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    #1

    "It is one of the most best-selling books of 2008 year."

    I don't know if 'in' or 'of' is correct:
    I know 'in' is used for places and 'of' is used for period of time. However, I am not sure about it.

    "It is one of the most best-selling books of 2008 year."


    "It is one of the most best-selling books in 2008 year."

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    #2

    Re: "It is one of the most best-selling books of 2008 year."

    Use the first sentence but leave out year.
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    #3

    Re: "It is one of the most best-selling books of 2008 year."

    Even though the fact that it was one of the best-selling books of 2008 has not changed, I would start that sentence with "It was ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "It is one of the most best-selling books of 2008 year."

    I would certainly drop the 'most'.

    It was one of the best-selling books of 2008.

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    #5

    Re: "It is one of the most best-selling books of 2008 year."

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    I would certainly drop the 'most'.

    It was one of the best-selling books of 2008.
    I'd drop "most" too. I missed that.

    I'd also drop the hyphen.
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    #6

    Re: "It is one of the most best-selling books of 2008 year."

    You have "best" already so you don't need "most". Hyphen or not I don't think it matters that much in this case. I think I have seen both.

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