South Korean bestsellers in September

Bestsellers at South Korea's biggest online bookstores, Interpark and Kyobo Book Centre

2019.10.07

Comparing online bestsellers at South Korea's Interpark and Kyobo Book Centre in the second week of September shows the same books have mostly been included on their top-selling lists. Books including <Normal Siblings 1, 2>, <One Day I Became a Princess (luxury limited edition)> and <You Can Fix Your Brain> were all among the top 10 bestselling books in September, showing how popular they were.
Among the bestsellers at Interpark and Kyobo Book Centre, Kim Young-ha's <Why Travel> drew intrigue. <Why Travel> is now marking its fifth month after release and despite this, it was the fifth bestselling book at both Interpark and Kyobo Book Centre, showing it has been consistently loved by readers. <90's Kids Are Coming> also made it onto the bestseller lists after being recommended by the South Korean president while both parts of <Seol Min-seok's Romance of the Three Kingdoms> were bestsellers in September, attesting to the popularity of the star lecturer.
When comparing the bestsellers between the two online vendors, Interpark had more comic books like <Only I Level Up 1>. Meanwhile, readers who visited Kyobo Book Centre's website were more interested in self-development books, and essay collections like <To You, Who Finds it Desolate to Live> and <I Will Now Rest Today>.

 

* The following lists were provided from the official websites of Interpark and Kyobo Book Centre based on data from the second week of September.

 

Interpark
1

Interpark1위

One Day I Became a Princess 2
(luxury limited edition)

Author | Spoon
Publisher | Carrot Toon
Genre | Comics
2

Interpark2위

Normal Siblings 2
Author | Baek Nan-do
Publisher | Iseum
Genre | Children's comics
3

Interpark3위

You Can Fix Your Brain
Author | Tom O'Bryan
Publisher | Bronstein
Genre | Health
4

Interpark4위

One Day I Became a Princess 2
(regular edition)

Author | Spoon
Publisher | Carrot Toon
Genre | Comics
5

Interpark5위

Why Travel
Author | Kim Young-ha
Publisher | Munhakdongne
Genre | Essay
6

Interpark6위

Only I Level Up 1
Author | REDICE STUDIO
Publisher | D&C Media
Genre | Comics
7

Interpark7위

90's Kids Are Coming
Author | Im Hong-taek
Publisher | Whale Book
Genre | Economics/Management
8

Interpark8위

Seol Min-seok's Romance of the Three Kingdoms 1
Author | Seol Min-seok
Publisher | Segyesa
Genre | Liberal Arts
9

Interpark9위

Seol Min-seok's Romance of the Three Kingdoms 2
Author | Seol Min-seok
Publisher | Segyesa
Genre | Liberal Arts
10

Interpark10위

Normal Siblings 1
Author | Baek Nan-do
Publisher | Iseum
Genre | Children's comics

 

Kyobo Book Centre
1

Kyobo1위

Normal Siblings 2
Author | Baek Nan-do
Publisher | Iseum
Genre | Children's comics
2

Kyobo2위

You Can Fix Your Brain
Author | Tom O'Bryan
Publisher | Bronstein
Genre | Health
3

Kyobo3위

90's Kids Are Coming
Author | Im Hong-taek
Publisher | Whale Book
Genre | Economics/Management
4

Kyobo4위

One Day I Became a Princess 2
(luxury limited edition)

Author | Spoon
Publisher | Carrot Toon
Genre | Comics
5

Kyobo5위

Why Travel
Author | Kim Young-ha
Publisher | Munhakdongne
Genre | Essay
6

Kyobo6위

To You, Who Finds it Desolate to Live
Author | Wujin
Publisher | May 9th
Genre | Self Development
7

Kyobo7위

Seol Min-seok's Romance of the Three Kingdoms 1
Author | Seol Min-seok
Publisher | Segyesa
Genre | Liberal Arts
8

Kyobo8위

I Will Now Rest Today
Author | Sohn Him-chan (Ogata Marito)
Publisher | Bukeureom
Genre | Essay
9

Kyobo9위

Normal Siblings 1
Author | Baek Nan-do
Publisher | Iseum
Genre | Children's comics
10

Kyobo10위

Seol Min-seok's Romance of the Three Kingdoms 2
Author | Seol Min-seok
Publisher | Segyesa
Genre | Liberal Arts

 

 


Written by Choi Ha-Yeong

 

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