Arts & Leisure

books3.gifFive books by four authors are on this week's Northwest Bestseller's list. Two novels by J.A. Jance, a part-time Seattle resident, are on the list. Damage Control, her latest book set in Arizona and Justice Denied, her latest J.P. Beaumont book are on the list.

Five books by four authors are on this week's Northwest Bestseller's list. Two novels by J.A. Jance, a part-time Seattle resident, are on the list. Damage Control, her latest books set in Arizona and Justice Denied, her latest J.P. Beaumont book are on the list. Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain tops the list. David Guterson's The Other and Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian are on the list. Week ending July 27, 2008.

Remember: All these books are available through Anacortes-based northwest-books.com or at Watermark Books in Anacortes.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein
2. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski
3. Damage Control, J.A. Jance
4. The Host, Stephenie Meyer
5. The Other, David Guterson
6. Moscow Rules, Daniel Silva
7. Swan Peak, James Lee Burke
8. America America, Ethan Canin
9. The Enchantress of Florence, Salman Rushdie
10. Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch
2. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris
3. Goodnight Bush, Erich Origen, Gan Golan
4. The Dark Side, Jane Mayer
5. In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan
6. My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor
7. The Post-American World, Fareed Zakaria
8. The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder, Vincent Bugliosi
9. Bigfoot: I Not Dead, Graham Roumieu
10. What Happened, Scott McClellan

MASS MARKET

1. Playing for Pizza, John Grisham
2. Justice Denied, J.A. Jance
3. Lean Mean Thirteen, Janet Evanovich
4. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
5. The Tin Roof Blowdown, James Lee Burke
6. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition, Merriam-Webster (Eds.)
7. Suffer the Little Children, Donna Leon
8. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
9. The Secret Servant, Daniel Silva
10. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2), Stephenie Meyer
2. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
3. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3), Stephenie Meyer
4. The Time Paradox (Artemis Fowl, Book 6), Eoin Colfer
5. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
6. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
7. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4), Rick Riordan
8. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.)
9. Gallop!, Rufus Butler Seder
The Mysterious Benedict Society, Trenton Lee Stewart

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