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books3.gifAgain there are five Northwest books 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. 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.

Again there are five Northwest books 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. 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 August, 2008. Remember to shop local...order through Anacortes-based northwest-books.com or visit Watermark Books in downtown Anacortes.

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski 
2. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein  
3. The Host, Stephenie Meyer   
4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
5. Moscow Rules, Daniel Silva   
6. Damage Control, J.A. Jance   
7. The Other, David Guterson   
8. The Lace Reader, Brunonia Barry  
9. The Enchantress of Florence, Salman Rushdie   
10. Swan Peak, James Lee Burke  

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. In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan
5. The Dark Side, Jane Mayer  
6. The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder, Vincent Bugliosi
7. My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor 
8. Just Who Will You Be?, Maria Shriver   
9. The Post-American World, Fareed Zakaria
10. What Happened, Scott McClellan

Mass Market

1. Playing for Pizza, John Grisham 
2. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett  
3. The Tin Roof Blowdown, James Lee Burke 
4. Suffer the Little Children, Donna Leon  
5. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
6. Lean Mean Thirteen, Janet Evanovich 
7. The Navigator, Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos 
8. Justice Denied, J.A. Jance  
9. One for the Money, Janet Evanovich 
10. Little Tiny Teeth, Aaron Elkins 

Children's Titles

1. Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer 
2. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer  
3. New Moon, Stephenie Meyer  
4. Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer   
5. The Time Paradox , Artemis Fowl, Book 6, Eoin Colfer   
6. Gallop!, Rufus Butler Seder  
7. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak  
8. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie 
9. The Mysterious Benedict Society, Trenton Lee Stewart  
10. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown

The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and PNBA, is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound. Most of these books aren't books from the Pacific Northwest, but are books that are currently selling well in the Pacific Northwest.

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