Thursday, December 31, 2009

Bestsellers of 2009

A new year is almost upon us, and to celebrate, we thought we'd take a look back at some of our bestsellers this year... check 'em out, and let us know what you think!

At the Counter: Star Wars Fandex by Christopher Cerasi, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith

Art: Art & Physics by Leonard Shlain

Biography: The Soloist by Steve Lopez

True Crime: Havana Nocturne by T.J. English

Current Events: 3 Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

Cookbooks: Canal House Cooking Vol. 1 (with Vol. 2 coming in second!) by Melissa Hamilton & Christopher Hirsheimer

Food lit: The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Essays: Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut

Gift: Bucks County For All Seasons by Bucks Co. Town & Country Living

History: The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman and Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Humor: The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks

Graphic Novels: Watchmen by Alan Moore

General Fiction: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Kids' Books:
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney (Middle Grade)
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (YA)
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Picture Books)
Haiku Baby by Betsy Snyder (Board Books)
Barbarians by Steven Kroll (Nonfiction)

Music: This Is Your Brain On Music by Daniel J. Levitin

Mystery: Dope Thief by Dennis Tafoya

Nature: A Place of My Own by Michael Pollan

New Age: Witches Almanac 2009-2010

Eastern Philosophy: In the Face of Fear: Buddhist Wisdom for Challenging Times, Barry Boyce, ed.

Parenting: What to Expect When You're Expecting by Heidi Murkoff

Philosophy & Religion: Plato & a Platypus Walk Into A Bar by Tom Cathcart & Daniel Klein

Poetry: Book of Longing by Leonard Cohen

Politics: Empire of Illusion by Chris Hedges

Psychology: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Reference: The Old Farmers Almanac 2010

Science: Physics of the Impossible by Michio Kaku

Science Fiction: Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Sociology: Hippie by Barry Miles

Sports: Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

Travel: Weird N.J. by Mark Moran & Mark Sceurman

Local Interest: Haunted New Hope by Lynda Lee Macken

Wine: Accidental Connoisseur by Lawrence Osborne

Did your favorite books of 2009 make the list? Any surprises? Let us know in the comments, and Happy New Year!!

1 comment:

Dennis Tafoya said...

Wow! Thanks for all the amazing support.