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This Week’s Bestsellers (Ending 8 August 2009)

1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer (Dial Press) 2. The Shack by William Young (Windblown Media) 3. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith (Quirk Books) 4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Vintage Books) 5. The Girl Who Played with […]

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This Week’s Bestsellers (Ending 1 August 2009)

This has been a week of books with local references. I specifically want to point out that The Nightingales of Troy now has a companion map released by the author. The map shows locations of sites and events that take place in the novel. There is also a wonderful READING GUIDE provide by the author […]

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This Week’s Bestsellers (Ending 18 July 2009)

1. Birds in Fall by Brad KesslerThis has got to be one of the most wonderful novels I have ever read. It’s about grief and healing, and Kessler’s writing is simply beautiful. Customer’s come back and tell me over and over again how lovely this book is. 2. Goat Song by Brad Kessler More gorgeous […]

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This Week’s Bestsellers (Ending 11 July 2009)

1. The Nightingales of Troy by Alice FultonThis lovely novel tells the story of a family’s journey through the 20th Century, with each chapter depicting each decade. It’s not just for the local folks of Troy, NY. 2. The Book Thief by Markus ZusakThis “kids” book has been on national bestseller lists for months and […]

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This Week’s Bestsellers (Ending 4 July 2009)

Bestseller lists seldom bring surprises. This list is clearly the result of staff recommendations. 1. Goat Song by Brad KesslerBrad Kessler was recently in the store for a book signing. Sales from the book clearly threw him to the number one sales position but I don’t include events in the mix for bestseller criteria. But […]

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