Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 6, 2013

Bestsellers: 01/06/2013


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Northwest Michigan

Hardcover fiction

1. "Santa is Coming to Michigan" by Steve Smallman, Sourcebook, $9.99

2. "Chickadees at Night" by Bill O. Smith, Sleepytime Press, $18.85

3. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, Crown Publishing, $28.99

Paperback fiction

1. "Elf on the Shelf" by Chandra A. Bell, CCA&B, $29.95

2. "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien, Houghton Mifflin, $13.95

3. "Summer People" by Aaron Stander, CreateSpace, $15.95

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "Snow Play" by Birgitta Ralston, Artisan Publishers, $14.95

2. "I Could Pee on This" by Kathy-Jo Wargin, Chronicle Books, $12.95

3. "The Signal & the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail" by Nate Silver, Penguin Press, $27.95

Paperback nonfiction

1. "How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You" by Chris Miller, Andrews McMeel, $14.99

2. "Unlikely Friendships" by Jennifer Hollander, Workman Publishing, $13.95

3. "The Midwest: God's Gift to Planet Earth" by Raygun, Raygun Press, $17.50

-- Brilliant Books


Hardcover fiction

1. "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper, $28.99

2. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25

3. "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich, Harper, $27.99

Paperback fiction

1. "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel, Mariner, $15.95

2. "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain, Ballantine, $15

3. "Cloud Atlas" by David Mitchell, Random House, $15

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" by Jon Meacham, Random House, $35

2. "Help, Thanks, Wow" by Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $17.95

3. "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95

Paperback nonfiction

1. "Team of Rivals" by Doris Kerns Goodwin, S&S, $21

2. "Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey Into the Afterlife" by Eben Alexander, M.D., S&S, $15.99

3. "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, Broadway, $16

-- American Booksellers Association