Best sellers 6.16.05

The Northern California Independent Booksellers Association
Bestseller List, as brought to you by Book Sense and NCIBA, for the
sales week ended Sunday, June 12. 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 12. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association and Book Sense.

Top 10 Hardcover Fiction

1. A Long Way Down, by Nick Hornby

2. The Mermaid Chair, by Sue Monk Kidd

3. Zorro, by Isabel Allende

4. Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson

5. Specimen Days, by Michael Cunningham

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

7. The Closers, by Michael Connelly

8. The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss

9. Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

10. The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown

Top 10 Hardcover Nonfiction

1. Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt

2. 1776, by David McCullough

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

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

5. Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell

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

7. On Bulls–––, by Harry G. Frankfurt

8. Plan B, by Anne Lamott

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

10. Coach, by Michael Lewis

Top 10 Paperback Fiction

1. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini

2. Skinny Dip, by Carl Hiaasen

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

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

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

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

7. Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides

8. The Master, by Colm Toibin

9. The Egyptologist, by Arthur Phillips

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

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

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

5. Bad Cat, by Jim Edgar

6. The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell

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

8. Shadow Divers, by Robert

Kurson

9. Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond

10. The Hidden Messages in Water, by Masaru Emoto

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. Girls in Pants, by Ann Brashares

5. Eragon, by Christopher Paolini

6. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown

7. This Is San Francisco, by M. Sasek, Universe

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

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

10. The Thief Lord, by Cornelia Funke

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