Thursday, December 31, 2009

Aaron's Books Bestsellers of 2009

This year in book sales at Aaron's Books is marked by the release of Lititz by Kathy Blankenbiller, which undeniably was our bestselling book. (like triple digits above anything else)  So taking that one out of the mix, here's the run down of our bestselling new books and authors!
(hint, if you want to be on this list for 2010, make sure your book is paperback and do an event with us... the starred entries either appeared at Aaron's Books, or we were invited to be the bookseller at their local appearance!)

Picture Books-
1) TIE- The Busiest Street in Town by Mara Rockliff  * AND Turkey Trouble by Wendi J. Silvano and illustrated by Lee Harper *
2) Woolbur by Leslie Helakoski and illustrated by Lee Harper *
3) Snow! Snow! Snow! by Lee Harper *

Chapter Books
1) Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom by Eric Wight *
2) The Graveyard Book by Niel Gaiman
3) Lost and Found Colony by Faith Reese Martin *

Tween/Teen
1) The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King *
2) My Life in Pink and Green by Lisa Greenwald *
3) TIE- Teashop Girls by Laura Schaeffer AND What I Meant ...by Marie Lamba *

Kid/YA Series
1) Twilight
2) Wimpy Kid
3) Percy Jackson

Adult Fiction
1) Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen by Susan Gregg Gilmore *
2) People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
3) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Austen and Grahame-Smith
4) The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
5) The Shack by William Young

Non-Fiction
1) Is This Thing On by Abby Stokes *
2) Recipe for America by Jill Richardson *
3) Big Box Swindle by Stacy Mitchell *
4) Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen
5) Think No Evil by Jonas Beiler *

Overall
1) The Dust of 100 Dogs
2) Looking for Salvation at The Dairy Queen
3) Is This Thing On?
4) People of the Book
5) Recipe for America

Bestselling Authors
1) A.S. King
2) Susan Gregg Gilmore
3) Lorna Barrett
4) Maryann McFadden *
5) Michael Pollan
Honorable Mentions- Stephanie Meyer and Charlaine Harris... who need no handselling, but still didn't top our pal Amy!!!

2 comments:

  1. It is an honor and a pleasure to be on your 2009 bestseller's list! I had a lovely time visiting Lititz and Aaron's Books. Happy New Year to all!

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