West Seattle Bookshelf, mid-May edition

May 14, 2010 at 4:00 am | In West Seattle books, West Seattle news | 4 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:

Hardcover:
1. Dead in the Family: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel by Charlaine Harris
2. Operation Mincemeat by Ben Macintyre
3. Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes
4. Women, Food and God by Geneen Roth
5. Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Paperback:
1. All Other Nights by Dara Horn
2. Tinkers (Pulitzer Prize Winner) by Paul Harding
3. Tide Guide 2010 by Evergreen Pacific
4. Coop: A Family, a Farm, and the Pursuit of One Good Egg by Michael Perry
5. Tideflats to Tomorrow: The History of Seattle’s SoDo by Dan Raley

Children/Young Adult:
1. The Stink Books by Megan McDonald
2. The 13th Reality Vol. 1 by James Dashner
3. Bear in the Attic by Susan Meyers
4. The Moomintrolls Series by Tove Jansson
5. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Teen:
1. Whisper by Phoebe Kitanidis
2. Mistwood by Leah Cypess
3. The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell
4. Max by James Patterson
5. The Cirque du Freak Series by Darren Shan

By the way, Square One just announced a reading/autograph event with two Seattle teen authors — Phoebe Kitanidis, author of “Whisper,” and Kimberly Derting, author of “The Body Finder” – at 6:30 pm June 24th at the Southwest Branch Library. Square One will sell books at the event; admission is free.

4 Comments

  1. You’d think a bookstore would get it right:

    “Tideflats to Tomorrow: The History of Seattle’s SoDo”

    But then I point out misspellings on grocery store produce signs too. I’ll probably get a copy of the book as well.

    Comment by JayDee — 6:21 am May 14, 2010 #

  2. Thanks, have changed.

    Comment by WSB — 6:32 am May 14, 2010 #

  3. My apologies for my error. I do proofread, but occasionally things slip by. Thanks for noticing,and thank you, WSB, for taking the time to correct it.
    Gretchen

    Comment by Gretchen Montgomery — 12:21 pm May 14, 2010 #

  4. Now I’ve noticed that I did not leave a space after one of the commas in my apology post. Perhaps I need a to hire a proofreader!

    Comment by Gretchen Montgomery — 12:29 pm May 14, 2010 #

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