Our Top Bestsellers of 2017

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Homegoing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101971062
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

#10  It's no suprise Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing made our top ten this year  Not only is it one of our own Staff Favorites, but it also won multiple awards and has been featured on Best of the Year lists from sources as varied as NPR, Elle, The Financial Times, and more.


Constitution of the United States (Little Books of Wisdom) Cover Image
By Founding Fathers (Created by)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781557091055
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Applewood Books - April 1st, 1995

#9  With the difficult political climate of recent years, it seems everyone wanted to read up on our government's foundational document.  The fact that this edition is pocket-sized is just an added bonus.


Lilac Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101883082
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - February 28th, 2017

#8  This debut novel has been a hit with readers since it first arrived on our shelves in April, 2016, but the arrival of the paperback this past February boosted it to the top of our bestseller list week after week.


All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - April 4th, 2017

#7 When the paperback of All the Light We Cannot See was first released in April, we had a stand full of them right beside the front door, and an extras on hand to keep refilling it as it emptied throughout the day!


Life Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481451628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - June 27th, 2017

#6  If you've stopped by looking for kids' books anytime since June, it's likely you left the store with this one.  We can't stop recommending it, and you only have to open it to see why.  A beautiful book for young and old alike.


The Woman in Cabin 10 Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501132957
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 11th, 2017

#5 We've got quite a few Ruth Ware fans among our customers--in fact, some weeks, her books have been #1 on both our paperback and hardcover bestseller lists!


The Travelers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385348508
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - January 10th, 2017

#4 A perfect beach-read thriller.  With a travel-writer-turned-spy at is center, this novel was also a favorite of our Brilliant Books' Monthly Book Club subscribers.


The Legend of Sleeping Bear (Legend (Sleeping Bear)) Cover Image
By Kathy-Jo Wargin (With), Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen (Illustrator), Ed (With)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781886947351
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - October 1st, 1998

#3  This book is a regular not only on our weekly bestseller lists, but also on our annual top ten feature.  With the dunes themselves only a short drive away, this book is the perfect memento of a family trip "Up North."


Gales of November: A Ray Elkins Thriller (Ray Elkins Thrillers #9) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780997570120
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Writers & Editors, LLC - December 11th, 2016

#2 The latest Ray Elkins thriller by local author Aaron Stander!  Each one of his books has been launched right here in our store, and we were only too happy to welcome fans from across the state for the latest event this past January.


#1  We're delighted to see this book topping our bestsellers list this year!  Last year, it featured at #10, having just been released in November.  This year, after a fantastic event with author James Dake and a growing appreciation among nature enthusiasts for this guide's unique structure, it's been our most popular title.