The Sealy team encourages reading before bed as a way to wind down, get away from melatonin-suppressing bright screens and escape any worldly worries. Here are the most popular books for women as it stands...
1. Fifty Shades: The Trilogy by EL James
Not surprisingly, the Fifty Shades books are still very popular. All three of EL James trilogy feature in the top 10: Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. These books are classified as 'Romance' novels but are aid to be in a 'class of their own'. Fifty Shades is the New York Times #1 best seller and fastest selling paper-back of all time.
2. The Girl on the Train: A Novel by Paula Hawkins
A psychological thriller about a girl who takes the same commuter train daily and witnesses something awful in one of the suburban homes that she can see from her seat. Apparently it is gripping and not a good read if you are wanting to get to bed early!
3. Wreckage by Emily Bleeker
This debut novel, from a former educator and mom of four, details the secret lives of two plane crash survivors discovered on an island years later. Once rescued they return to their former lives surrounded by a media frenzy. One journalist attempts to get to the bottom of their unlikely story.
4. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
A classic 'domestic' novel set in an Australian suburb that tells the tale of three mothers whose children attend the same play school. This novel details the web of lies that each women spins as a murder mystery unfolds.
5. A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel by Anne Tyler
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this is a warm, sentimental novel about four generations of Witshanks and the love and secrets that hold their family together. This book gently unravels the complexity of family life.