difficulties and discover the convenient and guiding truth.

8.Demon Slayer Vol.9

Author: Gotouge Koyoharu

Number of pages: N/A

Tengen Uzui, the Pillar of Sound, enlists Tanjiro, Zenitsu, and Inosuke to infiltrate Yoshiwara’s red light district and find intelligence on the demons that lurk there. Each one is assigned to a gay life establishment, where rumors and stories of missing girls circulate. Tanjiro and the others get closer to uncovering the truth, but the culprit behind these disappearances may be someone they can’t handle.

9. 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 the will, activating emotional intelligence, developing assertiveness, avoiding excessive self-criticism and self-demand, claiming the role of optimism.

10. The Song of Achilles

Author: Madeline Miller

Number of pages: 392

From the author of ‘Circe’, an unforgettable epic. Everything they never told you about the myth of Achilles and the Trojan War.

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, a bumbling young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia, where he lives in the shadow of King Peleus and his divine son Achilles. Achilles, the best of the Greeks, is everything Patroclus is not: strong, handsome, son of a goddess. One day, Achilles takes the pitiful prince under his protection and that temporary bond gives way to a solid friendship as both become young men skilled in the arts of war. But destiny is never far from Achilles heels. When news spreads of Helen’s abduction from Sparta, the men of Greece are summoned to besiege the city of Troy. Achilles, seduced by the promise of a glorious destiny, joins the cause, and Patroclus, torn between love and fear for his mate, follows him to war. Little did he know that the years to come would test everything they had learned and everything they deeply valued.

*Note: Some books may not have an author, page number or description because the platform does not provide it.

MEXICO CITY, FEBRUARY 08, 2019.- A bookstore of the Economic Culture Fund. (PHOTO: GALO CAÑAS / CUARTOSCURO.COM)
MEXICO CITY, FEBRUARY 08, 2019.- A bookstore of the Economic Culture Fund. (PHOTO: GALO CAÑAS / CUARTOSCURO.COM)

Persons over the age of 18 who live in Mexico they read an average of 3.9 books per year, which implies an increase compared to the 3.7 books registered in 2021according to the Reading Module (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 pages of internet, 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 worked either study20.7% for general culture10.1% 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 literature (novels, short stories, science fiction, poetry, plays, etc.) with 39.5%, followed by specialized books, 29.5%. ; self-help, personal or religious improvement, with 29.5%; general culture, 26.5%; and manuals, guides or recipe books with 8.4 percent.

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