Nine of the top ten best-selling books in Iceland in January were cookbooks.
1. Veisluréttir Hagkaups (entertaining cookbook) - Friðrika Hjördís Geirsdóttir
2. Heilsudrykkir Hildar (health drinks) - Hildur Halldórsdóttir
3. LKL2 : lágkolvetnalífsstíllinn (low carb) - Gunnar Már Sigfússon
4. Sandmaðurinn (Swedish crime novel) - Lars Kepler
5. Heilsuréttir Hagkaups (health food) - Sólveig Eiríksdóttir
6. Nýir heilsuréttir fjölskyldunn (health food for the family) - Berglind Sigmarsdóttir
7. Brauð & eftirréttir Kristu (bread and desserts) - María Krista Hreiðarsdóttir
8. Gestgjafinn - Bestu uppskriftirnar 2013 (the magazine Gestgjafinn’s top recipes of the year) - Various authors
9. Lágkolvetna lífstíllinn (low carb) - Gunnar Már Sigfússon
10. Brauð- og kökubók Hagkaups (bread and cake) - Jói Fel.
The only book not written by an Icelander and the only book which is not about food, is number four on the list - a Swedish crime novel The Sandman, or Sandmaðurinn in Icelandic, by Lars Kepler.