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Here's What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: a foldable drying rack, Beyoncé's Lemonade, and a floral sleeveless dress.

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Amazon has a list of products called "Movers and Shakers," which is pretty much fancy talk for things that are ~trending~.

Here are some of the coolest and most useful things found on the list this week:


1. A never forget Pluto shirt because back in my day, there were nine planets, not eight, and there should be a memoriam goddammit!,

Promising Review: "I love this shirt. It is soft, comfortable, and fits as expected. It has held up well in the wash, and is quality-made." –Renee

Price: $5.67+. Sizes S-XXL.

2. A pair of Adidas joggers for your next super intense workout and the amazing nap to follow.

Promising Review: "Here's what I like about these here pants. They're tight around the bottom so they don't get caught up in my chain. The pockets have zippers so my phone doesn't fall out. They have Adidas stripes so I look like Run-D.M.C. if they were idiot dads riding their bikes in the rain to work. Buy a different color than me so we're not twins." –cooljames

Price: $27.90+. Available in four other colors, sizes XS-XXL.

3. A stainless-steel cast-iron cleaner that won't remove the precious seasoning you built on your pan while flawlessly getting off all of the grime.

Promising Review: "A MUST HAVE if you cook with cast iron. I got tired of having to buy those scrubbers that end up unraveling after a few uses, and no way I'd use a germy sponge scrubber. This is perfect and so well-made, it no doubt will outlast us AND the cast iron. I love how it looks and feels. I found it works just as well on Pyrex or glass baking dishes and steel (revere) pots. I've never liked and don't own a dishwasher, so I just hand wash as needed – this really makes cleanup a breeze. I keep it on a small hook next to the sink. This is probably one of the best purchases I've made on Amazon, wish there was a sixth star for these kinds of things." –nb

Price: $14.99

4. A foldable drying rack to air dry your delicates and anything else you don't want to shrink. Bonus: it can then be stored out of the way once you're done with it.

Promising Review: "My work blouses and wool-blend sweaters are looking much nicer now that I am not tossing them in the dryer. This rack is sturdy when assembled and folds flat very easily when not in use. I've used it both indoors and out, it is light and very portable." –Erin HB

Price: $23.22


5. An immersion blender for making tasty whipped cream or lemon meringue, all while keeping your plastic and metal mixing bowls safe from harm.

Promising Review: "So glad I bought this instead of something more expensive. Don't let the price tag fool you, this little immersion blender runs just as well other, bigger, name brands. I've had this for several months now and use it often, and for long periods of time. Hasn't burned out, and still blends like it did on the first day. The stainless-steel attachments have also held up well." –Margaret M.

Price: $16.92

6. A pet grooming glove that gently wipes off all of your furry companion's excess hair so it won't get on your couch. Now your pupper (or cat) won't run away in fear when they see you pop these out!,

Promising Review: "My cat loved it the first time we used it on her. She is a large Calico and has long and short hair. This glove really removed excess hair and also a good share of the undercoat. She jumps up on our small chest freezer, lays on the rug, and begs her 'daddy' to be massaged! They are much gentler than any brush and there is no chance of irritating her skin with sharp metal bristles." –Marilyn M. Lestina

Price: $11.86

7. A lap desk for when you just want to lounge on the couch, but have work to do. Being responsible has its perks.,

Promising Review: "Not only does this look very fancy and expensive, it is very practical. It is sturdy, and so far I have no complaints. I can eat and drink on my bed without worrying about messes or spills. It's also useful for if you want to put on it a laptop or write things on paper." –cheryl

Price: $17.27

8. The World of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin—it'll definitely fill in some blanks that the show may have glossed over... because (spoiler!) Dany being Jon's aunt? Wild af.

Especially since it seems that they're definitely gonna go there, if you know what I mean. Not that incest has ever been a problem on Game of Thrones, anyway.

Promising Review: "This book is amazing. It looks great as a coffee table book. And the fact that it tells the story of Westeros from the beginning of time and before all the events in the Games of Thrones is simply amazing. I'm just blown away how much effort George R.R. Martin put into this whole project. The stories are amazing and tells you in a greater detail all the history and facts of all the predecessors and the history. The book is very colorful with beautiful pictures." –Sttcty

Price: $31.75. Also available on Kindle.


