A monthly post looking at what books Abnormal Returns readers purchased at Amazon has become staple for the blog. There was a bunch of turnover this month due to some highly discounted Kindle books. Here are the books (combined print and Kindle) that our readers purchased the most during January 2014:

The Top 10

  1. Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mindby Jocelyn Gleil
  2. A Short Guide to a Long Life by David B. Agus
  3. Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  4. The Investment Checklist: The Art of In-Depth Research by Michael Shearn
  5. Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere by Tadas Viskanta
  6. Investing with the Trend: A Rules-based Approach to Money Management by Gregory L. Morris
  7. It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone by Robin Dreeke
  8. Skating Where the Puck Was: The Correlation Game in a Flat World  by William J. Bernstein
  9. The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More by Bruce Feilerory
  10. The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing by Michael Mauboussin

The Next 10

  1. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams
  2. The Manual of Ideas: The Proven Framework for Finding the Best Value Investments by John Mihaljevic
  3. The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run or Ruin an Economy by Tim Harford
  4. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  5. The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
  6. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
  7. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
  8. Trading: The Best Of The Best – Top Trading Tips For Our Times edited by Brian Lund
  9. A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages: The Boom, Bust, and Boom Culture of M&A by John Weir Close
  10. Keynes’s Way to Wealth: Timeless Investment Lessons from The Great Economist by John Wasik

Thanks again to everyone who purchased a copy of my book or any other book (or item) during the month. Did you find something interesting to read this month? If so, leave a comment to give every one a head’s up.