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books3.gifFour major books by three great authors are on on this week's Northwest Bestsellers list. Again, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain leads off the list. Also in the top ten: Damage Control and Justice Denied by J.A. Jance, and The Other by David Guterson.

Four major books by three great authors are on on this week's Northwest Bestsellers list. Again, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain leads off the list. Also in the top ten: Damage Control and Justice Denied by J.A. Jance, and The Other by David Guterson. 

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HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
3. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski
4. The Host, Stephenie Meyer
5. The Other, David Guterson
6. The 19th Wife, David Ebershoff
7. Damage Control, J.A. Jance
8. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini
9. The Enchantress of Florence, Salman Rushdie
10. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz

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 Way of the World, Ron Suskind
5. The Wrecking Crew, Thomas Frank
6. The Dark Side, Jane Mayer
7. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami
8. In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan
9. The Secret, Rhonda Byrne
10. Traffic, Tom Vanderbilt

MASS MARKET

1. Playing for Pizza, John Grisham
2. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
3. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
4. The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
5. The Tin Roof Blowdown, James Lee Burke
6. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin
7. Cry Wolf, Patricia Briggs
8. 1984, George Orwell
9. Outlander, Diana Gabaldon
10. Justice Denied, J.A. Jance

CHILDREN'S TITLES

1. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
2. New Moon (Twilight, Book 2), Stephenie Meyer
3. Breaking Dawn (Twilight, Book 4), Stephenie Meyer
4. Eclipse (Twilight, Book 3), 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 Mysterious Benedict Society, Trenton Lee Stewart
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, Jeff Kinney
10. Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.)

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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