Got a book lover on your Christmas list?
It can be hard to choose the right book sometimes, but a usually reliable way of weeding out the bad from the good is to check out list of a bookstore’s best-sellers.
has compiled a list of its year-end Top 10 bestselling fiction of nonfiction books especially for Edmonds Patch users.
The top nonfiction book was co-written by Edmonds resident and historian Alan Stein. He appeared at Edmonds Bookshop Nov. 18 for a book signing, and store owner May Kay Sneeringer says the store sold 30 copies of the $39.95 book that night.
So if you want to know what your neighbors are reading, and what might be appreciated on Christmas morning, here’s a year-end guide.
Edmonds Bookshop Bestsellers, Jan. 1-Nov. 30, 2011
- The Help by Kathryn Stockett
- Unlikely Friendships by Jennifer Holland
- Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
- Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
- Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
- Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
- Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo & Lynn Vincent
- Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
- Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
- The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy by Alan Stein and Paula Becker
- Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
- Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
- Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox
- Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
- In the Garden of the Beasts by Erik Larson
- Go the F*** to Sleep by Adam Mansback
- Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
- She Walks in Beauty by Caroline Kennedy
- Bossypants by Tina Fey