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books3.gifThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie continues to amaze me. It's been on the Northwest Bestseller list for weeks now. Also on this week's list are Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain and The Other by David Guterson.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie continues to amaze me. It's been on the Northwest Bestseller list for weeks now. Also on this week's list are Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain and The Other by David Guterson.

Shop Local: Order any of these books through Anacortes-based northwest-books.com or find them at Watermark Books in downtown Anacortes.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows  
2. The Host, Stephenie Meyer  
3. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein   
4. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski  
5. The Gypsy Morph, Terry Brooks 
6. The Other, David Guterson 
7. Silks, Dick Francis, Felix Francis 
8. The 19th Wife, David Ebershoff  
9. The Laughter of Dead Kings, Elizabeth Peters 
10. Devil Bones, Kathy Reichs 

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch  
2. Goodnight Bush, Erich Origen, Gan Golan 
3. When You Are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris  
4. The Way of the World, Ron Suskind   
5. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Haruki Murakami   
6. In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan 
7. The Obama Nation, Jerome R. Corsi  
8. The Dark Side, Jane Mayer   
9. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Paul Theroux  
10. My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor 

MASS MARKET   

1. The Tin Roof Blowdown, James Lee Burke  
2. The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett  
3. The Naming of the Dead, Ian Rankin  
4. Friends in High Places, Donna Leon 
5. 8 Sandpiper Way, Debbie Macomber  
6. Sweet Revenge, Diane Mott Davidson 
7. Stone Cold, David Baldacci  
8. Compulsion, Jonathan Kellerman  
9. Playing for Pizza, John Grisham 
10. The Woods, Harlan Coben 

CHILDREN'S TITLES

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

The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by northwest-books.com , 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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