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The book with the most 1-star reviews on Amazon

… is unknown. (If you’re an Amazon employee and you’d like to leak this information, you can get in touch.)

Here’s what we do know: among the best-selling books on the site*, the one with the most 1-star reviews is Fifty Shades of Grey. It has 13,651 1-star ratings (out of 111,090).

Here are the 1-star review counts for other best sellers, as of Monday, March 27, 2023:

You might notice that these are all works of fiction. What about nonfiction books with lots of 1-star reviews? A couple of the top sellers are:

Looks like Dale Carnegie may be the author to beat within the realm of nonfiction.

If you come across a book with more 1-star review than 50 Shades of Grey, or a nonfiction book with more single-stars than How to Win Friends etc., please let me know. I’m working on a thing …

*According to this article anyway

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