Best Sellers of 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two: The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781338099133
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - July 31st, 2016

#1- It was so exciting in 2016 to get a new installment into the Harry Potter story! Yes it is written as a play, but it gives you a glimpse into the adult life of Harry, Ron, Hermione and Draco - along with their children. If you're a Harry Potter fan, you have to read this last story.


Thunder Boy Jr. Cover Image
By Sherman Alexie, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316013727
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2016

#2 - We were thrilled to host Sherman Alexie at both the Suquamish House of Awakened Culture and The Port Gamble S'Klallam Longhouse. This children's picture book is a fabulous story - made even better by the beautiful illustrations from Yuyi Morales.


Urban Trails: Kitsap: Bainbridge Island/ Key Peninsula/ Bremerton/ Silverdale/ Gig Harbor Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781680510225
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mountaineers Books - September 2016

#3 - Finally! A guidebook for the Kitsap Peninsula! Craig does a great job at finding great hikes and walking paths in our own backyard. 


The Sasquatch Escape Cover Image
By Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316225694
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2014

#4 - Our continued partnership with Suzanne Selfors for her Skype events across the nation make this series our most popular! Not to mention all of our local kiddos who like to read fabulous books written by local authors! This is a great series to stretch the imagination and have fun with make-believe.


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The Name of the Wind Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780756404741
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Daw Books - April 2008

#5 - The Name of the Wind is our go-to recommendation for almost anyone who comes into the store looking for a new read. All of our booksellers have very different tastes, and we all LOVE this series. 


The Smell of Other People's Houses Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780553497816
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ember - February 21st, 2017

#6 - The Smell of Other People's Houses is a great story where the state of Alaska itself is a character. Fabulous YA from Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock - and what a great title!


Hatter Madigan: Ghost in the Hatbox Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780991272921
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Automatic Publishing - April 19th, 2016

#7 - Frank Beddor has created an enchanting world, spun-off from Alice in Wonderland. His Looking Glass Wars series is a staff favorite here at LBB and this lastest book in the story of Hatter Madigan was a huge hit when we hosted Frank at our local schools in 2016.


Strictly No Elephants Cover Image
By Lisa Mantchev, Taeeun Yoo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481416474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 27th, 2015

#8 - Strictly No Elephants is an adorable story about what it feels like to be left out. Beautiful illustrations, great moral and perfect for all elementary aged kiddos. We love taking Lisa around to our local schools.


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The Nightingale Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780312577223
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 3rd, 2015

#9 - The Nightingale is a fabulous story of survival during World War II France. While this book was released in early 2015, it continues to fly off our shelves! If you haven't yet read this fabulous, heartbreaking story of two sisters and their resistance of Nazi Germany.


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781594746031
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quirk Books - June 4th, 2013

#10 - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children has long been a staff favorite here at LBB, but the movie's release in 2016 gave new life to our sales of the series. The pictures inside lend volumes to the story - definitely one to read before you see the film!