Poulsbo Best Sellers of 2018

Becoming Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524763138
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

#1 - Becoming by Michelle Obama is our number one store bestseller of 2018. Which is kind of crazy seeing as it only came out in November! Readers love her real, honest storytelling about her life before Barack up to life after the White House. Really great also as an audiobook on Libro.FM - read by Michelle herself!


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The Great Alone: A Novel Cover Image
$23.19
ISBN: 9780312577230
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 6th, 2018

#2 - The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is a gripping tale of life in America's last wild frontier - Alaska.  Set in the 1970's, this story follows the trials and tribulations of a family homsteading in Alaska. We love seeing our local authors top our bestsellers list! 


Urban Trails: Kitsap: Bainbridge Island/ Key Peninsula/ Bremerton/ Silverdale/ Gig Harbor Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781680510225
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mountaineers Books - September 7th, 2016

#3 - Urban Trails: Kitsap by Craig Ramano is again at the top of our bestselling list. The only book about hiking in our very own Kitsap County - locals (and toursits) love it!


Not Quite Narwhal Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481469098
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

#4 - Not Quite Narhwal by Jessie Sima is one of our absolute favorite children's books - and clearly we tell all of our customers about it! Kelp thinks she's a Narwhal, until she goes to the surface and sees unicorns! 


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By Suzanne Selfors, Barbara Fisinger (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062447630
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 22nd, 2017

#5 - Wedgie & Gizmo by Suzanne Selfors - We partner with Suzanne for all of her Skype events across the nation and mail books to her adoring readers. Love seeing Suzanne's books top our list!


Norse Mythology Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780393356182
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 6th, 2018

#6 - Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman - not hard to understand why this one does so well here in Little Norway! Lovers of mythology have really embraced this title as well as people looking to learn more! Neil is a fantastic writer and brings these epic sagas to life brilliantly.


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Virgil Wander Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780802128782
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - October 2nd, 2018

#7 - Virgil Wander by Leif Enger - Suzanne's favorite book of 2018! You may remember his previous book "Peace Like a River." It was so fun to host Leif here in Poulsbo in 2018! We have autographed copies left!


Pop Bottle Science Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780761129806
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 1st, 2004

#8 - Pop Bottle Science by Lynn Brunelle - you may have seen Lynn on her many visits to the TV show New Day Northwest talking about her fun science projects to do with your kids. Lynn is also a local author and this little kit is full of 79 things for kids to do!


Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Toof Cover Image
By Suzanne Selfors, Barbara Fisinger (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062447654
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 17th, 2018

#9 - Wedgie & Gizmo vs the Toof (book 2) by Suzanne Selfors - Kids love these two crazy characters! And always fun to have a book signed and written by a local author!


Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545935173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - August 28th, 2018

#10 - Dog Man Lord of the Fleas (book 5) by Dav Pilkey - Kids go crazy for all of Dav's books from Captain Underpants to his wildly popular Dog Man series! We were lucky enough to get signed copies of book 5 in-store and they flew off the shelves!


The Wonky Donkey Cover Image
By Craig Smith, Katz Cowley (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780545261241
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 1st, 2010

#11 - The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith - We give full credit for the sales of this book to that sweet Scottish grandmother who's video of her reading this book to her grandson went viral. We dare you to watch it without cracking up. 


Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans Cover Image
By Russell Ginns, Barbara Fisinger (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9781524720001
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 13th, 2018

#12 - Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans by Russell Ginns - We brough Russell around to some of our local elementary schools and had a blast! The students loved this fun book!


Turn This Book Into a Beehive!: And 19 Other Experiments and Activities That Explore the Amazing World of Bees Cover Image
$15.96
ISBN: 9781523501410
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 3rd, 2018

#13 - Turn This Book Into a Beehive by Lynn Brunelle - Explore the amazing world of bees with local author Lynn Brunelle's great book that you can acutally TURN INTO A BEEHIVE!


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The Nightingale: A Novel Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781250080400
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 25th, 2017

#14 - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah - Just when we think everyone has read this book, we still sell it like crazy! If you haven't read this fabulous story about two sisters in France when the Nazi's move in during World War II, you're missing out!


Big Science for Little People: 52 Activities to Help You & Your Child Discover the Wonders of Science Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9781611803501
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roost Books - September 20th, 2016

#15 - Big Science for Little People by Lynn Brunelle - more fun science ideas to do with your children! This great little book has 52 activities to introduce your little ones to the exciting world of science!