Amazon's top 10 bestselling books of the year

From the lingering effects of the EL James phenomenon to a cluster of thrillers that are also well written, here are the titles that sold best on Amazon in 2012.

1. 'Fifty Shades Freed,' by EL James

The third book in James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy was the top seller of the year. (Amazon didn't count the first two "Fifty" books, "Fifty Shades of Grey" or "Fifty Shades Darker," in their sales round-up because they were published in 2011.) "Freed" follows heroine Anastasia Steele and billionaire Christian Grey as they try to navigate a life together.

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