9. A gentle eye gel that may reduce dark circles around your eyes from those late-night Netflix binges. We've all been there.,

Promising Review: "I ADORE this product. I do not know how it works, but it works. I originally bought this for under my eyes because I was seeing some tiredness, discoloration, and slight fine lines. This product firms, brightens, and smooths it all out. I use it all over my face and it has made my complexion look fabulous." –brandensmom

Price: $23.95

11. A couple of packs of Post-its just in time for all those back-to-school notes and reminders.

Promising Review: "I expected these to change the world and they did. Seriously though, the glue on the sticky notes was fresh, and whether you are using these for sticky notes or as a slinky, these came perfectly in handy and showed up fast." –qwerty

Price: $3.97 for a pack of three

12. A swear word coloring book. Who the fuck said adults can't participate in the pure joy and relaxation that comes with coloring?

Promising Review: "This book is great. I work with people all the time, so it's nice to come home and take my anger out on the human race in the form of a coloring book. It reminds me to not take life too seriously." –Jennie Freeman

Price: $5.64


13. A patterned canvas backpack with multiple compartments to keep you notebook, laptop, and whatever else safe and cozy. It also comes with a shoulder bag and pencil case – score!

Promising Review: "I really loved this set of bags. So cute, water-resistant, spacey, and just a really good backpack!" –Judith

Price: $32.99

14. A bottle of witch hazel that'll keep your face clear from redness and puffiness while also soothing and moisturizing your skin (thanks to aloe vera).,

Promising Review: "This has become a staple in my daily skin care routine. After I remove my makeup I like to put this toner on a cotton pad and swipe it around my face. To my surprise, even though I just washed my face, it removes even more dirt and leaves my pores really clean. It's a great product to put on after you wash your face and before you moisturize." –ana

Price: $8.47

15. A sleeveless dress you'll wanna wear to work, directly to happy hour right after, and then maybe to brunch on Sunday. It's just that attractive.

Promising Review: "What an awesome dress. The upper bodice is a thick, stretchable, knit fabric, while the bottom skirt is made of a thick cotton poplin (poplin: think of men's dress shirt material). It's a very cool, comfortable fabric. You won't have any peekaboo issues with the white with navy flowers being too sheer." –S. Van

Price: $22.99. Also available navy, white, polka dot, and two other colors, sizes S-XXL.

16. Big Little Lies—because you watched the show, why not read and immerse yourself in the mystery again? Even if you do know the ending! Or do you?

Promising Review: "I've been watching the HBO series and was thoroughly enjoying it. So when a friend mentioned that it was adapted from a book by an Australian author I couldn't resist buying it. Big Little Lies is beautifully written, with a rising air of tension throughout the book as we get closer and closer to the murder foreshadowed from the beginning. I won't spoil who the victim is for you, but suffice it to say I was a little surprised. I'd already figured out who the real perpetrator of the playground bullying probably was – it's always nice when you guess SOMETHING right – but there were definitely a few shocks in the last quarter of the book that I didn't see coming. It's an excellent book and well worth reading. Big Little Lies is a compelling story on the screen or on the page." –Brutally Honest Reviews

Price: $12.80. Also available on Kindle and Audio CD.


17. A pair of lounge shorts to either get an intense workout in or wear around the house to do absolutely nothing but stare at your cat. Versatility and the true power of choice.

Promising Review: "These shorts fit very well and material is super comfortable. I have big thighs and a butt, and ordered two of these shorts in a size large and they fit perfectly. They are very flattering and don't ride up like shorts normally tend to do with my thighs." –TaureanWoman

Price: $9.99+. Also available in navy, olive, or charcoal, sizes XS-3X.

18. And Fences, the movie adaption of the August Wilson play Viola Davis won an Oscar for. You know once she starts shedding major tears (and snot), the film is definitely worth watching.

Promising Review: "Fences is a beautiful adaptation of the play to film. Denzel Washington and Viola Davis were superb. She deserved the Oscar for best supporting actress, and Washington should have taken home the Oscar for his performance – both were amazing. I've taught this play several times over the years in my high school English classes. I am so excited that I now have this finely acted film that was faithful to the original script to share with my students. I don't believe you need to have read the play to appreciate the craft and nuances in the film. It is an intimate portrait of family life in the 1950s – bittersweet and real. Beautiful!" –Renee Burnham

Price: $13. Also available on Amazon Video or Blu-ray.

If you want to see what else is trending on Amazon right now, click here!

Check out last week's post here.

Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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