West Seattle Bookshelf: The latest Top 5 lists

April 29, 2010 at 9:44 pm | In West Seattle books, West Seattle news | 2 Comments

Lists courtesy of Square One Books

Looking for something to read, and/or wondering what’s hot? Every week, courtesy of Gretchen Montgomery @ Square One Books (WSB sponsor), we bring you her independent West Seattle bookstore’s 5 best-sellers in each of 4 key categories:

Adult:
1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
2. The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama by David Remnick
3. In the Green Kitchen by Alice Waters
4. The Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear
5. Changes by Jim Butcher

Paperback:
1. The Stieg Larsson Mysteries by Siieg Larsson
2. Guernica by Dave Boling (who read at Southwest Library tonight)
3. The Girls From Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow
4. The Secret Son by Laila Lalami
5. Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada

Children/Young Adult:
1. Savvy by Ingrid Law
2. Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
3. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
4. How to Train Your Dragon Series by Cressida Cowell
5. The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney

Teen:
1. Whisper by Phoebe Kitandis (West Seattle’s Very Own Author!)
2. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
3. The Cirque du Freak Series by Darren Shan
4. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
5. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

2 Comments

  1. Under the teens list, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” one of my favorite books of all time. I am 25 and it can be read by anyone. Sherman Alexie is a great author and a great teacher. This is an autobiography if nobody knew. Highly recommended.

    Comment by Ness — 7:39 am April 30, 2010 #

  2. As a long-time reader of West Seattle blog, I’m so happy to see my first novel listed here! If people are buying Whisper, it’s all because of the wonderful booksellers at Square One. :-)

    Comment by Phoebe — 4:36 pm May 6, 2010 #

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