The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List



1. Dog Songs, by Mary Oliver

2. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

3. S., by J.J. Abrams, Doug Dorst

4. Aimless Love, by Billy Collins

5. Sweet Thunder, by Ivan Doig

6. The Signature of All Things, by Elizabeth Gilbert

7. Sycamore Row, by John Grisham

8. The Valley of Amazement, by Amy Tan

9. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman

10. And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini


1. I Am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai

2. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown

3. David and Goliath, by Malcolm Gladwell

4. The Bully Pulpit, by Doris Kearns Goodwin

5. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, by Diane Muldrow

6. I Could Pee on This, by Francesco Marciuliano

7. Things That Matter, by Charles Krauthammer

8. Stitches, by Anne Lamott

9. One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson

10. William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, by Ian Doescher


1. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter

2. Dear Life, by Alice Munro

3. Where’d You Go, Bernadette, by Maria Semple

4. Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver

5. The Orchardist, by Amanda Coplin

6. The Round House, by Louise Erdrich

7. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan

8. The Best American Short Stories 2013, by Elizabeth Strout

9. The Dinner, by Herman Koch

10. The Snow Child, by Eowyn Ivey


1. Hyperbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh

2. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed

3. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, by Timothy Egan

4. Unlikely Loves, by Jennifer S. Holland

5. Quiet, by Susan Cain

6. Orange Is the New Black, by Piper Kerman

7. Unlikely Friendships, by Jennifer S. Holland

8. Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest, by Sarah Swanson

9. Soup Night: Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup, by Maggie Stuckey

10. Why Grizzly Bears Should Wear Underpants, by Matthew Inman

For the week ended Sunday, Dec. 29. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound. For more, visit


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