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E.L. James (books) found abandoned in hotel room

The UK hotel chain Travelodge has revealed a list of the 20 books most often left behind in their hotel rooms from the past year.  In total the chain recovered 22,648 books to populate the list which was dominated by erotica novels.  The most oft discarded book last year was E.L. James trilogy capping Fifty Shades Freed, which was left behind an astonishing 1,209 times.

James other two novels Fifty Shades of Grey, and Fifty Shades Darker also appeared on the list at number 6 and number 10 respectively.  As reported in The Guardian “top three reasons for abandoning books in Travelodge rooms are ‘finished reading it and left it for others’, followed by ‘genuinely lost or forgot it’, and ‘got bored'”

The Top 20

Fifty Shades Freed by EL James1. Fifty Shades Freed by EL James
2. Bared To You by Sylvia Day
3. The Marriage Bargain by Jennifer Probst
4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
5. The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling
6. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
7. Reflected in You by Sylvia Day
8. My Time by Bradley Wiggins
9. Entwined with You by Sylvia Day
10. Fifty Shades Darker by EL James
11. Cheryl: My Story by Cheryl Cole
12. The Marriage Trap by Jennifer Probst
13. Camp David by David Walliams
14. Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
15. Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson
16. The Marriage Mistake by Jennifer Probst
17. The Racketeer by John Grisham
18. The Carrier by Sophie Hannah
19. Oh Dear Silvia by Dawn French
20. The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

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