Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archive: Sunday

December 29, 2013

Best Sellers: 12/29/2013

Northwest Michigan

Hardcover fiction

1. “Brown Dog” by Jim Harrison, Grove Press, $27

2. “Chickadee Spirit” by Bill Smith/illustrations by Charles Murphy, Sleepytime Press, $18.95

3. “First Phone Call from Heaven” by Mitch Albom, $24.95

Paperback fiction

1. “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99

2. “Elf on the Shelf” by Chandra Bell, CCA&B, $29.95

3. “Dear Life” by Alice Munro, Random House, $16

Hardcover nonfiction

1. “Perry Hannah’s Gifts” by Peg Jonkhoff and Fred Hoisington, Bay Breeze Media, $49.95

2. “Art of Simple Food II” by Alice Waters, Random House, $35

3. “Hypertheticals: 50 Questions for Insane Conversations” by Chuck Closterman, Potter Style, $14.99

Paperback nonfiction

1. “Michigan’s Best Beer Guide” by Kevin Revolinski, Thunder Bay Press, $16.95

2. “Good Fight: A Story of Cancer, Love and Triumph” by Greg Holmes Ph.D. and Katherine Roth M.D., Paradox, $16.99

3. “It’s Raining Frogs and Fishes” by Jerry Dennis/illustrated by Glenn Wolff, Glenn Wolff Studio, $17

— Brilliant Books

National

Hardcover fiction

1. “The Goldfich” by Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30

2. “Sycamore Row” by John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95

3. “Dog Songs” by Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $26.95

Paperback fiction

1. “Dear Life” by Alice Munro, Vintage, $15.95

2. “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” by Maria Semple, Black Bay, $14.99

3. “Beautiful Ruins” by Jess Walter, Harper Perennial, $15.99

Hardcover nonfiction

1. “The Bully Pulpit” by Doris Kearns Goodwin, S&S, $40

2. “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown, $29

3. “Things That Matter” by Charles Krauthammer, Crown Forum, $28

Paperback nonfiction

1. “Hyperbole and a Half” by Allie Brosh, Touchtone, $17.99

2. “Unlikely Loves” by Jennifer S. Holland, Workman, $13.95

3. “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95

— American Booksellers Association

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