A monthly post looking at what books Abnormal Returns readers purchased at Amazon in the prior month is a great way to scan the month’s most popular finance and investing books. This month we ran Q&As with the author of Millennial Money and Deep Value. Here are the books (combined print and Kindle) that our readers purchased most often during October 2014:

The Top 10

  1. Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel
  2. It’s Not All About “Me”: The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone by Robin Dreeke
  3. Statistics Topics by Salil Mehta
  4. Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk by Gary Antonacci
  5. Millennial Money: How Young Investors Can Build a Fortune by Patrick O’Shaughnessy
  6. The 5 Secrets To Highly Profitable Swing Trading by Ivaylo Ivanov
  7. Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions by Gerd Gigerenzer
  8. Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere by Tadas Viskanta
  9. Quantitative Value: A Practitioner’s Guide to Automating Intelligent Investment and Eliminating Behavioral Errors by Tobias Carlisle and Wesley Gray
  10. Why Don’t We Learn from History? by B. H. Liddell Hart

The Next 10

  1. Fortune’s Formula: The Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street by William Poundstone
  2. Rational Expectations: Asset Allocation for Investing Adults by William Bernstein
  3. Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations by Tobias Carlisle
  4. If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly by William Bernstein
  5. Location Is (Still) Everything: The Surprising Influence of the Real World on How We Search, Shop, and Sell in the Virtual One by David R. Bell
  6. Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody by William Poundstone
  7. How Google Works by Eric Schmidt
  8. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story by Dan Harris
  9. Reducing the Risk of Black Swans: Using the Science of Investing to Capture Returns With Less Volatility by Larry Swedroe
  10. The Little Book of Venture Capital Investing: Empowering Economic Growth and Investment Portfolios by Louis C. Gerken

Thanks again to everyone who purchased a copy of my book or any other book (or item) during the month. Keep an eye on this space for more book news.