A monthly post looking at what books Abnormal Returns readers purchased at Amazon in the prior month has become staple for the blog. Lower cost e-books are now staples of the top ten lists including William Bernstein’s new book for millennial investors. Here are the books (combined print and Kindle) that our readers purchased the most during April 2014:

The Top 10

  1. If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly by William Bernstein
  2. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
  3. Global Value: How to Spot Bubbles, Avoid Market Crashes, and Earn Big Returns in the Stock Market by Mebane Faber
  4. It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone by Robin Dreeke
  5. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz
  6. The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by William Thorndike
  7. Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind by Jocelyn Gleil
  8. The Little Book of Market Wizards: Lessons from the Greatest Traders by Jack Schwager
  9. The Nature of Investing: Resilient Investment Strategies Through Biomimicry by Katherine Collins
  10. Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

The Next 10

  1. The Investor’s Paradox: The Power of Simplicity in a World of Overwhelming Choice by Brian Portnoy
  2. Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere by Tadas Viskanta
  3. Money Mania: Booms, Panics, and Busts from Ancient Rome to the Great Meltdown by Bob Swarup
  4. No Exit: Struggling to Survive a Modern Gold Rush by Gideon Lewis-Kraus
  5. Nowcasting The Business Cycle: A Practical Guide For Spotting Business Cycle Peaks by James Picerno
  6. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
  7. The Investment Checklist: The Art of In-Depth Research by Michael Shearn
  8. The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success by Megan McArdle
  9. Trading Options: Using Technical Analysis to Design Winning Trades by Greg Harmon
  10. Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation by Tyler Cowen

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.