The other day I was walking in books section in a big supermarket and I could check out the Top 10 of the bestseller during the month of July in Spain. it was really interesting.
This top 10 has increased consider selling books in physical format. If you go to other page on internet like amazong or bookdeposit, you will see that the bestseller are other books. (Because the cheap price :D) (Other day I will take about the top 10 of digital bestsellers).
Well, While I was seeing the top 10, I realized about some really interesting things. 2 o 3 things really surprised me.
5/10 was about erotic! the erotic genre! That was really surprising. Almost the majority of bestsellers have erotic as genre! I can see that Christian Grey has helped a lot to this genre!
And I have another interesting thing to tell you. A thing which impressed me! 3/5 bestsellers was written by the same author: Megan Maxwell. It is incredible, right?! I think it hasn't been seen before in Spain!
10. 'Ask me whatever you want' (Pídeme lo que quieras) - Megan Maxwell. Erotic genre. (It hasn't been translated into english).
"After the dead of his father, Eric Zimmerman, a german suscefull bussiness man, decided to travel to Spain for supervise the delegations of his company in Spain. In the Madrid office, he knows Judith, a young witty and sympathetic girl. He immediately fall in love with her and he wants to have her.
Judith surrender and she felt into his arms. She accepts to be part of his sexual games, they are full of fantasies and erotic things. Together, they will learn that everybody has inside a voyeur... but the time flys, the relationship gets moreintense and Eric starts to be afraid about if Judith discovers his secret, something that can make the end of the relationship'.
9. 'The Juliette Society ' (La sociedad Juliette) - Sasha Grey. Erotic genre.
"Catherine, a blossoming film student whose sexuality has been recently stirred, finds herself drawn into a secret club where the world’s most powerful people meet to explore their deepest, often darkest sexual fantasies.
But even as these new experiences open intense new pleasures for Catherine, they also threaten to destroy everything she holds dear. In her debut novel, Sasha Grey takes us inside a private, high-profile sex society where anything and everything can happen.'
8. 'Entwined with You ' (Atada a tí) - Sylvia Day. Erotic genre.
"The worldwide phenomenon continues as Eva and Gideon face the demons of their pasts, and accept the consequences of their obsessive desires...
From the moment I first met Gideon Cross, I recognized something in him that I needed. Something I couldn't resist. I also saw the dangerous and damaged soul inside--so much like my own.
I was drawn to it. I needed him as surely as I needed my heart to beat.
No one knows how much he risked for me. How much I'd been threatened, or just how dark and desperate the shadow of our pasts would become.
Entwined by our secrets, we tried to defy the odds. We made our own rules and surrendered completely to the exquisite power of possession..."
7. 'The happiness is a te with you' (La felicidad es un té contigo) - Mamen Sanchez. Fiction genre. (it hasn't been translated into english)
"Atticus Craftsman, is the kid of a famous editor in London, he hasdisappeared.The last thing that is known about him is that He traveled to Spain, he was sent by his father, to fire five women who write on 'Librarte' magazine, magazine which is a family property.
Due to the economic crisis, the magazine has been losing money, and the end of the magazine is near, but the employers don't let the family close the magazine easily.
The inspector, a man who is a bit crazy, will be responsible to unravel this mystery".
6. 'Compasses That Seek Lost Smiles' (Brújulas que buscan sonrisas pérdidas) - Albert Espinosa. (It hasn't been translated into english)
"We never'll lie each other ... Listen, that means more than just being honest ... In this world many people are fake ... There are lies around you ... To know there is an archipelago of people who will tell the truth always worth much ... I want you to be part of my sincerity archipelago ...
"You know you can trust the other person, you never lie, you always tell the truth when you ask, is priceless ... It makes you feel strong, very powerful ... And the truth moves worlds ... The truth makes you feel happy ... I actually think that is all that matters ... True love, family, revenge, second chances, sincerity ... In his new novel, Albert Espinosa us into an exciting story featuring unforgettable characters that will make us reflect and discover what is really important in life."
5. 'A Dance with Dragons' (Danza de Dragones) - George R.R. Martin. Fantasy
"n the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance once again--beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and death. But Daenerys has three times three thousand enemies, and many have set out to find her. Yet, as they gather, one young man embarks upon his own quest for the queen, with an entirely different goal in mind.
To the north lies the mammoth Wall of ice and stone--a structure only as strong as those guarding it. There, Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, will face his greatest challenge yet. For he has powerful foes not only within the Watch but also beyond, in the land of the creatures of ice.
And from all corners, bitter conflicts soon reignite, intimate betrayals are perpetrated, and a grand cast of outlaws and priests, soldiers and skinchangers, nobles and slaves, will face seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Some will fail, others will grow in the strength of darkness. But in a time of rising restlessness, the tides of destiny and politics will lead inevitably to the greatest dance of all. . . ."
4. 'Ask me wathever you want now and forever' (Pídeme lo que quieres ahora y siempre) - Megan Maxwell. Erotic genre. (It hasn't been translated into english)
"After she has been fired from the Müller company, Judith is willing to walk away forever from Eric Zimmerman.
To do this and to redirect her life, she decides to take refuge in her father's house, in Jerez.
Eric was sad by his departure, so he decided to follow her to her and discover where she is.
There is still passion between them and the latent sexual fantasies are more alive than ever, but this time Judith will be the one who would impose their conditions, he will accept because he loves her with all his heart.
Everything seems back to normal, until an unexpected call forcing them to interrupt their reconciliation and move to Munich.
Far from this environment, the appearance of the nephew of Eric, a mishap happened, she must decide if she will give him another chance or, conversely, to start a new future without it.
Ask what you want, now and forever is an intense love story, full of sexual fantasies, curiosity and eroticism, in which the protagonists speak face to face with passion."
3. 'Ask me whatever you want or leave me' - (Pídeme lo que quieras o déjame) Megan Maxwell. Erotic Genre. (it hasn't been translated into english)
"Judith and Eric return from their honeymoon after a dream wedding. He feels the happiest man in the universe and can not imagine his life without her, but Eric is too much jelaous and protective, it will make start a fight between them.
Meanwhile, Judith is delighted with her particular Iceman, she always tries to see everything on the positive side, although more than one occasion ronchones fill neck ... Enjoy Eric and their sex play, except when he whispers that one of his greatest desires is to have a child with her.
Ask me whatever you want or leave me is an intense and daring love story, full of curiosity and eroticism, in which the protagonists struggle to preserve their relationship, even though the price they will pay for it too something.
Megan Maxwell concludes one of the most popular erotic sagas of Spain."
2. 'Inferno' - Dan Brown
"In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces . . . Dante’s Inferno.
Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science. Drawing from Dante’s dark epic poem, Langdon races to find answers and decide whom to trust . . . before the world is irrevocably altered."
1. 'The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair ' (La verdad sobre el caso Harry Quebert) - Joël Dicker. (it hasn't been translated into english)
"Who killed Nola Kellergan? This is the big question that the book reveals. This Crime fiction and romantic novel is based in three years −1975, 1998 y 2008− about the murder of a fifteen years in the small town of Aurora in New Hampshire. In 2008, Marcus Goldman, a young writer, visits his mentor Harry Quebert, author of an acclaimed novel, and discover that he had a secret relationship with Nola Kellergan.Shortly after, Harry is arrested, charged with murder, Nola's body found buried in his garden. Marcus starts to investigate and to write a book about the case. While he does this, he tries to prove the innocence of Harry, a lot of secrets are revealed, The truth only comes at the end of a long, intricate and exciting journey."