Store Best Sellers of 2013

We had a GREAT year in 2013 due to tremendous support we've received from the community. Thank you for coming in to the store, attending author events and ordering online. We love being a part of this community but we couldn't do it without your continued patronage. Take a look and see if you've read any of these great books last year!











Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #1: The Sun Trail Cover Image
By Erin Hunter, Wayne McLoughlin (Illustrator), Allen Douglas (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062063465
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - March 5th, 2013

#1 - We had a fabulous event with one of the authors that make up the writing team of Erin Hunter. Numerous classes from elementary schools in our district came together at the NKHS Auditorium to listen to Erin talk about her wildly famous Warriors series. Thanks to your continued support, we get to have great authors come to Kitsap County!

Everything I Need To Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307977618
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Golden Books - September 24th, 2013

#2 - This is such a great book for a huge variety of readers, but namely those who grew up with the orginal Little Golden Books. Its full of beautiful illustrations from those original stories that will take you on a walk down memory lane. Perfect gift book.

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316204262
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - April 2nd, 2013

#3 - Anyone who comes into the store looking for a new read gets asked if they have read this one yet. Where'd You Go, Bernadette is the quintessential "Seattlite" read...which I guess we count as, even though we're over in Kitsap County :). Hilarious and entertaining read.

The Light Between Oceans: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451681758
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - April 2nd, 2013

#4 - Kathryn gets all the credit for this book being one of our store bestsellers. She loved this read and recommended the heck out of it! As booksellers, we love when we find a book we can be passionate about and send it on to our customers!

Detective Inspector Huss (An Irene Huss Investigation #1) Cover Image
By Helene Tursten, Steven T. Murray (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781616951115
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Soho Crime - January 24th, 2012

#5 - This is book one in a Scandinavian mystery series. The cover is great, which drew a lot of people in, but people here in Little Norway just love their Scandinavian crime stories! If you read and loved The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, we have many more series in stock that you will love!

Poulsbo (Images of America) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467130325
Availability: Special Order
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - August 19th, 2013

#6 - This fabulous book came out in August of 2013 and of course was very popular here in Poulsbo! It's full of beautiful images of Historic Poulsbo that are so fun to look at it, as well as pages and pages of our local history. Come in and take a look at this awesome book.

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The End of Your Life Book Club Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307739780
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - June 4th, 2013

#7 - Will Schwalbe was nice enough to come and do an author event at the Kitsap Regional Library this year. This book is heart warming and a fabulous read for everyone.

The Orchardist: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062188519
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - March 5th, 2013

#8 - The Orchardist was another one of Kathryn's favorite reads and it takes place in Eastern Washington! As a debut novelist, Coplin does a great job at capturing the local area.

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The Day the Crayons Quit Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399255373
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - June 27th, 2013

#9 - This is the best children's book we have seen in a long time! All of our staff love this book and it is so much fun to read to the kids at story time. Hilarious read with beautiful illustrations.

The Royal Ranger: A New Beginning (Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399163609
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - November 5th, 2013

#10 - John Flanagan came all the way from Australia to Poulsbo's Sons of Norway Lodge to meet a huge gathering of his fans. We had a wonderful event with so many enthusiastic attendees dressed up in Ranger's Apprentice cosplay. The Royal Ranger is the finale to Flanagan's Rangers Apprentice series.