The ever-increasing appeal of non-fiction books has brought rise to a whole host of fantastic titles over the last few years. Let’s take a look at the top 10 trending non-fiction books of April. From remarkable memoirs inspiring upcoming movies to stacks of recipe and fitness books (we can’t hide from Joe Wicks!). Read on to discover the non-fiction titles trending at World of Books, and our thoughts on why!
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Whilst lockdown has seemingly upped my threshold for reading – returning to books that are ‘must-reads’ like Lord of the Flies and Catch-22 alongside ploughing through mainstream bestsellers like Where the Crawdads Sing – it’s actually a book that I read at the very beginning of the year that is my standout title so far.
The rise of true crime as a genre has taken the world by storm. From Netflix true crime series like The Confession Tapes and the upcoming The Confession Killer, and BBC dramas based on historical crime like Peaky Blinders, not to mention the hundreds of different true crime podcasts out there, we must not forget that all good stories are written down first. We’ve selected our top five true crime books. Take the stand and examine our list, then tell us your own verdict.
Trigger Warning: References to severe violence and sexual abuse