The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List



1. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr

2. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

3. The Serpent of Venice, by Christopher Moore

4. Delicious!, by Ruth Reichl

5. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin

6. The Plover, by Brian Doyle

7. The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd

8. The Martian, by Andy Weir

9. The Last Kind Words Saloon, by Larry McMurtry

10. William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back, by Ian Doescher


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

2. A Fighting Chance, by Elizabeth Warren

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

4. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, by Roz Chast

5. Astoria, by Peter Stark

6. Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis

7. Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage, by Molly Wizenberg

8. Congratulations, by the Way, by George Saunders

9. Living With a Wild God, by Barbara Ehrenreich

10. Grain Brain, by David Perlmutter


1. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn

2. A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki

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

4. Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

5. Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline

6. The Circle, by Dave Eggers

7. The Burgess Boys, by Elizabeth Strout

8. The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer

9. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter

10. Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson


1. Wild, by Cheryl Strayed

2. Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo

3. Heaven Is for Real, by Todd Burpo

4. Hyperbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh

5. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, by Michael Pollan

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

7. My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor

8. Quiet, by Susan Cain

9. The Plantagenets, by Dan Jones

10. The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brene Brown, Hazelden


1. Inferno, by Dan Brown

2. A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin

3. A Dance With Dragons, by George R.R. Martin

4. A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin

5. Second Watch, by J.A. Jance

6. A Feast for Crows, by George R.R. Martin

7. A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin

8. Never Go Back, by Lee Child

9. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams

10. 2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson

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