Bestsellers 6.9.05

The Northern California Independent Booksellers Association
Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and NCIBA, for the
sales week ended Sunday, June 5. Based on reporting from the
independent booksellers of the Northern California Independent
Booksellers Association and Book Sense.
The Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and NCIBA, for the sales week ended Sunday, June 5. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association and Book Sense.

Top 10

Hardcover Fiction

1. The Mermaid Chair, by Sue Monk Kidd

2. In the Company of Cheerful Ladies, by Alexander McCall Smith

3. Zorro, by Isabel Allende

4. The Closers, by Michael Connelly

5. Saturday, by Ian McEwan

6. The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown

7. Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

8. Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson

9. The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss

10. Bangkok Tattoo, by John Burdett

Top 10 Hardcover Nonfiction

1. 1776, by David McCullough

2. Oh the Glory of It All, by Sean Wilsey

3. You: The Owner’s Manual, by Michael F. Roizen, et al.

4. Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

5. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell

6. The World Is Flat, by Thomas L. Friedman

7. On Bulls—, by Harry G. Frankfurt

8. Coach, by Michael Lewis

9. French Women Don’t Get Fat, by Mireille Guiliano

10. Collapse, by Jared Diamond

Top 10 Paperback Fiction

1. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini

2. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon

3. Skinny Dip, by Carl Hiaasen

4. The Jane Austen Book Club, by Karen Joy Fowler

5. The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

6. The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd

7. Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides

8. The Master, by Colm Toibin

9. The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

10. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith

Top 10 Paperback Nonfiction

1. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, by David Sedaris

2. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, by Mark Bittner

3. The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell

4. What’s the Matter With Kansas? by Thomas Frank

5. Bad Cat, by Jim Edgar

6. Don’t Think of an Elephant, by George Lakoff

7. The Hidden Messages in Water, by Masaru Emoto

8. Shadow Divers, by Robert Kurson

9. The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson

10. Running With Scissors, by Augusten Burroughs

Top 10 Children’s (Fiction and Illustrated)

1. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Movie Tie-in), by Ann Brashares

2. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood, by Ann Brashares

3. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, by Dr. Seuss

4. Eragon, by Christopher Paolini

5. Girls in Pants, by Ann Brashares

6. The Opal Deception (Artemis Fowl, Book 4), by Eoin Colfer

7. Runny Babbit, by Shel Silverstein

8. Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers, by Louise Rennison

9. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.)

10. Charlie Bone and the Castle of Mirrors (Children of the Red King #4), by Jenny Nimmo

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