Amazon Price Analysis: Top 100 best-selling books of 2017

We've analysed the top 100 best-selling books of 2017 to see how their prices compare between, Amazon Australia and other book retailers.

For this comparison, we've looked at the top-selling books of 2017, based on sales. We've compared the total cost including shipping across Amazon's newly-launched Amazon Australia site,, Dymocks, Booktopia and Book Depository.Our analysis shows that for Australians, Amazon Australia is significantly cheaper for books in most cases than the US site. That said, there are still cases where it is cheaper to buy the book from Amazon in the US than through the Australian site.With most titles, the cheapest deal came from Book Depository. (Book Depository is owned by Amazon but sells independently.)The full list is in the table below. Click on any column heading to sort that column, or use the search box to find a specific title or author. For more on Amazon's Australian arrival, check out our comprehensive guide.Prices were last checked on 5 Dec 2017 and may be subject to change. Prices include any discounts and are based on the cheapest shipping option that was available for each retailer. [fin_table_ui table_position="1" search="true" search_label="Title or author" search_placeholder="e.g. J.K. Rowling"]
#Book NameAmazon US (in AUD)Amazon AUDymocksBooktopiaBook Depository
1Wonder, R. J. Palacio (Hardcover)$30.23$30.14$35.98$30.7$21.58
2Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur (Paperback)$23.52$24.49$30.98$25.45$14.78
3Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, J. Vance (Hardcover)$38.68$39.29$51.98$45.85$24.59
4The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life , Mark Manson (Hardcover)$28.75$35.66$47.98$37.2$21.49
6The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood (Paperback)$27.96$24.22$33.98$29.2$18.22
7Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson (Hardcover)$29.84$27.49$32.94$28.45$17.92
8The Whole30: The 30-day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom, Melissa Hartwig (Hardcover)$43.67$50.66$54.98$42.9$36.35
9The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, Gary Chapman (Paperback)$27.41$26.87$33.94$28.7$19.97
10First 100 Words, Roger Priddy (Board Book)$19.22$19.19$18.98$16.7$9.14
12Oh, the Places You'll Go!, Dr Seuss (Hardcover)$35.05$29.72$38.98$31.7$21.86
13You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, Jen Sincero (Paperback)$23.56$26.54$33.98$29.35$17.67
14Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Getaway, Jeff Kinney (Hardcover)$23.19$20.94$30.98$28.45$17.92
161984 (Signet Classics), George Orwell (Mass Market Paperback)$24.52$20.91$24.98$20.9$13.12
17Make Your Bed: Litte Things That Can Change Your Life ... And Maybe the World, William H. McRaven (Hardcover)$29.07$27.71$36.98$31.2$19.23
18A Man Called Ove: A Novel, Fredrik Backman (Paperback)$27.41$26.78$33.98$27.7$18.34
19How to Win Friends & Influence People, Dale Carnegie (Paperback)$25.32$25.81$33.98$27.7$17.97
20StrengthsFinder 2.0, Tom Rath (Hardcover)$37.41$45.47$40.99$33.9$27.79
21The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, Don Miguel Ruiz (Paperback)$24.95$22.62$25.94$23.7$14.45
22Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy, Sheryl Sandberg (Hardcover)$35.77$36.1$48.98$43.2$28.52
23The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity, William P Young (Paperback)$26.34$25.64$30.98$29.85$16.61
24The Wonderful Things You Will Be, Emily Winfield Martin (Hardcover)$34.16$28.47$30.98$25.45$20.57
25The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo (Hardcover)$27.82$26.68$35.98$30.7$18.8
26The Going-To-Bed Book, Sandra Boynton (Board Book)$18.75$15.85$15.98$16.7N/A
27Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher (Paperback)$22.72$21.92$25.98$19.9$14.18
28Publication Manual Of American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, American Psychological Association (Paperback)$38.21$74.83$81.99$59.85$32.95
29A Gentlement in Moscow, Amor Towles (Hardcover)$40.12$39.45$52.98$42.7$33.07
30Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown (Board Book)$20.25$21.53$22.98$19.7$11.53
32Origin: A novel, Dan Brown (Hardcover)$32.71$44.92$54.98$48.45$27.79
33Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook - Eat Like You Give a F*ck, Thug Kitchen (Hardcover)$35.6$40.31$65.98$41.2$29.87
34Puppy Birthday To you!, Golden Books (Hardcover)$19.51$16.43$16.98$15.35$7.21
35Dear Zoo! A Lift-the-Flap Book, Rod Campbell (Board Book)$19.46$16.77$19.98$16.7$9.84
37Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers, Timothy (Hardcover)$38.9$31.49$54.98$46.45$33.03
38The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle (Board Book)$20.37$19.98$25.98$22.35$12.29
39Player's Handbook (Dungeons & Dragons) , Wizards RPG Team (Hardcover)$55.24$57.17$85.98$69.35$48.76
40If Animals Kissed Goodnight, Ann Whitford Paul (Board Book)$20.63$20.36$20.98$18.2$12.84
42The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Stephen R. Covey (Paperback)$29.98$29.42$35.98$29.2$18.48
43Big Little Lies , Liane Moriarty (Paperback)$33.98$28.28$33.98$31.35$19.9
44The Whole30 Cookbook: 150 Delicious and Totally Compliant Recipes to Help You Succeed with the Whole30 and Beyond, Melissa Hartwig (Hardcover)$42.77$49.36$54.98$46.45$35.78
45Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely, Lysa TerKeurst (Paperback)$28.2$29.13$38.98$26.75$15.05
46Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) , Dav Pilkey (Hardcover)$20.37$26.66$21.98$20.3$11.38
47The Official SAT Study Guide, 2018 Edition (Official Study Guide for the New Sat) , The College Board (Paperback)$45.7n/a$53.98$47.2$39.28
48The Pout-Pout Fish , Deborah Diesen (Board Book)$19.42$22.32$20.98$18.2$11.15
49The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald (Paperback)$28.62$28.38$33.98$27.85$17.33
50The Glass Castle: A Memoir, Jeannette Walls (Paperback)$27.55$29.7$35.98$28.2$18.91
51The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls, Revised Edition, Valorie Schaefer (Paperback)$26.26$23.14$31.98$24.45$16.34
52What to Expect When You're Expecting, Heidi Murkoff (Paperback)$33.43$35.84$33.98$27.45$21.67
53Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman (Paperback)$27.55$31.66$35.98$30.7$19.77
54On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, Timothy Snyder (Paperback)$21.13$20.21$22.98$19.7$10.45
57Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (Paperback)$29.31$26.11$33.98$29.35$17.81
58Jesus Calling Enjoying Peace Presence, Sarah Young (Hardcover)$20.94$30.8$30.98$27.7$16.32
59Camino Island Novel, John Grisham (Hardcover)$23.37$42.56$53.98$47.2$28.24
60Ready Player One, Ernest Cline (Paperback)$27.42$26.03$33.98$27.7$18.46
61Mindset Psychology, Carol S. Dweck (Paperback)$32.09$26.92$35.98$30.7$17.9
62Alchemist, Paulo Coelho (Paperback)$30.77$19.99$28.98$26.2$18.23
63Gifts Imperfection Think Supposed Embrace, Brené Brown (Paperback)$25.54$27.34$35.98N/A$15.93
64Leonardo Vinci, Walter Isaacson (Hardcover)$34.63$53.5$55.98$45.45$40.47
65Giant Senate, Al Franken (Hardcover)$40.23$36.74$45.98$37.7$30.47
66She Persisted American Women Changed, Chelsea Clinton (Hardcover)$32.74$27.48$36.98$30.3$19.62
67Everything, Nicola Yoon (Paperback)$25.25$23.56$25.98$24.35$15.44
68Plant Paradox Dangers Healthy Disease, Dr. Steven Gundry M.D. (Hardcover)$35.96$45.96$50.98$42.45$30.2
69Love You Forever, Robert Munsch (Paperback)$18.16$8.81$13.98$14.94$8.59
70Trials Apollo Book Dark Prophecy, Rick Riordan (Hardcover)$28.21$33.81$39.98$32.7$22.75
71Lose Your Belly Diet Change, Travis Stork (Hardcover)$32.75$40.36$48.98$36.45$26.47
72Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, Simon Sinek (Paperback)$27.68$24.41$33.98$29.35$16.09
7310-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, JJ Smith (Paperback)$25.8$25.79$33.98$29.35$19.69
74The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein (Hardcover)$27.53$22.62$25.94$23.7$21.44
75Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, Margot Shetterly (Paperback)$26.58$28.33$33.98$29.35$17.76
76Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman (Hardcover)$34.22$31.7$44.98$34.2$30.56
77Lilac Girls: A Novel, Martha Hall Kelly (Paperback)$28.92$25.94$30.98$26.9$20.71
78Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, Brené Brown (Paperback)$31.11$27.16$35.98$29.2$19.37
79Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, David Grann (Hardcover)$38.03$40.75$53.98$45.2$31.55
80Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2), Dav Pilkey (Hardcover)$25.89$26.41$21.98$20.3$18.77
81P is for Potty! (Sesame Street) (Lift-the-Flap), Random House,‎ Christopher Moroney (Board Book)$22.49$11.98$22.98$18.7$9.58
82The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition) (Collins Business Essentials), Benjamin Graham,‎ Jason Zweig,‎ Warren E. Buffett (Paperback)$31.64$32.94$40.98$33.9$24.22
83Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Harari (Hardcover)$42.99$53.81$62.98$52.2$43.59
84Where Is Baby's Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book, Karen Katz (Board Book)$18.84$15.8$15.98$16.7$8.46
85The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle, Amy Ramos,‎ Amanda C. Hughes (Paperback)$28.23$25.16$27.98$23.7$18.32
87Harry Potter Sorcerers Stone Illustrated, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Hardcover)$47.08$68.16$69.98$58.85$45
88The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness, Dave Ramsey (Hardcover)$34.1$37.06$40.98$39.85$27.76
89Night (Night), Elie Wiesel (Paperback)$23.64$21.2$24.98$20.85$9.67
90When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi,‎ Abraham Verghese (Hardcover)$34.8$33.41$47.98$38.3$23.71
92The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Eckhart Tolle (Paperback)$25.84$29.63$33.98$27.7$19.58
93The Magnolia Story, Chip Gaines,‎ Joanna Gaines,‎ Mark Dagostino (Hardcover)$32.74$39.6$45.98$37.7$25.17
94Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3 The Ship of the Dead, Rick Riordan (Hardcover)$30.69$35.31$39.98$33.35$24.98
95The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton (Author) (Paperback)$24.68$20.05$24.98$20.9$13.37
96The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, Bessel van der Kolk M.D. (Paperback)$31.01$29.93$36.98$32.2$23.24
97How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease, Michael Greger M.D.,‎ Gene Stone (Hardcover)$40.44$42.71$54.98$41.85$34.17
98Fat for Fuel: A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy, Dr. Joseph Mercola (Hardcover)$40.3$38.4$51.98$39.7$33.73
99Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls, Elena Favilli,‎ Francesca Cavallo (Kindle Book)$0$30.49$38.98$31.45$33.6
100Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Bill Martin Jr. (Board Book)$25.22$20$21.98$18.2$13.65
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