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books3.gifThis week's bestsellers list includes: Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain, Chuck Palahniuk's Snuff and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Read the full list.

This week's bestsellers list includes: Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain, Chuck Palahniuk's Snuff and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Host, Stephenie Meyer
2. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein
3. Careless in Red, Elizabeth George
4. Blood Noir, Laurell K. Hamilton
5. Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri
6. Snuff, Chuck Palahniuk
7. The Enchantress of Florence, Salman Rushdie
8. The Miracle at Speedy Motors, Alexander McCall Smith
9. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
10. Devil May Care, Sebastian Faulks

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch
2. The Post-American World, Fareed Zakaria
3. In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan
4. What Happened, Scott McClellan
5. Just Who Will You Be?, Maria Shriver
6. Bonk, Mary Roach
7. Moyers on Democracy, Bill Moyers
8. The Downhill Lie, Carl Hiaasen
9. Don'ts for Wives, Blanche Ebbutt
10. My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor

MASS MARKET

1. Suffer the Little Children, Donna Leon
2. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
3. High Noon, Nora Roberts
4. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss
5. The Sleeping Doll, Jeffery Deaver
6. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut
7. What the Dead Know, Laura Lippman
8. The Judas Strain, James Rollins
9. The Lost Duke of Wyndham, Julia Quinn
10. A Breath of Snow and Ashes, Diana Gabaldon

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
2. Oh, the Places You'll Go!, Dr. Seuss
3. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4), Rick Riordan
4. Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer
5. Gallop!, Rufus Butler Seder
6. New Moon, Stephenie Meyer
7. Seekers: The Quest Begins, Erin Hunter
8. Raven Rise (Pendragon #9), D. J. MacHale
9. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
10. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

The Pacific Northwest Independent Bestseller List is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and Book Sense. Most of these books aren't books from the Pacific Northwest, but are books that are currently selling well in the Pacific Northwest. 

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit Co. Over Time

430 Skagit Cases (+2)
<30 Cases in ZIP 98221

50 Hospitalizations (+0)
15 Deaths (+0)
280 Recovered
Tested -Not reported
Positive -Not reported

21,071 Cases Statewide (+307)
3,455 Hospitalizations (+432)

1,111 Deaths Statewide (+5)
348,233 Total Tests Statewide
6.1% Positive

Updated 6:00 pm May 29, 2020

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