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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, February 21, 2010

Hawaii's best-sellers

Advertiser Staff

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This list is a rotating compilation by local booksellers. This week: retail sales at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Kähala, for the week ending Feb. 14.


1. "The Lightning Thief" (Percy Jackson and the Olympians series #1) by Rick Riordan

2. "The Descendants" by Kaui Hart Hemmings

3. "Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks

4. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett

5. "Worst Case" (Michael Bennett series #3) by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

6. "The Midnight House" by Alex Berenson

7. "Poor Little Bitch Girl" by Jackie Collins

8. "Winter Garden" by Kristin Hannah

9. "The Postmis-tress" by Sarah Blake

10. "Flirt" (Anita Blake vampire hunter series #18) by Laurell K. Hamilton


1. "Your Chinese Horoscope 2010" by Neil Somerville

2. "Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Pal-in" by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin

3. "Legends of Surfing: The Greatest Surfriders from Duke Kahanamoku to Kelly Slater" by Duke Boyd

4. "Wisdom of Puppies" by Ward Calhoun

5. "The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right" by Atul Gawande

6. "Kau Kau: Cuisine & Culture in the Hawaiian Islands" by Arnold Hiura

7. "If Dogs Could Talk: Tongues Unleashed!" by Joel Zadak

8. "Staying True" by Jenny Sanford

9. "On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse" by Henry M. Paulson Jr.

10. "The Politician: An Insider's Account of John Edward's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down" by Andrew Young