Friday, January 13, 2017

Water Street Bookstore's Bestselling Books of 2016

Check out Water Street Bookstore's bestselling books for 2016, broken out by category. #1 with a bullet goes to The Fireman by Joe Hill! Thanks Joe!

Fiction- Hardcover
1. The Fireman by Joe Hill*
2. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead 
3. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
4. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
5. My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
6. Storm Cell by Brendan DuBois*
7. Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
8. LaRose by Louise Erdrich
9. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett 
10. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Fiction- Paperback    
1. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
2. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante 
3. The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
4. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
5. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman 
6. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
7. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
8. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
9. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
10. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson 

Nonfiction- Hardcover
1. Belichick and Brady by Michael Holley
2. The Penny Poet of Portsmouth by Katherine Towler*
3. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
4. Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
5. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
6. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
7. Black Trumpet by Evan Mallett*
8. Tribe by Sebastian Junger
9. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo 
10. The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis

Nonfiction- Paperback
1. Waking Up White by Debby Irving
2. Glorify by Emily C. Heath*
3. The Old Farmer's Almanac 2017 
4. The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
5. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
6. The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
7. H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
8. Hope and Healing for Transcending Loss by Ashley Davis Bush*
9. Exeter, Historically Speaking by Barbara Rimkunas*
10. Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Children's- Hardcover
1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, & Jack Thorne
2. The Luck Uglies #3: Rise of the Ragged Clover by Paul Durham*
3. Wonder by R.J. Palacio
4. Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
5. The Thank You Book (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Willems 
6. Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11) by Jeff Kinney
7. When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin
8. The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems
9. The Trials of Apollo #1: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan 
10. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2: The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

Children's- Paperback
1. Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
2. The Luck Uglies #1 by Paul Durham*
3. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
4. Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
5. Apollo by George O'Connor
6. The Luck Uglies #2: Fork Tongued Charmers by Paul Durham*
7. Science Comics: Coral Reefs by Maris Wicks
8. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
9. Smile by Raina Telgemeier
10. Zeus by George O'Connor 

* connotes a local author (way to go local authors!)

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